GREGORY CLEARY CONE

3718 Jasmine Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90034-5966 626/844-6587



PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Experienced Accounting professional with expertise in all aspects of full-charge bookkeeping and accounting through financial statements:

Providing computerized accounting and bookkeeping functions for financial reporting, accounts payable and receivable, costing, payroll, cash disbursements, invoicing

Preparing monthly financial statements for multiple company divisions

Preparing quarterly and year-end reports

Conferring with auditors from taxing authorities and client's CPA


EDUCATION/TRAINING

San Diego State University, San Diego, California Bachelors of Science Degree in Financial Services

Formal/On-the-Job Training:

Full-Charge Bookkeeping.

Accounting Software.

Administrative Support.

Desktop Publishing.

General Office Administration.

Home Loan Processing--Commercial, FHA, VA.

Real Estate Regulations--California.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

RANDSTAD 1997, 2006, 2017-18; 1081 Westwood Boulevard, Suite 217, Los Angeles, California 90024, 310-443-9580

Accounts Payable - Westfall Commercial Furniture, Los Angeles, California, $23.00 per hour: Process payments for the shipping and installation of entire offices with products mostly made in the USA. Continued company's paperless documentation project on payables.

Data-Entry - T-Mobile, Los Angeles, California, $13.00 per hour: started company's paperless documentation project by scanning confidential human resources records for storage at ADP. Being familiar with Unix-style terminal windows, I was able to prepare documents using the Windows' PowerShell to mass-rename and organize for uploading.

Accounts Receivable - Bindi USA, Paramount, California, $19.00 per hour: creating invoices for made-in-Italy frozen dessert deliveries using MS Dynamics NAV. Daily application of customer payments or credit memos collected from delivery trucks. Depositing cash, checks, cash flow services Bill.com collected from restaurants, food distributors. Checked credit and bank account references before extending credit.

ADECCO 05/95 to present-Financial Services 800 East Colorado Boulevard #120, Pasadena, California 91101, 626/449-1342

Billing Coordinator - Deluxe, Localization and Subtitling Services, Burbank, California, $21.00 per hour: Checked and added documents of account managers' billing rates and translators' project items using a combination of in-house software from Sfera, Softitler, along with SAP and FileMaker.

Accounts Payable - Zenith Insurance, Los Angeles, California, $15.00 per hour: processed payments for workers compensation and other indemnity claims using in-house software.

Accounts Receivable - Colorgraphics, Los Angeles, California, $17.00 per hour: creating invoices for printed material on a job-by-job basis using customer agreements and the job shipping report on Hagen print management software.

Bookkeeper - Solis Tek, Carson, California, $18.00 per hour: prepare books for an audit, entered four years of cash transactions on Quickbooks for a low-heat grow lamp company.

Accounts Receivable - Nestlé, Glendale, California, $15.00 per hour: administration of accounts and new customer set-ups on SAP R/3 for U.S.A. and its territories.

Data-entry - Sheri Bonwell Accounting and Business Management, Santa Monica, California, $15.00 per hour: bookkeeping to catch up entries on Quickbooks for different customers for an established bookkeeping business.

Accounts Payable - Charles David of California, Culver City, California, $15.00 per hour: selecting payments and bargaining for reduced payments for multi-state shoe store that was closing its business. Posted monthly closing of the A/P module on MAS200.

Bookkeeping - Houck Construction, LLC, Los Angeles, California, $15.00 per hour: Assigned expenses to construction projects or overhead. Formatted for appearance individual invoices to clients on QuickBooks.

Database Administration - Arden Real Estate (General Electric), Brentwood, California, $17.00 per hour: tenant relations tracking using account information from Intuit's MRI Real Estate Solutions and property managers, then matching it with surveys and third-party market information.

Bookkeeper - Stein International, Los Angeles, California, $15.00 per hour: utilized QuickBooks Pro to process invoices, handled payroll through ADP and performed high volume bank reconciliations.

Billing Analyst - Constellation New Energy, Los Angeles, $15.00 per hour: a nationwide power generating company with a market niche in providing power to big industry. Billing was typical of an electric and gas utility with some projects requiring spreadsheets to recalculate mistakes made on their more complex rate contracts.

Database Administrator - Wedbush Morgan, Los Angeles, $14.00 per hour:: Examined investors' accounts for money laundering activities in compliance with the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. Set-up rules criteria within an Access database when analyzing for smurfing and washing.

