Director of Museum Operations @ Florida Museum of Photographic Arts
Logistics Coordinator @ Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay
SUNY Purchase - Business
At A Glance
My goal is to be a valuable contributor to an organization by adopting and achieving the goals of leadership. I have a talent to view projects from a variety of perspectives then determine and prioritize the best practices for a positive and timely outcome. I appreciate opportunities for learning and professional growth that also
At A Glance
My goal is to be a valuable contributor to an organization by adopting and achieving the goals of leadership. I have a talent to view projects from a variety of perspectives then determine and prioritize the best practices for a positive and timely outcome. I appreciate opportunities for learning and professional growth that also benefit the bottom line of the company.
Accounts Payable | Receivable | Payroll
Budgeting | Analysis | Cost Savings
Bank account reconciliation
Staff Management | Training
Best practices | Process Improvement
Insurance | 401k maintenanceStrengths
Strong work ethic
High output work habits
Focus on improving efficiencies and cost savings
Total project ownership
Leadership & management skills
Work independently or as a team member
Energetic and outgoing
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
Specialties: account reconciliation, accounts payable, adp, benefits, bookkeeping, budgeting, cash flow, closing, customer relations, event management, financial statements, inventory management, leadership, meeting facilitation, microsoft access, microsoft excel, microsoft outlook, microsoft powerpoint, microsoft word, networking, payroll processing, personnel, policy analysis, presentation skills, purchasing, quality control, quickbooks, real estate, research, scheduling, supervisory skills, timberline
a @ From May 2015 to Present (8 months) Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida AreaDirector of Museum Operations @ From September 2010 to March 2013 (2 years 7 months) Logistics Coordinator @ From March 2010 to June 2010 (4 months) Accounting Manager @ Complete month-end closeout within corporate directed deadlines and procedures. Schedule balance sheet accounts, provide back-up for internal and external auditors. Maintain inventory report criteria for financing eligibility. Enter home closing journal entries. Post A/R checks and wire receipts. Reconcile division bank accounts monthly. Prepare reports and back up for monthly financial review meeting with regional corporate management and division management staff. Conduct field audits as required by banks.
Facilitate accounting portion of merger of West Central Florida and Tampa Divisions
Special projects as requested by corporate accounting and division president. From November 2007 to April 2009 (1 year 6 months) Division Accountant @ From December 2002 to April 2009 (6 years 5 months) Accounting Manager @ From December 2002 to April 2009 (6 years 5 months) Accounting Manager @ Complete month-end closeout within corporate directed deadlines and procedures. Schedule balance sheet accounts, provide back-up for internal and external auditors. Maintain inventory report criteria for financing eligibility. Enter home closing journal entries. Post A/R checks and wire receipts. Reconcile division bank account monthly. Prepare reports and back up for monthly financial review meeting with regional corporate management and division management staff. Conduct field audits as required by banks. Interview, hire and supervise staff of 3 Accounts Payable clerks processing up to 5000 invoices per month. Set procedure for construction supervisor verification of completed work. Communicate policies and procedures with field staff, trade partners and office personnel. From November 2004 to November 2007 (3 years 1 month) Purchasing Manager @ (Simultaneous with Accounting Responsibilities)
Managed staff of 8. Re-bid 23 plans offered for accurate base house and structural option pricing. Achieve job cost savings in major construction elements. Analyze bimonthly over budget report, adjust invoices/budgets accordingly. Set reserves for job completion at time of home closing.
Oversee processing of up to 40 start packages per month. Meet with trades individually to negotiate pricing and discuss field issues. Hold group trade meetings to review company goals, new policies and procedures, and recognize specific trade personnel for outstanding service.
Present ongoing cost savings to senior purchasing and construction management. Attend monthly meetings with purchasing managers from all divisions to discuss best practices, cost savings initiatives, new corporate negotiated suppliers and purchasing department software changes. From March 2006 to September 2006 (7 months) Accountant @ Month-end processing, A/R, A/P, journal entries, bank reconciliations, prepare financial reports for senior management meetings. Prepared PowerPoint presentations for employee, trade and corporate meetings. Cross trained and participated in starts/permitting, quality assurance and customer care departments.
Awarded Key to Quality Award for 2006.
Created and presented A/P Best Practices presentation for corporate training meetings.
Created presentations and team building activities for monthly divisional communication meeting to improve morale and create camaraderie among staff.
Reviewed trade payment history and recovered $500,000+ in duplicate payments.
Focus on and realization of cost savings in all areas of operations. (i.e. tracked/verified credits for returned materials, streamlined office supply order process, contacted field staff of high water/electric bills for spec homes so that thermostats and irrigation timers could be adjusted. From December 2002 to November 2004 (2 years) Resources Manager @ Interact with 200+ staff in main office and field locations regarding all company policies, benefits, events and payroll matters.
Run semi-monthly complex and varying payroll for 16 individual entities through ADP. Reconcile sales staff commission schedules.
Administer company health insurance plan and 401(k) plan. Recommend company policies, update and maintain employee manual. Coordinate all new hire and termination information.
Perform screen interviews for all main office administrative staff positions. Hold monthly teambuilding meetings for administrative staff. Develop general office procedures manual and delegate office responsibilities among administrative staff.
Design, recommend and coordinate production of products to represent company through its logo.
Coordinate all details for employee events throughout year: March of Dimes WalkAmerica, annual golf outing, annual holiday party, company trip to Yankee game, various events to launch company initiatives such as grand openings and fund raising events. From December 1999 to March 2002 (2 years 4 months) HR Manager @ From 1999 to 2002 (3 years) Executive Assistant to Senior VP and General Counsel @ Maintained all communication and schedules. Coordinated meeting materials, presentations and interaction with outside legal counsel and development partners.
Work directly with senior management and CEO on confidential financial reports. Prepare presentations of company performance for parent company and Board of Directors. From October 1998 to December 1999 (1 year 3 months) Office Manager/Bookkeeper @ Day to day running of construction office to include monitoring of contract requirements, processing customer change orders, responding to client questions and requests, ordering building materials, scheduling subcontractors and deliveries, back-up to project managers, coordinate building permits, BOH approvals and Certificates of Occupancy.
Bookkeeping to include monthly client requisitions, biweekly subcontractor requisitions, supplier monthly statements as per quoted prices, payroll, operating and job checking account reconciliation, create and update budget reports.
Direct office staff and project managers as to office procedures and owners expectations.
Coordinate contract and construction documents with attorneys, architects and clients. From February 1995 to October 1998 (3 years 9 months) Controller @ A/P, A/R, payroll through ADP, salesperson commission statements & bimonthly draw. Management of cash flow (borrow/pay line of credit). Bank statement reconciliation. Analyze financial statements (Income statement, balance sheet, inventory value). Report to owners/accountants for scheduling of companies expenses monthly and year end.
Perform extensive research to re-organize companies accounting.
Facilitate update of company-wide computer network. Utilize industry specific software to develop specialized reports. Train staff on semi-annual upgrades. Maintain technical support for entire systems package. (IBM PC/Novell Network).
Supervise construction of and move to new location.
Interview, hire and train staff in main office and NYC sales office.
Create and implement office procedures. Oversee and supervise general office operations. From May 1991 to February 1994 (2 years 10 months)
Business @ Purchase College, SUNY From 1992 to 1993 SUNY Purchase - Business Joyce Zevola is skilled in: Accounts Payable, Budgets, QuickBooks, Payroll, Customer Service, Process Scheduler, Purchasing, Outlook, Microsoft Excel, Account Reconciliation, Bookkeeping, Microsoft Word, Inventory Management, Human Resources, ADP Payroll
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