controller resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Controller eager to contribute to team success through leadership, hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of accounting with motivation to learn, grow and excel in a new position that encompasses my expertise.

  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and handle large volumes of work.
  • Excellent time management and dependable.
  • Critical thinker and problem solver.
  • Self-starter and works well independently.
  • Microsoft Office, T Value, and Sage.
Work History
05/2019 to Current
Controller Ardelyx, Inc. Albany, NY,
  • Monitor daily bank activity, cash flow, and outstanding checks.
  • Make financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Protect operations by keeping employee and financial information confidential.
  • Work with CEO and insurance brokers for annual policy renewals.
  • Provide the CEO with status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data.
  • Assist with budget and achieve budget objectives by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Lead CEO with all bank loans and interactions.
  • Assist CEO with annual management bonuses based off company performance.
  • Conduct bi-annual inventory for two locations, locate variances, provide gain/loss analysis, and prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends. Reconcile inventory to G/L.
  • Audit and reconcile WA Workmen’s comp monthly and OR Workmen’s company quarterly.
  • Track trailing twelve-month history for inventory days outstanding and customer frequency to alert sales manager for their reporting and projections.
  • Communicate with operations managers to ensure operation of equipment by establishing preventive maintenance requirements and service contracts, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Effectively provide management, training, and guidance for the accounts payable and payroll department. Assist with payroll as needed, audit payroll reports and taxes.
  • Perform G/L activities associated with month end and year end reconciliations and closing, including bank and revenue reconciliations, making correcting entries as necessary.
  • Maximize returns on financial assets by establishing financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems.
  • Implement new GAAP standards as necessary with guidance from the auditors.
  • Monitor and confirm financial condition by conducting audits and providing information to external auditors.
  • Produce financial reports for audits as well as manage and conduct audits with external auditors.
  • Compose financial statements and footnote.
  • File and handle all claims and all company auto activity.
  • Perform all Accounting Manager and Accountant duties.
04/2017 to 05/2019
Accountant Manager Amedisys Inc. Lexington, SC,
  • Develop and revise finance policies, procedures, and internal controls as needed.
  • Assist Accounts Receivable with customer account reconciliations and deposits.
  • Provide financial information to CFO by researching and analyzing accounting data; preparing reports.
  • Responsible for execution of export documentation requirements for shipments originating in the US to destinations globally, which include Letter of Credit Shipments, commercial invoicing, preparing documentation w/ customs requirements per country, collection on invoices, and releasing of cargo.
  • Perform all Accountant and Accounts Payable duties.
01/2010 to 04/2017
Accountant Colliers International Boca Raton, FL,
  • Perform G/L activities associated with month and year end reconciliations and closing, including bank and revenue reconciliations, and correcting entries as necessary.
  • Process monthly, quarterly, and annual taxes and licenses for Oregon and Washington.
  • Prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information for CFO.
  • Process month end for each branch and verify sales are reported correctly and open new month for each branch.
  • Accurately prepare monthly statements for customers and calculate finance charges.
  • Perform all Accounts Payable duties.
10/XXX4 to 01/2010
Accounts Payable Johnson International Industries, Inc. City, STATE,
  • Verify all invoices are coded correctly to the proper expense account and cost center. Investigate discrepancies by reconciling vendor accounts and monthly vendor statements.
  • Perform financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, and recording Accounts Payable data.
  • Prepare and process payments, bills, invoices and bank deposits with financial policies and procedures.
  • Reconcile the accounts payable ledger to ensure that all bills and payments are accounted for and properly posted.
  • Prepare and verify all expense reports for approval, entry, and payment.
Expected in 06/XXX7 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Accounting
University of Phoenix - Tempe, AZ

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • Controller
  • Accountant Manager
  • Accountant
  • Accounts Payable


  • Bachelor of Arts

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