Phyllis Austin

Phyllis Austin

612-904-7967

Office Manager/Corporate Accountant

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Phyllis joined Maxfield in 2002. Her background includes accounting, sales and administration. Phyllis is responsible for managing the office and training of new employees on office policies and procedures. She manages all aspects of accounting: accounts receivable, accounts payable and invoicing for Maxfield and its clients, banking and administers 401k and payroll. In addition, Phyllis maintains the company’s website and proprietary database. Another of her responsibilities includes the development and distribution of marketing materials. Phyllis also is the purchasing manager for the office.

Prior to coming to Maxfield Phyllis was Project Administrator at Accenture in their telecommunications division for teams up to 250 people. She was also part of the executive team at Norstan Communications and managed their corporate travel with an annual travel budget of more than $2 million. She negotiated national hotel rates for company travelers. Phyllis also wrote and published the company wide travel policy that changed per diem reimbursement to actual receipts for exponential company savings. She also held company wide seminars on travel safety for female travelers.

Experience

  • Accounting
  • Administration
  • Finance

Education

  • Associate of Arts in Business Administration
    St. Cloud State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Telecommunications Management
    St. Mary’s University

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