Kevin Kvale, BS

North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
Minot State University
Memorial Hall 203
500 University Avenue West
Minot, ND 58707
Phone: 701-858-3495
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: May 14, 2021

Kevin Kvale

Leadership Administrative Staff: Finance Specialist
Discipline(s): finance
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership



2012- Financial Specialist Minot State University, NDCPD Minot, ND

  • This position will provide assistance to NDCPD's Executive Director and Finance Manager on the following activities: Provide financial expertise, research, interpretation and monitor compliance of federal, state, and university laws, policies and regulations to specific project needs. 
  • Assist with the preparation of financial statements, accounting reports and routine transactions (i.e. budget reconciliation and postings, accounts receivable, billings, payments and deposits) 
  • Assist with determinations of transaction allowability and approve expenditures and budget revisions as necessary 
  • Assist with the development of pre-award grant budgets and subcontracts 
  • Assist NDCPD Project Directors on post-award grant budget progress and submission of financial reports as needed 
  • Assist with the training of NDCPD faculty and staff on financial related activities 
  • Assist with maintaining the Single Point of Contact communication between NDCPD and the MSU business office 
  • Assist with payroll processing and records including assignment of fund allocation and staff/faculty contract requests 
  • Assist with ongoing updates of internal references and guidelines related to NDCPD financial processes 

2010-2012 Project Controller Unisys Bismarck, ND

  • Monitors and reports the financial progress of services engagements versus agreed upon plans. 
  • Duties include project setup, month end financial review support, prepare Revenue and Cost Accrual entries, review of vendor quotes, maintain billing rates table, and review invoices. 

2006-2010 Field Office Manager / Staff Accountant Matrix Service Inc. Bellingham, WA

  • Work with project sponsors to ensure project setup in accounting system is accurate and consistent with Standard operating Procedures. 
  • Perform project profitability reviews, develop and prepare ad hoc project related reports as requested by management. 
  • I worked in the field office during short term maintenance projects at oil refineries. Duties included project structure setup, maintain workforce employment paperwork, daily time and material reporting to the client, maintain billing rate tables, invoice preparation and daily payroll input.

2002-2006 Self employed as Real Estate Developer and Property Manager

2001-2002 Financial Analyst Washington Mutual Bank Seattle, WA

  • Provide Loans, Loan Servicing or Margin related oversight to various levels in the organization. 
  • Provide analysis to corporate management that ensures the financial data reported by the various levels of the organization are accurate. 

2000-2001 Senior Project Accountant Cell Therapeutics Inc. Seattle, WA

  • Prepare accurate and timely project financial reports, including variance analyses of actual cost to plans or budget. 
  • Preparation and tracking of vendor accruals. Monthly general ledger account reconciliation and reporting, and journal entry preparation and submittal for all project/product related accounts. 

1989-2000 Business Analyst The Boeing Company Seattle, WA

  • Supported the earned value management system including administering organizational budgets, evaluating baseline and customer change requests; analyzed the effect of budget changes to identify potential problems and recommended solutions. 
  • Develop Estimates at Completion (EAC) forecasts by use of independent financial assessment and cost models. 
  • Prepare and analyze weekly and monthly cost performance reports to determine cost drivers and concerns. 
  • Support the development of the financial plans including reliable & timely orders, revenue, and earnings projections and performance reporting. 
  • Meet with internal and external customers to report on variance analyses and corrective actions. 
  • Monitor compliance with and develop improvements to established processes and accounting requirements. Prepared invoices and supporting documentation for various contract types: Fixed Fee, Incentive Fee and Time and Material 



1978-1983 B. A. in Business Administration Minot State University Minot, ND