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Danielle M.

Jacobs
16447 Via Mera  Macomb, MI 48042  Phone: 586-344-1685  Email: dannidee18@hotmail.com

Professional Goals: Assistant Superintendent / Elected Official


Adept in the areas of reviewing and auditing, budgeting and planning, managing and coordinating the business functions
of a public school district. Experience in public accounting and auditing with a CPA firm, current emphasis in Government
modified accounting and fiscal oversight in public education. Providing leadership and support to curriculum, human
resources and operations by focusing on providing the best educational experience for students.

Education/Certifications/Leadership
Master of Education in Educational Leadership anticipated graduation date 06/2018
Oakland University – Rochester, MI

Bachelor of Science in Accounting 04/2004


Oakland University – Rochester, MI
CPA License 04/2005; MSBO - CFO Certification; MSBO - Business Office Manager Certification
Macomb/St. Clair School Business Officials – Secretary/Treasurer 2013/2014; Vice President 2014/2015; President 2015/2016

Experience
CHIPPEWA VALLEY SCHOOLS — CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI
Director of Business Services, 03/2014 - Present
Accounting Coordinator, 01/2007 - 03/2014
Responsibilities include managing the accounting functions of the district. The included functions are budgeting, preparing
financial statements, overseeing all daily general ledger activities, managing essential functions for a successful fiscal year-
end audit, and delegating tasks of the business office appropriately. Working for the District has allowed me to implement
many efficiencies and procedures that have added to the overall effectiveness of the business department. The unique
hierarchy of the District has enhanced my communication skills as a result of working with a variety of colleagues at various
levels within the District.
Key functions:
 Supervises Business Department staff and the day-to-day functions of the business office.
 Acts as administrator over numerous online solutions, including banking and other platforms implemented to support the
financial operations of the district.
 Analyzes and solves strategic and operational issues related to business functions and activities.
 Facilitates the budgeting process and performs analytical procedures in support of budget development and amendments.
 Analyzes a variety of financial information for the purpose of providing direction and support, making recommendations,
maximizing funds, and or ensuring overall operations are within budget.
 Provides business department support to the school buildings as well as other departments within the administration.

UHY ADVISORS, INC. — STERLING HEIGHTS, MI


Senior Accountant, 09/2002 - 12/2006
Began my first accounting position during college as a bookkeeper, then became a staff accountant upon completion of
college and quickly evolved into a senior level accountant. I was able to show value to the firm by my immediate focus in
obtaining my CPA license and as a dedicated and committed team leader.
Key functions:
 Performing compilations, reviews, and audits of corporate financials.
 Fully managing numerous client accounts and delegating tasks appropriately.
 Developing review/audit programs and contributing to review/audit report findings as a result of testing and sampling data.
 Reviewing financial statements for quality and proper GAAP presentation
 Mentoring and training new staff accountants.