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Manager Accounting, Senior Accountant

Apopka, Florida, United States
October 12, 2016

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JOAN M. *** Prevo WALTON Dr.

Apopka, FL *****


Experience Flomet LLC / ARC Group Worldwide LLC Deland, FL Nov 2014-Sep 2016 Accounting Manager

Made numerous process improvements, resulting in substantial time savings for routine tasks, quicker response time to management ad hoc requests and a more streamlined closing process. Developed a model to assist the Production Manager in monitoring daily production results against goals.

Sr. Accountant

Responsible for all day-to-day accounting functions for two legal entities, including month-end close, balance sheet reconciliations, financial statements, variance analysis, intercompany and audit schedules


Daily and monthly cash reporting for the entire corporation comprised of 11 legal entities. AAR Airlift Inc. / Presidential Airways, Inc. Palm Bay, FL Nov 2007-Jul 2014 Asset Manager

Responsible for managing fixed assets of over $200M, including recording, reconciling and forecasting capital spend and depreciation, and preparing related reports and analysis for corporate management. I also performed many general accounting functions, including month-end close, audit requests, variance analysis and balance sheet account reconciliations and analysis. Assistant Controller

Oversaw the day-to-day operations of the Accounting Dept, including 9 direct reports and 5 separate legal entities, cash forecasting & reporting, oversaw the monthly close and consolidated financial statement preparation, including elimination entries, assisted CFO with reporting and information requests, oversaw and/or prepared schedules for external audits. Under my leadership, during my first 5 months in this position, the Accounting Dept was able to reduce the monthly close by 4-5 days. I spent the first several months as Assistant Controller preparing for the sale of the company. This involved numerous ad hoc information requests. Upon the sale closing, I assisted in coordinating the final closing of the books to ensure the proper valuation of the company. Sr. Accountant/Accounts Payable Supervisor

As Accounts Payable Supervisor, I managed a staff of three Specialists, overseeing the day-to-day operations to ensure expenses are accurately recorded and vendors paid timely, in accordance with GAAP and company policies and procedures.

As Sr. Accountant, my responsibilities included recording and reconciling fixed assets, preparing monthly journal entries, preparing monthly bank reconciliations, cash forecasting and reporting, reconciling assigned G/L accounts, month-end closing, preparing monthly sales tax return and preparing monthly package of department performance metrics and analysis for management. Atlas Oil Company Taylor, MI Dec 2003-Nov 2007


Prepare monthly consolidated financial statements and cash flow statement for multiple entities, including elimination entries, prepare monthly financial analysis package for management, including variance analysis and various performance metrics, prepare bank loan covenant report, prepare monthly account reconciliations and analyses, calculate and post accruals and allocations, prepare audit schedules, prepare journal entries, prepare monthly bank reconciliations, record and reconcile fixed assets, record, analyze and report terminal fuel sales, calculate, record, reconcile and analyze cost of sales for fuel inventory, and prepare various property and fuel tax returns. I was a key member of the team involved in the conversion and implementation of our major computer systems. Comshare, Inc. Ann Arbor, MI Nov 1989-Oct 2003

Sr. Accounting & Treasury Analyst

Cash management Managed worldwide cash involving multiple banks and currencies, minimized and reduced exchange gains/losses through spot transactions and hedging, managed investments, prepared monthly bank reconciliations, prepared weekly, monthly and quarterly cash flow analyses, initiated wire transfers, prepared monthly cash journal entries Third party royalties Administered worldwide third party royalty contracts, accrued royalties monthly, calculated and reported royalties in accordance with the contract terms, prepared royalty analysis for management. I managed the reconciliation of the maintenance database, resulting in annual royalty savings of approximately $300,000.

General accounting Prepared monthly account reconciliations and analyses, calculated and posted accruals and allocations, prepared audit schedules, prepared journal entries and coordinated the month- end closing for multiple domestic and international entities. Other Positions

Senior Accountant Managed the transition and integration of all international banking activities to the U.S., managed worldwide cash, actively involved in the transition and integration of all international accounting activities to the U.S., and in the conversion of our general ledger to a new computer system. North American Accountant Recorded all fixed asset acquisitions, disposals and depreciation, and managed the capital budget. I conducted an audit of the fixed asset database resulting in annual property taxes savings of approximately $100,000.

Staff Accountant account reconciliations, month-end close, journal entries Contract Administrator Reviewed and summarized all customer contracts and entered specifics into contract database.

Education / Professional


University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Degree: B.A., Economics Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI courses in Cost Accounting & Intermediate Accounting

Corporate Cash Management seminar American Management Association Foreign Exchange seminar Harris Bank

How to Think Outside the Box Skillpath

Microsoft Access course

Technical Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

Proficient in Lawson General Ledger system

Proficient in Made 2 Manage ERP system,

Proficient in Quickbooks Enterprise

Best Fixed Asset software

Windows 7

Other G/L systems used include Coda and Ascend

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