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I have over 35 years Accounting experience.

Sioux City, Iowa, United States
May 17, 2019

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Edward D. Polly

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Whiting, Iowa 51063

Home: 712-***-****, Cell: 712-***-****

Objective: A position as an accountant with a well-established firm with an environment conducive to continued personal and professional growth.


October 2018 to April 2019

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska Sioux City, IA

Financial Grant/Contract Specialist

Review and enter Grant budgets for multiple Grants

Enter bi-monthly bank deposits for multiple accounts

Enter journal entries as needed for multiple Grants

File monthly, quarterly and yearly drawdown reports with funding agencies

Run monthly Revenue and Expense reports for multiple Grants

Internal Auditing of general ledger accounts

Special projects for CFO

July 2018 to August 2018

Omaha Tribe of Nebraska Macy, NE

Manager Fund Accounting

Manage daily cash functions

Manage bi-weekly bank deposits

Manage bank reconciliations for multiple bank accounts

Verify and approve Purchase Orders for payment

Internal Auditing of general ledger accounts

Prepare and post journal entries for reconciliations

Budgeting for Tribal Programs

Special Projects for Chief Financial Officer

Assist Contract Specialists with account verifications

February 2018 to May 2018

U Drive Acceptance Corporation Sioux City, IA

Financial Accountant

Prepare monthly Financial Statements for multiple companies

Prepare month end journal entries for multiple companies

Prepare month end worksheets for multiple companies

Prepare monthly Sales Tax Reports for multiple states

Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for multiple companies

Prepare weekly Loans Receivable Reports

Took monthly inventory at Big Deal Auto

Assisted CFO in month end closings

Assisted CFO in special projects as assigned

March 2016 to December 2017 (Retired)

Goodwill of the Great Plains Sioux City, IA

Director of Finance

Supervise Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll

Manage monthly Investment reports

Prepare daily sales report

Prepare and distribute monthly financials

Manage month end close

File yearly cost reports

Prepare information to CPA for Form 990

Assist with yearly audit

Assist with bank reconciliations

Special projects as assigned

Provide daily cash reports to the CFO

March 2004 to October 2015

Omaha Tribe of Nebraska/Carl T. Curtis Health Ed Ctr Macy, NE

Senior Accountant

Accounts Receivable, billing, special projects

Co-Supervise Accounts Payable staff

Verification of bi-weekly and quarterly Federal and State payroll tax reports

Co-Supervise accounts payable vouchers and purchase orders for payment to vendors

Internal Auditing of general ledger for Government and State Tribal Funds

Prepare monthly expense reports for Government and State Tribal Funds

Report on daily cash balances a reconciliation of all bank accounts

Set up Fixed Asset Inventory files and conducted physical inventory

Assist computer programmer with identifying problems with general ledger and reports

Special projects for Chief Tribal Officer and Chief Financial Officer

August 2002 to March 2003

Goldsmith & Son, Inc. Sergeant Bluff, IA

Corporate Accountant

Developing and managing the full accounting structure.

Daily cash flow reporting.

Maintain Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable records.

Reconciliation of all bank accounts.

Set up and prepare monthly financial statements

Prepare weekly payroll.

Preparation on weekly, monthly, and quarterly payroll tax reports.

Audit and analyzation of general ledger and subsidiary accounts.

Prepare and post all general ledger journal entries.

May 2001 to August 2001


Accounting Manager

Manage, coordinate, and maintain the full accounting structure.

Manage all day to day accounting functions.

Prepare weekly payroll.

Preparation of weekly, monthly, and quarterly payroll tax reports.

Compile data and prepare monthly sales tax reports for multiple states.

Administer complete employee benefit package including employee group insurance, 401K, and company pension program.

Prepare all month end production reports.

Compile and attain general ledger information to prepare monthly and annual financial statements.

April 2000 to February 2001



Designing and implementing cost accounting procedures.

Setting up a wage cost analysis for establishing accurate costs for each trailer built.

Prepare weekly payroll, 941 Tax Reports, and State Withholding Tax Reports.

Prepare all Quarterly Reports for Federal and State Withholding Taxes.

Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable on a daily basis

Prepare all 401K Distribution Reports for program administrator.

September 1996 to April 1999


Staff/Cost Accountant

Reconciled company bank accounts on a weekly basis.

Reconciled cash transactions on a daily basis and prepared the weekly cash report for the parent company in Germany.

Prepared weekly production reports, accounts receivable, accounts payable, monthly consolidated financial statements and customer invoicing.

Maintained full set of books for DGF Stoess, Inc., the parent company in Germany, including I/CO settlements and financial statements.

July 1986 to August 1996

Sathers, Incorporated Round Lake, MN

Senior Staff/Cost Accountant

Maintained all fixed asset and depreciation records for seven sites in four states.

Audited and analyzed general ledger accounts, allocation methods, and departmental policies.

Prepared and distributed financial reports on a five-week basis, P & L's and helped in the preparation of providing year-end closing balances for the annual year-end audit.

Created expense reports for management for efficient cost reduction.

Team managed accounting department consisting of two supervisors and twelve bookkeepers.

Reconciled State Sales Tax refund resulting in $600K tax refund in 1996.


1986 Morningside College Sioux City, IA

Bachelor of Science Accounting and Economics

Major in Accounting and Economics.

Financed 100% of educational cost through summer employment, loans, grants, and work-study at The

Salvation Army Community Center where I was a youth counselor for 20 hours per week.

1978 American Institute of Business Des Moines, IA

Associate of Specialized Business Degree

Major in Accounting and Management


Completed Phillips/Carlyle International management training course 1999-2000.

Member of the Northern Ponca Tribe of Nebraska.

Youth Counselor at Salvation Army Community Center while at Morningside College.

Promoted from accountant to Senior Accountant after 1 year on the job with the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska

Completed certification for Third Party Billing Specialist in May of 2011

Computer Skills:

Lotus 1-2-3, Quatro Pro, Excel (Spreadsheets), Word Perfect, Solomon IV, QuickBooks Pro, A/S 400, FAS2000, Futex, MIP, Sage, Microix and Great Plains Accounting Software.

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