Accomplished senior leader with history of effectively managing broad range of financial responsibilities for both public and private entities. Hands-on, dedicated business partner with proven ability to effectively manage crisis and do whatever it takes to support company. Expertise in streamlining financial functions by establishing priorities and expectations and deploying tactical initiatives. Extremely proficient in General Ledger, Cash Management and Financial Planning. Adept at utilizing system resources for problem solving and information gathering.
Jun 2003 - Present
Clerk's Finance Supervisor
Responsible for managing all aspects of the Clerk’s Finance Department which includes reconciling daily cash intake, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Budgeting, Audit, required reporting to County and State agencies, Accurately disbursing funds collected that are due to other Government Agencies, Account and Bank Reconciliations.
¨Successfully implemented procedures from scratch for accurate G/L recording for fiscal year 2003 and established fiscal year 2002 beginning balances after clerk’s office had been without a General Ledger for three years. This allowed the Clerk’s office to receive an unqualified audit opinion. No opinion could be made for the previous three years due to the lack of a General Ledger
1997 - 2002
Manager, Payroll and Assistant Treasurer
THALES TRC, Inc. (Formerly, The Racal Corporation)
Responsible for managing all aspects of operating an in-house payroll database for 23 subsidiaries and 2,000 employees (ADP and People Soft) and provided all banking and treasury management needs for US subsidiaries.
¨Successfully transitioned entire workflow to Virginia office in time for office closure as a result of a company merger.
¨Successfully brought ten companies and 1,200 employees onto the payroll database, eliminating outsourcing costs.
¨Trained subsidiary companies on in house payroll system to allow for accurate data entry.
¨Established centralized cash management system among all subsidiaries, reducing loan activity and maximizing investment potential.
¨Worked with IT support to substantially reduce payroll processing time by re-engineering the programs used to complete the process. Reduced 8 man hours of overtime each payroll cycle.
1989 - 1997
THE RACAL CORPORATION
Responsible for day-to-day maintenance of corporate Treasury Management system.
¨Developed database to track cash flow activity and eliminated duplicate data entry thus reducing cycle time by 15%.
¨Produced cash flow budgets and forecasts, which were utilized by upper management to project future borrowing needs as well as understand current variance to budget conditions.
¨Simultaneously served as the Senior Accountant while she was out on maternity leave, preparing all monthly consolidated Balance Sheet and P&L statements.