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Accounting Manager  Resume

Richmond, VA

SUMMARY:

  • More than 20 years experience in Finance Project Management Experience
  • Experience in Payroll, AP, GL, AR, Grants, Budget, Revenue Adept at planning and forecasting
  • Over 10 years experience in management Knowledge of GAAP, GASB, FASB, FDCPA
  • 4 Year Accounting Degree CPP Certified - American Payroll Association
  • ERP System Implementation (Oracle) Serve as a Member of Senior Management Team

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Windows 7
  • Microsoft Office 2010
  • Outlook
  • Power point
  • Access
  • Excel
  • CIPPS
  • CARS
  • Advantage
  • Banner
  • EIS Reporting and Oracle

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Accounting Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the processing of $300 million dollars annually in disbursements (payroll and AP)
  • Ensures the accuracy and integrity of payments posted to the financial system
  • Ensures that monthly $2.5 million dollar tax deposits are met per IRS guidelines
  • Manages a team of 11 (4 Payroll Technicians, 4 AP Technicians, 1 Senior Accountant and 2 Staff Accountants)
  • Manages the year-end W-2 and 1099 process and ensures W2s and 1099s are distributed and transmitted by the IRS prescribed deadlines
  • Prepares employer quarterly tax returns (941 and VA-16)
  • Manages the annual preparation of fiscal year end expenditure and audit schedules
  • Approves all journal vouchers posted to the general ledger for disbursements
  • Monitors personnel and operating costs/ expenditures monthly reviewing budget to actual expenditures
  • Ensures compliance with all federal and state regulatory authorities, GASB and GAAP
  • Performs analysis of expenditure trends to determine significant variations from the budget.
  • Analyzes and prepare expenditure forecast and reporting to meet federal and state requirements
  • Develops policies and procedures for the Disbursements Division
  • Plans, coordinates, directs, and implements financial and accounting activities and supervises a system of accounts and procedures in accordance with GAAP, GASB and the Auditor of Public Accounts
  • Develops policies and procedures for Payroll and Accounts Payable
  • Works closely with internal and external audit on various audits
  • Analyzes complex financial transactions and post general ledger journal entries relating to expenditures, liabilities and cash disbursements
Confidential, Richmond, VA

Disbursement Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Plans, coordinates, directs, and implements financial and accounting activities and supervises a system of accounts and procedures in accordance with GAAP, GASB and the Auditor of Public Accounts
  • Oversee the processing of $221 million dollars annually in payroll disbursements.
  • Ensure the timely of $60 million dollar tax deposits are met per IRS guidelines annually
  • Lead and manage a team of 3 Payroll Analysts, 2 Accountants, 1 Business Analyst Manager and indirectly 48 timekeepers
  • Lead, manage and coordinate the year-end W-2 process for 6500 employees
  • Prepare government quarterly tax returns (941 and VA-16)
  • Oversee, review and approve monthly and bi-weekly reconciliations for payroll
  • Manage the annual preparation of fiscal year end expenditure, compensated absences and accrued liability audit schedules
  • Serves as a member of the CAFR team and oversee the preparation of various CAFR and financial schedules
  • Manage a disbursement budget of $1 million and prepare expenditure forecasts
  • Ensure compliance with all federal and state regulatory authorities, GASB and GAAP
  • Manage the input and handling of financial data and reports for the automated financial system.
  • Develop policies and procedures for the Disbursements Division
  • Work closely with internal and external audit on various audits
  • Provide research, analysis and reporting for all aspects of Payroll Operations using spreadsheets, enterprise software and reporting tools
  • Analyze complex financial transactions and post general ledger journal entries relating to expenditures, liabilities and cash disbursements
  • Work in collaboration with members of City Departments, City Auditor, City Attorney, banking officials and regulatory agencies in establishing policies and procedures.
  • Work in collaboration with internal and external auditors to compile and provide audit responses.
  • Assist the Director and/City Controller on special projects involved in the management, planning and evaluating of the Payroll Division for compliance and citywide
  • Serves as the SME for the Disbursement Payroll module pre and post Oracle ERP Implementation
Confidential

