1. RAMONA P. BURNS, CPA
105 Teel Court
Rocky Point, North Carolina 28457 (910) 620-4403
ACCOUNTING MANAGER February 2013 to Present
Cape Fear Public Utility Authority, Wilmington, NC
Supervision of payroll and accounts payable processing. Responsible for payroll tax/benefit reporting
and monthly payroll reconciliations. Responsible for monthly general ledger and payroll period end
closings. Maintain fixed asset system and reconcile to general ledger. Preparation of year end audit
work papers and balance sheet account reconciliations. Responsible for daily online bank processing and
review of bank reconciliations. Responsible for calculation of annual System Development Charges via
complex Excel spreadsheets.
ACCOUNTANT January 2004 to February 2013
Joseph Mahn, CPA, Wilmington, NC
Prepare individual and corporate tax returns using Proseries software. Compile financial statements
using Quickbooks and EasyAcct software. Prepare corporate bank reconciliations using Excel.
Preparation of corporate property tax listings, adjusting journal entries and reconciliation
of fixed assets to general ledger.
ACCOUNTING MANAGER January 2003 to December 2003
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT January 2002 to January 2003
Cooperative Bank, Wilmington, NC
Supervision of staff accountant position. Responsible for establishing, coordinating and maintaining an
accounting system that provides branch and product profitability analysis. Responsible for financial reporting,
including preparation of special reporting required by the FDIC, Federal Reserve, NC Treasurer and State
Commissioner of Banks. Process all fixed assets on FAS software and reconcile to general ledger. Update
investment securities value monthly and reconcile to general ledger. Responsible for Federal Home Loan
Bank cash management. Preparation of budgets, journal entries, property tax listings and federal tax deposits.
Assist in preparation of required SEC reporting, including annual reports, 10-Q and 10-K reports.
ACCOUNTANT August 2000 to January 2002
Joseph Mahn, CPA, Wilmington, NC
Compile financial statements using EasyAcct and Quickbooks software. Prepare individual and corporate
tax returns using Task Force and Turbo Tax software. Prepare sales tax reports and quarterly payroll reports.
ACCOUNTANT January 2000 to August 2000(Contract Labor)
Prepare individual and corporate tax returns using Lacerte, Task Force and Turbo Tax software. Compile
financial statements using Workpapers Plus and Quickbooks software.
2. FACILITIES COORDINATOR October 1997 to February 1998
PharmaResearch Corporation, Wilmington, NC
Coordinated all activities related to management of fixed assets, relocation cost containment, and relocation
of employees to new office facilities. Maintained fixed assets on Mas90 system and reconciled to general
ledger. Coordination of all activities related to space and purchasing needs of employees. Supervision of
purchasing specialist and all purchasing needs of employees. Prepared timely and accurate billing of clients
according to appropriate contract. Completed monthly Accounts Receivable and Asset Management period
end close in Mas90 system. Reviewed status of delinquent accounts and placed necessary collection calls.
Prepared some monthly journal entries.
ACCOUNTANT December 1992 To September 1997
PPD Incorporated, Wilmington, NC
Prepared all Accounts Receivable billing, credit memos, and monthly statements on Mas90 and Lawson job
cost systems. Recorded daily cash receipts and maintained customer master file. Reviewed status of
delinquent accounts and placed necessary collection calls. Completed monthly Accounts Receivable period
end close out. Processed all fixed assets/disposals on DS2 system and reconciled to general ledger.
Maintained salesperson master file and calculated sales commissions. Assisted in accounting software
conversion from Mas90 to Lawson system. Maintained communication with customers, project managers and
ACCOUNTANT 1990 TO 1992
Coastal Area Health Education Center, Wilmington, North Carolina
Prepared Financial statements on Lotus and Banyon Data system and weekly accounts payable checks on
Banyon data and Global systems. Maintained trust fund account Lotus spreadsheets.
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Continuing Education, Accounting(12 hrs), August 1998-December 1999
Certified Public Accountant License, May 2000
Sungard Navaline Public Sector; QuickBooks; EasyAcct; Mas90; Lawson; Lacerte Individual Tax; Task
Force Tax; Turbo Tax; TaxWise; Proseries Tax Software; GoAssets; Depreciation Solution 2; FAS asset
software; SAMS budgeting software; Workpapers Plus; Excel; Word; Power Point, DBase; Works; Miser
banking software; 10 key calculator; Excellent organizational skills and interpersonal communication skills;
Ability to work independently and collaboratively.