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Controller

Location:
Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States
Salary:
115,000
Posted:
April 30, 2019

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CYNTHIA M. SHEERE

**** ******* ***** ******** *******, MI 48314

Email: ac887d@r.postjobfree.com Cell: 586-***-****

Senior Accounting Executive Controller

Experienced Controller providing financial strategy to Fortune 500 firms and business units. Business strategist who partners with Executive Leaders to achieve company’s overall business objectives. Successful in identifying areas of improvement and boosting efficiencies and financial excellence that lead to strong bottom-line results.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Tesca USA - Rochester Hills, MI – January 2018 to Present

Controller – Direct Reports: Two

Prepare monthly and year-end closing activities including journal entries, account analysis and bank reconciliation in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) using Plex ERP software.

Prepare detailed work papers supporting month end balances.

Ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial results.

Direct annual budgeting process.

Prepare 13-week rolling cash forecast.

Manage banking relationships and approve all payments made via ACH/Wire.

Primary liaison between internal resources and outside auditors.

Analyzed internal control weaknesses and established standardized financial policies and procedures.

PA Solutions, Inc., Warren, MI – A Division of ATS Inc., Canada – March 2017 to December 2017

Controller: Warren, MI – Greensville, S.C., Bessemer, AL – Direct Reports: Four

Prepare monthly and year-end closing activities including journal entries, account analysis and bank reconciliations in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) using Sage 300 ERP software.

Project Management: Upkeep Project Details Reporting for all open POC and T&M jobs. Approve PO’s, track expenses, review billing and ensure correct month-end WIP.

Review and approve all Accounts Payable paid via check, wire and ACH.

Prepare detailed work papers supporting month end balances.

Ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial results.

Reconcile and bill back all intercompany service transactions.

Prepare 13-week cash forecast.

Prepare monthly Flash report.

UAW-GM Center for Human Resources Detroit, MI 48207 – August 2016 to March 2017

Controller – Direct Reports: Eight

Perform monthly and year-end closing activities including journal entries, account analysis and bank reconciliations in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) using Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) software.

Prepare detailed work papers supporting month end balances.

Ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial results.

Direct annual budgeting process for 28 departments.

Reconcile salaries/expenses of UAW personnel assigned to the center.

Reconcile and bill back GM plants for travel expenses covered under joint funds contract.

Chair Retirement Committee.

Manage banking and 401k relationships.

Primary liaison between internal resources and outside auditors.

Analyzed internal control weaknesses and established standardized financial policies and procedures.

CYNTHIA M. SHEERE – Page 2

8948 Cologne Drive Sterling Heights, MI 48314

Email: ac887d@r.postjobfree.com Cell: 586-***-****

Gage Products Company, Ferndale, MI 48220 - February 2007 to August 2016

Assistant Controller/HR Manager – Direct Reports: Three

Perform monthly and year-end closing activities including journal entries, account analysis and bank reconciliations in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) using ProcessPro ERP.

Prepare detailed work papers supporting month end balances.

Ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial results.

Assist with budget preparation for 13 cost centers.

Financial analysis: interpret variances from budget to standards and provide recommendations.

Update standard costs annually.

Manage banking relationships and approve payments made via ACH/Wire.

Maintain Fixed Asset List and depreciation schedules.

Provide daily cash reports.

Process multi-state payroll, as well as, Canadian payroll and prepare foreign currency transactions.

Write, implement and update standard policies and procedures, using VWI’s (Visual Work Instructions).

Strengthened technology infrastructure by upgrading DOS-based payroll system to a Windows-based platform; which resulted in reducing payroll process time from 6 hours to less than 1 hour.

Lead and managed payroll upgrade from conception to completion, (working with Payroll Company and companywide training of 90 employees on how to use the system).

Actively participate in Lead Team decisions concerning employee benefits.

Administer all medical, dental, FSA, 401k/ROTH and Corporate Insurance plans.

Prepare quarterly 720 Federal Excise Tax Returns.

Prepare monthly Arizona Fuel Tax Returns.

Prepare annual audit book/work papers and work with outside auditors.

Lean Manufacturing and 5S+1 proficient.

Summit Plastic Molding, Inc., Shelby Township, MI 48315 – February 2002 to February 2007

Staff Accountant

Perform monthly and year-end closing activities including journal entries, account analysis and bank

reconciliations in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) using Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision) software.

Prepare weekly liquidity reports.

Invoicing, fixed assets maintenance, monthly/quarterly taxes, accounts receivable collections and all

Human Resource functions.

Accomplishments: Throughout my tenure at Summit, I was given the opportunity to learn every facet of the business. I could take a customer inquiry call, provide that customer with a quote, order the materials for the project, program the injection molding machines to run the parts, ship the parts, send the ASN (Advance Shipping Notice), invoice the shipment, collect and post the A/R payment.

EDUCATION Walsh College, Troy, MI

Masters of Management/Accounting 2015

Walsh College, Troy, MI

Bachelor of Accountancy 2007

TECHNICAL SKILLS *Microsoft Office Products w/Advanced Excel *Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plaines)

*Sage 300 ERP *FAS Fixed Asset

*ProcessPro ERP *CCH CorpSystem Fixed Asset

*Microsoft Dynamics NAV (Navision) *Plex

*Peachtree



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