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Location: Shelton, WA, USA
School: Central Washington University
Major: Accounting and Business Management

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Deborah L. Morris

PO Box 2554, Shelton, WA 98584 Cell:------------ Email: ------------

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Twenty plus years experience in private accounting. Comprehensive knowledge of financial statement preparation and analysis. Skillful in applying GAAP principles to auditing engagements and management reports. Bachelor of Science in Accounting and in Business Management.

Summary of Qualifications
• Accounting, Finance & Audit Experience: Track record of performance and contribution in fast-paced environments. Relevant experience includes financial reports, year-end audits, bank reconciliations, general ledger reconciliations, account analysis, and operating policies and procedures.
• Customer Service Delivery: Strong focus on satisfactory customer relations; adept at handling challenging and fast changing situations.
• Technical Capabilities: Elevated experience in Microsoft Word and Excel, able to utilize and maintain complex spreadsheets and databases. Accounting Software includes but not limited to Lawson, BlackLine, SAP, Quick Books, Solomon, Timberline, Sage, Systech/Integra, View Point, SX.e, Cetec, Report Writer, Hyperion, Finesse and other AS400 systems.
Core Accounting Competencies
Financial Statements Multiple Subsidiaries Journal Entries
Month End Closing B&O Tax Reports Bank Reconciliations
Multiple Currencies General Ledger Maintenance Cash Management
External Audits: Foreign and Domestic Data Collection Accounts Payable/Receivable
Professional Experience
INSIGHT GLOBAL, Bellevue, WA (Providence Health & Services) August 2018 – October 2019
Senior Accountant
 Month end and year end closing activities for the accounting processes.
 Examined and analyzed journal and ledger entries, expenditures and other accounting and financial records to ensure financial recording accuracy and compliance with the GAAP.
 Monthly Adhoc Reports
 Reconcile large number of Balance Sheet accounts using Blackline.
 Other duties as assigned.

ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL, Seattle WA October 2017 – July 2018
Davis Wire Inc (Oct 2017-Dec 2017); Northwest Physicians Network (Jan-July 2018)
Project Consultant
Maintained all aspects of general ledger including month-end and year-end closing, accruals and analysis of general ledger accounts. Oversee the Accounts Receivable/Payable and Payroll, supervise two employees. Prepared and filed WA Sales and Use Tax return monthly.
 Examined and analyzed journal and ledger entries, expenditures and other accounting and financial records to ensure financial recording accuracy and compliance with the GAAP.
 Month end and year end closing activities for the accounting processes.
 Reconcile Multiple Bank Accounts and Balance Sheet Accounts.
 Prepared and filed WA Sales and Use Tax return monthly.
Maintained accounting system and internal controls. Update policies and procedures.
Other duties as assigned.
EMERALD HOME FURNITURE, Tacoma WA July-August 2017
Senior Accountant
Maintained all aspects of general ledger including month-end and year-end closing, accruals and analysis of general ledger accounts.
 Reconcile Multiple Bank Accounts
 Month end closing and financial reporting duties.
 Prepared and filed WA Sales and Use Tax return monthly.
 Setup, maintain and monitor employee benefits.
Complete or review daily cash analysis.
Maintains Fixed Assets accounting and processes.

STAR FORGE LLC (Formerly Jorgensen Forge Corp), Seattle, WA Oct 2015-July 2017
Accounting Manager
Maintained all aspects of general ledger including month-end and year-end closing, accruals and analysis of general ledger accounts. Oversee the Accounts Receivable/Payable and Payroll, supervise two employees. Prepared and filed WA Sales and Use Tax return monthly.
 Examined and analyzed journal and ledger entries, expenditures and other accounting and financial records to ensure financial recording accuracy and compliance with the GAAP.
 Reconcile Multiple Bank Accounts
 Month end and year end closing activities for the accounting team.
 Coordinate audit activities and prepare schedules.
Maintained accounting system and internal controls.
Update policies and procedures.
Assisted with Financial Reporting for bankruptcy and transitioning into New Company.

ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL, Seattle, WA (Tacoma Electric Supply) Jan 2015-March 2015
Accounting Manager
Temporary Contract Position Month end closing and audit preparation. Other duties as needed.

CORLISS RESOURCES, Summer, WA June 2013-Dec 2014
Accounting Manager
Maintained all aspects of general ledger including month-end and year-end closing, accruals and analysis of general ledger accounts. Oversee the Accounts Receivable Department, supervise five employees. Prepared and filed WA Sales and Use Tax return monthly.
 Examined and analyzed journal and ledger entries, expenditures and other accounting and financial records to ensure financial recording accuracy and compliance with the GAAP.
 Reconcile Multiple Bank Accounts
 Month end and year end closing activities for the accounting team.
 Coordinate audit activities and prepare schedules.
Maintained accounting system and internal controls, along with implementation of new accounting system with upgrades. Document policies and procedures.
Assisted with implementation of new ERP system.

HAWKEYE INC, Kent, WA (Now known as Vistex) April 2007-Jan 2013
Accounting Manager
Maintained all aspects of general ledger including month-end and year-end closing, accruals and analysis of general ledger accounts for domestic and foreign entities. Prepared monthly Financial Statement and reporting package with multiple reports consolidating all entities. Prepared and filed WA Sales and Use Tax return monthly.
 Weekly cash flow projections summarizing inflows and outflows for domestic and foreign entities.
 Weekly wire payments for multiple countries and bank accounts.
 Examined and analyzed journal and ledger entries, expenditures and other accounting and financial records to ensure financial recording accuracy and compliance with the GAAP.
 Month end and year end closing activities for the accounting team.
 Reconcile Multiple Bank Accounts (with multiple currencies).
 Coordinate audit activities with both domestic and foreign auditors.
Maintained accounting system and internal controls, along with implementation of new accounting system with upgrades. Document policies and procedures.
Assisted with implementation of new ERP system.

AJILON FINANCE (Mary Bridge Hospital) Tacoma, WA-Temporary Assignment Mar-April 2007
Senior Accountant - Performed month-end and prepared adjusting journal entries. Prepared bi-monthly payroll and cash receipts for medical facilities. Other duties as needed.
CARLYLE, INC., Tukwila, WA (Now known as Carlisle Interconnect Technologies) Aug 2000-Oct 2006
Assistant Controller
Managed all aspects of Accounts Payable and Receivable. Trained office personnel to follow standard accounting practices.
 Training and overseeing the daily activities in the Accounting Department.
 Prepare monthly commission schedules for sales personnel for payment.
Oversaw month end and year end closing activities for the accounting team.
Coordinate audit activities with outside auditors including inventory audits.
Prepare annual footnotes for Audited Financial statements.
Fulfilled duties in the absence of the Controller.
 Participate in the preparation of budgets and forecasts.
Document policies and procedures.

ACI Communications Accounting Manager December 1999 – August 2000
Paccar Parts General Accountant August 1997 – December 1999
Lucky Eagle Casino Assistant Controller May 1995 – September 1996
The Boeing Company General/Cost Accountant July 1986 – April 1995


Education
Bachelor of Science, Accounting and Business Management, 1994
Central Washington University, Seattle, WA

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