Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Results oriented financial professional with extensive background in SOX risk assessment, audit, financial accounting and operations. Depth of experience includes Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial operations. Recognized as strong leader and excellent team player. Maintain high level of personal ethics and solid values.

Areas of Expertise
  • SOX Risk Assessment
  • Internal Controls Testing
  • Segregation of Duties (SOD) Analysis
  • Special Projects
  • Financial Analysis
  • Audit
  • System Implementation
  • Cost Reduction
Experience and Selected Accomplishments:
SOX Compliance Analyst - 2013 - Present:, -
Syngenta,Inc. City, STATE,

Consultant tasked with SAP Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) implementation and upgrade for multiple ERP systems.

  • Validated mitigating controls for North America
  • Successfully resolved segregation of duties conflicts within one month
  • Effectively assigned security in Compliant User Provisioning without increasing conflicts
  • Trained management and role owners to better utilize the system
Internal Controls - Compliance Manager - 2005 - 2012, -
CommScope, Inc. City, STATE,

Corporate Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Manager with direct responsibility for annual risk assessment package for senior management and external audit firm

  • Reduced tested controls by more than 20% each year
  • Successfully integrated controls, test plans and risk for major acquisition
  • Reduced SOX deficiencies each year through effective monitoring and reporting
  • Lead team in developing improvements for SOX process which included standardized workbooks, enhanced test scripts, walk through documentation and SharePoint development
  • Performed control testing on time and within budget
  • Coordinated efforts with external audit firm to reduce audit fees and increase reliance
  • Performed multiple special projects for senior management and external audit

Co-Project Manager for implementation of SAP Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) Access Control module across all company locations

  • Successfully implemented SAP GRC in two ERP systems
  • Team leader on special project to eliminate significant Segregation of Duties (SOD) deficiency
  • Mitigated or resolved all critical SOD conflicts within 3 months
  • Developed reporting package for monitoring conflicts and communication to senior management
  • Reduced SOD conflicts by teaming with IT security during major company integration of ERP systems to address concerns before go-live date
SOX Consultant - 2004 - 2005:, -
PG Energy City, STATE,

Performed initial SOX development and testing for major utility company

  • Designed process control flow charts to facilitate identification of key controls
  • Advised management on control weaknesses and recommended improvements
  • Developed test plans for key controls
  • Successfully concluded the annual audit without control issues
Bachelor of Science: Business - Accounting, Expected in
Indiana University - Bloomington, IN
Status -
Professional Certification and Software:

Certified Public Accountant - Georgia (Active)

Software - Microsoft Office Products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. SAP ERP, SAP Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC)

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School Attended

  • Indiana University

Job Titles Held:

  • SOX Compliance Analyst - 2013 - Present:
  • Internal Controls - Compliance Manager - 2005 - 2012
  • SOX Consultant - 2004 - 2005:


  • Bachelor of Science

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