bookkeeper resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Bookkeeper with strong technical proficiency and commitment to accuracy in financial data entry and financial record keeping. Experienced working in both accounting-focused and general office settings. Dedicated to conforming with internal policies and standards.

  • Data analysis and research
  • Payroll liability and deductions
  • Customer relations
  • Accounting and bookkeeping
Bookkeeper, 04/2012 - Current
Ag Partners Kingsley, IA,
  • Prepared accurate financial reports each month by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information.
  • Applied mathematical skills to calculate totals, check figures and correct problems with physical and digital files.
  • Maintained full compliance when executing and tracking bank reconciliations, A/P, invoicing, billing and collections.
  • Maintained current understanding of state and federal accounting procedures to prevent legal or compliance issues.
  • Prepared and mailed client invoices within expected timeframes to promote likelihood of on-time payments.
  • Performed day-to-day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts payable data and reconciled daily totals to confirm proper accounting.
  • Researched and resolved collections disputes to maintain customer relationships.
  • Maintained accuracy when reviewing and reconciling general ledger.
  • Followed detailed end-of-month accounting procedures to verify proper balancing of all accounts and readiness for new month.
  • Reconciled all bank and credit card accounts monthly.
  • Processed customer payments and set up payment plans.
  • Posted checks and vendor payments, keeping detailed records and receipts.
Short Order Cook/Waitress/Bartender, 5/2011 - 5/2012
New York Presbyterian New York, NY,
  • Operated fryers and grills according to instructions to maintain safety and food quality.
  • Assisted in preparation of menu items ranging from burgers to sandwiches.
  • Set up and performed initial prep work for food items such as soups, sauces and salads.
  • Sanitized workstation before and after shift to prevent illness and food contamination.
  • Garnished and arranged plated meals.
  • Communicated with wait staff regarding special requests, including food allergies and preparation techniques.
  • Chopped, diced and sliced ingredients for stir-fries, salads and appetizers.
  • Safely operated ovens, grills and other kitchen equipment to minimize accidents.
  • Handled food safely and kept spaces clean to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Maintained accuracy while handling payments, giving change and printing receipts to customers.
  • Checked on guests to verify satisfaction with meals and suggested additional items to increase restaurant sales.
  • Confirmed customers' ages for alcohol service and discontinued service to intoxicated guests.
  • Entered customer food orders into computer system.
  • Carefully transferred orders from kitchen and bar areas to tables and cleared plates as patrons finished food and beverage items.
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Prepared both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages as specified by patrons, consistently delivering to tables or bar without spillage.
  • Processed customers' payments and provided receipts.
Secretary, 2/2005 - 10/2009
MSAD #27 Adult & Continuing Education City, STATE,
  • Maintained organized filing system of paper and electronic documents.
  • Coordinated communications, including taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with clients.
  • Fostered productivity by coordinating itinerary and scheduling appointments.
  • Scheduled conferences and associated travel arrangements, including hotel, airfare and ground transportation.
  • Produced and distributed memos, newsletters, email updates and other forms of communication.
  • Created agendas, meeting notes and other documents to enhance collaborative process.
  • Completed supply orders and maintained appropriate levels of office supplies.
  • Sorted incoming mail and disseminated all correspondence to applicable departments.
  • Proofed and edited letters and other correspondence to correct grammar and spelling errors.
  • Pleasantly welcomed visitors, answered phone calls and maintained front reception desk.
  • Wrote email messages, memos and business letters for management and proofread all documentation to provide error-free correspondence.
  • Organized files, developed spreadsheets, faxed reports and scanned documents, maintaining front desk and reception area in neat and organized fashion.
  • Supervised set up of conference rooms for corporate meetings and other events.
  • Attended meetings and took meticulous notes to disseminate to all participants.
  • Directed customer communication to appropriate department personnel.
  • Kept office equipment functional and supplies well-stocked to promote efficient operations.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1992
Ashland Community High School - Ashland, ME,
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School Attended

  • Ashland Community High School

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  • Bookkeeper
  • Short Order Cook/Waitress/Bartender
  • Secretary


  • High School Diploma

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