(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Well-organized Accounts Payable/Finance Specialist with over 25 years of experience maintaining financial records and multitasking to manage diverse accounting requirements in an efficient manner. Successful in task prioritization, audit support and fiscal analysis. Familiar with operating on demanding schedules, meeting strict deadlines and maintaining financial controls with little oversight. I pride myself as a motivated self-starter with a superior work ethic committed to leadership, teamwork and competent decision making.

  • Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Finance Specialist
  • Experienced Customer Service Representative
  • Energetic self-starter
  • Impeccable organizational skills
  • Great communicator with a superior work ethic
  • Resourceful, dependable and compassionate
Education and Training
Hoquiam High School Hoquiam, WA Expected in 1985 High School Diploma : - GPA :
WASBO Conferences/Workshops/Classes Bellevue, WA, Expected in : Accounting and Purchasing Classes, 1996 to Present - GPA :
Western Washington University Bellingham, WA, Expected in 1986 : General University Requirements - GPA :
Grays Harbor Community College Aberdeen, WA, Expected in 1986 : General Classes For Associate Of Arts - GPA :
Work History
County Of Skagit - Accounts Payable/Choice Coordinator/Receptionist
Burlington, WA, 02/2021 - Current
  • Accounts payable
  • Purchasing
  • Choice Transfer Coordinator
  • Balance to Thurston County Treasurer
  • Prepare deposits
  • Balance general fund and imprest accounts
  • Work at reception desk answering phones and greeting patrons
  • Accounts receivable
  • Process mitigation payments and keep records
  • Other duties as assigned
City Of DuPont - Finance Specialist
City, STATE, 10/2019 - 01/2022
  • Accounts Payable using Springbrook Software
  • Ambulance Billing Reconciliation thru Systems Design
  • B & O Taxes
  • Payroll using Springbrook Software
  • Journal Entries
  • Admin of all City cell phones through Verizon (including Police, Fire, Public Works, City Hall and Parks & Rec cell phones and air cards)
  • Check Book Entry/Reconciliation
  • 1099's
  • Credit Card Custodian
  • Answer phones and field calls
  • Answer questions regarding utility billing (water)
  • Wait on customers & patrons at reception counter
  • Receipting of water bills
  • Balance utility billing drawer at end of day
  • Close City Hall at night
  • Perform various other duties as assigned
Hoquiam School District #28 - Accounts Payable/Purchasing Officer
City, STATE, 11/1996 - 05/2019
  • Prepared accounts payable for General Fund, Capital Projects, ASB, Private Purpose Trust and Transportation Vehicle Fund. This included checking for accuracy and proper authorization of the District's approval process prior to payment
  • General Fund AP monthly budget was approx. $500,000
  • Performed data entry of accounts payable, batched and posted to the General Ledger
  • Paid sales tax on appropriate invoices and prepared a warrant to the Department of Revenue to pay comp tax
  • Reconciled vendor statements each month to confirm all invoices were paid accurately and any credit properly applied to invoices
  • Processed employee expense claims
  • Prepared accounts payable reports for School Board audit and meeting each month
  • Processed, entered and encumbered purchase orders
  • Worked with Principals on proper account coding and helped monitor their individual budgets
  • Provided supervision and support to the ASB Secretary positions at both the High School and Middle School. Oversaw their accounts payable and purchasing processes on a monthly basis
  • Met with vendors on purchases including the ordering and set up of the copier fleet throughout the District
  • Implemented our District's entire procurement card process
  • Coordinated and processed KCDA Coop (King County Distributors Association) annual orders for all schools from purchasing to accounts payable
  • Maintained District's revolving fund
  • Maintained records on special accounting related projects, such as Energy Studies and Erate using various methods of Microsoft productivity software such as Excel and Word
  • Provided purchasing information and budget reports as requested
  • Prepared warrants and remittances for mailing to vendors
  • Maintained an accurate list of current vendors
  • Purchased supplies and equipment for entire District (on going, as needed)
  • Maintained District Office inventory list
  • Processed personal services contracts and payments
  • Prepared and issued 1099's every January
  • Prepared and processed journal entries as needed
  • Provided backup to the receptionist including greeting patrons and answering phones
  • Maintained all District business cell phone accounts
  • Provided training and supervision to new District Office employees
  • Performed various other duties as assigned
Grays Harbor PUD #1 - Billing Clerk, Customer Service Rep, Mail Clerk
City, STATE, 08/1988 - 10/1996
  • Prepared District's utility billing to customers in the most accurate manor.
  • Checked reports for accuracy (for example, high and low consumption errors) before sending the electrical bill to print.
  • Performed all duties as it pertained to Customer Service at Grays Harbor PUD including signing customers up for power, processing feasibilities and collecting and processing payments.
  • Assisted in training new employees.
  • Maintained customer loyalty by providing fast, friendly and knowledgeable service for routine questions and complaints.
  • Provided highest quality customer service on the phone and in-person.

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School Attended

  • Hoquiam High School
  • WASBO Conferences/Workshops/Classes
  • Western Washington University
  • Grays Harbor Community College

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  • Accounts Payable/Choice Coordinator/Receptionist
  • Finance Specialist
  • Accounts Payable/Purchasing Officer
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  • High School Diploma

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