Effective and resourceful Accounting Professional excelling at designing efficient quality control procedures and maintaining sound internal controls. Over come complex business challenges and make high stakes decisions using experienced-based judgment, strong work ethic and irreproachable integrity. Results driven with extensive knowledge in a wide range of financial and management functions. They include corporate finance, budget management, procurement, strategic planning, project management, contract and regulatory compliance. Proficient in developing and utilizing knowledge of a diverse array of core financial models and advanced problem solving skills to improve and further objectives.
Profile and Value
Business process re-engineering
Finance and accounting
Advanced problem solving
Project planning and development
Contract management and negotiation
Data analysis understanding
Long-term business planning and execution
Bachelor of Science: Business Management, Albany State University - City
Associate of Arts: Business Management, Darton State College - City, State
Certification in State Purchasing Card Administrator (GCPCA): July 2016 Georgia Department of Administrative Services - City, State
Certification in State Purchasing (GCPA): July 2015 Georgia Department of Administrative Services - City, State
Dougherty County Management and Administrative Training: May 2014 Government Administration - City, State
Purchasing Card Administrator, Current Macalester College – Saint Paul , MN
Accountable for providing highly skilled administrative support to the VP of Fiscal Affairs in managing the activities of the University\'s Purchasing Card Program.
Implement processes to monitor and maintain departmental budgets as forecasted in fiscal year projections.
Verifies the procurement practices comply with established ethical practices as set forth by both the Georgia Department of Administrative Services and the Board of Regents.
Primary liaison to Bank of America and Department of Administrative Services to effectively resolve issues, maintain vendor relations, conduct audits and ensure compliance.
Providing oversight and day-to-day administration of the university P-Card program; and serving as program administrator and primary contact with department heads, faculty and staff to advise on the program and how to implement the use of the P-Card program within their department.
Processing applications for new cards to university staff and faculty, and ensuring that they have completed the required training programs and testing.
Managing account setup, closure, account limitations and controls (e.g., dollar amount and merchant category code restrictions), and performing routine account maintenance.
Updating policies, procedures, forms and training materials relating to the P-Card Program; and conducting training/workshops on cardholder responsibilities, restrictions and required document submissions associated with the P-Card Program.
Reconciling individual accounts and BOA monthly master statement, and submitting reports to DOAS as required; and troubleshooting issues encountered with the P-Card program.
Analyzed budgets, financial reports and projections for accurate reporting of financial standing.
Created an analytical framework for identifying and developing financial growth opportunities.
Managed high volumes of financial activity in a fast-paced, risk-based corporate environment.
Perform administrative duties related to the procuring of services, supplies and equipment in conformance with the laws and policies of Georgia Department of Administrative Services and Board of Regents.
Create purchase orders and accurately review and source NIGP codes.
Reconcile monthly Purchasing Card transactions.
Assist in procurement training and development for eProcurement and Georgia First Marketplace.
Assist in developing and maintaining processes of purchasing, contracts and procurement sources including small business and minority owned suppliers to stay abreast of trends, technologies, products and services.
Responsible for interacting with all levels of management in adhering to apportioned budgets.
Demonstrate initiative and independent judgment in soliciting and evaluating competitive bids.
Effectively establish and maintain vendor and working relationships with regard to a diverse population.
Assumed ownership of accounting, forecasting and strategic supply planning.
Improved supply chain processes by implementing cross-functional efforts in customer service and repair operations.
Synthesized financial and budgetary information to solve problems and develop alternative solutions.
Accountant, The Mentor Network – Wooster , OH
Responsible for monitoring and maintaining vendor relations.
Oversee billing and invoicing for inter-governmental agencies.
Effectively manage accounts payable and receivable for Dougherty County.
Accurately compile monthly reporting of inter-department expenses.
Track and reconcile inmate medical billing for payment.
Expedite travel requisition based on budgets for county employees and government officials.
Adhere to budget guidelines as outlined by the Finance Director and County Administrator.
Identified and investigated variances to financial plans and forecasts by interpreting financial results.
Forecasted operating costs for scheduled projects by strategizing with other departments.
Administrative Operations Coordinator, Department Of Juvenile Justice – City , STATE
Performed a variety of daily accounting non-clerical operations to include complex general accounting functions, preparation of journal entries and account analysis.
Monitors inventory and purchasing controls for individual departments, spending reduced by 30%.
Developed annual budgets in collaboration with the financial director.
Reconcile general ledger, credit card purchasing and postings.
Advanced experience in PeopleSoft applications and accounting programs.
Proposed and achieved cost savings by reducing product return rates.
Sourced vendors for special project needs and negotiated contracts.
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Bachelor of Science : Business Management , Associate of Arts : Business Management , Certification in State Purchasing Card Administrator (GCPCA) : July 2016 Certification in State Purchasing (GCPA) : July 2015 Dougherty County Management and Administrative Training : May 2014
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