Top Accounting Manager/Controller Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Accounting Manager/Controller. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Accounting Manager/Controller resumes they appeared on. For example, 23.9% of Accounting Manager/Controller resumes contained Financial Statements as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Accounting Manager/Controller actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Accounting Manager/Controller resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Financial Statements

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Here's how Financial Statements is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Performed day to day accounting, reconciliations, monthly closing and produced individual company and property financial statements and consolidated reports.
  • Direct all financial management functions including preparation, review, and analysis of financial statements, HR/payroll and general ledger reconciliation.
  • Performed analysis and preparation of not-for-profit financial statements, General Ledger entries, account reconciliations, monthly and year-end close reports.
  • Exercised management control over preparation of monthly financial statements, preparation of federal and state taxes, and general accounting procedures.
  • Complete and lead company monthly financial review with executive management regarding financial statements, financial metrics, and operating metrics.
  • Restructured financial statements and expanded general ledger to integrate project management accounting, which improved business analysis and financial forecasts.
  • Developed an accounting manual including checklists, forms and internal controls and procedures to produce timely and accurate monthly financial statements
  • Reviewed the accumulation and recording of financial information, internal financial statements and reporting packages included in external compliance reports.
  • Direct responsibility for the administration and supervision of accounting functions, and preparation of monthly financial statements and analyses.
  • Implement and monitor the cost allocation model to ensure inter-departmental activities are accurately accounted for in the financial statements.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements and analyzed financial results to determine present and future financial performances for the Partners.
  • Complied and analyzed financial information in the underlying financial statements as appendices, including business transactions and activities.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements for each facility and established financial policies and procedures to ensure uniform financial reporting.
  • Audited and reconciled accounts of different departments to consolidated general ledger, and financial statements of parent company.
  • Prepare financial statements, budgets/forecasts and analyses for all administrative and managerial functions, including cash management.
  • Full GL responsibility including preparation of monthly financial statements, balance sheets receivables, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Supervised three-member accounting department supporting preparation of financial statements, journal entries, G/L and bank reconciliations.
  • Restructured the analysis and reporting procedures for the monthly financial statements to ensure compliance and accuracy.
  • Prepare and evaluate financial statements, reviewing system-generated entries and preparing manual entries as needed.
  • Prepared the financial statements, financial analysis, and budgeting utilizing Solomon 6.0 accounting system.

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2. Income Tax Returns

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Here's how Income Tax Returns is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Prepared all reports and schedules required to file state and federal income tax returns.
  • Tax planning, projections, & prepared federal & state income tax returns.
  • Prepared all corporate tax returns and owners personal income tax returns.
  • Coordinated and collaborated with big four public accounting firm to complete year-end audits and income tax returns.
  • Prepare & file federal and multi-state payroll and income tax returns online and using various tax softwares.
  • Provide Corporate Tax Department with necessary documentation to support deferred tax account and prepare income tax returns.

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3. General Ledger Accounts

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Here's how General Ledger Accounts is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Maintained month-end general ledger accounts reconciliations and managed day-to-day cash flow activities.
  • Audited all general ledger accounts for financial statement accuracy.
  • Reconcile and analyze general ledger accounts for accuracy.
  • Analyzed and controlled designated general ledger accounts.
  • Prepared and reviewed journal entries and reconciliations to general ledger accounts, and prepared analyses to ensure accounts are properly posted.
  • Maintain all aspects of general ledger: month-end closing, accruals and analysis of general ledger accounts.
  • Prepare journal entries and review general ledger accounts, close subsidiary ledgers and general ledger.
  • Managed all general ledger accounts, supervised Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable & Payroll personnel.
  • Reconfigured the general ledger accounts and sub-accounts to better align with the financial statement format.
  • Manage 3 experienced accountants from other locations and audit their general ledger accounts monthly.
  • Set up and manage all new and old general ledger accounts for all locations.
  • Installed an account reconciliation process in order to keep general ledger accounts accurate.
  • Maintain and reconcile supporting schedules and sub-ledgers for various general ledger accounts.
  • General Ledger: Reconciliation of all general ledger accounts at month end.
  • Assisted Managers and staff with coding invoices to General Ledger accounts.
  • Generated journal entries and post, reconciled general ledger accounts.
  • Balance general ledger accounts and prepare supporting schedules.

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4. External Auditors

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Here's how External Auditors is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Coordinated financial statement audits with Cleveland office and internal and external auditors on a quarterly and annual basis.
  • Assisted internal and external auditors with gathering information by preparing scheduled explaining and responding to any inquiries.
  • Served as liaison with external auditors and coordinated activities to ensure successful execution of audits.
  • Worked with internal and external auditors, including performing/monitoring follow-ups on audit letters.
  • Monitored financial condition by conducting audits and providing information to external auditors.
  • Partnered with external auditors to prepare annual financial statements.
  • Coordinated with external auditors in conducting annual financial audit.
  • Produce or review quarterly documents for external auditors.
  • Worked closely with external auditors and tax practitioners.
  • Coordinated with external auditors for annual financial audit.
  • Liaised with external auditors on external reporting.
  • Manage interface with internal and external auditors.
  • Liaised with external auditors semi-annually.
  • Support all external auditors for annual, state, workmen's compensation, company acquisitions and 401(k) audits.
  • Served as one of the Company's primary contacts with its external auditors, routinely working through technical tax accounting issues.
  • Maintain company records and coordinate with various external auditors during financial reviews and audits to ensure compliance with requests.
  • Coordinated the audit process with external auditors for annual financial audit and any reviews relating to grant funding.
  • Assist the Tax Department, internal and external auditors by preparing reports and addressing questions and audit issues.
  • Prepare and update monthly, quarterly and yearly financial reports for lenders, government agencies and external auditors.
  • Work closely with external auditors and the corporate office to implement J-SOX at the Liberty plant.

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5. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Provided recommendations to ensure compliance and accuracy of accounting operations.
  • Created internal review process to audit Title IV refund checks to ensure compliance to policies and reduced error rate.
  • Monitored controls to manage risk, improve reporting, and ensure compliance with all fiscal requirements.
  • Helped develop and ensure compliance of company's accounting policies and procedures.
  • Created supporting reports to ensure compliance with client management agreements.
  • Traveled frequently to various territories to establish controls and to ensure compliance with local legislations and regulation.
  • Secured new funding banks and flooring sources as well as cleaned up all deficient payables and developed processes to ensure compliance.
  • Develop and define payroll tax reporting and filing metrics to ensure compliance with multi-state and federal agencies.

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6. Balance Sheet

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Here's how Balance Sheet is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Consolidated and prepared balance sheet and profit/loss statements as well as all internal and external reporting requirements.
  • Prepared and analyzed balance sheet reconciliations in preparation for year-end audit.
  • Supervised account analysis and general ledger/balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Prepare account analysis and monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Reviewed all balance sheet account reconciliations quarterly.
  • Developed and implemented balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Performed monthly balance sheet account analysis.
  • Prepare and post accounts payable, accounts receivable, journal entries, bank account, credit card and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Maintained all aspect of Accounting including Balance Sheet, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Bank Reconciliation and General Ledger System.
  • Prepare Month-end and Quarter-end Financial Reports, including Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flows, and Management Reports.
  • Implemented GR/IR (Goods Receipt/Inventory Receipt) cleanup meetings to clear over $1M of old receipts from balance sheet.
  • Implemented controls and procedures for financial reporting structures, analysis of balance sheet accounts, and month end financial reporting.
  • Prepare and monitor financial reporting balance sheet and profit and loss statement, including preparation of corporate federal tax returns.
  • Manage the preparation of financial reporting results including profit/loss statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement of operations.
  • Supervised a monthly reconciliation for each balance sheet account including monthly bank account reconciliations (4 bank accounts).
  • Analyzed and reconciled balance sheet accounts, reviewed P & L Accounts with every plant manager compared to Budget.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly General Ledger, Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss, and Budget reports.
  • Produced monthly financial reports, Balance Sheet, Departmental P & L Statements, other various management reports.
  • Participated quarterly balance sheet reviews with CFO and Shared Service Center designed to enhance processes and financial results.
  • Reconcile GL accounts and perform monthly standard and non-standard journal entries along with quarterly Balance Sheet reconciliations.

