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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • resumesample@example.com
Summary
Dynamic and highly qualified Accounting professional with extensive knowledge of accounting principles, taxation policies and income tax procedures.
Highlights
  • Accounting systems assessment
  • Cash-flow report generation
  • Auditing methodology
  • Cost Benefit Analysis (CBAs)
  • Knowledge of GAAP and IFRS guidelines
  • Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
  • Risk management expertise
Accomplishments
Experience
Financial Controller, 07/2014 to 07/2015
AnatomageSanta Clara, , Tanzania
  • Leading manufacturer of Polypropylene Bags with revenue of over $50M in East and Sub-Saharan Africa Managed 40-person team including Financial Reporting, Risk Identification and Assessment departments in setting up internal controls and risk mitigation programs supporting more than 1400 employees.
  • Assisted CEO with strategic vision by drafting of prospective budgets and establishing and monitoring internal controls.
  • Led turnaround initiatives that returned company to a path of profitability via monitoring and reviewing overheads & wages to consistently target and achieve 30% gross profit margin.
  • Provided entity with liquidity at low interest rates by securing $15M credit facilities from DT Bank.
  • Recouped over $750K in VAT through negotiations and meetings with Tanzania Revenue Authority.
General Manager, Finance Department, 05/2011 to 06/2014
Ucla Health, ,
  • Kenya and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • Raffia Bags offers packaging solutions to agricultural &other industries in Kenya, Tanzania, and South Africa Managed team of 20 supporting CEO by overseeing management reporting, strategic planning, Information Technology and setting up policies and standards.
  • Oversaw acquisition of two manufacturing plants in East Africa accounting for more than $30M.
  • Increased annual sales growth from $7.5M to $18M by reviving old customers and tapping export sales.
Manager of Finance & Corporate Strategy, 11/2009 to 04/2011
GNA UDYOG LIMITEDCity, , India
  • Prominent manufacturer of automotive transmission components catering to Maruti, Tata Motors and M&M Collaborated with CFO to develop $25M annual operating plan.
  • Strategized with cross-functional teams to develop Strategic Business Unit level profit & loss, improving accuracy and timeliness of reports.
  • Recruited, mentored and promoted seven financial associates to corporate leadership roles.
Assistant Accounting Manager, 12/2006 to 11/2009
KOOHIJI GROUPCity, ,
  • Prominent distributer of Telecoms and IT solutions in MENA region Headed team of 10 professionals creating divisional budgeting that supported cash & fund flow planning.
  • Played key role as a risk manager in successfully hedging and saving over $500K in foreign exchange fluctuations and complied with all HMRC regulations at London unit.
Education
Master of Science: IT Auditing & Cyber Security, Expected in May 2016
TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, Fox School of Business - Philadelphia, PA
GPA: GPA: 3.93
Completion of all coursework leading to CISA certification: , Expected in
- ,
GPA:
Master: Business Administration Finance, Expected in December 2009
S P JAIN SCHOOL OF GLOBAL MANAGEMENT - Dubai, UAE
GPA:
Business Administration Finance
Bachelor of Commerce: Accounting, Expected in August 1998
UNIVERSITY OF LUCKNOW - Lucknow,
GPA:
Accounting
Successfully completed all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination, January 2016 *Certified Cost & Management Accountant, Institute of Cost Accountant of India, February 2013 *Certified Management Accountant, Institute of Management Accountant, November 2012 *Certified Accounting Technician: , Expected in November 2010
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India - ,
GPA:
Candidate - Certified Internal Auditor, Student Member - Institute of Internal Auditors: , Expected in
- ,
GPA:
Skills
Accounting, Accountant, automotive, budgeting, budgets, CISA, CPA, credit, drafting, financial, Financial Reporting, foreign exchange, functional, gross profit, Institute of Internal Auditors, Information Technology, Internal Auditor, leadership, management reporting, meetings, negotiations, packaging, policies, profit, risk manager, sales, Strategic, strategic planning, Technician, Telecoms, transmission, vision

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School Attended
  • TEMPLE UNIVERSITY, Fox School of Business
  • S P JAIN SCHOOL OF GLOBAL MANAGEMENT
  • UNIVERSITY OF LUCKNOW
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Job Titles Held:
  • Financial Controller
  • General Manager, Finance Department
  • Manager of Finance & Corporate Strategy
  • Assistant Accounting Manager
Degrees
  • Master of Science
  • Completion of all coursework leading to CISA certification
  • Master
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Successfully completed all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination, January 2016 *Certified Cost & Management Accountant, Institute of Cost Accountant of India, February 2013 *Certified Management Accountant, Institute of Management Accountant, November 2012 *Certified Accounting Technician
  • Candidate - Certified Internal Auditor, Student Member - Institute of Internal Auditors

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