Ann Perkins

Vice President & Director of Finance & Administration

aperkins@alliancewater.com

Ann Perkins, Vice President and Director of Finance and Administration at Alliance Water Resources.

Ann Perkins is an accounting professional with demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills. Ann oversees Alliance Water Resources financial, human resources & computer services operations.

Current Responsibilities

Ms. Perkins is responsible for monitoring company financial performance as well as overseeing all financial activities, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and benefits administration, taxes, insurance, cash manage-ment, budgeting, and preparation of financial statements. In addition, she over-sees client billing systems and the preparation of client financial statements, and establishes the direction of company and client computer systems.

Prior Experience

Ms. Perkins has served as Director of Finance and as Accounting Manager for five years. She directed all payroll tax and W-2 reporting functions, and further oversaw accounting and financial statement preparation for Alliance and each of its District clients. Additionally, Ms. Perkins serves as the 401(k) plan administrator for Alliance, and oversees the completion of the nondiscrimination testing for Internal Revenue Service compliance and the annual audit of the plan.

Ms. Perkins joined Alliance in 1993 as a part-time clerk. She worked her way up from accounting assistant to various associate levels within the accounting department, and later was inspired to earn her degree in order to become an accountant. She is a 2006 graduate of Leadership Alliance, an intensive internal training program that marries technical know-how with the governmental, professional and communications knowledge needed to become a successful system manager.

Areas of Special Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Microsoft Office Applications
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP Accounting Software
  • InVision Billing Software
  • Sage Abra Suite Software
  • SAP Crystal Reports Software

Education

  • B.S. in Accounting –Columbia College, Columbia, Mo.
  • B.S. in Management–Columbia College, Columbia, Mo.
  • Electrical Engineering Courses–San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

Certifications/ Registrations/ Memberships

  • Certified Office Professional, Missouri Rural Water Association
  • Institute of Management Accountants, member
  • Leadership Alliance Class of 2006
  • Leadership Missouri, 2018