accountant and hr officer resume example with 4+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Qualified Accountant with a proven track record in financial management & control for large, complex organizations. With a focus on establishing strategic objectives, compliance and due diligence, I have extensive commercial experience as an accountant and financial controller within the commercial sector. I have proven expertise in the re-organization of assets and making significant improvements to loss-making systems and processes that guarantee success by returning failing departments to profit.

Reliable employee seeking Finance officer position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment and 5 years of accounting experience.

  • Due Diligence
  • Financial Systems
  • Payroll Management
  • Financial Controls
  • Problem solving skills and budgeting
  • Internal Auditing
  • Inventory controller
  • Qualified Accountant
  • General ledger accounting
  • High Value Asset Management
  • Ledger account reconciliation expert
  • Accounts receivables
  • Savings accounts
  • Statutory accounts preparation
  • Accounts payable expertise
  • Ability to handle accounts
  • Ability to reconcile accounts
  • Accounts receivable management
  • Accounts Payable / Invoice Coding
  • Accounts analysis
09/2019 to Current
Accountant and HR Officer Dama Ventures Limited City, STATE,
  • Develop and ran an organization-wide bulk purchasing programme which resulted in k500000 savings across all areas of the Commercial business including telephony, utilities, IT and Facilities.
  • Created budgets and forecasts for management group to meet regular accounting deadlines.
  • Managed entire accounting cycle, including gathering information, preparing documents, finalizing reports and closing books.
  • Identified and investigated variances to financial plans and forecasts.
  • Reconciled accounts and reviewed all materials, including surplus, income, expense data, net worth and assets.
  • Gathered important tax-related information, including taxable income, deductibles and allowance information.
  • Maintained up-to-date knowledge on permits, certificates and documents mandatory for government departments.
  • Tracked financial progress by creating quarterly and yearly balance sheets.
  • Set up and improved accounting systems and processes to meet business needs and maximize operational success.
  • Improved efficiency of operations, including data collection, analysis and modeling, to enhance practices and increase customer retention.
  • Monitored 4-employee team while handling day-to-day accounting processes and financial accuracy.
  • Conducted detailed technical and analytical review of federal/state corporate, partnership and S corporation tax returns, FAS 109 provisions, and quarterly estimates prepared by associates.
  • Documented all cash, credit, fixed assets, accrued expenses and line of credit transactions.
  • Modified comprehensive financial reporting package to reflect growing organizational complexity.
  • Brought errors to near-zero in reporting, payroll administration and general bookkeeping.
  • Performed advanced reviews of business operational trends and expected obligations to prepare accurate forecasts.
  • Completed daily cash functions like account tracking, payroll and wage allocations, budgeting, donating and all types of cash and banking reconciliations.
  • Partnered with auditors on annual audits and realized compliance with governmental tax guidelines.
  • Enhanced budget administration by reviewing reports, leveraging knowledge to strengthen controls and improve transparency.
  • Prepared and filed state and federal tax forms for commercial and individual clients.
  • Proactively researched technical tax issues related to consulting projects.
  • Reviewed accounting structures and procedures on regular basis to identify areas in need of improvement.
  • Followed up with customers to collect specific financial information and verify details for preparation of annual 1095 forms.
  • Evaluated and improved accuracy and completeness of financial records.
02/2018 to 06/2019
Accounts Payables Assistant Choppies Supermarket Zambia Limited Lusaka City, STATE,
  • Identified and eliminated unnecessary costs though enhanced internal financial control systems.
  • Conducted in=depth investigations to safeguard inventory and custody of charity assets.
  • Served customers in a friendly, efficient manner following outlined steps of service.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Managed team of 4 employees, overseeing training, and professional growth of employees.
  • Improved operations through consistent hard work and dedication.
  • Oversaw daily operations to ensure high levels of productivity.
  • Created spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for daily, weekly and monthly reporting.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Performed duties in accordance with all applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Collaborated with Finance manager to achieve a perfect efficient payment system.
