< Back
Edit this resume to make it your own!

Your Name

Financial Manager

Washington, DC

Work Experience

Financial Manager

Department of Employment Sevices, Washington, DC

Mar 2011Sep 2011

  • Responsible for all aspects of programmatic financial management; act as a liaison with the Office of the Chief Financial Officer and program counterpart to Agency Fiscal Officer.
  • Advise Director, Deputy and Associate Directors and program managers on day-to-day financial issues; direct development of program procurement and spending plans, monitor agency operating and grant expenditures; create ad hoc financial reports and distribute executive financial reports weekly.
  • Perform various analytical duties in the formulation, presentation and execution of the budget; provide recommendations and guidance on all fiscal actions.

Director of Fiscal Operations

Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Division of Transportation (DOT), Washington, DC

Nov 2009Feb 2011

Director of Fiscal Operations
  • Directed the financial and fiscal management aspects of OSSE, DOT operations effectively: produced the division's $93 million operating budget, and executed the budget within budgetary constraints according to program priorities and objectives.
  • Managed and monitored the division's ongoing costs with maximum efficiency: controlled all spending; conducted routine analyses of spending trends; developed projections using modeling and trending techniques to assess operational funding needs; advised the Director, Chief Operating Officer, Agency Fiscal Officer and Superintendent of all issues involving fiscal impact to the division's operations.
  • Launched, oversaw, and implemented cost-saving initiatives, fiscal efficiency measures, change management strategies, and organizational and fiscal policy development for the OSSE, DOT organization.
  • Spearheaded the financial component as well as back-up documentation on the Federal Court receivership transition team tasked with ending the Petties v. District of Columbia Government, 15-year court case concerning transportation of special needs students to schools.
  • Devised all Federal Court-mandated fiscal requirements and reporting directives to comply with the court receivership case and the dissolution thereof.

Administrative Management Officer

Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Division of Business and Support Services, Washington, DC

Apr 2008Oct 2009

Administrative Management Officer
  • Introduced new administrative management procedures to increase efficiencies and reduce costs in operations, financial management and procurement: implemented and provided training on associated procedures; conducted procurement planning and budget development for all programs within the agency; and administered fiscal and budgetary guidance to Assistant Superintendents.
  • Executed financial management strategies including analysis of financial performance, fiscal year closing, and technical advice related to financial and procurement systems.
  • Directed the development of strategic and operational improvement plans for the agency.

DC Government Office of the Chief Technology Officer

DBTS, Inc,

Apr 2007Apr 2008

Financial Manager
  • Evaluated programmatic financial reporting systems, and managed and monitored all program finance operations: project expenditures, procurements, invoice payments; and preparation of detailed weekly financial reports pertaining to expenditures, encumbrances, and financial projections for Director of Intergovernmental Initiatives, executive management, and project managers.
  • Advised the Director and executive management on all financial program components such as project planning and decision-making, and planned and prepared the program budget and multi-year spending plan.

Strategic Consultant

Public Financial Management, Philadelphia, PA

Feb 2005Oct 2006

Strategic Consultant
  • Identified business issues and recommended solutions to drive financial and strategic planning as well as revenue enhancement initiatives for nationwide municipalities: Erie County, New York; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA; Newark, NJ; St. Johns County, Florida; and Oakland, CA.
  • Analyzed municipal budgets for expenditure and operational improvements, and provided budget development and presentation support for clients such as the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Temple University and Newark, NJ.
  • Researched concerns of the myriad municipalities and produced results: operations and labor management analyses for use in contract negotiations and legislative change, 5 year strategic plans, revenue forecasting and budget projection models, operating budget management, and capital improvement planning optimization.

Senior Budget Analyst

Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Office of Budget and Planning, District of Columbia Government, Washington, DC

Nov 2003Feb 2005

Senior Budget Analyst
  • Formulated, analyzed, and executed a balanced budget totaling $155 million by keeping control of eight District agencies' costs in the Economic Development and Public Works branches and maintaining an alliance with key contributors: Chief Financial Officers, the District Director of Budget Formulation, Deputy Associate Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Financial Officer of the District.
  • Identified the most efficient way to distribute funds and resources among various departments and programs; monitored City Council and Congressional action on appropriation bills to ensure subsequent fiscal compliance; analyzed proposed legislation; and facilitated policy development.

Budget Analyst

Office of the Chief Financial Officer, Government Services Cluster, Washington, DC

Feb 2000Nov 2003

Budget Analyst
  • Responsible for the formulation, analysis and preparation of agency administrations' budgets.
  • Conducted preparation, justification and statistical analyses of agency's operating budget for presentation to the Budget Director, Office of Budget and Planning, Mayor, Council, and Congress.
  • Provided day-to-day financial planning support to program administrators, as well as monthly reporting of financial activities.
  • Responsible for financial support and processes of 42 million equipment acquisition program for the Department of Public Works.


B.A. in Psychology

Spelman College, Atlanta, GA


University of Maryland University College, College Park, MD

Additional Information

  • Management/Supervision
  • Budget Creation/Management
  • Applications: MSWord/Project
Excel/PowerPoint/Access; SOAR;
Relational Standard Accounting
System (R*STARS); Cognos; Hyperion ; PeopleSoft
  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Risk Assessment
  • Financial Report Interpretation
  • Project Management
  • Financial Laws/Best Practices
  • Resource Allocations Procurement Law/Best Practices Internal Controls/Safeguards; Fiscal Compliance Federal Grant Funding Regulations Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Documentation Substantiation Government Fiscal Consultation
  • Data mining Routine Financial Reporting Oral/Written Communications
  • Procedural Adjustments Financial Training Interpersonal Relations

  • Executed regulations, laws, and best practices while adhering to the unique fiscal structure of the District of Columbia; the interaction of local and federal government is distinctive since the United States Congress has supreme authority over local government business conducted by the mayor and city council of Washington, DC.
  • Provided exemplary control of government-funded contracts and met the stringent requirements of each contract- federal, state, or local government- regarding programming, reporting, or stipulated contractual guidelines.
  • Worked successfully with several District of Columbia agencies, developed rapport with government programs staff persons and the Chief Financial Officer, and made certain that the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Division of Transportation (DOT) remained current on financial, legislative, and data issues.
Resume Builder | Resume Templates | Resume Examples | About Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Help Articles | Contact Us © 2013-2017