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7. Journal Entries

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Here's how Journal Entries is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Reviewed and analyzed all monthly journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Prepare depreciation and amortization schedules including all journal entries.
  • Specialized and Standard Journal Entries* Compiled all financial statements.
  • Performed General Ledger analysis and journal entries.
  • General ledger reconciliation and journal entries.
  • Maintain integrity of monthly closing cycle * Review all journal entries as to proper general ledger account classification.
  • Observed the bank activities on daily basis and making necessary journal entries and processed the payments and receipts.
  • Supervised a staff of four Accountants reviewing journal entries, general ledger reconciliations, and fixed assets.
  • Performed daily accounting processes, which included journal entries, account reconciliations, and general ledger transactions.
  • Managed general ledger activity, including account analysis and reconciliation, journal entries, accruals and closing.
  • Prepared journal entries to general ledger, month-end close, and account reconciliation for both companies.
  • Reconcile and analyze general ledgers accounts, journal entries, and accounts reconciliation at month-end closing.
  • Prepared and posted Journal Entries, Accrual Entries, record and analyze variable Inventory costs.
  • Complete monthly, quarterly & yearly close procedures, recording accruals and recurring journal entries.
  • Processed & posted all monthly journal entries & credit card transactions to Sage MIP.
  • Performed daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Reviewed and approved daily journal entries for revenues, adjustments, and reclassification entries.
  • Performed staff accountant duties when necessary by completing recurring journal entries, allocation entries.
  • Maintained cash flows, budgets, journal entries, general ledger, travel expenses.
  • Prepared journal entries and account reconciliations, gross margin analyses and revenue/cash flow forecasts.

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8. Gaap

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Here's how Gaap is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Provide GAAP accounting advice on complex transactions for derivatives and financial instruments denominated in foreign currencies.
  • Developed and monitored daily accounting operations while educating staff on GAAP standards.
  • Followed GAAP regulations and enforced internal controls throughout the accounting department.
  • Prepared financial reports and in accordance with GAAP and budgetary considerations.
  • Produced monthly US GAAP compliant Consolidated Financial Statements.
  • Direct responsibility for all accounting aspects of the position, monthly financial statements, and fixed assets in Accordance with GAAP.
  • Coordinated internal and external audits to ensure in line with company policy, Sarbane-Oxley requirement, and compliance with US GAAP.
  • Issued monthly financial statements in accordance with GAAP for multiple entities reporting directly to the owner and outside financial institutions.
  • Initiated practices of recognizing revenue in accordance with GAAP, which allowed company to have GAAP audit vs. tax audit.
  • Provided advice and oversight to management on all accounting and financial policies and procedures in accordance with GAAP principles.
  • Work with A/P supervisor to ensure that expenses are being classified correctly in accordance with IRS guidelines and GAAP.
  • Developed and maintained procedures for proper accrual accounting which facilitated the audit process and ensured strict compliance with GAAP.
  • Ensured all accounting functions were performed in accordance with GAAP and tribal, state, and federal laws.
  • Maintained fixed asset software to calculate tax and GAAP depreciation expense and support annual business property tax reporting.
  • Established and implemented controls to improve the accuracy of the company's financial results and compliance with GAAP.
  • Prepared financial and accounting reports under International Accounting Standards applying the US GAAP; Europeans under the IFRS.
  • Review Journal entries to ensure General Ledger in SAP is correct for both US GAAP and IFRS reporting.
  • General ledger maintenance in both UGAAP and MexicanGAAP: Financial information reporting for statutory and compliance purposes.
  • Enhance and maintain policies and procedures, ensuring that they are in compliance with GAAP and IFRS.
  • Prepared financial statements and management reports in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

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9. Internal Controls

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Here's how Internal Controls is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Developed and implemented internal financial policies and procedures to tighten up internal controls and Financial disciplines for future growth.
  • Established all accounting/finance policies and internal controls and successfully implemented a new accounting system for this start-up company.
  • Establish and maintain compliance with policy and procedure governing financial reporting, budgeting, internal controls and administration.
  • Strengthened internal controls by implementing best practices of separation of duties and implementation of positive pay process.
  • Implemented key financial and operating policies and procedures that provided a training mechanism and enhanced internal controls.
  • Develop and implement effective internal controls to safeguard assets and ensure accurate/timely recording of transactions.
  • Developed and implemented accounting policies, procedures and internal controls that were previously nonexistent.
  • Developed a series of internal controls in accordance with regulatory guidelines to mitigate risk.
  • Compiled information and responsible for all internal and external auditors and implemented internal controls.
  • Implemented procedures to improve internal controls and coordinated the construction financial functions.
  • Restructured procedures and implemented internal controls to improve efficiency and monitored results.
  • Recruit qualified candidates into the organization and develop and implement internal controls.
  • Recommended and implemented process changes to strengthen internal controls and improve efficiency.
  • Revised existing & implemented additional internal controls to improve audit results.
  • Developed and implemented finance and accounting procedures and internal controls.
  • Developed and implemented appropriate internal controls, Policies and Procedures.
  • Developed and implemented internal controls in response to audit findings.
  • Establish internal controls and operating procedures to encompass all entities.
  • Directed company wide assessment of internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Evaluated internal controls to identify and correct deficiencies.

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10. Variance Analysis

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Here's how Variance Analysis is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Performed Business Unit reporting including preparation and distribution of monthly financial package and variance analysis to management team.
  • Account reconciliations and variance analysis, coordination and interface with independent outside Accounting professionals.
  • Reported financial and variance analysis to General Managers and Infinity headquarters in NY.
  • Developed budget and compare actual to budgets and provided detailed variance analysis.
  • Prepared financial reports and monthly variance analysis to evaluate operating results.
  • Prepare Financial Statements, perform variance analysis for forecasting and budgeting.
  • Developed and implemented job cost system and performed variance analysis.
  • Performed all financial reporting and analysis including operational/budgeting variance analysis.
  • Build forecast and variance analysis for program specific activities/projections.
  • Initiated extensive data-mining for profitability and cost variance analysis.
  • Accounted for variance analysis differences between quarters.
  • Performed variance analysis on financial statements and formally review them with CFO and Finance Committee monthly.
  • Prepared managing reports, budget to actual with variance analysis, and cash forecasts.
  • Reviewed all general ledger entries, variance analysis and month-end close process.
  • Implemented budget-to-actual variance analysis tool, purchasing processes, and control system.
  • Performed budget variance analysis (BvA) for all grant contracts.
  • Performed P&L variance analysis and explanation to senior management.
  • Direct monthly financial close, program status reporting and variance analysis.
  • Prepare month-end and year-end financial reports along with variance analysis.
  • Introduced a more efficient closing process with variance analysis.

