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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Focused Accounting professional with 30 years of experience maintaining financial records and reviewing account activity. Proven track record of developing accurate spreadsheets and delivering organized reports with QuickBooks. Accomplished in taking on tasks within strict deadlines while prioritizing urgent needs.

Skills
  • Invoice and payment processing
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Account reconciliations
  • Audit coordination
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial statements expertise
  • Accounts payable specialist
  • Finance
  • Exceptional organization
  • Effective time management
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Data Entry
  • Customer-oriented
  • Superior attention to detail
Work History
10/2010 to Current Bookkeeper/Property Manager Lineage Logistics | Richmond, VA,
  • Eliminated discrepancies in finances by expertly documenting expenses, monitoring income, handling bank deposits and managing statements.
  • Monitored, verified and approved invoices and reviewed balances using financial software to assess balance sheet for variances.
  • Applied proper codes to invoices, files and receipts to keep records organized and easily searchable.
  • Entered financial data into company accounting database for verification and reconciliation, maintaining accurate and current accounts at all times.
  • Completed accurate daily [Type] documents, reports and invoices.
  • Applied mathematical abilities on daily basis to calculate and check figures in all areas of accounting systems.
  • Reported financial data and updated financial records in ledgers and journals.
  • Tracked expenses and income for seven property management companies and one renovation company business while organizing and maintaining bank statements for 12 checking accounts.
  • Reconciled account information and reported figures in general ledger by comparing to bank account statement each month.
  • Reconciled accounts, managed audits and updated financial records with remarkable accuracy.
  • Entered financial information and payments to guarantee accurate and on-time payments for employees and vendors.
  • Tracked financial progress by creating quarterly and yearly balance sheets.
  • Complied with all established policies and performed bank reconciliations, accounts payable/receivable, invoicing, billing, collections, monthly balance records, vendor payments and profit and loss statements for 50clients.
  • Maintained account accuracy by reviewing and reconciling checks monthly.
  • Tracked 7 business revenues and costs with Quick Books, diligently reconciling accounts to maintain high accuracy.
  • Generated invoices upon receipt of billing information and tracked collection progress.
  • Completed and mailed bills, contracts, policies, invoices and checks.
  • Recorded deposits into Quick Books and remote deposit, reconciled monthly bank accounts and tracked all expenses.
  • Supported operations by communicating with customers, filing documents and managing data.
  • Communicated with customers to identify and resolve outstanding payments.
  • Diminished financial discrepancies and managed monetary transactions, including deposits and credit card transactions.
  • Entered figures using 10-key calculator to compute data quickly.
  • Managed and responded to all correspondence and inquiries from customers and vendors.
  • Managed complex problem-solving for upper management to ensure on-time and cost-effective project completion.
  • Provided outstanding customer service by quickly and professionally handling issues.
  • Managed and updated financial accounts and permanent records for more than seven companies each with their own Quick Books Program.
  • Input financial data and produced reports using Quick Books.
  • Reconciled company bank, credit card and line of credit accounts every month, investigating and resolving discrepancies to keep accounts audit-ready.
  • Analyzed figures, postings and documents to maintain accounting program accuracy.
  • Established QuickBooks accounting system to reflect accurate financial records.
  • Supported management by processing invoices and documents with consistent on-time delivery.
  • Reduced financial discrepancies, effectively reconciling bank accounts and organizing information into accounting software.
  • Worked closely with bankers to prepare Refinancing and original loan requests paperwork for 7 companies with accuracy and speed.
05/2006 to 10/2010 Owner/Operator Gemini Pool Services Inc | City, STATE,
  • Managed day-to-day business operations, including accounting, finance, HR, marketing and public relations.
  • Spoke professionally with customers regarding complaints, gathering all necessary information to make educated decisions and address issues.
  • Assessed financial reports and statements regularly to update processes and operations for greater profitability.
  • Envisioned and created business identity and advertising materials such as mailings and website.
  • Stayed in open communication with dispatch team and readily adapted to changing customer needs or scheduling demands.
  • Developed and nurtured lasting customer relationships by projecting professional corporate image and responding quickly to issues.
  • Maintained consistent work levels by establishing large customer base.
11/2001 to 05/2006 Bookkeeper/Property Manager Soho Group Inc | City, STATE,
05/1990 to 10/1998 Bookkeeper/Office Manager Repko Machine Inc | City, STATE,
  • Applied proper codes to invoices, files and receipts to keep records organized and easily searchable.
  • Eliminated discrepancies in finances by expertly documenting expenses, monitoring income, handling bank deposits and managing statements.
  • Entered financial data into company accounting database for verification and reconciliation, maintaining accurate and current accounts at all times.
  • Matched purchase orders with invoices and recorded necessary information.
  • Input financial data and produced reports using JobShop.
  • Streamlined bookkeeping procedures to increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Provided outstanding customer service by quickly and professionally handling issues.
  • Generated invoices upon receipt of billing information and tracked collection progress.
  • Entered financial information and payments to guarantee accurate and on-time payments for employees and vendors.
  • Reconciled company bank, credit card and line of credit accounts every month, investigating and resolving discrepancies to keep accounts audit-ready.
  • Completed and mailed bills, contracts, policies, invoices and checks.
  • Entered figures using 10-key calculator to compute data quickly.
  • Supported management by processing invoices and documents with consistent on-time delivery.
  • Reconciled accounts, managed audits and updated financial records with remarkable accuracy.
  • Applied mathematical abilities on daily basis to calculate and check figures in all areas of accounting systems.
  • Tracked financial progress by creating quarterly and yearly balance sheets.
  • Maintained account accuracy by reviewing and reconciling checks monthly.
Education
Expected in Bachelor of Science | Accounting And Business Management Strayer University, Washington, DC GPA:
Expected in 08/2014 Career Diploma | Property Management Ashworth College, Norcross, GA GPA:

