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Jessica Claire
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Senior Accountant and Auditor

Detailed-oriented Senior Accountant with 9 years of experience in general ledger accounting that is driven to provide cost-effective and accurate reporting. Recognized as self-disciplined professional with great communication, analytical and problem-solving skills. Proficient in Microsoft and Mac OS.

Core Competencies
  • General Ledger Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Journal Entries
  • Expense Reports
  • Process Improvements
  • Balance Sheet
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Month End Close
  • Microsoft Excel (Pivot Tables & Vlookups)
  • Teamwork
  • Variance Analysis
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Time Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Accruals
  • Organization
Professional Experience
Senior Accountant, 03/2016 to Current
Coca-Cola Chicago, IL,
  • Oversee multi-million dollar A/R and cash accounts and providing data analysis for upper management on monthly trends.
  • Supervise and mentor two staff accountants on over 200 accounts for US, Canada, and EMEA regions.
  • Assisted team members in transitioning from paper reconciliation to Blackline Accounting Software through one-on-one support.
  • Reviewed accounting procedures on regular basis to identify areas in need of improvement.
  • Enhance and implement current Oracle accounting reports to Excel to help analyze/research transactions for account reconciliations.
  • Handled month-end and year-end end finances by managing and reporting fixed assets and other data.
  • Updated general ledger with latest entries.
  • Tracked and documented all expenses.
  • Developed and implemented effective accounting systems.
  • Reviewed documents and accounts for discrepancies and resolved variances.
  • Reconciled balance sheets and streamlined best practices for balance sheet processes.
  • Prepared accounts for industry audits and supported audit process.
  • Decreased invoicing and receivable cycle times by streamlining billing systems.
  • Reconciled accounts and created documents for [Timeframe] closure procedures.
  • Wrote financial statements and consolidations after reconciling general ledger accounts.
  • Drafted financial documents, including variance reports, regulatory filings and related schedules.
  • Helped convert financial department systems from [Software] to [Software].
  • Supported monthly general ledger closing activities, including preparing journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Assisted team members in transitioning from [Software] to [Software] through extensive training and one-on-one support.
  • Completed year-end closing processes with controllers and external auditors.
  • Oversaw team of [Number] accounting staff.
  • Evaluated and improved accuracy and completeness of [Type] financial records to boost regulatory compliance.
  • Set up and improved accounting systems and processes to meet business needs and maximize effectiveness of operations.
  • Completed biweekly payroll and maintained employee records.
  • Managed treasury and finances of 150-acre resort worth over $[Number]M.
  • Performed advanced reviews of business operational trends and expected obligations to prepare accurate forecasts.
  • Created [Timeframe] budgets worth over $[Amount] for [Number] different departments.
  • Directed accounting operations for business turning over $[Amount] per year.
  • Collaborated with bank representatives to negotiate capital requirements.
  • Gathered and analyzed employee, department and company-wide financial information.
  • Maintained full [Area of expertise] compliance for [Type] business turning over $[Amount] in revenue per year.
  • Enhanced budget administration by reviewing [Type] and [Type] reports, leveraging knowledge to strengthen controls and improve transparency.
  • Analyzed financial audit information and made recommendations to improve efficiencies.
  • Compiled general ledger entries on short schedule with 100% accuracy.
  • Trained new employees on accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Created staff expense and reimbursement tracker, resulting in [Result].
  • Completed daily cash functions like account tracking, payroll and wage allocations, budgeting, donating and all types of cash and banking reconciliations.
  • Supported monthly reporting analysis to achieve validation of internal reports and to reconcile production operations and general ledger.
  • Reviewed accounts, resolved coding areas and tracked recurring expenses for accrual entry.
  • Proactively researched technical tax issues related to consulting projects.
  • Completed daily accounting tasks including tracking funds, preparing deposits and reconciling accounts.
  • Provided journal entries and performed accounting on accrual basis.
  • Verified over $[Amount] of cash and credit payments daily.
  • Reported ROIs using Excel spreadsheets.
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including chart of accounts.
  • Enhanced audit controls by improving planning and testing processes.
  • Worked with management at project level to achieve expense plans.
  • Used accounting software to issue tax returns and prepare consolidated reports.
  • Partnered with auditors on annual audits and realized compliance with governmental tax guidelines.
  • Collected and reported monthly expense variances and explanations.
  • Accurately prepared [Timeframe] and [Timeframe] financial statements.
