Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Highly experienced business to business credit & collections manager  with majority of background in Construction & Plastics industry.
Specialize in Financial risk analysis, Cash Applications, Collections, Contract law, Business Law and Mechanics Lien law. Have seen companies through multiple acquisitions and helped smooth integration.
  •  Implementing new business systems
  • Budget analysis
  • Contracts
  • Analytical reasoning
  • General and tax accounting
  • Account Reconciliations
  • Financial risk analysis
  • Business to Business Collections 17 years
  • Accounts receivable professional
  • Accounting operations professional
  • Strong communication skills
  • Managing multiple priorities
  • Eye for detail
  • Critical thinking
  • Effective time management
  • Complex problem solving
   Computer Knowledge/ Software
  •  Solomon Knowledge
  •  Dynamics Knowledge
  • Quickbooks proficiency
  • Peachtree proficiency
  • Great Plains knowledge
  • Adobe software
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • PowerPoint
  • Medic
  • CSD
  • Falcon
  • NCCA/ Go Amega 
  • Tarnell
  • DNBI
  • Onesource
  • Cortera
  •  Salesforce/ Foseva
  • Managed AR portfolio's of up to 42 Million, Reduced DSO, Improved overall revenue by working tightly with new management and sales executives.
  • Worked with 54 sales reps ,12 customer service reps and 4 sales managers all at once.
  • Identified high risk accounts to keep exposure down.
  • Developed procedures manuals so that when short staffed or training everything would be streamlined.
  • Proposed and initiated a new credit policy and credit application to work more in favor of the company.
  • Managed up to 15 employees.
06/2012 to 03/2016
Credit Analyst Midwestone Financial Group, Inc. Oskaloosa, IA,
  • Credit Analyst for two companies Entec Polymers and Amco Polymers Parent company Ravago Americas.
  • Set up a new company from scratch under parent company as part of acquisition and helped integrate 2 more acquired companies through my years of employment under the new company name Amco Polymers.
  • Managed over 1400 accounts, 54 sales reps, 4 sales managers, and 12 customer service reps.
  • Financial/ Risk Analysis to determine credit line and terms for customers, utilizing credit reporting sites such as DNBI, Cofanet, Forseva, Tarnell and NCCA to determine credit worthiness.
  • Collections
  • Reduced DSO and increased overall revenue by 10 Million
  •  Traveled to visit customers to see their facilities and financial standing to assist in credit decisions.
  • Understanding the relationship between sales and credit
  • Assisted other management with risk decisions.
  • Managed traffic screen for orders to be released, and approved. materials to be ordered based on risk analysis of our customers.
10/2011 to 06/2012
Credit & Collections Manager Cumulus Media Atlanta, GA,
  •  Maintained all commercial, residential and multi-family job files, draws, payments, HUD certified payroll and correspondence.
  • Created a new credit application to help protect the company reviewed all Contracts and struck through language and created addendum\'s to the contracts.
  • Processed Vendor Packages for all 5 divisions, that were part of several acquisitions.
  • Created procedures, trained other personnel, and revised business credit application, set the company up for the ability to be able to run personal credit checks as well as business.
  • Filed Liens, NTO\'s, Attorney correspondence, and handled all customer accounts for all divisions.
  • Handled collections for all 5 divisions, sent out & processed credit applications to all customers that were part of the new acquisitions to set them up as customers with American Builders Supply, Inc.
07/2011 to 10/2011
Corporate Contracts & Collections Administrator Welltower, Inc Washington, DC,
  • Set up a new company location after they purchased my old companies assets, while still maintaining my job duties from my old company to close out that company, Human resources for Apopka Branch, Collections for all 3 branches, Customer set up, AR, Review all contracts and execute, process all AIA draws, process certified payroll, Maintain all records, and Managing the inside sales staff in the Apopka Branch.
04/2005 to 10/2011
Credit & Collections Administrator/ Contracts Administrator Harris Computer Systems New Mexico, MD,
  • Complete all vendor packages for submitting to potential customers, process credit applications, run credit checks, verify references, Verify customers through division of corporations and search to see if they had any liens filed against them.
  • Initiated all collection letters to customers.
  • Processed Notice to Owners, Liens, small claims cases, lien releases satisfaction of claim of liens, attorney correspondence, and gather all contracts, change orders, submittals for submittal in cases.
  • Completed all A/R posting, bank deposits and balancing.
  • Contact customers regarding past due balances, as well as take all customers calls regarding any A/R accounts, process monthly aging reports to credit bureau\\\'s, Job tracking, Also served as Contract Administrator-reviewed all contracts for items to be stricken and attach addendum\\\'s to the contract prior to owner or vice president executing.
  • Prepared all AIA Draws, and HUD certified payroll.
  • Submitted all project closeout documents in accordance with the contract.
  • After L&S Supplies bought them out stayed on assisting in collection of funds as well as working for L&S supplies.
02/2000 to 04/2005
Office Manager J.M. Thompson Construction, Inc City, STATE,
Managed all HR responsibilities created and maintain safety and drug free policies. Typed proposals and addendum\'s to contracts,  reviewed contracts and struck out inappropriate or unlawful language, Prepared all AIA draws, Attended meetings for American Subcontractors Association, processed Notice to Owners, Liens, and lien releases. Managed all A/R & A/P, prepared quarterly taxes for review with CPA, Completed all W-2\'s and month end closeout with Peachtree accounting soft ware.
1998 to 02/2000
Insurance collector Eye Physicians PA City, STATE,
  • Front Desk, Check Out, and then promoted to the Insurance and collections department due to my extensive knowledge of Insurance.
  • Job Duties: Checking Patients in updating Insurance, scheduling, Checking Patients out, scheduling follow ups, filing, medical records, confirm appointments, filing claims with insurance, setting up payment plans, and follow up on collections.
Expected in 2004
Associate of Arts: Business Administration
Seminole State - Sanford, FL
Notary Public of Florida

  •  Collections
  • Financial Risk Analysis 
  • Accounts receivable
  • Acquisition Integration
  • AIA Contract knowledge
  • Certified payroll
  • Increase overall revenue
  • Reduce DSO
  • NTO's & Lien releases
  • small claims

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