Laura L. Miller

Laura L. Miller

Skills

** Budget Forecasting ** General Ledger Accounting
** Account reconciliation ** AR, AP, Payroll, Purchasing
** Financial Statement Analysis ** CompTia Project+ PMI Certified
** Cost Accounting ** Asset Management
** GAAP Knowledge ** Inventory Management

Experience

11/2012 – 11/2017

Accountant; Accounting Manager
Wabash Machine, Inc. Terre Haute, IN

  • Initiated Job Costing, Financial Statements, Trend Analysis
  • Investigated, reconciled, & corrected software allocation & accruals
  • Collaborated & supplied detailed tax documentation for audits & accurate corporate tax returns
  • RFPs & RFQs, purchasing negotiations
  • Assisted owner & accountants with closure of company when owner opted for retirement
01/2001 – 11-2001

Accountant; Accounting Manager
Desco Coatings, Inc. Olathe, KS (Kansas City Area)

  • Initiated Job Costing, Financial Statements, Trend Analysis, Reconciliations
  • Set-up multi-company (3 locations) financials with consolidation financials
  • Collaborated & supplied detailed tax documentation for audits & accurate corporate tax returns
  • Permits, Licensing for on-site multi-state jobs
  • Accounting Personnel Management
  • Resigned position due to husband’s career progression & family relocation to Florida
02/1998 – 02/1999

Controller
Foreclosure Management, Overland Park, KS (Kansas City Area)

  • Developed & designed job costing for legal foreclosure cases
  • Coordinated with programmer to automate case billing cycles & invoices
  • Accounting Personnel Management
  • Resigned to stay home with new baby
06/1997 – 02/1998

Financial Analyst
Deffenbaugh Industries (Waste Mgmt), Shawnee, KS (Kansas City Area)

  • Budgeting, forecasting, multi-company levels & divisions
  • Ratio & trend analysis for multi-companies & divisions
  • Designed multi-level Excel workbooks for recycling legal reporting requirements
  • Designed multi-level Excel workbooks for manufacturing, costing, & asset management of collections containers & rolloffs
  • Tax management of buildings, land, equipment, and fuels
04/1986 – 06/1997

Director of Finance & Records
PPM (TSCA Division of Laidlaw Environmental), Kansas City, MO

  • Designed & implemented 40CFR TSCA regulator initial hire & annual training program
  • Coordinated with Federal, State, & Local officials regarding new TSCA regulations
  • Consolidated financial reporting for all US TSCA locations (5 locations)
  • Constructed billing procedures, customer TSCA reporting procedures, & regulatory required correspondence
  • Project Management of TSCA of field / on-site jobs
  • Team member of company permit group
  • Accounting & Records Personnel Manager across 5 locations within the US

Education

August 2018

B.S. Accounting / Western Governor’s University (WGU)

May 2011

A.S. Computer Information Systems / Ivy Tech Community College

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • Member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Other Skills

  • Numerous Software Packages: Sage Peachtree, Quicken, Quickbooks, Construction Manager (similar to Timberline), Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Publisher, Outlook, Expression Studio, Paint Shop Pro, Video Studio Pro, plus others
  • Programming Languages: Visual Basic, HTML, BASIC, C, C#, C++; CompTia A+ Certified