Experience

  • Regional Financial Business Partner

    at Graebel Van Lines

    September 2015 - August 2017

    Wisconsin

     Use financial and business analysis as well as best practices from across the network to help drive branch and region performance. Recognize and promote best operating practices within the region.  Interpret and evaluate positive and negative trends, identify opportunities for improvement in pricing, revenue mix, cost structure, operating practices, procurement, etc.  Evaluate and provide feedback to Regional Vice Presidents and the Executive team regarding individual team member and branch performance.  Developed annual budgets with Executive and Branch Management teams.  Heavy engagement with system development and software implementation.

  • General Ledger Supervisor

    at Graebel Van Lines

    June 2014 - September 2015

    Wisconsin

     Supervised a team of 8 General Ledger Accountants who performed the GL duties for approximately 20 locations throughout the country.  Reconciled historical financial data in ERP upon change in ownership. Verified visibility and accuracy of historical source data, and validated accuracy of new transactions going forward.  Engaged in corporate level accounting under new ownership, who heavily relied on my knowledge of the industry and experience within the company

  • General Ledger Accountant

    at Graebel Van Lines

    December 2009 - June 2014

    Wisconsin

     Completed monthly close and account reconciliation, compared financial results to plan and prior actual performance. Drilled down and defined causes of line item variances.  Served as the liaison between field operations and centralized accounting departments to improve processes and create streamlined administrative procedures.  Worked on special projects such as creation of time efficiency tools, developed new methods to present financial and operational results to management, assisted with training new hires.  Assisted in the annual budgeting process.

Education

  • UW Stevens Point

    at UW Stevens Point

    2013 - 2015 (2 years) Wisconsin

Languages

  • English Native

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