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Administrative Professional

Newburgh, IN
October 29, 2018

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Sandra L. Goad

**** ******** *****, ********, ** 47630


Career Highlights:

Team Lead for Kaizen event to standardize procurement card reconciliation process for union employees that eliminated the need to submit paper documentation.

Implemented new process and standards that resulted in reducing the number of delinquent cardholders by 98%.

Streamlined manual new cardholder process to electronic based process.

Acted as the project lead for auditing project to ensure customers were being charged correct rate.

Created tracking spreadsheet to monitor compliance in training of employees and testing of equipment for gas storage fields.

Negotiated rebate for company procurement card program that resulted in an increase of 40%.

Negotiated contracts that resulted in a savings of $30,000 in 2018.

Evaluated potential suppliers utilizing cost and process matrix that resulted in cost avoidance of $77,000.

Professional Experience:

April 2010 - Current, Vectren Corporation, Evansville, IN


Process purchase requisitions to order service related materials.

Answer technical and process related questions in regards to Oracle financial system.

Assist departments with service related purchases by creating Requests for Information, Requests for Quotes and Requests for Proposals.

Assist in the development of contracts.

Monitor supplier compliance to ensure that insurance information is up to date on all suppliers.

Facilitate and organize meetings between departments and suppliers for negotiations and to address any contractual concerns.

Assist employees to determine the most cost effective form of making a purchase while keeping within company policies.

Perform all functions related to the Supply Chain Program Administrator as listed previously.

July 2015 – February 2017, Supply Chain Program Administrator

Manage procurement card program for 900 plus cardholders with annual spend of $6,000,000.

Collect monthly statements and receipts for 600 plus monthly users.

Review and update policy and processes.

Enforce employee compliance in regards to policies and processes as related to the procurement card program.

Create and maintain standard work instructions for the procurement card program.

Maintain and update information on procurement card SharePoint site.

Work closely with auditing department to reduce fraud risk associated with the procurement card program.

Monitor high risk transactions and seek further justification from cardholder’s as necessary.

Act as the point of contact for all cardholders and supervisors in relation to the procurement card program.

Create and maintain reports for the procurement card program.

Update metrics and track key performance indicators in regards to procurement card program.

Create training presentations related to procurement card processes.

Conduct training related to procurement card processes.

Assist with travel coordination.

Address and resolve general payroll related inquiries and complete time entry for department.

April 2010-July 2015, Administrative Assistant/Administrative Coordinator

Processed invoices and purchase order requests for multiple suppliers

Processed time reports and answered general payroll related questions.

Coordinated travel schedules and accommodations for multiple departments and negotiated hotel rates.

Assisted with monthly reports in relation to customer meter readings.

Inventoried and ordered supplies for multiple departments.

Planned and arranged meetings for management and executive leadership team.

Arranged for necessary building repairs/adjustments for multiple departments.

Assisted in the coordination and creation of materials for community outreach events.

Assisted in the planning and coordination of fundraising events for annual United Way and other outreach campaigns.

Assisted in organizing large mailing list for annual outreach campaign.

Planned, arranged and coordinated meetings to accommodate multiple schedules for bi-weekly customer service luncheons.

Created standard work instructions and trained employees on Microsoft Mail Merge feature.

Created charts and graphs related to call center statistics for internal and external stakeholders.

Created customer service power point presentations that were utilized for board meetings, regulatory commission visits as well as internal resources.

Assisted with special projects for various departments including gas control, energy efficiency and auditing.


Additional Experience

2005-2008 Youth Leader First Church of the Nazarene Evansville, IN

Led weekly youth group meetings.

Organized and promoted fundraising events.

Planned and organized activities and events.

2012-current Youth Leader Church of the Cross Evansville, IN

Created youth departments weekly lesson plans for Sunday services.

Led weekly youth group meetings.

Organized and promoted fundraising events.

Planned and organized activities and events.

Organized and directed annual youth Christmas program.

Community Involvement

Participated in annual United Way Day of Caring assisting at numerous organizations.

United Way annual fund drive committee for 3 years.

Team Captain for Juvenile Diabetes Walk for 2 years.

Organized and collected items for silent auction to benefit Juvenile Diabetes for 2 years.

Created and conducted meetings for woman’s support group for 1 year.

Participated in Homeless Connect event in 2014, 2017

Live Y’ers mentor for 1 year.

Hosted students for annual job shadowing event for 3 years.

Girl Scout troop co-lead for 1 year.

Castle South middle school-assisted with musical for 3 years.

Kairos prison ministry-assisted with organization of materials.

Devotional speaker for Church of the Cross annual tea party 2017, 2018.

Participated in YMCA annual Champions for Youth campaign, 2018.

Educational Background:

March 2011 – February 2018, Oakland City University, Evansville, IN

Bachelors of Business Administration-Accounting Concentration and OCU Certificate in Quality Systems (CQS)

August 1999 – March 2001, Ivy Tech State College, Evansville, IN

Associate of Applied Science-Accounting

Dean’s List all 4 semesters

Computer Program Knowledge:

Microsoft Office

US Bank Access Online






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Facility One Stop


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