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Resume example for entry-level accountants

CareerBuilder | January 4, 2021

accounting assistant

Quickly create a professional resume including skills, experience and education using this simple template.

James Johnson
123 South Street
City, ST 11111


Entry-level accountant with strong attention to detail, excellent technology skills and experience managing accounts receivable.


Junior Accountant | XYZ Company

2016–Present | City, State

Provide accounting assistance for individual and small business clients.

  • Prepare financial reports and examine financial statements for accuracy and compliance.
  • Assist with compiling tax information, preparing tax returns totaling $30 million and coordinating tax payments for clients.
  • Identify areas in which clients can reduce expenses and improve profits, with client savings totaling $400,000.

Accounting Clerk | ABC Firm

2013–2015 | City, State

Assisted with accounts receivable for a Fortune 500 company.

  • Received payments, posted transactions and monitored accounts for past-due issues.
  • Assessed interest charges and transmitted related invoices.
  • Reconciled accounts on a monthly basis and checked records for accuracy.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting | My State University | 2013

  • Honors: Cum laude
  • GPA: 3.65


  • Fluent in accounting, spreadsheet and database software
  • Excellent math skills, with a focus on detail and accuracy
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Strong sense of integrity, confidentiality and transparency

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