Highly qualified Budget Analyst well versed in all aspects of Veteran Affairs finance department operations while assuring compliance with applicable federal laws.
Prepared budget reports in Microsoft Excel, while utilizing my accounting skills to handle funds in appropriations. Executed computer skills to prepare budget along with mathematical analysis to prepare reports. Perform complex fiscal transactions through (BDN) Benefit Delivery System. Respond to finance requests submitted via email, phone calls, direct communications through the US postal service. Trace requests for missing payment requests submitted for veterans educational payments or Compensation and Pension payments. Collaborate with the Treasury Department tracking missing payments, reissuing canceled checks. Contact financial institutions in cases where the veterans funds went to an unknown banking account. Authorizing work study payments, assisting Fiscal Accounts Supervisor with duties that are assigned for immediate completion such as inquires from Congressional representatives, emergency hardships, veterans debts or payment corrections. Work with local local veterans service organizations such as Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs to adequately research and respond to veterans inquires. responds to inquires by a phone call and or letter for the veteran. Follow-up with veterans is providing feedback to veteran and insure them the importance of a resolution to their inquiry. The letter is a tangible answer to their inquiry and resolution to their inquiry. Consistently exercise sound equitable judgment, by applying applicable stated laws, regulations . Examines, certify and audit vouchers submitted for payments.Maintains internal controls with emphasis on financial operational areas to identify fraud or waste.
Identifies, collected, and organized data from multiple sources in preparing fiscal reports weekly to fiscal supervisor, as well as monthly reports.Independently performs reviews of files to review for accuracy and consistency of audits, debts , special payments. Advise management of proposed plans of unassociated funds. Provide technical advise to all VARO employees on complex accounts, special pay issues, and accounts receivables.
Communicates with management and other VARO employees in writing via email or by phone regarding complicated special pay issues or missing payments. Ability to effectively meet deadlines, manage a case load by effectively prioritizing tasks in order of priority. Ability to train and work effectively members to enhance faster resolution.
Supervisor: Tammy Giem (918-781-7555)
Provided excellent customer service to our veterans inquiring on their educational benefits. Prepared financial aid letters, prepared Hazelwood letters to veterans to provide documentation to apply for state benefits in addition to federal benefits. Routed work load to appropriate regional office of jurisdiction for processing through our online program (RNW) right now web inquiring system.Assisted veterans in providing the required documentation to the regional processing office, provided application assistance. Reviewed educational awards to insure proper payment was processed, eligibility, entitlement regulations and laws are met. Explained the different educational benefits to our veterans.Advised veterans through the educational call center, answered incoming calls from veterans.Prepared inquires and sent to appropriate regional office for processing. Consulted with school officials in reporting enrollment corrections, answered questions regarding their current students. Resolved errors, routed claims to work cues for correction.
Supervisor :Linda Mackey 918-781-7575
Determined eligibility for veterans educational applications, processed educational supplemental enrollments submitted by school officials.Reviewed and adjudicated claims based on current laws and regulations. Evaluated the number of months of benefits, authorized benefits. Applied knowledge of relevant federal laws to processing educational claims. adjudicated the awards under Title 38 USC code approved educational programs for veterans and dependents and proper monthly payment. Prepares administrative decisions concerning character of discharge, administrative errors, exercised final authority for reopened claims and returned that required second signature authorization.
Supervisor: Sue Yurk 918-7100
Coursework consists of management with governmental policies and administration.
Coursework in physical education courses with and emphasis in Health education.
Proficient in Microsoft Suite, Microsoft Outlook, scanning technology
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