  • Diminished outstanding debts by analyzing accounts for issues.
  • Reviewed accounting structures and procedures on regular basis to identify areas in need of improvement.
  • Computed taxes owed by applying prescribed rates, laws and regulations.
  • Accurately documented all cash, credit, fixed assets, accrued expenses and line of credit transactions.
  • Suggested key budgetary changes to increase company profits.
  • Tracked monthly defaulted donors through [Type] report system.
  • Collaborated with [Job title]s for full compliance with governing bodies and limit regulatory risks.
  • Managed entire accounting cycle including gathering information, preparing documents, finalizing reports and closing books.
  • Prepared quarterly LP financial reports for various venture capital funds.
  • Initiated comprehensive account assessments to check viability, stability and profitability of business operations.
  • Cooperated with senior leaders to create operating budgets and initiate financial planning.
Staff Accountant, 03/2011 to 03/2016
Prestige Care, Inc Coos Bay, OR,
  • Was one out of four accountants to manage the accounting for a new company that was acquired back in 2011. Required learning new accounting systems as well as different processes.
  • Supported monthly general ledger closing activities, including preparing journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Collaborate with internal departments to resolve discrepancies between general ledger and sub ledger to insure accurate reporting of financial transactions.
  • Strengthened financial operations by conducting bank reconciliations and financial reporting.
  • Verified postings to ledgers to confirm accurate entry and account balances.
  • Reduced liabilities by accurately managing tax statements, mailings, journal entries, payments and transfers.
  • Identified and investigated variances to financial plans and forecasts.
  • Enhanced budget administration by reviewing [Type] and [Type] reports, leveraging knowledge to strengthen controls and improve transparency.
  • Created [Timeframe] budgets worth over $[Amount] for [Number] different departments.
  • Evaluated and improved accuracy and completeness of [Type] financial records to boost regulatory compliance.
  • Updated financial management systems to reduce financial discrepancies and increased cost savings through implementation of internal controls.
  • Executed financial reporting, managing prepaid accounts, schedules, reconciliations, event settlements and month-end accruals.
  • Performed advanced reviews of business operational trends and expected obligations to prepare accurate forecasts.
  • Collected and arranged financial information and entered details into [Software] financial management system.
  • Set up and improved accounting systems and processes to meet business needs and maximize effectiveness of operations.
  • Created training protocol and mentored new accounting and senior staff on best practices and procedures.
  • Achieved compliance with audit standards and objectives by monitoring and upgrading accounting practices.
  • Audited daily box office ticket sales accounts against sales receipts to safeguard revenue.
  • Tracked benefit liability accounts and vacation balances to correct existing deficiencies.
  • Contributed to issuance of financial package to corporate office and [Company] by supporting general management, [Job title] and [Job title].
  • Prepared monthly and quarterly payroll taxes for high net worth clients.
  • Assisted [Job title] with year-end financial audits.
  • Promoted continuous workflow and issue resolution through communication and identification of conflicts.
  • Completed end-of-year financial audits by collaborating with various coworkers.
  • Monitored indirect expenses and overall revenues to create documentation and allocation tables.
  • Contacted customers to immediately find resolutions for escalated issues, including [Type] issues.
  • Created journal entry schedules to improve efficiency, support and documentation of accounting processes.
  • Reduced audit risk through analysis and preparation of deliverables for CPA audit firm.
  • Exercised custodial control over capital improvement funds to achieve regulatory compliance.
  • Analyzed business operations, costs and revenue in balance sheet to project future revenue and expenses.
  • Increased efficiency, support and documentation of accounting processes by creating detailed schedules for journal entries.
  • Projected future costs and revenues by closely analyzing ongoing costs, business operations and incoming revenue in balance sheets.
  • Generated [Type] reports detailing various metrics and account information.
  • Followed up with customers to collect specific financial information and verify details for preparation of annual 1095 forms.
  • Achieved efficiencies and cost savings by automating financial document control.
  • Maintained full [Area of expertise] compliance for [Type] business turning over $[Amount] in revenue per year.
  • Supported human resources by preparing payroll checks and employee liability balances.
  • Approved pre-posted accounts payable general ledger coding and tracked deposits for contract compliance.
  • Performed testing of audit areas, including cash, inventory, fixed assets, accrued expenses and accounts payable.
  • Prepared allocation tables for indirect expenses and revenue items.
  • Compiled general ledger entries on short schedule with 100% accuracy.
