administrative budget specialist resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Seasoned Financial Management professional with proven expertise in accounting processes, systems oversight and compliance reporting. Knowledgeable about AP/AR, contract administration, budgeting and all other aspects of successful financial operations. Talented team builder and supervisor with expertise to develop and maintain consistent, accurate and legal accounting structures.

  • Customer Service/Relationship development
  • Inventory management
  • Problem resolution
  • Planning and coordination
  • Business operations
  • Operational/Process improvement
  • MS Office
  • General ledger accounting
  • Payroll
  • Reporting
  • Forecasting
  • Budget development
  • Payment collection
  • Cost and budget analysis
  • Risk analysis
05/2018 to Current
Administrative/Budget Specialist 2U Lanham, MD,
  • Completed monthly operational reviews to check budget compliance and identify areas in need of adjustment.
  • Monitored budget execution work, including obligations incurred and actual expenditures of funds.
  • Managed cost reduction strategies in Lab & Classroom Technology, Supply Purchasing and Student Wages.
  • Generated reporting packages for areas such as 5-Year projection for a department that included five separate unit with a budget totaling approximately $5 million.
  • Utilized Execel and Banner to develop and modify expenditure reports.
  • Performed budget formulation work involving review and preparation of budget estimates and financial plans.
  • Determined and tracked budget expenses with accuracy and transparency.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new proceeses and opportunities.
  • Achieved cost-savings by developing functional solutions to specific purchase process problems.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional budget guidance.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and other departments to find workable solutions.
05/2014 to Current
Editor Banfield Pet Hospital Sewell, NJ,
  • Developed and wrote interesting, eye-catching story headlines, summaries and develop community based story ideas and assigned topics.
  • Edited, rewrote and prepared content for six newspapers monthly by adjusting reading level to make understanding articles easier and more interesting.
  • Collaborated with writers to develop, strengthen and maintain individual voice and hone unique writing style.
  • Developed wide range of relationships with government agencies, business and community leaders to stay on top of community news.
  • Worked with graphic designers to oversee inclusion of visual elements, like photos to improve page layouts.
03/2017 to 05/2018
Aftermarket Services Coordinator Mercer Technologies City, STATE,
  • Purchasing management including negotiating costs, procurement and payables.
  • Prepared and presented price quotes upon request of customers.
  • Logistics management planning freight or carrier shipments.
  • Extensive QuickBooks usage - multiple companies and cost to job managing receivables, payables and payroll.
  • Technical writing for advertising purposes.
  • Answered incoming telephone calls to provide information about products, services.
  • Built and maintained effective relationships with clients, peers and upper management to drive team success toward common sales, service and operational goals.
  • Supported sales personnel with technical solutions, costing and client presentations.
  • Conducted evaluations to identify targets, enhanced business plans and provided professional and smooth customer presentations.
01/2010 to 05/2014
Owner Dunnellon's Turner House Florist City, STATE,
  • Owned and managed daily operations of florist business, including supervising 7 regular and 5 seasonal employees and providing onsite training and continuing education to staff and clients.
  • Developed business and marketing plans and prepared monthly financial reports.
  • Improved profit margins by streamlining operations and workflow and negotiating competitive vendor contracts.
  • Reconciled daily sales, returns and financial transaction reports and prepared client invoices and bank deposits.
  • Ordered and maintained floral inventory and supplies to meet customer demand and offer seasonal varieties.
  • Cut, processed, arranged and produced flower bouquets or potted plants according to customer specifications.
  • Delivered and set up flower arrangements for varied occasions, including banquets, weddings and funerals.
  • Utilized expert communication skills to collaborate with customers discuss floral designs for special occasions, including christenings, weddings and funerals.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
Education and Training
Expected in to to
MBA: Business Administration And Management
Indiana State University - Terre Haute, IN
Expected in to to
BBA: Business Administration And Management
Trevecca Nazarene University - Nashville, TN
Expected in to to
Associate of Science: Business Administration And Management
Concordia University At Austin - Austin, TX

2020 Vermillion County Leadership Class Graduate

2019 Indiana State University Leadership Graduate

1992 Ocala Leadership Youth Graduate

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School Attended

  • Indiana State University
  • Trevecca Nazarene University
  • Concordia University At Austin

Job Titles Held:

  • Administrative/Budget Specialist
  • Editor
  • Aftermarket Services Coordinator
  • Owner


  • MBA
  • BBA
  • Associate of Science

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