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An accountant handles a number of responsibilities in an organization. The accountant is a person who carries out various duties such as preparing ledgers, transferring data to the balance sheet, maintaining records of different financial transactions and ledgers, verifying the details of the financial transactions, reviewing each entry of the ledger, etc. The position of an accountant is a renowned one in any organization. There are several responsibilities associated with the position of an accountant which he/she has to fulfill. An accountant must possess excellent knowledge of balance sheet, journal, and ledger. He/she should have the capability to evaluate and ensure that the entries made in the journal and ledger are accurate.

A master's degree in accounts and finance is preferred for this job position; however, you can also apply with a bachelor's degree. Make sure that you have studied your subjects properly. You should have proper knowledge of the subjects and tools that are used in this job profile. Apart from the subject knowledge, you should also possess the ability to maintain the accounting records properly. Record keeping is one of the key skills that an employer examines in a candidate.

Now the question arises that how can you apply for this job profile? And, the answer is - through a good resume which would attract an employer to call you for an interview. You need not be a resume expert in order to write a resume for a job, but you need to know the proper format and style to write an attractive one. You should be precise and accurate while writing a professional accountant resume. Mention your accounting skills and qualities in your resume so as to help the employer to know that you are a good candidate for the job profile. Moreover, your experience plays a crucial role in your selection, so mention your related previous experiences in detail.

Nikki J. McRae
1214 Lilac Lane
Glenwood, GA 30428
Phone - 733-854-9654
Email Id -

Career Objective:

Seeking the position of a Professional Accountant in an esteemed organization where I could utilize my accounting skills and experience.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of finance and accounting as subjects
  • Possesses a certification in SAP
  • Excellent knowledge of financial terms such as variance analysis, functional consultancy, and fund management

ERP Implementation:

  • Expert in preparing balance sheet and ledger
  • Possesses excellent knowledge of auditing
  • Excellent knowledge of data entry in journal and ledger
  • Proficient in computer applications used in accounting
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting tools

Educational Qualifications:

  • Completed 6 months of Certification in SAP from Indimedia Training Center, New Jersey in the year 2010
  • Completed Master's Degree in Banking and Finance from University of New Jersey, New Jersey in the year 2009
  • Completed Bachelor's Degree in Commerce with specialization in Accounts from University of New Jersey, New Jersey in the year 2007
  • Completed High School from Saint John's Academy, New Jersey in the year 2004

Work Summary:

Tres-media Incorporations, Texas
Designation: Accountant
Duration: October 2012 to till date


  • Assisting and helping the accounts team to prepare the financial budget of the company
  • Preparing and reviewing annual budget of the company
  • Responsible for making payment of sales tax return
  • Planning, organizing, evaluating, and reviewing the work and procedures of the company
  • Responsible to manage all PF related transactions
  • Maintain a proper record of the capital and profits of the company
  • Managing several accounts and making payments
  • Assisting the financial services manager in the preparation of the annual district budget

Itzocity Incorporations, Texas
Designation: Junior Accountant
Duration: July 2010 to September 2012


  • Responsible to analyze and review the investments and expenditures of the company
  • Responsible to analyze investment banking and prepare the financial report
  • Maintaining proper records of the investments and expenditures
  • Responsible to handle a team of assistant accountants and accountants and make sure that the work is completed on time
  • Correcting errors in the quarterly and annual audits
  • Preparing audit reports of the company
  • Assisting finance managers and auditors in preparing the annual report
  • Meeting and coordinating with different clients of the company
  • Responsible to train assistant accountants and accountants on different accounting tools

Languages known:

English and Spanish


Was awarded the 'Shining Star' award in Tres-Media Incorporations for excellent performance in the year 2013


Angela J. Nguyen

Over-base Incorporations
3945 Hidden Valley Road
Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: 733-445-4474
Email Id:

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