Arthur Andersen, LLP
Arthur Andersen LLP, Processing Center of America (PCA) 10/97 to 11/02
GL Accounting Team: 06/2000The accounting team was responsible for all centralizing and standardizing all accounting functions for the 70 United States and several foreign offices for three entities: Arthur Andersen LLP, Vantage Source LLP and Tax Technology LLP.
·Arthur Andersen general ledger transition team for the Southeast Region;
·Arthur Andersen, Vantage Source, and Tax Technologyaccounting responsibilities: balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis; month-end close and reporting; year-end close and reporting; tri-annual balance sheet review; budget preparation; forecasting preparation; sales tax reporting and reconciliation; sales tax audit compliance;
·Tax Technology consultant for sales tax exemption certificate product development;
·Vantage Source: commission calculation; contract compliance; global software licensing charge-out; overseas payroll; and various duties as assigned by the controller and finance manager.
·Office closed 11/02
Finance Team: Promoted01/1999 Experienced Staff Accountant
·Implemented a PeopleSoft reconciliation module, developed the unclaimed property tracking and reporting using MS Access, Hyperion GL reporting administrator, sales tax accounting and supported the AP Cash Team.
·June 2000 the Finance team merged with the General Accounting team.
AP Cash Management Team: 07/1998Re-organization Tteam Lead.
·Devoloped, documented and implemented a new process for system checks, manual checks, wire payments, ACH and EFT payments to vendors, partners, and emergency payroll using AP PeopleSoft and bank software.
·Confirmed the GL interface posted in PeopleSoft
·Provided ad hoc reporting and research as requested by Corporate Treasury and the Leadership Management.
·The re-organization of the team reduced processing time and increased accuracy.
Purchasing Card Team: 10/1997 Staff Accountant. Designed and implemented the American Express Corporate Purchasing Card program for all US offices.
·Developed the office program facilitator training; developed and provided in-office training for managers and cardholders; month-end activity processing; GL interface and preparation/analysis of financial reporting.
·The CP card program targeted invoices for $100.00 or less and dramatically reduced the number of invoices processed by the AP team.
·The team dispersed after the program reached maintenance status.