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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary
Skilled Financial Controller adept at increasing work process efficiency through functional and technical analysis.Fostering trust and cultivating partnerships based on financial accountability and transparency.
Highlights
  • Proficient in SAP FI/CO
  • Process implementation
  • Accurate budget forecasting
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • Account reconciliations
  • Advanced computer proficiency (PC)
  • Customer relations
  • Polished communication skills
  • Strength in financial planning
  • Financial statement analysis
  • General ledger accounting
  • Auditing
Education
Utica College Utica, NY Expected in August 2013 MBA : Economic Crime and Fraud Management - GPA : GPA: 3.9 Advanced coursework in Business Administration
Florida Atlantic University Davie, FL Expected in August 2008 Bachelor of Arts : Accounting - GPA : GPA: 3.0
Florida Atlantic University Davie, FL Expected in May 2005 Bachelor of Arts : Finance - GPA : GPA: 3.0
Broward Community College Davie, FL Expected in May 2003 Associate of Arts : Business Administration - GPA : GPA: 3.4 Graduated with honors GPA: 3.4
Experience
Ppg Industries, Inc. - Corporate Accounts Manager
East Point, GA, 04/2015 - 07/2007
  • Audit and Processed check requests (accounts payables).
  • Researched and applied unallocated cash (accounts receivables).
  • Calculated, prepared, and issued bills, invoices and account statements according to established procedures and contract terms with annual sales of $55M.
  • Processed sub-contractor invoices and purchase orders.
  • Oversaw accounts receivable write-offs and payment reversals.
  • Developed automated spreadsheets in Excel.
  • Effective problem solving on all customer complaints and dispute resolution.
  • Processed payments ensuring all payments were appropriately applied to invoices.
  • Prepared aged trial balance summaries for corporate accounts controller.
  • Matched purchase orders with invoices and recorded the necessary information.
  • Completed and mailed bills, contracts, policies, invoices and checks.
  • Computed, recorded, and proofread data, records and reports.
  • Managed projects and served as primary liaison between client and multiple internal groups to ensure clarity of goals and quality and adherence to deadlines.
  • Maintained financial and customer data in sub-ledger system by updating detailed system, subscriber and payment information for assigned accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciled assigned accounts on a monthly basis to ensure outstanding receivables are accurately stated.
  • Performed variance analysis and prepared monthly reporting packages for controller to support account reconciliation.
  • Assist in month end closing.
  • Financial reporting.
  • Reduced accounts receivables aging from an average of 90 days to 30 days in less than 4 months.
  • Consistent track record of strengthening client relations and dispute resolution.
  • Increased efficiency and enhanced processing of purchase orders, which resulted in timelier vendor payments.
Akasol - Financial Controller
Hazel Park, MI, 05/2014 - Current
  • Controls budget of approx $ US 15-25 Million: Audi AG, VW AG, and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.
  • Plans, prioritizes and controls budgets.
  • Responsible for forecasting and annual budget planning (Planning round).
  • Key liason between Volkswagen Group Latin America (VWGLA) and Volkswagen of America support services.
  • Executes accounts receivable reporting enhancements and reconciliation procedures.
  • Prepares Cost Reports for Audi AG and VW AG management as well as VWGLA General Managers.
  • Prepares various monthly journal entries and supporting schedules.
  • Reviews maintenance of cost centers for VWGLA.
  • Responsible for validating internal and external audit requirements.
  • Compliance officer responsible for compliance, risk management systems and internal control systems VWGLA.
  • Evaluates and provides reasonable assurance that risk management, control and governance systems are functioning as intended and enables the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Responsible for the entire controlling function of VWGLA brands (Audi Latin America, VW Comercial Vehicles, and VW Passenger Vehicles).
  • Responsible for developing and analyzing monthly reporting of operational costs, marketing budget costs, after sales/training expenses for all brands within VWGLA.
  • Quarterly billings to Audi AG and VW AG and respective importers.
  • Month-end, quarter-end and year end closing.
  • Responsible for creating business cases on for budget and special projects.
  • Prepares monthly and annual expense forecasts, including any necessary recommended action required to manage costs to achieve budget.
  • Responsible for entire office management 30 employees: Facility/security, Travel, HR, VWGoA policies and procedures, coordination of temporary workers, timesheets, IT related activities.
  • Approves eSAF's up to $100k. (purchasing reviews RFQ, RFP)
