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Corporate Accountants, or Corporate Tax Accountants, prepare a company's income tax statements and craft tax strategies that are beneficial to the business. Duties specific to the role of a Corporate Accountant, as evidenced by their example resumes, include posting monthly cash transactions, preparing general ledger account reconciliations, and processing and posting miscellaneous cash deposits on a monthly basis. While a bachelor's degree is the minimum educational requirement, employers will also look for candidates that list a master's degree on their resumes when hiring for certain specific Corporate Accountant jobs.

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Senior Corporate Accountant

Member of the accounting team for a leading aggregate-based material company that generated worldwide annual sales of $22.5B and EBITDA of $5.8B. Performed full month end closing for multiple corporate departments. Allocated indirect costs to over 600 cost centers.

  • Assisted the Controller in the preparation of the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow reports. Prepared currency conversions before distributing consolidated results to our parent company in Switzerland.
  • Established and coordinated a consolidation model for a rolling 12 month forecast, a five year financial plan, and monthly budgets for the CFO.
  • Analyzed reports with the Accounting Director to confirm compliance with IAS, IFRS, and ICS policies.
  • Helped implement a new chart of accounts and an improved accounting software system.
  • Trained all new accountants and created a standard operating procedure for the management accounting department.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Business Administration
2

Corporate Accountant

Responsible for billing, collections, cash receipts, bank reconciliations, accounts payable. Assist with monthly closing journal entries and account analysis. Review expense reports to assure they conform to company travel policy. Maintain books for self-funded Medical Plan.

  • Introduced a new invoicing system that reduced month-end turnaround time from 1 week to 1 day
  • Assisted with collections for the company resulting in $75K collections of bad debt
  • Placed on hotel opening transition team and given pre-opening budget responsibilities
  • Started with the company in 2006 as an accounting clerk and have received two promotions since; junior accountant and corporate accountant
Candidate Info
82
years in
workforce
47
years
at this job
AS
Professional Studies, Business Administration
BS
Accounting
3

Senior Corporate Accountant

Spearheaded a project with the assistance of two Access-VBA developers to create an Access application that enabled the accounting department to query from several databases containing 8 years of historical ORACLE data. This saved roughly each accountant 2 hrs./query.

  • Assisted VP Controller and Corporate Manager in drafting, reviewing, and substantiating the 10Q and 10K reports, for interim reviews and FY'12 year-end audit.
  • Reconciled accounts related to but not limited to: intangibles, compensation bonuses, prepaid insurance, health & welfare allocation, merger & integration costs, & intercompany.
  • Revamped prepaid insurance amortization schedule for FY'12 and FY'13 allowing us to true-up related accounts and properly record subsequent amortization entries.
  • Improved LT debt schedule affording both the Accounting department and Treasury department to prepare a more realistic budget for 2014.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Accounting & International Business
4

Corporate Accountant

Tracked capital expenditures and prepared status reports addressing budget deviations

  • Provided monthly expense analyses to accounting, marketing, sales, and human resource managers
  • Prepared the consolidated financial statements for nine entities
  • Reconciled receivable accounts and provided billing information to A/R to support monthly invoicing
  • Prepared, distributed, and uploaded payroll entries for over 100 employees
  • Financial focal point for a two million dollar business software upgrade
  • Maintained a monthly hedge valuation analysis to book market value
Candidate Info
37
years in
workforce
37
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
5

Corporate Accountant / Manager of Audits

Prepared and reviewed multi-state and local sales, use and other miscellaneous tax returns; researched tax compliance issues, and managed external audits. Assisted in month-end closing and perform other related special projects.

