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Accounting Sales

Howell, Michigan, United States
March 24, 2019

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Robert Brown


Berea, OH 44017


• Solid background in accounting and finance including payroll processing, multi-state payroll tax processing and reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger entries and reconciliations, cash management, benefit administration, and budgeting.

• Comprehensive knowledge of accounting and financial operations including general ledger balance sheets and income statements, cash flow and budgeting.

• PC literate with proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, Delteck and SX Accounting systems and Paychex payroll processing.

• Have effectively adapted skills and knowledge to diverse professional environments including financial services, businesses, government, and retail establishments. Work Experience



January 2019 to March 2019

Temporary assignment helping the controller with various functions including AP,bank reconciliation, audits,and numerous other functions.

Accounting Assistant

Service Wet Grinding Company - Cleveland, OH

October 2018 to January 2019

1.Entry of all Accounts Receivable including checks and ACH deposits. Responsible for Accounts Receivable aging reports and calling customers with late oayments due for collections. Phone reception for the office and 12 route drivers, answering customer calls and routong them to the correct department. Helping walk in custoners and creatng invoices. File all invoices and customer records. Computer invoicing of many clients.

Accounting Department Assistant

Flow Polymers LLC - Cleveland, OH

March 2017 to January 2019

Assisted with various projects for the controller on a temporary assignment. NOW looking for full time. Helped with a yearly audit,A/P, and numerous other projects. Payroll Specialist

Metrohealth Systems - Cleveland, OH

August 2018 to October 2018

Payroll associate with the MetroHealth hospitals responsible for over 7000 employees. Data entry included all payroll ele tion deductions, bank deposits and accuracy of tine sheets. Contract position ended in October of 2018.

Accounting Associate

Electro-Matic Products - Solon, OH

September 2011 to March 2018

• Responsible for all AR and AP for two companies to ensure on-time payments and receipts from customers. Makes collection calls to customers to arrange for payments. Originated ACH payments to vendors to greatly reduce the need for checks and prompt payments.

• General Ledger entries, reconciliations, inter-company transactions and the preparation of monthly income statements and balance sheets.

• Daily banking and bank reconciliations. Liaison for the company bank. Prepares monthly Borrowing Base Certificate for the company line of credit.

• Works with the company auditors to ensure proper accounting principles and procedures and to assist in annual company reports and taxes.

Payroll Specialist/ Finance/ Accounting

Applied Technology Systems, Inc - Cleveland, OH

March 2007 to June 2011

Payroll for the corporate office and offices in Mississippi and Tennessee. Supervision of payroll clerks for the Cleveland and Jacksonville Job Corp Centers. Streamlined payroll operations throughout the centers.

• Input all General Ledger entries concerning payroll including multi-state payroll taxes labor distribution as it pertains to staff line budgeting, 401-k, Flexible spending accounts, insurances, and the payroll upload which posts all employee fringe benefits. Worked in the billing of public vouchers to the Department of Labor for the on-time billing to the government for services rendered.

• Inputs corporate and center accounts payables and make payments to corporate vendors.

• Reconciled all accounts dealing with payroll, bank accounts, 401-k, flexible spending accounts, and other accounts requested by the CFO.

• General reconciliation for the monthly balance sheets and financial statements, and for the yearly audits.

• Responsible for corporate funding and co-administration of the 401-(k), corporate insurances, and flexible spending accounts. Responsible for the preparation of the yearly audits for 401-k and workers compensation. Reduced health insurance bill by over $30,000 monthly by employee payroll benefit analysis.

• Initiated corporate payment of all federal, multiple state and local payroll taxes through the corporate office. Previously; payments were made via a third party.

• Teamed with the CFO in cash flow analysis and cash transfers to corresponding bank accounts to adhere to the corporate and center payables, in order to make timely payments. As a team, reduced A/P aging from 120 to 35 days while maintaining a positive cash flow. Created excel spreadsheet as to budgeting through A/R and A/P analysis to determine amount of weekly payments. Helped center operations in determination of which A/P accounts to pay.

• Collaborated with the finance team in administering corporate and center budgets and receivables.

• Property manager for the center operations dealing with DOL and the EPMS documentation. Department Manager

Wal-Mart - Wooster, OH

January 2000 to March 2007

Responsibilities and Achievements

• Responsible for the ordering, scheduling, merchandising, and marketing of the dairy department.

• Ensured correct pricing and modular relays as they came down from the corporate office.

• Managed a staff of 10 associates for all shifts.

• Increased annual sales from $2.5 in 2000 to $5.4 million in fiscal year 2006 due to invaluable customer service, increased in-stock levels and freshness of merchandise.

• Maintained inventory levels well below company average while keeping in-stock levels of over 99% on a continual basis.

• Received numerous acclamations from top management on excellent performance levels, and developed strong managerial skills during Wal-Mart's tenure.

• Implementation of all directives from Corporate within allotted time and deadlines. William Brown Accounting Services - Doylestown, OH June 1982 to September 2001


• Managing various accounts including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and reports. Buehlers - Wooster, OH

September 1979 to January 2000

Wooster, Ohio September 1979 -January 2000

Responsibilities and achievements

• Ordering, pricing, stocking, and merchandising of the dairy department

• Ordered seasonal merchandise for major displays to increase sales.

• Responsible for supervision of all shifts which developed a managerial skill set.

• Was responsible for increased sales and developed an excellent repartee with the customers.

• Had one of the largest sales volumes in the Buehler's chain for dairy sales.

• Kept inventory levels down to desirable levels.

Mutual Fund Representative

Buehlers - Akron, OH

June 1982 to November 1988

Responsibilities and Achievements

• Responsible for acquiring customer investment accounts

• Advised clients on investments suitable for their unique situations.

• Managed over $1 million in customer assets.

• Acquired Series 6 license, Series 63 license and an annuities license for the state of Ohio. Education

Master's of Business Administration

University of Phoenix Beachwood - Beachwood, OH

Bachelor of Science in Finance

University of Akron - Akron, OH


Accounting, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Bookkeeping

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