Accounting Analyst

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Laralee Lasyone

laralee.lasyone@gmail.com | (861) 685-1077 | Bridgeport, CT

Summary


As an accounting analyst, I have over 3 years of experience in analyzing financial statements and identifying trends. I am skilled in using various software programs to create reports and presentations. I have a strong attention to detail and work well under pressure. I am able to meet deadlines and produce quality work.

Experience


Accounting Analyst at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, CTJun 2022 - Present

  • Led the analysis of a $10M account and discovered irregularities that led to the recovery of $600K.
  • Conducted an analysis of customer spending habits and identified a trends that resulted in increased sales by 10%.
  • Reviewed 100 invoices per day and applied payments accordingly, resulting in improved cash flow for the company.
  • Managed accounts receivable for 100 customers totaling $5M.
  • Analyzed revenue streams and created reports detailing where money was being spent most efficiently/inefficiently.
  • Led team of 3 analysts in identifying areas for improvement within the accounting department which streamline workflows by 30%.

Accounting Associate at Deloitte & Touche LLP, CTSep 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Reconciled accounts receivable for a $1.2 million/month manufacturing company with 500+ invoices, resulting in a clean AR aging report.
  • Led the month-end close process for 3 entities (manufacturing, retail, ecommerce), ensuring all journal entries and account reconciliations were completed on time.
  • Reviewed inventory reports and made recommendations to management on ways to improve turnover and reduce obsolete inventory.
  • Implemented new accounting software system across all departments of the company which resulted in increased efficiency and accuracy of financial reporting.
  • Trained 2 junior staff members on double entry bookkeeping principles as well as best practices for Accounts Payable & Receivable processes.
  • Managed AP queue by processing 200+ invoices per week while maintaining a 99% approval rating from vendors.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Accounting at University of ConnecticutSep 2014 - May 2019

I've learned how to read, analyze, and prepare financial statements.

Skills


  • Financial analysis
  • Financial modeling
  • Excel
  • Accounting principles
  • GAAP
  • Tax laws

Coley Laituri

coley.laituri@gmail.com | (298) 873-0697 | Saint Louis, MO

Summary


I am an experienced accounting analyst who has worked in the field for over three years. I have a strong background in financial analysis and reporting, as well as experience with auditing and tax preparation. I am highly detail-oriented and able to work independently to complete projects accurately and on time. I possess excellent problem solving skills and thrive in fast-paced environments.

Experience


Accounting Analyst at Ernst & Young LLP, MOApr 2022 - Present

  • Led the development of a new accounting system that increased efficiency by 30%.
  • Trained three junior analysts in best practices for account reconciliation.
  • Completed monthly close process for assigned accounts within 2 days of deadline.
  • Identified $50,000 error in vendor invoicing and worked with team to get refund issued.
  • Developed Excel macros to automate repetitive tasks, saving 4 hours per week.
  • Wrote user manual for new accounting software implementation project.

Accounting Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, MOJul 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated with vendors to lower costs by 15%, saving the company $100,000 annually.
  • Developed and implemented a new invoicing system that reduced payment times by 30%.
  • Reviewed financial statements for accuracy and identified errors, correcting them before they were submitted.
  • Led weekly team meetings to discuss progress on projects and offer assistance where needed.
  • Assisted in training two new employees on accounting software and processes.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Washington University in St. LouisAug 2015 - May 2019

Some skills I've learned are bookkeeping, tax preparation, and financial analysis.

Skills


  • Financial analysis
  • Financial modeling
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • QuickBooks
  • Tax preparation