Senior Accountant Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Goal oriented, decisive professional with 20 + years of accounting and month end close experience for global and multi-divisional companies. Educated and energetic accountant, enthusiastic about cultivating effective working relationships at all levels. Tech-savvy with proficiency in Oracle, Sage Intacct, Sage non-profit accounting software, Great Plains, and IBM Systems.

Areas of Expertise
  • GAAP Accounting
  • Account Reconciliation Expert
  • Fixed Asset Management
  • Fiscal Inventory
  • Payroll Oversight
  • Software Implementation
  • Financial Reporting
  • Analytical Research
Professional Experience
05/2019 to 07/2020
Senior Accountant Coca-Cola Bloomington, MN,
  • Managed and prepared journal entries and reconciliations to support monthly general ledger closing activities for multiple entities.
  • Generated and presented monthly financial statements to senior management, including Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet with budget to actual flux analysis explanations.
  • Weekly and monthly revenue recognition
  • Analyzed Notes Receivables files and accounts for discrepancies and resolved variances for US and Canada.
  • Managed amortization of all prepaid assets and set up recurring entries.
  • Managed all fixed asset additions and monthly depreciation.
  • Recorded biweekly payroll and inter-company allocations for multiple entities.
  • Created and implemented process improvements for the bank reconciliation process and completed all cash reconciliations for multiple entities.
  • Completed month-end and year-end close procedures including year end compilation of all general ledger accounts and elimination entries.
02/2014 to 04/2019
Senior Accountant Coca-Cola Draper, UT,
  • Managed month end close process, for all income statement and balance sheet accounts providing flux analysis with variance explanations and participating in monthly financial meetings.
  • Conducted monthly meetings with all department heads, for HR, Marketing, Legal, IT, Operations, Real Estate and Construction.
  • Responsible for the set up and execution of annual fiscal inventory counts.
  • Responsible for set up of all fixed assets, including capitalized software and capital lease assets.
  • Worked closely with the finance department to ensure complete and accurate month end reporting.
  • Executed multiple process improvements- Developed new time saving reconciliation process for balance sheet accounts and treasury. - Restructured the legal and litigation accrual process increasing accuracy and efficiency - Creation of accounts payable to general ledger tracking to ensure the capture of all departmental expenses.
03/2003 to 02/2014
Accounting Supervisor 1-800-Flowers.Com, Inc. Savannah, GA,
  • Oversee month end closes process including preparation and approving over 75 account reconciliations.
  • Preparation of month end financial schedules for consolidated statements.
  • Responsible for the proper set up and depreciation of all acquired assets and intercompany asset transfers.
  • Administrator of semi-annual fiscal inventory counts for equipment, parts, and supplies.
  • Oversee all work in process accounts - reducing WIP outstanding balance from 12 million to less than two million.
  • Divisional reporting for all monthly and year to date, fleet adds, disposals, like kind exchange assets, and fuel tax credits available.
  • Preparation for and participation in monthly fleet financial package presentations and balance sheet reviews.
  • Subject matter expert with intricate involvement in Oracle Financial System Implementation.
  • Recognized for multiple key process improvement projects over course of career. - Financial roll forward reporting enhancements, increasing profit visibility. - Centralization of asset management and payment processing for Eastern and Western Canada Divisions. - Creation of multiple access databases improving audit research and enhancing reporting capabilities.
  • As Supervisor of Inventory Acquisitions - Achieved a two million dollar reduction in aged work in process account.
03/1999 to 03/2003
Staff Accountant Precisely Dallas, TX,
  • Responsible for reconciliation of all balances sheet accounts, recording of monthly accrual entries, revenue recognition, prepaid amortization and fixed asset management.
  • Staff management of accounts payable and payroll clerks.
  • Payroll set up and reviews - Orchestrating the combination of union and non-union employees payroll and benefits.
  • Financial budgeting and projection reporting to Board of Directors.
  • Administrated successful merger of two programs into one statewide organization, including design and implementation of unified chart of accounts.
  • Effective cost management of multiple funding sources resulting in a 25% increase in year-end total net assets over a 3 year period.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1992
Bachelor of Science: Accounting
University of Central Oklahoma - Edmond, OK

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  • Bachelor of Science