accounting business development specialist resume example with 12+ years of experience

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

Self-motivated dedicated professional with international background and experience in financial reporting/analysis, accounting and client services. Proven ability to develop, review, and analyze data with minimum supervision for informed decision making. Effectively manage diverse tasks with varying degrees of complexity within fast paced environments. Able to handle difficult responsibilities concurrently and meet tight deadlines. Thrive under pressure. CFA Level 1 Candidate. CORE STRENGTHS AND SKILLS: Accounting/ Finance Financial Planning, Reporting & Analysis; Accounts Payable/ Receivable; Budgeting/Forecasting, Profit & Loss Analysis; Expense Reduction, Bank Reconciliations; Quantitative Modeling; Fundamental/Technical/Ratio Analysis; Statistics Client Relationship Highly experienced in management of client relationships; Assessing clients true needs and expectations. Excellent Communication Research & Process Improvement Resourceful and posses ability to perform independent research and due-diligence for various tasks and projects. Computer Windows, Mac and Linux OS, QuickBooks Pro, MS Word, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel (Pivot tables/ charts, V-Lookups, Conditional Formatting, TVM Formulas & Tables) - Databases (Fidelity CRM, Crystal Reports, IMIS) - Basic Programming (Java, PHP) Multi-Tasking/ Organizational Exceptional flexibility and ability to work on multiple projects at once, independently and in a team. Intently organized with a deep level of analytical ability and accuracy. Highly motivated [Job Title] who thrives in high-pressure environments. Excellent financial reporting, budget forecasting, management and and team-building skills.

[Job Title] adept at field audit management, reconciliations, forecasting and cost analysis. Critical thinker who continually seeks to improve accounting processes.

  • Complex problem solving
  • Financial modeling
  • Variance analysis
  • Accurate forecasting
  • Financial reporting expert
  • Account reconciliation
  • Bookkeeping
  • Superior research skills
  • Self-motivated professional
  • MS Office Suite
  • Sales and marketing
  • QuickBooks
  • Advanced computer proficiency (both PC and Mac)

Increased cost-effectiveness by [Number]% through compliance enforcement and implementation of a new quality control system.Increased efficiency of discrepancy investigations by [Number]% by designing a more accurate cash-forecasting system.Led the development of more than [Number] new financial reporting methods to measure productivity and efficiency.

03/2011 to Current Accounting/ Business Development Specialist Public Consulting Group | Phillipsburg, NJ,
  • Processed all company A/P and assisted with A/R. Administered personal finances of the owner. Brought company bank reconciliations up to date. Managed all business credit cards, charge approvals, and loan payments. Entered in QuickBooks daily transactions, transfers, deposits, invoices, billings, and cash receipts.
  • Produced and analyzed monthly P&L reports, yearly and quarterly financial statements. Prepared and monitored budget and forecasts. Reduced expenses by 35% through consolidating vendors while negotiating best discounts and term agreements. Designed Excel reference spreadsheet to improve statements accuracy and clarity. Revised and organized office filing system.
  • Achieved 50% increase in clientele for the business through persistent lead generation via direct mail and phone marketing, social media, and online listings. Developed website layout.
09/2009 to 11/2010 Client Service Associate City Of Austin, Tx | Austin, TX,
  • Developed/serviced existing client relationships; assisted team and Financial Advisors in client service efforts through preparation of reporting, acting as liaison for client inquiries, resolving issues, and participating in managed client requests/projects.
  • Monitored, gathered, and input data into performance software; helped the senior consultants with re-balancing.
  • Updated client database for Brewer Futures Group & Insurance Services.
08/2008 to 09/2009 Program Coordinator THE EXECUTIVES | City, STATE,
  • Instrumental in laying the foundation and initiating Fall 2009 U.S. - Russian Conference. - Facilitated business/ cultural exchange between ECC's CEO & Key Russian business leaders - Created budget estimate, drafted prospective agenda, provided cultural/Russian language expertise, and administered crucial research needs for businesses with a global presence. ADDITIONAL INFO:
  • Personal Came as a student to the U.S. from Siberia, Russia with no prior knowledge of English, succeeded in adapting to a foreign academic, work, and cultural environment. Enjoy working-out, hockey, yoga, ballet, painting, playing piano, and astronomy.
Expected in Certificate | Financial Decision Making UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, Chicago, Illinois GPA:
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, Chicago, Illinois June 2011 Obtained Certificate in Financial Decision Making Financial Accounting and Managerial Analysis. Corporate Budgeting. Valuing securities and constructing investment portfolios.
Expected in Bachelor of Arts | Economics THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, Austin, Texas GPA:
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, Austin, Texas May 2008 Received Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics: GPA 3.52/4.0
Expected in Certificate | Business Foundations IRKUTSK STATE UNIVERSITY, , GPA:
Certificate in Business Foundations Student Member, Texas Economics Association IRKUTSK STATE UNIVERSITY, Irkutsk, Russia June 2004 Business Management & Information Systems Rector 'Chancellor' list
CFA Obtained Certificate in Financial Decision Making Certificate in Business Foundations
English/ Russian/ Essential German/Ukrainian
Professional Affiliations
Student Member, Texas Economics Association
Budget, Accounting, A/p, A/r, Bank Reconciliations, Business Development, Cash, Credit, Direct Mail, Excel, Filing, Financial Statements, Forecasts, Increase, Invoices, Lead Generation, Marketing, Payments, Quickbooks, Reconciliations, Associate, Database, Liaison, Exchange, Painting, Access, Accounts Payable, Budgeting/forecasting, Cfa, Client Services, Clients, Crm, Crystal Reports, Customer Relationship Management, Databases, Finance, Financial Planning, Financial Reporting, Forecasting, Java, Linux, Mac, Ms Word, Outlook, Php, Pivot Tables, Powerpoint, Process Improvement, Quantitative, Quickbooks Pro, Reporting/analysis, Statistics, Strategic Planning, Word, Budgeting, Financial Accounting, Managerial, Securities, Business Management

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