Pamela McCullough

  • Overland Park KS

Process Efficiency * Continual Improvement * Trouble Shooter/Problem Solver * Customer Focus * High Autonomy * Vendor Mgmt * Highest Integrity

Work experience

Work experience
2013 - Present

Payroll Manager

Sutherland Lumber Company

Payroll Manager for a large regional lumber company. Consistently completes projects ahead of deadline, to allow for frequent assistance to other business areas with projects to maintain smooth business workflow.

►Created a “Tax Control” workbook system to track 89 different payroll taxes for 13 company locations; this slashed monthly and quarterly tax preparation time in half, saving 320 man hours annually.

►Reorganized manual filing system with 30 years of entries, used by accounting, HR, administration, and tax departments; allowing for quick referencing, plummeting research time 50%.

►Highly skilled at multi-state tax filings.

►Aggressively cut semi-monthly payroll processing time by over 87%, and maintains payroll records for over 1,500 employees.

►Discovered several non-compliant processes, bringing it to the CEO’s attention, resulting in sweeping changes in protocol.

►Successfully negotiated $60K in operating expense reimbursements from difficult state agency.

►As an expert in Excel™, reduced a key accounting process from 4 man hours to 5 minutes, a 97% reduction, while nearly eliminating errors.

►Fiduciary Tax experience includes trusted to prepare personal trust tax returns for company’s owner and family.

2011 - 2013


Office of Doug DeFrain, CPA, LLC

Associate Accountant for reputable CPA firm. Provided regular accounting and financial management
services for over 20 clients.

►Highly skilled at multi-state tax filings.

►Managed and tracked over 800 clients during tax season, bringing order to a chaotic situation.

►Prepared tax filings have never resulted in fines or penalties.

►Managed accounts payable for multiple clients.

►Generated annual Forms 1099 and W-2 for business clients up to 125 employees.

►Created QuickBooks™ ledgers from scratch for several businesses and trained clients on proper usage and maintenance.

►Known for going beyond expectations, and for doing the right thing, not just the easy thing.

2009 - 2011

Manager of Operations

Tree Care LLC

As Manager of Operations, I managed all accounting and operational functions, including administration, bookkeeping, accounts payable and receivable, taxes, insurance, payroll, advertising, and customer support.

►Created a “Dashboard” for viewing real-time financial status of company.

►Worked closely with CPA to resolve 5 years of tax filing issues, preventing $1.7M in fines.

►In first month of employment, preformed a comprehensive capital equipment audit, saving company
over $720K in unneeded insurance coverage.

2006 - 2009

Parts Pro/Inventory Manager

Advance Auto Parts

Starting in customer service, I quickly assumed roles of Parts Pro and Inventory Manager, saving one store nearly $30K in inventory shrinkage.



B.S.B.A in Accounting

DeVry University