Yoko Yamamoto-Furst

Preferred Method of Contact: Email
Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
Type of Position:
Contractor
Job Function Sought:
Bookkeeper
Are you a Certified Bookkeeper : Yes
Desired Industry: Any
Desired Job Location: New York/ remote
Availability Date: March 1, 2021
Desired Annual Salary and Bonus: 0
Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
Willing to Relocate: No
Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%

Yoko Yamamoto-Furst
Croton-On-Hudson, NY, 10520    / Tel: 917-414-9552 /  Email: yoko.orit.yamamoto@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE
A Certified Bookkeeper (CB) with over four years experience as a full charge bookkeeper plus HR knowledge,
Seeking to enhance an organization’s performance by utilizing strong technical and communication skills.
( Member of American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers )

 

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
·         Account   Payable/Receivable

·         QuickBooks

·         Bank Reconciliation

·         Inventory

·         MS GP Dynamics
·         Payroll ( ADP system)

·         Depreciation

·         Financial Reports

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Bookkeeper / Office Coordinator.  Greenburg Hebrew Center, Dobbs Ferry, NY     2020 Aug- Present

 

Greenburgh Hebrew Center (GHC )  is an egalitarian, participatory Jewish congregation. GHC owns their own religious school and Early child Care Center.

 

Achievement 1:  Created a new vendor list with vendor’s details in order to track due dates effectively
Achievement 2:  Enhanced communications between members and staff

 

·         Track Account Receivable over 300 members and collected on time

·         Track Account Payable and paid on time

·         Process Payroll / Answer payroll tax questions to employees

·         Produce General Ledger and report to Treasurer

·         Produce Income Statement and report to Treasurer

·         Produce member statements

·         Produce Tax letters

 

Accounting/ Office Coordinator.   Mundy New York, New York, NY                              2018 Oct – 2020 Apr

Mundy New York manages accounting / admin field for three restaurant chains in NY.  Established most effective ways to manage 100 vendors payables and solved and maintained issues with past overdue taxes and credits from vendors/ NYC / NYS.

Achievement 1:  Created a new vendor list with vendor’s details in order to track due dates effectively
Achievement 2:  Investigated discrepancies of utilities accounts and obtained more than $10,000 credits
Achievement 3:  Investigated discrepancies of past Commercial Rent Tax and cleared out all past due payments

 

 

·         Reported  sales/ sales tax/ tip/ to Corporate Controller, daily

·         Tracked Account Receivable and collected on time

·         Tracked Account Payable over 100 vendors and paid on time

·         Tracked petty cash expenses and replenished on time

·         Reported Accruals and prepaid to Corporate Controller, monthly

·         Performed Bank Reconciliation and resolved discrepancies, monthly

·         Filed Sales Tax to New York State, monthly

·         Filed Commercial Rent Tax to New York City, quarterly.

·         Calculated Cost of Goods Sold, monthly

·         Investigated chargebacks/ refunds claimed from customers

·         Tracked expiration dates of licenses and permits and applied renewal on time

 

 

Full Charge Bookkeeper/HR  ,  Zund New York Inc. , New York, NY                      2015 Sep – 2018 Oct  Full time
2018 Nov –  2020 Feb  Contract

 

As an opening member of the first US restaurant chain, established the most effective way in managing / recording daily sales, tips, expenses as well as in handling invoices and statements from vendors, generating several financial reports.   Also, as a HR, engaged in hiring, payroll and general HR fields. After the company closed in 2018, worked on contract basis to complete remaining tasks such as  filing tax with CPA.

Achievement 1:  Implemented most effective Chart of Accounts that reflects all of the company’s activities on Quick Books
Achievement 2:  Innovated tip calculation Excel spreadsheet and taught employees how to distribute tips equally and efficiently
Achievement 3:  Enhanced Company’s asset management excel spreadsheet

 

 

·         Recorded journal Entries – including sales, tip, tax, daily

·         Tracked Account Payable and paid on time

·         Performed Bank Reconciliation and resolved discrepancies, monthly

·         Produced financial statements, such as Balance Sheet, Income Statement and reported to president, monthly

·         Filed Sales Tax to New York State, monthly

·         Prepared fixed assets management sheets and assisted CPA for depreciation

·         Investigated chargebacks/ refunds claimed from customers

·         Recorded accruals / prepaid for closing

·         Summarized contractor’s information and reported to CPA for Form 1099

·         Consolidated employees’ work hours and processed payroll, weekly

·         Created hiring packet such as Employee handbook, W-4, I-9

·         Created and maintained HR related documents such as Tip distribution agreement, Warning letters, Termination letters

·         Initiated one-on-one meeting with employees to promote better workplace

·         Processed Workers compensation

·         Retrieved up-to-date Labor law and published to employees

 

 

Other experiences:   Accounting Assistant, New York                                                                                   2013-2015

Freelance Translator, English/ Japanese, Tel-Aviv Israel, New York, NY        2007-2013
Logistics Specialist / Sales  Assistant, Tokyo Japan and Teaneck, NJ                2005-2007
Customer Service /  Logistic Assistant, Tokyo Japan                                             2003-2005
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EDUCATION / Professional Development
A.S in Accounting Westchester Community College                                                                   ( in progress )
Certified Bookkeeper ( CB ),  American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers                              2018
Mastering QuickBooks/ Mastering Accounting for QuickBooks, Diploma, Intuit                     2016

Microsoft Office Specialist ( MOS) Excel, Word, Microsoft                                                                     2013

Bookkeeping Certificate,  Borough of Manhattan  Community College, New York, NY,                2009
Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Studies,  Tenri University, Nara, Japan,                                                     1991

 

OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCES and SKILL
Volunteer:  Leader, Database Management Team, Second Chance Rescue NYC (Non-Profit Organization) 2017-Current – Maintain Database of 1500 rescued animals / Train new volunteers

Bilingual – English/ Japanese

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To contact this candidate email yoko.orit.yamamoto@gmail.com

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