accounting and compliance manager resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Adaptable and driven professional with extensive knowledge of accounting and human resource principles and proven success in collaborating with cross-functional teams to implement and achieve shared goals. Experienced with project management and process improvement with a strong willingness to get in the trenches. Enthusiastic and resourceful with a diverse background and strong work ethic.
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Financial analysis and forecasting
  • Proficient in SAP, Office
  • Strong proposal writer
  • Accounting operations manager
  • Project management
  • Compensation/multi-state payroll (ADP, Paychex)
  • Small business development
  • Human resources 
  • Staff leadership and development
  • Achieved 45% cost reduction by eliminating redundant dunning processes and negotiating contracts.
  • Created an entity to in-house and provide merchant services reducing costs by $350k per annum for company and increase revenue by $120k a year.
  • Streamlined accounting processes and reduced month-end close to three days from 10.
  • Led multiple migrations for payroll, benefits, and 401(k) (including from a PEO) allowing for the simplification of many HR processes and record-keeping to increase department productivity.
  • Reduced chargebacks losses by 28% in first year by updating and streamlining processes.
Professional Experience
Accounting and Compliance Manager, 2012 - Current
Six Flags, Inc. Agawam, MA,
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Accounting Department including: managing the month-end close process, intercompany bookings, financial reporting, preparing and reviewing account analyses, managing merchant services and banking administrations, and ensuring compliance with IFRS and GAAP.
  • Facilitate the development and execution of accounting processes, including topics that require providing direction to global teams as well as directing initiatives from parent company.
  • Prepare financial and regulatory reports required by laws, regulations or boards of directors.
  • Lead the accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, controlling and bookkeeping functions with additional direct or indirect reports in the UK and the Philippines for similar functions and billing.
  • Manages the cross-departmental Human Resource topics: 401(k), payroll, benefits, and annual personnel planning.
  • Owns the preparation of the annual operating budget.
  • Provided the banking, merchant services and credit card administration for company and subsidiaries.
  • Coordinates with insurance agent on annual policy renewal and claims.
  • Work closely with external specialists assisting the company related to technical accounting matters and facilitating the external audit process related to the multiple multinational legal entities.
  • Research and ensure compliance, draft internal controls, test environments and internal revision.
  • Strategically drive personnel management policies including hiring, orientation, supervision, scheduling, and evaluation and disciplining of staff in consultation with the Human Resources Manager.
  • Responsible for fixed asset process, including capital expenditure analysis.
  • Acts as a liaison between the company, government, merchant services, auditors, and external accountants to maintain operational, PCI, tax, and legal compliance.
Payroll and Accounts Payable Administrator, 06/2010 - 2012
Mednax Rockwall, TX,
  • Processed the semi-monthly, multi-state payroll for over 200 employees, audited employee benefits and time sheets.
  • Maintained HRIS, employee files, monthly accruals and reconciliations, monthly HR reports for headquarters, and local and federal filings and compliance topics.
  • Managed the migration from ADP TotalSource to Paychex including the 401(k) and new employee handbook creation.
  • Responsible for all accounts payable functions: bookings, payments and reconciliations of invoices, purchase orders, corporate credit cards, and employee expense reports; as well as tax compliance, vendor/customer relations, and balance sheet accounts for company and its subsidiaries.
  • Recorded all position-related financial transactions: reconciliation of general ledgers, salaries, and 401(k).
Human Resources Supervisor, 07/2004 - 07/2009
TPOS, Inc City, STATE,
  • Recruited, trained, and supervised team of seven workers in multi-site operations.
  • Maintained five mail routes, inventory, and handled customer retention service.
  • Various clerical and computer tasks including monthly audit reports, accounts payable and receivables and payroll.
Administrative Assistant, 09/2002 - 06/2004
Carpet Magic City, STATE,
  • Managed front office functions to support the President, Vice President and staff of fifteen.
  • Maintained records control, filing, supply purchasing, equipment maintenance, and inventory.
  • Maintained up to 300 client files per day, handled billing, accounts payable, and scheduling services.
Bachelor of Science: Accounting, Expected in 2013
Immaculata University - Malvern, PA
Status - Returned to school to earn the appropriate accounting credits for CPA eligibility.
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration and Entrepreneurship, Expected in
Immaculata University - Malvern, PA
Status -


HRIS | SAP | Paychex | ADP | Microsoft Office | Knowledge of GAAP and IFRS | Accounts Payable | Accounts Receivable | Revenue Recognition | Intercompany Transactions and Agreements | Budget and Forecasting | Auditing | Banking Administration | Benefits | Billing | Negotiating Contracts | Cost Reduction | Expense Reports | State and Local Tax | Financial Analysis | Financial Reporting | Payroll | Human Resources | Merchant Services | 401(k) | Executive Compensation | Asset Management | PCI Compliance
Community Service
Bookkeeping for Non-Profits and Small Businesses,  2011-current 
Fundraising and Event Planning, As Requested
Entry Level Resume Writing, 2010-2014 
ENACTUS, 2003-2012

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  • Immaculata University
  • Immaculata University

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