Tim Tran

1425 17th Street NW # 301

Washington, DC 20036

407-738-9581 - timtran18@gmail.com





Detailed-oriented Staff Accountant/Project Accountant with expertise in bank reconciliation, Accounts Receivable report preparation and analysis, automation, business communications, budget establishment, project cost research, project expense tracking, and SOX regulation compliance.  Key strengths in analysis, auditing, training, and problem resolution.  Work well independently or with a team to complete projects on schedule. 

Education     B.S. in Accounting, with Honors, 2004, Florida Southern College (GPA 3.6) – Cum Laude

             B.S. in Finance, with Honors, 2007, Florida Southern College (GPA 4.0)


Work Experience


Senior Accountant – George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC                                 1/2011 – Present                                                         

Assist with the monthly general ledger close, including reconciliation and review of general ledger accounts.  Prepare journal entries for month-end close, analyzing accounts and making necessary adjustments.  Provide in-depth financial analysis of actual performance and targets. Provide detailed budget and execution support.

·         Prepare and record payroll costs, including 401K, taxes, and labor-hour distribution in financial reports ranging from $200K to $5M

·         Prepare and analyze assigned detailed trial balance accounts, explain variances from trend, and reconcile month-end summaries ranging from $700K to $3.5M

·         Prepare, analyze, and post month-end journal entries for prepaid service accruals and amortization ranging up to $3.5M

·         Prepare daily census for month-end statistical journal entries that associate with revenue ranging up to $74M

·        Prepare and assist in compiling, formulating, and reviewing reports on budget progress and fiscal year-end execution ranging from $3.3M to $53M

·         Prepare, analyze, reconcile, and post journal entries for fixed-asset inventories and depreciations ranging up to $1M


Senior Accountant – Discovery Communications, Silver Spring, MD (temporary assignment)                 9/2010 – 10/2010

Assisted with consolidation accounting, including auditing the quarterly and year-to-date consolidations, assisting with the preparation of consolidated balance sheet and equity statement, and related supporting schedules.

·           Assisted with consolidated balance sheet preparation and equity statement for the monthly senior management reporting package and the SEC filings ranging from $180M to $400M

·           Audited the monthly consolidated balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flow fluctuation analysis for management and Ernst and Young up to $190M

·           Performed internal audit work including self-testing, ensuring the documentation met company policy and SOX compliance


Staff Accountant – Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc., Bethesda, MD                                                          12/2008 – 8/2010

Managed bank reconciliations, analysis, discrepancy research, and issue resolutions of key accounts including 97 different locations nationwide for bank receipts (ranging from $400K up to $3M) on monthly basis; prepared and analyzed financial reports in a timely manner.

·         Performed monthly journal entries for amounts up to $1M.

·         Reviewed and analyzed the reclassifications on disallowed sales (ranging from $20K to $2.3M) on monthly reports

·         Reviewed, analyzed, and approved daily refunds (ranging from $3K to $40K) for up to 101 locations.

·         Reviewed and analyzed monthly write-offs ranging from $600K to $1M.

·         Prepared accounts receivable reports including Quarterly Summary by GL Account, Consolidating Detailed Balance Sheet Report, and Rolling 12-month Balance Sheet Report for amounts up to $105M

·         Prepared monthly Days Sales Outstanding Analysis by Markets and by Locations up to $94M for Accounts Receivable and up to $670M for 12-Month Net Sales

·         Performed internal and external audits quarterly and semiannually with PricewaterhouseCoopers (ranging from $600 to $20K per file) for up to 80 files


Walt Disney World Company, Orlando, FL                                                                                                  2/1999 – 12/2008


Project Accountant - Walt Disney World Company, Orlando, FL                                                            11/2005 – 12/2008

Managed, created, coordinated, monitored, and reconciled $10M in detailed construction projects.   Analyzed project costs and cost control, researched project costs, and created invoices for third party vendors for amounts up to $5M. 

·         Facilitated and coordinated monthly meetings with the project management team, (e.g., Facility Asset Management, Corporate Alliance, Alliance Development, Operating Participant Team) for job status as it related to budget and closeout, making  recommendations, and providing accurate timely reporting project performance.

·         Established budget and actual cost of operations, processes to support decision making for internal business partners

·         Produced various accounting reports and participated in numerous accounting projects supporting multiple operating divisions

·         Audited accuracy of SAP general ledger and construction project reports

·         Automated overhead expenses and tax application to improve the projects’ budget controls

·         Audited, monitored, and reconciled project activities of $3M monthly transactions against general ledger

·         Audited project costs and analyzed contracts to determine proper invoices ranging from $300K up to $5M

·         Ensured compliance of project invoicing with third-party contracts and SOX regulations

·         Conducted various monthly journal entries and account reconciliations for contra account, accounts receivable, accruals account, and unearned deposit account


Senior Cash Accountant - Walt Disney World Company, Orlando, FL                                                      9/2003 – 11/2005

·         Achieved highly successful chargeback defense rate of 94% by working with business partners to resolve guest challenges on credit card issues

·         Saved company $25,000 by being proactive & innovative in defending chargebacks  

·         Achieved highly successful chargeback defense rate of 94% by working with business partners to resolve guest challenges on credit card issues

·Conducted fraud detection

·         Analyzed documentation to provide rebuttals to Amex, JCB, & Diners Club for inquiries and chargebacks

·         Analyzed and researched chargebacks for month-end journal entries

·         Volunteered to alleviate colleague’s workload by taking over account reconciliations for cash and credit card  balance sheet for Disney Cruise Line


Cash Accountant - Walt Disney World Company, Orlando, FL                                                                  9/2000 – 9/2003

Received and disbursed currency, coins, traveler’s checks, vouchers. Solely responsible for the regional vault containing $400K in currency and coins

·         Performed cash transactions for 40 operating locations

·         Managed internal banking transactions for various businesses on Disney properties up to $4K in coins

·         Audited ticket cash receipts ranging from $200K to $480K per day

·         Processed revenue for Merchandise and Foods ranging from $60K to $400K per day


Merchandise Host - Walt Disney World Company, Orlando, FL                                                                  2/1999 – 9/2000

Performed cash transactions involving electronic scanners, cash registers, and related equipment.  Processed credit/debit card transactions and check validations.  Programmed computerized logistics system.

·         Increased store sales by 383.5% by improving merchandise availability

·         Balanced nightly receipts for POS and Managers Fund as well as payroll calculations for a crew of 12 employees


·         Partners in Excellence Award – Disney’s highest employee recognition

·         Gold Dream Pin Cast Member Award – Disney Employee of the Month

·         Outstanding Accounting Graduate

·         President’s and Dean’s Honor List

·         Awarded bonus for an innovation resulting in saving the Walt Disney Company $25K

·         Awarded bonus for volunteering to assist other department to create a complicated reconciliation worksheet 



·         SAP, Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Citrix: FR-Financial Reports, PFM-Ledger, PMM-Vendor Setup, Essbase, Hyperion, Pillar, IBMAS400, Siemens Soarian Analytics-DSS, Paymentech-Chase financial tracking device, EPICOR, HAPE, GE Care Credit, EDI- Electronic Data Interchange, Document Direct, DPMS, Business Object

·         Member of VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program sponsored by the IRS

·         Disney Trainer

·         Bilingual:  Vietnamese and English; proficient in French