Contract Accountant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Results-oriented Accountant skilled in financial reporting, accounting operations and extensive knowledge of accounting software and processes. With my 20 years of accounting experience I bring a wealth of knowledge which compliments my strong work ethic and analytical skills which can be beneficial to you're organization.
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Great Plains familiarity
  • Strong organizational skills
  • General ledger accounting
  • Supervisory skills
  • MS Word
  • Advanced computer proficiency (Excel)
  • Quick books
  • MS Office Suite
  • Peach Tree
  • Net Suite
Reduce inventory variance/loss by 30% with proper inventory stocktaking procedures, whist ensuring that the company maintains budgeted profit margin by cutting cost, implementing systems and policies.
2016 to 03/2016
Contract Accountant Marmon Holdings, Inc Auburn, WA,
  •  Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts while under tight deadlines.
  • General ledger reconciliation
  • Create journal entries
  • Accounts Receivables/Payables
  • Bank reconciliation
07/2006 to 11/2015
Snr. Staff Accountant Abm , ,
  • Prepare monthly Financial Reports(Income Statement,Balance Sheet, Cash Flow)
  • Month-end & year-end closing
  • Oversees the general accounting functions.
  • Maintain Balance Sheet subsidiary ledgers and ensure reconciling items are resolved quickly and accurately.
  • Inter-company transactions & reconciliation.
  • Manage Fixed Asset Register.
  • Maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies & procedures.
  • Prepare year-end audit packages and interact with external auditors in completing accounts.
  • Participate in monthly financial meetings for review of financial reports.
  • Supervising Accounting staff members(Accounts Payable/Receivables, Inventory, Payroll)
  • Approved all journal entries before posted.
  • Assisting with product costing.
  • Acting as Controller in his absent.
  • Oversee the monthly and year-end stock count.
  • Check-off cashier register.
  • Execute reports for management in a timely manner for decision making.
  • Prepare tax returns.
  • Thoroughly reviewed financial statements and tax audits to correct any discrepancies.
  • Assist with the budgetary process.
10/2001 to 06/2006
Staff Accountant Samaritan Health Services , ,
  • Prepare Financial Reports
  • Inventory Management
  • Collaborated extensively with auditors during preliminary and year-end audit processes.
  • Supervise Accounts Dept.
  • Implement and monitor internal controls.
  • Ensure stock count exercise are effective and accurate .
  • Create journal entries 
  • Bank Reconciliation
10/1997 to 09/2001
Accounting Clerk National Outdoor Advertising Ltd , ,
  • Accounts Receivables Management.
  • Verified details of transactions, including funds received and total account balances.
  • Balanced batch summary reports for verification and approval.
  • Researched and resolved billing and invoice problems.
  • Calculated figures such as discounts, percentage allocations and credits.
  • Suggested process improvements to secure prompt and regular receipts to keep customers debt within 30 days
  • Reimburse petty cash float.
  • Prepare daily deposits.
1994 to 09/1997
Accounts Clerk United Gasoline Retailers Rd , ,
  • Inventory Management
  • Enter stock item to system
  • Verify stock variance
  • Stock count
Expected in
: Degree Equivalent
Association of Certified Chartered Accountant - London,
Expected in
High School Diploma: Accounts/Mathematics
Excelsior Community College - ,
Expected in 2015
Certificate: Income Tax Course
H&R Block - Lake Worth, FL

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School Attended

  • Association of Certified Chartered Accountant
  • Excelsior Community College
  • H&R Block

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  • Contract Accountant
  • Snr. Staff Accountant
  • Staff Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Accounts Clerk


  • High School Diploma
  • Certificate

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