What is your job title?
I am an accounting assistant.
What are your job responsibilities on a day-to-day basis?
I do the daily cash reconciliation and monthly VISA reconciliation; cut consignment checks; send PayPal invoices for the salespeople; settle checks, credit card transactions, PayPal payments, and wire/debit payments; process and pay vendor/trucking invoices; create payroll bank transactions; sales taxes; sort through mail; and make change for the front desk. Outside of accounting, I sometimes help out in the Shipping Department.
What qualifications are needed to succeed in your role?
Accounting knowledge, time management/organizational skills, efficiency and accuracy, and the ability to communicate and work well with others.
What background or prior work experiences do you bring to the table?
I have an associate’s degree in accounting and a bachelor’s degree in business management, both from Bryant & Stratton College.
How long have you been with HGR, and why?
I have been with HGR for 10 years because it is a good place to work. I like the people here, and I’ve been given several opportunities to grow and reach my full potential.
What amazing things are you doing in your personal life?
I am editing one novel and writing another.
What can you tell us about your family?
My father has worked two full-time jobs for almost as long as I’ve been alive; I share his name and his appearance (uncannily so). My mother raised me and my brother to be decent people, and she always pushed us to be the best that we can be. My younger brother has a doctorate in pharmacy.
What is the most important thing in the world to you/what matters most?
My family. Getting my novels published. Striving to accomplish every goal that I set before myself. Being a good person, doing right by everyone, and making people laugh as often as is possible.