Eastern Oregon University 2003
I was goal oriented finishing my four year degree in three. I graduated as one of the top accounting students in my class.
Eastern Oregon University 1983
Columbia Hospitality International 2018 - Present
I had a hard time leaving the nursery, but as I reconcile a months worth of wine sales I feel like an accountant again!
Self Employed 2011 - Present
I provide basic to complex bookkeeping and accounting services for small businesses. From setting them up and training them in QuickBooks to managing their financial side of the business. Provide budgeting and cost accounting expertise as well as winery compliance and reporting.
Walla Wall Nursery 2016 - 2018
I am responsible for recruitment and retention this includes our newly created internship program. I research and present to management different benefit options to maximize employee satisfaction while maintaining reasonable spending limits. Meet with employees and supervisors about conflicts etc. Respond to all state and federal agencies in regards to employee matters, (i.e. workers compensation, unemployment, employment statistics) I create and publish the monthly newsletter. I process bi-weekly payroll through quarterly tax preparation for over 135 employees, I process all accounts payable, accounts receivable, as well creating a simple purchasing plan to maximize quantity savings. I am responsible for fixed asset reporting as well as B&O taxes.
Shaw Estates 2014 - 2016
Creating a fabulous wine experience for the winery guests. Maintain a clean tasting room and assist on any administrative tasks as needed.