Financial Accountant Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
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Accomplished accountant and highly skilled controller with 8 years of experience and a keen ability to influence processes integral to company growth, drive operational excellence and achieve objectives. Expertise in financial statement preparation and analysis, operational management, forecasting and cost control. Open and clear communicator with demonstrated vision and disciplined execution.
  • Developed and implemented fee calculation for a new hybrid product added to the product pallet (UBS Switzerland AG).
  • Assessed accounting system structures and converted company's accounting system to SAP B1 (Rising Tide GmbH).
  • Led the development of more than three new financial reporting methods to measure productivity and efficiency (Barclays Suisse SA).
  • Implemented processes that utilised accounts receivable sub-ledger for accounting and customer attribute reporting (UL AG).
  • Prepared complex financial statements and interim/annual reports for banks and holding companies (Barclays Suisse SA).
  • Financial reporting expert
  • Variance analysis
  • P&L management
  • Process improvement
  • Complex problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Analytical
  • Decisive
Financial Accountant, 2016 to Current
Autozone, Inc. Benton Harbor, MI,
  • Monitor the net capital of the bank using daily controls.
  • Calculate monthly fees for the client's account maintenance on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Provide various analyses (variance, intercompany, balance sheet, P&L) using SAP and Avaloq.
  • Enhance the consolidation reporting in IFRS by optimising the flux of information.
  • Collaborate with the Finance team to provide accurate and timely month end reporting by setting up and maintaining planning and task lists.
Business Analyst, 06/2015 to 11/2016
Rakuten Beloit, WI,
  • Provided accurate information for month end journal adjustments for provisions related to Lombard credits, non-performing loans, impairments, deposit accounts and taxes by analysing account activities during the period required.
  • Management of transaction error accounts by collaborating with reconciliations cash department to improve the account clearing process.
Financial Accountant, 08/2014 to 11/2014
Autozone, Inc. Blaine, MN,
  • Provided reports on the monthly securities position reporting and breaks.
  • Performed regulatory reporting for the group and management by analysing the short term liquidity ratio, minimal reserves, capital adequacy, comprehensive balance sheet, interest rate, retrocessions and expenses.
  • Used the reconciliation process to analyse and clear the daily cash account, breaks, fees, interests, expenses and accruals.
  • Prepared various financial reporting schedules (daily control, earning analysis, etc)
  • Collaborated with IT team in group projects to update systems and other various projects.
Accountant Analyst, 05/2014 to 08/2014
Parker-Hannifin, Corporation Marysville, OH,
  • Performed accounts analysis on the balance sheet and P&L to provide explanations for the variances, reconciliations, intercompany and accounting close related tasks.
Project Accountant & Administrator, 05/2013 to 11/2013
Acco Brands Lake Zurich, IL,
  • Participated in leading SAP B1 implementation by setting up the organisation structure, planning and creating the testing scenario.
Senior Financial Accountant, 05/2012 to 04/2013
American Advanced Management, Inc Willows, CA,
  • Prepared financial and regulatory reports required by laws, regulations or board of directors in US GAAP.
  • Tracked all intellectual property and royalty spending against approved requests and payments.
  • Analysed costs and revenues related to logistics.
Accountant, 11/2011 to 04/2012
Canvas Inc. Colorado Springs, CO,
  • Maintained full responsibility of monthly and quarterly financial statement preparation for two subsidiaries.
  • Collaborated with Auditors, Banks, Tax returns & VAT IFRS reporting to provide accurate reports and analysis.
Cost Analyst, 05/2009 to 11/2009
Mckinsey Silicon Valley, CA,
  • Prepared payroll costs and headcount reporting.
  • Prepared and booked the operating expenses accruals.
  • Prepared cost centre reports for the local and head office.
  • Prepared monthly and annual expense forecasts, including any necessary recommended action required to manage costs to achieve budget.
Financial Control Analyst, 05/2008 to 10/2011
Barclays Suisse SA City, STATE,
  • Managed accounting operations, accounting close, account reporting and reconciliations for 3 entities.
Consultant in Finance / Administrative Support, 06/1996 to 10/2007
Adecco France SA City, STATE,
  • Roles in different industries: Food and beverages, IT, Financial services.

          Specialisation in implementation of new organisational structures.

Bachelor of Arts: Accounting and Controlling, Expected in 2008
ENS Cachan - Cachan,
Certificate: Business Accounting, Expected in 2012
Chartered Institution of Management Accountant - ,
Bilingual English/Spanish
French Mother Tongue
Conversational and Business German
  • IT: Excel, Access
  • ERP: SAP, Hyperion, Essbase, Cognos
  • Accounting Software: Sage
  • Banking system: Abacus, Avaloq, Temenos

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  • Chartered Institution of Management Accountant
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  • Financial Accountant
  • Business Analyst
  • Financial Accountant
  • Accountant Analyst
  • Project Accountant & Administrator
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  • Cost Analyst
  • Financial Control Analyst
  • Consultant in Finance / Administrative Support
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