senior accountant resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Versatile and detail-driven Senior Accounting Professional with 7+ years of accounting and finance experience. Comprehensive background includes analyzing accounting records, financial statements, performing balance sheet reconciliations and month end close. Adept in providing expertise and guidance in compiling and interpreting financial information for management decision-making. Eager to leverage expertise in problem solving, and delivering fiscally responsible strategies to resolve financial and accounting challenges to propel corporate growth in a new (enter job title) position.

Expected in 2018 Master of Science | Accounting University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business, , GPA:
Expected in 2011 Bachelor of Business Administration | Finance University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business, , GPA:
Expected in Certificate of Entrepreneurship | , , GPA:
  • Expertise in working cross functionally with stakeholders to assure accurate financial reporting information
  • Advanced aptitude in understanding and working with complex processes and computerized accounting systems
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel with capacity to create pivot tables, develop macros and other advanced excel functions
  • Highly technical experienced user of QuickBooks, Dynamics AX, portfolio accounting systems and (enter any other software i.e. Oracle, SQL)
  • Solid organizational skills; ability to efficiently manage multiple priorities and produce in a fast paced, deadline- driven environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
Work History
05/2020 to Current Senior Accountant Aeg Worldwide | Cleveland, OH,
  • Perform diversified duties in maintaining and providing accurate and timely financial statements/account reconciliations for a global, diversified holding company
  • Revamp and improve accounting systems and AP processes to meet business needs and maximize effectiveness of operations, resulting in increased efficiency on a weekly basis
  • Create and implement company credit card procedure with current program consisting of 15 cardholders
  • Complete biweekly payroll and maintain employee records
  • Restructure the format of several critical and complicated Balance Sheet account reconciliations which in turn decreased the likelihood of errors as well as the time to complete the reconciliations (applicable?)
  • Develop procedures for accounting conversion software used by other departments to streamline general ledger reconciliations leading to a savings of (enter number) hours a week in staff hours
03/2018 to 03/2020 Staff Financial Analyst Carollo Engineers | Littleton, CO,
  • Provided professional accounting and financial services including, financial reporting, balance sheet reconciliations for 30+ accounts; conduct G&A analysis for corporate cost centers and month-end close
  • Aided in accelerating month-end close process up to 20%while reducing errors and increasing accuracy to new bests
  • Prepared and distributed financial statements and related accounting reports for internal and external customers on a timely and consistent basis
  • Analyzed financial activities using Excel modeling including monthly reports outlining utilization and revenue to assess efficiency
  • Assessed future costs and revenues by closely analyzing ongoing costs, P&L statements, business operations and incoming revenue in balance sheets
01/2015 to 01/2018 Staff Financial Analyst Carollo Engineers | Miami, FL,
  • Analyze financial activities using Excel modeling (V-lookup, Pivot Tables, Formulas) including monthly close process in A/P sub ledger, balance sheet account reconciliations, expense budgeting and forecasting
  • Manage a $100M program budget for 32 departments and produced a 10% under-run using effective rate analysis on property operations, licensing, and maintenance
  • Consolidate financial data and materials to prepare budget presentation reports for both internal and external users Train 25-30 staff members on Budget Maestro software for inputting the company budget
  • Meet with department budget coordinators to budget active and proposed projects by accurately determining pricing, margins and risk factors and discuss any budget issues
  • Review and approve up to 75 invoices per week, ensuring proper coding and maintaining strong vendor relations
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis and performance reports to assist senior management in evaluating special projects in a timely manner
01/2013 to 01/2015 Accounting Associate James River Insurance | Alpharetta, GA,
  • Created specialized revenue and expense reports by pulling data from QuickBooks to compare budget versus actual revenue for a specific time frame
  • Reconciled discrepancies between accounts receivable (AR) general ledger account and AR trial balance account
  • Coded employee transactions for cost accounting purposes
  • Reviewed all expense reports for accuracy and proper expense disclosure
  • Conducted successful internal audits for customer and vendor accounts through sound and thorough documentation
  • Implemented an efficient method of inputting Accounts Receivable data into QuickBooks with 100% accuracy

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School Attended

  • University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business
  • University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff Financial Analyst
  • Staff Financial Analyst
  • Accounting Associate


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Certificate of Entrepreneurship

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