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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Accounting professional, proficient in generally accepted accounting principles and the implementation of project-based accounting software. Critical thinker delivering innovative solutions to complex business and technical issues. Skilled collaborator with organizational leadership expertise. Strengths in accounting process management, systems implementation and IT administration. Offering 8+ years of experience achieving bottom-line performance through process improvements, cost reduction strategies and implementation of strong accounting controls.

Skills
  • Financial Auditing
  • Revenue Tracking
  • 10-Key Proficiency
  • Invoice Processing
  • Tax Preparation
  • Financial Reporting
  • Problem-Solving
  • Report Preparation
  • Accounting Policy and Control
  • Audit Preparation
  • Document Recordkeeping
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Payroll Auditing
  • Financial Statements Review
  • Monthly and Annual Journal Entries
  • Decision Making
  • Accounts Payable
  • Inventory Assessment
  • Fixed Assets Management
  • Financial Statements
  • Accounting Software Systems
  • Processing Checks and Invoices
  • Journal Entry Preparation
Experience
07/2022 to Current Accounting Specialist Calpine | Middletown, CA,
  • Compiled audit reports for expenditures, profits and losses to provide transparency.
  • Prepared clear, concise and accurate financial reports and forms for use by departments and outside agencies.
  • Utilized automation system to process payments and invoices to streamline transactions.
  • Reduced financial discrepancies by accurately managing accounting documentation.
  • Reconciled company credit cards, expense accounts and other expenses and financial records.
  • Checked figures, postings and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy and proper codes.
  • Received payments from customers via cash, check and credit cards to pay company invoices.
  • Communicated with vendors and clients to facilitate timely payments and reduce outstanding accounts receivable.
  • Sorted documents, matching supporting invoices to procurement documents and verifying invoices for payment.
  • Managed daily bookkeeping functions with attention to accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking reconciliation and disbursements.
  • Assisted internal accounting team in checking financial statements for accuracy to produce reliable reports.
  • Managed employee benefits and allowances
  • Consolidated and reconciled payroll data and prepared payroll returns to effectively cut outsourcing costs.
  • Administered biweekly payroll to ensure accurate and timely employee compensation.
  • Managed accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations and payroll function.
  • Gathered data and uncovered fraud, embezzlement or liabilities during auditing procedures.
  • Conducted financial analysis and research to advise senior management on forecasting decisions.
  • Prepared weekly payroll for team of salaried and hourly employees.
11/2020 to 05/2022 Hospitality Manager Clubcorp Club Operations, Inc. | Mount Sinai, NY,
  • Managed day-to-day operations, driving quality standards and meeting customer expectations.
  • Promoted teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments.
  • Improved guest service by providing staff guidance, feedback and individual coaching.
  • Contacted guests to check on satisfaction and inquire about improvement suggestions.
  • Followed financial control procedures, enforcing proper management of cash, inventories and receivables.
  • Developed specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish work.
  • Empowered staff to deliver guest service by encouraging and rewarding responsive guest assistance.
  • Analyzed customer feedback to provide strategic direction to continuously improve overall rating.
  • Conducted performance evaluations to check associates' performance and compliance with policies.
  • Monitored and maintained acceptable turnover levels by driving employee morale.
  • Established and implemented programs and service guidelines, fostering ultimate guest experience.
  • Achieved equipment standards by managing preventive maintenance programs and scheduling deep-cleaning activities.
  • Developed new ideas to drive cost-effective guest amenities.
  • Inspected rooms, building exterior and parking lot to identify and report needed repairs.
  • Emphasized employee selection, training and development to conduct proper business.
  • Collaborated with event coordinators to organize meetings and special events.
  • Recorded guest issues in response tracking system to monitor resolution and schedule follow-up.
  • Trained and mentored specialists in application of soft skills, guest recovery strategies and performance optimization techniques.
  • Recognized and corrected potential safety hazards to reduce accidents or injuries.
  • Maintained accurate and up-to-date personnel files to comply with local and federal laws and regulations.
  • Managed special requests for customers regarding restaurant reservations, limousine services and car rentals.
03/2015 to 10/2020 Accounts Payable Specialist Bbb Industries Llc | Joplin, MO,
  • Analyzed invoice and expense reports, identified variances and researched issues to correct problems and maintain financial compliance.
  • Coded invoices and other records to maintain organized and accurate records.
  • Handled high-volume invoice processing with minimal supervision.
  • Problem-solved accounts payable questions on behalf of internal team members, management and vendors.
  • Reconciled monthly statements and transactions to keep records accurate and current.
  • Managed bookkeeping and accounting systems and completed data entry with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Verified, classified, computed, posted and recorded accounts payable data and reconciled daily totals to confirm proper accounting.
  • Reduced financial discrepancies by accurately processing invoices and journal entries.
  • Assisted with month-end and year-end closings to support accounting system accuracy.
  • Liaised with vendors and customers to confirm information and address client issues.
  • Worked closely with department personnel to produce accurate and timely bills.
  • Prepared and updated vendor files, tax documents and insurance information.
  • Assessed data and information to check entries, calculations and billing codes for accuracy.
  • Applied mathematical skills to calculate totals, check figures, and correct problems with physical and digital files.
  • Tracked income and expenses for business using accounting software.
  • Addressed month-end closing functions for detailed reporting.
  • Prepared weekly payroll for team of salaried and hourly employees.
  • Processed and reconciled 400+ purchase parts, raw materials and freight invoices weekly.
  • Designed and created weekly and monthly spending reports.
  • Calculated month-end accrual entries for trade payables.
  • Supported senior leadership by producing month-end closing reports and advising on remittance for quick resolution.
  • Produced high-quality documents, reports and presentations using Peoplesoft/Oracle.
  • Assisted managing leaders to identify and eliminate non-value added tasks.
  • Maintained current understanding of state and federal accounting procedures to prevent legal or compliance issues.
09/2012 to 02/2015 Accounting Clerk Assistant Technical College System Of Georgia | City, STATE,
  • Compiled and archived signed sales agreements, client cost confirmations, invoicing and cash receipts.
  • Worked with supervisor to address and resolve issues with documentation or financial entries.
  • Sorted documents, matching supporting invoices to procurement documents and verifying invoices for payment.
  • Coded invoices and other records to maintain organized and accurate records.
  • Verified and posted account transactions to prepare checks and maintain accounting ledgers.
  • Assisted internal accounting team in checking financial statements for accuracy to produce reliable reports.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2023 Bachelor of Science | Accounting Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Georgia State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Accounting Specialist
  • Hospitality Manager
  • Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Accounting Clerk Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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