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Manager Accounts Payable

Greer, South Carolina, 29650, United States
May 26, 2010

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Shanon L. Kilburn, CPA

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Greer, SC 29650

Senior Accountant / Senior Financial Analyst / Accounting Manager


A finance professional with several years experience in both public

accounting and private industry as an integral member of finance teams. A

strong financial background developed through increased responsibility in

diverse industries. Demonstrated ability to prioritize assignments and meet

deadlines while managing multiple priorities.

Financial experience in: financial statement preparation, GL month-end

close and consolidation, budgeting, financial planning and variance

analysis, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, payroll taxes,

account reconciliations including inter-company, sales tax, property tax,

Sarbanes-Oxley implementation and compliance, closely working with internal

and external auditors.

Computer experience includes: Oracle, Solomon, Hyperion Enterprise,

Hyperion Financial Management, FAS Encore, Crystal Report Writer, Power

OLAP, Essbase, Cyborg, Cognos Impromptu, Accpac, Quickbooks, Word and


Strengths: Organized, strong attention to detail, self-motivated, able to

prioritize assignments and meet deadlines, excellent verbal and written

communication skills, work well under pressure, effective in working with

individuals from various levels and backgrounds, excellent research,

problem solving and reconciliation skills.


Certified and Licensed CPA in State of Washington

Member South Carolina Association of CPA's


Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Central Washington University, Lynnwood,

WA 1994



Aerospace manufacturer, 800 employees, $200 million in revenue

Accounting Manager

Assisted the Controller in directing accounting functions, including

coordination of the month-end close process. Worked closely with internal

and external auditors to explain accounting procedures and to prepare

financial data to facilitate annual audits.

. Coordinated preparation of annual year-end reports and tax package.

. Developed and maintained appropriate policies, narratives and procedures

for GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

. Prepared monthly closing reports which analyzed Engineering expense and

Sales fluctuations compared to Plan and Prior year.

. Reviewed and signed off on all account reconciliations on a monthly


. Assisted in annual Plan preparation, including consolidating more than 40

cost centers and loading data into Oracle and Hyperion.

. Supervised Senior Accountant, Staff Accountant and Accounts Payable



Centralized IT shared service for multiple US grocery store chains, 225


Senior Financial Analyst 2006 - 2008

Senior Accountant 2005 - 2006

Coordinated period close, including preparing all financial reporting for

parent company. Prepared quarter and year-end detailed analysis of

financial statements. Provided variance analysis on financial results to

auditors and internal management. Supervised payroll and prepared all

payroll tax returns. Calculated various accruals including the 401k match,

bonus, medical and retirement. Reconciled numerous general ledger accounts

on a monthly basis.

. Documented and implemented financial policies and procedures in

compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley.

NUVOX CORPORATION, Greenville, SC 2004 - 2005

Telecommunications company, 500 employees, $300 million in revenue

Senior Revenue Assurance Analyst

Prepared all necessary journal entries pertaining to revenue. Created

monthly revenue summary reports for senior management including market-

level revenue variance summaries and revenue activities by general ledger

accounts. Analyzed billed usage variances and supplied the Cost and

Finance groups with monthly usage trends. Coordinated with Billing and IT

to understand process changes that may impact revenue.

ELDEC CORPORATION, Lynnwood, WA 1998 - 2004

Aerospace manufacturer, 1,000 employees, $150 million in revenue

Senior Accountant

Analyzed and prepared monthly corporate and divisional financial

statements. Reconciled inter-company payables and receivables. Supervised

the month-end close process. Worked closely with outside and internal

auditors to explain accounting procedures and prepare financial data to

facilitate annual audits.

. Increased responsibility by taking over the budgeting area, and improved

efficiency of the budgeting process.

. Improved efficiency by eliminating redundancy in the month-end close


. Consolidated foreign subsidiaries in France and England, including

currency conversions.

. Cross trained in accounts receivable processes.

FRANK R. STARACE, CPA, Bothell, WA 1991 - 1998

Staff Accountant

Provided monthly reconciliation of general ledger accounts, including

accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets and accrued expenses

for a variety of small business clients. Generated federal income tax

returns for both partnerships and corporations.

. Improved efficiency for generating quarterly payroll reports for more

than twenty-five clients. Demonstrated communication skills by written

and verbal correspondence with clients, instructing and consulting with

them on accounting issues.

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