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

Experienced Controller with more than 12 years of success within education sector. Skilled in uncovering opportunities to improve financial growth, risk management and internal controls when managing all accounting functions. Prepared to bring talent and expertise to organization offering opportunities for advancement.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office,Peachtree, SAGE, QuickBooks , ADP, Paylocity, Blackbaud, Senior Systems, FACTS, Smart Tuition
  • Highly resourceful in completing projects and multitasking
  • Account reconciliation specialist
  • Knowledge of all aspects of generally accepted accounting principles(GAAP)
  • Expertise in Financial Statements preparation
  • Financial Statements analysis
  • Expertise in bank reconciliation
  • General Ledger Accounting and audits
  • Internal control management
  • Budgeting
  • AP/AR invoicing
Work History
10/2019 to Current
Controller Afs Acceptance Baltimore, MD,
  • Create and distribute reports on internal finances, audits and budgets.
  • Planning, directing & coordinating all accounting operational functions.
  • Complete journal entries, reconciliations and account analysis to prepare Monthly financial statements and general account management.
  • Work with the CFO and the President to create annual budget and track actual expenses against projected expenses.
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements - Savings, Checking and investment accounts.
  • Mitigate risk by implementing internal controls and safeguards for revenues and expenditures.
  • Preparing external audit documentation and financial reports to assist management in operational planning and key decision making.
  • Manage accounts payable , receivable and general financial reporting procedures.
  • Oversee accounts payable and receivable operations.
  • Use Blackbaud software to prepare various financial documents, including Balance Sheets and Income Statements.
  • Perform financial reports for the school operations with more than $16M in yearly revenue.
  • Reviewing semi- monthly payrolls for 130 employees.
  • Perform month-end closing of books.
  • Assist the CFO and tax accountant in the preparation of Form 990.
07/2016 to 09/2019
Senior Accountant Augeo Denver, CO,
  • Performed full cycle financial accounting, inclusive of accounts receivable, accounts payable, and preparation of semi monthly payroll for 50 employees in ADP.
  • Reconciled all balance sheet accounts and analyzed their variances on a monthly basis.
  • Worked with the external auditors in the completion of year end audit.
  • Maintained and balanced subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies.
  • Monthly bank reconciliation: Checking & Investment accounts.
  • Assisted the CFO in the preparation of the school annual budget.
  • Prepared Actual/ budget report for teachers and Department Heads every quarter.
  • Completed statistical information for AISGW survey.
  • Reconciled yearly auction and Fundraising accounts with the Advancement Office.
  • Prepared end of year Financial Statements including Statement of Financial position and statement of activities.
  • Assisted the CFO with various projects initiated by the Finance Committee and/or other internal groups.
  • Analyzed financial audit information and make recommendations to improve efficiencies.
  • Completed year-end closing processes with the CFO and external auditors.
01/2009 to 06/2016
Staff Accountant Hines Irving, TX,
  • Managed prepaid accounts, schedules, reconciliations, event settlements and month-end accruals.
  • Posted accounts payable general ledger coding and tracked deposits for contract compliance.
  • Prepared and input all cash and non-cash journal entries.
  • Maintained accounts, verify, and prepared monthly and daily billings.
  • Performed year-end close and 1099 preparation.
  • Maintained supporting schedules for various expenses, adjustments and accruals.
  • Assisted in preparation and maintenance of Accounting Department policy and procedures Manual.
  • Processed accounts payable checks and monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date.
  • Prepared and distributed of aged receivables reports.
  • Reconciled the account receivable general ledger accounts to accounts receivable subsidiary ledger.
Expected in 06/2008
Bachelor of Science: Accounting
Strayer University - Washington, DC

Graduation Date

June 2008

Graduated cum laude

Expected in 06/1997
Associate of Science: Banking & Finance
Addis Ababa Commercial College - Addis Ababa,

Graduation Date

June 1997

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