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

Experienced Controller with more than 15 years of success within financial industry. 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.

  • Internal control management
  • Accounting management
  • Processing payments
  • Corporate finance
  • AP/AR Invoicing
  • Financial Management
  • Revenue Generation
  • Staff Management
  • Benefits and compensation management
  • Personnel recruitment
  • Company policies
  • Employee retention
Work History
Controller, 07/2014 - Current
Advantage Metals Recycling Kansas City, KS,
  • Created and distributed reports on internal and external finances, audits and budgets.
  • Prepared external audit documentation and financial reports for financial operations with more than $5 million in yearly revenue.
  • Formulated strategic plans and supported tactical initiatives to execute cost-savings deliverables, saving $30K per year.
  • Managed outstanding balance amounts by evaluating reports and determining collection statuses.
  • Managed budgets, assets, portfolios, accounts payable and receivable and general financial reporting procedures.
  • Completed year-end close processes with external CPA through effective supervision financial functions and regular treasury transactions.
  • Introduced internal controls to monitor critical areas of financial control and devised corrective actions to address risks or deficiencies.
  • Assisted in upper-level decision making by creating comprehensive financial reports and collaborating with finance and accounting departments.
  • Accurately completed financial statement audits and thoroughly reviewed results.
  • Supervised accurate, efficient and compliant completion of monthly financial reporting packages.
  • Managed daily financial functions in collaboration with accounting and payroll personnel.
  • Used QuickBooks Enterprise and QuickBooks Pro to prepare various financial documents, including balance sheets, cash flow reports and income statements.
  • Managed payroll data entry and processing for 20+ employees to comply with predetermined company guidelines.
  • Implemented new automated billing reminder system, slashing past-due accounts 35%.
Human Resources Manager, 06/2014 - Current
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. New Orleans, LA,
  • Directed and controlled various benefit programs, including 401K, medical, dental and vision packages.
  • Monitored and handled all employee claims, including performance-based and harassment incidents.
  • Developed succession plans and promotion paths for all staff.
  • Streamlined HR efficiencies, coordinated new hire orientations and provided onboarding and training for 9 new employees.
  • Liaised between multiple business divisions to improve communications.
  • Collaborated with senior management and performed helpful tasks, including benefits analysis, corrective action planning and big-picture data capturing.
  • Enhanced team workflows and employee job satisfaction by coordinating communication between managers and employees.
  • Accurately maintained payroll and benefits for 12 global employees in various locations and diminished financial discrepancies.
  • Reduced workers' compensation claims by instituting corporate safety training program.
  • Directed onboarding and training new employees each year, keeping company operations smooth and production efficient with skilled candidates.
Accounting Manager, 09/2006 - 06/2014
Legrand San Jose, CA,
  • Supported change management by understanding and addressing impacts of new accounting policies, financial statement initiatives and non-standard transactions.
  • Organized budget documentation and tracked expenses to maintain tight business controls.
  • Implemented budget and expense controls and financial policies by analyzing income and expenditures.
  • Managed all areas of accounting, including accounts payable and receivable, general ledger management, banking reconciliations and monthly balance sheet statements.
  • Tracked all business revenue and costs with QuickBooks Enterprise, diligently reconciling accounts to maintain high accuracy.
  • Stayed on top of applicable federal and state requirements to minimize legal and financial risks.
  • Optimized employee performance, output and morale through development of enticing incentive programs.
  • Completed bi-weekly payroll for company employees, including calculating taxes, vacation and sick time.
  • Educated Chief Operating Officer on forecasting, financial statuses and financial strategies to assist in annual budget creation.
  • Checked payroll, vendor payments, commissions and other accounting disbursements for accuracy and compliance.
  • Validated existing accounting management and reporting systems to assess quality and conformance, identify problems and implement corrective actions.
  • Established and enforced internal controls, workflows and policies for tracking, reconciling and reporting on accounting activities.
Bachelor of Science: Accounting And Finance, Expected in 05/2021
Southern New Hampshire University - Hooksett, NH

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