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JOHN CRONKITE 635 Union Ridge Road Wartrace, TN 37183 Voicemail line: 931.389.


I am seeking an entry level management accounting position in which I can use my expertise in the QuickBooks accounting programs and my advanced cost accounting skills. It is important that this accounting role have some degree of cost mana gement involved as I am seeking CMA certification which requires working in this role. What I see as the perfect position is as a management accountant involved in both financial and cost accounting. I would like to explain what I have to offer in the following paragraphs. QuickBooks Expertise Pro advisor certification demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of the QuickBooks p rograms and the best practices for all accounting issues when using this program . I have the capability to set up QBs properly and to take full advantage of all it s features in the way Intuit intended the program to be used. I have the ability to troubleshoot accounting issues and keep QBs functioning properly with the prope r maintenance procedures. I have the knowledge to create any financial report th e program is capable of. Finally, I know how to use every feature in the program as a result of the hundreds of hours put in while studying for certification te sting. I am a current member of the Intuit Pro Advisor program which ensures I h ave information on all the latest productivity improvements offered by Intuit. A s a member I have access to the pro advisor priority support line if the need ev er arises. My pro advisor certifications cover all QuickBooks programs, Enterpri se Solutions and Point of Sale. Cost Management I am currently working towards CMA certification which will offer my employer ad vanced cost management capability. The benefits of including this activity in an y business are increased profitability and better information for decision maker s. The various processes are too numerous to list here however the analysis of c osts, pricing, constraints and capital investment are just a few areas. My advan ced excel skills have been developed with the goal of conducting analysis of the se cost management questions. I can do all the basics such as lookups and graphs , pivot tables and the like. I am also capable of using and understanding linear programming models to analyze constraints, regression analysis and constructing data tables to compare various options. Where I would really shine is the integ ration of this activity with QuickBooks generated reporting and data. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS CMA exam preparation underway. Advanced excel skill levels including business modeling and data analysis. Above average Access skills and intermediate skills in Word, PowerPoint & outloo k. QuickBooks pro advisor certification, Enterprise Solutions pro advisor, Point of Sale pro advisor. QuickBooks payroll knowledge & Pro series tax program experience. Great understanding of business tax issues (payroll, sales & income). Experience using Oros ABC/M & Oros scorecard software. A/S 400 system and SAP experience. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE FULL TIME STUDENT

2009 -2011 Enrolled in 18 credit hours per term while also investing over 500 hours of self study and exam preparation towards QuickBooks certifications. During this time I also taught myself M/S excel and access to an advanced level. BRIDGESTONE AMERICAS TIRE OPERATIONS LLC, LaVergne, TN I worked in quality assurance for a number of years in a series of positions inv olving raw material and finished goods testing/evaluation. I was involved in man y audits both in the quality assurance department and auditing other departments . In the final years of my career I was involved in tire production operations i n the passenger tire department. In 2009 Bridgestone/Firestone ceased passenger tire production at the plant and I was handed a wonderful opportunity to change careers.

EDUCATION B.S. Managerial Accounting, Kaplan University 3.94 GPA 2011 S.U.N.Y. Brockport Business Finance **PLEASE NOTE: Due to the public nature of this resume posting I am only includi ng my e-mail address and dedicated voicemail line. Any initial contact can be ac complished by these methods. I also would like to reiterate that I am open to an y location nationwide.***