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Management State University

Mentor, Ohio, 44060, United States
October 05, 2016

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Michele D. Raymond

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Mentor, Ohio 44060


Seeking an Opportunity to develop my financial abilities while working within a progressive business environment.

Key Strengths:

SOX Compliance

Analytical and Problem Solving

GAAP Compliance

Attention to details


Financial management


Goal orientated

Results achiever

Meet multiple deadlines


Strong work ethic

Time management


Cleveland State University

Bachelors of Science in Business

Honors: Dean’s List

Professional Experience

Division Controller

PCC Airfoils, Cleveland 2006 - 2016

Managed monthly and quarterly reporting for Corporate.

Prepared and reported the financials of Airfoils for monthly and quarterly reviews (Forecast FQR, QOR).

Consolidated P+L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, EBIT Bridge and other reports as needed.

Prepared the consolidated budget and forecast and had an active role in plant budget reviews.

Consolidated plants FCA/LIFO and analyzed results.

Provided detailed analysis of plants results as requested by management.

Assisted in the administration of systems and policies to effectively measure financial and operational performance.

Ensured that all financial reporting was completed in compliance with GAAP standards, as well as, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and corporate policies and requirements.

Updated SOX narratives and Controls: 100% SOX compliant.

Prepared and supported financial audit process with internal and external audit team.

Key Accomplishments

Reorganized accounting department by stream-lining processes and cross-training resulting in 100% increase in finance department productivity with reduced staff.

Provided training to Controllers, SOX testers, and SOX coordinators at plants resulting in 100% Satisfactory SOX Audits.

Provided guidance on FCA/LIFO reporting to plants resulting in $300(k) in additional EBIT.

Provided training and guidance to Mexico Controller and finance staff resulting in 100% timely and accurate financial reporting to Division as well as collection of $7(M) in VAT tax refunds.

Reviewed E&O reserves across the plants resulting in additional $1(M) in EBIT.

Controller Marine Services

Oglebay Norton Company, Cleveland 2004 - 2006

Generated monthly operating results for the Marine Services division.

Prepared and presented annual budget and forecast to management.

Consolidated and presented monthly management meeting calls with the Corporate Operations Controller.

Provided management reports to VP/GM as needed to assess plant and division performance.

Assisted the VP/GM in identifying key performance indicators for the business.

Performed detailed analysis, bridges and modeling as requested by management.

Participated and provided guidance on Sarbanes-Oxley process for Marine division.

Provided information as needed by internal and external auditors, as well as management response to external audit findings.

Controller Global Stone

Oglebay Norton Company, Cleveland 2001 - 2004

Prepared monthly consolidation of operating results for the Global Stone segment.

Performed monthly and quarterly analysis of operating results.

Managed the budgeting/forecasting process and prepared consolidated budget/forecast.

Provided guidance and assistance to plant controllers on financial matters.

Participated in special projects as needed.

Financial Analyst

Oglebay Norton Company, Cleveland 1997 - 2001

Processed all monthly corporate journal and elimination entries.

Prepared monthly and year end consolidated financial statements along with corresponding schedules.

Performed variance analysis of operating results.

Maintained general ledger activities.

Provided quarterly and year end information to internal/external auditors.



Software skills

Great Plains, Oracle, Excel, Word, Blackline, Power Point, Archer


Wharton School of Business seminar - 2012

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