senior accountant resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Senior Accountant eager to contribute to team success through smart work and attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of Month end close processes. Motivated to learn, grow, and excel in the accounting and Finance Industry.

  • Financial statements analysis
  • ESPP Plan Administration
  • Blackline Administration
  • Financial process documentation
  • Variance analysis
  • General ledger accounting
  • Balance Sheet Account reconciliations
  • Month End Closing processes
Work History
Senior Accountant, 03/2020 - Current
At&T Rockford, IL,
  • Prepared monthly journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Prepared accounts for industry audits and supported audit process.
  • Wrote footnotes for 10K and Q filing.
  • Reconciled accounts and created documents for closure procedures.
  • Prepare month end close journal entries, including payroll, accruals, prepaids, & amortizations.
  • Reconcile bank accounts and perform revaluations on foreign currency transactions.
  • Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations relating to payroll and other general ledger items.
  • Liaise with other departments within Ciena for balance sheet reconciling items.
  • Ensure timely closing of general ledger in accordance with reporting deadlines.
  • Administration of BlackLine, including setting up new users, assigning accounts, and ensuring all company reconciliations are completed for each period.
  • Work directly with internal and external auditors during year-end and interim audits.
  • Administer new grants and setup of ESPP plans in E*Trade system.
  • Process stock option exercises and quarterly RSU (Restricted Stock Unit) releases.
  • Prepare stock compensation expense journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Interpret equity plan documentation and policies to assist in resolving employee issues.
  • Maintain documentation and generate periodic reporting.
  • Liaise with other departments, including HR, Accounting, Payroll, Tax and Legal to ensure key stakeholders are informed and aligned as appropriate.
Integration consultant, 10/2019 - 03/2020
Benefitfocus San Diego, CA,

· Prepared detailed workflow processes of the senior and staff accountants to include allocations, cash expense reports, month end close processes.

· Involved in the general ledger cross walk between the two hospitals to determine the merged entities' General Ledger structure.

· Worked closely with over 9 different accountants to understand their month end processes to include financials, profit and loss statements as well as preparing month end board packages in order to document their work flows accurately.

· Worked with the Doctors Community Hospital accountants to understand and document their workflow in order to formulate combined month end work plan for the merged entity.

Senior Accountant, 09/2016 - 09/2019
At&T Saginaw, MI,
  • An international humanitarian agency that provides assistance to over 130M people in Africa,Asia,Latin America, Middle East and Eastern Europe.
  • Responsible for the proper accounting treatment for contributions receivable, including bequests and Rice Bowl programs.
  • Review bequest calculations provided by the Charitable Giving department and reconcile monthly bequest receivable to the general ledger.
  • Work closely with grants unit to record and track all Federal Government grants and funds.
  • Supported monthly general ledger closing activities, including preparing journal entries and reconciliations of assigned balance sheet and related revenue and expenditure accounts, including reserve accounts for receivables and NICRA.
  • Involved in the preparation of the financial packages to the Board by helping with variance analysis of various accounts.
  • Responsible for accounting for multiple Agency bank accounts, including investments, monetization and Euro accounts and coordination with Global Treasury staff.
  • Record Agency's investment activity, including realized gains/losses, unrealized gains/losses, income, expenses and transfers, on a monthly basis.
  • Handled month-end and year-end end finances by managing and reporting fixed assets and other data including depreciation, additions, transfers, disposals and reconciliations of all asset expense and balance sheet accounts.
  • Assist various departments with their budget inquiries related to spending based on board approved budgets including capital appropriations and operating budgets, and communicated findings to senior management.
  • Monitored hiring, training, performance, and development of Summer Interns.
  • Assisted team members in transitioning from JD Edwards to Oracle R13 through extensive training and testing.
Senior Staff Accountant, 06/2010 - 08/2016
1-800-Flowers.Com, Inc. New York City, NY,
  • Responsible for all day-to-day accounting for the company's US and Canadian entity.
  • Assisted with monthly and quarterly financial statements.
  • Posted journal entries in the books of accounts during quarterly close and bank reconciliations.
  • Assisted outside auditors each quarter to include preparing schedules and providing explanation of supporting materials and procedures.
  • Prepared monthly management information reports for all selling, general and administrative expenses.
  • Reviewed and verified employee expense reports to ensure compliance with company travel policy.Prepared invoices of all employee expense reports and disbursement of payments.
  • Acted as the first point of contact for any vendor or customer payments issues.
  • Assisted with bi-weekly payroll for 650 employees.
Bachelor of Accounting: , Expected in
University of Bangalore - ,
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Certified Public Accountant, : , Expected in
State of Virginia - ,
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MBA: Finance and Marketing, Expected in
University of Bangalore - ,
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School Attended

  • University of Bangalore
  • State of Virginia
  • University of Bangalore

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Accountant
  • Integration consultant
  • Senior Accountant
  • Senior Staff Accountant


  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Certified Public Accountant,
  • MBA

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