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SHIRLEY FOOTE 1311 Karen Blvd Capitol Heights, MD 20743 H: (240) 788-7744 C: (240) 416-6620 e-mail: [email protected] Accounting Professional CPA Candidate Key Skills Detail-oriented Account ing Professional with a strong background in all business accounting functions, including accounts payable/receivable, general ledger, monthly & annual reports, reconciliations, billing, procurement, grant management, developing & maintaini ng budget, developing systems to track & ensuring compliance with appropriate GA AP standards and regulatory requirements and implementing internal controls. a Accounts Payable/Receivable a General Ledger/Trial Balances a Bank Reconciliations a P & L Monitoring a Issuing Checks a GAAP a Payroll a Grant Management a OMB Circulars a Budgets & Forecasting a Compliance Career History 2007 a" 2010 DC Cancer Consortium a" Washington, DC Director of Finance and Administration Direct the organizationas financial planning & accounting practices. a Managed the day to day financial & administration functions of DCCC. Ensured that all grant money is administered properly. By overseeing compliance, financ ial analysis, program planning, reporting & procurement. a Processed accounts payable invoices and payments. a Organized files and maintain accounts receivable and accounts payable document ation. a Received, review and processed travel and petty cash expense reports for payme nt. Processed cash receipts and bank reconciliations. a Prepared annual Administration budget and assisted program staff with program budget. Allocating $20 million budget, aligning financial with business objecti ves. a Maintained general ledger accounts. a Grant Management developed monitoring procedures and monitoring tools for gran ts awarded. Developed deliverable tracking system/database to monitor federal g rants and reporting process. a Developed and implemented new policies and procedures to enhance necessary Acc ounting & HR controls. Including maintaining timesheets, vacation, sick leave & procurements, etc. a Coordinate activities with outside CPA firm & prepare audit schedule. a Captured significant savings & improved availability to benefits through treme ndous success negotiating 0% increases in benefits premiums for two consecutive years. 2005 To 2007 Save The Children - New Orleans, LA Finance Manager a" Katrina Response Team (located in New Orleans) Direct the financial & operation functions to support the strategic goals of the growth of the division.

a Managed the day to day fiscal operations of the Katrina Team in New Orleans. By managing all aspects of the accounting/finance, human resource, administrativ e, and information system functions, including the oversight and management of f unctions that were outsourced. a Coordinated with Team Leader the preparation of annual operating budget and ca sh flow projections. Monitored and regularly analyzed actual financial performa nce and compares results to the approved budgets with a special emphasis on cash flow, restricted funds, and project expense. a Reviewed budgets prepared by the program staff for proposed grant-funded proje cts. Managed and controlled organizational expenditures with approved budgets. a Complied with donorsa fiscal, programmatic and reporting terms, conditions an d restrictions, for both federal and non-federal funds. Ensured financial syste m was established and maintained in order to provide appropriate controls in acc ordance with STCas policies, procedures and standards a Trained staff on the basic functions of the organizationas networks and softwa re applications to ensure efficiency and productivity. a Managed the routine accounting functions in accordance with GAAP, including th e general ledger, accounts payable/receivable & bank reconciliations. Prepared balance sheets, statements of revenue and expenses, and other financial reports. a Participated in the development and implementation of new policies and procedu res to enhance necessary required accounting control. a Represented the Financial department prospectively in meetings with presentati ons to partners. a Human Resources Administration acted as point person for the employee benefits programs and provided support to staff with regard to benefits. 2001 To 2005 Southern Maryland Works - Waldorf, MD 20601 Finance and Human Resources Director Direct the organizationas fiscal planning and accounting practices. a Perform fiscal monitoring for Charles Board of Education, Calvert County Board of Education and St. Maryas County Board Of Education. a Perform fiscal monitoring for several sub-recipients in the Southern Maryland region for WIA, WtW, Metro-Tech, Capacity Building, Step and NEG Programs. a Managed and monitored the Tri-County One-Stop Centers. a Managed the day- to-day fiscal operations of SMW. Overseeing payroll, maintain budget status for all programs, prepare draw-downs, prepare monthly journal ent ries, work with the Executive Director in the preparation of grant budget, estab lish cost allocation plans for (32 grants) meet with budget committee on a quart erly basis, prepare required financial reports for the board of directors meetin g and executive committee of SMW, prepare required financial reports for the Sta te of Maryland Department of Labor Licensing and Regulations (DLLR) quarterly. a Acted as staff liaison to Finance Committee, which oversees budget, and audit functions. a Managed all Human Resource by conducting new hire orientations and exit interv iews, recruitment, performance review process, benefits administration, record m aintenance, and ensuring compliance with employment practices and procedures. a Assisted with budget proposals, request for proposals, by providing budget & j ustification, designing and implementing budget modular, coordinate activities w ith outside CPA firm and audit schedules. a Managed Financial Edge Black-baud Accounting System, Bill Quick, Paychex Payro ll System, Accounting policies and procedures, and companyas personnel policy. 1999 a" 2001 Grameen Foundations Washington, DC

Director of Finance Administration Direct the organization's financial planning and accounting practices. * Managed the day to day financial operations of the organization including fina ncial management of all grants ,contacts and contributions.

* Managed all accounting and financial reporting to ensure its completion in acc ordance with GAAP and tax regulations. * Managed fiscal monitoring and reporting to (USAID) * Coordinated activities with outside CPA firm and audit schedules. * Prepared budgeting, forecasting and tracking of expenses & revenues of grants & private funding. * Prepared monthly and quarterly financial reports to difference agencies. * Prepared quarterly reports for Board of Directors. * Reviewed current accounting financial controls to safeguard the value of the c ompany and to ensure their proper recordation. * Supervised accounts payable, payroll and Human Resources. * Participated in the development & implementation of new polices & procedures to enhance necessary required accounting control

1993 a" 1999 Staff Accountant

Harper & Associates

Performed diverse accounting duties, including accounts payable, accounts r eceivable, financial reporting, general ledger, tracking grants, billing and rec onciliation for a fast-paced accounting office. Prepared profit and loss statem ent for clients. a Process accounts payable for operations and individual accounting a Post clientas accounts receivable to QuickBooks and generate daily deposit rep orts a Worked closely with auditors 1982 a" 1993 Panasonic Industrial Company Office Manager/Accounting Manager Assisted with companyas daily accounting operations, including classified, r ecorded and summarized financial data in order to compile and keep financial rec ords, using journals and ledgers. Produced and distributed forms 1098 and 1099. Ensured the proper application of bank cash, checks and vouchers and reconcile d bank statements. Strengthened business operations by creating & deploying perf ormance management tools, including new compensation strategies incorporating ne w pay grades and bonus and commission structures. Education

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Bowie State College a" Bowie, MD 1982 B.S. Accounting Manhattan College a" NYC, NY 1975 B. A. Business Management Subcontracting with the Government a" USDOL Payroll Management a" Prince Georges Community College Managing Human Resource - Maryland University Leadership Dynamics a" Maryland University Contract Management, USDOL Emergency Preparedness a" Save the Children

Comprehensive Financial Management Technical Assistant Conference Competitive Grant Orientation a" USDOL Disability Employment Initiative Grant Conference Comprehensive Financial Management Training a" USDOL Grant Management - USDOL Computer Skills


Proficient in the use of microcomputers: Accounting packages Sun-Systems, Black -baud a" Financial Raiser Edge, Bill Quick MAS-90, Solomon, Quick-books Pro, Mic rosoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Lotus 123 spreadsheet applicati ons and in a stand-alone or local area network environment. National Association of Workforce Development professionals National Council of Negro Women American Management Association

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