Accomplished, ambitious, and resourceful leader experienced in overseeing administrative, business, and financial operations for education, healthcare, and private sector organizations.
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
Expertise in planning, coordinating, and leading simultaneous projects to optimize productivity, efficiency, and resources to meet timelines and performance goals.
Excellent communicator who interfaces between senior leadership, public-sector officials, and stakeholders.
Knowledgeable in fiscal oversight, audit preparation, human resources, process improvement, reporting, research and analysis.
Coordinated with NCR senior leadership to develop a pilot diversity and inclusion initiative for under-resourced youth for the university's "InclusiveVT" strategy and comprehensive Diversity Strategic Plan.
Developed and implemented paperless accounts payable system for inter-departmental reimbursements resulting in simplification, expedited payment processing, and accuracy.
Successfully assumed business management responsibilities of internal and client-facing IT units after corporate restructuring and acquisition.
Collaborated with senior leadership to provide analytical and project management expertise for a software implementation initiative for the DC Public School System.
Vendor & Business Relations
Strategic Analysis & Planning
MS Office, Visio, Publisher, Oracle PeopleSoft, Banner, PeopleAdmin
05/2012 to Current
Associate DirectorVirginia Tech - National Capital Region NCR － Arlington, VA
Contribute to the review and development of administrative, fiscal, programmatic and operational policies, procedures, projects, strategic planning, and outreach efforts.
Oversee a multi-million dollar budget, including fiscal analysis, reporting, payroll, fixed asset management, and accounting.
Prepare forecasts for financial planning purposes.
Lead the budget development process, manage annual budget allocations, reconcile NCR indirect funding, and project and justify annual carryover requests.
Serve as proposal selection committee member for special initiatives budget for the NCR.
Review, approve, and monitor revenue/expenditure accounts to ensure that departments remain on track with operations, foundation, and sponsored funding budget plans.
Negotiate purchases and terms with vendors, as needed.
Accountable for all human resource related activities for the NCR Operations comprising of performance and compensation management, coordinating faculty and student appointments, recruitment/hires/separations, benefits, and professional development opportunities.
Chair NCR's Annual Staff Appreciation Day and lead Hokie Wellness initiative in the NCR.
Supervise administrative and financial support staff, temporary employees, and student hires.
10/2008 to 05/2012
Business ManagerBloomberg BNA － Arlington, VA
Developed and managed business/administrative functions for IT department with emphasis on process improvement, contractual agreements, personnel, facilities, and new hire management, etc.
Handled IT financial requirements, including payroll, accounts payable, expense tracking and reconciliation, accruals, cost forecasting, and expenditure requests for a multi-million department budget.
Also participated annual budget development.
Managed procurement process for all hardware including competitive bidding, acquisition, and accounting.
Coordinated with Legal Counsel, relevant managers, and external parties to review, negotiate, and complete Master Services Agreements, Statements of Work, Non-Disclosure Agreements, terms and conditions, and other contracts for vendors and consultants.
Responded to financial inquiries from vendors, employees, and contractors.
Conducted cost/variance analysis and developed financial and qualitative reports.
Administered telecommunication requests for organization, and provided senior management with monthly quantitative reports.
06/2007 to 06/2008
Business ManagerVirginia Tech - Advanced Research Institute － Arlington, VA
Responsible for fiscal oversight on all VT-ARI financial matters, including contract invoices, budget transfers, resource allocation, credit card transactions, and expenditure management.
Organized human resource activities and personnel administration for department including payroll, faculty and student appointments, recruitment, selection, new hire coordination, leave management, evaluations, and staff supervision.
Managed general accounting activities by monitoring research grants and contracts to ensure compliance with contract and VT guidelines.
Served as principal contact for financial audits.
Oversaw financial transactions regarding all purchasing, travel, and reimbursements for faculty, staff, and students.
Assisted in program development, business outreach, and served as department liaison for external service providers.
09/2004 to 06/2007
Program Operations AnalystChildren's National Health Systems － Washington, DC
Contributed to the development of policies, procedures, and computerized systems that assured the effective functioning, confidentiality, and integrity of the program.
Created database systems to capture contract compliance data, school health suite statistics, quality management/performance improvement indicators, and trained management and staff on its use.
Obtained and analyzed data from various sources to complete and disseminate monthly/annual statistical and financial reports to management, DC Department of Health, and others as directed.
Designed, implemented, and managed systems to audit multi-million dollar salary/non-salary expenditures to track actual expenses against budgets.
Also participated in annual auditing process.
Participated in the selection process of job candidates for various positions and provided training during new hire orientation, as necessary.
Graduate Certificate, Foundations of Human Resource ManagementUniversity of Maryland University College
Master of Business Administration (MBA)University of Maryland University College
Bachelor of Arts (BA): Business ManagementHoward UniversityBusiness Management
Scholar, Virginia Tech's Management Academy Cohort
*Member, Society for Human Resource Management
*Volunteer, American Kidney Fund
accounting, general accounting, accounts payable, accruals, administrative, administrative functions, asset management, auditing, benefits, budget development, budgets, budget, Business Management, competitive, hardware, contracts, credit, client, database, DC, Department of Health, senior management, Financial, financial audits, financial operations, financial planning, financial reports, forecasting, grants, Human Resource Management, human resource, human resources, leadership, Legal, MS Office, Publisher, Negotiations, communicator, Oracle, payment processing, payroll, PeopleSoft, Performance Management, personnel, policies, development of policies, Process Improvement, procurement, program development, Project Management, proposal, purchasing, quality management, recruitment, reporting, research, staff supervision, statistics, strategy, Strategic, strategic planning, Strategic Analysis & Planning, telecommunication, variance analysis, Visio