Financial Controller resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Versatile Accounting/Finance Manager with a proven track record of providing transformative leadership to growing organizations and achieving exceptional results in reducing waste and decreasing transactions cost.

Committed to developing robust standards, internal controls and processes while minimizing risk.

Implemented new application model and policy to focus on reducing cost and implementing a paperless environment which resulted in a saving of $25K annually. Ability to contribute as a team player and interface with professionals on all levels. Proficient in Quickbooks.

Work History
08/2016 to Current
Financial Controller Analog Devices, Inc. Wilmington, MA,
  • Developed and maintained accounting systems for the company, as well as handled day-to-day financial matters.
  • Reviewed reconciliation of the company's accounts on a monthly basis Monitored and prepared cash position summaries.
  • Helped run the food pantry
  • Supervised the staff and processed Bi-weekly Payroll.
  • Performed Grant accounting function – Maintained an external spreadsheet to be reconciled with accounting system record.
  • Reviewed accounts to determine write-offs for collection agencies.
  • Prepared balance sheets, cash flow reports, and income statements.
  • Completed year-end close processes with Finance Manager through effective supervision of financial functions and regular treasury transactions.
  • Prepared and filed tax returns (990 EZ) and generated monthly reports in compliance with regulatory and organizational standards.
07/2008 to 03/2016
Finance Manager Publicis Groupe Sa Westlake Village, CA,
  • Performed all daily and monthly duties related to cash balance, general ledger, and month-end closing.
  • Managed three-person accounts payable department, including affiliates and independent contractors.
  • Prepared bank deposits by compiling data from support partners, verified and balanced receipts, sending cash, checks, or other forms of payment to banks.
  • Improved turnaround time on receivables by streamlining staff responsibilities, created Excel spreadsheet report to facilitate and track outstanding receivables, performed bi-weekly collection calls to customers over 30 - 90 days past due by reducing outstanding receivables over 90 days from 45% to 7% decreased in outstanding receivables.
  • Implemented paperless cost reduction environment policy. The new policy required employees t scan all expense reports, receipts, and invoices electronically email them to the finance department to be processed expediently for payment. Saving over $25K in transactions costs, office supplies, and employees time.
  • Reviewed accounts to determine write-offs for collection agencies.
  • Performed Grant accounting function - Maintained external spreadsheet to be reconciled with accounting system record.
  • Monitored and prepared cash position summaries
  • Updated and reviewed financial reporting packages and managed financial reporting processes.
10/2003 to 06/2008
Senior Accountant /Bookkeeping Manager Interaction Institute City, STATE,
  • Prepared, examined, or analyzed accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Established tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts and Processed, reconciled Monthly Bank statements and Corporate Credit Card.
  • Entered & processed weekly over 400 expense reports and vendor invoices weekly accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable transactions for payment & invoice.
  • Prepared, bi-weekly payroll for both US employees and Northern Ireland employees.
  • Recorded Monthly end journal entries and set up independent contractors (W-9).
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Accounting
Suffolk University - Boston, MA
  • Internal control management
  • Preparing financial statements
  • Collections understanding
  • Processing payments
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Budgeting
  • Staff Management
  • Bookkeeping

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School Attended

  • Suffolk University

Job Titles Held:

  • Financial Controller
  • Finance Manager
  • Senior Accountant /Bookkeeping Manager


  • Bachelor of Science

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