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Brian A Baxter

17 Depot Street,
Merrimack, NH 03054
Home: (603) 429-9424
Cellular: (603) 494-3706
E-mail: bb791d3e@westpost.net

SUMMARY
Well rounded accounting professional with over seven years
of experience. Experience has included A/P, A/R, GL, cost
accounting, auditing and fraud investigation. This included
a mix of both private and public accounting requiring a high
degree of accuracy and efficiency. Expertise includes
forecasting, analyzing cash flow, analyzing jobs and service
costs, reducing expenses, ad hoc reporting, and instituting
internal controls to protect company assets.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
ON CALL INTERNATIONAL, LLC, SALEM, NH
ACCOUNTING MANAGER, 2007 - 2010
Reviewed account reconciliations monthly for eight bank
accounts and five credit card accounts as well as reconciled
the two largest accounts separately. Compiled and prepared the
annual costing analysis, which is a daunting task for a
service organization. Liaison to Bigelow & Company, CPA's for
the annual audit receiving no management letter remarks for
the 2008 audit, which was completed in 2009. Supervised all
A/R and A/P functions including invoicing, collections and
making bank deposits for a company with over 30 million in
revenue. Managed the paper flow from the operations floor to
the accounting department following company guidelines.
Prepared all necessary journal entries in a timely fashion for
input by the CFO. Managed three separate trust accounts for
our larger clients totaling over $2,000,000. Participated in
the year-end closing process including reconciling the Balance
Sheet accounts. Ad hoc reporting as required by upper
management. Active participant in all company decisions
related to finance and accounting issues.

MELANSON, HEATH, & COMPANY, ANDOVER, MA


SENIOR STAFF ACCOUNTANT/AUDITOR, 2005 - 2007
Verified journal and ledger entries by examining inventory.
Supervised auditing of establishments and determined scope of
investigation required. Examined records and interviewed
workers to ensure recording of transactions and compliance with
laws and regulations. Inspected cash on hand, notes
receivable and payable, negotiable securities, and canceled
checks. Analyzed annual reports, financial statements, and
other records, using accepted accounting and statistical
procedures, to determine financial condition. Inspected account
books and system for efficiency, effectiveness, and use of
accepted accounting procedures to record transactions. Analyzed
data for deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance,
fraud, and non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management
policies.
ON CALL INTERNATIONAL, LLC, SALEM, NH
STAFF ACCOUNTANT, 2003 - 2006
Performed Account Reconciliations monthly for ten bank
accounts and five credit card accounts. Performed all A/R
and A/P functions including invoicing
and making bank deposits. Responsible for the weekly check
request for the general operating bills. Managed the
paper flow from the operations floor
to the accounting department following company guidelines.
MILITARY EXPERIENCE
39TH FINANCE BATTALION, WIESBADEN, GERMANY
CHIEF OF IN & OUT PROCESSING, 1994 - 1995
Responsible for handling all payroll and entitlement problems
for approximately 12,000 military personnel either arriving
or departing Wiesbaden, Germany, a city in close proximity to
Frankfurt. Supervised three staff members assigned to me.
Handled all travel allowances due military and civilian
personnel either arriving or departing Wiesbaden, Germany
including travel reimbursements and travel pay advances.
Received an Army Commendation Medal for maintaining a 98%
accuracy rating, while taking on increased responsibility with
fewer personnel.

39TH FINANCE BATTALION, WIESBADEN, GERMANY


DETERMINATION & PROCESSING CLERK, 1992 - 1994
Overall responsibility for evaluating individual payroll
requests prior to inclusion into the payroll system.
Supervised two staff members assigned to me. Reworked all
rejected payroll entries made by other departments within
the Wiesbaden office. Oversaw all debt collections due
federal and state governments as well as some contract
agencies. Oversaw the closing and integrating of the
Determination and Processing Department to the new Battalion
Headquarters in Hanau, Germany
EDUCATION
SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY, MANCHESTER, NH
M.S., ACCOUNTING, 2008

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY, MANCHESTER, NH


Graduate Certificate, Forensic Accounting & Fraud Examination,
2006
All courses were taught by Certified Fraud Examiners that were
employed by the F.B.I., Justice Department, Post Office,
public accounting firms, or in private practice. This was the
first time the program was offered graduating the first cohort
in September 2006.

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY, MANCHESTER, NH


B.S., ACCOUNTING, 2003
GPA: 3.33, Major GPA: 3.5. Graduated with Honors
SOFTWARE SKILLS
Experience with software includes the following: MAS 90,
QuickBooks Pro, Microsoft Excel and Office 2003 & 2007, FRX,
Peachtree Accounting, Fox Pro, TurboTax, & Joint Service
Software (a payroll package for the military).