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Manager Office

Dallas, TX
March 19, 2019

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Karen Kaufman ***-Dallas, ***-TX **** https://www.linkedin.karen_com/kaufman@in/karenkaufman2018/ Skills Communication

• Professional. Verbal. Written.


• Record keeping. Accuracy. Detail oriented. Budgets. Responsibility

• Organization. Independent judgment. Time management. Confidentiality. Computer

• Microsoft Office. Blackbaud. QuickBooks Pro.


• Creative. Analytical. Sociable.

Employment Business Office Coordinator Parish Episcopal School - Dallas TX 2015 – 2017

• Prepared, processed, and reconciled semi-monthly payroll, 403b and HSA contributions.

• Calculated payroll deductions, stipend payments, and expense reimbursements.

• Onboarded new hires and monitored salary changes, job changes, and terminations.

• Recorded general ledger entries and reconciled month end reports.

• Produced monthly reports for CFO, Controller, and development office.

• Managed legal compliance of all faculty, staff, vendors, and volunteers.

• Planned department special events.

Office Manager Young Women’s Preparatory Network – Dallas, TX 2011 – 2015

• Managed daily office operations.

• Acted as point of contact for board members, school leadership, donors, and vendors.

• Processed payroll, A/P, A/R, tax liabilities, donations, reconciliations, budgets.

• Reviewed and authorized all network schools’ enhancement programs expenses.

• Established HR practices and instituted company Policies and Procedures.

• Introduced monthly electronic newsletter.

Bookkeeper Parker & Taylor, LLC – Dallas, TX 2009 – 2011

• Performed all bookkeeping functions for small law firm. Business Manager The Tutoring Place – Dallas, TX 2000 – 2010

• Operated after school tutoring center for students in elementary school through college.

• Recruited, hired, and trained tutors. Scheduled appointments. Processed payroll, tax liabilities, A/P and A/R. Fostered and sustained relationships with students and parents. Generated high levels of client retention.

Designer / Owner K2 design – Dallas, TX 1990 – 2011

• Established graphic arts business focused on hand drawing and hand lettering.

• Developed original line of invitations sold in retail stores across the country.

• Accomplished all tasks required to run successful company: product creation and execution, presentation, customer communications, sales, shipping, bookkeeping. Community Reading Partners

• Tutored students to become successful and enthusiastic readers. State Fair of Texas

• Judged creative arts collections and cooking competitions. Community Partners of Dallas

• Read and recorded stories for children to listen to at any time by calling CPD’s Storyline. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

• Mentored team’s marathon participants. Fundraised while training for half-marathon. Dallas Independent School District

• Tutored elementary students in spelling, mathematics and reading. School library volunteer. Bryan’s House

• Assisted with creative activities for preschool children on a weekly basis. Education B.S. in Management Tulane University - New Orleans, LA

• Studies included accounting and marketing.

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