Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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[Area of study] student with background in [Area of expertise]. Strong technical proficiency with work history in [Area of expertise]. In-depth knowledge of [Software] coupled with [Task] and [Task] abilities. Proven history of [Skill] and [Skill]. Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success. Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Skill], [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality. Motivated professional offering [Degree] in [Area of study]. Adds value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal, and multitasking abilities. Meets tight deadlines every time.

  • General ledger accounting
  • Accounting
  • Payment disbursement
  • Bookkeeping
  • Commission calculation
  • Month-end and year-end closings
  • Internal controls development
  • Database updating
  • Shipping coordination
  • Data evaluation
  • Package preparation
  • Route planning
  • Order picking abilities
  • [Software Program] proficiency
  • ERP understanding
  • Item master parameters
  • Marketing support
  • Audit support
  • Organizational skills
  • Basic math
Assistant Controller, 03/2017 - Current
Mdu Resources Group, Inc. Troutdale, OR,
  • Monitored accounting, payroll and financial reporting activities.
  • Reviewed account reconciliations and journal entries and resolved discrepancies to maintain record and account accuracy.
  • Oversaw month-end closing process.
  • Maintained general ledger and chart of accounts.
  • Supervised accounting and financial functions, including month-end close processes, and reconciled bank accounts; worked with Controller and external auditors to complete year-end close process.
  • Oversaw revisions to billing procedures to improve overall efficiency and reduce accounts receivable.
  • Prepared and distributed tasks amongst team for external financial audit
  • Supervised and coordinated assigned audits ensuring accuracy and timely completion.
  • Oversaw cash and merchant services, as well as processing of accounts payable and receivable, to ensure invoices were paid on time.
  • Trained 18 new employees on accounting principles, as well as company database, policies, and procedures, while supervising team of three, Accounts, Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Jr. Accountant. **Wording**
  • Managed efficient and accurate AP and AR operations.
  • Reviewed sales numbers and calculated commissions.
  • Monitored accounting, payroll and Sales reporting activities.
  • Performed account reconciliations and journal entries and resolved discrepancies to maintain record and account accuracy.
  • Oversaw month-end closing process.
  • Maintained general ledger and chart of accounts; performed journal entry preparation and account analysis.
  • Oversaw accounts payable and receivable.
  • Administered payroll for employees.
  • Oversaw the updating of billing procedures to improve overall efficiency and reduce accounts receivable.
  • _________________________
  • Managed and prepared journal entries and reconciliations to support monthly general ledger closing activities.
  • Completed month-end and year-end close procedures and reconciled all bank accounts.
  • Performed general ledger account reconciliations and generated updated financial documents.
  • Reviewed and reconciled discrepancies in accounts and financial documentation.
  • Managed daily accounting operations, including closing, reporting and reconciliation functions.
  • Collaborated with Controller and external auditors to conduct year-end close process.
  • Created and implemented procedures and best practices for bank reconciliation process and completed balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Managed accounting department staff members and workload.
  • Performed biweekly payroll and updated employee records; identified and corrected discrepancies in benefit liability accounts and PTO
  • Documented and tracked overhead and capital expenses.
  • Processed payroll and reviewed employee liability balances in support of HR objectives.
  • Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts.
  • Developed training procedures and mentored new accounting personnel on company policies and best practices.
  • Optimized efficiency and reduced costs by automating financial document management.
Staff Accountant, 03/2013 - 03/2014
Foster Farms New Orleans, LA,
  • Processed payroll journal entries for month end.
  • Approved employee expense reports and reconciled against credit card statements.
  • Reviewed D&B credit reports for new customers to determine payment terms and credit limits.
  • Contacted customers to collect outstanding payments and negotiated installment terms.
  • Processed customer payments, including ACH, checks, and credit cards.
  • Entered vendor bills and processed weekly check runs.
  • Participated in team transitioning accounting systems from Axapta to NetSuite.
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  • Performed inventory counts during annual physical inventory.
  • Entered counts into database, verified count accuracy, and either approved counts or issued recounts when deemed necessary.
  • Checked paperwork and reviewed incoming goods for accuracy against documentation. **AR responsibility**
  • Assessed current inventories and brought in supplies to keep stock within optimal levels for expected demands.
  • Managed weekly inventory and supply tracking needed for work orders, noting items requiring reorder.
  • Analyzed shortages and reported findings to Sales and Purchasing, focusing on continuous improvement.
  • Managed daily shipping schedule and communicated changes to sales team so they could notify customers and revise Sales Orders
  • Reviewed accuracy of vendor credits by analyzing receipt of returned materials. *acctng/AR/AP*
  • Delivered production schedules to Production or Production Manager to provide established timeframes for manufacture of refrigeration units.
  • Trained inventory Control Analyst new hires
Shift Supervisor, 11/2007 - 01/2011
Sterigenics Gurnee, IL,
  • Assisted upper management with daily operations to meet standards of service and quality.
  • Resolved customer complaints and reported issues to senior management.
  • Completed opening and closing duties to facilitate business operations.
  • Collaborated with team members to improve performance and implement training updates.
  • Patrolled work areas to inspect operations, identify concerns and implement corrective actions.
  • Provided coaching and reinforced standards to foster superior performance from crew members and others throughout organization.
  • Created fun team building activities to engage staff in up-selling to meet revenue targets.
  • Coordinated shift-based inventory receiving, auditing and restocking.
  • Employed security and loss prevention strategies during shift.
  • Created training manual for employees to use as reference guide.
  • Evaluated operational records and made scheduling adjustments to maximize productivity.
  • Cultivated performance-based and collaborative culture by recognizing achievements and promoting from within.
  • Conferred with human resources to recruit, onboard and mentor new team members.
  • Evaluated, reconfigured and performed equipment maintenance to support operational goals.
  • Used lean manufacturing methodologies to find inefficiencies in production process.
  • Led cross-department initiative to launch cost reduction efforts.
  • Counted cash on hand at shift change and closing to determine shortages or overages and prepare bank deposit statements.
  • Delegated tasks to employees and monitored activities and task completion.
  • Supervised, motivated and led employees to maintain productivity and customer service levels.
  • Upheld company standards and compliance requirements for operations and cleanliness.
  • Complied with company safety procedures, policies and regulations to promote safe working environment.
  • Positioned skilled staff in key areas throughout shift to optimize department productivity.
  • Coordinated daily shift changes to facilitate tasks and handle special needs or requests.
  • Assisted general manager with operations game plan and company initiatives implementation.
  • Conducted one-on-one coaching sessions with team members resulting in reduced lost time and workplace accidents.
  • Generated reports to assess performance and adjusted workflows to realign with targets.
  • Documented production levels, materials used and special incidents to keep management informed of daily activities.
  • Organized daily workflow and scheduled staff vacations for adequate coverage.
  • Reviewed applications and resumes and recommended top candidates for interviews.
  • Oversaw timely execution of promotions and marketing programs.
  • Implemented continuous improvement programs to increase productivity, improve quality and reduce costs.
  • Received, checked-in and stocked merchandise throughout store, helped maintain store inventory levels and assisted with orderliness and cleanliness of sales floor and stock room **CVS Job**.
Sales Associate, 09/2007 - 12/2007
Logocallis Downers Grove, IL,

• Directed customers through the corn maze

• Made Christmas Wreaths

• Watered flowers

Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Accounting, Expected in 12/2012
Kutztown University of Pennsylvania - Kutztown, PA
Associate of Science: Accounting, Expected in 05/2010
Reading Area Community College - Reading, PA

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