Gerald Jones

EDUCATION

B.S. Accounting – Southern University
Graduated 1977

Post Graduate – Temple University
University of North Florida

EXPERIENCE

1980-1985 United States Navy
Performed bookkeeping for the ships store aboard the USS Forrestal, Ordered store supplies, took inventory, Assist with various duties as needed

1984-1987 Duval, Towson & Company – Auditor
Supervisor of write up department, Performed audits for Clay County School Board, Prepared taxes, Prepares bank reconciliations, Reviews, approves, and signs all disbursement

1987-1991 City of Tallahassee – Senior Accountant
Compiles and prepares all accounting reports for management in the form of monthly and quarterly financial statements and the annual report, Provides financial information in response to requests from city officials, Prepares bank reconciliations and maintains treasurer’s ledger, Assists auditors in annual review of accounting records statements, Reviews financial processes for internal control

1991-1995 Jacksonville Port Authority – Comptroller
Made recommendations for the Payroll Office to ensure accurate and efficient operation, Prepare detailed payroll budgeting schedules to assist management in their budgeting goals and processes as well as staffing needs, Oversee the accounts payable functions within the Finance Department, Maintained the general ledger for final reporting purposes and in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Standards, Review procedures and prepare internal audit reports as needed

1996-1999 Gerald P. Jones, CPA, PA – Corporation
Planned and performed several non-profit and for profit Audits, perform A133 audits, Develop and maintain long and short-range goals for company, Ensure the general ledger is maintained accurately for final reporting Responsible for the fiscal year close of the payroll module and setup of the new year

1999-2001 Griffin & Company CPAs / Partner
Accounting and Tax

2001-2012 Gerald P. Jones CPA, PA- President
Accounting, Tax, and Auditing

2013-Present Accounting & Financial Strategies, LLC- Member
Tax & CFO Services