Dedicated accounting professional with over 20 years of experience developing and implementing financial systems, strategies, processes and controls that significantly improve P&L scenarios. Expert in establishing accounting functions, systems and best practices; cost-reduction, automation and tax strategies; and lasting business relationships to ensure goal-surpassing fiscal performance. Computer skills include proficiency in Excel, Peachtree, QuickBooks, MS Office, Sage, Cargo Wise, Deltek Costpoint, Lawson, Meditech and many more.
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA – SUMTER
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX
Master of Business Administration, 2006
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 2004
FINAL MILE LOGISTICS, ATLANTA, GA
Controller, 11/2017 – present
A subsidiary of Mercury Air Group, we were a multi-million transportation and logistical company catering to the DOD and other government agencies. Implemented Deltek Cost Point to reduce overall operating costs and becoming government compliant. Oversaw all AP, AR, Logistical operations and billed out government contracts through WAWF and Syncada. Responsible for financial reporting, GL reconciliation, fixed asset depreciation and amortization; cost accounting. Resolution conflict with customers and contractors across the world, including international.
UNIFIED CONSULTANTS GROUP, FAYETTEVILLE, GA
Financial Controller, 09/2009 – 04/2018
$20M multi-faceted government defense based contractor/logistics Company; I manage the profitability and financial integrity of contracts with the Army across the US. I oversee financial analysis, financial audits, G/L, A/R, A/P and fixed-asset and Cost accounting in accordance with GAAP standards. Develop and manage external financial relationships (e.g., banks, insurers, auditors) and constantly look for ways to strengthen overall financial performance.
TAX SPECIALIST OF HENRY COUNTY, MCDONOUGH, GA
Temporary Tax Preparer, 12/2008 – 04/2009
WRDV, INC., FOREST PARK, GA
Account Manager, 03/2007 – 07/2009
Develop and maintain business relationships through outside sales and continued customer contact. Developed budgets, responsible for employee safety through training, job site inspections, and ensuring all OSHA regulations were being met. I was responsible for supervising branch staff for maximum productivity and efficiency and handling all Workers’ Compensation and State Unemployment Claims; with knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems. Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
DES MOINES AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, BOONE, IA
Adjunct Accounting Instructor – Temporary, 2007
I taught Principals of Accounting sections I and II that included in-depth reviews of financial accounting and provided students with hands-on practice in a broad range of accounting disciplines for non-profit corporations, partnerships and sole proprietorships. Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate students on financial and managerial accounting.
SERVICEMASTER, INC., DIBOLL, TX
Controller, 2004 - 2007
With ServiceMaster, I oversaw accounting functions for 3 franchise companies within a corporation with revenue of more than $1.5 million. Managed general ledger accounts and oversaw month-end closing process. Prepared monthly income statements and balance sheets, and provided financial reports and analyses to the owners; Administered account payables and receivable; while advising management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts. Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual cost and processed payroll for staff of over 40 employees. I also performed inventory accounting using the retail method.
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