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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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Financial Accountant

Performed accounts reconciliations, including receivable and multiple challenging clearing accounts reconciliations.

  • Performed daily balancing using TSYS screens and Visa reporting to ensure accurate reporting, system balances and general ledger updates.
  • Researched for payments, sales returns, chargebacks, and reject discrepancies and reconciliations.
  • Prepared daily, monthly, quarterly accounts receivable information for TFS analysts for management review and Retailers National Bank accounting.
  • Created and inputted of journal entries relating to the financial results.
  • Prepared daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reporting of assets balances, cash follow, yields and accrued income for internal use, external reporting and industry surveys.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
32

Financial Accountant

Create Journal entries of Fixed Asset Accounting, Restricted Funds of various affiliated Non-Profit and Notes Payable Reports

  • Assisted Controller and Directors with Financial Reports.
  • Responsible for Monthly Depreciation Reports, Prepared Month End Journal Entries, income statement and balance sheet using excel spreadsheet.
  • Supervised Petty Cash, Student/clients' Account Payable and Receivable Reports
  • Reconciled Bank Statements for the Non-Profit.
  • Traveled to various affiliated non-profit organizations around Michigan and Ohio to Audit Cash Reports.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Engineering
BA
Accounting
MBA
Master of Business Administration
33

Financial Accountant

  • Performed fiscal period-end close, prepared reconciliation and analysis of accounts; resolved discrepancies
  • Analyzed financial results and variance analysis as compared to forecast and prior year and communicate trends to upper management
  • Prepared accurate and timely financial reports using PeopleSoft
  • Prepared annual budget and allocation reports using Hyperion Essbase for management use
  • Reviewed audit procedures and SOX (Sarbanes/Oxley) issues
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Economics; Concentration: Accounting / Finance
34

Senior Financial Accountant

Prepared monthly profit and loss statement, provided analysis and explanation on significant monthly variance and actual vs. forecast difference

  • Prepared, reviewed and presented financial statements by regions for compliance with SOX signoff
  • Performed month end close to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • Monitored trading errors, closely interacted and followed up with regional managers to resolve branch issues
  • Provided extensive support to external auditor Ernst & Young
  • Efficiently managed and optimized reports including broker revenue, prepaid schedule and branch expense accrual schedules
  • Served as a lead participant in new accounting system - GEAR's launch and testing
  • Managed daily accounting activities for branch operation by utilizing Star Case system
  • Developed and designed financial models for 500 branches revenue allocation by utilizing Excel Macro, significantly reduced data processing time and the improvement was highly recognized by management
  • Managed and monitored EFL and Partner Plus schedules relating to employee benefit plans
  • Assisted senior management to prepare year end close and audit request
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MBA
Finance
35

Financial Accountant II

Responsible for the preparation of financial statements of six insurance companies.

  • Prepared financial statements for BOD review, quarterly and annual statements to file with MA DOI, other State agencies within 30 and 45 days, respectively, from end of quarter.
  • Compiled quarterly reinsurance ceded and assumed schedules to book to the GL. Responsible for calculating exchange rate conversion, premium adjustments, making payments for premiums deposits, requesting recovery payments from Reinsurers, applying payments to appropriate accounts, and reconciling discrepancies. Analyze fluctuations related to assumed and ceded premiums and incurred losses.
  • Reconciled and reviewed balance sheets accounts. Maintained and enhanced controls over the quality control review by formalizing the sign-off and review process.
  • Compiled and analyzed monthly direct written premiums and miscellaneous income/expenses reports for management.
  • Assisted internal and external auditors with the preparation of the audited financial statements and various audit projects.
  • Reviewed quarterly and monthly premium tax and surplus note payments.
  • Supervised a staff of two employees responsible for all cash account reconciliations. Responsibilities include supervising workflows, monitoring production goals, assigning tasks, and writing performance evaluations.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Alpha Kappa Mu
BS
Accounting
36

Financial Accountant

Managed and maintained two stores during tax season.

  • Managed 5-10 employees.
  • Updated and managed computer tax software.
  • Conducted personal and phone consultations.
  • Oversaw all Rapid Anticipation Loans.
Candidate Info
1
month in
workforce
1
month
at this job
AAS
Accounting
BS
Accounting
37

Financial Accountant

Receive clients' payment of more than $10,000 daily by cash, check, credit card, wire, company credit and vouchers; approve the picking process for the warehouse.

  • Receive and analyze at least 150 invoices and bills weekly. Prepare and distribute checks to vendors by mail, express mail or online payment. Manage the accurate and timely payments of up to $50,000. Reduced past due penalty by 30%.
  • Negotiate with vendors to resolve problems in billing and payment.
  • Reconcile 6 bank statements and 3 credit card statements weekly or as needed.
  • Set up and maintain operation databases including office expense, shipping supplies and customer information and ensure the accuracy.
  • File and document all bills and invoices for records.
  • Assist in month-end closing process.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
MBA
Finance And Accounting
Finance
38

Financial Accountant

  • Initiated a tax appeal resulting in a 39% yearly tax savings
  • Increased fixed asset tracking by 78% in five years, from 2007 to 2012
  • Research and report unclaimed property to appropriate government agencies
  • Prepare monthly internal audits of general ledger accounts for financial statement reporting
  • Established a compliancy team, acting as liaison between multiple departments
  • Organize, update, and sustain all IRS W-9 forms and issue vendor 1099's
  • Complete bank reconciliations for various locations
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
AS
Arts
BBA
Public And Nonprofit Administration
39

Financial Accountant

Separated financial data for BP Southwest Business from April 2013 - May 2013

  • Provided auditing support for Cooper Project and Explained flux to E&Y
  • Ensured that the Sales and Purchase Contract flowed to IMOS
  • Provided problem solving support to Scheduler for IMOS contract issues
  • Coordinated gasoline additive master data download to Carson and San Diego terminals
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MBA
Accounting
40

Financial Accountant

Automotive Industry; International Company; Approximately 27,400 employees worldwide; 2012 revenues were $8.9 billion

  • Key member in the month-end close process with the overall goal to close the books in 3 days. Responsible for processing multiple month-end journal entries.
  • Responsible for monthly reconciliations of several miscellaneous general ledger accounts (Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Deferred Revenue, Tooling, Etc.)
  • Prepare and analyze monthly Price Purchase Variance (PPV) report.
  • Maintained and updated the lease schedule for auditing and reporting purposes.
  • Reviewed various balance sheet account items to explain the variance between the current month actual and the prior month actual.
  • Researched various P& L account items to explain the variance between the current month budget and the current month actual.
  • Accounts Receivable clean-up: Researched past due items on the AR aging report to resolve short pays/over pays due to pricing and quantity issues. This involved customers such as Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Subaru.
  • In charge of completing and submitting all NAFTA requests. This involved customers such as Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Subaru.
  • Assist in all J-Sox requirements, including month end requirements and quarterly FRP requirements.
  • Assist in financial audit preparations. Organized and assembled data for PWCs quarterly revenue testing.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Business Administration
MS
Accounting

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