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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Experienced Senior Accountant  offering 20+ years combined in leading accounting systems for Commercial Real Estate,  Healthcare, Biotechnology, and Manufacturing  sectors.  Capable of coordinating schedules, leading teams and managing closings.   Excellent general ledger accounting skills with full knowledge of GAAP,  and data analysis. Gifted communicator and relationship-builder with top strengths in multitasking and prioritization. Demonstrated ability to complete tasks accurately despite interruptions and competing demands. Dedicated and hardworking with internal drive to deliver excellence. Tactical team builder with strong background in training and team development.

Accomplishments
  • Assisted in implementing the transition from third party servicer to in-house resulting in annual 2M savings. 
  • Enhanced operational efficiencies, processing data analysis to further implement best financial practices for automation of cash application.  Resulting in reducing application time by 67% and making true real time visibility. 
  • Coordinated and optimized month-end closing processes resulting in reducing the month end process by 55%.
Experience
01/2016 to Current
Senior Property Accountant /Senior GL Accountant Milhouse Lombard, IL,
  • Assist with the relocation of headquarter office from Scottsdale, AZ to Dallas, TX.
  • Assist with transition to bring third party servicer in-house resulting in $2M savings.
  • Review daily cash receipts, journal entries and account reconciliations performed by accountants.
  • Provided month to month analysis and variance explanations for material differences.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly audit requests for both internal and external audit groups.
  • Assist Property Manager with prioritizing daily workflow of Cash Application department.
  • Trained and mentor team members and contracts employees daily.
  • Collaborated with other department managers to prepare for Dual company readiness.
  • Reviewed and reconciled discrepancies in accounts and physical documentation.
  • Enhanced operational efficiencies, processing data analysis to further implement best financial practices for automation of cash application.
  • Assessed accuracy, completeness and integrity of bank financial records to apply to tenant's portfolio.
  • Coordinated and completed month-end closing processes within deadlines.

· Generated monthly journal entries, including general ledger review, and processing balance sheet account reconciliations and P&L account schedules.

  • Communicated with on-site and other property managers to complete pre-close and close activities, answered questions and facilitated timely completion of accounting processes.
01/2012 to 11/2016
Sr. Accountant/Project Manager Robert Half Salaried Professional City, STATE,
  • Perform numerous accounting projects for large and small corporations in Wisconsin and Arizona.
  • Reconciliations, monthly and year-end closes, GL Accounting.
  • Payroll (including reports and quarterly/annual tax returns).
  • Budgeting.
  • Account Receivable, Cash management.
  • Account Payable.
  • Assessed accuracy, completeness and integrity of financial records for many industries.
  • Investigated and resolved billing issues to generate revenues and minimize outstanding debts.
  • Supported budget administration with detailed expense analyses and report reviews.
  • Provided business mentoring, consulting and training to assist clients in determining business strategy and achieving profitability goals.
  • Developed 30-60-90 day past due report to track monthly delinquencies.
  • Authored staff expense and reimbursement tracker leveraging data validation to reduce user errors and increase reporting accuracy.
  • Performed daily accounting functions like tracking expenses, readying deposits and preparing payments.
02/2004 to 11/2014
Accountant and Benefits Consultant TJK Consultants/Our Legacy Advisory Group City, STATE,
  • Licensed access to General Property and Casualty, Legal, Health, and Life insurance for individuals, small businesses, as well as companies group benefits across USA and Canada.
  • Provided accounting and bookkeeping services to individuals and small businesses.
  • Provided business mentoring, consulting and training to assist clients in determining business strategy and achieving profitability goals.
  • Diminished financial discrepancies, accurately reconciling accounts while reviewing material assets, net worth, liabilities, surplus, income and expense data.
  • Worked with leadership to prepare operating budgets and facilitate financial planning.
  • Evaluated accounting controls on frequent basis in order to assess and devise potential improvements.
  • Performed daily accounting functions like tracking expenses, readying deposits and preparing payments.
  • Prepared annual federal, state and local tax returns for both individuals and businesses.
  • Reviewed and reconciled discrepancies in accounts and physical documentation.
  • Assessed accuracy, completeness and integrity of financial records.
08/2007 to 12/2011
Staff Accountant Promega Corporation City, STATE,
  • Prepared monthly general ledger journal entries for monthly close process.
  • Prepared and filed manually or electronically Sales and Use tax returns for 30 states monthly, quarterly, or annually.
  • Input accounts payables invoices and process them for payment.
  • Process wire payments to vendors within the US and foreign countries regardless of the currency required.
  • Coordinated and completed month-end closing processes within deadlines.
  • Investigated and resolved billing issues to generate revenues and minimize outstanding debts.
  • Supported leadership by preparing monthly and quarterly financial statements to enhance database accuracies.
  • Performed daily accounting functions like tracking expenses and preparing payments.
Skills
  • MRI
  • SAP
  • Peachtree
  • QuickBooks
  • MS Excel, Word, Access
  • Month and Year-end Closing
  • General Ledger Accounting
  • GL & Bank Reconciliation
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Accounts Payable
  • Sales & Use Tax
  • Tax return filing
  • Excellent managerial techniques
  • GAAP understanding
  • Budget forecasting expertise
  • Payroll and budgeting
  • New employee training
  • Consultation and advisory
  • Leadership & Teamwork
  • People Management
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Automation, Data analysis, Data Validation
  • Cash Management, Daily cash receipts, Forecasting
Education and Training
Expected in 2003 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Business Administration & Accounting
Mount Mary College - Milwaukee, WI
GPA:
Expected in 1989 to to
Accounting: Accounting courses and training Certificate:
PC Learning College, Inc. - Milwaukee, WI
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Mount Mary College
  • PC Learning College, Inc.

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Property Accountant /Senior GL Accountant
  • Sr. Accountant/Project Manager
  • Accountant and Benefits Consultant
  • Staff Accountant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Accounting: Accounting courses and training Certificate

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