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Accounts Payable Staff Accountant

Cedartown, GA
September 28, 2023

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Anna Burnley Wesley

*** ******** *****

Cedartown, GA 30125

Mobile: 678-***-****

Professional Experience:

January 2023 – Present

Norax Supplements

Plant Controller

International NSF GMP registered dietary supplement manufacturing facility that produces high quality private label nutraceuticals for businesses around the world.

Maintain cost accuracy from raw materials to finished products

Develop and implement inventory and costing reports, including days of inventory, inventory turns, inventory transactions and variance analysis, and labor utilization

Review, analyze, and report on monthly plant financial performance (materials, labor, and overhead)

Make recommendations for and lead continuous improvement efforts

Reconcile key inventory and variance accounts

Calculate and implement production rates for a diverse product mix

Coordinate physical inventories and monitor cycle count program and provide plant management with analysis of significant variances and recommendations to improve inventory accuracy

August 2022 – January 2023

CFO Services Group

Lead Accountant

Provides accounting, bookkeeping, payroll, fractional CFO and QuickBooks support for businesses and non-profit organizations.

Work closely with junior accountants to provide leadership and mentoring

Provide controller level reports and analysis for a variety of businesses

Assist clients with decision making and financial impact

Process payroll for clients in multiple platforms

Ensure all required tax forms and returns are completed accurately and submitted in accordance with local, state, and federal guidelines

Make recommendations for and lead continuous improvement efforts

Reconcile key accounts

Evaluate, quantify, and qualify capital expenditures

July 2013 – April 2022

Advance Storage Products

Plant Controller

Nationwide manufacturer large scale structural material handling and pallet storage solutions for distribution centers and warehouses.

Work closely with operating teams to ensure transactional data integrity and accuracy

Prepare and distribute weekly plant performance metrics and provide analysis and insights for factory management

Review, analyze, and report on monthly plant financial performance (materials, labor and overhead)

Make recommendations for and lead continuous improvement efforts

Reconcile key inventory and variance accounts

Evaluate, quantify, and qualify capital expenditure requests

Collaborate with corporate and plant level management to develop annual financial plans and periodic projections

Maintain raw material and component costs

Update factory shop rates

Coordinate physical inventories and monitors cycle count program and provide plant management with analysis of significant variances and recommendations to improve inventory accuracy

January 2013 – July 2013

SAI Digital

Accounting Manager

Local web development and marketing firm specializing in website design, web application development, email marketing, social media, web analytics, digital marketing strategy, digital advertising, search engine optimization and search advertising.

Processed bi-weekly payroll for 8 employees and managed employee benefits

Completed and filed all required payroll tax returns

Prepared all monthly financial statements

Processed accounts payable to maintain timely and accurate payment of vendor invoices

Generated and delivered bi-monthly client invoices

Followed up on part due invoices to reduce late payments and bad debt write-offs

Reconciled bank, credit card and online payment accounts

January 2007 – January 2013

Bookkeeper (contract/as needed)

Perform bookkeeping/accounting functions for several local companies on an as-needed basis.

Complete and file sales and use tax returns as required

Reconcile accounts payable and receivable

Prepared single and multi-account bank reconciliations

The Healthfield Group (Gentiva Health Services)

February 2006 – October 2006

Financial Analyst

Regional provider of home healthcare services including hospice, nursing, respiratory therapy and medical equipment. The Healthfield Group was acquired by Gentiva Health Services, and the finance and accounting operations were relocated to Overland Park, KS.

Compiled and analyzed monthly financial statements for accuracy and resolved any errors

Prepared and entered monthly journal entries

Capitalized, amortized and depreciated fixed assets

Prepared multi-account bank reconciliations

Universal Tax Systems, Inc.

April 2004 – January 2006

Business Tax Development Manager

Provider of professional tax and accounting software. Responsible for guiding the efforts of six business tax developers in the design of software entry screens and tax computations for all business modules. Universal Tax Systems, Inc. was acquired by CCH, and this position was eliminated.

Researched and understood complex federal and state taxation issues for software integration

Established processes and procedures to reduce development time and increase accuracy

Integrated 1,600+ new state and local tax forms and 60+ new federal tax forms

Responsible for redesign of fixed asset/depreciation module to be more user friendly and more accurate in computations

Reviewed state depreciation regulations to ensure accurate handling and computation

Established and maintained departmental budgetary goals

Fresenius Medical Care, NA

January 2003 – April 2004

Senior Staff Accountant (Auxiliary Services)

Global dialysis services provider with revenues increasing 5% - 7% each year. Responsible for guiding the efforts of six accounts payable clerks, progressing into a senior staff accounting position, supervising the efforts of three staff accountants and six accounting/inventory clerks.

Processed and reconciled monthly inventories for 109 dialysis clinics

Streamlined month end pharmaceutical process from 3 days to one and a half days

Analyzed monthly pharmaceutical usage and revenues generated

Compiled and analyzed current margin analysis and historical analysis reports

Capitalized, amortized and depreciated fixed assets

Prepared multi-account bank reconciliations

Reviewed AP clerk production reports and resolved low-productivity issues

Syntec Industries

November 2001 – January 2003

Cost Accountant/Inventory Control Specialist

Manufacturer and distributor of carpet and textile products. Performed all inventory control and cost accounting functions. Company bought by Global Textile Technologies and position no longer needed.

Tracked and reconciled inventories for 14 manufacturing and warehousing locations

Calculated and reported process cost and standard cost for all manufactured items

Created cost versus sales reports and analysis

Determined monthly sales commissions

Assured compliance with raw material contracts

Whittington, McLemore & Land, LLC

May 2001 – November 2001

Staff Accountant (Contract)

Local full-service CPA firm. Performed work for newly acquired major client. Client terminated contract after six months.

Processed bi-weekly payroll for 500+ employees

Completed and filed all required tax returns (property, financial, sales & use, and payroll)

Maintained current and accurate wage garnishments

Prepared all monthly financial statements

Reconciled bank accounts

Generated cost versus sales analysis reports

Camp Oil Company

June 1999 – May 2001

Accounts Payable Specialist/Drivers’ Payroll Administrator

Regional motor fuel and convenience store/travel center company. Performed all fuel AP and related taxes. Also responsible for computing weekly payroll for drivers. Company sold to Swifty Serve, and office closed.

Processed and reconciled high volume of fuel invoices

Researched missing/disputed invoices

Ensured compliance with all state and federal fuel regulations

Processed drivers’ payroll based on fuel transported

Southern Broadcasting

January 1999 – May 1999

Academic Internship

Regional radio broadcast company. Duties included all commercial and show productions and promotions.

Wrote and produced on-air commercials to client specifications

Prepared and processed written contracts for sales force

Programmed daily commercial block song breaks

Assisted with basic office duties (answering phones, assisting with walk-ins)

Compiled “Spring Guide” which listed area events and served as campaign manager for American Diabetes Association’s “Kiss a Pig” fund raiser


Berry College

May 1999

BA – Music Business

St. Leo University

December 2004

BA – Accounting

Software Skills:

Microsoft certified trainer at expert level in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook

Advanced experience and/or training in Lotus Suite, Lotus Notes, Adobe, Print Shop and Quattro Pro

Accounting software experience/training:


Microsoft Navision





Great Plains


Crystal Reports

Hyperion Enterprise


Available upon request

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