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RssSenior-Level Accountant with Strong Cost Analysis and Financial Reporting

I am seeking a Senior-Level Accounting, Cost, or Finance position with a strong, stable, and progressive company.


Richmond, IN

About Me


Accounting & Finance




* Under my direction, physical inventory variance went from 10% to 0.8% in three months, and continued at less than 1% throughout my tenure * Corporate office adopted my financial reporting methods and procedures as standard for all manufacturing plants * Identified discrepancies in vendor invoices that result in tens of thousands of credits annually * Increased communication that streamlined processes between departments involved in various projects

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Richmond, IN

Work Experiences

4/2006 - 12/2008

Maronda Homes


  • DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES - * Reconciliation and maintenance of $2 million perpetual inventory using average cost system * Supervisor of administrative staff of two in the areas of Billing and Accounts Payable, Purchasing and Receiving, Order data entry, and Payroll * Training of Plant Accountants of other plant locations WEEKLY RESPONSIBILITIES - * MRP system and KANBAN implementation team member and administrator * Review, allocate, and approve payments of vendor invoices * Scrap, obsolete, and excess inventory reporting and evaluation MONTHLY RESPONSIBILITIES - * Trend analysis and financial planning * Review and prepare a Management Discussion and Analysis of both consolidated and departmental financial statements * Conduct ROI studies to develop cost-saving ideas to increase profit * Review and prepare Fixed Asset Depreciation Schedules * Conduct random cycle counts semi-monthly * Balance Sheet account reconciliation including inter-company accounts ANNUAL RESPONSIBILITIES - * Conduct and coordinate a physical inventory of the entire plant * Budget analysis and preparation

12/1998 - 4/2006

Henny Penny Corporation

Individual Contributor

  • DAILY RESPONSIBILITES - * Maintenance and review of $14 million inventory using standard cost system * Bill of Material review and comparison to blueprints * Routing step studies for proper labor and overhead valuation * New product costing and evaluation * International conversions * Sales price preparation * Determine allocation and reasonableness of vendor invoice charges * Daily sales update and comparison reporting MONTHLY RESPONSIBILITES - * Review, analyze, and adjust Cost of Goods Sold * Valuation of inventory costs, non-production items, and scrap * Monthly journal entry preparation ANNUAL RESPONSIBILITIES - * Prepare for and conduct annual physical inventory * Compose, review and evaluate various inventory reports * Conduct training sessions for physical inventory procedures * Assist in annual budget preparation * Determine standard labor and overhead rates by area semiannually

4/1992 - 12/1998

Richmond Power & Light

Entry Level

  • DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES - * Payroll and Accounts Payable verification * Accounts Receivable functions and collections * Maintenance of customer account status and meter status * Billing analysis nd adjustments for consumer usage * Data entry * Inventory updates MONTHLY RESPONSIBILITIES - * Assist Finance Manager with month-end closing and financial reporting * Value assessment of Fixed Assets including preparation of depreciation schedules * Meter retirement journal entry * Examination of security light report * Evaluate and update estimated accounts



Bachelor Degree

Indiana University

  • Accounting


Associate Degree

Indiana University

  • Business Administration