Certified Defense Financial Management Military professional with 29 years of experience in managing budgets and teams as an extraordinary leader and analytical problem solver with expertise in strategic and tactical planning. Effectively trained, supervised and mentors large teams under high stress conditions.
Advises branch chief on such matters as Soldier welfare, health, and morale. Assists in inspection of facility and personnel to ensure standards are met and maintained. Responsible for all enlisted personnel, counsels and mentors all enlisted personnel concerning professionalism, attitude, personal problems, and similar matters, and to influence their cooperation and encourage self-improvement. Responsible for financial management duties such as military pay, budgeting, disbursing and accounting for government funds. Conducts audits of Soldiers pay accounts for accuracy of pay entitlements, budgets are balanced and financial matters are met for the interest of the Army. Performs analysis of trends and issues of pay sites within the 54 states and territories and advise on corrective actions to ensure consistency of data entry in accordance with Department of Defense policies and regulatory guidance.
Performed budget formulation involving the preparation of detailed analyses of annual and/or multi-year budget estimates for assigned budget activities, management decision packets organizations/programs into a consolidated budget request. Analyzed assigned programs and articulated budgetary guidance to provide recommendations for budget policy and procedures. Developed budget formulation assumptions, formatted the organizational requirements for the serviced organizations, for the overall budget. Reviewed, analyzed, edited, and consolidated budget submissions before submitting to Office of Secretary of Defense, Army Budget Office and Congress for annual Budget Estimate Submissions and President Budgets. Developed appropriate narrative justification statements and presentation material for budget submissions, unfunded requirements, and programmatic changes. Used automated financial management systems and computer-generated products as tools to accomplish financial management objectives.
Responsible for a wide variety of analytical duties related to program/budget planning with the formulation, justification, presentation, execution, and review for assigned appropriations. Completed budget documents, worksheets, and required reports; prepared a variety of charts, graphs and/or other graphics for briefings, reports and analysis by higher level staff, utilizing automated systems to extract financial data. Generated reports to estimate obligations; maintain current listing of billing officials, alternates, cardholder's, single purchase limits, and monthly limits. Analyzed commitments and obligation of funds, based upon funding availability, the organization's requirements, and fiscal year funding targets to ensure proper utilization, in accordance with annual funding program requirement and spend plans. Ensured the distribution of funds received from higher headquarters was in accordance with approved programs and supported required limitations, floors, and special projects/earmarked line items on the fund allowance documents (FAD). Research, compile, and summarize data for each object class and line item, as needed, to formulate or revise annual budget estimates for higher headquarters. Oversaw $50M of Army and $30M of Airforce distribution of pay and allowance and operation and maintenance funding.
Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of Human Capital Management Finance Section. Oversaw all military pay and financial management operations for over 2200 Soldiers within the Military District of Washington. Evaluated and approved financial transactions, including commitment and obligations of funds for permanent and temporary change of station travel funding accounts totaling over $7M in resource funding. Oversee end of year closeout and ensured that all costs of travel were maintained within funding and budgetary guidelines. Provided advice and consultation for complex budget policies, processes and procedures, and provided corrective actions/creative solutions in advance of funding shortfalls and other critical financial events. Partnered closely with external organizations to forecast arrival of funding and advised leadership of possible funding shortfalls to provide the maximum amount of time to resolve potential issues.
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