accounting assistant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Invoicing and collections
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Bookkeeping
  • Entry verification
  • Transaction reviewing
  • Invoice Processing
  • GL Accuracy
  • Month-End Reports
  • General Ledger Accounting Expertise
  • Closing Processes
Work History
Accounting Assistant, 08/2018 - Current
Community Action Program For Central Arkansas Conway, AR,
  • Input financial data and produced reports using Software.
  • Reconciled account information and reported figures in general ledger by comparing to bank account statement each month.
  • Entered figures using 10-key calculator to compute data quickly.
  • Reviewed general ledger entries and assessed accuracy.
  • Monitored status of accounts receivable and payable to facilitate efficient processing.
  • Communicated with suppliers to reconcile invoice payments.
  • Investigated daily variances uncovered with Type and Type reports and corrected errors to resolve discrepancies.
Jewelry Sales Associate, 08/2018 - 01/2019
Ben Bridge Jeweler Culver City, CA,
  • Coordinated efficient restocking of sales floor with current merchandise and accurate signage for current promotions.
  • Offered each customer top-notch, personal service and polite support to boost sales and customer satisfaction.
  • Supported loss prevention goals by maintaining accurate drawers and monitoring shopper behavior.
  • Pursued resolutions to achieve complete customer satisfaction, including tracking down hard-to-find merchandise at diverse locations.
  • Refunded payments for returned items, processed exchanges and offered store credit to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Completed store opening and closing procedures as per company guidelines.
  • Upsold warranties and purchase add-ons to customers to drive sales revenues and achieve sales goals.
  • Worked with other sales associates to deliver excellent customer service and cut wait times at registers.
  • Performed general maintenance and light cleaning of showroom.
  • Replenished merchandise from inventory during downtime when stock became low.
  • Promoted to Watch Specialist after Number months of employment after starting with company as Sales Associate.
  • Displayed merchandise by arranging in appealing and orderly way to boost sales.
  • Checked pricing, scanned items, applied discounts and printed receipts to ring up customers.
  • Greeted customers, helped locate merchandise and suggested suitable options.
  • Oversaw and processed payments made by credit and debit cards and cash and provided correct change if applicable.
Sales Associate, 10/2012 - 06/2018
Brooks Furniture Pleasant Hill, CA,
  • Maintained organized, presentable merchandise to drive continuous sales.
  • Implemented up-selling strategies, encompassing recommendation of accessories and complementary purchases.
  • Worked alongside retail representatives to boost sales by enhancing product presentations and advertising collateral.
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise.
  • Applied security and loss prevention training toward recognizing risks and reducing store theft.
  • Trained and developed new sales team associates in products, selling techniques and company procedures.
  • Delivered high level of assistance by locating products and checking store system for merchandise at other sites.
  • Engaged with customers to effectively build rapport and lasting relationships.
  • Trained and developed Job Titles in company processes, product knowledge, customer service and selling techniques.
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging.
  • Educated customers on promotions to enhance sales.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction while handling Type product returns quickly and professionally.
  • Achieved perfect attendance record for Number months consecutively.
  • Acquired Number new customers, generating Number% of team revenue.
Substitute Teacher, 09/1999 - 11/2015
Contra Costa County Office Of Education City, State,
  • Diversified classroom instruction and group activities to successfully support students with unique strengths and learning styles.
  • Took over a class for 3 months, managing all classroom assignments, student needs and recordkeeping.
  • Assisted students of all ability levels develop life-long learning skills and good study habits.
  • Leveraged classroom discussion strategies to engage students, promote topics and boost learning opportunities.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Administered standardized assessments with strict requirements and documented information in permanent records.
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Supervised lunchroom and recess activities.
  • Provided instruction for Number+ students in all subject areas.
  • Repeatedly requested as substitute teacher for Type classrooms by teachers based on excellent past referrals and trusted performance.
  • Developed rules and set goals to maintain order in classroom.
  • Administered and graded tests and quizzes and reported performance to primary teacher.
  • Worked with principal's office on disciplinary and safety issues.
  • Taught diverse subjects for grades K-8, successfully delivering seamless teaching in absence of regular teacher.
High School Diploma : , Expected in 05/1984
Frederictown High School - Frederictown Oh ,
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Associate of Business Administration: , Expected in 06/1986
North Central Technical College - Mansfield, Ohio ,
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Business And Finance : , Expected in 06/1988
Ashland University - Ashland, OH
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School Attended

  • Frederictown High School
  • North Central Technical College
  • Ashland University

Job Titles Held:

  • Accounting Assistant
  • Jewelry Sales Associate
  • Sales Associate
  • Substitute Teacher


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Business Administration
  • Business And Finance

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