Accounting Manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

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

Diligent accounting professional with superior account reconciliation skill and passion for continuous improvement. Bringing 15 years of excellent performance in Accounting Manager roles, including commendation for providing consistent empowering leadership.

  • Accounting
  • Audits
  • Tax Law Knowledge
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Balance Sheets
  • Budgeting
  • Invoicing
  • Financial reporting
  • Payroll processing
  • GAAP understanding
  • Staff management
California State University of Dominguez Hills Carson, CA , Expected in 05/2006 Associate of Science : Business Administration And Management - GPA :
Long Beach City College Long Beach, CA Expected in 2006 Associate of Arts : Business Administration And Management - GPA :
Work History
Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. - Accounting Manager
Kankakee, IL, 01/2007 - Current
  • Managed accounting operations, including journal entries, collection efforts, reconciliations and payroll processing.
  • Tracked business revenue and costs with Quickbooks, diligently reconciling accounts to maintain high accuracy.
  • Implemented budget and expense controls and financial policies by analyzing income and expenditures.
  • Collaborated with purchasing department to reconcile vendor invoices and facilitate payments.
  • Reviewed and revised budgets to ensure efficient spending.
  • Disciplined and motivated accounting team to maximize performance.
  • Created and initiated accounting procedures to increase organization.
  • Prepared financial statements, business activity reports, annual budgets and other records.
  • Organized budget documentation and tracked expenses to maintain tight business controls.
  • Compiled monthly journal entries into general ledger system.
  • Directed gathering of all required documentation and files for account audits and completed reviews.
  • Tracked all expenses and inventory purchases against budget guidelines.
  • Maintained compliance with company standards and legal requirements.
  • Managed all areas of accounting, including accounts payable and receivable, general ledger management, banking reconciliations and monthly balance sheet statements.
  • Oversaw documentation and reporting of expenses, sales and other transactions.
  • Verified employee benefit invoices by verifying coverage and costs.
  • Screened company accounting system, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll processing and general ledger.
  • Prepared monthly reports, including payment and account reconciliations and financial statements.
  • Maintained cash flow by monitoring bank balances and cash requirements.
  • Reconciled accounts and resolved both internal variances and discrepancies in external documentation.
  • Oversaw departmental accounting and budgeting.
  • Applied proper codes to invoices, files and receipts to keep records organized and easily searchable.
Peco Pallet - Accounts Payable and Receivable Specialist
Richmond, VA, 01/2004 - 01/2006
  • Maintained relationships with vendors and managed invoices.
  • Entered figures using 10-key calculator to compute data quickly.
  • Analyzed figures, postings and documents to maintain accounting program accuracy.
  • Accurately and quickly prepared and delivered bank statements, including statements, deposits and ledgers.
  • Supported management by processing invoices and documents with consistent on-time delivery.
  • Managed complex problem-solving for upper management to ensure on-time and cost-effective project completion.
  • Reconciled company bank, credit card and line of credit accounts, investigating and resolving discrepancies to keep accounts audit-ready.
  • Entered financial data into company accounting database for verification and reconciliation, maintaining accurate and current accounts at all times.
  • Matched purchase orders with invoices and recorded necessary information.
Amazon.Com, Inc. - Store Manager
Nashville, TN, 04/1997 - 12/2005
  • Evaluated suppliers to assess quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries, maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Rotated merchandise and displays to feature new products and promotions.
  • Managed vendor selection and relations to guarantee best pricing and on-time deliveries.
  • Created work schedules according to sales volume and number of employees.
  • Set, enforced and optimized internal policies to maintain efficiency and responsiveness to demands.
  • Oversaw receiving and display of incoming products, meeting planned promotions and seasonal rotation for sales events.
  • Engaged and interacted with customers to create positive shopping experiences and drive revenue growth.
  • Scheduled and led weekly store meetings for all employees to discuss sales promotions and new inventory while providing platform for all to voice concerns.
  • Minimized on-site cash with frequent deposits and high accuracy in predicting operations.
  • Oversaw daily operations, including staffing and training, compliance, inventory control and financial functions.
  • Rotated stock to ensure optimum appeal and minimize shrinkage.
  • Hired, trained and evaluated personnel in sales and marketing.
  • Reconciled daily sales transactions to balance and log day-to-day revenues.
  • Supervised guests at front counter, answering questions regarding products.
  • Protected store from loss or theft by setting and enforcing clear security policies.
  • Trained and developed new associates on POS system and key sales tactics, which improved process flows.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • California State University of Dominguez Hills
  • Long Beach City College

Job Titles Held:

  • Accounting Manager
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable Specialist
  • Store Manager


  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Arts

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