CHRISTINA M. CARUSO
I am a detail oriented professional with 10+ years combined experience in small office, government, and large corporate settings. I’m experienced in all aspects of Office Management and confident that I can work in any office/industry. I’m seeking a full-time position.
* Highly Developed Organizational Skills * Microsoft Office Products/10-Key
* Policy/Procedure/Systems Design * Excellent Command of the English Language
* Logical/Analytical/Common Sense * Concentration/Focus in Hectic Environment
Analyze and logically solve potential and existing problems
Design manual and tweak software systems for maximum efficiency. Converted manual invoicing to fully automated system reducing a multi-step, cumbersome process down to a total of 5 computer clicks. The amount of business at this local auction house doubled during my tenure going from 400 lots/week to 800-1000 lots/week. I maximized capability with existing tools & eliminated the need for additional staffing.
Created, maintained & audited Excel spreadsheet Firearms Log based on ATF guidelines for the largest firearms dealer in Las Vegas. Audited considerable volume of ATF Forms 4473 and 3310 required for every firearm purchase at auction.
Internally programmed auction software for 3 weekly onsite, simulcast, and online only auctions.
AP – Processed on average 80 consignment checks per week, plus business bills, plus owner’s personal bills.
Analyzed contracts and forwarded recommendations for all contractual business - estate sales/equipment rental, etc.
Collaborated with corporate attorneys on various legal cases providing data/statistics & testimony. Filed Small Claims suits.
Heavy face-to-face customer service, cashiering, phones, corporate written & email correspondence.
Secretary to the owner for all his personal business.
Multi-million dollar purchasing background in tradeshow industry.
Administrative support for General Manager, Director of West Coast Operations, Warehouse Manager & Sales Team. Performed standard duties such as travel arrangements, report generation, event coordination, and also special projects.
Chaired Safety Committee meetings, prepared agendas, minutes and follow-up.
Account maintenance – petty cash reconciliation, fuel expense tracking for truck fleet, customer accounts.
Tracked & audited Local 631Teamster’s payroll consisting of 350+ workers per day at show site on large shows.
Primary trainer on payroll operation for all part-time show site labor tracking staff on small shows.
HR – Recruited, onboarded, processed new hire paperwork ensuring government compliance, maintained personnel records, trained and supervised new staff members.
Initiated and processed workers comp insurance claims for internal and show site accidents.
RELEVANT FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
McManus Auctions, Las Vegas, NV - Office Manager & Personal Secretary 4/2016 to 1/2019
Family owned business – Owner hired a relative in my position.
Metropolitan Exposition Services, Las Vegas, NV - Office Manager 3/2011 to 2/2016
This business was bought out by Freeman Company.
Received Employee of the Year Award.
Global Exposition Services (GES), Las Vegas, NV – Field Services Coordinator 12/2006 to 8/2010
Install & Dismantle Division was subcontracted out.
Christina Caruso Resume
Brookfield East High School, Brookfield, Wisconsin Diploma
La Crosse State University, La Crosse, Wisconsin 1 Year Basic Studies
California State University, Los Angeles, California 2+ Years, Dean’s List
- I am a United States citizen authorized to work in the U.S.
- I have held a Top Secret Security Clearance via positions with government contractors and the Department of Defense.
- I am a recipient of a Sustained Superior Performance Award from the United States Air Force.
- I am a recipient of an Employee of the Year Award.