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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FORT WORTH CHAPTER OF APA FOR WINNING THE 2017

         2017 BEST STATEWIDE/REGIONAL MEETING   1ST PLACE.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FORT WORTH CHAPTER OF APA FOR WINNING THE 2013 NATIONAL BEST CHAPTER WEBSITE CONTEST AT CONGRESS 2013!!!!!

 

APA Congress 2013

 

 


 

Job Postings:

 

Autrionne Harris

 

Accountant/Analyst

 

 

 

Areas of Practice                                                                      Industry Lines               Education/Qualifications                                                                                         

 

·        General Ledger                                                                Retail                                 BA - University of                                                  

 

·        Financial Statements / Preparation and Analysis            Financial Services                      Michigan

 

·        Budgeting & Cash Flow                                                   Gaming / Hospitality

 

·        Cash Management / Forecasting                                    Banking

 

·        Bank Statement Reconciliation                                     Computer Applications

 

·        Journal entry                                                                     People Soft

 

·        Month end close                                                               MS Excel

 

·        Reporting                                                                          QuickBooks Online

 

·        Procurement                                                                     MS Access

 

·        Internal Audit                                                                     SAP  

 

 

 

Professional Experience

 

Autrionne Harris

Accountant/Analyst

 

Areas of Practice

·   General Ledger

·   Financial Statements Preparation and Analysis

·   Budgeting & Cash Flow

·   Cash Management/ Forecasting

·   Bank Statement Reconciliation

·   Journal entry

·   Month end close

·   Reporting

·   Procurement

·   Internal Audit

 

Industry Lines

·   Retail

·   Financial Services

·   Gaming/Hospitality

·   Banking

 

Computer Applications

·   PeopleSoft

·   MS Excel

·   MS Word

·   QuickBooks Online

·   MS Access

·   SAP

 

Education/Qualifications        

BA – University of Michigan

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General Accounting and Business Analyst with expertise small business consulting, operations analysis, process evaluation, internal audit, compliance, training, and project management. Works well independently to achieve established goals.

 

 

 

Principal Areas of Practice

 

·        Month End Close Process

 

·        Bank Reconciliations

 

·        Profit and Loss Analysis

 

·        Cash Forecasting

 

·        Internal Audit

 

 

 

Major Projects

 

 

 

ACCOUNTING ANALYST                                                                                                     

 

Wildtoad Toffee

 

·        Audit business financial records and documentation to identify process improvements and policy changes

 

·        Create and implement financial process systems with an emphasis on proper general accounting procedures for accounts payable and accounts receivable

 

·        Correct and maintain general accounting records including general ledger, accounts payable, and accounts receivable transactions

 

·        Reconcile bank account and credit card statements

 

·        Coding and posting expense transactions to appropriate general ledger accounts

 

·        Track and maintain accurate sales tax records

 

·        Generate business financial reports and compile easy to understand analytical reports

 

·        Attend regular meetings with business owner to update on progress of project benchmarks

 

 

 

GENERAL ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS ANALYST                                                          

 

Mark Harris Consulting

 

·        Create, maintain, and review client filing and office systems

 

·        Manage financial transactions by maintaining detailed records of accounts receivable and payable, reconciling and balancing business bank account, and maintaining filing system to support financial records

 

·        Prepare and submit appropriate tax documents

 

·        Prepare and review business contract agreements

 

 

 

BANK OF AMERICA- MERRIL LYNCH- Dallas, TX                                                               

 

Operations Analyst, Assistant Vice President - Asset Control and Internal Audit, Global Wealth Securities Services                                                                                                  

 

·        Prepared daily exception(variance) reports, utilizing MS Excel, which outlined customers’ unsettled securities transactions, and submitted these reports to all unit managers in Securities Services

 

·        Conducted periodic procedural audits for all units within Securities Services

 

·        Provided direct support and assistance to Asset Control and Internal Audit manager for special projects

 

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Autrionne Harris

Accountant/Analyst

 

