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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Driven Director adept at guiding organizational growth through robust financial strategies and management. Well-versed in recognizing operational inefficiencies and risks and improving internal controls, standards and procedures. Impressive 19-year background growing organizations in various industries.

Skills
  • Intuit QuickBooks
  • Sage 50
  • Typing and 10-Key Entry
  • Internal Controls and Reporting Systems
  • Spreadsheet Tracking
  • Capital Raising
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adaptable to Changing Conditions
  • Cost Data Analysis
  • Sound Judgment
  • Financial Resources Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Prioritizing and Planning
  • Relationship Building
  • Financial Resource Management
  • Team Building Leadership
  • Service Oriented
  • Time Management
  • Decision Making
  • Proactive and Focused
Experience
Director of Accounting and Finance, 08/2022 - Current
Horizon Construction And Development Lebanon, TN,
  • Completed month-end and year-end closings, kept records audit-ready and monitored timely recording of accounting transactions.
  • Analyzed competitors and market trends to facilitate business growth.
  • Communicated with stockholders or other investors to provide information or raise capital.
  • Developed or analyzed information to assess current or future financial status of firms.
  • Created financial management mechanisms to minimize financial risk to business.
  • Built financial models to allocate resources, forecast cash and investment needs and make capital budgeting decisions.
  • Created and updated financial reports on frequent basis to present information to leadership teams.
  • Conducted reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Managed relationships with tax authorities, bankers and auditors.
  • Consolidated business data into actionable metrics to simplify and highlight areas of concern and opportunity.
  • Checked payroll, vendor payments and other accounting disbursements for accuracy and compliance.
  • Coordinated approval or rejection of lines of credit or commercial, real estate or personal loans.
  • Developed invoicing systems and internal controls to boost billing efficiencies.
  • Coordinated preparation of external audit materials and external financial reporting.
  • Prepared internal and regulatory financial reports, balance sheets and income statements.
  • Maintained regular performance appraisals for subordinates through verbal, written and on-going review programs.
Senior Accounting Manager, 08/2019 - 07/2022
Ipsy Santa Monica, CA,
  • Supervised accounting tasks, which included accounts payable and receivable, general ledger management and expense reporting oversight.
  • Evaluated and approved billing invoices and expense reports to monitor and ensure cash flow and cost containment.
  • Developed and implemented departmental accounting policies, procedures and processes to establish and standardize accounting best practices.
  • Delivered actionable recommendations to enhance strategic direction and day-to-day accounting operations.
  • Checked payroll, vendor payments and other accounting disbursements for accuracy and compliance.
  • Created and updated financial reports on frequent basis to present information to leadership teams.
  • Developed invoicing systems and internal controls to boost billing efficiencies.
  • Coordinated preparation of external audit materials and external financial reporting.
  • Recommended new financial and accounting software packages. replacing various non-integrated offerings.
Senior Accountant, 11/2015 - 08/2019
Mercy College Yorktown, IN,
  • Managed and prepared journal entries and reconciliations to support monthly general ledger closing activities.
  • Completed month-end and year-end close procedures and reconciled bank accounts.
  • Performed general ledger account reconciliations and generated updated financial documents.
  • Analyzed files and accounts for discrepancies and resolved variances.
  • Reviewed and reconciled discrepancies in accounts and financial documentation.
  • Generated and presented monthly financial statements to senior management.
  • Managed month-end and year-end close duties, administered additions and performed maintenance and reporting of corporate fixed assets.
  • Completed updates to general ledger by adding latest entries and reviewing transactions entered by staff.
  • Managed financial operations, month-end reporting, financial schedules and reconciliations.
  • Determined tax owed, completed and filed returns and upheld compliance with applicable laws.
Staff Accountant, 10/2013 - 11/2015
Adobe Systems Incorporated Denver, CO,
  • Collected and assembled financial data to analyze costs on year-to-year basis relative to fiscal planning and budgeting activities.
  • Maintained accurate accounts for cash, fixed assets and other transactions.
  • Oversaw full accounting cycle and prepared applicable financial statements.
  • Supported efficient accounting operations with high-quality administrative support.
  • Analyzed balance sheets for mistakes and inaccuracies.
  • Coordinated project materials and schedules, facilitated communication and prepared reports.
  • Cross-trained employees, enabling completion of priority tasks during personnel absences.
  • Designed internal control policies to improve audit scores.
  • Collaborated with external partners to complete audits.
  • Complied with Sarbanes-Oxley Act and GAAP principles to maintain complete transparency.
  • Liaised with auditors to complete annual audits and maintain compliance with local, state and federal requirements.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Accounting, Expected in 2022
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Western Governor's University - Texas,
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Associate of Arts: Accounting, Expected in 2012
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Brookhaven College - Dallas, TX
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Associate of Applied Science: , Expected in 2010
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Brookhaven College - Dallas, TX
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School Attended

  • Western Governor's University
  • Brookhaven College
  • Brookhaven College

Job Titles Held:

  • Director of Accounting and Finance
  • Senior Accounting Manager
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff Accountant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science

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