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Human Resources Management

Carlisle, Iowa, 50047, United States
May 28, 2010

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Krista Beck

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. Proven leadership with positive attitude and professionalism

. Flexible, self-starter with excellent communication skills

. Dedicated team player and driven by success

. Financial: General Accounting, Financial Reporting

. Human Resources: Problem Resolution, Employee Relations, Training and


. Efficiency and Productivity Improvement

. Office Management and Administration

. Inventory Control and Management

. Excellent communication, organizational and project management skills

. Proficient with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office applications

Professional Experience


. Assisted in reversal of annual deficit of ($600K) to a positive cash flow


. Evaluated and proposed changes in Food Service area to eliminate a $30-

$50K loss annually.

. Managed daily financial activity for a company of 50-60 employees, with a

budget of $4.6 million.

. Managed collections procedures resulting in a reduction of outstanding

receivables by 77%. Lowered A/R from +360 days to < 60 days.

. Improved processing and reduced reconciliation time of credit card

batches by 50%.

. Proposed departmental changes saving $70K annually.

. Successfully completed six clean, unqualified financial audits.

. Developed and implemented policies covering all aspects of financial

activity (processing incoming funds, approving expenses, individual staff

credit cards, daily cash handling).

. Created and implemented operational policies and procedures causing a

reduction in department costs.

. Created structured pricing procedure for wholesale customers



. Directly supervised 1-6 employees and/or volunteers.

. Created end of period financial reports for distribution.

. Instrumental player in transition from public to private not-for-profit

entity, overseen by a Board of Directors.

. Provided supporting justification of business expansion using current and

historical data.

. Maximized efficiency by implementation of time saving software (time

collection/ADP, accounting/QuickBooks).

. Assisted in conversion and update of donor database.

. Managed record retention and documentation of reportable activities, such

as employee certifications, insurance and workers compensation claims.

. Tested inventory and quality control processes on accounts receivables

and the processing of payments.

. Troubleshoot complaints, offering corrective or alternative solutions to

employee or customer needs.

. Created and implemented inventory control processes.

. Increased efficiency of department, ensuring product accuracy.

. Partnered with HR department onsite to cover employee benefits,

confidential employee matters, conflict resolution and time cards.

. Provided administrative support to other departments to maintain customer


. Scheduled product delivery according to customer needs.

Previous Key Employers

Blank Park Zoo Foundation, Inc. Des Moines, IA {#2 Tourist Attraction in


Director of Accounting, 2004-2010

Zouir Marketing Group, Pittsburg, KS

A/R Supervisor, 2001-2004

Pittsburg Ford, Pittsburg, KS

Assistant Parts Manager, 1995-1997


William Penn University, Oskaloosa, IA

M.A. in Business Leadership

Anticipated completion June 2011

William Penn University, Oskaloosa, IA

B.S. Degree in Business Management, 2009

Military Experience

U.S. Army Reserve, Coffeyville, KS, 1993-1994

MOS: Light Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic

U.S. Army, Frankfurt, Germany, 1990-1993

Veteran-Support for Gulf War effort, Operation Provide Comfort, Iraq

MOS: Light Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic

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