Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Searching a bookkeeper/accounting position, preferably part-time, up to a maximum of 30 hours/week. Recently laid-off from my previous employer, Edwards Luggage after 27 years of service. The owners decided t0 close doors to 3 retail stores they owned and operated in the Bay Area., California. Currently there is one store located in Palo Alto, California which is open for business. Due to the lack of work, I served my last day for Edwards Luggage as their accounting clerk on October 30, 2019. Detailed orientated, efficient and organized professional with extensive experience in reconciling and balancing sales with reference to inventory control. Authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer, and background check okay.
  • Great Plains Software – Accounts payables & receivables, and inventory control.
  • 20 + years bookkeeping/accounting experience.
  • Data Entry.
  • Microsoft word & excel.
  • 10-Key by touch.
  • Remote worker with excellent communication skills, time management and independent working.
  • Bookkeeping — Familiar, September 2019
  • Calculating and determining the accuracy of financial data. Full results:
  • Attention to Detail — Completed, September 2019
  • Identifying differences in materials, following instructions, and detecting details among distracting information. Full results:
  • Spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel — Completed, September 2019
  • Excel knowledge including common tools, PivotTables, conditional & nested formulas, and custom visuals. Full results:
  • 10-Key by touch
  • Accounting
  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts payables
  • Attention to Detail
  • Bookkeeping
  • Com
  • Excellent communication
  • Credit
  • Data Entry
  • Financial
  • Great Plains Software
  • Inventory control
  • Inventory
  • Invoicing
  • Materials
  • Excel
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft word
  • Payroll
  • Scheduling
  • Spreadsheets
  • Supervisor
  • Time management
Work History
06/1992 to 10/2019 Corporate Controller Acrt, Inc. | Statesville, NC,
  • To reconcile issues with accounts payable and receivables pertaining to inventory controls.
  • Closely worked with Banks to resolve customer credit card disputes.
  • Maintained all customer and Vendor files.
  • Managed customer returns and followed up on Defective or damaged merchandise received from vendors by carefully monitoring statements.
  • Checked for credits and each vendor invoice received.
  • The terms and amounts billed on each individual invoice should match the purchase orders for the merchandise ordered.
  • Immediate Supervisor: Laura Reininger, Owner 650-524-9915.
  • Provided accounting and clerical support for Edwards Luggage.
  • Maintained accounting database by entering data into computer system.
  • Prepared bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements.
  • Applied proper codes to invoices, files and receipts to keep records organized and easily searchable.
  • Applied mathematical abilities on daily basis to calculate and check figures in all areas of accounting systems.
  • Supervised daily bookkeeping operations with attention to accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking reconciliation and disbursements.
  • Monitored status of accounts receivable and payable to facilitate efficient processing.
01/1988 to 01/1991 General Manager Accessory Power | Westlake Village, CA,
  • Did all invoicing, scheduling of moves and payroll.
01/1982 to 01/1988 Credit Manager Alta Equipment Group Inc. | Sterling Heights, MI,
  • Recognized across organization for diligence, accuracy and contributions toward maintaining positive cash position through problem resolution.
  • Obtained and interpreted financial statements to assist in credit limit reviews.
  • Analyzed applicants' financial status and credit and property evaluations to determine loan feasibility.
  • Reduced past due balances and bad debt by coordinating collection efforts with customer service, sales and billing departments.
  • Devised collection recovery strategies to resolve customer issues and delinquent cases.
01/1976 to 01/1982 Assistant to Owner and General Manager DRATH-JACOBS | City, STATE,
  • Devised, deployed and monitored processes to boost long-term business success and increase profit levels 25%.
  • I'm very meticulous and organized. In some instances of accounting if you are not careful, one small mistake can throw everyone off in the accounting department.
  • Mistakes are time consuming because you must find and correct the mistake before you can proceed.
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Reconciled daily sales, returns and financial reports with Great Plains software.
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
Expected in 2013 BS | Business Mgmt, accounting University of Phoenix, , GPA:
Expected in 1979 From accounting experiences and further studies, I excelled in the Accounting field. | General Studies entered San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA. GPA:
Expected in 1978 | El Camino High School, , GPA:
  • Data Entry — Completed, October 2019 Entering data quickly and accurately.
  • Full results: Project Management Skills: Time Management — Completed, October 2019 Prioritizing and allocating time to effectively achieve project deliverables.
  • Full results: Accounting: Basic Principles — Familiar, October 2019 Preparing financial records according to federal policies.
  • Full results: Indeed Assessments provides skills tests that are not indicative of a license or certification.

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  • entered San Francisco State University
  • El Camino High School

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