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Accounting Sales

Cleveland, Ohio, United States
October 21, 2016

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Cleveland, Ohio 44108



Many years of responsible accounting, taxes, financial and management experience. Proven skills in identifying problems and devising workable solutions. Communicates well with all levels of management. Seeking employment with small to medium size organization looking for experienced accounting, tax, auditing, bookkeeping, and finance individual to complement their office and personnel resources.


LANEKING ENTERPRISES Cleveland, Ohio 1998 - Present


Participant in all business aspects of the partnership. Primary responsibility includes bookkeeping, tax preparation, purchasing, customer relations, vendor communications, credit acquisition, inventory control.


SEALY INC. Cleveland. Ohio

Regional Controller

Responsible for directing the accounting activities of plant controllers in a $226 million sales region. This includes the general accounting practices, policies and procedures of the Company. Directed the budgeting and financial reporting aspects of their controller function. Also, includes directing the credit and collection effort, cost accounting, inventory physicals analyzing plant profitability.

Responsibility extended to interacting with regional counterparts in operations and sales as a team to improve profitability, report monthly regional financial results to upper management, and implementing solutions to sales, operations and internal control issues.

Key co-participant in system development, implementation of new computer conversion and the training of personnel on new general ledger, accounts payable, and accounts receivable modules.

Administered the accounting issues arising from plant consolidations and shutdowns of six facilities that impacted the operations of all plants in the region.

Directed the semi-annual physical inventories for all company locations. Wrote the procedures, trained personnel in the proper execution of the procedures, compiled the results and reviewed inventory adjustments.

Prepared financing documentation for the construction of new manufacturing facility.

Reduced monthly financial closing time by 3 days.

Plant Controller

Managed the accounting and office functions of a $23 million bedding manufacturing plant.

Responsible for monthly financial closings, budgeting, corporate reporting of all financial and special projects data, and the management of accounts receivable, payroll, billing, accounts payable and costing in a nine-person office.

Improved accounts receivables to 95% current from a 75% condition.

Senior Internal Auditor

Responsible for developing the Internal Audit function in a start-up environment that was expanded to a two-person department.

Reviewed internal controls, conducted fieldwork at operating plants, initiate formal accounting and control measures, recommended and implemented corrective action.


Corporate Internal Auditor

Responsible for planning and conducting reviews of accounting, financial and operational activities.

Assist the external auditors (Ernst & Whinney) in the interim and year-end examination of the corporate and divisional financial statements.

Prepared work paper schedules of property, reconciliation of book and tax depreciation, review of benefit plans, and operational audits of all expenses.

Implemented internal control procedures in the perishable tool crib which saved the company $65,000 annually.


Payroll Auditor

Responsible for weekly preparation of hourly time records.

Received monetary award for suggestion regarding overtime authorizations resulting in fewer pay adjustments in payroll.

ALLTAX, Cleveland, Ohio

Tax Preparer

Preparation federal, state and local tax forms for individual and corporate customers.


Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting Major

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio

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