Accounitng Manager resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Motivated accounting professional focused on maintaining accurate, compliant records and controls responsive to dynamic operating conditions. Detail-oriented and methodical with excellent mathematical skills, GAAP expertise and IFRS knowledge.

  • Direct supervisory experience
  • Managerial experience
  • Manager coaching and training
  • Effective time manager
  • Account reconciliation expert
  • Organizational strengths
  • Financial statement analysis
  • General ledger accounting
  • GAAP understanding
  • Bank account reconciliation
  • Financial reporting systems maintenance
  • Internal controls development
  • Profit and loss management
  • Month-end and year-end closings
  • Executive leadership advisement
  • Management accounting
  • Balance sheet management
  • Policy planning
  • Financial document review
10/2020 to Current
Tax Expert Borden Dairy Cowarts, AL,
  • Welcomed guests and asked open-ended questions to best determine which products would meet needs.
  • Determined clients' eligibility for tax credits, abatements or deductions through careful research and oversight.
  • Explained latest promotions, sales incentives and offerings to promote savings and drive sales.
  • Supplied detailed tax documentation needed to submit accurate corporate and individual returns.
  • Analyzed information and assessed liabilities and deductions according to relevant tax code.
  • Produced US and state income, gift tax and estate tax returns for individuals.
  • Probed tax situations from different angles to apply maximum tax benefits or resolve tax debts.
  • Assisted small businesses and individual clients with filling out tax forms and electronically filing tax returns.
  • Reduced errors associated with missed tax benefits by completing comprehensive reviews of internal tax preparation documents.
  • Researched local tax liabilities to support senior tax professionals.
  • Researched tax regulations and bulletins to inform audit reports.
06/2020 to Current
Financial Controller Action Target Provo, UT,
  • Prepared monthly financial reports and complied with reporting procedures.
  • Oversaw preparation of financial statements, reports and forecast projections.
  • Managed organizational cash flow and cash flow forecasting.
  • Analyzed financial statements to provide strategic recommendations in support of business decisions.
  • Developed improved business processes to provide greater transparency, more accurate reporting and better identification of cost-saving opportunities.
  • Managed and directed budgets, expenditures, accounting, financial reporting.
  • Assisted with project and site-related objectives, including acquisition, operating financing, financial controls, systems integration and audits.
  • Supervised staff of 5, coordinated with CPAs in performing annual consolidated reviews, and audited financial statements.
  • Facilitated analysis and audit of financial records and record keeping by finance departments of each institution in accordance with federal regulations and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Monitored and executed accounting functions for 2 sites.
  • Managed third-party vendors responsible for freight and utility payments to ensure timely and accurate payments, reduce late fees and eliminate duplicate payments.
  • Identified procedural errors and implemented changes, achieving significant decrease in credit card fraud, internal theft and procedural errors.
  • Spearheaded transition to automated billing functions to reduce costs and improve cash flow.
  • Prepared complex financial statements and interim and annual reports for retail and service businesses.
  • Collected and assembled financial data to analyze costs on year-to-year basis relative to fiscal planning and budgeting activities.
  • Reduced process gaps by successfully training employees on best practices and protocols.
  • Developed and documented business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Monthly, Quarter Sales and Used Tax Reviewing and Reporting.
  • Bank, Credit Card and Ledger Reconciliations
  • Trained team of Accounting staff in automating billing functions.
04/2017 to 04/2020
Accounting Manager Tactical Solutions LLC City, STATE,
  • Selected, trained, assigned, scheduled and coached employees and communicated job expectations.
  • Reviewed and reconciled discrepancies in accounts and financial documentation.
  • Established complete accounting structures, processes and controls to meet business requirements.
  • Completed in-depth analysis of business operations, trends and obligations to complete accurate projections.
  • Assessed accuracy, completeness and integrity of company financial records.
  • Contributed financial information to strategic plans and reviews and implemented production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards.
  • Approved ledger entries by auditing transactions.
  • Supported annual audits by providing information and answers to auditors.
  • Maintained accurate accounts on cash, prepaid credit, fixed assets, accrued expenses and line of credit transactions.
  • Authored staff expense and reimbursement tracker leveraging data validation to reduce user errors and increase reporting accuracy.
  • Liaised with auditors to complete annual audits and maintain compliance with local, state and federal requirements.
  • Oversaw full accounting cycle, including compiling and analyzing data, posting and adjusting journal and ledger entries, preparing financial statements and reports and closing books.
  • Supported senior leadership by preparing monthly and quarterly financial statements to enhance database accuracies.
  • Investigated and resolved billing issues to generate revenues and minimize outstanding debts.
  • Diminished financial discrepancies, accurately reconciling accounts while reviewing material assets, net worth, liabilities, surplus, income and expense data.
  • Performed daily accounting functions like tracking expenses, readying deposits and preparing payments.
  • Overhauled processes and structures to improve compliance with all applicable standards.
  • Coordinated and completed month-end closing processes within deadlines.
  • Evaluated accounting controls on frequent basis in order to assess and devise potential improvements.
01/2014 to 03/2017
Financial Analyst TruTEMPS Staffing Group City, STATE,
  • Streamlined cost analysis process by creating and implementing new, more efficient policies and procedures.
  • Determined and tracked budget expenses with accuracy and transparency.
  • Created in-depth spreadsheets, which detailed trends and forecasts for revenue, profitability and expenses.
  • Analyzed financial data to identify financial trends, patterns, and strategy and compiled information into reports.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making, generating daily bond Excel reports recommending corrective actions and improvements.
