Jody Forster

Jody Forster

Summary

ENTERPRISING, HARD-WORKING AND TECHNICALLY SKILLED OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE FULL CYCLE BOOKKEEPING SPECIALISTknown for accuracy, attention to detail and forward-minded to try new things and remain challenged, constantly looking to build upon existing skills. Administration and bookkeeping career spans 10+ years of experience relating to transportation and service industry and has included the accountability for the processing of payables, receivables, payroll functions, government remittances, and financial reporting in an ($750,000) per month business establishment. Take charge attitude with regard to a smooth and efficiently run automated office environment. Works collaboratively, within any establishment and thrives on problem solving, excel spreadsheet creation and utilizing time-management skills. Backed by certificate from Kwantlen University and proficiencies in generally accepted accounting practices as well as MS Office Suite, Quickbooks, and Simply Accounting Software.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2010 - Present

Full Cycle Bookkeeper

Self-Employed
Jun 2008 - Nov 2010

Bookeeper Office Administrator / Safety & Compliance

Chohan Carriers Ltd. (Transportation - Service)
  • High Volume Accounts Payable
  • Payroll - 40 Owner Operators / 15 Company Drivers, Administrative, Management Employees
  • Compliancy of driver records & files  / Drug Pool Administration
  • T4 generation, ROE's
  • Government remittances - HST/GST, Payroll Liabilities, WCB and creation of clearance documents
  • Fuel tax reporting - Monthly Oregon IFTA / Quarterly BC IFTA
  • Repair and maintenance file management and procedures
  • Log book auditing as per National Safety Code standards
  • Assisting in Accounts Receivables and Credit and Collections, reception
  • ICBC Insurance documentation and Pro-Rate
  • Creation of memos, letters and general correspondence
  • Customs clearance - PAPS, PARS, E-manifests
  • Bank and credit card reconcilliations, multi-currency / Expense reporting

Education

Education
Sep 1995 - Jun 1996

Certificate - Office Administration Integrated Bookkeeper

Kwantlen University

Skills

Skills

Professional Skills

· Automated Office Procedures                                                            · Word Processing (55 wpm) · Accounts Payable Processes & Management                                      · Invoices / Expense Reports / Payment Transactions · Records Organization & Management                                                · Journal Entries & General Ledger · Spreadsheets & Accounting Reports                                                    · Teambuilding & Staff Supervision