Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

My objective is to obtain a position in which I can utilize my accounting, computer, and organizational skills. I am self-motivated, disciplined, and show great attention to detail. I am a dedicated professional with 6 years experience working for one of the largest independently owned auto auctions in the nation. I am able to adapt quickly, embrace change and direction, and am personable with both employees and customers.

  • Notary Public (Commission exp. 6/2025)
  • Strong writing skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Work well independently or collaboratively
01/2018 to Current Finance Assistant Salvation Army Usa | Dayton, OH,
  • Work closely with VP of Finance and Corporate Controller to maintain and meet the needs of a high volume accounting department.
  • Manage cash flow (floorplans, checks, ACH/wire transactions, and cash) for weekly auctions and daily business needs.
  • Responsible for initiating commercial consignor ACH payments totaling over $10 million/weekly.
  • Apply mathematical skills to calculate totals, check figures, and correct problems with physical and digital files.
  • Code invoices and other records to maintain organized and accurate data.
  • Investigate and resolve discrepancies in monthly bank statements.
  • Transitioned from Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains to Concur, modernizing processes and digitizing documents.
  • Issue hundreds of payments to vendors and suppliers on a monthly basis.
  • Assist with monthly reconciliation of credit card accounts.
  • Prepare accurate financial reports and payments for the purpose of rebating customers by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information.
  • Perform day-to-day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting, and recording accounts payable data. Reconcile daily totals to confirm proper accounting and upload payments for fraud control to positive pay.
  • Follow detailed end-of-month accounting procedures to verify proper balancing of all accounts and readiness for the new month.
  • Problem-solve accounts payable questions on behalf of internal team members, management, and vendors.
  • Assist with month-end and year-end closings to support accounting system accuracy.
  • Analyze invoice and expense reports, identify variances, and research issues to correct problems and maintain financial compliance.
  • Prepare and update vendor files, including tax and insurance information.
  • Reconcile monthly vendor statements and transactions to keep records accurate and current.
04/2014 to 12/2017 Online Sales Manager Champion Home Builders | Topeka, IN,
  • Listed, processed, and sold vehicles on various online platforms.
  • Maintained OVE, Smart Auction, and IAS Marketplace listings with continued optimizations to deliver outstanding customer experiences.
  • Led the auction to earn OVE's "Highest Volume of Commercial/Dealer Sales for an Independent Auction" award.
  • Managed relationship with a third-party condition report company to obtain off-site CRs for online listings.
  • Partnered with multiple internal and external resources, taking ownership in achieving digital marketing and revenue goals.
  • Conducted numerous best-practice model presentations to management, colleagues, and customers.
  • Participated in weekly individual stand-up meetings with the CEO as well as sales meetings with the directors of dealer and commercial sales and their teams.
  • Utilized website, email campaigns, and social media channels for search engine optimization and usability.
  • Managed internal employees as well as lot employees to ensure efficiency, accuracy, and proper work flow.
  • Worked with Marketing to facilitate online and Off the Block event sales.
  • Directed dealer/client contact involving arbitrations, payment process, titling, and transportation of online purchases.
08/2000 to 06/2008 Instrumental Music Teacher Amanda-Clearcreek Local Schools | City, STATE,
  • Taught elementary general music, middle school general music, beginning band, middle school band, high school band (concert and marching) and high school choir.
  • Wrote/received a grant for a MIDI keyboard lab to be used by grades K-12.
  • Prepared/performed concerts with students at the school and for various community events.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/2007 Master of Arts | Curriculum And Instruction/Computer Education University of Phoenix, Online, GPA:
Expected in 06/2000 Bachelor of Arts | Music Education Ohio University, Athens, OH, GPA:
  • Magna cum laude graduate
  • Performance Honors Recipient
  • Marched in the Ohio University Marching 110 and served as section leader

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