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Accounting Manager

Clayton, North Carolina, United States
October 31, 2016

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Emily A. Hackney, CPA

Whitsett, NC 336-***-**** email –

Target Position – General Ledger Accountant

Dedicated CPA with 18 years experience and knowledge of GAAP to bring value in a challenging full cycle accounting position in a corporate environment

Education/Certification Certified Public Accountant License #28520 40 Hours Continuing Professional Education Annually BA – English – Elon University – Elon NC AAS – Accounting – Alamance Community College – Graham, NC

Professional Experience Laboratory Corporation of America (Lab Corp) – Burlington, NC 2001 - 2015 Manager Telecommunication Finance

Charged with $5M monthly budget for telecommunication services for Lab Corp & Subsidiaries

Tracked and booked credits due from vendors for charges not billed at contract rates resulting in savings of $900K on average per year

Seven day month end close in a fast paced environment

Prioritized and planned work to meet deadlines

Required accounting functions included Journal Entries, accruals, General Ledger reconciliations, variance explanations, forecasting, reclass entries, research and correct posting errors

Charged with overseeing monthly payments to telecommunication vendors to avoid disruption of services causing a delay in lab result delivery

Worked with departments and subsidiaries to determine expense is recorded accurately

Britt Group/American Media International – Burlington, NC 1998 - 2001 Controller

Charged with establishing month end close procedures

Prioritized Accounts Payable to be paid within the discount period resulting in savings of $150K annually

Developed procedures, calendar and deadlines for month end close resulting in timely financial reporting to owner

Accounting responsibilities included Journal Entries, accruals, reconciliations, calculation of sales commissions and royalties, daily cash report, participated in year end inventory

Professional Affiliation and Community Involvement

North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants – 2001 to present

Accounting Advisory Board – Alamance Community College – 1995 to present

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