controller resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Seasoned financial leader with over 10 years' experience in accounting, financial planning, and reporting, seeking to leverage background to take next career step with respected organization rewarding talent, ambition, and results. Highly accomplished in accounting practices, maintaining compliance, financial reporting and procedure development. Demonstrated ability to develop and adapt complex financial reporting processes to achieve organizational profitability goals and capitalize on new revenue streams.

  • Management accounting
  • Payroll
  • Payment disbursement
  • Profit and loss management
  • General ledger accounting
  • Risk management
  • Process Improvement
  • Internal controls development
  • Great Plains Accounting
  • Quickbooks
  • Accounts Payable (AP)
  • Accounts Receivable (AR)
  • Budget Preparation
Controller, 09/2019 to Current
AugeobpmCity, State,
  • Oversee financial reporting, accounts payable and receivable, asset coordination, account management and budgets.
  • Validate systems and procedures to support program implementation and streamline auditing processes.
  • Administer payroll for employees and oversee corporate payroll reconciliation and tax activities.
  • Create internal controls and corrective actions to reduce risk or deficiencies.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements, coordinated annual audits and facilitated preparation of Consolidated Annual Financial Reports (CAFR).
  • Coordinate financial statement reviews to coordinate variance reporting, analysis of year-to-date and forecast performance against expectations.
  • 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.
Controller, 07/2015 to 03/2019
AugeobpmCity, State,
  • Provided all cash management, including reconciliation of bank accounts, cashflow and analysis, cash transfers and disbursement analysis for company serving 100 clients, and working with 50 vendors.
  • Oversaw all AP, AR and expense control procedures, including bank and account reconciliation, cash receipts, disbursements, billing, invoicing, and bank deposit preparation.
  • Established and maintained employee files reflecting salary increase, deductions, garnishments, benefits, payroll, exceptions and W-2 withholdings, ensuring confidentiality; prepared monthly financial statements, W-2s, 1099s and quarterly 941 tax returns.
  • Led the process for moving the 401(k) from one-third party provider to another.
  • Filed all required paperwork for company's incorporation, to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Prepared and processed bi-weekly payroll, computing wages, deductions, taxes and reconciliation of payroll transactions; calculated and processed manual checks and 401(k) safe-harbor.
Controller, 07/2012 to 03/2019
AugeobpmCity, State,
  • Led financial processes to include, reconciliation of all bank accounts, cash flow analysis, cash transfers, disbursement analysis, preparation of W-2s and quarterly 941 tax returns.
  • Negotiated and enforced collections to expedite the clearance of delinquent accounts, resulting in the recovery of $1M in past-due accounts.
  • Completed payroll for 18 employees, including calculating and processing manual checks, computing wages, deductions, taxes, and reconciling payroll transactions.
  • Updated general ledger to include the posting of adjusted entries and calculating accruals and depreciation costs.
  • Oversaw ergonomic concerns, workers compensation, unemployment claims, and employee separations, maintaining accurate and consistent documentation.
  • Converted all AP, AR and payroll from Dynamics Great Plains to Quickbooks accounting software, resulting in the elimination of 20 hours of work per month, and saving $4K annually.
Controller, 07/2012 to 03/2019
AugeobpmCity, State,
  • Direct AP, AR and expense control procedures including, preparation of bank deposits, cash receipts, account reconciliation, monthly financial statements, and 1099s.
  • Improved cash flow predictabiity and the reduction of time spent on reconciliation from 2 weeks to 3 days, for $380K commercial property management company, by converting, accounting software to Quickbooks.
  • Reconciled and billed annual common area maintenance (CAM), tax, and other miscellaneous costs for properties.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Accounting , Expected in to Purdue North Central - Westville, iN,

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