Ivy Liu

23007 Ditz Ln., Lake Forest, CA 92630

Tel: (714)681-8396 | Email: ivyliu63@gmail.com

 

SUMMARY_____________________________________________________________

Resourceful Accounting professional with knowledge in general accounting, Intellectual Property portfolio, full cycle receivable, expense reporting, and budget management. Enthusiastic team player with a strong work ethic, problem solving skills, and work well in a high-pressure environment. Skills include:

·         General Accounting and GAAP compliance
·         Detail-oriented, Multi-tasks, and quick learner
·         Budgeting and Financial management
·         Organizational and analytical
·         Oracle, SAP, Netsuite, QuickBooks, Blackline, Advanced MS Excel, and MS Office
·         Fluent in Chinese-Mandarin
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE__________________________________________

Calamp Corp. – Irvine, CA                                                                   April 2019 – Present

Senior Accountant

·         Perform monthly and quarterly closing functions. Prepares and records asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries and all balance sheet accounts reconciliation

·         Analyze expenses and expense accruals to ensure they are recorded appropriately; propose clean-up or adjustment JEs if needed

·         Perform inter-company reconciliation process. Work closely with internal teams to resolve difference between inter-company entities

·         Cash accounts booking and bank reconciliation

·         Fixed asset booking and roll forward report preparing

·         Prepare audit schedules that may be requested by auditors and assist with questions

·         Prepares ad hoc reports based on assistant controller request

 

Parker Hannifin Corp. – Irvine, CA                                                        January 2018 – April 2019

Senior Accountant

·         Participate in month end close, reporting and account reconciliations.

·         Auditing and examining travel expense reports, reviewing and consolidating division reports for management meeting.

·         Perform Accounts Payable duties, including setup vendors, managing payments, and reimbursements.

·         Verify and manage Engineering Working Orders to make sure total hours and amounts are accurate. Prepare weekly summary spend reports, and investigate budget to actual variances.

·         Assist employees with division time keeping system and prepare various labor reports.

 

Vizio, Inc. – Irvine, CA                                                                   April 2014 – January 2018

Accountant II

–          General Accounting

·         Lead the month-end close process. Responsible for journal entries (accruals, amortization, allocation, and intercompany activities), balance sheet reconciliations

·         Maintains and balances accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.

·         Cash and investment accounts booking and reconciliation.

·         Fixed asset booking and prepare monthly depreciation report.

 

–          SharePoint Marketing Budget Analysis

Manage $60M Marketing budget in SharePoint: from setup, update budget, through purchase requisitions, and invoice submissions.
Perform monthly Marketing accruals, roll forward, budget analysis, and reconcile discrepancies, as well as support year-end audit requests.
Facilitate meetings with Marketing, Sales, and Finance teams to reviewpurchase requisitions, and actuals in SharePoint.
–          Intellectual Property (IP)/Legal

Review legal invoices and perform vendor bill backs on a monthly basis.
Manage IP portfolio for over 20 licenses: forecasting, and calculating related product cost, and license expense.
Perform monthly IP and Legal accruals, review related accounts, as well as perform quarterly royalty reports, invoices and payments.
Lead quarterly meetings to present current status analysis of IP/Legal related matters.
–          Accounts Receivable

Performed full-cycle Accounts Receivable duties, including managing collections, chargebacks and payments for Vizio’s major retailers.
Reconciled all credit card accounts on a monthly basis, including cash receipts, customers’ disputes, and refunds.
Coordinated with Business Development team to process software revenues’ recording, calculation, and invoicing.
Prepared monthly sales allowance accruals, and adjustments, as well as support year-end audit requests.
Worked closely with cross-functional teams to resolve customers’ concerns and disputes on pricing, returns, short ships and various chargebacks.
Trained new employees on accounting principles and procedures.
Dospartner- Walnut, CA                                                      January 2013 – February 2014

Staff Accountant

Payables and Receivables: verify incoming invoices and process payments; generate wholesalers, retailers, and intercompany invoices and collect payments, and reviewing aging reports.
Post cash receipts, issue refunds and cut checks on a weekly basis.
Update daily sales report and transaction reports, as well as credit card transaction forecast.
Involved in month end closing: created month end checklist, review petty cash count, prepare accruals, reconcile bank/ credit card statements,
Verify customers’ credit line, communicate with customers for current on-hand inventory, initiate inventory transfer, arrange timely shipments, and reconcile monthly inventory report.
Farmers Insurance Group – Chino, CA                                  March 2012 – January 2013

Office Manager

Lee’s Sandwiches – Fullerton, CA                                                 July 2009 – March 2012

Supervisor

 

EDUCATION___________________________________________________________

California State University, Fullerton                                                          Fullerton CA

Bachelor of Arts, Accounting Concentration

  • Updated 4 years ago

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