Senior Accountant resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

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. Enjoys being part of a dynamic team.

  • Reserve Requests
  • Balance Sheets
  • Tax Law Understanding
  • Financial Analysis
  • Invoice Processing
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Cash Management
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • General Ledger Accounting
  • Insurance Knowledge
  • Variance Analysis
  • Expense Reports
Work History
11/2021 to Current
Senior Accountant Certara Inc. San Diego, CA,

• Responsible for meeting deadlines for external/internal monthly reporting.

  • Reconcile and analyze various company general ledgers while ensuring accuracy of all entries.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reporting packages including joint venture reports.
  • Enter and review the proper recording, maintenance, and update of all job cost budget revisions.
  • Assist in the formation and monitoring of joint ventures and transactional closings by operating agreements and/or loan agreements.
  • Draft capital calls to joint venture partners based on the cash needs of the venture.
  • Prepare or review joint venture construction loan draws.
  • Help coordinate and prepare schedules for annual joint venture audits and tax returns.
  • Assists with budget preparation and prepares monthly budget variance analysis.
  • Assists in the preparation of division forecast and annual business plan.
  • Coordinates with tax consultant on property taxes, sales, and use taxes, and appeals.
  • Document and evaluate internal controls.
  • Assist with the division's adherence to corporate policies and procedures.
07/2019 to 11/2021
Senior Accountant/Assistant Controller Trust Automation San Luis Obispo, CA,
  • Monitored 5-person accounting team while handling day-to-day accounting processes and maintaining financial accuracy.
  • Reviewed budget comparisons to actual expenses (including capital appropriations and operating budgets) and communicated findings to senior management.
  • Set up and improved electronic accounting systems in order to increase flow of financial information throughout the company and maximize effectiveness of operations.
  • Assisted team members in transitioning to Realpage accounting procedures through extensive training and one-on-one support.
  • Reviewed documents and accounts for discrepancies and resolved variances.
  • Prepare and submit monthly funding request to external owners in order to support operational functions throughout the month.
  • Prepare and present monthly forecast detailing prior month results along with forward looking forecast of cash projections to external owners and management.
  • Completed journal entries, reconciliations, and account analysis to prepare quarterly financial documents and general account management.
09/2015 to 07/2019
Property Accountant Home Encounter MN, State,
  • Modified comprehensive financial reporting packages to reflect growing organizational complexity.
  • Analyzed monthly balance sheet accounts for corporate reporting.
  • Computed taxes owed by applying prescribed rates, laws and regulations.
  • Created periodic reports comparing budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Visited managers on site to provide one on one training of monthly financial procedures.
  • Generated financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures each month for 14 different entities.
  • Analyzed monthly balance sheet accounts for corporate reporting and researched report issues to improve accounting operations.
09/2014 to 08/2015
Accounts Payable Manager Bar Harbor Bankshares Bedford, NH,

**Promoted to Accounts Payable Manager after 6 months of employment.**
**Promoted to Property Accountant after 1 year of employment.*

  • Successfully implemented new technologies and process automations to encourage continuous improvement.
  • Posted receipts to appropriate general ledger accounts.
  • Reviewed all expense reports for accuracy and proper expense disclosure.
  • Supervised invoice processing, purchase orders, expense reports, credit memos and payment transactions.
  • Trained and mentored new team members and managers on accounts payable systems and policies.
  • Generated and submitted invoices based upon financial schedule.
  • Ensured vendor files were accurate and up-to-date to expedite payment processing.
Expected in 05/2019
Bachelor of Science: Accounting
Southern New Hampshire University - Online And Continuing Education - Manchester, NH

Member of Sigma Alpha Pi (National Society of Leadership and Success)

Expected in 05/2013
Associate of Science: Business Administration and Management
Tarrant County College - Trinity River Campus - Fort Worth, TX
Expected in 05/2011
Associate of Arts:
Tarrant County College - Trinity River Campus - Fort Worth, TX

Certificate of Business, Tarrant County College - May 2014

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School Attended

  • Southern New Hampshire University - Online And Continuing Education
  • Tarrant County College - Trinity River Campus
  • Tarrant County College - Trinity River Campus

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Accountant
  • Senior Accountant/Assistant Controller
  • Property Accountant
  • Accounts Payable Manager


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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