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Financial Controller / Project Controller / Senior Accountant

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
February 15, 2018

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Professional Experience

Harrisburg Area Community College 2007 – Present

Adjunct Faculty

Instruction of college level technology courses in computer information systems and software for business that provides students with an understanding of underlying concepts, terminology and operations and software associated with computer information systems in industry and for personal use

Hospice of Central Pennsylvania 2017 – 2018

Senior Director of Finance

Strategic partner and member of the Leadership Team

Participative manager, responsible for leading and directing the finance team

Responsible for business planning, yearly budgeting process and organizational administration

SpiriTrust Lutheran 2017 – 2017


Responsible for providing oversight and management to the financial and accounting systems

Implements strategies to achieve goals as established in the department’s annual operating plan

Ensures the department’s compliance with operating standards and procedures and outside regulatory requirements

Maintains general control of all practices within the Corporate Finance Department

Oversees the preparation of annual budget, compilation of financial reports and statements, and other data as required

System One Assigned to The Hershey Company 2014 – 2017

Project Controller

Supported project managers in managing project costs to provide on time, and within budget, performance of all aspects of contractual efforts

Responsible for project financial management to include completion of forecasts, weekly and monthly financial reviews, identification and tracking of funding issues and delivery of monthly SOX and management status reports

Performed project management duties to include maintaining the integrated master schedule, tracking the budget and providing reports on burn down throughout the life of the project

Provided financial costs analysis to manage projects within contractual requirements on multiple simultaneous projects

Assisted project manager with the planning and management of highly technical projects and direct completion of tasks within estimated time frames and budget constraints

TEK Systems 2013 – 2014

Business Analyst

Member of the KPMG training staff, creating training material for DPW staff based on changes in how eligibility for social programs and health care is determined

Attended requirement sessions on behalf of KPMG and debriefed team on outcomes and resolutions

Assisted KPMG senior staff with requirement session strategies for the Affordable Care Act Project and the impacts on eligibility

Jewish Home of Greater Harrisburg 2010 – 2013


Ensured that company financial information is appropriate, properly maintained and controlled to facilitate timely and accurate performance reporting, business analysis and financial projections with appropriate attention to details and controls

Coordinated and managed the annual budgeting process for a $13 million organization; supporting 14 department managers

Identified, leveraged and lead strong functional leadership within accounting/finance departments, ensuring accountability, and business process documentation for succession planning and cross functional and technical training

Continuously improved the effectiveness of ERP accounting systems, procedures and policies to support operations and strategic decisions

Instrumental in driving greater utilization and efficiency of a cloud based EHR system through enabling additional functionalities and training

Momentum, Inc. 2006 – 2010

Business Analyst

Business Analyst on numerous projects for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a subcontractor with Deloitte Consulting LLC

Validated and documented business process maps; identifying both business and system requirements and evaluation of potential solution software

Conducted business analysis to facilitate initiatives resulting in the identification, development and documentation of updated process flows or business rules necessary to support newly introduced SAP processes and/or workflows


Amberton University – Master of Business Administration

University of Maryland, Baltimore County – Master of Science – Information Systems

Harrisburg Area Community College – Associate in Arts – Computer Information Systems

York College of Pennsylvania –Bachelor of Arts – Majors: Accounting & Public Administration

Community Leadership

Golden Visions Adult Day Care - Board Member (Treasurer) 2015 - 2017


SAP, Excel, SharePoint, Word, Access, QuickBooks, Point Click Care, MS Project, Peachtree, PowerPoint and Visio.

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