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United States
September 05, 2008

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Accounting/Finance professional with extensive supervisory experience in the hospitality, manufacturing, service, and retail industries. Strong software knowledge. CMA-track (certification expected by Sept. 2008).


THOMAS ENTERPRISES Alpharetta, GA 2006 – 2008

Accounting Manager/Financial Analyst

Responsibilities included accounting for 4 hotels under construction and one hotel in operation. Provided monthly percentage of completion reports for hotels under construction, and full-spectrum accounting for the hotel in operation as well as various commercial real estate operations. Duties included financial monthly statement preparation, monetary conversion, on-going general ledger reconciliation, journal entries, payroll (including group insurance and 401k plan), AP and AR Also participated in annual budgeting process as well as quarterly forecasting with on-going variance analysis.

Supervising 2 Accountants, 1Payroll Processor, and 1 AP Clerk.

Software: Excel, Word, Peachtree, Quick Books

SQM NORTH AMERICA Atlanta, GA 2003 – 2006

Accounting Manager

Responsible for the supervision and daily accounting operations for a corporation having the largest lithium and iodine mines in the world. Responsibility also includes Accounts Payable, Payroll, and inventory. Responsible for the monthly departmental financial statement preparation, on-going analysis and reconciliation of general ledger, and cost variance analysis. Assisted in annual budget preparation, monthly forecasting, and analysis.

Supervised 3 Accountants and 2 Clerks.

Software: Baan, Excel, Word, MAS 90

VISIONS UNLIMITED Memphis, TN 1987 - 2002

Accounting Manager

Responsible for the general accounting functions and overall supervision of a centralized accounting department for a company operating 5 separate businesses under one umbrella. Duties included monthly preparation of financial statements, monthly cash flow analysis, inventory and balance sheet reconciliation, supervision of AP and Payroll departments. Also prepared all taxes (multi-state and payroll taxes). In addition, assisted in annual budget preparation, monthly forecast analysis, and income projections.

Supervised 8 employees (3 Accountants, 5 Clerks/Bookkeepers).

Software: Excel, Word, Great Plains, MAS 90


KRAFT DAIRY GROUP Memphis, TN 1979 - 1986

Cost Accountant

Responsible for the month-end closing and general ledger reconciliation of the Ice Cream Division. Also prepared reports for the tracking, analysis, and cost variance for the costs associated with the production of ice cream for several different companies using our facilities. Set up and maintained budgets and sales values in job cost system. Assisted in the reconciliation process of various inventory accounts and coordinated the physical inventory procedure.

Supervised 3 Accountants and 2 Accounting clerks

Software: Timberline, Excel, Word, MAS


BBA, Accounting

Memphis State University

BBA, Business Administration / Hotel & Restaurant Management

Michigan State University

Currently studying for CMA exam


Boy Scouts of America - Pack Committee Chairman, Cub Scout Pack

- Assistant Scoutmaster, Boy Scout Troop

Habitat for Humanity - Home construction

March of Dimes - Committee Chairman for Walk America

Hands On Atlanta - Project Coordinator for various TEAMWORKS groups

- Committee member of Volunteer Leadership Council

ASP - Appalachian Service Project (home repair for needy families)

Atlanta Wine School - Tasting Room Manager

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