Sample General Accountant Resume

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Steven Larsen
1464 Cajah Mountain Rd
Radford, VA 24141

Job Objective Seeking a General Accountant position that offers an immediate challenge, career opportunity, and advancement.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Solid knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices
  • In depth knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Ability to communicate, organize and work well with others
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Ability to maintain accurate data to identify and solve problems
  • Excellent attention to detail and good organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Microsoft Access, and data manipulation
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, & multi-tasking

Professional Experience:

General Accountant, August 2005 – Present
TranSystems, Radford, VA

  • Administered reconciliation and journal entries.
  • Investigated and resolved outstanding issues.
  • Implemented accounting standards.
  • Identified potential opportunities through cost analysis.
  • Advised on resource operations, tax policies, accounting procedures and budget forecasts.
  • Prepared data, analyses, and variance explanations and coordinated with the sales and marketing departments with required reporting.

General Accountant, May 2000 – July 2005
The Winter, Wyman Companies, Radford, VA

  • Computed and prepared journal entries.
  • Monitored general ledger to ensure integrity of data.
  • Generated month end reports in coordination with staff.
  • Managed to reconcile Accounts Receivable, deferred revenue, and balanced cash and reserves.
  • Reviewed monthly inventory reports and calculated usage costs tracking purchases.
  • Prepared financial statements for subsidiaries in coordination with external auditors.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, University of Tampa, Tampa, FL

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