Site Accounting Lead resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Experienced Accounting Lead and Supervisor offering over 20 years of experience. Successful at cultivating effective working relationships at all levels while driving improvements to improve future company and team needs.

Enthusiastic about advancing career, learning new skills and contributing to business success.

Recognized as self-disciplined professional with outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills. Very proficient in many different programs and software.

  • Effective and Professional Communication
  • Staff Oversight and Leadership
  • Critical Thinking and Analysis
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Positive Team Player
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Monthly and Annual Journal Entries
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Team Development and Building
  • Staff Training
  • Financial Data Analysis
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Auditing
  • Processing Checks and Invoices
  • Microsoft Office
Work History
Site Accounting Lead, 03/2018 to Current
Mclennan County, TexasWaco, TX,
  • Set up and improve accounting systems and processes to meet business needs and maximize effectiveness of operations.
  • Participate in interviewing, training and development of new employees/contract employees.
  • Track and monitor team of up to 8 employees to improve processes, including updates of 300+ sites (925+ cost centers) and 40 different lottery states.
  • Developed and implemented new program while assisting team members and sites in transitioning from manual processing. Ongoing extensive training and one-on-one support for ServiceNow Program.
  • Create and update substantial amount of Process and Procedure documentation not only for TAP Accounting but also for site level Managers and additional finance departments.
  • Perform advanced reviews of Margins including Deli and Lottery for sites/cost centers.
  • Complete month-end/quarter-end/year-end closing processes with pressing deadlines. Including support for team and support for sites.
  • Research and process transactions, clearing accounts and discrepancies within SAP system. This includes extracting, formatting and creating reports from SAP for Management and other departments.
  • Develop and maintain 40+ GLSUs for different lottery state processing.
  • Demonstrate sound business judgment and ability to work successfully with all levels of management, associates, backgrounds and perspectives.
Truck Stop Accountant, 03/2016 to 03/2018
TravelCenters Of America - HQCity, STATE,
  • Responsible for multiple C-store's/Truck Stop site's daily cash account reconciliation, deposits, lottery reconciliation, and any other discrepancies for stores.
  • Developed and maintained in upwards of 30+ GLSUs in Excel for different lottery state processing.
  • Training of contract employees on departmental process and procedures.
  • Daily journal entries for multiple C-stores/Truck Stop sites and state lottery discrepancies.
  • Worked with management and other departments with monthly/quarterly/yearly closing of books, account reconciliation, journal entry adjustments, inventory postings, and accruals.
  • Reviewed and processed multiple transfers and entries for Deli and Lottery Margins for C-stores/Truck Stop sites, QSR's and QSL's.
  • Created spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for daily, weekly and monthly reporting.
  • Used Microsoft Word and other software tools to create documents and other communications.
Accounting/Finance Supervisor, 01/2007 to 11/2012
Arrow Electronics, ECSCity, STATE,
  • Performed full spectrum of accounting functions including internal and external audits for different financial accounts, test of controls, and documentation of department's programs, process and procedures.
  • Recruited, hired, trained and supervised up to 6 administrative team members and provided constructive feedback, resulting in higher morale and increased employee retention.
  • Delegated assignments and evaluate staff's performance.
  • Successfully led and supported department through Arrow's acquisition of Agilysys. Including participating in successful conversion to new Oracle financial systems.
  • Designed and implemented tracking worksheet for vendor rebates valued in excess of $15 million.
  • Helped Management and A/P department organize and train teams to clean up books, eliminate backlog by putting procedures and controls into place.
  • Managed costs and billing and resolved financial discrepancies effectively through organizational management of account information using PIOS software.
Cost Accounting Specialist, 12/2000 to 01/2007
Agilysys, Inc./Arrow Electronics ECSCity, STATE,
  • Investigated daily variances with reports and corrected errors to resolve discrepancies.
  • Responsible for managing Agilysys HP/Compaq and IBM back end rebates.
  • Team member on projects for development of system tools for cost control department and sales.
  • Applied proper codes to invoices and files to keep records organized and easily searchable.
  • Trained Contract Employees on departmental processes to help/obtain workload.
  • Balanced unauthorized ledger on a daily basis.
  • Approved credits and rebills.
  • Worked closely with upper Management during Month end closings.
  • Weekly conference calls with vendors (IBM and HP).
  • Helped research department audits including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
Leadership Agility Certificate: Management/Leadership, Expected in 08/2021
Cornell University - Ithaca, NY
Accounting And Information Processing Certificate: Accounting/Information Processing, Expected in 03/1996
Auburn Career Center - Painesville, OH

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School Attended

  • Cornell University
  • Auburn Career Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Site Accounting Lead
  • Truck Stop Accountant
  • Accounting/Finance Supervisor
  • Cost Accounting Specialist


  • Leadership Agility Certificate
  • Accounting And Information Processing Certificate

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