staff accountant resume example with 16+ years of experience

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

Seasoned auditing professional knowledgeable about risk aversion strategies, cost reduction options and financial processes. Decisive and persuasive communicator with proven problem-solving, leadership and planning abilities. Adept at managing budgets, payroll, invoicing and all other general accounting functions. Instrumental in keeping business operations fully compliant and working within budgetary guidelines.

  • Achieved [Result] by introducing [Software] for [Type] tasks.
  • Documented and resolved [Issue] which led to [Results].
  • Collaborated with team of [Number] in the development of [Project name].
  • Processing Checks and Invoices
  • Financial Controls
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • GAAP Accounting Practices
  • Discrepancy Reconciliation
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Audit Preparation
  • Personnel Recordkeeping Review
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Financial Projections
  • ERP Software
  • Journal Entry Preparation
  • Relationship Building
  • Report Preparation
  • Attention to Detail
  • Positive Team Player
  • Document Recordkeeping
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Microsoft Office
  • Payroll Management
Work History
03/2019 to Current Staff Accountant Tech Air | Elmira, NY,
  • Updated financial management systems to reduce financial discrepancies and increased cost savings through implementation of internal controls.
  • Achieved compliance with audit standards and objectives by monitoring and upgrading accounting practices.
  • Assisted comptroller with year-end financial audits.
  • Created training protocol and mentored new accounting and senior staff on best practices and procedures.
  • Completed end-of-year financial audits by collaborating with various coworkers.
  • Reduced audit risk through analysis and preparation of deliverables for CPA audit firm.
  • Approved pre-posted accounts payable general ledger coding and tracked deposits for contract compliance.
08/2016 to 06/2018 Business Manager Sap | Naperville, IL,
  • Oversaw and improved deliveries through proactive coordination of daily operations.
  • Reduced or eliminated different types of financial discrepancies by improving documentation and reporting accuracy for budget and operational controls.
  • Brought in new business connections and revenue generation opportunities by improving networking strategies.
  • Identified market product demands and customer trends to bring in new customers and retain existing ones for sustainable profits.
  • Led company to successful product launch and growth by developing initial product roadmap and go-to-market strategy.
  • Spearheaded business operations by consistently seeking methods to improve profitability through cost containment and revenue generation.
  • Hired exceptional candidates and led staff to maximize productivity and eliminate process lags.
  • Reduced operational risks while organizing data to forecast performance trends.
  • Created and implemented aggressive action plan to address pressing cost control needs.
  • Appraised inventory levels and ordered new merchandise to keep quantities well-stocked.
  • Managed purchasing, sales, marketing and customer account operations efficiently.
  • Interacted well with customers to build connections and nurture relationships.
  • Recruited, hired and trained initial personnel, working to establish key internal functions and outline scope of positions for new organization.
  • Tracked employee attendance and punctuality, addressing repeat problems quickly to prevent long-term habits.
  • Interviewed and hired strong candidates for team openings, using newspapers, job boards and social media to find applicants.
  • Generated and developed leads, using networking and [Type] system to acquire new clients.
  • Provided exceptional customer service to customers, increasing customer loyalty [Number]%.
  • Assisted with marketing strategy creation and advertising initiatives to better promote facility to public.
  • Reduced budgetary expenditures by effectively negotiating contracts for more advantageous terms.
  • Assisted in recruiting, hiring and training of team members.
  • Negotiated price and service with customers and vendors to decrease expenses and increase profit.
01/2005 to 06/2017 Director Primrose School | Birmingham, GA,
  • Created annual budget and developed comprehensive plan to accomplish company objectives while staying within budget.
  • Worked closely with organizational leadership and board of directors to strategically affect operational direction.
  • Assisted with creation of marketing strategy and advertising initiatives used to promote company to community members.
  • Directed staff and managed annual capital budget.
  • Worked with team leaders to arrange schedules based on production requirements and available resources.
  • Provided documentation of processes to comply with regulations and company policies.
  • Monitored office workflow and administrative processes to keep operations running smoothly.
  • Managed daily operations while overseeing multiple locations to foster increased productivity.
  • Assisted leadership with successful launch of start-up.
  • Trained and managed team of developers and discussed issues to provide resolution and apply best practices.
  • Leveraged marketplace trends to create solutions and refine business strategies.
  • Analyzed business needs while soliciting customer feedback for process improvements. PUT THIS ON RSMS
Expected in to to Bachelor of Arts | English New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY, GPA:

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School Attended

  • New York Institute of Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Accountant
  • Business Manager
  • Director


  • Bachelor of Arts

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