Download PDF

Summary

Having 10+ years of award winning experience achieving incredible cost control results in Accounting, I am uniquely qualified to have an immediate, positive effect on your bottom line. I am adept at all accounting duties, including budgeting, payroll, P&L, AP & AR, collections and overall office administration. I am a consistent source of ideas that work, using innovation to streamline processes that can both drive revenue and contain costs. I have extensive experience with both small businesses and corporate market leaders; this gives me the knowledge of industry best practices as well as experience managing a shoestring budget. I have built a reputation as being depended upon to “take care of everything.”•Strong Organization & High Attention to Detail•Impeccable Ethical Standards & Commitment to Excellence •Subject Matter Expert that Quickly Makes Contributions

Specialties

Budget Management ~ Strategic Planning ~ Process Improvement ~ Customer Focus ~ Cost Control ~Project Management ~ Relationship Development ~ Open Communication ~ Vendor Management

Work experience

Jul 2007Present

Accountant

Blue Valley West High School

Full-charge Accountant in present role, responsible for all accounting administration, including AP/AR. Balances and reconciles general ledger accounts, bank and credit statements, and provides financial analysis to executive management.~ Budget responsibility of $598K. ~ Attention to detail examples include finding a hidden clause in vendor contract causing 100% overcharge for 4 district locations, saving $26K annually. ~ Turned around an Accounting operation that had consistently failed all areas of Internal Audit; within 10 months, was able to consistently adhere 100% to audits, and served as a shining example and a resource to other business units. ~ Proactively set up contingency funding, making future budget cuts more transparent to the business. ~ Turned around extremely limited budget from a 2.5% deficit to a 2.5% surplus in first fiscal year, allowing for additional operational improvements. ~ Aggressively managed banking procedures, which immediately netted an additional $6K in annual departmental revenue. ~ Trained other areas on accounting procedures, resulting in a reduction of monthly credit processing time from 40 hours to 8 hours. ~ Awarded coveted peer award twice, with first being within 2 months of start date.

Jan 2009Feb 2011

Pharmacy Technician

CVS Caremark Corporation

Consistently completes projects ahead of deadline, to allow for frequent assistance to other business areas with projects to maintain smooth business workflow. Examples include conducting inventory review and reconciliation.

Dec 2005Dec 2006

Accountant

Prairie Life Fitness Center
Jul 2003Nov 2005

Front Office Administrator

Kansas City Internal Medicine

References

Tony Lake

Kristine continues to do an excellent job in duties as the accountant at West. This is an area of the building that I don't have to worry about because I have complete trust and confidence in Kristine.

Debra Waldorf

Kristine is one of the best employees we have at (our organization), and definitely our finest accountant since the location opened.

Dena Highberger

Kristine is a detailed-oriented person and is extremely knowledgeable in the accounting field. Her current job in the Blue Valley School District involves working with many teachers and administrators on a daily basis. Her knowledge of budgets, spending allowances, cash receipts, expenses and all the day-to-day financial transactions of our school is invaluable to the staff. Kristine is approachable, trustworthy and has a good sense of humor.

Employment

Education

BBA

Stephen F Austin State University