  • Negotiated $900k reduction in audit assessment.
  • Processed specific general ledger accounts and related preparation and review.
  • Managed sales, use, and fuel tax audits performed by state and local governments.
  • Created and maintained systems to obtain information required to produce accurate returns and to analyze collections and remittances of taxes.
  • Performed month end entries for use in the preparation of financial statements.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
6

Corporate Accountant

Prepared all month-end close journal entries & monthly general ledger account reconciliations for two business units

  • Reviewed and analyzed balance sheets and income statements
  • Maintained all fixed asset records and reconciliations
  • Performed pre-pay & post-pay audits for expense reports
  • Assisted with the annual SOX testing, external audit for Veolia ES North America, Corp. and internal audits for Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
7

Corporate Accountant

Performed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries in accordance with GAAP.

  • Reviewed Balance Sheet and P&L accounts for the assigned cost centers. The review includes variance analysis to last year and current year budget and resolution of all outstanding issues.
  • Prepared quarterly and yearly audit reports such as flux, variance and Ad-hoc analysis requested by auditors and other business partners.
  • Prepared account analysis for the assigned cost centers to ensure financial statements are presented properly and in accordance with GAAP.
  • Reviewed Marketing programs activity and prepare revenue adjusting entries in accordance with GAAP.
  • Prepared annual forecast and plan budget for the assigned Balance Sheet and P&L accounts.
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Business Administration, Major
8

Corporate Accountant

Analyzed and signed-off financial statements: Balance sheet, trial balance, and income statement.

  • Preparation of debt-compliance reports and financial statements for Coastal Finance Corporation.
  • Preparation of Property Plant & Equipment and Equity roll-forward schedules for consolidated business-units.
  • Reconciled and recorded inter-company and monthly journal entries related to the assigned business units into the general ledger.
  • Performed month-end closing entries, cash-receipts entries, and quarterly federal and state tax journal entries.
  • Created and maintained consolidated balance sheet analysis schedules to support the consolidated cash-flow statement and SEC filing schedules.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
9

Senior Corporate Accountant

Managed monthly, quarterly, and year-end G/L closing processes, including key account reconciliations, within tight deadlines.

  • Conducted asset impairment testing, P&L variance analysis, and revenue recognition according to US GAAP.
  • Supervised seasonal interns: developed goals, duties, and responsibilities; assessed performance and evaluated progress.
  • Responsible for tracking and recording capitalized software transactions, in accordance with SOP 98-1.
  • Contributed to SEC filings (10-Q, 10-K) and tax packages: narratives, tables, footnotes, roll-forwards, and depreciation schedules.
  • Key player in integration of all accounting and financial functions of multiple acquired subsidiaries into the parent company.
  • Successful in G/L software systems conversion: mapping new account strings, data migration, and validating reporting grids.
  • Helped assess and implement internal controls to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance; key part of substantive and control audits.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AAS
Accounting
BA
Economics & Mathematics
BA
Liberal Arts
10

Corporate Accountant

Privately held government contractor (former subsidiary of Lockheed Martin) with approximately $1.5 Billion in revenue and 10,000 employees. Specializing in stabilization, disaster relief services, infrastructure and capacity building).

  • Managed the intercompany accounting process. Recorded 300 to 500 Invoices per month. Worked and attended meetings with PAE Project accountants across (40 contracts)
  • Researched and cleared items in the intercompany suspense accounts in excess of $17 million which were billed to customers
  • Monitored, reviewed purchasing card activities for 167 employee's and send invoices to Programs annually $772K
  • Prepared balance sheet reconciliations and cleared outstanding transactions to assist cost point conversion
  • Assisted with annual external corporate audits, provided selections made for intercompany costs, and processed audit adjustments
  • Prepared monthly financial reports for Fixed Price, Time & Material and Cost Plus government contracts worth $30 million
  • Prepared all balance sheet and intercompany reconciliations
  • Verified and booked petty cash costs and prepared bank reconciliations with foreign currency conversions
  • Ensured that costs are allocated according to established procedures
  • Cleared 90% of outstanding suspense items increasing billing by $2 million
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Accounting Equivalent
MBA
Business Administration
Industrial Management

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