Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Proficient accounting professional offering 20+ years of Accounting experience. Well-versed in updating and standardizing controls, refocusing teams and streamlining procedures to increase efficiency and reduce errors in accounting files. Expert Quickbooks, PeopleSoft and SAP user. Results-oriented Accounting with 20+ years of experience in accounting, monthly closing, and timely-related settings. Quick and eager learner with acute attention to detail and consistent track record of identifying process improvements to drive quality, accuracy, and efficiency.

  • Account reconciliation expert
  • A/P and A/R
  • Accounting and bookkeeping
  • Account reconciliation
  • QuickBooks
  • General ledger accounting
  • Strategic planning
  • Reporting
  • Customer relations
  • Accounts payable
  • Payroll management
  • Adobe software proficiency
  • Financial Management
  • Year-end close
  • Budgeting
  • General ledger entries
  • Payroll administration
12/2018 to 07/2020
Accountant American Electric Power New Albany, OH,
  • Tracked and managed expenditures of $11,000,00 annually.
  • Supported budget administration with detailed expense analyses and report reviews.
  • Established complete accounting structures, processes and controls to meet business requirements.
  • Secured staff payment traceability, accurately calculating deductions while preparing and processing payroll via APS.
  • Kept financial records for Event operations representing more than $10,000,00 in yearly revenue.
  • Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts.
  • Assessed accounting accuracy, performing daily cash functions, including A/P and A/R tracking, budgeting, payroll transactions, wage allocation, salary expenses, online donations and bank, credit card and petty cash reconciliations.
  • Maintained accurate accounts for cash, fixed assets and other transactions.
  • Reviewed and reconciled discrepancies in accounts and financial documentation.
  • Assisted CFO with month-end and year-end close activities, including annual reporting.
07/2016 to 12/2018
Billing Department Supervisor Ppg Industries, Inc. Everett, WA,
  • Liaised with customers, addressed inquiries, handled meeting requests and answer billing questions to provide outstanding customer care.
  • Performed billing, collection and reporting functions for Billing office generating over $40,000,000.00 annually.
  • Trained 10 employees on best practices and protocol while managing teams to maintain optimal productivity.
  • Monitored financial bookkeeping for accuracy and compliance, resolving identified discrepancies.
  • Mentored new employees on Billing and Corrections and delivered constructive feedback to increase understanding of job duties.
  • Optimized personnel coverage, preparing work schedules based on staff availability and forecasted demands.
  • Coordinated office activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance with company policies.
  • Automated office operations to manage client correspondence, record tracking and data communications.
  • Defined and documented office procedures, using updated SOPs to provide thorough and comprehensive training for all administrative support staff.
  • Managed daily operations within Billing office by supporting continuous delivery of excellent services and care.
  • Improved operational efficiencies, managing work requests, new orders, pricing and changes while coordinating logistics to verify delivery dates.
  • Automated office operations, managing client correspondence, payment scheduling, record tracking and data communications.
  • Evaluated employee job performance and motivated staff to improve productivity.
10/2013 to 03/2015
Inventory Analyst John Deere Fargo, ND,
  • Helped business meet customer demands by working with procurement team to optimize inventory levels.
  • Oversaw daily inventory cycle counts and resolved any discrepancies.
  • Optimized shipping and receiving strategies with cost-effective methods, carriers and routes.
  • Utilized Rumba to organize and maintain shipment records.
01/2009 to 10/2013
Merchandising Accounts Payable Specialist RadioShack Corp. City, STATE,
  • Worked closely with department personnel to produce accurate and timely bills.
  • Analyzed invoice and expense reports, identified variances and researched issues to correct problems and maintain financial compliance.
  • Prepared and updated vendor files, including tax and insurance information.
  • Coded invoices and other records to maintain organized and accurate records.
  • Problem-solved accounts payable questions on behalf of internal team members, management and vendors.
  • Reconciled monthly statements and transactions to keep records accurate and current.
  • Assisted with month-end and year-end closings to support accounting system accuracy.
  • Managed over 45 accounts worth over $15,000,000.00 with accuracy in PeopleSoft.
  • Managed bookkeeping and accounting systems and completed data entry with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Processed and reconciled 400+ purchase parts, raw materials, and freight invoices weekly.
  • Applied mathematical skills to calculate totals, check figures and correct problems with physical and digital files.
  • Assisted managing leaders to identify and eliminate non-value added tasks.
  • Reduced financial discrepancies by accurately processing invoices and journal entries.
  • Liaised with vendors and customers to confirm information and address client issues.
  • Assessed data and information to check entries, calculations and billing codes for accuracy.
  • Handled high-volume invoice processing for Inventory operation.
  • Addressed month-end closing functions for detailed reporting.
  • Verified vendor accounts by reviewing documentation, rectifying issues and contacting accountholders.
  • Performed day-to-day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts payable data and reconciled daily totals to confirm proper accounting.
Education and Training
Expected in
Tarrant County College - Fort Worth,
Expected in 05/1989
High School Diploma:
Haltom High School - Haltom City,

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