Procurement Specialist March 2014-Present
-Purchases supplies, services, construction, automatic data processing equipment, research and development and major systems (hardware, software, services) averaging 13,000 orders annually for new projects for Universal Studios theme park; Universal Orlando and Universal Hollywood and NBC studios, including 30 Rock.
Trains new employees and cross trained employees from other teams on Maximo and SAP for reorganization in three months
Trained over 3,000 requestors and 173 business units to learn new procurement system 7 years ahead of schedule
Maintains contact with 900 vendors under established contracts to discuss and resolve difficulties related to scheduling deliveries, availability of goods and meeting terms of purchase agreements within 24 hours
Within 24 hours able to respond to logistic teams and work with warehouse operations managers of two theme parks to deliver goods and services by lead times.
Maintains 99% confirmation of delivery of orders within twenty-four-hour period; strong contributor to $700,000 cost savings
Communicate and coordinate with requestors to identify and locate needed goods that are crucial to operational success
Cost accounting for determining costs of products on projects and updating inventory to those needs.
Billing Specialist June 2013-Feb 2014
-Distributed communication for trailer assignment and list route/backhaul/trailer requirements to fifty (50) truck drivers; Provided revenue reporting to the center; Prepared invoices to bill out freight; Updated and maintained spreadsheet of supplier information monthly, Compiling and entry of manifest information including mileage, POD’s, and driver information using logistics management software
Verified internal on average one-hundred (100) arranged common carrier invoices for accuracy and processed within a four-hour period
Created a daily revenue report, during the quarter created seventy-five (75) revenue reports, over the course of a year created three-hundred (300) revenue reports
Created a nightly manifest for fifty (50) truck drivers adhering to Department of Transportation policies and procedures
Managed transportation, distribution, and logistics operations, ensuring efficient use of logistics resources while meeting the needs of the customer.
Performed any other duties assigned as it relates to the overall business of the company.
Receiving Specialist June 2012-May 2013
-Communicated interdepartmental information as needed by working closely with the
Manufacturing Manager, Production Supervisor, President, Sales, Purchasing and Accounting departments on a regular basis.
Communicated relevant information to other department managers about order status, special orders, discounts, trial products, and shipping errors.
Interacted with vendors to identify equipment/supplies for the warehouse.
Directed employees in the receipt of all incoming product and accurately updated inventory using SAP software
Managed transportation, distribution, and logistics operations, ensuring efficient use of logistics resources while meeting the needs of the customer
Instant Tax Service November 2008-April 2012(seasonal)
- Responsible for preparing income tax returns of business firms and individuals. Increased individuals tax returns by 25% within four months.
• Trained new staff members and retained 33% of sales team for the upcoming season.
Monitored progress. Pulled time sheets
and made sure of accuracy.
• Answered over 500 client queries regarding tax codes and appropriate deductions
by phone, fax or in person.
• Assisted with marketing plan for each tax season
• Scheduled appointments, meetings, and travel arrangements for owner.
• Assist clients about legal issues, tax amendments and payment plans.
Motel 6 January 2000-May 2005
Front Office Coordinator
• Responsible for all aspects of bookkeeping and accounting duties
utilizing Oracle software. 100% accuracy of reconciliation daily.
• Maintained confidential record keeping of all customers.
• Greeted 200 customers daily, answered 2 phone lines, scheduled reservations on worldwide system, contacted other establishments in area for rates.
• Prepared monthly and annual accruals and month end closings. Made
sure expenses did not go over budget.
• Coordinated with housekeeping staff to maintain cleanliness and organization of 200 rooms.
• Responsible for training new staff members on policy and procedures. Due to my training techniques was able to retain same staff for five years.
Nioxin, May 2006-July 2006 - Created a nationwide SAP database management system for Nioxin end users to create or update information on vendors using Nioxin products.
Internal Revenue Service, Jan 2006-May 2010(seasonal)- -Financial agent in the IRS lockbox program to collect tax payments in an efficient and timely manner; contributing to annual collection of $424 billion. Data entry skills
using 10-key skills of 10,000 + on a AS400 system.
1800Flowers.com, Jan 1999-Jan 2000- Trained over 800 agents in a call center on product knowledge, customer service and quality assurance. Retained 63% of agents after training. Created a policy and procedures manual for call center agents with agents passing 100% quality assurance testing. Supervised 200 agents on quality customer service calls
RGIS, May 2005-July 2012-SAP data entry for inventory control and cycle count of major department stores such as Target, Walmart, Men’s Warehouse.
Camp Lowe, Jan 1987-July 1991-Counseled groups of twenty girls in a session, team leadership skills, understand team dynamics, outdoor survival, assign each girl a role and responsibility during the session. Organized, planned and deployed the different projects. Motivated the teams of girls to highest performance level they could achieve. Completed projects within the allotted time frame. Allowed teams to brainstorm for different decision-making processes.
Complex Problem Solving *Critical Thinking*Adaptable*Windows*SAP*Oracle*Excel*Confidentiality
Albright College,Reading, PA. Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Accounting: Coursework; Financial Accounting, Financial Reporting, Auditing, Strategic Cost Management, Managerial Accounting
Certified Nursing Assistant certificate, Georgia Labor Department, June 1994
Medical Assistant, Ross Medical Education Learning Center, July 2006