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Accounting Medical Billing

Location:
Phillipsburg, NJ, 08865
Salary:
65,000
Posted:
August 16, 2012

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VALERIE WESTREICHER

Cell: 310-***-**** E-mail: ih0na1@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER OBJECTIVE

To utilize advanced skills & knowledge gained in pursuit of Executive MBA, assisting organizations requiring necessary changes to organization infrastructure & compliance with changing external regulations while managing internal fiscal reporting and budgeting (Salary requirements $65K to 90K)

LEADERSHIP

Understands comprehensive non profit/governmental accounting practices, 990 & SOX compliance

Highly recognized contributing executive team member

Accomplished, energetic, dedicated Accounting & Financial Reporting professional (profit/ non profit)

Effective, consensus-oriented inspirational manager who believes in staff empowerment

Independent self starter, innovator, visionary, creative problem solver

Possesses demonstrated successful analytical & technical skills

Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail & follow through

Possesses ability to logically adapt to any type of software applicable to various industries, including medical

PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Robert Half Accountemps - Bethlehem, PA. (Temp Staff accountant for Focus Fiber Solutions, LLC. Feb 2012 – June 2012)

Provided audit assistance

Researched various tax liabilities & requirements for multiple state construction installation

Transferred & reconciled credit card/ bank reconciliations from manual systems to QB Enterprise automated system

Assisted in reconciliation of fixed assets/ transfer to QB FAM

January 2010 – Current: Self employed consultant for various GA, PA and CA organizations; Volunteering for various Atlanta based & Phillipsburg based organizations compiling Board manuals, policies, fundraising, business start-up, grant writing & grant research

Westside Center for Independent Living – Venice, CA. (Non profit organization servicing persons with disabilities) $2M

Comptroller (Permanent PT 2005 to 2010)/ (2004 – 2005)

Created comprehensive systematic budgeting process applicable to federal, state, & private foundation grants including overall consolidated organization budget ($2M-$5M)

Developed & maintained strong relationships & quality communication with external fiscal monitors (federal, state, private)

Streamlined & expedited monthly closing process, decreasing lag time for monthly reimbursements from grantors, maintaining general ledger integrity & contract compliance which resulted in 15 timely low risk audits (increased monthly cash flow by $60K/ mo)

Streamlined annual audit process, acted as primary interface (savings $8K)

Participated in long term strategic planning, implementation

Participated in fund raising events in various capacities

Responded to Board & Committee requests timely

Overhauled financial reporting practices for the BOD which resulted in reliable monthly reporting/ analysis of organization’s current fiscal standing

Developed, implemented federally approved cost allocation plan which resulted in minimal contract findings by fiscal monitors due to proper allocation of functional expenses (reduced lost costs by $20K)

Maintained compliances for GAAP, SOX, HR, OMB-133, constantly changing auditing requirements, & 990 filings

Oversaw integration of fund raising software with financial accounting software which improved donor data base, timely donor deposits, improved flow of data between Development & Finance (dec/labor/ $8K)

Managed $1.5M in cash, rotating investments to meet cash demands & reserves

Supervised staff of 2 in A/P, A/R, P/R, HR,G/L, contract/ medical billing, cash mgt/ investing

New Directions, Inc. – West Los Angeles, CA. (Non profit comprehensive drug and alcohol rehab & transitional housing organization for Vets) $14M

Controller (2000 – 2004)/Corporate Accountant/ Contractor (1994-2000)

Developed structure, policies & procedures for Finance & HR Departments during organization’s seven million dollar growth

Developed structure and implemented fiscal procedures for small retail businesses (construction and catering)

Researched & initiated vendor selection, installation & integration of sophisticated financial accounting system which improved general ledger integrity, timely reporting, & regulatory compliance (dec labor cost $10K)

Analyzed & implemented new employee benefits package that increased the number of paid holidays, provided for variety of medical coverage plans, & introduced 403B plan / achieved high approval from staff (higher staff retention)

Supervised staff of 5 in A/P, A/R, P/R, HR, G/L, contract billing, cash mgt

Alternative Accounting Solutions – Redondo Beach, CA. (Accounting &Tax Services)

Sole Proprietor (1992- 2004)

Accounting for multiple for profit business organizations (service, retail, mfg, and hospitality)

Assisted fledging organizations in creating stability & formal accounting practices, GAAP, SOX, HR & SEC Compliance.

Assisted in selection & set up of accounting IT systems

Manage $33M in property assets for investing organization

EDUCATION

Executive MBA – May 2005, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.

B.S. Accounting – December 1981, Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, N.J.

LEADERSHIP

Treasurer for Phillipsburg Area Senior Center, Phillipsburg, NJ

Trustee for What a Day, Adult Day Care, Atlanta, GA

Trustee for Audit Committee for Local 44 Entertainment Industry Union

Treasurer, BOD for Assoc. for Parrot C.A.R.E.



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