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Ms. Junko Gilbert, CT


ATA certified translator
(English to Japanese)

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149 Whitehead Drive
Advance, North Carolina 27006


**new phone number as of 9/15/2013: 336-794-6570 **

cell: 336-813-6042




Junko Gilbert




Years of experience as a freelance and in-house, Japanese-to-English and English-to-Japanese translator in a wide range of fields, with strong emphasis on legal, business, and financial fields, plus training and experience in interpreting.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in North Carolina since March 2012


3/92 - Present:   Freelance translator:  Clients include Suzuki Myers & Associates, Novi, MI; Seico International Trading, Inc., Temecula, CA; Miki International, Roswell, GA

1/13 – Present: Worthland Associates, Inc.

Staff accountant, mainly responsible for tax preparation.

1/11 – 1/13: Alternative Brands Inc.

Staff accountant, plus responsible for regulatory reporting.

7/90 - 2/92         Sophia Enterprises, Inc., Torrance, California

Staff translator: Translated various documents from Japanese to English and vice versa.  Areas of translation include legal contracts, real estate, financial statements, business and academic reports, computer, machinery, etc.  Also provided interpretation services at business meetings.

2/88 - 4/90         JLA Credit Corporation, Torrance, California

Administrative Assistant: Responsible for lease document processing, customer and vendor services, computer input of contract information, managing accounting records.  Supervised other clerical employees.

4/84-1/88           Freelance translator & interpreter



     Certified by American Translators Association (ATA) for English to Japanese Translation - April 2005

Member (since 1997) & Board of Director (2003-2008), Carolina Assoc. of Translators and Interpreters (CATI)

Active Member (since 2005) of American Translators Association (ATA) since 2005

Certified Public Accountant in North Carolina (3/2012); member of NC Association of CPAs (NCACPA)


Student member of North Carolina Association of CPAs


                       Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC.  Aug. 2007 - May 2010
         Bachelor's Degree in Accounting - Passed Auditing & FAR Sections of the CPA exam.

                        Forsyth Technical Community College, Winston-Salem, NC.  Aug. 2004 to May 2007
Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Paralegal Program

                        Interlanguage Services Systems, Torrance, California
         Interpreter Training Class.  Sept. 1991 to June 1992

                        El Camino College and Long Beach City College, California
Took several accounting, computer, English and other classes. Aug. 1985 to Dec. 1989

                        College of Foreign Studies, Yokohama (神奈川県立外語短大), Yokohama, Japan
 Associate of Arts in English Language, March 1982

                        Tourist Guide and Interpreter Training Institute (通訳ガイド養成所), Tokyo, Japan
 Two-year evening course for tourist guides & interpreters in English language March 1980