Tonia J

Controller - 15 Years of Experience - Near 48322



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Qualifications March 1997 - Present - Controller - Sidock Group, Inc. Novi, MI Currently responsible for the accounting and human resource departments of a 150 person, 7 office, Engineer and Architecture Firm with $16 Million in annual revenues. In addition to the engineering firm, handle finances for a design-build & valve repair company, and two real estate LLC entities. Report directly to the company president. Current responsibilities include: Accounting and Finance * Developed and implemented accounting system/structure in place for day to day accounting activities * Supervise staff for generating accounts receivable invoices * Supervise staff for entering accounts payable invoices * Manage cash flow * Put together payroll data to send to payroll company and prepared journal entries for payroll * Reconcile bank accounts monthly * Generate month end journal entries * Generate year end financials to be sent to CPA for tax preparation * Manage accrual of vacation and sick/personal time * Issue Subcontracts and Purchase Orders to Vendors * Track project costs for engineering and design build projects * Generate Revenues for various companies using different accounting methods for each * Participate in yearly meetings with attorney and CPA to develop business strategies Human Resources * Developed and maintain employee file system * Put together new hire employment packages and met with new hires * Maintain cobra letters for all eligible employees * Serve as plan administrator for health insurance, dental insurance, 401K and Section 125 plans including but not limited to entering new employee enrollment information, maintaining payroll deductions for employee portion of withholdings, and serving as liaison between employees and insurance companies * Enter 401K withholding data, approved and maintained 401K loan information and verified employee enrollment or waivers in place * Review insurance policies yearly and work with agent to make decisions on policies going forward * Implemented self funded health insurance plan for the company * Worked with leadership to update employee handbook to cover all current policies August 1996 to March 1997 - Finance Clerk- City of Oak Park Oak Park, MI * Made deposits for various departments in the city offices * Balanced out the treasurer's office daily * Assisted customers with inquiries about their tax and water bills * Input information in the computer system so tax bills could be generated * Performed basic office duties such as typing, data entry, and filing December 1991 to August 1996 - Office Manager - Fresh Choice Fruit Market Livonia, MI * Acted as Head Cashier * Performed basic bookkeeping duties * Managed accounts payable * Input data into various accounting programs * Supervised and directed cashiers * Coordinated floral department * Handled customer inquiries * Scheduled employee shifts * Purchased inventory