Resume example for entry-level accountants

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Entry-level accountant resume

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  1. As you create your resume, include skills that are relevant to the job for which you are applying. Be sure to highlight any important achievements you've had as an accountant.
  2. Feature as many details as possible to convey the size and nature of your accomplishments.
  3. Include any relevant educational experience, such as degrees, diplomas, and certificates you've earned.
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James Johnson
123 South Street
City, ST 11111
555-555-5555
james.johnson@email.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/

Summary

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

Experience

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.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting | My State University | 2013

  • Honors: Cum laude
  • GPA: 3.65

Skills

  • 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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