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Experience with full cycle general ledger accounting, financial statement prepar ation, loan fund accounting, AP, AR, Fixed

Assets, pledges receivable, tracking temporarily restricted net assets, variance analysis, audit and Form 990, grants , loan agreements, amortization schedules, cash flow preparation and analysis, b ank reconciliations, and payroll. Previous financial services experience with trust accounting and reporting for B oston-based custodian bank. Experience managing staff and overseeing departmenta l operations. Specialties Full cycle accounting and preparation of monthly financials Management of organizational audit & Form 990 Non profit accounting Policy research and analysis, policy memos Qualitative and quantitative research Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) finance & Microfinance Business incubation programs experience hiring, training, and managing staff analyzing trades and corporate actions for trust accounting Jennifer Neira's Experience Grant/Contract Accountant Brown University Educational Institution; 1001-5000 employees; Higher Education industry 2012 Present (1 year) Providence, RI

Temporary Assignment via The Mergis Group Assist with preparation of financial rough drafts Review expense compliance with award terms Assist with Work Day conversion reconciliation projects Prepare reports to sponsors as required Review accuracy of invoices Review accuracy and allowability of travel expenses Update value of indirect costs on subcontracts Review and approve purchase orders in Web Ledgers Senior Accountant Dorcas Place Nonprofit Organization Management industry May 2012 September 2012 (5 months) Providence, RI

Temporary Assignment via The Mergis Group Prepared monthly budget to actual billing reports for state & federal grants Processed invoices, journal entries, grants receivable, and cash receipts in Sage MIP Assisted with preparation of FY 2013 budget Supported completion of FY 2012 audit Analyzed and adjusted general ledger accounts Prepared employee expense reports Prepared and processed bi-weekly payroll & 403b Processed checks on a weekly basis

UMASS Amherst September 2005 May 2007 (1 year 9 months) Amherst. vendor.Managed grantor. and employee inquiries Maintained accrued vacation schedules Processed employee purchase orders. 51-200 employees. 51-200 employees. Financial Services industry December 2009 g Managed completion of organizational audit and annual Form 990 Tracked receipt and disbursement of restricted contributions Maintained pledges receivable schedule Posted monthly accruals. reviewed loan agreements and t racked financial covenants Oversaw completion of bi-weekly payroll and annual processing of 1099s Produced and distributed quarterly investor reports Maintained accounting/financial policies and procedures Managed organizational bank accounts and served as primary administrator for onl ine banking system Administered 403b plan Accounting Manager Root Capital Nonprofit. MA Oversaw production of monthly financials and full cycle general ledger accountin Prepared monthly financials and quarterly investor reports Posted monthly journal activity including accruals and allowance for loan and in terest losses Processed Accounts Payable. and reversing entries Processed Accounts Payable via check and wire transfers Maintained Accounts Receivable Managed Fixed Assets Schedule Posted cash receipts Supervised processing of employee credit card and expense reports Prepared balance sheet account reconciliations and researched variances Monitored and reported on cash flow to ensure availability of adequate finances Maintained chart of accounts and created accounts for new cost centers and restr icted donations Administered notes payable amortization schedule. MA December 2011 (2 years 1 month) Cambridge. credit card and expense report activity Assisted with completion of annual audit and Form 990 Processed semi-monthly payroll and international wire transfers to field staff Reconciled monthly lending activity between accounting and lending departments Research Assistant (Graduate Assistantship) Center for Public Policy & Administration. MA Collaborated on CPPA website design and contributed to enhanced web content Coordinated informational meetings with current students. allowances. travel advances Documented accounting procedures Reconciled credit card activity Maintained accounting filing system Enforced internal control procedures Senior Accounting Manager Root Capital Nonprofit. faculty. and administr ation for prospective international and domestic students Conducted in-person and online information sessions with prospective students . Financial Services industry September 2007 November 2009 (2 years 3 months) Cambridge.

MA Maintained departmental tracking database and generated daily and monthly report s for Senior Management Conducted weekly Trust Accounting meetings with Trust Administration managers Reduced departmental risk by conducting account training sessions for Trust Admi nistration teams Developed. including Endowments. IFIN. IFIN. Financial Services industry August 2002 October 2003 (1 year 3 months) Greater Boston Area Maintained complex accounts and managed workflow of three trust accountants Compiled critical data for internal audits and external audit information for cl ient accounts Trained staff on complex statement reconciliation issues Developed multiple offline financial reporting tools to supplement complex accou nts Trust Accountant Investors Bank & Trust Company Public Company. Ecuador Assisted Innpulsar consultants with multi-city market research study Collaborated on Innpulsar/Municipal Government project to evaluate and enhance C ommunity Tourism programs in indigenous Quechua communities in rural Cuenca Researched local and international funding opportunities Created PowerPoint business marketing materials Manager Trust Accounting & Reporting Investors Bank & Trust Company Public Company. IFIN. Financial Services industry June 2004 August 2005 (1 year 3 months) Boston. Trust Accounting & Reporting Department Investors Bank & Trust Public Company. 1001-5000 employees. Financial Services industry September 2000 August 2002 (2 years) Boston. and annual reports for 2000+ accounts. quarterly. IFIN. MA Managed daily departmental operations and production of monthly. documented and implemented operational procedures to streamline the r eport production process Managed conversions for new account relationships Team Leader/Senior Trust Accountant Investors Bank & Trust Company Public Company. MA . 1001-5000 employees. Financial Services industry October 2003 June 2004 (9 months) Boston. 1001-5000 employees. 1001-5000 employees.Completed multiyear statistical analysis reports on CPPA admissions progress for program director Researched and documented grant funding sources for CPPA students Program Consultant (Graduate Internship) Innpulsar June 2006 August 2006 (3 months) Cuenca. Foundations and Employe e Benefit Plans Managed a team of 8 Trust Accountants Resolved complex account discrepancies across multiple departments and responded to client and department inquiries Supervisor.

quarterly. and annual basis . Endowments.Responsible for complex Family Trust relationship in excess of $2 billion Reconciled financial accounting for Family Trusts. Fo undations. Master Trusts. and Employee Benefit Plans on a monthly.