Miriam C

Accountant - 15 Years of Experience - Near 60608




Chicago, IL

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Miriam Moy Chan Chicago, IL 773/520-2442 Summary: • Professional accountant with over ten years of experience with an emphasis in commercial banking, five years of experience with Northern Trust& Northern Institutional, and Money Market products. • Additional seven years of experience preparing Federal and Illinois tax returns. • 10 years of experience in Data Entry Field, 2 years of experience in Prepare budge and receivable allocation spread sheets for payment received and recurring entries for month end. Prepared W-9, managed timesheet and payroll information. Managed full A/P cycle including all aspects of vendor payments. Assisted the finance manager in the review of the current cost accounting. • Excellent computer software skills, can work independently, using strong judgment in prioritizing deliverables; ability to meet multiple deadlines; and a good team player. Education: • Robert Morris College, Chicago, Illinois - Bachelor of Business Administration with concentration in Accounting-Sept 1997 –Jan 2001 • Computer Systems Institute, Chicago, Illinois-April 2005- May 2005-Computerized Accounting: • The program focused on all aspects of accounting utilizing QuickBooks Software, MS PowerPoint and Excel. (Pivot table, Formulas lay out) Professional Experience: J.P. Morgan Chase, Chicago Illinois (Part-time) May 2014 – April 2015 (CIB Operation) Remittance Processor • Responsible for preparing Batches of batch of work by extracting checks and remittances from envelopes, verifying negotiability of checks through customer specific instructions for all processing. • Additional responsibilities may include re-associating check images to corresponding material while validating quality of images. Ladders Up, Chicago, IL Feb 2014 – April 2015 Tax Volunteer (Seasonal Position) • Prepared paperwork for local, state, and federal level returns. Completed information on clients and provided funding sources with the statistical data maintained accurate records of clients served by inputting data. • Completed volunteer advance tax training for 2014, 2015 and reference manual tax year 2013, 2014, income overview form including Federal information, and Illinois information using ProSeries tax program. Hinda Incentives, Chicago, IL Nov 2012 – Sept 2013 Business Administration (Temp Position) • Prepared invoice (Federal Express, UPS, etc.) cost allocation to respective business lines and cost center, ensure all discrepancies regarding invoice collected. Prepared budge and receivable allocation spread sheets for payment received and recurring entries for month end. Prepared W-9, managed timesheet and payroll information. • Verify Invoices received from vendors against shipping paperwork and price quotations to ensure that invoice are accurate. Used PeopleSoft system checking short merchandise, shipping schedule, tracking orders number, name, and reason for return. Updated and kept inventory reports, perform price investigation supplier search, researched price, quality, availability, and technical. Prepare accurate accounts payable aging reports responsible for the accurate data entry of all financial transactions, including accounts payable, receivable and inventory transactions. Miriam Tax Service, Chicago, Illinois Dec 2005– Oct 2012 Tax Accountant and Consultant (Part-Time) • Prepared paperwork for local, state, and federal level returns. Completed information on clients provided funding sources with the statistical data required. Input necessary data clients tomaintain accurate records of all clients served. (Schedule D, A, SE, C, Stock • & Bond, Gift Tax, Property Rental - Gain &Loss) using Turbo Tax software. • Focused on implementing tax strategies that align with the client’s business objectives, corporate tax, pass-through entities, S corporations, and industry focus. H&R Block Tax Service, Chicago, Illinois Dec 2003 – April 2004 Tax Associate (Seasonal position) • Prepared paperwork for local, state, and federal level returns, based upon taxpayer personal situation and IRS rules regulation Northern Trust Company, Chicago, Illinois June 2006 – Sept 2010 GAP-CGO Fund Account –Senior Accountant • Day-to-day responsibilities: using GAAP accounting method to book recurring monthly accounting activity (e.g., capital calls, purchases, income events, stock splits, sales distributions, etc.) as well as complex accounting entries for various domestic and foreign private equity funds. Viewed transactions compared with proprietary and commercial applications such as: TLM, EMS, TBA, DDA Report, GMI, MR Report, Enterprise, Invest One (SunGard). • Provides valuation accounting and administration service to Global Fund service investment manager Clients. Prepare monthly closing report for journal entries and balance sheet reconciliation and analytical review of P&L variances. • Assisted in the timely preparation of reports and financial statements in accordance with GAAP principles and performance standards. Required for large internal private equity fund client. J.P. Morgan Chase, Chicago Illinois Feb 1995 – Dec 2000 Capital Markets, Securities Processing Unit- Securities Trade Support • Processed all U.S. Government, Municipal, Repos, Asset-Backed Securities and Secondary trades. • Identified problems by monitoring and maintaining systems of Bloomberg, Anderson, MOS, GMI, OTC, and RFE. Confirmations, updates, and inputted accounting tickets on the Account information system. Global Derivative Product Services, Ito Jan 2000– Feb 2006 Accounting- Analyst • Reconciled Banking Operation Cash Market open items and identified discrepancies between sub-ledger systems daily on transactions. These transactions included coupon payments, maturities, money differences, overpayments, manual open items, and unsettled items. • Reviewed and reconciled weekly profit and loss reporting, payable, general ledger accounts for assets/liabilities, receivables/payables, and balance positions on a monthly basis for trading businesses. • Maintained the SAP and OIM systems, resolved issues with. Served as back up for Cash-Recon Technical Skills: • Applications: Microsoft Office 2007, Bloomberg, SAPGUI 6.5, First System –Sub ledge, Global Chicago - G/L Support system, Murex System-Sub ledge, Vista Plus, Citrix, AFS, Showcase, GMI. TurboTax-intuits, Internet Explorer Operating Systems: Microsoft XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Enterprise trading system. Data Entry type - (Lockbox) 10-key data entry experience and 13,000 keystrokes. PeopleSoft. • Can fluently speak, read, and write English and Chinese Training : • Bank One the Genesis, History & Development of Derivatives, Mechanics of Servicing Derivative Trades, Credit Derivatives Overview, Principles of Reconciliation. • Northern Trust - Spectra, EMS, TLM, PRS, Enterprise, Bloomberg, Bonds Markets overview, Management Report Project, Fund Master, GIO, SharePoint Plus.