Garrick W. Reid

2031 Brooks Drive #708, Forestville, MD 20747

Tel.: 301-516-6273/240-593-2778 | Email: arrickreid@verizon.net

 

Experienced professional with an expertise in complex initiatives implementation, process streamlining, and data analysis, as well as excellent communication acumen seeking challenging position to contribute to further success of your company

 

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS


Relationship-Builder | Team-Player | Self-Motivated | Analytically Minded | Problem-Solver | Achiever

Detail-Oriented | Result-Oriented | Exemplary Work Ethics | Ambitious & Goal Driven

 

CORE SKILLS


Data Aggregation, Consolidation, & Analysis | Enhancement Solutions Development |  SharePoint | Accounting | Client Negotiations

Customer Requirements Implementation | Planning | Process Streamlining

Customer Relationships Enhancement | Efficiency Improvement

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Booz Allen Hamilton, Mclean, VA

Associate   November 2003 – Present

  • Provide compelling support for the customer’s strategic space operations pertaining to the allocation processes; hold responsibility for the rental payments and resourcefully resolve allocation issues
  • Sustain client’s requirements, while effectively ensuring logistical efficiency of the office space assignments
  • Conduct semi-annual surveys to aggregate space occupancy data to consequently analyze space utilization efficiency; resourcefully collaborate with customers to properly implement space acquisition requirements and monitor maintenance responsibilities through Lotus Notes Space Database deployment
  • Utilize innovative analytical techniques to review, organize, and develop comprehensive solutions for space matters, as well as prepare final summaries for the client
  • Conduct in-depth and accurate background researches to assist the financial officer with customer inquiries handling
  • Maintain superior accuracy of the occupancy data through Archibus system, including the updates of space transactions
  • Initiate and conduct negotiations on space acquisitions, as well as lead diverse space availability initiatives; facilitate and streamline requests processing and handle clients’ concerns in a timely and diplomatic manner
  • Optimized space database, resulting in sustainable tracking, storage, retrieval, and data quality enhancement
  • Improved data tracking process and re-validated outstanding space requirement, thus minimizing space requests duplication

 

US Investigations Services, Inc., Falls Church, VA

Payroll Administrator     August 2002 – November 2003

  • Held a scope of time and attendance administrator duties, coordinating daily payroll processing for 300 employees under the direction of Program and Office Operations Managers; resourcefully handled payroll matters for the security monitor staff
  • Furnished comprehensive and proactive consultative services for other staff members on  timekeeping and payment errors
  • Spearheaded the leave and disability requests processing, as well as updated payroll accounting databases to ensure superior accuracy at all times; cooperated effectively with Human Resources and Finance departments to coordinate leave activity

 

Melwood Horticultural Training Center, Upper Marlboro, MD

Staff Accountant     March 1998 – December 2001

  • Held primary accountability for the vendor invoices, purchase orders, travel reimbursement requests, utility bills and lease payment invoices attainment and review, as well as conducted invoice analyses to ensure accuracy and appropriateness of the expenses; verified expense allocation and validated accounting codes; ensured timely payment disbursement
  • Sustained a computerized accounting and payment system (MAS90 Accounting Program) through data updates and handled monthly accounts payable reconciliation to the general ledger; masterfully handled payroll functions
  • Developed and presented comprehensive solutions to effectively balance the accounts payable and the general ledger, as well as resourcefully resolved retrospective outstanding payables; Ensured proper and timely posting of the invoices within the AP system, in coherence with the monthly financial statement closing
  • Handled profound analysis of the entrusted statements and  ledger; prepared financial statements for further managers’ review and proactively contributed to the annual and government audit preparation; posted audit adjustments and verified general ledger and audited financial statements balance

 

OTHER EMPLOYMENT


Accounts Payable Bookkeeper • ACSYS, INC., Temporary Accounting Professionals, Washington, DC • March 2002 – April 2002

 

CLEARANCE


TS/SCI with Polygraph • Since November 2003

 

EDUCATION


BGS Diploma • University of Maryland, College Park, MD • 1993

 

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST