Accounting Clerk resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Dependable accounting professional acknowledged for reliability, integrity and quick-learning ability. Highly skilled in many areas of accounting with an eye for identifying and correcting errors. Enthusiastically seeking a role in which a strong work ethic and a resourceful nature will be highly valued.

  • Bookkeeping
  • Attention to detail
  • Budgeting
  • Finance
  • Accounts payable / accounts receivable
  • File and database management
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Payroll
  • Account reconciliation
  • Invoicing and collections
  • Recordkeeping
  • Taxes
  • Data entry
  • Quality management
  • Administrative support
  • Cash handling
  • Communication skills
Expected in 2004 High School Diploma | Miami Carol City Senior High School, Miami Gardens, FL GPA:
Expected in | Criminal Justice American InterContinental University, Weston, FL GPA:
Expected in 2010 Associate of Arts | Accounting Miami Dade College, Miami, FL GPA:
Expected in | Nursing Broward College, Pembroke Pines, FL GPA:
Expected in | Finance Florida International University, Miami, FL GPA:

Currently pursing my Bachelor's degree in Finance

Expected in Bachelor of Arts | Criminal Justices Miami Dade College, Miami, FL GPA:
Expected in Red Cross | Basic Life Support Certificate , Miami , FL GPA:
Work History
05/2013 to Current Accounting Clerk Access | Dearborn, MI,
  • Reviewed financial statements and supporting documentation.
  • Post debtor receipts and creditor payments sent to the trustee through lockbox
  • Reconcile posted items for the day and provide the the "gold" sheet to the controller for the funds can be transferred at the bank to the correct account.
  • Process checks, money orders, personal checks and other forms of payments sent to the office and send it to the lockbox or returned back to the debtor or creditor if we are unable to accept the payment.
  • Monitored the status of accounts receivable and payable to facilitate efficient processing.
  • Processed all incoming and outgoing invoices and payments.
  • Managed accounts payable and receivables.
  • Performed a wide range of data entry,
  • Completed financial reports to inform managers and Trustee
  • Maintained accurate and complete documentation for all financial department procedures.
  • Reviewed GL entries and assessed accuracy.
  • Investigated and resolved internal accounting variances.
  • Supervised a team of 2 accounting associates.
  • Provided key clerical and administrative support to senior accounting staff.
  • Updated the general ledger with the latest transaction details.
  • Generated accounts payable reports for management review.
  • Reconciled processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balance.
  • Generated financial statements and reports detailing accounts receivable status
  • Collaborated with attorneys and other legal personnel on bankruptcy documentation reviews, making necessary corrections.
  • Appropriately followed up with attorneys and bankruptcy trustees to avoid bankruptcy delinquencies.
  • Ensured that all telephone calls and faxes were properly answered within a an hour or  less.
  • Developed and rolled out new policies.
  • Process void checks and provide the best outcome for the cancelled check.
  • Monitor the suspense account to insure the payments have been applied to the correct case.
04/2010 to 02/2019 Manager Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. | Creve Coeur, MO,
  • Fulfilled contractual obligations, including communications, vendor coordination, schedule creation, budget administration and rehearsal and day of event coordination.
  • Interviewed clients to understand event scopes of work, establish budgets and determine timelines for venue selection, guest list finalization, and rehearsal, ceremonies, and receptions.
  • Selected and ordered décor and event materials.
  • Monitored  concession machine operation and diagnosed malfunctions.
  • Performed post-event tasks such as breaking down areas, removing trash and cleaning facilities.
  • Set up event facilities and equipment, cleaned areas and organized supplies.
  • Alerted customers to upcoming sales events and promotions.
  • Prepared Corp. tax returns 
  • Paid Sales and Use quarterly taxes and paid annual Corp. re-certification.
  • Coordinated, scheduled and arranged meeting and travel calendars, including business and social events.
07/2004 to 12/2011 Office Manager Lifestyle Communities, Ltd. | Louisville, KY,
  • Utilized strong time management and organizational skills to ensure smooth and seamless operations.
  • Responded to inquiries and researched and resolved problems related to transactions handled by the department.
  • Generated accounts payable reports for management review.
  • Verified vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Entered all invoices requiring payment via check or bank draft.
  • Ensured vendor files were accurate and up-to-date to expedite payment processing.
  • Generated financial statements and reports detailing accounts receivable status
  • Disbursed petty cash by recording entries and verifying documentation.
  • Reconciled processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balance.
  • Assisted management with the finalization of the annual expense plans.
  • Prepared documents, reports and presentations using advanced software proficiencies.
  • Followed up with customers to collect information and verify details.
  • Maintained integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts.
  • Set up and updated customer accounts with interactions, payments and personal information.
  • Prepared accurate financial statements at end of the quarter.
  • Filed tax returns and prepared governmental reports in compliance with strict standards.
  • Generated and mailed updated statements.
  • Handled a high volume of in-bound calls pertaining to reconciliation of delinquent accounts.
  • Efficiently handled cash flow reporting, posted cash receipts and analyzed charge backs.
  • Payroll and commissions for the technicians
  • Ordered parts for the appliances being repaired by the technicians.
08/2003 to 05/2004 Cashier Elior | Center City, MN,
  • Bagged merchandise in careful and efficient manner to minimize damage.
  • Assisted counter staff in packing ready orders and distributing to customers.
  • Greeted  customers per day and communicated effectively to obtain accurate orders.
  • Received, inspected and logged all products for accuracy of shipment, temperature and quality.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments from customers and made proper change.
  • Cross-trained and coordinated scheduling with team members to ensure seamless service.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service during high-volume, fast-paced operations.
  • Immediately informed supervisors when supplies were low or if equipment was not functioning properly.

Re-structured the accounting department for it can flow more effectively.

  • Recouped $5500 from delinquent client.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Miami Carol City Senior High School
  • American InterContinental University
  • Miami Dade College
  • Broward College
  • Florida International University
  • Miami Dade College
  • Certificate

Job Titles Held:

  • Accounting Clerk
  • Manager
  • Office Manager
  • Cashier


  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Red Cross

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