Sample Accountant Resume

Experience

Take Solutions, Inc. (May 2007 – January 2009)
Accountant

  • Responsible for all accounting functions (billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, general ledger, fixed assets, etc.) for local office
  • Assist with benefit administration, including 401K, and other HR support
  • Maintain customer contracts and setup related Projects for time and expense tracking and subsequent billing
  • Forecast and manage cash flow on a regular basis
  • Assist with quarterly internal audits and annual audit
  • Assisted with conversion of payroll system from Paychex to ADP, for local office and corporate office

 

Thales Computers, Inc. (August 1996 – October 2006)
Controller

  • Directed daily accounting functions (A/R, A/P, G/L, payroll, purchasing, inventory) and provided HR and ethics support
  • Issued internal and external financial reports and other management reports and analysis as required
  • Performed monthly, quarterly, and annual consolidation activities with French parent company and other Thales companies
  • Forecasted and managed cash flow on a regular basis
  • Assisted in “due diligence” activities related to Thales’ purchase of Matrix Corporation and the subsequent merger of Cetia and Matrix Corporation
  • Assisted in the “spin off” of Matrix’s manufacturing group to form its own separate company
  • Maintained working relationship with former manufacturing group and other manufacturing subcontractors
  • Coordinated and performed year end activities and annual audit with internal and external auditors
  • Maintained inter-company and outside relationships with bankers, auditors, and insurance companies, etc.
  • Evaluated and implemented a manufacturing ERP system
  • Prepared information for, and testified in successful lawsuit against former customer
  • Assisted in ISO certification process

 

Environmental Science & Engineering, Inc. (September 1995 – June 1996)
Business Manager

  • Senior administrative/financial position, responsible for providing all applicable support to projects, offices, and subsidiaries
  • Provided direct supervision to all support staff
  • Responsible for ensuring project compliance with regards to federal, state, and corporate regulations
  • Responsible for the quality and timeliness of all related data input and report output

 

Environmental Science & Engineering, Inc. (November 1993 – September 1995)
Center Accounting Manager

  • Responsible for directing the accounting functions for a Center of five offices to ensure that activities were carried out in a professional, accurate, theoretically sound, and timely manner
  • Issued financial reports and other management reports
  • Performed monthly forecasts for five offices, prepared variance explanations, and oversaw preparation of Center’s annual budget
  • Assisted non-financial managers and technical staff in understanding and interpreting financial information in order for them to manage and plan for their profit centers and projects
  • Converted PC based job costing and financial accounting system to parent company’s VAX based job costing and financial accounting system
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of company wide policies and procedures as they related to accounting and project management
  • Assisted Corporate office with administering human resource functions for the Center’s offices

 

Environmental Science & Engineering, Inc. (November 1990 – 1993)
Accounting Manager

  • Responsible for all accounting functions (billing, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, general ledger, fixed assets, etc.)
  • Converted manual job cost tracking system to automated PC job costing and financial reporting system to increase efficiency and productivity
  • Performed month end closing procedures, issued financial statements and other management reports
  • Acted as liaison between subsidiary and parent company

 

Mcgladrey & Pullen (January 1988 – November 1990)
Senior Consultant

  • Assisted clients is selecting financial and accounting software, installing systems, training personnel, and provided on-going support
  • Converted manual accounting systems to automated accounting systems to increase efficiency and productivity while providing adequate internal controls

 

Mcgladrey & Pullen (September 1986 – January 1988)
Accountant

  • Planned, supervised, and performed audits for a variety of reporting entities
  • Prepared financial reports and individual and corporate tax returns

Education

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC B.A. in Accounting, August 1986 Graduated Magna Cum Laude B.A. in Business Management, August 1986