Benjamin Kimrey – Compass Group

Benjamin Kimrey was a Regional Accountant with the Compass Group from March of 2010 to December of 2010. He was then promoted to a Senior Regional Accountant and took on a much larger role with the company. He was a Senior Accountant with them from January 2011 to November 2011.

Benjamin Kimrey

While in his peak position within the company, he was responsible for the accounting function of multiple foodservice facilities exceeding over $250 million in revenues for the world’s leading provider in foodservice management and support services. He also prepared financial statements for operating units; reviewed for accuracy and ensured compliance with each of the clients’ contract terms; reconciled balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis; investigated, researched, and resolved all variances; prepared and entered standard & ad hoc entries; also reviewed journal entries and account reconciliations performed by staff.

Furthermore, Kimrey also acted as liaison between field personnel and corporate; provided financial support and training to field account managers; assisted in the Assets department with the proper recording of assets and depreciation methods; assisted in the Treasury department with the correct application of cash and credit card funding; research material variances to prevent the misappropriation of funding.

Lastly, Kimrey assisted operating units with their accounts receivable aging in addition to helping them with accounts payable and payroll issues; performed all daily activities while utilizing SAP, Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, & PowerPoint, RMS, and MyFinance; supported account managers with the implementation and transition of the new in-unit accounting system; and successfully mentored and trained new associates in department.

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