Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Meticulous accounting and payroll professional with extensive experience analyzing information and identifying areas of improvement. Dedicated to improving profitability, reducing accounting errors and streamlining accounting processes. Also, a responsible HR Assistant with strong knowledge of office administration and common human resources operations. In-depth understanding of customer service, data entry and file management. Highly skilled in reviewing policies and suggesting actionable improvements aligned with industry best practices.

  • General ledger journal entry
  • AP/AR
  • Account reconciliation
  • MS Office suite
  • PeopleSoft knowledge
  • Expense tracking
  • Biweekly payroll
  • Time Management
Work History
04/2020 to 07/2020 Senior Staff Accountant (Temporary) Plainfield Board Of Education | City, STATE,
  • Reconciling accounts, preparing bank reconciliations for up to 4 accounts, including payroll and assisting with month-end close
  • Processing all accounts payable, accounts receivable and reviewing purchase orders.

-Balance Sheet reconciliation work
- Assist with Month End Close
- Logging all AP/AR
- Posting Journal Entries
- Review Purchase Orders

- MS Excel (formulas & functions)

- Keystone (in-house Software).

  • Updated general ledger with latest entries.
  • Analyzed financial audit information and made recommendations to improve efficiencies.
  • Set up and improved accounting systems and processes to meet business needs and maximize effectiveness of operations.
  • Promoted continuous workflow and issue resolution through communication and identification of conflicts.
01/2018 to 03/2020 Accounting/Payroll Administrator/HR Assistant Domino's Pizza Supply Chain Center | City, STATE,
  • Processed bi-weekly payroll; Consulted with department Team Leaders for missing punch times or discrepancies, Confirmed upload of driver payroll, entered PTO requests, transmitted payroll to HQ for processing.
  • Submitted Leave of Absence requests to home office HR department for processing.
  • Ensured that required company, state, and federal requirements were posted.
  • Batch uploaded employee documents into database; Disciplinary actions; offers letters; tax documents; resignation letters; etc.
  • Prepared financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Reconciled payment receipts created by 67 franchisees with over 400 stores.
  • Assist in preparation of daily monthly reporting packages for senior management.
  • Maintains and controls non-COGs purchase orders and logs.
  • Maintains accurate accrual for unpaid inventory receipts (COGs accrual).
  • Assure three-way match of purchase order, receiver and invoices.
  • Identified, researched and resolved billing variances to maintain system accuracy and currency.
  • Achieves compliance throughout all audit areas including inventory, accrued expenses and accounts payable.
  • Assesses accuracy, completeness and integrity of company financial records.
  • Assisted with on-boarding process of new hires that included welcome, safety and training presentations.
01/2015 to 08/2018 Coordinator, Program Registration and Operations New Jersey Performing Arts Center | City, STATE,
  • Analyzed financial activities using Excel modeling (VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, Formulas, etc) including monthly close process, balance sheet account valuations and reconciliations, expense budgeting and forecasting, and expense allocations.
  • Tracked, collected and allocated payments; Processed and tracked Purchase Orders in a timely fashion.
  • Guided families through financial aid processes, including completing necessary forms, filing, documentation, distribution, preparing reports and updating account records.
  • Worked with executives to create annual budget and tracked actual expenses against projected expenses.
  • Completed reconciliations and account analysis to prepare quarterly financial documents, month-end reporting and general account management.
  • Oversaw intern work including educating each staff member on program procedures and operational Structures.
  • Prepared departmental contracts for leadership approval.
  • Extracted data from various reporting systems to implement key operational changes.
  • Determined and tracked budget expenses with accuracy and transparency.
  • Created in-depth spreadsheets, which detailed trends and forecasts for revenue, profitability and expenses.
  • Worked with leadership to prepare operating budgets and facilitate financial planning.
  • Supported senior leadership by preparing monthly and quarterly financial statements to enhance database accuracies.
  • Authored staff expense and reimbursement tracker leveraging data validation to reduce user errors and increase reporting accuracy.
Expected in Bachelor of Arts | Economics, Business Economics Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ GPA:
Expected in 2018 MBA | Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ GPA:

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