  • Created staff expense and reimbursement tracker, resulting in [Result].
  • Completed daily accounting tasks including tracking funds, preparing deposits and reconciling accounts.
  • Collected and reported monthly expense variances and explanations.
  • Provided journal entries and performed accounting on accrual basis.
  • Verified over $[Amount] of cash and credit payments daily.
  • Worked with management at project level to achieve expense plans.
  • Enhanced audit controls by improving planning and testing processes.
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including chart of accounts.
  • Reported ROIs using Excel spreadsheets.
  • Completed daily cash functions like account tracking, payroll and wage allocations, budgeting, donating and all types of cash and banking reconciliations.
  • Used accounting software to issue tax returns and prepare consolidated reports.
  • Supported monthly reporting analysis to achieve validation of internal reports and to reconcile production operations and general ledger.
  • Managed entire accounting cycle including gathering information, preparing documents, finalizing reports and closing books.
  • Accurately documented all cash, credit, fixed assets, accrued expenses and line of credit transactions.
  • Reviewed accounting structures and procedures on regular basis to identify areas in need of improvement.
  • Accurately prepared [Timeframe] and [Timeframe] financial statements.
  • Partnered with auditors on annual audits and realized compliance with governmental tax guidelines.
  • Computed taxes owed by applying prescribed rates, laws and regulations.
  • Prepared quarterly LP financial reports for various venture capital funds.
  • Reviewed accounts, resolved coding areas and tracked recurring expenses for accrual entry.
  • Suggested key budgetary changes to increase company profits.
  • Tracked monthly defaulted donors through [Type] report system.
  • Initiated comprehensive account assessments to check viability, stability and profitability of business operations.
  • Cooperated with senior leaders to create operating budgets and initiate financial planning.
  • Upheld strict confidentiality protocols with all client details and tax return information.
  • Calculated payroll deductions by accurately using [Software] and processed payroll to meet preset requirements.
  • Trained new employees on accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Collaborated with [Job title]s for full compliance with governing bodies and limit regulatory risks.
  • Proactively researched technical tax issues related to consulting projects.
  • Reconciled account information and reported figures in general ledger by comparing to bank account statement each month.
  • Successfully managed [Result] by implementing [Type] program to streamline [Task].
  • Reviewed account documentation for over [Number] accounts, rectified issues and contacted vendors about account changes.
  • Managed and updated financial accounts and permanent records for more than [Number] current clients.
  • Processed nightly bills, checks and vendor payments worth over $[Amount], maintaining detailed records and receipts.
  • Eliminated discrepancies in finances by expertly documenting expenses, monitoring income, handling bank deposits and managing statements.
  • Gathered, evaluated and summarized account data in detailed financial reports.
  • Reduced financial discrepancies, effectively reconciling bank accounts and organizing information into accounting software.
  • Tracked [Type] business revenue and costs with [Software], diligently reconciling accounts to maintain high accuracy.
  • Maintained [Number]% accuracy while processing $[Amount] worth of [Timeframe] payments.
  • Managed complex finance projects under direction of senior management to meet deadlines and budget limitations.
  • Investigated daily variances uncovered with [Type] and [Type] reports and corrected errors to resolve discrepancies.
  • Streamlined financial reporting by implementing [Type] program to create daily spreadsheets.
  • Verified and submitted timekeeping information for accurate and efficient payroll processing.
  • Identified and suggested remedies for areas of improvement based on detailed daily reports and analysis.
  • Monitored [Number]-employee team while handling day-to-day accounting processes and financial accuracy.
  • Verified financial documents for [Type] company to accurately analyze financial data.
  • Accurately and quickly prepared and delivered [Type] bank statements, including statements, deposits and ledgers.
  • Proactively identified all accounting errors by developing cross-referencing databases.
  • Entered financial data into company accounting database for verification and reconciliation, maintaining accurate and current accounts at all times.
  • Recorded deposits into [System], reconciled monthly bank accounts and tracked all expenses.
  • Reconciled accounts, managed audits and updated financial records with remarkable accuracy.
  • Initiated remedial actions by decreasing financial inconsistencies, reducing expenditures and eliminating system imperfections through efficient [Action].
  • Analyzed finances to create detailed forecasting reports using [Software].
  • Reviewed account data and activity to devise financial estimation reports and adjustments.
  • Educated [Job title] on forecasting, financial statuses and financial strategies to assist in [Timeframe] budget creation.
  • Presented audit findings to [Job title] after reviewing results and paperwork.
