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+++ACCOUNTANT LOOKING FOR REMOTE WORK+++ (Lafayette & Lake Charles)

education completed: bachelors
license info: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
+++++Senior Level Accountant Seeking Freelance Opportunities+++++



Why hire a full-time staff bookkeeper, when what you really need is someone to review your financials once or twice a week, or maybe just once a month?

I am fully capable of reviewing your QuickBooks Online in order to make sure the following is entered correctly:
all of the bank statements, credit card statements, business income, business expenses, employee payroll, tax liabilities, A/P, and A/R.



Objective:
To obtain an accounting and auditing position that will allow me to utilize my previous education and work experience. Strong preference for working remotely and as a freelance consultant.



Summary of Qualifications:
Experience Accountant and Internal Auditor with 20+ years of experience at midsize and large organizations. Skilled at analyzing business structures, procedures, and information and taking corrective action as needed. Provide valuable solutions to help organizations meet goals and continually hone processes.



Key Qualifications & Responsibilities

● Identified and communicated accounting, finance, and auditing issues to executives, seniors, and finance managers.
● Worked with IIA standards to identify, recommend, and implement operational improvements to internal accounting and audit procedures
● Organized and maintained financial records, tax preparation, and periodic inspection of accounting books and practices.
● Performed analytical procedures and analyses to detect unusual financial relationships.
● Carried out detailed financial audits, federal and state compliance audits, and agreed-upon procedures.
● Initiated management representation letter recommendations and drafted audit reports for management and executive reviews.


Key Auditor Skills

● Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
● Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)
● Financial Auditing
● Risk Management & Mitigation
● Regulatory Compliance
● Analytical and organizational skills



Accounting Experience:


Accounting:
▪ Collected and compiled client financial data, entering information into QuickBooks
▪ Created accounting procedures and policies
▪ Assigned appropriate journal accounts for accurate accounting of income, expenses, and contributions
▪ Current on the rules and policies of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
▪ Prepared financial statements based on daily, monthly, quarterly, and yearly transactions
▪ Answered accounting and tax-related questions for clients

Payroll:
▪ Processed employee payroll on a weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly basis for up to 50 employees.
▪ Calculated employee payroll for federal taxes, state taxes, and employee benefits
▪ Calculated federal, state, and unemployment tax deposits on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis
▪ Complete understanding of the following payroll tax forms (W2, W4, 940, 941, 941-SS, 941-X)

Taxes:
▪ Current on IRS tax rules and policies
▪ Complete understanding of the following tax returns (706, Form 1040, 1041, 1042, 1065, 1120, and 1120S)
▪ Assisted clients with resolving past-due tax issues with the Internal Revenue Service



Areas of Experience:
▪ Corporate Accounting
▪ Construction
▪ Non-Profit Accounting
▪ Internet/Online Sales
▪ Restaurants
▪ Used Car Lots
▪ Real Estate & Property Development
▪ Landscape/Grass Cutting



Education:
Washington University, St. Louis, MO, Accounting, Associates Degree, May 1994
University of Missouri - St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, Accounting, Bachelor's Degree, May 1996



Certifications:
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation: State-Certified CPA (1998 - 2016)
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation: State-Certified CPA (2023 - current)
QuickBooks Certification (2020 - current)



Feel free to reach out for more information. I am looking forward to assisting you with your business accounting and QuickBooks Online.



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Thank You,
KJL
An accountant in New Orleans
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