Production Marketing Administrator - Washington Mutual-Production Marketing, Pasadena, $16.00 per hour: Approved changes made by loan officers and loan centers to the dashboard offerings as well as original productions while ensuring all advertisements met nationwide legal requirements on disclosure for home loans and consistency in the use of logos and slogans. Maintained $12 million budget statistics on the funds for recompensing loan officers' marketing costs.

Bookkeeper - GeneFluidics, Monterey Park, $14.00 per hour: Performed full-charge bookkeeping duties for a medical device development nonprofit corporation.

Financial Analyst - Danone Waters USA (Sparklett's and Evian), Pasadena $19.32: Tracked historic data for the marketing and production departments from JD Edwards on marketing promotional liabilities in the form of buy-backs and discounts from the Accounts Receivable department and matched them to proposed marketing costs submitted from the field by the account executives. In addition, I created the moving twelve-month forecast that included the liabilities of promotions and the required production levels for each brand and bottle size for the report sent to their production facilities and the PDG de la Société.

Accountant - Nestlé, Glendale, $15.00 per hour: (1) Marketing department, setup regional contract tracking database; (2) Chocolate Confections Div., year 2000 budgeting help; (3) Foreign Trade, EOM invoice reconciliation; (4) Food Service, potato purchase reconciliation; (5) integration of the purchasing and inventory modules for SAP/R3.

Accountant - CIGNA, Glendale: HCFA account reconciliation projects for Assistant Director of Finance.

Financial Publishing - Donnelley Financial Printing, $15.00 per hour: Prepared annual and quarterly corporate filings to the SEC in EDGAR format.

Credit Card Operations - Household Credit Services, Las Vegas, Nevada: processed bankruptcies and credit card reclamations. Established workable keyboard macros on in-house system to boost production from 150 forms to 500 forms per shift. Accountant - Ahern Equipment Rentals, Los Arcos Rentals, Las Vegas: writing audit work papers and account reconciliations for multi-state equipment rental company. Concentrated on inter-company "due-to-due-froms" and amortization schedules on capital leased equipment. Software: Lotus for Unix.


REALD INC. 01/10 to 04/12 100 North Crescent Drive, Suite 200, Beverly Hills, California 90210, 310-385-4078

Accounts Payable - Ensured compliance with federal and international regulations governing payment to companies, consultants, and government entities for an international equipment rental corporation. Oversaw maintenance of disbursement record retention that required reviewing retention schedules based on knowledge of federal and state regulations.


HELPMATES 01/08 to 02/08 900 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 908 Los Angeles, California 90017, 213-228-1830

Accounts Payable - Virgin Megastores, Los Angeles: Accounts payable reconciliation for stores in North America comparing open invoices from vendors with information collected on the JDA POS and inventory management systems with financial information on JD Edwards.


STIVERS 04/06-55 S. Lake Ave., Suite. 100, Pasadena, CA 91101, 626-796-6743

Billing Analyst - City of Pasadena, Pasadena, $15.00 per hour: health insurance benefit reconciliation between billed amounts with those collected from payroll, long-term disability, retired employees, and with the city's general ledger. Followed on through requesting refunds for over-payments.


CAWLEY 05/97 to 05/06-Bookkeeping 140 S Lake Avenue #400, Pasadena, California 91101, 626/796-6166

Bank Reconciliations - Irish Construction, Rosemead, California, $15.00 per hour: reconciled using print-outs

Database Management - City of Hope, Durante, California, $15.00 per hour: conversion of paper to Oracle files of charitable trust information.

Accountant - Irish Construction, Rosemead, California, $8.00 per hour: Assistant to the Comptroller, bookkeeping projects particular to a construction company, such as licensing, user fees, tracking deposits, and calculating user tax refunds. Software: Basic4, FileMaker, MS Word, and Excel.


RANSTAD (BOGARD) 04/96 to 08/96, then 01/06-Full Charge Bookkeeper, 116 N. Maryland Avenue, #100, Glendale, CA 91206, 818/247-1700 or 8601 Wilshire Blvd #100, Beverly Hills, California 90211, 310/914-5678

Bookkeeper - Glendale Symphony Orchestra Association, Glendale, California, $15.00 per hour: Full charge bookkeeping for this non-profit organization. Concentrated mostly on pledges and ticket sales to various orchestra productions at different venues using QuickBooks for accounting and ADP for payroll.

