General Accountant Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Work History
05/2013 to Current General Accountant Ametek, Inc. | Nesquehoning, PA,

o Input all general ledgers for homeowners association I am assigned to.
o Gather and check Accounts Payable and Banking Departments have entered.
o Key yearly budget input to assign HOA's.
o Set-up any prepaid accounts.
o Communicate with Community Managers in all property related issues.

  • Collected and arranged financial information and entered details into [Software] financial management system.
  • Prepared documents, reports and presentations for executives and board members using advanced software proficiencies.
  • Compiled general ledger entries on short schedule with 100% accuracy.
  • Cooperated with senior leaders to create operating budgets and initiate financial planning.
  • Collaborated with Community Managers to ensure full compliance with governing bodies and limit regulatory risks.
  • Evaluated and improved accuracy and completeness of [Type] financial records to boost regulatory compliance.
  • Supported monthly reporting analysis to achieve validation of internal reports and to reconcile production operations and general ledger.
  • Reviewed accounting structures and procedures on regular basis to identify areas in need of improvement.
  • Completed daily cash functions like account tracking, payroll and wage allocations, budgeting, donating and all types of cash and banking reconciliations with [Number]% accuracy.
  • Created staff expense and reimbursement tracker, resulting in [Result].
  • Reviewed accounts, resolved coding areas and tracked recurring expenses for accrual entry.
  • Accurately documented all cash, credit, fixed assets, accrued expenses and line of credit transactions.
  • Used In House Software to compile reports on donor profiles, credit information and response rates to improve donation tracking.
07/2012 to 05/2013 Bookkeeper Albuquerque Public Schools | Albuquerque, NM,
  • Entered financial data into company accounting database for verification and reconciliation, maintaining accurate and current accounts at all times.
  • Analyzed financial data derived from multiple reporting systems to develop recommendations for operational and performance improvements.
  • Completed bi-weekly payroll for company employees, including calculating taxes, vacation and sick time.
  • Introduced new accounting, financial and operational systems to maximize efficiency and recordkeeping accuracy.
  • Proactively identified all accounting errors by developing cross-referencing databases.
  • Contributed to development of office operations manual and improved accounting procedures by implementing accounting databases and software.
  • Maintained account accuracy by reviewing and reconciling checks monthly.
  • Entered figures using 10-key calculator to compute data quickly.
  • Complied with all established policies and performed bank reconciliations, accounts payable/receivable, invoicing, billing, collections, [Timeframe] balance records, vendor payments and profit and loss statements for [Number] clients.
  • Streamlined bookkeeping procedures to increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Used Quickbook to perform accurate financial analysis and audits to mitigate financial risks.
  • Applied mathematical abilities on daily basis to calculate and check figures in all areas of accounting systems.
  • Verified and submitted timekeeping information for accurate and efficient payroll processing.
  • Managed and updated financial accounts and permanent records for more than [Number] current clients.
  • Entered financial information and payments to guarantee accurate and on-time payments for employees and vendors.
01/2011 to 05/2013 School Crossing Guard City Of Norfolk, Va | Norfolk, VA,
  • Monitored and manipulated operations of traffic lights to report any malfunctions.
  • Assisted people with special needs to cross street safely.
  • Interrupted traffic to allow students, parents and other pedestrians to safely cross streets.
  • Safely assisted average of 75 to 100 people per day across busy highway in all weather conditions and traffic conditions.
  • Directed traffic to stop so pedestrians could walk across street.
  • Instructed children in proper ways to safely cross streets, including using crosswalk and watching traffic lights.
  • Used signs, hand signals and flags to control car and foot traffic conditions.
  • Maintained physical ability to withstand adverse environmental conditions, including extreme heat, cold, moisture and low light conditions.
  • Instructed student and pedestrians about crossing and traffic rules.
  • Maintained safety and security of all youth under care.
08/2007 to 02/2009 Sales Associate (Electronics Department) Sears | City, STATE,
  • Followed quality standards and procedures to minimize errors and maximize customer satisfaction.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Investigated and resolved customer complaints to foster satisfaction.
  • Worked with [Type] customers to understand requirements and provide exceptional [Type] service.
  • Assisted customers with purchasing electronics.
  • Cash register operation: payment, return and adjustment
Expected in 08/2012 Associate of Arts | Technical Accounting Applications Seminole State Collage of Florida, Sanford, FL, GPA:
  • Graduated cum laude
Expected in Associate of Arts | Byissness Administration Academy Management , AMP YKPN Indonesia, GPA:

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School Attended
  • Seminole State Collage of Florida
  • Academy Management
Job Titles Held:
  • General Accountant
  • Bookkeeper
  • School Crossing Guard
  • Sales Associate (Electronics Department)
  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Arts