Paula Horst - Controller Resume Simple
Highly motivated, results-oriented, and dedicated professional with over 25 years of experience in accounting, finance, and operations. I am a self-starter, who is able to work independently and as a team player.
  • payroll, baan, financial operations, management, cash management, cost accounting, telecommunications, cash, erp, leadership, a r, accounting, inventory, it, budget, insurance, audit, general accounting, forecasts, inventory control, a p, implementation, finance, r, venture capital, operations
  • acquisitions, design, implementation, financial reporting, accounting, m a, forecasts, corporate accounting, manager, reporting, budgets
  • 2017-12-252017-12-25


    Bakersfield College

    • Directed the Finance and accounting operations, including the development of the annual budget and monthly forecasts, and the implementation of the company's financial policies and procedures.
    • Managed all aspects of the accounting operations including general ledger, accounts payable, payroll, inventory management, fixed asset, and cash flow.
    • Implemented a new ERP system, including general ledger, fixed asset management, purchasing, inventory, and cash flow.
    • Supervised accounting operations, including general ledger, A/R, A/P, fixed asset management, and purchasing.
    • Responsible for all aspects of accounting, financial reporting, and general ledger integration for the company, including the organization of the company, including the development of a new ERP system, and the creation of a new
    • Directed the general ledger, accounts payable, fixed asset management, and purchasing departments, including the design and implementation of a new accounting system, policies and procedures, and internal controls.
  • 2017-12-252017-12-25



    • Partnered with the Finance team to design and implement a new accounting system for the corporate office, which included the implementation of a new financial reporting system, and the creation of a monthly close process.
    • Developed and implemented FP&a processes for the company. Created and managed budgets, forecasts, and financial plans for the acquisitions of the company.
    • Develop and present the financial results to the executive Director and the Finance Manager. The result is a key role in the development of a new financial model and the consolidation of the financials.
    • Coordinate the preparation of the annual corporate financial statement and related footnote disclosures. Manage the company's accounting function. Ensure that all corporate entities are properly accounted for.
    • Prepared and presented the monthly financial results to the automotive group. Reviewed and analyzed the P&L and balance sheet.
    • Responsible for the M&a of the company and the acquisition of a new business. Worked closely with the CFO to develop and implement a new financial system.