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Certified Public Accountant Resume

A certified public accountant (CPA) is a professional who has completed a series of certification examinations and acquired a formal license to practice as a professional CPA. Affirming to their upgraded level of education and expertise, these professionals generally acquire special credentials.

They also possess experience in accounts or finance because the required experience is essential to complete the necessary certifications. You can achieve these certifications by meeting certain qualifications required for this job profile and having some experience in the related field. On the other hand, you can also achieve these certifications while pursuing your education or by having some experience in the field of accounts or finance.

These professionals provide various services and the main service they provide is public accounting. They help people or companies in accounting and financial audit. On the whole, these services could be called as assurance services. The certified public accountants are experts and specialists who provide services in these areas.

These professionals hold high responsibilities and work as per the rules and standards of the federal and state laws. The taxation procedure is also the responsibility of certified public accountants. Apart from auditing and taxation, they offer overall financial planning for an individual or organization.

Example Resume

John E. Eggleston
4776 Hanover Street
New York, NY 10016
Contact No: 733-424-7785
Email Id:


Seeking the position of a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or a similar challenging role where I can apply my skills and knowledge to the best effect.


  • Excellent knowledge of accounting tools
  • Good at computers and accounting related tools such as Creative Solutions, QuickBooks, File-Maker Pro, Supercalc and Lotus 123
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possesses excellent presentation skills
  • Possesses good leadership qualities and sound knowledge of team building
  • Good team player
  • Excellent management and organization skills

Work Experience:

Company: Biotechi Incorporations
Designation: Certified Public Accountant
Duration: November 2012 - Till Date


  • Responsible to conduct operational and financial audits of the organization
  • Responsible to implement audit programs in order to test the efficiency of accounting controls
  • Training and supervising staff auditors in different aspects of audit engagement
  • Assisting and helping the corporate management in areas of acquisition and corporate development
  • Responsible to supervise and plan audit engagements
  • Responsible to check audit reports, financial statements and tax filings
  • Training and supervising the new accountants

Company: Sanlab Incorporations
Designation: Accountant
Duration: September 2010 - October 2012


  • Responsible to maintain, analyze and reconcile all research accounts and related entries on a monthly basis
  • Preparing a variety of recurring and non-recurring entries in order to support the month-end closing process
  • Coordinating and assisting with the month-end closing process that includes timely and accurate preparation of journal entries
  • Responsible to plan and prepare audit budgets
  • Assisting and coordinating with auditors and junior accountants
  • Ensure that the entries made in the journal and ledger are correct
  • Maintaining proper record of the entries made in the journal or ledger


  • Completed Master's Degree in Commerce from Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey in 2010
  • Completed Bachelor's Degree in Commerce from Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey in 2008
  • Completed High School from Saint Michael's School, Princeton, New Jersey in 2005


Luanna G. Gordon
4418 Zimmerman Lane
Los Angeles, CA 90013

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