Program DescriptionThe Property Management program is designed to teach students how to evaluate and select investment properties, establish favorable leasing termsand conditions, and screen and select tenants. Students learn to identify maintenance concerns, hire employees and contractors, manage legal and financial issues, establish healthy tenant relationships, and enforce rent due dates. Special topics include specific housing markets, affordable housing, and continuing education.Program ObjectivesAfter completing the Property Management program, students will be able to:1.List the personal and professional characteristics of successful property managers.2.Outline the general scope of authority and duties of property managers. 3.Determine when to retain property management personnel and when to hire skilled tradespeople and contractors.4.Define business concepts related to property management, including advertising, marketing, record-keeping systems implementation, profit and loss, operating budget, and return on investment.5.Describe how to target and screen for reliable tenants and how to handle tenant-related issues, such as obtaining security deposits, collecting rent, enforcing occupancy rules, and performing evictions. 6.Explain the importance of risk management and appropriate security for property and outline the steps to follow to assess liability and secure adequate liability insurance.

Expected in Career Diploma | Travel Agent Ashworth College, Norcross, GA GPA:

Program Description The Travel Agent program provides students with the knowledge and skills required for entry-level work as a travel agent. Topics include geography; aviation and airports; the types of travel, including international travel and world tours, cruising, and rail and road travel; the hospitality industry; meetings and marketing; professionalism; and an introduction to the Global Distribution System.Students will have the opportunity to take the Travel Agent Proficiency Test administered by The Travel Institute. If they pass the test, they will receive the TAP Certificate of Proficiency.Program ObjectivesAfter completing the Travel Agent program, students will be able to:1.Describe the personal and professional skills of successful travel agents, outline typical daily responsibilities, and explain the types of employment opportunities available to individuals in this field.2.Code and decode standard airline abbreviations for cities and airports in the United States.3.Describe how to plan U.S. air travel itineraries based on a variety of trip routes and flight patterns, accurately calculate airfare, and process and issue airline tickets both manually and via the Computer Reservation System (CRS).4.Explain how to read and interpret flight availability and fare information from the CRS and use this information to build Passenger Name Records (PNRs).5.Describe the main categories of travel, including railroad travel, rental car travel, cruises, and lodging, and explain how to interpret vendor information for clients and book travel arrangements that meet the needs and budgets of different clients.6.Explain how to evaluate the quality and value of different types of travel tours and use this information to make recommendations that meet the needs and desires of clients.7.Describe the difference between domesticand international travel and explain how to prepare clients for successful travel abroad.

Expected in Career Diploma | Hotel & Restaurant Management Ashworth College, Norcross, GA GPA:

Program DescriptionThis comprehensiveprogram will give students the skills they need to manage a hotel or restaurant. The Hotel and Restaurant Management program covers topics including managing the front and back office, coordinating guest services, housekeeping, and customer service. Students will have the opportunity to add to their list of credentials by earning the ServSafe® Food Handler certification through the National Restaurant Association.Program ObjectivesAfter completing the Hotel and Restaurant Management program, students will be able to:1.Outline the career opportunities available to managers within the hotel and restaurant segments of the hospitality industry and explain the personal and professional characteristics—including the cultural sensitivities and ethical responsibilities—required to successfully manage these service industries.2.Explain important management principles related to hospitality business operations and describe how technology is used to maximize both profitability and service levels.3.Describe the organization of the typical hotel, define the roles and responsibilities of the various departments from the reservations process through checkout, and explain how these areas work together to provide superior service to guests.4.Describe the organization of a typical restaurant, identify the roles and responsibilities of the different areas and staff members, and explain how these areas work together to provide a high-quality experience to guests and event attendees.5.Identify and define important concepts related to the management and operation of restaurants, including food safety and sanitation practices and event management, and describe how to evaluate the quality and profitability of such operations.6.Explain how to recruit, hire, and train service staff with a goal of maximizing employee performance and retention while maintaining high standards of service toward guests and customers.7.Identify and describe management tools and reports used by managers in the hospitality industry, including those related to forecasting, bookings, service charges, quality and service management, and event management.

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School Attended

  • Strayer University
  • Ashworth College
  • Ashworth College
  • Ashworth College

Job Titles Held:

  • Bookkeeper/Property Manager
  • Owner/Operator
  • Bookkeeper/Property Manager
  • Bookkeeper/Office Manager

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Career Diploma
  • Career Diploma
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