Resume: Eddie Thomson's Professional Experience & Education

I have an MBA in Public Accountancy, a BS in Accounting, and work experience in billing, bookkeeping, accounts payable, and tax preparation in several fields.


State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
Master of Business Administration in Public Accountancy; GPA 3.59; December 2019
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Minor in Cinema Studies; Dean’s List: 3 Semesters; GPA 3.17; December 2016

State University of New York at Orange County, Middletown and Newburgh, NY
Associates of Arts in Social Sciences; GPA 3.21; December 2013

Algebra Tutor, State University of New York at Orange County, Middletown, NY; Jan 2012 - Dec 2012
●  Assisted students with homework and test preparation


Staff Accountant, Golden Link Inc., Washingtonville, NY; July 2023 - Present
Royalty accounting and reporting
Monthly, quarterly, and annual closing
Accounts payable, including preparing and cutting checks in Business Central and QuickBooks Desktop

Accountant, Wise Music, Chester, NY; July 2021 - July 2023
Bank and account reconciliations, including inter-company reconciliations, using NetSuite and Excel

Accounts receivable, including depositing batches of checks after matching them with customers

Accounts payable, including preparing and cutting checks in NetSuite

Sending ACH payments in NetSuite

Clerical work and updating financial schedules, including accruals and lines of credit


Assistance with budgeting and auditing

Calculating and filing sales tax for several states

Junior Accountant, Independent Living, Newburgh, NY; March 2021 - May 2021
Onboarding new and returning employees (Personal Assistants) using ADP and New York New Hire
Filing, and record maintenance and retrieval
Complete bank reconciliations in QuickBooks Online
Help test Blackbaud Financial Edge; Help the Fiscal Department move to it from QuickBooks online

Accounts Payable Clerk, Premier Medical Group, Poughkeepsie, NY; January 2021 - February 2021
Enter vendor invoices into QuickBooks Desktop and classify them by cost center
File vendor invoices, packing slips, and order summaries
Match vendor invoices with their corresponding packing slips and order summaries
Open A/P mail; Print A/P emails and attachments

Junior Accountant, Barbara J Miller CPA, PC, Monroe, NY; December 2020 - January 2021
Digitally and physically file client information
o Scan documents into FileCabinet CS
Complete bank reconciliations in Excel and update clients’ financials in Accounting Xpert Enterprise

Billing, We Ship Express, Napa, CA, Remote; May 2020 - July 2020
●      Remotely priced out orders and invoiced customers
o      Processed weekly and monthly order data through our online FedEx and UPS fulfillment gateway
o      Checked spreadsheets for accuracy and totaled up the order price and package count
o      Created an invoice in QuickBooks and sent a PDF copy to the customer
●      Issued credit memos, and calculate and issue volume discounts, to customers using QuickBooks
●  Created or updated Standard Operating Practices sheets for new or existing customers
●  At peak, handled approximately 100 customers

Inventory, SC Choice Management Corp, Rock Hill, NY; Aug 2018 - June 2019
●      Prepared bills for payment
●      Tracked vendor credits through their invoices, and our own purchase orders and return forms

Assistant & Bookkeeper, Grace Innovation, Nyack, NY, Remote; Sept 2017 - June 2019
●      Set up automatic invoicing and charging of clients on QuickBooks Online
●      Created bills and paid vendors; Prepared and ran payroll; Added transactions from the bank account
●      Communicated with clients, scheduled meetings, and collected and recorded payments
●      Reconciled records between Grace’s bank account, Grace’s Paypal, and QuickBooks Online

Assistant & Tax Prep, Simply Business, Inc. & Lynn Formica, CPA, Kingston, NY; Jan 2018 - Mar 2018
●      Preparing 1040 tax returns
o      Checked clients in, gathered their information, and scanned documents into the system
o      Prepared returns in Drake Tax Software, presented returns for review, and checked clients out
●      Assisted with auditing fieldwork; Verifying statements through various documentation and observation
●      Imported clients’ 2016 returns into Drake 2016, so they can be rolled over to Drake 2017
●      Reception and scheduled client meetings

