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Work History
Education
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Certification
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Josue Cavazos

Harlingen,TX

Summary

Vigilant Border Patrol Agent with 12 years of law enforcement experience. Adept at working with government officials and line-watching for illegal entry and smuggling into the country. Accomplished at inspecting, preventing, and arresting immigrants without proper documentation.


Detail-oriented Bookkeeper well versed in payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable functions. Excelled in corporate bookkeeping services delivery and learned new technologies to improve efficiency. Impressive accounting and communications skills leading to desirable outcomes.

Overview

14
14
years of professional experience
1
1
Certification

Work History

Border Patrol Agent

United States Border Patrol
2011.08 - Current
  • Validated immigration documents, asked questions, and reported discrepancies to authorities for further review.
  • Skilled at working independently and collaboratively in team environment.
  • Learned and adapted quickly to new technology and software applications.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Gained strong leadership skills by managing projects from start to finish.
  • Paid attention to detail while completing assignments.
  • Completed paperwork, recognizing discrepancies and promptly addressing for resolution.
  • Summoned law enforcement to detain persons found to be in violation of customs or immigration laws and arrange for legal actions.
  • Patrolled international land borders and coastal waters.
  • Conducted interviews with suspects to gather crucial information for ongoing investigations.
  • Assisted in rescuing distressed individuals from hazardous situations involving extreme weather conditions or other dangers.
  • Utilized infrared scopes during nighttime surveillance to detect presence of unauthorized people attempting illegal entry into United States.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Border Patrol mission by remaining vigilant and adapting to ever-changing landscape of border enforcement.
  • Processed undocumented aliens at border patrol stations and furnished case resolution details to resolve immediate situations.
  • Performed intelligence analysis and law enforcement activities such as apprehension, detention, and arrest.

Bookkeeper

Hot Skating Roller Rink
2012.01 - 2024.03
  • Implemented more efficient filing system for financial documents, improving accessibility and organization.
  • Input financial data and produced reports using Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word.
  • Communicated proactively with team members of 5 or more regarding any issues or concerns related to bookkeeping tasks.
  • Matched more than 100 purchase orders with invoices and recorded necessary information.
  • Prepared monthly bank reconciliations to ensure accurate representation of company's financial position.
  • Developed monthly, quarterly, and annual profit and loss statements and balance sheets.
  • Developed and implemented procedures to improve accounting efficiency.
  • Reduced financial discrepancies, effectively reconciling bank accounts and organizing information into accounting software.
  • Tracked financial progress by creating quarterly and yearly balance sheets.
  • Completed tax forms in compliance with legal regulations.
  • Generated detailed financial reports for management review, facilitating informed decision-making.
  • Supported year-end closing procedures by preparing and adjusting journal entries as needed.
  • Handled day-to-day accounting processes to drive financial accuracy.
  • Maintained accurate records of all transactions, ensuring compliance with company policies and applicable regulations.
  • Completed payroll for over 25 employees and maintained detailed records of procedures.
  • Compiled budget figures by reviewing past budgets, evaluating estimated income, and assessing expenses.
  • Kept up-to-date on changes in relevant regulations or industry best practices, applying this knowledge appropriately within scope of bookkeeping responsibilities.
  • Analyzed financial data to identify trends and potential areas for improvement or cost savings opportunities.
  • Reconciled and corrected issues with financial records.
  • Handled payroll processing for more than 25 employees, ensuring timely payment and adherence to tax regulations.
  • Reported financial data and updated financial records in ledgers and journals.
  • Assisted with budget preparation and monitoring, contributing to better expense control.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions, and make decisions.
  • Managed time efficiently to complete all tasks within deadlines.
  • Gained extensive knowledge in data entry, analysis, and reporting.
  • Skilled at working independently and collaboratively in team environment.
  • Streamlined bookkeeping procedures to increase efficiency and productivity.

Bank Teller

BBVA Compass Bank
2010.06 - 2011.07
  • Maintained friendly and professional customer interactions.
  • Established trust with clients by maintaining confidentiality and protecting sensitive financial information.
  • Processed customer transactions promptly, minimizing wait times.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by efficiently processing transactions and addressing account inquiries.
  • Identified sales opportunities and referred customers to branch partners in financial services.
  • Established rapport with new clients to increase satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Built and strengthened customer relationships by leveraging excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Assisted customers with banking needs and inquiries.
  • Processed wide variety of retail banking transactions for personal and commercial customers.
  • Followed up on customer complaints and provided solutions to enhance customer satisfaction.
  • Balanced cash drawers accurately at end of each shift, minimizing discrepancies in financial records.
  • Resolved customer issues promptly, fostering positive relationships between bank and its clients.
  • Assisted customers with compromised debit cards and issued new credentials.
  • Logged cashier's checks and other transactions to maintain accurate account records.
  • Executed wire transfers, stop payments, and account transfers.
  • Provided customer records, account statements, and copies of checks.
  • Received loan and utility payments, sending funds to correct destinations.
  • Learned about customers' financial needs, established trust, and optimized sales opportunities resulting in quality customer service.
  • Served as primary point of contact for customers, assisting with account maintenance and transactions.
  • Answered telephone inquiries on checking and savings accounts, loans, and lines of credit.
  • Completed highly accurate, high-volume money counts via both manual and machine-driven approaches.
  • Developed strong organizational and communication skills through coursework and volunteer activities.
  • Managed time efficiently to complete all tasks within deadlines.
  • Strengthened communication skills through regular interactions with others.

Education

Certification - Law Enforcment

U.S Federal Law Enforcemen Training Center
Artesia, NM
11.2011

High School Diploma -

Harlingen High School South
Harlingen
05.2006

Skills

  • Customer Relations
  • Technology-savvy
  • Administrative Leadership
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Work Planning
  • Financial Reporting
  • Case report writing
  • Spanish Fluency

Accomplishments


  • Oversaw multiple residential family properties totaling over 10 individual units.
  • Supervised team of 15+ staff members.
  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory and financial tracking spreadsheets.

Software

Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point, Access)

Certification

  • CFR - Certified First Responder
  • Certified Bike Patrol Agent, Border Patrol - 5 years.
  • Border Patrol Agent, United States Border Patrol -( 2011- Current)

Timeline

Bookkeeper

Hot Skating Roller Rink
2012.01 - 2024.03

Border Patrol Agent

United States Border Patrol
2011.08 - Current

Bank Teller

BBVA Compass Bank
2010.06 - 2011.07

Certification - Law Enforcment

U.S Federal Law Enforcemen Training Center

High School Diploma -

Harlingen High School South
  • CFR - Certified First Responder
  • Certified Bike Patrol Agent, Border Patrol - 5 years.
  • Border Patrol Agent, United States Border Patrol -( 2011- Current)
Josue Cavazos