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Controller

Location:
Bay City, Michigan, United States
Posted:
May 08, 2019

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Dear Sir or Madam,

I would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you to discuss working for your company. I am interested in a position that will enable me to utilize my current skills and experience in a beneficial way to your company and also allow me to gain new skills and experience. I possess skills and experience that I feel will fit well with what you are seeking in an employee.

I am a dedicated hard worker with a strong work ethic. I work well alone as well as a member of a team. I look forward to developing a long term relationship as your employee.

I have enclosed my resume, which details my previous work experience and education. I am confident I can meet the needs of your company. I am a fast learner and open to any new possibilities that are available.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to speaking with you soon.

Sincerely,

Scott Berry

Professional Objective

To obtain a position which will utilize my current skills and strengths while also obtaining new ones. My strengths are property management, financial, organizational, and interpersonal and customer service skills. I am a dedicated hard worker and work well alone as well as in a team.

Software Experience

QuickBooks Master Builder Paychex/ADP

AS400 – JBA ForeFront E2 ShopTech

Windows XP Office XP MS Outlook

Internet Applications Rent Manager Excel

Experience

February 2017 – Present Sebewaing Tool & Engineering Sebewaing, MI

Controller

Complete monthly financial statements

Cash forecasting

Process billing and follow up on open Accounts Receivable

Process Purchase Orders and allocate to jobs

Process and print off checks for Accounts Payable

Payroll processing through Paychex

Process items for shipping to customers once job complete

Prepare and analyzing monthly WIP for open projects

August 2015 – February 2017 Renaissance Property Management Williamston, MI

Maintenance Coordinator

Responsible for scheduling and complying with city inspections on all rentals

Make sure all properties have current rental registrations and all permits finaled

Monitor BS&A for all municipalities for verifying properties, inspections and permits

Responsible for coordinating and scheduling daily work schedules for field workers for work to be completed on vacant homes

Talk with tenants about maintenance concerns and issues and sending work orders over to various contractors for work that needs to be done

Match up work orders with contractor invoices and approve for payment by billing department

Communicate with owners when they have questions about their rental properties on items that need to be completed for repairs whether by the city, tenants or turn over work to get ready for next renter

Interact with all areas of the office in order to stay on top of what properties are ready for move in and what needs to be done before new tenants

Daily communicate with owner of company to make sure tasks are being completed, city inspections and repairs are being complied with in a timely manner and field workers are on schedule with completing projects and tasks

July 2014 – August 2015 Pete’s Auto Sales & Transport Lansing, MI

Bookkeeper/Office Manager

Responsible for all day-to-day finance and accounting functions of the office which include, A/P and A/R

Dispatch vehicles for customers

Communicate with customers, vendors and transportation carriers

July 2012 – January 2015 Cleary’s Pub Howell, MI

Cook/Manager

Work in kitchen on line and on pizza/salad station

Help manage kitchen staff and making sure food orders are cooked properly

Manage the front of the house on a part time basis

August 2012 – April 2014 The Renewal Co Ann Arbor, MI

Bookkeeper/Office Manager

Responsible for all day-to-day finance and accounting functions of the office which include, Payroll and taxes, A/P and A/R

Write up work orders for service work and maintenance requests

Write up Estimates and Job Proposals for bid jobs

Nov 2010 - June 2012 Villegas Group Lansing, MI

Real Estate Agent

Obtained Michigan Real Estate Salesperson License

Buyer Specialist -Work with homebuyers looking to purchase a home or investors looking for investment homes

Dec 2008 – Sept 2010 Dawn Food Products Jackson, MI

Accountant – Shared Services

Monthly reconciliations of payroll, insurance, and other accounts for all Dawn locations in the U.S.

Monthly journal entries for intercompany transactions to ensure all locations are charged accordingly.

Create spreadsheets and do monthly entries for all prepaid and accrued expenses such as medical, auto, workers comp, and general insurance.

Prepare all phone, cell phone, and office equipment bills for payables for all locations to ensure proper payment and general ledger accounts.

Back up person for Accounts Receivable and Bad Debt Reporting.

Monthly reporting and reconciling of all company debts and loans that are outstanding.

Reconcile Whitebook, which is all Balance Sheet accounts to ensure all accounts are correct and backup information is provided for outside Auditors according to GAAP guidelines.

April 2006-December 2008 LD Clark Companies Lansing, MI

Sr. Accountant/Assistant Controller

Prepare and enter monthly journal entries for multiple entities

Prepare journal entries for intercompany transactions.

Calculate and prepare monthly and quarterly taxes for multiple entities.

Prepare payroll bank reconciliations for Foundation and Excavating Co.

Tie out various balance sheet and income statement accounts.

Prepare and evaluate Financial Statements for multiple entities according to GAAP guidelines.

Create Excel reports and spreadsheets as needed by co-workers and CPA.

Created and maintain a monthly sales report for Foundation and Excavating that ties payroll hours and dollars to concrete pours.

Prepare WIP report for Foundation and Excavating as well as a monthly WIP to ensure each month’s direct costs are going to the correct jobs, ties out to MasterBuilder income statement.

Process direct deposit of payroll on the Internet.

Compile daily excel report verifying direct labor hours of employees in the filed for entry into MasterBuilder.

Prepare monthly inventory sales/production spreadsheet in Excel for Builders Aggregate.

Prepare daily stone productivity spreadsheet

July. 2002-April 2006 DRW Electric Whitmore Lake, MI

Accountant/Office Manager

Manage accounts payable/receivable and weekly payroll autonomously.

Handle all monthly bank reconciliations, monthly union reports, and monthly and quarterly tax payments and reports independently meeting deadlines.

Communicate professionally with company’s CPA regarding requested accounting and tax issues.

Education

June 2003-December 2004 Baker College Jackson, MI

• Completed MBA in Accounting-3.82 GPA

Jan. 2000-Feb. 2001 Cleary College of Business Ann Arbor, MI

Graduated February 2001, Bachelor’s Degree - Finance – 3.65 GPA

Sept. 1992-May 1996 Central Michigan University Mt. Pleasant, MI

Completed four years in pursuit of Bachelor’s Degree – Business Administration.

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