Maintains a professional, personable demeanor. Able to efficiently and correctly process high volumes of transactions, simple and complex; adept at reconciliations and monthly reports. Skills in alphabetization, filing, and efficient data entry. Demonstrable knowledge of MS Office and Quickbooks. Adaptable to a variety of computer programs and systems. Passionate about organization. Exhibits honesty, integrity, and confidentiality. People like me.

Work History & Experience

  • Contract Service; Lila Evans Allen; 2006 to present       bookkeeping, customer service, graphic arts, administrative assistant, writing,
  • Bookseller; Barnes & Noble; 2017 to 2018
  • Bookkeeper; Accountemps; 2016 to 2017
  • Customer Service; Spirit Wise Gifts; 2009 to 2011
  • Bookkeeper; Accountemps; 2005 to 2008
  • Head Cashier; Barnes & Noble; 1997 to 2005

Full Cycle Bookkeeping

  • 20+ years bookkeeping includes manual and computerized accounts; personal, small businesses and corporate offices.
  • Daily bookkeeping for retail and service companies.
  • Adept at monthly and annual bank/credit card reconciliations.
  • Extensive experience in Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
  • Knowledge of payroll deductions and payables.
  • Experience in using QuickBooks for full payroll, including online tax filing and payments.
  • Skilled in end of month reports and sales tax payables.
  • Created check register in Excel, including macros to find checks that aren’t cleared.
  • Quickbooks (desktop and online) – 10 years; Peachtree (2 years).
  • Quickbooks Online certified.

Data Entry & Administrative

  • Experienced with a variety of POS, database, spreadsheet, and other programs.
  • Efficient and reliable data entry skills: 10-key 70 wpm; alpha-numeric 50 wpm.
  • Can trouble shoot basic IT issues.
  • Adept at sorting, organizing, and creating systems for efficient information retrieval.
  • Excel skills – pivot tables, lookups, macros
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office; some knowledge of Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms.
  • Intermediate skills in deciphering handwriting.
  • Known for being a good listener; trusted with confidential information.

Education & Life Experiences

  • Loretto Heights College; 1986-1988; Musical Theater
  • Up With People; 1988–1989; experienced over 100 different cultures
  • Barnes Business College; 1991; Associates Degree – Computer Information Processing
  • Threshold Choir; 2013 – current; singing comfort for those in life’s transitions