Thorough Budget Analyst able to help control expenses by completing full analyses of available metrics and projecting requirements. Well-versed in accounting principles, fiscal law and Government appropriation. Prepared to offer 4 + years of DoD Accounting and Budget experience and take on a challenging position with a growing team. Systematic financial professional experienced in reporting, monitoring expenses and leading budgeting plans. Analytical and critical thinker with a disciplined approach and flexible mentality.
I am responsible for the execution of the California Federal Technician Payroll/Training/Travel budget of $95 million as well as HR classification duties.
I maintain the budget by monitoring and updating our Payroll checkbook every pay period to ensure accurate processing of payroll. I allocate appropriated funds to functional areas based off projections, budget estimates, historical data and the Program Budget Guidance. I regularly analyze and reassess current funding plans to ensure that each appropriated funding source is being utilized and executed legally by applying fiscal law principles and DoD Regulations. I create Business Intelligence reports and data queries to maintain federal technician payroll accounts and consolidate with the payroll checkbook. I work with multiple programs and organizations to fund federal technicians and also the Comptroller's office in order to request reprogramming of funds to ensure expenditures are in accordance with DFAS 37-100. To avoid payroll errors I code Technicians' Lines of accounting in our financial system (GFEBS) on a timely basis and ensure that information reflects our HR system (DCPDS). I am also responsible for monitoring and tracking prior year obligations to be invoiced and disbursed as well as unobligated reservations of funds.
These may include un-submitted travel vouchers, unmatched payroll transactions, contracts and settlements, and government travel card issues stemming from our travel system. Throughout the year I am required to consolidate financial and manpower reports in order to leadership. I provide timely and accurate financial updates to the Budget Advisory Committee along with all other ARNG programs in order to review our status of funds and identify budget and funding needs. I also brief the J1 director on a detailed report of our appropriated funds as well as our training and travel budget.
Along with the Management analyst I prepare Manpower reports to brief our Manpower and Advisory Committee in order for the Chief of Staff and the rest of the committee to vote on Personnel resource movements and changes.
Along with my budget and finance duties I am also responsible for processing HR personnel actions including separations, promotions, appointments and any other changes to personnel job status.
I work with the Comptroller's office at USPFO for CA in order to fix any accounting related system errors between GFEBS and DCPDS as well as work with the Budget Officer and Chief Financial Manager to report funding issues, discrepancies, reprogramming actions and Public Budget Guidance.
As a Finance soldier in the Army National Guard for CA I am part of a team that trains in vendor clerk and disbursing operations. The duties include cashier transactions in the Defense Disbursing System (DDS) and offline manual cashiering transactions as well as disbursing and accounting for government funds. This work includes receiving and reviewing contracts, invoices and receiving reports and preparing payment vouchers in accordance with government regulations.
As part of this team I have also had extensive training in vendor clerk data entry in the financial system GFEBS in order to pay vendors that do businesS with DoD by posting funding, commitment and obligations documents to accounting and budget systems.
I have also been trained in Military pay input in the military pay system DMO as well as IPPS-A. These duties include coding changes in soldiers pay dates, direct deposit information, administrative information and correcting system migration caused errors. I am also required to maintain a Secret Security Clearance as well as maintain certification for cyber security training as well as ethics and fiscal law.
I Lead an accounting team in identifying, distributing, and balancing workload and tasks to team members in accordance with established workflow, skill level and/or occupational specialization.
I performed fact finding, research and investigations to identify, analyze and recommend solutions regarding fiscal accounting activity for accuracy and effectiveness across multiple fiscal and accounting software and databases.
I Monitored status of funds, commitments, obligations and expenditures and other funding reports for assigned Army National Guard programs.
I Used fiscal accounting and related interfaced systems to provide input/adjustments to the fiscal accounting database of record and the interoperable feeder systems of logistics, contracting, pay, travel, accounts payable, disbursement and interfund automated systems.
I Prepared financial/accounting reports, scheduled all Joint Reviews with Fund Managers and Budget Analysts and conducted assigned Joint Reviews quarterly in order to review status of funds, error reports and give guidance and training to Fund Managers and Analysts.
I was the Check Officer in charge of receiving, processing and depositing all checks for the USPFO for CA and ensuring that funds were deposited to correct accounts.
I processed payrolls for soldiers' training and equipment, approved purchase requisitions for Army spending in GFEBS and utilized search tools and accounting software to solve accounting discrepancies.
I Printed and analyzed financial statements using systems including GFEBS, STANFINS, GCSS ARMY, other accounting/ budgeting software and databases.
I Applied arithmetic principles and handled incoming check deposits.
I coordinated and worked with team members in order to resolve complex problems that occurred between different accounting and fiscal software and databases while applying principles of accounting to accomplish daily tasks.
I worked with my team to perform end of year close-out activities in all financial systems which consisted of reconciling accounts, fixing system errors and processing fund transfers between accounts to fix discrepancies.
I have extensive experience in Legacy, Oracle and ERP systems such as GFEBS, GCSS-ARMY, STANFINS/AFCOS, WAWF, COGNOS impromptu, FCM, ODS Web, OTCNET, DMO and DCAS.
While employed here I attended courses at the Professional Education Center in Arkansas. These courses included Accounting basic and intermediate, GFEBS basic and intermediate, GFEBS Financials, USAR budget manager course, Budget Analyst course, Accounting officer course.
I am also Financial Management L2 certified.
DoD Professional Education Center Courses completed:
Accounting basic and intermediate
GFEBS basic and intermediate
IDT funds management
USAR budget manager course
Budget Analyst course
Accounting officer course
Financial Management Level 2 certified
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