SUMMARY: Accomplished, detail oriented business professional with high organizational and multi-tasking skills seeking to apply experience to an administrative support/financial role. Computer literate in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Quick Books.
FRANCIS STREET FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (••••• present) Financial Assistant Charged with processing all accounts payable, receivables and employee payroll. Resolve discrepancies with invoices, preparing budget reports for committee meetings, and tracking member contributions for end of year tax reporting.
U.S. Census ••••• (May ••••• August •••••) Enumerator Conducted quality control interviews with residents in assigned areas following stringent guidelines and confidentiality laws. Planned work by reviewing assignment area to determine most efficient daily plan. Met daily with supervisor to review and submit work and report verification problems.
PAYLESS SHOESOURCE CORPORATE OFFICE, Topeka, KS (•••••) Financial Analyst, Retail Operations Created total Company seasonal plans down to the store level on a seasonal, monthly, and weekly basis, managed store generated markdown budgets, and provided analysis on customer traffic and units per transactions.
Associate Buyer, Women’s Dress Shoe Department Developed individual weekly plan for each style including sales, promotional activity, sell-off, store counts and clearance. Worked with merchandise team in developing the quarterly shoe assortment accounting for $••••• million in seasonal sales.
Planner & Dept. Marketing Coordinator, Merchandise Distribution Worked in team environment to determine merchandise for over ••••• stores across the U.S. and its territories with annual department sales in excess of $••••• million. Duties included assortment planning, controlling product receipt flow, exception store management and size purchases to maximize sales. Approved all marketing done in the department and ensured product coverage for promotions. • Successfully introduced men’s size ••••• to ••••• stores by coordinating Marketing, IS, Store Operations, Distribution Center, Buying and Merchandise Distribution. Program achieved incremental sales of $5 million its first year. • Launched a “Better Leather” program of higher retail product to carefully selected stores. Program achieved sales over $••••• million and •••••% store for store in the first year. • Winner of two awards for Outstanding & Significant Contributions Achieving Results. • Trained new analysts in the department and assisted in recruiting of new employees. • Successfully completed corporate management training program gaining experience in all major functional areas.
EDUCATION: Master of Business Administration•••••University of Kansas, ••••• Bachelor of Arts•••••University of Missouri, Columbia, ••••• Major: Political Science