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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary
I am a very honest, intelligent and  hard working individual. Highly organized and detail-oriented Assistant with more than 15 years experience supplying thorough, organized administrative support to executives. Organized  versed in coordinating management meetings, high-level conference calls, special events and travel arrangements for top executives. Assistant who continually maintains a positive attitude while interacting with demanding clients. Serves as the primary point of contact for both in-house and external phone and website. Office Assistant with 6 years of billing and coding, client charting, and appointment scheduling in a busy legal office setting. Technically-adept Assistant with advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite and experience creating proper office documents for top executives. Assistant who goes above and beyond basic administrative tasks and takes on multiple projects at once. Excellent work ethic and strength in boosting company morale. Quality-focused Assistant committed to approaching administrative tasks with tenacity and attention to detail. Talented administrative professional with background in accounting and finance. Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks software. 
Skills
  • Professional phone etiquette
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 50 WPM typing speed
  • Articulate and well-spoken
  • Customer service-oriented
  • Flexible
  • Accurate and detailed
  • Works well under pressure
  • Certified in 10-key
  • Social media knowledge
  • Appointment setting
  • Accounting familiarity
  • Payroll
  • Advanced clerical knowledge
  • Multi-line phone proficiency
  • Microsoft Excel certified
  • Critical thinker
  • Certified Computer Office Assistant
  • Filing and data archiving
Work History
08/2009 to 01/2015 Legal Assistant Manley Deas Kochalski Llc | Blue Ash, OH,
  • Answered and quickly redirected up to 20  calls per day.
  • Assisted in Billing
  • Ordered and distributed office supplies while adhering to a fixed office budget.
  • Managed office supplies, vendors, organization and upkeep.
  • Directed guests and routed deliveries and courier services.
  • Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages.
  • Opened and properly distributed incoming mail.
  • Helped distribute employee notices and mail around the office.
  • Maintained a clean reception area, including lounge and associated areas.
  • Screened all visitors and directed them to the correct employee or office.
  • Ran errands for boss related to job.
2001 to 03/2013 Senior Tax Associate Pkf O'connor Davies, Llp | Shelton, CT,
  • Answered and translated questions if neccesary and quickly  redirected calls.
  • Maintained a clean reception area, including lounge and associated areas.
  • Assisted in individual Federal and State Income tax preparation for clients.
06/2007 to 05/2009 Unclaimed Property Specialist Airgas Inc | Cambridge, MD,
  • Answered and quickly redirected up to 50 calls per day.
  • Assisted individulas in obtaining unclaimed property.
  • Filed documents pertaining to claims.
  • Assisted individuals in filing proper paperwork for unclaimed property claims.
  • Answered calls and questions clients might have.
  • Directed guests and routed deliveries and courier services.
  • Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages.
  • Opened and properly distributed incoming mail.
  • Greeted numerous visitors, including VIPs, vendors and interview candidates.
  • Helped distribute employee notices and mail around the office.
  • Maintained a clean reception area, including lounge and associated areas.
  • Screened all visitors and directed them to the correct employee or office.
Education
Expected in 1996 to to High School Diploma | Pueblo Highschool, Tucson, AZ GPA:
Expected in Current to to Associate of Arts | Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ GPA:
Expected in Current to to Real estate agent | Real Estate Hogan School of Real Estate, Tucson, AZ GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Pueblo Highschool
  • Pima Community College
  • Hogan School of Real Estate

Job Titles Held:

  • Legal Assistant
  • Senior Tax Associate
  • Unclaimed Property Specialist

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts
  • Real estate agent

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