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Accounting Management

Location:
Fayetteville, Georgia, 30215, United States
Posted:
March 13, 2011

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JOHN J. CERNICKEY CPA *** Oxford Lane

Fayetteville, Georgia 30215

770)***-****

a3t354@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE To utilize my financial background in a responsible position within a stable company to achieve personal career goals.

EXPERIENCE

Hays Financial Consulting, LLC. 1/10–10/10

Accountant/Manager

Month end close; financial reporting; G/L analysis, maintenance and reconciliation; fixed asset and depreciation maintenance; AP/AR; ad hoc reporting; time and billing; and case accounting.

Short duration due to lack of business resulting in company RIF’s. Please confirm with Hay’s Managing Director Michael McClellan at (404) ***-****.

Business Broker Resources, Inc. 1/09-8/09

Business Broker/Owner/President

Developed and operated a business as a Business Broker selling businesses for business owners and finding businesses for business buyers. This upstart eventually met with unsustainable results.

Fresh Express, Inc. (Chiquita) 6/01-1/09

Financial/GL Accountant – All financial accounting for plant overhead that included:

* G/L analysis and maintenance

* Month end close and plant reporting

* Monthly Corporate budget to actual variance reporting

* Monthly/yearly forecasting, budget, and trend analysis

* Account reconciliations

* Compilation, analysis, and validation of daily product manufacturing yields

* Sarbanes – Oxley (SOX) department compliance review

* Accrued liability analysis

* Invoice coding and PO review for 10 departments

* Sales & Use tax reporting

* Ad hoc reporting as requested/needed as well as assisting with internal/external audit information

* Responsible for ongoing financial awareness, support, and development of plant’s internal client organization

Delta Air Lines 11/97-11/00

Accounting Analyst - Accounting and analysis for all aircraft capital, operating, and facility bond leases.

* Leased aircraft and facility bond month end accounting

* Lease agreement review for lease set ups and terminations using FASB’s SFAS 13

* Accounting Dept. liaison for Legal and Lessor

* Monthly lease reconciliations

* Yearly compilation of company’s annual report implied debt footnote disclosure

* Month end close lease accruals

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 1/90-8/97

Accountant - Performed accounting duties on foreclosed banking institutions throughout their closing, and liquidation. These duties included:

* Failed bank pro-forma reconciliations

* G/L-subsidiary account analysis, research, maintenance, and reconciliation for all banks in receivership

* Property management financial statement and A/R review, analysis, and accounting for a large number of owned real estate assets

* Claim liability analysis and accounting for 38 banks in receivership

* Audit preparation for outside auditors

* Journal entry preparation

* Management reports

* Inter-departmental problem investigation and resolution

* Special projects

* In-depth spreadsheet and word processing utilization

Federal Savings & Loan Insurance Corporation 3/89-12/89

Staff Accountant - Performed accounting duties on foreclosed savings and loan institutions throughout their closing, and liquidation. These duties included:

* Month/year end financial statement, supporting schedule, and significant activity narrative preparation

* Bank account reconciliations

* Journal entry preparation, review, and verification

OTHER PART-TIME BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

Tax Preparer - Seasonal self employment for individual and corporate tax clients.

Accountant - Oddo Company CPAs, P.C., Fayetteville, Georgia.

Prepared tax returns, and participated on audit and review engagements.

Prospecting Clerk - Shearson Lehman Hutton Investment Banking, Atlanta, Georgia.

Assisted stockbrokers in solicitation of new clientele.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Windows; Computer Associates PRMS ERP, LAN/WAN, Excel, Word, Walker mainframe, AS400, Showcase query, Peachtree Accounting, Timeslips Billing, BMS Case/Link, FAS Fixed Asset/Depreciation software, and many miscellaneous.

EDUCATION

B.B.A., Accounting, Georgia State University

B.A., Business & Management, Northeastern Illinois University

A.A., Liberal Arts, Wright College

EMPLOYER PROVIDED TRAINING

159 hours of self-development, computer, and workplace training include the following:

Business Writing

CPR Training

Ethics

Multi-cultural Awareness

Personal Change Dynamics

Quality Awareness

Stress Management

Time Management



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