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CANDIDATE PROFILE
Name: Kimberly Briesmeister
Last Updated: 2018-09-25
Email: kbriesmeister@gmail.com
Phone #: 9045375878
Address: 3117 Ponemah Drive
Fenton, MI 48430
RESUME
Kimberly Briesmeister
Address: 3117 Ponemah Drive, Fenton, Michigan 48430 Phone: 904.537.5878
Email: kbriesmeister@gmail.com LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/kim-briesmeister-4a619a2

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE
Highly analytical, goal-driven, and multifaceted professional with broad-based experience in overseeing internal controls and financial operations; along with proven expertise in accounting operations across various industries. Strategic leader with adeptness in formulating cost-effective solutions; developing accounting policies; assessing operational effectiveness of controls and procedures; and building cross-functional teams to drive organizational growth. Equipped with well-defined communication and interpersonal skills in establishing relationships and working collaboratively with diverse individuals.

CORE COMPETENCIES
Internal Auditing and Cost Control | Financial Statement Preparation and Reporting | Job Costing and Variance Analysis
Financial Solutions Delivery | Budget Administration and Forecasting | Inventory Control and Reconciliation
Staff Training and Supervision | Financial Data Analysis | Regulatory Compliance | Strategic Planning

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
ProMotion Technology Group, LLC • Wixom, MI
Controller, Sales Operations – Audio Video Industry 2017–2018
Directly supervised the Accounting Department consisting of accounts receivable and accounts payable clerks
Oversaw all accounting processes involving financial data analysis, month- and year-end close processing, financial statement preparation, borrowing base collateral, and covenant compliance
Led forecasting and operational/capital budget development activities as well as conducted budgets and financial forecasting in support to corporate and divisional strategic planning
Executed operational structure of Sales/Operations and Purchasing departments; process development of service and technical troubleshooting calls for CSRs, PMs, and AMs; and project management and implementations

Ayers Basement Systems, LLC • Lansing, MI
Controller – Construction Industry 2016–2017
Performed daily accounting processes, financial statement preparation, financial structure streamlining, and month- and year-end closing, as well as balance sheet, profit and loss (P&L), budget variances, cash flow, and job costing analysis
Administered cash flow, banking and financial relationships, inventory control, and residential and commercial contracts
Acted as executive management member for team annual planning for organizational growth

Wright & Filippis, Inc. • Rochester, MI
Assistant Controller – Prosthetics and Orthotics Health Industry 2015–2016
Initiated assessment of financial data and internal controls as well as reconciliation of historical data and work papers
Conducted presentation of accounting reports to top management using Microsoft Excel; cash, sales, and banking reports to various departments; and company’s consolidated income statements and balance sheet to executive board and bank
Facilitated maintenance, evaluation, and distribution of financials for 26 branches with variance descriptions
Rendered assistance to Accounting, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and Payroll departments with all monthly, quarterly, and year-end journal entries, adjustments, and accruals preparation

Vacation Rental Pros, LLC • Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Accounting Manager – Vacation Rentals and Property Management Industry 2015
Held accountability in directing eight accounting and administrative personnel; creating monthly income statements and balance sheets; setting up QuickBooks for divisional revenue and cost tracking; and preparing and executing budget
Played an integral role in attaining $12M trust account by reconciling 2014 financial records including P&L and balance sheet

North Florida Building Maintenance, LLC dba City Wide Maintenance, LLC • Jacksonville, FL
Accounting/Office Manager – Commercial Janitorial Industry 2013–2015
Efficiently handled 400 commercial maintenance contracts and 80 service provider contracts
Managed service provider pay, contract billing, and all supply budgets for in-house and outsourced contracts
Served as key liaison for worker’s compensation audits, biweekly payroll, and Florida sales tax

Buffers USA, Inc. • Jacksonville, FL
Controller – Manufacturing Industry 2012–2013
Oversaw Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable departments on financial accounting, reporting, and analysis
Took charge of conducting inventory controls, assessment, and reconciliation; and processing and rendering weekly borrowing base collateral reports and analysis to financial institution

Sandar Industries, Inc. • Atlantic Beach, FL
Controller – Manufacturing Industry 2006–2012
Fulfilled various tasks including accounting processing, month- and year-end closing, financial statement preparation, and budget variances, P&L, balance sheets, cash flows, and job costing analysis using Macola
Administered $4M physical inventory and review for obsolescence, stock replacement, and valuation across Atlantic Beach, Hamburg, and Hong Kong
Developed domestic and international credit/collection policies; assessed and oversaw divisional banking and lending relationships; and led auditing of daily bank account reconciliations for nine cash accounts
Handled audits of worker’s compensation, year-end federal tax returns, overseas shipments, and Florida sales tax
Actively collaborated with certified public accountants (CPAs) in reducing billable audit hours by providing all necessary general ledger reconciliation workpapers and asset purchases
Led software and hardware maintenance, execution, purchases, and upgrades

EARLIER CAREER
Diamond Financial Products • Southfield, MI
Finance Manager – Stored Value Card Industry

Freelance • Mount Clemens, MI
Independent Consulting

Moore & Carter Lumber Co., Inc. • Sandusky, MI / Croswell, MI / Yale, MI
Controller | Finance Manager
Accountant

EDUCATION
Master of Business Administration in Finance and Computer Information Systems
Baker College • Flint Township, MI

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in Accounting
Baker College • Flint Township, MI

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Great Plains | Microsoft Office Applications (Excel and Access) | Sage | Ascent
QuickBooks | Progressive Macola | Triad POS | AS400 | Traverse


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