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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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31

Staff Accountant/supervisor

Processed monthly, quarterly, annual and closing consolidations of financial statements, bank reconciliation's and various financial and management reports for write up clients.

  • Compiled Revenue reports, Sales Tax Returns and Tax Filings.
  • Implemented on site accounting and training at several client locations.
  • Supervised and managed the accounting division of sister company
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Business Management
BA
Accounting
32

Staff Accountant

Tracked fixed assets for 25+ locations, including Corporate

  • Calculated monthly depreciation and posted to general ledger
  • Tracked lease agreements, lease payments
  • Prepared promissory notes and managed mortgage receivables
  • Prepared personal property tax returns for all locations
  • Prepared and posted journal entries for receivables, accruals, payroll, 401k
  • Analyzed and reconciled related general ledger accounts
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
33

Staff Accountant

Responsible for proper filing of weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly taxes.

  • Created spreadsheets to analyze Accounts Receivable to track client payment habits.
  • Compiled financial statements and completed bank reconciliations.
  • Created new payroll procedures, for a company of over 5000 employees, to ensure pay and markup rates were in line with client contracts.
  • Processed Accounts Payable, verifying invoices against approved purchase orders.
  • Trained new accounting associates on procedures and software relevant to their position.
  • Other tasks included checking for fraudulent checks, processing expense reports, new hire reporting compliance, responding to requests from other departments, and conducting research on various special projects.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
MA
Finance
34

Staff Accountant

Handled all investments, including distributions and cap calls, updating appropriate excel sheets, creating pivot tables to portray amounts contributed/distributed and wiring funds to the designated investor and/or investments.

  • Created quarterly cash flow statements and asset reconciliation statements to accurately depict amounts invested and expenses that occurred throughout the quarter, including proforma to project the next preceding years cash.
  • Managed all dividends received from each entity, administered large amounts of cash to the correct accounts, created a detail spreadsheet showing all relevant information and reconciled the data for reporting purposes.
  • Projected monthly/quarterly/yearly budgets to help facilitate the amounts needed to run the company. Worked with the CFO on budgeting certain expenses for the year and ensured we were consistently in budget.
  • Reviewed monthly bank reconciliations of numerous different accounts.
  • Maintained track of all fixed assets within the company to either amortize, depreciate or dispose of throughout the year.
  • Yearly 1099 distributions to multiple vendors in all entities.
  • Created extensive excel sheets and pivot tables to capture large amounts of data to report precise information asked by the CFO and controller. Analyzed these reports and provided explanation for all variances.
  • Accrued interest paid on all bonds for tax purposes.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Business Administration
35

Staff Accountant

  • Performed financial calculations such as amounts due, interest charges, balances, discounts, equity, and principal for 20 Real Estate entities.
  • Accessed computerized financial information to answer general questions as well as those related to specific accounts.
  • Formulated, prepared, and issued bills, invoices, and account and financial statements with 10% increased efficiency to ensure timely deliverable.
  • Compiled with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Maintained accounts payable of 50+ health clubs, and saved company thousands in late fees and interest charges due to vendors.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint).
  • Great ability to use or learn accounting software.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
MA
Accounting And Ifrs
36

Staff Accountant

  • Managed accounts payable subsidiary ledger, resolved voucher match exceptions and maintained payment schedules for three international branches.
  • Prepared and reviewed batch processing for accounts payable and receivable.
  • Assessed credit worthiness for new customers using D&B reports and credit references.
  • Implemented scanning software for paperless initiative and provided feedback to developers.
  • Performed bank statements and account reconciliations; worked with external CPA to prepare year-end financial reports.
  • Produced costing analysis using pricing models and maintained price books for multiple branches.
  • Accomplished reduction of average collection period by for the second largest customer by implementing a monthly summary invoice.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Business Administration, Accounting
37

Staff Accountant/accounts Payable Specialist

Maintained full charge of accounts payable function, including all accruals, month-end reconciliations and general journal entries

  • Prepared schedules and journal entries for prepaid expenses, interest income, and depreciation
  • Generated monthly billings for program grants and reconciled programs to the general ledger
  • Compiled monthly financial package with trend analysis and budget vs. actual variances
  • Assisted with payroll preparation using ADP software
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
38

Tax Preparer / Bookkeeper / Staff Accountant

Worked on Company write-ups, and made year-end journal entries and adjustments to the general ledger as needed.

  • Computations for Depreciation, Amortization, Interest for loans, and Payroll for company back-ups
  • Completed sales tax returns, quarterly and annual payroll tax returns for clients, as well as company W-2's, W-3's, and 1099's.
  • Completed in full, the preparation of complex 1040's, 1065's, 1120's, 1120S's, & 1041's when needed to.
  • Composed of necessary spreadsheets for the back-up work of tax returns for the required clients.
  • Answered client phone calls and e-mails, and also interviewed them, asking the proper questions for finishing their tax return preparation for the CPA.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
AS
Accounting
BS
Accounting
Accounting
39

Advanced Staff Accountant

  • Responsible for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit real estate development client
  • Planned and used Microsoft Excel and Word to complete the audit field work, Auditor's Reports and audited financial statements.
  • Assisted in auditing field work for several types of audits such as 401k audits, school district audits, and government audits
  • Worked with Prosytems FX Practice Management and Smart E-Tools to complete tax returns, to plan and perform audits and complete time entry
  • Prepared 1065 tax returns for the several limited partnerships that managed the Low Income Housing properties and used Microsoft Excel to create tax work papers and completed 1040 tax returns for individual clients
  • Performed Low Income Housing Tax Credit carryover allocations and cost certifications to comply with PHFA regulations for the Low Income Housing limited partnerships that developed and managed the Low Income Housing properties
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
40

Staff Accountant

Performed bank and credit card reconciliations and payroll administration

  • Prepared month-end close and financial reporting
  • Assisted in the preparation of 1065 and K-1s for tax purposes.
  • Prepared corporate, partnership, individual, and payroll tax returns according to the Internal Revenue Code
  • Periodically assisted with preparing quarterly and end of year tax basis financial statements
  • Advised clients on multiple tax planning strategies to reduce their corporate and individual taxable income
  • Resolved various federal, state, and local income, payroll and sales tax notices on behalf of clients
  • Managed biweekly, monthly, and quarterly payroll processing
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Business Management

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