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Assistant Accounting

Location:
Mentor, Ohio, 44060, United States
Posted:
May 23, 2010

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Laurie A. Stevens

**** ****** **** *****

Mentor, OH 44060

440-***-****

abl7jp@r.postjobfree.com

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EXPERTISE

Controller/Assistant CFO Financial Key Performance Indicators

Cash Management Month and Year End Close

Financial Information Structure Internal Control

Accounting Software Implementation Audit Preparation

Budgeting and Forecasting Strategic Planning

Board Member Reporting Banking Relationships

LEADERSHIP ATTRIBUTES

Open Door Hands-On Management, Mentorship, Dedicated Strong Work Ethic, Visionary Thinker

Attention to Detail, Effective Communicator

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Hudson and Keyse, LLC, Painesville OH 2005 - 2010

Financial Industry- National Debt Buyer and Reseller of Distressed Consumer Debt Revenues $75million

Corporate Controller/Assistant CFO

• Designed and built cash management model that incorporated portfolio liquidation analytics to

provide accurate cash flow leveraging control

• Re-tooled/Constructed General Ledger to a cost center profitability structure which provided

more meaningful financial analysis resulting in the closing of underperforming proprietary law

offices in various states.

• Installed, migrated and supported accounting software system conversion resulting in effective

financial reporting

• Constructed analyzed and revised annual expense budget to assure lender covenant reporting

requirements compliance

• Educated and coached departmental Leaders on expense management resulting in 30% reduction

of operating expenses

• Acted as interim CFO for 6 months

Elder Life Services, Beachwood OH 2004 - 2005

Healthcare Industry- Privately Owned 7 Facility Nursing Home Group

Controller

• Transformed facilities to Medicaid On-Line to comply with Government requirements

• Medicaid & Medicare cost reporting

• Analyzed and controlled cash management between facilities

• Annual Year End Audit

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The Mortgage Zone Inc./Smart Choice Marketing Inc., Warrensville OH 2002 – 2004

Privately Owned Mortgage Brokerage and Telemarketing Companies

Controller

• Reviewed analyzed and compiled accounting books and records that had been in arrears

for 6 months

• Re-structured and implemented stop-gap policies and procedures relative to commission

advance structure

• Corrected the accounting of mortgage deal fees and revenues

• Implemented procedures and controls for reporting of financial/loan packages

• Managed banking relationships and financing platforms

MBS/Net Inc., Mayfield Hts, OH 2000 - 2002

Privately Owned Medical Billing Software Seller/Supporter

Controller

• Constructed business segment cost center accounting profitability reporting structure resulting in

closure of satellite offices that were not profitable

• Implemented inventory system resulting in inventory reduction, availability and awareness

• Developed infrastructure for automated quote policies and procedures tying into inventory

availability

• Migrated manual/DOS accounting system to Peachtree Accounting Software

EARLIER EXPERIENCE

Eagles Wings Aviation Corp Assistant Controller 1999

- 2000

Privately Owned Flight Transportation Company

Lake County Society for Rehabilitation Controller 1995 - 1999

Non-Profit Rehab Facility for Children

LFE Instruments Accounting Manager 1988 - 1995

Manufacturer of Microprocessors

Tyler Leasing Assistant Controller 1987 - 1988

Automobile Fleet Leasing Company

ESSEF Corporation Staff Accountant 1986- 1987

Publically Held Manufacturer of Engineered Plastics

Alson Jewelers Staff Accountant/ Sales 1984- 1986

Retail Jewelry Stores

EDUCATION

CASE WESTERN RESERVE Master of Business Administration- Executive 2009

LAKE ERIE COLLEGE Bachelor of Science- Accounting 1985



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