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McKenzie Lynch-Garcia

Maynardville,TN

Summary

Highly-motivated individual with desire to take on new challenges. Strong work ethic, adaptability, and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills. Along with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices, I am also skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

Overview

9
9
years of professional experience

Work History

Accounting Coordinator

West Knoxville Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM
Knoxville , TN
2023.12 - Current
  • Utilized exemplary communication and interpersonal talents to cultivate valuable and influential relationships with various company personnel, customers and corporate partners.
  • Participated in the development of new accounting systems and updates to existing ones.
  • Managed fixed asset inventory system ensuring accuracy of records.
  • Analyzed balance sheet accounts for potential errors or inconsistencies.
  • Processed accounts receivable and payable transactions, including journal entries and bank deposits.
  • Compiled all data regarding payments into weekly cash reports for distribution to key stakeholders.
  • Provided advice and assistance to department staff regarding accounting policies and procedures.
  • Maintained accurate documentation for all financial transactions.
  • Managed daily organization and processing of invoices and financial statements.
  • Assisted in the preparation of month-end closing statements.
  • Used CDK to process checks and documents.
  • Ensured compliance with federal, state, local regulations related to payroll taxes and deductions.
  • Identified areas where cost savings could be achieved through process improvements.
  • Followed all corporate procedures and policies by accurately documenting accounts payables and accounts receivables processes.
  • Reviewed and reconciled invoices, credit memos, and other payments to ensure accuracy of financial records.
  • Analyzed balance sheets for mistakes and inaccuracies.
  • Posted financial data in Excel spreadsheets and managed inventory.
  • Cross-trained employees, enabling completion of priority tasks during personnel absences.

Accounting Clerk

Carlock Toyota
Saltillo , MS
2021.04 - 2023.11
  • Processed invoices, payments, and statements in a timely manner.
  • Processed both outgoing and incoming payments and invoices.
  • Resolved customer inquiries regarding bills and payments.
  • Maintained up-to-date accounts receivable records and coordinated monthly billing activities.
  • Supported clerical and administrative needs of senior department staff.
  • Entered invoices into account software, updated accounts and identified aging balanced ready for collections activities.
  • Assisted with the preparation of month-end close activities including journal entries, reconciliations, accruals.
  • Updated accounting ledger and journals with updated transaction information.
  • Prepared bank deposits by compiling data from cashiers.
  • Performed daily general ledger entries to record financial transactions accurately.
  • Reconciled company credit cards, expense accounts and other expenses and financial records.
  • Kept records current and accurate with skilled reconciliations and variance resolutions.
  • Reviewed banking activity regularly to identify any irregularities or unauthorized transactions.
  • Reviewed accounts payable ledgers for accuracy and completeness prior to payment processing.
  • Developed procedures to improve accuracy of financial data entry processes.
  • Analyzed documentation and standard financial statements for accuracy.
  • Used DealerTrack to track accounting information, resulting in significant reduction in financial discrepancies.
  • Processed sales tax returns in accordance with state regulations.
  • Coded invoices and other records to maintain organized and accurate records.
  • Prepared month-end closing entries for detailed reporting and recordkeeping.

Warranty Administrator

Carlock Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Of Tupelo
Saltillo , MS
2018.09 - 2021.04
  • Processed warranty paperwork for accurate documentation, reporting and filing.
  • Reviewed and processed warranty claims to ensure accuracy of all information.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with vendors, suppliers, and other third-party providers related to warranty services.
  • Participated in training sessions offered by vendors or manufacturers related to specific products or services covered by the company's warranty program.
  • Resubmitted rejected warranty claims and received authorization for write-offs.
  • Resolved discrepancies in warranty coverage for customers.
  • Followed up on payments for outstanding claims.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge of current industry regulations related to warranties.
  • Communicated effectively both verbally and in writing with customers regarding their inquiries relating to their warranties.
  • Reconciled warranty receivables with payments using appropriate accounting schedules.
  • Stayed up to date on factory announcements and recalls.
  • Evaluated existing policies and procedures for processing warranties and identified areas for improvement.
  • Created detailed records of all customer interactions related to warranties and returns.
  • Kept thorough records of service actions and customer information.
  • Collaborated with team members on special projects as needed.
  • Organized claims paperwork and booked appointments with customers.
  • Updated company databases with new information about warranties and returns.
  • Reconciled deliverables, monitored schedules of open claims and collaborated with accounting staff to pursue payments.
  • Ensured compliance with applicable laws governing consumer protection rights when dealing with warranty claims.
  • Examined claims, records and procedures to grant approval of coverage.
  • Processed claims for payment or forwarded to appropriate personnel for further investigation

