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FINANCIAL CONTROLLER & CORPORATE ACCOUNTANT
Financial Controller & Corporate Accountant with 20+ years of experience in financial and accounting management. Background includes serving as Financial Controller for DLR Restaurants LLC and Financial Controller for Dayton Parts LLC, a $145M manufacturer and distributor of truck parts. Proven track record of managing complex projects while implementing process improvements to increase efficiency and reduce expenses. Provides strong experience in auditing process, budget management, and mergers & acquisitions. Value-centric leader who thrives in fast-paced environments delivering professionalism at all times.
DLR RESTAURANTS, LLC, Nashville, TN
Served as Financial Controller for this $60M annual restaurant group responsible for all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecast preparation, and development of internal control policies. Guided financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing financial procedures. Monitored and confirmed financial condition by conducting audits and providing information to external auditors. Created and achieved budget objectives by establishing schedules, analyzing and consolidating financial data, and recommending strategic plans.
SALON LEGACY, Nashville, TN
Finance Manager & Co-Owner
2003 - 2014
DAYTON PARTS, LLC, Harrisburg, PA
Served as Controller for this manufacturer and distributor of heavy duty undercarriage truck parts with $145M in annual sales. Focused on maximizing return on financial assets by establishing financial policies, controls, and reporting systems. Achieved budget objectives by scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions. Responsibilities included supervising monthly financial statements, daily cash management, and reconciling all general ledger accounts on monthly basis. Coordinated all aspects of year-end audits, including physical inventories and rolling standard costs in the factory and warehouse.
2000 - 2003
BURNER PROPERTIES, Mechanicsburg, PA
Project Manager & Owner
Spearheaded operations and financial oversight for this real estate development company responsible for purchasing, rehabbing, renting, and selling residential real estate across Central PA. Successfully bought and sold ~35 properties over the course of 3 years.
ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL EXPERIENCE
1996 - 2000
DAYTON PARTS, LLC, Harrisburg, PA
Provided administrative support by completing monthly financial statements, bank reconciliations, and ensuring an accurate monthly, quarterly, and year-end close. Supervised 2 AR staff members. Assisted with budget and forecasting activities. In addition, worked with external audit team to coordinate all aspects of financial audit. Returned to Dayton Parts in 2003 hired as company Controller
1991 - 1996
TRUE TEMPER HARDWARE, Camp Hill, PA
Staff Accountant / Jr. Staff Accountant
Transitioned from Jr. Accountant to Staff Accountant with this garden supply manufacturer and distributor with ~$130M in annual sales. Prepared consolidated financial statements, performed annual budgeting, and worked with internal and external audit teams for annual financial audit. Conducted bank and general ledger reconciliation. Additionally, performed accounts payable and prepared financial reports for senior management, as needed.
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam – Passed Exam
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