Writing a great accountant resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Clemetine Lansing | (170) 476-8188 | Atlanta, GA


I am an accountant with over 5 years of experience. I have worked in a variety of industries and have gained a strong understanding of accounting principles and practices. I am highly organised and efficient, with excellent attention to detail. I possess strong problem-solving skills and work well under pressure. I am confident in my ability to manage all aspects of the accounting process, from data entry to financial reporting.


Senior Accountant at H&R Block, IDMar 2022 - Present

  • Led the accounting team in preparing monthly financial statements, including Balance Sheets and P&Ls.
  • Supervised a staff of 3 accountants and 2 bookkeepers.
  • Implemented new software that streamlined invoicing and payments, resulting in increased efficiency by 30%.
  • Negotiated with vendors to get better terms on payment, leading to an annual savings of $12,000.
  • Reviewed all journal entries for accuracy before posting.
  • Identified errors in customer invoices totaling $15,000 and worked with customers to rectify them.

Accountant at Jackson Hewitt, IDAug 2017 - Jan 2022

  • Trained two new employees in accounting procedures.
  • Implemented a new invoicing system that increased efficiency by 15%.
  • Negotiated with vendors to get better rates, saving the company $5,000 per year.
  • Led the team in completing the month-end close process 10 days early.
  • Reconciled 100 bank statements monthly with no errors.
  • Reviewed and approved all journal entries before they were posted.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting at Brigham Young University, UTAug 2012 - May 2017

I have learned excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving, and time management skills while studying Bachelor of Science in Accounting.


  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial analysis
  • Tax preparation
  • Auditing
  • Cost accounting
  • Managerial accounting
  • Financial reporting

Cadi Gronquist | (564) 972-9889 | Santa Fe, NM


I am an accountant with over 5 years experience. I have a strong background in accounting and finance, and I am able to provide accurate and timely financial reports. I have excellent analytical skills and can identify trends in data. I also have strong problem-solving skills and can resolve issues quickly.


Senior Accountant at Ernst & Young, NMJun 2022 - Present

  • Led the accounting team in preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for management review.
  • Implemented new cost-saving procedures that resulted in a 5% reduction in overall expenses.
  • Played a key role in completing the audit process with no material findings.
  • Spearheaded the implementation of a new ERP system which improved efficiencies by 10%.
  • Developed and monitored internal controls to safeguard assets and ensure compliance with GAAP standards.
  • Trained and supervised 2 junior accountants.

Accountant at KPMG, NMSep 2017 - May 2022

  • Reduced the company's expenses by 10% through negotiating better rates with vendors and streamlining processes.
  • Increased revenues by 15% through developing new marketing strategies and expanding into new markets.
  • Developed a new accounting system that saved the company $100,000 per year in labor costs.
  • Negotiated a favorable settlement in an IRS audit that saved the company $250,000.
  • Successfully completed CPA exam.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting at University of New MexicoAug 2012 - May 2017

I have learned to be proficient in accounting software, to maintain accounting records, and to prepare financial statements.


  • Financial analysis
  • Financial reporting
  • Tax preparation
  • Auditing
  • Accounts receivable/payable management
  • Budgeting and forecasting • Cash flow management