staff accountant resume example with 9+ years of experience

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

Highly skilled Accountant with numerous years of experience in various industries with expertise in General Ledger Reconciliations, Distributor Commissions, Inventory Management, Cost of Goods Sold, Fix Assets, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable. Dedicated to promoting a positive culture of efficiency, process improvement and operational excellence. Highly motivated team player aspiring to be part of a mission driven team that fosters growth and embraces change.

  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Time Management
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Closing Processes
  • Internal / External Audits
  • General Ledger Accounting Expertise
  • Automated Systems & Procedures
  • Internal Controls
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Accounts Payable / Invoice Coding
  • Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Budgeting & Variance Analysis
Work History
08/2020 to Current Staff Accountant Heico Corp. | Chicago, IL,
  • Reusable non- toxic silicone storage bag company.
  • Overseen, reconciled, and prepared month end journal entries related to inventory and COGS, including freight, shipping, customs, prepaid inventory, in-transit inventory and deferred revenue as well as monthly accruals and various account reconciliations.
  • Responsible for reconciling finished goods inventory daily for five warehouse locations.
  • Overseen, processed and maintained fixed asset records, including recording newly acquired fixed assets, monitored existing assets, recorded depreciation, and accounted for the disposition of fixed assets.
  • Responsible for preparing month end inventory package: activity report, inventory valuation, and inventory reconciliation.
  • Responsible for all inventory transactions such as: PO receipts, inventory adjustments and BOM’s.
  • Responsible for calculating and recording monthly capitalization of freight as a percentage of inventory.
  • Overseen and lead annual physical inventory for three warehouse locations.
  • Lead monthly broker commission calculation and worked with sales team and outside sales representatives.
  • Responsible for leading End-to-end Accounts payable cycle; processed payment check runs, wires and ACH.
  • Processed, audited, and reconciled logistic invoices with our internal operations team.
  • Responsible for monthly accruals and allocations for logistical expenses for three warehouses.
  • Overseen and maintained existing and new vendor setup information.
  • Responsible for processing and verifying all expense reports.
  • Assisted with internal and external audits.
  • Responsible for preparation of 1099’s and other year-end processes.
  • Performed testing of audit areas for fixed assets and accounts payable.
  • Increased efficiency, support and documentation of accounting processes by creating detailed schedules for journal entries.
  • Created journal entry schedules to improve efficiency, support and documentation of accounting processes.
05/2019 to 08/2020 Junior Accountant Baptist Hospitals Of Southeast Texas | Orange, TX,
  • Calculated and forecasted monthly commissions accrual for distributors.
  • Calculated and Audited sales commission.
  • Researched and resolved report discrepancies, issues and related inquires.
  • Administered and processed expense reimbursements and corporate credit cards.
  • Prepared monthly account reconciliations for Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payable, prepaid expenses, and accrued expenses.
  • Created and implemented an AP process for vendor payments and 3-way match with Purchase Orders.
  • Prepared 1099’s and other year-end processes.
  • Performed various Accounts Receivable tasks that include posting cash receipts, researching charge backs and made final decision for write offs.
  • Assisted in system implementations and new policy rollouts.
  • Global baking company that specializes in frozen bake goods.
  • Checked employee expense reports and submitted for signatures.
  • Managed supplier accounts and built lasting relationships with suppliers.
  • Worked with management at project level to achieve expense plans.
  • Trained new employees on accounting principles and company procedures.
05/2015 to 04/2019 Sr Analyst Finance T-Mobile | Worcester, MA,
  • Preformed various AR tasks: weekly and monthly statements, AR aging, bad debt, cash reconciliation and securization reports.
  • Posted a high volume of payment transactions from multiple lockbox’s, credit card, EDI, wire transfers & ACH payments, within a 48hr turnaround time.
  • Linked customers master files to fully utilize payment application automation.
  • Researched unidentified payments.
  • Analyzed to resolve internal and external customer account inquiries regarding historical/misapplied applications.
  • Processed credit card payments and preformed daily/ monthly reconciliation.
  • Set up CC accounts on 3rd vendors portal, linked with SAP to atomized CC accounts for credit authorizations and order release.
  • Assisted in the month end, quarter end and year end closing process.
  • Assisted the AR Department with Mid/ year-end financial audits; Internal and External.
  • Reconciled bank statements and ledger accounts.
  • Reviewed AR GL entries and assessed accuracy.
  • Processed adjustments, refunds & monthly write offs.
  • Opened and coded dispute cases claim for short payments and deductions.
  • Processed manual invoices on intercompany customer accounts, when necessary.
  • Handled account inquiries on billing discrepancies and related matters.
  • Analyzed return documents and process/ apply credit memos and freight claims.
  • Maintained accurate and complete documentation for all financial department procedures.
  • Assisted AP Dept.: 3-Way Match PO, 2-Way Match PO, and Non-PO invoice processing.
  • Ran ACH payment processing.
  • Identified and resolved any duplicate invoices.
  • Trained new associates.
05/2012 to 05/2015 Accounting Administrative Assistant Cash Store | Waukesha, WI,
  • Performed multifaceted general office support for all departments.
  • Managed accounts receivable and expense control procedures including bank & account reconciliation, cash receipts, financial charges, billing, and invoicing.
  • Reviewed previous sale invoices for discrepancies, prior to billing.
  • Ran and reviewed profit margin sales and product demand calculations.
  • Created and maintained company’s system master data in the areas of Customer, Vendor, Material Masters.
  • Maintained 1099 's up to date and prepared annual documents.
  • Monitored outstanding invoices and performed collections duties.
  • Oversaw inventory activities, including materials monitoring, ordering or requisition and supply stocking or re- stocking.
  • Assisted buyer with processing purchase orders, type purchase check requisitions, and some vendor rebates.
  • Preformed inventory physical count stock cycles.
  • Processed and maintained records including contracts, project files, and bids.
  • Performed administrative and clerical duties such as word processing, data entry, faxing and copying.
  • Reconciled company accounts for credit cards, employee expenses and commissions.
  • Maintained clean and organized files by keeping accounts payable records up-to-date.
Expected in to to Bachelors | Business Administration Universidad Del Valle De México, , GPA:

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  • Universidad Del Valle De México

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