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Accounting Management

Brunswick, Ohio, 44212, United States
May 26, 2010

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Alan J. Karla

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

Brunswick, Ohio 44212

(330) ***-****

Objective: To obtain a management position with a growing manufacturing

corporation where I can utilize my technical and managerial


Strengths: - Extensive experience in general accounting and

financial reporting

- Substantial corporate accounting supervisory experience

- Strong time management skills

- Ability to communicate well with all levels of


Work Experience:

September 1993 TLT- Babcock, Inc. Manufacturer of industrial fans

January 2010 Fairlawn, OH

Position: Assistant Controller

Responsibilities: Hands on position supervising the corporate

accounting department in the areas of General ledger

control, monthly and annual closings, preparation of

internal and external financial statements including

consolidation of Canadian and US subsidiaries, budgeting,

lead person for tax and audit coordination with external


I was an active member of ERP implementation team, 401k committee,

and medical insurance committee.

Position: Division Controller - Deutsche Babcock Machinery Group

Responsibilities: Coordination and consolidation of the financial

reporting of a total of seven Canadian and US companies

(including TLT-Babcock) to the German parent company and

the US group president and board of directors. Lead contact

person for the German parent company for

SAP reporting requirements. (1997 thru 2002)

December 1991 to Bisset Steel Company Distributor of steel


September 1993 Valleyview, OH

Position: Controller

Responsibilities: Management of financial and accounting functions

including MIS systems. Duties included: general ledger

closings, preparation of financial statements, cost

accounting, payroll, budgeting, and cash management.

February 1982 to Combustion Engineering Manufacturer of

molding equipment August 1991 Valleyview, OH Division

of a Fortune 200 company

Position: Accounting Manager

Work Experience:

Responsibilities: Supervision of accounting department and responsible

for general ledger closings and financial and tax package

reporting (including SEC reporting requirements to

corporate). I prepared annual budgets and quarterly

forecasts and coordinated a general ledger conversion.

Note: this division was sold in May 1991.

My services were retained

to help facilitate the sale.

April 1978 to St. Regis Paper Company Manufacturer of

corrugated containers

February 1982 Cleveland, OH Division of a Fortune

500 company

Position: Accounting Supervisor

March 1977 to Ricwil, Inc. Manufacturer of piping systems

April 1978 Brecksville, OH

Position: Staff Accountant

March 1976 to Cleveland Coca Cola Bottling Co. Manufacturer of

soft drinks

March 1977 Cleveland, OH

Position: Junior Accountant

Education: Dyke College

Cleveland, OH

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Accounting major with 3.5 cumulative GPA

Graduated magna cum laude

Cleveland State University

Cleveland, Ohio

Passed various graduate classes toward M.B.A. degree

Computer skills: Experienced with various Microsoft Office products, Oracle

based ERP software, Sage fixed asset software and Peachtree

accounting software.

Community work: Member of Parish Finance Council and Master Planning

Committee for St. Ambrose Parish.

References: Provided upon request.

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