Joy Lach

Joy Lach

Senior Financial Analyst/Assoc. Business Manager at HarperCollins Publishers

Jermyn, Pennsylvania (Scranton, Pennsylvania Area)

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Joy Lach's Overview

  • Controller at Sugerman's Department Store

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Joy Lach's Summary

Responsible for providing financial management and planning for a $50 million operating expense budget for HarperCollins distribution and return facilities, Customer Services and Credit/Collections departments and our local Human Resources department

Joy Lach's Experience

Senior Financial Analyst

HarperCollins Publishers

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; Publishing industry

September 1993Present (21 years 1 month) Dunmore, PA

Prepare annual budgets and 3 year plans and attend budget reviews with our corporate office
Prepare quarterly forecasts
Provide variance analysis for budgets, forecasts, and month-end financial closes
Prepare analysis for the profitability and viability of potential clients and acquisitions
Prepare all month-end journal entries, accruals, and financial reports
Approve invoices to monitor spending and correct departmental codings
Provide monthly volume metrics reports
Developed and implemented various warehouse productivity measuring tools that can forecast future savings or expenses when different business scenarios are applied
Control and monitor capital expenditures and operating leases of a multi-site distribution operation


Sugerman's Department Store

19901993 (3 years) Eynon, PA

responsible for the financial management of 3 retail chain department stores
handled cash transfers
prepared Census Bureau reports
reviewed bank reconciliations
approved invoices for payment
prepared payroll and sales tax reports
worked with external auditors in providing any financial information necessary
oversaw the daily functions and staffing of the cash receipts, payroll, accounts payable, and finance departments

Joy Lach's Skills & Expertise

  1. Budgeting
  2. Forecasting
  3. Word
  4. Excel
  5. AS400
  6. Hyperion
  7. PowerPoint
  8. Data Analysis
  9. Accounting
  10. Expense Control
  11. Expense Management
  12. Client Acquisition
  13. Variance Analysis
  14. Databases

Joy Lach's Education

University of Scranton

Bachelor's degree, Accounting


Bishop Hannan High School


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