Detail-oriented Accountant with 14 years effectively maintaining accurate accounting information in a College/University setting. Trustworthy and focused on honoring company ethics and preserving confidentiality.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Fiscal budgeting knowledge
Superior attention to detail
Microsoft Office Suite Proficiency
Executive Director of Business Services, 08/2013 to Current Mount Mercy University – Cedar Rapids, IA
Performed role of CFO and Controller
Responsible for budgeting, forecasting, projections, and making recommendations to the President and Finance Committee of the Board
Supervised Campus Store, Dining Services, Mailroom and Business Office Staff.
Controller, 07/2007 to 08/2013 Mount Mercy College (University) – Cedar Rapids, IA
Oversaw daily operations of Business Office operations.
Supervised staff accountant, AR and AP.
Prepared annual financial statements.
Assisted with preparation of 990 tax return.
Assisted with annual budget process, including working with departments to determine budgetary needs.
Monitored department and overall College budget, analyzed variances.
Responsible for annual audit.
Accountant, 06/2000 to 07/2004 Mount Mercy College – Cedar Rapids, IA
Maintained integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts.
Analyzed monthly balance sheet accounts for financial reporting.
Prepared and posted all journal entries.
Performed various account reconcilliations.
Performed reconcilliations of Business Office records to other department records for gifts, grants, and financial aid.
Assisted with preparation of annual audit.
Assistant Controller, 07/2004 to 07/2007 Mount Mercy College – Cedar Rapids, IA
Continued to perform same duties as accountant, with added responsibility.
Supervised Mailroom Staff.
MBA: 2007 University of Iowa - Iowa City, IA
BBA: Accounting, 2000 Mount Mercy College - Cedar Rapids, IA
Associate of Arts: Business Administration, 1998 Kirkwood Community College - Cedar Rapids, IA
Implemented new accounting software, including building a new chart of accounts.
Member of conversion team for implementing new administrative software for the entire College.
Reduced number of correcting journal made during audit to zero.