LaNay Lyons

Freelance Accountant & Auditor

2418
Location:Orlando, Florida, United States
Phone: 407-729-9763
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/lanaylyons
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Kudos
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2 Skills
$25
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Dedicated Senior Accountant with sixteen years of experience developing and implementing financial systems, strategies, payroll process of 500 employees, processes and controls that significantly improve P&L scenarios. Expert in establishing accounting functions, systems and best practices; tax prep & filing; GSA compliance and payment procedure. Extensive knowledge of principals and ethical practices associated with accounting, excellent written and verbal skills; known to take initiative to get the job done.

Computer skills include proficiency in Dynamics Great Plains, Deltek, ERP System, As400, Wide Area Work Flow, QuickBooks, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Office 2007 - 2010.

Education
CAPELLA UNIVERSITY — ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Pursuing Master of Science in Accounting and Financial Management (in progress), degree expected 05/2012.
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, completed 7/2010

Experience
AMERICAN K9 DETECTION SERVICE — LAKE MARY, FL
Contracted Senior Accountant , August 2010 to Present
Assisting Controller on day to day financials and analysis incurred Controller duties on an ongoing basis; financial audits, G/L, A/R, A/P and fixed-asset accounting in accordance with GAAP standards. ERP System process; Develop and manage external financial relationships (e.g., banks, insurers, auditors) and constantly looked for ways to strengthen overall financial performance.
Key results:
? Supervise over A/R, A/P and P/R personnel and transactions
? Responsible for overseeing accounting functions and internal demands (implementation & monitoring)
? Substantiates and Justify expenditures and expense reports
? Performed internal audits of contract regulatory compliance in spending allowance for operations
? Preparation of monthly journal entries, payroll, adjusting entries
? Assist in preparation of financial statements, aligned financial statements for CPA YE close
? Process bank notifications of vendor payments and credits (cash receipts).
? Month end Closing, Reconciled Bank Statement and new bank merger of accounts
? Supervision and preparation of general ledger reconciliations
? Assured internal accounting compliance
? Internal Company Payroll and processing through A/P of consultants TCN and 200 contracted U.S. employee’s
? Reviewed monthly closing process, Tax filing and preparation
? Special project delegation and implementation, if requested; audit preparation, integrity of accounting for GSA compliance.

ALE’KINA TECHNOLOGIES – MAITLAND, FL
Finance Consultant, November 2008 to August 2010
Promoted to Assistant Controller position to direct accounting functions for a growing DOD Contractor. Completed financial audits, G/L, A/R, A/P and fixed-asset accounting in accordance with GAAP standards.; Develop and manage external financial relationships and constantly looked for ways to strengthen overall financial performance.
Key results:
? Supervised A/R, A/P and P/R personnel and transactions
? Responsible for overseeing accounting functions and internal demands (implementation & monitoring)
? Substantiates and Justify expenditures and expense reports
? Preparation of monthly journal entries
? Prepared financial statements
? Dedicated to preparing an effective chart of accounts for company work flow
? Created a more effective approach between vendors and employees
? Process bank notifications of vendor payments and credits (cash receipts).
? Month end Closing, YE close out, Reconciled Bank Statement and new bank merger of accounts
? Supervision and preparation of general ledger reconciliations
? Assured internal accounting compliance
? General weekly budget meetings
? Reviewed monthly closing process, Corporation Tax and Payroll Quarterly filing preparation
? Payroll Processing of 650 international and local employees through Ceridian in transition of ADP
? Special project delegation and implemented, if requested; yearly audit preparation, integrity of accounting for GSA compliance.
? Prepared analysis of new GSA contract for compliance and ISO 9001 compliant

Dominion Enterprises — Norfolk, VA
Interim Assistant Controller 2004 to 2008
Senior Accountant 2001 to 2004
Performed A/P functions for this publications manufacturer, including purchase order entry and inventory accounting. Processed monthly accruals; prepared checks, production documentation and schedules; and reconciled bank statements. Direct supervision and training of 5 Accounting Clerks.
Key results:
? Reduced monthly closing cycle by three days with identification and recommendation
? Company process of invoice processing of vendors.
? Processed vendor payments and credits. Analyzed and advised on business operations revenue and expenditure
? Analysis of finance’s for payout of payroll, expense reports and per diem contractors. Transmittal EFT files
? Overlooked business budget; created analysis of budget
? Performed internal audit of payroll and accounts payable and receivables
? Journal entry, Postings of all companies receivables and payouts, budget analysis for Controller
? Payroll processing through ADP of 20 consultants and 1500 contracted employee’s
? Month end Closure and completion, Year End close. Reconciled bank statements, monthly billing.
? Maintained company overall budget allotment for projects
? Attended analytical meetings with shareholders and company executive’s
Skills (2) Rating
Accounting
Auditing