Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Financial accountant/analyst skilled in financial planning, reporting, and analysis in both private, as well as public sectors. Areas of expertise include: asset allocation,data-mining, financial analysis, database analytics(ERP systems, SQL,, and risk management.
Core Qualifications
  • ERP Software expertise (SAP, NetSuite, etc.)
  • Bookkeeping 
  • MS Office Suite expertise
  • QuickBooks, Peach Tree, and Great Plains experience
  • SOX audit compliance
  • expertise
  • Typing speed: 68 WPM
  • Budget forecasting expertise
  • General ledger accounting
  • Periodic financial reporting expert  
  • Instituted ERP (SAP) software yielding increased productivity, better inventory management, reduced material cost, effective human resources management, and reduced overhead; this increased annual revenue by 11.25% for LabPro Chicago in 2011-2012; presented with "Employee of the Year" award by company.
  • Increased cost-effectiveness by 11% through compliance enforcement and implementation of a new quality control system at Orion's Mind, resulting in "Best Employee of 2009" award.
  • Increased efficiency of discrepancy investigations by 9.6% by designing a more accurate cash-forecasting system at LabPro Chicago.
  • Increased cost-effectiveness by 14% through compliance enforcement and implementation of a rigorous quality control system at LabPro Chicago.
  • Managed over 70 large accounts for advertising agencies and brand advertisers in Chicagoland area while at Orion's Mind.
  • Successfully grew advertiser budgets by 100% and advertiser spending by 150% in 1.5 years at Orion's Mind.
04/2014 to 11/2015 Senior Financial Consultant Comerica | Midland, MI,
  • SAP utilized to confirm aging logs were indeed true; utilized as a means of checks and balances to confirm financial logs matched for databases and Performance Guarantee team.
  • Financial reporting and accounting figures produced via Microsoft Excel after looking at data pulled from AS400 using SQL-like querying. Data was then confirmed with logs present in SAP.
  • Utilized SQL-like querying within AS400 to export to Microsoft Excel in order to create spreadsheet for data mining. Pivot tables designed after utilizing vlookup and other formulas in Excel to show financial impact of data set.
  • Verified details of transactions, including funds received and total account balances.
  • Surveyed performance guarantee metrics to orchestrate monthly, as well as quarterly, and annual reporting.
  • Investigated SalesForce to procure account management information, assign/organize tasks, and relegate these tasks to team members.
  • Analyzed cost control and provided timely financial information to support corporate goals.
  • Increased efficiency and alleviated work loads by creating a new Excel financial recording system.
04/2010 to 03/2014 Operations Manager/ Senior Financial Analyst Lab Pro | City, STATE,
  • Consolidated recording of accounting data for multiple vendors, currencies, charts of accounts, reporting standards, and industry requirements for accounting spreadsheets and financial close.
  • SAP surveyed to centralize resources such as: payroll, human resources, customer relationship management, sales, material handling and supply chain.
  • Managed accounting operations, accounting close, account reporting and reconciliations.
  • Investigated balance sheets and statement of cash flows to understand the financial impact of business and to confirm what the firm owns (its assets) is purchased by either what it owes (its liabilities) or by what its owners invest (its shareholders equity or capital). Presented this reporting to ownership and shareholders on a monthly basis.
  • Revamped accounting quality system to prepare for important audits.
  • Coordinated approval processes of all accounts payable invoices.
  • Rectified escalated accounts payable issues from employees and vendors.
  • Analyzed Microsoft Excel and G/L logs to validate that the transaction analysis model was followed by the corporate strategy. The owners equity equated to show that the contributed capital plus the retained earnings yielded a favorable cash flow for ownership equity.
  • Regulated operational components such as customer service (satisfaction surveys, first call resolution metrics, metric measurement), accounting/ financial statements (income statements- multiple step, balance sheets, cash flow statements, statements of comprehensive income, etc.), and G/L components.
2008 to 03/2010 Financial Accountant/ Project Manager Orion's Mind | City, STATE,
  • SAP used to provide real-time information, reducing the possibility of redundancy errors for information.
  • Utilized low cost business model strategy.
  • Spearheaded ERP software integration and training.
  • Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts while under tight deadlines.
  • Collaborated extensively with auditors during preliminary and year-end audit processes.
  • Thoroughly reviewed financial statements and tax audits to correct any discrepancies.
  • Performed debit, credit, and total accounts on computer spreadsheets/databases, using specialized accounting software such as QuickBooks.
  • Completed monthly, quarterly and annual bank reconciliations for 11 small companies.
  • Processed bank reconciliations and financial reports to verify practice of proper due diligence.
Expected in 2017 Master of Science | Accounting Benedictine University, Lisle, IL GPA:
  • Corporate Taxation coursework
  • Member of the American Taxation Association (ATA)
  • Continuing education courses focusing on the Major Changes in Accounting Standards
  • Conference on Advanced Cost Accounting
  • GPA: 4.00
  • Specialized Industry GAAP course
Expected in 2014 MBA | Business Administration (Finance) Benedictine University, Lisle, IL GPA:
  • Emphasis in Finance and Risk Management Insurance
  • Legal Concepts with Tax Analysis seminar
  • Coursework in International Finance, Statistics and Microeconomics
  • International Business and Economics coursework
  • Financial Management Association National Honor Society member
  • Coursework in Business Administration, Communications and Accounting
  • Dean’s honor list for 7 quarters
  • GPA: 3.86
Expected in 2010 Bachelor of Science | Accounting and Finance Loyola University, Chicago, IL GPA:
  • Financial Management Association National Honor Society member
  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • GPA: 3.64
  • Student government representative
  • Conference on Advanced Cost Accounting
  • Microsoft Office Applications Certificate
  • Coursework in Human Resource Management and Business Administration
  • Proficiency in: Spanish, Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Farsi, Bengali, and Kashmiri.
  • ERP Systems: SAP, Sage, NetSuite, Oracle
  • Accounting Software: QuickBooks, Great Plains, PeachTree
  • Sales Software:, TapScan
  • Public Relations Software: Bacon's Mediasource, Factiva

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