DIANA L. WOOD
812-***-**** ● firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking a challenging position where I can leverage my knowledge and skills. My background is strong in monthly closings and account reconciliations as well as variance analysis. I know I can make a difference for any company I work.
Relevant Experience Summary Highlights
Berry Global, Evansville, IN 1998-2017
Manufacturer of plastic packaging, closed top packaging, engineered products, and flexible packaging products.
Assistant Corporate Controller/Director
Responsible for consolidation of month end closings for 100+ plants domestic/foreign with annual sales over $5 billion (using JD Edwards ERP).
Shortened corporate close process to C+3 by convincing co-workers to work late on C+2.
Supporting schedules, journal entries.
Account reconciliations, bank reconciliations.
Collaborated with purchasing, payroll, fixed assets, and other departments.
Simplified intercompany elimination process by using foreign agings.
Supervised 2 general accountants and 4 AP analysts.
Key player in working with Plant Controllers to assist with month-end closings.
Other responsibilities included preparing and filing quarterly and annual SEC reports, working extensively with outside auditors, internal/Sox compliance auditing.
Special projects such as leasing schedule for 10K filing; quarterly cash schedule; new reports off ERP system.
Trained new controllers on JD Edwards ERP software accounting procedures.
Jenkins, Hakes & Associates, CPA firm, Norwalk, OH 1990-1998
Financial Statement Manager
Compiled and reviewed financial reports; assisted with audits and peer review; prepared federal, state, local and property taxes; supervised the IT function.
Maginnis and Associates, CPA firm, Bellevue, OH 1986-1990
Complied financial reports, bank reconciliations, sales & use taxes.
Academic and Certifications
Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, 1981
Tiffin State University, Tiffin, OH
CPA (inactive) - 1993
Certified in Excel 2016 - 2018