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Manager Accounting

Location:
Everett, Washington, United States
Posted:
June 13, 2018

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ANDREA HARKINS

**** ***** ****** *******, ** 425-***-****

ac5u9z@r.postjobfree.com Linkedin.com/in/andrea-harkins-mba-1567692a

** ***** ** *********** ********** accounting and finance experience working in a small to mid-size multinational and multicultural businesses. Responsibilities and duties include leading and motivating small teams and range from managing accounts payable to preparing audit reviews and include leading 4 major ERP system conversions.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Significantly improved month-end close, reducing time required by 38% (Umbra) and 57% (Matheus)

Overhauled and improved company audit processes that reduced costs by 30%

Revamp vendor payments by slashing check handling costs by 40%, switching vendors to Automated Clearing House (ACH) method.

Updated complex credit terms in ERP system for discounts to calculate automatically while posting vendor invoices. This reduced Accounts Payable’s processing time by 20%.

Set up the cash rebate system cutting transaction process by 15 % and getting a yearly rebate close to $ 50,000. In 9 years, a total cost saving activities led to $ 400,000 direct savings.

During the new building upgrade, dealt with state and local tax issue by working with vendors to apply the right tax rate which saved more than $ 40,000 in state and local taxes.

EXPERIENCE

5/2017 – 5/2018

ACCOUNTING MANAGER, matheus lumber

Matheus Lumber is a Wholesale Distributor with 11 locations located throughout the United States, their corporate headquarters is located in Woodinville, WA. Matheus has been in business since 1932 with 102 employees, $350 million in revenue and is a privately held company.

Manages a staff of 2 direct reports in the Accounts Payable Department.

Manages a team in various departments to ensure month-end procedures finish in a timely manner.

Managing and developing process strategies to improve efficiencies for the Accounting Department leading to 8 hour decrease in man-hours.

Prepare and maintain account reconciliations/analyses for balance sheet and income statement accounts equaling $30M average per month.

Create Gantt Charts to manage multiple projects within the Accounting Department, CFO is able to track progress at a high level perspective.

2/2008 – 4/2017

ACCOUNTING MANAGER/GENERAL ACOUNTANT umbra cuscinetti, inc

Umbra Cuscinetti is an aerospace manufacturer with a certified FAR 125 Repair and Overhaul onsite facility that has been in business for 37 years with 103 employees, $34 million in revenue and is a privately held company, regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), International Traffic and Arms Regulation (ITAR), and Bureau of Industry and Security (EAR)

Responsible for full cycle accounting

Supervise and manage staff to perform their duties with a continuous improvement mindset to become lean in their processes this lead to a 15% decrease in man-hours spent on non-value added processes.

Prepared financial statements, margin analysis reports, and disclosure notes to C-level executives and department managers every month. We discussed the financial health of the company, strategized on improvements to put in place, and observed the trends for those improvements.

Treasury management skills to build cash forecasts to ensure we had enough cash to pay vendors, payroll, and invest in capital equipment.

Successfully provided project deliverables on-time as a company project manager with a team of 12 for more than 6 months during an ERP conversion.

Manage Fixed Assets equaling $8.1M in assets; additions, disposals, and selling assets. Self-taught to use the Fixed Asset module in Microsoft Dynamics Axapta (AX).

Assisted in revising the accounting processes to parallel with Sarbanes Oxley for future preparation when the company decides to go IPO. Such as segregating duties, record Board of Director’s minutes, no loans to C-level executives, and having a CPA sign off on all financials.

2/2004 – 2/2008

SR. STAFF ACCOUNTANT, fresenius kabi, llc

Fresenius Kabi acquired in 2007 is a distributor of products and services used in blood donation and separation of blood components. The company had 17 employees and grossed $2.7 million in revenue.

Complete month-end procedures, including commission accruals, reclass manufacturing expenses to overhead and labor accounts, reconcile balance sheet accounts, managed fixed asset depreciation schedule, A/P accruals, unearned revenue schedule, and updating monthly & quarterly internal company spreadsheets.

Completed and mailed 1099-MISC forms to vendors.

Supervised one staff member.

Assisted in the transition from Great Plains to SAP

Assisted in the integration of ERP software SAP and Dynamics AX.

Reconcile accounts and currency translation of foreign A/R and A/P.

Updated Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to be compliant with Food and Drug Association (FDA)

EDUCATION

JULY 2015

MASTER’S IN BUSINESS & ADMINISTRATION, university of phoenix

JUNE 2008

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING, university of phoenix

FEBRUARY 2014

SIX SIGMA, green river community college

SKILLS

Dynamics AX 4.0 and AX7 (Tier 2)

SAP (Tier 1)

Great Plains (Tier 2)

WoodPro (Tier 2)

Microsoft Excel (advanced)

Microsoft Word (intermediate)

Project Management

Cost Accounting



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