accounting manager resume example with 18+ years of experience

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

High-achieving CPA successful at helping business leaders make effective decisions based on successful internal controls and accurate financial information. Background working with organizations grossing over $9 billion annually in gross revenues. Driven to go above and beyond to exceed corporate goals and lead teams to meet objectives. Adept in team training and development with over 12 years of management experience within accounting field. Forward-thinking Accounting Manager with distinguished knowledge of Reporting and Consolidation. Known for accuracy, personability and professionalism.

  • General ledger accounting
  • Internal and External Reporting
  • Internal controls
  • Excels in team leadership
09/2019 to Current
Accounting Manager Legacy.Com Chicago, IL,
  • Collaborate with finance, accounting and operating departments to deliver comprehensive financial information to facilitate decision making for management, stakeholders and parent company.
  • Apply accounting concepts knowledge in overseeing accounting and finance operations.
  • Produce accurate and compliant financial statements, reports, and documentation.
  • Delegate tasks to corporate accounting staff of 7 employees based upon strength and expertise.
05/2016 to 09/2019
Financial Reporting & Analysis Supervisor American Campus Communities Staten Island, NY,
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Led the corporate accounting team through an $11 billion acquisition in July 2019. This merger was a common control transaction between the parent, Marathon Petroleum Corporation and MPLX LP. Facilitated the pro forma statements for the transaction as well.
  • Review month-end entries for detailed reporting.
  • Review internal financial statements for accuracy and ensuring timely delivery.
03/2013 to 05/2016
Advanced Accounting Analyst Lear Corporation Grand Rapids, MI,
  • Primary preparer of Management Discussion and Analysis section for 10-K and 10-Q for MPLX; Review financial statements and footnotes for 10-K and 10-Q for MPLX; review XBRL tagging completed in-house; review monthly financial statement reporting
  • Participated in nearly $9 billion acquisition in December 2015. This took MPLX from $1.2 billion in assets to $15.7 billion in assets. With this acquisition, there was a lot of changes to the 10-K.
  • Special projects, i.e. Acquisition related research, Business Integrity and Compliance partner for Controllers organization
10/2010 to 03/2013
Manager of External Reporting Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Fort Collins, CO,
  • Reviewer of 10-K, 10-Q, Form 4/5, Proxy, and 8-K filings; research and report on new pronouncements and standards; project manager of Workiva implementation, an integrated software program from drafting to filing for SEC documents; XBRL tagging completed in-house
  • Managed two Financial Accountants
  • Special projects, i.e management of acquisition related research, purchase price allocation, VIE accounting
01/2008 to 10/2010
Financial Reporting Accountant Ubisoft Entertainment Seattle, WA,
  • Primary preparer of 10-Q and 10-K filings, including Footnotes and MD&A Section; bank compliance reporting; commission reporting; internal monthly reporting and analysis; cost center reporting to executive management; budget of indirect costs and headcount
  • Monthly journal entries for investment interest income and stock compensation; commission and bonus accruals
  • Special projects, i.e implement commission software built in-house
03/2007 to 01/2008
Financial Analyst Palace Entertainment Holdings, Inc City, STATE,
  • Primary preparer of 10-Q and 10-K filings, including Guarantor Footnote, Segment Reporting Footnotes, and MD&A Section; bank compliance reporting; manage FAS 141 valuation and FAS 109 provisions on a yearly and quarterly basis, respectively; assist with purchase accounting
  • Coordinate tax filings with outside consultants to ensure timely filing
  • Aide in SOX implementation process
11/2004 to 03/2007
Financial Accounting Manager CSN, LLC City, STATE,
  • Facilitate Month End: calculate accruals, roll sub ledger and general ledger to next period in system, prepare financial statements and tables, able to fill in for Cost Accounting Manager at month end (value inventory, calculate COGS)
  • Manage three employees: Senior Financial Accountant, Financial Accountant, Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Purchased and implemented COGNOS Planning Software for Budgeting and Forecasting; Review and enter payroll on weekly basis using ADP GL Link and then accrue for payroll (vacation, bonus, and regular wages) at month end; updated expense report policy and made our expense reports online versus paper format; and special projects as needed such as automating financial statements
09/2003 to 11/2004
Senior Financial Accountant CSN, LLC City, STATE,
  • Made collection calls, kept accounts receivable current (95% current), and setup new customers in the system and analyzed their financials to determine credit lines, entered cash receipts
  • Entered journal entries and calculated accruals
  • Created and then maintained claims accounting system
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2017 to to
Tiffin University - Tiffin, OH
Expected in 05/2003 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Accounting
Franklin College - Franklin Indiana,
  • Certified Public Accountant

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School Attended

  • Tiffin University
  • Franklin College

Job Titles Held:

  • Accounting Manager
  • Financial Reporting & Analysis Supervisor
  • Advanced Accounting Analyst
  • Manager of External Reporting
  • Financial Reporting Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Accounting Manager
  • Senior Financial Accountant


  • MBA
  • Bachelor of Arts

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