Senior Accountant resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Accomplished and dedicated hospitality professional with 9+ years of financial, operational and administrative experience. Self-portfolio includes financial & rooms management, leadership experience, guest experience improvement, and rapid company evolvement. Broad based background also includes years of experience as the Property Controller for a boutique hotel located in Warwick, Rhode Island. Portfolio also includes exceptional work, commitment to results and top-level organization.

  • Xenia Profitsword
  • M3 Accounting Core
  • Sage Intacct Accounting
  • Great Planes Accounting
  • Quickbooks
  • Maestro PMS
  • OnQ PMS
  • Opera PMS
  • Delphi – Sales Force
  • Silverware POS
  • Micros POS
  • Paylocity Payroll
  • Exponent HR Payroll
  • Netchex Payroll
Work History
12/2019 to Current
Senior Accountant Current New York, NY,
  • Senior Accountant responsible for the full preparation of month end closing procedures for all Country Clubs and restaurants owned by the company. Additionally responsible for the oversight of all accounting, human resources, payroll and IT personnel and projects.
  • Responsible for daily bank deposits, banking transfers, maintenance of property banking and petty cash funds, verifying postings and audit reports, credit card transfers, AP, AR, and inventory control.
  • Responsible for the calculation of tax owed, prepared and submitted returns and upheld compliance with all applicable laws.
  • Set up and improved accounting systems and processes to meet business needs and maximize effectiveness of operations.
  • Drafted financial documents, including variance reports, regulatory filings and related schedules.
  • Reviewed budgets, including capital appropriations and operating budgets, and communicated findings to ownership.
  • Handled month-end and year-end end finances by managing and reporting fixed assets and other data.
04/2016 to 12/2019
Property Controller Brown Harris Stevens Residential Management, Llc New York, NY,
  • Responsible for all accounting including month-end closing and financial statement preparation. Posting journal entries and review those made by other team members. Prepared and reviewed reconciliations of balance sheet accounts as well as monthly and quarterly inventory reconciliation for accuracy.
  • Responsible for the the annual financial planning, budget creation and reporting and forecasting throughout the year.
  • Effectively managed and communicated all financial reports, management of receivables, payables, cash balances, control mechanisms, responsible for the timely deposits of all funds, and collection and payment of local, state, and federal taxes.
  • Developed and implement financial control procedures and systems; maintained documents for audits of hotel accounts; ensured compliance with government regulations and contractual agreements.
  • Established and continually audited all internal financial controls including purchasing, cash handling, disbursements, inventories, hotel assets, master keys, and payroll and team member records.
  • Responsible for compiling, reviewing, auditing, and submitting finalized payroll weekly - Including filing of all payroll tax related items.
  • Directed and involved in all hiring, terminations, corrective actions of employees.
06/2015 to 04/2016
Staff Accountant Suburban Propane Hollywood, MD,
  • Ensured that all balance sheet accounts, including bank reconciliations, were properly reconciled, per standards, on a timely basis.
  • Reviewed and approved the Income Audit daily, and ensured that critical operations procedures were accomplished on a daily basis, to include credit card reconciliation and transmission, daily deposits, cash short/over reporting, bank audits, allowances and paid-outs, etc.
  • Prepared and distributed daily financial reports as a morning priority
  • Assisted in all internal financial controls including purchasing, cash handling, disbursements, inventories, hotel assets
  • Assisted in ensuring implementation and completion of all Accounting Key Competencies.
  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable to include group billing, credit card refunds and collections
  • Responsible for Accounts Payable to include invoicing, AP Batch preparation and scanning of invoices
  • Responsible for General Cashiering to include daily cash preparation and bank audits
01/2013 to 06/2015
Director of Rooms Sage Hospitality Resources, Llp Charlotte, NC,
  • Directly managed all front desk agents, night auditors, guest service associates, and housekeeping staff including recruitment, interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, coaching, disciplining, and motivating of staff. Consistently practiced, lead, and trained associates on all procedures and service standards.
  • Troubleshot PMS integrations, loading rates and packages, ensuring all guest service agents were well versed in navigating the system, and verifying transactions were posted correctly.
  • Performing daily front desk agent duties including; communicate room availability, book and review guest reservations, operating multi-line phone system, check in/out, issuance of guest keys, verifying payment, and coordinating bell services.
  • Leading staff by professionally handling escalated guest complaints, problem-solving, and follow up with all guest complaints, maintenance issues, and safety concern
  • Oversight of the housekeeping department. Direct Housekeeping Supervisor closely on all in-house room requests, issues, and room status’. Assisted with Lost and Found management. Ensure Lost and Found procedures are followed accordingly.
  • Maximized yield Management. Oversaw and managed forecasting, scheduling, and reservation transaction reporting daily. Managed and maintained all third-party reservation sites and rates offered.
Expected in
Bachelor of Arts: Biology / Psychology
University of Rhode Island - South Kingstown, RI,
Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Accounting
Johnson & Wales University - Providence, RI,

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School Attended

  • University of Rhode Island
  • Johnson & Wales University

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Accountant
  • Property Controller
  • Staff Accountant
  • Director of Rooms


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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