Accounting Assistant Resume Example

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By Kellie Hanna, CPRW, Career Advice Expert Last Updated: March 21, 2023
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Accounting Assistant Resume Example

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Resume Text

Stephen Cole
123 Fake Street
City, State, Zip Code
Cell: 000-000-0000


Diligent Accounting Assistant who will analyze spreadsheets and compare data until an accurate report can be provided to management. Adept at utilizing Internet accounting programs to compile data, developing effective reports for management and working with all levels of management to create useful information. Specializes in payroll and accounts payable.


  • Exceptional ability to do complex computations
  • Very adept at utilizing computer and Internet software
  • Constantly expanding educational background
  • Thrives in pressure situations
  • Works well alone or as part of a team
  • Dedicated employee who is known for working long hours and weekends

Work Experience

January 2012 to February 2015 Company Name
– City, State Accounting Assistant

  • Responsible for compiling accounts payable transactions each month and creating a report for management.
  • Worked with payroll to add a level of quality control.
  • Worked with several different departmental managers to collect data required for quarterly management report.

April 2007 to January 2012 Company Name
– City, State Accounting Assistant

  • Often asked to help quality check the payroll department work for accuracy.
  • Responsible for keeping accounting department files accurate and organized.
  • Part of a team that would review monthly reports prior to them being submitted to management.

June 2003 to April 2007 Company Name
– City, State Accounting Assistant

  • Part of a team assigned to monitoring and maintaining all electronic files for accounting department.
  • Assisted payroll department in performing quality checks before payroll is processed.


2003 University of California, City, State Bachelors of Science, Business Accounting