  • Handled all AP, ledger, reconciliation, and statement requirements to maintain records accuracy, integrity, and compliance.
  • Designed and created weekly and monthly spending reports.
  • Reviewed costs, expenses, and revenues associated with construction projects.
  • Assessed requisitions each month to ensure accuracy and reconciled transactions.
  • Analyzed budgets and implemented action plans to rectify issues.
  • Executed and reported variance and gap analysis.
  • Assessed budgetary performance on weekly and monthly basis to keep departments in line with standards, reduce expenses and address losses and discrepancies.
  • Monitored and analyzed Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and financial ratios.
  • Completed month-end and year-end closings, kept records audit-ready and monitored timely recording of accounting transactions.
  • Conducted reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Analyzed actual financial results to budget, preparing variance reporting to functional groups.
05/2016 to 02/2017
Accounting Manager /Front Office Manager Mediatti Broadband Communications Okinawa City, STATE,
  • Contractor: Temp
  • Oversaw general ledgers, accounts receivable and payable, payroll processing and reporting.
  • Processed and paid Monthly, Quarterly and yearly taxes to keep operation compliant with state and federal laws.
  • Oversaw all aspects of monthly financial reporting and payroll preparation.
  • Produced accurate and compliant financial statements, reports, documentation and budget frameworks.
  • Helped establish yearly objectives to steer organizational finances and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Saved company money and time by removing bottleneck in paperwork processing procedures.
  • Oversaw effective and consistent maintenance of accounting systems and practical functions, including reconciliations, payroll and expense tracking.
  • Dramatically improved team efficiency by continuously reviewing process and implementing improvements.
  • Reconciled accounts, internal variances and discrepancies with vendors and customers.
  • Directed audit preparation and completed required audits according to schedule.
  • Updated accounting journals and company general ledger.
  • Reviewed financial reports to determine impact of financial management policies and practices.
  • Managed movement of over $4 million in funds every week.
  • Assessed accuracy, completeness and integrity of company financial records.
03/2015 to 12/2016
Accounting Supervisor Company Name City, State,
  • Oversaw general ledgers, accounts receivable and payable, payroll processing and reporting.
  • Managed financial operations, month-end reporting, financial schedules and reconciliations.
  • Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts.
  • Verified delivery of accurate and comprehensive work products of 9 accounting staff by reviewing workflows.
  • Established company-wide financial accounting systems.
  • Reconciled accounts, internal variances and discrepancies with vendors and customers.
  • Prepared weekly payroll for more than 180+ salaried and hourly employees.
  • Maintained relationships with banks to oversee all aspects of monthly financial reporting.
  • Supervised accounting tasks, which included accounts payable and receivable, general ledger management and expense reporting oversight.
  • Contributed financial information to strategic plans and reviews and implemented production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards.
  • Approved ledger entries by auditing transactions.
  • Oversaw all aspects of monthly financial reporting and payroll preparation.
  • Supervised accounting team of 9 employees, including performance evaluation.
  • Developed and implemented departmental accounting policies, procedures and processes to establish and standardize accounting best practices.
04/2011 to 07/2014
Accounting Bookkeeper Company Name City, State,
  • Reconciled bank statements and credit cards monthly.
  • Verified, allocated and posted transactions in journals and computerized systems from documents such as invoices, receipts and reports.
  • Handled cash and deposits using proper accounting procedures and documentation.
  • Automated office operations by managing client correspondence, filing, record tracking and data communications.
  • Reviewed vendor invoices and expense reports, identifying discrepancies.
  • Streamlined financial efficiencies by accurately processing bank reconciliations and delivering financial reporting.
  • Supported human resources by certifying and processing payroll, electronic deposits and pay adjustments while distributing checks with zero lag time.
  • Entered weekly sales and customer count sheets for review by management.
  • Updated confidential employee banking information with accuracy and speed.
  • Expedited payments by verifying accuracy and currency of vendor information.
  • Reviewed bank account statements to reconcile accounts by documenting correct financial information in general ledger.
  • Maintained accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
  • Identified major accounting errors by creating automated cross-referencing processes.
  • Compiled financial data including compliant ledger and journal records.
  • Researched and resolved collections disputes to maintain customer relationships.
  • Automated office operations, managing client correspondence, record filing and data communications.
  • Managed accounting closings, accounts payable and financial reporting for multiple clients.
  • Collaborated with accounting management to produce accurate and timely financial paperwork and reports for AP and AR, budget administration and year-end closing requirements.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2019
Master of Science: Accounting And Finance Management
University of Maryland - University College - Hyattsville, MD,
Expected in 12/2014
Bachelor of Science: Accounting And Finance
University of Maryland - University College - Hyattsville, MD
Expected in 06/2012
Associate of Science: Business Administration And Management
University of Maryland - University College - Hyattsville, MD
Additional Information

Computer Software:

  • Sage, SAP, Quickbooks, TurboTax, JD Edwards, Microsoft Office: Excel, word power point etc.

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School Attended

  • University of Maryland - University College
  • University of Maryland - University College
  • University of Maryland - University College

Job Titles Held:

  • Tax Expert
  • Financial Controller
  • Accounting Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Accounting Manager /Front Office Manager
  • Accounting Supervisor
  • Accounting Bookkeeper


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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