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Accounting Manager

Beachwood, Ohio, 44122, United States
February 08, 2019

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Ray F. Bonner

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Orange Village, OH 44122


Objective: To acquire a challenging position in the accounting field where I may utilize my knowledge and experiences.

Education: B.A. Accounting, 2000

Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, OH

Work Experience:

August 2017 - Department of the Army, Fort Eustis, VA

February 2018 Contract Cost/Price Analyst

Performs price and cost analysis on various elements of major contractor proposals, reviewing in detail the significant direct and indirect cost elements

Evaluate financial statements, commercial credit reports, cash flow, and other financing arrangements to establish the contractor’s financial capability to successfully perform the contract to completion

Requests, coordinates and integrates into a comprehensive pricing report the various technical evaluations of cost elements

Reviews and evaluates contract price proposals for adequacy and compliance with laws and regulations, and with the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).

Participates and/or conducts negotiations of forward pricing rates, final overhead rates, and cost impacts as requested and prepares the report for review and signature by the contracting officer

October 2015 - United States Postal Service, Cleveland, OH

August 2017 PSE Mail Processing Clerk

Sorting of outgoing and/or incoming mail using various sort programs or manual distribution

Loading mail onto automated equipment, culling out non-processable items, entering sort plans and starting equipment, monitoring mail flow to ensure continuous feed, and sweeping separated mail from bin stackers and running machine reports

Removing sorted mail and ensuring work area has all necessary materials and equipment

December 2012 – Robert Half International / Accounting Professionals

October 2015 Accounting Manager / Accountant

Various accounting assignments

July 1996 - Anderson-DuBose Company, Lordstown, OH

December 2012 Accounting Manager / Financial Analyst

Perform value-added financial, accounting, or economic analysis to make informed decisions that better utilize resources and improve effectiveness

Maintain JD Edwards system of accounts and keep books and records for all company transactions and fixed assets

Utilize integrated financial management systems and subsystems to extract data, identify and resolve system problems, and maintain data integrity

Prepare and analyze monthly and annual financial statements on a timely basis

Analyze, evaluate and review accounting data and reports using business tools and applications, and provide recommendations

Assist with business funding decisions, cash management and managing project based accounting

Negotiate and administer insurance, legal, accounting, and vendor relationships

Develop, analyze and report financial and operating information to determine financial forecasts, budgets, profitability ratios and performance results for long range planning, and interface with outside accounting firm

Coordinate with outside accounting firm and complete year-end review of the financial statements, and banking covenants, as well as tax planning and compliance with all federal, state, corporate local, payroll, and other applicable taxes

Provide advisory services to senior leadership, operational managers, and supported customers on financial statements and reports

Provide policy interpretations to internal and external customers, and coordinating and reviewing proposed policy updates from external sources

Monitors the accuracy of operational and system processes that impact balances on financial statements

Coordinates with the appropriate personnel, department, or agency on matters related to the project or contract

Conducts cost and price analysis of proposals, reviews auditors reports, and prepares detailed cost pricing analysis

Administers payment provisions of the contract or project for progress payments, partial payments, and final payments

Prepares required documentation to close out the contract or project, resolve all conflicts, final disposition of payment, and obtain release of claims documentation

Effectively communicates both orally and in writing with multiple levels of internal and external customers

March 1995 - Avon Cleaning Corporation, Cleveland, OH

July 1996 Accountant

Prepared monthly journal entries and financial statements

Supervised accounts receivable and payable functions

Cash management, budget preparation and financial analysis

Processed weekly ADP payroll and time cards and provided record keeping for 401k and collections

Reconciled general ledger accounts and bank statements

Prepared sales tax, workers compensation, and payroll tax returns

Coordinated audits with banks and outside accounting firms

June 1991 - Cadillac Builders, Shaker Heights, OH

March 1995 Accountant

Supervised accounts receivable and payable functions

Coordinated cash receipts, expense disbursements and prepared internal and external financial reports

Financial analysis and budget development and prepared federal, state, and local tax returns

Processed payroll, time cards, W-2s, and 1099s

Obtained, evaluated, and selected bids and proposals

Contract administration, problem resolution, procurement of products and services, and preparing supporting documentation

Analyzed costing structure of project or contract

March 1990 - Progressive Insurance, Richmond Heights, OH

June 1991 Accountant

Prepared bad debt reserve, fixed assets, and commission entries

Prepared monthly and quarterly financial statements

Posted and reconciled discrepancies in general ledger and cost centers

Prepared month-end closing and accrual entries

August 1988 - State Chemical Manufacturing, Cleveland, OH

March 1990 Senior Accounting Clerk

Reconciled bank statements and store receipts

Audited accounts payable and receivable for accuracy

Supervised cash application clerks

Coordinated incoming and returned lockbox items

Assisted with the setting of credit limits and collections

References: Available upon request

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