Sample General Ledger Accountant Resume

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Michael Byrne
2834 Monica Ct SW
Albany, NY 12201
(111)-123-1234
[email]

Summary
An intermediate level professional accountant with work that involves the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers for local government funds; prepares fiscal and statistical reports, and other task of a general accounting personnel, requiring a considerable knowledge with governmental and fund accounting principles; has knowledge in considerable independent judgment on technical accounting and related issues while account classifications and overall procedures are determined by departmental procedure or by legal requirement; has skills on existing proficiency with abilities to learn and efficiently utilize sophisticated in-house system; has conducted scheduled periodic and annual audits

Professional Experience:

Senior AccountantJanuary 2007 – Present
Robert Half Finance & Accounting Albany, NY
Responsibilities:

  • Managed weekly check run including receiving all check requests, expense reports and verified that all are in compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Monitored and managed post-award grants to ensure that budgeting and administrative policies & procedures follow company compliance
  • Assisted the controller with quarterly close including preparation of journal entries and distribution of financial reports
  • Assisted the finance manager with annual audit and all annual filings including state charitable registrations

Senior Tax AccountantMay 2004 – December 2006
TIBCO Software, Albany, NY
Responsibilities:

  • Assisted with preparation of federal and state tax return schedules and related paper works
  • Obtained all necessary reports from the in-house system application and review changes in deferred tax account balances
  • Assisted with preparation of monthly estimated tax payments and extensions schedules and related work-papers
  • Assisted with federal and state tax audits and assisted with preparation of various schedules and related work-papers
  • Responded with timely to all federal and state tax notices and worked closely with various outside service providers
  • Researched tax issues as necessary, provided write-up and updated tax procedures
  • Managed database and systems for recording and tracking grant proposals and reports

Account IFebruary 1999 – May 2004
LoanCare and ServiceLink Loss, Albany, NY
Responsibilities:

  • Managed weekly check run including receiving all check requests, expense reports and verified that all are in compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Monitored and managed post-award grants to ensure that budgeting and administrative policies & procedures follow company compliance
  • Assisted the controller with quarterly close including preparation of journal entries and distribution of financial reports
  • Assisted the finance manager with annual audit and all annual filings including state charitable registrations

Senior Tax AccountantMay 2004 – December 2006
TIBCO Software, Albany, NY

Education
Masters Degree in Accounting, University of Iowa, 1999
Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Rockefeller University, 1994

Skills:

  • Knowledge in organization, administration, and budget
  • Knowledge in Federal, State, municipal laws, statutes, codes and ordinances
  • Knowledge in methods and techniques of research, statistical analysis and report
  • Knowledge in cash flow and investment strategies
  • Awards and Affiliations

Certified Public Accountants Associates International, Member
Professional Accounting Association, Member

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