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Joyce Yin

Accountant
Point Cook
Summary

Experienced and disciplined accountants officer with an eye to detail and with over 10 years of experience in accounting and financial management, working towards CPA. At Ernst & Young, improved Human Capital Service Line’s average project turnover days by 30%.

Keen to leverage knowledge of account reconciliation and project control as an accountant at a company where I can contribute and improve.

Overview
2
2
years of post-secondary education
13
13
years of professional experience
Work History

Accounts Officer

John Briggs Architects Pty Ltd
2014-01 - Current
  • Perform monthly balance sheet accounts reconciliations.
  • Input month-end journals for prepayment and accruals.
  • Conduct cashflow forecasting and resolve potential deficits.
  • Review Profit & Loss, investigate variances to the budget and discuss solutions with management.
  • Comply with all established tax policies by preparing and lodging quarterly BAS and IAS and posting GST clearance journals.
  • Facilitate year end accounting duties by liaising with firm accountants on annual reporting and tax returns.
  • Maintain project controls by tracking time input in relation to the project budget and adjusting budges and forecasts.
  • Interpret and analyze causes and consequences in project financials.
  • Discuss solutions/recommendations with project teams.

Achievements

  • Implemented financial control for design projects which improved project turnover by approx. 20%.
  • Prepared and lodged BAS on time without a miss between the years 2014 and 2020.
  • Reconciled and finalised accounts for FY13 which had been stuck in limbo for about 3 months by employing analytical and troubleshooting skills.

Accounts

Solely Sincerity Pty Ltd
2016-10 - 2019-04
  • Established MYOB accounting system to reflect accurate financial records.
  • Reconciled cash and bank accounts.
  • Processed payments by receiving, verifying and reconciling invoices from suppliers.
  • Managed accounts receivables by issuing invoices and posting payments by recording cash, eftpos and electronic transfers.
  • Prepared and lodged quarterly BAS, PAYG and superannuation.
  • Managed and reported weekly cashflow forecast.
  • Liaised with external accountants on annual reporting and tax queries.

Achievement

  • Decreased energy costs by 15% between the years 2018 to 2019 by comparing offers and negotiating rates with energy suppliers.

Project Controller

Ernst & Young
2011-10 - 2013-10
  • Tracked and analyzed time input and expense changes in projects.
  • Analyzed projects’ financials and turnovers and report to engagement partners and managers.
  • Assisted partners with project pricing and other financial needs by generating data from Oracle and providing analytical reports on project financial performance.
  • Optimized department’s financial controls by developing a financial management protocol.
  • Managed Accounts Receivables by liaising with clients’ AP centres/ financial controllers and interacting with Accounts Receivable Specialists to collect and reconcile payments.

Achievements

  • Managed to improve department’s project average revenue days (a turnover KPI) from above 130 days to below 90 days for years between 2012 to 2013.
  • Developed and implemented a financial management protocol to optimize the whole project management in relation to cost control, billing to debt collection.

Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Clerk

John Briggs Architects Pty Ltd
2009-08 - 2011-08
  • Established new customer accounts.
  • Generated invoices and account statements for completed work and deliverables.
  • Processed and allocated cheque and EFT payments to correspondent customer accounts.
  • Conducted bank account reconciliations.
  • Made contact with clients as needed to ensure payment of outstanding invoices.
  • Input and coded AP invoices in accounting software and send AP invoices to Manager for payment approval.
  • Point of contact with Debtors chasing payment of invoices.

Achievements

  • Established a client/supplier contact database to efficiently manage contacts.
  • Increased payment collection by approx. 30% through chasing accounts in a timely and effective fashion.
Education

Master's Professional Accounting

Deaken University
2007-07 - 2009-06
Work Availability
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Skills

    Account Reconciliation and Month-end Duties

Cashflow forecasting

Financial analysis and reporting

Advanced skills in Xero and MYOB

MS Office including advanced Excel skills

Effective communication skills and high level of attention to detail

Great time management skills and ability to prioritise

Exposed to Oracle

Payroll Processing

General ledger entry

Timeline

Accounts

Solely Sincerity Pty Ltd
2016-10 - 2019-04

Accounts Officer

John Briggs Architects Pty Ltd
2014-01 - Current

Project Controller

Ernst & Young
2011-10 - 2013-10

Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable Clerk

John Briggs Architects Pty Ltd
2009-08 - 2011-08

Master's Professional Accounting

Deaken University
2007-07 - 2009-06