Sandi Gaines

Summary

I have work experience that is diverse and has allowed me to gain knowledge in many areas of accounting, technology, and administration.I have multiple years experience with inventory, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, financial reporting, and technology.  I have the highest of work ethics. I am a person who sets goals and commits everything to the completion of those goals.I am a warm, responsible individual who is concerned with performance, accountability, and customer service.

Work History

Work History

Controller

John Daniel Staffing Group
Jul 1994 - Feb 2007

Chief Information/Technology Officer

Cisco Junior College

Designed and implemented a comprehensive network design that included 2 campuses and 350 faculty/staff users.Maintained network after implementation on a daily basis including servers and personal computers.Trained faculty and staff on use of computers, platforms, and user software.Maintained servers running Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, and OpenVMS.Managed all software installations including Microsoft Office, Right Fax, Sophos Antivirus, WebCT, Bookstore System, Library System, POISE PX, Microsoft Exchange, and all other systems on campus.Implemented, maintained, and trained employees on an imaging system.Responsible for the implementation of an Avaya phone system and ongoing support including training of users.Responsible for the design and maintenance of the college web page.Supported all administrative information packages including the fiscal system.Worked with VP of Finance on reporting and budget.Assisted external auditors with information necessary for annual audits.

May 1993 - Jul 1994

Administrator - Office Systems

Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation

Converted from paper-based system to a mechanized database system.Responsible for the administrative day-to-day operations including supervision of office employees, payroll, reports to include manufacturing and shipping information, and inventory.

Sep 1990 - May 1993

Database Manager

Southern Arkansas University

Converted university from a home-grown administrative system to POISE PX.Packages included payroll, fiscal, student billing, registration, degree audit, alumni, financial aid, and admissions.

Dec 1987 - Sep 1990

Office Supervisor

Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation

Responsible for the administrative day-to-day operations including supervision of office employees, payroll, reports to include manufacturing and shipping information, and inventory.

Jul 1981 - Aug 1987

Controller

New Mexico Junior College

Responsible for all business office operations - including student and general receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and purchasing.Worked with external auditors to complete and respond to annual reports.Served as Vice-President of Fiscal Affairs in his absence.

Education

Education
Jan 1998 - Present

PhD

Jun 1992 - May 1994

MBA

Texas A&M University - Texarkana
Aug 1971 - May 1975

BA