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.