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Manager Sales

Newton, Iowa, 50208, United States
May 24, 2010

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Newton, IA ****8

Cell Phone 641-***-****

Email address:


Highly skilled, dependable professional with excellent, positive

attitude. Detail oriented, organized, and eager to use skills in a

team environment. Possess strong analytical and planning skills, a

demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with others and a take-

charge personality to accomplish challenges. Enjoy mentoring

coworkers and building strong business friendships. Seeking a

position where over 17 years of accounting experience and office

management will add value to company operations.


AIB College of Business, Des Moines, IA

Associate of Business Degree, Accounting major


Administrative Manager Oct. 2008 - Jan. 2010

Priority Plastics, Inc., Grinnell, IA (annual sales - Grinnell plant,


. Developed spreadsheets for plant manager to control raw material

inventories, which resulted in annual savings of $180,000.

. Maintained finished goods inventories by rotating stock to keep

obsolete items at a yearly loss of less than .5% of sales.

. Developed a spreadsheet that monitored the use of temporary

workers, which reduced production labor expense by 18% of total


. Completed the transition of Sho-Me Container's financial and

human resource records to new corporate office.

. Verified production employees hourly time records for accuracy

and expense control.

. Processed purchase orders for supplies and raw materials.

. Assisted plant manager as needed.

Accounting Manager Oct. 2002 - Sept. 2008

Sho-Me Container, Inc., Grinnell, IA (annual sales - company wide,


(Company was sold to Priority Plastics, Inc., my accounting position

was relocated to IN)

. Supervised office personnel.

. Completed monthly financial statement reports to maintain a 13%

to 17% net profit margin of total sales, which resulted in a

strong EBITDA value.

. Changed sales order processing from a manual system to a

computerized system, which resulted in better product inventory

control and a sales database for customer analysis.

. Maintained positive cash flows by collecting past due accounts

and maximizing the use of vendor terms.

. Saved approximately $32,000 annually by utilizing vendor


. Established and reviewed company asset and depreciation


. Calculated monthly finished goods values to control inventory


. Processed weekly payroll for 40 employees and completed payroll

tax returns.

. Maintained employee records and resolved human resource issues.

. Completed other accounting and office tasks as needed.

Student Jan. 2000 - May 2003

AIB - College of Business, Des Moines, IA

. GPA 3.99/4.00

. Completed 128 quarterly credit hours, which is equivalent to 85

semester credit hours.

. Worked temporary full time (40 hours per week) accounting

positions while attending college.

Office Manager Jan. 1989 - Sept. 1999

Axtell Ford & Chrysler, Newton, IA (total employees - 42)

. Supervised office employees and reduced office personnel 20% by

reclassifying job duties and establishing efficient accounting and

office procedures.

. Reduced past due accounts by 33% in a 15-month period by working with

customers to resolve payment issues and establishing a new credit term


. Assisted owner and department managers in developing an annual

departmental budget and reviewed the budget plan monthly to maintain

cost control.

. Assisted owner in developing a fixed asset purchase procedure for

department managers and monitored depreciation schedules using a

straight-line depreciation method to maximize owner's investment.

. Completed timely financial statement reports.

. Edited general ledger accounts and setup monthly standard entries.

. Processed weekly payroll for union and nonunion employees, plus

monthly commission payroll for sales personnel.

. Completed federal and state payroll tax returns and processed year end

W-2 forms.

. Handled employee issues and established employee benefit programs.

. Processed worker's compensation claims and completed annual reporting

requirements for OSHA.

. Completed sales tax returns.

. Resolved any vendor disputes for supplies received in error or payment

processing issues.

. Completed other accounting responsibilities as needed.


Microsoft Word Peachtree Accounting System

Microsoft Excel Peachtree Payroll System

ADP Accounting System ADP Payroll System

TMM Purchase Order System Windows NT

10-Key accuracy


John Oleson Don Pritchard

General Manager Salesman

Traffix Devices Steve Link Ford, Lincoln, Mercury

501 Hillside Drive 916 West Street

Fairfield, IA 52556 Grinnell, IA 50112

Cell phone: 641-***-**** Work phone: 641-***-****

Email: (former Sales Mgr. of Axtell

Ford & Chrysler)

(former GM of Sho-Me Container, Inc.)

Nancy Mullaney Jamie Dysart

Branch Manager Maintenance Employee

Temp Associates, Inc. Priority Plastics, Inc.

1029 Broad Street 1622 Spencer Street

Grinnell, IA 50112 Grinnell, IA 50112

Work phone: 641-***-**** Work phone: 641-***-****

Email: Home phone: 641-***-****

Kelly Garwood Karla Juihla Valiulis

Database Records Assistant Sales Representative

College and Alumni Relations Colors for Plastics, Inc.

Grinnell College 4800 Centerville Rd. #315

733 Broad Street White Bear Lake, MN 55110

Grinnell, IA 50112 Work phone: 815-***-****

Work phone: 641-***-**** Home cell phone: 763-***-****

Email: Email:

Betty Filson


844 S. 44th Avenue E

Newton, IA 50208

Cell phone: 641-***-****

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