Financial Accountant

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Yenni Floerchinger

yenni.floerchinger@gmail.com | (421) 937-3182 | Wichita, KS

Summary


I have over 5 years of experience as a financial accountant. I am extremely detail oriented and have a strong working knowledge of accounting principles. I possess excellent problem solving skills and work well under pressure. I am self-motivated and able to work independently with little supervision.

Experience


Financial Accountant at CPAmerica International, KSJun 2022 - Present

  • Reduced the amount of overdue receivables by 20% through effective collections management.
  • Implemented a new accounting software which reduced accounting errors by 50%.
  • Negotiated with vendors to obtain discounts and payment terms favorable to the company, resulting in an annual savings of $50,000.
  • Led the year-end closing process and prepared financial statements for review by senior management.
  • Managed month-end journal entries and reconciliations for assigned account.

Senior Financial Accountant at American Institute of CPAs, KSSep 2017 - May 2022

  • Led the auditing team in reviewing and assessing the financial statements of a $3 billion company, identifying errors and recommending improvements.
  • Conducted an analysis of a client’s inventory system which resulted in cost savings of $250,000 per year.
  • Reviewed tax returns for accuracy and compliance with regulations; identified errors which saved the company $100,000 in taxes payable.
  • Created a new accounting procedure for tracking employee expenses which streamlined the reimbursement process and saved the company $15,000 per month.
  • Negotiated terms with vendors that resulted in discounts totaling $75,000 annually.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Wichita State University, KSAug 2012 - May 2017

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

Skills


  • Financial analysis
  • Financial reporting
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Tax planning and compliance
  • Accounts payable/receivable management
  • General ledger accounting
  • Auditing

Teah Zea

teah.zea@gmail.com | (476) 174-2356 | Detroit, MI

Summary


I have over 5 years of experience as a Financial Accountant. In my previous roles, I was responsible for overseeing the financial accounting process and ensuring compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). I also prepared monthly financial reports and assisted in the annual audit process. My experience has given me strong attention to detail and excellent analytical skills which I can use to contribute to your organization.

Experience


Financial Accountant at Ernst & Young, MIApr 2022 - Present

  • Reduced the amount of outstanding invoices by 30% through more efficient collections processes.
  • Implemented a new accounting software which saved the company $2000 per month in subscription fees.
  • Trained two junior accountants, reducing turnover by 50%.
  • Negotiated better terms with vendors, resulting in a 5% reduction in expenses.
  • Generated monthly financial statements for management and Board of Directors meetings.
  • Completed all tax filings on time and accurately.

Senior Financial Accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers, MIAug 2017 - Mar 2022

  • Led the charge in developing and implementing new accounting processes that resulted in a $2M increase in annual revenue.
  • Successfully completed audits with no findings for three consecutive years while maintaining high levels of accuracy and efficiency.
  • Saved the company $1M annually by negotiating better rates with vendors and suppliers.
  • Streamlined Accounts Receivable process, resulting in a 10% decrease in outstanding invoices.
  • Created more efficient system for tracking inventory which led to a 5% reductionin shrinkage.
  • Introduced new software that slashed month-end close time from 7 days to 3 days.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Accounting at University of MichiganSep 2013 - May 2017

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

Skills


  • Financial accounting
  • Financial statements
  • Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Internal controls
  • Auditing
  • Taxation