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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Accounting Manager dedicated to supporting company development and driving strategic growth. Successfully utilize 13 years of accounting and financial expertise to foster change management, support continuous improvement and effectively provide team leadership. Advanced knowledge of financial statement preparation/analysis, in addition to forecasting and cash flow optimization, with strong analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills.

Skills
  • Inventory auditing
  • Internal controls
  • Payment collection
  • Financial Statement review
  • Forecasting
  • General ledger accounting
  • Account analysis expertise
  • Proficient in Workday, Peoplesoft, Trintech, TM1, Microsoft Office
Education and Training
DEPAUL UNIVERSITY Chicago, IL Expected in 03/2016 Master of Business Administration : Accounting - GPA :
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN Ann Arbor, MI Expected in 04/2007 Bachelor of Business Administration : Finance/Accounting - GPA :
Experience
Altec - Accounting Manager
Yuba City, CA, 08/2018 - Current
  • Facilitate the month-end, and annual close processes, approving journal entries and internal invoices, and performing balance sheet variance analysis to ensure appropriate account usage.
  • Resolve unbalanced transactions between Aon entities (intercompany) to ensure proper elimination on consolidated financials in accordance with GAAP requirements and revenue recognition standards; Manage cash and dividend/equity settlements to decrease aged receivables/payables.
  • Strengthened Working Capital Forecasting & Planning by streamlining and consolidating processes, leveraging P&L and account reconciliations and analyzing quarterly/annual trends to reduce variances below a 10% threshold, leading to accurate cash flow impacts and favorable scorecard results.
  • Coordinate the Geared Incentives accrual and annual payment process for over 1600 employees, collaborating with global Controllers and FP&A to consolidate information, reconcile to HR/payroll data, and clear the liability in a timely manner.
  • Supervise various ad hoc projects including offshoring and centralizing tasks, Workday financial platform implementation and stabilization testing and Intercompany operating vs trade account separation.
  • Review and approve account reconciliations with balances as high as $82M; Present high-risk reconciliations for a bi-annual account review.
Telephone And Data Systems Inc. - Senior Accounting Analyst
Eden Prairie, MN, 05/2017 - 08/2018
  • Managed the accounting for the Aon Trust Company, a regulated and specialized stand-alone entity; facilitated cash settlements, performed regulatory reporting, and created process improvements per internal audit remediation plans.
  • Oversaw the Work in Progress activity and ensured the associated reserves and allocations were properly stated.
  • Restructured ongoing operations resulting from the divestiture of the Hewitt Outsourcing business and regulated the Balance Sheet separation process for various accounts
  • Performed Merger & Acquisition obligations associated with purchase accounting adjustments, transaction costs, intangibles and goodwill in addition to Global deconsolidation efforts.
  • Conducted client contract review to confirm revenue recognition appropriateness, binding evidence and multi element agreements.
Koch Industries, Inc. - Senior Accountant
Memphis, TN, 09/2014 - 05/2017
  • Managed the month-end close process; preparing and reviewing journal entries, exhibits and financial statements.
  • Prepared and analyzed the Annual Budget, and P&L forecast, making the necessary modifications to accommodate for required adjustments on a monthly basis
  • Responsible for quarterly Delaware financial filing for the discontinued operations of American Special Risk Insurance Company.
  • Provided the details and analysis associated with the 3-10 disclosure supporting Balance Sheet, P&L and Cash Flow activity.
  • Developed, managed and trained FLPs, Staff Accountants and colleagues from the Center of Excellence in Krakow, Poland
Koch Industries, Inc. - Senior Accountant
Mogadore, OH, 06/2014 - 09/2014
  • Supported and performed rebate analysis for multiple business units in order to maintain accuracy in the amortizations, accruals and payouts.
  • Researched inventory variances of weighted products in order to make appropriate adjustments and ensure inventory levels are properly stated.
  • Developed correspondence with all regions throughout the company to facilitate the preparation of centralized entries related to prepaid activity and carrier claims.
  • Participated in fixed asset audits throughout the region, assisting in the verification of appropriate handling of disposals and transfers.
  • Support Staff Accountants in various functions of the position.
Heartland Financial Usa, Inc. - Staff Accountant II
Chandler, AZ, 07/2013 - 06/2014
  • Led month-end and quarter-end close processes, established accruals and prepared journal entries.
  • Prepared and analyzed balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Verified capitalized assets and improvements, and analyzed inventory activity to maintain accurate financial statements.
  • Executed detailed analysis of carrier and vendor claims in order to act as a liaison in the handling of disputes, payment verification and product receipt.
  • Analyzed and reviewed P&L statements to verify appropriate transactions and compared against budgeted projections.
Abm - Staff Accountant
Suffolk, VA, 06/2010 - 07/2013
  • Prepared internal and external sales and inventory analysis reports for PepsiCo, Walgreens, and Frito Lay accounts.
  • Responsible for invoicing sales tax to the client on a monthly basis.
  • Handled numerous ad hoc requests from clients and account executives by writing reports and maintaining queries.
  • Reconciled journal entries
Blitt & Gaines P.C. - Accounting Associate
Saint Louis, MO, 04/2008 - 06/2010
  • Served as the Accounts Payable contact responsible for invoicing, reconciling discrepancies between the vendors and account executives and effectively communicating with Kraft clients regarding processing, billing and purchase order inquiries.
  • Created quarterly forecasts to effectively sustain cash neutrality and prepared the budget for the Kraft team.
  • Monitored Accounts Receivable activity, providing reporting to upper management for analysis and review

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School Attended

  • DEPAUL UNIVERSITY
  • UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Job Titles Held:

  • Accounting Manager
  • Senior Accounting Analyst
  • Senior Accountant
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff Accountant II
  • Staff Accountant
  • Accounting Associate

Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Business Administration

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