Jessica Claire
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Senior Financial Management Professional Extensive experience successfully leading financially-focused innovative solutions. Innovative, goal-oriented finance professional with experience in providing financial analyses and consultation for high profile organizations. Skilled in the utilization of transformational leadership methodology to drive dynamic teams to the accomplishment of operational excellence with high-impacting results that influenced the bottom line factors of the organization. Demonstrated ability to drive organizational initiatives focused on the integral reporting of finances. Technically proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, Hyperion Essbase, ORACLE Discoverer, ORACLE (Menu Driven Rate Admin. Model), TM1, ORCAS, SAP, Acumatica, Cogonos, and Vertex.

  • Financial Management & Reporting
  • Strategic Analysis & Planning
  • Program/Project Management
  • Leadership & Development
  • Training & Facilitation
  • Process Design & Management
  • Forecasting
  • Budget Design & Administration
  • Acquisition Review & Consultation
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Community Outreach
  • Cost Control
Budget Specialist, to
Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimore, MD,
  • Prepares and coordinates the division’s Operating and Capital Improvement Budget (CIP)
  • Monitors and reviews administrative practices within and across all service centers to promote efficiency in all operations including reviewing requests for expenditures, analyzing financial resources required, and directing management staff in preparing budgets
  • Monitors data input into the budget system and completes forecast/budget requests
  • Consults with department heads to obtain budget information and to advise and instruct on the budget process
  • Uses various computer software applications to prepare budget presentation materials and attends budget hearings to provide answers and support documentation
  • Reviews Operating CIP expenditures to ensure conformance to budgetary requirements
  • Monitors trends in spending, anticipates funding needs, and recommends transfer of funds within accounts
  • Oversees financial/fiscal issues as well as information system needs for all service centers
  • Prepares and completes special projects including research for new reporting tools
  • Attends various meetings and conferences and makes presentations in support of division goals
  • Monitors and verifies available funds in the financial system, including encumbered lines, and audits travel expense reports to ensure compliance with the City of Memphis’ Travel Policy
  • Inventory Locator Service
Manager, Financial Analyst, to
Cushman & WakefieldDraper, UT,
  • Financial Analysis, Facility Operations & Community Investment/, Prepared analyses related to the review of income statements, balance sheets, cash flow and headcount transition requirements
  • Liaised cross-functionally to ensure budget and forecast alignment of spending for expense and capital performance
  • Reviewed and monitored capital acquisitions and facility related capital improvement initiatives
  • Developed and implemented processes and procedures for tracking and reporting expenses, anticipating and acting on expense and revenue related concerns
  • Responsible for preparing and submitting various state sales and excise taxes using Vertex as data source
  • Managed administration of sales commission payment plans for domestic and international sales personnel
  • Also prepared commission payments for business partner for specific business product promotion
  • Responsible for the management of daily office services and facility logistics functions including the maintenance and repair of office equipment
  • Responsible for managing lease agreements, procurement functions and procurement card reconciliation
  • Managed the function that converts supply requests to purchase orders, conducts vendor meetings and approves payment of purchased items
  • Management of site maintenance, security and safety including data center management of critical systems including fire suppression and uninterrupted power
  • Worked closely with property management and corporate legal representatives regarding facility lease and contract renewal
  • Responsible for management of physical site authorization access
  • Established policy and procedures regarding shipping and handling of packages
  • Managed organizational philanthropic initiatives, partnering with several organizations including United Way, American Cancer Society, March of Dimes, Habitat for Humanity, Make-a-Wish, and more
  • Continued…
Adjunct Business Professor, to
Southwest Tennessee Community CollegeCity, STATE,
  • Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Business and Legal Studies
  • Responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction and related activities
  • Interaction with diverse student population utilizing training and instructional methodologies as appropriate for course subject matter
  • Currently teaching Physical Distribution and Logistics, Supply Chain management, Strategic Planning, and Project Management course curriculum
  • Developed and implemented Independent Study course curriculum Strategic Planning business elective.
Senior Financial Analyst, to
Federal Express CorporationCity, STATE,
  • Provided budgeting and expense analysis of $204M annual expense and capital management for over 2,000 employees in the US and abroad
  • Supported Air Operations and Air& Ground Transportation Divisions
  • Held meetings with senior management team to review financial statements and prepare forecast outlook
  • Prepared annual capital budget plan for implementation of new package sorting facilities in the US
  • Worked closely with engineering and property management to ensure successful build out of sorting facilities including sort facility, FTEs, and aircraft support equipment (i.e
  • Castor flooring scissor lifts and unit loading devices.)
  • Coordinated regional business plan requirements ensuring the successful achievement of corporate goals
  • Provided financial reporting training for aircraft maintenance management (Financial Statements).
Education and Training
Master of Business Administration: , Expected in
University of Detroit Mercy - ,
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, Expected in
Virginia State University - ,
Professional Development Capital Budgeting | Interpersonal Skills | Effective Listening | Financial Coordinator’s Seminar | Effective Business Writing| Write to the Top | How to Be an Effective Manager | Leadership Memphis inaugural FasTrack Program
Northwood University Credits – Dealer Management Studies | Completed CompTIA Project+ Certification Objectives Course | Six Sigma Project Management – Yellow Belt | DDI (Development Dimensions International, LLC) Certified Leadership Training Facilitator: Finance, Expected in
Northwood University - Midland, MI

Professional Association Past Board Member – Memphis City Schools Urban Debate League | Advisory Committee – Arlington High School Tennessee Career & Technical Education Program | Common Ground Memphis City Communities in Action Initiative |Board Member – Past President NBMBAA Memphis | Mentor – Leaders of Tomorrow High School Student Program | Leadership Memphis | Chairperson - (ILS) Inventory Locator Service, LLC Philanthropic Investments

Activities and Honors
  • Member, Small Business Association (2008 - present)
  • Member, Alumni Association
Websites, Portfolios, Profiles
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School Attended

  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • Virginia State University
  • Northwood University

Job Titles Held:

  • Budget Specialist
  • Manager, Financial Analyst
  • Adjunct Business Professor
  • Senior Financial Analyst


  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Northwood University Credits – Dealer Management Studies | Completed CompTIA Project+ Certification Objectives Course | Six Sigma Project Management – Yellow Belt | DDI (Development Dimensions International, LLC) Certified Leadership Training Facilitator

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