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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

Assisted in preparation of monthly financial statements in a timely manner for management.

  • Reconciled cash accounts, accounts receivable, long-term liabilities, and customer deposits.
  • Reviewed credit card statements and coded expenditures to proper accounts.
  • Maintained depreciation schedule via Excel and Peachtree; also kept general ledger up-to-date with correcting journal entries.
  • Updated receivables report and accounted for several thousand dollars of outstanding receivables.
  • Completed monthly bank reconciliations.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BBA
Accounting
12

Staff Accountant/claims & Risk Control Manager

Reporting of Financial Statements, various daily, weekly, and month-end reports, including bank reconciliations

  • Administer budgets for each satellite location, created and enforced guidelines for managers to follow
  • Discover, analyze, and resolve variances; perform financial modeling and forecasting; reporting directly to controller
  • Prepare and oversee J/E including accruals, pre-paid assets, unrecorded liabilities; inter-company accounting
  • Claims and Risk Control Manager for commercial vehicles (total value of fleet: $20 million)
  • Negotiated property-damage claims on both first and third-party claims; authority to negotiate up to $30K per claim
  • Conducted investigation of accidents, screened vehicles, researched missing info on claim forms, and processed claims from cradle to grave
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Accounting
International Relations
Acctg And Corporate Finance
13

Staff Accountant - Financial Reporting Shared Services

Oversaw trend analysis of intercompany accounts, cash, A/R & A/P, sales and payroll. Completed corresponding journal entries over a 14-day month-end close process.

  • Prepared weekly reconciliations over several multi-million dollar cash accounts to ensure compliance with debt covenants.
  • Ensured efficient, accurate and timely performance of the company's accounting activities.
  • Reconciled variance analysis over fifty balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Strengthened inter-departmental relationships through effective communication skills
  • Developed and implemented a new supplier set-up process which ultimately enhanced customer satisfaction.
  • Elected to the Finance Employee Satisfaction Committee by peers and colleagues.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
14

Staff Accountant

Inspected logs for four major accounts and verified delivery charges.

  • Reconciled multiple critical vendor accounts.
  • Calculated and allocated gross profits, journal vouchers, and inter-warehouse product transfers for the Tops Distribution Center.
  • Monitored and processed outside vendor invoicing for delivery of product at 47 supermarkets throughout Ohio.
  • Oversaw vendor correspondence ensuring accurate invoice payment.
  • Processed accounts payable, including invoices and receiving.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Accounting
15

Junior Staff Accountant & Fuel Billing Clerk

Handled operational, billing matters, A/P and A/R transactions.

  • Booked US$200,000 in new business for 2007 by contracting with 2 major clients for the 2nd and 3rd quarters of 2007.
  • Assisted in the evaluation for cost estimates, planning, budgeting, reporting and forecasting of assigned projects.
  • Managed processing of EFT customer drafts (Electronic Fund Transfers).
  • Communicated with other field offices for exchange of information.
  • Reviewed payment requisitions, cost estimates and project reports.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
16

Staff Accountant

Reconciled the weekly Daily Financial Summaries from thirteen corporate owned restaurants.

  • Monitored bank Concentrations and Depository accounts to ensure accuracy of bank deposits, ACH, money transfers and coin orders.
  • Prepared and posted journal entries to the general ledger account.
  • Identified and resolved cash discrepancies and communicated resolutions to store managers, bank managers and vendors.
  • Prepared monthly cash reports for several bank statements for management.
  • Created check register summary spreadsheets, reconciled check runs and mailed account payable checks.
  • Maintained required receivable records, reports and files in an organized manner.
  • Assisted in the accounting department's 6 month SOX audit for external records and 12 month Auditor's sampling report.
  • Coded and posted accounts payable invoices, and matched verified accounts receivable invoices.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
17

Audit Staff Accountant

Staff accountant for one of the 20 largest public accounting firms in the country as measured by revenue

  • Performed diversified financial audits, risk assessments, data analytics, internal control reviews and financial reviews for various organizations
  • Prepared consolidated external financial statements and managements letters by gathering and analyzing financial account information
  • Displayed effective communication of critical accounting issues with management team and client to produce accurate financial audit reports
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to perform under strict deadlines
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Economics
MA
Public Policy
Accounting
18

Staff Accountant

Accounted for four lines of business totalling 100 million in annual revenue

  • Streamlined accounting functions as we were acquired by Fidelity National Financial and merged with an existing competitor
  • Performed a high volume of monthly journal entries to record revenue, expenses, cash, assets and liabilities
  • Understood and worked within the complex legal structure of a nationwide provider of mortgage transaction services
  • Provided support and details throughout the both the SEC and UTC audits
  • Quickly gained knowledge and became a key component of the [company name] accounting team by taking the lead creating accounting processes for a new line of business
  • Maintained a high level of teamwork and focus, while striving to prepare monthly journal entries and deliverables in the most efficient and accurate manner
  • Consolidated deliverables by working with the end user to determine what data was necessary and how we could combine multiple reports into a single, standard document
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
19

Staff Accountant - Property Accounting

Created and posted journal entries to general ledger to assist with month end close procedures

  • Preformed monthly variance analysis of income statement accounts
  • Analyzed and maintained balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Reconciled bank accounts for a portfolio of 31 manufactured home communities and RV resorts
  • Answered questions and preformed research for regional and property managers
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Accounting
20

Staff Accountant

Responsible for financial statement preparation

  • Oversaw accounts payable and payroll
  • Responsible for journal vouchers and account reconciliations
  • Communicated with other divisions to coordinate inter-division accounting transfers
  • Reconciled an unidentified $1.5 million in cash down to $6,000
  • Streamlined close process and cut time in half
  • Worked with Government Compliance Officer to maintain CAS/FAR compliance
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MS
Accounting

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