Sample General Ledger Accountant Resume

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Miguel Jimenez
3949 W Waveland Ave
Wheeling, IL 60090

Job Objective To obtain a General Ledger Accountant position where my administrative experience, inspiration and a dedication to excellence will be utilized.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • In Depth knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and accounting practices
  • Excellent ability to be flexible and perform Invoicing and Treasury functions
  • Ability to communicate, organize and work well with others
  • Ability to assess and recommend improvements for processes and procedures
  • Detail oriented and capable of multi-tasking
  • Proficient with word processing, databases, and spreadsheets
  • Ability to follow specific instructions and guidelines
  • Remarkable ability to review and verify accuracy of data
  • Trustworthy individual with strong ethics and integrity
  • Strong Analytical, problem solving and organization skills
  • Good telephone and e-mail etiquette

Professional Experience:

General Ledger Accountant, August 2005 – Present
Sentry Data Systems, Inc, Wheeling, IL

  • Reviewed and approved subsidiary Account reconciliations and prepared complex accounting journal entries.
  • Ensured to prepare, review and post monthly accounting entries to General ledger.
  • Reconciled balance sheet accounts to supporting detail.
  • Managed to meet requirements of monthly and annual closing cycles.
  • Reviewed Accounts Payable vouchers.

General Ledger Accountant, May 2000 – July 2005
Day & Zimmermann, Wheeling, IL

  • Acted as a liaison between Finance and other departments; prepared reconciliations.
  • Investigated issues and managed solutions and assisted with maintaining the billing databases.
  • Provided support for internal and external audits.
  • Assisted the management with research and analysis of operating results.
  • Endorsed new business enterprises and provided assistance to develop and implement procedures and systems.
  • Assisted in monitoring cost, revenues, financial commitments and obligations incurred to predict future revenue and expense.


Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

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