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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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Staff Accountant - Financial Reporting Shared Services

Oversaw trend analysis of intercompany accounts, cash, A/R & A/P, sales and payroll. Completed corresponding journal entries over a 14-day month-end close process.

  • Prepared weekly reconciliations over several multi-million dollar cash accounts to ensure compliance with debt covenants.
  • Ensured efficient, accurate and timely performance of the company's accounting activities.
  • Reconciled variance analysis over fifty balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Strengthened inter-departmental relationships through effective communication skills
  • Developed and implemented a new supplier set-up process which ultimately enhanced customer satisfaction.
  • Elected to the Finance Employee Satisfaction Committee by peers and colleagues.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
12

Staff Accountant

Analyzed corporate internal controls and performed comprehensive audits, reviews, and compilations while working closely with various clients

  • Developed plans and conducted audits to analyze, document, validate, and test to assess clients' systems
  • Performed a full spectrum of accounting functions such as audit testing for numerous financial accounts, testing of controls, and evaluating and documenting accounting systems
  • Prepared journal entries, reconciled general ledger accounts, and assisted with special accounting projects, such as documenting clients' control procedures and policies
  • Administered an audit engagement that presented and finalized a client's year-end financial statements, while supervising two other team members
  • Proficient in ProSystem TB and Tax, QuickBooks, Excel, and other packages
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Management
13

Cost Accountant

Maintained cost management records of actual spend, budget, and forecasts of multiple projects which consisted of a 14 million dollar budget.

  • Maintained accounting related activities in the plant maintenance system and financial system including month end interfaces, accruals, reporting requirements and account maintenance.
  • Maintained and settled all costs for all site plant maintenance, modifications, internal, special repairs and maintenance costs.
  • Identified and resolved variances as well as monitoring and reconciling relevant cost of labor allocation to invoice.
  • Performed monthly cost analysis on general ledger accounts to ensure cost is recorded correctly throughout SAP applications versus the existing budget.
  • Ensured costs were accurately allocated to the COPA financial reports for variable and fixed costs.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Accounting
BS
Accounting
14

Staff Accountant, Financial Department

Processed over 100 AR & AP transactions per day by SAP system, updated general ledger

  • Coordinated the responsibilities between the team members to complete tasks before deadline,
  • Assisted supervisor make monthly closing process, organized processes and procedures to support
  • Maintained the contact with various departments on gathering the invoice payables and receivables
  • Reviewed the payment vouchers and checked receipt vouchers before posting to ledger
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
English
MS
Accounting
15

Accountant

  • Prepared budgets and financial statements for 14 enterprises with over $1.6 million in annual revenue.
  • Implemented new accounting software and processes to strengthen internal controls and increase efficiency.
  • Assisted in training and educating managers on financial responsibilities and processes.
  • Made significant improvements to budget processes and income which led to record increases in net income of a quarter million dollars.
  • Worked with enterprise managers to strategize ways to maximize profits by increasing revenues and decreasing cost of goods sold.
  • Supervised the accounting office staff, managed time off request, reviewed work, and conducted personnel reviews.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MS
Education
16

Accountant

Performed analysis of monthly and yearly budgets, as well as monthly profit, losses, and expenses.

  • Handled monthly balance sheet reconciliations and ad hoc financial reporting for management.
  • Coordinated internal site audits.
  • Reviewed finance policies and implemented new accounting systems.
  • Trained new hires on systems, as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Assisted in fine paper and containerboard segment sales and transitions of accounting systems.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Accounting
BA
Business Administration
MA
Master of Arts
17

Senior Accountant

Fully in charge of accounting function and daily operations for one plant with gross revenues of $150Million, including: AP, AR, GL reconciliation, fixed assets, taxation, bank reconciliations, payroll, financial reporting and reviewing. Managed staff of 5.

  • Participated in annual budget process and quarterly business review, working with various department heads to review historical activities, trends, and future obligation.
  • Managed month-end and year-end closing cycle. Ensure accuracy and integrity of accounts.
  • Assisted physical inventory process and work with warehouse department to identified warehouse layout improvements that increased efficiencies and alignment with financial ledgers.
  • Ensured policy &procedure compliance while making process improvements (e.g. Designed and implemented an improved Fixed Assets Management process)
  • Provided necessary documents to external/internal auditors. Actively work with them to ensure requested items were received on schedule.
  • Prepared and submitted the monthly group reports and variance analysis reports. Analyzed and interpreted operation results.
  • Took annual physical inventory and reconciled with the fixed asset ledger to safeguard company's assets.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AS
Accounting
BA
Accounting
18

Accountant

  • Led a five-member team, managing projects, deadlines and tasks
  • Created an accounting system on Microsoft Excel, conducted financial analysis and industry research
  • Revised and validated the business analysis system including five-year budgets,
  • Prepared approximate 30 journal entries per day, including month-end adjusting
  • Researched of potential investors and pitched initiatives
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Accounting
MS
Accounting
19

Accountant

Prepared and reviewed financial statements.

  • Maintained the general ledger including adjusting entries and month end closings
  • Processed accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash, billing and payments
  • Prepared quarterly and annual payroll tax returns, W-2's and 1099's
  • Reconciled bank statements, general ledger accounts and presented
  • Participated on various special projects including cost analysis, budget variances and consolidations
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Accounting Certified
BA
Education
PhD
Education / Training
20

Office Manager & Accountant

Responsible for accounts payable/receivable, billing, & processing payroll for multiple

  • Prepared monthly management reports, distributions for partners (8), & ensured all monthly construction & management fee amounts were accurate.
  • Maintained lease files & opened & closed office as needed
  • Provided excellent customer service to tenants, sub-contractors & vendors
  • Managed daily calendars for company President, Superintendent & lead-man
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job

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