senior accountant resume example with 20+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Executive Profile
A professional person with experience in all facets of private and public accounting, including an established track record running a successful accounting business. Seeking a challenging and rewarding career in a diverse environment where my strong work ethic, education, and expertise can be used to help promote the mission and exceed team goals.
Skill Highlights
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Cost accounting
  • Public and private accounting
  • Client Focused
  • Advanced computer proficiency (PC and Mac)
  • Adobe software proficiency
  • Knowledge of accepted accounting practices and principles
  • Knowledge of graphic design and advertising application
  • Certified Quickbooks Pro Advisor
  • Analytical reasoning
Ashworth College , Expected in 2005 : Accounting - GPA :
  • Master of Business Administration in Accounting, Ashworth College 2005
Ashworth College , Expected in 2001 Bachelor of Business Administration : Accounting - GPA :
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Ashworth College 2001
Professional Experience
Danaher - Senior Accountant
Spokane, WA, 07/XXX2 - Current


  • Prepared an average of 125 annual federal, state and local tax returns for individuals, partnerships, corporation, s-corporation, non-profit, and fiduciary 
  • Monthly, quarterly, and yearly compilation for various companies' general journal entries, including quarter end accruals, cash and cost deferrals multiple industries.
  • Generate reporting activity, results, and financial packages for engaged clients. Aligned all financial activity with the regulations of the GAAP.
  • Lead for partnerships with multiple members ranging from 3 to 14 companies, creation of flowcharts to track partner tax projections.
  • Review monthly the sale, POS and inventory for inter company transactions for assign businesses.        
  • Responsible for filing and maintaining, charities registration for non-profit, annual reports, business property taxes. prepare monthly, quarterly & annual sales tax approximately 12 accounts (NY, NJ, CT and FL), compile & complete state audits, file NYC forms residential & commercial rentals, RPIE, TCXXX & TC101
  • Lead of IRS online transcripts, implementing office procedure
  • On-site QuickBooks Pro Advisor of all platforms,  including client setup, training, and accounting issues
  • Revised and streamlined paperless environment, inefficient work procedures with automation software. Employee training in use of Adobe, advanced excel, various Quickbooks platforms, and integrating client Quickbooks with bank uploads.
Danaher - Senior Accountant
Tulsa, OK, 06/XXX0 - 07/XXX2
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual accounts
  • Prepared and average of 175 federal and multiple states of corporation, s-corporation, partnership, non-profit and individual returns
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities
  • Continuous management and support of budget and forecast activities
  • Financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
  • Analyze business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues
  • Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
  • Preparation of payroll, sales tax as well as federal and state audits
  • Write-up, closing books, prepare journal entries and reconciliations for monthly general ledger closing client compliance consultation, in depth transaction analysis
  • Internal IT to coordinate software updates and assist in the setup and implementation of paperless system
  • On-site QuickBooks Pro Advisor, assist clients with setup, training, and accounting issues
Law Offices Of Gary H. Monka, PLLC, NJ & FL - Accountant and Legal Assistant (Part-time)
City, STATE, 04/2007 - 06/XXX0
Responsible for all billing and accounting for the legal practice. Prepares documents for filing patent applications in the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Maintains a patent docket of pending matters in the PTO. Patent research and accounting in aerospace and REM technology.
AA Accounting & Associates - Controller / Partner
City, , 01/1995 - 06/XXX0


  • General accounting services, including: incorporation's, internal and external audits, conversion of manual to computerized accounting systems, financial management, internal consulting, cost accounting for construction companies, spreadsheet applications, maintaining monthly accounting, payroll and sales tax, inventory control, with experience in manufacturing, rental properties, retail, printing & publishing, and website design.
  • Contracted by various clients such as realtors, contractors, builders, city council, and banking institutions with the purpose of purchasing tax deeds, securing funds for residential and commercial properties, development expansions, investment to develop, renovate, rehabilitate and revitalize Williston, FL downtown area, and refurbishing of distressed properties to forecast investor's capital contributions and distributions quarterly, and compile consolidated financial statements, reflecting all business activities to present to investors and potential investors for future endeavors.
  • Act as a private accountant for various corporations to generate compilations for Certified Public Accountants to prepare tax returns and developing Human Resource policies, IT and training employees and implantation of various software programs.
  • Annually prepare over 100 corporate, partnership, estate/trust, non-profit, and federal tax returns including annuities, pension, retirement, and stock investments. Provided various accounting solutions for 450 clients.
Ultra Tax 2006-XXX4, Prosystem Tax, ProSystems Document/Scan (paperless environment), Lacerte, ATX Tax Software 2000-XXX0, CSA, CCH, Cougar Mountain Software, Peachtree, Timberline, (MRI & Yardi - familiar with through client write-up) Certified QuickBooks Pro Advisor 2004-XXX4 (Enterprise, Online, Virtual, Mac, Desktop), Quicken, Turbo Tax  Personal & Business 2001-XXX3, HR Block, TaxCut 2001-XXX2, Microsoft Works, Microsoft Office 2003 & 2007 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access), Adobe Acrobat 6.0 – 11.0 professional, X1 Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Printshop, PDF conversion Programs to Excel, ablity to learn various accounting software systems to train staff & clientele.

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School Attended

  • Ashworth College
  • Ashworth College

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Accountant
  • Senior Accountant
  • Accountant and Legal Assistant (Part-time)
  • Controller / Partner


  • Bachelor of Business Administration

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