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Self-Employment: Mary K Diederich, LLC, Kaukauna, Wisconsin (7/94 – Present) Independent practitioner, providing controller, accounting, business consulting, tax and other professional services to small businesses, nonprofit organizations and selected individuals. Teaching: Senior Lecturer - UW Oshkosh (1/15 - Present) - Courses taught include financial, managerial business and accounting courses; financial and managerial accounting for MBA Consortium Senior Lecturer – UW-Fox Cities (1/08 – Present) - Courses taught include financial, managerial, intermediate and income tax accounting; personal finance, and introduction to business Adjunct Accounting Professor - UW Parkside (9/19 - Present) - Courses taught online include intermediate accounting; financial/managerial accounting for MBA program Adjunct Professor/Accounting Instructor – Lakeland College (9/97 – 8/18) - Courses taught include various accounting program courses at the junior/senior/MBA level. Adjunct professor/Accounting Instructor – Fox Valley Technical College (2014) - Taught payroll accounting course. Industry: SECURA Insurance Companies, Appleton, Wisconsin (1989-1994) - (An affiliated group of companies - property/casualty and life insurance, real estate development and investments broker/dealer) Controller Responsible for companies compliance with statutory accounting practices and generally accepted accounting principles in preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements, general ledger and financial reporting systems, payroll, premium and income taxes, accounts payable, reinsurance, agency accounts and cash disbursements. Director - Internal Audit Set up and supervised activities of Internal Audit Department and established Board Audit Committee: Conducted an in-depth operations risk analysis, resulting in an organized, comprehensive Internal Audit plan. Prepared and implemented department’s short-term and long-range plans and budgets. Public Accounting: SCHUMAKER, ROMENESKO ASSOCIATES, S.C., Appleton, Wisconsin (now Baker, Tilly; a full service regional public accounting firm: 1977 - 1989) Manager Improved effectiveness and efficiency of financial systems by analyzing and formulating solutions to accounting, information and procedural problems. Conducted work flow analyses. Assisted in the development and installation of computerized systems. Designed firms small business audit program and financial statement quality review procedures and documents.? Planned, organized, coordinated and supervised audit, review, compilation and special engagements. Supervised, trained and evaluated personnel. Reviewed and controlled the quality of work performed by staff.

Areas of Expertise

  • Accounting & Cash Flow
  • Business Plans / Startup Assistance
  • Government Regulations & Contracting
  • Human Resources
  • Non-Profit
  • Operations

Industry Experience

  • Other Services (except public admin.)
  • Educational Services
  • Finance & Insurance
  • Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services

Mary Diederich

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