staff accountant resume example with 19 years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Skilled Accountant successful at managing multiple projects and consistently meeting deadlines under pressure. Extensive knowledge of accounting software and processes. Additional background in payroll, employee management, hiring, training and benefits. Highly detail-oriented and organized.
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Account reconciliation expert
  • General ledger accounting

  • Effective time management
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexible team player
07/2012 to Current Staff Accountant Morgan Properties | Spartanburg, SC,
  • Process Receivables (donations) for 7 church locations with over 20,000 attendees and approx $45M annual revenue
  • Process Retail Sales Revenue for multiple entities (Bookstore, Café, Coffee Shop) at each location
  • Provide monthly financial statements and budget analysis
  • Monthly bank reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly Use Tax returns
  • General Ledger review
  • Streamline Procedures and Write Procedure Manual
  • Assist with Accounts Payable as needed
07/2008 to 07/2012 Independent Accounting Consultant Self-Employed (Businecessities, LLC) | City, STATE,
  • Provide weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting/full charge accounting services to different clients in multiple industries (including but not limited to engineering, marketing, construction contractors, subcontracting, commercial leasing companies, manufacturing, retail)
  • Work with CPA to provide information for year-end tax preparation
  • Provide set-up and ongoing consulting services to users of QuickBooks, QuickBooks Pro, and Quicken
  • Assist clients in Worker’s Compensation Audits
  • Assist clients in start-up of businesses
  • Assist clients with establishing employee policies and writing company policies
  • Full knowledge of all Payroll functions; Sales Tax Reporting; Financial Statement Preparation; Bank Statement Reconciliations  
01/2007 to 05/2010 Accounting Manager/Human Resources Six Degrees, LLC | City, STATE,
  • Report to CFO; Work directly with Directors of Marketing Agency
  • Manage Accounts Receivable and perform monthly billing 
  • Verify all Accounts Payable transactions
  • Process payroll using online payroll processing services
  • Manage new employee paperwork and benefits including health, dental, 401K, and flexible spending accounts, as well as all COBRA documentation
  • Handle all accounting duties for 2 separate smaller commercial leasing companies
04/2002 to 01/2007 Accounting and Human Resources Manager Cutting Edege Manufacturing, Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Report directly to President of 2 corporations and manage office of 2 separate corporations simultaneously.
  • Manage all aspects of Accounting Department and produce all necessary financial statements.
  • Process weekly payroll and payroll taxes as well as quarterly and annual payroll tax reports.
  • Researched and implemented new industry specific software to improve overall performance of business.
  • Researched, implemented, and maintain employee benefits program that includes 401K, Health and Dental Benefits
  • Recruit new employees and manage all personnel files.
  • Assist with employee performance evaluations and act as liaison between employees and supervisors.
  • Perform any other duties as needed including sales, international business development, purchasing, inventory, and customer service  
Expected in Bachelor of Science | Business Management Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ GPA:
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
Abila MIP Fund Accounting Software
QuickBooks, QuickBooks Pro, Quicken
ADP, Paychex, Payroll Experts, QuickBooks Payroll Systems

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School Attended

  • Arizona State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Staff Accountant
  • Independent Accounting Consultant
  • Accounting Manager/Human Resources
  • Accounting and Human Resources Manager


  • Bachelor of Science

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