accounting assistant resume example with 10+ years of experience

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

Ambitious Accounting Assistant demonstrating strong background in employee expense management and vendor relations. Skilled in managing outstanding invoices to reduce payment time. Eager to fulfill role of increased responsibility to add value to dynamic accounting team.

  • Precision and Accuracy
  • Bill Payment and Recordkeeping
  • Customer Relations
  • QuickBooks
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Relationship Building
  • Proactive and Self-Motivated
  • Data Entry and 10-Key
  • Bank Statement Reconciliation
  • Financial Recordkeeping
Work History
Accounting Assistant, 06/2020 to 01/2022
Haylor Freyer & Coon, Inc.Baltimore, MD,
  • Maintained clean and organized files by keeping accounts payable records up-to-date.
  • Processed payments and documents such as invoices, journal vouchers, employee reimbursements and statements.
  • Communicated with suppliers to reconcile invoice payments.
  • Applied proper codes to invoices, files and receipts to keep records organized and easily searchable.
  • Used accounting software to prepare weekly and monthly financial reports.
  • Monitored status of accounts receivable and payable to facilitate prompt processing.
  • Prepared itemized statements, bills or invoices and recorded amounts due for items purchased or services rendered.
  • Reviewed figures, postings and documents for correct entry, completeness and accuracy.
  • Supervised daily bookkeeping operations with attention to accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking reconciliation and disbursements.
  • Reconciled account information and reported figures in general ledger by comparing to bank account statement each month.
  • Completed weekly check runs and maintained accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions into accounting system.
  • Investigated daily variances and corrected errors to resolve discrepancies.
  • Directed clients to appropriate accountants, answered phone calls and replied to office emails for excellent customer service.
  • Reported financial data and updated financial records in ledgers and journals.
  • Reconciled company accounts for credit cards, employee expenses and commissions.
  • Completed financial reports to inform managers and stakeholders.
  • Maintained accurate and complete documentation for financial department procedures to facilitate new employee training.
  • Transferred data and documents for smooth system migrations and software updates.
Medical Office Coordinator, 01/2016 to 06/2020
Johns Hopkins UniversityMurray, UT,
  • Supported billing staff by making corrections to invoices and insurance submissions.
  • Created and maintained medical records from time of admission through patient discharge.
  • Created memoranda and documents to relay important information to staff.
  • Updated and maintained schedules for patients as well as managed client correspondence.
  • Performed time and attendance data entry, printed completed payroll and made necessary corrections.
  • Addressed complaints made by patients and staff by escalating issues to supervision for further investigation.
  • Coordinated patient care changes and relayed updated plans to various staff members assigned to patients.
  • Verified benefits and worked with insurance companies to obtain payments.
  • Scheduled, rescheduled and cancelled appointments for dental patients.
  • Maintained patient databases and updated information in alignment with HIPAA protocols.
  • Received, recorded and filed medical payments by check, cash and credit card.
Shipping Clerk, 07/2011 to 12/2015
3M CompaniesCity, State,
  • Checked bills of lading, outgoing package paperwork and other documentation for accuracy.
  • Conducted counts and audits of inventories to identify and resolve discrepancies in records.
  • Reviewed order data to verify transactions and shipping dates.
  • Operated equipment such as forklifts and balers to move outgoing shipments to loading area.
  • Organized storage areas to optimize materials movements and minimize labor hours.
  • Orchestrated routing by producing accurate shipping documentation and package labels.
  • Handled high-volume paperwork and collaborated with administrators to resolve invoicing and shipping problems.
  • Maintained accurate computer records of materials weights, bill amounts and identified variances.
  • Updated database with changes in carrier status.
  • Communicated with vendor representatives to resolve damaged shipments and item shortages.
  • Investigated and adopted optimal shipping and receiving strategies by selecting best carriers, routes and methods to minimize costs and enhance schedules.
  • Received incoming shipments, compared contents against associated records and transmitted to proper department.
  • Monitored scheduled shipment dates to achieve timely delivery, expediting as necessary and communicating variances to customers.
  • Completed basic mathematical calculations to check weights and dimensions of shipments.
  • Packed, secured, labeled and applied postage to materials to prepare items for shipment.
  • Handled day-to-day shipping and receiving overseeing more than 85 packages per day.
  • Verified orders by comparing names and quantity of items packaged with shipping documents.
  • Compared shipping orders and invoices against contents received to verify accuracy.
  • Inspected incoming and outgoing shipments to identify discrepancies with records.
  • Worked effectively with shippers to resolve shipment issues, damaged materials and shortages.
  • Processed required paperwork to expedite handling of shipped and received goods.
  • Maintained up-to-date price lists to accurately calculate shipping, shortage and demurrage costs.
  • Documented cargo movement such and obtained onward movement data.
  • Partnered with representatives from different carriers to arrange materials shipments.
  • Supported reporting, accounting and recordkeeping staff with accurate updates regarding shipment information.
Everest College - City of Industry - La Puente, CA
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1998
El Monte High School - El Monte, CA
Native or Bilingual

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School Attended

  • Everest College - City of Industry
  • El Monte High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Accounting Assistant
  • Medical Office Coordinator
  • Shipping Clerk


  • High School Diploma

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