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Sample Accounting Resume

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1234, West 67 Street,
Carlisle, MA 01741,
(123)-456 7890.


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

  • 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.
Glen Dara Construction Co., Cambridge, MA      2000 - Present
Accounting Assistant
  • Performed accounts payable functions for construction expenses
  • Managed vendor accounts, generating weekly on demand checks
  • 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
  • Liaised 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
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from the Suffolk University, Boston, MA in 1995
  • Certifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook Express, Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Office XP Professional

Sample Accounting Resume 2

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Mark Williams
300 Boylston,
Phoenix, AZ 85123,
(123)-486 7891


Auditor position in the public accounting field in the Manhattan area

  • More than two years of progressive accounting and auditing experience
  • Auditor internship with Ernst And Young in New York City
  • Magna Cum Laude graduate with BBA in Accounting
  • Proficient with MS Office, Windows XP, and the Internet
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, May 2003
  • Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude with a GPA of 3.6 on a 4.0 scale
Courses taken included:
  • Managerial Accounting       Corporate Audit and Reconciliation
  • Intermediate Accounting I And II      Financial Management
  • Accounting I And II      Internal Audit
  • Accounting for Not-For-Profits     Managerial Economics
Auditor Internship, May 2002 to August 2002
Ernst And Young, New York, New York
  • Participated in the annual audit of Omega Megalithic Holdings, including development of the final certification report
  • Participated in quarterly audit of Alpha Bank Corporation, including identification and correction of over twenty major accounting errors
  • Developed several Excel spreadsheet macros currently in use for reducing entry time and automatically cross-referencing for errors
  • Received Employee of the Month award twice - first intern ever to win the award
Accounts Payable/Bookkeeping Clerk, May 2000 to Present
Bay town Tax and Bookkeeping Service, Bay town, New York
  • Assisted (via remote) with payroll, tax, and account processing.
  • Developed automated monthly sales tax payment system.
  • Implemented Rapid Tax Refund service for individual customers.
  • Vice President, Student Accountancy Chapter, 2002-2003
  • Treasurer, Beta Gamma Sigma honors society, 2002-2003

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