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Bookkeeping Operations Management Logistics

Walcott, Iowa, 52773, United States
January 23, 2018

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Highly accomplished and talented professional with 26 years of bookkeeping and operations management experience. Accurate and organized with excellent analytical and reporting skills. A track record of adapting quickly and effectively to new technologies and applications. Responsible for maintaining the full set of company accounts, preparing tax payments and processing staff payroll. An independent worker who responds well to challenges.


Knowledgeable in supporting financial practices in environments such as: Recycling, Agriculture and Logistics.

Experienced managing A/P, A/R, general ledger, staff payroll, bank reconciliation and tax reporting.

Competent in maintaining accurate company-wide financial records and producing timely financial reports.

Strong business acumen focused on developing and implementing strategies to ensure corporate viability and vitality.

Dedicated to high level customer satisfaction through integrity, professional commitment and personal accountability.

Extensive experience in Operations Management, ensuring financial, quality production, and customer goals are achieved.

Exceptional time management skills and ability to execute multiple tasks simultaneously.

Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and spreadsheets. Proficient with Outlook and Quick Books accounting software. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Logistics Administrator – Alter Trading Corporation Davenport, Iowa 2011 to November 2015

Regularly updated inventory spreadsheets and inventory tracking.

Proactively addressed and solved issues, compiled data, developed strategic plans and followed-up to ensure permanent resolution.

Manage account reconciliations to identify discrepancies.

Responsible for executing all required documentation for domestic and export shipments.

Performed data entry, pricing and payment of all material purchased.

Administer accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Complete all transactions for month end closing. President/Owner – Iowa Can Company, Inc. Walcott, Iowa. 1998 – 2010

Originated Business in 1998. Attained customer base and corporate contracts to achieve 4 million in annual sales.

Performed all financial aspects of the business. Including all bank contracts, AP/AR, general ledger, reconciliation, budgets, forecasts, payroll and taxes.

Prepared monthly, quarterly and year end financial summaries and reports.

Directly responsible for all projects from conception to completion.

Coordinated all material handling activities, reducing labor costs by 30% and increasing production by 50% through acquisition of automated sorting equipment.

Acquired contracts to provide processing, trucking and customer service. Executed purchase of equipment for shipment of loads and instilling DOT compliance, licensing and fuel tax reporting. Scheduling of all inbound/outbound loads of material. Data entry of all loads received and processed. Supervised, processing of material and quality control. Processed 800,000 pounds of aluminum and plastic containers per month from 2000 to 2010.

Consistently analyzed and resolved all issues pertaining to personnel, equipment, fleet, customers and the subsidiary company by utilizing in house skills and equipment or out- sourcing for major repairs.

Account Manager/Operations Manager- Eastern Iowa Recyclers Davenport, Iowa 1990 - 1998 Originally recruited to position of accounts manager of this leading redemption/recycling entity. Was entrusted with operations management accountabilities and leadership of 16 staff after, demonstrating solid combinations of production knowledge, performance excellence, people management capabilities and appraised data and financial skills.

Directed and guided staff instilling a commitment to productivity and service quality.

Responsible for preparing all reports, invoicing, quality assurance, marketing and transportation of finished product.

Responsible for daily cash reports, budgets and financial reporting.

Prepared accounts payable invoices and payments.

Hired, trained, coached and mentored staff, delegating workloads and schedule assignments to maximize efficiency.

Monitored staff performance for compliance with policies and attainment of performance objectives.

Reviewed production requirements and daily production levels, efficiently resolving issues that contribute to production shortages and reassigning resources to ensure that production targets are met.

Acquisition new equipment through bidding system saving the company 8,000 of the targeted budget.

Performed and scheduled all equipment maintenance. EDUCATION

Davenport West High General Business Studies Graduate Scott Community College Supervision/Management Course Certificate Scott Community College Powered Industrial Equipment Safety Course Certificate

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