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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

6 Years of AP/AR Experience. Over ten years of experience as a Debt/collection representative

Proficient in Microsoft Suite including office 365

Proficient in CRM Software including Great Plains and QuickBooks

Financial reporting Payment Processing Invoice preparation Competent and detail-oriented Accounting Assistant well-versed in accounts payable and receivable management payroll

Resourceful Staff Accountant offering years of expertise in examining and analyzing accounting records, financial statements, and financial reports to assess the accuracy and enforce compliance. Evaluates processes to identify deficiencies and formulate a strategy to mitigate risk. Advanced knowledge of accounting principles, standards, and best practices. Personable and energetic with an aptitude for client relationship management.

Skills
  • Bookkeeping operations
  • Collections and invoice processing
  • Account evaluation
  • Payroll processing
  • Month-end documentation
  • Financial reporting
  • Accounts receivable
  • Payment processing
  • Financial Planning
  • AR and AP expertise
  • Accounts payable
  • Sales commission knowledge
  • General ledger accounting
  • Payroll liability and deductions
  • Great Plains
  • GAAP Accounting
  • Account reconciliation
  • Tax Preparation
  • Accounting processes
  • Microsoft Dynamics Gp proficient
Experience
10/2020 to 07/2022
Staff Accountant Adobe Systems Incorporated New York, NY,
  • 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 the development of optimal journal entry schedules.
  • Gained accounting efficiency and improved documentation coordination through the development of optimal journal entry schedules.
  • Managed payroll and time and attendance systems.
  • Organized and maintained payroll information by entering data, deleting errors, and calculating and collecting information.
  • Gathered timesheets to prepare weekly payroll data for processing by the payroll coordinator.
  • Managed payroll for hourly, and salaried employees.
  • Established employee payroll files and update existing files with new information.
  • Calculated accurate wages, including overtime, salary increases,and bonuses.
  • Improved billing and month-end reporting processes.
  • Reconciled company bank statements and bookkeeping ledgers.
  • Documented customer correspondence in CRM to track requests, problems and solutions.
12/2018 to 09/2020
Ap/ AR Finance and Accounting Specialist Devereux Hudson, NY,
  • Faxed and Emailed invoices and statements to customers and vendors daily.
  • Prepared and delivered Demand for Payment Letters as needed to those customers delinquent or recommended for outside collections assistance.
  • Fixed and resolved any issues by researching that arise from customer accounts that came through such as incoming customer calls, call tag submissions, crediting or adjusting invoices if needed.
  • Assisted with the posting of credit card payments and online order payments including batch postings and withdrawals creating invoices and assisting with merchant service accounts.
  • Assisted Accounting with remote deposit withdrawals, vendor approvals, (including insurance-related issues), and check runs if needed Sent proof of delivery for products to customers upon request and researched issues about proof of delivery as well.
  • Took credit card and ACH payments via phone and email by customers- Communicated and follow up effectively with the sales and purchasing department regarding customer delinquent accounts on a timely basis Emailed aging reports to all sales representatives bi-weekly.
  • Responsible for a team of 20 sales reps or more at times including international sales.
  • Generated, mailed, and monitored invoices.
  • Performed various accounts receivable functions, including cash receipts posting, updating cash flow reports, and researching chargebacks and write-offs.
  • Evaluated open accounts to look for past-due balances and pursue collection strategies.
  • Verified, classified, computed, posted, and recorded accounts payable data and reconciled daily totals to confirm proper accounting.
  • Routinely contacted account holders with balances over days past due to resolve delinquencies.
  • Interfaced with customers to bring accounts current with suitable repayment plans.
  • Prepared and maintained customers' monthly reconciliation schedules.
  • Investigated billing discrepancies and implemented effective solutions to resolve concerns and prevent future problems.
  • Worked closely with delinquent account holders to collect and reconcile accounts through approved channels.
  • Kept accounts receivable tracking database current with relevant client information, collection and billing progress, and program changes.
  • Managed daily bookkeeping functions with attention to accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking reconciliation, and disbursements.
  • Reconciled company credit cards, expense accounts, and other expenses and financial records.
  • Communicated with vendors and clients to facilitate timely payments and reduce outstanding accounts receivable.
  • Coded invoices and other records to maintain organized and accurate records.
  • Assisted the internal accounting team in checking financial statements for accuracy to produce reliable reports.
  • Utilized an automation system to process payments and invoices to streamline transactions.
  • Verified and posted account transactions to prepare checks and maintain accounting ledgers.
  • Checked postings and documents for correctness, accuracy, and proper coding.
12/2015 to 11/2017
Group Finance Specialist Lexington Consumer Advocacy City, STATE,
  • Helped clients with high-interest loan Payday loan debt as well as worked to consolidate multiple loans to remove the tremendous burdens for clients to work on their debts.
  • Emailed and called clients about past-due accounts regarding payment matters.
  • Effectively Managed all Accounts Payables Matters.
  • Assisted customer service with CSR matters if needed.
  • Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts.
  • Collaborated with the finance team to monitor supporting documentation for rate calculations.
  • Reconciled invoices, purchase orders, and received documents to disburse payments to vendors.
  • Managed credit card entries, reconciliations, and proper job costing.
  • Offered financial input to prepare and implement plans and processes for risk, financial, and management controls.
  • Identified trends in financial performance to provide recommendations for improvement.
12/2012 to 12/2015
Finance Specialist Student Loans Consolidated City, STATE,
  • Lower monthly payments for Federal student loans.
  • Achieve assigned goals by a line of business Effectively met Monthly sales Goals Followed up with past due or B.
  • Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts.
  • Reconciled invoices, and purchase orders, and received documents to disburse payments to vendors.
  • Managed credit card entries, reconciliations, and proper job costing.
  • Verified employee reimbursement documentation and processed payments.
  • Coordinated funding requirements with clients and drafted documents while analyzing, tracking, and reporting data.
  • Leveraged financial records and reports to develop comparisons of prior year expenditures with current year budget execution plans.
  • Collected and assembled financial data to analyze costs on a year-to-year basis relative to financial planning and budgeting activities.
  • Collaborated with the finance team to monitor supporting documentation for rate calculations.
  • Identified trends in financial performance to provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Developed and documented business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Verified financial data and identified and made recommendations to prevent and correct financial and accounting errors and inconsistencies.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2022 to to
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, Accounting
Broward College - Fort Lauderdale, FL,
GPA:
Expected in 08/2021 to to
Associate of Science: Accounting
Broward College - Ft. Lauderdale ,
GPA:

GPA: 3.0

  • Magna cum laude graduate
  • Completed professional development in Accounting
  • Major in Business Administration with a specialization in accounting
  • Cum laude graduate
Expected in 01/2004 to to
Diploma:
Atlantic High School - Delray Beach, FL,
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Developed relationships with Multiple new clients and typically exceeded sales goals.
  • Promoted from A/P Clerk to Staff Accountant, in less than 12 months.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Broward College
  • Broward College
  • Atlantic High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Accountant
  • Ap/ AR Finance and Accounting Specialist
  • Group Finance Specialist
  • Finance Specialist

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science
  • Diploma

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