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Peggy Liu

Peggy Liu

Los Angeles, CA, US

 

About 

PEGGY P. LIU
310 408 2155
peichi21@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE
I am an organized, detail-oriented, team player seeking a position that will utilize and challenge my administrative, management, payroll, accounting and analytical skills.


EMPLOYMENT AND EXPERIENCE
Purchasing Administrator, Pardee Homes, Los Angeles, CA (10/2011 –present)
Prepared and distributed quarterly detailed cost matrix data and graph reports of southern California and Nevada regions. Coordinated with National Account Manager and vendors to make sure national account agreements are executed correctly; prepared and submit 130 rebate reports to vendors every quarter to capitalize on the usage of certain products; audited amount of rebate checks upon receipt. Tracked retention agreements with subcontractors; coordinated with VP Purchasing, Purchasing Managers, Construction Managers, Accounting Department, and subcontractors with retention release to make sure the appropriate amount of retention is released in a timely manner.

Senior Project Administrator, CC-OPS, Culver City, CA (12/2010 – 8/2011)
Responsible for day to day project administration and monthly billing for multiple IT projects; vendor management including vendor project billing reconciliation, parts inventory and coordination with Service Delivery Managers throughout the company. Prepare and reconcile detailed monthly Service Delivery Invoices for large Fortune 500 accounts. Work on problems/projects of diverse complexity and scope. Exercise independent judgment within generally defined policies and practices to identify and select solutions. Act as a team project leader providing direction to team activities and facilitate information validation and team decision-making processes.

Payroll Accountant, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Redondo Beach, CA (8/2007 – 12/2010)
Responsible for ensuring pay practices are within company policy and legal requirements. Monitor and process all vacation cash-outs, educational reimbursements, long-term sick, refund checks and process ADP invoices in PeopleSoft and SAP.  Process all labor transfers to appropriate networks.  Collaborate with team members in the coordination of payroll and benefit functions resulting in accurate pay and benefit deductions for US operations. Support day to day operations for payroll addressing and preventing problems. Generate reports for Corporate and Finance Department for monthly reporting and billing. 

Accountant, PeopleSupport, Inc, Los Angeles, CA (1/2006 – 6/2007)
Perform monthly and quarterly closes, including compilation and recording of journal entries, account reconciliations, variance analyses and timely preparation of the close binder using the Epicor accounting system. Coding and recording miscellaneous deposits. Reconcile all cash accounts and related journal entries. Generate monthly cash report. Prepare and amortize all prepaid expenses for the different subsidiaries. Maintain sub-ledgers for notes receivable and investments. Assist with financial reporting of support foundations to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Ability to research accounting and reporting issues to determine appropriate treatment in the financial reports. Develop production schedules and analysis as needed.

Bookkeeper, Richard Meier & Partners Architects, Los Angeles, CA (8/2003 – 1/2006)
Perform a variety of accounting/bookkeeping and administrative functions to support the partners and associates. Setup new projects in the accounting and filing system for appropriate tracking and reporting.  Handle invoices from vendors, consultants & employees.  Maintain accounts receivable transactions including generating invoices, processing payments, and appropriate file maintenance. Check and review consultant contracts to process all accounts payable invoices, including posting to Wind2 accounting system, aging, payment processing and filing. Assists in the preparation and distribution of accounting reports as required or scheduled for monthly and year-end analysis. Assist with payroll preparation and employee personnel record maintenance.  Assist in any necessary administrative duties – typing, reception, delivery, postage, copies, and filing.

Staff Accountant/Payroll Assistant, Network Services, El Segundo, CA (5/2002 – 11/2003)
Perform various professional accounting duties including maintenance and analysis of accounting records, preparation of accounting schedules, month and year end financial reports and financial statements, preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of ledger accounts, compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, procedures and contracts.  Collect and maintain biweekly timesheet records and process payroll, including check disbursement, accurately and timely for 115 employees using ADP.  Post revenue and payroll journal entries into Quickbooks, maintaining Excel spreadsheets and databases and conduct research projects as requested by the accounting manager in financial reporting and analysis.


