Resume

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OBJECTIVE

Using current business experience, advanced MS Office skills, extensive vocabulary, and a talent for crisp, clean prose for the success of your project.

RELATED EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Writer, Writer’s Research Group                                   2/11 to present
(Freelance) Researching and writing Web copy for client sites

Writer, Demand Studios                                                    8/09 to present
(Freelance) Researching and writing Web copy for client sites

Senior Writer , Bright Hub.                                            5/09 to present
(Freelance) Contributing to the MMO and PC Gaming channels, published work available for viewing at http://www.brighthub.com/members/tjsonntag.aspx.

Content Author, 38 Studios Inc.                                5/09 to 8/09
(Freelance) Created filter-merged, class and level appropriate content for the popular World of Warcraft –themed newsletter, “Azeroth Advisor.”

EDUCATION

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan

Bachelor of Science, English, Professional Writing
Minor: Business Management
GPA: 3.99     Named the 09-10 Undergraduate of the Year in Professional Writing

Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 8/02 – 7/07

AAS Business Management, Accounting Emphasis
GPA: 3.99

SKILLS

  • MS Office, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook
  • InDesign Desktop Publishing, HTML and CSS
  • AS400, SAP, MS Dynamics (formerly Great Plains) ERPs, Quickbooks
  • Comfortable with AP, APA, MLA and Chicago styles

OTHER EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Accounting Clerk, SICM, Ajilon (Troy, MI) 10/08 – 4/09

  • Reconciled daily sales receipts
  • Assisted with the revision of multiple accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensured a fluid and successful transition from QuickBooks to Great Plains ERP

Staff Accountant, Harada Industry of America (Novi, MI) 10/07 – 3/08

  • Revised and implemented efficiency procedures in intercompany export shipping process and files
  • Coded, created vouchers, and processed accounts payable invoices
  • Prepared and entered journal entries
  • Reconciled general ledger and accounts receivable accounts

Region Administrator, Baker Oil Tools, Inc. (Oklahoma City, OK)  1/02 – 8-07

  • Created all revenue and aging tracking procedures currently in use
  • Supported operations, sales, and finance managers
  • Managed petty cash
  • Assisted Accounting Department with bank statements, accounts payable coding and processing
  • Prepared and entered journal entries
  • Prepared bad debt reserve tracking and analysis, tracked and secured approvals for AFE’s; compared to budgeted spending
  • Prepared annual insurance asset valuation, monthly fleet billing analysis, aging reports, financial scorecards
  • Processed personnel status changes, new hires, and terminations