Sample Accountant Resume


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

  • 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)

  • 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)

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


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