accounting manager senior staff accountant positon resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Successful, well-organized, and detail-oriented Accounting Manager with over 20 years of progressive corporate financial accounting experience. My Post-Baccalaureate Studies in Accounting and Bachelor's Degree in Business Management have provided me with a broad range of abilities and skill set, as well as holding an active North Carolina CPA Certification/License.
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook and Word) and Windows 10.
  • Implemented Deltek Advantage Series Accounting System and ADP Payroll for Windows.
  • Experienced in Microsoft Dynamics GP v2015, Microsoft Dynamics Management Reporter v2012, FRx Reporting, Deltek CostPoint, MAS 90, Concur, and QuickBooks Pro.
Accounting Manager Senior Staff Accountant positon, 01/2007 to Present
CirruslabsMobile, AL,
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare monthly financial statements ($190 million annual revenue) for 30 data centers, cloud/managed services, and corporate operations, in accordance with GAAP.
  • Supervise Staff Accountant and Accounts Payable positions on a daily basis, to ensure that all facets of the accounting functions are properly staffed and operating as designed.
  • Assist the VP of Finance in providing direction and support to the Accounting Staff for daily transactions, maintain and setup accounting software, and develop and monitor Accounting & Finance SOP's.
  • Assist VP of Finance in overseeing all expense reports and accounts payable invoice processing for accuracy, completeness, and adherence to company policies.
  • Review monthly journal entries, setup recurring journal entry templates, and review and post all payroll and expense report general ledger distributions for accuracy.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close, by monitoring and improving the closing process, managing the general ledger, and monitoring accruals.
  • Analyze expense lines and report variance explanations for all data centers, cloud/managed services, and corporate operations.
  • Interface with Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll, Billing, Internal Reporting, External Reporting, FP&A/Financial Analyst, Director of Taxation, Director of Financial Systems, Treasurer, Marketing VP, CFO, Regional VPs, and Data Center Manager positions and provide transaction review, support, and analysis for each respective position.
  • Review approximately 280 balance sheet account reconciliations and 8 bank statement reconciliations, in 6 entities, and resolve discrepancies and outstanding items.
  • Assist the Director of Financial Planning & Analysis with analyzing actual Marketing-related expenses, Partner Commissions and Recruiting/Relocation expenses compared to budgeted amounts and re-forecasting analytics.
  • Maintain chart of accounts, intercompany account template setups, account mappings for reports, and opening/closing accounting periods.
  • Assist with annual budgets and monthly/quarterly forecasts.
  • Prepare and review all audit lead schedules for preliminary and annual external financial audits and provide supporting detail and documentation.
Senior Accountant, 05/2001 to 08/2006
The Mentor NetworkStoughton, MA,
  • Prepared monthly financial statements ($10 million annual revenue), in accordance with GAAP.
  • Performed month-end and year-end closing processes and procedures.
  • Maintained fixed asset acquisitions and disposals.
  • Prepared multiple bank account reconciliations.
  • Prepared gross margin, capital budget, variance analysis, and other ad hoc reports.
  • Audited vendor invoices for use tax assessment and filed monthly use tax returns.
  • Monitored accounts payable disbursements and issued 1099 Forms.
  • Generated semi-monthly multi-state ADP payroll and maintained the payroll system.
  • Prepared schedules and documentation for annual financial external audit and tax return preparation.
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  • Consulted with external auditors and tax accountants concerning special accounting issues.
  • Developed standard operating procedures relating to accounting policies and practices.
  • Implemented and administered the Deltek Advantage Series Accounting System.
Corporate Staff Accountant, 02/1999 to 05/2001
Axos BankLos Angeles, CA,
  • Prepared mid-month, preliminary, and final financial statements ($325 million annual revenue), in accordance with GAAP.
  • Maintained fixed asset accounting system and all related functions.
  • Analyzed and reconciled assigned general ledger accounts.
  • Reviewed and prepared multiple bank statement reconciliations.
  • Prepared detailed property tax returns for numerous multi-state locations.
  • Maintained notes receivable for projects, employees, and subsidiary companies.
  • Prepared multiple year-end audit schedules.
  • Assisted in month-end and year-end closing procedures.
Junior Staff Accountant, 08/1994 to 12/1998
Carolinas Golf Services, IncCity, STATE,
  • Prepared interim financial statements.
  • Processed bi-weekly ADP payroll and accounts payable.
  • Prepared and filed monthly sales and use tax returns.
Education and Training
North Carolina CPA Certification (Active Status) April 23, 2001 - Present License Number 28795: , Expected in May 2000
North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC
Post-Baccalaureate Studies: Accounting, Expected in
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Accounting 3.50
Bachelor's of Science Degree: Business Management, Expected in May 1992
State University of New York - Plattsburgh, NY
Business Management Cum Laude 3.40 President's List *Dean's List *Phi Theta Kappa *Lutheran Brotherhood Scholarship *Plattsburgh State College Foundation Scholarship *The School of Business Alumni Scholarship
Activities and Honors
North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants #54252: 2001-Present.
Treasurer of The Broad Oaks Homeowner's Association: 1999-2003. *Treasurer of The Camden Park Homeowner's Association: 2004-2006. *Treasurer of The Stonegrove at Whitehall Homeowner's Association: 2015-2016.
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Additional Information
  • Treasurer of The Broad Oaks Homeowner's Association: 1999-2003. *Treasurer of The Camden Park Homeowner's Association: 2004-2006. *Treasurer of The Stonegrove at Whitehall Homeowner's Association: 2015-2016.

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School Attended

  • North Carolina State University
  • State University of New York

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  • Accounting Manager Senior Staff Accountant positon
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  • North Carolina CPA Certification (Active Status) April 23, 2001 - Present License Number 28795
  • Post-Baccalaureate Studies
  • Bachelor's of Science Degree

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