- January 12, 2021
- Posted by: Paul Weiss
I am seeking an entry level bookkeeping work to being my career as a freelance bookkeeper.
Seasoned business, legal, and services professional applying for bookkeeping projects. Adept multitasker with strong abilities to address a high volume of simultaneous customer concerns with accuracy and professionalism. Able to function well independently or as part of a professional accounting team.
> Account Receivables Invoicing
> Bank and Credit Card Reconciliation
> Capable of paying attention to details to organize records
> Critical thinking, problem-solving, and determination
> Experience in managing cash
> Proficiency in maintaining general ledgers by preparing trial balances and reconciling entries
> Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Google Sheets
> Proficiency in Quickbooks and VPN
> Strong attention to detail and desire for feedback
> Strong customer service skills – ability to interact with customers through video and audio tools
> Strong interpersonal and communication skills
> Sound knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) & bookkeeping principles
EDUCATION & AFFILIATION
Webmaster Certification, George Mason University – 2006
Business Administration Certification, Georgetown University – 2005
Paralegal Certification, Adelphi University – 1994
Bachelor of Arts in History, New England College – 1992
American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers – 05/2020 – present
Studying – Certified Bookkeepers Examination
Saving Grace Pet Care, Washington, DC 06/2012 – Present
Dog Walker & Pet Sitter & Field Trainer
§ Provided pet care including leashed dogs walks
§ Ensured dogs are given requisite amount exercise and playtime.
§ Provided in-house pet care including cat care.
§ Gave consultations with new clients; explained service agreement;
care procedure and assessment of pet.
§ Provided field training for new hires.
The Container Store, Washington, DC
04/2010 – 10/2015
Part Time – Visual Merchandiser
§ Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of
merchandise to customers.
§ Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based
on customer needs and desires.
§ Itemized and total customer merchandise selection at checkout counter, using cash register, and accepted cash or charged card for purchases.
§ Transported packages to customers’ vehicles.
§ Implementing window and displays to company guidelines and standards
Mariner Sailing School, Alexandria, VA 06/2010 – 10/2010
§ Instructed theoretical and practical skills of sailing
§ Instructed adults and children to sail Flying Scot on Potomac River
Owl Notary Services, Washington, DC
04/2009 – 12/2010
Notary Public Signing Agent / Owner
§ Started my own business as a notary signing agent
§ Responsible for notarizing loan documents for mortgage closing
§ Certified Notary Signing Agent certificate awarded by the National Notary
Association (http://www.nationalnotary.org) (2009)
§ Provide complete professional notary services including Oaths, Affirmations, Acknowledgements, and Affidavits Jurat
§ Successfully completed loan signings for lenders, title/escrow companies, and signing services
Keller and Heckman, LLP, Washington, DC
8/1996 – 3/2009
§ Provided reference services that included individual instruction in the use of resources (legal publications, proprietary databases, and Internet resources), ready reference, and in-depth legal research projects
§ Assisted patrons with conducting Internet searches and using other online information services, such as Westlaw, Lexis-Nexis, and Public Access Court Electronic Record
§ Developed and maintained a library catalog searchable database
§ Aided with collection development and new acquisitions
§ Facilitated interlibrary loan requests via library catalogs, union lists, university libraries, document delivery sources, and the Internet
§ Assisted with new acquisitions and serial check-in and routing
§ Developed and maintained litigation database for case information management
§ Performed general litigation support, legal research, and preparation for trial or settlement
§ Reviewed and assessed depositions and organized and monitored clients’ files during discovery and trial phases of legal cases