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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Experienced Grant Accounting Specialist looking for the opportunity to gain accounting experience within the petrochemical industry. Capable accountant successful at managing multiple projects and consistency in meeting deadlines. Strong work ethic and ability to develop and maintain constructive working relationships both internally and externally.

Highlights
  • General knowledge of accounting practices for various internal departments.
  • Monitor activities on assigned projects and determine allowability, allocability, and reasonableness of expenses.
  • Enter journal vouchers for expense transfers, budgets, budget adjustments, account code correction and more.
  • Produce monthly reports for both internal personnel and external agencies.
  • Report fiscal activity on assigned projects and verify and maintain documentation.
  • Assist in federal audits of selected projects.
  • Creation and maintenance of constructive working relationships with individuals both internal and external.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledge of Banner Finance System and its use for various departments across organization.
  • Ability to problem solve and seek more efficient means of tasks and operations.
  • Approval of project expenditures.
  • Reconciliation at end of project .
  • Provide assistance to other personnel as needed for completion of tasks and to meet deadlines.
Accomplishments

Certifications for Recipient Track of the Grants Management Certificate Program from Management Concepts:

(1) Cost Principles:2 CFR Part 220 (A-21), 225 (A-87), 230 (A-122), and FAR

(2) Managing Federal Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Recipients (3) Optimizing Cost Share and Match Under Federal Grants


Working toward credit hours to sit for CPA exam.

Experience
06/2012 to Current Grant Accounting Specialist Ashland Global Inc. | Virtual Location, FL,
  • Maintain a portfolio of federal, state and local grants.
  • Monitor activities on grants and determine allowability, allocability and reasonableness of expenditures.
  • General knowledge of college policies and procedures as well as knowledge of accounting practices.
  • Specific knowledge of Banner Finance System.
  • Produce monthly reports on assigned grants for grant personnel and external agencies.
  • Report fiscal activities and maintain documentation of expenditures for audit purposes.
  • Approval of grant purchases.
  • Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office programs.
  • Create and maintain working relationships with grant personnel and granting agency.
03/2011 to 06/2012 Office Assistant Ashland Global Inc. | Virtual Location, MD,

•Create and update files for customers.

•Enter customer information into computer system.

•Enter customer referrals into Microsoft Access system.

•Enter customer policy information into Microsoft Excel files.

•Verify policy changes have been made correctly.

•Receive and enter customer payments into computer.

•Copy, fax and scan documents.

•Answer phones.

•Provide friendly and satisfactory customer service to all policy holders and potential clients.

07/2009 to 03/2011 Office Assistant San Jacinto College | City, STATE,

•Create invoices for student athletic and academic scholarship recipients.

•Create folders to retain documents regarding academic and athletic scholarship recipients.

•Verify scholarship recipients account balances.

•Verify scholarship recipients academic status and grade point average.

•Receive and file all grants and scholarship receipts for all three San Jacinto College Campus’ bookstores.

•Copy, fax and scan documents.

•Answer phones.

Education
Expected in 2012 Bachelor of Science | Accounting University of Houston Clear Lake, Houston, Texas GPA:
Expected in 2009 Associate of Arts | Behavioral Sciences San Jacinto College, Pasadena, Texas GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • University of Houston Clear Lake
  • San Jacinto College

Job Titles Held:

  • Grant Accounting Specialist
  • Office Assistant
  • Office Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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