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accounting assistant resume example with 15 years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Competent and detail-oriented Accounting Assistant well-versed in accounts payable and receivable management, financial forecasting, budgets and payroll. Talented in identifying and correct errors to ensure impeccable accuracy. Committed to achieving team objectives and driving company development. Proactive communicator with a solid foundation of trustworthy and dependable performance.

Skills
  • General ledger reconciliation
  • Producing reports
  • Effective time management
  • Financial reporting
  • Excel proficiency
  • Examining information
  • Compiling data
  • Payment processing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Payment management
  • Bill processing
  • Audit procedures
  • Credit and collections
  • Time Management
  • Month-end documentation
  • Budget forecasting
  • Research and due diligence
  • Report preparation
  • Expense account management
  • Account evaluation
  • File and data retrieval systems
Education and Training
Lousiana Technical College Jennings, LA, Expected in 05/2007 Technical Degree : Accounting - GPA :
Iota High School Iota, LA, Expected in 05/1996 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Haylor Freyer & Coon, Inc. - Accounting Assistant
Keizer, OR, 01/2015 - Current
  • Researched financial data and trends to coordinate monthly, quarterly and yearly budget planning.
  • Compiled financial data including compliant ledger and journal records.
  • Generated profit and loss statements to detail company's revenues and expenses.
  • Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts.
  • Communicated internally with team members and employees across multiple departments and accounting to maintain accurate circulation and billing data.
  • Balanced reports and batch summaries to submit for approval.
  • Managed daily bookkeeping functions with attention to accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking reconciliation and disbursements.
  • Calculated and determined accurate monthly revenues by reconciling and reviewing operations databases and accounting system records.
  • Posted financial data in Excel spreadsheets and managed inventory.
  • Evaluated expense reports for accuracy and adherence to company policies.
  • Coded invoices and other records to maintain organized and accurate records.
  • Prepared month-end closing entries for detailed reporting and recordkeeping.
  • Coordinated budget information by assessing estimated income and expenses as well as historical budgets.
  • Reviewed bank account statements to reconcile accounts by documenting correct financial information in general ledger.
  • Compiled budget documents and monitored costs to maintain control systems.
  • Analyzed financial statements and income statements to review company's financial performance.
  • Collected and assembled financial data to analyze costs on year-to-year basis relative to fiscal planning and budgeting activities.
  • Analyzed monthly department budgeting and accounting reports to maintain expenditure controls.
  • Performed audits of operational and financial areas to check compliance.
  • Assessed accounting accuracy, performing A/P and A/R tracking, budgeting, payroll transactions, wage allocation, salary expenses, online donations and bank, credit card and petty cash reconciliations.
Bi-Mart Corporation - Accounting Clerk
New Orleans, LA, 11/2013 - 01/2015
  • Collaborated with senior staff to produce accurate, current and timely financial reports and supporting documentation.
  • Kept records current and accurate with efficient reconciliations and variance resolution.
  • Offered results-driven accounting assistance to company departments with knowledgeable payroll, AP, AR and expense tracking support.
  • Calculated and verified all figures, caluclulations and documents.
  • Reviewed general ledger entries for accuracy and completeness.
  • Compiled financial data including compliant ledger and journal records.
  • Reviewed bank account statements to reconcile accounts by documenting correct financial information in general ledger.
  • Prepared bank statements, deposits and other forms with accuracy and speed.
Freeport-Mcmoran Copper & Gold Inc. - Payroll Clerk
City, State, 03/2007 - 12/2013
  • Prepared reports by compiling summaries of nontaxable wages, disability, leave, deductions, taxes and earnings.
  • Prepared manual checks and initiated direct deposits for 385 employees.
  • Constructed leave pay schedules, processed payroll garnishments and worked closely with Administration to pay out bonuses, severances, service awards and special payments.
  • Organized and maintained payroll information by entering data, deleting errors, calculating and collecting information.
  • Protected payroll operations and maintained employee confidence by keeping information private.
  • Determined payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income, social security taxes and employer's social security, unemployment and workers compensation payments.
  • Tracked and applied tax liens, child support and other types of wage garnishments to paychecks.
  • Analyzed accounts to discover discrepancies and resolve all issues promptly.
  • Prepared reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability and nontaxable wages.
  • Edited employee banking records when needed.
  • Changed employee tax status and withholding information as necessary.
  • Annually supplied proper tax forms.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Lousiana Technical College
  • Iota High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Accounting Assistant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Payroll Clerk

Degrees

  • Technical Degree
  • High School Diploma

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