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HARRIET S.

WAY 1855 Guilder Glen (760) 807-1071 - cell Escondido, CA 92029 (760) 294-3352 - home hwd1ea05@westpost.net Summary of Qualifications: * Fifteen years experience in accounting, audit assistance and tax preparation * Experienced in Financial Analysis, Manufacturing job costing, scheduling and g overnmental audits * Strengths in recognizing, analyzing and solving problems * Dependable, detail oriented, well organized team player eager to assume respon sibility * Member of California CPA Society Program Control Analyst 2008 - Present CSC, Inc. San Diego, CA * Analyze proposed plans and policies, as well as new progrsms, to determine co sts and projected profitability. Make appropriate recommendations to management to streng then business controls, improve operations, and/or reduce costs. * Perform complex financial/administrative reports for major contracts and/or p rograms. Review, advise, and/or conducts cost performance, variance analysis, and risk ana lysis. * Keep operations and finance informed of potential financial issues/risks and proactively work to resolve potential problems before they become a significant issue/risk. * Develop cost controls, procedures, systems, and forecasting techniques to eva luate contract/program status. Make recommendations for cost performance improvements and risk mitiga tions, etc. Financial Analyst/Tax Accountant/Consultant 2004 - 2008 Astec America - Accountant's Inc. - Temporary Solutions - Contract positions San Diego, CA * GL Account and Bank Reconciliations, Journal Entries, General Acco unting functions, including Inventory Reconciliations and Analysis * Uncovered fraudulent activity during Audit of temporary labor accounts for ov ercharges * Reviewed and evaluated property tax bills for Builder's exclusion * Budget and cost analysis review with updates * Provided tax analysis and preparation of state entity forms for a G lobal Corporation * Organized Tax Accounting Department records for proficien cy * Prepared over 125 appropriate Tax Filing Extensions for Federal and State filings Tax Preparer and Consultant 1992 - Present Accounting Essentials San Marcos, CA * Income tax preparation and small business consultation Assistant Project Accountant Prentiss Properties Ltd., Inc. 1998 - 1999 Carlsbad, CA

* Developed and implemented procedure to improve financial accuracy in p roperty costs' allocation * Evaluated account balances to verify accuracy and actual existence of Accounts Payable * Reconciled Tenant/CAM Statements to client accounting records * Generated adjusting journal entries to provide accurate financial stat ements * Maintained excellent vendor relationships, securing trust and confiden ce through provider Staff Accountant 1996 - 1998 Grand Pacific Resorts Carlsbad, CA * Advised IT Department of accounting needs in HOA system conversion * Assisted external audit team, CPAs, with documentation & explanations * Reconciled bank and money market accounts for eight Time-share resorts * Resolved credit and billing discrepancies, resulting in writing custom er refunds * Reviewed and posted correcting journal entries for accuracy prior to c losing and issuing financial statements Harriet S. Way Page Two

Staff Accountant/Accounting Technician/Order Administrator 1992 - 199 6 Accountants Inc., Accountants Express, Thomas Temporary San Diego, C A * Processed vendor invoices and set priorities for payment on a timely ba sis * Reviewed accounts receivable for payment accuracy and established remit tance advice while settling customer disputes * Assisted in internal audits, account analysis, cost of sales and gross margin analysis * Prepared correcting journal entries for general ledger and bank reconci liation * Managed personnel issues while determining sales personnel commissions Education B. S. - University of LaVerne ounting Computer Skills ORACLE, SAP, AS400, JD Edwards, MAS 90, SBT, QuickBooks, CCH, MS Word, EXCEL, Wi ndows, and others. Cost Point, IMPROMPTU, Deltek, (Quick and eager to learn new systems) Professional Training * National Management Association First-Line Supervision Certificate * National Management Association Middle Management Certificate * APICS Master Scheduling Certificate * Registered Tax Preparer with State of California (Current) * Becker Conviser CPA Review Business Administration - Management and Acc