Profile of Gwendolyn

Gwendolyn Accountant with over 10 years experience in For Profit and Non Profit with a focus on providing excellent administrative support
20 years experience 0 projects worked US
$25.00 /hr $0 earned
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AccountingBookkeeping AssistantCustomer ServiceExcelFinancial ForecastingOther - Accounting & ConsultingOther - Admin Support

Experienced and flexible Staff Accountant with a demonstrated history of working in For Profit and Non Profit industries. Quick learner and able to adapt to changes and software conversions, Looking for new opportunities to bring positivity and cohesiveness to a dynamic team.

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Phone Number:2054209809
Linkedin URL:www.linkedin.com/in/gwendolyn-wardlow

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Work Experiences

  • Secretary/Receptionist/Data Entry/ General Office Clerk

    ACSYS

    January 1994 - January 1994

    Provided administrative support services for clients of Seville Temporary Services, Inc. for a variety of businesses in Chicago, including government offices, law firms, and universities while attending school. While at the Chicago Stock Exchange/ Midwest Securities Trust Co., managed keypunch, typing administered communications responses, and handles valuable securities. Assisted in the Research, Trouble-shooting and Security Operations departments to ensure efficient operation.
  • Payment Processor/ Research Analyst

    ACSYS

    January 1994 - January 1999

    Provided long term accounting assistance to GE Capital in the Collections and Recovery Center. Processed remittances and researched accounts.
  • Staff Accountant

    ACSYS

    January 1999 - January 2001

    Financial Staffing – David C. Cooper & Associates Provided professional accounting work for Nova Information Systems Atlanta (now Elavon) involving compilation, consolidation and analysis of financial data, preparation of journal entries, inter-fund entries and balancing, and bank account reconciliations.
  • Assistant Controller

    The Westminster Schools

    January 2001 - January 2004

    Assist the Controller by performing all general ledger maintenance tasks, including preparing and posting journal entries, reconciliation and monthly entries for bank and investment statements. Served as liaison between Fundraising and Finance Offices by posting and reconciling gift revenue and pledge receivable sub-ledger. Distribution of monthly budget expense reports to department heads. Assists with preparation for the Annual Audit, prepare lead schedules and PBC reports. Prepares and compiles data for reports for Board of Finance and Committee meetings. Serve as backup for Accounts Receivable. Assists with preparation and input of the annual operating budget, endowment allocation, gift revenue and pledges receivable reconciliation.
  • Accountant

    McWane Science Center

    January 2005 - January 2016

    Collect and prepare daily cash receipts and maintain assets in operating fund. Accounts Receivable Invoicing and Collections. Responsible for month end closing and general ledger reporting as assigned. Accounts Receivable Ledger and Credit Card Settlement Bank Reconciliation. Provided Accounts Payable and Purchasing backup. Assist in preparing annual budgets, department income/expense statements.
  • Staff Accountant

    Manheim Auto Auctions a Cox Automotive, Inc

    January 2016 - January 2020

    Gather and analyze information from the general ledger system and departments. Fast paced auction environment. Prepare and submit monthly journal entries. Aggregate data for Controller in preparation for 3 day close. Reconcile various asset, cost of goods and expense accounts for proper categories according to set policies and various schedules. Schedule and run daily, weekly, monthly control reports and communicate variances to department managers. Initiate disbursements to vendors, dealers, independent contractors as needed and communicate and enforce proper documentation requirements. Maintain supplier records and W-9 forms. Verify deposits, maintain petty cash records.

Certification

  • Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 Contact Tracer Certificate

    Johns Hopkins University

    July 2020 - Now

Education

  • BS

    Roosevelt University

    January 1995 - May 1999

    Accounting
  • MA

    Ashford University

    January 2019 - January 2024

    MACC in Progress