bookkeeper resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Bookkeeper with strong technical proficiency and commitment to accuracy in financial data entry and financial record keeping. Experienced working in both accounting-focused and general office settings. Dedicated to conforming with internal policies and standards.


Excellent work ethic

  • Microsoft Office use
  • Journal updates
  • Month-end reports
  • Invoicing
  • Proficient in QuickBooks Online
  • Administrative support
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Financial statements expertise
  • A/P and A/R
Work History
Bookkeeper, 11/2019 to Current
Clifton Larson AllenAlexandria, MN,
  • Diminished financial discrepancies by accurately recording and tracking expenses and income for three (3) businesses while organizing bank statements for five (5) checking accounts.
  • Mitigated financial discrepancies by preparing bank reconciliations, managing field audits and reviewing accounting records for accuracy.
  • Maintained full compliance when executing and tracking bank reconciliations, A/P, invoicing, billing and collections.
  • Mitigated annual audit risks by reviewing financial information in QuickBooks for needed corrective action.
  • Maintained current understanding of state and federal accounting procedures to prevent any legal or compliance issues.
  • Assessed data and information to check entries, calculations and billing codes for accuracy.
  • Reviewed purchase documents and company receipts for reconciliation with statements.
  • Streamlined financial reports by accurately processing bank reconciliations and delivering financial reporting.
  • Prepared accurate financial reports each month by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information.
  • Followed detailed end-of-month accounting procedures to verify proper balancing of all accounts and readiness for new month.
  • Issued 25 payments to vendors and suppliers on bi-weekly basis.
  • Reconciled all bank and credit card accounts monthly.
Assistant District Director, 03/2011 to 01/2016
Balyasny Asset ManagementChicago, IL,
  • Significantly involved in conciliation and negotiation of settlements in amounts over $500K.
  • Directed teams of eight (8) professionals in special projects and daily operations.
  • Aided senior leadership during executive decision-making process by generating daily reports to provide data for consideration of corrective actions and improvements.
  • Created comprehensive progress reports on all programs to show progress.
  • Complied with recordkeeping and reporting requirements to maintain efficiency.
  • Complied with precise schedules by completing accurate, on-time work.
  • Oversaw purchasing and inventory to retain on-hand physical assets and streamline operations.
  • Established budgets and tracked expenses to maintain operational efficiency.
  • Coached and guided compliance officers on day-to-day operations and company processes.
  • Mentored and supported new employees on industry practices and business operations.
  • Evaluated key business metrics and made recommendations for proactive adjustments to policies and procedures.
  • Oversaw compliance officers' recordkeeping and reporting efforts to satisfy guidelines and determine accuracy in documenting processes.
  • Assisted leadership in training and oversight of six compliance officers.
  • Assisted production and distribution of memos, newsletters, email updates and other forms of communication.
Compliance Officer, 09/1999 to 03/2011
US Department Of LaborCity, STATE,
  • Successfully conciliated and negotiated settlements for over $732,764 of 6 systemic discrimination compliance audits.
  • Developed and co-facilitated 2 successful compliance assistance workshops for over 80 construction contractors.
  • Monitored compliance with processes, policies, procedures and standards in regards to collection and management of annual contributions from shareholder companies.
  • Monitored data export from internal and external systems, identifying and reporting potential risks.
  • Wrote and presented reports outlining findings and recommendations from compliance audits.
  • Used Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access to create reports to keep senior management informed of operations and progress of compliance efforts.
  • Gathered, organized and evaluated data to make accurate assessments of current operations.
  • Scheduled and conducted evaluations of company policies, procedures and internal control structures.
  • Managed quality programs to reduce overdue compliance activities.
  • Managed effective action plans to respond to audit discoveries and compliance violations.
  • Provided guidance, advice and training to improve business' understanding of related laws and regulatory requirements.
Associate of Science: Business And Public Administration, Expected in 05/1993 to San Diego State University - San Diego, CA
  • QuickBooks ProAdvisor Training - 2019-2020
  • Life Insurance License - May 2019
  • Tax Preparation, H&R Block - Nov 2020

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School Attended

  • San Diego State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Bookkeeper
  • Assistant District Director
  • Compliance Officer


  • Associate of Science

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