Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Core Qualifications
Lean Six Sigma, to achieve significant results. Accounting expert, with experience resolving audit findings and correcting accounting processes / irregularities. Extensive experience in implementation of computer systems, including training and policy development. Expert level user in Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, as well as Hyperion and PeopleSoft.
Chief Financial Officer, -
Cave Creek Unified School District Cave Creek, AZ,
  • July ’14 – September ‘15.
  • Slashed operating expenses by 12 percent ($3 million) within eleven months by eliminating unnecessary payments, renegotiating supplier contracts, outsourcing several financial functions, and reducing contracted labor.
  • Recovered over $2 million in Medicaid / Medicare revenue owed the facility that was never billed.
  • Served as project manager / lead for the successful implementation of the MatrixCare electronic medical records system, which involved clinical and financial setup and training.
  • Developed and implemented new internal control procedures to safeguard resident trust funds, including cash reconciliations, securing cash and checks, and separation of duties.
Controller, -
Alvarez & Marsal Miami, FL,
  • December ’13 – July ‘ 14.
  • Using Six Sigma and LEAN techniques, redesigned the contracting process to reduce processing time from 90 days to an average of 14 days.
  • Established processes for financial reporting and cash draws in order to comply with federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Reduced processing time for reporting from 60 days to 14 days.
  • Reduced cash owed from the federal government by tens of millions of dollars, through the establishment of new procedures, dramatically improving cash flow for the company.
  • Increased accountability of federal funding by instituting new processes for grant management, including more detailed budgeting information and ensuring that funds were used as stated in the grant application.
Deputy Controller, -
Oscar Health Insurance Austin, TX,
  • January ’13 – December ‘13.
  • Streamlined processes for travel reimbursement by eliminating redundant and unnecessary steps, which reduced processing time from 90 days to 21 days.
  • Served as the project lead for the agency in installing PeopleSoft Travel, E-Procurement, and Payroll for the agency.
  • This involved initial system setup, user training, support, and establishing policies and procedures for users.
  • Drastically reduced interest owed to the federal government and interest paid to vendors through process improvements that reduced payment time from 60 days to 35 days.
Budget Manager, -
City Of Seattle, Wa Seattle, WA,
  • August ’10 – January ‘13.
  • Overhauled the agency’s dated budgeting system and created a new Excel based system, which eliminated hundreds of man hours to complete the budgeting process.
  • Advocated the need for improved performance and budget reporting to agency executives.
  • Designed new reports that were management focused and aided high level decision making.
  • Designed a model to predict federal funding based on expenditure data to allow for longer term strategic financial planning in a dynamic funding environment.
  • Provided leadership to the agency’s budgeting process, implemented the approved budget, and held program managers accountable for spending.
  • Economist February ’10 – August ‘10.
  • Recovered millions of dollars in lost revenue for the agency by discovering an error in the revenue allocation model.
  • Researched and designed a reliable revenue model, which aided agency executives in long-term strategic planning.
  • Developed financial plans for major projects, which involved soliciting input from the various stakeholders and presenting the information in a straightforward way that could be understood by the approving authority.
Budget Analyst, -
Department Of Commerce Auburn, WA,
  • May ’08 – February ‘10.
  • Provided support and acted as system tester for the successful implementation of the PeopleSoft Budgeting module.
  • Analyzed agency spending patterns.
  • Projected agency payroll and fuel expenditure for use by agency executives.
  • Interpreted federal guidelines and reported required information for federal economic stimulus funds.
Master of Public Affairs: , Expected in 2008
Indiana University - Bloomington, IN
Accounting, agency, Budgeting, budget, cash flow, contracts, decision making, electronic medical records, financial, financial planning, financial reporting, funds, government, grant application, Hyperion, leadership, Access, Microsoft Excel, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Payroll, PeopleSoft, policies, policy development, predict, presenting, processes, process improvement, Procurement, project lead, reporting, Six Sigma, strategic, strategic planning, user training
Additional Information
  • Credentials Certified Public Accountant License # CP11200434 (Expires 6/2018)
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