territorial headquarters chief accountant resume example with 13+ 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
ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL SPECIALIST PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY Accounting Systems ~ Reporting Analysis ~ Project Management Versatile, high-energy accounting professional. Results oriented with excellent organizational and communication skills. Self starter with extensive knowledge of accounting systems, reporting analysis and project management. Organized individual who is able to work both independently and as part of a team to accomplish company objectives. Supervisory and Leadership skills and experienced team player. Courteous, attentive and patient in a high volume, high stress environment.
  • Self-motivated professional
  • Trend and variance analysis
  • Month-end, year-end close
  • Financial Reporting
  • Organization and time management
  • Written And Verbal Communication
  • Internal Controls
  • Interpret Financial Statements
  • Special Projects
  • General Ledger
  • Account Reconciliations
Work History
Territorial Headquarters Chief Accountant, 01/2017 to Current
DanaherParkersburg, WV,
  • Plans, develops, coordinates, and manages accounting, financial and budgeting functions, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, trusts, investments, real estate, budgets, payroll, general accounting, and financial reporting; monitors day-to-day accounting and financial activities to ensure compliance with established standards and guidelines; detects and resolves operational and reporting problems and deficiencies; develops and recommends procedures for increasing efficiency and effectiveness of financial record keeping, controls, and reporting; monitors and forecasts financial well-being of Territorial Headquarters operations, territorial reserves and territorial projects; recommends, initiates and enforces established policies and procedures; provides direction to accounting supervisors and staff of Territorial Headquarters.
  • Key Responsibilities.
  • Managed team of 10 employees, overseeing hiring, training, and professional growth of employees
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions
  • Monitor Day-to-Day Operations.
  • Perform short and long term planning.
  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual ledger closing.
  • Prepare financial statements annually.
  • Identified areas for process improvements.
  • Approve and Authorize banking transactions (ACH, Positive Pay files, Wires).
  • Review and approve journal entries processed by staff accountants.
  • Calculate earnings from portfolio monthly.
  • Supervise and track budgets vs actuals monthly.
  • Manage balance sheet accounts reconciled by staff monthly.
  • Oversee reconciliations of 20+ bank accounts reconciled by staff accountants.
  • Analyze fluctuations in P&L above threshold.
  • Prepare and facilitate audit schedules.
  • Research and compile data and explanations for Consolidation Team and Auditors.
Territorial Senior Accountant, 01/2012 to 01/2017
  • Participated in team-building activities to enhance working relationships
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions
  • Prepared a variety of different written communications, reports and documents to ensure smooth operations
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment
  • Served customers and followed outlined steps of service
  • Developed team communications and information for meetings
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently
  • Resolved problems, improved operations and provided exceptional service
  • Successfully maintain clean, valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties
  • Supervised work of contracted employees to keep on task for timely completion
  • Adhered to social distancing protocols and wore mask or face shield
Senior Accountant, 01/2008 to 01/2012
  • Fully responsible for a variety of areas impacting monthly close and related financial reporting.
  • Examined reports and other financial information from the field.
  • Prepared and processed accruals and journal entries.
  • Processed and calculated monthly non-transactional rebates, uploaded and monitored non-transactional files into Ceres.
  • Prepared and processed cash applications for non-transactional suppliers and consistently posted and uploaded journal entries into SAP.
  • Accountable for preparation, monitoring and maintenance of account reconciliations for all Direct-Vendors and Local suppliers.
  • Prepared monthly forecast reports for senior management.
  • Performed monthly variance analysis, monthly income summaries, financial statements and sector green book reports.
  • Interacted with operations and senior management in reviewing financial reports.
  • Provided direct analytical support to Purchasing Finance Manager as well as support for revenue recognition team.
  • Key Responsibilities.
  • Provided guidance and prepared monthly forecasts and consolidated management reports.
  • Routinely demonstrated initiative by creating process improvements in areas of assigned responsibility, exhibited adaptability in preparation of comparison and what-if analysis.
  • Assisted in preparing annual budgets.
  • Conducted trend analysis with development interpretation.
  • Developed and maintained Non-Transactional Upload Template and was a key member responsible for developing and modifying current processes.
Master of Accounting & Financial Management: , Expected in 06/2012 to Keller Graduate School of Management - Buckhead, GA,
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, Accounting, Expected in 03/2009 to DeVry University - Decatur, GA,
GAAP General Ledger Budgeting Reconciliations Monthly Forecasts Trend Analysis Variance Analysis Income Recognition Rebate Accounting Accounts Payable Billing Accounts Receivable SOX Ad Hoc Reporting Month-end Close and Financial Reporting,

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School Attended

  • Keller Graduate School of Management
  • DeVry University

Job Titles Held:

  • Territorial Headquarters Chief Accountant
  • Territorial Senior Accountant
  • Senior Accountant


  • Master of Accounting & Financial Management
  • Bachelor of Science

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