assistant controller resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Dedicated, detail-oriented financial professional offering more than 25 years of expertise in financial management. Skillful in leading financial operations in accounting, accounts payable/accounts receivable, and human resources. Good mathematical, communication and problem-solving abilities.

  • Month-End and Year-End Closings
  • Accurate Recordkeeping
  • Monthly Reconciliations
  • Financial Statement Generation
  • Budgeting and Variance Analysis
  • Cash Flow and Reconciliation
  • Payroll Administration
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable Auditing
  • Benefits and Compensation Management
  • 401K Plan Administration
  • Confidential Records Management
  • Interdepartmental Relationships
  • Intuit QuickBooks
  • MS Excel, Word
Work History
Assistant Controller, 09/2019 to Current
Aetna Inc.Aurora, CO,
  • Preparation of accurate, efficient and timely completion of monthly financials, including balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement.
  • Supervise accounts payable and accounts receivable departments.
  • Complete journal entries, reconciliations and account analysis to prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements and general account management.
  • Create and distribute reports on finances, audits and budgets.
  • Manage payroll for 25 employees to comply with predetermined company guidelines.
  • Manage budgets, accounts payable and receivable and general financial reporting procedures.
  • Provide treasury and cash management by overseeing reconciliation of banking activity, credit card processing and sales tax returns.
  • Calculate salesperson commissions based on established parameters and disburse monthly payments.
  • Complete year-end close processes with external C.P.A. through effective communication.
  • Work with C.O.O. to create annual budget. Track actual expenses against projected expenses.
  • Accurately project monthly cash expenditures through efficient budgeting and detailed document reviews, and producing cash flow statement monthly.
  • Organize and maintain budget and financial administration for three business segments.
Accounting Manager, 11/2010 to 08/2019
Alliance Aviation Services LimitedIrvine, CA,
  • Managed banking reconciliations and monthly balance sheet statements.
  • Managed journal entries, collection efforts, reconciliations and payroll processing.
  • Tracked business revenue and expenditures and reconciled accounts to maintain high accuracy.
  • Organized budget documentation and tracked expenses to maintain tight business controls.
  • Investigated daily variances and corrected errors to resolve discrepancies.
  • Completed bi-weekly payroll for company employees.
  • Proposed and published metrics and KPIs to be incorporated into monthly financials and scorecards.
  • Checked payroll, vendor payments, commissions and other accounting disbursements for accuracy and compliance.
  • Assisted in preparation of cash flow projections, and monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Oversaw accounting operations with 4-person team focused on efficient AP/AR, human resourses, and other financial management needs.
  • Maintained payroll and benefits for employees in various locations.
  • Directed and controlled 401K, medical, dental and vision benefit packages.
  • Oversaw open enrollment processes during [Number] quarter.
  • Expedited benefit delivery by establishing working relationships with benefit providers.
  • Planned and delivered [Number] events per year focused on enhancing employee satisfaction.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
Accounting Assistant, 05/1998 to 10/2010
HighnoonTempe, AZ,
  • Maintained clean and organized files by keeping accounts payable records up-to-date.
  • Processed payments and documents such as invoices, journal vouchers, employee reimbursements and statements.
  • Communicated with suppliers to reconcile invoice payments.
  • Applied proper codes to invoices, files and receipts to keep records organized and easily searchable.
  • Monitored status of accounts receivable and payable to facilitate prompt processing.
  • Reviewed figures, postings and documents for correct entry, completeness and accuracy.
  • Completed weekly check runs and maintained accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions into accounting system.
  • Reconciled company accounts for credit cards, employee expenses and commissions.
Operations Manager, 03/1990 to 09/1997
Asrc Federal Holding CompanyNorfolk, VA,
  • Maintained payroll and benefits for employees in various locations and diminished financial discrepancies through expert program management.
  • Organized and led staff orientation programs and training to promote collaboration.
  • Facilitated onboarding sessions and on-the-job training for new hires, bolstering employee job position knowledge and skillset.
  • Initiated and maintained workers compensation cases for tracking, reporting and legal mechanics.
  • Led and strategically directed team of human resources professionals.
  • Briefed new hires on essential job information, such as company policies, employment benefits and job duties.
  • Streamlined HR efficiencies, coordinated new hire orientations and provided onboarding and training for [Number] new employees.
  • Adhered to federal and state guidelines and managed payroll and benefits for over [Number] employees.
  • Accurately prepared [Timeframe] payroll and tracking data using [Software] system.
  • Directed and controlled 401K, medical, dental and vision benefit packages.
Bachelor of Science: Accounting, Expected in to University of Detroit Mercy - Detroit, MI

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School Attended

  • University of Detroit Mercy

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  • Assistant Controller
  • Accounting Manager
  • Accounting Assistant
  • Operations Manager


  • Bachelor of Science

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