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

Assistant Finance Director with over 8 years of successful experience in state and local governmental accounting, budget development and administration, auditing of financial documents and records. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Highly collaborative and motivated professional with experience in tracing business results against strategic plans, methodical approach to strategic planning and financial management. Proactive and adaptable to dynamic teams, relationship-building abilities.

  • State/Local Government Finance Experience
  • Budget Development/Administration
  • GAAP Accounting
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Strategic and financial planning
  • Organizational skills
  • Data trending
  • Procurement & Purchasing Experience
  • MUNIS Accounting System Experience
  • COV Cardinal Accounting System Experience
  • Grant Management Experience
Work History
05/2019 to Current Assistant Director of Finance Kimpton Hotels | Denver, CO,
  • Completed journal entries, reconciliations, budget amendments/transfers and account analysis to prepare financial reporting including VEC/BLS Multiple Worksite Report, monitor CDBG delinquencies
  • Assists Director of Finance with preparation of financial reporting, including annual Comprehensive Annual Financial Report and related documentation
  • Assists Director of Finance and City Manager in formulating budget strategies and developing proposed annual operating budget and updates to capital improvement plan
  • Created and distributed reports with revenue/expenditures, budgets to departments, outside agencies, etc.
  • Assisted with VDOT Project Management activities & VDOT Highway Survey
  • Served on CARES Committee and assisted with coordination of City of Martinsville's Small Business Grant Program
  • Assisted with preparation quarterly finance reports, and journal entries and maintained spreadsheets to summarize actual and projected revenue
  • Assisted Finance Director with Worker's Compensation Audit
01/2015 to 05/2019 Finance & Operations Analyst/Exec Project Coord New College Institute | City, STATE,
  • Oversaw organization-wide changes to modernize procedures and organization in Budget/Fiscal/Operations, Human Resources, grant management, project management
  • Supported Assistant Director of Finance with Accounts Payable/Receivable, purchase card transaction reconciliation, purchasing and procurement activities, contract management, financial reporting and budget development in accordance with Department of Planning and Budget.
  • Developed and implemented new strategies in collaboration with educational partners with Telemental Health to establish and achieve long-term program objectives, providing stakeholders with strong and sustainable organizational leadership
  • Generated significant program income and increase in number of students enrolling in Telehealth programs through implementation of effective market strategies involving Learning Management platforms, NCI's website with help from HD Web, and UVA.
  • Managed fiscal transactions & assisted outreach programs; assist with on-site activities including United Way's Dollar and Sense programs, Summer Camps participant data and program income,
  • Performed wide-ranging administrative, financial and service-related functions including annual Higher Education Statements and budget/fiscal duties in accordance with Department of Accounts/APA guideline's. Produced high-quality documents, spreadsheets for grant management including Center of Excellence TICR grants with PHCC.
  • Coordinated, scheduled and arranged meeting and travel calendars, including business, academic, and Richmond receptions events for NCI's senior leadership team and board members.
  • Coordinated board and committee meetings, including meeting minutes, information preparation and distribution.
  • Tracked and recorded expenses and reconciled accounts to maintain accurate, current and program financial and participant data.
  • Worked with upper management to complete complex projects on tight budgets within specific timelines that included Telemental Health modules, LMS platform, executing revenue sharing agreements.
  • Enhanced collaboration between team members by preparing meeting materials and taking clear notes to distribute to academic professors, NCI administration, and program staff members.
11/2012 to 01/2015 Residency Business Administrator Virginia Department Of Transportation | City, STATE,
  • Managed various responsibilities in areas of accounting, inventory, procurement, and time entry processes.
  • Served as business resource for management including technical and financial guidance, interpretation of fiscal, procurement, and other Commonwealth of Virginia policies and procedures, data analysis and reporting.
  • Responsible to oversee daily accounts payable transactions, time and leave processing, including overtime pay and weather related emergency overtime.
  • Monitored Cardinal Financial system for errors and made needed corrections through journal entries and adjustments.
  • Monitored inventory data input and ensured all documentation is complete and correct, responded to audit findings and ensure proper resolution to irregularities
  • Monitored credit card purchases and reconciliation, prepare requisitions and purchase orders in Cardinal Financial System
  • Performed full range of supervisory duties including hiring, employee training and development, and performance management including recognition and discipline.
Expected in 12/2012 BBA | Business Administration Averett University, Danville, VA, GPA:
  • Virginia Contracting Associate
  • Duke University Non-Profit Management Certificate

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