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Assistant Accountants, or Accounting Assistants, either work alongside an individual accountant or as part of an accounting team within a larger company. Example resumes of Assistant Accountants show skills like assisting in the write-off process for delinquent accounts, and initiating collection calls to delinquent customers to obtain payment. Those seeking work as an Assistant Accountant will need to be able to show bookkeeping experience on their resumes, or a certificate specific to the field in which they are interested.

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Assistant Accountant

Received 2nd highest score out of 30 plus campuses in Internal Auditing.

  • Administered new and existing accounts of up to 500 students in the CampusVue software program by invoicing, maintaining, and reviewing.
  • Prepared daily deposits of up to $30,000 on a daily basis and processed Accounts Payable.
  • Administered and applied receipt of all funds, including student installment payments, agency payments and scholarships to the student accounts, as well as tracked and reported collection efforts.
  • Oversaw student refund program while ensuring compliance with regulatory agency requirements and corporate policies.
  • Distributed textbooks, equipment, and supplies.
  • Provided support to the corporate office and multiple campuses.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
2

Assistant Accountant

Accountable for all A/P functions: Verified invoice accuracy, ensured proper accounting and posted all invoices into the accounting system, reconciled monthly statements and resolved any problems or discrepancies. Conducted a batch check run bi-monthly to guarantee timely payments to vendors.

  • Maintained excellent relations with vendors by responding immediately to adverse situations and resolved disputes in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for all A/R functions: Posted customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions on a daily basis. Reviewed account receivables to determine accounts that required the initiation of collection calls and followed up on accounts as needed to minimize delinquency. Prepared and mailed monthly account statements.
  • Conducted credit checks and determined credit lines on all customers who inquired on opening charge accounts.
  • Balanced and posted daily receipts and financial transactions for four departments.
  • Reviewed bank activity to guarantee proper payments were credited to the correct account and correct amounts were debited.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
3

Assistant Accountant

Prepared and updated company budget and cash flow forecast

  • Completed the weekly check runs and prepared cash disbursement reports
  • Reviewed invoices for coding accuracy and approval
  • Investigated and resolved issues involving payments or invoices
  • Assisted with employee payroll
  • Prepared 1099 tax forms for all vendors and W-2's for employees
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Cinema Production
4

Assistant Accountant

Prepared month end financial statements, and accounts payable vouchers using Peachtree 7.0

  • Updated the accounts receivable ledger and collected outstanding accounts
  • Prepared time cards and entered payroll information into the payroll ledger
  • Provided general administrative support to the accounting and sales department
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Applied Sciences
BS
Business And Administration
5

Assistant Accountant

Supervised two team members to manage accounts for two foreign subsidiaries. Conducted monthly closing activities and management reporting, and participated in financial planning process.

  • Acted as a key member on the project of business valuation of one subsidiary; worked closely with VP of Finance to prepare various financial analyses and prepared documents in response to external auditor's requirements.
  • Performed bank and intercompany reconciliations, monitored audit schedules and fixed assets schedule.
  • Formulated sales commission and royalty computation. Prepared quarterly GST report and withholding tax return.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
MBA
Finance
6

Assistant Accountant

Reconciled Bank Accounts and produced reconciliation statements

  • Produced month end and end of year financial statements - Trial Balance Reports, Profit and Loss Statements
  • Managed accounts payable and accounts receivable, generating invoices and monthly statements.
  • Printed and obtained signature on all accounts payable checks.
  • Processed and audited expense reports and maintained proper documentation
  • Prepared various summary reports such as A/R, payroll, sales and cost reports.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Accounting
7

Office Manager/ Assistant Accountant

Created Profit/Loss, A/P Aging, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, and other various reports using Excel

  • Maintained the general ledger and balance sheets in QuickBooks
  • Published corporate memos for both internal and external communications
  • Developed and proofread presentations, reports, letters, etc. for accuracy, format, correct form and content
  • Answered phones, greeted and assisted visitors, and handled general administrative duties, such as filing, faxing, copying and mailing
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Liberal Arts
8

Assistant Accountant

  • Prepared Tax forms 1040, 1120S, and 1065 for clients.
  • Performed some business development research.
  • Assisted with A/P, A/R, and forensic analysis responsibilities for clients.
  • Created unpaid bills report by exporting from Quickbooks and into excel spreadsheet.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Arts
BA
Accounting
9

Assistant Accountant

Handled accounts receivable, accounts payable and payroll

  • Performed manual check entry, inventory and inventory management; bar-coded new items
  • Monitored bank transactions, made bank deposits and prepared paperwork for bank reconciliation
  • Maintained hard copy and electronic filing system
  • Communicate with vendors and customers; address and remedied any and all issues
  • Monitored and coordinated the maintenance of the office equipment for four stores
  • Answered and directed high call volumes; scheduled and confirmed appointments
  • Maintained knowledge of optical business
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AAS
Ophthalmic Dispensing Program
Industrial And Economic Management
10

Assistant Accountant

Processed payments and documented vendors' invoices

  • Assisted with verifying vendor invoice data for accuracy and proper approval
  • Prepared, updated and retrieved accounting data for monthly audit and reviews
  • Posted financial data to the appropriate general ledger accounts
  • Reconciled accounts, bank statements and financial data for reporting
  • Verified accuracy of information reported by recognizing and entering additional journal entries
  • Prepared monthly reconciliations for various accounts and journal entries for month end close.
  • Maintained the office petty cash and assisted in various special projects as needed
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Business Administration
BS
Finance
MS
Accounting

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