  • Supported management by processing invoices and documents with consistent on-time delivery.
  • Projected financial standings for [Timeframe], using data to determine areas for improvement and suggest plans of action.
  • Entered financial information and payments to guarantee accurate and on-time payments for employees and vendors.
  • Reset [Software] for next days' use by sending detailed daily bank reports to [Type] agency and closing finances for current day.
  • Computerized recordkeeping systems, initiating and maintaining financial accurate and current tracking in [Software].
  • Maintained account accuracy by reviewing and reconciling checks monthly.
  • Checked [Type] documents for errors and accuracy while updating in [Software].
  • Introduced new accounting, financial and operational systems to maximize efficiency and recordkeeping accuracy.
  • Digitized over [Number] [Type] documents while modernizing processes in switch from [Software] to [Software].
  • Generated invoices upon receipt of billing information and tracked collection progress.
  • Analyzed financial data derived from multiple reporting systems to develop recommendations for operational and performance improvements.
  • Designed training program and trained over [Number] new clerks on [Task], checking for thorough and excellent understanding.
  • Streamlined daily reporting information entry for efficient record keeping purposes.
  • Used [Software] to perform accurate financial analysis and audits to mitigate financial risks.
  • Managed and responded to all correspondence and inquiries from customers and vendors.
  • Strengthened financial management processes to bring errors to near-zero in reporting, payroll administration and general bookkeeping.
  • Utilized [Software] and [Software] to analyze, store and record company financial information.
  • Streamlined bookkeeping procedures to increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Enhanced accounting system efficiency and effectiveness through [Task] and [Task].
  • Trained and supervised [Number] [Type] employees on best practices and accurate financial forecasting.
  • Established QuickBooks accounting system to reflect accurate financial records.
  • Assessed data and information to verify entry, calculation and billing code accuracy.
  • Achieved [Result] by quickly and efficiently reviewing company purchase documents and receipts.
  • Maintained accurate forecasting and financial recordkeeping while tracking over [Number] [Type] accounts worth up to $[Amount].
  • Created plans with [Job title] to remedy financial discrepancies and reconcile issues with [Type] records.
  • Planned efficient emergency procedures to save time for introducing special projects.
  • Completed bi-weekly payroll for company employees, including calculating taxes, vacation and sick time.
  • Assisted day staff by completing daily computer backups, virus checks and program updates.
  • Compiled budget figures by reviewing past budgets, evaluating estimated income and assessing expenses.
  • Used [Software] to complete payroll for [Number] employees and took detailed records of procedures.
  • Reported financial data and updated financial records in ledgers and journals.
  • Monitored, verified and approved invoices and reviewed balances using financial software to assess balance sheet for variances.
  • Matched purchase orders with invoices and recorded necessary information.
  • Verified deposits, rectified discrepancies and processed end-of-day paperwork using [Software] with [Number]% accuracy.
  • Handled [Number] employee payroll and other day-to-day financial transactions while maintaining long-term goals.
  • Cross-trained management on financial processes and reduced project gaps by [Number]%.
  • Used [Software] to accurately manage over [Number] accounts worth $[Amount].
  • Tracked financial progress by creating quarterly and yearly balance sheets.
  • Analyzed figures, postings and documents to maintain accounting program accuracy.
  • Created detailed expense reports and requests for capital expenditures.
  • Tracked expenses and income for [Number] [Type] businesses while organizing and maintaining bank statements for [Number] checking accounts.
  • Worked closely with bankers to prepare [Type] paperwork for [Task] with accuracy and speed.
  • Implemented new accounting processes to decrease spending and work flow downtime.
  • Updated general ledger with latest entries.
  • Reviewed documents and accounts for discrepancies and resolved variances.
Relocation Accounting Auditor, 12/2004 to 03/2011
Cartus Corporation City, STATE,
  • Appointed by upper management to be head auditor on multi-million dollar client.
  • Increased customers' satisfaction rating by 15% within 1 year.
  • Continued to excel at meeting departments strict production, cycle time and quality goals for auditing and processing expense reports.
  • Assisted management with auditing year-end payroll reports to ensure accurate reporting for customers' expenses for their W2s.
  • Resolved [Type] problems, improved operations and provided exceptional client support.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving [Product or Service] issues.
Education
Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting, Expected in 01/2005
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Western Connecticut State University - Danbury, CT
GPA:

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  • Bachelor of Business Administration