deputy director of finance administration resume example with 18+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Well-qualified financial and administrative leader offering demonstrated skills and success in managing internal financial processes, improving controls and strengthening systems for optimal performance. A hands-on, participative director who will lead and develop an internal team to support the following areas: financial operations and administration including accounting, budgeting, contract management, development and reporting, human resources, payroll and benefits, purchasing, management, development and reporting, human resources, payroll and benefits, purchasing, data management, IT and related aspects of administration.

  • Financial Administration
  • Budget Control
  • Contract & Vendor Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Process Development
  • Risk Management
  • Staff Development
  • Team Building and Leadership
  • Documentation Proficiency
  • Report Writing
  • Work Ethic
Education and Training
Ohio University Lancaster, OH Expected in Associate of Applied Science : Applied Business, Accounting - GPA :
The Ohio State University , Expected in Bachelor of Science : Business Administration, Risk Management & Insurance - GPA :
Financial Management Relationship Building Contract Management Payroll Administration Project Management Risk Management Staff Development Strategic Planning Technical Reporting Vendor Management
Actionet, Inc. - Deputy Director of Finance & Administration
Charleston, SC, 10/2014 - Current
  • Acting as fiduciary responsibility, safeguarding all assets. Acting as signatory authority, signing documentation in the absence of Director.
  • Overseeing the implementation of all contracts, leases, grants and other financial commitments to ensure integrity and financial accountability.
  • Establishing annual budgets and strategic business plans while articulating growth objectives and operating plans.
  • Executing core financial processes, including vendor setup and payment, operational expenses, administration of bank accounts and account reconciliations.
  • Managing the acquisition of capital assets and ensuring that assets are properly recorded, amortized, and disposed of as appropriate.
  • Interacting with contractors, subcontractors and suppliers to guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Overseeing departmental payroll and benefit administration functions to ensure that employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Managing the acquisition of new computers, software, etc. along with website hosting and development relationship.
  • Evaluating new software technology to meet the organization's utility processing, control, and reporting requirements. Driving integration of new software to increase efficiency of utilities department.
  • Hiring, training, developing and holding staff accountable to provide excellent customer service and work efficiently; conducting performance reviews and providing feedback and corrective action when necessary.
  • Ensuring sufficient funds are available for effective and efficient implementation of new projects and programs. Additionally, tracks all project and program expenses.
  • Developing and implementing policies and procedures to ensure that personnel and financial information is secure and stored in compliance with current legislation.
  • Updating and implementing all necessary business policies and financial reporting practices; improving the department overall policy and procedures.
  • Overseeing administrative functions to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the organization scales.
  • Liaising with Auditor, Treasurer, Finance Team and County Commissioners as appropriate.
  • Implemented procedures and managed workflow in a manner that complemented the goals and objectives of the Utilities Director and Fairfield County Commissioners.
  • Completed month-end and year-end closings, kept records audit-ready and monitored timely recording of accounting transactions.
  • Set and reinforced consistent and compliant control and operational policies for accounts tracking, reconciliation and reporting.
Cumming Llc - Tax & Payroll Specialist
New York, NY, 12/2009 - 12/2011
  • Prepared a wide array of returns and maintained high-quality control standards by reviewing internal tax preparation documents
  • Consulted with clients to assess and mitigate future tax liabilities and determine eligibility for tax abatement
  • Performed daily payroll operations and ensured accurate processing and recording of company payrolls
  • Provided timely quarterly, yearly, and financial reporting.
- Financial Business Manager
, , 12/2004 - 12/2007
  • Coordinated the development of the functional budget, assisting the department heads/field operations as necessary
  • Reviewed and evaluated actual financial results in relationship to planned and long-range objectives; analyzed trends and provided forecasts for operating results as appropriate
  • Assisted Nationwide Agency Sales leadership in monitoring both strategic and operating results
  • Recommended and assisted in the implementation of actions designed to prevent deviations from strategic direction.
- Business Development Manager
, , 12/1998 - 12/2004
  • Provided consulting expertise in the analysis of existing processes, procedures and methods to ensure and promote effective business and systems operations through standardization, improvement, simplification, discontinuance or other methods in the broker dealer channel
  • Was responsible for the creation of process change materials, communication and project coordination/management.

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School Attended

  • Ohio University
  • The Ohio State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Deputy Director of Finance & Administration
  • Tax & Payroll Specialist
  • Financial Business Manager
  • Business Development Manager


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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