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Skills

Xero Accounting
Wave Accounting
Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint XP
Quickbooks

Work experience

1997-Present

  • Performed month-end close, analyzed financial statement variances, prepared various journal entries for accruals, adjustments and reclasses.
  • Provide monthly unaudited financial statements with variance reports and ledger reports. 
  • Prepared all bank reconciliations and record all cash transactions/funding.
  • Prepared and reviewed balance sheet account reconciliations, roll forward schedules and resolved reconciling items for the facilities in current operations and non-operating facilities in a timely matter.
  • Custom setup of clients QuickBooks software package, including customization of the chart of accounts, invoicing and check features.
  • Training and consulting on the main functions of QuickBooks bookkeeping.
  • Customer base spans start-ups, small business and non-profit (501c3) organizations.
  • Assisted in training of  new accountants, monitor and prioritized their workflow ensuring they meet designated deadlines while adhering to accounting principles.
  • Assisted in various auditing projects, including compliance audits and governmental audits.

Education

34+ years of experience in various industries.

My work experience provided incredible opportunities for me to work in many different industries which helped to broaden my knowledge in different aspects of accounting and bookkeeping.

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Equity Capital

Fine Gems and Jewelry

Healthcare Cost Containment for Governmental Entities

High-End Apparel for Men and Women

House of Worship

Office Furniture

Printing

Senior Care & Living

Textiles

19811989

B.B.A.

Bernard M. Baruch College

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About Soul-Based Bookkeeping

As the CEOs and entrepreneurs for your small business, your focus is to run and have a profitable business. Whether you maintain your books fully or partially, by outsourcing your bookkeeping to us, you can get back to the job of running your business and generating profits!

With over 34 years experience in the bookkeeping profession, Soul-Based Bookkeeping help small and start-up businesses, entrepreneurs and non-profit organizations maintain and have better control of their books at affordable rates/fees. 

About Renee

A graduate of Bernard Baruch College in New York City with a BBA in Accounting, Renee Winston has over 34 years of accounting and bookkeeping experience. She has worked as senior staff accountant for small and mid size firms as well as bookkeeping for start ups, entrepreneurs and non-for-profits organizations. Love for her profession and helping others has been the reason why Soul-Based Bookkeeping Solutions, a non-CPA firm was created to help soul-based businesses to know their numbers.

As Founder and Soul-Based CEO, Ms. Winston is an energetic, accomplished professional who has a reputation for strong organization techniques, paying critical attention to detail. Having an organization that has outstanding analytical skills and who can demonstrate the ability to interpret and summarize data into meaningful information is important when handling your company's accounting.