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Manager Management

Topeka, Kansas, United States
November 29, 2017

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TOPEKA, KANSAS 66618 785-***-****

Career Summary: Worked in a broad range of finance areas for over 15 plus years in and near Topeka, KS. I have a strong knowledge and experience in the accounting field as well as all the other financial areas that I have worked in such a Casino Financial Analyst, Internal Auditor, Director of Financial/Controller, Payroll Manager, Finance & Regulatory Compliance Manager and an Accountant for over ten years, that I would not only be an asset to the company, that it will be beneficial for me to broaden my knowledge outside of the Tribal Government area. I am currently searching for job in Topeka so not commuting or possible contracting work.


Assisted with P.B.P.N. Tribal Government Budgets 3 years for 60 programs Assisted with 10years of Indirect Cost filings with BIA Redeveloped Reinvestment Template

Created Marketing Database for Event/Promotion Analysis Assisted with the Revenue Management System roll-out and development Assisted with the Casino Host Incentive Program Database Development Mentor for the Tribal Mentoring Program


Advanced MS Excel Player Contact System(PCS)

Microsoft Word or Works Abila (Sage)-MIP & Microix Microsoft PowerPoint Timeworks & Kronos

Marketing Workbench (Cognos) AS 400/Rumba

Revenue Management System (RMS) Casino Management System (CMS) Event Management System (EMS) Lodging Management System (LMS) Stratton Warren QuickBooks Pro 2010 & 2011

Blackbaud –Financial Edge Lawson & IDIS

Adobe Photoshop & Script PeopleSoft & SharePoint


Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas


Compliance Officer

*Monitoring Tribal Grants to see if they are in compliance with Federal Regulations

*Assisting Directors with their annual grant reports (PPR’s)

*Researching available grants & submitting to Directors

*Assisting in the grant writing with the internal & financial sections BRB Contractors, Inc.


*Entered Work Orders

*Entered Invoices

*Called Construction Vendors for Water Plant Bids

*Reconciled & Monitored Credit Card Receipts

Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

8/25/16-2/3/17: Tribal Treasurer

*Executive to the overall Finance Department,

*Supervised & evaluated 2 employees

*Executive decision making for the best interests of the PBP Nation,

*Created & Presented Financials to the General Membership

*Created Policy & Procedures for the Tribal Council Kickapoo Nation School

5/1/16-8/25/16: (24hrs/week) Contract Business Manager 8/14/14-5/1/16: (8hrs/week)-Contract Accountant

*Processed & Posted month-end close journal entries for accounts payable, payroll, receivables

*Processed & E-filed payroll tax forms, annual W-2’s, & annual 1099’s. Page 2 of 3

*Created & Presented Monthly Financial Reports to School Board

*Trained Payroll Tax processing

City of Topeka

9/15/14-4/30/16: Financial and Regulatory Compliance Manager-(2/26/15-4/30/16)

*Monitored & analyzed HUD Home Grant funding for all Neighborhood Relations department.

*Monitored & reported grant financial reports to the US Department of Housing & Urban Development.

*Created & presented Grant Budget to actual spending reports to the Director

*Assisted with Grant Funding Application writing & internal controls

*Trained Payroll Manager

9/15/14-2/25/15: Payroll Manager

*Supervised 5 employees processing payroll

*Evaluated employee performances

*Member of Administration and Financial Services Department Management Team

*Processed & monitored payroll taxes, wage garnishments, KPER’S, & year-end W-2’s Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

1/01/12-8/11/14: Director of Finance

*Supervised & evaluated 17 employee’s performance

*Monitored & Assisted in the development of 30 Budgets & 69 grant budgets

*Monitored & Analyzed Investments & Fixed Assets

*Monitored & Analyzed Insurance Benefits

*Monitored & Analyzed Government Organizations Spending

*Created & presented Financials

*Worked with GAAP, GASB, & SAP requirements

*Trained Payroll Clerk

*Trained Accounts Payable Clerk

*Trained Accounts Receivable Clerk

4/25/06-01/01/12: Accountant II

*Monitored & analyzed investments

*Bookkeeping for component unit enterprises

*Created Financial Reports for component units

*Monitored & Analyzed Casino Distribution

*Forecasted & Calculated Tribal Per capita payments

*Monitored & entered fixed assets

8/2/04-4/20/06: Internal Auditor (Prairie Band Gaming Commission) 2/2/04-8/2/04: Accountant


Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas

Masters in Business Administration, Dec.2003

Bachelor of Business Administration (emphasis in accounting), May 2000 Kansas University, Lawrence, KS 1996-1998

Horton High School, Horton, KS-(1984-1996-High School Diploma) VOLUNTEER/CHARITY:

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CERTIFICATES: Grant Management USA Certificate

Federal Fund Management Advisor


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Ann Decoteau, 785-***-****

Address: 150th Rd Mayetta, KS 66509

Amelia Springer, State of KS, 620-***-****

Home Address: 909 Oak St Overbrook, KS

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