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Jan Spiegel

Owner

Your Bookkeeping Matters, current

•Financial professional with over 23 years of experience in a management/accounting capacity for multi-state and nationwide retailers and distributor/wholesalers.
•Highly skilled in all aspects of accounting services, including accounts payable and receivable, billing, payroll, budgets, forecasting, financial statements, analysis and cash management
•Expertise in developing the expense budget for a company with sales in excess of $140 million, enabling the organization to cut the expenses significantly and to operate with a profit
•Seven years of public accounting experience.

General Ledger, AP, AR, PR, budgets, costing

QuickBooks certified

 

Experience

Accounting Manager : Dream World International - [2002-11 to Current]
Close general ledger to financial statements, AP, AR, PR, budget preparation.

Controller : Atlantic Book Warehouse - [1998-06 to 2002-11]
Controller of book division. Responsible for the monthly/year-end close of 19 book stores. Responsible for inventory, AP, AR, sales tax returns other projects as needed.

Assistant Controller : A. C. Moore and Company - [1993-06 to 1998-02]
Responsible for monthly close of general ledger, financial statments, budgets. Eight reports in AP, Cash, PR, Fixed Assets, AR. Instituted sales audit and fixed asset procedures for ease of tracking and month-end entry. Wrote procedural manuals for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and General Accounting functions. Prepared annual operating budgets for existing (30) and new stores and developed budgeting procedures.

Controller : Embraceable Zoo - [1991-04 to 1993-02]
Managed Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, General Accounting and Sales Audit departments. Developed annual/monthly budgets as well as preparation of variance analysis. Inventory Control and reconciliation. Prepared payroll in-house, including multi-state payroll.

 

Education

BS - Accounting, Accounting : University of Illinois at Chicago - [1974 to 1979]