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

Financial Executive and Business Consultant with proven experience in business development, from startup to $ 450m operations. Offering keen financial acumen to lead businesses to profitability in both lean times and periods of growth. Known for excellent leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to recruit, hire and manage high-performance teams. Experienced in a broad range of business activities, including finance and accounting, operations, supply chain and human resources.

  • Quantitative analysis
  • Project Management
  • Customer Service
  • Accounting principles
  • QuickBooks proficiency
  • Revenue Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Quality Assurance
  • Consulting
  • Profits and losses tracking
  • Forecasting
Work History
02/2012 to Current Chief Executive Officer Community Hospital Corporation | Wahiawa, HI,
  • Spearheaded initiatives to better target business metrics tracking and improve decision-making with real-time data.
  • Coached and guided senior managers to improve effectiveness and policy enforcement, resulting in improved employee job satisfaction and higher performance levels.
  • Prepared organization for forecasted demand levels through effective operational planning.
  • Built productive relationships with industry partners and competitors to support strategic business objectives.
  • Worked with department heads to stay current on needs and offer high-level support for day-to-day operations.
  • Cultivated forward-thinking, inclusive and performance-oriented business culture to lead industry in innovation and push progress.
  • Increased company revenue by $150k in through aggressive new market strategies.
08/2019 to Current Chief Financial Officer City Wide Facility Solutions | Loch Raven, MD,
  • Devised successful benchmarks and performance optimization strategies to enhance company objectives.
  • Offered advice to other executive leaders on strategies to improve financial growth.
  • Completed in-depth analyses of risks to control company profile, enhance systems and track legal concerns.
  • Built and deployed strategies to achieve company vision and enhance tactical operations.
  • Worked closely with audit team to prepare accounts and documentation as well as conduct audits according to all regulatory requirements.
  • Analyzed operational issues and implemented corrective action plans to improve profitability and efficiency.
  • Devised strategies for standardizing and enhancing organization and management of business assets.
  • Created and deployed forward-thinking initiatives to drive corporate vision and outperform revenue targets.
  • Oversaw deployment of strategic business plans to accomplish accounting, compliance and revenue targets.
  • Oversaw all financial operations company-wide, including budgets, payroll and accounts payable and receivable.
  • Spearheaded contract negotiation and financing for diverse business projects.
  • Set and monitored effective financial policies.
  • Managed and led team of 4 departmental managers.
  • Improved cash flow, retired debt ahead of schedule and built cash reserves into $ 50m + while controlling costs and improving employee benefits.
05/2015 to 08/2019 Senior Tax Manager Autodesk Inc. | Vermont, IL,
  • Taught junior staff how to prepare statements, resolve discrepancies and maximize efficiency.
  • Helped organization maintain full compliance with local, state and federal tax requirements with diligent application of best practices.
  • Responded promptly to official tax notices requiring clarifications and additional submissions.
  • Oversaw team of 35 tax preparers handling over 1500 submissions per year.
  • Reviewed financial reports to correctly ascertain taxation and statement requirements.
  • Classified assets correctly to properly account for depreciation on routine filings.
  • Identified regulations and incorporated changes to comply with new requirements.
  • Computed tax depreciation rates on business assets like technology and vehicles.
  • Conducted reviews of internal tax documentation, reducing errors related to missed tax benefits.
  • Offered clients recommendations to reduce tax liabilities.
  • Prepared tax returns, extensions, tax planning calculations and write-ups for all types of organizations and entities, including individuals.
  • Contacted IRS or other relevant government organizations on behalf of client to address issues related to tax self-preparation.
  • Facilitated communication between clients and tax authorities.
  • Consulted with clients to assess and mitigate future tax liabilities and determine eligibility for tax abatement.
  • Prepared wide array of returns such as corporate, fiduciary, gift, individual and private foundation returns.
  • Maintained complete records of client tax returns and supporting documentation in secured areas.
02/2008 to 08/2011 Senior Financial Analyst Biolife | Tulsa, OK,
  • Tackled both annual and quarterly budget management tasks and developed financial models from benchmarking.
  • Delivered financial oversight and advice to corporate stakeholders to improve strategic planning.
  • Bolstered annual revenue through identification of undeveloped and untapped revenue streams.
  • Evaluated competitor data and statistics to develop business investment strategy and drive growth.
  • Developed presentations and reports to inform and educate stakeholders and financial teams on growth possibilities.
  • Reviewed statistical information to determine financial trends for use in investment planning.
  • Handled internal and external inquiries and complaints submitted by accounts payable clerk, finance director and other department heads, providing outstanding customer service when resolving issues.
  • Created systems to organize municipal bond transactions and sales to strengthen operational efficiencies.
  • Monitored and analyzed financial, statistical and operational data trends.
  • Helped to plan, coordinate and oversee Budgeting and Investment projects.
  • Performed complex financial and budget analysis to determine budget requirements, improve internal controls and justify requested funding from 4 departments while managing $1.5 annual budget and supervising 15 accounts payable clerks.
Expected in 05/2008 Bachelor of Science | Accounting And Finance University of Maryland - College Park, College Park, MD GPA:
  • Graduated in Top 15 % of Class
  • Graduated with 3.7 GPA
Expected in 05/2009 MBA | Accounting And Finance Southern New Hampshire University, Hooksett, NH GPA:
  • Received Excellence in Finance Award 2019
  • Best Full-Service Auditing & Tax Firm - Mid-Atlantic USA
  • Member, NATP , 2018 to Current
  • Member, Forbes Finance Council , 2018 to Current
  • Member, AICPA , 2018 to Current

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School Attended

  • University of Maryland - College Park
  • Southern New Hampshire University

Job Titles Held:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Senior Tax Manager
  • Senior Financial Analyst


  • Bachelor of Science
  • MBA

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