Accounting Assistant, QOS Consulting, Santa Ana, CA; June 2017 - Aug 2017
●      Suggested cost-savings initiatives during weekly meetings with the CEO and Executives
●      Adapted and reinterpreted financial data for the CEO and Executive Team
●      Tracked A/P, A/R, Income, and Cash Flow in and QuickBooks Online
●      Categorized and classified costs using allocated cost pools; Linked costs to proper employees and clients
●      Asset management in ServiceNow; Reconciled records from and QuickBooks Online

Film & Media

Creator, Why We Watch, Film/TV Review Site and YouTube Channel; Aug 2010 - Present
●  Designed and monetized a website with Google’s Blogger and AdSense platforms
Logo design and animation in Final Cut Pro and Blender 3D
●  Write reviews that encourage positive discussion
●  Record and edit video reviews with a webcam, Final Cut Pro, and Blender 3D
●  Create fan-made trailers and TV spots with Final Cut Pro and Blender 3D
●  Create fan-made posters  using Photoshop, InDesign, Gimp, and Inkscape
●  Running Why We Watch's social media (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn)

Creative Assistant, Grace Innovation, Nyack, NY; Sept 2017 - June 2019
●      Created and edited visually pleasing proposals for clients in Proposify
●      Proofread and posted social media content for clients

Trichster, Documentary Screenings about trichotillomania; Nov 2016 & June 2017
●      Used skills acquired as a Co-Treasurer of React to Film at SUNY New Paltz; Jan 2014 – Dec 2016
o      Hosted and planned two documentary screenings to raise awareness about a relatively unknown
anxiety-related disorder that primarily targets girls and women
o      Cleared the screening rights with the film’s producer and director
o      Set budget, handled obtaining quotes, and made purchases; Acquired event approval and funding
o      Promoted event to community; Adapted flyers and posters in Photoshop and distributed them

Public Relations SUNY New Paltz Gaming Society, New Paltz, NY; Jan 2016 - Dec 2016
●      Created Facebook banners in Gimp to attract members to weekly meetings


IT Administrator, Astor Services for Children & Families, Rhinebeck, NY; Nov 2017 - Jan 2018
●  Upgraded and deployed desktops and laptops
Wiped computers and installed Windows 10 using Clonezilla and hard drive repositories
Connected them to Astor’s network; Added security to laptops using Bitlocker
Installed and activated necessary software like Microsoft Office 2013 and 2016
Organized desktop, restored backup files, connected shared drive, and setup defaults and favorites
Connected commercial and personal printers via USB, sharing, and network; Connected monitors
●  Helpdesk
Created a record of the problem in Astor’s ticketing system and directed employee as needed
Removing memory and hard drives from old machines

Intern, Mohonk Preserve, Gardiner, NY; May 2014 - Aug 2014
●  Researched and collected data on local business owners who could become business members
●  Updated a database on deer hunting using Excel and Raiser's Edge


Labeling/Repacking, Paper House Productions, Saugerties, NY; May 2021 - May 2021
●  Unpacking, labeling, and repacking journals


●  QuickBooks Online & Desktop,, Financial Edge & Raiser's Edge, and PayPal
●  FileCabinet CS, UltraTax CS, and Accounting Xpert Enterprise Software
●  Netsuite and HLMSW
●  FasTrax
●  Drake Tax Software
●  ServiceNow
●  Windows, MacOS, and Microsoft Office

●  Proposify and Toggl
●  Gimp, Adobe Suite, Scribus, and Inkscape
●  Figma and Protopie
●  Blender 3D, Unity, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, and MakeMKV

●  Clonezilla, Bitlocker, and Right Networks
●  Telecom Solutions Professional, certified by Intelisys Cloud Services University