Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Accomplished professional with expertise in finance and accounting, supply chain customer solutions, and financial systems implementations. Hands-on management style in implementing strategic plans to drive growth and proven ability to manage multiple assignments and deadlines.

Versatile [Job Title] adept in financial analysis, audit support, account reconciliations and collections. Proficient in preparing financial statements, monitoring controls and completing closings. Highly detail-oriented, proactive and diligent.

Seasoned Financial Management professional with proven expertise in accounting processes, systems oversight and compliance reporting. Knowledgeable about AP/AR, contract administration, budgeting and all other aspects of successful financial operations. Talented team builder and supervisor with expertise to develop and maintain consistent, accurate and legal accounting structures.

  • Strategic and financial planning
  • Accurate forecasting
  • Cost and revenue analysis
  • Risk analysis
  • Client relationship management
  • Deal structuring
  • Cost and revenue analysis
  • Financial controls
  • Budget development
  • Revenue and expenditure forecasting
  • Profit and loss management
  • Financial strategy management
  • Financial forecasting
  • Risk management
  • Financial modeling
  • Business development assistance
01/2020 to 02/2021 Finance Manager Live Nation Entertainment Inc | Denver, CO,
  • Streamlined spending analysis to more accurate, efficient and automated process.
  • Developed annual branch business plan for maximum profitability and effectiveness.
  • Evaluated budget plans and current costs to project trends and recommend updates.
  • Developed business systems and structures to enhance accounting and financial duties.
  • Initiated vital financial processes by setting up vendor information and payment structures, defining operational expenses, managing bank accounts and reconciling accounts.
  • Inspected client financial reports and implemented comprehensive systems to align with customer needs and boost sales.
  • Packaged financial agreements through cross-functional collaboration with controller and title clerk.
  • Identified interest rates and loan terms by reviewing and analyzing client credit.
  • Produced and implemented marketing plans aligned with consumer trends to foster company growth.
  • Amplified sales [Number]% through productive management, product development and proven marketing methods.
  • Worked with regulatory representatives to complete accurate filings and maintain compliance.
  • Created new revenue-building techniques resulting in increased sales volume of $[Amount] from contracts.
  • Reviewed [Type] applications against established parameters to determine approval, rejection or modification requirements.
  • Escalated maintenance contract sales from [Number]% to [Number]% across multiple quarters.
  • Decreased risk by analyzing loan submissions and implementing established guidelines and procedures.
  • Implemented revenue-building practices which resulted in [Number]% profit increase.
  • Increased after-market sales by [Number]% by persuasively presenting additional products which enhanced vehicle and ownership experience.
  • Analyzed spending and reviewed partnerships to restructure procedures and policies to guide business improvements.
  • Drove revenue for exterior and interior protection plans, boosting plan purchase rates from [Number]% to [Number]%.
  • Explained and emphasized benefits of dealer financing in lieu of cash payments or credit union financing to boost revenue by [Number]%.
  • Collaborated with operations manager on staff compliance with all financial and banking regulations.
01/2007 to 09/2019 Finance Manager - Logistics Solutions Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. | Miramar, FL,
  • Researched issues to address shipping errors and packaging mistakes.
  • Reviewed profit and loss statements and metrics to identify trends and opportunities.
  • Saved costs through negotiating contracts with freight companies and suppliers.
  • Analyzed operational performance and implemented plans to attain organizational and financial goals.
  • Consistently met company and department objectives within budget and time constraints.
  • Managed day-to-day shipping and receiving, typically overseeing more than [Number] packages in 24-hour period.
  • Oversaw more than $[Number] in inventory and supervised [Number] employees in [Number] square foot warehouse for [Type] of company.
  • Negotiated with [Number] freight companies, which resulted in new contracts that reduced overall shipping costs by [Number]% annually.
  • Utilized ordering, tracking and billing systems and associated processes.
  • Managed cross-functional team in identifying and transitioning to new freight vendor to save $[Amount] annually.
  • Supported [Location] delivery network consisting of [Number] distribution centers and [Number] stores.
  • Monitored $[Amount] freight budget per year.
  • Negotiated freight in alignment with specifications and needs and monitored compliance with budgets.
  • Refined and improved product transport and storage processes.
  • Developed and maintained systems and processes to move domestic and international freight at best cost to achieve business objectives.
