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Accounting Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable

Independence, KY
June 10, 2018

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Valerie Feuston-Hicks

**** ********** ***

Independence, KY 41051

859-***-**** (Home)

859-***-**** (Cell)


As a highly experienced accounting and financial professional with extensive experience in working with daily, monthly and yearly financial operations, my objective is to become an important and needed asset to the corporation I serve. This will be achieved with the utilization of the highest ethical, integrity, motivation, experience and skill set I bring to the financial objectives of the corporation.


General Accounting Principles Payroll Processing

Accounts Payable Accounts Receivable

Design Excel Spreadsheets, Charts, Graphs Management/Supervision

Corporate Cash Accounts Employee Records

General Ledger Monthly, Quarterly, Yearly Closing


MRA Advertising/Production Support Services, Inc. Cincinnati, Ohio

Financial Administrator 12/1990 - 10/2017

Promoted into finance.

Performed all daily, monthly, yearly financial responsibilities for GL, AP, AR, P&L, Balance Sheet, Forecasting, cash flow reporting, monthly and yearly closings.

Originated and designed Excel spreadsheets for actualized future forecast and cash flow statements.

Performed daily status update of checking accounts, transfer of funds and ACH incoming and outgoing payments and reconciliation.

Managed and supervised full and part time financial and clerical staff.

Negotiated and sought out cost savings with regards to every facet of the company’s daily operations and routines.

Launched year end reviews with oral presentation, charts and graphs for what had been accomplished and what was anticipated.

Processed monthly and yearly taxes including owner’s distributions.

Reviewed legal documents and tax returns. Worked closely with corporate attorney and CPA.

Programmed and implemented 3 different accounting systems including Great Plains, Levinson Lyon and 4D. Ran and reconciled 2 different systems for a year and half.

Controlled on-boarding of new clients and set up invoicing procedures for all clients.

Prepared and participated in quarterly Corporate board meetings.

Established and implemented the company policy and procedure handbook.

Maintained payroll processing, tracked benefits, handled 401k information and payments, cafeteria plans and flexible spending accounts, as well as overseeing health insurance rates and adherence to legal guidelines set by various state and federal governments for a number of multi-state locations.

Serviced Human Resources: Interviewing, hiring, terminations, 401k preparation, flexible spending account setup, employee insurance benefits, employee set-up.

Organized and directed relocation of corporate headquarters.

Handled all building repairs and renovations.

Set up and reporting of the company T-Sheet software.

LineWatch Account Specialist 07/1988 – 12/1990

Analyzed advertising spending for select international clients.

Calculated quarterly and yearly budget reports for all clients.

Trained new employees as LineWatch Account Specialists.


University of Cincinnati

Associate of Science - Accounting 2002

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars 2003


Fred Pryor “Business Writing for Results”

AMA “The Efficient Controller”

National Seminars Group “Thinking Outside the Line”

Careertrack “Criticism and Discipline Skills for Managers”

AMA “The Payroll Professional’s Guide to Administrating Payroll Benefits”

SkillPath “How to Survive and Thrive in Accounts Payable”

Rockhurst “Creativity Day Camp”

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