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Melissa
avery0323@hotmail.com
904-859-5626
29 Arbor Club Drive Unit 215
Pnte Vdra Bch, FL 32082
Senior Staff Accountant
14 years experience
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Senior Staff Accountant
Professional/Consulting Services
Mar 2018 - present
Jacksonville, FL
Duties: Work with external auditors semi-annually and SOX auditors to provide requested documentation, process narratives and assisting in walkthroughs Prepare monthly Financials for three separate companies, working closely with various departments supplying ad hoc reporting including top executives and management, prepare budgets, forecasts, and cash position Lead on various process improvement projects including planning, implementation, and reporting, assisted with new accounting standard implementations, working with Business Technologies to implement process automations and improving internal controls and process flows Management and reporting for Fixed Assets, Bad Debt, Reserve for Allowance for Doubtful Accounts, 5- Intercompany accounts, and monthly reporting to parent company Administrator for Franchisee Owned Job Warranty Fund including 2-year refunds, statements, deposits, working closely with the EFC and Legal Counsel on claim payments and arbitrations, manage new and terminated Franchisees Manage monthly close process for 5 staff accountants, consistently meet 5 days close requirements for two separate companies, review and post monthly JE, prepare monthly fixed asset depreciation, prepare and review monthly account reconciliations including trend analysis, final review on all Cash Applications
SOX Regulatory Reporting Reconciliation Process Improvement Auditing Accounting
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Division Accountant
Jan 2016 - Jan 2018
LP Duties: Ensuring Corporate and Area Accounting Policies and Controls are adhered to Quarterly review of processes, system accesses, and job duties as part of internal controls Adding, retiring, and transferring of capital assets ensuring GL accounts are accurate reclassifying transactions Journal Entries Accruals Prepare monthly forecasts compare budget and forecasts to actual running various reports for trend analysis and to validate expense, inventory, and asset accounts working with Operations Managers to ensure accuracy of financials across 8 Divisions work daily with AR Specialist and Cash Application Teams to ensure accounts are accurate and current Month-end BS reconciliations for 8 different Divisions and investigating variances monthly Ad Hoc reports Responsible for AR adjustments approving Corporate Credit Card charges Melissa Deighan (904) 859-5626 avery0323@hotmail.com
Reconciliation Accounting
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Accounting Manager
Jan 2007 - Jan 2016
Duties: Review control measures associated with project management, which includes budgeting, estimate v. actual cost controls, and labor tracking which allow for increased competitiveness and continuous profitability. Preparation of financial statements including Balance Sheets/ Profit Loss Statements preparation of company records for taxation and audit purposes Monthly bank and credit card reconciliations, ensuring A/P and A/R are current and accurate, validating invoices from vendors, invoicing customers Ensured insurance requirements were met for all projects including Performance and Payment Bonds requirements File Notice to Owners, Notices of Non-Payment, and Construction Liens Yearly licenses renewals Prepare payroll entries and yearly W-2s Obtaining, maintaining, and record keeping of 1099s Certified Payroll Ensured compliance with DOL Ensured compliance with FL and GA wages laws Implemented and kept current safety manuals and weekly and monthly trainings for OSHA requirements Revised Company Policies and Procedures in accordance with state and federal law and made current
Reconciliation Compliance Auditing Accounting
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Education
Forensic and Fraud Examination
West Virginia University 2021
Record has not been verified.
Accounting
University of North Florida 2015
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Sigma Alpha Lambda
West Virginia University
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Certifications
Licensed Notary Republic for the State of Florida
Skills
Accounting
2021
13
Reconciliation
2021
13
Auditing
2021
11
Compliance
2016
9
Process Improvement
2021
2
Regulatory Reporting
2021
2
SOX
2021
2