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11. Annual Budget

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Here's how Annual Budget is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Designed departmental budgeting model to meet detailed and roll up annual budgeting requirements.
  • Prepare analysis and participate in quarterly financial reviews and annual budget review.
  • Prepared agency's annual budget including departments and divisions.
  • Implemented annual budget with monthly performance-to-budget reporting.
  • Developed and implemented monthly/annual budget for company.
  • Created annual budget for Microsoft distribution segment.
  • Prepared all annual budgets for financial forecasting.
  • Processed monthly forecast reports for corporate office as well as annual budget for eight business units and a shared services unit.
  • Ensured department managers met budget and cost controls by preparing forecasts, determining annual budgets and analyzing monthly expenses.
  • Develop and review annual budgets with VP of Operations to ensure contract site profit margin and overall company profitability.
  • Worked closely with individual district managers to prepare annual budgets and to compile weekly P&L forecasts.
  • Work with department managers and corporate staff to assist in the development of annual budget for U.S.
  • Project leader for implementing new computer integration for all departments* Prepared, review and implement annual budgets.
  • Directed monthly operational reviews with the Executive Team, annual budget process and all major accounting disciplines.
  • Assist the General Manager and Department Heads with the completion of $26 million Annual Budget.
  • Coordinate and lead the annual budget process as well as present to the Board for approval.
  • Assist Controller in preparing annual budget as well as financial, tax and other regulatory audits.
  • Prepared annual budget of $50M as well as monthly forecasts and quarterly budget reviews.
  • Assisted the Chief Financial Officer with annual budget process and other projects as needed.
  • Collaborated with department managers to create annual budgets, forecasts and cash flow projections.

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12. CPA

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Here's how CPA is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Managed all internal/external information for CPA firm including P&L and Balance Sheet and Cash Flow forecast.
  • Prepared annual 1099's, Corporate Tax package for CPA and monthly B&O Tax return.
  • Directed the external audit; acting as a liaison between the accounting team and the CPA firm.
  • Reduced audit turnaround time by 30 days in close collaboration with auditors and external CPA firm personnel.
  • Control of all banking through internet reporting to outside CPA for yearly audit and corporate tax returns.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements, supporting reports and schedules to assist CPA at year end.
  • Forwarded all appropriate financial documents to a CPA for annual financial statements and tax reporting.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements to include Balance and Income Statements for review by company CPA.
  • Lead in annual CPA audits and first collection agency to become certified within the industry.
  • Coordinate, manage and assist in year-end review preparation with CPA firm/financial statements/Form 990.
  • Prepared in-depth schedules for new bank requirements and completed audit schedules for CPA firm.
  • Work with outside tax CPA for tax planning, quarterly and annual state/federal filings.
  • Worked with our external CPA for tax compliance and planning for all business entities.
  • Assisted CPA firm in year-end closing and other projects associated with the company.
  • Work directly with outside CPA firms for annual client audits and tax preparation.
  • Processed all journal entries for month end and Year End data for CPA.
  • Reviewed and signed as CPA local, state and federal tax forms.
  • Served as the liaison with the external CPA firm concerning financial matters.
  • Corrected prior period reporting and supported External (CPA) Audit preparation.
  • Full Charge all accounting processes through financial statements to bank and CPA.

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13. Quickbooks

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Here's how Quickbooks is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Converted accounting software from QuickBooks to implementation of Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains.
  • Implemented an accrual computerized accounting system utilizing QuickBooks.
  • Transitioned company's QuickBooks operations to QuickBooks on a cloud as well as full transition to Microsoft Office 365.
  • Reduced expenses by 93% under the budget by adjusting accounting and finance system in QuickBooks software.
  • Mentored, motivated and trained the finance staff in their areas of the department and QuickBooks.
  • Improved efficiency through upgrading from a manual accounting system to QuickBooks and an Access database.
  • Set up of clients and job numbers in QuickBooks; update and manage contract files.
  • Migrated point of sale system to QuickBooks POS and maintained accounting system.
  • Developed 4-level QuickBooks Class structure for payroll/expenses posting by funding source.
  • Participated in software conversion from QuickBooks to MAS 90, MAS200.
  • Maintained and retained up to date data in QuickBooks.
  • Used QuickBooks Premier for non-profit, MS Excel, IIA Standards & procedures, ITGC, and GTAG.
  • Import IIF and QBO files into QuickBooks.
  • Prepared and analyzed financial statement using Quickbooks Online.
  • Computerized the office to Quickbooks and successfully began doing own W2's and financial statements for the company.
  • Implemented and created new chart of accounts and merged old chart of accounts in Quickbooks.
  • Implemented and managed the transition from QuickBooks Pro 2000 to Navision accounting system.
  • Input daily cash receipts, input daily charges invoices into Quickbooks Software.
  • Customized reports in quickbooks to give weekly cost to all cost centers.
  • Operated an Accounting System: Quickbooks Pro for an advertising company.

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14. A/P

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Here's how A/P is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Manage all accounting activity including A/R, A/P, GL, Payroll, Project Cost Accounting, & Progressive Invoicing.
  • Oversee general accounting functions, including A/R, A/P, general ledger, balance sheet account reconciliation, and payroll.
  • Served as A/R, A/P and G/L subject matter expert for SAP to Oracle ERP system conversion - Project Unify.
  • Managed financial reporting including monthly close, A/R, G/L, Labor Collection, Billings, Inventory, and A/P.
  • Supervised a 4-person Accounting team and coordinated financial reporting, A/P, A/R, G/L, and inventory control.
  • Managed a department of three performing A/R, A/P, the invoicing more than 600 clients, and Payroll.
  • Perform all accounting functions including A/R, A/P, forecasting, monthly reporting for a portfolio of office properties.
  • Supervised a staff of five accounting clerks, including A/R, A/P, Collections, and Commissions.
  • Manage entire accounting department including G/L, A/R, A/P, P/R, Billing and cash management.
  • Developed formal policies, reports, and procedures for A/P, A/R, G/L, and accounting.
  • Set up all A/P, A/R, Employee, Vendor and Supplier accounts within Quantum Inventory system.
  • Managed A/R, A/P, Asset valuations and pricing, participant transactions, plan conversions and audits.
  • Enter all A/P and A/R transactions correctly assigning and billing to clients, vendors and divisional accounts.
  • Supervised various teams of A/P, A/R, purchasing, inventory management, IT and internship personnel.
  • Implemented A/P internal control procedures that resulted in collection of $100K of duplicate vendor payments.
  • Supervised one staff member in reconciliation of PO's with materials received and corresponding A/P's.
  • Managed daily cash flow, credit balances, deposits, A/R, A/P, & reconciliations.
  • Trained employees in A/P for 13 locations, in five states, from corporate office.
  • Managed all accounting functions, including A/R & A/P, reconciliations, and cash management.
  • Managed a staff average of four, delegating tasks and actions for A/P and A/R.

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15. Human Resources

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Here's how Human Resources is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Developed and implemented Accounting and Human Resources policies and procedures defining structure & stability.
  • Supported human resources functions, including performance management and benefits administration.
  • Supervised, trained and evaluated staff members in accounts receivable, accounts payable, human resources, payroll and inventory control.
  • Served as manager of Human Resources as well as corporate liaison to partnership employment organization (PEO), ADP TotalSource.
  • Managed human resources functions including benefits administration, 401 (k) plan, and worker's compensation insurance.
  • Oversee and administer human resources including Workers Compensation insurance, researching 403-B retirement programs, and health insurances.
  • Served as the accounting, payroll, billing and human resources subject matter expert on corporate-wide software implementation.
  • Administer Human Resources including new hire documentation, employee manual, group medical and voluntary insurances.
  • Managed Payroll, Human Resources, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, ACH, and other functions
  • Managed all areas of Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, Human Resources and Office Administration.
  • Managed the following departments: Finance, Purchasing, Cost, Payroll and Human Resources.
  • Directed accounting, financial, MIS, human resources and customer service functions.
  • Managed Accounts Receivable & Billing, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Human Resources.
  • Oversee human resources, IT, business insurance, and office administration.
  • Converted payroll and human resources functions to ADP Payroll and HR Software.
  • Managed corporate accounting, billing, collection and human resources departments.
  • Developed wage rate analysis, and human resources financial incentive plans.
  • Oversee payroll functions for proper coding along with Human Resources organization.
  • Administered payroll and human resources for more than 65 employees.
  • Participated in purchasing, logistics and human resources functions.

