Director Of Finance And Human Resources resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Seasoned Financial Management professional with proven expertise in accounting processes, systems oversight and compliance reporting. Knowledgeable about AP/AR, General Ledger, contract administration, budgeting and all other aspects of successful financial operations. Expertise in compliance, documentation, reporting and auditing. Demonstrated success in streamlining operations and increasing efficiency. Familiar with both for profit and non profit accounting and financial reporting experience. Offering proven track record of exceptional accuracy in reporting and auditing.

  • General ledger entry
  • Account analysis
  • Risk management
  • Financial planning
  • QuickBooks experience
  • Financial analysis and planning
  • Financial administration
  • Records management
  • Onboarding
  • Compliance
  • Data management
  • Work ethic
Director of Finance and Human Resources, 06/2014 to Current
Levy Restaurants, Inc.Indianapolis, IN,
  • Worked with regulatory representatives to complete accurate filings and maintain compliance.
  • Created and enforced company-wide controls regarding revenue and expenses in concerted effort to protect organization's assets.
  • Reorganized finance and accounting departments to improve efficiency and cut excess spending.
  • Evaluated budget plans and current costs to project trends and recommend updates.
  • Completed month-end and year-end closings, kept records audit-ready and monitored timely recording of accounting transactions.
  • Established budgets and strategic business plans for daily operations.
  • Maintained current and accurate cash balances for all programs, departments and projects.
  • Verified accuracy of accounting disbursements such as payroll and vendor payments.
  • Oversaw preparation of corporate balance sheets, income statements and other financial reports.
  • Set and reinforced consistent and compliant control and operational policies for accounts tracking, reconciliation and reporting.
  • Liaised with HR management to devise and update policies based on changing industry and social trends.
  • Supported onboarding of new employees by supplying key job information, including organizational policies, job duties and employment benefits.
  • Improved operational efficiencies by creating filing systems to maintain confidential employee documents and reports.
  • Strengthened and enhanced processes for managing complaints by leading thorough investigations into incidents and concerns.
  • Administered payroll, retirement-plan contribution tracking and health and welfare outsourcing.
  • Conducted research to maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations and promote compliance with requirements.
  • Liaised between management and employees,
Finance Manager, 02/2013 to 08/2013
Vcfo Holdings, Inc.Austin, TX,
  • Monitored all company costs and presented budget forecasts each quarter.
  • Developed and implemented accounting, financial and operational systems.
  • Prepared year-end financial statements, and developed year-end audit book for CPA firm to reduce and control audit costs.
  • Created detailed financial models and applied analytical tools to facilitate variance analysis.
  • Negotiated and reviewed business contracts and financial models with profitability and financial success in mind.
  • Researched historical financial and operating records to establish budgetary benchmarks and formulate long-term financial management strategies.
  • Reported payroll utilizing ADP; administered employee benefits, including SEPP IRA, insurance, and vacation.
  • Partnered with CPAs to design and implement accounting systems, policies, and best practices; oversaw collections and accounts payable functions.
  • Compiled and delivered financial statements for association and foundation to Board of Directors and Board of Trustees; prepared variance narratives, trends, and charts.
Accounting Bookkeeper, 08/1986 to 03/2010
Central Maine Apartment Owners AssociationCity, STATE,
  • Processed invoices and checks, and maintained daily cash logs and deposits.
  • Prepared accurate financial reports each month by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information.
  • Maintained full compliance when executing and tracking bank reconciliations, A/P, invoicing, billing and collections.
  • Applied mathematical skills to calculate totals, check figures and correct problems with physical and digital files.
  • Alleviated financial discrepancies by preparing bank reconciliations, managing field audits and reviewing accounting records for accuracy.
  • Maintained current understanding of state and federal accounting procedures to prevent legal or compliance issues.
  • Mitigated annual audit risks by reviewing financial information in QuickBooks for needed corrective action.
Controller, 08/1998 to 10/2004
Kar-Bour IncCity, STATE,
  • Monitored accounting, payroll and financial reporting activities.
  • Reviewed account reconciliations and journal entries and resolved discrepancies to maintain record and account accuracy.
  • Oversaw month-end closing process, prepared financial statements and managed advanced reconciliations.
  • Maintained general ledger and chart of accounts, performed complex accounting functions such as journal entry preparation, account analysis, balance sheet reconciliation and preparation of quarterly financial statements.
  • Oversaw financial reporting, accounts payable and receivable, asset coordination, account management and budgets.
  • Prepared and presented operational reports to senior management and executive teams.
  • Administered payroll for employees and oversaw corporate payroll reconciliation and tax activities.
  • Developed and distributed operational reports to management and stakeholders.
  • Designed and formatted financial reports for internal and external users.
  • Created internal controls and corrective actions to reduce risk or deficiencies.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements, coordinated annual audits and facilitated preparation of Consolidated Annual Financial Reports (CAFR).
  • Coordinated and finalized quarterly and annual financial reporting packages.
  • Led annual financial audit and preparation of support for audited financial statements.
  • Facilitated and completed annual financial statement audits and reviewed results.
  • Managed cash flows to optimize year-end tax benefits.
  • Compiled, prepared, and filed federal and state tax returns in compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Facilitated systems conversion to ADP software.
Education and Training
BBA: Accounting, Expected in
Thomas College - Waterville, ME
Associate of Science: Accounting, Expected in 05/1983
Pet.cKennebec Valley Community College - Fairfield, ME,

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  • Thomas College
  • Pet.cKennebec Valley Community College

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  • Director of Finance and Human Resources
  • Finance Manager
  • Accounting Bookkeeper
  • Controller


  • BBA
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