Staff Accountant Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Over 10+ years of experience working as Accountant within a Non-Profit and general business Environment, developed interpersonal skills, self-motivated; able to work independently and as team member; respond best in fast-paced, high-pressure environment and manage multiple tasks.
01/2011 to Current
Staff Accountant Education First , ,
  • Coordinated fixed asset additions and retirements plan schedule.
  • Performed debit, credit and total accounts on computer spreadsheets/databases, using specialized accounting software.
  • Received, recorded, and banked cash, checks, and vouchers as well as reconciled records of bank transactions, coded the general ledger and processed vendor invoice payments.
  • Assumed responsibility for resolving outstanding balance sheet items, including accrual and prepaid accounts.
  • Collaborated extensively with auditors during preliminary and year-end audit processes.
  • Fully responsible for the semi- monthly payroll process.
  • Manage all payroll adjustments, deductions and incurred appraisals and send the final copy to the Director of Accounting.
  • Created and managed more than 18 confidential personnel records.
  • Conducted benefits administration for 16 benefit-eligible employees (TDA, 403B, FSA & Health insurance) Maintained confidential information, such as pay rates, salary changes stemming from merit increases, promotions and pay adjustments.
  • Reconciled worked hours, vacation and sick leaves from Replicon system.
04/2009 to 01/2010
Administrative Assistant Saic (Science Applications Int.) Saint Inigoes, MD,
  • Performed administrative and secretarial support for the president of a small accounting firm.
  • Coordinated and manage multiple priorities and projects.
  • Assisted in general accounting functions; maintain journals, sale of money orders, manage A/P and A/R, and expense control procedures including bank and account reconciliation, cash receipts, finance charges, billings, invoicing, purchase order, inventory verification, monitor credit cards transaction, P & L statement analysis, review and preparation of daily deposits (ACH Remotely Direct Deposit) post all transactions on QuickBooks.
  • Participate in staff recruitment, hiring, training, and scheduling.
  • Supervise staff arrival, lunch and exit hours and receptionist.
  • Provide telephone support, investigate and resolve billing inquiries for 100 + clients (Spanish speaking).
  • Made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence.
01/2009 to 03/2009
Tax Preparer Jackson Hewitt Tracy, CA,
  • prepared income tax forms State and Federal for a variety of individual.
  • Research on various tax matters and answered questions regarding the tax code.
  • Responded to client inquiries.
06/1999 to 10/2008
Accountant The Southern Company Mcdonough, GA,
  • Performed all accounting functions and month- end close processes, including: balancing general ledger, bank Reconciliation and-journal entries for payroll and closing adjustment.
  • Processed payments through electronic funds transfer (EFT) via bank debits and credit card for posting to the financial management system and prepared bank deposit (daily).
  • Maintained schedules for; advances, daily cash receipt, deposit, consumer funds held, fixed asset, grants, deferred revenues and account receivables.
  • Tracked employee expense accounts, and credit card account.
  • Handled clients monthly household and medical expenses.
  • Reviewed all leases, copies relevant paperwork for government contracts.
  • Analyzed quarterly invoices and error/updated reports to Developmental Disabilities Administration DDA Updated monthly attendances through the Provider Consumer Information System (PCIS2) Processed weekly billing to Medicaid Medical Day Care for Adult).
  • Performed monthly internal audits (ex: accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit card, and financial reports.
  • Responsible for accounts payables (match, batch, code, cut checks for 100 invoices/wk.), updated vendor database as needed including new vendors, changes, deletions, and prepared annual 1099's.
  • verified all vouchers and invoices for payment ensuring proper departmental approvals, account numbers, tax identification numbers and other supporting documentation.
  • Assisted the Comptroller on Internal Audit and other projects.
  • Assisted the Director of Communication on Fundraising event.
  • Trained and supervised new staff, Performed administrative tasks such as filling, typing, preparing and sending correspondence, and answering the telephone.
Expected in 1 2006
Bachelor of Science: Accounting
Strayer University - , Washington DC
Expected in 1 1998
Associate: Occupational Studies Business Administration
Katharine Gibbs School - Washington, New York
Occupational Studies Business Administration
Expected in 2016
Master of Business Administration: Accounting
Strayer University - Washington, DC


Fluent in Spanish (read & write)
Account Reconciliation, Accounting, general accounting, accounting software, accounts payable, accounts payables, accounts receivable, accrual, administrative, ADP, A/P, balance sheet, bank Reconciliation, benefits administration, billing, billings, Cash Flow, closing, contracts, credit, client, clients, databases, database, debit, documentation, electronic funds transfer, faxes, filling, finance, Financial, financial management, FSA, forms, Fundraising, funds, General Ledger, government, grants, hiring, insurance, inventory, invoicing, Director, Excel, money, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, payroll, Peachtree, personnel, processes, QuickBooks, read, receptionist, recruitment, Research, Sage, scheduling, secretarial, Fluent in Spanish, Spanish speaking, spreadsheets, Tax, TDA, telephone, typing, Year-end

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School Attended
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  • Katharine Gibbs School
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  • Administrative Assistant
  • Tax Preparer
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