Denise Bevard -Accounting, Finance, Project Management, Process Improvement, Professional Quilter, Instructor.
Denise Bevard's Bio:
Denise Bevard - I am a passionate quilter and quilting instructor. I believe in living life to its fullest and that: Passion and Inspiration are enhanced when shared. We can all learn something from one another.
I am results-oriented leader with a passion for utilizing technology I have been recognized for taking on complex initiatives, leading diverse teams, adapting to rapidly changing environments and resolving mission critical issues. I am inquisitive, analytical, able to lead multiple projects concurrently.
My passion drives me to continually evolve and adapt, and to stay current with trends, standards and emerging technologies. I possess outstanding teamwork, organization and communication skills.
Specialties: Project Management, SAP SD, process mapping, process improvement, training, program development and implementation.
Denise Bevard's Experience:
Tax Manager, Excise Tax at Microsoft Licensing, GPDecember 1997 - September 2011
â¢ Managed up to five simultaneous IT interfaced projects per year â¢ Integrated multiple unique systems to achieve or maintain compliance, simplify processes and increase efficiencies â¢ Implemented system improvements (SAP-business management software, Vertex O-Tax compliance software, internal Microsoft systems) for compliance â¢ Assist customers (internal and external) with escalations for dispute resolution â¢ Function as the department training lead. Including developing, scheduling and giving training to the team, internal customers, and partners â¢ Researched and provided data for management, legal department, tax department â¢ Metric development and reporting â¢ Vendor management â¢ Identify compliance deficiency and provide a suite of solutions to remediate identified deficiencies â¢ SAP support, SD, revenue facing, proprietary deficiency remediation projects â¢ Process mapping for outsourcing handover including Six Sigma DPPM analysis, development and review of policies and procedures â¢ SAP âversion 4.7 release- develop test cases, develop and give training to processing team, provide bug reports, ensure system change did not have a negative impact on revenue â¢ Application Manager and Program Manager for Document Imaging/E-archival â¢ Proprietary Six Sigma Projects â¢ Proprietary Forecasting Projects, multiple term outlooks â¢ Proprietary Ad Hoc Reporting â¢ Implement safe mailroom policies and procedures post 9-11, and post anthrax incident on-site. â¢ Manage Document Imaging project -net $500,000 cost savings for first 18 months of project of, with an additional savings of $300,000-500,000 the following year â¢ Shipping Cost analysis and process improvement -cost saving of $500,000 across multiple cost centers â¢ Drive improvements in quality control by implementing a six sigma model that decrease cost and increased customer satisfaction â¢ Coordinate review process for budgets and business plans
Marketing Coordinator at Chem Lab Product IncJune 1996 - November 1997
â¢ Generate customer and consumer statistics (database solution) â¢ Prepare customer profiling for pricing generation (database solution) â¢ Prepare and make sales presentations to internal executives and customers, including new product lines â¢ Supervise Art Director and 2 graphic artists for marketing, and 3 office managers (one in each of our manufacturing facilities) â¢ Maintain databases across different OSâs-Unix to Windows â¢ Resolution of Customer complaints
Project Manager and Volunteer at ProNet RenoSeptember 2011
Project management Database management, network management, desktop maintenanced, deskside helpdesk activity, website maintenance and development. Process mapping, ducumentation and improvement
Denise Bevard's Education:
University of Nevada-Reno1996 – 2002BS
University of Nevada-RenoMSConcentration: Economics
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