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Controller, Assistant Controller, Accounting Manager

Location:
Peoria, Arizona, 85381, United States
Salary:
75,000
Posted:
March 26, 2011

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JAMES W. TIMPE

***** *. **** ***** ~ Peoria, AZ *5381 ~724-***-**** ~ oc5xy2@r.postjobfree.com

Senior Accounting Professional

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Recently relocated from west central Pennsylvania. Multi-talented visionary and motivated senior accountant with MS in Business and proven acumen in corporate and professional operations, combined with 15+ years of expertise in Accounting and Financial Operations seeks opportunity within dynamic organization that welcomes collaboration and teamwork, initiative, analytical thinking, and outstanding experience. Proficiencies include flexibility, problem solving and analysis, and attention to detail while focusing on organizational profitability and performance. Offering an exceptional ability to work under pressure and deliver innovative improvement strategies to meet organizational objectives. Trained in the Spanish language and International Studies.

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

PROVEN METHODOLOGY / SKILLS:

• Focus on profitability and efficiency; dedicated to improving the bottom line

• Ability to identify/capitalize on opportunities to improve workflow through the application of best work practices and technologies

• Mastery of all phases of project life cycle, including conceptualization, design, development, budgeting, resource management, milestones, status reporting, execution and close-out; ability to cope with multiple projects and garner client bases in a fast paced / rapidly-changing environment

• Develops networks and builds alliances, engages in cross-functional activities; collaborates across boundaries, and finds common ground with a widening range of clientele and business affiliations

• Demonstrates diagnostic, negotiating and problem-solving skills; responds appropriately to tough situations; highly organized and detail oriented; calm and adaptable

SPECIFIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS

• Developed reporting and feedback system which reduced warranty costs to less than 1% of sales.

• Assisted with the development of an automated ledger system which reduced month-end closings from a 10 day process to 3 days.

• Functioned as cost accounting representative on a development team responsible for conceptualization, design and manufacture of a new product which continues to be an active contributor to gross margin.

• Stream-lined service calls and data entry processes which reduced lost data and missed billings.

• Aided in successful transitions from the Production IV manufacturing software system to the ManMan manufacturing software system and the TENEX payroll software system to the integrated ProSoft HR/Payroll software system.

• Assisted on numerous cost-reduction teams resulting in higher market shares and reduced costs.

EDUCATION

Master of Science in Business – Indiana University of Pennsylvania – Indiana, PA

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish for International Trade – Indiana University of Pennsylvania – Indiana, PA

Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry – Wittenberg University – Springfield, OH

Accounting – Mercyhurst College – Erie, PA

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CAREER PATH

Personnel/Payroll Administrative Assistant – ARIN Intermediate Unit 28 2006-2010

(A regional educational service agency)

Cost Accountant – Polymer Enterprises, Inc. 2004-2006

Senior Cost Coordinator – FMC Technologies, Inc (Formerly FMC Corporation) 1979-2003

Other Assignments with FMC Included:

Cost Accountant – FSHD/MHEO

Staff Accountant – PMH Division

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES

• ManMan Cost Accounting/Month-end Close Training • Managing Conflict

• Excelling as a First-Time Supervisor

• ManMan / GL, Cost Accounting • ProSoft Personnel and Payroll Modules

• Lotus for Business • Microsoft Word

• Dale Carnegie Professional Speaking for Excellence • Microsoft Outlook

• Windows

• Microsoft Excel • Microsoft PowerPoint

• Microsoft Access • Microbased Computer Literacy

KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

• Journal Entries / Financial Statements

• Fixed Assets / Depreciation Schedules

• Accounts Payable / Receivable

• Month-End Closings / Operating Statements

• Cost Accounting / General Accounting

• Inventory Control / Cycle Counts

• WIP Physical Inventory Valuation

• Internal Auditing / Bank Reconciliations

• Account Reconciliations / Variance Analysis

• Job Costing / Standard Costing

• Database Management

• Regulatory Compliance / SOX Reporting

• Payroll / Personnel Management

• Monthly Reporting / Budgeting

REFERENCES

Excellent references available upon request



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