To obtain a challenging and rewarding position that would allow me to exhibit my professional management and leadership skills. [Job Title] highly effective at time management and interacting productively with colleagues and clients. Capable Auditor, successful at clear and concise reporting. Remains highly involved in the tracking and testing of implemented solutions. Accountant and management bringing over 10+ years of experience in audits, special investigations, policy reviews and research and analysis. Energetic Accountant focused on identifying discrepancies and finding realistic solutions.
Microsoft Office Suite proficiency
Internal and external auditing
Strong interpersonal skills
35 WPM typing speed
Requires minimal supervision
Strong interpersonal skills
Accomplished in project management
to 01/2013 East Baker Historical Society – Newton,
Setup Quicken accounting software; Developed payroll and all federal reporting requirements.
Managed five federal and corporate grants.
Provided daily management and reporting of utilization and expenses to both Corporate and federal agencies.
Provided accounting service to agencies and supervised bookkeeping staff.
I prepared, analyzed, and provided advice on monthly, quarterly, and annual company, state, and federal reports.
Structured accounting books and prepared previous to current tax reporting and returns.
Supported management through risk identification, control testing and process improvement procedures.
Supervised and coordinated projects for external auditors and examiner evaluations.
Reported internal control issues to management and supplied comprehensive recommendations to mitigate the associated risks.
Met with clients to identify and assess business controls, risks, process gaps and work flow inefficiencies.
to 01/2008 H & R Block – Dawson,
Assisted with office start-up, supervised office processes and staff, prepared clients' taxes, reviewed previous year's taxes and amended returns, and reconciled daily receipts and deposits.
to 01/2007 Turner Job Corps Center – Albany,
Responsible for contract start-up/close-out, and the Departments of Student Records/Data Integrity, Finance, Administration, Property, Maintenance, Purchasing, Wellness, Transportation, Safety, Security, Food Service, and MIS; accountable for staff evaluations, community relationships, liaison between TJCC and regional, federal, and local agencies; managed accountability, financial reporting, and staff training; initiated Co-enrollments with local high schools and other agencies; acted in the absence of Center Director.
Oversaw daily office operations for staff of 30 employees.
Complied annual recommendations for end of fiscal year budgets.
Negotiated pricing with vendors regarding wholesale billing and marketing procedures.
Managed executive calendar and coordinated weekly project team meetings.
Prepared financial pages for presentation to senior management.
Prepared quarterly LP financial reports for various venture capital funds.
to 01/2003 Gainesville Job Corps Center Del-Jen, Inc – Gainesville,
Responsible for contract start-up/close-out, and the Departments of Student Records/Data Integrity, Finance Administration, Property, Purchasing, Food Service, Wellness, and Maintenance; accountable for staff evaluations, community relations, liaison between Center, regional, federal, and local agencies; managed accountability, financial reporting.
Staff training; trained staff on CDSS and managed implementation; assisted with co-enrollment projects with local high schools and other agencies; acted in the absence of Center Director.
Discovered major instances of fraud, embezzlement and large balances due.
Provided timely actuals, forecast and budget data for IT and corporate management.
Drafted the complete annual audit reports including all footnote disclosures.
to 01/2002 Mississippi Job Corps Center Del-Jen, Inc – Crystal Springs,
Managed the areas of Finance/Accounting, Contracts, Purchasing, Safety, Security, transportation, Wellness, Food Service, Student Records/Data Integrity, Property, and Maintenance.
to 01/2001 Gainesville Job Corps Center – Gainesville,
Directed the areas of Counseling, Residential Living, Recreation, CPP, and Social Skills Training.
Deputy Programs Director01/1997
to 01/1998 Oneonta Jobs Corps Center – Oneonta,
Directed Career Technical Training, Academic Education, Residential Living, Recreation, Counseling, and the Solo Parenting Program.
to 01/1997 Great Onyx Job Corps Center – Mammoth Cave,
Directed the areas of Residential Living, Counseling, Career Exploration, Student Government, CPP, ACT Program, and Recreation; served on the Administrative Team; developed an excellent leadership program; formulated a tutoring, counseling, and OCT Program with the local university; helped to move the Center from a national ranking of 100 to 56 during the first three months after arrival.
to 01/1995 Gainesville Job Corps Center – Gainesville,
Responsible for the safety training of employees; the safety and security of staff, students, and government property; investigation of accidents, thefts, assaults, property damage/loss; and utilized various forms of communication and security systems.
to 01/1994 McKinney Job Corps Center – McKinney,
Group Life and Residential Living.
Served as Assistant to the Center Director; directed Counseling, Career Exploration, Student Government, CPP, Recreation, and ACT; helped the Center receive a national award for the most improved in the nation.
to 01/1992 Atlanta Job Corps Center – Atlanta,
Successfully integrated the safety and security functions of the facility; served as Loss Control Officer; managed Center Duty Officers, PBX Operation, and Security.
Center Duty Officer01/1985
to 01/1989 Atlanta Job Corps Center – Atlanta,
Directed program operations during a shift, and administered 24 hours of programming during the absence of the Center Director and Deputy Director.
to 01/1985 Atlanta Job Corps Center – Atlanta,
Performed and supervised functions of cash disbursement, payroll, cash receipts, employee benefits, cost and general ledgers, government audits, and banking; served on the Corporate Transition Team.
Associate of Arts: 1988Georgia State University-
Academic Achievement Award
Continuing education in Public Speaking
Certification: Accounting12 1971Marsh-Draughon Business College-
. Coursework in Public Speaking
Continuing education in Urban Life
Business Accounting6 1971Morehouse College-
Safety, Security, Loss Control: Trained by OSHA, National Fire Protection, National Safety Council, Atlanta Police Academy in Unarmed Defense, Crowd Control, Investigation Procedures, Preservation of Evidence, etc.
Have acted as a liaison between centers and the local emergency agencies such as police, fire, disaster units, health care agencies, and all community relations programs.
Accounting: Possess thirteen years experience in the preparation of government reports.
Served with Job Corps start-up/close-out teams for new centers, as well as, transition teams to reorganize and staff the Finance Department.
Computer literate, can analyze financial data and performance standards data, and can implement strategies for positive impact output.
Career Training-Auditing: I have served as a member of the corporate team, audited the career training areas of Job Corps Centers, trained career training staff on managing OMS, and successfully managed the Center team from a low to a satisfactory rating.
Military Experience: U.S.
Have operated 40-foot and 46-foot Search and Rescue vessels, managed 3-person crews to rescue lost and disabled vessels in the Atlantic between Florida and the Bahamas, patrolled the inter-coastal waterways and the ocean to ensure safety and crime prevention, and supervised crews that escorted the U.S.
President and his family members during boat outings.
Skilled in the use of maps, charts, wave radios, and radars to perform tasks.
Communication: wrote detailed reports for files, TV news releases, and newspaper articles.