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Controller/Accounting Manager

Altamonte Springs, Florida, United States
August 30, 2017

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Darcy A. Long


Advanced analytical skills

Utilize fully the creative approach in problem solving

Excellent command of written and oral communications

Well-developed leadership and team skills

Outgoing, motivated, and energetic

QuickBooks Desktop, Online and Enterprise Solutions, Dynamics/Great Plains, CampusVue, Sage, FRx, MAPICS, Microsoft Office


July 2010 – Present

Various Companies

Orlando, FL

Contract Controller

Providing general accounting and project-specific services for various clients.

Training principal of start-up, managing accounting processes (2016-present)

Corrected data and set up all new systems and procedures for start-up sales tech company; continued as Controller. (PowerDETAILS, LLC - 2013-2016)

Performed analysis and correction of 5 quarters of transactions for 3 companies. Continued as Controller - accounting, budgeting, reporting and project-costing activities. (Newland Associates - 2012-2015)

Managed all accounting functions for marketing firm. Corrected system data from previous manager and set up procedural structures not in place; streamlined current processes and cleaned-up accounting records for prior year. Continued as Controller. Project completed June 2013(.ComMarketing ~ pronounced DotComMarketing)

Converged 5 data files and updated with prior year data; set up systems and procedures. (Mills Venture Counsel)

Completed computer upgrade and input of all 2011 data for a local construction company. Continued data management for 2012. (Mark Four Construction)

In-depth analysis of GL transactions to correct recording of AR Factoring. (MLD)

Financial manager for consulting services firm. Upgraded accounting system from Quicken to QuickBooks for greater efficiency. Streamlined processes and procedures for better function and reporting. (Dick Batchelor Mgmt Group)

Managed accounting functions for financial management company. CFO states my performance as exceptional. (The Bogdahn Group)

Updated all records for the calendar year 2010 for branch office being moved to Corporate. Extremely successful with very positive feedback from Controller. (Kairos Prison Ministry – non-profit organization)

Feb 2009 – July 2010

Remington College, Corporate

Heathrow, FL

Accounting Manager

Nationwide college offering associate’s, bachelor’s, and diploma programs

Trained and mentored team during critical transition

Analyzed student receivables including TIV loan payments, private lending payments, student payments, and tuition charges

Maintained CampusVue software for Student Accounts application

Streamlined processes and procedures for greater efficiency

Managed and supervised AR staff of 5

Assisted Controller with projects, as needed

Promoted from AR Staff Accountant

Apr 1999 – Oct 2008

Various companies $1M-$15M

Orlando, FL

Contract Accounting Services

Provided general accounting and project-specific services for various clients

Managed all credit and collection functions, including internal reporting. Processed all incoming inventory, returns from customers, and related transactions. Supervised and assisted billing clerk, including review and corrections on all sales transactions. Assisted CFO with projects, as needed. (TNR Technical)

Reorganized, corrected, and streamlined accounting processes for multi-location franchise business. Updated information and prepared financial statements for facilitation of loan for new franchise location. Interfaced with CPA. Managed all accounting functions. (Monkey Joe’s Play Place)

Analyzed and corrected processes and procedures in new construction company. Installed systems and structured routines to streamline data processing. Managed full cycle of accounting operations from daily transactions to financial statement preparation. (Grizzly Site Contracting)

Provided fully computerized accounting system for water treatment company, including all conversion responsibilities and accounting functions. (Moss-Kelley)

Provided GL service to update and correct records in sales brokerage company during major reorganization. Assisted in replacement of network computer system. (Future Media)

Completed and corrected accounting operations in cardiovascular practice. Managed computer system change and start-up. (Cardiovascular Interventions)

Aug 1993 – Mar 1999


Orlando, FL

Business Owner

Developed, owned, and operated massage rehabilitation practice

Furthered education by completing a 2-year advanced program in structural integration

Assisted clients with trauma rehabilitation, stress management, and general wellness

Apr 1991 - May 1993

LazerData Corporation

Orlando, FL


Barcode scanner manufacturer

Prepared monthly financial reporting package for British parent company

Responsible for daily activities of accounting department

Assisted in preparation of annual budgeting process

Promoted from Cost Manager to Accounting Manager to Controller. Fulfilled all requirements during transition to new British parent company


Frostburg State University

Frostburg, MD

Bachelors Degree

BS in Accounting

Minor in Business Administration

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