Jessica Claire
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Highly accomplished Finance and Accounting professional with diverse background in business management, training, human resources, and operations. Specific experience includes FP&A, project management, budget review & planning and program implementation. Excellent track record of delivering solid and on-time results leading several complex projects such as software system conversions. Maintains a strong focus on adding value to the overall growth and profitability of the organization. Exceptional Excel and SAP skills combined with problem solving capability. Solid professional standards; excellent track record of dependability, strong work ethic, high energy level, and consistent commitment to success.
MS Excel-(Advanced) *Hyperion-Essbase *Taleo *SAP *UVX / AS400 *Open Systems/OSAS *Bookworks *Blackline *ADP/E-Time *Magento *QuickBooks *MS Dynamics/Great Plains
Sr. Accountant, 06/2014 - Current
Deckers Outdoor Corporation Denver, CO,
  • Prepare accruals and journal entries for Client revenue and expense and provide reports for management review.
  • Prepare state sales tax reporting documents and audit backup (internal and external).
  • Reconcile revenue and cost related balance sheet accounts.
  • Provide ad hoc research requests and provide in-deep analysis on financial results.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives related to various processes, including reporting, data gathering, & value added analysis, including the SAP data transformation project.
  • Serve as the point of contact for transaction expense and revenue accounting process and related issues and collaborate with Finance, Business (GCP), Accounting Policy, Tax, Treasury, Internal Audit and SOX.
  • Provide training to new associates joining the team.
Finance and Administration Manager, 04/2012 - 10/2013
University Of Colorado Aurora, CO,
  • Managed financial operations for both the San Jose, CA ($15M) and AZ Districts ($9M) with 9 total branches.
  • Reviewed and analyzed monthly and quarterly P&L's and prepared annual budget and business plan that increased operational efficiency by more than 15%.
  • Prepared monthly commentaries and analyses for senior management explaining key revenue and expense variances and quantifying risks and opportunities vs budget and forecast.
  • Served as a regional Super-User for SAP software conversion.
  • Recommended and implemented several expense control programs and measured results.
  • Responsible for business units' compliance with the policies and procedures.
  • Queried databases and built reports from scratch while also helping to automate reporting.
Finance & Administration Manager, 08/2004 - 09/2010
Legacy.Com Chicago, IL,
  • Managed finance and administrative operations within a $61M district with 14 branches, including finance, AP/AR, inventory, billing, human resources, and customer service.
  • Reorganized administrative department and trained 8 clerks and 2 assistant managers.
  • Prepared annual budget, revenue forecasts, and business plan.
  • Ran month-end close process, investigated expense variances, booked journal entries, updated forecasts, and reported to senior management.
  • Managed physical inventory counts, audits and reconciliations.
  • Reconciled large leasing accounts, saving $50K in unaccounted transactions.
  • Managed payroll processing for 80+ employees and facilitated system conversion to ADP/Etime.
  • Identified cost saving opportunities and implemented changes and controls for sustainability.
  • Implemented several LEAN initiatives and Six Sigma Green Belt projects to cut waste and increase operational efficiency.
Accounting Manager, 04/2003 - 08/2004
Team Industrial Services, Inc. Hammond, IN,
  • Managed accounting functions, including monthly GL reconciliation and cash-flow projections.
  • Performed AR month-end/quarterly/year-end closings and ledger entries.
  • Researched and resolved very old account reconciliations and billing issues, thus adding over $50K of positive cash flow back to the books.
District Administrator, 03/2001 - 11/2002
Colorado Boxed Beef Company Fayetteville, AR,
  • Managed administrative and financial operations within a $10M district sales office, including AP/AR, inventory, billing, HR, and customer service.
  • Researched and resolved over $250K in aging unapplied cash in less than 60 days.
Operations Manager, 10/1999 - 11/2000
Yamaha Motor Corp Miami, FL,
  • Managed and tracked success of over six successful credit card product launches and marketing campaigns.
  • Formulated and implemented changes in policies and procedures and performed routine audits to ensure compliance.
  • Successfully handled two software conversions, wrote training manuals, and trained a 50+ person office on the new software.
Collections Supervisor, 10/1994 - 09/1999
  • Consistently led the number one outbound high-risk collections team through motivational strategies, incentive programs and contests.
  • Created motivational strategies, such as incentive programs and contests, to drive quality performance.
  • Supported quality standards of effective collection, dunning, and write-off practices.
  • Provided training and performance feedback to a team of 25 high-risk outbound collectors through informal communications, formal performance reviews, goal setting, and deficiency management.
B.A: Business and Finance, Expected in
Washington & Jefferson College - Washington, PA
Business and Finance Two-time winner of the Penske District Finance Excellence Award
Professional Affiliations
Registered GE Six Sigma Green Belt-cert# 225650-237996-600107865
account reconciliations, Accounting, AP/AR, accruals, administrative, ADP, ad, AR, AS400, automate, backup, balance sheet, billing, budget, business plan, cash flow, cash-flow projections, CA, continuous improvement, conversion, credit, Client, customer service, databases, Essbase, senior management, Finance, financial, financial operations, GCP, GL, goal setting, Great Plains, human resources, HR, Hyperion, Internal Audit, inventory, ledger, marketing, MS Dynamics, MS Excel, office, payroll processing, performance reviews, policies, processes, quality, QuickBooks, reporting, research, sales, San, SAP, Six Sigma, Tax, training manuals, Treasury, year-end

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