Michelle (Gero) Ellsworth

  • Accounting Manager
  • Asheville, NC, United States
  • Feb 07, 2017
Full time Accounting Financial Services Healthcare Manufacturing / Production

Personal Summary

I am a licensed CPA with over 25 years of experience in financial reporting, financial analysis, budgets, forecasting, acquisitions & divestitures, supervision, consulting, teaching and overall business management. My professional experience has been in healthcare, banking, CPA firms, manufacturing, legal and retail services. I have been an accounting manager for most of my career. My objective is to utilize my analytical, accounting, auditing and management skills to drive business improve process efficiencies, grow customer allegiances and increase profitability. I have excelled in: • Superior leadership skills with proven ability to effectively manage and develop a diverse team of people, and facilitate effective cross-cultural business interaction • Teaching students, managers, and business owners various software programs, financial models, accounting techniques and math. • Driving business improvement and lead change in a variety of environments • Being a great communicator at all levels of the organization, including accomplished written, oral and presentation skills • Being detail oriented with the ability to see bigger picture and envision step-change scenarios • Being self-motivated, with a bias for action • Exceeding a high ethical standard to support a professional business code of conduct Along with my advanced knowledge of various systems and programs including but not limited to Meditech, Lawson, Insights, Business Objects, Kaufmann Hall, EPIC, S.A.P., NextGen, Excel, Hyperion , Cognos, Crystal, and QB Pro. I have taught many of these systems and programs to various students, managers, business owners, directors and staff. I have prepared and audited various financial statements for several profit and non profit companies. I also have experience preparing and overseeing all financial aspects and personnel for start up companies.

Work Experience

Independent Consultant
Jan 2002 - Michelle Ellsworth CPA

Provide accounting and financial reporting services to various small business clients. Make recommendations for improving efficiencies and reducing unfavorable variances. Implemented accounting systems and built various financial models to give owners reports that were user friendly. Prepared quarterly, monthly and annual payroll and/or taxes, budgets and various reports. Skills Used Excel, Quickbooks, Power Point.

Education

BS Accounting
- Dec 1990 University of South Florida