Ed Newport
Accountant
Springfield, MA 01108
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Work experience
Springfield Technical Community College
Parking Clerk

Learned additional programs used in the Parking Office at STCC, such as; Rydin Parking System, Report Executive, accessed further usage of Colleague (or Datatel), further experience with Excel, Business Objects, improved customer service skills.
Duties: Heavy student and staff contact issuing both parking decals as well as paper and Fast Break Card bus passes, as well as providing students and staff with information. Entering parking tickets into Report Executive, verifying student's and staff's eligibility for parking services, verify identity of individual receiving services, placing cash holds on accounts of student's or staff for parking tickets, maintain several Excel spreadsheets, downloading various reports from Business Objects, resetting Rydin Parking System for new semester, inter department billing reports to Business Office for transfer of funds, heavy telephone and email contact with staff, student's and outside vendors, numerical filing of paper parking tickets, people are skills required.


United Personnel
Customer Service Representative/Springfield Technical Community College

Successfully learned most commonly used computer programs such as; Colleague, ID Works, verify and One Card. Effectively deal with and interact with students. Ability to surf from program to program and screen to screen to find various information required to provide student with an informed answer to their questions.
Duties: To effectively deal with and interact with students, on a daily basis. Produce Ram Cards (Student and staff ID's), answer telephones and questions of a billing or financial aid nature, place outgoing calls to students who either are about to lose financial aid, or who are ineligible for financial aid, call students to inform them that their schedules are going to crash and any deadlines for needed information or payment to secure classes, scanning and linking documents to student accounts, faxing, emails, etc.

Robert Half Accountemps
Inventory Analyst

Organized and streamed-lined materials used in the manufacture of helicopters to avoid the costly expiration of materials which would come out of the bottom line of Client. Successfully updated data base on a daily basis and maintained accurate records, to include; material types, lot numbers, expiration dates, quantities. Distributed proper materials and any necessary instructions to production to enable a smooth work flow. Tracked and informed management of materials with up-coming expiration dates, out time expiration's and materials about to be depleted. Requested testing for extension on expired materials. Audit preparation. Assuring any actions taken were properly documented.

Mercolino's Bakery
Operations Manager

Revived a dying business, by increasing sales, improving quality and consistency. Implemented an open door policy for concerns or complaints by employees and customers. Instituted a 100% product buy-back program for unsatisfied customers (credit or replacement of product). Provided cost analysis of production to determine profit margin.

Accountemps, A Robert Half Company
Inventory Analyst

Organized and streamed-lined materials used in the manufacture of helicopters to avoid the costly expiration of materials. Successfully updated data base on a daily basis and maintained accurate records, to include; material types, lot numbers, expiration dates, quantities. Distributed proper materials and any necessary instructions to production to enable a smooth work flow. Tracked and informed management of materials with up-coming expiration dates, out time expirations and materials about to be depleted. Requested testing for extension on expired materials. Audit preparation. Assuring any actions taken were properly documented. Current Industrial Power Truck certification and hazardous material handling.
Duties: Microsoft Excel perpetual inventory, actual inventory counts, receiving raw materials, tracking various production orders, etc.

Donut Dip
Baker

Achieved a consistent hand cut product, establish a level of civilized effective communication with other bakers, adhered to and maintained a level of quality to assure customer satisfaction.
Duties: Produce a consistent, quality baked good.

BUSINESS SERVICES
Accounting Clerk

Achieved and maintained a superior level of customer satisfaction while remaining in compliance with various government agencies, and GAAP.
Duties: Various assignments as to client specification to include; bookkeeping, A/P, A/R, consulting, tax preparation, inventories (actual and perpetual), etc.

DIANA'S BAKERY
Baker/Supervisor

Successfully produced quality products while adhering to safe food handling guidelines.
Duties: Successfully ran 7 rack ovens, a walk in proof box and maintained a walk in cooler.

Boston Baking
Baker/Production Manager

Accomplishments: Successfully managed flow of production, assigning work areas, created and maintained a superior level of quality of product and customer service.
Duties: To keep all employees busy through planning of production and placement of personnel in production slots!

Magellan Works
worker/Supervisor

Held several temporary positions, to include: Coca Cola, Whitco Sign, American Saw, Universal Plastics, and Elite Bleach.
Accomplishments: Successfully supervised temporary workers, served in a position of liaison between client and temp agency allowing temp agency to meet the needs of clients, in an expedient manner. I successfully learned how to operate and keep running through minor adjustments various production equipment. Freight Elevator and Fork Truck Certification. Operated equipment that I had never seen before, such as box makers, case packers, shearing machine, drying ovens, printing press, etc.
Duties: Operated various machinery, freight elevators, fork trucks, supervision of temporary employees on site, rework, etc.

Traits
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Accountable
I take responsibility for my actions and follow through on my promises.
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Dependable
I can be counted on to complete whatever task, objective, or job is needed.
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Friendly
I am cheerful, kind, polite, and interested in what others have to say.
Education
Everest University On-line
Business Administration

Business Administration concentrating in International. Working towards my Bachelors degree.


Everest University
Bachelors, Business Administration
Skills
  • Accounts Payable,
  • Accounts Receivable,
  • Inventory (actual and perpetual),
  • Bookkeeping,
  • Accounting cycle closing statements,
  • Purchasing,
  • Baking,
  • Customer Service,
Volunteering
South End Community Center
Worked with disadvantaged youths and adults

On a part time basis, worked with disadvantaged youths and families in a mentoring capacity, helped families in need with getting the assistance they need by helping filling out various agency applications, supervising after school activities, filing tax returns for members of the Center as well as surrounding neighborhood at no or reduced cost proceeds going to the Center, basically anything I could do to help a fellow human being out!

More information

Appeared on two separate television networks while employed at Donut Dip, Inc. NBC WWLP, out of Springfield, MA "The Perfect Honey Dip Doughnut", and CBS, WFSB out of Hartford CT, "Home Cut Doughnuts".