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                                              Patricia K. Woodworth
                                                      41137 Rene
                                                Hammond, La . 70403
                                   Phone Home (985) 386 - 5289 /Cell (225) 205-7278

Objective: To secure a corporate level position in the hospitality industry with a focus on administration and finance.

       Twenty-five + years of customer service expertise (Restaurant and Hotel)
       20+ years of Hospitality Management and Leadership, Accounting, Human Resources and Payroll Administration
       Integrity, Intelligence, Loyalty, and Reliability
       Dedication to refinement, personal growth, and self improvement
       Industrious and Self-motivated
       A passion for learning and a love of technology
       Creative and Innovative
       Tenacious in problem solving and in attention to details
       A proven work ethic with a sense of duty and commitment
       Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written
       A Proficiency in a vast array of software programs which include MS Office 2007, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel,
        Word Perfect, Lotus 6, Act 2000, Peach Tree (DOS – 2007), and Quick Books Enterprises (2005 - 2008)

   May 2004 Psychology, B.A. Louisiana State University
   2004 - 2006 Graduate Studies: Educational Counseling and Leadership, Louisiana State University
   Fall 2009 Graduate Studies: Education, Southeastern University


  Feb. 2007 – Present. Corporate Controller, Cajun Lodging LLC - 477 hotel rooms, 8 houses, 200 employees
 (Comprised of two full service hotels, three limited service hotels, and a small residential leasing company)

Additional Responsibilities also included

       Direct Supervision of 10.5 million New Construction Project working directly with General Contractor and Project
Manger and Construction Loan Officer Coordinated planning review to anticipate required funding, prepared and
documented all draw requests Prepared all reporting, monitored construction budget for cost overrun, analyzed and
documented all deviations. Conducted Monthly Budget Review, Maintained Insurance Certificates, Contractor Licenses,
Purchase Orders, Lien releases, and Building Contracts. Preformed all aspects of accounts payable: using contractor
construction GL coding. Established opening par for soft goods. Negotiated contracts for equipment lease.

Organized and Coordinated transition from Limited service operation to full service F&B operations
For a ten million renovation and brand conversion well underway upon my arrival.
Implemented and performed full POS set up including two way interface with Hotel franchisor PMS

Performed Technical Consulting on design and function for customized web based financial management program
supervised and conducted all beta testing for web site development.

Organized and Coordinated operational transition from a limited service operation to full service F&B operation with
catering for a 130 room- multi million dollar renovation and brand conversion (well underway prior to my arrival)
Implemented and performed full POS set up including two way interface with Hotel franchisor PMS.

Prepared, recorded, and organized all financial data in accordance with the Uniform System of Hotel Accounting
Calculated and filed monthly sales tax returns, annual liquor reporting,
Processed Payroll and prepared payroll reporting
Organized and supervised preliminary Income Budget preparation
Prepared Annual Income Expense budget.
Supervised all accounting functions four person accounting staff.
Conducted site inspections and property visits for implementation and training.

Organized comprehensive Four Phase: Quarterly Property Performance Reviews
   With owners and property managers
  I. Financial Performance Review – Budget vs. Actual, POR and PAR
 II. Service performance review via Salt Scores
III. Franchisor Site Inspection review
IV. Physical Site Review and review to include PIP Planning

Feb. 2006 - 2007 Department Manager -Hotel Accounting, Sheraton Baton Rouge Convention Hotel
(Off Site Accounting Structure Main Duties are Supervisory, Training, and Accounts Receivable)

Feb.1999 - Feb. 2006 Corporate Controller, Fels Hotel Group (Comprised of two Limited Service Hotels -115 rooms, A
Hotel Real Estate Brokerage, A 30K Sq Ft Office Park, and A Hotel Management Company, approx 65 employees)
 Accounting Duties -
        Prepared, recorded, and organized all financial data including monthly Profit and Loss statements
         In accordance to Uniform System of Hotel Accounting
        Calculated and filed monthly sales tax returns
        Compiled and reviewed all departmental income and expense reports, departmental budgets, marketing statistics
        and all accruals performed all payroll processing and HR reporting
        Inventoried Food, Liquor, Linen, monthly CG&S , FF&E annually.
        Directed all insurance matters: conducted renewals, processed claims, maintained employee benefit programs,
        managed cafeteria plans, and conducted open enrollments
        Investigated operational variances
        Analyzed economic trends
        Prepared personal financial statements necessary for securing mortgage in financing acquisitions
        Participated in all tax planning with CPA and owners
    Brokerage Related Duties-
        Analyzed all operational statements for any potential hotel real estate transactions : identified and extracted
        extraordinary and non recurring expenses which skew the proper analysis of pro~formas and historical data
        Converted hotel report data to Uniform System of Hotel Accounting as needed
        Prepared pro~formas and historical reporting as needed
        Assisted in the accounting transition during real estate closings
      Property Management Duties (112,000 SF Office Complex)
        Reviewed and approved all lease contracts for accuracy and “legalese”.
        Supervised all aspects of property operations (maintenance, customer relations, and records management)
        Suggested various marketing ideas and strategies
        Designed ad copy, and marketing materials.

 April 1989 to April 1999 Held Various Positions, Prince Murat Hotel and Conference Center / Ramada Inn
        (15 acre property, 300 rooms, 15K SF convention space, 80 to 150 employees at peak)
        Jan. 1998 to Feb. 1999 General Manager / Hotel Controller
           Coached and supervised department managers in various operational strategies in order to promote sales and
           to reduce loss, and to improve both public image and curb appeal.
          Prepared a comprehensive renovations analysis action plan
          Directed renovations fro all public areas: Lobby, Conference Rooms, Restaurant, and Lounge
          Processed all insurance related matters
          Resolved customer complaints and employment disputes
          Instituted departmental performance accountability via Weekly Activity Reports
          Negotiated and approved all leases for extended stay

      April 1995 - Jan 1998 Hotel Controller
           Directed accounting personnel, monitored cash flow, implemented accounting controls, approved sales and
           catering contracts enforcing polices on credit, deposits and guarantees, monitored inventories prepared
           monthly financials, scrutinized all spending documented irregularities, and prepared monthly sales tax returns.

        Oct. 1991-April 1995 Asst. Controller / Personnel Manager /Trainer
          Maintained accounts payable and all HR records and functions including payroll, supervised Accounts
          Receivable, Auditors, and Front Office Manager
April 1990 - Oct. 1991 Personnel Manager / Front Office Trainer
 Performed all HR and payroll related duties including worker compensation reporting and loss prevention,
 employee orientation and training

April 1989 - April 1990 Sr. Auditor

                                                                                  PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Who's Who in American Hotels
National Association of Female Executives

                                                                           REFERENCES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

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