Strong educational background in finance and accounting
Strong analytical skills
Work effectively with diverse groups of people
Excellent written/verbal communication
Fast Learner and great at multi-tasking
Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Creative Accounting Solutions, Quick Books Pro, Abila MIP Fund Accounting
Chief Financial Officer October 2013 to CurrentCentral Missouri Community Action － Columbia, Missouri
Leverage strengths of the current finance team members, help to clarify roles and responsibilities and develop and implement training programs in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment Oversee all financial, project/program and grants accounting; ensure that expenditures are consistently aligned with grant and program budgets throughout the grant/fund period; collate financial reporting materials for government, corporate, and foundation grants Create and analyze financial statements for the entire agency Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures Coordinate all audit activity, 990 and 1120 tax returns for the organization Directly work with monitors on financial and payroll reviews Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures Responsible for all agency insurance contracts excluding Health and Life insurance (i.e.
building, property, liability, auto, personal liability, officers and directors, bonding and worker's compensation insurance) Daily banking reports, Inter bank account transfers, stop payments, payroll and vendor ACH, online banking and process payroll taxes Assist CMCA's leadership in the annual budgeting and planning process; administer and review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of CMCA's financial status Reviewing agency and market trends and making recommendations to the Executive Director, Leadership Team and Board of Directors.
Accountant January 2009 to September 2013Central Missouri Community Action － Columbia, Missouri
Supervise accounting staff in day-to-day accounting operations Supervise the processing of all payrolls and related activities (W-2s,941s, MO 941s, Unemployment Reports, State and Federal Tax Deposits) Responsible for all contracts, billings, A/R, A/P, budgeting, reports and year end closing for Section 8, Disaster Voucher Program and Weatherization Grants Perform all accounting functions for agency housing projects Create and analyze financial statements for the entire agency Perform pre-audit work in preparation for annual audit Coordinate annual A-133 audit, 990 and 1120 tax returns for the organization Directly work with monitors on financial and payroll reviews Prepare data for monthly budget reviews and conduct periodic reviews with Program Directors Responsible for all agency insurance contracts excluding Health and Life insurance (i.e.
building, property, liability, auto, personal liability, officers and directors, bonding and worker's compensation insurance) Daily banking reports, Inter bank account transfers, stop payments, payroll and vendor ACH, online banking and process payroll taxes Responsible for operation of Accounting Department in the absence of the Finance Director.
Financial Operations Supervisor December 2006 to January 2009Central Missouri Community Action － Columbia, Missouri
Supervise staff in day-to-day accounting operations Manage all agency cash activities Prepare financial statements (Balance Sheets, Revenue and Expenditures, Profit and Loss, Budget Analysis and many more) for area board and funding sources Analyze fiscal records, balance sheet accounts and expenditures to insure costs are reasonable Maintain electronic banking records Monitor program budgets and provide an in-depth analysis to Agency Directors Maintain accounting software and provide software training to accounting staff Prepare very involved, complicated financial reports that are grant specific Provide assistance and guidance to external auditors and grant monitors Write and update Accounting Procedures Manual and facilitate procedures training.
Accounts Payable Clerk/Property Officer June 2005 to December 2006Central Missouri Community Action － Columbia, Missouri
Reconcile agency bank accounts Analyze, code and enter accounts payable invoices Handle daily cash transactions Provide customer support both internally and externally Monitor budgets and reports for the Workforce Investment Act Grant Implementing streamline cost and revenue allocations Provide assistance to external auditors and grant monitors Assist other team members in completing assigned tasks.
Education and Training
Master of Business Administration : Accounting, May 2008William Woods University － Columbia, MissouriAccounting
Bachelor of Science : Business Banking and Finance Accounting, May 2005Central Methodist University － Fayette, MissouriBusiness Banking and Finance Accounting
accounting software, accounts payable, streamline, billings, Budget Analysis, analyze financial data, financial reports, financial reporting, analyze financial statements, financial statements, Prepare financial statements, Fund Accounting, Grants, market trends, process payroll, Profit and Loss, Quick Books Pro, tax returns, training programs