Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Ambitious prospective business student committed to academic excellence. Prepared to implement diverse skill sets to achieve academic goals. Enthusiastic individual with superior skills in working in both team-based and independent capacities. Bringing strong work ethic and excellent organizational skills to any setting. Excited to begin new challenge in academia as a motivated student with great understanding of numerous businesses base. Dedicated to making real-world contributions and expanding knowledge through great organization and analytical skills. Proven ability to work hard while maintaining professionalism. Customer-centered Salon Manager bringing broad background in management and customer relations always striving for continuous improvement. Possesses skills in developing and deepening internal and external relationships. Practiced problem-solver proficient in operations and personnel leadership. Business professional with high integrity, a strong work ethic and great leadership skills. Meticulous and resourceful individual with proven success in leading successful teams, controlling budgets, controlling payroll and exceeding expectations and goals.


Efficient Problem Solver

Team Organization

Financial Reporting and Reconciliation

Streamlining operations and Procedures


Focused and Reliable

Contract Accountant, 11/2017 - Current
Roosters Men's Grooming Center Toledo, OH,

On a contract basis provided accounting services including vendor invoice and payment. Financial reporting, job costing, reconciliation and tracking. FEMA reporting.

Salon Manager, 03/2017 - Current
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. Seminole, FL,
  • Collaborated with staff to maximize customer satisfaction, streamline procedures and improve bottom-line profitability.
  • Continuously meets sales goals by applying excellent upselling skills and product knowledge to match each customer with optimal services.
  • Trained and mentored team members to achieve optimal performance and meet challenging corporate goals.
  • Scheduled employees and oversaw customer appointments.
  • Delivered high level of service, encouraging all employees to follow suit and realized customer retention rate 80%
  • Developed new revenue streams by using social media accounts and strategic marketing activities to entice customers to try salon services.
  • Resolved guest complaints.
  • Promoted to leadership position after 1 year in position.
Hair Stylist, 01/2009 - 11/2017
Vulcanforms Inc. Ayer, MA,
  • Developed strong customer relationships by making clients feel comfortable, employing great listening skills and offering to assist with any needed duties.
  • Focused on retaining clients by keeping client report cards, which detailed personal services and purchases.
  • Performed preliminary hair consultations on new clients to help decide on new style or color.
  • Sanitized all tools, followed all safety standards and kept salon clean and safe. Maintained safety protocols by ensuring proper and safe handling of equipment and materials.
  • Proficient in full range of services including color, cutting, chemical and styling.
  • Cultivated strong value-added relationships with customers by delivering accurate service and product knowledge to drive earnings.
  • Successfully booked appointments to allow sufficient time for all services requested.
  • Minimized downtime and improved salon appearance by cleaning and sorting products between client appointments.
  • Maintained safety protocols by ensuring proper and safe handling of equipment and materials.
  • Followed laws and regulations by adhering to legal protocols for complete and consistent compliance.
  • Attended workshops and classes to remain current on hair products and styles to employ latest techniques and treatments and disinfection protocal.
Financial Controller, 05/1994 - 12/2002
Champion Industries Inc. City, STATE,
  • Overseeing operating and financial controls, systems integration, and audits.
  • Analysis and audit of financial records and record keeping by finance departments of each institution in accordance with federal regulations and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Developed and implemented cost and budget processes to ensure budget control and accurate forecasting.
  • Prepared monthly financial reports and complied with reporting procedures.
  • Provided guidance and leadership to 14 employees.
  • Oversaw costing development for 7 locations.
  • Reviewed invoices and expense reports to monitor expenditures.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Accounting, Expected in
Guilford College - Greensboro, NC

Not completed

Associate of Arts: Business Administration And Management, Expected in 05/2005
Shaw University - Raleigh, NC
  • Honor Roll Fall 2003
  • Honor Roll Spring 2004
  • Honor Roll Fall 2004
  • Honor Roll Spring 2005
  • Summa cum laude graduate
  • Valedictorian
  • 3.84 GPA
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology, Expected in 05/2008
Shaw University - ,
  • Honor Roll Spring 2005 thru Fall 2008
  • Magna cum laude graduate
  • Salutatorian
  • GPA 3.68
Associate of Arts: Cosmetology, Expected in 05/2011
Wake Technical Community College - Raleigh, NC
  • Ranked in Top 1% of class
  • Graduated with honors
  • GPA 4.0
  • NC State Board of Cosmetic Arts

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