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Controller/Accounting Manager

Georgia, 30144, United States
March 25, 2011

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Tammy Ponder

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Kennesaw, GA ***44

770-***-**** cell


Over 20 years experience in accounting; manufacturing, construction, and public bookkeeping. Proficiency with SAP, MAS-90, Creative Solutions Accounting, SAP, Quick Books Pro, Peachtree Accounting, Syteline and Vista (both are job shop software), Excel, and Word. Conscientious, hard working, technical troubleshooter, problem-solver. Strengths in staff training & management.

Employment History

Pillow Perfect Inc FULL CHARGE BOOKKEEPER March 2010-February 2011

Enter and pay accounts payable invoices through purchase order system. Check vendor statements with our balances. Audit G/L accounts. Process purchase orders. Receive items against purchase orders.

Montgomery Country Club STAFF ACCOUNTANT May 2008-January 2010

Entered and paid accounts payable invoices. Checked vendor statements with our balances. Made monthly general ledger entries. Audited general ledger accounts. Processed some bi-weekly payrolls. Helped other employees whenever possible.

Amtren Corporation OFFICE MANAGER/BOOKKEEPER August 2007-April 2008

Managed office staff. Updated and corrected accounts receivable and accounts payable. Processed sales orders from customers. Ordered parts using purchase orders as needed. Fielded phone calls from customers and vendors. Maintained cash flow spreadsheet.

Livings, Lankford, Lambert & Co., P.C. BOOKKEEPER Mar 2005-Apr 2007

Maintained monthly sets of books for 20+ businesses using Creative Solutions Accounting. Increased client confidence in monthly accuracy of financial statements. Processed weekly payrolls and quarterly payroll returns as well as monthly sales tax returns. Helped clients solve problems in their daily routines including problems with their accounting software and what to do when setting up new businesses.

Knox Kershaw Inc. JUNIOR ACCOUNTANT May 2000-Jan 2005

Managed accounts payable using Syteline software on NT network. Rectified several months backlog of 100's of accounts payable invoices using purchase order-voucher system. Processed and coded non-purchase order invoices. Resolved 100's of problem invoices. Created 60 - 110 payables checks for 200 - 300 invoices a week. Streamlined payables so that after 7 months 50-100 accounts receivable invoices for parts and machines could be processed a week. Saved the company money by increasing my workload with 1 accounting staff reduction. Solved bottleneck with EDI purchase orders and invoicing. Purchased office supplies. Beginning in 2003 processed general ledger entries and month end financial statements. Increased workload again with 1 more accounting staff reduction. Maintained fixed asset depreciation schedule. Maintained cash flow spreadsheet on Excel. Used Word and Outlook for necessary correspondence with customers and vendors.

Industrial Specialty Co., Inc. OFFICE MANAGER/BOOKKEEPER Dec 1996-May 2000

Upgraded software from DOS based Smart Shop program to Windows based Vista software. Instituted a more efficient automated job and time card entry by employees. Trained 2 office staff and 2 supervisors on new software. Maintained 2 NT Servers and 14 Windows 95 workstations. Managed 2-3 office staff. Ordered office supplies. Negotiated new vending machine service. Processed 30-50 accounts payable invoices and 40-60 person weekly payroll. Processed general ledger entries and month end. Processed adjusting entries. Created Excel spreadsheets on sales and corresponding pie charts for upper management decision-making.


Member of American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers


Currently enrolled at Chattahoochee Tech. Pursuing accounting degree.

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