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Financial Analyst, Controller, Cost Accountant

Pensacola, FL
March 14, 2018

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Jeff Keyes


Pensacola, FL 32514


Financial Analyst with over 15 years of experience providing businesses with financial analysis and accounting support. Skilled at financial report preparation, analysis and forecasting. Varied experience ranges from financial analysis and budget management in an electric utility to providing financial & strategic leadership as a Controller in a manufacturing and distribution business. EXPERIENCE

GULF POWER COMPANY, Pensacola, FL 2013 – 2018

Budget Analyst

Performed financial and economic project analysis, including detailed analytical support, for management and other departments in evaluation of business plans and maintained documentation of results. Prepared the Company’s official capital budget, including preparation of schedules, presentations, analyses, and other capital-related tasks. Completed analysis and preparation of materials related to construction expenditures for executives and others as needed.

Coordinated the production of construction budget data, including communication and assistance to planning-unit coordinators to develop and load budget data, and ensure accurate and timely input of data to the Utilities International financial model to meet financial forecast deadlines.

Completed capital expenditure actual-to-budget variance reports, including explanations of variances, monthly to management and quarterly to Southern Company Services (SCS) in preparation for earnings calls and board meetings.

Actualized the plant module monthly and reforecast expenditures, placed-in- service, retirements, etc. as necessary and uploaded to the financial model to ensure forecast for capital was as accurate as possible.

Documented and kept up-to-date manuals and other software, such as Budworks and Utility International (UI) Planner knowledge transfer materials. PLUMBING SUPPLY, Pensacola, FL 2012 – 2013

Owner / Manager

Oversaw three sales people and one operations person. Business supplied and delivered wholesale plumbing maintenance and repair parts to apartments, condominiums, and hospitals through outside sales along the Gulf Coast. Business also maintained inside counter sales for general public in local area.

Managed and monitored company finances by scheduling and paying accounts payables, entering sales invoices, collecting receivables, and making bank deposits, ensuring accuracy and on time delivery.

Expanded sales reach by 10% by identifying areas of growth. Jeff Keyes 850-***-**** Page 2

Managed inventory by supervising purchasing and receiving of goods into inventory.

Coordinated banking services and maintained relationships with banking officers. NATIONAL STANDARD PARTS ASSOCIATES, INC., Pensacola, FL 2001 - 2012 Vice President, Finance / Controller

Participated on management team by managing accounting and finance functions for a manufacturing and distributing business, which grew from $4.5M to $12M in revenue during tenure.

Established, monitored, and enforced internal controls to protect assets.

Provided financial status by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data.

Prepared budgets and managed financial performance by analyzing cost variances and recommending corrective actions.

Maintained close ties to banking relationships to maximize return and minimize risk on bank balances.

Developed corporate strategies by contributing financial analysis and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction.

Planned and coordinated human resources, payroll and 401K program, and implemented each through an employee leasing organization (PEO).

Developed and implemented a strategy to keep company health insurance costs flat over a three year period, significantly contributing to the bottom line. EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth Graduate work in Theology, Southwestern Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting Mississippi College, Clinton


Royal Family Kids Camp Volunteer (Foster Children) Washington High School Baseball Boosters Board/Treasurer Kairos Prison Ministry Volunteer

Boy Scouts of America, Troop 10 Chaplain

Church Finance Committee Chair / Small Group Leader East Hill Christian School Parent/Teacher Organization President Homeowners’ Association Board/Treasurer


Microsoft (Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint) ~ Quickbooks ~ Utilities International (UI) ~ Infor FACTS ~ EPICOR

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