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Sample Resume: Accounting

An example of an Accounting resume.

Joe James
123, Main St
Boston, MA 02109
(123)-456 7890

OBJECTIVE:

Seeking a position as an Accounting Assistant where extensive experience will be further developed and utilized.

CAREER PROFILE:

  • Detail-oriented, efficient and organized professional with extensive experience in accounting systems.
  • Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to make well thought out decisions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly trustworthy, discreet and ethical.
  • Resourceful in the completion of projects, effective at multi-tasking.

EXPERIENCE:
Glen Dara Construction Co., Cambridge, MA      2000 – Present
Accounting Assistant

  • Performed accounts payable functions for construction expenses.
  • Managed vendor accounts, generating weekly on demand cheques.
  • Managed financial departments with responsibility for Budgets, Forecasting, Payroll, Accounts Payable and Receivable.
  • Created budgets and forecasts for the management group.
  • Ensured compliance with accounting deadlines.
  • Prepared company accounts and tax returns for audit.
  • Coordinated monthly payroll functions for 200+ employees.
  • Liased with bankers, insurers and solicitors regarding financial transactions.

Stonepark Web Design Inc., Boston, MA      1997 – 2000
Accounting Assistant

  • Managed accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll departments.
  • Generated budgets and forecasts on a quarterly basis and presented to the management team.
  • Reported on variances in quarterly costing reports.
  • Prepared annual company accounts and reports.
  • Administered online banking functions.
  • Reduced credit period from 90 days to 60 days.
  • Managed payroll function for 140 employees.
  • Monitored and recorded company expenses.

Lancer Industries, Copley, Boston, MA      1995 – 1997
Administrative Assistant

  • Performed general office duties and administrative tasks.
  • Prepared weekly confidential sales reports for presentation to management.
  • Managed the internal and external mail functions.
  • Provided telephone support.
  • Scheduled client appointments and maintained up-to-date confidential client files.

EDUCATION:
BS in Computer Science:
Boston College, Boston, MA     1999 – 2001

BS in Accounting
Boston University, Boston, MA     1992 – 1995

COMPUTER SKILLS:
Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook Express, Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office.