Wendi Caviness

Wendi Caviness


Leadership – Accuracy – Dedication

Excellent accounting, communication, and organizational skills as evidenced in 11 years of accounting and business management experience.

Exceptional Team player that posses’ attention to detail and the ability to adapt to unique and challenging business environments, while facilitating company growth.

Work History

Work History
Apr 2007 - Mar 2008

Accounting Manager

Konover Construction
  • Company ranked in the top 200 contractors with revenues in excess of $350 million in 2007.
  • Managed the Maryland division’s accounting department which included a staff of three project accountants.
  • Managed over 30 projects at once that ranged in contract amounts from $500 k to $90 million.
  • Reviewed accountant check runs to ensure proper compliance procedures were being met.
  • Reviewed committed cost reports with project managers, made necessary changes, and published them for senior management.
  • Responsible for complex cost plus AIA billings.
  • Reviewed monthly WIP schedules and over / under billing reports.
Aug 1996 - Mar 2008

Accounting Manager / Co-owner

Caviness Construction
  • Family owned and operated home improvement business.
  • Held Maryland Home Improvement license.
  • Oversaw projects including estimating, budgeting, subcontractors and vendors.
  • Acquired financing for new equipment.
  • Prepared all accounting reports and statements and worked with outside CPA to prepare tax returns.
Feb 2006 - Jun 2006

Project Accountant

Empire Homes
  • Residential construction company with 2 office locations and several home developments in the tri-state area.
  • Worked with financial institutions on monthly construction draws.
  • Managed an accounts payable clerk.
  • Preformed accounting system conversion from Quick Books to Master Builder.
  • Created company procedures for purchase orders, subcontracts, field purchase orders and accounts payable.
Dec 2004 - Sep 2005


Nova Services / Worthington Valley Mulch
  • Was responsible for analyzing and reporting on all company finances.
  • Reconciled bank and general ledger accounts for multiple entities.
  • Prepared and completed all month end journal entries and monthly financial statements.
  • Completed payroll and payroll taxes.
  • Implemented new timecard and payroll system.
Sep 1996 - Dec 1999


The Hunter Group
  • Responsible for analyzing and reporting on all company finances.
  • Managed staff of three employees.
  • Completed yearly budgets.
  • Used estimates verses actual cost to create job reports and ensure projects were on target.
  • Created financial statements on a monthly basis.
  • Interviewed perspective employees and coordinated all employee benefits.


May 2006 - Oct 2008


Kaplan University
  • Presidents List



Computer Skills

Ability to organize and perform accounting system conversions. Peachtree Microsoft Dynamics GP Timberline JD Edwards AS400 Viewpoint Paperless



Maryland State Notary Public

Howard County Maryland

Quick Books Pro Advisor


Microsoft Office Certified