Chelsea Manchester


CHELSEA MANCHESTER 12963 Moreno Beach Dr | Moreno Valley, CA 92555 | (702) 580-2914 | [email protected] EXPERIENCE CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT LAS VEGAS, NEVADA Financial Accounting Manager November 2014 – Present • Manage the timely preparation and review of monthly balance sheet account reconciliations • Oversee the preparation of journal entries which include accruals, allocations and re-classes • Plan, direct, and assist in budgeting and analysis of profit/loss statements for over 30 entities • Develop and implement new procedures and systems to enhance workflow and accuracy • Ensure financial statements comply with regulations and generally accepted accounting principles • Provide internal and external auditors with appropriate supporting documentation in a timely manner • Hire and develop teams of senior and staff accountants to ensure deadlines are achieved Senior Payroll Accountant March 2011 – October 2014 • Researched and provided ad hoc reports in a timely manner to auditors and external departments • Ensured the overall accuracy, compliance, timeliness, and completeness of payroll tax submissions • Balanced and ensured accuracy of payroll to send multi-million dollar deposits to banks weekly • Created queries to verify taxes were precise and made appropriate adjustments for intricate situations • Audited timekeeping records to ensure State and Federal regulations were being followed • Corresponded with banks to ensure refunds and stop payments were processed in a timely manner • Assessed employee out-of-pocket expenses and communicated with HR on a daily basis • Processed Canadian Payroll: examined new hires, employee’s taxes and converted payments Accountant August 2008 – February 2011 • Prepared, reviewed and analyzed balance sheet account reconciliations and executed journal entries • Evaluated Tenant contracts to ensure accuracy and reconciled payments received • Performed daily and monthly Box Office and Retail audit functions based on set standards • Automated manual processes and prepared month end journal entries based on CMS reports • Worked with Wholesale companies and Guests to collect payment and resolve outstanding balances EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, LAS VEGAS Bachelor of Science in Accounting Obtained – May 2015 CERTIFICATIONS AMERICAN PAYROLL ASSOCIATION Certified Payroll Professional Obtained – September 2014 SKILLS • Experienced with Infinium, Harrahs1 (GL, Payroll, Timeworks), LMS, CMS, ERM, Infogenesis • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Blackline, NGS IQ queries, ADP, Ariba, Ecova • Forward thinker, detail oriented, excellent communication and critical-thinking skills