Accounting Resume Format

By | June 25, 2009

You can simply make an accounting resume by following a standard format. An accounting resume is similar to other job specific resumes.

It includes all the basic personal information as well as work related details. When making an accounting resume always make sure that all its contents are true because your future employer will have to review everything on your paper.

An accountant resume usually contains accounting works experiences as well as educational backgrounds that pertain to either a graduate course or a master’s degree on the said field.

Sample Accounting Resume Format

Marianne Ebs

415 Anyelse Drive, Baltimore

Maryland, USA

Home phone: (410) 543- 555

Fax: (410) 543- 5565

Cellphone: 8573345678


Auditor job position in the public accounting area in the Baltimore area


  • More than two years of progressive accounting and auditing experience.
  • Auditor internship with CRM Systems and Investment Support in New York Magna
  • Cum Laude graduate with a Bachelor in Business Administration major in Accounting.
  • Proficient with MS Office, MS Excel, Windows XP, and the Internet.


Auditor Internship, May 2004 to August 2006

CRM Systems and Investment Support, New York

  • Participated in the annual systems audit.
  • Developed an Excel spreadsheet macro currently used by the institution for lessening data entry time and automatically correcting errors.
  • Received Employee of the Year award – the youngest accountant to ever win this award in two successive years (2004 and 2005).

Bookkeeping and Accounts Payable Clerk September 2006 to present

Wachovia Bank, New York

  • Assisted with tax, payroll, and account processing for six months.
  • Developed automated quarterly sales tax payment program which is currently in use by the bank.


Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting May 2003

Berkeley University, California

Graduated Cum Laude with a GPA of 3.63 on a 4.0 scale


Dr. Stan Merkey


College of Business Administration

Berkeley University, California

Contact details: (888) 555-222

Mr. Clint Stew

General Manager

CRM Systems and Investment Support, New York

Contact details: (777) 555-8908

Ms. Anna Peace

Bank Manager

Wachovia Bank, New York

Contact details: (999) 555-8967

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