Contracts AdministratorASCENSION HEALTH Non Profit Healthcare Organization － St. Louis, Missouri
Excelled in the initiation of financial analysis of inventory, identification of savings opportunities and establishment of processes for a major credit card company's network transition.
This was a worldwide implementation effort that required extensive project management.
Created and published first-ever process improvement documentation that was recognized by employer and resulted in individual commendation.
Identified and recovered billing errors contributing to dispute wins of over $9 million.
Received the "Star Reward" recognition for job performance efforts on a network conversion project.
Related activities included independently implementing the project while meeting corporate goals, budgets and timetables.
Recognized by employer for initiating cost savings in excess of $1 million through analysis of inventory that was billed incorrectly and not in compliance with contracts.
Team member in the in-house legal function working enterprise-wide with senior leaders regarding contract specifications and due dates.
Assisted in managing outside legal relationships with vendors.
Known for being responsive and providing quick turn-around for last minute contract requests.
Improved on-boarding training for new vendors by developing processes and instructions for administering contracts and documenting the procedure.
Improved contract process with vendors by developing new contract model templates.
Identified and negotiated revisions to contracts.
Provided legal support to senior leaders.
Performed intake functions for new legal matters, entering matter into databases, coordinating with department attorneys and internal business clients, tracking through resolution and filing of completed contracts.
Analyzed contracts in the completion of the signature process.
Provided legal approval for execution.
Maintained database with contract details for reporting purposes.
Proficient utilization of Ntracts, eDocs, SharePoint, NetDocs, and SpendVu for contract management.
01/2010 to 01/2011
APEX SYSTEMS TFC, Barnes Jewish Hospital － St. Louis, Missouri
IT Staffing & Workforce Solutions Firm Analyzed inventory and billing in the transition from pagers to Sprint cellular devices for St.
Louis Children's Hospital and BJC Healthcare employees for the Next Generation Messaging Project.
Ascertained the unique communication requirements of customers.
Responsible for inventory and quality assurance of cellular devices.
Assisted in the transition from pagers to cell phones by coaching staff on features and benefits and helping overcome resistance to change.
01/2008 to 01/2009
BRADFORD AND GALT MasterCard International IT Services & Talent Solutions Company － O'Fallon, Missouri
Analyzed contracts for accurate billing for member sites worldwide due to the migration of the network.
This included termination of associated billing records in company inventory systems.
Initiated financial analysis of vendor invoices for cost saving opportunities.
Interpreted site diagrams for network design and vendor selection.
Interacted with over 75 vendors for inventory, billing and contract issues.
Project managed the decommissioning of the telecommunications network, verifying billing accuracy, to new network platform by ensuring components were decommissioned on time.
01/2005 to 01/2008
Senior Carrier Cost AnalystTIME WARNER TELECOM Business Telecommunications Company － O'Fallon, Missouri
Analyzed payment of monthly invoices from service providers.
Utilized standard and custom databases for payment, trending and analysis.
Reduced costs by analyzing agreements/contracts and auditing invoices.
Identified, resolved and recovered billing errors.
Utilized BillTrak and other software in daily job functions.
Validated circuits with inventory system and engineers.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Education-EnglishUniversity of Missouri － St. Louis, MissouriEducation-English
Missouri Lifetime Teaching CertificationFontbonne University － O'Fallon, Missouri
Chancellor's Certificate in Business ApplicationsUniversity of Missouri － St. Louis, Missouri