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JOHN DOE
249 15th Street
Tulsa, OK 12345
(555) 555-5190 | sample.twelve@sample.com

 

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Certified Public Accountant and acclaimed Budget Analyst with 14 years of hands-on experience in preparing complex budgets and forecasting revenues, possessing solid understanding of accounting, audit, and tax issues. Extremely competent in the Oklahoma Cost Accounting System and fiscal requirements, and administration of City’s annual capital. Well equipped in wage-earning auditing, accounting, budget preparation and comparisons, revenue projections, cost and statistical analysis, and financial records. Efficient in handling financial and numeric data while performing arithmetic calculations rapidly and accurately. Strong ability to prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. Collaborates well with city staff and other teams within the organization while demonstrating exceptional interpersonal skills and impeccable poise and diplomacy.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

CITY BUDGET ANALYST 05/2013 – Present
City of Clinton
Clinton, Oklahoma

  • Prepare analytical revenue and expenditure reports, and forecasts while consulting and advising the executive staff and department heads on budgetary and management problems.
  • Compile and analyze fiscal, performance and service data of the City government’s operations while maintaining correct budget documents and research reports.
  • Approve funds to develop and maintain microcomputer applications/systems of City department for analyzing and monitoring Operating budget and Capital Improvement Program.
  • Coordinate with Accounting Division to identify unusual and unnatural balances in departments’ funds and create ad-hoc reports for City Council and Senior Management.
  • Participate in capital planning and projection of multi-year project expenditures and develop new process for vehicle and equipment purchases.

SENIOR BUDGET ANALYST 09/2010 – 04/2013
City of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • Analyzed annual budget submissions from various departments and recommended the allocation of funding based on spending caps, priorities, and departmental initiatives.
  • Offered technical assistance with cost analysis, fiscal allocation, and budget preparation and resolved budget problems of a City department.
  • Evaluated complex budget requests from operating departments to establish new positions and expand programs and services.
  • Monitored the disbursement of departmental appropriations identifying deficiencies, recommending budgetary controls and ensuring compliance with funding requirements.
  • Forecasted multi-year revenues and expenditures and performed a comprehensive analysis of special projects for city development.

 

BUDGET ANALYST II  04/2008 – 08/2010
Oklahoma County Employment
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • Analyzed and interpreted complex financial data and to determine past financial performance and project a financial probability.
  • Ensured the expenditures for budgets, grants, and contracts are closely monitored and the reports are prepared to maintain balanced accounts.
  • Approved requests for fund transfers between accounts ensuring account balances are sufficient to meet financial obligations.
  • Prepared monthly budget to actual comparison and analysis as well as develop models to project various year­end revenues and expenses.

 

BUDGET ANALYST I 08/2006 – 03/2008
Tulsa Public Schools
Tulsa, Oklahoma

  • Performed advanced statistical analysis and comprehensive review of forecast model variables using regression analysis and statistical software packages.
  • Balanced expenditure claims with financial books every month and revised revenue forecast for limited projects.
  • Reviewed financial and operating budget reports while recommending alternate financing strategies and monitoring fiscal activity of capital rider financing.
  • Conducted management studies to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of city programs and recommends changes where needed
  • Researched and compiled budgetary data and provided expenditure data and trend analysis to management.

 

FINANCIAL ANALYST 12/2004 – 07/2006
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • Processed income received journals and recorded correct income in the Society’s fundraising database.
  • Prepared financial statement summaries and cash flow projections as requested by the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer.
  • Analyzed spending patterns on a timely basis (every week) to ensure expenditures are within appropriate budget guidelines.
  • Performed periodic analysis of the financial statements and ensured the society is operating in accordance with accepted auditing standards.

 

ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT 10/2002 – 11/2004
Oklahoma Society of CPAs
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

  • Processed income received journals and recorded correct income in the Society’s fundraising database.
  • Prepared financial statement summaries and cash flow projections as requested by the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Executive Officer.
  • Analyzed spending patterns on a timely basis (every week) to ensure expenditures are within appropriate budget guidelines.
  • Performed periodic analysis of the financial statements and ensured the society is operating in accordance with accepted auditing standards.

 

EDUCATION

Master of Science in Finance
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, OK
2003 – 2005

Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Weatherford, OK
1996 – 1998

 

TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Public Accountant (CPA) 2008

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Active member of AICPA – The American Institute of CPAs
American Association of Finance & Accounting (AAFA)
Association for Financial Professionals (AFP)