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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

Created accounts in the accounting system and maintained project related records, including contracts and change orders.

  • Helped to solve problems related to cash misapplications, unapplied cash account (1.1M), customer deposits account (600K), inter/intra company variances and variances between trial balance and hyperion reports
  • Prepared timely and accurate journal entries, account reconciliations, balance sheet fluctuation analysis
  • Generated and reviewed the daily/weekly revenue recognition for projects/contracts
  • Processed monthly inter/ intra-company accounting transactions and reconciliations
  • Prepared the annual federal and state tax support for the corporate tax department in a timely and accurate manner
  • Assisted with annual audit in the preparation of various schedules and information requests
  • Safeguarded company assets, ensured financial control and adherence to standards for ethics and business conduct
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BA
Business Administration
BS
Accounting
22

Accountant

Maintained general ledger accounts by reconciling accounts receivable detail and corrected discrepancies

  • Handled payroll for staff of 20 people
  • Evaluated accounting operations and prepared financial statements for clients
  • Performed account analysis to ensure that expenses were coded correctly for reimbursement purposes
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MS
Information Systems
23

Staff Accountant

managed full accounting process for clients while ensuring current and accurate reporting of financial activities to include P&Ls, assets and liabilities.

  • Managed the financial information for 30 clients.
  • Reported to Management regarding the finances of establishments.
  • Established tables of accounts and assigned entries to proper accounts.
  • Developed, implemented, modified, and documented recordkeeping and accounting records, making use of current computer technology.
  • Computed taxes owed and prepared tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements.
  • Maintained or examined the records of government agencies.
  • Advised clients in areas such as compensation, employee health care benefits, and the design of accounting or data processing systems.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
24

Staff Accountant

Diligently maintained and updated profit and loss statements for 30 Outback Steakhouse restaurants while partnering with a team lead. Performed detailed review, analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.

  • Analyzed general ledger account fluctuations and made adjustments accordingly.
  • Completed monthly close processes including preparation and review of Income
  • Assisted Senior Management on various projects such as P&L analysis spreadsheets,
  • Collaborated with the fixed assets department to determine which assets/invoices can
  • Reviewed petty cash receipts on a monthly basis to determine if purchases are within the qualifying guidelines
  • Coded and submitted manual invoices for all assigned restaurants
  • Prime point of contact for all store locations for any inquires.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Accounting
BA
Business Administration
Business
25

Property Accountant

Accountable for Computed interest and principal payments on loans, using calculation machines.

  • Accountable for researching a complete audit of the loan file to substantiate that we have received the necessary paperwork to be processed in loan workout option.
  • Accountable for attaining the ordering of credit reports, and flood certification, prepared copies of documents such as 1099's for filing and mailing.
  • Accountable for compiling all loan data on Excel spreadsheet, maintained records for the Account Executives.
  • Allocated loans to the next designated level of getting generated by Underwriter.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Agricultural And Applied Economics
26

Professional Accountant III

Manage monthly journal entries, account reconciliations, analysis, and reconciling items for various areas of the general ledger including Cash and Other Payables

  • Serve as liaison for Business Process Outsourcing team to sure deliverable key indicators are met
  • Lead the General Ledger / Intercompany Team in the implementation of integrated Oracle platform
  • Developed processes, performed System Integration and User Acceptance testing and delivered education sessions for new Oracle system
  • Performed Intercompany analysis, developed procedures, performed training and transitioned role to new Accountant
  • Coordinated annual financial audit with external audit team. Met all deliverables in a timely manner for a successful audit result
  • Developed and implemented new Transfer Pricing policy coordinated with external Economists
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
27

Accountant

Prepared and recorded various journal entries, prepared monthly financial reports for owner and management, audited and maintained accounts receivable and accounts payable

  • Prepared monthly invoices and entered into accounting system
  • Reconciled and analyzed GL accounts including bank accounts, accounts receivable, accounts payable, accrued liabilities, and other accounts as required
  • Provided support and assistance for external audits
  • Performed other accounting duties including payroll tax calculations
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Finance
BA
Accounting
28

Staff Accountant

20 million construction contractor serving mostly public sector customers.

  • Managed accounts receivable, accounts payable, and other select projects for the parent company as well as 2 subsidiaries.
  • Created and enforced project budgets and forecasts.
  • Manned the vendor classification, billing, and payment system. Steered a portion of the payroll process, year-end 1099s, and general ledger account reconciliation.
  • Maintained corporate integrity by thoroughly vetting all expense reports and receipts.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration, Human Resource Management
29

Staff Accountant

Reconciled the weekly Daily Financial Summaries from thirteen corporate owned restaurants.

  • Monitored bank Concentrations and Depository accounts to ensure accuracy of bank deposits, ACH, money transfers and coin orders.
  • Prepared and posted journal entries to the general ledger account.
  • Identified and resolved cash discrepancies and communicated resolutions to store managers, bank managers and vendors.
  • Prepared monthly cash reports for several bank statements for management.
  • Created check register summary spreadsheets, reconciled check runs and mailed account payable checks.
  • Maintained required receivable records, reports and files in an organized manner.
  • Assisted in the accounting department's 6 month SOX audit for external records and 12 month Auditor's sampling report.
  • Coded and posted accounts payable invoices, and matched verified accounts receivable invoices.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
30

Staff Accountant

Performed accounting, financial reporting, cash flow management, financial analysis, variance analysis, and general ledger activity within a $50M advertising company.

  • Executed accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed asset management, and expense reporting activities.
  • Reviewed variance analysis in collaboration with the chief financial officer.
  • Supervised and mentored 2 employees in daily job tasks.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MS
Taxation

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