Staff Accountant Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Ambitious, detail-oriented Financial professional versed in balancing priorities and meeting deadlines under pressure. Adapts quickly to challenges and changing environments. Currently pursuing CPA licensure.

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Organized and concise
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel,Word, Outlook
  • Results Oriented
  • Self-starter with minimal supervision required
  • Excellent analytical skills
Work History
11/2017 to Current Staff Accountant Tri Pointe Homes | Dallas, TX,
  • Report, maintain, and reconcile the company’s daily trading P&L and position.
  • Maintain fixed asset register and calculate and record monthly depreciation expense.
  • Reconcile supporting schedules to balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare and input journal entries.
  • Daily review of accounts receivables and payables.
  • Assist with the month-end close process.
  • Assist with the monthly and quarterly reporting of financial statements and supporting schedules.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budget.
  • Assist in the year-end audit for all entities
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly & annual statutory filings.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
03/2015 to 03/2016 Financial Accountant Brookfield Properties - Multifamily | New Haven, CT,
  • Reconciled bank/credit and loan accounts.
  • Developed and analyzed financial statements for all associated entities in a timely manner.
  • Developed internal controls and finance processes to reduce errors and mitigate financial risk.
  • Prepared general ledger entries by maintaining records and files
  • Oversaw the day-to-day processing of payroll for 12 employees, including the review of timesheets and computing pay in accordance with FLSA.
  • Processed accounts payable(full cycle).
  • Processed accounts receivables(full cycle).
  • Oversaw client billing in accordance with customer contracts.
  • Decreased the time taken to complete month-end closing, ensuring month-end closing was completed by the 10th of the following month.
02/2014 to 10/2014 Fund Accounting Coordinator Affton Trucking | Saint Louis, MO,
  • Managed the processing of cash receipts, recorded bank wire transfers as well as other receivables and worked closely with the CFO and other accounting staff to ensure that client funding accounts were reconciled with Great Plains/ MS Excel logs.
  • Prepared and recorded Client invoices and other health claims related documents.
  • Was an integral part of the accounting department, coordinating over $2 Billion in Healthcare related claims during my employment.
  • Monitored and analyzed financial, statistical and operational data trends.
  • Compiled general ledger entries on a short schedule with nearly 100% accuracy.
06/2013 to 01/2014 Logistics Coordinator PLS Logistics | City, STATE,
  • Dispatched shipments to motor carriers and followed customer service requirements as well as carrier utilization plans to achieve performance and profit objectives.
  • Led information gathering as pertaining to carrier and client complaint details, helping to increase the number of customers served.
  • Monitored carrier performance and reported carrier failures.
  • Completed daily load pickup and delivery verification.
  • Maintained productive working relationships with customer representatives, motor carriers, and employees, which led to a 10% increase in sales.
  • Budgeted active and proposed projects with the sales finance team by accurately determining pricing, margins and risk factors as pertaining to client credit trade lines.
Expected in May 2013 Bachelor of Science | Finance, Accounting minor Gannon University, Erie, PA GPA:
  • Advanced courses in Financial Statement Analysis
  • Advanced Financial accounting courses
Additional Information
  • SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS: 3 Time Finalist in South African Swimming Nationals 2009
  • 4 year NCAA Athlete, with a top ten finish in conference all years.
  • ACTIVITIES: Gannon University Water Polo Team 2010 - 2011 Gannon University Swim Team 2009 - 2013.

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School Attended
  • Gannon University
Job Titles Held:
  • Staff Accountant
  • Financial Accountant
  • Fund Accounting Coordinator
  • Logistics Coordinator
  • Bachelor of Science