staff accountant resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Detail-oriented and highly organized individual seeking a full-time, accounting position to utilize and apply my educational skills and work experience for the benefit of the organization, as well as my professional growth.


Government Contracting

Experienced with Quickbooks

Analytical reasoning

Advanced computer proficiency (PC and Mac)

  • Indirect Rate Calculation
  • Financial Statements
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective time management
  • General ledger accounting
  • Flexible team player

Lowered G&A rate 50% by reallocating funds to accurately portray costs

02/2014 to Current
Staff Accountant Suburban Propane Fruitland, MD,
  • Independently responsible for all accounting functions (billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, general ledger, fixed assets, month/year end close, etc.) for a growing government contractor at the corporate headquarters
  • Aligned all financial activity with the regulations of the GAAP.
  • Provide regular analysis of accounting issues and transactions
  • Post monthly general journal entries, complete monthly bank reconciliations, and prepare month-end supporting schedules including amortization of all prepaid assets and deferred revenue recognition
  • Streamlined month closing procedures to achieve completion on exact day of month close
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset Worksheet and associated depreciation schedules; insure proper recording of new purchases and disposals.
  • Record adjusting and reclassification journal entries as necessary Maintain and update various spreadsheets and schedules as related to the yearly indirect rates impacting various contracts and their bill rates
  • Handle and process check and ACH deposits of over $1 million+ on a monthly basis
  • Help to maintain customer contracts and setup related Projects for time and expense tracking in the accounting and time tracking system Assist with external DCAA and financial audit requirements including preparing supporting schedules, compiling documentation, responding to questions and other requests to ensure a successful audit
  • Collaborated extensively with auditors during preliminary and year-end audit processes.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with several departments to ensure proper recording and coding of transactions to ensure accurate revenue recognition and indirect rate calculation
  • Prepare and file 1099s in compliance with Federal regulations
  • Complete annual County Tax Requirements for several counties and assist external tax accountants with their requests to complete filings in 5 plus states
  • Ensure Quarterly Sales & Use Tax reports are filed in compliance with state regulations.
  • Supplied detailed tax documentation needed to submit accurate corporate returns.
  • Addressed and resolved non-routine, complex and unexpected variances.
  • Oversee bi-weekly payroll and timesheet cycle; including maintaining related records, filing tax forms/reports, processing and reporting voluntary deductions and involuntary deductions such as levies and garnishments
  • Assure timesheets are completed in accordance with established policies and contractual agreements.
  • Review vendor invoice transactions, corporate credit cards, and employee expense reports in accordance with prescribed procedures and ensure expenses are posted to the proper accounts.
  • Revised and streamlined inefficient work procedures with automation software.
  • Maintained confidential information, such as pay rates, bonus targets and pay grades.
  • Perform such other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as may be required from time to time - quite often on short notice - by the CAO or other.
05/2012 to 02/2014
Accounting & Administrative Assistant Adara Home Health Mankato, MN,
  • Created invoices in a timely manner, processed deposits, assisted with payroll, followed up with customers to ensure collection of payment, reconciled bank accounts, maintained prepaid asset schedule, as well as other accounting activities.
  • Performed various office and administrative duties such as providing administrative support to the CEO, as well as other employees, placing supply orders, routing of phone calls to appropriate person, and working directly with tech support to ensure proper function of office technology and devices.
  • Provided assistance with employee on boarding, benefits enrollment, and termination.
  • Maintained and reported on several spreadsheets, including bookings, annual recurring revenue, customer user activity, expenses budget vs actual, fixed asset database, and collections reports.
09/2009 to 11/2011
Sales Associate Concentrix Charlotte, NC,
  • Interacted with customers in a superior customer service environment
  • Managed and sold inventory in the Fashion Jewelry/Watches and Women's Shoe Department using Nordstrom's inventory database
  • Advised customers on the benefits and use of products and ensured satisfaction with a follow up purchase
06/2009 to 06/2009
Administrative Liaison State Of Virginia Dorset, VA,
  • Interacted with executives in a peer coaching environment for CEO's of multinational corporations with international growth aspirations by assisting each speaker during their presentations and socializing with them during other meetings, events, and dinners.
  • Provided secretarial support by taking minutes for each meeting
Expected in 2014
Bachelor of Science: Accounting
George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
GPA: GPA: 3.3
Expected in 2012
Associate of Science: Business Administration
Northern Virginia Community College - Sterling, VA
GPA: Suma Cum Laude GPA: 3.8

accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, administrative support, Adobe Acrobat, ADP, Apple, bank reconciliations, benefits, billing, budget, interpersonal skills, contracts, credit, customer service, database, documentation, financial, fixed assets, general ledger, government, inventory, Excel, Microsoft Office, organizational skills, payroll, policies, presentations, problem-solving skills, speaker, QuickBooks, recording, reporting, spreadsheets, Tax

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  • George Mason University
  • Northern Virginia Community College

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