Valerie Bietendorf

Valerie Bietendorf

Summary

System Conversions + Implementation + Training = Efficiency > Production Compliance Management > Risk Reduction = Accurate Financial Reporting Identify problems + Develop Solutions = Cost Savings Financial Specialist with over 15 years accounting, payroll, finance, and administrative experience with a range of business sizes from small enterprises to a Fortune 500 company. Hands-on, detail-oriented thinker with excellent written and oral communication skills; accuracy and timeliness of meeting deadlines. Talent for research, analyzing systems, and implementing changes to streamline processes, procedures, and reducing costs, while maintaining regulatory compliance controls and delivering bottom-line results. Strong PC and mathematical skills. Outstanding customer service skills, with a calm demeanor under challenging circumstances. Delivers on-time solutions that make a difference. System Optimization Review of business processes and procedures to discover the root cause of problems quickly, clarify issues with cross functional collaboration. Accounting + Financial Management Involved in the preparation of month-end/quarter close, inter-company accounting transactions and consolidated financial statements. Management of processing including payroll, general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and fixed assets maintenance entries. Preparation of multi-state and federal payroll, sales and use tax return filings. Research, ad-hoc reports and reconciliations of general ledger and bank accounts to give operations professionals the information they need to react quickly to both economic and business driven issues. Able to communicate across functional lines to ensure understanding of company financial objectives and compliance with financial controls.

Education

Education
1991 - Present

Bachelor's Science

Pepperdine University, The George L. Graziadio School of Business and Management