Cristian Arce

  • San Diego CA

Accountant / Tax Preparer

Summary

My objective is to obtain an accounting position where I will be able to contribute my skill, knowledge and experience to a company that will give me an opportunity to develop my career.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2011 - Present

Accountant / Tax Preparer

RCN Accounting Group
Work as a sole proprietor in San Diego, CA., handling a list of 35+ clients.  Activities include 
 
*  Processing of accounting data for monthly, quarterly and yearly financial statements, bank reconciliations, general journal entries,
*  Processing of payroll data for weekly, bi-weekly, and semi-monthly payroll;  processing and filing of quarterly, and annual payroll tax returns (Federal and State).
*  Processing and filing of monthly, quarterly, and annual CA sales tax returns, including the filing of Excise Taxes, and Beer and Wine Taxes.
*  Preparation and filing of workers compensation payroll reports.
*  Provide technical support and training to clients with the use of QuickBooks and Peachtree accounting software.
*  Preparation of documentation for audits for EDD, FTB, State Board of Equalization, State Fund, and IRS 
*  Provide services for registering companies in the U.S.
*  Tax preparation for individuals, and individuals with sole ownership (Schedule C)
Oct 2001 - Apr 2010

Staff Accountant

Garcia, Barrett &  Associates
Worked in an office located in San Diego, CA., in charge of an assigned list of 50+ clients with different activities, which included:  transportation services, freight forwarders, insurance brokers, wholesale and retail distributors of general merchandise.  During this period the assigned duties were:

*  Processing of accounting data for monthly, quarterly and yearly financial statements, bank reconciliations, general journal entries,
*  Processed payroll data for weekly, bi-weekly, and semi-monthly payroll;  processed and filed quarterly, and annual payroll tax returns (Federal and State).
*  Processed and filed monthly, quarterly, and annual CA sales tax returns, including the filing of Excise Taxes, and Beer and Wine Taxes.
*  Preparation and filing of workers compensation payroll reports.
*  Provided technical support and training to clients with the use of QuickBooks and Peachtree accounting software.
*  Preparation of documentation for audits for EDD, FTB, State Board of Equalization, State Fund, and IRS 
Jul 1996 - Dec 2001

Full Charge Accountant

Despacho Contable Parra, Arce & Asociados
Worked as a full charge accountant in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.  In charge of accounts receivable, accounts payable, and human resources department.  Other duties included:

*  Worked with a list of 30+ clients with different activities.
*  Processed and filed monthly and quarterly tax returns.
*  Processed and filed annual corporate and individual income tax returns.
*  Payroll processing for monthly and quarterly payroll tax returns.
*  Assisted clients and other accounting offices in the preparation of reports for audits required by government agencies (SAT, IMSS)

Education

Education
Jul 1996 - Dec 1999

Public Accountant

CUT - Universidad de Tijuana
School located in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.  Obtained Bachelor's Degree in Public Accounting.

*  Obtained 3rd. best school GPA from the class of 1999
*  Pass the professional exam with the principal's congratulated message.


Skills

Skills

SKILLS

*  Able to type 53 WPM
*  Bilingual:  speak, read, and write fluent English and Spanish
*  Good communication skills with clients and team members
*  Can work under pressure.

OTHER INFORMATION

*  Certified QuickBooks user (version 2008;  all modules)
*  Knowledge and use of the following software:
a)  QuickBooks versions from 2002 until 2015
b)  Peachtree accounting software from 2002 until 2009
c)  CFS Tax Tools Software and all its modules (Tax forms, CA Sales Tax Preparer, 571 Preparer, Payroll Preparer)
d)  Intuit online payroll
e)  Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
f)  Able to navigate the internet
g)  Social media software
h)  Drake tax preparation software, versions 2010 until 2014)