  • Eliminated downtime and maximized revenue by providing top project quality control.
11/2017 to 02/2018
Accounts Receivables Assistant Choppies Supermarket Zambia Limited Lusaka City, STATE,
  • Actively listened to customers, handled concerns quickly and escalated major issues to supervisor.
  • Handled 15 to 20 calls per day to address customer inquiries and concerns.
  • Led projects and analyzed data to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Conducted research, gathered information from multiple sources and presented results.
  • Used coordination and planning skills to achieve results according to schedule.
  • Worked with sales and supplies customers to understand needs and provide excellent service.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Saved k1m by implementing cost-saving payment initiatives that addressed long-standing problems.
  • Used Microsoft Word and other software tools to create documents and other communications.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving claim differences.
  • Drove operational improvements which resulted in savings and improved profit margins.
  • Actively listened to customers' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Prepared a variety of different written communications, reports and documents to ensure smooth operations.
01/2017 to 11/2017
Payroll and Accounting Intern Choppies Supermarket Zambia Limited Lusaka City, STATE,
  • Applied proper codes to invoices, files and receipts to keep records organized and easily searchable.
  • Analyzed account information and reconciled financial discrepancies to maintain records integrity and compliance.
  • Prepared monthly closings by creating journal entries and reconciling accounts.
  • Supported finance department payroll administration while monitoring reportable hours of 500 full-time employees.
  • Applied principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.
  • Organized budget documentation and tracked expenses to maintain tight business controls.
  • Completed balance sheet reconciliations and profit and loss statements with high accuracy.
  • Tracked business revenue and expenditures and reconciled accounts to maintain high accuracy.
  • Assisted Senior Accountant with month-end closing and reporting duties.
  • Reviewed and paid vendor invoices under supervision of Finance manager.
  • Assisted in all phases of closing and reporting functions, including preparation of journal entries.
  • Maintained strict client confidentiality in personal, telephone and email interactions to comply with preset standards and regulations.
  • Applied mathematical abilities on daily basis to calculate and check figures in all areas of accounting systems.
  • Collaborated with accounting team to review and generate ad hoc account reports and statements.
  • Completed bi-weekly payroll for company employees, including calculating taxes, vacation and sick time.
  • Quickly and accurately processed payments, credits and other transactions using company software applications.
  • Entered sales and purchasing data into general ledgers.
  • Pitched in to help Senior Accountant and Finance Manager with special projects.
  • Compiled monthly journal entries into general ledger system.
  • Identified stock records system errors and applied established company policies and procedures to resolve issues.
  • Investigated daily variances and corrected errors to resolve discrepancies.
  • Stayed on top of applicable federal and state requirements to minimize legal and financial risks.
Expected in 09/2020 to to
Diploma in Accountancy: Accountancy
Evelyn Hone College of Applied Arts And Commerce - Lusaka, Zambia,
  • Member of ZICA
  • Majored in Taxation and Finance Reporting
Expected in 12/2015 to to
ZICA Certified Accounting Technician: Accounting Technology And Bookkeeping
Evelyn Hone College of Applied Art And Commerce - Lusaka, Zambia,
Expected in 11/2011 to to
High School Certificate: Accounting And Business Management
Arakan High School - Lusaka , Zambia,
  • Awarded top student award and one of the brightest students Possessional memberships
  • Class Rank: second
  • Majored in Mathematics and Science
  • Elected to School prefect for Arakan High School and chairman of scripture union in 2010

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School Attended

  • Evelyn Hone College of Applied Arts And Commerce
  • Evelyn Hone College of Applied Art And Commerce
  • Arakan High School

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  • Accountant and HR Officer
  • Accounts Payables Assistant
  • Accounts Receivables Assistant
  • Payroll and Accounting Intern


  • Diploma in Accountancy
  • ZICA Certified Accounting Technician
  • High School Certificate

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