Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Flexible Accounting Manager who adapts seamlessly to constantly evolving environment and accounting processes and technology.

Strong work ethic and successful at managing multiple projects and consistently meeting deadlines under pressure.


Budget forecasting expertise

Account reconciliation expert

PeopleSoft knowledge

Effective time management

Excellent managerial techniques

Flexible team player

  • Process implementation
  • Decisive leader
  • P&L management

Formally recognized for excellence as the Division Westifield Star in 2008 as well as certificate of excellence awarded for 2007.

09/2005 to 09/2008
Revenue Accountant Tripactions Seattle, WA,
  • Completed monthly, quarterly and annual bank reconciliations for 11 small companies.
  • Performed debit, credit and total accounts on computer spreadsheets/databases, using specialized accounting software.
  • Received, recorded, and banked cash, checks, and vouchers as well as reconciled records of bank transactions.
  • Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts while under tight deadlines.
  • Aligned all financial activity with the regulations of the GAAP.
  • Revised and streamlined inefficient work procedures with automation software.
  • Prepared an average of [number] annual federal, state and local tax returns for both individuals and businesses.
  • All encompassing revenue accounting position with intent focus on accounts receivable and cash applications Work with Airport general managers to prepare monthly fee statements which allocate revenue distributions to our company and our clients.
  • Ensure tenant accounts are billed and adjusted accurately, as per lease, in a timely fashion, including percent rent Monthly preparation and posting of journal entries for 10 Airport contracts Provide system and procedure training and support to Airport general managers Conduct monthly closing and financial review for projects Train and oversee Airport Accountant with daily cash distribution and reconciliation projects Train and assist in E1 (formerly JD Edwards) software conversion.
09/2008 to 09/2012
Senior Accountant Brookfield Properties - Development Honolulu, HI,

Executed accounts receivable reporting enhancements and reconciliation procedures.

Addressed and resolved non-routine, complex and unexpected variances.

Reviewed accountantÆs book entries to ensure accuracy of the G/L.

Worked with management to document and offset unusual expense variances in their respective areas.

Reconciled bank statements to clients' books and prepared financial statements from client documents.

Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts while under tight deadlines.

Collaborated extensively with auditors during preliminary and year-end audit processes.

Reduced closing time for monthly and quarterly close by [number]% by implementing new consolidation procedures.

Thoroughly reviewed financial statements and tax audits to correct any discrepancies.

Revised and streamlined inefficient work procedures with automation software.

Coordinated fixed asset additions and retirements.

Deposited third party checks, as well as monthly reserve transfers.

Opened and assigned new client accounts.

Conducted month-end balance sheet reviews and reconciled any variances.

Rectified escalated accounts payable issues from employees and vendors.

Researched and resolved billing and invoice problems.

Verified details of transactions, including funds received and total account balances.

Calculated figures such as discounts, percentage allocations and credits.

09/2012 to Current
Manager, Accounting Rtx Mattapan, MA,

Collaborated extensively with auditors during preliminary and year-end audit processes.

Reduced closing time for monthly and quarterly close by [number]% by implementing new consolidation procedures.

Tracked all capital spending against approved capital requests.

Restructured and analyzed [Software program] to improve budget reporting.

Thoroughly reviewed financial statements and tax audits to correct any discrepancies.

Revised and streamlined inefficient work procedures with automation software.

Educated management on strategies for minimizing tax liability.

Managed accounting operations, accounting close, account reporting and reconciliations.

Managed team of [number] of professionals.

Prepared monthly and annual expense forecasts, including any necessary recommended action required to manage costs to achieve budget.

01/2005 to 09/2005
Supervisor Troon Golf, L.L.C. Renton, WA,
  • Supervise 2 Lease Administrators with a portfolio of approx 3 properties each, includes training the individual Review and post recurring and manual billings done by lease administrators Review and post Straight-line accruals billed by lease administrators Review and post manual billings generated by onsite personnel Assist in the SOX requirements Continue to Administer 3 building portfolio along with Supervising duties while short staffed.
07/2004 to 01/2005
Lease Administrator/Revenue Accountant Virginia Eye Consultants Mansfield, OH,
  • Interpret, set up and abstract executed lease documents for Retail Tenants, includes Main Street Tenants and Sponsorships Generate and analyze monthly recurring billing reports.
  • Generate monthly Gross Lease Occupancy Schedules and analyze and document changes Review tenant sales module for break point analysis and percent rent billings Generate and balance Straight-Line accruals reports for each property Controller's review Assist in preparation of year end CAM and TAX reconciliation Perform month end close process with the NOI Accounting Department Perform regular audits and maintain tenant AR by way of manual adjustments Work closely with on-sites Accounting Manages and staff regarding collections and Tenant issues Perform on demand special projects issued by department Manages and department Director Maintain both electronic and paper files of required reports for SOX compliance requirements.
11/2003 to 08/2004
Billing Specialist Firstservice Residential Phoenix, AZ,
  • Maintain the recurring billings and renewal contracts for a portfolio of Hospitals and Health Centers Provide account reconciliation and analysis as requested by management or customers Research and provide order history, payment history, and other account data to customer and internal departments Assisted in maintaining a control file that is usually only accessed by upper management Review Purchase Order requisitions and authorizations for completeness and accuracy.
  • Generate client invoices and/or create sales orders upon receipt of daily, weekly and monthly production reports.
  • Post new activity to SBT accounting system, Support Magic help desk system and License Control File.
  • Prepare quotes, account analysis and status reports for clients.
  • Provide answers to customer and employee inquiries.
  • Complete special projects and assist billing supervisor as necessary.
  • Worked with other members of team to ensure that we closed the accounting period at deadlines.
10/2002 to 10/2003
Jr. Accountant Familylinks Braddock Hills, PA,
  • Manage AP and AR for over five properties in the excess of approximately 1.2 million per property annually.
  • Review and amend reports submitted by property managers.
  • Prepare and update monthly check registers for all properties including bank reconciliations.
  • Assist with yearly audits.
  • Assist in maintaining AP and AR computing software; troubleshoot technical problems; instruct and train employees on accurate software use.
06/1996 to 10/2002
Assistant Manager Heritage Financial Corporation Kelso, WA,
  • Manage day-to-day operations for a Senior Complex: 95 units.
  • Prepare and submit financial and stat reports: cash flows, delinquencies, rent rolls, and vacancies.
  • Provide month end reconciliation reports to main office and board of directors.
  • Interview and admit applicants for tenancy.
  • Recertify section 8 tenants in compliance with HUD regulations.
  • Process monthly HUD vouchers for Tenant Assistant Payments.
  • Collect, process and deposit tenant rent payments.
  • Assemble employee biweekly payroll, and vendor invoices for payment.
  • Purchase necessary supplies and equipment required for property operation and building maintenance.
  • Supervise three staff maintenance personnel and oversee coordinators and security personnel.
  • Hire contractors for prospective work in the building.
03/1994 to 01/1996
Bank Teller Crestar Bank City, STATE,
  • Maintained accountability of transactions including the control and supervision of large amounts of cash flow daily.
  • Compute figures with speed and accuracy.
  • Operated ATM machine and computer systems for processed data retrieval for daily branch settlement.
  • Maintained excellent public relations with customers.
Expected in 2003
Bachelor of Arts: Economics
Howard University - Washington, DC

Minor in Business Management

Expected in
MBA: Financial Management
University of MD, University College - College Park, MD

Emphasis in Information Systems.

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Additional Information
  • Westfield Star Employee 2008.
  • Certificate Award of Excellence 2007.

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