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Accountants perform accounting tasks like preparing financial records, taxes, and financial reports for their clients. Example resumes of Accountants reflect such responsibilities as reporting to superiors regarding finances, assisting the chief accountant in financial matters, and preparing financial records and statements. While requirements to become an accountant vary based on the individual's area of expertise, accountants' resumes often reflect certifications through professional agencies, as well as a college degree in the fields of accounting or finance.

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1

Accountant

Serve as an Accountant for this mid-size web and app developing firm with $12 million in annual revenue.

  • Accountable for the integrity of financial statements to the bonding company and management.
  • Analyzed and maintained an adequate system of accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk.
  • Enhanced the accuracy of the company's reported financial results and ensured that results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Provided management job cost reports using percentage of completion method.
  • Supervised the accounting department in the areas of payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable including local, state and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Coordinated the provision of information to external auditors at interim and annual audits.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
2

Regulatory Accountant

My overall responsibilities were compiling 43 regulatory reports, assist with our 5 day close process and reconcile accounts.

  • Dependably created timely journal entries to effectively revise the income statement on a monthly basis, Saved $60,000 in expenses
  • Compiled and organized data to be regulated by state agencies and the FCC ensuring the organization remained in compliance, Saved 40 hours a month in man hours by making the process more efficient
  • Consistently reconciled liability accounts under tight time frames.
  • Independently closed regulatory books on time
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
3

Senior Accountant / Manager

Managed financial accounting for 30 condominium associations ranging from 60 to 500 units. Supervised 3 Bookkeepers performing A/R and A/P duties and General Journal entries.

  • Hired, trained, and mentored Bookkeepers ensuring adherence to sound accounting practices.
  • Provided same level of service as clients grew by 35% without an increase in staff.
  • Reconciled all Balance Sheet and Income statements. Verified all variances and accruals. Filed General Excise Taxes.
  • Analyzed business trends and daily operating controls. Monitored spending versus return and initiated strict cost containment approaches.
  • Produced monthly financial statements for the Condominium Homeowners Associations.
  • Entered payroll for 75 employees into the Ceridian database and processed through ADP.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Finance
MA
Master of Arts
4

Staff Accountant

Responsible for assisting in the preparation of State and Federal taxes, for individuals, businesses and corporations utilizing forms 1040, 1041, 1120, 1120S, 1065

  • Assisted in the organization and preparation of mid-year taxes for private companies.
  • Drafted and prepared journal entries, bank reconciliations, account receivables, business budgets.
  • Prepared summaries of current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Prepared and analyzed various financial statements.
  • Reconciled financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • All duties performed under supervision of company's principal.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
5

Accountant

Managed accounts payable, prepared journal entries, set up and maintained accounts, processed payments and prepared reports for management.

  • Tracked and managed expenditures in excess of $5 million annually.
  • Participated in the successful conversion to MAS 90 mainframe accounting system without any interruption of accounting operations.
  • Improved relationships between vendors by streamlining accounts payable process.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
6

Accountant/client Services

Created monthly personal financial statements for select clients with individual net worth
exceeding $50 million.

  • Analyzed and integrated extensive investment activities with general ledger reports.
  • Developed Excel spreadsheets to track monthly investment and banking activities.
  • Maintained income and expense schedules for client's oil & gas investment activities.
  • Prepared special schedules to support income tax preparation for clients.
  • Reviewed general ledger detail, trial balance, and monthly journal entries.
  • Served as liaison between management and clients to resolve problems.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
Teaching Certificates
7

Accountant in MMI Research Center

Directly reported to division controller; assisted controller to prepare monthly financial package

  • Planned approximately $12 million annual budget and updated monthly forecast
  • Performed monthly closing for two entities; controlled 80 accounts payable accounts; managed 150 fixed assets; handled general ledger and inter-company journal entry and reconciliation
  • Managed monthly bank reconciliation of approximately $ 400,000
  • Generated monthly financial statements; analyzed the variance between actual and forecast; provided improvement plans to reduce operating cost
  • Maintained chart of accounts and set up linkages between finance module and other modules in ERP system
  • Filed sales and use tax, property tax; prepared federal income tax package for company headquarter
  • Supervised and trained accounting assistant to perform various accounting duties such as Accounts Payable
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
MBA
Accounting And Finance
Accounting
8

Senior Accountant

Restructured the format of several critical and complicated Balance Sheet account reconciliations which in turn decreased the likelihood of errors as well as the time to complete the reconciliations

  • Completed entire month end close process (prepared and analyzed monthly journal entries as well as the Cash Flow, Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Trial Balance financial statements and Earnings Per Share calculations according to FAS 128 guidelines)
  • Completed account reconciliations and analysis of critical Balance Sheet accounts
  • Prepared and filed all external SEC reports (SEC Forms 10-Q, 10-K, and Forms 3, 4, and 5)
  • Ensured all equity awards including stock options, restricted stock units, and deferred stock awards were issued and accounted for correctly and accurately according to FAS 123R guidelines
  • Worked closely with internal audit ensuring Sarbanes Oxley compliance as well as with external auditors during quarterly reviews as well as the annual integrated audit
  • Assigned projects as requested
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Accountancy And Marketing
9

Accountant

Prepare monthly closing journal entries, and account reconciliations for 75 accounts. Extract data from SAP and load to the Hyperion Financial Management system monthly for consolidation. Prepare and submit schedules to support the External Reporting department financials on a monthly, quarterly and yearly basis. Provide support for internal and external audit requests in support of external filings and SOX compliance. Support Tax department for the tax reporting requirements for return filings and IRS audits. Work closely with Treasury department to ensure accuracy of cash including collections, disbursement, and debt. Maintain domestic fixed asset ledger including recording of assets and calculation of depreciation with a NBV of $120M. Work proficiently across three modules of SAP.

  • SAP implementation including creation of general ledger chart of accounts and data testing.
  • Involved in and supported spin-off and creation of [company name]. from Ralston Purina, including bridging agreements and recording of opening balances.
  • Supported multiple acquisitions resulting in company growth.
  • Streamlined analysis and reporting processes to support company directives to work lean.
  • Demonstrated support to internal customers resulting in Center of Excellence designation.
  • Assisted IT department with implementation of new Hyperion Financial Management system.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
22
years
at this job
C
Accounting
BS
Business Administration
MA
Master of Arts
10

Accountant

Executed a variety of accounting functions for the Administrative Services and Facilities Management Department. Exhibited a high degree of initiative while working under minimum supervision with rigid time constraints. Worked on multiple projects simultaneously and provided strong customer service to both internal and external customers.

  • Provided financial oversight for campus construction and installation projects using Activities (Lawson) documentation for project set-up, forecasts, appropriations, and project closeout.
  • Ensured all departmental invoices were correctly coded and documented for payment within the period. Worked with vendors to ensure all invoices were paid on a timely basis.
  • Prepared period reports regarding actual versus planned budget. Reviewed and analyzed operating budgets each 4-week period.
  • Drafted purchase orders, equipment receiving, and change orders associated with campus projects.
  • Managed the department morale budget and assisted in planning activities to boost camaraderie among employees as member of departmental morale team.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Accounting
Business And Sociology

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