Financial professional with several years of experience in financial planning, analysis and accounting principles, budget preparation, planning and scheduling. Proven ability to manage cash flow effectively, guide companies through the financial planning cycle, and instill accountability in management. Proactive, innovative and result oriented with excellent communication skills.
New employee orientations
In-depth knowledge of HR Compliance
Compensation and benefits
Trained in FMLA/ADA/EEO/WC
08/2013 to 07/2014
Staff AccountantThe Club at Carlton Woods – The Woodlands, TX
Assist the Club Controller with the day to day, and monthly operations of the Accounting Department.
Process and records all accounts payable transaction ensuring all invoices and staff reimbursement are accurately coded and paid timely with in accordance with Accounting policies and procedures Manage the processing of cash receipts, credit cards, ACH, wire transfer and recording of revenue and receivable Assist in month end, quarter-end, and year-end closing processes ensuring transactions are in accordance with GAAP and internal policies and procedures are followed Process benefit expense allocations, monthly accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses, and recording of adjusting and reclassification journal entries, if necessary Prepare and analyze the monthly budget/forecast to actual variance reports per department.
Assist in the preparation of financial statements, budget performance and financial reporting.
06/2011 to 07/2013
Business ManagerWellspring Academy of CA – Reedley, CA
The World's largest boarding school for overweight teens and young adults.
Maintained full overall business responsibility of residential treatment facility for weight management and educational services, and comprehensive programs, including; aligning communication people, culture, processes, resources and systems to ensure effective and timely implementation and delivery of required results.
Accountable for P&L reporting and variance report with detailed explanation Month-end and year-end close of all financial activity Budgeting and forecasting ADC (Average Daily Census) Processed all A/P, A/R and collections, bi-weekly Payroll Processed all related tax reporting including payroll, corporate, State and Federal taxes Oversaw the day to day operations of the facility and program department Horseshoe bend school district, Horseshoe Bend, ID.
09/2009 to 05/2011
Business Manager/ControllerHorseshoe Bend School District – Horseshoe Bend, ID
Managed schools' finances and provided expertise in the areas budgeting and forecasting, grant applications and project implementation.
Structured and implemented programs and policies in the areas of training, compensation structures, benefits packages, and incentives.
Assisted with the establishment of departmental measurements to support the accomplishment of the company's strategic goals Effectively developed district policies and procedures for human resources, budgeting, and financial analysis and reporting Performed financial duties for the school including monitoring school budget(s), tracking grants, encumbrances, and revenue and expenditure activities In charge of district capital and operating budgets- reported financial data to State Department of Education and the Board of Trustees Reconciled school accounts and bank statements and accurately handled all bookkeeping.
07/2005 to 07/2009
Finance DirectorTucson Long-Term Care Medical Group – Tucson, AZ
Successfully directed and managed all fiscal, and risk management/insurance activities of TLC and six sub companies Prepared financial statements, state compliance, annual reports, unclaimed property reports, business licenses, cash, general ledger, account analysis and reconciliation, journal entries, and performed variance analysis in accordance with business plan.
Compiled periodic financial reporting packages for senior management.
Prepared data for outside income tax preparer.
Assisted with preparation for external audits to ensure regulatory compliance and operational efficiency/accuracy.
Worked in collaboration with CFO to ensure accuracy and integrity of financial information in support of overall business objectives.
Managed and supervised full cycle of accounting operations, including A/R, A/P, bank reconciliation, financial statements and end of month reports Responsible for the monthly close as well as maintenance of all accounting ledgers including monthly review of all account reconciliations and journal entries Managed two primary health clinics.
09/1996 to 07/2004
Membership Accounting ManagerState of Arizona- State Retirement systems ASRS – Phoenix, AZ
Served as an integral member of the Accounting team with responsibilities in development and maintenance of the budgeting and accounting systems.
Proven ability to be flexible and worked in a team environment.
Accurately prepared impact assessments for proposed legislation to include necessary changes to computer systems, resource requirements, and desk procedures Productively managed several departments including- Contribution Accounting, Member Balance or Service Purchase Accounting and Health Insurance units Precisely provided budgeting and financial analysis for multiple service areas Prepared thorough month and year end financial reports; partnered with department heads for preparation of annual and revenue forecasts Analyzed work processes and made modifications and recommendations for changes to manual and automated systems.
Master of Arts: Public Administration Webster University - St. Louis, MO Public Administration
Bachelor of Science: Business AdministrationWestern International University - Phoenix, AZ Business Administration
Accounting, accounting systems, accounts payable, accruals, ADP, A/P, AS400, Balance, bank reconciliation, benefits, bookkeeping, Budgeting, budgets, budget, bi, business plan, closing, Controller, credit, database, delivery, senior management, financial, financial analysis, financial analysis and reporting, financial reporting, financial statements, forecasting, general ledger, grants, Great Plains, GroupWise, HRIS, human resources, IBM, Insurance, Microsoft Office Applications, Oracle9, Payroll, policies, processes, QuickBooks, recording, reporting, risk management, strategic, Structured, tax, taxes, Unisys, annual reports, year-end