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(Bear with me, folks, this part is still under construction and is ever-evolving) Because I've had such different types of work experiences you've been able to see business processes of all different types, which combined with my analytical-type business/finance education and brain, means I've got a lot of experience in troubleshooting and streamlining processes for companies of all shapes and sizes. Plus there's the creative/musical/writer side of my brain which means I'm going to be able to think outside the box, write reports coherently, and present findings in an informative and entertaining way. Some of my qualifications include: • Strong analytical and documentation skills • Double-entry bookkeeping and accounting experience • Superb verbal and written communication skills • 3+ years experience in service based industries, including property accounting • Firm grasp on financial statement creation and analysis

Work experience

Jun 2008Present

Account Auditor

ista North America

As an Account Auditor for ista North America, the North American segment of an international utilities management firm, I am responsible for researching and reconciling the statements and balances of thousands of multi-unit, multi-family real estate properties.This includes:

·Account analysis and reconciliation for multi-unit residential properties

·Auditing over 1000 disconnection notices and bills per month, often on tight deadlines

·Documenting best practices in account resolution

·Researching bills, missing payments, accounts payable, and account reconciliation

·Analyzing client-side and utility-side customer ledgers to ensure accuracy



LIGATT Security
Apr 2007Apr 2008

Office Manager / Head of Administration

Backyard Golf

Backyard Golf, a small, independent internet sports retailer specializing in custom putting greens and high end golfing accessories.As one of a 3 man operation I was involved in almost every aspect of the business, from accounting to customer service.My experience included:

·Creating income statements and ensuring accuracy for reporting to management

·Prepping and filing sales and use tax forms

·Maintaining bookkeeping and accounting records

·Mapping business processes for costing purposes and minimizing inefficiencies

·Assisting in logistics and implementation of business processes

·Creating, maintaining and updating CRM system records

·Cataloguing and reconciling inventory, purchase orders, and invoices

·Setting up payroll accounts

Feb 2006Jan 2007

Accounts Payable Supervisor

Property Works

As Account Payable Supervisor for a property management firm specializing in providing accounting services to multi-property commercial tenants, my duties required extensive accounting abilities, processing heavy volumes and meeting weekly deadlines.  My experience included:

·        Extracting financial information from leasing information for tenants ·        Reconciling accounts for over 100 commercial properties monthly ·        Analyzing tenant ledgers and financial information of clients’ properties ·        Improving and aiding recovery efforts for the Occupancy Cost team ·        Invoicing subtenants for amounts owed and conducting collection efforts ·        Auditing monthly statements and invoices for accuracy in billing per lease and contract agreements ·        Analyzing financial statements of clients' properties for account resolution
Mar 2003Feb 2006

Repository Supervisor

University of Georgia Library
This was my first post-college job, coordinating the moving and organization of materials between the Main Campus Library and the off-site book repository. I supervised revolving teams of up 4 four students at a time, organizing, rearranging, cataloging and retrieving materials (in upwards of 250,000 volumes). Additionally I was responsible for planning and implementing special projects as well as collating and tracking the usage data on a monthly basis.
Feb 2002Feb 2006

President / Owner

Kaine Management and Consulting, LLC
Kaine Management and Consulting was a company I formed and ran while living in Athens, GA representing and managing the business affairs of local musical artists in the Athens and Atlanta areas. Handling accounting, scheduling, booking, transportation, recording and even, at times, being a roadie. It gave me first-hand experience with the business side of the local music industry and the interesting situations and characters involved.




University of Georgia - Terry College of Business