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Location:
Darlington, South Carolina, 29540, United States
Posted:
May 29, 2010

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******* C. *****

PO Box ***

Darlington, SC *****

(843) ***-****

**********@**.**.***

SUMMARY

Results-driven Accounting professional with SAP and lean manufacturing

experience. Partners with senior management in tackling tough business

issues, developing innovative and sound strategies, and successfully

leading implementations. Demonstrated success at growing revenues,

streamlining costs, and creating efficiencies. Effective in generating a

productive and positive environment as a valued team member with leadership

drive.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

MARLEY ENGINEERED PRODUCTS (An SPX Company), Bennettsville, SC 2010

- Present

Staff Accountant

Performed a full spectrum of accounting functions including audit testing

for numerous financial accounts, test of controls, evaluation and

documentation of accounting systems.

. Arranged and analyzed monthly balance sheet reconciliations ensuring

compliance with GAAP, including preparation of bank reconciliations.

. Prepared journal entries and performed other routine duties in areas such

as accruals, leases and interest expense as required to facilitate an

efficient month-end close process.

. Reconciled general ledger accounts, identified reconciling items and

accumulated supporting documentation to ensure accuracy of reported

balances.

. Ensured compliance with applicable taxing laws, and filed required state

sales and use tax returns in a timely manner.

. Processed all payments, including checks, ACH, wire and T&E expense

reimbursements, within deadlines and proper authorizations.

. Reconciled bank activity on a weekly basis to ensure the completeness and

accuracy of cash accounting.

INA USA, INC. (A division of SCHAEFFLER GROUP USA, INC.), Cheraw, SC

2006 - 2009

Privately owned German company with approximately 66,000 employees, over

180 locations worldwide, and 2008 sales totaling 8.9 billion Euros.

Produces rolling bearings and automotive supplier precision components.

Cost Accountant / Assistant Plant Controller

Managed day-to-day financial operations for midsized plants. Ensured

activities were in line with division goals and objectives. Served as

liaison between plant senior management and division finance team.

. Prepared monthly financial statements and variance analysis that

identified and quantified opportunities to ensure compliance with targets

and cost reduction initiatives.

. Trained personnel on interpreting financials and identifying root causes

of problematic areas, guiding implementation of corrective action, and

monitoring results.

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. Supplied analysis of business performance to plant management,

participated in creative problem solving, and developed opportunities to

drive achievement of business objectives.

. Demonstrated insight for improvements in plant material, labor, overhead,

floor planning, inventory levels, staffing, etc. to improve efficiency

and effectiveness of the plant.

. Implemented standard operating procedures, training documents, and

presentations that are currently used by department and plant management.

. Utilized lean manufacturing principles to assist other plant departments

in managing their budgets.

. Recommended and implemented Kaizen suggestion that prevented launch

managers and team from overspending.

. Worked with Industrial Engineering team to calculate man to machine

ratios, utilization, and minimize downtime.

. Coordinated the annual budgeting and forecasting process with plant

management.

. Developed a training matrix that contributed to reduction in errors

within department.

. Successfully conducted financial presentations that helped win new

business for the company.

. Determined quarterly forecasted headcount to monitor and manage overhead.

. Investigated low margin products to be eliminated in order to increase

sales.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, Fayetteville, NC 2006

Volunteer Coordinator

Oversaw the organization's individual and group volunteer initiatives and

requirements. Cultivated relationships with volunteers in order to increase

support and resources.

. Recruited and placed volunteers in positions that would make the best of

their individual talents and skills.

. Maintained comprehensive, confidential volunteer database to ensure

integrity and maximum utilization of programs.

. Supported Director of Special Programs in larger initiatives to increase

clarity, professionalism, and efficiency of volunteer programs.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science, Banking and Finance, Fayetteville State University,

2006

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Highly proficient in Microsoft Applications and SAP.

AFFILIATIONS

Who's Who Among Executives and Professionals

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Delta Mu Delta Honors Society

Who's Who Among Students In American Universities and Colleges



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