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Jessica
Claire
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Summary
May 15, 2018 Quennie Co Shell Oil Products Company LLC RE: Finance Advisor 77799BR Dear Quennie, I am interested in the Finance Advisor role available in the Downstream Finance organization. I believe I possess the necessary skills and experience you are seeking and would make a valuable addition to your organization. I have 20 years of energy Accounting and Finance experience, having spent the majority in Trading organizations, including the last 13 years in Shell Trading. I bring strong analytical and problem-solving skills and the flexibility to collaborate with multiple groups in the organization to achieve results. I am excited about the role because of the opportunity to learn about Lubricants Supply Chain and develop an understanding of the business drivers in the commercial decision-making process and to be able to contribute to the delivery of a business specific agenda. I have included my resume for Sincerely, Jessica Claire To become a Finance Advisor in the Downstream Finance organization where I can apply my finance and accounting background, strong analytical skills and ability to effectively collaborate with other groups to contribute to a specific business agenda.
Skills
  • Performance Excel
  • Collaboration Word
  • Authenticity MS Access
  • Strong analytical skills PowerPoint
  • Diligent in resolving issues SAP
  • Strong knowledge of overall financial concepts
  • Accounting, Shipping
  • Accountant, Supervisor
  • Accounts Payable, Tax
  • Accounts Receivable, Trainer
  • Go-live, Upgrade
  • Streamline, Valuation
  • Ad
  • Analytical skills
  • Balance Sheet
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • CPA
  • Documentation
  • Estimating
  • Finance
  • Financial
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Statements
  • Inventory control
  • Inventory
  • Access
  • MS Access
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Word
  • Migration
  • MSI
  • Performance reviews
  • Policies
  • Processes
  • Project Management
  • Receiving
  • Reporting
  • SAP
Education and Training
, Expected in 2015 Excel, Access and PowerPoint classes : - GPA :
, Expected in 2015 Grow Business Value : - GPA :
, Expected in 2014 Collaborate at : - GPA :
, Expected in 2014 Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA) : - GPA : - Lead Authentically
, Expected in 2013 Leaders of Teams Program : - GPA : - Deliver Performance
, Expected in 2009 Women's Career Development : - GPA :
, Expected in 2008 : - GPA :
, Expected in 2008 Project Management by the Numbers : - GPA :
Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX Expected in 1996 BBA : Accounting - GPA :
Experience
Novartis Ag - Process Expert
Los Angeles, CA, 12/2016 - 09/2018
  • Continuously supported other groups to share business knowledge and bridge gaps between different areas such as Commercial, Operations Support, Finance Operations and IT to resolve issues and improve processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data, diagnose potential issues and provide solutions when system issues occur and adjustments are needed to report amounts correctly in the Financial Statements.
  • Managed Financial Close process for STUSCO (Domestic and International) and STC (Canadian) Crude, participated on the change control board for Blueprint enhancements, and monitored and supported system changes to ensure proper accounting treatment for new business and standardization between STUSCO and STC.
  • Selected Highlights:.
  • Diagnosed issue with the inventory valuation in Endur when Canadian crude business was implemented into the same system as U.S.
  • Crude and worked with IT Support to implement solution and resolve issue.
  • Trained and successfully migrated tasks to FO Chennai STUSCO Crude Analysts' and Supervisor.
  • Facilitated communication between auditors and other groups when additional support was needed as well as helped them understand the processes and controls which we perform.
  • Maintained SOX compliance for STUSCO Crude inventory, analyzed changes and calculated adjustments as needed based on information from Operations to ensure amounts were reported correctly.
  • Maintained SOX compliance in preparation and distribution of the netting and associate disclosures and estimate versus actual reporting to ensure amounts were presented correctly for proper external reporting.
Trinity Health Corporation - Crude Accounting Supervisor
Kentwood, MI, 01/2012 - 11/2016
  • While maintaining responsibilities under Senior Financial Analyst, became first-time supervisor of two direct reports and completed the Leader of Teams program.
  • Supported Blueprint upgrade and continued stabilization of the system, receiving SRA's for work on the project.