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16. Annual Audit

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Here's how Annual Audit is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Managed close relationship with external accountants for annual audit and tax engagements.
  • Coordinated annual audit and tax preparation with external auditors.
  • Assisted independent auditors during their annual & semi-annual audits.
  • Coordinated quarterly reviews and annual audit with External Auditors.
  • Partnered with external auditors in planning and execution of annual audit; ensured strong internal controls and adherence to company policy.
  • Oversee annual audits; financial audit with outside accounting firm & bank audit as well as any state taxing agencies.
  • Produce accurate and timely information and schedules for periodic internal financial reporting as well as the annual audit.
  • Prepare for quarterly and annual audits and assist with the preparation of the annual income tax return.
  • Serve as co-administrator for company pension and 401K retirement plans and coordinate annual audit of plans.
  • Manage facilities and commercial real estate assets owned by the company, Oversee annual audits.
  • Develop strong relationships with auditors; provide direction and oversight for the annual audit process.
  • Prepared quarterly and annual audited financial statement for properties and upper tier entities as required.
  • Prepare schedules and perform research to assist CPA with annual audit and tax preparation.
  • Interfaced with the external auditor, and reviewed previous year s annual audit report.
  • Coordinated annual audit of the company's financial statements with an external CPA firm.
  • Work directly with the auditors to provide information needed to complete the annual audit.
  • Created or updated over 90 procedures to ensure accuracy and compliance for annual audit
  • Participated in the monthly general ledger close and the annual audit review process.
  • Coordinated with external CPA firms for annual audits and due diligence investigations.
  • Coordinated and prepare federal and state tax reports and annual audit schedules.

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17. ADP

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Here's how ADP is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Worked closely with ADP implementation team to development company policy requirements to record correctly in system.
  • Posted ADP payrolls into QuickBooks General Ledger and reconciled salaries, statutory deductions, voluntary employee deductions, and net cash.
  • Prepared of Sales Tax Return, Reconciliation ADP Reports versus General Ledger, Forms 1099 and 1096 Summary Reports.
  • Prepare and process time cards for 120 or more employees weekly, create and submit payroll through ADP.
  • Implemented a new payroll system and switched to a new payroll company (ADP) in 2010.
  • Completed ADP PayExpert training and now have second-line responsibility for administration of payroll for 50 people.
  • Handle the payroll for the faculty of over 115 using ADP software, ADP Certified.
  • Processed Payroll (ADP & PayChex), 401k Plan Administrator, Humans Resources.
  • Provided expertise in the conversion from an in-house payroll system to ADP automated payroll.
  • Processed and submitted payroll files to ADP for payment of salaries to employees.
  • Managed and completed payroll and benefits (including 401K) using ADP.
  • Acted as P/R point of contact for ADP provided payroll services.
  • Prepared ADP payroll and provided weekly and monthly payroll reports.
  • Provided back-up to the ADP Payroll and accounts payable functions.
  • Converted payroll processing system to ADP from internal manual process.
  • Handled balancing of ADP payroll to General Ledger.
  • Process monthly regular and special ADP payrolls.
  • Approved numerous ADP invoices and Tax payments.
  • Prepare data for ADP payroll checks.
  • Prepare and process payroll using ADP.

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18. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Supervised, coordinated and implemented reorganization of logistics department to improve inventory controls, in order to improve yearly inventory losses.
  • Created and implemented inventory controls by monitoring vendor pricing keeping our margins intact.
  • Streamlined order processing and inventory control by integrating warehouse and HQ software.
  • Worked with operations on inventory control and scheduling of revenue generation.
  • Provided inventory variance analyses and provided inventory control solutions.
  • Direct company inventory control and human resource departments.
  • Cost accounting and inventory control monitored daily.
  • Managed all cost accounting and inventory control activities for a $750 million juice and fruit packaging company.
  • Inventory Control, Analysis of Cost Reports - Standard vs. Actual, Physical Inventory Counts,.
  • Developed and maintained new inventory control and non-credit sales system for new FL store location.
  • Inventory Control, implementing new Policy and Procedures for Office and Medical Supplies Ordering.
  • Supervised the accounting, payroll, shipping, inventory control and grower accounting.
  • Supervised inventory control team on ABC cycle count, physical inventory.
  • Initiated and managed $2 million Fixed Asset Inventory Control program.
  • Inventory control and allocation to job costing.
  • Managed all cost accounting activities including inventory control , variance reporting and analysis.
  • Headed accounting department by managing account receivables, payroll, account payables, inventory control, and collections.

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19. SOX

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Here's how SOX is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Certify monthly/quarterly compliance of internal control policies and SOX related deadlines through management of the control environment.
  • Evaluated company overall operation controls, risk management, ISO 9000 and SOX procedures, and implemented effective internal control procedures.
  • Evaluated, enhanced, and audited the department's Risk and Control Self Assessment (RCSA), and SOX controls.
  • Directed and coordinated the global internal control program and led the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance effort for three years.
  • Conducted SOX & MAR planning, scoping, testing and reporting for Balboa Insurance entities for Bank of America.
  • Create, update, and/or review process documentation for all processes including SOX and ICRR documentation and updates.
  • Worked closely with IT and Audit teams to maintain applications used and guarantee SOX processes were followed.
  • Documented and communicated the SOX plan to the regional, division and staff units for overall attestation.
  • Created (where none existed) and implemented SOX-compliant EAC management process from cradle to grave.
  • Implemented and ran the tax and accounting controls matrix designed by PWC utilizing SOX methodology.
  • Established SOX compliant end-to-end control processes and remedied all control gaps in 9 months.
  • Executed company wide Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) program ensuring compliance with SOX regulations.
  • Handled all Davis-Bacon Act & ARRA-funded projects documentation requirements including SOX compliance.
  • Key member on the Business Unit implementation of SOX and audit opportunities.
  • Promoted from within and worked diligently with SOX Compliance as a standard.
  • Supported SOX reviews, internal / external audits, and deficiency remediation.
  • Achieved and sustained Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance for accounting processes.
  • Maintained and implemented internal and SOX controls for all departments.
  • Developed and Implemented SOX Audit testing scripts and insured compliance.
  • Complied with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) regulations and business requirements.

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20. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Spearheaded implementation of new enterprise accounting system that improved tracking of operating expenses.
  • Generated and interpreted operational cost trends, recommended and implemented methods for improvement.
  • Introduced computerized inventory purchase order system, establishing a perpetual FIFO inventory.
  • Automated financial reports to better utilize ERP system with financial reporting.
  • Prepared, maintained, interpreted and reconciled general ledger accounts.
  • Reconcile monthly perpetual physical vehicle inventory report to general ledger.
  • Interpreted financial information and coordinated/directed budget and financial forecast preparation.
  • Trained management to understand and interpret financial statements.
  • Managed Accounting and Financial department Accomplishments Set up new ERP software for company at the upstart of new manufacturing based business.
  • Assisted/facilitated the local management team in transition to integrated ERP system, and later in a significant update to that system.
  • Direct the accounting and reporting department for the three Corporations of Omega Enterprises and the Personal Finances of the CEO.
  • Assisted Paper Chemicals Business Manager with the interpretation of financial performance, as compared with budget and prior year.
  • Enhanced cash management processes, diligently providing both 13 and 52-week perpetual cash flow statements on a weekly basis.
  • Evaluated, examined, analyzed and interpreted monthly financial reporting to Director of Finance and Board of Directors.
  • Managed staff of six and directed enterprise finance operations, management reporting, and year-end tax audit.
  • Managed perpetual inventory of raw materials and finished goods at multiple locations through monthly and cycle counts.
  • Corrected the ERP system to properly reflect accurate costing of inventory and proper reflection of costs.
  • Implemented and trained 15 employees in Point of Sale and QuickBooks Enterprise multiple store accounting software.
  • Involved in the planning and implementing of a new financial ERP system (Global Shop).
  • Optimized ERP integrated processes in Project System and Investment Management (Financial Budget Planning).

