Heather Stroud
Senior Consultant
 

Heather joined Redstone Government Consulting, Inc. in December of 2017 as a Consultant. Her areas of expertise include supporting government contractors in implementation and operation of Costpoint, assisting with employee training and providing outsourced accounting services, including program control deliverables, financial analysis, forecasting, general ledger, unbilled analysis, reconciliation, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and payroll taxes. Heather specializes in best accounting practices, from setup and training to monthly processing.

Professional Experience

Heather has over 15 years’ experience in government contracting, supporting a wide range of contract types and customers. Her areas of expertise include program control, financial analysis and forecasting, government cost accounting, and procurement. Heather’s hands-on technical experience in all aspects of the business department provides a unique set of expertise for our clients.

Heather has led and participated numerous Costpoint implementations and re-implementations for the Accounting, Projects, Subcontractor and Budget & Planning modules. She has worked directly with our clients to design accounting systems that are meaningful and useful for each individual client. She provides training in these modules and has developed desktop procedures that allow for a quick and seamless transition and implementation of these modules.

Her experience in utilizing and implementing Costpoint gives our clients a unique perspective on the best practices related to both implementation and government accounting procedures. Her knowledge and guidance of the setup and end user experience helps to ensure our clients receive a fully configured system that not just meets their current needs, but will also allow the them room to grow within the Costpoint system in the future.

Heather is also experienced in assisting clients with “day to day” accounting processes. She has experience with all the normal accounting processes such as accounts payable, account receivable, journal entries, reconciliations, reporting, etc. She helps multiple clients to produce, review and submit all types of project billings, including experience with WAWF, NASA 533s and MORADO. She processes, reviews, and submits timekeeping, leave and payroll data for multiple clients on a regular basis. Heather’s knowledge and experience in all business departments provides an invaluable resource to our outsource clients.

Heather is Costpoint certified in Billing & Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Projects, General Ledger, and the Master Costpoint Certification.

Education

Heather graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Financial Management and a minor in Economics from the University of Alabama in 2006.