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Accountant Resume
An accountant is a practitioner of accountancy (UK) or accounting (US), which is the measurement, disclosure or provision of assurance about financial information that helps managers, investors, tax authorities and others make decisions about allocating resources. This sample resume is simple and not too long, but conveys enough information about Carey's accomplishments to interest the company....

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PROFILE: More than 14 years in accounting, including responsibility for department procedures, budgets, and computer operations.
Train an direct staff in accounting activities and in the use of Lotus 1-2-3, Supercalc 5, and AccountPro. Expert in full system conversions
Plan and conduct audits and variance analyses, process payroll and payroll tax reports and filings, and maintain/update accurate inventories


Scarpendous Displays,Inc., An Exhibit Set-Up and Service Firm

Senior Accounting Manager -- 12/92 - Present -- Chicago,IL

Responsible for the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable/receivable, payroll (48 employees), insurance and union reports, and sales tax/payroll reporting for this $2.1 million firm. Perform job costing, account analysis, and general ledger management using Lotus 1-2-3 and Excel.

  • Freed up $32,000 by reducing A/R aging from 77 to 38 days
  • Successfully directed conversion from an IBM System to a Novell Network
  • Reduced accounting payroll costs 41% through automation

Accounting Manager -- 01/87 - 11/92 - Chicago, IL

Trained and directed six employees in accounting department. Analyzed and interpreted forecasts, capital expenditures, and financial data for $3.2 million manufacturer. Directly involved in budget preparation and cash flow.

  • Successfully negotiated a $650,000 credit line with major bank
  • Detected costing problem that eventually saved the company $124,000/year
  • Active participant in the successful implementation of just-in-time program

Coopers & Lybrand, Public Accounting

Senior Accountant -- 06/82 - 01/87 - Chicago, IL

Performed detailed financial audits for clients and recommended improvements in system procedures, documentation, and internal controls. Conducted reviews and compilations. Prepared corporate and individual income tax returns, and payroll/sales tax returns.

U.S.Riley Corporation, Manufacturing-Custom Furniture

Cost Accountant -- 06/81 - 06/82 - Chicago, IL
Assisted in budget forecasting, right out of college. Developed standard cost data and variance analyzes. Reviewed capital expenditures and coordinated/reconciled physical inventories.


Ridgetown College, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Bachelor of Science: Accounting

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