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Assistant Controller

Kansas City, MO, 64153
February 26, 2016

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CST Industries, Inc. July 2011 – October 2015

Assistant Controller – Kansas City, MO

Prepare and issue accurate & timely financial statements and supporting schedules.

Prepare and analyze Manufacturing variance and conversion schedules including Material Usage, Purchase Price Variance, FIFO, Slow Move, Inventory, Freight, and Quality/Warranty.

Manage and organize yearly physical inventory in our three plants and one consignment warehouse.

Manage accounting functions including Storage month-end close, A/P and Customer billings.

Manage Storage division G/L, Month-end Close, and Account Reconciliations.

Manage and prepare internal construction accounting schedules and statements.

Manage and review Intercompany account eliminations, reconciliations and consolidations.

Develop and maintain Storage division and Corporate accounting policies and procedures.

Supervise, train, and mentor accounting staff including performance reviews, hiring, disciplinary actions, and terminations.

Maintain and review SG&A Annual Budget and monthly analysis.

Lead personnel contact with the external financial statement audit.

A & D Consulting, LLC (Contract) October 2006 – June 2011

Assistant Controller – Build My Move – Overland Park, KS Jan 2011 – Jun 2011

Manage month-end close duties and coordinate reconciliations between Staff Accountants.

Prepare and issue accurate & timely financial statements and supporting schedules.

Develop and maintain Accounting policies and procedures.

Assist with the external financial statement audit.

Senior Accounting Consultant – Plattform Advertising – Lenexa, KS Jun 2010 – Sep 2010

Reconcile Cash Accounts for main company and 5 sub companies.

Improve internal relationship between A/P, A/R, and Cash Management department.

Coordinate month-end close duties and reconciliations between Staff Accountants.

Consolidate Monthly Financials for all companies in FRX reporting software.

Accounting Consultant – Clearwater Natural Resources – Kansas City, MO Feb 2009 – Jan 2010

Assist with external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; providing information for auditors.

Assist with internal audit of all General Liability accounts for premium renewals.

Maintain and update all monthly Trustee reports to the Bankruptcy Courts.

Senior Accountant – Tension Envelope – Kansas City, MO Sep 2008 – Dec 2008

Assist with Monthend close duties

Assist with Budget preparation and consolidation

Assist with external audit by analyzing and scheduling general ledger accounts; providing information for auditors.

Accounting Manager – Western Forms Inc – Kansas City, MO Mar 2007 – Aug 2008

Manage accounting staff in Corporate office and Mexico location.

Create, modify, and analyze Mexico location Budget and Forecast.

Analysis of gross profit and operating expenses

Review and document Accounting Procedures for Senior Management.

Create and maintain Ad Hoc Reports for Senior Management.

Assist with Monthend close duties including journal entries (preparation, posting, and documentation) and Account Reconciliations (including Cash and Intercompany Accounts)

Summarize financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss, and other statements.

Prepare and record asset, liability, revenue, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information.

Consolidate monthly, quarterly, semi annual and annual reporting

Completed 07-08 Fiscal Year Sales Budget

Prepare and analyze monthly Cost of Materials

International Liaison for Western Forms de Mexico

Analyze, reconcile, and maintain financials for Mexico on Domestic system.

Sr. Financial Analyst - Hallmark Cards, Inc – Kansas City, MO Oct 2006 - Feb 2007

Sales term analysis

3Rd Party Transfer Price Setting

Analyzing new marketing and product programs.

Monthend close duties: Gross Shipments, Regular and Season Return analysis.

Forecast and Budget Subsidiary and Other North America Revenue and Expenses.

Aptuit Inc November 2005 – August 2006

Lead Finance Associate/Senior Accountant – Kansas City, MO

Oversee all components of the General Ledger for the U.S. sites, including system maintenance and interfaces, journal processing, account analysis and reconciliations.

Build and generate Financial Statements/Reports for multiple users.

Supervise two accounting professionals who are responsible for journal entries, fixed assets, bank reconciliations and other duties.

Coordinate Month End Process & Maintaining daily calendar for accounting functions.

Reconcile between the G/L module and Hyperion reporting module.

Coordinate Hyperion Updating/Mapping and system maintenance for consolidation.

Perform Working Capital and Acquisition analysis for Senior Management.

Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Colgate Palmolive Subsidiary December 2002 – November 2005

Corporate Staff Accountant – Topeka, KS

Prepare, process, review journal entries.

Coordinate closing process with all financial personnel.

Reconcile and analyze G/L accounts to ensure proper and accurate accounting.

Oversee U.S. daily cash position.

Conduct daily cash management functions including maintaining all accounts, initiating wires, foreign drafts.

Prepare daily reconciliations of major cash accounts, resolving all issues with A/P, A/R, and banks.

Administer of all company bank accounts and day-to-day banking relationships and other core banking activities.

Act as a liaison to all banks, Colgate treasury, and cash applications group.

Maintain fixed asset accounting in SAP including reconciliations and reporting.

Responsible for payroll and benefits accounting including payroll tax reconciliations.

Preparation of routine and ad hoc analyses.

Assist Corporate Accounting Manager in preparation of Balance Sheet Budget/LE.

Dairy Farmers of America March 2001- November 2002

NFO Member Payroll Supervisor/NFO Accountant- Kansas City, MO

Manage and oversee all aspects of Midwest and Upper Midwest member payroll.

Supervise and manage all personnel for Minnesota and Wisconsin region.

Develop all spreadsheets for tracking and maintaining current month-to-month General Ledger Account Reconciliations and Audit request.

Make and post all appropriate journal entries to correct any errors in General Ledger Accounts.

Invoice over 30 division dairy customers.

Developed and maintain all spreadsheets with month-to-month data for financial reports and pay price setting.

Philip Services Corp. August 1994 – December 2000

Accountant/Financial Analyst -Rosemount, MN Apr - Dec 2000

Apply GAAP to analyze and prepare financial reports.

Compile and analyze financial information.

Oversee and coordinate Accounts Payable.

Prepare entries to general ledger accounts.

Manage billing, credit, and collections including improving location DSO.

Develop procedures for better revenue tracking.

Audit contracts and prepare reports for company and clients documenting activity, costs, revenues, contract modifications, and other activity.

Improved customer relation and maintenance of contracts.

Developed a purchase order system to effectively control costs.

Trained 2 administrative assistants in A/P and A/R processing.

Improved employees’ and managers’ communications to ensure proper billing.

Accounts Payable Coordinator - Kansas City, MO Nov 1997 - Apr 2000

Handle requisitions and invoices for Missouri’s facility.

Order and maintain supplies for office and plant.

Use Excel spreadsheets and Oracle system software to keep records of money distributions to vendors.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting February 2000

DeVry Institute Of Technology Kansas City, MO

Master of Business Administration January 2006

Baker University Topeka, KS

The Excelling as a Manager or Supervisor Seminar December 2012

SkillPath Seminars St. Joseph, MO

Leadership Coaching Certification December 2015

Avila University Kansas City, MO


Microsoft Office Package, ManMan, LN BAAN, Adaptive Planning, Oracle, MAS200, J.D. Edwards, SAP, PeopleSoft, Great Plains, GL Suite Inquiry Enterprise

Hyperion Enterprise: Create and Manage Applications, 40 CPE Credits

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