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21. Oversight

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Here's how Oversight is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Justified, defended and negotiated regulatory and accounting/auditing issues with management and oversight committee of Board of Directors.
  • Insured initial compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act through oversight of the initial installation of the firm's auditing and tracking procedures.
  • Full Management Full Accounting - AP, AR Payroll, Financial to Budget, Oversight of build out of commercial space.
  • Full financial responsibilities in a $5M non-profit and oversight of two direct employees.
  • Direct oversight of AP, Payroll, Billing, and Collections processes.
  • Provided oversight, management and reporting functions for 14
  • Job Duties Responsible for all managerial oversight of three branch offices.

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22. Sarbanes-Oxley

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Here's how Sarbanes-Oxley is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Recognized for leading the implementation of a reporting and control structure, effectively meeting Sarbanes-Oxley legal requirements.
  • Spearheaded the development and implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley compliant internal control environment.
  • Completed Sarbanes-Oxley procedural requirements for Credit Card process.
  • Led the team in the planning, documentation, risk assessment and testing for the initial Sarbanes-Oxley 404 implementation.
  • Complied with Sarbanes-Oxley Act and local regulations both at country level and corporate level.
  • Prepared all Internal, External, Sarbanes-Oxley and Governmental Audit reports and schedules.
  • Implemented the Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and all the disclosure reviews.
  • Supported corporate reporting and governance surrounding FASB, SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance.
  • Maintain and improve controls in order to reflect the norm Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Prepared 10Q reports, 10K reports, and Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance.
  • Ensured Sarbanes-Oxley 404 compliance for accounting function.
  • Ensured compliance to Sarbanes-Oxley standards.
  • Researched and implemented new/relevant pronouncements and FASBs to include: FASB 133 and Sarbanes-Oxley.

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23. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Verified all transactions and assured compliance with current accounting standards pertaining to lending operations and commercial real estate valuations and liquidations.
  • Prepared financial reports for financing of real estate development projects.
  • Lead team projects as required, for example the initiative to replace our main accounting and real estate transactions processing software.
  • Negotiated the sale of wholly owned real estate assets and partnership interest with internal and external buyers.
  • Performed complex financial analysis to support bank negotiations and the sale of commercial real estate.
  • Maintained the database and hard files for a high volume of real estate transactions.
  • Manage team of 3 accountants and all aspects of accounting for Real Estate Company.
  • Maintained complete accounting records for a small real estate property management firm.
  • Prepare monthly budgets, schedules and projections for real estate development projects.
  • Led all monthly financial closings for eight branches and real estate affiliates.
  • Managed Real Estate Owned and general ledger data entry function.
  • Prepared SEC filings for two real estate investment trusts.
  • Directed the Accounting and Financial Operations for a multi-company real estate development and management corporation.
  • Lead Accountant for Multi entity (20) Real Estate firm specializing in Brokerage, Direct Lending and Development.
  • Managed operational accounting that included loan processing, review and audit of relocation/real estate transactions and [ ] processing.
  • Perform all duties required of the controller for four corporations including Real Estate & profit sharing for 4 corporations.

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24. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Assisted corporate business manager and VP of Operations with several special projects relating to financial performance review and internal audits.
  • Complete special projects for corporate finance and operations management as needed.
  • Provide financial analysis tools to evaluate company ventures, programs, special projects, capital expenditures, costing, etc.
  • Work personally with the owners on special projects and strategic planning on how to move and grow the businesses.
  • Worked with other departments and other offices to help where needed to serve our clients on special projects.
  • Complete and assist General Managers, District Managers and Owners with special projects and reports, as needed.
  • Managed a staff of 12: directed corporate budget, audits, compliance and other special projects.
  • Assist Senior Management with special projects on an as needed basis.
  • Directed Special Projects to Maximize Revenue and Reduce Expenses.
  • Assisted in all special projects for senior management.
  • Led special projects from selected cross-functional teams.
  • Support Controller with any special projects.

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25. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Practiced continuous process improvement across all functions to increase efficiency, automation and level of customer service.
  • Managed office/accounting staff to establish accounting structure, reconcile accounts, and re-establish customer service standards.
  • Administered 401K and other benefits for company's 25 employees in addition to overseeing customer service and IT functions.
  • Provided customer service, computer support and problem-solving capabilities to employees at eight rural grain elevators.
  • Directed all accounting, payroll, information systems, employee relations, and customer service functions.
  • Included training on technical issues as well as customer service and soft skills.
  • Authored SOP manuals for finance, sales, shipping and customer service.
  • Used my customer service, management, accounting and computer skills daily.
  • Provide prompt assistance with all customer service and billing questions.
  • Supervised staff of 15 customer service representatives and A/R personnel.
  • Served as human resource, and customer service liaison.
  • Maintained customer service with both Vendors and Customers.

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26. ACH

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Here's how ACH is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Develop both operating and capital budgets for each facility in conjunction with the Administrator and department directors.
  • Developed and implemented international monthly standard reporting packages to achieve comparability with domestic operations.
  • Key achievement: Upon joining the company immediately recovered four out-of-balance bank accounts.
  • Achieved financial objectives by contributing information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews.
  • Managed accounting and administrative staff of approximately 8-10 employees at each location
  • Developed a highly skilled accounting team to achieve established objectives.
  • Achieved top rating from International Paper internal audit department.
  • Provided coaching and evaluation feedback to strengthen associate performance.
  • Implemented operating budget in order to reach profitability goals.
  • Coached and motivated team members with advancement opportunities.
  • Prepared inter-company entries/cross-billing and reconciled each month.
  • Set up various reports used to analyze the day to day business with a pro-active approach for Management and Retail Branches.
  • Developed employees by teaching and mentoring on process and collections including bringing gross income to over $1M in past year.
  • Assist in performing all tasks necessary to achieve the organization's mission and help execute staff succession and growth plans.
  • Supervised a team of accountants and design their processes and work-flows to close on the first day of each month.
  • Monitored expenses for each grant, assuring that each expense adhered to the requirements of each grant contract and budget.
  • Result: Achieved tremendous time savings enabling further improvement in the Accounting Department and providing ready access to needed data.
  • Prepare annual operating & capital budgets each fiscal year to provide to the bank for renewal of our operating loans.
  • Maintained an accounting staff by coaching, counseling and disciplining employee's; planning, monitoring and appraising job results.
  • Motivate others to perform well by establishing goals for self and others that are designed to achieve positive business results.

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27. Close Process

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Here's how Close Process is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Developed and implemented a faster close process from weeks to days, and provided the financial reporting more timely to executives.
  • Worked with CFO to implement a quick close process, books typically closed within 4 business days.
  • Managed the quarterly and month-end financial statement close process and issued the monthly reports to CFO.
  • Initiated a shorter month end close process and organized weekly meetings for the GL department.
  • Managed the month end close process and ensured all deadlines were met.
  • Implemented and documented formal month-end close process and Accounts Payable procedures.
  • Created multiple checklists and policies to improve the accounting close process.
  • Managed the month-end close process & and staff development.
  • Lead close process that entailed stringent two day deadlines.
  • Supervised the monthly accounting and close process.
  • Reduced the Poteau Facility close process from 4 days plus, down to approximately 2 days.
  • reduced month end close process from 20 days to 3 days.

