Established and managed the A/P, A/R and Payroll functions for 70 - 110 team members while providing leadership to program directors and managers in the development, implementation, allocation and monitoring of their individual program budgets, grant renewal processes and required funding source financial reporting; fiduciary responsibility for the preparation of the consolidated annual budget ranging from $6M to $10M and all functions and communications related to annual and interim financial reporting (including financial reporting to the Board of Directors at quarterly meetings), month-end closing and annual audits.
Project Management: Completion of an accounting software conversion resulting in the elimination of (3) separate accounting systems, in-house accounting and payroll processing for the first time in 30 yearsresulting in cost savings of $30,000 per year.Process Improvement:Creation of new accounting and internal controls policies and procedures to strengthen the integrity of the accounting processes thus increasing compliance with federal, state, local and private funding sources regulations and reporting requirements. Through process improvements, time to complete the annual audit has been reduced from 11 months to 6 months
Fund Development and Grant Administration:
Implementation of the new in-house accounting system resulted in the ability for real-time financial reporting to external users, program managers, directors and executive staff and proper grant administration. Due to the flexibility of the new accounting system to customize financial data for different users, we were able to increase the number of submissions for new grants/contracts and reduce the time to complete them.
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