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results-oriented Finance and Accounting Specialist eager to contribute
expertise toward actively supporting the employer in maximizing operational
performance and bottom-line profitability as a key staff member.
Ø Offer progressive experience in accounting and budgeting, with comprehensive management background.
Ø Entrusted with achieving optimal utilization of human and financial resources through proactive workflow planning/coordination and budget administration.
Ø Effectively define, develop and implement targeted action plans to maximize operational productivity, efficiency and profitability.
Ø Proactive leader who successfully trains/develops, mentors and leads top-performing teams committed to providing superior service.
Ø Proven value and dedication as a team member, as demonstrated by longevity and progression throughout career.
Ø Dynamic communication, presentation, relationship building and problem-solving abilities.
Ø Excel at interacting with broad populations including senior management and staff as well as clients and external contractors.
Demonstrated solid understanding of accounting practices and principles in proficiently preparing quarterly variance analysis reports, balance sheet reconciliations and schedules for the quarterly 10Q.
Successfully applied budgeting expertise toward efficiently supporting the Associate Practice Administrator with the preparation of 26 departmental budgets totaling over $100M in revenue.
Steered the preparation of journal entries, account analyses for monthly financials, quarterly cost reports, and report packages.
Improved turnaround of payables invoices and reduced the number of manual payroll checks issued, collaborating directly with business office staff.
Cost-effectively allocated and administered annual operating budget, in conjunction with facility administrator and department heads.
Substantially increased operational efficiencies by strategically reorganizing hospital Medicaid cost reporting process.
Promoted from Senior Accountant to Accounting Manager by the Board of Directors at Community Interactions, due to exceptional performance and dedication.
Contributed strong leadership skills in managing all levels of employees, with full accountability for the effective administration of annual budget.
Innovatively developed an additional revenue stream through an organized fundraising program; chaired and ran monthly meetings of the Fundraising Committee.
Relied upon to lend expertise toward actively mentoring employees, playing a solid role in supporting the development of top-performing team members.
Efficiently planned and coordinated workflow and assigned projects to optimize utilization of human capital and operational resources.
Successfully promoted superior service and exceptional customer satisfaction by promptly resolving issues and preventing escalation.
Applied dynamic communication skills toward motivating, developing and leading staff members, with strong focus on optimizing productivity, efficiency and performance.
Proactively built and established key relationships and liaised effectively with management, staff, clients and vendors, demonstrating exceptional interpersonal relation abilities.
Concurrently contributed sharp business acumen toward providing quality customer service and effective human resource operations management, illustrating ability to manage multiple functions.
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Accountemps (Salaried Professional Service) 2007-Present
Client: A.I. duPont Hospital for Children (Wilmington, DE)
A children s hospital specializing in pediatric medicine, surgery, and dentistry.
Dollar Financial Corp. (Berwyn, PA) 2007
An international financial services company specializing in short-term consumer lending.
Community Interactions, Inc. (Springfield, PA) 2000-2006
Non-profit agency that provides assisted living services to developmentally disabled adults.
Accounting Manager & Fundraising Chairman (2003-2006)
Senior Accountant (2000-2003)
New Courtland, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA) 1998-2000
A network of inter city nursing homes that provide care to the elderly.
ACSYS Resources - Accounting Principals (Philadelphia, PA) 1995-1998
Children s Seashore House, Philadelphia, PA 1991-1995
A nationally recognized rehabilitation hospital for children.
Budget Manager (1995)
Senior Accountant (1991-1995)
Albert Einstein Medical Center (Philadelphia, PA) 1986-1991
A leading acute care teaching hospital.
Reimbursement Analyst (1989-1991)
Budget Analyst (1986-1989)
Education & Professional Training
in Business Administration, Major in Accounting - Drexel University
MBA program in Healthcare Administration - LaSalle University (Philadelphia, PA); 85% of coursework completed, 3.8 GPA
Member - Association of Fundraising Professionals (achieved Certificate in Fundamentals of Fundraising, 11-week course)
Member - Healthcare Financial Management Association (passed four-part fellowship examination)
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