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28. Revenue Recognition

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Here's how Revenue Recognition is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Researched and determined appropriate accounting treatment for business initiatives, including revenue recognition and asset capitalization/amortization.
  • Reviewed revenue recognition of online learning software services.
  • Calculated monthly royalty expenses and revenue recognition.
  • Designed & deployed global revenue recognition polices relative to accounting for projects and data center solutions.
  • Ruled on technical accounting issues such as revenue recognition on software and installation projects.
  • Researched revenue recognition issues on large installation contracts under IFRS.
  • Well versed in Percentage of Completion Revenue Recognition.
  • Developed automated revenue recognition tool to improve revenue accounting accuracy and decreased month-end close timeline by 2 days.
  • Reengineered existing workflow processes and information flow, emphasizing revenue flow: orders, invoicing and revenue recognition.
  • Book monthly deferred revenue recognition entries .

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29. Executive Management

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Here's how Executive Management is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Support reporting and analysis needed at the executive management team level including daily trade position and LCM analysis.
  • Provide crucial financial data and work with executive management to coordinate all financial planning functions with business operations.
  • Maintained strong cross-functional relationships between business-line executive management, operations, and corporate finance to evaluate business-line profitability.
  • Maintained lights on operations by providing continuous and quality support to department and Executive management.
  • Developed and implemented standard monthly key performance indicators for use by the executive management team.
  • Prepared and presented monthly and weekly reports of the financial operations to executive management.
  • Review budget with executive management comparing budget to financial and operating goals.
  • Assisted executive management team with budgeting and forecasting for their departments.
  • Provide informative business financial information to the executive management team.
  • Compiled periodic financial reporting packages for executive management.
  • Conducted weekly status presentations for executive management.
  • Provided support for executive management team.
  • Present financial results to executive management.
  • Coordinate with other executive management in securing of prime contracts, cost estimating, purchasing and securing of subcontracts.
  • Handled Financial Accounting, General Ledger, Financial Statements, Budgets and Cash Flow Forecasts for Executive Management.
  • Prepared monthly Executive Management briefings regarding corporate cash flow and revenue projections of budget vs. actual.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial packages for executive management and board members.
  • Developed weekly and monthly sales report for executive management and board of directors.
  • Provided numerous recommendations for improvement which were adopted by Executive management resulting in operational efficiencies and cost savings.
  • Selected Contributions: Authored numerous policy changes accepted and implemented by executive management.

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30. Parent Company

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Here's how Parent Company is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Cost accountant for in-house manufacturing of Berry compliant products and in reporting for parent company requirements.
  • Managed and coordinated external and internal audits with parent company.
  • Maintained general ledger for parent company and subsidiaries.
  • Performed full cycle general, cost, and tax accounting functions through financial statement preparation for parent company and three subsidiaries.
  • Assist Accounting firm in preparation of tax returns for parent company and subsidiaries, including monthly tax calculations.
  • Completed financial reporting package & wire transfers for German parent company.
  • Administered A/R factoring program with Irish subsidiary of Dutch parent company.
  • Improved intercompany (Japan Parent Company) invoicing and reconciliation processes.
  • Completed monthly intercompany analysis and reconciliations between parent company and subsidiary.
  • Authored the Parent Company's Whitepaper for capitalization of software for internal use.
  • Managed the accounting around a pushdown acquisition from parent company.
  • Worked in coordination with audit team, and parent company on implementation of Sarbanes Oxley.

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31. IRS

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Here's how IRS is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Elevated management decision-making abilities by reconciling G/L and creating first financial reporting package.
  • Lead the accounting team through a 990 Audit by IRS during 2013 that resulted in a finding of no cause.
  • Negotiated with the IRS a partial waiver for penalties and interest due to incorrect and untimely deposits during an acquisition.
  • Led internal team of financial professionals, collaborating with external accountants in filing the company's first SEC document.
  • Conducted 5 Physical Inventories over the six years from the first planning stages to the final analysis stage.
  • Established and implemented the first near term and long range company budgets, and implemented a forecasting process.
  • Designed a cash flow performance metric that provided project managers their first insight into their cash collection efforts.
  • Manage the requisitioning, receipt, storage, issue, turn-in and repairs for Brigade headquarters personnel.
  • Collaborated with a third-party consultant to develop and write the first employee handbook for the organization.
  • Negotiated with IRS & local authorities on behalf of clients regarding past due taxes & filings.
  • Compile and Summarize data, on behalf of clients, to support records for IRS Audit.
  • Helped manage and assist during IRS audit with no incidence found by IRS during audit.
  • Established entire department and processes from the ground up when first came on board.
  • Maintained computer and budget system, prepared variance reports and monitored all accounting affairs.
  • Developed division's first accounting policy in select areas and researched accounting issues.
  • Conduct IRS audits, cash embezzlement audits for insurance claims determination refunds.
  • Received my first Employee Reword Bonus in my first month of employment.
  • Prepared and processed payroll; submitted quarterly tax payments to IRS.
  • Created and directed maintenance of the Company's first Employee Handbook.
  • Assist with 1099 report and filing to vendors and IRS.

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32. Weekly Payroll

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Here's how Weekly Payroll is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Managed processing of weekly payroll, accounts payable and quarterly/annual tax reporting requirements related to corporate and independent stores.
  • Streamlined customer invoicing process and weekly payroll process.
  • Submitted biweekly payroll to corporate office.
  • Process bi-weekly payroll for 200+ office staff in 3 states; figure garnishments and pay to proper agencies.
  • Processed bi-weekly Payroll; time report review, calculation of employee leave and other HR related benefits.
  • Saved 33% annual payroll processing costs by transitioning to bi-weekly payroll from one that was weekly.
  • Prepared weekly payroll for both locations and produced related payroll reports and labor cost analysis reports.
  • Improved and streamlined Payroll preparation processes: o Develop reports for recording accruals and bi-weekly payroll.
  • Processed weekly payroll (through PBI payroll Service), 401K contributions and life insurance.
  • Developed new bi-weekly payroll allocation model to allocate payroll to all departments by funding source.
  • Generated weekly payroll for >100 employees, filed payroll taxes and administered employee benefits.
  • Process bi-weekly payroll, assists with HR duties, Monthly and Quarterly tax filings.
  • Processed bi-weekly payroll for over 800 employees including union, staff, and faculty.
  • Supervised weekly payroll processing for 120 employees; prepared quarterly payroll tax reports.
  • Oversee accurate posting of weekly payroll at just under 100 employees and staffing.
  • Transferred weekly payroll to a new system while maintaining timely and accurate reporting.
  • Processed and distributed bi-weekly payroll for all employees including commissions for loan officers.
  • Prepare and distribute weekly payroll using ADP for up to 100 employees.
  • Expedited $30,000 weekly payroll for 48 employees through payroll vendor.
  • Process payment of bi-weekly payroll taxes for federal and state taxes.

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33. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Automated expense allocations with PeopleSoft to nine business units allowing improved analysis.
  • Set up and directed the financial processes and reporting for two new business units in Utah and Mexico.
  • Gross Profit Analyst - reported monthly key drivers of financial results for the high-end server business units.
  • Converted financial data for all business units to a standard chart of accounts.
  • Shared services business units with a budget in excess of $500MM.
  • Reviewed and approved monthly journal entries for business units before final processing.
  • Managed three business units with a total of 15 employees.
  • Audited business units to ensure Sodexo standards are upheld in different functional areas
  • Author accounting policies and guidelines for the Cummins Filtration and Emission Solutions business units.

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34. Bank Deposits

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Here's how Bank Deposits is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Full charge accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank deposits, bank and credit card reconciliations, and all company payroll.
  • Resolved credit balances, coordinated and monitored bank deposits and remittances to ensure proper and accurate reporting to the general ledger.
  • Balance accounting information according to bank deposits, ledgers, and journals.
  • Manage all daily cash flow requirements, bank deposits and wire transfers.
  • Prepare bank deposits and reconcile monthly bank statements.
  • Enter cash receipts and make bank deposits.
  • Prepare twice weekly bank deposits.
  • Process daily activities to include cash applications, bank deposits, Expense review, approval, and processif necessary.

