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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Hardworking, reliable, organized, punctual Accountant with team-oriented mentality. Eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking mid-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Motivated professional offering Bachelors in Accounting. Adds value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal and multitasking abilities. Meets tight deadlines. 10+ years of experience in accounting and Tax-related settings. Quick and eager learner with acute attention to detail and consistent track record of identifying process improvements to drive quality, accuracy and efficiency.

Skills
  • Accounts Payable
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Processing Checks and Invoices
  • Accounting Policy and Control
  • Personnel Recordkeeping Review
  • Payroll Management
  • GAAP Accounting Practices
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Journal Entry Preparation
  • Decision Making
  • Tax Liabilities
  • Problem-Solving
  • Monthly and Annual Journal Entries
Education and Training
Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH, Expected in 02/2022 Bachelor of Science : Accounting - GPA :
  • Magna cum laude graduate
  • National Society of Leadership & Success Member
  • Honor Roll 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019
Bohecker's Business College Ravenna, OH, Expected in 06/1994 Associate of Science : Accounting - GPA :
  • Magna cum laude graduate
Experience
Abm - Staff Accountant
Bondurant, IA, 10/2019 - Current
  • Reviewed and reconciled discrepancies in accounts and financial documentation.
  • Processed payroll and reviewed employee liability balances in support of HR objectives.
  • Gained accounting efficiency and improved documentation coordination through development of optimal journal entry schedules.
  • Reviewed AP general ledger entries and deposits for contract compliance.
  • Managed financial operations, month-end reporting, financial schedules and reconciliations.
  • Reconciled ticket sales against transactions receipts to optimize revenue and minimize risk.
  • Reviewed benefit liability accounts and vacation time to identify and correct discrepancies.
  • Assisted with month-end and year-end closings to support accounting system accuracy.
  • Problem-solved accounts payable questions on behalf of internal team members, management and vendors.
  • Analyzed invoice and expense reports, identified variances and researched issues to correct problems and maintain financial compliance.
  • Generated, mailed and monitored invoices.
  • Evaluated open accounts to look for past-due balances and pursue collection strategies.
  • Worked closely with delinquent account holders to collect and reconcile accounts through approved channels.
  • Performed various accounts receivable functions, handled cash receipts posting, updated cash flow reports and researched chargebacks and write-offs.
  • Onboarded new employees in time reporting and payroll systems.
  • Processed employee rehires, transfers, terminations and withholdings.
  • Enforced payroll-related policies, procedures and regulations to adhere to changing company and governmental standards.
  • Researched and resolved employee payroll questions and issues via email, phone and in person.
  • Oversaw payroll processing to comply with tax laws and court-ordered wage assignments and garnishments.
  • Leveraged payroll processing system to track and input tax, wage and personnel information.
  • Supported payrolls, driving timely and accurate payment of employee wages.
  • Collaborated with employees and supervisors to immediately resolve discrepancies in timesheets.
  • Coordinated child support deductions and distributed wage assignments.
  • Followed IRS guidelines and state regulations when submitting payroll taxes.
  • Responded to employee inquiries regarding payroll and timekeeping.
  • Monitored daily banking transactions.
  • Conducted investigations and in-depth evaluations of customers for creditworthiness and potential risk factors.
Mhc Equity Lifestyle Properties - Income Tax Specialist
Wells, ME, 03/2015 - Current
  • Stored copies of completed returns and related documents according to company procedures and business regulations.
  • Determined clients' eligibility for tax credits, abatements or deductions through careful research and oversight.
  • Supplied detailed tax documentation needed to submit accurate corporate and individual returns.
  • Finalized and processed paperwork with local, state and federal government authorities.
  • Analyzed information and assessed liabilities and deductions according to relevant tax code.
  • Advised clients to comply with IRS regulations and meet state and federal tax obligations.
  • Probed tax situations from different angles to apply maximum tax benefits or resolve tax debts.
  • Assisted small businesses and individual clients with filling out tax forms and electronically filing tax returns.
Abm - Staff Accountant
Buena Park, CA, 06/2010 - 06/2015
  • Reconciled monthly statements and transactions to keep records accurate and current.
  • Problem-solved accounts payable questions on behalf of internal team members, management and vendors.
  • Analyzed invoice and expense reports, identified variances and researched issues to correct problems and maintain financial compliance.
  • Coded invoices and other records to maintain organized and accurate records.
  • Sent copies of invoices and statements to customers to facilitate payment of outstanding invoices.
  • Processed posting and reconciling payments and addressed aged receivables.
  • Researched customer billing issues and resolved problems to facilitate receipt of overdue monies and promote good customer relationships.
  • Reached out to vendors and customers to resolve account problems.
  • Processed monthly payments and researched payment discrepancies.
  • Gathered timesheets to prepare weekly payroll data for processing by payroll coordinator.
  • Established employee payroll files and updated existing files with new information.
  • Created, organized and maintained employee personnel files to keep sensitive data secure.
  • Guided new hires through orientation and onboarding and explained documentation requirements to facilitate HR process.
  • Developed and maintained training materials and benefits packets for new hires.
  • Scheduled appointments, meetings and conferences with employees to discuss and mitigate personnel issues.
  • Worked with spreadsheets, cloud-based accounting software and bank account statements.
  • Reconciled company credit cards, expense accounts and other expenses and financial records.
  • Reviewed general ledger entries for accuracy and completeness.
  • Checked figures, postings and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy and proper codes.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • Bohecker's Business College

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Accountant
  • Income Tax Specialist
  • Staff Accountant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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