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© 2018 Sydrena Smith

WHO AM I

SYDRENA SMITH IS A RECENT MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION / MASTER OF SCIENCE IN FINANCE GRADUATE FROM WALSH COLLEGE, EDUCATOR, AND ARTIST BASED IN DETROIT, MICHIGAN. 

 

SYDRENA IS CURRENTLY TRANSITIONING INTO HER NEW CAREER IN FINANCE, BANKING, OR MANAGEMENT.

 

EDUCATION

RESUME

FINANCE PROFESSIONAL | EDUCATOR | ARTIST

ORGANIZATIONS AND

VOLUNTEER WORK

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN - DEARBORN

BACHELOR OF ARTS - ECONOMICS

(MINOR IN MANAGEMENT)

GRADUATION - MAY 2010

WALSH COLLEGE

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

MASTER OF SCIENCE - FINANCE

GRADUATION - MARCH 2018

FINANCE/

MANAGEMENT

GENERAL MANAGER

FLAIR HAIR LLC. | DETROIT, MICHIGAN

EDUCATION

ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT INSTRUCTOR

LOGICAL CHOICE LLC. | DETROIT, MICHIGAN

DESIGN/

MARKETING

VISIONARY ARTIST

SLS CREATIVE CONCEPTS/INTENSE COLOR STUDIO

DETROIT, MICHIGAN

  • Responsible for driving the company to $60,000 in sales within first year

  •  Manage bookkeeping and accounts associated with the company utilizing Microsoft Excel

  •  Process accounts payable and accounts receivable

  • Create all marketing materials and packaging design for all products

  • Oversee social media platforms to effectively reach the audience

  • Negotiate pricing with vendors to ensure quality products are bought and sold

  • Maintain optimal stock levels to ensure timely availability of products

  • Interview and recruit sales associates

  • Taught, inspired and lead enrichment activities for elementary, middle, and high school students in a safe, orderly, and welcoming environment

  • Provided academic assistance and behavior support to teachers in classroom

  • Oversaw social and leadership development programming for community youth

  • Managed the Juvenile Assessment and Intervention System (JAIS) 

  • Assessed and monitored students’ growth in core academic classes and provided comments for improvement

  • Communicated with teachers, administrators, and parents about students' progress via monthly progress reports

  • Oversaw and guided student editors and staff on the development, marketing, editing, content selection, and publishing of the yearbook

  • Solicited the student body, school staff, and community on participation in the school’s yearbook 

CURRICULUM COORDINATOR ASSISTANT

OAK PARK HIGH SCHOOL | OAK PARK, MICHIGAN

  • Assisted teachers, administrators, and parents with raising student achievement in Geometry, Algebra, Statistics, and Pre-Calculus

  • Tutored students in Math, MME/ACT preparation, Engineering, and other subjects

  • Supervised and administered standardized exams such as the ACT, MME, and

  • Work-Keys exam

MATH INTERVENTION SPECIALIST

OAK PARK HIGH SCHOOL | OAK PARK, MICHIGAN

  • Use the entire Adobe Suite to assist clients on different design projects ranging from print, and web

  • Create and implement marketing strategies to increase the profit margin in small/medium size companies

  • Assist in all creative aspects of the branding process such as name selection, design direction, and brand management.

  • Manage social media marketing campaigns based on the clients’ interest

DETROIT ECONOMIC CLUB

YOUNG LEADER

MEMBER SINCE SEPTEMBER 2015

THIRD NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH

COMMUNICATION TEAM

MEMBER SINCE OCTOBER 2012

LIFE REMODELED

VOLUNTEER - AUGUST 2015

FINANCE/ACCOUNTING INTERN

WIGS 4 KIDS OF MICHIGAN, INC.|

ST. CLAIR SHORES, MICHIGAN

  • Used QuickBooks and Excel to record and update ledgers and perform banking activities

  • Performed all financial activities including financial statements and management reports

  • Completed bank reconciliations; created invoices and sales receipts and paid debts due

  •  Prepared financial reports and supporting documents for auditing purposes

  • Attended and completed accounting tasks at charity events

  • Sort, post and file accounting documents; including entry of daily transactions to general ledger, and monthly generation of invoices

  • Reconcile bank statements and prepare financial reports using QuickBooks Pro

  • Prepare job costing reports on various jobs and vendors, prepare budgets based on cost analysis

  •  Prepare Excel summaries of account balances, tenant monthly payments and open invoices

  • Manage vendor/supplier relations including renegotiating payment terms

  • Answer telephones, greet and attend to guests

  • Maintain executive schedule

  • Send and receive emails

ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

VERITAS LIMITED, LLC. | SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN

MATH INSTRUCTOR

MATHNASIUM | WEST BLOOMFIELD, MICHIGAN

  • Instruct small groups of three to four on key mathematical concepts

  • Use Salesforce to input and analyze student's progress

  • Managed a team of 5 employees on all design projects, including team coordination, scheduling, compliance, customer service, risk identification, brainstorming sessions, and budget

  • Designed projects within required timeframe using various Adobe Suite applications and set appropriate targets for team members

  • Oversaw finances for design projects and maintained record of cash flow

  •  Prepared reports for projects using various Microsoft applications such as Excel and provided regular updates to the Supervisor

DESIGN MANAGER

CAN YOU PICTURE THIS LLC. | DETROIT, MICHIGAN