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New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Work experience

Jun 2015Present

Budget Analyst

Albuquerque Public Schools
to Budget Analyst ● Provide assistance in collection, analysis, and interpretation of budget information. Assist with providing budgetary projections Prepare accurate financial reports Monitor/report revenues/expenditures for the division Provide assistance to departments to develop and achieve budget plan Conduct budget studies/analysis as needed Development/utilization of database queries/reports(MS Access) Make presentations and simplify technical financial materials for department managers Conduct research/gather information, develop/implement strategies for decision-making Prepare comprehensive reports and effectively communicate ideas both in verbal and written form. Meet deadlines and work on multiple projects Working knowledge of New Mexico Public Education and Public Finance statutes and regulations Collect, organize, analyze, and interpret budget information, provide budgetary projections, and prepare accurate financial reports Strategic and analytic thought with ability to solve problems and make decisions Manage changing priorities using technology to produce a variety of time sensitive documents Establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators/staff Apply comprehensive knowledge of accounting and budgeting practices/procedures Experience with automated financial systems Apply excellent analytical and organizational skills Work independently and in a team environment Utilize fund accounting for not-for-profit and governmental entities Serve as a committee/task force member.
May 2012Jun 2015

Research Accountant

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
NM Tech Socorro, New Mexico to Sponsored Project Administration Research Accountant Provided pre-award and post-award fiscal, administrative, and technical guidance and support to faculty and staff seeking outside funding for research and other sponsored activities Negotiated and/or assisted in negotiations, administered, extended, terminated, and renegotiated contracts and subcontracts as appropriate Researched and interpreted relevant regulations, guidelines, and standards and oversaw the processing of contracts and/or grants Prepared and/or assisted in preparation of various schedules for internal use or as requested by federal or private auditors Assisted in budget preparation and developed new programs/services Reviewed expenses against budget and monitored monthly expenses Assisted mid and upper management through job functions in monitoring, managing, invoicing and collecting on a portion of NMIMT's sponsored agreements which is approximately 90 million per year Demonstrated accuracy and correctness in monitoring contract status through all phases of contract administration and reporting contract information Utilized knowledge of contract law, FAR, DFAR, OMB A-21, OMB A-133, and other pertinent regulations Pre-award Reviewed pre-award proposal, negotiation, and award acceptance of cost proposals and analyze and evaluate contract/grant budgets for correct calculation of expenditure categories of salaries, fringe benefits, indirect costs Corrected budget oversights Reviewed proposals for compliance with various Tech policies such as cost share and sub-recipient policies Acted as liaison between NMIMT and funding agency or assist in the negotiations and resolve conflicting interests as necessary Worked with NMIMT attorneys and/or other members of administration Analyzed and evaluated awarded contract and subcontracts for compliance with agency and NMIMT policies and practices Suggested corrections for instruments as necessary Used extensive researching and interpretation of complex and often times conflicting agency, federal, state, and NMIMT regulations Served as an advisor and liaison for administrators and/or faculty requiring assistance with preparation of proposals, contracts, and agreements Monitored and/or initiated any amendments to original subcontract instrument Prepared and/or assist principal investigator in
Aug 2007Dec 2009

Senior Accounting Clerk

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
to Socorro, New Mexico Facilities Management Senior Accounting Clerk Processed payroll for approximately 114 employees Maintained department/staff personnel records Assigned accounting duties Monitored, tracked, and processed labor and material transactions Processed/entered utility bills and invoices to outside agencies Analyzed data Purchased necessary supplies, equipment, and software
Sep 2005Aug 2007

Business Relationship Manager

Wells Fargo Bank
Socorro, New Mexico Business Relationship Manager Relationship manager to existing customers: financial advisor as appropriate, assessed commercial loan and deposit needs, strengthened customer relationships Solicited, developed and maintained profitable business account relationships: gross sales of generally approximately $20,000, 000 dollars Responsible for the overall success and growth for assigned sales territory Solved customer financial problems using decision analysis Identified and acquired business banking prospects Used extensive knowledge of banking products to increase sales Implemented strong verbal and written communication skills Used effective negotiation and sales techniques Applied strong credit/business development and communication lending skills Implemented professional management practices
Sep 1997Sep 2005

Administrative Secretary II

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
NM Tech Socorro, New Mexico Petroleum and Chemical Engineering Administrative Secretary II Instituted budget program Reconciled and monitored departmental budget: 26 accounts for $1,000, 000 dollars. Supervised and monitored student employees Verified student payroll Developed and maintained student database Completed purchasing and inventory reports Ensured and scheduled maintenance/repair of departmental offices/laboratories Liaison with other campus departments Processed faculty, staff, and student travel Assisted with ABET accreditation documentation Administered Alumni database Co-created and maintained departmental homepage Maintained control on department office access Maintained department calendar Created department publications
Jul 1995Sep 1997

Admission Secretary II

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
NM Tech) Socorro, New Mexico Admission Office Admission Secretary II Processed prospective student applications Prepared, proofread, and verified completed and accurate month and year end statistical reports for domestic student admission Prepared, proofread, and verified completed and accurate month and year end statistical reports for international student admission Entered, maintained, and updated computer database on current student information: transcripts, ACT, SAT, and PSAT scores Entered, maintained, and updated computer database on current and international student information: transcripts(interpretation of), TOEFL scores, ACT, and issuing I-20 for visas Assisted in monitoring department expenditures: purchase office equipment, supplies, and maintenance services while remaining within budget Assisted in organizing and coordinating high school visits, college fairs, Bridge to Tech, GOAL, and National campaign Recruited and trained alumni for college programs Coordinated campus visits for prospective students and parents Supervised and oversaw student employee in preparing outgoing large mailings for prospective students and schools Verified and monitored student time sheets Executed telephone etiquette, customer service, and open/distribute mail Composed letters, invitations, and other correspondence Office Personal computer, copier, fax, strapping, bulking, calculator, letter folding, shrink wrap, Equipment scanner, binding, shredder Software Lawson(ERP), Banner Financial System, Brioserve(utilizing Hyperian Reporting), Matlab, Minitab, MS Office Suite, Windows, Adobe Professional, Adobe Photoshop, Joomla!, Dreamweaver, AIMWorx, Palisade: Precision Tree,@ Risk, WordPerfect, Leading Edge, Lotus 123, QuickBooks, Dbase(HP3000, Paradox), MSDOS, LaserPro, Turbo Tax, Athena, Hogan, Rova, Maintenance Direct-School Dude Relevant Skills Compile and handle confidential/sensitive information/records Professional human relations and interpersonal skills Professional appearance and manner Adept in the use of persuasive communication for successful negotiation of business transactions in written and oral form Maintain meticulous financial records utilizing advanced formula calculations with computer programs Proficient in researching business related topics using internet or other sources Proficiency in communication, human relations, and interpersonal skills with the public and co-workers Create professional publication materials, social, and business correspondence.