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Accounting Microsoft Office

Franklin, Ohio, 45005, United States
October 27, 2016

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Franklin, Ohio 45005




Certified Treasury Professional with strong performance history and diversified Finance experience in Accounting, Treasury and Audit.


Contech Engineered Solutions LLC, West Chester, Ohio.

CASH MANAGER. 03/12 – Present.

Manage daily liquidity, lending facilities, customer/vendor payment streams, and banking relationships for a multi-national manufacturing company with annual revenues of $600 million.

Present key Treasury data and related financial performance metrics to CFO and Finance team leaders monthly.

Prepare weekly 13-week rolling cash flow and liquidity forecast.

Achieved a clear report on cash internal controls conducted by a “Big 4” accounting firm.

Rationalized disbursement bank account structure and bank services. Improved controls over transaction processing while reduced banking fees by over 10%.

Implemented changes to improve and expand application of AR payments across multiple ledgers. Reduced lockboxes from seven to one while also reducing exceptions handling time.

Negotiated new p-card contract and enhanced spend rebate by six figures (26% increase).

Successfully integrated the banking operations for three acquisitions.

Managed transition of banking and payments application to new ERP (Microsoft Dynamics AX).


Managed a team of accountants responsible for invoicing, AR valuation, and revenue recognition for over 20 product lines.

Recommended revenue recognition policy and process improvements to conform to GAAP with respect to: unusual/special contract provisions, defining transfer of title and risk of loss, and separation of deliverables and revenue allocation.

Developed new AR risk evaluation process to identify receivables risks earlier and manage volatility in the income statement from bad debt and chargebacks.

Led effort to cross-train invoicing staff of four. Moved the team from zero back-up capabilities to fully-trained and competent back-up capabilities for all 20+ product lines covering both job cost and standard cost systems. Reduced inventory delays driven by absences.


Led the accounting operations for the operating segment with the highest profit margin in the company during the economic downturn.

Relocated accounting offices to corporate headquarters and established a new accounting team of three accountants and one AP processor.

Rapidly established consistency and reliability in financial statements for the segment.

Directed alignment of corporate accounting practices and leveraged ERP functionality to drive improved accounting accuracy and improved product line profitability analysis.

Reduced invoicing float by implementing processes to cut post-shipment invoicing delays by 83% (18 days to 3 days).

Improved third party physical inventory counts by standardizing procedures and gathering cross-functional support for successful implementation.

Reduced monthly close cycle from 7 days to 4 days by driving improvements in efficiency and re-distribution of workload.


Developed and executed successful audit programs in a newly established internal audit department.

Conducted audits of Treasury and third party production inventory controls that drove transformational changes to business processes which are still in place today.

Developed modeling tool to generate pro forma financial statements for management to evaluate capital vs. operating lease contracts with multiple variables and staggered lease terms on a fleet of 160 vehicles.

Completed advanced ACL training and developed data analysis routines for a variety of operations data including fuel card spend histories and journal entry mapping.

BKD, LLP, Cincinnati, Ohio and Kansas City, Missouri.


Quickly adapted from governmental to private industry accounting and audit environment in four months.

Improved audit quality by taking ownership of audits and developing clear and concise audit conclusions.

Increased audit efficiency through use of technology, such as advanced Excel operations, to automate tasks.

Strengthened client relationships with integrity and a high level of professionalism.

McBride, Lock & Associates, Certified Public Accountants, Kansas City, Missouri.

SENIOR AUDITOR. 4/02 – 1/06

Led fieldwork planning and execution for two 1,500-hour performance/compliance audits for the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA. Both projects included developing knowledge of the programs, building a complete audit program from the ground up, and managing all aspects of the fieldwork and reporting.

Developed a reputation within the firm for technical proficiency and audit quality.

Efficiently evaluated and identified cash control gaps for numerous U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee offices in a fast-paced annual audit cycle.

Cultivated strong client relationships in a political environment and maintained utmost professionalism when contested findings were discussed during fieldwork exit conferences.

STAFF AUDITOR. 8/01 – 4/02.

Quickly mastered audit techniques and work paper documentation standards. Promoted to Senior Auditor ahead of my peers.


B.S. Accounting; Minor - Computer Information Systems. Missouri State University. Cum Laude.


Wall Street Systems Treasura, Microsoft Dyanmics AX, Hyperion, Concur, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Microsoft Office Suite, Infor (Saleslogix) CRM, ACL.

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