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

Experienced, versatile professional accountant with a broad range of skills from team building to diverse accounting and auditing management. A proven leader with experience in planning, cash management, and internal controls; able to deliver cost savings, cost recoveries and operational improvements across the board.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of GAAP guidelines
  • Valued team player
  • Strong Knowledge of BPMN (Business Process Modeling Software)
  • Excellent time management skills

  • Customer-oriented
  • Recordkeeping expert
  • Highly analytical
  • Independent worker
  • Problem Solver

05/2011 to Current Staff Internal Auditor Aircell | Broomfield, CO,
  • Performed research and preliminary discussions with process owners focused on those operational and/or financial processes selected for the audit.
  • Conducted interviews of business managers and process owners to gain an understanding of the company's operating and/or financial processes selected for the audit and prepared flowcharts of those processes.
  • Identified risks and related controls within these processes and selected the most relevant controls for audit testing to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of the control environment and whether these controls mitigate the risks within the processes to an acceptable level.
  • Performed sample audit testing of internal controls identified and documented our observations, test result findings and exceptions, and our overall conclusion on whether the tested control properly mitigates the related risks.
  • Communicate our findings obtained from our tests performed over internal controls to the process owners, managers and top-level management and provide recomm.
09/2010 to 05/2011 Student Exit Analyst Us Concrete Inc | New York, NY,
  • Audited student ledger cards to ascertain tuition charges and related fees were charged correctly according to the student's transcript information.
  • Verified and confirmed Title IV funds from the Department of Education were credited to student ledger cards at the right amounts and ascertain student was entitled to receive these funds for educational aid as per the Department of Education rules and regulations.
  • Performed Title IV refund calculation to determine if any Title IV funds need to be reimbursed to the Department of Education for all student drops as per the Department of Education rules and regulation.
  • Process the calculated refunds in a timely manner and prepare for all drop students that have received Title IV funds the exit packet that communicates to students any balances due on loans received and repayment options.
  • Responsible for the timely completion of processing all drop students' Title IV refunds for seven campuses and responsible on following-up with campus personnel to resolve any iss.
06/2010 to 07/2010 Business Consultant Austal | San Diego, CA,
  • Conducted interviews of business managers to gain an understanding of the company's major operating and financial processes.
  • Documented those understandings and identified inherent risks and associated controls within those processes.
  • Analyzed, organized and created detailed reports on the identification and performance of process risks and controls.
  • Performed gross risk score and residual risk score assessment of the identified risks within the processes based on the Enterprise Risk Management - Integrated Framework as set forth by COSO.
  • The assessments are based on a judgmental evaluation of the overall impact and likelihood those risks would have on the operations and financial statements of the company.
  • Held responsibility for managing time, and schedule independently.
  • Focused a highly competitive and driven personality into an organized, concise and persistent business asset.
  • Directed functional projects and cross-functional teams.
  • Gained superior insight on basing company knowledge on major operat.
09/2007 to 05/2010 Financial Auditor Abm | Mason, OH,
  • Detailed all aspects of the audit including planning financial and single audits, determining audit risk and materiality, managing field work, determining adequacy of documentation, and finalizing audits through preparation of the Auditor's Opinion on the adequacy of financial statements, financial statements and required letters, and managing issuance of same to clients.
  • Conducted interviews of business managers to gain an understanding of the company's major operating and financial processes.
  • Documented those understandings and identified inherent risks and associated controls within those processes.
  • Design and intiated testing of identified controls to ascertain these have been implemented and are operating effectively.
  • Assisted in the preparation of financial statements; drafted multiple financial statements and analyzed various aspects of company performance.
  • Researched and implemented new statutory regulations and accounting pronouncements.
  • Performed audits through industries including: Pharmaceuti.
11/2006 to 09/2007 Accounting Supervisor Trek Bicycle Corp | Philadelphia, PA,
  • Supervised accounting clerk in all phases of accounts payable and receivables including billing and collection efforts, cash receipts, and vendor payments.
  • Supervised staff and workflow including project delegation.
  • Created and provided documentation for annual financial audits, serving as primary contact point for inquiries.
  • Prepared and processed the company's payroll for company's fifteen employees including preparation of tax forms and payroll tax payments to the Secretary of Treasury.
  • Tracked revenue for domestic and international customers, managing monthly accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Responsible for the analysis of cash receipt transactions for proper coding and verification that all receipts are deposited in a timely manner.
  • Collaborated with management to make recommendations for improving bookkeeping systems and internal controls.
  • Identified and recorded the company's daily economic transactions involving accounts receivables, payables, fixed assets, bank reconciliations, and.
07/2006 to 11/2006 Staff Accountant Bass Pro Shops | League City, TX,
  • Processed accounts receivable and payable transactions of my clients by recording journal entries and posting the transactions to the general ledger through the company's self-developed accounting software and webpage for client's review and processing.
04/2006 to 07/2006 General Accounting Clerk Bass Pro Shops | Pearl, MS,
  • Directed all aspects of accounting operations which included recording journal entries for receivable, payables, and for other financial transactions measurable in terms of money.
  • Processed the company's payroll consisting of 35 employees and ensuring payments and related taxes were accurate and resolved any related issues or employee's concerns.
07/2005 to 04/2006 General Accounting Clerk MIRABAL & ASSOCIATES, INC | City, STATE,
  • Assisted with the development and implementation of key financial systems.
  • Directed all aspects of accounting operations; managed receivables, payables, and managed cash flow.
  • Critical liaison and advisor to financial matters such as better management decisions, journal entry postings, legal research on financial questions, and the integration of generally accepted / best practice accounting principles.
  • Championed client relationship management and customer service across the team; sourced new client relationships and deepened existing relationships to ensure repeat business and referral contact points.
Expected in 2006 Bachelor of Science | Accounting & Computer Information Systems UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO, Mayagüuez, PR GPA:
Expected in Master of Science | Accounting - Major in Accounting Information System STRAYER UNIVERSITY, Newport News, VA GPA:

In process - expected graduation date June 2013

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