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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

Results-oriented Accounting Specialist with over 11 years of experience in financial analysis, reporting, budgeting and strategic planning. Adaptable and customer-focused financial leader with expertise in account reconciliations, cash management and company record maintenance.

Skills
  • Budget analysis
  • Advanced bookkeeping skills
  • Account reconciliation specialist
  • Calculating liabilities
  • Bookkeeping
  • Cash Flow analysis
  • Intuit QuickBooks specialist
  • Budget forecasting expertise
  • Cash management
  • Analytical researching
  • Excellent managerial techniques
  • Documentation
  • General ledger accounting
  • Quality assurance
  • Financial planner
  • Administrative support
  • Budgeting
  • Understands foreign tax reporting
  • Scheduling
  • Staff supervision
  • Time management
  • Report writing
  • Team building
  • Strategic planning
  • Technical support
  • Recordkeeping
  • Organizational strengths
  • Compliance testing knowledge
  • Financial statement analysis
  • MS Office
  • Data entry
  • Inventory management
Work History
Chief Accountant, 11/2007 to 04/2018
City Of Lakeland, Civil ServiceLakeland, FL,
  • Enhanced budget administration by reviewing reports, leveraging knowledge to strengthen controls and improve transparency.
  • Reconciled balance sheets and streamlined best practices for balance sheet processes.
  • Analyzed financial audit information and made recommendations to improve efficiencies.
  • Decreased invoicing and receivable cycle times by streamlining billing systems.
  • Performed comprehensive assessments to determine viability, stability and profitability of clients' business operations.
  • Maintained accurate accounts on cash, prepaid credit, fixed assets, accrued expenses and line of credit transactions.
  • Oversaw full accounting cycle, including compiling and analyzing data, posting and adjusting journal and ledger entries, preparing financial statements and reports and closing books.
  • Strengthened audit control practices by implementing planning techniques and tests for speedy discovery.
  • Diminished financial discrepancies, accurately reconciling accounts while reviewing material assets, net worth, liabilities, surplus, income and expense data.
  • Worked with leadership to prepare operating budgets and facilitate financial planning.
  • Supported senior leadership by preparing monthly and quarterly financial statements to enhance database accuracies.
  • Established complete accounting structures, processes and controls to meet business requirements.
  • Investigated and resolved billing issues to generate revenues and minimize outstanding debts.
  • Authored staff expense and reimbursement tracker leveraging data validation to reduce user errors and increase reporting accuracy.
  • Supported budget administration with detailed expense analyses and report reviews.
  • Enhanced operational efficiencies, processing data analysis to further implement best financial practices for client retention.
  • Overhauled processes and structures to improve compliance with all applicable standards.
  • Coordinated and completed month-end closing processes within deadlines.
  • Performed daily accounting functions like tracking expenses, readying deposits and preparing payments.
  • Evaluated accounting controls on frequent basis in order to assess and devise potential improvements.
  • Assessed accuracy, completeness and integrity of company financial records.
  • Liaised with auditors to complete annual audits and maintain compliance with local, state and federal requirements.
Bookkeeper, 11/2004 to 11/2007
Ag PartnersEllsworth, IA,
  • Improved accounting system efficiency and effectiveness by assigning tax line items to deductible expenses, inspecting account books and recording transactions to optimize IRS reporting processes.
  • Maintained current accounts by creating detailed delinquency management and collections strategies.
  • Followed detailed end of month accounting procedures to verify proper balancing of all accounts and readiness for new month.
  • Streamlined financial efficiencies by accurately processing bank reconciliations and delivering financial reporting.
  • Monitored and tracked expenses to keep business on track with financial targets.
  • Coded invoices and other records to maintain organized and accurate records.
  • Coordinated budget information by assessing estimated income and expenses as well as historical budgets.
  • Verified, allocated and posted transactions in journals and computerized systems from documents such as invoices, receipts and reports.
  • Reviewed bank account statements to reconcile accounts by documenting correct financial information in general ledger.
  • Reconciled all bank and credit card accounts from 2004 to 2007.
  • Maintained financial records for clients.
  • Reconciled bank statements and credit cards monthly.
  • Applied mathematical skills to calculate totals, check figures and correct problems with physical and digital files.
Accountant, 05/2018 to 01/2020
American Advanced Management, IncSouth Gate, CA,
  • Generated profit and loss statements to detail company's revenues and expenses.
  • Maintained accurate accounts on cash, prepaid credit, fixed assets, accrued expenses and line of credit transactions.
  • Assessed accounting accuracy, performing daily cash functions including A/P and A/R tracking, budgeting, payroll transactions, wage allocation, salary expenses, online donations, and bank, credit card and petty cash reconciliations.
  • Streamlined operational efficiencies, using accounting software to record, store and analyze information.
  • Prepared monthly and year-end closing statements, financial documents, and invoices.
  • Posted accounts receivable payments made by cash, check or credit card payments.
  • Coordinated and completed month-end closing processes within deadlines.
  • Supervised payroll, AP and AR and general ledger activities.
  • Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts.
  • Creates invoices for wholesale department and customers
  • Performed daily accounting functions like tracking expenses, readying deposits and preparing payments.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1999
School named John Kirakosian, #20 - Armenia, Yerevan,
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Biological And Physical Sciences, Expected in 05/2003
Armenian State University - Yerevan, Armenia,
GPA:
Master of Science: Biological And Physical Sciences, Expected in 05/2005
Armenian State University - Yerevan, Armenia,
GPA:
Master of Science: Accountant, Expected in 05/2007
IATC: International Accountancy Training Center - Yerevan, Armeni,
GPA:
: Accountant, Expected in 2018
Stratford Career Institute - 8675 Darnley Road, Mount Royal, QC H4T1X2,
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • School named John Kirakosian, #20
  • Armenian State University
  • Armenian State University
  • IATC: International Accountancy Training Center
  • Stratford Career Institute
Job Titles Held:
  • Chief Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accountant
Degrees
  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)

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