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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary
Experienced Accounting Professional with 25+ years of experience dedicated to all aspects of accounting with a strong emphasis on accounts receivable, credit and collections as well as cash forecasting. Strong overall experience in general accounting, knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) as well as Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) guidelines and Audits. Possess strong commitment to team environment with the ability to supervise staff, contribute expertise and follow leadership directives. *Resourcefully skilled to independently research, analyze, collect, reconcile and resolve issues related to accounts receivable and collection accounts as well as experience in full cycle accounts payable duties such as matching, coding & entering invoices. Preparing and distributing account payable checks, prepared & process all manual checks. Ran several weekly reports regarding GL accounts. Interfaced and handled all vendor related calls and issues. *Possess experience working for a Non-Profit organization preparing quarterly designation checks & reports, also requesting from Designated Agencies 501©3 forms for tax purposes along with reconciling bank statements. Possess experience as accounts receivable manager with two subordinates. Self-motivated able to implement decisions and set effective priorities to achieve both immediate and long-term goals. Assist in the training of new and update current team members and create training manual for M3 system. Thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
Skills
Excel, Windows 2010, MS Works, MS Word, Quicken, SAP, AS400, QuickBooks, Peachtree, SBT for Windows, Top Giver Pro, ACCPACC for Windows, MIP Non-profit For Windows, MS Dos 6.0, Lotus 123, MS Money, Tax Cut.
Experience
01/2016 to Present Luxfer Gas Cylinders Staff Accountant | , ,
  • Prepare month-end journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Participate in month-end close process.
  • Manage commission requests/calculations and payouts.
  • Ensure intercompany accounts are reconciled and netted.
  • Initiate/approve wire transfers as needed.
  • Assist in financial audits as required.
  • Report and submit annual property tax returns and report and submit monthly and quarterly Sales and Use tax filings.
  • Report and submit annual business license documents.
  • Create and edit general ledger accounts.
  • Reconcile monthly CWIP/Fixed Assets, Capitalize, dispose.
  • Monthly reconciliation and amortization of Prepaids.
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Backup for Payroll.
  • Backup for Accounts Receivable.
  • Weekly updating of PICF schedule and Cash Forecast report.
01/2012 to 01/2016 Luxfer Gas Cylinders Credit Specialist | , ,
  • Responsible for reporting on monthly Accounts Receivable and Collection Accounts.
  • Research and resolve customer disputes to facilitate payment.
  • Review and increase Account Lines of credit and, make recommendations based on company policies.
  • Utilized credit bureau Dunn & Bradstreet to evaluate new customer accounts for credit.
  • Release or place orders on credit hold.
  • Review aging report to improve collection and minimize bad debt write-offs.
  • Monitor payment trends to reduce DSO and meet department goals.
  • Interface with Sales, Customer Service Department and Production.
  • Support all internal and external financial audit activities associated with accounts receivable, and ensure all data requested is accurate and provided promptly.
  • Keep informed of emerging trends and developments effecting the organization including bankruptcies and write-offs and new customer accounts.
  • Work with Accounting Manager to effectively balance workflow.
01/2007 to 01/2012 Credit and Collections Specialist/Trainer NA | , ,
  • Responsible for reporting on monthly Accounts Receivable and Collection Accounts.
  • Research and resolve customer disputes to facilitate payment.
  • Review and increase Account Lines of credit and, make recommendations based on company policies.
  • Utilized credit bureau Dunn & Bradstreet to evaluate new customer accounts for credit.
  • Release or place orders on credit hold.
  • Review aging report to improve collection and minimize bad debt write-offs.
  • Monitor payment trends to reduce DSO and meet department goals.
  • Interface with Sales, Customer Service Department and Production.
  • Train new and current team members.
  • Facilitate Bio supply credit approvals in support of Sales Operations Department.
  • Support all internal and external financial audit activities associated with accounts receivable, and ensure all data requested is accurate and provided promptly.
  • Keep informed of emerging trends and developments effecting the organization including bankruptcies and write-offs and new customer accounts.
  • Work with Credit Manager to effectively balance workflow.
Education and Training
Expected in 07/31/15 to to | University of Phoenix - BSACC, , GPA:
Expected in 04/29/12 to to | University of Phoenix - AAACC, , GPA:
Expected in March 1988 to to Accounting Certificate | Sawyer Business College, , GPA:
Expected in 2008 to to Certificate in Accounting; (CEU's: Mastering in Collections, Business to Business, Collection Law | , , GPA:
Expected in to to , Assertiveness Skills for Managers & Supervisors 2011, Microsoft Excel 2011, Training the Trainer 2010, Creative Leadership for Managers, Supervisors, and Team Leaders 2010, Excelling as a First-Time Supervisor 2009, HIPAA Certified 2010), Member of American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers. | , , GPA:
Skills
account reconciliations, Accounting, Accounting Manager, Accounts Receivable, AS400, Backup, balance, monthly bank reconciliations, Credit, Customer Service, edit, financial audits, financial audit, Fixed Assets, general ledger accounts, Leadership, Law, Lotus 123, Microsoft Excel, Excel, MS Money, Windows, MS Word, MS Works, MS Dos 6.0, Payroll, Peachtree, policies, profit, QuickBooks, Quicken, reporting, Research, Sales, SAP, SBT, Supervisor, Tax, tax returns, Trainer, workflow
Activities and Honors

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School Attended

  • University of Phoenix - BSACC
  • University of Phoenix - AAACC
  • Sawyer Business College

Job Titles Held:

  • Luxfer Gas Cylinders Staff Accountant
  • Luxfer Gas Cylinders Credit Specialist
  • Credit and Collections Specialist/Trainer

Degrees

  • Accounting Certificate
  • Certificate in Accounting; (CEU's: Mastering in Collections, Business to Business, Collection Law
  • , Assertiveness Skills for Managers & Supervisors 2011, Microsoft Excel 2011, Training the Trainer 2010, Creative Leadership for Managers, Supervisors, and Team Leaders 2010, Excelling as a First-Time Supervisor 2009, HIPAA Certified 2010), Member of American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers.

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