Accountant Resume Sample

Steven A. Thompson
1234 Cornerstone Drive
Dallas, TX 75000
Home: 214-555-5555
Cell: 214-555-5556
Certified Public Accountant with strong analytical abilities dedicated to efficiently and effectively budgeting and analyzing financial statements to ensure the profitability and strategic goals of the organization.

Qualification Summary:
•Analyze, compare, interpret and predict facts and figures adeptly.
•Outstanding ability to prepare and evaluate long-range strategic plans.
•Clearly communicate results of work, orally and in writing.
•Efficiently control costs through timely audits.
•Possess high standard of integrity.

Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting
University of Texas - Austin
May 1999

Work Experience:
Certified Public Accountant, Relive International, Dallas, TX
Plan audits and prepare audit budgets. Maintain, analyze, and reconcile all accounts and related entries on a monthly basis. Coordinate and assist with month end closing process, including timely and accurate preparation of journal entries. Analyze and prepare income and expense accruals. Report organization's finances to management, and offer suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts. Assist in the preparation of supporting schedules for auditors. Review and post staff member’s entries as needed. Prepare long-range strategic plans and annual operating plans, budgets, and variance reporting against these plans.
March 2005 - present

Accountant, Thornton and Associates, Fort Worth, TX
Assisted Director of Finance with preparation of company budget. Reviewed financial data and researched fluctuations. Analyzed trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. Ensured compliance with laws, rules, and regulations by planning and completing audits. Managed and oversaw the reconciliation of general ledger accounts in a timely and accurate manner. Maintained various schedules to support management reporting. Planned and assisted with internal and external audits. Analyzed financial statements for subsidiary companies. Acted as liaison with other departments and external parties concerning accounting information of subsidiary.
October 2003 – March 2005

Accountant, Pine Accounting Services
Documented all accounting processes and procedures to ensure that they complied with company guidelines. Lead assigned areas of preparing quarterly & annual statutory statements. Negotiated equipment financing and line of credit with bankers and attorneys. Improved compliance with policies, processes and controls by recommending changes in management and accounting operation systems and control structure. Prepared supporting documents and reported draft for audit of Qualified Retirement Plan. Recommended improvements to process flow and procedures. Prepared bank entries to record and transfer cash to and from various bank accounts. Documented financial information detailing assets, liabilities and capital. Prepare balance sheets, profit and loss statements and other reports for a variety of organizations.
May 1999 – October 2003

Certified Public Accountant

Professional Affiliations:
American Institute of CPAs

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