Skilled Financial Manager adept at increasing work process efficiency and profitability through functional and technical analysis.
Certified Financial Manager
Superintendent Comptroller Squadron, 01/2009 to CurrentPeterson Air Force Base － Bellevue, Colorado
Provided strategic/functional guidance to the 217 members of Comptroller Squadron and 17 Wing Staff Agencies
Coordinated processing of military/travel pay documents for 13,000 assigned personnel at various locations world-wide
Developed business rules, polices, and standard operating procedures to ensure financial efficiency and effectiveness
Principal advisor to Commander providing insight, awareness of military, civilian, travel pay and budget & accounting processing issues
Developed Quality Assurance metrics and oversaw strategic process improvement initiatives
Managed training and development for all newly assigned employees and Airmen
Reviewed prior year aged obligations across Air Force Space Command; trained bases; aged obligations reduced by 45%; $5M back to the Department of Defense
Created self-inspection checklists for Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) objectives ensured compliance by at six main operating bases, three Centers, two Direct Reporting Units (DRUs), and 43 geographically separated units (GSUs) located around the world
Revamped requirement tracking; automated daily balancing procedures; improved data fidelity; saved 500 man hours Developed internal control policies, guidelines, and procedures for activities such as budget administration, cash and credit management, and accounting.
Reconciled 8,000 line document control register with Army accounting system; 100% accurate status of funds at Commanders fingertips Developed and evaluated financial performance standards with emphasis on process improvements.
Customer Service Flight Chief, 01/2007 to 01/2009Ellsworth Air Force Base － Colorado Springs, SD
Prepared, examined, and analyzed accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
Appointed by the U.S. Treasurer as Disbursing Officer, disbursed and collected cash, checks, and electronic funds transfer payments; maintained 100% control of funds
FM Superstar! Selected as Air Force Central Command Air Expeditionary Force Accounting and Budget technician of the Rotation
Meticulously audited 200 contracts, processed $5.8M in payments; vendors ecstatic, kept vital good and services flowing.
Maintenance Group Resource Manager, 01/2004 to 01/2007Kadena Air Base － Okinawa, Japan
Principle financial advisor to the Pacific Air Forces Command's largest Maintenance Group executing multi-faceted $165M budget including $160M flying hour program supporting 54 F-15s, 15 KC-135s, 10 HH-60s, and 2 E-3s aircraft worth $4B
Prepared unfunded list; prioritized $4.5M in requirements; secured $3.2M in end of fiscal year funding; more than any other 18th Wing Group
Performed federal stock group exclusion study; won purchase approval for 175 items; saved non flying hour dollars
Award Winner; selected back to back years as 18th Wing Resource Advisor of the year
Maintenance Group Resource Manager, 01/2001 to 01/2004Davis Monthan Air Force Base － Tucson, AZ
Coordinated procurement of Wing's #1 unfunded requirement; expeditious action resulted in award of $1.4M contract for aircraft sunshades that protected aircraft and provided maintainers shelter from extreme desert weather conditions.
Identified miscoding of organizational vehicle fuel keys for 3 accounts; provided accurate line of accounting to budget officer realigned $5K in fuel charges.
Systems expert; applied vast knowledge of integrated accounts payable system to track and research outstanding invoices/receiving reports valued at $600K for 6 squadrons; efforts resulted in $25K discounts earned.
Customer Service Technician, 01/1995 to 01/2000Offutt Air Force Base － Bellevue, NE
Assisted with certifying on average over 26,000 monthly vendor disbursements worth over $150M.
Chosen by operating location director to perform demonstrations of newly implemented finance systems at the annual Worldwide American Society of Military Comptrollers Professional development institute.
Named DFAS-OM Outstanding Airman of the Year 1996; best of 95 Airman assigned.
Accounts Payable Technician, 01/1992 to 01/1995Plattsburgh Air Force Base － Bellevue, NY
Prepared and submitted general funds general ledger trial balance to higher headquarters.
Successfully assisted in year-end conversion including establishing new fund codes and cost centers for use in the general accounting and finance system.
Volunteered to deploy in support of "Operation Support Hope" disbursing in excess of $850K dollars in US and foreign currencies with 100% accountability.
Bachelor's Degree:Business Administration (w/Honors),2012Trident University － CaliforniaGPA: Magna Cum Laude
Associates Degree:Financial Management,2005Community College of the Air Force
Department of Defense Financial Management Certification - Level 3 2015
Member of American Society of Military Comptrollers
Security Clearance - Secret through July, 2022
US Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy (Leadership/Strategic planning)
US Air Force Noncommissioned Officer Academy (Leadership/Strategic planning) Distinguished Graduate; Top 10% in academic and military performance
Air Force Space Command Financial Management Outstanding Contribution to Financial Management (Enlisted)