Accounting and business professional with 26 years of experience in all aspects of accounting, financial oversight and office management, with proven ability to complete multiple assignments efficiently while meeting tight deadline schedules.
02/2015 to Current
Piedmont Medical Center － Rock Hill, South Carolina
Review and obtain necessary information to create and submit complete contract packages for review and approval by Hospital Officers and/or Tenet Corporate.
Ensure compliance with company policies; ensure renewals/renegotiations.
Collaborate with the A-Team to ensure the status of current contracts or any related issues.
Attend weekly contract meetings with Materials Management Director and department staff.
Attend weekly conference calls with Hospital CEO, CFO, COO, Compliance Officer and Regional Legal Counsel to discuss any issues pertaining to agreements.
Attend quarterly Facility Research Committee meetings; monthly to discuss current Clinical Trials.
Assists the CFO/Accounting Department in identifying any contractual issues that may impact vendor payments.
10/2005 to 11/2014
FINANCIAL COORDINATORMurdoch and Geary Dental － Rock Hill, South Carolina
Played integral role in high-volume, full service dental office acting as financial liaison between patients, dentists and other office staff.
Posting personal & insurance checks, bulk insurance checks from direct deposits, and balancing daily deposit.
Reviewing daily production reports to ensure accuracy.
Monitoring daily schedule to ensure patient appointments were correct and monies collected.
Preparing and presenting treatment plans to patients for three dentists.
Managing all aspects of third party payment claims, including verification of patient insurance coverage, obtaining pre-estimates from insurers, verifying VA and/or workers compensation coverage, and daily review of outstanding insurance claims.
Oversight of patient accounts, including daily review of outstanding patient account balances, preparing monthly patient statements, managing all delinquent patient accounts and returned checks, including submittals to third party collection agents.
Assisting as needed with front desk duties, including answering phones, managing patient check-in and check-out, appointment scheduling, and updating recorded outgoing office communication.
Providing in-house IT assistance, including transferring digital images and other media to patient files and serving as primary point of contact with outside IT service providers (Eaglesoft and Solution Start).
Assisting office manager as needed with day-to-day bookkeeping entries and other financial reporting, including month-end reports for outside CPA.
04/1996 to 10/2005
OFFICE MANAGERMethods Machine Tools, Inc － Charlotte, North Carolina
Managed daily business operations of regional division of nationwide machine tool sales office, including:.
Oversight of all general accounting functions, tracking banking transactions, managing petty cash, tracking all financial records, and creating end-of-month summaries for home office in Sudbury, Massachusettes.
Oversight of payroll, including time card approval, calculation of weekly hours for each employee, sales staff commissions and reimbursement requests, and maintaining personnel files; providing training of and backup support for clerical support staff; and preparing sales quotes as needed.
Managing accounts receivable and accounts payable, processing disbursement memos and check requests, verifying purchase orders, managing databases of billing/payment transactions, and maintenance of physical files of bills and receipts.
Handling complex issues and multi-task projects in a professional and timely manner, including oversight of construction and relocation to new 36,000 square foot office, showroom and warehouse facility.
01/1991 to 11/1995
INVESTOR ACCOUNTANTPlantation Federal Savings Bank － Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Responsible for posting and reconciling transactions related to sale of mortgage loans to federally chartered financial institutions, as well as for balancing general ledger, managing accounts payable, and processing wire transfers.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: FinanceUniversity of South Carolina Moore School of Business － Columbia, South CarolinaFinance