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Controller, Director of Finance

Winston-Salem, NC, 27101
65,000 -
April 29, 2014

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Mr. Charles D. Keeley Sr.

ADDRESS: **** *****’s Trail Ct.

Winston Salem, NC 27101

TELEPHONE: 336-***-**** E-MAIL:


**/****-**/**** **** of Pilot Mountain, Director of Finance

• Report to Town Manager

• Duties and responsibilities

1. Preparation of annual budget for General Fund, Water and Sewer Fund and Pilot Center Fund.

2. Cash disbursement/receipt

3. Projections, cost analysis. Preparation of annual payroll projections for General Fund

(Administration, Police Dept., Public Works)and Water and Sewer Department

4. Spreadsheet design and analysis of financial items as required.

7/2008-02/2010 Self-employed, Consulting, taxes, etc.

4/2008 –7/2008 Blyth Homescents, International (Blyth, Inc. NYSE) Elkin, NC

Consultant / Acting Controller:

Note: This facility is currently preparing to transfer its accounting functions to a sister operation

located in Minnesota.

• Reports to General Manager / Vice-President of Operations BHI/CCA a division of Blyth, Inc.

• Duties and responsibilities:

1. Acting Controller, oversee monthly closing of financial statements (AS 400 system)

2. Review current closing procedure, change/modify to attain a 3 day closing as opposed to the

current time frame.

3. Review fixed assets/ controls, reconcile and implement upgrades or enhancements to maintain



Attained a 3 day closing.

Trained staff in new procedures.

Analyzed, reconciled, and adjusted fixed asset accounts to bring G/L into balance with detail.

3/2003 - 11/2007 Rymac Enterprises, Inc. High Point, North Carolina

C ontroller; Director H uman Resources: Reports to CFO – Q3 Industries, Columbus Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Generate monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and analysis.

2. Annual budgeting

3. Asset & Property Management Safeguarding and Control.

4. Coordinate Disbursements, Accounting Data, Accounting Records, Payroll, General

Accounting Services, Accounting Operations systems and Work Order Accounting sections

of Accounting Operations to ensure prompt and accurate fulfillment of the company’s

financial obligations.

5. Job costing. Sign job quotes for customers.

6. Internal Controls and procedures for purchasing of inventory; acquisition and disposal of


7. Payroll creation, control & release.

8. Cash management and control.

9. Property taxes and payments; government regulations and reporting.

10. Human Resources, compliance with federal and state guidelines, benefits administration,

hiring and termination of employees.


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Improved “Current Ratio” from -.98 / 1 to present +2.8 /1

Established a positive credit status with all vendors.

Restored accounts payable status to a “current” position

Enhanced and upgraded “in house” network system.

Installed new operational and financial controls.

Hired and/or trained key support members.

1996-2003 Self employed Kernersville, NC

Financial Planner:

1994-1996 Glamorizers, Inc. Kernersville, NC


Automated manual accounting system. Installed accounting program encompassing General Ledger,

Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll modules (approximately 65 personnel, weekly

commission checks).

Analyzed internal controls and implemented control procedures.

Designed and produced volume-variance cost/revenue scenarios utilizing Microsoft Excel.

Generated monthly and quarterly financial reports

Prepared various local, state (six states) and federal tax reports.

Managed a staff of 3.

1982-1994 Miami-Dade County Water and Sewer Authority Department

Miami, Fl.

Stores Manager/Customer Accounting Manager - Accountant IV (May 1986 – January 1994)

Managed a staff of 81 employees, 53 Storeroom, 28 Customer Accounting.

Coordinated with programmers to design and install a mainframe inventory system for the existing

manual storeroom operation consisting of nine warehouses and approximately 15 million dollars of


Reduced average annual inventory error rate from approximately 7.5% to less than 2/10 of 1%

Reconciled all storeroom balances to posted inventory then interfaced to G/L.

Established controls and procedures to maintain a daily reconciliation of all system balances.

Enabled item cost tracking of orders, receipts, issues, transfers and disposal of materials within the

Department’s nine warehouses.

Customer Accounting Manager - Accountant IV (March 1982 - August 1987)

Installed Accounts Receivable billing system (mainframe application) for 280,000-client customer


Reduced bad debts by 2.6 million dollars.

Reduce staffing level requirements from 105 permanent and part-time employees to 28.

Reduced “read to bill” time from a 45-day average to 24 hours.

Reduced average time for a “final bill” to 24 hours.

Reconciled A/R balances to G/L. Established internal control unit and trained personnel to maintain

daily reconciliation of system transaction balances.

Automated customer’s deposits. Reconciled and balanced to the General Ledger. Designed and

implemented internal control system.

Installed a system of bill payment sites throughout Dade County (Miami) Fl. to accommodate water

utility customers.

Internal Auditor - Accountant III (January – March 1982)

Analyzed billing system / General Ledger interface. Provided recommendations for system redesign,

enhancements and improvements.

1978-1981 Ryder Systems, Inc. Miami, Fl.

Sr. Accountant – Specialized Transportation Division

Responsible for Accounts Receivable functions for six subsidiary corporations.

Performed monthly variance analyses for six subsidiary companies.

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Participated in the preparation of “Annual” and “5 year” revenue projections.

Assisted in the monthly preparation of consolidated financial statements.

Selected as liaison between Accounting and Finance divisions.

Selected as Assistant Controller for new startup company.

1966-1972 United States Air Force

EDUCATION: Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton, Fl.

Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting major, Finance minor

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