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

Polished finance professional with a track record of accomplishment spanning 30 years. Extensive background in bookkeeping, controlling, payroll processing, payroll taxes, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting & compliance. Excellent communication skills & client relations.

Dedicated financial systems leader offering demonstrated skill and success in managing internal accounting processes, improving controls and strengthening systems for optimal performance. Gifted in handling high-volume operations with consistency, accuracy and full compliance with regulatory requirements.

Appreciated for genuine work ethic, successful strategies & dedication. Recognized for creative implementation of new systems to increase efficiency and department output. Highly motivated, results oriented and solutions focused take-charge business professional.

Looking for new opportunity where accuracy, attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills will be appreciated.

Work History
06/2015 to Current Finance Manager Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. | Pittsburgh, PA,
  • Complete financial management & controller duties for traditional real estate company, and numerous subsidiaries including investments, long-term holds and property management.
  • Perform banking, business administration and financial tasks to guarantee five-star service for owners.
  • Research & prepare budgets, cash flow projections, analysis and monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Create organizational structures to improve the accounting and finance functions for main company and subsidiaries.
  • Identify improvement changes regarding key processes for internal controls and accounting procedures.
  • Execute core financial processes, including vendor setup and payment, process receivables, process payables, operational expenses, administration, posting and reconciling of 15 bank accounts with several million dollars in revenue.
  • Record & reconcile real estate agent commissions and expenses.
  • Hiring duties, oversee payroll and payroll taxes, employee relations.
  • Create documents to display financial reports and data using QuickBooks, Excel & Google Spreadsheets. Developed budgets and strategic plans for day-to-day operations.
  • Build from ground up - property management company, which now manages 60 properties, utilizing Buildium then Appfolio software.
  • Property Management - 60 properties - collections, lease preparation, maintenance requests, tenant relations, bookkeeping.
  • Oversee in-house property purchases. 55 properties to-date. Manage payments for mortgages, HOA dues, insurance policies, repairs & maintenance, property taxes & more.
  • Financial management of 75 flipped properties, to-date.
  • Numerous other projects and duties.
02/2006 to Current Owner Great Expressions Dental Centers | Lilburn, GA,
  • Manage up to 15 client accounts, with dedicated personal service.
  • Maintain and process accounts payable & accounts receivable.
  • Complete daily cash functions like account tracking, budgeting, donating and all types of cash and banking reconciliations with 100% accuracy.
  • Process Payrolls, file payroll tax returns and prepare governmental reports in compliance with strict standards.
  • Complete daily accounting tasks including tracking funds, preparing deposits and reconciling accounts.
  • Generate financial statements and facilitate account closing procedures each month.
  • Resolve financial and tax issues.
  • Liaison with CPA Firms for tax return preparation.
  • Sort financial documents, code accounting entries for data processing and posted daily receipts and payments.
  • Produce month-end closing reports and provided actionable suggestions on remittance for quick resolution.
  • Organize and carry out efficient month-end, quarterly and year-end processes.
06/1989 to 01/2006 Bookkeeping Account Manager Stuart Sonne & Company, Inc. | City, STATE,
  • QuickBooks professional.
  • Process payrolls & payroll tax returns for 30 companies.
  • Complete account management for 20 companies.
  • Billing, accounts payable, accounts receivable.
  • Entered financial data into company accounting database for verification and reconciliation, maintaining accurate and current accounts at all times.
  • Reconciled account information and reported figures in general ledger by comparing to bank account statement each month.
  • Eliminated discrepancies in finances by expertly documenting expenses, monitoring income, handling bank deposits and managing statements.
  • Worked with accountant for tax preparation & processing.
  • Strengthened financial management processes to ensure accuracy.
  • Built and strengthened long-lasting client relationships based on excellent service.
  • Worked with a wide variety of businesses including but not limited to: attorneys, physicians, veterinarians, real estate agents, vacation rentals, property management, construction companies, retail stores, charter boat rentals and restaurants.
  • QuickBooks Professional
  • MS Office Suite
  • Google Suite
  • Buildium Property Management Software
  • Appfolio Property Management Software
  • Notary Public - State of Florida
  • Business Development
  • Financial Management, Analysis & Reporting
  • Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Accounts Receivable Specialist
  • Account Reconciliation Specialist
  • Creative Problem-Solving
  • Exceptional Organization
  • Human Resources, Payroll & Payroll Taxes
  • Strong Customer Relations
  • Budget Administration
  • Delinquent Account Management
  • Superior Attention to Detail
  • Excellent Communication
  • Leadership & Performance Reviews
  • Liaison with CPA Professionals
Expected in 06/1989 Associate of Arts | Fashion Business Management Fashion Institute Of Technology, New York, NY, GPA:

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