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Alex Castro

castr.ale@gmail.com (219) 794-5245

Experience
DePaul University
AP Tax Specialist
07/2014 - Present
Executed vendor database inactivation audit of 5,214 vendor locations resulting in 43% decrease
of vacant locations - leading to Staff Recognition Award
Streamlined internal process for newly implemented Document Imaging and Management
Systems Software ImageNow
Optimized AP training presentation on invoice approval, payment inquiry and AP payment process
for budget managers, delegates and proxies
Reconcile monthly FedEx invoices and accounts for all departments with accuracy
Generate weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly reports for executive management team
Analyze all U.S. and foreign sourced payments for tax implications and treaty benefits

Standard Bank & Trust


Teller Supervisor
04/2014 07/2014
Increased retail sales by 15% by participating in bank-wide, regional and branch campaigns
Implemented a successful sales strategy to promote new products and motivate team members
which increased the overall referrals per month
Performed monthly and annual branch audits while adhering to compliance and ensuring accuracy
of all teller functions
Customer Service Associate II
07/2013 04/2014
Collaborated with branch management and coworkers towards development and achievement of
bank, branch and individual goals
Built and managed relationships to ensure that customer needs were being met while exploring
new opportunities to deepen existing customer relations
Customer Service Associate
03/2011 - 06/2013
Processed all paying and receiving transactions including but not limited to personal and business
deposits, check cashing and bond redemption
Resolved customers concerns by actively listening and problem solving
Harrahs Entertainment (Horseshoe)
Finance Intern
06/2010 - 08/2010
Conducted a data integrity audit of an IT related system error that had the potential annual savings
of 540k
Participated in week long lean operations focusing on the financial drop process resulting in
improvement and productivity of 60%
Forecasted cash flow analysis for a new restaurant capital investment
Created reporting tools for executive management team which measured employee productivity
trends
Produced a spreadsheet of the productivity measures covering an 8 week period with charts
Updated financial schedules for marketing and upper management

Education
DePaul University

Anticipated Graduation 06/2017

Bachelor of Science in Business:


Concentration in Finance

Skills
Technical Skills & Proficiencies
MS Suite, Oracle: PeopleSoft, Windstar Tax Navigator, Image Now, Hogans System Navigator,
Insight