Fort Worth, TX• 817-***-****
Accomplished and detailed-oriented Accounting professional with expansive experience and achievement in operational management, business activity reporting, budget administration, process optimization, and logistical oversight.
General Ledger Reconciliations Year End Audits Journal Entries
Budgets Credit Card Reconcilations Consolidations
Hiring and Training Daily Cash Flow Time Management
Payroll and Payroll Reports W2 and 1099’s Special Projects
Accounts Payable/Receivable Insurance Audits Cash Management
PROMOTER LINE INC., Colleyville, TX
Event Manager, Vice President, Director of Finance, 2010 Present
Excel in multiple roles for event planning company with emphasis on logistics for charity events, city festivals, and private functions. Complete budget reconciliation for clients, manage resources and suppliers, and oversee staff travel arrangements.
Developed complex reporting for clients and employees, including budget vs. actual expenses analysis, as well as travel, supplier, and event tracking worksheets.
Enhanced processes for procuring event services and supplies; ensured optimal staffing levels and delivered comprehensive employee training.
Improved overall client satisfaction and secured reduction in travel costs.
Employed polished organization, problem solving, and multitasking skills.
Planned, traveled to, and implemented 10-15 large-scale events per year.
Managed location transformation into finish line celebrations with food service, live entertainment, team village, VIP area, registration, volunteer check-in, shower trucks, and portalets.
Directed staff and prioritized items to load and unload—and demonstrated innovative conflict resolution for suppliers, clients, and property owners.
CTS ACCOUNTING SERVICES, Fort Worth, TX
Owner, 2006 2010
Founded successful business with dedicated client base. Performed all bookkeeping and accounting duties for 15 small businesses. Completed client payroll, bank reconciliations, and monthly financial reporting.
Forged and maintained advantageous relationships with diverse groups of clients.
Gained significant knowledge of small business start up and operations.
SOUTHWEST SPORTS GROUP, Arlington, TX
Director of Reporting, 2001 2005
Managed MLB and NHL team reporting for national office. Collaborated with company Controller and Vice President of Finance to develop accounting reports. Directed budgeting and monthly departmental reporting for Texas Rangers and Dallas Stars.
Implemented Hyperion software within Accounting department; captured enhanced departmental budgeting and monthly financial statements.
Developed dynamic tracking system for MLB and NHL league reporting.
CARAVAN OF DREAMS, Fort Worth, TX
Controller, 1996 2001
Managed ticketing, accounting, and front desk operations for 400-seat venue (restaurant, bar, special events.) Developed financial reporting for five companies. Directed AP/AR and bank and credit card reconciliations.
Optimized processes for credit card reconciliation; enhanced budget and financial statements for four consolidated companies.
Developed budget and financial reporting for new start-up company.
Earned additional responsibilities beyond initial duties—including support for accounting, tickets sales, special event sales, and customer service.
FORT WORTH CLUB, Fort Worth, TX
Supervised accounting and human resources department for non profit, private business club. Club owned city block with leased tenant space, parking garage, two fitness centers, hotel, barber shop, restaurants and meeting rooms.
Key senior staff member that assisted in long range planning, forming mission statement, and employee programs.
Implemented new 401k plan, accounting software system, and voice mail system for company.
Prepared monthly financial statements and made presentations to the finance committee and Board of Governors.
FORT WORTH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Fort Worth, TX
Director of Administration, 1989-1994
Prepared monthly financial statements and oversaw year-end audit for non-profit organization supporting and promoting the City of Fort Worth and its businesses.
Developed new budgeting system that improved the accuracy of the budgets.
Assisted in organization and implementation of events and meetings for the Governmental Affairs department.
MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING, Hurst, TX
Staff Accountant/Accounting Manager, 1985-1989
As Staff Accountant, assisted 200 chapter volunteers in reporting and maintaining accurate financial records for their local chapter. Created the policies and procedures for chapter treasurers. Participated in onsite audits and provided training at regional and state workshops. Was promoted to Accounting Manager.
As Accounting Manager was responsible for coordinating accounts receivable, accounts payable, and cash receipts. Prepared and processed payroll and monthly financial statements. Coordinated and prepared annual budget. Key lead with outside auditing firm.
ABBOTT CLINIC, North Richland Hills, TX
Office Manager, 1984-1985
Managed office personnel and business finances for two doctors and a laboratory.
HAMILTON FORM COMPANY, Fort Worth, TX
Responsible for monthly financial statements, accounts receivable, payroll, fixed assets and inventory control.
Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON, Graduated May 1982
ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY, Attended 1977-1979
QuickBooks, Sage/Peachtree, Great Plains, Excel, Word, Outlook, Hyperion