accounting clerk 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: - - : - -

Detailed Accounting Assistant with 20+ years of hands-on experience assisting with handling various accounting duties and procedures. Well-educated in reconciliation, bookkeeping and revenue recognition. Innovative collaborator focused on adding value through measurable outcomes.

  • Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • Recordkeeping
  • General Ledger Accounting
  • Clerical Support
  • General Ledger Entries
  • Month-End Documentation
  • Bank Statement Reconciliation
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Payment Processing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Data Processing
11/2019 to Current
Accounting Clerk Cooperative Energy Fort Dodge, IA,
  • Processed both outgoing and incoming payments and invoices.
  • Entered invoices into account software, updated accounts and identified aging balanced ready for collections activities.
  • Supported clerical and administrative needs of senior department staff.
  • Kept records current and accurate with skilled reconciliations and variance resolutions.
  • Reconciled company credit cards, expense accounts and other expenses and financial records.
  • Updated accounting ledger and journals with updated transaction information.
  • Prepared monthly and year-end closing statements, financial documents and invoices.
  • Analyzed documentation and standard financial statements for accuracy.
  • Used Quickbooks to track accounting information, resulting in significant reduction in financial discrepancies.
  • Resolved billing discrepancies by completing detailed research and analysis and documented client rebate discounts and reserve fund records.
  • Managed accounts accurately through detailed revenue reporting.
04/2012 to 11/2019
Cashier Taher, Inc. Goodyear, AZ,
  • Operated cash register or POS system to receive payment by cash, check and credit card.
  • Accepted cash and credit card payments, issued receipts and provided change.
  • Answered customer questions and provided store information.
  • Collected payments and provided accurate change.
  • Delivered high level of customer service to patrons using active listening and engagement skills.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered product advice.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum productivity.
  • Worked closely with front-end staff to assist customers.
  • Trained new team members in cash register operation, stock procedures and customer services.
  • Processed sales transactions to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Preserved appearance of store by arranging and replenishing displays and merchandise racks.
  • Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and store promotions.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Scanned merchandise using point-of-sale system for accurate purchase totals.
  • Helped with purchases and signed customers up for rewards program.
  • Verified customer age requirement for alcohol or tobacco purchases.
  • Processed refunds for worn, damaged and broken merchandise.
  • Used suggestive selling techniques to promote add-on sales.
09/2001 to 04/2016
Paraprofessional Basis.Ed Hoboken, NJ,
  • Supported students throughout academic instruction and assignments.
  • Applied positive reinforcement to redirect negative behaviors.
  • Offered students personalized educational, behavioral and emotional support.
  • Supplied one-on-one attention to each student during group activities.
  • Assisted children at stations during small-group learning periods.
  • Observed students to help teachers identify potential learning blocks and opportunities for support.
  • Assisted with implementation of student's individualized IEP at discretion and direction of teachers and administrators.
  • Communicated and collaborated well with educators from various grade levels.
  • Customized small group and individual classroom activities based on differentiated learning needs.
  • Handled clerical duties, managed classrooms and coordinated documents for teachers.
  • Prepared instructional materials for specific classroom activities tailored to support student needs.
  • Planned and led activities to develop students' physical, emotional and social growth.
  • Communicated confidential details about student behavior and performance with parents and authorized parties.
  • Organized student performance and enrichment activities to facilitate learning.
  • Distributed textbooks, workbooks, papers and pencils to students.
  • Graded assignments and tests and documented results into filing systems.
  • Used lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods to present subject matter to students under direction and guidance of teachers.
  • Supervised students in classrooms, halls, cafeterias, gymnasiums and field trips.
  • Taught daily life skills and behaviors to students to build practical knowledge.
  • Backed up lessons with personal support, small group instruction and hands-on activities.
  • Assisted in preparing lesson materials and bulletin board displays.
  • Observed student performance and recorded academic and attendance.
  • Organized classroom spaces to meet students' learning needs and smoothly manage planned activities.
  • Attended in-services, workshops and seminars.
  • Planned and supervised games and other recreational activities for students.
  • Monitored computer usage and assisted students with hardware and software issues.
  • Organized and labeled student materials when setting up classrooms.
  • Instructed students on usage and care of equipment to prevent injuries.
  • Distributed tests and collected homework assignments after completion.
  • Managed computers in classrooms and laboratories and assisted students with computer use when required.
  • Distributed pencils, paper, textbooks and workbooks to students.
  • Kept track of teaching materials and regularly stocked school supplies.
  • Arranged lesson outlines and individual plans according to course syllabus and district requirements.
  • Developed detailed inventory of equipment and school supplies.
03/2010 to 10/2010
Payroll Clerk Hoboken Board Of Education City, State,
  • Managed payroll for temporary, hourly and salaried employees.
  • 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.
  • Identified, researched and resolved issues with hours worked.
  • Established employee payroll files and updated existing files with new information.
  • Protected payroll operations and maintained employee confidence by keeping information private.
  • Handled payroll help desk and answered questions regarding correct and accurate payroll time entry.
  • Secured personal and payroll information in compliance with federal regulations.
  • Liaised with departments to maintain information in payroll and time and attendance systems.
  • Enforced payroll-related policies, procedures and regulations to adhere to changing company and governmental standards.
  • Implemented payroll reconciliation tools to improve report accuracy.
  • Managed payroll and time and attendance systems.
  • Responded to employee inquiries regarding payroll and timekeeping.
  • Processed new employee paperwork and entered information into payroll system.
  • Confirmed attendance, hours worked and pay rates to properly post information in appropriate records.
  • Distributed and collected timecards each pay period.
  • Recorded adjustments to previous pay-related errors.
  • Trained new employees on company timekeeping systems.
  • Accurately processed data, validation and transmission for weekly, semi-monthly and sales payrolls.
  • Posted work hours completed to files to properly bill clients.
  • Verified past employment of candidate hires.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1988 to to
Associate of Arts: Accounting
Fullerton College - Fullerton, CA
Expected in 06/1983 to to
High School Diploma:
Woodbridge High School - Irvine, CA

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School Attended

  • Fullerton College
  • Woodbridge High School

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  • Accounting Clerk
  • Cashier
  • Paraprofessional
  • Payroll Clerk


  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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