PROFILE: More than 14 years in accounting, including responsibility for department procedures, budgets, and computer operations.
Train an direct staff in accounting activities and in the use of Lotus 1-2-3, Supercalc 5, and AccountPro. Expert in full system conversions
Plan and conduct audits and variance analyses, process payroll and payroll tax reports and filings, and maintain/update accurate inventories
Scarpendous Displays,Inc., An Exhibit Set-Up and Service Firm
Senior Accounting Manager -- 12/92 - Present -- Chicago,IL
Responsible for the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable/receivable, payroll (48 employees), insurance and union reports, and sales tax/payroll reporting for this $2.1 million firm. Perform job costing, account analysis, and general ledger management using Lotus 1-2-3 and Excel.
Accounting Manager -- 01/87 - 11/92 - Chicago, IL
Trained and directed six employees in accounting department. Analyzed and interpreted forecasts, capital expenditures, and financial data for $3.2 million manufacturer. Directly involved in budget preparation and cash flow.
Coopers & Lybrand, Public Accounting
Senior Accountant -- 06/82 - 01/87 - Chicago, IL
Performed detailed financial audits for clients and recommended improvements in system procedures, documentation, and internal controls. Conducted reviews and compilations. Prepared corporate and individual income tax returns, and payroll/sales tax returns.
U.S.Riley Corporation, Manufacturing-Custom Furniture
Cost Accountant -- 06/81 - 06/82 - Chicago, IL
Assisted in budget forecasting, right out of college. Developed standard cost data and variance analyzes. Reviewed capital expenditures and coordinated/reconciled physical inventories.
Ridgetown College, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Bachelor of Science: Accounting