Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) XXX-1000,
Executive Profile

For the past 7 years I have served in the rural healthcare setting as Chief Accountant and CFO of a hospital district consisting of a 14 bed Critical Access Hospital, 30 bed Nursing Home, Rural Health Clinic and Wellness Center.

Professional Experience
01/2015 to Current CFO Banner Health | Chandler, AZ, Work with CEO and 5 member Board of Directors to develop and execute financial goals and objectives of the district.  Provide sound guidance regarding management of the district's assets and investments.  Assist department managers with developing and implementing financial plans such as increasing revenue and adhering to board approved operational budgets.  Ensure monthly financial reports and management reports are distributed timely.  Reconcile balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.  Identify and correct any accounting or internal control issues in order to facilitate a clean audit opinion with no audit adjustments or internal control deficiencies being noted.  Continuously monitor the revenue cycle to identify risks to district cash flow.  Maintain good relations with the community while keeping credit and collection policies current and sound.  Maintain proper insurance coverage to reduce district financial risks.  Monitor and ensure compliance with existing 340B contract Pharmacy.
06/2008 to 01/2015 Chief Accountant Hyatt Hotels Corp. | Chesterfield, MO, Regularly assisted CFO with budget preparation, financial statement/management report preparation and any other assigned task or project.  Exclusively responsible for accounts payable, payroll & benefits and fixed assets.  Coded the general ledger and processed vendor invoice payments by check and virtual credit card payment.  Ran the bi-weekly payroll process.  Processed all salary changes stemming from merit increases, promotions, bonuses and pay adjustments.  Conducted benefits administration for 75+ benefit-eligible employees.  Coordinated fixed asset additions and retirements.  Collaborated extensively with external auditors during preliminary and year-end audit processes.  Worked with Medicare Cost Report consultants to ensure accurate and timely preparation.  Responsible for bi-annual Board of Director elections and the hospital district's Bond election in 2013.  Implemented accounting changes resulting from $25M general obligation bond issuance for construction of replacement facility.  Participated in Strategic Planning sessions with Board and management which included assistance of Texas Healthcare Trustees.
09/2005 to 06/2008 Retirement Plan Administrator Aveanna Healthcare | Concord, NH, Accountable for 75 employer-sponsored retirement plans including 401(k), 403(b), 457 and profit sharing plans. Coordinated with plan sponsor's HR Departments and management in order to perform year-end IRS nondiscrimination complinace testing, account reconiciliations and prepare IRS Form 5500s.  Processed plan participant distribution and loan requests.         
02/2004 to 04/2005 Financial Consultant Santander Bank | Kennett Square, PA, Responsible for client recruitment and relationship development.  Analyzed financial information obtained from clients to determine strategies for meeting clients' financial objectives taking into account factors such as long-term needs, goals and risk tolerance.  Implemented financial planning recommendations.  Selected and maintained appropriate investment portfolios.  Series 7 & 66 investment licensed and AAMS Certified (Accredited Asset Management Specialist).  
03/2015 to Current Senior Sales Associate Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. | San Francisco, CA, CA
  • Applied security and loss prevention training toward recognizing risks and reducing store theft
  • Trained and developed sales team associates in products, selling techniques and procedures
  • Maintained organized, presentable merchandise to drive continuous sales
  • Implemented up-selling strategies for recommending accessories and complementary purchases
Core Accomplishments
Conducted an intensive clean-up of the depreciation schedule, identifying and removing hundreds of small dollar "ghost assets"  that were either long disposed of or totally unidentifiable.  Updated and simplified existing capitalization polices to ease record keeping yet still satisfy Medicare guidelines. 
Took advantage of HMS virtual credit card payment program with ComData in order to facilitate quicker and more secure vendor payments and earn a substantial rebate for the district each month.  
Successfully slowed the growth of employee health insurance costs without diluting benefits by transitioning from a fully insured plan to a self-funded plan. 
Following promotion to CFO, place a renewed emphasis on stricter budgetary adherence and reporting of variances to Board of Directors.  Increased departmental participation in budget preparation and accountability.  
Increased organizational awareness of revenue cycle weaknesses by participating in the Flex Grant program for Financial & Operation Improvement with the Texas State Office of Rural Health.  As a result, created Finance Committee consisting of 2 board members in order to enhance the Board's understanding of specific weaknesses, educate them to options available to remedy and gain their support in moving forward with an agreed upon solution.  
Skill Highlights

7+ years experience HMS/MedHost Enterprise Financials

7+ years experience Help/Systems SEQUEL ViewPoint (custom report builder)

2+ years experience MedHost EDIS Reporting Functions

2+ years experience eClinicalWorks EHR

Community Service
McCamey Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors since 2009
President 2013/2014, Vice President 2015/2016
  • Wind Energy Capital of Texas Cook-Off, Event Chairman 2011-2014
McCamey Economic Development Corporation, Board of Directors 
Treasurer 2012-2015, President 2015-Current
  • Established a 5 office/retail space Business Incubator
  • Established a Revolving Loan Program with funds awarded by USDA


Wild About Flowers & More, owner

  • Acquired and rebranded local florist & gift shop in 2011
  • My wife has continued to operate successfully 
Expected in 2002 BBA | Finance with Financial Planning Specialization Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX GPA:
Expected in 1998 High School Diploma | McCamey High School, McCamey, TX GPA:


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