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Controller/Financial Analyst/Accountant

Location:
United States
Posted:
May 26, 2010

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JOSEPH E. BENNETT, MBA

**** ****** ***. ******, ** 45403

Home (937) ***-**** * Cell (937) ***-****

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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

I am an accomplished accounting/financial professional, who is organized, analytical, detail-oriented and a team player. I have improved cash flow, increased productivity and reduced costs by developing and implementing process improvements. I am an active member of the Dayton Chapter of the IMA and a board member acting as the Director of Speaker Management. I am looking for an opportunity to play a critical role in assisting an organization with timely reporting of key financial reports and metrics and to aid the organization in financial decision making.

EDUCATION

Keller Graduate School of Management/ Devry University - Dayton, OH

• Master of Accounting & Financial Management - CPA Emphasis (2011)

University of Phoenix - Dayton, OH

• MBA - Master of Business Administration

Wright State University - Dayton, OH

• Bachelor of Science - Finance & Management

Edison State Community College - Piqua, OH

• Associate of Science - Accounting

CAREER SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE

• Financial Reporting • Account/Bank Reconciliations • Payroll

• Financial/Variance Analysis • G/L Journal Entries • Invoicing & Collections

• Internal Auditing • Accounts Receivable/Payable • Capital Expenditures

Research & Analysis

• Performed financial analysis of monthly labor costs and reported the average development rate on a $175 million project.

• Audited 5 Manufacturing Rotary and 2 Labels plants financial reports and prepared monthly findings summary sheet to comply with section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Law.

• Recovered over $60,000 in past due A/R invoices after auditing a customer’s account.

• Recovered over $10,000 in overpayments of union dues as a result of an internal audit.

• Accurately prepared and reviewed monthly G/L reconciliations and analysis of Balance Sheet accounts, and performed financial and variance analysis of month-end reports.

• Reduced costs by reporting and maintaining weekly travel expenses and reconciled variances.

• Analyzed and reported the weekly and monthly back log order reports to management.

Accounting Operations

• Performed A/R, A/P & P/R activities, month-end closing, and account/bank reconciliations.

• Improved days sales outstanding by working with customers to reduce past due invoices.

• Provided monthly Balanced Scorecard updates on key performance metrics.

• Completed capital expenditure reports & submitted capital project requests to management.

• Performed fixed asset and engineering ink inventory and worked with management to write-off assets that were no longer in use.

Organization

• Automated the Plant Operating Performance report with the Manufacturing Controller as a liaison between headquarters and 7 plant accounting managers.

• Created procedure manuals for several tasks for management and IT.

• Improved cash flow by restructuring the invoicing process.

• Streamlined various processes to increase productivity.

COMPUTER SKILLS

• Microsoft Office

• SharePoint

• PeopleSoft

• Oracle

• Business Objects

• UNIX

• WINTEAM

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

• Standard Register Co. - Dayton, OH Manufacturing General Accountant II 2007-2008

• Adecco/Aspen Group - Miamisburg, OH Project Accounting Coordinator 2006-2007

• Robert Half Intl. - Dayton, OH Accountant & Financial Analyst 2003-2006

• Deaton Enterprises - Beavercreek, OH Staff Accountant 2005



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