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Financial Accountants' duties vary, depending on the employer and their specialty. While some Financial Accountants specialize in areas like internal auditing, others prefer government or public accounting. Duties accomplished by a majority of Financial Accountants, as listed on their sample resumes, include researching financial variances, analyzing financial data, preparing monthly financial statements, and preparing month-end reconciliations. A Financial Accountant position typically calls for a bachelor's degree in the fields of accounting, finance, or other business major on applicants' resumes.

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Sr. Financial Accountant Managed Services Accounting

Reviewed and verified depreciation costs of equipment in the fixed asset register on a daily basis.

  • Maintained and reconciled fixed asset amortization schedule on a monthly basis.
  • Oversaw fifteen million monthly cost transfer expense over two thousand customers nationwide.
  • Performed trend analysis of income statement and balance sheet accounts.
  • Reviewed and performed inventory adjustments on a daily basis, which consisted of the addition of newly acquired assets, and publishing results to field contacts on a weekly basis.
  • Provided variance analysis of profit loss expense accounts and month end financial reports to management.
  • Reconciled assigned balance sheet accounts by designated workday and according to company policy.
  • Reviewed converting and reconciling IRIS data to Oracle R12 financial applications.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
12

Financial Accountant

Responsible for financial accounting reporting to the Controller in a manufacturing plant with up to 225 employees and annual sales exceeding $100m.

  • Prepared financial results for the business entity (monthly, annual).
  • Participated in the forecasting, planning and budgeting process.
  • Assisted in the month end closing process and researched and identified variances.
  • Reconciled subsidiary accounts to general ledger.
  • Performed month and year-end physical inventories with reconciliations to book inventory.
  • Managed financial activities including the supervision of accounts payable, payroll.
  • Interacted with internal and external auditors in completing audits and researched and resolved issues.
  • Performed special projects such as identifying new vendors and opportunities to reduce costs and working capital to increase cash flow.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Accounting
13

Senior Financial Accountant

Managed monthly intercompany expenses transactions and producing reconciliation.

  • Participated in annual external audits and miscellaneous projects.
  • Prepared daily variance analyzing expenses results budgeted forecast amounts.
  • Set-up new vendor identification information (W-9) forms tax info.
  • Maintained process of invoices and expense reports.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
History & Accomplishments
14

Staff Financial Accountant

Formulated budget proposals for 6 manufacturing business units through the timely and detailed review of monthly & quarterly P&L and G&A.

  • Generated monthly expense reports for plant managers at all 6 locations, outlining their actual and budgeted costs while advising them on strategies to control expenses.
  • Contributed to the creation and review of mid-year and annual budgets, leveraging knowledge about past operations and spending allocations.
  • Produced and filed various key reports, including sales/used tax, royalties, revenue distribution, expenditures, and financial statements.
  • Prepared month-end journal entries to allocate various inventory items, accruals /assets transfers and expense accounts. Contributed to audits. Balanced G/Land balance sheet accounts, noting variances.
  • Combined the GL accounts of previously acquired plants and corporate locations to insure accuracy
  • Remedied atypical issues, including expense, material cost, and intercompany transaction clearing discrepancies. Balanced journal entries in preparation for month-end close, teaming with accountants from other divisions as necessary. Generated forecasting, trending, & results analysis reports.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MA
Accounting And Finance
15

Senior Financial Accountant

Perform a variety of accounting processes including journal entries, account reconciliations and variance analysis for monthly closeout.

  • Created the cost of goods sold analysis for 2000 Stock Keeping Units (SKU) to highlight the expense per SKU against budget, forecast and prior year.
  • Interact with multiple company business units to prepare both recharges and intercompany journal entries.
  • On a monthly basis reconcile the company invoice register with the general ledger to ensure sales are in balance.
  • Managed company expense items including cellphones, wireless card program, Amex Corporate Card and fleet program.
  • Implemented new protocol for tracking cell phones and wireless cards allowing immediate termination of accounts following employee's departure from the company. Generated $5,000/year in savings and simplified exit interview process.
  • Participated in the creation of the annual company budget and quarterly reforecasts.
  • Subject matter expert for COGNOS software upgrade, converting all existing reports to the new platform.
  • Documented processes, policies and procedures for Senior Financial Accountant facilitating training and ensuring business continuity.
  • Initiated automated journal entry process to replace antiquated manual entries resulting in minimizing errors and increasing productivity.
  • Reorganized transportation allocation replacing full revenue spread to divisions with a schedule that models three methodologies revenue, weights and units. Management can employ the analysis to highlight best practices.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
Accounting
16

Senior Financial Accountant - Retail and Specialty Services

Completed monthly close process for over 30 retail pharmacies, multiple Med B pharmacies and 15 Specialty pharmacies in a fast paced 4 day close window.

  • Collected, analyzed and processed data from multiple field personnel.
  • Created and posted over 90 journal entries per month into Lawson General Ledger System.
  • Thoroughly analyzed expenses to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Proactively took on project to identify expenses being charged to closed sites and worked with AP managers to cease payments, saving the company over $20,000 yearly.
  • Performed detailed review of monthly financial statements and communicated results with management.
  • Fielded inquiries from field operations and responded in timely manner.
  • Prepared balance sheet account reconciliations in Blackline system.
  • Completed monthly/quarterly schedules for internal and external reporting
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
17

Financial Accountant

Conducted company's journal entries, bookkeeping, bank reconciliations, employees' payrolls, and tax reports.

  • Drafted revenue reports and financial statements with footnotes, and provided audit assistance to independent audit
  • Analyzed potential projects' financial statements, and produced in-depth reports as well as presentations for analysts and shareholders.
  • Proposed Due Diligence checklist for new clients, executed engagement tasks, and maintained positive and professional relationships with existing clients.
  • Supported company with internal audit, budget control, risk management, and regulatory/law compliance.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
18

Financial Accountant

Established and audited all accounting processes to insure accounting standards compliance for publicly traded international company.

  • Prepared and reviewed financial statements for all United States branches.
  • Monitored contracts and AFEs for major U.S. expansion.
  • Reviewed all direct and allocated costs by operating unit.
  • Analyzed costs for all branches and assist with budget preparation.
Candidate Info
43
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Accounting And Business Administration
19

Financial Accountant

Managed accounting operations, accounting close, account reporting and reconciliations.

  • Performed debit, credit and total accounts on computer spreadsheets/databases, using specialized accounting software.
  • Addressed and resolved non-routine, complex and unexpected variances.
  • Received, recorded, and banked cash, checks, and vouchers as well as reconciled records of bank transactions.
  • Reviewed book entries to ensure accuracy of the G/L.
  • Worked with management to document and offset unusual expense variances in their respective areas.
  • Efficiently implemented short-term tracking factoring in possible long-term tracking strategies.
  • Prepared financial and regulatory reports required by laws, regulations or boards of directors
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
23
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
20

Regional Financial Accountant

Performed monthly audit of more than 160 credit cards and quarterly cost maintenance.

  • Processed accounting entries for transfer, margin/accrual, reclass, inventory add-on and prepaid accounts. Maintained large JE in a timely manner.
  • Performed weekly deposit and reconciled regional accounts receivable.
  • Created a manual to document GL and Accounts Payable processes.
  • Worked closely with local stores and corporate team members to resolve any accounting problems. Analyzed corporate expense invoices, worked closely with all departments, verified coding and payment of all invoices.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
Accounting

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