Acting Assistant Controller

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the processing of $325 million dollars annually in disbursements (payroll and AP)
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of payments posted to the financial system
  • Ensure the timely of monthly $2.5 million dollar tax deposits are met per IRS guidelines
  • Manage a team of 3 Payroll Analysts, 2 Accountants, 1 Business Analyst Manager, 1 Accounts Payable Manager
  • Manage the year-end W-2 and 1099 process for 6500 employees and 900 vendors
  • Prepare government quarterly tax returns (941 and VA-16)
  • Manage the annual preparation of fiscal year end expenditure and audit schedules
  • Approve all journal vouchers posted to the general ledger for disbursements
  • Monitor personnel and operating costs/ expenditures monthly reviewing budget to actual expenditures
  • Ensure compliance with all federal and state regulatory authorities, GASB and GAAP
  • Perform analysis of expenditure trends to determine significant variations from the budget.
  • Analyze and prepare expenditure forecast and reporting to meet federal and state requirements
  • Monitor and review accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness.
  • Manage the input and handling of financial data and reports for the automated financial system.
  • Develop policies and procedures for the Disbursements Division
Confidential, Richmond, VA

Finance Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed and directed the work flow for Department of Finance Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Division
  • Approved daily accounts payable disbursement payments and worked with the Treasury function to determine cash needs/requirements.
  • Ensured vendors were paid in accordance with prompt payment act and applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Documented, implemented and maintained appropriate internal controls.
  • Developed, coordinated and prepared internal management reports and other regulatory financial data.
  • Managed the collection efforts for aged receivables for the agency
  • Managed the 1099 calendar year end process and filed all IRS reporting requirements.
  • Developed and implemented policies and procedures to ensure sound internal controls.
Confidential, Richmond, VA

Revenue Collections Accounting Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Planned, managed, coordinated and directed the work flow of the Revenue Administration Collection’s Division for Accounting and Reporting in accordance with GAAP, GASB and compliance with the City and State Tax Code 58.1
  • Oversaw the collection of revenues, daily deposits and quality control
  • Managed the collections of real estate and property taxes and other revenues due from tax billings for the City.
  • Reviewed and approved the posting of payments and journal entries to the general ledger
  • Developed internal management reports and external regulatory financial data for City, State and Federal agencies
  • Implemented and maintained appropriate internal controls for management and provided accounting support to City departments as needed.
  • Assisted internal and external auditors for fiscal year end and CAFR reporting requirements.
  • Oversaw the disbursement of customer and client accounting documents and correspondence for the Collections Division.
  • Managed the collection efforts of returned checks by the City's financial institution per Fair Debt Collection Practices (FDCPA)
  • Tracked and reported on incoming revenues to the City
  • Met with taxpayers to discuss any non-compliance of the tax code and explaining tax laws and procedures.
Confidential, Richmond, VA

Auditor

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed agency operations to check for efficiency, effectiveness and compliance with GAAP according to generally accepted auditing standards.
  • Verified balances of cash, receivables, inventories, investments, other assets and liabilities by accepted auditing techniques.
  • Determined collections and expenditures are properly receipted, recorded, classified and are deposited promptly.
  • Determined that disbursements, expenditures and fixed assets are properly authorized and recorded.
  • Verified compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and policies.
  • Documented test work and audit findings and prepared audit report.
  • Planned, organized and performed financial and financial related audits of state agencies.

Confidential, Portsmouth, VA

Finance Payroll Supervisor

Responsibilities:

  • Supervised, trained, and directed the workflow for the performance of the payroll and benefits function in accordance with applicable federal rules and regulations.
  • Coordinated and organized a 3 million dollar semi-monthly payroll and benefits for 3000 employees
  • Managed the successful rollout of open enrollment for benefits
  • Submitted wires for employee benefit withholdings to vendors for benefits
  • Remitted payroll tax withholdings to federal and state agencies and filed all tax reporting requirements quarterly.
  • Coordinated, organized, and oversaw the processing of W-2's and filed all calendar year end reconciliations and magnetic media.
  • Reviewed and oversaw the monthly payroll reconciliation to the general ledger for all funds
  • Coordinated and organized payroll activities with the Information Technology Department to meet Federal Reserve requirements.
  • Setup up budget accounts for payroll expenditures
  • Developed, organized, and facilitated payroll in-service trainings.

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