Accounting Professional with over ••••• years of progressive expertise in office management, accounting
and operations. Experience includes government and startup organizations. Recognized as energetic, ambitious and adaptable within fast-paced and changing environments. Demonstrated strengths include dependability, attention to detail, accuracy, and self-motivation. Skilled at researching and
resolving discrepancies and processing critical paperwork with timeliness and accuracy, exceeding objectives. Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Dept. of Licensing & Dept. of Revenue accounting software and various databases.
City of Bellevue, Bellevue WA••••• ••••• - •••••
SENIOR ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE, Finance and Tax Office, ••••• - •••••
Responsible for the processing and approval of city business licenses, and the invoicing and collection of business taxes.
? Communicated with new businesses to ensure application for licenses were in compliance with state and city tax laws.
? Evaluated and approved business licenses in compliance with the City of Bellevue Department of Licenses registration laws. Finalized the licensing with approval letters, tax returns and tax guide.
? Downloaded and evaluated sensitive bank business financial and tax data, verifying that tax returns were keyed correctly; made corrections prior to posting on customer accounts.
? Evaluated business tax returns and from the Washington State Department of Licensing for detection or auditing.
? Researched coding of receipts for compliance verification.
? Administered tax refund tracking and issued refunds for overpayment of taxes.
? Resolved insufficient funds, unsigned checks and stop payments on business tax accounts.
? Administered the archive tax documents to outside agency for safe keeping and retrieval.
ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATE, Finance and Treasury, ••••• - •••••
Responsible for all aspects of the Citys accounts receivable system including billings and collections.
? Performed timely and accurate reconciliation of payroll and claims warrants.
? Functioned as Backup Cashier throughout the day, including making bank deposits.
? Promoted to Senior Account Associate.
Sammamish Woodworks, Redmond, WA••••• ••••• - •••••
Managed all accounting functions for this family-owned woodworking business.
? Developed account ledgers for all business activity, including payables, receivables, payroll and taxes.
? Established price sheets and composed advertising and marketing materials for all products.
Business Administration, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Associate of Arts, Business Administration, Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, WA