Resume Templates: Accounting Professional


John Smith
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Professional Summary
Detail-oriented accounting professional with experience encompassing all facets of financial and accounting functions, poised to excel in a challenging position. In-depth knowledge of a diverse array of core accounting and auditing functions, with a demonstrated capacity to successfully fulfill responsibilities to further corporate objectives. Productive contributor to team projects and self-managed tasks, with the ability to successfully deliver multiple concurrent projects under the tightest deadlines. Able to streamline and implement accounting systems and financial management procedures, and identify cost saving methods.

Core Qualifications
General Accounting Auditing Financial Management Accounts Payable / Receivable Revenue Maximization Training Development Procedure Development Business / Cost Analysis Cost Management Report Generation Regulatory Compliance Accounting Systems

Tax / Accounting Intern May 2014 to Current Giacopelli Accounting & Tax Services, LLC New York, NY Record monthly business transactions for up to 20 small clients in QuickBooks. Prepare federal and state tax returns, in addition to IRS Notice letters. Perform bank reconciliations and create financial statements. Collect, compile and report market and industry information to support firm’s consulting activities. Design and set ledgers and accounts structures for new clients. Complete diverse accounting projects with highest degrees of accuracy and attention to detail. Achievements Finalized 10 certificates of dissolution for client and sent to IRS. Liaise with IRS on behalf of clients to resolve issues such as instances of miscalculation. Assisted manager to finish business plan for two clients. Compared competitors and analyzed local business environment and population. Developed basic budget and suggested promotional and advertising ideas. Played key role in securing loans for two client by developing business plans. Audit Intern July 2013 to September 2013 PricewaterhouseCoopers China Beijing, China Assisted in interim audit project of China National Biotec Group, Shanghai Branch. Audited accounts receivable, recalculated balances in subsidiary ledger, and reconciled amount to General Ledger and financial statement. Handled audit of fixed assets, recalculated depreciation schedule and conducted field fixed asset counts. Conducted sample audit and improved effectiveness and efficiency of vouching. Audit Intern September 2011 to November 2011 PricewaterhouseCoopers China Beijing, China Facilitated audit of Sichuan branch of Media Group, an electrical equipment industry leader in China. Interviewed client’s financial manager and advised to improve internal controls for cash management. Communicated and coordinated with 14 branches to conduct related party transaction confirmations. Audited more than 100 bank confirmations, ensuring optimal levels of accuracy and data integrity. Improved invoice accuracy by identifying discrepancies; recommended employing additional bookkeeper. Succeeded in finding inaccuracy of 20,000 Yen by cross referencing transactions with two other branches.

Master of Science : Accounting, 2012 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Joseph M.Katz Graduate Bachelor of Science : Accounting Law, 2008 Southwestern University of Finance and Economics Chengdu, China Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Case Study Competition (2nd Place) Publication: The Impacts of Fair Value Accounting on Listed Financial Institutions in China, Communication of Finance and Accounting