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Staff accountant is a finance and accounting professional who works in accounts department of an organization. Some of the major roles and responsibilities of a staff accountant include preparing and maintaining accounts and ledger books, calculating insurance premiums, salary deductions, and statements of employees, calculating accounts of the marketing department to estimate revenue inputs, tracking company assets, preparing financial reports on annual basis, and executing the opening and closing of financial statements and books.

The post of a staff accountant usually requires knowledge of accounting principles and standards, HR norms, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). A bachelor's degree in accountancy is a required educational qualification to become a staff accountant. The job demands precision and accuracy with effective time management and coordination skills.

Resume Example

Jacob Scoot
35/18 Oak Rd, DRDS St, Alabama
Phone: (123) 111-2222

Career Goal:

Experienced and skilled accounting professional with broad knowledge of accounting and finance related duties. Seeking an opportunity to work as a Staff Aaccountant in an organization that enables professional growth and development.

Knowledge & Core Competencies:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles, methodologies and related software
  • In-depth knowledge of preparing journal entries
  • Extensive knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), payroll processing and reimbursement methodologies
  • Well versed with Oracle accounting systems, fixed asset accounting and internal account processing
  • In-depth knowledge of financial reporting systems, payroll processing and ERP database systems
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical and multitasking skills
  • Possesses excellent communication, organizational and management skills
  • Excellent customer service skills with strong mathematical and calculation skills

Educational Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Financial Accounting, Alabama, 2010

Professional History:

Organization: Acnos Solutions, Alabama
Duration: Jan 2012 till date
Designation: Staff Accountant

  • Conducting detail analysis of general ledger fluctuation as well as the preparation of monthly closing entries
  • Preparing consolidated financial statements on a quarterly basis
  • Preparing and reviewing tax documents as well as balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparing balance sheets and reviewing financial results
  • Recording invoices by coordinating with accounts payable department
  • Preparing balance sheet variance report on a monthly basis
  • Managing and overseeing of the accounting department to ensure smooth cash flow

Organization: Frenas Corporation, Alabama
Duration: June 2010 to Dec 2011
Designation: Junior Accountant

  • Processing payrolls, preparing financial statements, and handling the month-end close process
  • Preparing balance sheet accounts and maintaining month-end binders
  • Processing the internal control financial process and accounts payable activities
  • Preparing the necessary journal entries and ensuring that the financial statements and balance sheets are correctly prepared
  • Handling and monitoring all accounting related tasks as required
  • Preparing and maintaining of quarterly cash settlement reconciliation
  • Preparing monthly journal entries and financial records as required


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