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Budgeting, Accounting, Finance, Project Management, Training

Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Salary:
130,000
Posted:
November 14, 2018

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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Accomplished finance/accounting professional with over 13 years of analytical experience. Able to work successfully in a detail-oriented, multi-functional setting; equipped with in-depth knowledge of GAAP, along with SOX compliance, auditing work papers, analysis of financial activities, budgeting, reconciliations, auditing and transfer pricing, cost allocations and revenue recognition.

CORE COMPENTENCIES

FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS

RESULTS ORIENTED

BUDGET PLANNING & EXECUTION

COMMUNICATION

STRATEGIC THINKER

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

LEADERSHIP

MANAGEMENT TRAINING

BUDGET REPORTING

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

Professional Experience

FSA Federal/ Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) HQ Washington D.C.

Supervisory Financial Analyst March 2012-Present

Lead point of contact under Budget Branch Chief to assist with planning and execution of the Federal Budget Execution of Department of Justice $56M for Asset Forfeiture Seized Property Division (AFSPD) of (ATF). Led the Schedule and coordination on the preparation and presentation of the annual operating budget. Review and monitors end-users task assignments to ensure they are performed on schedule, within intended scope and to a defined level of quality which include invoice payments, travel, Business Objects reporting and contract management. Responsible for monthly, quarterly and yearly budget, Open Obligation audits, reconciliation, cost trends analysis and reporting. Also developed documentation, procedures, and applicable training materials for departmental processes. Knowledge and understanding of the Federal budget process and its use throughout the program and timetables for AFF reimbursement programs. Works collaboratively with divisional units and senior leadership to review financial performance and communicate budgetary policies and issues effectively.

Managed a team staff which consist of two Junior Financial Analysts and one Financial Analyst which includes (Training, Employee Counseling, Payroll, Performance Evaluations, Interviews, Time-Keeping, etc.).

Successfully trained over 9 employees on budget/finance procedures within the integrated accounting, financial management systems and contracts in UFMS, who have been promoted in other areas within the team.

Developed internal controls for the team’s budget processes as well as track monthly obligations, expenditures and allotments to ensure all funding is timely and properly spent.

Lead contact for integration of travel and overtime project in the Deltek COS systems within AFSPD program, also point of contact for training entire office on new system for travel entry and processing.

Lead Quality Assurance reviewer for travel expenses within my budget team which is over about $11M for contract within Deltek.

Experience with financial and budgetary principles, practices and techniques to analyze and evaluate financial transactions and costing reports created at ATF for planning and midyear budget reporting.

Created monthly budget reports in Business Objects that is utilized to track expenditures and spending trends for annual budget.

Worked closely on A123 audit samples for SIP with government purchase cards reconciliation.

Team Lead for project reconciliation and tracking procedures for VSE and FedEx expenses to ensure funds are recorded accurately for budget planning purposes totaling over $2M annually into CATS system.

Assist Budgetary Branch Chief with development and execution of annual operating budget, financial management, accounting and budgetary techniques which is tracked and monitored by subject classification code and budget object classes.

Generated and Created budget reports, Experience in planning and organizing program financial modeling for budget development surveys and financial reviews for Senior Management (Unified Financial Management Systems (UFMS), Business Objects, and Excel).

Developed and created innovative Standard Operation Procedures for the team’s budget processes, that would help the agency meet there audit goals and provide reviews and updates as needed.

INTELSAT Washington D.C.

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT Jun 07-March 2012

Promoted from Staff Accountant to Senior Accountant in July 2010. Prepared monthly intercompany clearinghouse invoicing, reconciliation and settlement process to ensure timely and accurate accounting for all transactions covered by the Transfer Pricing model as well as IC trade. Prepared monthly intercompany journal entries in compliance with GAAP and International Financial Report Standards (IFRS) for the foreign exchange journal entries. Prepared a budget of over $2B which encompasses the revenue that was generated for the quarter and year based on satellite service sales. Prepared Transfer Pricing calculations for the quarterly tax forecast though budget and forecast models. Maintained and updated the Transfer Pricing set-up, such as accounts, Satellite counts and related Oracle reports whenever business changes occur. Served as the department's liaison to the Tax, Treasury, Financial Reporting and General Accounting departments during the monthly close process, coordinating intercompany activities and issues.

Saved company $1.2billion by cleaning up intercompany accounts and reconciliations of previous account balances.

POC for the Tax Department and Financial Planning and Analysis Department on the yearly forecast and 5 year forecast for MISA with a budget of $800M-$1B.

Led team members in implementing automated cost transfer pricing project requirements for completion of work plans; establish project deadlines, which saved on operating expenses and time required for monthly close.

Worked closely with PWC and KMPG audit contractors on work papers and tie out for MISA cost allocation.

POC for Quality Assurance UAT Testing to ensure MISA cost and revenue project was accurate to the results needed to automate within Oracle.

Utilized Oracle and Hyperion software to complete monthly intercompany consolidation for headquarters and international entities to ensure 0 balance for month end close.

Maintained overall responsibility for proper recording and settling of intercompany activity to ensure proper accounting of the Transfer Pricing of approximately $170M monthly settlement activities.

Developed review process of all intercompany activities on a weekly basis, researching and resolving any out of balance activities, and perform complex Transfer Pricing cost allocations.

Led audit review of Intercompany Loan schedules and calculations at $180M of debt owed to company which resulted in a tax savings of 10% once amortized and repaid to lenders.

GANNETT OFFSET Springfield, VA

STAFF ACCOUNTANT Jun 06-Jun 2007

Responsible for processing all cash receipts, accruals, postage, credit cards and freight accounts. Prepared monthly journal entries for inter-company payroll, credit cards, miscellaneous invoice, cash accruals, freight, postage, savings bond, garnishments and airline accruals in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Monitored and coordinated cash management activities for all accounts, including cash coding, balancing and weekly ACH and positive payment file transfers.

Led the processing for bi-weekly payroll, bonuses and commissions for Army Times Publishing Company

Reviewed and approved over 100 invoices monthly to ensure month end close was accurate.

WACHOVIA SECURITIES Richmond, VA

BROKERAGE SPECIALIST Jun 04-Jun 2006

Continuously reviewed and audited underwritings and wire transfer request for accuracy and completeness in BETA. Also audited outstanding account reconciliations and followed up with clients for payment. Prepared cashier’s checks and update client accounts as needed.

Team Lead and trained all new hires for Cash Management division

Processed over 50 wires per day which resulted in all transactions being completed on time for daily deadline.

Clearance

U.S. Public Trust Clearance

Credentials

Masters of Business Administration

University of Maryland University College § College Park, MD § May 2011

Bachelor of Science in Finance

Hampton University § Hampton, VA § May 2004

Affiliations & Activities

Member, Junior League of Washington- Junior League of Washington (JLW) is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

Past Membership Director, Executive Board, NABA DC Metro - The mission of NABA is the address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors.

Volunteer, Project Giveback – Provides a vehicle for corporate firms and professionals to give back to the communities where they work and live by coordinating programs that benefit less fortunate individuals and families with a focus on children.

Volunteer, Greater DC Cares –The leading and largest coordinator of volunteerism in the region.

Technical Skills

Accounting Software: Oracle, Hyperion, Deltek, Consolidated Asset Tracking System (CATS), Business Objects, QuickBooks, Treasura Workstation, Citrix, Cisco Systems, Unified Financial Management Systems (UFMS), Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)



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