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

Accomplished manager, with 15 years experience in small business ownership/management.  Broad range of skill sets including finance and accounting, project administration, sales, and some project management.  Strategic thinker and decisive manager who is open to change, ready for new professional challenges, and seeking career advancement with an established organization.

  • Extremely quick learner
  • Accounting
  • Team leader
  • Budget development/reporting
  • Financial analysis
  • Variance analysis
  • Federal/commercial contract management
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Personnel management
  • Effective written/verbal communication
  • Vendor sourcing and negotiations
  • Time management
  • Project scheduling/management
  • Multi-tasking
  • Microsoft applications skills
Work History
Accountant / Office Manager , 06/2008 to Current
Rider Levett Bucknall Uk LtdColumbia, MD,
  • Managed daily office operations.
  • Prepared and distributed payroll for staff of 25.
  • Notary public in Barrow County until 03/21/2021
  • Prepared financial documents and presented to senior management.
  • Interfaced with CPA Firm to ensure accurate accounting and tax reporting.
  • Managed banking relationships to acquire line of credit and SBA Loan.
  • Worked with CEO to create job specific employee agreements outlining expectations, compensation, and reporting procedures.
  • Created company's first employee manual, outlining company policies and procedures.
  • Compiled financial reports pertaining to cash flow, receivables, expenditures, and profit and loss.
  • Performed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries and account analysis.
  • Worked with department managers to develop annual budgets.
  • Created variance analysis reports and presented to senior management.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency and productivity by closely managing budgets and leading a weekly meeting with senior management, project managers, and the production manager.
  • Performed periodic budgeting/modeling to project monthly cash requirements. 
  • Successfully implemented new technologies and process automation to encourage continuous improvement.
  • Monitored payments due from clients and promptly contacted clients with past due payments.
  • Interfaced with legal counsel regarding timely and proper filing of mechanics liens as well as property owners, contractors, and architects to ensure payments were collected.
  • Supervised invoice processing, purchase orders, change orders, expense reports, credit memos and payment transactions.
  • Set up/installed all equipment for employees, including the company network, hardware/software,  and phone system as well as resolved all issues.
Project Management / Sales , 06/2006 to 06/2008
MDI Creative, Inc.City, STATE,
  • Increased sales 30% by better utilizing online bid plan rooms and marketing materials.
  • Monitored and tracked sales agents to ensure quarterly and annual sales goals were being met.
  • Conducted weekly sales meeting to ensure team was organized and up to date on everyone's workflow.
  • Responded to all customer inquiries thoroughly and professionally.
  • Drafted and negotiated AIA contracts with architects, general contractors, sub-contractors, and owners.
  • Managed $500,000 in total contracts where all projects were within budget and on schedule.
  • Monitored timelines and flagged potential issues to be addressed.
  • Proven success in vendor sourcing and negotiation, sub-contractor management, and securing necessary reporting documentation.
  • Collaborated with the production department to achieve all job specific budgets and schedules.
  • Created new organizational layout of warehouse, encompassing 25,000 sq ft, which improved pick, pull, ship times.
Project Administrator, 06/2003 to 06/2006
MDI Creative, Inc.City, STATE,
  • Expertise in Pre/Post award contract administration.
  • Expertise in Federal contract administration, work order modifications, iRAPT billing procedures, and closeout documentation.
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), especially concerning part 19 regarding small business programs and fixed-price contracts.
  • OSHA adherence and reporting.
  • Worked with project managers to ensure project expense budgets were achieved.
  • Oversaw monthly billing via G702 and G703 forms, ensuring the schedule of values was completed accurately and all accompanying information was included.
  • Ensured all insurance requirements were complete and submitted for projects.
  • Ensured all lien waivers and sub-contractor lien waivers were accurate and complete.
  • Oversaw inventory and office supply purchases.
BBA: Managerial Sciences, Expected in 2012
Georgia State University - Atlanta, GA
  • Volunteer trip leader and instructor for Georgia State University's Outdoor Recreation Program.

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School Attended

  • Georgia State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Accountant / Office Manager
  • Project Management / Sales
  • Project Administrator


  • BBA

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