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Include These Accounting Manager Skills
- Accounting practices and principles expertise
- Excellent numeracy skills
- Computer proficiency and knowledge of accounting software
- Being able to handle large amounts of complex information
- Integrity and work ethics
- Teamworking abilities
- Supervisory skills and leadership
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Dear Mr. Tucker:
When I learned of Weaver’s need for an Accounting Manager, I felt compelled to submit the enclosed resume. As an experienced professional with more than 12 years of experience directing all facets of accounting systems and operations, I am well positioned to exceed your expectations for this role.
From analyzing financial reports and overseeing budgets to implementing effective financial policies and preparing tax documents, I excel in strategically directing all business aspects of accounting and financial operations. My demonstrated success in developing and managing staff—along with my dedication to boosting the bottom line—prepares me to make a significant impact on your organization.
Consider the following highlights of my experience:
Accurately and expeditiously managing financial statements and analyses, month-end closing activities, technical accounting concerns, complex equity transactions, cash and account reconciliation, payroll calculations, financial reporting, and tax return preparation.
Facilitating and directing full scale audits throughout life cycles from planning through execution; communicating effectively with internal and external teams, vendors, and C-level executives to compile information and ensure successful results.
Suggesting and implementing improved and highly efficient internal accounting policies, procedures, and controls designed to maximize profitability and accuracy; updating accounting software systems to facilitate seamless and more efficient outcomes.
Maintaining strict compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley, GAAP, and SEC regulations.
Excelling within time-sensitive, fast-paced atmospheres while resolving issues and motivating teams to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency.
With my experience in leading corporate accounting operations, combined with my inherent leadership, interpersonal, and organizational skills, I am ready to provide outstanding accounting management service within your company. I look forward to discussing the position with you in further detail. Thank you for your consideration.
Joanne J. Steinhoff