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Project Manager Customer Service

Powell, Ohio, 43065, United States
May 23, 2010

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A highly motivated, results oriented accounting professional with a

demonstrated record of streamlining processes to improve business

performance. Demonstrated hands-on experience with configuring and

implementing accounting software as well as fully integrated energy

systems. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. An ability to

exercise tact in delicate situations, expand my areas of responsibility,

and make prudent decisions. Excellent communication skills with

individuals at all levels in an organization. A well organized approach to

daily work and ability to effectively manage a team.


Pipeline Reconciliations Define Business Policies and


Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Software Installation and


Project Management Budget Analysis


Production Accountant: Integrys Energy Services. 2007/Present

. Co-managed a project to create a Production Module to standardize the

processes and procedures for growing the Production based business.

. Prepare month end accruals for production and transport for pipeline and

LDC transportation.

. Accrue monthly revenues and record true ups for Choice Programs as well

as record the inventories for those Programs.

. Reconcile pipeline statements, LDC statements, inventories, and

accounting for imbalances.

. Prepare accruals for production and transport for pipeline and LDC

transportation during month end.

. Prepare variance analysis at month end for the Gas Accounting


Senior Accountant: PNM Resources. 2006/2007

. Created and prepared a monthly P-&-L statement by Plant that included

both physical and financial information.

. Assist in the monthly gross margin preparation and analysis and prepared

journal entries for the monthly close cycle.

. Prepare account reconciliation work papers for various general ledger


. Reconciled the pipeline statements, inventories, and accounting for


. Lead in the testing and implementation of settling the Financial Swaps

in Zainet.

. Established and implemented processes to improve accounting for the gas


. Took the lead in preparation and filing of the quarterly EQR with FERC.

. Responsible for the settlement and invoicing of third parties both

physical and financial.

. Perform all the Accounting duties in the day to day operations of the


. Invoiced manually billed electric accounts.

Senior Gas Accountant: Select Energy Northeast 2002/2006

Utilities System.

. Supervised the Accounting Analysts in the day to day operations of the


. Supervised the settlement and invoicing of third parties physical and

financial swaps.

. Took a lead role in the implementation of the new database and

accounting system for the wholesale business and the retail business.

. Worked with project leader to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

. Responsible for preparing the monthly P-&-L statement.

. Assisted in the monthly gross margin preparation and analysis and

approve journal entries for the monthly close cycle.

. Oversaw the reconciliation of pipeline statements, LDC's, the

preparation of inventories, and accounting for imbalances.

. Established and implemented processes to improve accounting for the gas

business including setting up gas FERC accounts.


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Senior Business Analyst: FirstEnergy Solutions. 2000/2002

. Supervised Commodity Accountants as well as troubleshoot problems that

arise in the day to day operations of the Commodity Accounting area.

. Prepared monthly inventories to track storage balances as well as gas


. Assisted with preparing monthly journal entries and the monthly close.

. Insure the integrity and accuracy of the accounting records by working

with the traders and schedulers.

. Responsible for reconciling pipeline statements to internal records and

resolving disputes.

. Managed various projects including the settlements and validating

transportation records in the retail billing system for conversion to

the new billing system.

Budget Analyst: Great Lakes Energy Partners, LLC. 1997/2000

. Responsible for preparing annual budget with information gathered from

multiple departments.

. Assisted with the preparation of internal financial statements during

the monthly close.

. Prepared account reconciliation work papers for Fixed Assets and

Depletion for general ledger accounts.

. Assisted with the preparation and maintenance of AFE's.

. Redesigned the Budgeting and Reporting Package used by the organization.

. As Project Manager, designed and automated internal financial reports

for use by management.

. Wrote macros in Excel using ODBC drivers to connect to the A/S400 to

retrieve data for variance reports as well as use as a tool for monthly

actual to budget analysis.

. Created various management reports.

Comptroller: Diagnostic Testing Of Ohio, 1994/1997


. Responsible for in house computerized accounting including general

ledger, accounts payable, payroll and purchases.

. Designed financial reporting using both the general ledger reports and

on spreadsheet software.

. Prepared work papers for accounting firm to analyze and interact with

the accountants.

. Directed all billing functions including collections of accounts


. Installed and setup general ledger software package as well as created

all reports generated by the software.

. Interaction with accountants and kept all ledgers for businesses in two


Customer Service Representative: GBS Computer 1991/1994


. Responsible for the installation, testing and training of new customers

on the software and hardware purchased.

. Resolved customer issues both on site and over the telephone or modem.

. Developed a strong working knowledge of data communications and

experience working with both the DOS and UNIX operating systems.

. Assisted with design and implementation of new data communications

system and trained other representatives on installations.

. Managed accounts and assigned customers small projects to complete for

training and system implementation.

Fiscal Specialist III: City Of North Canton. 1986/1991

. Assisted with conducting inventories, preparation of purchase orders,

accounts payable, and accounts receivable.

. Responsible for assisting with the audit of city income tax returns,

posting the tax returns to the computer and assisting with the

collection of delinquent tax accounts receivables.

. Selected by Director of Finance to train and learn all phases of the

accounting department.


B.A.: June, 1985, Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa.; Business

Administration with a concentration in Accounting.

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