Got lots of great feedback from people on the Candidate Showcase idea. Glad that people are responding so positively and if we can keep paying it forward I am glad to do so. Here is our next Showcase Candidate, Cameron VanNoy in Austin, TX.
VB: Tell us about yourself.
CV: My background includes a wide range of accounting skills learned through my career and while earning my BA in Business Economics, Accounting Emphasis at UCSB. After graduating, I went to work for a public accounting firm in Los Angeles as an auditor. Auditing gave me the opportunity to learn the nuances of accounting in different industries and the reporting requirements of both public and private companies. In my next position as a Senior Accountant/Tax Preparer I gained experience in corporate, individual, and partnership taxation. After being in public accounting for my whole career up to that point, I decided to make the transition to corporate accounting. I was hired by Airborne Inc. as the Accounting Manager where my duties included: monthly close and reporting, inventory control, budgeting, and managing a staff of 3.
VB: What types of roles are you interested in finding?
CV: I am looking for a role in corporate accounting that will utilize my abilities as an accounting professional and manager and allow for upward mobility in the future. Ideally I would be able to manage an accounting staff, gain further experience in the budgeting/planning process, and work on the internal and external reporting requirements for the organization.
VB: What are your strong points?
CV: One of my strengths is my knowledge of accounting fundamentals rules and how they pertains to various accounting transactions and the residual impact on the financial statements as a whole. Also, being able to work and coordinate with the various parts of the organization to ensure that information is reported in an efficient and timely manner.
VB: Where are you located?
CV: I recently relocated to Austin, Texas.
VB: Why would you be a good addition to a team?
CV: I have a positive and professional attitude and a strong background in accounting and accounting systems which allows me pick things up quickly in a new position. I enjoy working with people whether it is leading a new project, training someone on a new task, or presenting to a group.
UPDATE – If you are interested in connecting with Cameron or anyone else in our Showcase, just let me know.