Self motivated professional with a unique combination of skills in research, financial and legal analysis, compliance, and development.
*Strengths Include: Internal Audits, GAAP, SOX Compliance, P&L Statements, Quarterly and Year-End Close, Cost Accounting, Financial Restructuring & Budgetary Analysis, Payroll Taxation, Benefits Analysis, Supply Chain Management, Risk Analysis,
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, & Access, Financial Software: Great Plains, Peachtree, PeopleSoft, SAP, QuickBooks, & JDE / AS400, Oracle 11
Macy'sAlpharetta, GAFine Jewelry Captain01/2016 to 01/2017
Maximized sales in the total Jewelry/Watch business; achieved sales and profits through the development of a quality sales organization and appropriate merchandise content within an area of the store; assisted customers in all aspects of total store fulfillment; satisfied the needs of our digital and physical customers by making appropriate partnerships when necessary; and governed all Jewelry procedures, policies, standards, and Fine Jewelry Operations.
The Diversified Group, LLCAtlanta, GASr. Budget Analyst01/2009 to 01/2016
Aided in the development, analysis and execution of strategic plans and management while assuring proper allocation of current resources through historical analysis of revenue and expenses as well as providing project projections through cost and price analyses.
Engaged cost-benefit analysis to assess program tradeoffs, reviewed financial requests and explored alternative funding methods.
Reviewed managers and department heads submission for the upcoming fiscal year while provide historical current budget analysis of variances and current sales/revenue adjustments.
Assessed, developed and executed accounting policies and procedures for compliance with Government standards, accounting principles, and multi-tiered system application standards.
Provided Cash Cycle and Cash Flow analysis along with narratives ensuring optimum budgetary compliance.
Advised and provided technical assistance in the preparation of annual budgets.
Designed and proposed operational and financial plans for evaluation at the beginning of each budget cycle outlining prospective programs, new initiatives and capital expenditures needed to fund various programs and estimated costs.
Examined budget estimates and proposals for accuracy.
Assisted in formulating and developing organizational annual expenditure plan in addition to executing the semi-annual review and end of year closeout.
Health and Fitness Intelligence TankAtlanta, GADirector of Finance and Business Development02/2005 to 02/2009
Aided in the development and funding of an organization from a start-up to a functioning parent company that oversees the operations and functionality of auxiliary organizations overseeing contractual competitive bidding processes and pricing procedures.
Monitored past due funds, cash flow, revenue, billing, month end, collections, accounts receivables withdrawal process, and credit balances.
Provided direct and indirect cost analysis, pricing and proposal support for new business development opportunities.
Assured SOX compliance.
Reviewed and provided final approval of financial statements and quarterly reports.
Prepared monthly rolling financial forecast and monthly review packages for executive level briefings.
Provided final approval on bank and account reconciliation to maintain organizational solvency.
Redesigned accounting and financial reports ensuring readability for investors and financial institutions.
Provided all governmental payroll reporting (W2, 1099, and 1096).
Oversaw production of all annual and quarterly tax forms (940, 941, 1120).
Redesigned executive compensation to ensure governmental compliance.
Provided strategic alliance with the American Medical Association (AMA), National Medical Association (NMA), National Institute on Health (NIH), and Dun & Bradstreet (DNB).
Created and implemented companywide sales and marketing tools, techniques and procedures that led to significantly increased marketability of the company's products and services.
Spearheaded operation's and marketing's strategic plan and implementation initiative inclusive of redesigning mission, vision and values propositions, new logos, brand mark, and internal and external collateral.
Developed organization operations, procedures and work flow design.
Successfully obtained funding through private equity investors and SBA.
Museum of IndustryBaltimore, MDDirector of Finance02/2002 to 02/2005
Recruited to aid organization by repairing a failing financial system and coordinating goals and objective of the administration, Finance Committee, Board of Director and the Baltimore City Government through cost and price analyses, historical sales and revenue analyses, and competitive pricing and bidding initiatives.
Provided cash flow and historical sales analysis.
Provided cost and price analysis determining profitability of current and future projects and contracts and if projects should be engaged in aggregate or systematically.
Provided financial analyses and projections for competitive contract bidding processes.
Lead negotiation with Mercantile Bank & Trust for the receipt of a $1MM+ LOC.
Internally monitored and provided analysis of securities comprised of the organization's endowment and 403 (b) accounts managed by T.
Directed the post-Hurricane Isabel financial recovery.
Remediate dysfunctional accounting system.
Created organization's first capital and operating budget.
Supervised a staff of interns, bookkeepers & clerks.
Coordinated and conducted cash management workshops.
Oversaw production of financial statements with consistent, reliable financial data.
Increased government grants and private sector contributions in excess of $1MM within 13 months.
Turned 20 years of fiscal year end deficits (-$300,000+) into surplus ($18,000).
Assured SOX compliance.
Provided debt negotiations and restructuring to aid budgetary turn around.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts:Political ScienceMorgan State University, Baltimore, MDPolitical Science Morgan State University Honors Society
Master of Business AdministrationUniversity of Phoenix, Atlanta, GA
Doctor:Business AdministrationUniversity of Phoenix, Atlanta, GABusiness Administration
Master of Arts:Law - Business and Commercial LawRegent University School of Law, Virginia Beach, VALaw - Business and Commercial Law
Activities and Honors
Christian Legal Society, Virginia Beach, VA