Beth Hargrove


Conscientious business professional with experience in Marketing/Management, Computer Software, Accounting and Bookkeeping earned through postions ranging from Finance analyst to ownership of two separate small businesses.

Current Position

Due to the current down turn in the construction environment, I was reluctantly released by R&R Ceilings.  In order to keep my skills strong, I am helping with my husband's business, DBS O2 & Medical Equipment, with the medical billing, quality control and in-home patient requirements.  This has resulted in better reimbursement payments and improved quality standards. 


To insure a position with a reputable company offering opportunities that will challenge my financial, estimating and computer skills in the commerical environment.

Work History

Work History
1991 - Present


Own Small Businesses

Owner of two small businesses.  Carpet Cleaning business 1991 - 2001.    Custom Picture Framing business 2001 to present - part time.  Performed all managerial and labor aspects of the businesses.  Skills necessary include estimating, ordering materials, customer service, accounting, and tracking inventory.

Feb 2007 - Mar 2009

Administrative Assistant

R&R Ceilings

Performed office clerical duties and in a short period of time increased workload to include AR and AP tasks and calculated square footage for estimators.  Typed and faxed bids to general contractors.  Produced Carpenter Union Reports on a monthly basis.  Set up efficient method for quickly locating bids and architectural drawings. 

Jul 2006 - Jan 2007


Kingsway Regional School District

Performed bookkeeping services in an organized and professional manner.  Payroll processing including verifying accuracy and posting of timesheets into computer system and generating paychecks.  Maintaining of employee records.  Purchase Order processing including posting into computer system and verifying with supplier invoices.

Aug 2004 - Jul 2006


Salem County Vocational Technical School

Maintained a complete and systematic set of records of all financial transactions of the District.  Recorded financial transactions in appropriate journals and subsidiary ledgers.  Reconciled eight bank statements and produced monthly reports for the School Board meetings.  Prepared crucial reports and files for yearly audit which resulted in successfully passing without exceptions.  Created and maintained spreadsheets for yearly District budgets.  Automated spreadsheets which reduced inputting and production time and increased accuracy of reports.  Produced invoices and made collection calls to significantly reduce the District's Accounts Receivables. 

1991 - 1993

Management Information Systems Supervisor

American Express Centurion Bank

Supervised seven employees by delegating work assignments, troubleshooting problems and communicating with other departments.  Developed computer reports for daily, weekly and quarterly meetings to show trends for better management decisions. 

1982 - 1991

Finance Specialist

Martin Marietta Aerospace

Developed budgets, estimates, and reports for major government contracts.  Conducted manufacturing floor audits to determine unit completions.  Member of Performance Measurement Team to decrease costs and increase production. 




Very strong understanding with computing statistics, estimates, and financial reports.  Qualified in constructing and understanding learning curves for manufacturing processes.  Highly skilled in gathering data, computing and finalizing estimates in the manufacturing and construction environments.  Highly proficient with necessary financial reporting for business meetings and budgeting processes.


Received detailed management evaluation, conducted by peers and employees, with a consensus of outstanding ratings in the 98th percentile.   Highly effective with assigning tasks, instructing, completing employee appraisals, motivating, and training . 

Computer Software

Highly skilled with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, Outlook and Access.  Proficient with small business accounting software for processing checks and reconciling bank statements.  Proficient with school fund accounting software System 3000.  Proficient with Brightree medical billing software.  Proficient with internet access.


Sep 1977 - Jun 1980

AA Marketing/Management

Goldey Beacom College



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