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Accounting Specialist Resume

Atlanta, GA


Financial Services professional with experience in various areas of operations and client services. Innovative and detail-oriented with strong planning and organizational skills. Known for taking initiative to identify problems and formulate solutions to improve existing systems.


Confidential, Cayman Islands
Accounting Specialist August 2009 April 2010

  • Analyzed and reconciled balance sheet to ensure transactions are recorded accurately and account balances are stated in accordance with GAAP and company policy
  • Prepared accounting entries to record business and financial transactions in company financial system
  • Reconciled consolidated bank accounts, credit cards and other miscellaneous cash items
  • Processed and managed all account payable and account receivable functions
  • Point of contact for hundreds or property owners, government authorities and third party administrators
  • Processed and reconciled payroll, insurance deductions and pension plan contribution
  • Submitted Tax Returns and Accommodation Report to Department of Tourism
  • Performed month end close

Confidential,Atlanta GA. April 2008
(Three weeks Temporary Assignment via Robert Half International)

  • Provided research and analytical support to the Mutual Fund Team on Trust and Fund Accounts variances
  • Presented findings to Mutual Fund management to complete account reconciliation

Confidential,Alpharetta, GA. June 2003 - November 2007
Operations Control Analyst

  • Reconciled general ledger and sub ledger accounts to source data and systems to ensure all transaction are recorded accurately
  • Researched, identified and escalated outstanding items. Coordinated with respective areas of finance to ensure timely clearance of outstanding items avoiding Internal Audit finding and inquiries
  • Ensure that financial controls are maintained
  • Ensured accruals and adjustments are appropriate, are recorded correctly and supporting documentation is maintained
  • Performed month end close
  • Reviewed and amended internal procedures, eliminating duplication of work between departments
  • Assisted in IT projects to implement system automation which maximized efficiency
  • Participated and led project teams to ensure clear communication and understanding of operation’s policies and procedures

Confidential, New York, NY August 2001 - December 2002
Human Resources Assistant

  • Responded to Insurance, Pension Plan and New Hire inquiries
  • Processed salary increased, insurance deduction, address changes, termination and new hires
  • Managed, audited and submitted federal and state payroll tax deposit and returns
  • Worked with the Career Centers at local Colleges and Universities to attract qualified candidates for open positions
  • Selected, reviewed and submitted appropriate resumes for potential hire

Confidential,New York, NY January 2001 - July 2001

Operations Associate/Intern
  • Assisted in asset allocation process for clients
  • Introduced and persuaded clients to use new technology which reduced processing time, errors and personnel costs associated with manual input
  • Assisted with the analysis and interpretation of financial information

Acted as liaison between client and other areas of the firm to expedite request for services and products


BBA concentration in Finance and Investments


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