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

Efficient and proactive Staff Accountant with over 15 years’ experience in managing complex business accounts. Well-versed in accounting regulations standard practices and confidentiality issues.

Skills
  • Monthly Account / Bank Reconciliation
  • Internal / External Audits
  • Forecasting & Budgeting
  • Closing Processes
  • General Ledger Accounting Expertise
  • Accounts Payable / Invoice Coding
  • Income Statements
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Monthly / Quarterly / Year End Reports
  • Budgeting & Variance Analysis
  • Monthly Journal Entries
  • Great Plains, NetSuite, Oracle, Sage, SAP and Kronos
  • Payroll Processing
Work History
02/2020 to Current Staff Accountant Us Government Other Agencies And Independent Organizations | El Cajon, CA,
  • Updated financial management systems to reduce financial discrepancies and increased cost savings through implementation of internal controls.
  • Reconciled general ledger accounts and bank statements.
  • Collected and arranged financial information and entered details into Epicor financial management system.
  • Executed financial reporting, managing prepaid accounts, schedules, reconciliations, event settlements and month-end accruals.
  • Created journal entry schedules to improve efficiency, support and documentation of accounting processes.
  • Prepared allocation tables for indirect expenses and revenue items.
  • Accurately calculated deductions and processed payroll for 200 employees.
  • Performed testing of audit areas, including cash, inventory, fixed assets, accrued expenses and accounts payable.
  • Increased efficiency, support and documentation of accounting processes by creating detailed schedules for journal entries.
07/2019 to 12/2019 Senior Payroll Coordinator Chico's Fas, Inc. | Merrimack, NH,
  • Verified and submitted timekeeping information for accurate and efficient payroll processing.
  • Oversaw bi-weekly payroll for 2 locations with more than 200 total employees.
  • Performed calculations in overtime, vacation and sick hours to provide accurate data to payroll processing database.
  • Investigated payroll variances and employee claims to resolve discrepancies and balance financial records.
  • Uploaded time records into ADP and made adjustments to create accurate database for payroll processing functions.
  • Reviewed time records for 200 employees to verify accuracy of information.
  • Applied knowledge of regulations, employment law and tax code to keep operations in compliance with applicable standards.
  • Processed voids and reissues, created non-sufficient funds (NSF) list for Human Resources and made salary changes in payroll and monthly leave accruals.
  • Researched payroll errors and processed payments for federal and state taxes, social security, Medicare, and various employee deductions, annuity contributions and retirement plan withholdings.
  • Built and maintained contract calendars and managed set up for all new banks for direct deposit and accrual year-end processes.
  • Documented and processed all garnishments for bankruptcies, student loans and child support orders.
  • Verified on-time submission of payroll taxes and within constraints of Internal Revenue Service.
  • Managed time entry batch for system-wide leave entered and changes, imported data for correct salary rate and monthly leave without pay (LWOP).
  • Reconciled all payroll liabilities to general ledger and prepared monthly payroll accrual entries.
  • Checked employees' benefits enrollment for accuracy and inputted all data into ADP.
  • Investigated payroll variances and employee claims to resolve discrepancies and balance financial records
04/2019 to 07/2019 Senior Staff Accountant Aimbridge Hospitality | Canton, OH,
  • Managed entire accounting cycle, including gathering information, preparing documents, finalizing reports and closing books.
  • Created budgets and forecasts for management group to meet regular accounting deadlines.
  • Set up and improved accounting systems and processes to meet business needs and maximize operational success.
  • Evaluated and improved accuracy and completeness of financial records.
  • Modified comprehensive financial reporting package to reflect growing organizational complexity.
  • Documented all cash, credit, fixed assets, accrued expenses and line of credit transactions.
  • Supported monthly reporting analysis to achieve validation of internal reports and to reconcile production operations and general ledger.
  • Tracked financial progress by creating quarterly and yearly balance sheets.
  • Reconciled accounts and reviewed all materials, including surplus, income, expense data, net worth and assets.
01/2017 to 12/2018 Accountant Apptopia | Boston, MA,
  • Analyzed budgets, financial reports and projections for accurate reporting of financial standing.
  • Completed daily cash functions like account tracking, payroll and wage allocations, budgeting, donating and all types of cash and banking reconciliations with 98% accuracy.
  • Reviewed accounts, resolved coding areas and tracked recurring expenses for accrual entry.
  • Reconciled accounts and reviewed all materials, including surplus, income, expense data, net worth and assets.
  • Reviewed and processed client payments, including electronic payments and check deposit.
  • Reconciled general ledger accounts and bank statements.
  • Provided journal entries and performed accounting on accrual basis.
  • Compiled general ledger entries on short schedule with 100% accuracy.
  • Managed entire accounting cycle, including gathering information, preparing documents, finalizing reports and closing books.
  • Created budgets and forecasts for management group to meet regular accounting deadlines.
  • Tracked financial progress by creating quarterly and yearly balance sheets.
10/2005 to 03/2009 Fund Accountant Carta | Seattle, WA,
  • Resolved cash exceptions, evaluating impact on overall account status and reporting findings to stakeholders.
  • Participated in generating fund balance sheets for distribution to shareholders.
  • Resolved accounting variances and estimated monthly closing accruals.
  • Reconciled daily trading transactions to ascertain necessary month-end adjustment measures.
  • Authored daily roll forward schedules to maintain operational continuity.
  • Prepared cash and currency reconciliation reports for counterparty accounts.
  • Prepared working papers, reports and supporting documentation for audit findings.
  • Completed daily accounting tasks including tracking funds, preparing deposits and reconciling accounts.
  • Reviewed accounts, resolved coding areas and tracked recurring expenses for accrual entry.
Education
Expected in 2015 to to Bachelor of Science | Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, TX GPA:

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School Attended

  • Dallas Baptist University

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Accountant
  • Senior Payroll Coordinator
  • Senior Staff Accountant
  • Accountant
  • Fund Accountant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science

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