Saundra Croyle

Freelance Bookkeeper & Payroll Manager

Location:Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
2 Skills
I am highly motivated and detail oriented. I enjoy working independently to solve problems and complete new challenges. My combined accounting and IT experience makes me well-suited to independent projects because I can manage the computer hardware, software and accounting tasks that most projects involve.

To obtain a challenging position that utilizes my combined experience and knowledge of accounting principles, payroll services and information technology.

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Major: Psychology
Degree: Bachelor of Science Honors: Deans List
Completed December 1989

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Major: Computer Science
Degree: Bachelor of Science QPA: 3.8
Will complete with 15 credits

Community College of Allegheny County, PA Major: Accounting
Degree: Accounting Certificate QPA: 4.0
Completed May 2011

Professional Experience

Dr. Sealgood, LLC, McKeesport, PA
Accounting, April 2010-Present
Bookkeeper/Payroll Accountant


• Perform daily A/R, A/P entries into QuickBooks and monthly bank statement reconciliations
• Customize QuickBooks features as needed (e.g. proposal and invoice templates, chart of accounts changes)
• Create and maintain customer accounts and transactions
• Prepare bi-weekly payroll and online child support payments
• Prepare online quarterly tax payments
• Manage new hire paperwork and unemployment compensation requests
• Install and maintain office wireless network, PCs and printer
• Ensure successful backups of QB date and test viability of recovery files

Be Free, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
Operations, June 1999 – June 2007
Senior Web Application Server Administrator/Database Administrator


• Remotely install, maintain, upgrade Oracle Application Server and Apache webservers for high-volume web transactions across multiple data centers
• Manage projects to deploy software upgrades to webservers while maintaining 24/7 uptime
• Implement backup/recovery scheme for webservers
• Assist with installation and maintenance of multiple complex Oracle databases
• Coordinate activities between Developers and Systems to assure quality of new software releases

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Department of Epidemiology, March 1998 – June 1999
Systems Analyst

• Install, maintain, and upgrade Oracle 8 NT databases for multiple research grants
• Install, maintain, and upgrade Oracle Application Server for web data entry and retrieval
• Implement backup/recovery scheme for databases
• Write, debug, and implement PL/SQL procedures for database reports
• Assist with general troubleshooting and software maintenance on Windows NT servers

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research (CEDAR), March 1996 – February 1998
Database Administrator

• Maintain and upgrade Oracle 7 relational database
• Supervise, manage, and complete performance appraisals for data staff
• Design, write, debug, and implement integrated software programs to interface with data using SQL*Forms, SQL*Menu, and embedded SQL in C programs
• Upgrade hardware/software, troubleshoot, and train 30 end-users

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Department of Psychology, September 1989 – March 1996
Research Specialist

Computer Experience

Languages: C, SQL, PL/SQL, Pascal, HTML
Operating Systems: Windows 3.x/ 95/ NT/Vista/7, MS-DOS, Unix
Software: QuickBooks, Intuit Payroll, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Apache Webserver, Oracle Database 7/8, Oracle Application Server 3/4, Oracle iAS

References Available Upon Request
Skills (2) Rating
Payroll Management