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Lisa Kahler
1968 Campfire Court
Waconia, MN 55387
(952) 769-7531
Lisa_m_webber@yahoo.com
EXPERIENCE:
PRESIDENT & CONSULTAN...
REGIONAL I.T. MANAGER
Nortrax Equipment, Inc., Eau Claire, WI May 2006-October 2006
Responsible for all hardware, software...
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Lisa Kahler Resume

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Lisa Kahler Resume

  1. 1. Lisa Kahler 1968 Campfire Court Waconia, MN 55387 (952) 769-7531 Lisa_m_webber@yahoo.com EXPERIENCE: PRESIDENT & CONSULTANT CCE Group, Inc. Waconia, MN June 2013 to Present. Independent Contractor for multiple clients specializing in Crystal Report creation from SQL databases – Specifically Viewpoint Construction. Also provide support to Viewpoint & Financial Manager end users, as well As desktop support in a Windows environment. CRYSTAL REPORTS DEVELOPER Palco Sports, Inc, Maple Grove, MN June 2011 to January 2014. Independent Contractor for Palco Sports. Create and Modify all Crystal Reports requests for entire Company. FINANCIAL ANALYST/SYSTEMS MANAGER McCormick Construction, Inc, Greenfield, MN October 2008 to Present Maintain and oversee IT department. Responsible for the completion of month end financial statements. Create a liason between the IT department and all other Company departments to evaluate and improve business Processes. • Complete all month-end accounting processes for the timely completion of financial statements • Maintain and Create management and Operational reports using Crystal Reports , Financial Manager, FrX, and SQL. • Evaluate current business processes and create automations and streamlines to improve performance • Maintain Fixed Asset and Depreciation schedules • Provide Company network support • Provide in-house technical and product support to all end-users of Viewpoint, Financial Manager, FrX, and all Microsoft Office Suite Programs SENIOR ACCOUNTANT RPL Holdings Co, Inc, Minnetonka, MN April 2008 to September 2008 Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of all month end processes and financial reports. • Complete all daily and monthly accounting functions, including journal entries, accounts payable transactions, cash transactions, and invoicing of customers • Create key management and financial reports using FrX, Report Writer, and Great Plains • Provide in-house technical and product support to all end-users of Microsoft Business Solutions programs • Maintain Fixed Asset and Depreciation schedules ACCOUNTANT (Business Analyst) National Arbitration Forum, St. Louis Park, MN Jan 2007-Jan 2008 Perform those duties normally assigned to a business analyst by acting as a liaison between the Accounting and I.T. Departments in order to help improve and streamline the financial functions within the organization. • Build and implement integrations using Microsoft Business Solutions (Great Plains) to successfully automate the organization's revenue and payment cycles, as well as various other accounting processes. These automations effectively allowed for substantial company growth and workload without adding additional accounting staff. • Create key management and financial reports using FrX, Report Writer, Crystal Reports, and Great Plains • Provide in-house technical and product support to all end-users of Microsoft Business Solutions programs • Coordinate and assist in accounting hardware and software upgrades/installs with external consultants • Oversee and coordinate year end W-9 collection project • Support accounting staff with the month end financial preparation process. Primary backup to Financial Accountant
  2. 2. REGIONAL I.T. MANAGER Nortrax Equipment, Inc., Eau Claire, WI May 2006-October 2006 Responsible for all hardware, software, and network functions at Regional Office, as well as nine remote locations throughout WI, MN, and MI. • Ensure the integrity and accuracy of all electronic company data. • Manage the purchasing of all company hardware and software. This included maintaining a current list of all company equipment and upgrading components when necessary. • Oversee the technology training for all personnel. • Prepare I.T. related budgets for John Deere Corporate • Submit weekly I.T. projects report to all Regional management. INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER Larson Management, Inc., Eau Claire, WI June 2005-May 2006 Contributed to the company's expansion and financial growth by providing an essential technology and informational resource to the entire organization. • Create and implement automated processes for remote locations in order to help streamline day-to-day tasks, as well as control labor costs. • Oversee and secure the integrity of all company data and technology assets of the home office as well as all remote locations in WI, MN, and NE. Includes maintaining internal software and network security functions. • Prepare and create financial documents and reports within Microsoft Business Solutions and Crystal Reports.. • Responsible for evaluating and approving all company hardware and software purchases. • Setup and configure all company workstations and point of sale systems with required settings and software. • Coordinate and conduct internal training for staff on all internal software programs as well as point of sale systems. Includes supporting all personnel with computer issues and troubleshooting. FINANCIAL ANALYST & INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGER Larson Management, Inc., Eau Claire, WI December 1996-June 2005 Coordinated and managed all financial and accounting functions for the Restaurant Division, as well as served as the sole technology resource within the organization. Upon company expansion, my position was later split into two distinct roles. • Supervise corporate accounting department, schedule internal day-to-day accounting responsibilities, and monitor all remote property accounting functions • Responsible for all accounts payable, cash, inventory, payroll, and general ledger transactions for the completion and oversight of monthly and quarterly financial statements for 14 multi-million dollar corporations. • Conduct internal financial and compliance audits and analyses for restaurant and hotel operations. • Prepare and complete all monthly, quarterly, and annual business related reporting and renewals. Includes reporting to proper agencies for state and local sales taxes, personal property taxes, payroll taxes, and license renewals. EDUCATION: Bachelor of Art, Major: Accounting Bachelor of Art, Major: Business Administration Lakeland College, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, Graduated December 2005, Magna Cum Laude Associate Degree, Major: Accounting Chippewa Valley Technical College, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Graduated May 1994 with 3.88 GPA COMPUTER APPLICATION EXPERTISE: Viewpoint Construction Software Microsoft Office Suite 2010 Crystal Reports 8 - XI Remote Access Software (Including VPNs, Remote Desktop, WebEx)

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