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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary
I am a licensed certified public accountant with over 18 years of professional level experience including over 10 years of providing financial and business analysis, and building and managing large complex budgets. Professional experience with complex business issues in fast-paced, dynamic business environments. PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION Licensed Certified Public Accountant
Highlights
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Accomplishments
Experience
Senior Business Consultant, 01/2015 to Present
Aetna Inc.London, KY,
  • Responsible for conducting needs assessment, strategic planning, turn-around solutions, and establishing best practices for small to mid-size companies.
  • Presented information to management regarding conclusions of analysis and recommendations for costs reduction, operations and revenue increase.
  • Identified different issues in management and clearly delineated associated concerns to clients.
  • Analyzed and evaluated my client's operations and procedures to offer recommendations based on best practices.
  • Provided guidance to management on the process of changes and problem-solving.
  • Worked on several projects, programs and teams simultaneously; coordinated with different departments to carry out operations successfully.
Coordinator, 01/2007 to 01/2015
University Of Tennessee Medical CenterKnoxville, TN,
  • Recruited by an Executive Director, for the University, to improve internal controls over a $5 million international grant, as a result of a fraud allegation.
  • Served as a consultant, through Partnership Employment, a professional staffing agency and then subsequently hired by the University to provide managerial responsibilities.
  • Responsible for the financial operations, internal controls, analysis, reporting and maintenance of accounting activities for the grant.
  • Turned around a troubled international grant.
  • Created strong internal controls, processes and policies leading to the completion of three clean annual financial and compliance audits.
  • Supervised a team of eight consultants in Ghana, Africa.
  • Provided timely and accurate quarterly and year-end reports to federal funder, and upper management.
  • Provided effective cash management of the grant's operating funds.
  • Developed policies and procedures that were evaluated, documented and followed.
  • Oversaw the University's compliance to federal regulations relating to procurement and contracting.
  • Reviewed and made recommendations on the procurement and record keeping of fixed assets, for the Ghana, Africa and Chicago, Illinois locations.
Consultant, 01/2007 to
Willis Towers WatsonBuffalo, NY,
  • Recruited by the professional staffing agency to provide operational audits, for Integrys Energy, an international energy holding company, for a six month period.
  • Responsible for the development of audit programs, evaluation of internal controls, and the performance of financial and operational audits.
  • Planned, coordinated, and conducted operational and compliance audits, with identified costs savings of approximately $250,000.
  • Provided management with an independent assessment of business risk, internal controls and efficiency of business processes.
President, 01/1996 to 01/2007
National Multiple Sclerosis SocietyCharlotte, NC,
  • Public accounting firm which provided interim chief financial officer services for not-for-profit client.
  • Also, planned and performed audit, review, tax and consulting and other services, including the preparation of fully disclosed financial statements in accordance to GAAP.
  • Developed and implemented an economic rescue plan, and served as the Interim Chief Financial Officer, for a $50 million agency.
  • Supervised the daily activities for a team of four accountants.
  • Provided investigative audit services.
  • Prepared monthly, year-end financial statements, and financial projections.
  • Led audits as a sub-contractor with Arthur Andersen, and Crowe Chizek, Public Accounting Firms.
Consultant, 01/2004 to 01/2006
Willis Towers WatsonMemphis, TN,
  • Recruited by the professional staffing agency to work on a team to reconcile the general ledger account for Zurich Insurance Group.
  • Responsible for testing the third party contractual relationships for the company to ensure that appropriate reinsurance payments had been made.
  • Served on a team that recovered over $1 million in unbilled revenues.
  • Tested internal controls in compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
  • Ensured accurate reimbursements by third party administrators, as stated in the insurance agreement.
Internal Auditor II, 01/1993 to 01/1995
Computer Services, Inc.Indianapolis, IN,
  • Hired as an Internal Auditor I for the third largest educational system in the country, with over $400 billion annual budget, to perform operational, financial and compliance audits.
  • Promoted to Internal Auditor II, a year later, and was responsible for leading teams of auditors, and conducting special engagements audits.
  • Performed financial, operational and compliance audits of the Chicago Board of Education.
  • Led staff members in investigative audit engagements.
  • Planned and coordinated special audit assignments.
Education
B.S.B.A: Accountancy, Expected in
Drake University - ,
GPA:
Accountancy
Skills
accounting, agency, budget, business processes, cash management, compliance audits, consultant, consulting, client, clients, Financial, financial operations, financial statements, fixed assets, funds, general ledger, Insurance, Internal Auditor I, Internal Auditor II, Director, managerial, needs assessment, policies, problem-solving, processes, procurement, profit, Public Accounting, record keeping, reporting, Sarbanes-Oxley, staffing, strategic planning, tax, year-end

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School Attended

  • Drake University

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Business Consultant
  • Coordinator
  • Consultant
  • President
  • Consultant
  • Internal Auditor II

Degrees

  • B.S.B.A

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