staff accountant resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Dynamic and detail-driven accounting professional experienced in examining and analyzing accounting records, financial statements and financial reports to assess accuracy and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and standards. Proven ability to analyze accounting processes, identify deficiencies, formulate and implement corrective action plans to achieve compliance and mitigate risk. Personable in managing client relationships and assisting clients to resolve problems and find solutions.

  • Forecasting & Budgeting
  • Monthly Account / Bank Reconciliation
  • Internal / External Audits
  • Closing processes
  • General ledger accounting expertise
  • Budgeting & Variance Analysis
  • Accounts Payable / Invoice Coding
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Cash Flow analysis
  • SAP expertise
Work History
Staff Accountant, 06/2019 to Current
Tri Star Sports & Entertainment GroupWest Hollywood, CA,
  • Ensure accurate flow of data to accounting and finance by analyzing processed data from operational systems for multiple branch divisions, processing over $20 M in net revenue monthly
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly balance sheet, fixed assets reconciliations and general ledger journal entries
  • Generate variance analysis reports for communication to management
  • Assist with monthly and year end closes, including preparing for and interaction with both internal and external auditors
  • Maintain and analyzed budgets, preparing periodic reports that compared budgeted costs to actual costs
  • Assist in the capital planning process for both future capital spending and the evaluation of past capital projects resulting in accurate monthly forecast
  • Establish reporting system for plant controllers and plant managers ensuring that all asset additions, transfers and retirements activity in the plant is accounted for
  • Develop a complete understanding of accounts payable accounting cycles and provide suggestions for process improvement and provide AP accrual analyses to Controller monthly
Accounts Payable Specialist, 01/2018 to 05/2019
American National BankRalston, NE,
  • Enter and process accounts payable invoices, perform 3-way matching, code and apply appropriate discounts
  • Match invoices with purchase orders, calculate appropriate sale tax, manage state sales and use tax reporting
  • Review invoices for accuracy, process check requests, match invoice and check for signature approval
  • Monitor and run accounts payable aging, review monthly cash flow reports with Controller
  • Post expenses to general ledger, monthly accruals, reconcile subsidiary vendor accounts
  • Perform month-end close, manage intercompany journal entries, general ledger reconciliations
  • Prepare journal entries, create and review monthly financial reports
  • File various business and franchise licenses, prepare property tax returns, update and maintain vehicle maintenance files
  • Maintain EINs for vendors, process 1099’s, update and manage federal and state income for tax audits
  • Abide by company accounting guidelines regarding processes and procedures in an effort to safeguard company assets
Accounting Clerk, 08/2016 to 12/2017
Ati MetalsArlington, VA,
  • Handled accounts receivable and accounts payable accounting functions.
  • Entered and processed accounts receivable invoices, performed cash applications, reviewed and monitored aging, performed collections on past due accounts.
  • Negotiated payment terms or plans, researched and resolved invoice discrepancies, applied credits and debits to accounts.
  • Processed and posted checks, credit cards, wire and ACH payments, performed account reconciliations.
  • Updated and maintained accounts receivable files, maintained accurate records for auditing purposes.
  • Researched and resolved misapplied or short payments, assisted in daily cash reporting and reconciliations.
  • Entered and processed accounts payable invoices, calculated unit price, quantities, matched invoices with purchase orders and / or receipt documentation.
  • Applied appropriate codes, applied expense account classifications, and entered purchase orders.
  • Reviewed invoices for accuracy prior to check requests and cut checks for approval.
  • Set-up new vendor accounts, entered billing terms, updated and maintained vendor database, managed 1099 and processed W9 forms.
  • Maintained and reconciled general ledger, created and ran monthly financial reports, balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Responded to customer inquiries and provided customer resolution, maintained vendor relations.
State Examiner, 06/2014 to 08/2016
The Hertz CorporationMilford, MA,
  • Provided clear and accurate information to customers and the general public concerning DDS laws and regulations and follows guidelines to verify identity and document validity of information received in a fast paced environment
  • Reviewed applications to determine eligibility, verify insurance, and issues or reinstates driver's license and in accordance with applicable policies, procedures, and laws
  • Reconciled daily collection, balance cash registers, prepare and make daily deposits, and/or collects prescribed fees and completes transactions and entering data according to standard format and procedures
  • Administered and evaluates written and road tests to eligible applicants
  • Provided general clerical support such as data entry, copying/distributing documents, maintaining record-keeping and filing, receive, screens, and direct telephone communications, and greet or assist customers
Bachelor of Business Administration: Accounting, Expected in 12/2017
Georgia State University - Atlanta, GA,

GPA: 3.15, Hope Scholarship Recipient, IEF Study Abroad Scholarship Recipient ATLAS Program (Aspire, Travel, Learn, Achieve, Share)

Additional Information
  • Financial Excel Modeling •Used solver and wrote VBA programs •Performed matrix operations •Created efficient frontiers, basic bond immunizations, and bond yields through functions and spreadsheets Intermediate Accounting •Identified, analyzed and recorded accounting changes and corrected errors in financial statements •Prepared advanced level of statements of cash flows for different companies •Applied the financial theories and standards to actual business happening in the United States

National Association for Black Accountants

Volunteer at the Norcross Coop- Center


State certified Commercial Driver Examiner

State certified Motorcycle Examiner

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School Attended

  • Georgia State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Accountant
  • Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Accounting Clerk
  • State Examiner


  • Bachelor of Business Administration

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