Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Detail-oriented accounting professional with over 6 years of experience offering a comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, and financial statements. Ability to work autonomously and as a team player. Proven ability to learn and master new skills quickly and thoroughly. Adaptable to change and responds to challenges with confidence, determination, and focus.

Proficient with QuickBooks, ComputerEase, Kronos(UKG), MRI, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Preparing Financial Statements
  • Effective and Professional Communication
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Time Management
  • GAAP Accounting Practices
  • Problem Solving
  • Fixed Assets Management
  • Deadline Attainment
  • Variance Analysis
Work History
03/2015 to Current
Assistant Controller Aar Corporation Jacksonville, FL,
  • Maintain all facets of the accounting cycle - financial statements, general ledger, bank reconciliations, journal entries and keeping an overall accurate audit trail.
  • Responsible for preparing the corporate financials and presenting variance analysis directly to partners.
  • Provide leadership and support to the accounting staff, including development and evaluation, and assist as required in daily accounts receivable, payables, billing and check runs to ensure accurate completion within predetermined time frames.
  • Created training protocol and mentored new accounting and senior staff on best practices and procedures.
  • Supervise accurate, efficient and compliant completion of monthly financial reporting packages.
  • Prepare and file monthly sales and use tax returns under multiple state tax authorities.
  • Increase flow of financial information throughout company by improving communication strategies.
  • Support human resources by processing weekly payroll as needed for over 300 employees.
09/2017 to 02/2019
Senior Accountant Constellation Brands Las Vegas, NV,
  • Prepared job cost analysis reports including material, equipment and labor cost comparisons to budgets for weekly meetings with owners and project managers.
  • Provided support to project managers to ensure budget, actuals and variances were accurate

  • Set up and improved accounting systems and processes to meet business needs and maximize operational success.
  • Prepared accounts for industry audits and supported audit process.
  • Completed year-end closing processes with controllers and external auditors.
  • Completed biweekly payroll and maintained employee records.
  • Oversaw team of [Number] accounting staff.
  • Prepared monthly journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Reviewed documents and accounts for discrepancies and resolved variances.
  • Achieved efficiencies and cost savings by automating financial document control.
  • Analyzed business operations, costs and revenue in balance sheet to project future revenue and expenses.
  • Executed financial reporting, managing prepaid accounts, schedules, reconciliations, event settlements and month-end accruals.
  • Tracked benefit liability accounts and vacation balances to correct existing deficiencies.
03/2015 to 09/2017
Accounts Receivable Specialist Alliant Fair Haven, NJ,
  • Prepared monthly progress invoices based on percent of job completion using AIA contract billing requirements.
  • Submitted cash and check deposits and generated cash receipts to record money received.
  • Applied proper codes to invoices and receipts to ensure timely and accurate posting to the general ledger.
  • Reviewed accounts on monthly basis to assess aging and pursue collection of funds. Successfully kept all aging accounts less than 90 days.
11/2011 to 02/2015
Head Bartender Hyatt Hotels Corp. Rosemont, IL,
  • Operated efficiently in high-volume setting to meet management expectations
  • Organized bar inventory and storage procedures to keep stock within optimal levels and meet expected customer demands.
  • Closed out cash register and prepared cashier report at close of business.
Expected in 01/2019
Bachelor of Science: Business Management
Western Governors University - Salt Lake City, UT
Expected in 12/2012
Associate of Science: Business Administration And Management
Salt Lake Community College - Salt Lake City, UT

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