A talented financial accounting professional with almost 10 years’ experience skilled in providing comprehensive financial planning and analysis, forecasting and budgeting to executive management. Excel at utilizing data from various financial and information systems to provide tools that assist executives in organizational decision making. Possessing hands on experience with financial statements and reporting for internal and external users in education, nonprofit, grants management and healthcare.
Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
Dec 2012 Masters of Business Administration with Accounting Concentration (GPA: 4.0/4.0)
Top MBA Graduate Faculty Award 2012
Honors Beta Gamma Sigma Inductee Beta Alpha Psi Inductee
TN Society of CPA Scholarship Recipient Frist (Accounting Chair) Scholarship
Fisk University, Nashville, TN
May 2010 B. Sc. in Business Administration with Accounting Concentration (Cumulative GPA: 3.93/4.0)
Highest Business Student GPA Award 2010 (Cumulative)
Honors Delta Mu Delta Inductee Mellon Scholar
TECHNICAL SKILLS Advanced Excel Business Objects Microsoft Dynamics
Oracle (Banner Higher Education) Evisions (Argos)
09/16 – Present Meharry Medical College, President’s Office, Nashville, TN
Director of Title III and Fiscal Affairs
Under the direction of the President and Executive Vice President, is responsible for analyzing and managing budgetary and financial affairs across all Divisional Offices.
Directs the day-to-day management of the Title III Grant activities of over $7 Million across 15 activities working with the President and Activity Directors to ensure the optimal integration of the project’s activities with all components of the College.
Overseas and develops the budgets for the Division of the President and the Division of the Executive Vice President mutli-million dollar budgets.
Prepares and monitors fiscal and technical reports, authorizes expenditures and coordinates with various College staff that will lead the grant activities and other fiscal affairs matters of President’s and Executive Vice President’s Divisions.
01/12 – 09/16 Meharry Medical College, School of Medicine Dean’s Immediate Office, Nashville, TN
Was responsible for the day-to-day clinical and departmental financial accounting and budget support functions for the School of Medicine and Meharry Medical Group $150 Million budget from multiple revenue streams.
Provided financial analysis and budget development duties for department administrators, executives and senior managements which aided in the decision making and planning for the College.
Analyzed data and prepared financial reports, budgets and pro-forma for internal departments as well as for Federal, State and other agencies.
Oversaw annual audit of $20+ Million in state Uncompensated Care Financial Report for College’s clinical enterprise across the Medical and Dental School.
Worked closely with principal officers and executives to ensure compliance and validity of expenses and revenue before approval within the School of Medicine and the Medical Group across clinical, teaching and research departments.
Served as the Department Administrator for the department of Radiology and interim for Family and Community Medicine.
06/10 – 01/12 Meharry Medical College, President’s Office, Nashville, TN
Started working on contract as a temporary accounting assistant through Kelly Financial Services and was converted to the permanent budget analyst.
Trained budget designees within the EVP Division on fiscal policies, entry into College’s system and completion of required accounting forms and statements.
Facilitated synergy between the EVP’s office and over 35 administrative departments within the Division.
Preparation of divisional as well as departmental financial and managerial reports, requisitions, contracts review and validation of all expenses.
Served as the key contact for Title III, OMH and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Occasionally interviewed candidates for the Division whose duties involved accounting or budgetary responsibilities.
05/09 – 08/09 Tennessee Education Lottery Corporation, Nashville, TN
Financial Accounting Intern
Worked in all areas of centralized purchasing, retailer accounting, internal auditing, financial accounting and reporting, cash management and prize validation at the corporate head office.
Performed Daily Reconciliations of transactions on District Offices as well as retailers accounts.
Mastered the Great Plains and GTECH GUI system
Team Leader of the team that won Target Market Lottery Development game competition.
10/07 - 05/10 Fisk University, Leadership Enrichment and Academic Development Program (LEAD)
And The Fisk Academic Success Center, Nashville, TN
Tutored and mentored students in College Algebra, Applied Calculus, Statistics,
Spanish and Business Studies
Advised and helping students on possible majors and to unearth their potential
09/07 - 09/09 Fisk University, Residence Life Program, Nashville, TN
Supervised all girls’ residence hall
Updated Resident Director on students’ actions and trends
Maintained and upheld residence hall rules
01/07- 05/09 Fisk University, Office of Admissions, Nashville, TN
Admission Data Analyst
Tracked students’ information during application process
Compiled marketing packages for prospective students and campus visitors
Updated applicant information into Banner.
Guided high school students on application process and worked with high school counselors.
Analyzed application trends and presented to the Dean of Admission.