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Staff Accountants prepare documents, such as income tax returns, monthly reports and financial statements, for accounting firms, public companies, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies. Tasks shown on sample resumes of Staff Accountants include closing out past due accounts by implementing effective communication and collections initiatives, and handling office administrative activities related to correspondence and documentation. A bachelor's degree in accounting is the minimum educational requirement that interested applicants should list on their resumes, as well as one year of related work experience which can often include an internship.

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Staff Accountant

Performed the entire cycle for accounts payable

  • Recorded and entered miscellaneous cash receipts which efficiently decreased accounts receivables by 10%
  • Entered student billing and maintained current information in the system
  • Prepared and transferred the bank deposits
  • Recorded journal entries
  • Reconciled projected vs. actual budgets for discrepancies
  • Recorded & reimbursed petty cash
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Accounting
MBA
Master of Business Administration
2

Fund Staff Accountant

Recorded cash, accrual, client contributions and property acquisition/disposition journal entries.

  • Performed cash management, calculated management fees for two investment funds and updated balance sheet subsidiary ledger.
  • Produced quarterly financial statements for two investment funds in Excel: balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flow. Prepared footnotes.
  • Performed bank reconciliations for the entire portfolio accounting department - seventy seven bank accounts for eleven investment funds and joint ventures.
  • Processed full-cycle accounts payable for the entire portfolio accounting department: data entry, control reports, and check printing.
  • Compiled supporting schedules and reports using AS400 (CTI) and Lawson accounting systems for portfolio accountants and external auditors.
  • Reported to the Accounting Manager.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Finance And Computer Information System
3

Staff Accountant

Reviewed, researched and processed the full A/P cycle for accurate and timely payment, maintained and organized business documents and manage vendor relations.

  • Reconciled multiple merchants and checking accounts ; created and maintained inventory bill of materials
  • Controlled inventory item set-up, created and maintained inventory bill of materials and performed inventory audit
  • Tracked project expenses, analyzed profit and loss and prepared income and expense variance report to management
  • Calculated sales commission and collected payroll data
  • Filed sales and use tax returns and processed 1099 forms
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
English Literature
MBA
Finance
Chinese
4

Staff Accountant/treasury

Revamped credit cards/cash application process, to streamline the primarily, which resulted in 60 percent increase in efficiency, converted a multi-week reconciliation process into standard daily activity.

  • Oversees and reconcile daily banking activities & cash applications.
  • Monitored, reconciling & prepared month end Journal entries for: Cash, fixed assets depreciation, accounts receivable (local & international), revenue, credit cards, prepaid utilities & rent, capital expenditures, sales tax, commissions to corporate partners and individuals.
  • NYS/NYC California, Florida and New Jersey Sales &Use tax filing, commercial Rent taxes.
  • Analyzed and interpreted monthly variances between budgets, forecast and actual results
  • Performed SOX testing on compliance with [company name]'s Revenue Recognition and other policies
  • Worked with external audit team on documentation, & testing to complete year-end audit.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Business Management
MA
Master of Arts
5

Staff Accountant

Completed audit engagements for various entities for Low Income Tax Credits, New Market Tax Credits, and Agreed Upon Procedures. Exposure to all aspects of audit and tax engagements.

  • Demonstrated and acquired professional and subject matter expertise.
  • Created financial statements and footnotes for audit opinion.
  • Identified and communicated problems during an engagement and proposed solutions in a timely manner.
  • Prepared tax returns for corporations, partnerships, and individuals.
  • Conducted business specific research, gathered and analyzed data, interpreted results, compiled reports and made recommendations.
  • Handled multiple tasks and engagements simultaneously, accurately and efficiently while meeting deadlines.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BBA
Marketing
MA
Accounting
6

Staff Accountant

Assisted in the preparation of financial statements by performing monthly accounting and closing procedures

  • Reviewed and recorded daily journal entries to reflect operational activity
  • Managed all aspects of accounts payable
  • Performed account reconciliations and produce monthly revenue analysis reports
  • Oversaw the preparation and issuance of yearly Form 1099s for the company's vendors
  • Maintained monthly schedules of fixed assets and other specific general ledger accounts
  • Worked closely with the CFO and Controller to provide work papers to the external auditor for the annual tax return and review engagement
  • Reviewed and verified invoices and check requests from carriers and customers
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
7

Staff Accountant

Maintained Bookkeeping and accounting records, including general journal and cash accounts, bill paying, and monthly account reconciliation.

  • Streamlined the payroll process to make it more efficient and saved the company $400,000.
  • Performed account analysis and reconciliation.
  • Prepared monthly reports for account payable, accounts receivable, general ledger.
  • Created and maintained cash flow analysis, balance sheets and income statements.
  • Performed A/R functions including generating aging reports, posting of payments to customer accounts, invoicing and processing checks and electronic payments.
  • Assisted with month end closing procedures and financial statement preparation.
  • Posted and analyzed high volume of cash receipts on a daily basis.
  • Reviewed and analyzed accounts receivable debts.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Psychology
Accounting
8

Staff Accountant

Performed data entry, bookkeeping, analysis and review services for a diverse client-base.

  • Provided Quickbooks training, advice, and services clients.
  • Maintained client relationships and advised them on tax issues and other accounting matters.
  • Assisted clients in responding to IRS correspondence and resolving the issues addressed.
  • Preparation of Income Tax, Sales Tax, and Payroll Tax Returns.
  • Upon the death of the Principal, helped sustain the business and ultimately sell the practice.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
9

Staff Accountant

Prepared and processed both recurring and non-recurring monthly journal entries.

  • Prepared and distributed financial statements and related accounting reports for internal and external customers on a timely and consistent basis.
  • Navigated software applications to produce financial statements and related supporting details in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Prepared and articulated financial information and made recommendations with supporting analysis to all levels of management.
  • Evaluated financial and operational results by providing supporting documentation in preparation of financial reports.
  • Prepared, analyzed and communicated monthly and annual forecasts.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AS
Business Administration
BS
Business Administration
10

Staff Accountant

Reconciled all trial balance accounts, bank and credit statements, and subsidiary ledgers.

  • Processed vendor invoices and maintained accurate accounting records and files.
  • Processed monthly journal entries and maintained journal entry log with all supporting documentation.
  • Prepared monthly financial statements.
  • Performed various accounting duties; processed expense reports, monthly accounts payable accruals.
  • Performed yearly inventory reconciliation and audited and reconciled outgoing cash.
  • Resolved AP issues with external vendors and internal personnel.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Accounting

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