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STEVEN H.

RHODEN, CPA
3601 Creel Court * Lexington, Kentucky 40517
859-494-1876 * srhoden66@gmail.com
STAFF ACCOUNTANT
Dynamic, results-driven Certified Public Accountant with extensive experience in
the delivery of accounting and financial functions for numerous private enterpr
ises and a state government agency.
* Performs comprehensive accounting functions such as, payables, receivables and
payroll.
* Provides tax return preparation and consults on tax planning services for clie
nts.
* Leads monthly account reconciliations and presents financial reporting to seni
or management.
* Ensures regulatory compliance while performing duties in alignment with organi
zational guidelines.

Leadership * Accountancy * Accounts Payable * Accounts Receivable * Reconciliat


ions * Taxes
Organization * Payroll Functions * Fixed Asset Management * General Ledger Entri
es
Financial Reporting * Regulatory Compliance * Audits * Training * Presentations

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Career Note: Currently undergoing training on the fast track to becoming a store
general manager for the Burger King Corporation. Details upon request.

DEVRY INC. / BECKER CPA REVIEW, Louisville, Lexington, Kentucky * 2010-Present


An educational institution in the field of technical training.
Instructor (part time)
Presents students with instruction, and reviews simulated questions in preparati
on for the CPA exam.
* Facilitated students successfully passing the CPA exam.
LIBERTY TAX SERVICE, Lexington, Kentucky * 2009-2010
The 3rd largest personal income tax service in the nation.
Franchise Owner
Drove all business operations and supervised a 9-member staff. Led all initial b
usiness start-up functions, including business licensing, facility leasing, and
equipment procurement. Conducted 6 to 10-week staff training sessions prior to t
ax season. Led staff in marketing initiatives to develop new business.
* Prepared 200+ client tax documents while consulting with them on future tax pl
anning.
EMPLOYMENT SOLUTIONS INC., Lexington, Kentucky * 2009
A non-profit company engaged in employment services and training for low income
and people with disabilities.
Financial Aid Officer (part time)
Provided guidance and support to students in securing educational funding for Pe
ll Grants, as well as subsidized and unsubsidized loans for technical training.
* Successfully calculated and serviced student financial aid needs.
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NEW BEGINNINGS BLUEGRASS INC., Lexington, Kentucky * 2004-2009


A not-for-profit organization providing housing and outreach support services to
clients with chronic mental disorders.
Finance Director
Spearheaded comprehensive financial operations that included accounting, account
s payable and receivable, grant invoicing, account reconciliations, payroll func
tions, fixed asset management, general ledger entries, monthly financial reporti
ng, regulatory and regular audit preparations and monthly presentations for the
Board of Directors. Provided procurement, business call and human resource manag
ement, as well as personal client interaction.
* Developed a solid financial reporting system by reconstructing records, implem
enting numerous systems such as purchase orders, signature approval processes, a
nd board approval for larger purchases and newly created positions that turned a
round business operations, facilitated accountability and prepared the organizat
ion for a Housing and Urban Development (HUD) audit.
* Hired as a full time employee from an Accountemps temporary job placement.
ROBERT HALF / ACCOUNTEMPS, Lexington, Kentucky * 2003-2004
A large publicly traded corporation specializing in accounting temporary service
s and temp to hire placements.
Project Accountant
Provided accounting services for client companies in equine, transportation, man
ufacturing, education and not-for-profit industries.
* Built strong accounting experience through the delivery of numerous accounting
functions across various enterprises.
MARK ENDERLE, CPA, Lexington, Kentucky * 2002-2003
A private CPA practice.
Accounting Assistant (part time)
Assisted in the work for tax and payroll tax clients, and compiled information f
or compilations.
* Selected for part time employment based on exceptional class work under Mark E
nderle's instruction at Sullivan University.
Career Note: Between 1997 and 2003, I pursued educational advancement while work
ing part time jobs.
COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY, Covington, Kentucky * 1991-1997
A state government function that collects unemployment insurance tax from employ
ers.
Unemployment Insurance Tax Auditor
Conducted audits of payroll records for small to large companies, ensuring prope
r payroll wage reporting and tax payments. Collected delinquent wage and tax rep
orts and back taxes. Determined company operating status and delivered court ord
ered summonses and injunctions.
* Served as a professional representative for Kentucky to employers.
* Enforced unemployment insurance regulatory compliance in collaboration with bu
siness owners, accountants and attorneys.
* Gained valuable experience as assignments became more complex.
* Acted as a member of the 1st team to utilize computer laptops in the field.
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EDUCATION
Bachelor of Business Administration
Pikeville College, Pikeville, Kentucky

Accounting & Business Coursework (requirements to sit for CPA exam)


Sullivan University, Lexington, Kentucky

Bachelor of Health Science in Physical Therapy


University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Certified Public Accountant - Kentucky

AFFILIATIONS
Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants (KYCPA)
Business Networking International (BNI)

COMPUTER COMPETENCIES
Microsoft Office Suite * QuickBooks * Peachtree * PeopleSoft * ADP PayExpert