Melissa Bustillos

Freelance Accountant & Children's Book Writer

Location:Humble, Texas, United States
2 Skills
Enclosed is my professional work history. In addition, I've put myself through school by proofreading documents and I'm also a professional writer with dreams of obtaining my Masters in Literature.

Melissa F. Bustillos
9494 Humble Westfield Rd.
Apt 1433
Humble, TX 77338
281-964-5957 cell

Experience: Wyle Laboratories
Feb 2004-Sept 2009 Houston, TX

Travel Coordinator
Coordinate travel & relocation activities for the Bioastronautics Contract; maintain & disseminate travel information concerning allowable rates, regulations, & procedures; enter & maintain data, provide estimates for various travel related reports, internal & external; review & maintain all travel requests for accuracy & audits travel expense reports & quarterly trip tickets; ensure compliances with the FTR & NASA travel guidelines; assist in audit of travel agency services, rates, policies & procedures; update & maintain the travel policy book for contract travelers; update & maintain the relocation policy; issue travel advance & registration checks for distribution; deal with foreign travel, especially Russian travel that requires medical clearances; handles corporate AMEX cards for travelers; provide travel advance reconciliation reports to the finance department; handles direct bill account directly related to travel such as travel agent, hotel, car rental, etc.

GX Technology
Houston, TX

Accounts Payable & Collections Administrator
In charge of payables, receivables generate monthly reports; bookkeeping & weekly cash flow; kept track of aged payables & receivables; collected funds owed on domestic & international accounts; paid bills for company & wrote checks on ACCPAC system; process all expense reports; kept up with accounting file system; process & code all incoming invoices; in charge of purchase order system; enter all data for journal entries in general ledger; record & made all deposits for company; generate journal entries.

Typed memos & letters for geophysicists; excellent typing skills & grammar; made travel arrangements; coordinated lunch meetings; helped with mail, DHL & phone duties; exceptional phone skills & professional manner; was promoted to accounting position in 1998.

Sofregaz US Inc.
Houston, TX

Procurement Secretary
Created transmittals for documentation on materials sent overseas; in charge of filing system; ordered supplies for company; took care of faxes to & from France/Algeria; in constant communication with suppliers/vendors; part of team work & problem solver department.

Receptionist/Assistant Secretary to President
Created letters & memorandums in French & English; answered phones & communicated with France; maintained kitchen & orders for supplies; took care of clients & made reservations; created tables, graphs & equations for engineers; working knowledge of all office machines.

Ferrell North America
Houston, TX

Rail Department-Seasonal Position
Computed liters to gallons in propane cars & kept track of cars; communicated with other associates across the country; created weekly tables for vendors; answered phones; handled incoming invoices & filed them.

Education: Currently enrolled at Lone Star College-Kingwood and will soon transfer to University of Houston to pursue master degrees in Literature & Multi-Cultural Studies; member of the Phi Theta Kappa (Sigma Delta chapter) honor roll society with a 4.0 avg and the Outdoor Club at College of the mainland.
San Jacinto College
North Harris Community College
Graduated with honors from MacArthur High School where I was president of the French Club, editor of the entertainment section of the newspaper & a member of the Honor Society, Psychology Club, UIL, Who’s Who in North America, Drama Club, Drill Team & Pep Squad. Took ballet, tap and jazz classes for 15 years.
Languages: English
Spanish (currently expanding knowledge)

Knowledge: Word Perfect for Windows; Excel 8.0; ACCPAC; Lotus Notes; Cost Point; Deltek; Microsoft Word; excellent typing (approx 70 wpm); internet; Outlook Express; knowledge in both Mac & Windows; light knowledge of Power Point.