controller resume example with 18+ 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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Professional Summary

Skilled controller bringing 12 years of combined experience working in both public accounting and also the manufactured housing industry. Proven leadership and success in leading teams in achieving company goals. Accomplished in working with members/owners and the management team to develop business, financial and growth strategies. Detail-oriented and adept at coordinating fiscal plans, AP and AR operations as well as cash management. Good mathematical, communication and problem-solving abilities. Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Word and Excel, QuickBooks, MRI, Rent Manager, Intuit Online Payroll and Paychex Flex.

  • Internal control management
  • Preparing Financial Statements
  • Closing Processes
  • Budget development
  • AP/AR Invoicing
  • Accounting management
  • General Ledger Accounting Expertise
  • Staff Management
  • Processing payments
  • Account Reconciliation
Work History
Controller, 11/2013 to 06/2020
Android IndustriesAuburn Hills, MI,
  • Managed and supervised the accounting department for 5 manufactured home community locations, the corporate management office, and the sales division
  • Prepared customized financial statements using Rent Manager and Excel that included key industry metrics to help facilitate management decisions
  • Prepared annual budgets and budget comparison reports for quarterly financial reviews with the members/owners and management team
  • Managed month-end, quarterly, and year-end closing procedures
  • As part of the year-end closing procedures, prepared balance sheet and income statement work papers, schedules, and account balance reconciliations for CPA year-end accounting and tax preparation engagement services
  • Reviewed accounts payable reports and approved bills to be paid as part of cash management responsibility
  • Reviewed accounts receivable delinquency reports to determine which accounts were to be submitted to the collections agency or written off as bad debt
  • Reviewed the general ledgers and analyzed financial statements every month for proper account classifications and research any unusual variances
  • Reviewed inventory reports for proper job costing and property location allocations
  • Performed monthly reconciliations for bank statements, line of credit statements, and investment portfolio statements
  • Calculated monthly management fees
  • Performed payroll functions and calculated reimbursements for approximately 50 employees
  • Reviewed and approved quarterly and annual payroll tax returns
  • Directed the on-boarding process for new hires
  • As the 401(k)-fiduciary administrator, calculated and authorized the 401(k)-employer match funding
  • Managed and oversaw all IT functions company wide
Senior Staff Accountant, 01/2008 to 11/2013
Accor HotelsTelluride, CO,
  • Performed financial statement and compliance audits, financial statement reviews and compilations for residential and commercial real estate and manufacturing industries
  • Updated or created fixed asset databases to calculate depreciation and amortization expense. Reviewed fixed asset reports with clients to determine current year fixed asset additions and dispositions
  • Reviewed tax and financial statement account grouping reports
  • Worked with team and conducted field work for cost segregation and business valuation engagements
  • Performed financial statement presentations to board members and/or owners/shareholders
  • Conducted intern training on accounting and fixed asset software
  • Managed team of 3 staff accountants and 4 interns during tax season at client locations that included answering staff questions, reviewing the staffs’ accounting jobs and providing them with review notes as a teaching tool
Data Entry and Bookkeeper, 08/2001 to 12/2007
Veritas Appraisal Services, LLCCity, STATE,
  • Entered data into appraisal report for residential real estate appraisals
  • Full charge bookkeeper, entered bills, created invoices for appraisal services, paid bills, made bank deposits, reviewed A/R reports for collection purposes
  • Traveled to the real estate subject and the subject comparables for the purpose of taking photos and notating any unusual views that could benefit or compromise the value of the real estate appraisal subject
Bachelor of Accountancy: Accountant, Expected in 06/2008 to Walsh College of Accountancy And Business Administration - Troy, MI

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School Attended

  • Walsh College of Accountancy And Business Administration

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  • Controller
  • Senior Staff Accountant
  • Data Entry and Bookkeeper


  • Bachelor of Accountancy

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