Staff Accountant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Seasoned financial professional with a proven track record of leadership abilities and seeing projects through to completion within deadlines and with 100% accuracy. Knowledgeable about risk aversion strategies, cost reduction options, and financial processes. Decisive and persuasive communicator with proven problem-solving, leadership, and planning abilities.

  • GAAP
  • General Ledger Accounting
  • Oracle HCM
  • QuickBooks
  • Payroll management
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Yardi
  • Project management software
  • Continuous improvement
  • Analysis skills
  • Trello
  • ADP
  • Journal Entries
  • Financial Report Writing
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Research
  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounts Payable
  • Office Management
  • Sage
  • Pivot tables
  • Customer service
  • Document Recordkeeping
  • Discrepancy Reconciliation
  • Cash Analysis
  • Payroll Auditing
  • Business Operations and Forecasting
  • Business Operations Analysis
  • Financial Statements
  • Account and Ledger Reconciliations
  • GAAP Accounting Practices
  • Staff Meetings
  • Tax Liabilities
  • Tax Return Preparation
  • Intuit QuickBooks
  • Oracle Financials
Work History
Staff Accountant, 06/2015 to 11/2022
Actua CorporationAnn Arbor, MI,
  • Managed reconciliation of bank accounts, analysis of periodic financials, and preparation of budgets
  • 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
  • Developed invoices and financial statements for clients
  • Reconciled T&E, Amex, GL accounts, Petty Cash, and Prepaid accounts
  • Processed all payments and apply them against correct accounts via Appfolio
  • Prepared monthly commissions for in-house sales staff and outside representatives
  • Assisted with payroll administration duties, including payroll journal entry.
  • Completed end-of-year financial audits by collaborating with various coworkers.
  • Executed financial reporting, managing prepaid accounts, schedules, reconciliations, event settlements and month-end accruals.
  • Reduced liabilities by accurately managing tax statements, mailings, journal entries, payments and transfers.
Accounting Manager/ Payroll Manager, 04/2014 to 01/2022
Imagined Films LLCCity, STATE,
  • Oversaw Accounting / Payroll department who are responsible for payroll, financial reports, accounts receivable, and billing
  • Performed calculations in overtime, vacation, and sick hours to provide accurate data in the payroll processing database
  • Orchestrated and deployed an online employee timekeeping program to improve measurements of overtime and employee work hours
  • Analyzed quarterly and monthly financials and created detailed reports to present to company executives
  • Ensured company financials complied with state and federal laws
  • Prepare all documentation required for annual external audits
  • Presented budget forecasts to senior management
  • Maintained all accounting ledgers.
  • Managed banking reconciliations and monthly balance sheet statements.
  • Investigated daily variances and corrected errors to resolve discrepancies.
  • Completed bi-weekly payroll for company employees.
  • Implemented budget and expense controls and financial policies by analyzing income and expenditures.
Account Manager/ Payroll Manager, 06/2000 to 04/2014
  • Hired and trained employees while collaborating extensively with department managers to make sure their requirements and needs are met
  • Streamlined the onboarding process for new hires, reducing the average to 48hrs
  • Answered employee questions on 401(k) offerings, PTO, and health plans
  • Developed and maintained accounting and payroll principles, best practices, and systems for collecting, analyzing, and reporting information
  • Developed a strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Oversaw reconciliation of control accounts, year-end payroll process, and preparation of reports to department managers for employees
  • Monitored and adjusted employee annual wage statements for overpayments, third party, sick pay, and worker's compensation payments
  • Coordinated processing of W-2 statements and annually balanced W-2 figures.
Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs, CO
Willing to relocate: Anywhere

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School Attended

  • Colorado Technical University

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  • Staff Accountant
  • Accounting Manager/ Payroll Manager
  • Account Manager/ Payroll Manager



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