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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Results-oriented business leader with more than 15 years of experience in day-to-day business operations management. Effective liaison to key clients, accounts and external business stakeholders. Decisive leader adept at forging relationships with key partners, vendors and clients. Seasoned Entrepreneur with a solid background in business management, operational planning and generating revenue. Well-versed in applying multi-faceted approach to managing safety, operations and productivity across multiple business lines.

  • Budget development and administration
  • Monthly forecasting
  • Compliance reporting, Data analysis and reporting
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Safety Management
  • Payroll
  • Financial reporting- Profit and Loss Statements, Balance Sheets
  • Staff Management
  • Project Management
  • Cross-functional communication
  • Staff training and development
Work History
Chief Financial Officer, 01/2014 to Current
Camp Recovery Laplace, LA,
  • Work with President/CEO on strategic vision including fostering and cultivating stakeholder relationships on city, state, and national levels, as well as assisting in development and negotiation of contracts.
  • Participate in developing new business, specifically assist CEO and COO in identifying new funding opportunities, drafting of prospective programmatic budgets, and determining cost effectiveness of prospective service delivery.
  • Investigate cost-effective benefit plans and other fringe benefits which organization may offer employees and potential employees
  • Manage day to day operations for approximately 125 employees
  • Responsible for monthly reports including reconciliations with funders and pension plan requirements, financial statements and cash flow projections for use by Executive management: served as Lead on Audit/Finance Committee and Board of Directors.
  • Participated in cross-functional teams to develop and improve data systems, data extraction and budgetary reporting.
  • Reduced or eliminated different types of financial discrepancies by improving documentation and reporting accuracy for budget and operational controls.
  • Chaired weekly meetings with executive leadership to identify opportunities for improvement, establish milestones and tailor products to individual markets.
  • Spearheaded business operations by consistently seeking methods to improve profitability through cost containment, efficiency improvements and revenue generation.
  • Communicated with customers and vendors positively with particular attention to problem resolution.
  • Developed recruitment strategies, to include standardized hiring and onboarding processes
  • Enhanced and redefined organizational structure to maintain company's competitive edge across territories.
Assistant Director of Transportation, 01/2010 to 06/2014
Sheldon Independent School District Houston, TX,
  • Assist Director of Transportation and Chief of Operations in determining school closures due to inclement weather to ensure student safety.
  • Collaborates with internal and external partners to implement and maintain services and programs.
  • Managed team of approximately 200 employees, overseeing hiring, training, and professional growth of employees.
  • Perform personnel functions i.e. recruiting, interviewing, onboarding, training, scheduling, and performance management.
  • Determine appropriate bus routes for student pick up /drop off, serve as liaison for parents and bus drivers to foster positive relationships.
  • Reporting- transportation budget input, route report, state reporting, mileage, student counts, mileage reports .
  • Develop new bus routes, bus schedules, purchase new equipment/materials, develop and implement new bus policies in order to develop new programs and services.
  • Compile data from wide variety of sources to ensure compliance with organization policies and procedures, monitoring program components and/or preparing reports.
  • Conduct accident investigations and conduct Root Cause Analysis to complying with legal requirements and insurance carrier procedures.
  • Monitor budget allocations, expenditures, fund balances, and related financial activities to ensuring that allocations are accurate, revenues are recorded, expenses are within budget limits and/or fiscal practices are followed.
Executive Assistant, 01/2001 to 01/2010
Adidas Lahaina, HI,
  • Meets with and may address variety of groups, including employees, school administrators, public and private agencies, and community organizations on behalf of Executive Director.
  • Respond to information requests from City Schools central office departments, individual schools on matters relating to student support services and programs.
  • Participate in planning of and facilitate professional development for Student Support staff.
  • Prepare executive summaries of school reports and memoranda.
  • Performed planning, organizing and directing policy and organizational analysis on issues and concerns which may impact City Schools operations.
  • Assist with planning, organizing and directing policy and organizational analysis on issues and concerns which may impact City Schools' operations.
  • Serve as data manager /analyst for various systemic data points and monitors data for comparative/trending/forecasting purposes to support teams with goal-setting.
  • Provide technical support as well as leadership support around strategic planning and problem-solving for operations-based issues, data management, and compliance.
  • Perform and promote all activities in compliance with Federal, State and local laws, school board policies and professional standards.
Bachelor of Science: Business Management, Expected in 05/1999
Coppin State University - Baltimore, MD

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  • Assistant Director of Transportation
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