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35. Direct Reports

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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Managed accounting staff (4 direct reports- replaced one employee in 4 years).
  • Created and implemented an employee quarterly review process for 7 direct reports.
  • Directed a team of five direct reports and 22 indirect reports.
  • Oversee the workload, performance and training of four direct reports.
  • Full responsibilities of entire Accounting department (four direct reports).
  • Reported to the Corporate Controller and had two direct reports.
  • Supervised up to 10 direct reports performing all of the accounting at this large complex.

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36. Revenue Growth

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Here's how Revenue Growth is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Served as key member in effectively managing annual revenue growth implementing accurate forecasting processes using Hyperion Essbase.
  • Implemented Solomon accounting software allowing department to handle 20% revenue growth and additional reporting requirements without additional staff or expense.
  • Work with operating divisions and staff departments to identify and execute cost-savings and revenue growth opportunities.
  • Developed budgets, analyzed financial data and leveraged multiple avenues for annual revenue growth.
  • Identified areas of targeted revenue growth and implemented solutions focused on cost reduction/containment.
  • Reorganized department personnel and recruited to develop a service oriented support organization that would facilitate rapid revenue growth.

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37. Corporate Office

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Here's how Corporate Office is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Decentralized accounting department assuming all responsibilities that were handled by the corporate office as well as the individual departments.
  • Implemented procedures and systems as directed by corporate office and enforced company policies and procedures.
  • Posted information on intranet daily for corporate office Reconciled bank statements and audit customer accounts.
  • Direct interaction with corporate office, tax presentations and legal requirements.
  • Prepared and delivered Medicare, budget, and results of operations to department heads, senior management, and corporate office.
  • Manage cash flow requirements on daily basis and report cash flow position and needs to corporate office.
  • Maintained payroll for corporate staff and insurance benefits and changes for all locations, including corporate office.
  • Prepare, analyze, and distribute all financial reporting schedules to corporate office in Switzerland monthly.
  • Worked with Vice President and Corporate office in implementing a new Accounting and Financial Reporting Systems.
  • Updated the corporate financial system to provide more detailed and user-friendly reporting to the corporate office.
  • Reported directly to leadership at the corporate office on all finance matters for over 85 stores.
  • Instituted methodology for timely reporting of stores' performance to the corporate office.
  • Ensured compliance with Corporate Office policies and procedures.
  • Centralized accounts payable function at corporate office by providing information gathering and reporting for newly organized corporate department.
  • Hired to expand company and create internal accounting operating systems within corporate office and retail locations i.e.

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38. Monthly Basis

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Here's how Monthly Basis is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Performed general ledger transactions and reconciliations on a monthly basis for multiple companies.
  • Provided accurate and timely financial information on a monthly basis.
  • Reported parent Co. the results of the financial results on the monthly basis and explained the Income Statement and Balance Sheet.
  • Prepared and presented accurate and timely reporting of profit, trading and forecasting for the division on a monthly basis.
  • Bank Reconciliations - reconciled approximately ten different bank accounts on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Maintain record of all bank accounts and transfer funds accordingly, reconciles bank accounts on monthly basis.
  • Completed Financial Analysis on a monthly basis to meet monthly and annual financial goals and forecasts.
  • Reconciled accounts against budget and prepared contractor reports on a monthly basis throughout duration of projects.
  • Process government & commercial billings on a monthly basis; Wide Area Work Flow billing experience.
  • Prepare and report key performance metrics on company performance to management on a monthly basis.
  • Calculated and paid commissions to our Nationwide Sales reps on a monthly basis as well.
  • Accumulated and reported sales revenue on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Maintained real estate loans portfolio and revolving Line of credits on monthly basis.
  • Prepared detailed financial reports for management and numerous clients on a monthly basis.
  • Reconcile bank statements and manage all bank deposits on a monthly basis.
  • Close all modules of accounting on a monthly basis.
  • Finance Director Performed variance analysis on a monthly basis in order to determine areas requiring attention from management.
  • Forecasted cash requirements and expenditures on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciled all employee benefit withholdings to Chase Bank ACH Debits per Operating Account Statement on monthly basis.
  • Review and control all departments on a monthly basis.

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39. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Developed and executed process improvements, including the implementation of computerized accounting systems.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to streamline procedures and increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Develop and implement process improvement plans and capabilities of accounting staff.
  • Review and enhance controls surrounding existing process and implement process improvements.
  • Ensured efficient process flow and guided process improvement initiatives.
  • Analyzed administrative functions for process improvements utilizing LEAN principles.
  • Introduced process improvements, boosted productivity levels.
  • Drive process improvements within the accounting organization.
  • Pursue process improvement for accounting-related issues.
  • Managed Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Job Costing, and Payroll with daily functions inclusive of process improvements.
  • Applied the six sigma process improvement skills to redesign the accounts payable to save the company $50k annually.
  • Planned and coordinated new system builds, process improvements, trouble-shooting, documentation, testing and deployments globally.
  • Initiated process improvement in accounting department to reduce cycle time in month end closing procedures by 25%.
  • Served on various committees and work studies in the capacity of process improvement and fiscal responsibility.
  • Worked in conjunction with Corporate Treasury and Bank staff on cash management controls and process improvements.
  • Project team member of cost reduction, quality assurance, and process improvement.
  • Developed and implemented process improvements in various facets of the accounting close.
  • Review policies and procedures and implement process improvements as needed.
  • Maintained ongoing staff training and process improvement.
  • Challenged all aspects of global supply chain to identify efficiencies and process improvement opportunities.

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40. Annual Sales

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Here's how Annual Sales is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Prepare company annual sales/expense/income budgets consisting of 120 profit and cost centers.
  • Managed all daily accounting and finance activities for 27 convenience stores/cigarette outlets with annual sales in excess of $67 million.
  • Worked directly under CFO and supervised accounting staff for a manufacturing company that generated $10 million in annual sales.
  • Participated in the growth of the company from $35 million to $140 million in annual sales.
  • Manage financial and accounting functions for manufacturer generating annual sales in excess of $15 million.
  • Implemented office processes and procedures for new import business, $1.5 million annual sales.
  • Directed accounting operations for manufacturing group with annual sales of $20 million.
  • Processed monthly, quarterly, and annual sales tax returns for all states.

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41. LLC

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Here's how LLC is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Managed 26 LLC and affiliates daily accounting, tax, P/R, M/E closing, & F/S preparation.
  • Associated Asset Management (AAM LLC), Phoenix, AZ, Controller, one yr, seven mos.
  • Perform all accounting functions for Twenty Three associated LLC's.
  • Finance Controller: Total Site Services, LLC, 3 years).
  • Edited existing LLC operating agreements as well as investor contracts to ensure accuracy and legality.
  • Reviewed LLC reports with executive management and compiled corporate level reporting.

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42. Accounts Receivables

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Here's how Accounts Receivables is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Generated invoices and balanced accounts receivables.
  • Manage Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Manual and Automated Payroll functions with Cost Distribution.
  • Instituted Accounts Receivables procedures, reducing average collection times from 60 to 45 days.
  • Lowered accounts receivables write-offs of $100K by constituting collection tactics and guidelines.
  • Position was to assess time and billing system and all accounts receivables.
  • Worked with individual stores to address collection on aging Accounts Receivables.
  • Process full cycle Accounts Receivables, account reconciliations and Billings.
  • Process all accounts receivables; aging and collections.
  • Worked with client to collect old Accounts Receivables.
  • Handle the subsidiary ledger of Accounts Receivables.
  • Supervised accounts payables and accounts receivables departments.
  • Managed accounts receivables, inventory, in QuickBooks.
  • cash, accounts receivables and payables, payroll, revenue and expense accounts.

