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Manager Accounting

Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80919, United States
March 02, 2011

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Carl L. Schwarz

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Colorado Springs, CO 80919


> Accountant with Strong Knowledge of GAAP.

> Significant Experience in broad range of Business Functions and


> Audit and Financial Analysis Strength along with Payroll and State and

Federal Taxes.

> Management Background including Oversight of IT as well as day-to-day

management of up to forty employees.

11/07 to 07/10 Senior Accountant

Parker Ag Services LLC

Limon CO

Research, selection and implementation of a construction accounting

and job costing system to replace QuickBooks. Financial record

keeping involving accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash

management, general ledger, journal entries, project cost accounting,

fixed assets and depreciation, cost allocation of expenditures, job

cost and revenue center analysis, month end closings, adjustments and

accruals, financial statements and analysis, owner's equity, budgets,

payroll, state and federal taxes.

08/05 to 12/06 Project Accountant

Accounting Access (SI Int'l and Sanborn Colorado LLC) Colorado

Springs CO

SI: Examined transactions involving materials, subcontractors, direct

labor, indirect labor and overhead from telecommunications contracts

in a government approved integrated accounting system. Identified

nonconforming items for further action or correction.

Sanborn: Perform functions to facilitate project accounting using EAC

analysis for revenue recognition; communicate with project managers using

Great Plains ERP, Crystal Reports, Excel and project management

software (P3) to perform variance analysis, cost allocations and product

cost estimating.

06/03 to 08/04 Business Manager/Controller

Trinity Leasing Company LLC Englewood CO

Perform and supervise all financial and accounting functions in

vehicle fleet leasing and vehicle dealer business; hire and train staff;

administer payroll and employee benefits through third party provider;

prepare financial reports and projections for management, partners,

stockholders, and bank officers; monitor contract compliance with

business partners and clients; contribute to owner's planning and

implementation of policy and procedure changes; execute cash and debt


04/03 to 05/03 Project Accountant/Auditor

Accounting Access (J&J Maintenance) USAFA CO

Audit 6 utility commodity billings over 78 month period and analyze

to 17 accounts in government accounting system used by DFAS within the

DOD BQ accounting system; this necessitated reconstructing over 7,900

transactions totaling $59 million and meeting with involved parties

to resolve issues.

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Carl L. Schwarz

03/93 to 9/96 Controller

Farmers Cooperative Elevator

Ord NE and Wiggins CO

Supervise financial and grain accounting staff (dry edible beans,

corn and wheat);

Administer payroll and employee benefits; prepare financial reports

and projections for management, department heads, directors,

stockholders, creditors, and bankruptcy attorney; monitor contract

compliance with business partners; contribute to manager's planning and

implementation of policy and procedure changes; analyze and record

commodity futures

transactions; execute cash and debt transactions; IT administrator;

prepare and file tax reports as needed.

05/89 to 12/93

Western Cooperative Company (Westco)

Alliance NE

General Ledger Accountant / Petroleum Division Accountant

Verify and reconcile daily transactions; accumulate tax report

information; prepare monthly detailed financial statements by location

and division (130 pages); record, compile and evaluate monthly

inventories; devise and maintain spreadsheet files to simplify daily

acquisition and distribution of refined fuel pricing; maintain fixed

asset records and depreciation schedules.

01/84 to 05/89

Holyrood Cooperative Grain

Holyrood KS

Office Manager/Asst. Manager

Prepare financial statements for manager, board and creditors; perform

payroll functions; prepare and file various tax reports; analyze and

record hedge account transactions; value inventories for monthly

financial reports; maintain grain and shipping records; calculate

settlements on purchases of producer's grain; determine producer bids

as needed in manager's absence; maintain stockholder's equity records.

01/83 to 01/84

Petro-Mining Resources/Oilfield Service & Supply Oberlin KS

Consultant (Accounting)

Prepare records and journal entries, as needed, to reflect activity in

oilfield exploration and production, including leases and joint

interest billing. Participate with regular staff in designing

accounting system and updating reports and financial statements.

02/74 to 09/80

Cooperative Service Company Lincoln NE

Field Auditor

Performed audit of clients' financial statements for public accounting

firm whose clients were mainly farmer owned marketing and supply

cooperatives; analyze and recommend adjustments and corrections to

accounts; assisted managers and bookkeepers with preparation and

correction of financial statement and records; maintained fixed asset

records and calculated depreciation; assist with bookkeepers' classes;

attend regional and national continuing education opportunities with

CPA staff members; present financial information to directors and


Education: Kansas State University

BSBA with Accounting Major

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