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Microsoft Office Management

Youngstown, Ohio, 44512, United States
October 05, 2016

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Ellen Stafford, CPA, MBA

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Objective An accounting and finance related management position in which I can use my education, skills and professional experience to contribute to the success of the organization. Experience STONERIDGE, INC. Warren, OH Senior Financial Analyst March 2015 – Present

$700 Million Global Manufacturer Financial Analyst April 2012 – March 2015

Consolidated financial statements including the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow for global business units using Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and Microsoft Excel.

Developed and maintained budget, forecast, and quarterly reports used by executive management and for investor relations.

Assisted business unit controllers and finance managers with loading financial data, reviewing submissions for accuracy and consistency, and resolving errors in loaded data.

Communicated with business units to determine causes of significant variances between actual results and forecasted or budgeted data.

Performed ad hoc analysis using the Excel HFM smart view add in.

Improved accuracy and efficiency of the forecast and budget data collection processes.

Maintained and updated the Hyperion Workspace used by business units for data submission.

Assisted the system administrator when upgrading the Hyperion consolidation application. COHEN & COMPANY, LTD. Youngstown, OH Staff Accountant October 2009 – April 2012 Regional Accounting Firm Accounting & Auditing Department

Assisted in all stages of the preparation of compilations, reviews, and audits of financial statements for manufacturers, retailers, and service providers.

Generated client financial statements and footnotes in Microsoft Excel and Word.

Performed substantive testing and other analytical procedures on account balances and inquired directly of clients regarding significant variances from expectation.

Assisted in the preparation of tax returns for all entity types.

Held responsibility for budgeting time and closely monitored time spent on engagements to determine ways to work more effectively and efficiently. Certification Ohio CPA Licensure Active Status July 2010 – Present Ohio Society of CPAs, Member

Education YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY Youngstown, OH Master of Business Admin. May 2009 Williamson College of Business Administration Overall GPA: 4.0/4.0 AACSB Accredited Accounting, B.S.B.A May 2008

Leslie H. Cochran University Scholars and Honors Program Overall GPA: 4.0/4.0 Technical Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint Oracle Hyperion Financial Management Skills Adobe Acrobat Oracle Hyperion Financial Data Quality Management

SharePoint Thomas Reuters GoSystem Tax

CCH ProSystem fx Engagement Fixed Assets CS

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