Daman K

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Accountant in Seattle, Washington

DAMAN KHATRA
425-361-...
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SUMMARY

➢ Proficient using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook), Oracle, QuickBooks and ~65 wpm
➢ Ability to exercise confidentiality and attention in-detail to take challenging assignments.
➢ Confident public speaking and ability to engage and communicate in all leadership levels.
➢ Work well independently under pressure, self-directed to collaborate well as part of a team.
➢ Strong work ethic, analytical, problem solving, self-motivator and organizational skills.
➢ Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication in English, Hindi and Punjabi.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

➢ Project Accountant at Olson Kundig, Seattle, WA (September 2015 - Present)
• Working on Deltek Vision to track, approve and post weekly timesheets (160 employees)
• Entering and reconciling payroll deduction changes for running mid-month and monthly payroll.
• Submitting electronic file for bank and retirement plan contribution related to payroll
• Filing monthly, quarterly and year-end payroll reports and taxes
• Taking ownership of assigned project billing from beginning to completion.
• Prepare monthly invoicing bills for Project Manager and Partner review; revise as needed
• Practice analytical skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
• Demonstrate the ability to build and manage financial models for business forecasting, variance analysis, and problem solving

➢ Tax Accountant at NHKC (CPA Firm), Bellevue, WA (October 2014 - September 2015)
• Prepared personal and corporate tax returns using Ultra Tax
• Worked on payroll for different clients using Accounting CS and Creative Solution Accounting
• Facilitated with audit assignments for rental property clients with Caseware
• Compiled and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions
• Performed month end, quarterly and year end closing, excise and bank reconciliations
• Experienced establishing processes and coordinating multiple teams to facilitate timely and accurate deliverables
• Analyzed large volumes of complex data and presenting findings to senior management

➢ Staff Accountant (Contractor) at Robert Half, Bellevue, WA (May 2014 - October 2014)
• Did AR/ invoicing to clients on a regular basis for weekly time and expense and travel-related expenses (lodging, airfare, car rentals) incurred by over 200 contractors throughout US
• Ensured direct-billed expenses are rebilled to clients timely and assisted with payroll duties
• Maintained a reconciliation between re-billable expenses incurred and rebilled to clients
• Managed and maintained revenue forecasting tool, bank deposits, cash receipts
• Worked with TimeshEasy, GAS, QuickBooks, and Monument - VMS
• Tracked overdue accounts receivable and followed up with clients

➢ Tax Professional at H&R Block, Everett, WA (Oct 2013 - April 2014)
• Established relationships with clients who return for assistance on a yearly basis
• Prepared or assisted in preparing simple to complex tax returns for individuals or small businesses, reconciling sub-ledger to general ledger and resolve accounts payable
• Specialized in data entry, matching, batching, coding, check-runs, expense report processing, 1099 tracking, and journal entries, reporting from sub-modules in ERP System

➢ Payroll Accountant at Hotel Arts, Calgary, AB (Nov 2012 - July 2013)
• Worked with ADP, Ceridian Insync & Time Labour Management Systems
• Managed, processed, and timely submit bi-weekly payroll data
• Audited daily revenue and labour expense reports, year End payroll/T4 process
• Assisted with monthly tracking and reconciliation of multiple benefits and payroll areas


• Reviewed annual federal and state taxes and resolved payroll discrepancies.
• Worked with management and human resources to ensure execution of both Payroll and HR initiatives


➢ Tax Analyst at KPMG, Calgary, AB (Oct 2009 - Nov 2012)
• Prepared and reviewed corporate and personal tax returns.
• Reviewed tax provisions for the larger audit and non-audit clients.
• Interacted with clients and other team members.
• Assisted senior staff members in all aspects of corporate tax initiatives.
• Assisted in the development and implementation of tax planning strategies for various clients.
• Prepared, reviewed and advised on corporate, personal and trust tax returns.

EDUCATION

2009
Thompson Rivers University
Kamloops, BC
BS in Accounting & Computer Science

VOLUNTEER WORK

• Information Desk - Group Health Medical Centre, Bellevue
• Susan Komen - Run for cure
• Ambassador/Artist - Bellevue Arts Museum
• Accounting & Finance Expo Fair - UW
• Youth Advisory Committee Member - City of Seattle

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

• H&R Block 75 qualifying education credits - US Income tax
• Petroleum Accounting - Petroleum Accountants Society of Canada
• WSCPA Associate
• Strategic Networking Group
• Life Skills Coaching


Services

Financial planning

Financial planning


Tax returns

Tax returns


Investments

Investments


Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping


Real estate

Real estate


Business consulting

Business consulting


HR management

HR management


Payroll

Payroll


Accounting system setup

Accounting system setup


Indirect taxes

Indirect taxes


Financial reporting

Financial reporting


Internal auditing

Internal auditing


External auditing

External auditing


Fraud investigation

Fraud investigation


Regulatory compliance

Regulatory compliance


Tax compliance

Tax compliance


Tax accounting

Tax accounting


Mergers and acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions


Valuations

Valuations


Actuarial services

Actuarial services


Corporate rescue and insolvency

Corporate rescue and insolvency


Modelling and business planning

Modelling and business planning



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