  • Coordinated netting project for STUSCO working with various groups and proposed ways of streamlining the process to ensure Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable were presented correctly in the Financial Statements.
  • Coordinated migration of tasks for Project Lily to ensure successful migration.
  • Selected Highlights:.
  • Conducted and provided constructive feedback during performance reviews.
  • Utilized strong interpersonal skills to encourage learning and development of staff, including delegation of tasks to direct reports.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with Commercial, Operations and Finance Operations to facilitate streamlining of processes and communication of system changes to other groups.
  • Developed process for estimate versus actual analysis and IFRS 7 netting disclosure post-Blueprint implementation.
  • Reduced time spent on estimate versus actual analysis and in Financial Statement errors reported through coordinated effort with Commercial and Operations to ensure data was updated in Endur correctly and/or information was provided from the groups when manual intervention was required.
  • Gained broader understanding of end to end processes for SOPUS MSI through participation in a Causal Learning workshop as well as importance of communication, authority and accountability when there are multiple hand-offs in the end to end process.
  • Maintained SOX compliance in preparation and distribution of the netting disclosure and estimate versus actual reporting to ensure amounts were presented correctly for proper external reporting.
Cognizant Technology Solutions - Senior Financial Analyst
Palo Alto, CA, 06/2009 - 12/2011
  • Managed Financial Close process for STUSCO and STC Crude, as well as participated in the TSAP and Blueprint implementations.
  • Received SRA's for efforts on both system implementations.
  • Post go-live, partnered with related support group to develop and implement system enhancements and reports.
  • Also, responsible for preparation and distribution of internal and external reporting requests including variance analysis as well as being the focal point for audit requests.
  • Selected highlights:.
  • Ensured that standard accounting principles & policies are adhered to.
  • Collaborated with multiple teams to design and implement improvements including the addition of new Endur fields to streamline the Ad Valorem tax reporting process and netting counterparty identification as well as the re-design of the LCM and Negative Inventory calculations.
  • Ensured completeness of the financial close process by estimating income & Balance Sheet accounts through coordinated effort between traders, schedulers and other accounting groups.
  • Maintained SOX compliance for the STUSCO crude inventory control, analyzed changes and calculated adjustments as needed based on information from Operations.
  • Maintained SOX compliance in preparation and distribution of the associate disclosure to ensure amounts were presented correctly for external reporting.
Shell Trading Services Company - Functional Lead
City, STATE, 04/2008 - 05/2009
  • Participated in end-to-end migration process through coordination with Change Manager, Shipping Supervisor and Crude Accounting Manager and completed migration documentation and delivered training to SBSC Chennai staff.
  • Increased knowledge of the various processes for the Domestic Shipping area as well as others by collaborating with the other leads on the migration team.
  • Selected highlights:.
  • Effectively delivered training to SBSC Staff on an area, system and processes not known previously virtually and face-to-face in Chennai, India.
  • Created on-line quizzes, final exams, and surveys used to assess staff readiness and identify any gaps in training from both trainee and trainer perspective.
  • Identified, tracked and documented performance, identified any issues, and developed plan to address staff challenges and escalation process.
  • Reviewed related risks and documented mitigation actions for business specific risks.
  • Identified lessons learned from end-to-end migration process.
  • Consulted with Change Manager, Shipping Supervisor and Crude Accounting Manager to manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Coordinated hosting of 8 staff from SBSC Chennai.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Sam Houston State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Process Expert
  • Crude Accounting Supervisor
  • Senior Financial Analyst
  • Functional Lead

Degrees

  • Excel, Access and PowerPoint classes
  • Grow Business Value
  • Collaborate at
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Certified Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
  • Leaders of Teams Program
  • Women's Career Development
  • Project Management by the Numbers
  • BBA

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