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Senior Accountant Assistant Controller

Louisville, Kentucky, 40242, United States
August 28, 2018

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Senior Accountant Assistant Controller

Financial Reporting Analysis and Documentation ~ Spreadsheets and Accounting Reports ~ Systems and Technology Utilization ~ Strategic Planning and Implementation ~ Risk Assessment and Mitigation ~ Turnarounds and Restructurings

Qualifications Profile

Detail-oriented, growth-driven professional, offering solid background and proven expertise in accounting operations and financial analysis within diverse institutions. Equipped with outstanding reputation in maximizing performance of financial operations with emphasis in strategy formulation, internal control implementation, process improvement, cost reduction, and profitability improvement. Adept at resolving complex financial transaction issues, building strategic cross-enterprise alliances, and negotiating and securing business deals. Articulate communicator with basic knowledge of Spanish and French. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel), Access, Hyperion, QuickBooks, Oracle, SAP, Creative Solutions payroll, and fixed assets

Professional Experience

EnovaPremier § Louisville, KY

Financial Analyst 2013–Present

Collect and evaluate invoice receipts for tire and wheel assemblies manufactured for Toyota, Hyundai, GM, and Volvo

Maintain interaction with buyers at various vehicle companies to update pricing due to changes in raw material costs to general ledger, while ensuring profit margins increase

Document and verify general ledger entries including preparation and analysis of monthly financial statements

Drove the implementation of process and technology changes, which lessened the general ledger closing time, from six days to four days using available resources in collaboration with team

Citizens Financial Corporation § Louisville, KY

Senior Financial Analyst 2006–2009

Took full charge of acquiring and examining monthly statutory reserves through a series of Excel Spreadsheets and loading entries in Microsoft’s Solomon general ledger system, as well as creating quarterly Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) financial statements and consolidation

Managed the assessment of quarterly GAAP deferred acquisition costs and value of insurance in force

Succeeded in optimizing processes and reducing time to generate both statutory and GAAP financial statements by two days, while maintaining accurate financial records

Century Small Business Solutions § Louisville, KY

Accountant 2004–2006

Handled arrangement and evaluation of monthly financial statements, payroll, and tax filings for local restaurants and gas stations

Communicated information with clients on financial standing and offer counsel to increase profitability

Successfully converted existing payroll system into Creative Solutions Payroll software used to produce annual payroll checks as well as federal, state, and local payroll tax filings and w-2s to clients

Accountemps § Louisville, KY

Accountant – United Parcel Service Supply Chain Solutions Group 2003–2004

Took charge of processing accounts payable and receive technology equipment used for various projects within UPS

Collaborated with the Oracle purchasing and general ledger products as well as some internal UPS created systems that completed the purchasing and receipt of the IT equipment and the payment of related invoices

Steered efforts in improving the percentage of invoices paid on-time from less than 50% to over 70% and eventually up to over 95%; thus optimizing the activities

Humana, Inc. § Louisville, KY

Accountant Consultant 1998–1999

Drove process automation by implementing Hyperion financial reporting system that resulted to significant reduction of hours spent preparing the filings, enabling additional time for enhanced analysis and review for accuracy

Aegon USA § Louisville, KY

Supervising Senior Accountant 1983–1998

Gathered and prepared financial information for the corporation to develop management, board of director, and shareholder reports and analysis

Arranged various reports, including Statutory, GAAP, line of business, and SEC reporting

Conducted extensive analysis of the annual and quarterly reports to shareholders as well as 10-K and 10-Q reporting for the SEC

Executed and maintained the Hyperion financial reporting system to ensure accurate financial processes

Took part in the selection and deployment of a new general ledger system for the corporation

Managed other special projects as necessary, such as acquisitions, GAAP restatements, and budgets

Worked closely with individuals in and outside the department to streamline processes that enhanced efficiency and decreased the quarterly close time

Additional Experience

Love. Dog. § Louisville, KY

Owner 1997–Present

Render oversight to all aspects of the business operations, which involve accounting, baking, sewing, purchasing, sales, and customer service relations

Education and Credentials

Bachelor of Arts in Accounting

Bellarmine College, Louisville, KY

Graduated summa cum laude GPA: 3.875

Certified Public Accountant

Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI)

Professional Affiliation

Kentucky Society of CPAs (KyCPA)


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