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Financial Analyst July 2010 to CurrentUNITED STATES AIR FORCE － Air Force Base, Washington
Company Grade Officer of the Quarters 2004 and 2006Recognized and coined by 4 Star General Lance W.
Lord.Received an Achievement Service Award and honored by Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers.Civilian of the Quarter 2008, 2009, 2011, and 2012 Currently, serves as the Financial Analyst performing day-to-day control and management involving theformulation, execution, and/or analysis of the organization's budget and funding requirements.Advises and assists commanders, Deputy, and staff in utilization of resources, resolving problems, anddetermining funding/resource requirements.Work closely with MAJCOM and budget office counterparts to obtain, monitor, and track organization programfunding requirements for $1.6M O&M budget.Pushed through Sequestration budget fiscal year constraints.Compiled $314k of Unfunded Requirements.
Executed $309k of the requirement.Devised mission goals and strategies with top management to push through tough fiscal year budget constraints.Received high praise for detailed, well prepared and justified budget for one the most complex fiscalSuperbly Reconciled $824K in Unfunded Requirements for LRS, 100 percent of items listed funded.Exceptional oversight of 5 Government Purchase Card Master Accounts and 9 cardholder accounts.Executed $359.3k of Government Purchase card transactions, error free.Broke down expenses by shop which showed commodity shortfalls, overcharged and duplicate items.Identification enabled squadron leadership to justify and defend over $700k unfunded in mission costs.Expert oversight of $237k Wing Individual Protective Equipment account.197 airmen provided the necessary cold weather gear to perform task and mission.Tracks Accidents and Abuse reimbursable expenditures.
Recovered $84k from identified squadrons.Worked with appropriate point of contacts in order to collect.Submitted the required documents through Journal Vouchers to DFAS.
Processed payments with 100% accuracy.Uses budgetary and other automated system(s) and computer-generated products in accomplishingbudgeting/funding assignments.Performed quality checks of organization's automated system database information, worked with key personnelto resolve any significant problems.Used available computer software programs to produce required budget reports, plans, and schedules.
Financial Analyst August 2008 to July 2010UNITED STATES ARMY － Vancouver, Washington
for a 1-Star Division responsible for over $10.5 million in appropriated funds.Advises and assists commanders, Deputy, and staff on budget preparation.Progressive, decisive, and innovative, highly valued for expertise interpreting complex fiscal year budgetconstraints, with top management.Developed and delivered compelling analytical analysis, as well as served as a liaison between executiveleadership and key personnel.Recognized as the "go-to person" for all budget policy related issues, within the unit/department.Functioned as the key point of contact for all fiscal matters, within the unit/department.Spoke to current trends impacting mission demands and gave direction to management on initiatives and how toincorporate them into their forecast.Unmatched maturity/versatility.Devised mission goals and strategies with top management to push through tough fiscal year budget constraints.Received an Achievement Service Award and Civilian of the Quarter.Executed and interpreted complex financial regulations.Advised senior executives on fiscal law and budget policies, in order to properly executive Appropriated Funds.Created mock-ups and financial planning layouts for Management and executives to make sound financialdecisions.Methodically participated in forecasting the annual operating budget required to fulfill personnel and equipmentresource needs to sustain maximum unit readiness.Partnered with Brigade units to develop volume-driving initiatives that improved mission impact with annualplanning, budget reviews, and forecasting.
Cost Estimator June 2004 to November 2007
Cost Estimator for the $9.1B SBIRS High program.Managed a 5 person government/support contractor team on developing life cycle cost estimates and preparesindependent Program Office Estimates.Collaborated with spacecraft and payload managers (Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon) toensure successful budgetary outcomes and efficiency.Point man for this unique project procedure upgrading cost analysis for Air Force Space assets.Upon arrival, drew early praise from leadership.Team constructed the first lifecycle cost estimating tool for the SBIRS $6.1Billion dollar program.Brilliant performance.Enhanced senior management awareness of cost allocations and identified $3.3Million cost risk.Developed mitigation plan that retained the original technical capability of the program.Briefed findings to department heads and fielded questions and answers with clarity.Effectively applied new concepts, technologies, and techniques to old problems.Spearheaded "Estimate at Complete" review within program.Ensured accuracy of contractor cost predictions.Abilities/technical knowledge far exceeds that of his peers with equivalent rank and time in service.Revitalized/revamped daily operations' presentation for 250 member organization.Two months of instrumental efforts to reconstruct team building skills across several company departments.Delivered new product to senior executives on time and under budget.Results: Enhanced operation's awareness for program team increasing overall production between the teams by30% and reducing the time by half.
Budget Officer June 2002 to July 2004US AIR FORCE
2Lt-1Lt: Project officer for management of $4.8M flying hour program of 41 combat ready KC 135-R/Taircraft.Performed key analysis of financial data/trends; successfully executed $65M flying hour program.Unmatched management resulted in AMC program plus up of $4.5M-more dollars for the Wing.Single handedly built and validated monthly Spend Plan slides for COMM, SFS, and Director of Staff.Tracked accounts to the penny.Analysis helped unit win AMC's 1st ever Outstanding Contribution to Financial Management Award in FY04.Received award and coin from 4 star General Key to successful FY03 Closeout-accounting section obligated an unprecedented $157.3M program Flawless oversight accounted for $6.9M in disbursements and collections for Squadron Promptly and accurately answered inquiries from both superiors and subordinates on all aspects of base financial transactions.Scrubbed FY03 Government Purchase Card Open Document Listing preparing for EOY Closeout.Efforts freed up $1.5M in FY03 fund-more dollars for the Wing & GP/CC projects.With a team of Analyst, showcased and implemented the new high-tech $11.3M Defense Travel System toFairchild AFB.Team exceeded standards; Fairchild Travel Accuracy yearly average 93% versus DFAS goal of 90%.Superbly managed and reported FY03 Operation Iraqi Freedom costs to HQ AMC, over $1.6M reimbursedOutstanding analytical ability resulted in $660.8k in Emergency and Special Program for Security Forces military pay, allowances, entitlements and benefits.Orchestrated over 12 hours of training to company staff in preparation for an operations compliance audit.Successfully helped 7 of 7 teams passed a rigorous inspection.Results: Organization received first ever outstanding rating in the organization's history.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE : 1 1BUSINESS MANAGEMENTAuburn University － Montgomery, Alabama
MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION(MBA)Webster University － Spokane, Washington