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Certified Public Accountant resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Results-oriented Certified Public Accountant with financial analysis, strategic planning and budgeting expertise. Performed account reconciliations and company record maintenance for medium-sized corporations.. Accounting knowledge and team leadership skills led to achievement of desired outcomes.

Results driven Certified Managerial Accountant. Enterprising and cost-driven with well-organized approach and good project management skills. Motivated accounting professional focused on maintaining accurate, compliant records and controls responsive to dynamic operating conditions. Detail-oriented and methodical with excellent mathematical skills, GAAP expertise and tax knowledge

Skills
  • Tax return filing and tax compliance
  • Account reconciliation expert
  • Business Valuation and Cash Flow Analysis
  • Banking and Finance
  • Fixed Asset accounting and cost segregation reporting
Education and Training
University Of Wisconsin - Madison Madison, WI Expected in 05/1999 MBA : EMBA - GPA :
University Of Wisconsin - Oshkosh Oshkosh, Expected in 05/1979 BBA : Accounting - GPA :
Certifications

Certified Public Accountant

Certified Managerial Accountant

University of Wisconsin - Madison - certificate on real estate development and finance

Experience
City Of Tulare - Certified Public Accountant
Tulare, CA, 03/2009 - 12/2020
  • Delivered general accounting, financial reporting and tax services for a diverse portfolio of small businesses.
  • Provided accurate financial projections by examining current tax liabilities and projected future earnings.
  • Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts.
  • Completed in-depth analysis of business operations, trends and obligations to complete accurate projections.
  • Assessed accuracy, completeness and integrity of corporate financial records.
  • Represented clients in interaction with tax authorities and provided knowledgeable litigation support to resolve financial issues.
  • Maintained accurate accounts for cash, fixed assets and other transactions.
  • Supported budget administration with detailed expense analyses and report reviews.
  • Assisted clients in determining business strategy and achieving profitability goals.
  • Delivered superior level of customer service to all small business clients.
City Of Tulare - Chief Financial Officer
Tulare, CA, 01/2003 - 03/2009
  • Oversaw monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting while developing annual operational budget and year end projections.
  • Created and implemented best practices to standardize internal processes and procedures.
  • Modified comprehensive financial reporting package to reflect growing organizational complexity and managed financial reporting processes to validate internal and external financial results align with GAAP.
  • Guided internal audits, risk assessments and compliance monitoring.
  • Made proactive adjustments to fiscal policies according to available company resources and desired outcomes.
  • Collaborated with business unit managers to prepare annual financial reports, tax returns and pension plan financial statements.
  • Completed analysis of company financial data and produced industry reports outlining metrics and results.
  • Maintained internal controls and safeguards for revenues, costs, budgets and expenditures.
  • Formulated and delivered financial and budget reports for investors, partners and stakeholders.
Whitney Penn Llp - Chief Financial Officer
Austin, TX, 08/1991 - 01/2003
  • Devised funding strategies to drive company vision and support tactical initiatives.
  • Developed corporate risk management programs by establishing strict documentation and financial guidelines and spearheading risk management committee.
  • Analyzed operational processes and implemented continuous improvement initiatives to promote profitability and efficiency.
  • Created and implemented best practices to standardize internal processes and procedures.
  • Guided internal audits, risk assessments and compliance monitoring.
  • Made proactive adjustments to fiscal policies according to available company resources and desired outcomes.
  • Supported company growth objectives by developing solid financial plans.
Clifton Gunderson, LLC - Audit Manager
City, STATE, 09/1984 - 08/1991
  • Applied audit fundamentals to identify risks and develop action plans.
  • Trained, developed and provided performance management initiatives to audit staff.
  • Made recommendations on financial operations to management teams.
  • Assessed compliance risk, developed audit work plans and documented findings.
  • Managed completion of planned audits, reviewed records and procedures for accuracy to accomplish objectives and appraised policies and plans under audit review.
  • Made recommendations to resolve compliance audit findings.
  • Met with stakeholders to discuss compliance audit plans and results, explaining options for improvement.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University Of Wisconsin - Madison
  • University Of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Audit Manager

Degrees

  • MBA
  • BBA

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