Jessica Claire
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Professional Profile

Seasoned certified public accountant specializing in small business and individual tax preparation, financial statement preparation, QuickBooks consulting, and bookkeeping. 

  • Tax expertise
  • Federal and state tax regulations
  • Multi-state payroll
  • Microsoft applications

  • QuickBooks ProAdvisor
  • Internal controls
  • Forecasting
  • Dave Ramsey ELP
Relevant Experience
  • In January 2007 started accounting and tax practice called "Ainsworth Accounting & Tax Services" which has steadily grown every year.  In January 2015 opened office in Lenexa, Kansas. 
  • Successfully implemented QuickBooks for numerous small businesses.  Trained owners and associates in proper accounting policies.
Owner, 2007 - Current
Banfield Pet Hospital Eden Prairie, MN, Manage client services including accounts payable, payroll and payroll tax preparation, sales and use tax reporting, income tax planning and preparation, budgeting and financial analysis, financial statement compilation, and system consulting for small to medium corporations. Provide individual income tax planning & preparation.
CPA, 02/2007 - 03/2013
American Cast Iron Pipe Company Fort Lauderdale, FL, Senior Accountant (part time) - Prepare financial statement compilations, bank reconciliations, account analysis, sales and use taxes and monthly journal entries for clients ranging from $50M - $10MM annual sales. Experienced in Quickbooks Premier, and Pro versions. Tax preparation for individuals and corporations using ProSeries software.
Accountant, 01/2007 - 12/2007
Coca-Cola Irvine, CA, (part time) - Prepared full service accounting for various small business clients including preparation of payroll tax returns, bank reconciliations, and financial statements. During tax season, prepare 1099s, W2s, and tax returns for individuals and small businesses.
Internal Auditor/Accounting Manager, 03/1989 - 07/2005
Federal-Mogul Corp City, STATE, Overall responsibility for FI/CO configuration, with emphasis on G/L, A/P, F/A, S/L, Legal Consolidations, Cost Center Accounting, PA, and Internal Orders. Most recent projects included archiving of FI and CO, integration points with SD team members on PA and automatic account assignment, security configuration for FI users, design of FI related interfaces to SAP. Familiar with Virsa security management software for managing internal controls and compliance with Sarbannes/Oxley act. Managed team of three system analysts in the FI/CO area. Responsible for continuous improvement and maintenance of SAP R/3 system as it related to all Finance areas. Included future integration of new facilities, configuration enhancements and development of new functionality, ongoing training and updates of manuals. Coordination with Basis group on installing new releases as well as archiving historical information. Development and design of SAP R/3 system for general ledger (FI), cost center spending (CO), report writer (SL), and financial reporting (Consolidations). Developed training material and conducted training courses for all users in Finance. Managed general ledger chart of accounts conversion from 10 separate general ledger systems to one common R/3 chart of accounts. Supervised 5 professional accountants. As a team we were responsible for the month-end close, account analysis, bank reconciliation, maintenance of three different general ledger systems, and financial statement preparation and review. Participated in integrated system selection. Supervised 2 professional accountants. Divisional focus on month-end close, account analysis, bank reconciliations. Key role in preparation and presentation of budget for the division. Financial statement preparation and analysis. Maintained Pansophic AS 400 general ledger system. Developed and monitored internal control policies. Performed internal audits of all areas within the company. Preparation of audit reports to management. Assisted external auditors in year-end audit procedures. Integral part of business consolidation of three separate acquisitions.
Senior Accountant, 09/1985 - 04/1989
Coopers & Lybrand City, STATE, Supervised audits of small to medium sized manufacturing, retail, and professional corporations. Prepared financial statements and tax returns for many small business clients.
Bachelor of Science: Accounting, Expected in 1985
University of Missouri-St. Louis - St. Louis, Missouri
University of Missouri-St. Louis - 9/81 to 5/85 Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Member of Beta Alpha Psi business fraternity

Kansas City Kansas Women's Chamber of Commerce

Kansas City Kansas Chamber of Commerce

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CPA Certified Public Accountant
Certified Quickbooks ProAdvisor
  • Business and Personal Income Tax Preparation
  • QuickBooks Online, Pro, and Premier
  • Payroll and Payroll Tax Processing with QuickBooks
  • Microsoft Excel & Word

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