Innovative and energetic Accountant proficient in extracting financial data from various reporting systems and suggesting key operational changes to establish budgetary stability. Has a strong background in school fund accounting with an emphasis on general ledger reconciliation and budget analysis.
School fund accounting
Cash flow projections
General ledger accounting
School bond experience
Achieved the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) certification through the Michigan School Business Officials organization.
AccountantJul 2014 to Current Sparta Area Schools － Sparta, MI
Perform all general ledger duties for district.
Reconcile multiple bank accounts monthly.
Record and project cash flows.
Perform Accounts Payable/Receivable duties.
Simplified the governmental reporting process.
Analyze budgets and amend as necessary.
Assist auditors with yearly financial statements.
Supply school board members with financial data.
Create Purchase Orders and supply to vendors.
Reconcile student lunch account purchases.
Prepare calendar year-end tax documents.
Assisted and trained staff with various accounting software tasks such as purchase order entry and budget report generating.
Staff AccountantNov 2010 to Jul 2014 Kent Intermediate School District － Grand Rapids, MI
Performed Accounts Payable duties for three local area public school districts.
Processed Purchase Orders and supplied to vendors.
Prepared and processed 1099's at calendar year-end.
Prepared various reports on a weekly basis and supplied local districts with valuable information.
Streamlined document attachment process within accounting software.
Package HandlerAug 2007 to Sep 2010 FedEx Ground － Kalamazoo, MI
Earned Employee of the Month on multiple occasions for customer focus and taking initiative.
BBA, AccountancyApril 2010Western Michigan University － Kalamazoo, MIHaworth College of Business