Jessica Claire
  • , San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Experienced Financial Manager with 12 years of success in financial management of Government agencies Skilled in financial analysis, audit, staff management with a reputation for excellence in operational efficiency and integrity. Developed business relationships with various stakeholders (Internal and External) to improve communication; achieve budget resolutions and mission success.
  • Leadership
  • Internal Audit
  • Preparation and Interpretation
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Value-based Management
  • Financial Accounting and Systems
  • Change Management
  • Forecasting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Accounting
  • Alpha
  • Budget
  • Change Management
  • Competitive 2
  • Financial
  • Financial and Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Financial Reporting
  • Forecasting
  • Funds
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Interpretation
  • Leadership
  • Law
  • Navy
  • Organizational
  • Policies
  • Processes
  • Program
  • Management
  • Reconciling
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic
  • System analysis
Work History
Deputy Comptroller/Financial Management Analyst, 11/2018 to 12/2020
Department Of Health And Human Services, ,
  • Managed the daily accounting operations of the Navy’s Museum System and principal advisor to the Comptroller, responsible for financial management, budget, accounting, system analysis, program management, manpower and contract analysis and execution of the total operating budget.
  • Prevented misuse, fraud and waste of over $3Million through reconciliation and internal controls.
  • Implemented internal controls and complied with GAAP regulations for financial management, and audit which led to successful corrective actions.
  • Enhanced audit controls by improving planning and testing processes.
  • Managed completion of daily accounting tasks including tracking funds, preparing, approving funding documents, and reconciling accounts.
  • Adjusted team members job assignments and schedules to keep pace with evolving business needs, factoring in processes, employee knowledge and customer demands.
Financial Management Analyst/Branch Head, 11/2014 to 11/2018
Department Of Health And Human Services, ,
  • Collaborated to stand up the Audit Response Division and assert the Navy’s Audit Readiness.
  • Liaised with the Navy’s 18 Budget Submitting Offices and the Independent Accounting Firm for policy and audit Response.
  • Recorded, interpreted, and communicated financial data and responses.
  • Directed audit response activities by coordinating and facilitating audit response across 18 Budget Submitting Offices.
  • Assessed/Improved 10 internal controls for effectiveness, suitability, and interrelationships within the automated financial system and implemented corrective action plans (CAPs).
  • Applied federal accounting standards, fiscal law, policies, regulations, principles, internal controls, and procedures to financial management activities.
  • Collaborated with Independent Public Accounting firm for full compliance with governing bodies and limit regulatory risks.
  • Specialized knowledge in improving organizational strategies for financial management operations, internal controls, and financial reporting, using integrated federal financial management systems and sub-systems to extract data, identify and resolve system problems, and maintain data integrity.
Financial Management Analyst, 09/2010 to 11/2014
Walter Reed National Military Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Developed strategies for improving the execution of the Wounded Warrior Program resulting in 100% fund expenditure.
  • Successfully led funds execution for hospital ships, clinic programs, and advised senior leadership on budget status and financial matters.
  • Identified budgetary needs, observed fiscal trends, and forecasted future needs based on current execution and prior year obligation rates that yielded 20% less errors.
  • Managed a $2.3 million budget for the Mass Transit Program, serving approximately 3,500 civilian employees.
Financial Management Analyst, 02/2009 to 11/2011
Department Of NavyCity, STATE,
  • Completed the Navy’s highly competitive 2-year Financial Management Career Program and gained valuable experience in several areas of Government.
  • Analyzed data and provided financial advice on programs to management.
  • Rotated through various areas of Government to include: Contracting, Inspector General, Human Resources, Defense Financial and Accounting Service (DFAS), and Navy Comptroller (Pentagon).
  • Evaluated and prepared financial reports and summaries to senior leadership for the Operation and Maintenance (O&M) mid-year review resulting in successful budget justification.
  • Reviewed Congressional Information Management System issue papers for accuracy and prepared resulting report, identifying potential financial impact on programs.
  • Certified Defense Financial Manager 07/2011,
  • DoD Financial Management Certificate
: , Expected in 08/2016
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Master of Theological Studies: Theological Studies, Expected in
Wesley Theological Seminary - , Washington, DC
Bachelor of Business Administration: Business Management, Expected in
The University of West Florida - Pensacola, FL
Minored: Accounting, Expected in
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Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.
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School Attended

  • Wesley Theological Seminary
  • The University of West Florida

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  • Deputy Comptroller/Financial Management Analyst
  • Financial Management Analyst/Branch Head
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  • <ul><li>Certified Defense Financial Manager 07/2011,</li><li>DoD Financial Management Certificate</li></ul>
  • Master of Theological Studies
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Minored

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