Areas of Practice

·   General Ledger

·   Financial Statements Preparation and Analysis

·   Budgeting & Cash Flow

·   Cash Management/ Forecasting

·   Bank Statement Reconciliation

·   Journal entry

·   Month end close

·   Reporting

·   Procurement

·   Internal Audit

 

Industry Lines

·   Retail

·   Financial Services

·   Gaming/Hospitality

·   Banking

 

Computer Applications

·   PeopleSoft

·   MS Excel

·   MS Word

·   QuickBooks Online

·   MS Access

·   SAP

 

Education/Qualifications        

BA – University of Michigan

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Trained Asset Control and Internal Audit analysts in the reconciliation of various financial securities depositories

 

·        Maintained and updated reconciliation procedures for the Asset Control and Internal Audit unit

 

·        Reviewed MS Excel reconciliation reports prepared by Asset Control and Internal Audit analysts

 

·        Utilized sound judgment to identify and communicate potential loss-risk items in a clear and concise manner to senior management of Securities Services

 

·        Maintained current verification and balances of trust customer assets held outside of Bank of America’s control

 

·        Streamlined reconciliation processes by developing MS Access queries to reduce reconciliation time and errors

 

 

 

ERNST & YOUNG, LLP - Dallas, TX                                                                                     

 

 

 

Quality Assurance Analyst-Finance Operations

 

 

 

·        Met quarterly goals by analyzing workflow of multiple finance/accounting departments throughevaluation of processes and benchmarking performance

 

·        Identified opportunities for process improvement by creating MS Excel reports that analyzed individual finance/accounting department evaluation results and by providing detailed feedback to the leadership of these departments

 

·        Increased quality and timeliness by facilitating teams comprised of functional managers and subject matter experts to develop standards and procedures for individual finance/accounting departments

 

·        Provided support to individual department leadership in transitioning finance/accounting center functions to India by coordinating and implementing new procedural processes

 

·        Reduced finance/accounting coordinator errors by 25% in several finance/accounting departments in India by providing detailed and consistent performance feedback to department leadership

 

·        Managed the development of projects, which improved transaction processes

 

 

 

HARRAH’S CASINO - New Orleans, LA                                                                                

 

Cage Cashier Supervisor / Assistant Manager                                                                    

 

 

 

·        Coordinated scheduling, staffing, and training of casino cashiers, which maintained daily cashier hours within budgetary guidelines

 

·        Prepared casino shift summaries and reconciled accountability for multimillion dollar casino bank, maintaining low incidence of variances, fines, and procedural errors

 

·        Uncovered errors in cashiering revenue balance sheets, decreasing cashier overtime hours by 5%

 

·        Executed implementation of new casino policies and procedures by providing training to cashier personnel, resulting in higher customer satisfaction scores and lower procedural error ratesbill

 

·        Coordinated with department leadership to maintain positive work environment among cashier personnel, which reduced the call out rate

 

·        Developed balance sheets for cashier personnel during the World Tournament of Poker, which tracked reconciliation of the cash flow of the tournament revenue

 

Lead Revenue Auditor                                                                                                         

 

 

 

·        Prepared detailed monthly financial/accounting reports for all departments within casino, reducing number of corrections needed during the month-end process by 5%

 

·        Supported multiple audit areas during month-end close, which reduced the leadership review process by two days

 

·        Strengthened collaborative efforts with multiple departments by setting up and conducting meetings with department leadership

 

·        Modified and streamlined auditing process, which cut overtime hours for training revenue auditing personnel by 10%

 

Revenue Auditor                                                                                                                  

 

 

 

·        Reconciled daily multimillion dollar revenue summaries for multiple departments and provided detailed variance reports to department leadership

 

·        Reviewed casino generated accounting documents for compliance with company and state regulations, which translated to fewer fines

 

·         Coordinated and implemented training for individual casino departments, decreasing procedural errors

 

·        Recognized fraudulent acts, which saved the company over $25,000 in revenue

 

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