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Accountant

Location:
Sussex, Wisconsin, 53089, United States
Posted:
February 07, 2019

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LORI MORK

N** W***** Alta Vista Dr. Sussex, WI **089 Cell: 262-***-****

ac8e5i@r.postjobfree.com

BACKGROUND SUMMARY

A conscientious Accounting Professional with over 15 years of extensive analytical, budgetary, financial and computer experience in a manufacturing environment. Functional expertise includes:

Budgeting Financial Reporting Cash Management

Month/Year End Close Fixed Assets General Ledger/Journal Entries

AR/Collections Process Improvement Bank & Account Reconciliations

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Tarsus Exhibitions Group, Brookfield WI Jan 2016 to present

Organizes Medical, Off-price and Label / Packing Exhibitions and Conferences around the world.

Accountant – Label Expo Americas and Latin America

Responsible for the incremental billings, AR and collections of all show exhibitors

Monthly Financial reporting to parent company in the UK, including cash forecasting, detailed AR reports and input of information into financial software

Month end close, posting of all AP and journal entries for the Label Expo Division

Maintain General Ledger, Sales Ledger and all Bank Rec’s

Report and investigate discrepancies between Actuals and Forecast for each show

CL&D Graphics / CL&D Digital, Hartland WI Feb 2015 to Dec 2015

Provider of high quality printed labels, pouches and flexible packaging.

Accounting Supervisor

Book all journal entries and reconciled Balance Sheet Accounts

Maintained Fixed Asset Software, depreciation computation and CIP

Calculate and post Payroll and Commission entries

Government reporting, Audit Schedules and Sales & Use Tax

Reconcile company credit card transactions

Assist AR/AP with daily workload

Waukesha Tool & Stamping, LLC dba Waukesha Metal Products – Sussex, WI 2009-2014

A full service metal forming manufacturer that offers prototyping, tool design and build, sheet metal fabrication, metal stamping, welding and assembly services.

Accountant

Provide accurate financial statements including income statement, balance sheet, cash flow, and borrower’s certificates to Investors, Bank and Board of Directors

Responsible for general ledger maintenance and all journal entries, reconcile all balance sheet accounts, develop and maintain all spreadsheets used for reporting, budgeting and special projects

Prepare schedules and supporting documents for Bank, Worker’s Compensation and Year End audits

Responsible for the AR/Credit function and cut the AR Days outstanding from 68 to 36

Calculate and administer AR Insurance, and provide monthly reports as required

Run, review and post weekly/monthly Standard Cost report and Commission reports

Record Fixed Asset additions, disposals and update depreciation as required

Review and reconcile all Consignment Inventory

Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation, Brookfield, WI 1990-2008

A subsidiary of Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. that develops manufactures and markets heavy-duty power tools and accessories. Other brands of Techtronic Industries include Ryobi, Homelite, Hoover, Craftsman and Rigid.

AP Supervisor / Senior Financial Accountant / Corporate Accountant

Directed the Accounts Payable members regarding invoice coding and other procedural issues to insure proper accounting of expenses

Reconciled the intercompany Accounts Payable issues, both foreign and domestic, to provide accurate consolidated results

Managed the ERS (Electronic Receipt Settlement) system to ensure accuracy and compliance resulting in workforce reduction

Processed and Audited over 500 monthly expense reports for accuracy and compliance with company policies

Managed the process of accruing month and year end expenses to ensure proper accounting procedures were followed

Directed the Information Services Department to implement changes and design improvements to the Accounts Payable Systems which improved productivity by 20%

Responsible for closing and maintaining the US and Canadian General Ledgers, managed the budgeting process and reported financial results to management

Developed and implemented financial reporting changes for new owners and management’s reporting requirements, both locally and abroad

Analyzed the financial environment to streamline input of data and improve the consistency and integrity of information being reported

Developed a new detailed budget process which allowed for monthly variance reporting for management

Led the Hyperion Planning implementation and development team that installed the new budget software resulting in cost savings of $200 thousand annually

Created and maintained Lotus Notes Databases for reporting Trending, Budget and Financial information

Assisted in the implementation of a new general ledger system with no disruption to the business, and provided formal training to system users

Managed and audited a $4.0 million Marketing Promotion, and assisted/trained the sales personnel in the administration of the program

Responsible for the general accounting functions and consolidation of foreign subsidiaries

Developed procedures and spreadsheets that reduced the monthly closing from 8 to 2 days

Prepared financial reports with variance analysis for management to improve operations

Assisted in the preparation of tax, corporate, government and audit schedules

Administered $20 million in Distributor Rebate programs, analyzed exceptions and issued payment for various programs

Developed customer profitability statements for marketing analysis of effectiveness of spending by customer channel

Audited Canadian subsidiary’s procedures and recommended process improvements

Created ad hoc reports using JD Edwards and Hyperion software to shorten required analysis

Managed the daily cash position for the company’s requirements

Performed various Account and Bank reconciliation’s

Other relevant experience with Milwaukee Electric Tool:

Accounts Receivable Supervisor / Assistant Credit Manager

Responsible for the integrity of the AR function and managed the daily workflow of 8 employees

Implemented on-line Accounts Receivable system which cut application time by 50%

Overviewed the monthly application of $28 million in Lockbox deposits

Gathered relevant data to resolve customer disputes

Trained new employees to administer the Accounts Receivable functions

Administered the credit department activities in the absence of the credit manager

Responsible for the credit/collection of over 8,000 Distributors

Reviewed and approved the processing of one-time credit applications

Authorized the release of daily orders of those on that were on hold

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Accounting

Michigan Technological University, Houghton MI

Software Proficiency

SAP, Sage

Tagetik

Logic / Radius ERP Systems

Plex Online Systems

Outlook

JD Edwards financial and reporting software, Version 7.3 and 8.1

Hyperion Enterprise, Reporting and Analyst and Planning

Excel

Lotus Notes Email and Databases

Microsoft Word



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