Writing a Accounting Resume

By | July 1, 2010

Writing a accounting resume can be easy if you remember to include all your qualifications. The resume should be written in a way that will interest an employer. This resume can be used to apply for jobs in other areas such as bank teller jobs, bookkeeping jobs, auditor jobs, etc.

Sample Writing a Accounting Resume

Jennifer K Rightly
96, Division Street
Chicago, Illinois-05778
(342) 465-800

Career Objective:

Seeking an accounting position that helps in utilizing my professional experience.  Also to improve my skills and test them in non conducive environments.

Professional Experience:

2006- Presently: NewTech Insurance Company – Senior Accountant


  • Maintained accounts, journal entries and recording auditors’ statements and documents.
  • Ordered new stock of accounting software that will be used for the next two years.
  • Helped manager in preparing financial statements and reports.
  • Examine job of staff accountant and approve journal ledger for data entry.
  • Support in preparing and maintaining budgets using Excel and Word for Windows.
  • Developed annual budgets for NewTech Insurance Company.
  • Helped outside auditor in doing audit process.

2002- 2006:  Cloverfield Corp- Assistant Accountant


  • Processed accounts payable entries.
  • Assisted in company accounting reconciliations.
  • Keep track of petty cash accounts.
  • Worked with vendors to make sure that accurate sales tax rates are charged.
  • Assisted other team members of accounting department when required.

Educational Qualifications

1999- 2002: Bachelor of Science, Accounting Management, Illinois State University.


Graduated with honors



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