Receptionist

Carlock Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Of Tupelo
Saltillo , MS
2017.09 - 2019.09
  • Answered incoming calls, took messages, and transferred calls to appropriate departments or personnel.
  • Scheduled and confirmed appointments.
  • Greeted visitors and provided them with assistance.
  • Provided excellent customer service at all times while interacting with both internal and external customers.
  • Maintained a neat reception area by organizing materials and tidying up furniture.
  • Answered and directed incoming calls using multi-line telephone system.
  • Performed data entry tasks into various computer systems accurately and promptly.
  • Provided administrative support to staff members including typing letters, filing documents, and scanning and copying documents when necessary.
  • Maintained daily calendars, set appointments with clients and planned daily office events.
  • Maintained an organized filing system of confidential client information in accordance with company policy.
  • Managed all incoming mail distribution, courier services, faxes, and photocopying documents as requested.
  • Assisted in maintaining office supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Updated daily log book with information about visitors entering the premises.
  • Coordinated with vendors for repairs and maintenance of office equipment such as printers or computers.

Filing Clerk

Itawamba Chancery Clerk's Office
Fulton , MS
2016.08 - 2017.08
  • Processed incoming mail, sorted documents, and distributed appropriately.
  • Created new folders or updated existing ones when necessary.
  • Organized physical file cabinets by rearranging contents accordingly.
  • Maintained filing systems and categorized documents according to established procedures.
  • Checked accuracy of documents before placing them in appropriate files.
  • Verified accuracy of filing information such as names and numbers.
  • Provided support to staff members regarding the organization of files.
  • Processed requests for document reproduction in a timely manner.
  • Scanned hard copy documents into electronic format for easy access.
  • Implemented changes to filing systems based on departmental needs.
  • Prepared and organized files for storage, archiving, and retrieval.
  • Retrieved archived records from offsite storage locations as needed.
  • Tracked file movement within the office to minimize document loss.

Carhop Server

Sonic Drive-In
Belmont , MS
2015.05 - 2016.08
  • Kept work areas clean and organized throughout shift.
  • Stocked supplies such as condiments, utensils, napkins, straws. in designated areas.
  • Provided excellent customer service by addressing customer concerns promptly and efficiently.
  • Assisted other team members when needed during busy times or special events.
  • Ensured that all orders were accurate and complete before serving them to customers.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, specials, promotions, pricing, and preparation methods.
  • Took orders, relayed orders to kitchen staff, and served food items to guests in a timely manner.
  • Processed payments for meals using cash registers or point-of-sale systems.
  • Adhered to health safety standards at all times while preparing food.
  • Responded quickly to customer requests for drinks refills or additional items.
  • Verified the accuracy of guest orders prior to delivery or pickup.
  • Complied with sanitation regulations regarding safe handling of food products.
  • Informed management about low inventory levels of certain items.
  • Greeted customers and provided them with menus.

Education

Associate of Science - Marketing Management And Research

Itawamba Community College
Fulton, MS
2018-05

High School Diploma -

Tremont High School
Tremont, MS
2016-05

Associate of Applied Science - Accounting And Business Management

Strayer University
Washington, DC

Skills

  • File Systems Management
  • Account Reconciliations Proficiency
  • Skilled in DealerTrack, DealerConnect, GFS Toyota, CDK, Route One, and Route One
  • Variance Analysis
  • General Ledger Maintenance
  • Purchase Orders
  • Payroll Administration
  • Journal Entries
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • General Ledger Management
  • Bank Account Reconciliations
  • Bank Reconciliation

Timeline

Accounting Coordinator

West Knoxville Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM
2023.12 - Current

Accounting Clerk

Carlock Toyota
2021.04 - 2023.11

Warranty Administrator

Carlock Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Of Tupelo
2018.09 - 2021.04

Receptionist

Carlock Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Of Tupelo
2017.09 - 2019.09

Filing Clerk

Itawamba Chancery Clerk's Office
2016.08 - 2017.08

Carhop Server

Sonic Drive-In
2015.05 - 2016.08

Associate of Science - Marketing Management And Research

Itawamba Community College

High School Diploma -

Tremont High School

Associate of Applied Science - Accounting And Business Management

Strayer University
McKenzie Lynch-Garcia