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Chicago Department Of Transportation - Director Of Administration Ii Resume Example

Caleb Baker
  • XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXXXX, Chicago, IL 60624
Professional Summary

I'm an Accomplished and energetic Director of Administration II with over 20 years of experience with the City of Chicago Department of Transportation, with a solid history of achievement in Management.  A Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. My Areas of expertise include the ability to manage a diverse staff, exceptional communications and time management skill set,  along with the ability to handle multiple tasks with accuracy and effiency.

  • Administration and Management
  • Accounting
  • Contracts
Director of Administration II, 03/2013 to Present
Chicago Department of Transportation Chicago, IL

I'm currently the manager of Accounts Payable and Interim Manager for the Order Board section of Contracts.  I oversee the accounts payable section that processes over $385M in expenditures annually.  Managing 8 staff members.  These sections are responsible for ordering of large material items receiving and reconciling the delivery of every Purchase Order for the Department that is made up of 9 divisions.  Also responsible for expediting the payment of the orders received. Modifying encumbrances as well as setting up the the funding for a contract.  We work directly with the Department of Procurment Services and well as The Department of Finance with the City of Chicago.  I was the Project Manager for implementing a system for Electronic Invoicing that was launched in 2015 for the Department.  In 2014 I was the Budget Coordinator for 4 divisions. Document the departments invoicing procedures and provide training sessions for city vendors and contractors.  Generate yearend accrual reports for Department of Finance. 

Acting Supervisor of Accounting, 06/2007 to 12/2015
Chicago Department of Transportation Chicago, IL

I managed the Records and Estimates section where $350M in vouchers were audited for 2015 while being in compliance with IDOT reimbursable projects. Oversee cost accounting which provide over $25M in labor billings reports and aging reports for receivables. Oversee the entry of 12,000 time tickets for CDOT personnel.  This section is responsible for setting up all funding for the department. Oversee the Accounts Payable section which processed over $380M in payments. Created an SOP for Payables to work in conjuction with the Ordering Section.      

Chief Contract Expeditor, 09/1998 to 03/2015
Chicago Department of Transportation Chicago, IL

I managed the Accounts Payable section a staff of 3 for Bureau of Streets from 1998 - 2004 afterwhich time a became the manager for the Departments AP Section. Generate modifications for encumbrances for materials, heavy equipment and tools for the division.  Monitor contract expirations and submit all necessary documentation to Department of Procurement for needed changes to a contract/release.  Generate report for the status of contracts open/closed.  Organize the yearend close for the division.

Administrative Assistant III, 06/1997 to 06/1998
Chicago Department of Transportation Chicago, IL

In the Bureau of Streets I was responsible for processing payments encumbering funds for material orders.  Processing Invoices for Special PO's for the Division. Entering 3000 Hired Truck Sheets in the system monthly.  Reconcilling the Budget 31 report to pay Hired Truck Non-DPS Vendors.

Data Entry Operator, 09/1996 to 06/1998
Chicago Department of Transportation Chicago, IL

Entering Data for contract extensions, funding increase for contracts.  Modifications of Blanket Releases/ Contracts.  Entering of Hired Truck Sheets/ Reconciliation of data to process for payment.

I studied Accounting and Business, Jun 1983 Collins Academy High School - Chicago, IL
I Studied Accounting/ Business Aug - 1984 - Apr - 1985, University of Illinois - Chicago, IL

I studied Accounting II from March 1995 - August 1996

Accounting / Business Mar- 1995 - Aug- 1996, Roosevelt University - Chicago Campus - Chicago, IL

I studied Accounting/ Business from August 1984 - April 1985.


Spanish, level of proficiency: conversational

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Previous Companies:

  • Chicago Department of Transportation

Previous Job Positions:

  • Director of Administration II
  • Acting Supervisor of Accounting
  • Chief Contract Expeditor
  • Administrative Assistant III
  • Data Entry Operator


  • Collins Academy High School
  • University of Illinois
  • Roosevelt University - Chicago Campus

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