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Certified Public Accountants have passed a four-part exam providing them with the CPA credential. Successful example resumes for this job mention duties such as preparing taxes, helping businesses to take decisions regarding tax benefits, using accounting software, administering benefits packages, generating financial statements, and reporting to government authorities. Based on our collection of resume samples for Certified Public Accountants, the most sought-after assets for this job are accounting expertise, excellent numeracy skills, analytical thinking, computer proficiency, organizational skills, and teamwork. Candidates hold a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting and have passed the Uniform CPA examination.

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Certified Public Accountant

Leveraged strong foundation of accounting knowledge to provide tax and accounting services for 2 CPA firms, H&R Block, and small business clients.

  • Entered cash receipts and disbursements in QuickBooks, performed monthly bank and account reconciliations, and adjusting journal entries
  • Advised clients on responses to IRS correspondence and inquiries.
  • Prepared a wide variety of individual tax returns including Schedule C's, Schedule E's, K1's, and small trusts.
  • Optimized client outcomes by maximizing deductions and determining if clients were eligible for tax credit programs.
  • Won kudos for ability to advise clients on legal methods to minimize tax burdens.
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
C
Marketing Management
BA
Double Major
MA
Finance
2

Certified Public Accountant

Research and established process to calculated tax basis for all clients who owned entities filing Partnership and S Corporation tax returns.

  • Researched and establish tax procedures for non-military individuals serving in foreign combat zones in support of the United States military
  • Organized, documented and handled correspondence for challenges to IRS assessments and Offers in Compromise.
  • Responsible for preparation of federal and state income tax filing requirements for all business entities, non-profit organizations, and fiduciaries.
  • Prepared compiled, reviewed and audited financial statements for non-profit organizations and various business entities applying generally accepted accounting principles and generally accepted auditing principles.
  • Prepared and calculated paychecks and payroll tax returns for entities employing up to 100 individuals.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Accounting
JD
Juris Doctor
3

Certified Public Accountant / Sole Proprietor

Cultivate on-going business relationships with select clientele composed of individuals and small businesses. Educate clients on allowable deductions, applicable tax credits and sound accounting procedures. Prepare annual individual and business tax returns and quarterly tax estimates for 20-30 clients. Attend 40+ hours of CPA continuing education courses per year.

  • Authorized to electronically file tax returns through IRS e-file, resulting in faster client refunds.
  • Advised several clients on establishing and maintaining self-employed IRAs (SEPs & SIMPLEs), substantially reducing their overall tax liabilities.
  • Consulted with client about converting sole proprietor business to S-Corp business, greatly lowering her self-employment taxes.
Candidate Info
44
years in
workforce
24
years
at this job
BA
Accounting And Business Administration
4

Certified Public Accountant (cpa)

Set up a home-office on a shoestring budget and began accepting new tax clients in addition to my pre-existing clients while other local CPA's such as Christos J. Stavros, CPA, and George N. Pappas, CPA are outsourcing or insourcing some of their accounting, bookkeeping, and tax preparation work to me.

  • Interviewed my own clients for information important to preparing their Tax Return, answered the telephone and greeted clients for George, taking detailed messages and documents as necessary.
  • Completed write-up work for monthly bookkeeping and accounting clients in QuickBooks for the full year of 2014 and/or 2015 for 10 clients.
  • Completed 25 Individual and State 1040 Tax Returns total including 8 1040X Amended Tax Returns using Intuit Pro Series for my own clients as well as for both Chris and George's clients, resulting in an additional refund of $11,232 for 6 1040X & NJ 1040X Amended Tax Returns for two of my own clients.
  • Built detailed Excel spreadsheets for cash payouts, rental properties, and expenses as necessary.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Passed New Jersey State Life Insurance Producer
5

Certified Public Accountant

Tax supervisor reviewing individual, partnership and corporate tax returns prepared by 5 staff accountants.

  • Identified and reported internal control weaknesses to clients.
  • Filed tax returns and prepared governmental reports in compliance with strict standards.
  • Optimized and managed research and development spending through collaboration with clients.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Finance
6

Certified Public Accountant

Expertise in corporate, partnership, non-profit, and individual taxation

  • Managed bookkeeping and accounting services, including payroll and sales tax functions
  • Performed various engagements including compilations, reviews, and tax planning
  • Developed and maintained client relationships
  • Trained staff in various tax, accounting, and payroll functions
  • Represented clients before the IRS and FL Department of Revenue, including routine correspondence
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
7

Certified Public Accountant

Board member responsible for all financial, operational, human resources, and administrative functions, while managing the strategic positioning of a diverse portfolio.

  • Developed sales and operational key performance metrics
  • Performed variance analysis to target areas for improvement
  • Reported financial results and budget variances to Board of Directors
  • Introduced annual budgets to departmental management, periodic reporting of results, and variances
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
8

Certified Public Accountant (cpa)

Handled all accounting functions including payroll for million-dollar companies.

  • Developed and prepared monthly financial statements used by business management.
  • Prepared financial review and compilation reports for profit and non-profit organizations.
  • Created budgets and forecasts for the management.
  • Prepared tax returns for non-profit organizations, corporation, partnership, and individuals with small business.
  • Analyzed financial data and offered the suggestions to the management to improve the business and business management.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
MS
Accountancy
9

Certified Public Accountant

  • Identified and corrected deficiencies in financial statement reporting.
  • Implemented new process for review of tax returns.
  • Assisted in preparation of business valuations.
  • Alerted management of identification and reporting of variable interest entities (VIE's).
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Business Management
10

Certified Public Accountant

  • Researched and implemented software and tools necessary to provide accounting and tax clients with impeccable service
  • Provided strategic tax planning consultations to small businesses and individuals including entity type conversions with the State and Internal Revenue Service
  • Performed external audit for non-profit HOA corporations
  • Consulted as an outsourced Controller to firms in need of expertise in various areas
  • Prepared business and individual tax returns
  • Provided managerial accounting services to small businesses including budgeting, forecasting and reporting
  • Coached small business owners to read and understand Financial Statements
  • Administered system conversions to new accounting software
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting

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