  • Drafted shipment reports to inform management and clients.
  • Managed high-performing team of [Number] workers to enhance quality and safety of internal freight systems.
  • Coordinated with freight forwarders to expedite international shipments.
  • Successfully supervised daily management of all logistics and transportation activities, effectively eliminating waste and [Task].
  • Led all logistics operations, including shipping and receiving.
  • Developed strong rapport through effective client needs assessment and commitment to top satisfaction levels.
  • Drafted budgets, monitored warehouse costs and reduced expenses by [Number]%.
  • Facilitated $[Number] annual savings by identifying and transitioning to new freight vendor.
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting functional system designs, basic operational analytics and troubleshooting guides.
  • Created and maintained communication channels while delivering relevant information to all major internal customers and stakeholders within [Timeframe].
  • Performed needs analysis to determine performance gaps and developed appropriate tactics to resolve issues.
  • Troubleshot and formulated strategies for expected and unanticipated logistics issues.
  • Reconciled shipment data between multiple systems to maintain alignment.
  • Supervised and trained over [Number] personnel in logistics, transportation and [Type] departments, slashing time spent learning job duties [Number]% within [Timeframe].
  • Overhauled annual operations budget and all related fiscal forecasting and planning activities, resulting in [Number]% decrease in expenses.
  • Maintained high standards of internal and external customer service.
  • Updated customers and interdepartmental employees on critical shipments upon request.
  • Conducted research on logistics operations, including literature reviews, interviews and site visits.
  • Implemented ordering, tracking and billing systems and associated processes to streamline procedures.
  • Documented and processed transactions and accurately administered sales orders.
  • Identified and resolved shipping and packaging errors.
  • Reduced expenses by securing optimal pricing from third-party logistics providers.
  • Created and enforced policies and procedures for entire logistics team.
01/2001 to 12/2006 F&A Systems Manager UPS Supply Chain Solutions | City, STATE,
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships.
  • Improved profit margins by streamlining operations and workflow.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Exceeded customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
  • Performed site evaluations, customer surveys and team audits.
  • Defined strategies and created a plan to achieve ambitious operational objectives.
  • Answered [number] calls per [timeframe] to assist with customer questions and concerns.
  • Collaborated with others to discuss new [Type] opportunities.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others.
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively with each other.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Handled all delegated tasks, including [Task] and [Task].
  • Maintained updated [Type] knowledge through [Task] and [Task].
03/1995 to 12/2001 Accounting Manager Sonicair, UPS Logistics Group | City, STATE,
  • Delivered actionable recommendations to enhance strategic direction and day-to-day accounting operations.
  • Conducted strategic journal review spanning [Number] months.
  • Developed, updated and implemented procedures to handle cost controlling and long-term management.
  • Verified delivery of accurate and comprehensive work products of [Number] accounting staff by reviewing workflows.
  • Evaluated and approved contracts, proposals and purchase orders.
  • Increased revenues by [Number]% by developing codes for accounting tasks including cost estimation and revenue generation.
  • Handled expenses and [Type] and [Type] tracking, trend analysis and reporting.
  • Enhanced change management initiatives by leveraging accounting knowledge and coordinating [Type] statements and [Type] transactions.
  • Planned, directed and monitored regulatory operations, tax reporting and audit compliance.
  • Tracked [Number] [Type] accounts worth up to $[Amount] for accurate forecasting and financial recordkeeping.
  • Supervised department's budgeting and accounting, decreasing overall spending [Number]% due to implementation of [Type] process.
  • Supervised team of [Number] accountants for [Type] company, training employees on best practices and cultivating strong financial forecasting.
  • Built and collaborated with high-performance accounting team to meet all yearly requirements.
  • Evaluated and approved billing invoices and expense reports to monitor and ensure cash flow and cost containment.
  • Managed all payroll processing and changes for [Number] employees.
  • Reduced financial discrepancies through budget monitoring and fiscal funding oversight.
  • Reviewed accounts and reached out to delinquent customers, resulting in influx of more than $[Amount] in first [Number] months of employment.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1988 Bachelor of Science | Accounting And Finance Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ GPA:

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