Douglas Wiggins Jr.

Freelance Bookkeeper & Tax Planner

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Location:Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/douglaswigginsjr
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OBJECTIVE:
To utilize my skills in accounting. To provide the company with new ideas and to save the company time and money, to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, providing problem solving skills and results to the company.

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Night Auditor/Bookkeeper
August 2009 - present
Aramark
Hotels and Lodging
Post,balance and reconcile to accounts receivable, tracks room revenues, balance guest ledger and city ledger, preparers daily reports of finances to management. Reconcile and corrects room rates and city and state taxes.post and maintain accounts payable. Use of computerized property management systems (PMS) Maestro software. Secure, develop, analyze and evaluate information involving the research of computerized records by accessing multiple online/database systems. Follow P.C.I. procedures. Use of mathematical formulas to balance the accounting system and guest folios. Prepare cash receipts for deposit, and balance all department accounts. Prepare, analyze; posted P.O.’s into Excel sheet.Prepares and reconciles state, city,federal tax report.


Batching and Deposit Clerk
April 2009 - April 2009
U.S. Department of Treasury | Andover,Ma.
Government and Military


-Perform various clerical duties such as maintaining records,
Extracting, sorting, numbering, batching, and filing tax returns and
related correspondence.
-Receive, open, sort and distribute both incoming and outgoing
mail. Screen documents, forms, and letters addressed or routed to various
Offices-Review and process outgoing mail. Maintain appropriate records
And/or logs for tracking and reconciliation purposes. Conduct searches and other follow up action on delayed shipments. Examine file materials to identify primary subject matter and assign proper classification.
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Tax Preparer/Bookkeeper
January 2009 - March 2009
Falcon's Insurance and Financial Services | Lowell, MA 01854
Accounting and Auditing Services


Prepared Federal & State taxation forms and submitting Federal & State forms, placed phone calls to the I.R.S. to communicate tax disputes, Post to accounts receivable, filed tax documents, submit tax forms to e-file, amend tax forms, and work with clients providing customer service to get the right refund or settle tax issues. Amend tax returns, collected payments. Review other tax returns, tax preparers have completed.

Office Clerk
April 2008 - April 2008
U.S. Department of Treasury | Andover, MA
Government and Military


Received, Controlled, Submitted, Federal and State tax returns, organized and followed Government regulations and codes. Perform various clerical duties such as maintaining records, extracting, sorting, numbering, batching, and filing tax returns. Screen documents, forms, and letters addressed or routed to various offices. Conduct searches and other follow up action on delayed shipments. Examine file materials to identify primary subject matter and
Assign proper classification. Calculate tax returns to make sure proper refund was given.


Tax Preparer
February 2008 - April 2008
Liberty Tax Service | Lowell, MA
Accounting and Auditing Services


Prepared Federal and State taxation forms and E-File State and Federal forms. Researched and interpertated the Internal Revenue Service tax code too tax-clients, post to accounts payable and accounts receivable, amend tax forms, and work with clients providing customer service to get the right refund or settle tax disputes. Amended tax returns build cliental base and advertise for the tax firm.

Tax Preparer, bookkeeping, advertise, and Contact Representive,

EDUCATION:
Certification, Accounting,
October 2010 - November 2010
Expert Rating Accounting Certification ISO 9000-2008 company | Expert Rating Solutions
Maintained and create General Ledgers, Balance Sheet, Journalizing & posting cash, charge purchases, payments on accounts, Posting and journalizing charges sales & cash received on accounts.Payroll, Prepare End of Year Worksheet, Financial Reports, Post Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
Account Receivable:

• Review all program fees received from all departments for accuracy
• Prepare bank deposits on timely basis
• Record all deposits into QuickBooks accounting software system
• Organize and maintain customer/cash Receipt file

Accounts Payable:
• Obtain W-9 forms from all new vendors.
• Verify accuracy of all invoices received from vendors by matching with purchase orders and delivery receipts
• Code invoices to the appropriate accounts and jobs.
• Review employee expense reports for accuracy.
• Data entry of all invoices and expense reports into QuickBooks accounting software system
• Prepare and mail vendor payments
• Vendor communication
• Vendor file maintenance
• Assist with filing 1099 Forms

Vocational,
September 1998 - May 2002
Greater Lowell Tech High School | State: MA
Plumbing and Pipe fitting

CERTIFICATION
Certified Public Bookkeeper (N.A.C.P.B.)

SKILLS:
Accounting Principals and Practices Expert
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Expert
Microsoft Office Excel Expert
Microsoft Office PowerPoint Expert
Spreadsheet Accounting reports Expert
Quick Books Intermediate
Express Accounts Expert
Quicken Expert

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS / AFFILIATIONS:
National Association of Certified Public Bookkeepers
National Bookkeepers Association
National Community Tax Coalition
American Society of Notaries

HONORS & AWARDS:
Notary Public Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Received Letter of Appreciation from Internal Revenue Service for volunteering for VITA program.

Received a Certificate of Outstanding Achievement from Internal Revenue Service for volunteering with VITA program.
Skills (2) Rating
Bookkeeping
Tax Planning