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Controller/Accounting Manager

Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
March 09, 2011

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Jessica R. Myrick

**** ***** ***** **. ************, VA 23832 804-***-****

Career Summary: Financial Analyst

To obtain a meaningful and challenging accounting position that enables me to learn the accounting field and allows for advancement. A record of accomplishment of leading the preparation and analysis of financial reports, with six years of work experience, at applying the principles of accounting when planning, and managing financial reports.

Core competencies include:


• Technology Integration

• Regulatory Compliance

• Efficiency Improvements • Financial Analysis

• Cash Management

• Workflow Reductions


Travelers Insurance: Richmond, Virginia

Financial Analyst- May 2006- January 2011

Selected Achievements:

Manual Check Administrator- Accountable for ensuring and accurate distribution, reporting inventory management, record keeping, staff compliance, and staff education regarding manual checks for internal and external use.

Daily Cash Receipts-managing the incoming cash and insuring credits are resolved accurately by the line of business designees. Monitor all cash receipt funds are remitted to the Central Processing Unit promptly.

Update quarterly Escheat reports to ensure that property is not left in limbo and ownerless.

Daily Returned Check Administration- validating compliance with stop/void procedures and coaching staff when appropriate.

Independent Appraisers- Audited monthly report to verify if payment was made correctly.

Evidence management for claim is documented once received and stored and logged properly.

Supervise and store salvage items on a needed basis.

Audit Manual check accuracy month report for all external checks issued.

Facilitated the Financial Standards Audit to review in depth each aspect and index has importance in assessing our risk exposure.

Monthly and Quarterly Self-Assessment in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley control to ensure financial controls are in place and operating effectively within the claim organization.


Streamlined return checks by drastically reducing turnaround time from 1.9 days to .06 day within a quarter period.

SunTrust Bank: Richmond, Virginia

PCS Specialist- Accrual Accountant – November 2004 – April 2006

Selected Achievements:

Processing Income and assisting with disbursements from trust accounts.

Maintains all files, data entry, general ledger entries, processing, documentation, trouble shooting and problem resolution for accounts in the Personal Trust, Commercial Trust, Trust Tax, Retail Investments, Real Estate, Retirement Services and/or Trust Operations areas

Various forms of communication regarding with internal and external customers and for balancing assets throughout the trust systems.

Multiple projects at one time while meeting tight deadlines


Staff Accountant -October 2003- September 2004

Selected Achievements:

As an Entry-level accountant for commercial printing company, reported directly to controller. General responsibilities include management of supplier/vendor payables, and inventory and payroll reconciliation. Specific responsibilities include:

Processing of daily vendor invoices; Reduce and maintain an average days to pay ratio

Executing and completing weekly check runs and distributing vendor checks.

Recording and maintaining vendor invoices and accounts payable.

Analyzing performance metrics for various vendor accounts and expenses.

Performing end of the month inventory reconciliation; Reconciling outstanding checks n;

Processing miscellaneous month-end journal entries into General Ledger.

Reconcile weekly corporate payroll with ADP.

Assist customers with invoice questions/ problems.

Posting and collection of the accounts receivables. Follow up calls in timely manner.



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