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Mental Health Accounting

Cleveland, MS
February 28, 2020

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Attention to detail and timeliness in managing disbursement functions for diverse-industry employers. ENTERPRISING, HARD-WORKING AND TECHNICALLY SKILLED ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT Known for accuracy, spans 5 years of experience in tax accounting, retail, higher education and other industries

Accountability for the processing of up to 20,000 invoices ($1M) per month. Backed by solid credentials (MAFM in accounting) and proficiencies in generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP) as well as MS Office Suite, Great Plains software, QuickBooks, ERP/EDI systems and SAP.

Key Skills

Accounts Payable Processes & Management

Invoices/Expense Reports/Payment Transactions

Corporate Accounting & Bookkeeping

GAAP Standards & Government Regulations

Vendor Negotiations & Management

ERP, EDI & Financial System Technologies

Records Organization & Management

Journal Entries & General Ledger

Teambuilding & Staff Supervision

Spreadsheets & Accounting Reports



PHD-Business Administration-Financial Management, 2017


Master of Accounting and Financial Management, 2010

Certification of Financial Analysis, 2010 CPA in Process, Present


Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, 1995

Professional Experience

YOUTH VILLAGES [Behavioral & Emotional Services for Youths [- Knoxville,, TN. 2017- 2018

Family Intervention Specialist

Provided treatment in individual family’s home in a wide array of settings and communities; Held family sessions with each family 3 times a week scheduled at the convenience of the families; Carried a small caseload 4-6 family; Web-based documentation, provided on-call availability to families during the week, one weekend each month; Drove up to 60-80 miles to meet families in the home; met with consultant once a week and have one on one supervision weekly.

MISTY ISLE BRIDGES [Behavioral & Mental Health Services ] – Clarion, PA 2017- 2017

Family Based Therapist

Provided initial and on-going comprehensive assessments of identified families and youth, Assisted the therapist in the provision of individual, family, and group therapy with identified families, Worked collaboratively with assigned therapist to provide comprehensive services and linkages, Provide 24/7 beeper coverage on a rotating basis, Collaborate on a regular basis with all systems involved with the youth and family, Demonstrated commitment to learning the ecosystemic structural family therapy model, by bringing videotaped sessions to supervision, learning genograms, eco-maps, and structural map, Completed all documentation in a timely, comprehensive and legible manner, and Meet productivity standards for your position

HARRIS TAX & FINANCIAL SERVICES [Sole Proprietor] – Sykesville, PA 2013 - 2017

Tax Professional and Financial Advisor/Owner

Prepare individual and business tax returns that included W-2, 1099-C, 1098-T, 1099-R, 1099-SS and etc. Allocate itemization and expenses, compile spreadsheets for each client’s current tax information along with back-up drive. Answer any and all questions regarding what documents need to be filed with each return and also offer bank products such as prepaid Visa debit cards, direct deposit, and/or check printed in the office. Act as liaison for clients and the IRS.

STIVERS STAFFING SERVICES [Northern Trust Bank] – Chicago, IL 2012 - 2013

Processing Analyst

Responsible for analyzing documents to ensure all investors are current and up to date with federal regulation documentations that should be on file. Processed these documents through IMAGING and Trust Servicing. Each item was either labeled current or documented as missing. Investors were mailed new information forms that were needed to be updated and placed on file with his or her signatures.

DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY [Public University/College] – Cleveland, MS 2004 - 2012

Library Assistant

Patron service; responsible for checking books in and out, renewing books, taking fine payments, removing hold from SIRSI and BANNER, gave out PIN numbers with proper I.D. Assisted patrons in finding books in the stacks, issued Dancing Rabbit Cards to patrons, answered and routed phone calls to other staff members. Worked to ensure athlete study groups were properly monitored.

Checked work study students book shelving proficiency. Assisted with the process of sending late notices to students and patrons.

H&R BLOCK [Tax Preparation Franchise] – Cleveland, MS 2004 - 2010

Tax Professional

Prepared tax returns for returning and new clients. Helped to resolve problems that clients had with the IRS via phone and fax, worked as a team player with colleagues and gave financial advice to customers concerning budgets and assisted with opening up retirement accounts.

THOMAS LAW OFFICE [Attorney at Law] – Cleveland, MS 2004 – 2004

Legal Secretary

Helped to prepare legal documents for clients both civil and criminal cases, answered calls concerning a client’s case, scheduled appointments, and consultation. Filed documents belonging to clients and made documentation when he/she came into the office or telephone when inquiring about their case.


Juvenile Counselor

Assessed each youth referred to AOP by obtaining a social history background, provided crisis intervention to youth and their families, and provided information to youth court to facilitate effective court reporting and court testimony when necessary.

RAY BROOKS SCHOOL [Public Schools] – Benoit, MS 2000 - 2001


Taught 4th, 5th, and 6th graders, English, Reading, and Social Studies, responsible for lesson plans, teaching the curriculum for each Class, allowed students to express themselves both oral and written, acted as liaison between the students and their parents and responsible for sending out student progress reports and making appointments.

HUNTER MIDDLE SCHOOL [Public Schools] – Drew, MS 1999 - 2000


Taught 5th, 6th and 7th graders Basic Math, Pre-Algebra I and Science. Responsible for preparing student’s progress reports. Made sure each student was participating individually and in groups. Called parents to request a conference concerning his/her child progress.

AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION [Accomplished Lawyers] – Chicago, IL 1995 - 1999

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Promoted to supervise accounts payable operations for American Bar Association, including payment of invoices, proof read checks and communication with outside vendors. Participated in planning and implementing business policies and procedures. in order to ensure proper internal controls. This included adherence to budget control and compliance with tax requirements, and provided effective management.

Technology Summary

MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) SAP Oracle Great Plains QuickBooks EDI Systems Windows (all)

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