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Project Accountant (consultant) Resume

Washington, DC

SUMMARY:

Senior level accounting professional with over ten years of demonstrated expertise providing finance and accounting support to private and government organizations. Professional experience obtained includes mutual fund, budgeting, variance and financial analysis, account receivable, accounts payable, payroll, general ledger accounting, auditing, staff accounting responsibilities, and assistance with the preparation of management reports. Collaborated effectively with business managers to resolve variances, refine forecast, and identify opportunities for improvement.

SYSTEMS / SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE:

Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Power Point and Minitab; Confidential GCS Premier, Costpoint, Confidential Vision, Sage Peachtree, QuickBooks, ADP Payroll, Jamis, Microsoft Dynamics Navision, Unanet, Ariba, Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains, JD Edwards, Ultipro, Doc Link, Atlas, HFM, Oracle, Wide Area Work Flow (WAWF), Impromptu, Cognos, SharePoint, Exact, Vista, Station Inquiry, Brio, Solar, Ensemble, P2K, Morningstar, Replicon, Exact, Larkspar, SAP - Overview Training Course

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Washington, DC

Project Accountant (Consultant)

Responsibilities:

  • Utilized Confidential Costpoint for financial management of Accounts Receivable, the G/L, and produced a high volume of monthly and mid-monthly contractor A/R invoices involving all contract types
  • Updated, maintained and set up project modifications, work orders, funding, Billing Master files for various contracts in accordance with the billing instructions and customer requirements.
  • Analyzed unbilled receivables and billed new cost as they developed for assigned contracts
  • Maintained logs, status reports, worksheets as needed to track and monitor contractor billing process
  • Actively and positively participate with other team members, providing updates on the status of contractor billing assignments, sharing information, and identifying requisite revisions to the program
  • Audited aged accounts receivables report to ensure all contractor billings were recorded
  • Reviewed A/R invoices and employees travel vouchers compliance with DCAA requirements and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) for internal control purposes.

Confidential, Columbia, MD

Sr. Accountant/Sr. Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Verification of the general ledger data through development and maintenance of monthly reconciliations/analyses of reported activity to source and/or supporting documentation
  • Resolved outstanding issues through research and analysis as well as the initiation of corrective control measures, procedural or transactional
  • Utilized Oracle and MS Access for compiling, integrating and analyzing data, including trending analyses
  • Provided timely and informative information regarding the status of reconciliations and related projects to management
  • Preparation of monthly journal entries including the compilation of related supporting documentation, analytical or transactional in a timely manner to meet divisional goals and deadlines
  • Performed special projects, including application of accounting and research techniques toward resolution of outstanding material issues or the implementation of new processes, and advanced analyses and trending of financial information performed to verify the integrity of data in the financial statements
  • Strengthen departmental effectiveness through cross-training, documentation of procedures and assistance in responding to audit requests.

Confidential, Brentwood, MD

Finance Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Utilized Sage Peachtree system for financial management of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll
  • Generated and record accounts payable vouchers, time and expense, purchase cards, credit cards, cash receipts and G/L entries
  • Produced A/R invoices per Grant and submitted to the Prince Georges Redevelopment Authority
  • Prepared recurring and adjusting journal entries, payroll, and accruals
  • Managed fixed assets, depreciation schedules, and reconcile fixed asset to the general ledger monthly
  • Checked reports, records, ledgers, and other documents against invoices, receipts, payroll slips, and other source documents
  • Verified appropriateness of charges for materials and labor and determined that transactions were properly recorded
  • Audited aged accounts receivables report to ensure all billings were recorded
  • Audited open accounts payable report to validate payables were current
  • Performed ad-hoc analysis to explain variances versus Budgets, forecasts, projections, and monthly reports
  • Prepared Economic Census
  • Assisted in the preparation of MD Form to claim Charitable/Educational Exemption from Personal Property Taxes Assisted in Company’s audit reports, performed assigned audit steps such as tests and examinations of the ledgers, account reconciliations.

Confidential, Columbia, MD

Senior Accountant

Responsibilities:

  • Managed and performed routine accounting functions including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and General Ledger
  • Accurately prepared and completed all monthly journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepared accruals, bank reconciliations, expense reports, and intercompany transactions
  • Prepared and reviewed weekly cash flow budgets
  • Checked reports, records, ledgers, and other documents against invoices, receipts, payroll slips, and other source documents
  • Proactively identified errors and issues and resolved them independently
  • Maintained and created amortization schedules for lease agreements, bank notes
  • Month-end close included account and bank reconciliation, journal entries, accruals, depreciation and prepaid expenses

Confidential, Washington, DC

Lead Accounts Receivable Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Utilized Confidential Costpoint for financial management of Accounts Receivable, the G/L, and produced a high volume of monthly and mid-monthly contractor A/R invoices involving all contract types (i.e. CPFF, T&M, and FFP)
  • Updated, maintained Billing Master files for various contracts in accordance with the billing instructions and Customer requirements, made collections.
  • Analyzed unbilled receivables and billed new cost as they developed for assigned contracts
  • Maintained logs, status reports, worksheets as needed to track and monitor contractor billing process
  • Actively and positively participate with other team members, providing updates on the status of contractor billing assignments, sharing information, and identifying requisite revisions to the program and annual team goals
  • Maintain professional manner and working relationships with team members, program managers, financial analyst, associates, contractor and other government personnel
  • Audited aged accounts receivables report to ensure all contractor billings were recorded
  • Reviewed A/R invoices and employees travel vouchers compliance with DCAA requirements and Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) for internal control purposes.

Confidential, McLean, VA

Senior Accountant

Responsibilities:

  • Utilized Navision system to manage and perform routine accounting functions including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and General Ledger
  • Generated and record accounts payable vouchers, time and expense, purchase cards, credit cards, cash receipts and G/L entries
  • Prepared recurring and adjusting journal entries, accruals, bank reconciliations, expense reports, and intercompany transactions
  • Prepared and reviewed weekly cash flow budgets
  • Checked reports, records, ledgers, and other documents against invoices, receipts, payroll slips, and other source documents
  • Verified appropriateness of charges for materials and labor and determined that transactions were properly recorded
  • Prepared monthly and quarterly reports for Managers and Upper Management
  • Audited aged accounts receivables report to ensure all billings were recorded
  • Month-end close included account and bank reconciliation, journal entries, accruals, depreciation and prepaid expenses.

Confidential, Arlington, VA

Payroll / Accounts Receivable Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Collected and processed timesheets for review semi-monthly
  • Entered data of 500 plus timesheets into Confidential GCS Premier accurately, within the three-day deadline of each payroll cycle
  • Maintained and updated all new hire and terminated employees including PTO payouts
  • Processed payroll transactions to include master file changes, benefit deductions, summary timesheets, and other adjustments ensuring timeliness and accuracy of payroll changes
  • Maintained ADP Payroll database
  • Audited edit reports and other payroll data ensuring processing accuracy
  • Researched and resolute paycheck discrepancies
  • Managed logs, status reports, worksheets to track and monitor contractor billing process.

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