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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Executive Profile

Controller driven to manage costs and establish strategic, mutually beneficial partnerships and relationships with users, vendors and service providers.

Skill Highlights

Excel, SAP, Visual, RedPrairie, various AS400 Systems

Team Building, Collaboration, Forecasting, Budgeting

Professional Experience
10/2015 to Present Controller Ati Metals | East Hartford, CT,
  • Prepare monthly forecast in Cognos.
  • Create variance reporting for the Corporate team.
  • Track capital and expense against RCE.
  • Provide guidance on G/L in Oracle implementation.
  • Areas of responsibility include Forecasting, Inventory balancing and deploy accounting system in Oracle.
  • Develop reporting for Director to explain variance and forecast.
01/2011 to 09/2015 Plant Controller Campbells | Lakeland, FL,
  • Had final responsibility for providing the organization and its management team with the appropriate financial and operating information necessary.
  • Areas of responsibility include Cost Accounting, Inventory balancing and management, A/P, Cattle Payable, Invoicing.
  • And Purchasing Implemented the new JBS inventory management system to reconcile inventory, estimate a reliable weekly P&L (+/- 5% to month end booked results) Developed daily checkbook reports to assist department managers which resulted in a reduction of supply cost and R&M cost.
  • Implemented the a yield reporting system and maintain process mapping Developed SOP's for all critical jobs for both locations.

11/2005 to 01/2011 Controller Ati Metals | Monroe, LA,
  • Responsible for all accounting functions.
  • Month-end closings for two companies.
  • Consolidation models for all four companies.
  • Bank reporting, cash forecasting, daily bank reconciliations.
  • Inventory reconciliation and analysis.
  • Coordinate audits at all locations.
  • Challenged to make all accounting functions look the same at all locations.
  • Manage a staff of 6 associates including Cost Accounting, Inventory, A/P, A/R, Invoicing, Payroll, Sales & Use Tax Set-up a new company which included coordinating IS, accounting, purchasing: Responsible for setting up all new reports and consolidating them into the corporate model: Training staff Attended banking seminar on foreign letters of credit.
  • Responsible for writing all letter of credit applications and tracking through expiration Established policy and procedures for all Inter-Company transaction.
  • Created flow charts to diagram process.
04/2005 to 12/2005 Controller Ati Metals | Washington, PA,
  • Solely responsible for all accounting functions at the plant level including: forecasting, Costing, Month-end closing, General Ledger reconciliations and Production analysis.
  • Successfully completed 404 testing for the Ripon plant.
  • During the last audit the Ripon facility was deficient free.
  • Daily, weekly and seasonal production analysis using Excel.
07/2000 to 04/2005 Financial Manager Ampere Computing | Remote, CA,
  • Performed general ledger analysis, Month-end closings, Managed accounts payable and Payroll.
  • Prepared monthly capital expenditure reports.
  • Prepared journal entries, bank statement reconciliation, income and balance sheet preparation, and problem solving.
  • Prior to Oracle implementation supervised A/R and Invoicing also.
  • Use knowledge and proficiency in Excel to produce month-end reporting, analysis and reconciliations Implemented procedures during the close cycle to assist our associates in entering and maintaining journal entries in a way that reduced errors made.
  • Set procedure in place in the accounts receivable area to increase the % current from an average of 85% to 93% in a one-year period of time.
  • Point person at the Ripon location for the implementation of Oracle General Ledger and Accounts Payable system.
  • During the process developed sound working relationships with accountants at the divisional level.
04/1998 to 07/2000 Supervisor of General Accounting Micciantuono & Company | Newton, MA,
  • Supervised a staff of eight employees in Accounts payable, Payroll, Mailing and Filing.
  • Prepared Month-end journal entries.
  • Reconciled payroll, operations and manufacturing accrual accounts.
  • Reconciled and prepared analysis of MPV, freight and cash discounts.
  • Maintained Fixed Asset System analyzed and closed capital projects.
  • Prepared weekly projections for freight and cash discounts.
  • Promoted from General Accountant to Supervisor after a nine-month period Prepared budgets for depreciation and freight.
  • Tied detail to financial statements and transmitted to corporate headquarters.
  • Tracked and prepared analysis of price variance of raw material Part of the implementation team for purchase cards.
  • Prepared analysis and plan to roll out the system.
  • Tracked progress by cost center for effectiveness.
11/1996 to 04/1997 Tax Preparer Schenck & Associates | City, STATE,

Internship during the 1996 tax season

09/1996 to 12/1996 Auditors Assistant IRS | City, STATE,
  • Assisted IRS auditors in assembling data and creating a database to proceed with audit.
Expected in Dec 1997 B.S | Accounting Marian College, Fond du Lac, WI GPA: GPA: 3.75 GPA: 4.0 Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Accounting Worked part time while attending school full time. GPA: 3.75 GPA: 4.0 Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Expected in Dec 1989 Associate Degree | Accounting Fox Valley Technical College, Oshkosh, WI GPA: GPA: 3.80
Accounting GPA: 3.80

Accounting systems, SAP, Visual, Excel, Accounts payable, Accounts receivable, Balance Sheet Reconciliations, Bank Reconciliations, Budgeting, Forecasting, Cost Accounting, Financial Statement Integrity, General Ledger and Accounts, Inventory, Invoicing, Month-end closing, Problem solving, Reporting

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School Attended
  • Marian College
  • Fox Valley Technical College
Job Titles Held:
  • Controller
  • Plant Controller
  • Controller
  • Controller
  • Financial Manager
  • Supervisor of General Accounting
  • Tax Preparer
  • Auditors Assistant
  • B.S
  • Associate Degree

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