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regional area controller resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Experienced Regional Controller with over 30 years of experience in the Automotive industry. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work well with others, in both supervisory and support staff roles. Strengths in Automotive compliance and Financial Analytics. Experience in policy development and staff management procedures positively impacting overall morale and productivity. Expert in California labor and payroll law. Seasoned Accounting Support professional with proven skills in managing routine and complex business accounting needs. Familiar with Automotive industry standards, state requirements and federal regulations. Familiar with managing schedules, directing teams and overseeing closing processes. Well-versed in GAAP, ledger updates and analyzing financial data extracted from CDK.

Skills
  • Knowledgeable about industry and state regulatory compliance in the Automotive industry
  • Proficient in CDK, Excel, Workday, Reverse Risk
  • Excel in multi tasking
  • Solid foundation in Dealership Accounting and Automotive complaince
  • Trained in California payroll law
Work History
Regional Area Controller, 10/2003 - Current
Mercy College New York, NY,
  • Developed and executed plans to monitor standard process adherence
  • Conducted training and change management processes to improve operations
  • Developed standard operating procedures and document workflow for current and future process steps
  • Adhered to established policies, procedures and compliance for stellar internal and external audit rating
  • Presented metric reporting and weekly account reviews to Management team
  • Operated with high integrity, built trust, and earned sustained credibility with management team and staff
  • Developed and maintained expense budget while applying monthly/yearly in depth analysis to continually decrease expenses
  • Analyzed current business plan, identified inefficiencies in existing processes, and tracked performance following implementation of improvements
  • Established and developed highly-efficient and dependable administrative team by cross training entire office staff, delivering ongoing coaching and motivation and fostering career advancement
  • Completed bi-weekly payroll for 160 employees
  • Communicated corporate objectives across all divisions through regular correspondence and scheduled status updates
  • Tracked and recorded team expenses and reconciled accounts to maintain accurate, current and compliant financial records
  • Produced high-quality documents, spreadsheets and presentations for General Manager and management team using Micorsoft Office and Excel
  • Strengthened controls to increase compliance with company, industry and regulatory standards
  • Generated financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures by the 5th business day of each month
  • Identified and investigated variances to financial plans and forecasts
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including chart of accounts
  • Reviewed accounts, resolved coding areas and tracked recurring expenses for accrual entry
  • Filed tax returns and prepared governmental reports in compliance with strict standards
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge on permits, certificates and documents mandatory for government departments
  • Boosted customer satisfaction ratings by resolving issues for speedy resolution
  • Discovered and resolved complex employee issues that affected management and business decisions
  • Promoted employee buy-in of organizational objectives by conducting orientations of new team members and regular town hall meetings for established employees
  • Streamlined HR efficiencies, coordinated new hire orientations and provided onboarding and training for 160 new employees
  • Developed succession plans and promotion paths for all staff
  • Maintained company compliance with all local, state and federal laws, in addition to establishing organizational standards
  • Produced documentation and reports regarding payroll activities
  • Provided subject matter expertise to management and employees regarding payroll issues
Office Manager, 01/1993 - 10/2003
Alliant Saint Louis, MO,
  • Tracked and recorded expenses and reconciled accounts to maintain accurate, current and compliant financial records
  • Compared vendor prices to ensure optimal savings
  • Hired, managed, developed and trained staff, established and monitored goals, conducted performance reviews and administered salaries for staff
  • Completed bi-weekly payroll for 100 employees. Including salaried, hourly, commission and bonuses
  • Established efficient workflow processes, monitored daily productivity and implemented modifications to improve overall effectiveness of personnel and activities
  • Consulted with company management to assess requirements and develop operational enhancements to streamline processes and increase team performance
  • Managed costs and billing and resolved financial discrepancies effectively through organizational management of account information using CDK and Reverse Risk
  • Worked with General Manager to create annual/monthly budget and tracked and reviewed actual expenses against projected expenses with all management staff monthly
  • Mitigated risk by implementing internal controls and safeguards for revenues and expenditures
  • Oversaw daily financial functions, including accounting, payroll and financial reporting
  • Developed policies to enhance compliance with regulatory guidelines, including Sarbanes-Oxley requirements
  • Supervised accurate, efficient and compliant completion of monthly financial reporting packages
  • Prepared and filed tax returns and generated monthly reports in compliance with regulatory and organizational standards
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge on permits, certificates and documents mandatory for government departments
  • Structured compensation and benefits according to market conditions and budget demands
  • Directed and controlled various benefit programs, including 401K, medical, dental and vision packages
  • Facilitated onboarding sessions and on-the-job training for new hires, bolstering employee job position knowledge and skillset
  • Maintained company compliance with all local, state and federal laws, in addition to establishing organizational standards
Accountant, 01/1990 - 10/1993
Brashers Auto Auction City, STATE,
  • Completed daily accounting tasks including tracking funds, preparing deposits and reconciling accounts
  • Completed daily cash functions like account tracking, payroll and wage allocations, budgeting, donating and all types of cash and banking reconciliations with 100% accuracy
  • Tracked various statistics and kept detailed records to support human resources department
  • Improved efficiency of operations, including data collection, analysis and modeling, to enhance practices and increase customer retention
  • Reviewed and processed employee expense reports and vendor invoices for payment
  • Strengthened controls to increase compliance with company, industry and regulatory standards
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1987
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Valley High School - Sacramento, CA
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: General Education, Expected in
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Consumnes River College - Sacramento,
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MBA: Accounting And Business Management, Expected in 02/2021
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Capella University - Sacramento,
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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Valley High School
  • Consumnes River College
  • Capella University

Job Titles Held:

  • Regional Area Controller
  • Office Manager
  • Accountant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • MBA

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