Andrea Powers San Rafael CA 94903 • (415) 595-6349 •


DSC_2257Full Charge Bookkeeper and Payroll Administrator

  • Execute full P&L responsibility; developed and administered budget, including marketing, operations, and payroll.
  • Maintained daily contact to communicate goals, measure progress, and maximize performance.
  • Ensure ongoing and consistent customer satisfaction by providing on-time delivery and follow-up of requested financial reports.
  • Served as a year-end liaison between CPA and clients, earning their confidence with reliable follow-through and clear communication.

Summary of Qualifications

  • More than five years as a Full Charge Bookkeeper, with more than ten years’ experience as an accounting professional and financial statement provider.
  • Proficient in all functions of Accounts payable, Accounts receivable and Payroll using QuickBooks Pro.  Efficient at Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Experienced in prioritizing effectively to manage multiple clients under tight deadlines.
  • Personable and open-minded; able to communicate complex ideas in clear language. Excellent writing and research skills.
  • Adept at handling multiple clients demands simultaneously while maintaining composure and a sense of humor.
  • Quick learner who can hit the ground running.  Energetic and flexible.  Thorough and diligent; strong work ethic.  Conscientious and honest worker.

Work History

  • Acquired experience with many small businesses and their accounting functions.  Working for property managers, child care providers, convenient stores, psychologists, non-profit organizations, musicians, entertainers, and professionals athletes.
  • Prepared Profit & Loss statements, recorded and monitored A/R & A/P, accurate on-time payrolls and 941 Federal & DE88 State payments.  Detailed bank reconciliations.
  • Produced quarterly and annual payroll tax returns for state and federal agencies, annual W2 and 1099 reporting, monthly sales tax reporting.
  • Used QuickBooks Pro, Excel, and a variety of online banking and credit card platforms to perform bookkeeping and payroll functions.


Contract Full Charge Bookkeeper & Payroll Administrator                2009 – Present

AP BOOKS, San RafaelCA

AP BOOKS is a local full charge bookkeeping and payroll administration service for individuals and businesses, performing services in home and small business offices through-out the Bay Area.

  • Online Full-Charge Bookkeeping Services:  Because of remote access availability this service has become a favorite among business owners.  We provide all your accounting needs from anywhere in the world!
  • A/R & A/P, Monthly Bank Reconciliations, Online banking and credit card reconciliation, Timely requested managerial reports.
  • Bi-Weekly and Monthly Payroll Administration and Payroll Tax Deposits, Quarterly and Annual Payroll Tax Returns, Annual 1099 Reporting, Year-end Liaison with CPA.

Full Charge Bookkeeper & Payroll Administrator                         2007 – 2009


JMEA is a local full charge bookkeeping, payroll, and income tax service for individuals and businesses in the Bay Area.

  • Process accounts A/R & A/P for 5 high net-worth individuals.  Manage bank and general ledger reconciliations.
  • Administer payroll for 15 small businesses.  Accurate on-time payroll tax deposits for 941 & DE88. Numerous year-end W2 and 1099 filings.
  • Delivered quarterly payroll tax filings for state and federal agencies.  Sales tax reporting for various types of businesses.


Parenting & Family Management                                                                2002 – 2007



Bookkeeper                                                                                                   2000 – 2002


ZZR is a local CPA firm specializing in behind-the-scene business management, taxes, accounting services, and financial matters for music industry individuals, entertainers, professional athletes and businesses.

  • Full charge processing of high volume A/P; processed 100+ checks per week.  Paid all expenses relating to each tour (i.e., insurance coverage, hotel reservations, AMEX accounts).
  • Managed receipt of all royalties and revenue.  Reconciled 50 bank and brokerage statements.  Recorded general ledger entries.
  • Accurately delivered payroll, draws and per diems for band members and road crew.  Created payroll tax reporting and filing of year-end W2 and 1099’s.
  • Handled all aspects of each band member’s personal expenses (i.e., timely mortgage payments, homeowners insurance, health insurance, utilities, auto payments, credit card payments).

Previous relevant experience:

Professional Temp

ACCOUNTEMPS, Novato & San Francisco CA

Temporary staffing agency specialized in placing accounting and financial professionals.

Held several different temporary positions in a variety of businesses; to name a few: 

  • Accounting Clerk ~ Ghilloti Bros. Construction, San Rafael CA
  • Wire Confirmations Clerk ~ Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco CA
  • Foreign Exchange Investigator ~ Bank of the West, San Francisco CA
  • Data Entry Clerk ~ Restoration Hardware, Corte Madera CA
  • Returns Specialist ~ Birkenstocks, Novato CA

Accounts Payable & Receivable Clerk


Publicly traded real estate investment trust (REIT)

  • Set up limited partnerships for various real estate entities.  Monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement reporting.
  • Full charge processing of all A/R & A/P for 25 properties.  Reconcile bank balances; record general ledger entries.
  • Manage all petty cash and office supply expense accounts.  Established customer credit lines and set up credit accounts with vendors.


Real estate development and property management

  • Responsible for A/P for 25 properties and partnerships.
  • Responsible for numerous mortgage payments and select vendors for timely payments.
  • Reconcile eight bank accounts and daily bank deposits.


Real Estate Certifications and Training

Kaplan Real Estate Education, On-line Course                                         2012

Statutory Course Completion Certificate for DRE Approved Courses

Real Estate Principles

Real Estate Practice

Legal Aspects of Real Estates