accounting associate resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

Detailed accountant with 7 years of experience maintaining financial records and reviewing financial activity. Highly skilled at creating spreadsheets, preparing targeted reports and analyzing data. Quick and accurate to meet strict deadlines and manage multiple tasks.

  • Typing 45 WPM
  • Project Management
  • GAAP principles
  • Organization Skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Software such as Microsoft Dynamics GP, Peachtree, Sage 50, Quickbooks
  • Budget forecasting expertise
  • Account reconciliation expert
  • Month-end documentation
  • Database Management
  • Self starter and motivated to learn
Education and Training
Metropolitan Community Colleges Kansas City, MO, Expected in 05/2014 Associate of Applied Science : Business Accounting - GPA :
  • Major in Accounting
  • Took classes in HR Management, Business Law, Macroeconomics, Business Communications, Managerial Accounting, and Individual Income Tax w/VITA participation requiring 50+ hours of volunteer tax prep for individuals making less than $50,000/year.
Liberty Senior High School Liberty, Missouri, Expected in 05/2000 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Ametek, Inc. - Accounting Associate
Bedford, MA, 07/2019 - Current
  • Oversaw company database and verified accurate updates and proper file management.
  • Applied mathematical skills to calculate totals, check figures and correct problems with physical and digital files.
  • Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts.
  • Performed manual deposits and expedited cash receipt entry processes.
  • Researched and resolved collections disputes to maintain customer relationships.
  • Performed day-to-day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts payable data and reconciled daily totals to confirm proper accounting.
  • Streamlined financial month end reports by accurately processing bank reconciliations and delivering financial reporting.
  • Maintained account books and accounting systems with accuracy by entering data precisely and proofreading.
  • Reconciled all bank and credit card accounts monthly.
  • Verified vendor accounts by reviewing documentation, rectifying issues and contacting account holders.
  • Issued 300refund payments to policy holders and suppliers on a twice weekly basis.
  • Logged detailed daily bank reports activity to verify all accounts were balanced
  • Resolved vendor, policy holder, and employee inquiries about W-9s, 1099s, and payments quickly through research.
Regal Cinemas Corporation - Cash Management Accountant
Downingtown, PA, 04/2014 - 06/2019
  • Successfully aided cash desk and other departments in identification and resolution and created a system for the accounting department to go to paperless and still meet GAAP guidelines.
  • Verified data when processing incoming and outgoing checks and wire transfers to increase accuracy.
  • Closely monitored income and expenses to prepare accurate documents and forecast daily financial needs while communicating those needs to our home office in Miami.
  • Oversaw full accounting cycle and prepared applicable financial statements.
  • Coordinated project materials and schedules, facilitated communication and prepared reports.
  • Supported efficient accounting operations with high-quality administrative support.
  • Diminished financial discrepancies and accurately reconciled accounts using detailed data analysis results.
  • Aligned all financial activity with GAAP regulations and standards.
  • Delivered superior level of customer service to all internal program related representatives.
  • Minimized internal accounting department backlogs by updating accounts and generating reports.
  • Gathered all banking transactions via statements, recorded activity in Excel format and reconciled balances.
  • Assessed accounting accuracy, performing daily cash functions, including minor A/P and A/R tracking, budgeting, bank, credit card and cash.
  • Posted financial data in Excel spreadsheets and Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains software.
  • Lead the Company’s Career Development team (a team of 5-15 colleagues) for a year and a half, worked closely with HR and department heads to create the very first MSTS Internal Career Fair and in turn lowering our yearly turnover by 50% by matching employees with departments better suited for them; while also working closely with the Employee Engagement Committee coordinating bi weekly lunch and learn sessions to teach colleagues anything from V Lookups and Pivot Tables to having speakers come in to discuss health and wealth strategies to better employees lives.
  • Also worked on the Holiday Party Planning Committee and headed up the team responsible for booking the dinner for the holiday party with a guest total of 650 people and the company wide holiday breakfast the week of Christmas.
Culley And Larkin CPA - Admin Assistant and Accounting Intern
City, STATE, 02/2014 - 04/2014
  • Handled receipt of monthly rental payments for property companies in the local area.
  • Assisted with basic accounting functions,in Peachtree software including reconciling accounts, invoices and payments for small local companies such as Smokehouse BBQ and many local property management companies
  • Scheduled appointments during tax season.
  • Managed incoming and outgoing mail, filing and meeting coordination.
  • Generated documents including office correspondence, tax packets and reports.
  • Organized and maintained filing and document management systems by coordinating, archiving and purging files.
  • Entered invoice data into company database and updated details, including customer contacts and delivery dates to keep information current.
  • Developed administrative processes to achieve organizational objectives and improve office efficiency.
  • Answered and directed incoming calls using multi-line telephone system.
  • Assisted 25-50 visitors per day by directing to appropriate personnel and answering average of 50 calls and emails daily.
  • Sorted incoming mail and directed to correct personnel each day.
  • Drafted professional business communication, including e-mails and letters, as well as documents for local homeowners associations in the area.
  • Greeted customers, answered general questions and directed to appropriate locations.
  • Maintained professional tone at all times, including during peak rush hours.
  • Provided clerical support to all team members to improve office efficiency and enhance productivity.
  • Scheduled tax appointments for accounting staff.

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School Attended

  • Metropolitan Community Colleges
  • Liberty Senior High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Accounting Associate
  • Cash Management Accountant
  • Admin Assistant and Accounting Intern


  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma

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