James Madden

20 years of experience in payroll, vendor records, customer payments, and QuickBooks software.
Work Experience

Senior Bookkeeper, Boyle LLC

Portland, OR January 2014 Present
  • Communicated with clients on a regular basis to ensure all day-to-day accounting was being performed timely and accurately
  • Prepared daily, weekly, monthly financial reporting for management
  • Reviewed bookkeeping work of 10 employees and provided feedback to bookkeeping team
  • Recommended best practices to management based on the financial data 
  • Maintained 300+ customer records
  • Reconciled all balance sheet accounts
  • Prepared monthly reports and journal entries as needed
  • Reconciled and analyzed general ledger accounts consistent with GAAP and corporate accounting policies
  • Lead new billing and invoicing processes 
  • Created new processes which improved financial efficiency by 25%
  • Collated and entered vendor expenses exceeding $50,000 a month

Senior Assistant Bookkeeper, Boyle LLC

Portland, OR January 2007 December 2013
  • Prepared reports as requested for General Manager, Board of Directors and Executive Team
  • Prepared reports and submitted payments to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local government reporting requirements
  • Analyzed monthly actual to budget variances and prepared report detailing significant variances 
  • Prepared annual 1099's
  • Assisted senior bookkeepers with the annual budget and audit process
  • Maintained financial and business documents in compliance with Company retention policies
  • Reviewed expense reports for accuracy and proper expense disclosure
  • Performed basic administrative duties as needed, including answering phones and responding to emails about the company’s policies and values
  • Managed payroll for 20 employees using online ADP system

Junior Bookkeeper, Cartwright and Sons

Mesa, AZ June 2000 December 2006
  • Prepared and disseminated monthly customer billing statements
  • Reviewed accounts receivable for disconnection and collection
  • Ensured all bills were approved and coded accurately and paid on time
  • Reconciled purchase orders and vendor statements
  • Maintained records for 300 vendors within the QuickBooks software
  • Maintained fixed asset records and depreciation
  • Reconciled general and subsidiary ledger accounts monthly
  • Reviewed transactions for input accuracy and prepared monthly reports and journal entries for month close process
Portland, OR
(345) 173-2167
Education
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID
19962000
Accounting
GPA: 3.7/4.0
Certifications
Certified Public Bookkeeper
2020
Certified Bookkeeper
2019
Skills
Detail-Oriented
Organization
Spreadsheets
QuickBooks
General Ledger Accounting