Dedicated business professional with a versatile skill set developed through education, training and experience as an office manager, staff accountant, bookkeeper and business consultant.
Excellent at resolving business challenges with innovative solutions, streamlining systems and increasing office and business efficiency.
Advanced computer skills including Quick Books Pro/Premier, MS Office Suite and Outlook
Clean, verifiable background
Quick Books Pro/Premier
Business and Employment Law
General Bookkeeping and Payroll
Financial Report Preparation Report & Document Preparation
Spreadsheet & Database Creation
Policies & Procedures Manuals Records Management
Excel and MS Word Proficient
Notary Public for the State of MT
DOT Program Compliance
Billings, Montana 2007 to Present
Part-Time Bookkeeper/Office Manager, 2007 to present
Responsible for all accounting and office management functions including payroll, DOT compliance, contract management, accounts payable and receivable, financial reporting, bid preparation and records management.
Developed new accounting practices to track jobs, job profitability and shorten invoice to payment time frames resulting in increased cash flow.
Assumed tasks previously performed by a CPA such as year end payroll reporting, preparation of 1099’s, W-2’s and 941 quarterly reports resulting in decreased professional fees.
Created office procedures to streamline records management and employment processes resulting in increased productivity, compliance with current employment law and increased management visibility.
Contract Business Consultant – Billings, Montana 2005 to Present
Provide specialized business accounting assistance to private clients including several Billings area CPA’s. Services include developing new accounting systems and reconstructing existing accounting systems using Quick Books Pro and Premier.
Created new accounting systems through input from the client and provided on-going training resulting in a clean start for several new small companies.
Provided assistance to several CPA clients during tax time to reconstruct books which were not properly maintained during the year resulting in the ability to accurately and cost effectively prepare tax returns.
Assisted clients with records management processes, employee manual development, streamlined employment processes and resolved regulatory compliance issues.
BS Business Administration, MSU-Billings – Billings, Montana
MBA, University of Montana – Missoula, Montana 19801984