Dawn Kaufman

Freelance Article Writer & Book Writer

Location:York, Pennsylvania, United States
2 Skills
Skills/Overview: Proficient in Microsoft Office, Documentation Templates, writing policies & procedures, payroll invoices, Invoicing in AP Workflow, Dovico timesheet & reporting tools; familiar with SharePoint & Clarity tools as well. I have been the backup to the Office Administrator position for over 1 year and assistant to the Finance Manager for the last 6 months. I have used the downtime in my current position to learn other facets of the organization and increase my ability to smoothly facilitate numerous office functions.

Work Experience:

Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. May 2010 – Present
Project Administrative Specialist/Finance Assistant
• Coordinate new candidate interviews, travel & follow-through to hired status
• Prepare Training presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint
• Maintain employee document archives using SharePoint
• Compose and edit project proposals using Microsoft Word
• Compose policy and procedure for Finance department
• Validate, Code, & Approve Invoices
• Work with Vendors to reconcile invoice problems to include payment terms & incorrect billable hours/items
• Organize and set up company events
• Order office and coffee supplies for facility
• Track employee tasks and hours using DOVICO
• Report weekly to Finance Manager on non-compliant hours entries for over 200 employees & subcontractors
• Enter tasks into DOVICO from Clarity & assign resources to new projects for correct charging of time worked
• Prepare monthly D-5( MBE/WBE) reports using AP Workflow
• Maintain POs / TOs, budgets, and actuals using Microsoft Excel to ensure contract compliance

Valley Times Magazine January 2011
• Published article “Indulging Your Inner Child”

Mystickal Voyage May 2008 – September 2008

Sales Associate

• Answered phones and scheduled appointments using Millennium software for international customer database of over 5,000 clients
• Provided customer service to walk-in members as well as previously scheduled appointments
• Worked the Holistic Departments to include the Coffee shop & Retail Centers
• Maintained supply orders, stocked shelves, assisted in Annual Inventory Audit

Paxton Company April 2005 – September 2005


• Answered telephones and scheduled appointments for Senior Level Managers
• Provided customer service in Warehouse environment
• Maintained inventory records & spreadsheets for Accounting

US Navy January 2000 – January 2002

Aerographer’s Mate

• Forecasted and disseminated fleet weather reports
• Compiled hourly, 12-hour, and daily status reports
• Briefed ship’s captain on previous day’s status reports

Gunner’s Mate January 1998 – January 2000

• Created daily task reports
• Supervised work crews of 5 seamen
• Performed small arms maintenance & qualifications
• Participated in Ship’s Self Defense Force


Towson University August 2008 – May 2011
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature

Community College of Baltimore County January 2006 – May 2008
Associate of Arts in General Studies

* References available upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Article Writing
Book Writing