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Charles Allen

Concepts Business Owner - CJA

Bogue Chitto, MS

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An innovative accounting professional that have experience in general accounting, cost 
accounting and accomplished missions of schools, corporations and other organizations by 
providing financial and administrative support to management and colleagues. Managed 
operations from the budget process to the everyday procedural activities during my career. Used 
Microsoft Word to write accounts payable policies and procedures in helping to establish internal 
control. Have experience with mainframe computers and proficient with computer software. 
 
Skills/Accomplishments: 
 
Accounting Management/Administrative Skills: 
 
Controller: 
Supervised accounts payable, human resources and the monthly closing process. Manage cash, accounting, facilities, benefits administration, payroll, annual budget pension plan and communicate with CEO on all issues. 
 
Accomplishments: Save organization time and money by settling an inherent three-year old 
payroll tax problem with the IRS and updated an eight month delinquent pension fund using 
analytical skills. Write accounts payable policies and procedures to maintain internal control and 
reduce spending by 18%. Obtain favorable banking fees for organization and interest rates for 
employees. 
 
Job Cost Manager: 
Approve journal entries, prepare financial statements, operations and annual budget. Perform 
variance analysis, forecast revenues and expenditures. Oversee the annual audit and billing 
process of clients. Record all transactions using AS/400 computer mainframe. 
 
Accomplishments: Modify job cost accounting system to identify sales revenue and 
expenses by category of operations that produced cost reduction and a profit margin of 15%. 
Produce financial strategies for binderies to obtain revenue and pro forma financial 
models for start-ups in five U.S. Cities that increased profit margin 20%. 
 
Accountant/Business Manager: 
Manage office operations and provide oversight of procurement and fixed assets in compliance 
with state guidelines and school district regulations, policies and procedures. Perform monthly 
and end of year accounting duties. Reconcile bank statements utilizing Microsoft Excel and 
QuickBooks. Prepare payroll for 104 employees and assist with input of student data 
in JPAMS data base. 
 
Accomplishments: Reconcile bank statements and prepared financial statements that 
were seven months in arrears. Took initiative to oversee the payroll and administrative transition 
from Mosaica organization to Lafayette Charter School. 
 
Charles J. Allen 
 
Senior Accountant-Corporate Facilities and Real Estate Division 
Collaborate with a cross section of managers nationwide in providing accounting support of 
general & administrative expenses. Allocate out revenue, occupancy and telephone charges and 
receive allocations through inter-company billing. Managed construction engineering 
contracts and $140 million plant, property and equipment system. Prepare annually the property 
tax report. 
 
Accomplishments: Created and implement project cost accounting system to show 
separate expenditures of individual construction jobs in the corporate engineering department. 
 
Administrator/Accountant: 
Manage contracts for compliance and record line cost and revenues using Fox Pro 
computer system. Work with Bell Companies during the collection of revenues. 
Monitor budgets and serve as a contact for financial support to managers in the eastern and 
southeastern regions. 
 
Accomplishments: Solved customers complex problems through research and financial 
analysis. Gathered data and worked in conjunction with IT Department to create error 
reports. 
 
Business Owner: 
As an entrepreneurial, provides small businesses with consulting services, budgeting, 
financial statements, payroll, and business plans. Prepare monthly and quarterly 
payroll taxes on the state and federal level.

Work Experience

Concepts Business Owner

CJA
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Bogue Chitto, MS
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July 2009 to Present

Acctg/Business Mgr

Recovery School District
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New Orleans, LA
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August 2007 to June 2009

Accountant

Robert Half Accountemps
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New Orleans, LA
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June 2007 to July 2007

Controller

Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau
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Jackson, MS
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November 2003 to December 2004

Accountant/Administrator

WorldCom
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Jackson, MS
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March 1992 to January 1998

Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

Jackson State University -
Jackson, MS