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  • Dried Flower arrangements
  • Home decorating


  • Time with friends and family
  • Any meal he's cooked


  • Construction
  • Learning a business from the inside out


  • Music
  • Dancing


  • 20+ years accounting experience, most often in the capacity of full-charge bookkeeper.

  • A strong ability to adapt to changing environments, both internal and external. Expertise in A/P, A/R, in-house payroll, journal entries, and account balancing

  • A professional who takes pride and ownership of my area of responsibility.

  • A detail oriented multitasker.

  • A highly skilled operator of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher, QuickBooks as well as a demonstrated ability to learn organization specific systems.

  • A thorough knowledge of basic accounting principles and their appropriate utilization.

  • A commitment to insuring the privacy of sensitive and vulnerable corporate documents

  • Having been a prior business owner, I offer a unique perspective from both sides of business operations

Work experience

Feb 2007Nov 2008


Classic Overhead Door Service, Inc.

Full Charge Bookkeeper


  • Accounts Payable - data entry, payment of inventory, expenses, and cash disbursements
  • Account Receivable - billing, AIA, lien releases, collections
  • General Ledger - journal entries, account balances, reporting
  • Customer Service - inside sales, scheduling, general information
  • Payroll - weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting, payroll tax payment and reporting, W-2, 1099
  • Bank Reconcilliation - computerized monthly
  • Create and maintain Excel spreadsheets for accounting backup and verification

  • Work closely with outside Accountant for monthly close, reporting and sales tax preparation

Administrative / Secretarial


  • Sales Report preparation - monthly sales meeting
  • Letter Writing - intercompany memos, outside communications
  • Contract Review - preparations for billing and collections

Other / General Office


  • Prepare and maintain files - A/P, A/R, Payroll, employees, jobs
  • Manage Sears customer - online billing, customer contact, scheduling, paperwork preparation, backup file maintainence, collections
  • Assist with inventory - Physical, material receipts
  • Special projects as requested


  • Quickbooks
  • Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher
  • Outlook Express
  • Internet Explorer
  • Sears Online customer service and billing

President Ken Benson 480-495-4676

RG & Associates Trisha Michon 480-329-7132

Mar 2006Feb 2007

General Accounting

General Accounting


  • Performed a variety of accounting duties for various companies on a temporary basis
  • General Ledger - journal entries, account balances
  • A/P - Data entry, verification
  • A/R - Cash positng, deposit preparation, statements

Other / General Office


  • Record maintenance
  • Customer Service


  • SAP
  • Microsoft Office - Excel, Word
  • Internet Explorer
  • Company Specific Software
  • Outlook Express

Account Executive Brad Peterson 480-644-0500

Apr 2005Mar 2006

Accounting Clerk

Osborne Stucco, Inc.

Accounting Clerk


  • A/R - Billing, collections, Purchase order procurement
  • A/P - Data entry, verification to P/O system, job costing, check runs
  • System database updates
  • Special projects

Assistant to General Manager


  • Contracts - review and job set up in database system, prepare needed documents for finalizing contracts
  • Lien Releases -  preparation and verification of payment


  • Microsoft Office - Excvel and, Word

General Manager Ken Donnelly 480-940-5711

Nov 2003Jan 2005


Arizona Pacific Pulp and Paper, Inc.



  • Department Management
  • A/P - cash disbursements, over see and verify check runs, data entry, purchase orders
  • A/R - cash application, collections, aging
  • Asset Management - contracts, payments, procure financing, amortations
  • General Ledger - journal entris, account balances
  • Financial Reports
  • Customer, vendor and employee relations
  • Payroll - ADP
  • Insurance - Corporate and employee benefits
  • Manage record retention
  • Bank reconcilliations
  • Month and year end closing


  • Industry specific
  • Microsoft Office - Excel and Word

President Barry Froman 602-258-2840

Secretary Beth Frankel 480-861-4572

Nov 2003Apr 2003

Division Controller

Highland Products, Inc.

Division Controller - Parent Company Transfered from ATKO Building Materials


  • A/P - pety cash, cash disbursements, overs ee and verify inventory data entry and check runs
  • A/R - billing, cash application, collections, lien releases, aging
  • General Ledger - journal entries, account balances
  • Payroll - in house, quarterly and annual reporting, W-2, 1099, personnel files, employee benefits
  • Operating Statement
  • General Ledger - journal entries, account balances
  • Bank Reconcilliation
  • Set up and manage intercompany billing
  • Assist corporate in the change from one C-Corp to 5 seperate S-Corps
  • Assist with Physical inventory monthly
  • Adjust inventory daily for raw material usage incorporated into finished product and raw material receipts
  • Customer, vendor and employee service and relations
  • Manage and maintain record retention
  • Month end close


  • Mas 90
  • Microsoft Office - Excel, Word
  • Intercompany E-mail

Corporate Controller Barbara Klassic 480-833-7585

Corporate Controller Geri Wild 480-833-7585

Feb 1998Apr 2003

Division Controller

ATKO Building Materials, Inc.

Division Controller - promoted from assistant controller after 14 months


  • Department Management
  • A/R - Sort, verify, mail, and maintain records of billing, collections, preliminary notice, lien releases, cash application, aging
  • A/P - Petty cash, cash disbursements, over see inventory related data entry and payment
  • Payroll - in-house weekly, employee files, reporting to Corporate, check runs
  • Customer Service - order taking, processing orders, scheduling deliveries with dispatch
  • Customer, Vendor, Employee relations
  • Subsidary Journals - Excel based spreadsheets Cash disbursements, A/P, A/R
  • General Ledger - hand post and balanced, journal entries, account balances
  • Operating Statement - tie Excel Spreadsheets to statement, accruals, journal entries
  • Assist with Physical inventory
  • Bank Reconcilliation - Manual
  • Joint Check agreements - Subcontractor, Contractor, and supplier
  • Legal file preparation - for purpose of property liens
  • Day, month, and year end closing


  • Industry specific
  • Microsoft Office - Excel, Word
  • Intercompany E-Mail

Corporate Controller Barbara Klassic 480-833-7585

Corporate Controller Geri Wid 480-833-7585


Mar 2005Sep 2006


Western International University



  • Accounting
  • Management


  • Outlook
  • Intenet Explorer
  • Microsoft Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Complete with a 3.5 GPA


Microsoft Office
Able to use Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Publisher to create documents, presentations, and spreadsheets effectively.