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Senior Accountant

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
May 22, 2018

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Michael Barlow

PH: 952-***-****


SUMMARY: Accountant with proven skills in providing

accurate, timely information to management. A highly dependable

individual who possesses a solid work ethic and is resilient.


EXPERIENCE: ACCOUNTING MANAGER. Aderans Hair Goods, Inc. (2015-2018)

Distributor for male and female hair replacement systems. Primary

Responsibilities include:

Sole accounting manager who processes full spectrum accounting cycle such as a/p, a/r, payroll, and intercompany transactions for the main company Aderans Hair Goods and DK International by myself. Maintain and monitor fixed asset schedules, accruals, budgets, sales tax reporting, and financial statement reporting. Gaap compliance and financial analysis.

ASSISTANT CONTROLLER. Shakopee Chevrolet. (2011-2015) New and used car dealership. Primary responsibilities include:

Accounts payable, receivable, in house payroll for 38 employees union and non union, journal entries, and balancing out and monitoring liability schedules to prevent chaos. Collections, and warranty sales.

Key contact for monthly JP Morgan Chase audits. Ensured that all bank owned cars were accounted for and paid off on a timely basis. Did prep work for income and balance sheet statements, and hired employees .

Responsible for monitoring and analyzing company’s cash flow in good times and bad.

CONSULTANT. (2010-2011) Independent Contractor review financial records for senior citizen cooperatives assist with payables, receivables, invoicing, budgeting, attend finance meetings, and assist with end of year reports.

ACCOUNTANT Realife Management Services. (2004-2010 ) Property management and development company of HUD regulated, sales tax exempt, senior citizen cooperatives. Primary responsibilities include:

Prepared and submitted budgets for HUD review. Reviewed financial statements for 23 cooperatives (i.e. income and balance sheet, GAAP, journal entries, accruals, bank reconciliation, financial analysis, general ledger, met with Finance Boards, work papers, monitored cash flow, etc.) Financial reporting and analysis.

Exclusively prepared financials for three cooperatives, including a/r, payroll, and a/p, at the home office.

Assisted auditors during HUD audits. Position involved 70% travel.

Mentored and supervised 20 employees, made additions to training manual.

Prepared year end 1098’s and 1099’s.

ACCOUNTANT Cable Imaging Solutions. (2000-2004 company closed)

Digital photography and display advertising company. Work exclusively with Controller. Primary responsibilities include:

Accounts payable, receivable, general ledger, journal entries, data entry, collections, inventory, job cost, financial reporting, fixed assets, sales tax, and cash flow analysis.

Variance analysis, financial analysis, collect & consolidate financial data for month end & year end reports

Implemented EDI receivable system which resulted in a decrease in 3M receivables from 40 days to 10 days.

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science-Finance St. Cloud State University. Minor: Concentration in Political Science

Technical Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, QuickBooks, Open Systems, Oracle, Peachtree, AS-

400, Microsoft Dynamics AX, Autosoft

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