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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
Highly organized and detail-oriented General Accountant with more than 14 years experience supplying thorough, organized administrative support to 5 senior executives. Accounts Payable Clerk committed to accurate payment tracking across all company departments. General Accountant who effectively serves as the first point of contact for employee-related issues. Adept at successfully solving complex problems.
Skills
  • Professional phone etiquette
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Articulate and well-spoken
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Accurate and detailed
  • Excellent planner and coordinator
  • Report analysis
  • Accounting familiarity
  • Payroll
  • Invoice processing
  • Advanced clerical knowledge
  • Multi-line phone proficiency
  • Conference planning
  • Spreadsheet management
Work History
04/2002 to Current
General Accountant Ametek, Inc. Torrance, CA,
  • Posted receipts to appropriate general ledger accounts.
  • Monitored payments due from clients and promptly contacted clients with past due payments.
  • Reconciled discrepancies between accounts receivable general ledger account and accounts receivable trial balance account.
  • Balanced monthly general ledger accounts to accurately record cost and month end accruals.
  • Coded and entered at least 25 invoices each day into the in-house accounting software.
  • Created daily and weekly cash reports for accounting management.
  • Reconciled vendor statements and handled payment complaints or discrepancies.
  • Reviewed all expense reports for accuracy and proper expense disclosure.
  • Managed payroll for an organization of 65 personnel.
  • Oversaw the day-to-day processing of payroll for 65 employees, including review of timesheets and computing pay in accordance with FLSA.
  • Reconciled all payroll liabilities to the general ledger and prepared monthly payroll accrual entries.
  • Conducted periodic reconciliations of all accounts to ensure accuracy.
  • Maintained daily bookkeeping report.
  • Assisted with auditing and responding to company accountants.
  • Checked figures, postings and accounting documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy and proper coding.
  • Trained, coached and mentored staff to ensure smooth adoption of new program.
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts.
  • Filed tax returns and prepared governmental reports in compliance with strict standards.
  • Analyzed monthly balance sheet accounts for corporate reporting.

06/1997 to 03/2002
Veterinary Receptionist Thrive Pet Healthcare Oswego, IL,
  • Assisted veterinarian during medical and surgical procedures.
  • Administer medications, vaccines, and treatments as instructed by veterinarian.
  • Administered oral or topical medications to boarding patients as specified by veterinarian in animal’s medical record.
  • Assisted veterinarian during immunologic, medical, surgical and diagnostic procedures.
  • Interviewed clients to determine reason for visit and documented concerns.
  • Maintained accurate pharmacy records and controlled drug, anesthesia, fecal, and heartworm test logs.
  • Collected and prepared specimens and samples for outside laboratory analysis.
  • Educated caregivers and guardians on animal care, nutrition, medical conditions and disease management.
  • Answered and quickly redirected up to 10 calls per hour.
  • Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages.
  • Greeted numerous visitors, including VIPs, vendors and interview candidates.
  • Maintained a clean reception area, including lounge and associated areas.

Education
Expected in 1986 to to
GED:
Waukesha County Technical college - Waukesha,
GPA:
Certifications

Certified New Hire Trainer

Certified Peer Review 

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School Attended

  • Waukesha County Technical college

Job Titles Held:

  • General Accountant
  • Veterinary Receptionist

Degrees

  • GED

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