Christopher T. Young
High Point, NC 27265
Objectives: To obtain a position in a CPA firm; pass my CPA exam
Driven learner with strong organization skills and warehouse management background. Experienced in coordinating projects. Complete relevant understanding of processes involved from receipt of product through payment for product. Driven employee who believes in forging relationships to build successful cross functional business capabilities.
Expert in Six Sigma focusing on implementation of lean principles and waste reduction while maintaining critical core proficiency. Energetic employee with strong Finance knowledge including Accounts Receivable and Self-Testing.
Computer skills include proficiency in Excel, MS Office, JD Edwards OneWorld, and PKMS.
Education, Professional Certifications and Achievements
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Minor: Psychology 3.68 GPA
Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina 2010- 2012
Associates of Science in: Accounting, Business Administration, and Global Logistics Technology
Certificate in Supply Chain Management
Guilford Technical Community College, Jamestown, North Carolina 2008-2010
Six Sigma Certifications 2009-2011
Black Belt, Green Belt, Yellow Belt
Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist: Excel 2009
AIPB Certificates obtained via coursework: 2010
Mastering Adjusting Entries, Correction of Entries, Depreciation, Internal Controls & Fraud Protection, and Payroll Modules
LIBERTY HARDWARE WINSTON SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA
Credit Analyst February 2012 - Present
Perform A/R functions, including application of payments, disputing deductions, issuing charge backs and credits. Analyzes and reports on aging and problem invoices. Contributes to annual internal auditing.
•Timely completion of Internal Auditing (Masco Self Testing) Controls, Risk Assessment and Substantive Testing
•Maintains two of company’s three largest accounts (Wal-Mart and Lowes). These accounts are critical to business as they represent a large proportion of the Company’s total business.
•Internal auditing self-testing for the year included cash account reconciliation, amortization schedules, and various testing of controls involving procurement to payables.
Credit Assistant / Billing Clerk January 2010 - February 2012
Performed A/R functions including cash application of foreign accounts, offsetting of accounts, credits and returned goods authorizations entry. Performed all non-EDI invoicing duties, ran aging reports. Contributed to annual internal auditing.
•Timely completion of Internal Auditing (Masco Self Testing) Controls, Risk Assessment and Substantive Testing.
•Designed and implemented leaner process for returned good authorization, and collaborative customer database.
•Accurately maintained invoice audit error report
Process Improvement Change Agent 2009-Present
1 of 12 invited into program. 1 of 3 to complete. Led teams of 8 in four separate Kaizen events. Later mentored two new process improvement change agents successfully through program.
•Led most successful Kaizen Event in company history resulting in over two hundred thousand dollars in annual revenue generation
•Earned company the MASCO Business Unit Lean Excellence Award for event
•One of four company employees to obtain Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
Cycle Count Coordinator April 2001- August 2009
Performed cycle count functions for this hardware manufacturer. Scheduled inventory cycle count processes. Created and formatted inventory count schedules pursuant to relevant count needs. Researched and completed variance reports.
•Developed from pure cycle counter into cycle count coordinator.
•Participated on team that allowed for annual inventory to be eliminated due to accuracy of inventory cycle counts and resulting in parent company inventory certification.
Volunteerism: Greensboro Urban Ministry, Weaver House (Homeless Shelter), Thomasville Children’s Home, Habitat for Humanity