business owner resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Highly motivated professional with 20+ years of entrepreneurial and management experience. Skillfully creates and maintains professional and loyal relationships with co-workers, staff and clients while managing administrative and sales employees. Comfortable working independently as manager and leader and as collaborative team member. Applies business acumen and experience and exercises decisive judgment to meet and exceed organizational goals. Accomplished Owner offering 15 years of progressive business experience. Dedicated to maximizing bottom-line profits with forward-thinking approaches and clear focus on continuous improvement. Knowledgeable about financial administration, regulatory compliance and recordkeeping. Committed Business Owner bringing stellar track record in business leadership experience. Well-educated in managing and improving operations. Astute and organized individual accustomed to optimizing long-term success and balancing targets with resources.

  • Cost analysis and savings
  • Sales strategics
  • Financial administration
  • Issue resolution
  • Purchasing and planning
  • Bookkeeping
  • Executive leadership
  • Planning and coordination
04/2006 to Current
Business Owner Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Crosby, MN,
  • Promoted business on social media platforms to maximize brand identity and generate revenue.
  • Managed operations budgeting, accounts payable and accounts receivable and payroll.
  • Resolved issues quickly through meticulous research and quick decision making.
  • Conferred with customers to understand needs and finalize purchase orders.
  • Kept records for production, inventory, income and expenses.
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Kept up-to-date on regulatory changes affecting business operations.
  • Set pricing structures according to market analytics and emerging trends.
  • Reconciled daily sales, returns and financial transaction reports and prepared bank deposits.
  • Established favorable relationships with vendors and contractors, facilitating contract negotiation and development of marketing and sales strategies.
  • Created and implemented marketing and advertising strategies to support revenue goals and promote strategic growth.
  • Reconciled daily sales and financial transaction reports and prepared bank deposits.
  • Leveraged social media to expand market reach and facilitate sales agent recruitment.
  • Maintained functional and orderly building areas to deliver professional appeal to customers.
  • Devised and implemented standard operating procedures, training programs and office management systems.
  • Monitored supplier operations to verify quality, delivery schedule and conformance to contract specifications.
  • Interviewed, trained, and supervised employees.
01/2011 to 06/2013
Admitting Clerk Jennings American Legion Hospital City, STATE,
  • Checked patient information and insurance coverage.
  • Coordinated patient paperwork and charts.
  • Determined charges and collected co-pays.
  • Managed patient admissions and discharge from hospital to home care, extended care facility or self-care.
  • Verified schedules and arrival times.
  • Completed registrations for laboratory work, surgical procedures and radiology.
  • Interviewed and registered hospital patients upon admission, verified patient identity, confirmed patient demographics, obtained electronic consent and entered data in hospital billing portal.
  • Greeted and admitted patients and visitors for in-patient and out-patient surgeries, testing and procedures and communicated policies and gave directions to proper clinical or waiting area.
  • Discharged patients and collected patient-related payments, including insurance co-pays and payment deposits.
  • Addressed patients and visitors professionally, efficiently and empathetically, demonstrated warm, approachable demeanor and kept waiting area orderly, presentable and inviting.
  • Communicated thoroughly with internal teams such as cardiology, MRI, CT, laboratory and radiology, creating seamless and low-stress patient experience and efficient hospital operations.
  • Created and maintained accurate and confidential patient files according to regulatory mandates.
  • Prepared new charts, updated existing charts and managed records transfers between offices.
  • Communicated with patients to gather intake data and verify chart information.
  • Adhered to HIPAA requirements to safeguard patient confidentiality.
  • Helped patients complete paperwork and explained processes and procedures.
  • Managed incoming telephone calls, including taking messages and directing callers to personnel.
  • Assisted with hospital admissions and paperwork.
  • Updated patient financial information to promote accurate record keeping.
  • Secured, organized and updated financial documentation.
07/2004 to 03/2006
Accounts Receivables/Accounts Payable Clerk Talens Marine City, STATE,
  • Reconciled monthly statements and transactions to keep records accurate and current.
  • Problem-solved accounts payable questions on behalf of internal team members, management and vendors.
  • Analyzed invoice and expense reports, identified variances and researched issues to correct problems and maintain financial compliance.
  • Handled high-volume invoice processing with minimal supervision.
  • Prepared monthly and year-end closing statements, financial documents and invoices.
  • Coded invoices and other records to maintain organized and accurate records.
  • Prepared and updated vendor files, tax documents and insurance information.
  • Worked closely with department personnel to produce accurate and timely bills.
  • Assessed data and information to check entries, calculations and billing codes for accuracy.
  • Applied mathematical skills to calculate totals, check figures and correct problems with physical and digital files.
  • Kept detailed records of accounts payable by creating reports and updating vendor balance sheets.
  • Prepared weekly payroll for team of salaried and hourly employees.
  • Tracked income and expenses for business using accounting software.
  • Maintained current understanding of state and federal accounting procedures to prevent legal or compliance issues.
  • Paid vendors and verified accounts and payment totals.
  • Handled all invoices and purchase orders by properly logging into system.
  • Managed bookkeeping and accounting systems and completed data entry with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Assisted with month-end and year-end closings to support accounting system accuracy.
  • Verified, classified, computed, posted and recorded accounts payable data and reconciled daily totals to confirm proper accounting.
  • Carefully went over each invoice and requisition for payment.
  • Reduced financial discrepancies by accurately processing invoices and journal entries.
  • Reconciled bank records and statements by verifying entries.
  • Checked accounting system on regular basis to monitor transactions.
  • Reviewed invoices and expense reports to monitor expenditures.
  • Facilitated payment of invoices due by sending bill reminders and contacting clients.
  • Followed company's strict rules and procedures to maintain data integrity and confidentiality.
  • Analyzed and reconciled general ledger accounts and prepared journal entries.
  • Identified account aging issues, communicated to account holders and quickly resolved problems.
  • Monitored corporate credit card expenditures.
  • Managed accounts payable teams by reviewing daily completed work.
  • Oversaw monthly inter-company invoice preparation to related companies and processed payments.
  • Liaised with vendors and customers to confirm information and address client issues.
  • Verified vendor accounts by reviewing documentation, rectifying issues and contacting account holders.
  • Used exemplary communication and interaction skills to build strong working relationships with partners, employees and clients.
  • Addressed month-end closing functions for detailed reporting.
  • Maintained accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
  • Audited and processed credit card bills.
  • Charged expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice and expense reports.
  • Charged expenses to accounts by analyzing expense reports.
  • Designed and created weekly and monthly spending reports.
  • Supported senior leadership by producing month-end closing reports and advising on remittance for quick resolution.
  • Calculated sales taxes.
  • Calculated month-end accrual entries for trade payables.
  • Paid employees by calculating amounts owed and preparing checks.
  • Processed and reconciled 400+ purchase parts, raw materials, and freight invoices weekly.
  • Reviewed applications for payment for acceptable work installed.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/1995 to to
Associate of Business Administration: Accounting/Business Management
Delta Business And Technology - Lake Charles, LA,
Expected in 05/1995 to to
High School Diploma:
Hathaway High School - Hathaway, La,

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School Attended

  • Delta Business And Technology
  • Hathaway High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Business Owner
  • Admitting Clerk
  • Accounts Receivables/Accounts Payable Clerk


  • Associate of Business Administration
  • High School Diploma

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