accountant resume example with 16+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
Innovative accounting professional proficient in extracting financial data from various reporting systems and suggesting key operational changes. Organized and efficient, learning new accounting procedures, software and methods quickly. Team-oriented Accountant adept at creating clear and comprehensive financial reports to present to senior management/owners/board of directors.
  • QuickBooks User/Pro Advisor- 1997-2016
  • MS Office Suite
  • Creative Solutions: Checkbook thru federal tax
  • TB Solution
  • T-Value
  • Turbo Tax Pro
  • PAC Construction Management
  • MS Dynamics (Solomon)
  • POS Systems, CC Systems, Micros, Squirrel
  • Payroll processing in all of the applicable modules above, including manual, ADP and Paychex 
  • Country Club Systems Software
  • Experienced Manager, coach and mentor to accounting staff
  • Accounting operations professional
  • Cost accounting/project management/subcontract control 
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Fiscal budget preparation/analysis
  • Internal auditing and external audit preparation
  • General Ledger Account reconciliation specialist
  • Working knowledge of GAAP
  • All aspects of payroll and benefits - Multi-state payroll, including tax liabilities, union specs, 401(k) administration and reporting, Cafeteria plans, Human Resources.
  • Administered company loans, lines of credit and letters of credit.
Intuit Online QuickBooks coursework, Expected in 1997-2016 Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor/User : - GPA :

W.S.C.P.A. Bellevue, WA Expected in Continuing Education : - GPA :
  • Continuing education on the Major Changes in Accounting Standards
  • Annual Federal tax professional updates
H&R Tax Course Issaquah, WA Expected in Tax Preparation Course : - GPA : Accounting Services Professional Certificate of Completion
Dale Carnegie Leadership Course Bellevue, WA Expected in Certification : Leadership - GPA :
Bellevue/Green River/Highline Community Colleges Seattle Area, Expected in Continuing Education : - GPA : Continuing education in accounting, computer science. and human resources
Auburn Senior High Auburn, WA Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Aircell - Accountant
Chicago, , 10/2005 - 03/2016
  • Generated financial statements and facilitated account closing procedures each month.
  • Computed taxes owed by applying prescribed rates, laws and regulations.
  • Processed payroll, tax and benefit reporting
  • Compiled financial reports pertaining to cash receipts, expenditures and profit and loss.
  • Generate state and federal tax returns

Oshkosh Corp. - Director of Operations
Madison, WI, 03/2007 - 05/2013
  • Managed full life cycle of accounting through financial statements
  • Managed all client contracts and details for billing;maintained relationships and timelines.
  • Analyzed contract performance for bids, budgets and forecasts.
  • Maintained up-to-date account distribution information.
  • Conducted ongoing reviews of all program financial systems to achieve current financial data.
  • Maintained compliance with GAAP and company requirements.
  • Sourced qualified vendors,negotiated and maintained contracts.
  • Modified a comprehensive financial reporting package to reflect growing organizational complexity.
  • Wrote proposals and maintained accounting for government contracts and grants: FAR reporting
Brookfield Properties - Development - Senior Accountant
Los Angeles, CA, 2000 - 09/2005
  • Acted as clients "Controller". Handling monthly, quarterly, and annual clients just as an in-house Controller would. Avg. 25-35 monthly clients, plus quarterly and annual clients 
  • Drafted and reviewed financial statement compilations and all tax returns (local, state and federal). Write-up through Federal tax return.
  • Was assigned the most challenging clients
  • Performed complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Reconstructed accounting records from clients checks and cash receipts.
  • Responsible for ALL clients payroll and related taxes returns for the Firm.
  • Proactively researched technical tax issues related to clients needs.
  • Installed and trained clients on QuickBooks and/or Creative Solutions accounting systems for clients to reflect accurate financial records. Responsible for all Firms client software support.

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School Attended

  • Intuit
  • W.S.C.P.A.
  • H&R Tax Course
  • Dale Carnegie Leadership Course
  • Bellevue/Green River/Highline Community Colleges
  • Auburn Senior High

Job Titles Held:

  • Accountant
  • Director of Operations
  • Senior Accountant


  • Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor/User
  • Continuing Education
  • Tax Preparation Course
  • Certification
  • Continuing Education
  • High School Diploma

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