Bookkeeper - AtHome Visiting Nurses Association, Glendale, California, $11.00 per hour: Billing and payroll for home health aid service with 8 departments full-time and fifty-plus contractual health aid workers. Responsible for monthly financials, quarterly and year-end reports. Post accounts payable and accounts receivable. Prepare and administer payroll with ADP Payroll+. Monitor general ledger accounts. Reconcile bank statements and cash accounts. Set up accounts with vendors. Prepare invoices and purchase orders. Submitted and collected medical insurance co-payments and share-payments.


VOLT ACCOUNTING SPECIALISTS 04/92 to 05/99-Accounting Pasadena, 626/796-9329; Denver, 303/721-8400; San Diego, 619/576-3113

Accountant - Irish Construction (see Cawley: Irish Construction), Rosemead, California, $12.00 per hour: setup timekeeping for rebilling.

Payroll - SoCal Edison, Baldwin Park, California, $16.00 per hour: setup man-hour tracking spreadsheets.

Accountant - AMR Ambulance Service, Denver, Colorado, $8.00 per hour: setup payroll and timekeeping duties for merged ambulance companies using ABRA 2000.

Accountant - Resolution Trust Corporation, San Diego, California, $9.00 per hour: finding and reporting pertinent data from home loan documents for audit, assistant to Arthur Andersen & Co. in the liquidation of HomeFed Savings. In 1993, helped the RTC in the partial liquidation of Imperial Savings.

Accountant - The Price Club, La Jolla, California, $9.00 per hour: schedules and budget planning of vendor expositions.


REMEDY 03/91 to 02/99-Bookkeeping/Administration Las Vegas, Pasadena, San Diego: 800/828-3762, extension 7656

Database Management - University of Phoenix, South Pasadena, California, $11.66 per hour: student aid processing.

Loan Processor - Countrywide-correspondence lending group, Pasadena, California, $15.00 per hour.

Bookkeeping - The Boyd Group, Las Vegas, Nevada, $8.00 per hour: assisted IS Manager for large gaming company (Stardust, Sam's Town), verified computer technicians' expenses, department travel planning, and PC users' assistance.


ACCOUNTING SPECIALISTS (purchased by Select) 10/95 to 2/96-Bookkeeper 900 Wilshire Boulevard #820, Los Angeles, California 90017, 213/624-2144

Accountant - Gateway Freight, Los Angeles, California, $10.00 per hour: maintained fixed assets and cash receipts for multi-state airfreight partnership. Assisted in Preachtree to Platinum conversion and fiscal year planning. Software: Lotus 4.0, Platinum, and Peachtree.

Bookkeeper - United Prima Omars, Hollywood, California, $10.00 per hour: conversion of accounting system into QuickBooksPro. Set up chart of accounts and bookkeeping procedures for the new system. Posted accounts payable and receivable. Prepared monthly invoices. Conferred with auditors from various taxing authorities. Special projects included tracing of dates and location fees paid for photo-shoots and contracting catering.


MIDTOWN CREDIT 05/94 to 07/94-Loan Salesman 2411 Eastern Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109.

Personal loan sales, verified employment, credit history, and evaluated credit worthiness. Made collection calls, skip tracing, submitted cases for wage garnishments and asset seizures.


ACCOUNTING SPECIALISTS 07/90 to 06/92-Bookkeeper/Loan Processor 2355 Northside Dr., San Diego, California 92108, 619/260-2062

Loan Processor - Bowest Corp., La Jolla, California, $7.00 per hour: processed home loans, loan packaging.

Accountant - Nicholas-Applegate, San Diego, California, $7.00 per hour: account reconciliations for investors and pension plans, printed and mailed end-of-month statements.

Bank Operations - North American Trust, San Diego, California, $7.00 per hour: bank operations in trust department.


FINANCIAL SERVICES NETWORK 10/88 to 6/90-Salesman 1030 Highland Avenue, National City, California 91950.

Sales of home loans through Interstate First Mortgage, life insurance, health insurance, and investment products, including limited partnerships from Priamerica and later from Waddell & Reed (licenses: California Department of Real Estate Salesperson #01066650, California Department of Insurance Health/Life, NASD 6, 23, 63).


KEYWORDS

Accounting Technician, Full-Charge Bookkeeper, Accounting Clerk, bookkeeping, financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, costing, payroll, cash disbursements, invoicing, monthly financial statements, payroll administration, benefits package, quarterly reports, year-end reports, EOY reports, Windows, Unix, Linux, QuickBooksPro, Peachtree Accounting, B.S. Degree in Financial Services.