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43. Ifrs

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Here's how Ifrs is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Key member of cross departmental team that researched and documented IFRS requirements and made presentation to Senior Management.
  • Managed NAV production, calculation of performance fees, IFRS accounts and subscription/redemption analysis.
  • Reported under IFRS into a Swedish investment firm.
  • Project leader in IFRS implementation executive team.
  • Completed IFRS readiness review and presented company status to senior management.
  • Performed preliminary IFRS evaluations related to fixed assets.

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44. Depreciation Schedules

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Here's how Depreciation Schedules is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Update fixed asset accounts detailing property and depreciation schedules.
  • Verify and maintain monthly and year end adjusting journal entries, loan amortization and fixed asset depreciation schedules, as needed.
  • Prepare and record additions and disposal of fixed assets, depreciation schedules, and maintain Fixed Asset Analysis.
  • Maintain and manage fixed asset records and depreciation schedules.
  • Tracked capital purchases, Updated depreciation schedules.
  • Maintained fixed assets depreciation schedules ( real estates and equipment).

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45. MAS

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Here's how MAS is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Implemented MAS90 for start-up manufacturing organization.
  • Lead a team of five associates to develop an implementation plan for a new financial accounting system (MAS 90)
  • Completed 2 computer conversions from DOS and MAS90 networking 3 funeral homes, cemetery, crematory and flower shop operations.
  • Handled and Reconciled over $1.5M of all Masters Accounts for 2014 Golf Tournament.
  • Controlled plant item master and BOM for production plant and 30 outside storage warehouses.
  • Cut more than 100 checks per month and maintained Vendor master schedule,.
  • Hired to implement MAS 200 and train employees to maximize functionality.
  • Worked daily on the implementation of the Master Builder accounting software.
  • Compile results into master report for review by company president.
  • Maintain the charge master for ancillary departments.
  • Utilized Mas90 accounting software with custom reports.
  • Oversee accounting system MAS200 & NetSuite.
  • Used MAS 90 v. 4.3, MS Excel, Word, A-133, and A-122.
  • Installed MAS 90 on NOVEL network of 13 PC computers.
  • Visa and MasterCard) and paper security documents, as well as the provider of smart card technology.
  • Merger-Obtained all financial information for the merger from MMLA to Psomas.
  • Master Plan Elaboration for Supercenter and Walmart Bank.

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46. W-2

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Here's how W-2 is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Prepared tax returns and tax planning reports: corporate, individual, federal, state, payroll, 1099, W-2.
  • Review W-2s for accuracy and prepare 1099s for multiple companies and states at year end.
  • Process W-2's and electronically file for federal and state.
  • Processed year end, all 1099 and W-2.
  • Prepare W-2s, 1099s, and W-3s.
  • Recorded 1099's and W-2's, 940, 941 and state quarterly payroll tax payments and keeping updated employee files.

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47. Financial Transactions

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Here's how Financial Transactions is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Prepared reports detailing financial transactions for internal review and to meet external reporting requirements.
  • Analyze financial transactions to determine accuracy and completeness of entries.
  • Performed all financial transactions and reports for six entities, handled month end and annual closings.
  • Developed mechanisms for tracking all financial transactions and reporting cash flow and budget to expense reporting.
  • Review account coding, department allocation, and proper and timely recording of all financial transactions.
  • Supervised the processing of financial transactions including general ledger, accounts payable and payroll.
  • Established and maintained internal control procedures for the company's financial transactions.
  • Ensured adherence to generally accepted accounting principles, corporate accounting policyand established internal controls over financial transactions.
  • Position Accomplishments: Coordinated the financial transactions associated with the construction of a new retail facility in 2004.

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48. Ensure Accuracy

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Here's how Ensure Accuracy is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Implemented at midyear, an outsourced payroll service and set up reconciliation check points to ensure accuracy.
  • Supervised accounting staff across multiple locations to ensure accuracy within strict timelines.
  • Conduct internal limited audits monthly to ensure accuracy of financials.
  • Developed and managed implementation of accounting policies and procedures to ensure accuracy of general ledger, including complex revenue recognition issues.
  • Worked in collaboration with outside accounting firm to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial information in support of overall business objectives.
  • Performed analysis of certain general ledger account details and account reconciliations to ensure accuracy and conformance with GAAP and tax regulations.

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49. Company Policies

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Here's how Company Policies is used in Accounting Manager/Controller jobs:
  • Established & implemented company policies & procedures to limit company exposure.
  • Established guidelines for company policies and employee performance evaluations.
  • Participate in the administration of company policies.
  • Trained the current staff and new employees on computer applications and company policies and procedures.
  • Participate in refining company policies and company goals Subscribe to and maintain the specific computer software within the office
  • Prepared and reviewed all accounting transactions to ensure compliance with company policies, procedures and generally accepted accounting principles.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Accounting Manager/Controller

Financial Statements27.8%
Income Tax Returns19.1%
General Ledger Accounts13.5%
External Auditors6.1%
Ensure Compliance4.8%
Balance Sheet3.8%
Journal Entries3.8%
Gaap2.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Accounting Manager/Controller

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
23.9%
23.9%
2
2
Income Tax Returns
Income Tax Returns
16.4%
16.4%
3
3
General Ledger Accounts
General Ledger Accounts
11.7%
11.7%
4
4
External Auditors
External Auditors
5.3%
5.3%
5
5
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
4.2%
4.2%
6
6
Balance Sheet
Balance Sheet
3.3%
3.3%
7
7
Journal Entries
Journal Entries
3.2%
3.2%
8
8
Gaap
Gaap
2.4%
2.4%
9
9
Internal Controls
Internal Controls
2%
2%
10
10
Variance Analysis
Variance Analysis
1.9%
1.9%
11
11
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
1.7%
1.7%
12
12
CPA
CPA
1.7%
1.7%
13
13
Quickbooks
Quickbooks
1.5%
1.5%
14
14
A/P
A/P
1.4%
1.4%
15
15
Human Resources
Human Resources
1.1%
1.1%
16
16
Annual Audit
Annual Audit
1%
1%
17
17
ADP
ADP
1%
1%
18
18
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
0.9%
0.9%
19
19
SOX
SOX
0.9%
0.9%
20
20
ERP
ERP
0.8%
0.8%
21
21
Oversight
Oversight
0.8%
0.8%
22
22
Sarbanes-Oxley
Sarbanes-Oxley
0.8%
0.8%
23
23
Real Estate
Real Estate
0.7%
0.7%
24
24
Special Projects
Special Projects
0.7%
0.7%
25
25
Customer Service
Customer Service
0.7%
0.7%
26
26
ACH
ACH
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
Close Process
Close Process
0.6%
0.6%
28
28
Revenue Recognition
Revenue Recognition
0.6%
0.6%
29
29
Executive Management
Executive Management
0.6%
0.6%
30
30
Parent Company
Parent Company
0.5%
0.5%
31
31
IRS
IRS
0.5%
0.5%
32
32
Weekly Payroll
Weekly Payroll
0.5%
0.5%
33
33
Business Units
Business Units
0.4%
0.4%
34
34
Bank Deposits
Bank Deposits
0.4%
0.4%
35
35
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
0.4%
0.4%
36
36
Revenue Growth
Revenue Growth
0.4%
0.4%
37
37
Corporate Office
Corporate Office
0.4%
0.4%
38
38
Monthly Basis
Monthly Basis
0.4%
0.4%
39
39
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
0.4%
0.4%
40
40
Annual Sales
Annual Sales
0.4%
0.4%
41
41
LLC
LLC
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Accounts Receivables
Accounts Receivables
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Ifrs
Ifrs
0.3%
0.3%
44
44
Depreciation Schedules
Depreciation Schedules
0.3%
0.3%
45
45
MAS
MAS
0.3%
0.3%
46
46
W-2
W-2
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Financial Transactions
Financial Transactions
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
Ensure Accuracy
Ensure Accuracy
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
Company Policies
Company Policies
0.3%
0.3%

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