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B ARB AR A H.

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5555 Buffalo Road  Mount Airy, MD 21771
301-633-8383  barbara.berg@comcast.net

OBJECTIVE
A Controller or Senior Accountant Position in an organization where diverse accounting and
human resources skills, strong attention to detail, and effective written and oral
communication skills are needed.

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
Cash Flow Management
• Advise management on expenditures to ensure adherence to budgeted expenses
• Analyze and balance budgets of up to $2 million
• Forecast revenue and expenditures based on current and historical financial data,
recommending changes to budgets as necessary
• Reconcile and manage bank balances for up to 8 accounts
• Prioritize payments to creditors based on current and projected cash flows

Financial Statement Preparation and Analysis
• Reconcile and track up to 40 asset and liability general ledger accounts
• Amortize loans according to loan statements
• Review general ledger transactions for accuracy, making adjustments as needed
• Prepare and analyze month-end accrual reports
• Generate balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and statement of cash flows and
distribute to management

General Accounting/Payroll
Accounting
• Manage accounts receivables and accounts payables to include:
Banking
Check writing
Expense report verification and payment
Confirmation of current per diem rates for government contracting
Customer collections
Payroll
• Manage all aspects of payroll including:
Certified payrolls
Timesheet verification
Garnishments
Section 125 pre-tax deductions
• Update and track employee leave

Contract Administration
• Negotiate terms of contracts of up to $1.1 million with clients
• Track contract hours and dollars to ensure adherence to contract terms
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• Coordinate with customers to request contract modifications as needed
• Ensure proper execution of modifications
• Coordinate contract wording with legal department
• Reconcile contract proposal to actual work order to verify that estimates allow for
adequate profit
• Adhere to contract formatting guidelines
• Coordinate and maintain insurance certificates for customers
• Review contracts with government auditors at contract close out
• Update contract files as needed

Tax Preparation
• Prepare and file the following (over 6 tax seasons):
Corporate and individual income tax returns
Payroll, personal property, and sales and use tax returns

Human Resources/Benefits Administration
• Manage healthcare benefits (including COBRA), life and disability insurance and
retirement accounts
• Implement and oversee adherence to HIPAA regulations
• Prepare termination packages and conduct exit interviews
• Maintain accuracy and confidentiality of personnel files
• Coordinate employee functions, such as holiday parties

Communication
• Conduct correspondence, contract administration, billing and collections for
government and private sectors

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 Proficient in the following computer applications:
Peachtree, QuickBooks, and Solomon
Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Certified QuickBooks Professional Advisor

WORK HISTORY
Controller Esystems, Inc. 2006-2009
Silver Spring, MD

Senior Accountant Frontier Tax & Accounting 2005-2006
Gaithersburg, MD

Manager of Corporate Royal Gutter Service, Inc 2004-2005
Accounting and Administration Gaithersburg, MD
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Accounting Specialist Computer Management Services, Inc. 2002-2004
Burtonsville, MD

Staff Accountant Aronson & Company 2001-2002
Rockville, MD

Staff Accountant American Express Tax & Business, Inc. 1999-2001
Rockville, MD

Accounts Receivable/ FileTek, Inc. 1997-1999
Contracts Administration Rockville, MD

EDUCATION

60 credits toward a Bachelor’s degree in accounting