Gemara Williams

Energetic Enthusiastic Financial Team Player

Work History

Work History

Fund Accountant

NORTHERN TRUST BANK
FUND ACCOUNTANT, CHICAGO, IL Managed and reconciled daily asset pricing and accruals balances for client mutual fund accounts valued over a billion. Generated continuous revenue for the bank by reducing client account income discrepancies. Monitored, researched and immediately communicated with internal/external partners regarding issues/problems. Completed quarterly process training in order to remain compliant with the Sarbanes Oxley(SOX), Financial Accounting and Standards(FASB) and General Accepted Accounting Principles(GAAP) processes Retained client funds valuing over a billion dollars

Cash/settlement Analyst

BRITISH PETROLEUM BP
CASH/SETTLEMENT ANALYST) CHICAGO, IL Settled over 50 petroleum commodity trades per day valued at $100+ million dollars by reconciling AR/AP invoice pricing errors between SAP and the internal pricing systems. Prepared journal entries and account reconciliations for month end close reports. Established daily, monthly and quarterly cash balances and resolved audit requests. Created financial reports to determine AP/AR cash transactions related to budgeting and forecasting.

Financial Analyst

LITTLE ACHIEVERS OF TOMORROW
FINANCIAL ANALYST AURORA, IL Review financial statements and analyze sales revenues, costs and expenses for park district units. Developed detailed spreadsheets to identify trends and develop forecasts. Consolidate and analyze monthly results and budgets. Established new forecasting tracking and management reporting system to improve ability and accuracy of financial data, resulting in a 20% increase in accuracy.

Education

Education

M.ACCT

Keller Graduate School

B.B.A

Benedictine University

Skills

Skills

Salesforce

Microsoft Excel

SAP

TRADES

Cash Settlement

Data

System

MANAGEMENT REPORTING

Expense