Contracts Finance Specialist Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Experienced and dedicated public health employee with a true and informed desire to work toward an advanced career in the area of Public Health Emergency Preparedness, Response.

  • Working understanding of the Incident Command Structure
  • Contract Negotiation and Management
  • Contract Review and Recommendations
  • Key stakeholder relationship building
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Compliance understanding
  • MS Office Proficiency
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Database administration
  • Account Reconciliation
  • File and records management
  • Customer service
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Flexible with assignment priority changes
Work History
Contracts & Finance Specialist, 10/2014 to Current
State Of LouisianaHarvey, LA,

I currently work as a Contracts & Finance Specialists as part of a team that works collectively to administer two "base grants" that fund day-to-day division work, as well as any federal novel disease-related grants as a pass-through entity during times when the public is in need of urgent public health emergency response and/or recovery assistance.

My role on the team is to negotiate, process and manage federal sub-recipient contracts. Those duties include;

· A great deal of partner relations as I navigate business and/or governmental structures of sub-awardee entities to find the appropriate professionals to work with during the multiple phases of negotiating, paying on and monitoring contracts.

· Customers include internal DOH staff, state employees from other agencies, Hospitals, Tribes, Tribal Health Boards, Universities, Healthcare Coalitions, IT Services and some misc consultants as needed.

· I provide consultation and grant compliance support throughout the entirety of the contract period of performance.

I am trained to work as part of a Type III Incident Command Team

I have many years of Agency Duty Officer experience

HSC1 Contracts Assistant, 09/2012 to 10/2014
Washington State Department Of HealthCity, STATE,

I worked for the EPR Program to negotiate, coordinate, process and track contracts and contract payments.

My main functions included;

· Working with program subject matter experts (SMEs) as the fiscal contract manager carryout their functions as program contract managers.

· Tracking contract payments and checking expenses for allowability per the grant rules.

· I kept inventory information for all capital expenditures for grant reporting.

· I worked as part of the Tribal Conference Planning Team

· I was trained to work at the ESF8 desk in Camp Murray as needed

· I was assigned to a rostered DOH Incident Management team.

Secretary Supervisor, 02/2008 to 09/2012
Washington State Department Of HealthCity, STATE,

I worked to support the Director, aka State Registrar, five office managers and supervised one additional administrative support position.

My duties included writing and tracking executive correspondence, tracking and assigning legislative assignments, coordinating public disclosure responses, managing and billing for data sharing agreements, drafting HR paperwork, leading policy review, making travel arrangements, coordinating and overseeing office-level records management, working as the main contact for all customer/media inquiries coming from the Secretary's Office.

Administrative Assistant 3, 01/2006 to 02/2008
Washington State Department Of HealthCity, STATE,

I worked as the assistant to the AA5 in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Environmental Health. My duties included processing payroll, legislative coordination for the division, processing signature items, keeping detailed signature files, ordering supplies and leading administrative assistant team meetings for division.

Administrative Assistant 3 Temporary Positions , 04/2004 to 01/2006
Washington State Department Of HealthCity, STATE,

I started my career at DOH by accepting multiple temporary positions during a state government hiring freeze in 2004. The agency kept me on and busy until I was able to apply for permanent work.

: ICS 100,200,700,800,300,400, Expected in 12/2015
: Emergency Management For Tribal Governments, Expected in 11/2015
FEMA - Neah Bay, WA,
: All Hazards Finance Section Chief, Expected in 10/2015
FEMA - Riverton, WY,
: Homeland Security Exercise & Evaluation Program, Expected in 05/2015
FEMA - Tumwater, WA,
: All Hazards Liaison Officer, Expected in 06/2014
FEMA - Lacey, WA,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 02/1998
Timberline High School - Lacey, WA

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  • Timberline High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Contracts & Finance Specialist
  • HSC1 Contracts Assistant
  • Secretary Supervisor
  • Administrative Assistant 3
  • Administrative Assistant 3 Temporary Positions
  • High School Diploma