senior accountant resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Accounting, Corporate Finance, Reporting Skills, Attention to detail, Detail-Oriented, Reporting Research Results, Confidentiality, Time Management, Date Entry Management, Strong Excel Skills, Ability to Multi-task, Excellent Written and Verbal Communication, Strong Work Ethic with Positive Can-Do Attitude, Ability to work independently and in group settings, Analytical thinker with the ability to conduct research and resolve complex problems

  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • General Ledger Updates
  • Accounting Procedures Validation
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Processing Checks and Invoices
  • Problem-Solving
  • Accounting Policy and Control
  • Effective and Professional Communication
  • Audit Preparation
  • Accounting Records Analysis
  • Critical Thinking and Analysis
  • Financial Controls
  • Cash Analysis
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Document Recordkeeping
  • Financial Reporting
  • Reliability and Integrity Improvement
  • Relationship Building
  • Personnel Recordkeeping Review
  • Financial Statements Review
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounting Software Systems
  • Decision Making
  • Financial Statements
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Journal Entry Preparation
  • Discrepancy Reconciliation
  • Monthly and Annual Journal Entries
  • Report Preparation
Senior Accountant, 05/2021 - Current
Mercy College Manhattan, NY,
  • Created and implemented procedures and best practices for bank reconciliation process and completed balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Organized accounts for industry audits and supported audit process.
  • Completed updates to general ledger by adding latest entries and reviewing transactions entered by staff.
  • Determined tax owed, completed and filed returns and upheld compliance with applicable laws.
  • Managed and prepared journal entries and reconciliations to support monthly general ledger closing activities.
  • Managed month-end and year-end close duties, administered additions and performed maintenance and reporting of corporate fixed assets.
  • Collaborated with Controller and external auditors to conduct year-end close process.
  • Reviewed and reconciled discrepancies in accounts and financial documentation.
  • Managed financial operations, month-end reporting, financial schedules and reconciliations.
  • Performed general ledger account reconciliations and generated updated financial documents.
  • Completed month-end and year-end close procedures and reconciled bank accounts.
  • Managed accounting department staff members and workload.
  • Devised, implemented and enforced effective accounting systems.
  • Analyzed files and accounts for discrepancies and resolved variances.
  • Successfully converted manual accounting system to electronic system to reduce errors and improve efficiency.
Senior Accountant, 01/2020 - Current
Mercy College Des Moines, IA,
  • Manage monthly and quarterly cash accounting close processes, including foreign currency and intercompany transactions
  • Performed account reconciliations
  • Participated in the preparation of quarterly reviews and audits from external auditors
  • Assisted in financial reporting, including SEC and management reporting
  • Researched transactions for appropriate accounting treatment and documented findings
  • Helped ensure SOX compliance
  • Prepared journal entries and postings to the general ledger
  • Assisted with ASC 842lease accounting implementations
  • Read, reviewed, and identified leases
  • Prepped monthly lease entries, lease reconciliations and correcting entries in accordance with ASC-842
  • Helped transition company to LeaseQuery for lease accounting needs.
Senior Accountant, 01/2019 - 01/2020
Mercy College Yorktown, IN,
  • Experienced in preparing reports, returns and other documents for clients
  • Administered and processed payroll for clients from updating payroll systems to issuing W2s
  • Prepared bi-weekly payroll tax schedules and bi-weekly and quarterly withholding payments in compliance with federal, state and locality
  • Preparing and distributing tax forms including 1099s,1098 and 1096
  • Proven ability to work closely with audit teams, tax teams and other members of the firm
  • Experienced in processing month-end balancing, journal entries and providing analysis of GL accounts
  • Worked with internal and external auditors with documentation, inquiries, and document requests while providing little to no interruption to the business
  • Control walkthrough with process owners and documentation of the process
  • Prepared monthly account analysis and reconciliation to balance accounts
  • Complied monthly budgets for a variety of clients including non-profits for board presentations
  • Proven ability in data analytics of capitalized project expenditures and expenses contributable to the year-end Financial Statements
Senior Financial Analyst, 07/2016 - 11/2018
Emerson Electric Co. Hartford, CT,
  • Complied taxes for 7 entities, managed budgets totaling $8.8 Million
  • Provided audits and oversights, for compliance, accuracy and consistency
  • Implemented spreadsheets tracking system to improve checks and balances, with increased efficiencies of 150%
  • Responsible for the release and intake of 35,000 freight cars a year, coordinated with freight managers of major transportation companies including Union Pacific and Burlington Northern
  • Compiled and analyzed account information to prepare asset, liability and capital account entries
  • Prepared balance sheets, profit and loss statements and other reports to provide summaries of current financial statuses
  • Managed bi-weekly payroll
  • Reporting and modeling cash positions
  • General ledger accounting and reconciliation, financial reporting and analysis for assigned functional areas
  • Preformed monthly closing procedures including statements for journal entries, close schedules, fixed asset roll forward
  • Created monthly expense reports analyze actual results with plans and forecasts explaining variances/ P&Ls and provide variance analysis for management review
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Finance, Expected in 12/2017
Westminster College - Salt Lake City, UT
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  • Westminster College

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