cost accountant resume example with 7+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Timely Cost Accountant with 3.5 years of experience and a track record of producing highly accurate financial reports and streamlining production systems. Professional and certified accountant with fantastic communication skills. Willing to work with any company committed to improving its modes of production while increasing production and financial efficiency. Accurate and experienced Cost Accountant with professional attitude and motivated personality. Offering 3.5 years of experience and expertise in the construction industry. Looking for a long-term position with a bigger company dedicated to efficiency, cost management and growth.

  • Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking and Analysis
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Payroll Auditing
  • Discrepancy Reconciliation
  • Time Management
  • Typing and 10-Key Entry
  • Payroll Management
  • Inventory Assessment
Work History
07/2018 to Current
Cost Accountant Autokiniton Detroit, MI,
  • Worked with management at project level to achieve expense plans.
  • Trained new employees on accounting principles and company procedures.
  • Monitored outstanding invoices and performed collections duties.
  • Executed billing tasks and recorded information in company databases.
  • Assisted management with implementing new accounting software program.
  • Kept vendor files accurate and up-to-date to expedite payment processing.
  • Reviewed purchase orders and contracts from customers.
  • Posting credit card fees to general ledger
  • Analyzing jobs checking for discrepancies in job cost compared to our main accounting system
  • Updated labor rates for the time and material work
  • Produced monthly reports to the local unions, local maintenance agreement, and the federal government
  • Performed calculations in overtime, vacation and sick hours to provide accurate data to payroll processing database.
10/2020 to 12/2020
Timekeeper Turner Industries Group Augusta, GA,
  • Verified timekeeping records and handled any discrepancies with employees.
  • Maintained payroll information by calculating, collecting and entering data.
  • Updated employee files with new details such as changes in address or salary levels.
  • Developed reports by compiling summaries for earnings, taxes, deductions, nontaxable wages, disability and leave.
  • Maintained employee privacy and protected payroll operations by keeping all information confidential.
  • Reviewed personnel records to determine names, rates of pay, occupations of new hires and changes in wage rates.
  • Responded to employee questions and requests for information in timely and knowledgeable fashion.
  • Researched and resolved time discrepancies.
  • Processed new hire paperwork and documents.
07/2016 to 04/2018
Sales Associate Siteone Landscape Supply, Inc. Elkhart, IN,
  • Engaged with customers to effectively build rapport and lasting relationships.
  • Helped customers locate products and checked store system for merchandise at other sites.
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging.
  • Grew sales and boosted profits, applying proactive management strategies and enhancing sales training.
  • Tracked stock using company inventory management software.
  • Solved customer challenges by offering relevant products and services.
  • Trained and developed new sales team associates in products, selling techniques and company procedures.
07/2014 to 07/2016
Membership Office Worker Mississippi University For Women City, STATE,
  • Scheduled and coordinated office meetings, set up spaces and prepared materials for distribution.
  • Maintained digital and physical files for projects, business records and customer accounts.
  • Produced high-quality documents, spreadsheets and presentations for internal and customer-facing needs.
  • Delivered clerical support by handling range of routine and special requirements.
  • Delivered top-notch administrative support to office staff, promoting excellence in office operations.
  • Received and routed business correspondence to correct departments and staff members.
  • Offered office-wide software support and training, troubleshooting issues and optimizing usage.
  • Provided clerical support to company employees by copying, faxing and filing documents.
Expected in 05/2018 to to
Bachelor of Science: Accounting
Mississippi University For Women - Columbus, MS
  • Dean's List: FA 2014, FA 2016, FA 2017, & SP 2018
  • President's List: SU 2016 & SP 2017
  • Hearing ASN Scholarship Recipient
  • Class of 1959 Scholarship Recipient
  • Out of State Scholarship Recipient
  • Whitfield Award Scholarship Recipient
  • Relevant Coursework: Intermediate Accounting & Advanced Accounting
  • Relevant Coursework: Cost Accounting & Auditing
Expected in 05/2014 to to
High School Diploma:
Fayette County High School - Fayette, AL
  • 3.90 GPA
  • Ranked in Top 10% of class
  • National Honors Society Member
  • Student Council Executive Board Member
  • Extracurricular Activities: Band & Football
  • Tiger TV News Member

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School Attended

  • Mississippi University For Women
  • Fayette County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Cost Accountant
  • Timekeeper
  • Sales Associate
  • Membership Office Worker


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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