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Experienced Accountant

Laurel, Mississippi, 39443, United States
January 02, 2017

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Veronica Bond

* **** **** *****, ******, MS *****

Mobile: (601) ***-****

Home: (601) ***-****


The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS Master of Professional Accountancy


Cumulative USM Graduate GPA 3.684; CPA Exam: Eligible December 2014 CPA Exam: In Progress

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration December 2013 Emphasis: Accounting


Plant Accountant

Georgia Pacific, Inc., Taylorsville, MS October 2016 – December 2016

• Performed financial closing procedures, variance analysis, and balance sheet account analyses for both lumber and plywood facility

• Provided daily, weekly, monthly, and ad hoc reporting for each facility.

• Oversaw working capital components, accounts receivable and inventories for the lumber facility.

• Managed days outstanding and inventory turnover for each facility

• Supported the area controller at the plywood facility in the development of capital and commercial requests and participated in the challenge process for investments.

• Participated with operations and maintenance management in financial planning and reporting for capital investment and major expense projects at each facility

• Obtained a solid working knowledge of operation processes to partner with plant supervision.

• Investigated and made recommendations that drove value at each facility.

• Lead the internal control compliance effort for the lumber facility.

• Assisted in developing and maintaining strong internal control processes, and developed compensating controls where required at the plywood facility.

• Conducted periodic assessments of the internal control processes to help identify and drive corrective action at the lumber facility

• Managed the A/P and payment system for the lumber facility

• Assisted with A/P and payment system for the plywood facility

• Performed balance sheet account reconciliations on assigned accounts to ensure account balances are correct, adequately supported, and timely for each facility

• Participated in cross-functional business improvement initiatives for each facility

• Provided monthly forecasting models calculating outlook and flash for the lumber facility

• Validated and reconciled data between financial transaction systems and reporting systems

• Analyzed storeroom activities, cycle counts, slow-moving/obsolete inventory, and capital spares

• Utilized Kronos, DART, OneLisa, MP2, Hyperion, FormsNow, ESS, ITS, Blackline, Infinium, MOE-Par, SQL, and FAS software Staff Accountant February 2015-May 2016

Pioneer Health Services, Magee MS

• Performed the monthly accounting function for two hospitals, and seven clinics

• Created general ledger journal entries including monthly, standard, accrual, and adjusting

• Reconciled operating cash general ledger accounts with their related bank statements

• Managed short-term and long-term debt for each facility

• Calculated monthly intercompany billing between my facilities as well as the Parent and other subsidiaries

• Lead Asset management efforts for both facilities including the estimation of bad debt for Accounts Receivable

• Performed computation and compilation of monthly financial statements

• Ensured financial statements are presented fairly, free of material misstatements, and conform to GAAP or other relevant guidelines.

• Utilized McKesson System software, IDEA Budgeting Software, Crystal Reports, Tvalue5, and AS400 throughout the month Graduate Assistant March 2014-December 2014

The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS School of Accountancy

• Administrative and student support

• Assisting faculty in grading exams, calculating averages, and research Veronica Bond

6 Pine Tree Drive, Laurel, MS 39443

Mobile: (601) ***-****

Home: (601) ***-****


Secretary to the Company Controller December 2006 - August 2011 Howard Industries, Inc., Ellisville, MS

• Managed and processed payroll for approximately 225 employees of Howard Transportation and its subsidiaries

• Filed weekly federal payroll tax deposits through EFTPS and quarterly 941 reports, state withholdings, and wage reports with MDES

• Reconciled and made necessary adjustments to 28 accounts for Howard Industries and subsidiaries

• Analyzed Excel spreadsheets and Mainframe account histories for any discrepancies

• Input reconciled account’s journal entries for Howard Transportation and Dedicated and Olen Burrage

• Communicated with accountants when errors were discovered within their respective accounts

• Complied Financial Statements for Howard Transportation and Dedicated and Olen Burrage

• Managed and input Accounts Payable & Receivable including freight accounts for Howard Industries and Transportation

• Utilized Microsoft Mainframe, Office Suite, and McLeod system software

• Adhered to the Consumer Credit Protection Act and all company policies and procedures Switch Board Operator May 2005 - November 2006

Peco Foods, Bay Springs, MS

• Computed Daily Plant Production, Yield, and Offal

• Managed Brokerage Commission Sales Accounts and Outside Purchase Accounts

• Input and processed Accounts Payable

• Utilized Novell Account Management and Microsoft Office Computer Skills

Microsoft Office Suite, Publisher, and Mainframe, Peachtree, QuickBooks, and McLeod System Accounting software Organizational Affiliations

Beta Alpha Psi - VP of Prof. Development

Beta Gama Sigma Honor Society

Hub City Humane Society

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