Recently certified bookkeeping professional with 8 years of prior accounting experience working for a global insurance company in Ethiopia. Upon relocating to the U.S., pursued professional development opportunities to sharpen skills required by U.S. employers.
Completed 15-week Accounting for Small Business Certificate from Merrimack College, including training in general accounting principles, Excel, QuickBooks, and managerial accounting.
Promoted 4 times to Senior Accountant at global insurance company, where she managed a team of 3 accountants and a cashier (2003-2015). Prepared financial reports, maintained general ledger, reconciled accounts, posted all purchases, managed invoicing, and prepared monthly payroll for 100+ employees. Re-organized financial document filing system.
U.S. work experience in field of home healthcare. Eager to transition to basic bookkeeping role at growing company. Expertise in AP, AR, journal entries, bank reconciliation, month-end close, and payroll.
Proficient in MS Office Suite (Advanced Excel); Peachtree and Sage Accpac accounting software; and zoom. Basic proficiency in QuickBooks.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance, Addis-Ababa University and multiple U.S. certifications in accounting, administration, and healthcare.