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Adjunct Accounting Professor

Anchorage, AK Adjunct Accounting Professor TECHNICAL SKILLS


Anchorage, AK Controller The Sheraton is a full service hotel with 375 rooms, 2 restaurants, meeting rooms, catering and lounge Responsibilities Oversaw General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Cash Accounting, Financial Analysis, Budgeting, Fixed Assets, Accruals Prepared multi-departmental financial statements which were audited annually by a certified accounting firm

Finance Director, Chief Financial Officer


Anchorage, AK Finance Director, Chief Financial Officer Assets Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not for profit corporation providing rehabilitation services to clients with severe development disabilities or severe mental illness. Annual revenues of 18 million are a diverse blend of private service contracts, Medicaid and HHS Grants.


  • Manage the budget process to include gathering, analyzing, and clearly presenting information. Listening and asking the right questions so that the final budget drives current strategy and the mission.
  • Accountable to leadership team, finance committee and board of directors for materially accurate financial statements and clean annual audits performed by a certified external auditing firm
  • In-depth analysis and communication of managerial financial information including Medicaid data/regulations, payroll/benefits, financial trends, direct and indirect costs, and job costing.
  • Lead 9 staff who are responsible for: accounts payable, cash accounting, accounts receivable, Medicaid billing, payroll processing, fixed assets, and general ledger
  • Collaborate with operational departments in efficiently managing company resources in furthering the company mission.
  • Develop procedures that allow for efficient and cohesive operations and effective internal control and compliance while setting an example of ethical honest business practice
  • Promote skill development and job satisfaction through consistent staff consultations, training and motivational activities


  • Recent systems conversion-general ledger, accounts receivable/payable, payroll and cash from Solomon and ADP to Microsoft Great Plains(GP).
  • Mined data to create an internal employee productivity report-In one year productivity increased from 63.05% to 67. 59% generating an additional $380,000 in revenue with no increase in cost.
  • Designed a system to manage Medicaid utilization and focus scarce resources more effectively. Utilization increased from 65% to 73% or 25, 000 hours per year.
  • Created and currently lead a team of non-financial employees which has found hundreds of creative solutions to meet the needs of clients while being financially responsible.
  • Effectively filled the role of financial consultant and team member working with my peers to manage our profit margin. On average profit margin has increased from 2% to 4% annually during my tenure.



University of Alaska Anchorage


California Coast University


Advanced Excel
Pivot Tables, Data Connections, Tables, Data Validation, Graphs and Pivot Graphs, complex formulas, conditional formatting,MS query data links, excel links to financial accounting software, import from and to databases, macros.
MS Access
Tables with referential integrity, complex queries, union queries, reports, forms, linked databases, update and append queries.


May 1994Dec 2014

Certified Management Accountant (CMA)