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Accountant, Six Sigma Black Belt

Winston-Salem, NC, 27265
August 15, 2012

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Christopher T. Young

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High Point, NC 27265

Phone: 336-***-****


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



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.

Key results:

•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.

Key results:

•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.

Key results:

•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.

Key results:

•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.

•Maintained certification.

Volunteerism: Greensboro Urban Ministry, Weaver House (Homeless Shelter), Thomasville Children’s Home, Habitat for Humanity

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