Accounting Assistant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
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.
  • Bookkeeping operations
  • Payroll operations
  • Invoice processing
  • Revenue tracking
  • 10-key proficiency
  • [Software] expertise
  • Report preparation
  • Account reconciliation
  • Payroll administration
  • GL reconciliation
  • Payroll processing
  • Month-end documentation
  • AR and AP expertise
  • Accounts payable
11/2007 to Current
Accounting Assistant Community Action Program For Central Arkansas Stuttgart, AR,
  • Managed daily bookkeeping functions with attention to accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking reconciliation and disbursements.
  • Prepared month-end closing entries for detailed reporting and recordkeeping.
  • Reconciled expenses and accounts, including company credit cards and expense accounts.
  • Coded invoices and other records to maintain organized and accurate records.
  • Balanced reports and batch summaries to submit for approval.
  • Applied mathematical skills to calculate totals, check figures and correct problems with physical and digital files.
  • Maintained process documentation for financial department operations.
  • Calculated and determined accurate monthly revenues by reconciling and reviewing operations databases and accounting system records.
  • Prepared weekly payroll for team of salaried and hourly employees.
  • Evaluated expense reports for accuracy and adherence to company policies.
  • Calculated taxes owed, prepared tax returns and made prompt payment to adhere with IRS regulations.
  • Interfaced with technical team members to automate processes and streamline accounts payable and receivable activities.
  • Coordinated timely payments from vendors, clients and account holders.
  • Reviewed general ledger entries for accuracy and completeness.
  • Monitored accounts payable and receivable statuses and delegated related tasks.
  • Organized and maintained chart of accounts and updated monthly entries and adjustments, including [Type] payroll entries and monthly accruals.
  • Created reports for [Timeframe] financial reviews.
  • Evaluated collection reports to determine collections status and outstanding balance amounts.
08/2003 to 07/2007
Payroll Assistant Beth Israel Lahey Health Cambridge, MA,
  • Onboarded new employees in time reporting and payroll systems.
  • Managed payroll for temporary, hourly, and salaried employees.
  • Processed rehires, transfers, terminations, garnishments and withholdings.
  • Established employee payroll files and updated existing files with new information.
  • Identified, researched and resolved issues with hours worked.
  • Corrected payroll transactions by voiding checks and issuing stop payment orders.
  • Enforced established payroll-related policies, procedures and regulations and adherence to company and governmental policies.
  • Supervised proper processing of garnishments, including child support and wage assignments.
  • Reviewed, investigated and corrected errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents and reports.
  • Verified available hours against listed amounts when calculating leave time.
  • Followed all IRS guidelines and state regulations when submitting payroll taxes.
  • Tracked and applied tax liens, child support and other types of wage garnishments to paychecks.
  • Compiled financial, accounting and auditing reports and tables for cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable, receivables and profits and losses.
  • Improved accuracy of payroll journal entries by developing and implementing payroll reconciliation tool.
  • Efficiently handled any payroll discrepancies with employees.
  • Distributed expenditure, encumbrances, receipts and receivables according to schedules.
  • Organized and maintained payroll information by entering data, deleting errors, calculating and collecting information.
  • Gathered timesheets to prepare weekly payroll data for processing by payroll coordinator.
  • Calculated accurate wages, including overtime, salary increases and bonuses.
  • Protected payroll operations and maintained employee confidence by keeping information private.
  • Classified, sorted and filed correspondence, articles, records and other documents to maintain organized filing system.
  • Prepared manual checks and initiated direct deposits for select employees.
  • Prepared reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability and nontaxable wages.
  • Determined payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income, social security taxes and employer's social security, unemployment and workers compensation payments.
  • Supplied proper annual tax forms including W2, 1099s, and 1095s.
Education and Training
Expected in
: Accounting And Business Management
Wichita State University - Wichita, KS
Expected in
: Accounting And Business Management
Cowley County Community College And Area Vocational-Technical School - Wichita, Ks,
Expected in
: General Studies
Wichita Area Technical College - Wichita, KS
Expected in 12/1984
High School Diploma:
Wichita High School West - Wichita, KS,

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School Attended

  • Wichita State University
  • Cowley County Community College And Area Vocational-Technical School
  • Wichita Area Technical College
  • Wichita High School West

Job Titles Held:

  • Accounting Assistant
  • Payroll Assistant


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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