Senior Accountant Resume Example

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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT RESUME TEMPLATE (TEXT FORMAT)

SUMMARY

I have a solid foundation in Accounting. Full-cycle AP (coding/data entry invoices, training non-accounting personnel on expense coding, printing check, compliance depot training, setting up ACH payments), AR (receiving and posting cash receipts, creating invoices, creating monthly AR reports), training coworkers in the use of JD Edwards and Yardi Voyager. My background is an amazing mixture of Accounting and IT which lets me an asset to both finance and technical worlds.

EDUCATION

B.B.A in Accounting

Clayton State University-Morrow
Morrow, GA

SKILLS

  • QuickBooks/Raisersedge-Blackbaud/Optimum Payroll
  • In-House multi-state Payroll
  • Fixed Asset Management
  • Full-cycle AP/AR
  • Extensive month/year-end close process SEC reporting (10-K, 10-Q, Forms 3, 4, 5)
  • Financial Statement preparation
  • Acting as a liaison to external/internal auditors
  • Strong communication skills at all organizational levels and experienced handling confidential matters.
  • Knowledge of Peachtree, Traverse Accounting Software, Web-based Accounting Software, Tribute, MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook).

EXPERIENCE

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Altria Corporate Services, Inc., Jackson, MS

Sept. 2012 – Present

  • Implemented and enforced Scrum principles and practices, facilitated continuous improvement (CI), and identified and removed team impediments
  • Supported the Product Owner with documentation of User
  • Stories and Acceptance criteria
  • Monitored team backlog daily and ensured it accurately reflects the current state of the sprint

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

DataPipe Inc., Jackson, MS

Apr. 2009 – May 2012

  • Reconciled bank sheet accounts and resolve any discrepancies and manage daily disbursements of cash such as sending bank Issue file daily, researching NSF, issuing stop payments, approval of Positive pays, voids and researching bank errors for the parent and subsidiary company.
  • Maintained and processed various recurring/standard Journal Entries on a monthly and year-end basis.
  • Prepared monthly Sales and Use tax returns for each multi-state terminal, along with Tangible Personal Property returns for the corporate office.
  • Point of contact to external auditors and bank officials concerning various financial inquiries and annual audit for Benton Express and Benton Logistics.
  • Conducted meetings with Senior Managers and President to update all on the financial position by performing cash management/support (daily, monthly and annually).
  • Recorded daily cash receipts and producing/balance monthly AR report (s)-guiding the AR personnel with operational questions (ex: researching miscellaneous credits, misapplied payments, adjusting entries, etc.).

ACCOUNTANT

Balyasny Asset Management LP, Jackson,

June 2000 – Dec. 2008

  • Conducted annual audits of onsite Vault and Inventory departments to ensure operation compliance.
  • Completed all internet financial transactions along with posting the related journal entries.
  • Prepared month-end/year-end and adjusting journal entries.
  • Produced senior-level management and audit reports using Microsoft Excel and Accounting for Non-Profit accounting system detailing the company’s financial status.
  • Generated bank deposits, verified and balanced cash receipts (AR). Approved and coded invoices along with tracking overdue accounts, as well as cutting of checks to pay vendors (AP).
  • Managed the integrity of data by editing and approving work from Data Entry department.

 

Average Salary for Senior Accountant Job

Senior Accountant
Salaries
$66,467
National Average

min
max
 
$52k
$84k
 
Salary
$52k – $84k
 
Bonus$799 – $9k
 
Profit Sharing
$297 – $7k
 
Comission
$356 – $25k
 
Total Pay
$51k – $88k
 

***Data are taken from payscale.com


 

Good Skills to Include on Senior Accountant Resume

  1. Practice in managing accounts and clerical functions associated with accounting
  2. Well equipped with relevant knowledge required to carry out accounting functions
  3. Cash Accounting, Accrual Accounting, Monthly-end Closes and GL Reconciliation
  4. Financial Modeling and Cost-Benefit Analysis
  5. Bookkeeping
  6. Budget Development and Management
  7. Financial and Strategic Planning
  8. Payroll Management

 

Resume Action Words for Senior Accountant

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Common Certificates for Senior Accountant Resume

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Internal Auditor

 

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