Gennet McKinneyAdministrator/Bookkeeper

It’s inspiring to see our clients get the good results they deserve. It restores my faith in fairness.

Gennet takes very good care of us.  She has worked in legal and accounting businesses for more than 26 years and seems to know about everything.  We couldn’t do it without her.

In addition to educational courses in accounting and bookkeeping, she has earned her Certified Professional Secretary certificate and a Business Office Training Course certificate.

Originally from Booneville, MS, she now lives Atoka, TN and is very active in her community.   She volunteers for the Memphis Oral School for the Deaf and in the nursery at her church.  She enjoys reading, sewing, knitting, fishing and spending time with her daughter, 2 sons and 7 grandchildren.

SKILLS:

  • Good communication skills – oral and written with legal and medical terminology
  • Advance Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), QuickBooks, ProSystem fx (tax preparation program), Practice Creative Solutions (time and billing program)
  • Tax knowledge, bookkeeping and accounting experience from years of experience in the field 

OTHER:  Certified Professional Secretary Certificate (CPS)                 Notary Public at Large 

WORK EXPERIENCE: 

Present: 

The Crone Law Firm, PLCBookkeeper/Administrative Assistant

2/2011 – Present (Part-time) Self-Employed

  • Bookkeeping from my home for a few clients

Bethany K. Huffman, CPA – Office Manager/Bookkeeper/Admin

2/2012 – 1/2013

Enter and prepare monthly bookkeeping using Quick Books for 16+ clients including

  • Monthly financial reports – Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss, and Statement of Cash Flow
  • Prepare weekly payroll, direct deposits and federal tax deposit via EFTPS
  • Prepare after-the-fact payroll for calculation of monthly federal tax deposit via EFTPS
  • Prepare quarterly payroll tax – Form 941, FUTA and SUTA
  • Prepare year end W-3 and W-2s, 1096 and 1099s
  • Prepare and efile monthly sales tax returns
  • Prepare and efile annual business tax returns
  • Prepare personal property tax returns and annual reports
  • Create invoices and print monthly statements for client
  • Assist receptionist with phone, filing and processing of tax returns

While working in this position I implemented the following:

  • A more organized filing system
  • Enhanced phone messages system for better communication
  • Created a user friendly spreadsheet for tracking of tax returns
  • Executed the use of Outlook Contacts to include as much client data as possible
  • Setup of due date calendar for all tax returns
  • Cleaned up folders/directories on server so that files are easier to locate

Bell Internal Medicine & Associates PLC – Office Manager/Bookkeeper

2/2011 – 2/2012 (Part-time)

  • Prepare bi-monthly payroll for 10 employees and make federal payroll deposits
  • Retain all human resource files
  • All processes of accounts payable: enter in QuickBooks, print checks, talk to vendors, mail, setup electronic payments, etc.
  • Balance monthly bank statements
  • Make daily bank deposits
  • Assist doctor in keeping credentials up-to-date according to state regulations and as requested by insurance companies.
  • Backup to receptionist answering phones, checking in patients and scheduling appointments.
  • Assist with inventory and restocking of office supplies

The Marston Group, PLC (CPA Firm) – Office Administrator/Administrative Assistant

11/2007 – 2/2011

  • Accounts payable – enter all payables into QuickBooks and print checks
  • Accounts receivable – post all check to appropriate client accounts, daily bank deposit (remotely and manually), record deposit into QuickBooks and journal entries
  • Create invoices from daily, weekly and monthly billing worksheets
  • Assess service charges and mail out monthly statements
  • Enter time and run daily, weekly and monthly reports
  • Assist professional staff with client bank reconciliations and journal entries
  • Process tax returns (federal, state, payroll, sales, business and property)
  • Maintain client data base (entry and setup of new clients, etc.)
  • Contact for all office equipment, copiers, faxes, printers, etc.
  • Inventory, order and stock office supplies
  • Answer phone and back up to receptionist
  • General office duties – coping, filing, etc.

Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz – Legal Secretary

5/2007 – 11/2007

  • Transcribe – Letters, Wills, Trusts, Agreements, Emails and other documents
  • Assemble and process trust and estate tax returns for mailing to IRS
  • Process mail, Cover phone, Organize files and filing and other general office duties

Financial Strategy Group (CPA Firm) – Executive Assistant/Tax Paraprofessional

9/2003 – 5/2007

  • Draft and Prepare correspondence to clients and IRS
  • Create and work with numerous spread sheet lists, calculations and tickler files
  • Contact Clients to Schedule financial and investment planning sessions
  • Prepare Individual (1040) Tax Returns, quarterly payroll tax returns and annual reports
  • Process tax returns to be delivered to clients as well as filed with taxing authorities.
  • Create legal binders of original documents: Wills, Power of Attorney, Living Wills, Trusts, etc.

Hilton Hotels Corporation/ Tax Compliance Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

(Formerly known as Promus Hotels Corporation)

7/1992 – 3/2001

  • Administrative duties for Vice President of Corporate Tax and Payroll, Director, two managers and six staff accountants
  • Prepare and file annual reports for all legal entities (approximately 500/year)
  • Process state and federal tax returns for mailing to appropriate taxing authorities
  • Assist with preparation of estimated payments, and state and federal tax returns
  • Maintain files and database of all tax returns and estimated payments
  • Journal entries (AS400), accounts payable, accounts receivable
  • Order supplies for the department

EDUCATION:

Prentiss County Vo-Tech School, Booneville, MS

  • Business Office Training (certificate)

Itawamba Community College, Tupelo, MS Campus

  • Surgical Technician Course 1976-77

Southwest TN Community College, Memphis, TN

  • Computer Classes

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