  • Reviews documents before submittal to VW purchasing.
  • Sets meetings and follows up with purchasing on all PO issues.
  • Ensures compliance with all financial and purchasing related activities and procedures.
  • Acting CFO and responsible for special projects and laising with external customers, management AUDI AG, VW AG, Commercial Vehicles Germany.
  • Presents budget and proposals to Germany.
  • Participates in weekly meetings with group functions controlling, Finance and Administration team, Herndon, Auburn Hills and Canada via phone conference.
  • Knowledge of German Language (takes German Language classes x2 weekly).
  • Domestic and international travel - USA, Germany 10%.
Adventist Health System - Internal Auditor
Ky -, KY, 04/2013 - 05/2014
  • Conducted financial and operational audits for global multi-million ($) operations.
  • Prepares written audit reports to include actions and recommendations to auditees.
  • Escalated to senior management, audit committee and/or Board as necessary.
  • Assisted in risk assessment analyses and annual audit planning.
  • Evaluated and provides reasonable assurance that risk management, control and governance systems are functioning as intended and enables the organization's goals and objectives.
  • COSO Framework.
  • Completed written audit reports and memos on risk management issues and internal controls deficiencies identified to the audit committee and Board and provides recommendations for improving the organization's operations.
  • Tracked and conducted follow-ups on all open issues.
  • Evaluated regulatory compliance programs with consultation from legal counsel.
  • Maintained open communication with management and audit committee.
  • Completed joint audits both in the United States and Mexico.
  • Provided support to the organization's anti-fraud and anti-corruption programs.
  • Engaged in continuous education and development.
  • German language classes, CIA Exam).
  • Traveled domestically and internationally 30%.
  • Headed team building for newly formed audit team of three (3) people.
  • Identified and reported out-of-date policies that allowed management to take necessary action.
  • 10/31/2013 announced as the new Quality Manager for the audit team in Herndon, VA.
Pgim Global Short Duration High Yield Fund, Inc. - Senior Auditor
Virtual Office, RI, 07/2007 - 04/2015
  • Participated in special audit investigations and reviews including fraud and asset misappropriation.
  • Conducted and participated in financial, and compliance audits and reviews.
  • Conducted effective interviews and perform observations to gather relevant information.
  • Collected, reviewed and analyzed audit evidence.
  • Planned and led audit examinations and inspections of financial statements, contracts.
  • Prepared supporting work papers to support findings and audit conclusions.
  • Reviewed and prepared clear and concise written audit reports, memorandum and other documents.
  • Effectively resolved accounting and auditing issues.
  • Reconstructed accounting records from clients' checks and cash receipts.
  • Gathered, compiled and analyzed financial statements to identify trends and anomalies in financial data.
  • Addressed and resolved non-routine, complex and unexpected variances.
  • Knowledge of professional auditing principles, practices, and techniques as well as GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance.
  • Key Accomplishments Discovered major instances of fraud, embezzlement and large balances due $500k plus.
  • Discovered and reported discrepancies found in records that previously went unnoticed.
  • Entrusted to run audit engagements as well as attend Court hearings within one year of hire.
  • Provides advice and recommendations for complex audits cases.
Air Communities - Accountant
Centreville, VA, 04/2005 - 07/2005
  • Performed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Prepared and collected data needed for IRS audit.
  • Guided and advised IRS Audit Officers through company's IRS audit.
  • Maintenance and completion of general ledger entries.
  • Organized supporting documentation necessary to complete IRS Audit in a shorter period of time.
  • Effectively worked with diverse group of clients on audit project that resulted in strong team building.
Affiliations
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) - Committee Member
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) - Member *Stay abreast of current fraud prevention and detection practices, audit, assurance and compliance techniques as well as business and economic development.
  • CPA Eligible
Skills
  • General Accounting: Accruals, Journal entries
  • Auditing: Written reports, compliance, operations & financial audits
  • Budgeting: Budget planning, forecasting
  • Financial Services: Financial Analysis, financial reporting

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School Attended

  • Utica College
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Broward Community College

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  • Financial Controller
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