senior accountant resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

FINANCIAL ANALYST HEALTHCARE CRUISE LINE Accountant with a record of delivering a quality work product in a demanding and ever-changing work environment. A strategic thinker who has consistently identified areas for improvement and created solutions that have saved time and costs. Adept at partnering with numerous departments to ensure deadlines are met. Able to work effectively with little or no supervision. Experienced Senior Accountant successful at cultivating effective working relationships at all levels while driving improvements to budget administration, expense tracking and forecasting of future financial needs. Proven track record of performing work ethically while maintaining integrity of all financial data.

  • Payroll Auditing
  • Financial Statements Review
  • ERP Software
  • Information Systems Examination
Work History
01/2015 to Current Senior Accountant Grubhub | Blackwood, NJ,
  • Maintain accuracy and integrity of financial and statistical data in accordance with corporate accounting policies
  • Assist Controller in direction and administration of financial operations, actively involved in divestment of Hialeah Hospital to Steward Healthcare
  • Manage three accounting team members
  • Month end close procedures including monetary and statistical journal entries from internal and external data
  • Review monthly financial statements and provide detailed explanation of variances
  • Work closely with department heads to manage spending and investigate material variances
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations
  • Research discrepancies and prepare correcting journal entries as needed
  • Follow up with appropriate parties regarding outstanding items and clear balances over sixty days
  • Maintain fixed assets including create capital expenditure request, close out completed projects and transfer to fixed asset register
  • Accounts Payable
  • Assign general ledger account numbers to invoices in electronic AP System and work closely with centralized AP department to resolve issues and get invoices paid in timely manner
  • Cost accounting including revenue/expense match
  • Provide support in ensuring that all monthly reports, including Performance Summary (Narrative) are completed by assigned deadline
  • Agency for Healthcare Administration reports to assist in monitoring of hospital's internal controls and compliance
  • Perform Monthly SOX compliance test
  • Participate in completion of following annual reports: Cost Reporting Package and Federal Tax Package
  • Assist with on-boarding of new Directors.
  • Oversaw team of three accounting staff.
  • Maintained full ap compliance for [Type] business turning over $[Amount] in revenue per year
04/2007 to 08/2014 Staff Accountant Yusen Logistics | Woburn, MA,
  • Responsible for reviewing approximately 130 monthly financial reports received from shipboard management
  • Prepare adjusting journal entries and accruals during month-end closings
  • Reviewed financial reports received from 24 Carnival Cruise Lines vessels to prepare journal entries for revenue, expenses, monthly accruals, inter-company payables/receivables and amortization schedules for review by management
  • All reports were created within established deadlines and adhered to corporate compliance standards
  • Balance Sheets
  • Prepared monthly account reconciliations and identified and corrected items to reduce outstanding balances
  • Intercompany account reconciliations with USA, United Kingdom and Australian based brands
  • Worked closely with numerous operating groups to research and explain variances to forecast and budget
  • Prepared monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial statements
  • Consistently found and corrected errors in financial statements which resulted in reduced fraud and maintained compliance
  • Selected to be part of test team tasked with evaluating new casino management and financial system
  • Made several suggestions for improvement which were incorporated into final software version
  • Cross-trained new employees to assist with their successful onboarding.
11/2005 to 03/2007 Staff Accountant/Analyst HCA HEALTHCARE, East Florida Supply Chain | City, STATE,
  • Prepared monthly journal entries, analyze and account reconciliations to accurately close monthly and annual fiscal periods with respect to both corporation and division
  • Supervised Accounts Payable Supervisors as needed.
  • Prepared detailed monthly actual to budget variance reports to support management in review of monthly operating performance and allocation
  • Compiled budget and performance data and participated in detailed review of annual operating budgets and performance projections
  • Prepared yearly corporate tax work papers and complied monthly statistics and key indicators for each supply chain
  • Performed timely internal compliance audits for departments including Purchasing, Accounts Payable, Payroll and Treasury
  • Responsible for internal portion of comprehensive audit on Accounts Payable function ensuring accurate and timely transmission to external auditors
  • Recommended change in Fixed Asset and Depreciation classifications to comply with corporate accounting policies
  • Identified need to implement controls arising from internal Accounts Payable audit
  • Reduced month-end close process from 10 days to 6 days
  • Made recommendations to separate duties to maintain corporate compliance.
Expected in 07/2010 to to MBA | Nova Southeastern University, Huizenga School of Business, Davie, FL, GPA:
Expected in 07/2000 to to B.Sc. | Accounting University of Technology, Kingston, Jamaica, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Nova Southeastern University, Huizenga School of Business
  • University of Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff Accountant
  • Staff Accountant/Analyst


  • MBA
  • B.Sc.

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