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CPAs, also referred to as Certified Public Accountants or Tax Accountants, assist clients with their financial and income tax statements. Skills associated with example resumes of CPAs include preparing missing information lists for fellow accountants, assisting the payroll and sales departments with tax-related inquiries, and ensuring a timely and accurate billing process in order to collect prompt payments. A bachelor's degree in accounting or a related subject is required in order to become a CPA. Applicants should also show a CPA designation on their resumes if they seek the ability to file reports with the SEC.

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Cpa

CPA/Owner

  • Started sole practitioner tax compliance and business consulting practice catering to small businesses and individuals.
  • Created and presented tax compliance and tax planning seminars for small businesses.
  • Actively pursued the creation and expansion of a professional network of resources.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Accountancy
22

Cpa

Junior Accountant

  • Managed bookkeeping for various clients through QuickBooks.
  • Aided in preparation of tax returns for individuals and corporations.
  • Prepared quarterly sales & income tax forms.
  • Processed and created payroll reports for business clients.
  • Managed A/R & A/P and billing implementation.
  • Generated invoices for vendors and kept track of payment.
  • Prepared monthly and quarterly bank reconciliations.
  • Worked directly with the firm's CPA on numerous accounting and taxation matters.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Finance
23

Cpa

Manage payroll for several clients including payroll taxes, reports, and end of year filings

  • Maintain general ledger and bank accounts by inputting data, importing transactions, classifying expenses and reconciling accounts
  • Establish chart of accounts and assign transactions to proper accounts
  • Process and file federal, state, and local tax returns and reports
  • Responsible for accounts receivables
  • Assist CPA in providing clients with accurate and timely financial statement
  • Prepare company accounts and reports by a strict monthly deadline
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
24

Cpa

Title Analyst

  • Reception; Answering 20+ phone lines and client services
  • Energy Title Annalist - Data Entry - Scanning
  • Legal Assisting for multiple attorneys
  • Use of Net Deed Plotter, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat, HP Smart Doc. Scanner, PitneyBowes postage meter, ADP & Microsoft Office
  • Other daily administrative tasks.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
AS
Business Administration
25

Cpa

Tax Accounting Assistance

  • Bookkeeping, assisting CPA in tax filling for individual and corporate businesses.
  • Preparing bank reconciliation, income statement, balance sheet and putting together profit and loss statement.
  • Filling quarterly returns 940,941 and sales tax of clients.
  • Assisting customer for inquiry related to taxes and bookkeeping.
  • Maintaining customer's files and books.
  • Setting up new customers and business in accounting systems.
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Mechanical Engineer
26

Cpa

Accountant

  • Reconcile monthly bank statements and record journal entries
  • Compile monthly financial statements and bookkeeping for 25 clients
  • Review entries made by clients to ensure reporting accuracy
  • Record payroll and file state and federal payroll taxes
  • Train and aid new hires with accounting functions
  • Responsible for the preparation of corporate and individual tax returns
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
MA
Master of Arts
27

Cpa

Administrative Assistant

  • Managed office for CPA.
  • Typed all correspondence.
  • Filed all incoming data and mail.
  • Tracked all incoming data from clients in regards to IRS issues, tax returns, etc.
  • Scheduled appointments with current and prospective clients.
  • Maintained sensitive data for clients.
  • Organized and maintained monthly data for business clients which included adding monthly expenses.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BA
Business
28

Cpa

Tax Accountant

  • Prepare and review taxes for S Corporation(1120s) Corporation(1120), Partnership(1065), Trust(1041), Foundation(990), Foreign tax credit, Franchise tax and Individual tax return, Amended Return.
  • Full charge of bookkeeping: Monthly bank reconciliation, journal entries, payroll reconciliation, prepared P/L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow and General Ledge Report.
  • Run, process and review payroll and report 941,940, TWC, W-2 and 1099
  • Prepared Personal Financial Statement, Compilation report
  • Prepared estimate tax quarterly and year end planning
  • Respond to IRS Notices, Represent clients to deal with IRS for audit, tax balance, tax levy.
  • Help with A/R and A/P department as needed
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Accountant
29

Cpa

Staff Accountant

  • Responsible for a client portfolio of audit, review, compilation and tax clients.
  • Responsible for planning and conducting successful client engagements.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts and purpose adjustments
  • Prepare financial statements for a wide range of clients
  • Prepare corporate, partnership, non-profit, and individual tax returns
  • Lead auditor on 2 AUP audits, conducted over 25 AUP audits for the Department of Justice
  • Manage seasonal staff of 1-2 employees.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
MA
Finance
30

Cpa

Accounting Manager

  • Prepared, e-filed and processed individual and corporate tax returns
  • Prepared business license returns
  • Prepared financial statements
  • Processed payroll, payroll tax returns, and sales tax returns
  • Reconciled bank accounts for clients
  • Managed accounts payable for clients
  • Set up and maintained corporate accounting program (QuickBooks)
  • Prepared all accounts for year-end tax processing, including financial statements, journal entries, 1099/W-2 processing
  • Performed a variety of routine clerical duties such as answering phones, filing, scanning, faxing and mailing
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
GED
GED
AS
Applied Science
Accounting

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