Dedicated, self-motivated professional with Associate Degree in Accounting, recently retired from 30 years of commendable service with the United States Coast Guard. Seeking entry-level position with established company in the field of bookkeeping, accounts payable/receivable, auditing, or tax preparation.
Associate of Arts, Accounting Strayer University Raleigh, CA Graduated Magna Cum Laude Associate of Arts, Electronics Coastline Community College Fountain Valley, CA Leadership Certification U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Academy Pataluma, CA 2013
15 years’ experience preparing taxes for U.S. government employees. Coordinated all facets of projects from requests for proposals to project oversight upon contract award. Led the successful design, development, procurement, testing, and installation of world-wide navigation systems. Oversaw $2.5M contingency communications inventory and a $750K budget. Supervised, coached, and mentored an electronics department of 9 direct reports.
U.S. Coast Guard Various Locations, United States Electronics Systems Equipment Manager (10/08 – 9/10) Project Officer/Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (8/04 – 10/08) Shop Supervisor (8/01 – 8/04) Lead Installer/Assistant Project Officer (8/99 – 8/01) Lead Technician (7/97 – 8/99) Electronic Shop Technician (6/94 – 7/97) Lead Electronic Equipment Installer/Calibration Technician (6/90 – 6/94) Electronic Warfare Supervisor (8/86 – 6/90)
General ledger accounting aptitude Complex problem solving Knowledge of Sage Adobe software expert Strong communication skills Expert in customer relations Effective time management Excellent managerial techniques