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Work History

May 2015present

Accounts Payable Specialist

Sandcastle Community Management
  • Process 1500 invoices, totalling approximately $1 million, per month.
  • Multiple G/L entries
  • Maintain account information for over 3000 vendors
  • Credit card reconciliation.
  • Responsible for timely payment of invoices, reimbursements, and transfers for 130+ HOAs.
  • Accurately coding invoices to offset appropriate accounts.
  • Monitoring balances in multiple operating, reserve, and escrow accounts.
  • Reclassifications, as needed.
  • Working with management to discuss budget discrepancies.
  • Processing 1099s and 1096s.
Apr 2014May 2015

Accounts Payable Administrator

Sandcastle Community Management
  • Process 1500 invoices, totalling approximately $1 million, per month.
  • Multiple G/L entries
  • Maintain account information for over 3000 vendors
  • Credit card reconciliation.
  • Responsible for timely payment of invoices, reimbursements, and transfers for 130+ HOAs.
  • Accurately coding invoices to offset appropriate accounts.
  • Monitoring balances in multiple operating, reserve, and escrow accounts.
  • Processing 1099s and 1096s.
Feb 2014Present

Administrative Assistant, Accounting Dept.

Sandcastle Community Management
  • Filing AR/AP reports, bank reconciliations, & paid bills for 100+ communities.
  • Set up direct debit accounts for assessment payments for 100+ communities.
  • Ensured that 1120 H tax returns were filed by deadline.
  • Updating homeowner information in CondoCerts and TOPS.
  • Fulfillment of estoppel requests.
  • Managing authorized signatures on file.
  • Maintained back up files of payments.
  • Helped prepare for community audits.
Sep 2013Jan 2014

Integrated Process Team/Center of Excellence Support Specialist-MMD IT

AllSource/Merck Vaccine Manufacturing Facility
  • Managed/maintained documents in accordance with cGMP(Current Good Manufacturing Practices) and FDA regulations.  
  • Managed information systems containing highly confidential and critical information
  • Assisted with preparation for FDA & EU audits.
  • Released information to Quality Operations for internal audits.
  • Managed automation incidents to ensure timely closure of open tickets in need of remedial action/intervention.
  • Assisted with the archival of confidential, proprietary, and controlled documents.
  • Purchases computers and supplies for several operating units within the organization.
  • Scheduled meetings and assisted in the organization of global meetings.
  • Scheduled interviews, updated job descriptions, and assisted in the new hire process.
May 2012Dec 2013

Hiring Manager

QCP Productions, LLC

A high volume pet sitting service.

  • Developed an orientation program for all incoming employees which increased knowledge and understanding of company policies, processes, and procedures.
  •  Designed company's first HRMS system that provided a single-source, employee information database for enhanced efficiency and accountability within the organization.J
  • Jointly developed a new recruiting and hiring process that decreased employee turnover by utilizing the best HR practices in our industry.
  • Composed employee training documents and amended legal contracts to reflect organizational changes.
  • Utilized modern training methods such as web based meetings, and question/answer sessions.
  • Responded in a timely manner, after hours, to all questions, problems, or concerns to resolve issues, as needed.
  • Drafted employment advertisements in accordance with the hiring needs of the organization.
  • Thoroughly investigated and assessed potential candidates.
  • Made employment offers to qualified candidates.
Feb 2007Aug 2011

Owner/Operator

Filth Be Gone
  • Managed all business operations, including financial accounts, human resources, customer service, and technology.
  • Assisted in the review demographic data to determine company focus and strategy.
  • Developed and coordinated all marketing efforts.
  • Designed and developed company website to better serve client needs.
  • Created training materials and compensation programs to retain the most productive and customer service oriented employees.
  • Monitored budgets, reconciled discrepancies, and prepared financial reports for management.
  • Maintained outstanding customer service practices which stimulated company growth, and profit.
  • Ordered supplies and materials and consistently stayed 30% below the allocated budget.
Mar 2006Jan 2007

Office Manager/Project Manager

Eurostones

A high volume marble, granite, tile, and cabinetry business specializing in new and existing home upgrades.

  • Coordinated and enhanced all facets of the company's information system involving payroll, insurance, permitting, banking, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and general ledger.
  • Cut costs annually by reducing fixed spending and variable overhead spending through a variety of cost-improvement initiatives and through better utilization of resources.
  • Organized and maintained a complex database of over 15,000 accounts.
  • Monitored budgets, reconciled discrepancies, and prepared financial reports for management.
  • Jointly managed a number of  renovation/construction projects with budgets exceeding 200k each.
  • Oversaw multiple new construction installation projects, coordinating and working directly with home building companies.
  • Communicated with shop managers in order to calculate lead times and schedules for work crews and clients.
Sep 1999Feb 2006

Merchandising Manager

Stein Mart

The number one store in sales within a high volume soft and hard goods retail chain.

  • Managed, trained, and motivated over 60 employees.
  • Reduced store operating costs and staffing costs through cross-departamental training and strict adherence to budgeted hours.
  • Suggested and assisted in implementing innovative employee incentives (team games, individual games, employee appreciation celebrations, bring your children to work day).
  • Assisted with the development and implementation of a company wide visual merchandising program which increased profits.
  • Improved pace of product movement, from delivery truck, to retail floor, to customer sale.
  • Diligent communication with corporate buyers and other store managers to address merchandise needs.
  • Accurately managed and processed all incoming and outgoing freight, including creating and tracking purchase orders.
  • Created department inventory maps and directed the inventory process
  • Addressed customer concerns/complaints to resolve issues, maintain client satisfaction, and uphold our zero tolerance for customer complaints policy.
  • Trained employees on updated P.O.S. system.
  • Responsible for producing quarterly and yearly assessments of employee productivity and advancement.

Objective

Obtain a challenging position applying creative, efficient, and thorough problem solving skills to contribute to the growth, success, and reputation of the organization.

Education

Aug 2009May 2011

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Accounting

Business Administration/Operations Supply Chain Management

Volunteering Activities

Volunteered with  UNC Office of Accessibility Services and Resources
Volunteered with Seawell Elementary School After School Program
Volunteered with Girl Talk, Inc. "Loving my Body" Summer Fitness Program Volunteered with Collier County Community Garden                                                                            Volunteer at several community, beach, and coastal clean ups.

Achievements

Published writer for Resound Magazine                                                                                              Winner of the “Excellence in Innovation” Award for best consulting proposal for BB&T Bank  Kenan-Flagler Business School