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

Emerging accounting professional ready to develop career foundation with expanding operation. Dedicated to keeping records accurate and controls tight to meet all business needs. Systematic and well-organized with strong attention to detail, mathematical acumen and GAAP knowledge.

Skills
  • Audit Preparation
  • Problem Solving
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Accounts Payable
  • Attention to Detail
  • Processing Checks and Invoices
  • Journal Entries
  • General Ledger
  • Microsoft Office
  • Typing and 10-Key Entry
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Vendor Record Management
  • Month-End Closing
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Internal Control
  • Monthly Reconciliation
  • Excellent Attention To Detail
Work History
Staff Accountant, 07/2021 to Current
Watermark Retirement CommunitiesPrairie Grove, IL,
  • Engage in month end close, general ledger internal controls and other reporting compliance.
  • Complete monthly tasks such as, journal entry preparation, variance analysis and account reconciliations.
  • Assists with month-end general ledger; timely processing of journal entries, month-end account reconciliations and account analysis during accelerated close process
  • Investigate and resolve reconciling items on assigned account reconciliations
  • Partner with accounting team to prepare for external audit and reporting schedules
  • Follow established accounting processes to ensure internal controls compliance
  • Deliver various ad-hoc reports as needed.
  • Understand requirements for documentation and support of workpapers, calculations and reconciliations
  • Review EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) for subsidiaries at end of month
Staff Accountant, 07/2020 to 07/2021
Watermark Retirement CommunitiesRaytown, MO,
  • Reconcile and maintain any assigned daily general ledger accounts, ensuring completeness and accuracy.
  • Identify and research all outstanding items with appropriate notations and documentation, communicating corrective action required.
  • Clear outstanding items within 15 days unless otherwise approved.
  • Update procedures as needed.
  • Perform Accounts Payable function as needed.
  • Accurately code invoices with appropriate vendor, general ledger account, description, and branch
  • Balance backup withholding accounts and transmit deposit to Federal Reserve Bank on daily basis.
  • Perform month-end entries and reconciliations as assigned.
  • Make correcting entries as appropriate to guarantee accurate financial statements.
  • Prepared vendor invoices and processed incoming payments.
  • Reviewed vendor invoices for appropriate documentation and validity prior to payment.
  • Kept vendor files accurate and up-to-date to expedite payment processing.
  • Entered invoices requiring payment and disbursed amounts via check, electronic transfer or bank draft.
  • Completed daily accounting tasks including tracking funds, preparing deposits and reconciling accounts.
Staff Accountant, 05/2019 to 07/2020
Watermark Retirement CommunitiesRed Rock, AZ,
  • Assist in compilation of financial statements for non-profit organizations.
  • Perform audits, ensuring adherence to standard requirements.
  • Report analysis and findings to management team.
  • Bank reconciliation, help in reviewing organization's bank accounts, checks, and balances against amounts in ledger.
  • Identifying and documenting internal controls to mitigate risks and related opportunities for internal control improvement.
  • Performed strategic planning, execution and finalization of audits.
  • Developed and enforced audit policies and administrative and technical functions.
  • Completed audit papers by thoroughly documenting audit tests and findings.
  • Complied with federal, state and local requirements.
  • Ensured compliance with established internal procedures by examining reports, processes, and documentation.
  • Identified audit risks, prepared budgets and coordinated with management and audit team in preparing related reports.
  • Performed testing of audit areas, including cash, inventory, fixed assets, accrued expenses and accounts payable.
  • Contacted customers as soon as issues arose to immediately find resolution before problems escalated.
  • Prepared working papers, reports and supporting documentation for audit findings.
  • Participated in interviews, performed observations and evaluated pertinent information to supplement audit findings.
Education
highlights: Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I, Intermediate Accounting II, Investments, Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Financial Management, Business Calculus, Business Statistics: , Expected in to - ,
GPA:
No Degree: Accounting, Expected in 12/2020 to Langston University - Langston, OK
GPA:
  • Continued education by completing 18 credits in upper division Accounting classes in order to be eligible for CPA exam.
Bachelor of Business Administration: Finance, Expected in 05/2019 to Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, OK
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Bloomberg Terminal LP (BMC).
  • Quickbooks ProAdvisor
  • NetSuite

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School Attended

  • Langston University
  • Oklahoma State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Accountant
  • Staff Accountant
  • Staff Accountant

Degrees

  • highlights: Managerial Accounting, Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Intermediate Accounting I, Intermediate Accounting II, Investments, Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Financial Management, Business Calculus, Business Statistics
  • No Degree
  • Bachelor of Business Administration

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