Accounting Analyst, TRW, Redondo Beach, CA (9/2001 – 4/2002)
General ledger and unbilled receivables analysis. Coordinate review and prepare complex billings for reconciliation of contract billing files. Responsible for analyzing commercial and government billing contracts and sale invoices. Verify and review funding criteria. Analyze contract revisions, fee awards, and cost overruns. Reconcile overhead and general billing rates. Balance and adjust invoice discrepancies. Issue closing agreements and final invoices. Use various on-line systems and reporting programs for data research. Create administrative billing documents and spreadsheets. Analysis in high volume, multi-million dollar unbilled receivables with complex billing structures.

Administrative Assistant, McCall Design Group, San Francisco, CA (7/1998 – 6/1999)
Generate financial project management report taking in the budget costs of the 150 GAP, Banana Republic and Old Navy stores for the project architects. Restructured company invoice design and project management designs. Collected and tracked invoices for payment. Tracked A/R in Sema4 for daily bank deposits. Posted journal entries onto appropriate batch accounts and maintained a current cash flow. Handled daily invoices and recorded into journal. Provided administrative support to HR department and general office duties.

Office Manager Assistant, Stavi Architects, San Francisco, CA (12/1997 – 7/1998)
Retrieved all incoming calls and dealt with vendors and clients projects.  Reviewed with the monthly
billing  to and from contractors. Used Quicken to generate bookkeeping reports. Generated employee
paychecks.  Scheduled and processed monthly architectural billings to clients. Maintained appointment
schedules of  team meetings, conferences, and travel agendas.  Attended meetings to coordinate work
planning, operating procedures, organized budgetary requirements, catering and providing refreshments for
client meetings. General administrative duties.

COMPUTER SKILLS
Macintosh, Windows         ACCPAC, Clients & Profits
Excel, Word, Powerpoint     Epicor, Lawson
Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator   McCormick & Dodge
Flash, Dreamweaver     PeopleSoft
HTML, Javascript, FTP     Quicken, Quickbooks
QuarkXpress       SAP, Sema4, Wind 2     


EDUCATION
Certificate in Bookkeeping , October 2002, El Camino College, Torrance
Certificate in Digital Arts Web and Graphic Design , June 2001, University of California, Irvine
Bachelor of Arts in Economics, June 1995, University of California, Irvine


 

Employment 

Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP, Los Angeles, CA, US, Accounting Assistant

Perform a variety of accounting/bookkeeping and administrative functions to support the partners and associates. Setup new projects in the accounting and filing system for appropriate tracking and reporting. Handle invoices from vendors, consultants & employees. Maintain accounts receivable transactions including generating invoices, processing payments, and appropriate file maintenance. Check and review consultant contracts to process all accounts payable invoices, including posting to Wind2 accounting system, aging, payment processing and filing. Assists in the preparation and distribution of accounting reports as required or scheduled for monthly and year-end analysis. Assist with payroll preparation and employee personnel record maintenance. Assist in any necessary administrative duties – typing, reception, delivery, postage, copies, and filing.

Aug 2003 - Jan 2006
 

McCall Design Group, San Francisco, CA, US, Administrative Assistant

Generate financial project management report taking in the budget costs of the 150 GAP, Banana Republic and Old Navy stores for the project architects. Restructured company invoice design and project management designs. Collected and tracked invoices for payment. Tracked A/R in Sema4 for daily bank deposits. Posted journal entries onto appropriate batch accounts and maintained a current cash flow. Handled daily invoices and recorded into journal. Provided administrative support to HR department and general office duties.

Jul 1998 - Jul 1999
 

Stavi Architects, San Francisco, CA, US, Office Manager

Retrieved all incoming calls and dealt with vendors and clients projects. Reviewed with the monthly
billing to and from contractors. Used Quicken to generate bookkeeping reports. Generated employee
paychecks. Scheduled and processed monthly architectural billings to clients. Maintained appointment
schedules of team meetings, conferences, and travel agendas. Attended meetings to coordinate work
planning, operating procedures, organized budgetary requirements, catering and providing refreshments for
client meetings. General administrative duties.

Dec 1997 - Jul 1998
 

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