Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Accomplished [Type] professional with [Number] years of expertise overseeing accounting functions for multinational companies. Proficient in directing end-to-end accounting cycles, financial reporting, and policy and procedure development. Well versed in US GAAP, IFRS, and other statutory requirements. Accounting professional, proficient in generally accepted accounting principles and the implementation of project-based accounting software. Critical thinker delivering innovative solutions to complex business and technical issues. Skilled collaborator with organizational leadership expertise. Strengths in accounting process management, systems implementation and IT administration. Offering [Number] years of experience achieving bottom-line performance through process improvements, cost reduction strategies and implementation of strong accounting controls. Exceptional Payroll Administrator with background in finance seeking provide administrative, accounting and payroll support to energetic human resources or finance department.

  • Excel proficiency
  • Financial data evaluation
  • Financial due diligence
  • Payment disbursement
  • General ledger accounting
  • Month-end and year-end closings
  • Management accounting
  • Financial document review
06/2008 to Current
City Treasurer Midvale City Midvale, UT,
  • Reconciled accounts with statements and invoices on monthly basis, investigating and resolving discrepancies to maintain records accuracy.
  • Advised management on major purchases and recurring expenditures to keep operations in line with budget constraints.
  • Identified and resolved internal and external financial discrepancies.
  • Drafted annual budgets and annual financial reports, helping management make key operational decisions.
  • Trained and mentored five new city clerks on proper procedures, compliance requirements and performance strategies.
  • Oversaw financial reporting, accounts payable and receivable, asset coordination, account management and budgets.
  • Maintained general ledger and chart of accounts, performed complex accounting functions such as journal entry preparation, account analysis, balance sheet reconciliation and preparation of quarterly financial statements.
  • Managed accounting, payroll and financial reporting activities.
  • Developed annual budget and compared actual expenses against projected budget.
  • Produced financial reports and audit documentation to facilitating internal and external auditing.
  • Administered payroll for employees and oversaw corporate payroll reconciliation and tax activities.
  • Managed day-to-day finance operations by working closely with accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll staff to provide direction.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements, coordinated annual audits and facilitated preparation of Consolidated Annual Financial Reports (CAFR).
  • Evaluated collection reports to determine collections status and outstanding balance amounts.
  • Coordinated financial statement reviews to coordinate variance reporting, analysis of year-to-date and forecast performance against expectations.
3/10/08 to Current
City Clerk City Of Enid, Ok Enid, OK,
  • Established and maintained variety of automated and manual files and records.
  • Assisted with clerical duties at city hall by performing copying, scanning, faxing and data entry tasks and scheduling appointments.
  • Prepared reports, correspondence, executive summaries, agenda and agenda packet materials and processed mail and routed correspondence to correct office or department.
  • Assisted in preparing ordinances and resolutions proposed by governing body for approval, notified legal organization of meetings, dates and times and distributed communications to appropriate parties.
  • Typed and proofread correspondence, distributed and filed official forms and scheduled appointments.
  • Issued public notification of official meeting and activities.
  • Recorded vital and fiscal records and accounts.
  • Evaluated applications and assessment results to determine eligibility and acceptance.
  • Issued public notification of official activities or meetings to public.
  • Recorded meeting minutes for distribution to officials and staff members.
  • Prepared lists of overdue accounts.
  • Updated municipal codes and city charter documents.
  • Verified application data and account information against legal documentation to determine accuracy and integrity.
  • Received and submitted payments for fees and fines, accurately tracking amounts, issuing receipts and updating computer systems.
  • Deposited funds into bank account on consistent basis.
  • Validated official documents and oversaw posting of official notices.
  • Prepared and managed city clerk division budget, forecasting necessary funds for staffing, materials and supplies.
  • Served as notary public and issued various permits and licenses.
  • Prepared ordinances, resolutions, and proclamations to be executed, recorded, archived and distributed.
  • Supported municipal operations by processing financial transactions, reconciling vendor invoices, delivering on-call clerical support to district offices and assisting with month-end accounting.
09/2001 to 06/2008
City Clerk City Of Enid, Ok Enid, OK,
Education and Training
Expected in 1994
High School Diploma:
Kingsland Junior/Senior High School - Spring Valley, MN
Expected in 2010
Bachelor of Science: Accounting And Finance
Upper Iowa University - Fayette, IA
Expected in 2014
MBA: Accounting
Upper Iowa University - Fayette, IA

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  • Kingsland Junior/Senior High School
  • Upper Iowa University
  • Upper Iowa University

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