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Manager Accounting

Canal Winchester, Ohio, United States
February 21, 2019

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Brian A. Barwick

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Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110

614-***-**** – Cell - Email


Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio

Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting

Graduated: December 1998


Timberline Software, CMS(Construction Management Software), Accountmate Financial Software, Peachtree Accounting Software, BusinessWorks Financial Software, ADP, Peoplesoft 7.5, Lotus Suite Smart 2000, Miscrosoft Products-Excel, Access, Word, and Powerpoint

Employment Experience:

Jess Howard Electric Company


March 2008 – Present

Direct & Develop Accounting Staff in Daily Operations of Accounting Practices

1.)Payroll 6.) Inventory

2.)Billing/Collections 7.) Purchasing

3.)Accounts Payable 8.) Job Cost

4.)Cash Management 9.) I.T.

5.)Human Resources 10.) Safety

Oversee the Financial and Daily Operations of the company

Perform Internal Audits on Procedures and Processes with Staff to Develop Better Internal Controls

Perform Monthly Job Cost Meetings with Project Managers

Prepare and Review Monthly Financial Statements and Score Card

Prepare Construction in Process Schedules

Communicate Financial Performance Executive Team

Review and Negotiate Contract Documents on New Construction Projects

Review Estimate Bids Prior to Submission

Prepare & Develop Company and Division Budgets

Coordinate and Prepare the Annual Audit with CPA for Financial Statements and Tax Returns

Main Point of Contact for Banking, Investments, and Insurance Relationships

Administrate Company 401K and Prevailing Wage Plans

Coordinate Monthly/Yearly Inventory Process

Maintain Business Registrations and Licenses

Executive Team Member

Performance Site Company


November 2006 – March 2008

Manage a Team of 5 Direct Reports and 4 Dotted Line Reports

Prepare and Monitor Cash Forecast / Cash Management for 6 Entities

Prepare Steering Team Committee Financial Reporting Package

Review Balance Sheet and Income Statement for 6 Entities

Prepare Work In process (WIP) Schedules for 4 Entities

Reconcile Inter-Company Accounts Between Entities

Provide Insurance Co., Bonding Co., Bank with Monthly Financial Information

Point of Contact for Audits – Financial, Workers Compensation, and Insurance

Review Payroll and Payroll Tax Reporting

Review and Improve Internal Controls

Provide Budget Support for CFO

Bruner Corporation

Accounting Manager

May 2003 – November 2006

Manage Areas of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billings, and Payroll

Preparation and Review of Work in Process Schedule on Monthly Basis

Prepare and Review with Chief Financial Officer Company’s Monthly Financial Statements

Reconcile Balance Sheet Accounts with Support Documentation

Responsible for Long and Short Terms Cash Forecasting Requirements

Review Job Costs with Project Manager

Maintain Fixed Asset Schedules

Developed a Credit/Collection Policy for Company

Performed Internal Audits – Sales/Use Tax, Certificates of Insurance, W-9’s, and Payroll

Smurfit Stone Container/Caraustar Corporation

Division Controller

September 2001 – April 2003

Manage a Team of 3 People in the Areas of Payroll, Quotes, Customer Service, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable

Prepare Month End Journal Entries and Perform Month and Closing Procedures Time Line

Prepare Monthly Financial Statements and Statistical Data for Columbus, Oh. and Philadelphia, Pa. Core and Tube Plants

Prepare and Review Monthly Inventory Analysis for Accuracy of Paper Board, Adhesives, and other Assessorial Items Received and Consumed Throughout the Month

Review Monthly Financial Information with General Manager of Plants and Corporate Manager of Financial Reporting to Discuss Plants Performances for the Month.

Reconcile Balance Sheet Accounts with Support Documentation

Maintain Columbus, Oh. and Philadelphia, Pa. Fixed Assets and Depreciation Schedules on a Monthly Basis

Catalyst for the Flow of Information Between Plants and Corporate Offices

Review Daily Production Reports for Plant Efficiency and Safety Levels

Review and Daily Orders and Billings for Weekly Sales Forecasting

Preparation for the Columbus, Oh. and Philadelphia, Pa. Plant Budgets for 2003

Perform Mini-Audits of Plants Procedures in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, Payroll to Maintain High level of Company Standards (Audits Included Several Other Areas)

Developed New procedures and Processes to Help Achieve Better Efficiencies in Office and Plant

Active member in Plants Safety Teams, Steering Committee, Serve of Front Line Human Resource Administrator, Local LAN Coordinator, and On-Line Purchasing Administrator

D.E. Jonsen, Inc.


November 2000 – August 2001

Responsible for Cash Management – Forecasting Long and Short Term Requirements

Manage a Team of 8 People in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and Billing

Prepare Company’s Monthly Financial Statements and Related Data

Prepare Month End Journal Entries and Perform Month End Closing Procedures

Reconcile Balance Sheet Accounts

Review with President of Company Company’s Financial Performance

Developed and Maintained Job Cost Accounting Spreadsheets in Evaluating New Shipping Lanes

Maintain Company’s Tractor/Trailer Equipment Amortization Schedules

Prepare Motor Carriers Returns for Federal and State Departments, Property Tax Returns, and Fuel Tax Return

Preparation and Review of the Company’s Year End Financial Statements and Returns with Accounting Firm

Advanced Distribution System, Inc.

Accounting Manager/Controller

September 1999 – November 2000

Prepare Company’s Monthly Financial Statements and Statistics

Prepare Month End Journal Entries and Perform Month End Closing Procedure

Prepare Journal Entries for Payroll Allocation

Review Financial Statements with President of Company

Review and Report Weekly Revenue Activity and Statistics with Management

Active in the Preparation of the Company’s 2000 Budget and Prepared the Initial Phase of the 2001 Budget for Corporate Office Review

Managed a Department of 12 people in areas of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Billing, Payroll, and Fuel Tax

File Fuel Tax Returns for the Company in Accordance with Individual State Requirements

Maintain and Update ALL Company’s Fixed Assets

Main Point of Contact for Audits (Bank, Accounting Firm, Other Financial Entities, Federal and State Department of Transportation Agencies, Fuel Tax, Corporate Audits)

Cranel, Incorporated

General Ledger Accountant

July 1994 – September 1999

Prepare Month End Journal Entries and Perform Month End Closing for Canadian Business

Track Foreign Current Exchange Rates

Prepare Monthly Consolidation Journal Entries to Parent Company

Perform Month End Closing for Parent Company

Reconcile Parent and Canadian Balance Sheet Accounts

Report U.S. and Canadian Sales Tax Collected to Proper State or Providence

Complete Personal Property Tax Returns for Ohio, Massachusetts, California, and Colorado

Calculate and Reconcile Fixed Assets on Monthly Basis

Record the Posting of the Monthly Payroll to the Appropriate General Ledger Accounts

Supervise and Participate in the Inventory Control Cycle Counts in Ohio, Massachusetts, and Canada

Russ Berrie And Company

Credit Investigator

October 1989 to July 1994

Investigate New Credit Accounts by Communicating with Vendors, Banks, and Credit Reporting Agencies

Answer Customer Inquiries Pertaining to Credit and Other Accounts Receivable Issues

Report to Sales Department Managers on Problem Accounts Receivable Issues

Developed a New Internal Credit Report Form to Use in the Evaluation Process of a Prospective Customer


Active Member of the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) – Past President 2014/2015 Year

Active Member of the American Subcontractor Association (ASA)

State of Ohio - Notary

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