Sample Retail Accountant Resume

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Jorge Diaz
33763 Lost River Rd
Elkhorn,NE 68022
(222)-980-1506
[email]

Job Objective Seeking a Retail Accountant position where my accounting skills will be further developed.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Certified accounting professional with strong accomplished experience in retail accounting
  • Proficient in MS office suite (Excel, MS-word, MS-Access ), PeopleSoft Financials, MAS500, Cognos and GL Packages
  • Good understanding of payroll procedures and tax laws and regulations at state level
  • Ability to apply GAAP to Company’s accounting practices
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Amazing ability to learn new software analytical tools
  • Ability to calculate discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages
  • Excellent interaction and customer service skills
  • Remarkable ability to work within tight deadlines and to handle competing priorities effectively

Professional Experience:

Retail Accountant, August 2005 – Present
La-Z-Boy, Elkhorn, NE

  • Prepared monthly detail reconciliations and account analysis, payroll, prepaid assets, accounts receivable, cash, and accruals.
  • Reviewed expenses each month to ensure proper matching of cost against revenue.
  • Researched expense variances and performed appropriate adjustments.
  • Monitored and maintained inventory reconciliation.
  • Managed accounting for capital purchases and disposals including the maintenance of depreciation schedules.
  • Prepared month end financial statements and supporting schedules as well as variance analyses for consolidation.

Retail Accountant, May 2000 – July 2005
Robert Half Finance & Accounting, Elkhorn, NE

  • Ensured timely and accurate retail financial statements.
  • Performed quarterly store impairment analysis.
  • Monitored and reconciled general ledger activity and balances.
  • Reviewed project cost coding and reasonableness related to new store development.
  • Calculated monthly expense cutoff; reconciled prepaid and accrued expense accounts.
  • Reviewed monthly depreciation levels and fixed asset ledger.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Ashford University, Clinton, IA

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