Writing a great cpa 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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Otta Pelt | (368) 795-9629 | Trenton, NJ


I have over four years of experience working as a CPA. In my previous role, I was responsible for preparing and filing taxes for individuals and businesses. I also provided accounting services to clients, including bookkeeping, financial statement preparation, and auditing. My work helped clients save money on their taxes and improve their financial stability.


Senior Accountant at CPAmerica, NJJun 2022 - Present

  • Led the accounting department in preparing and filing 1099s, ensuring compliance with tax regulations.
  • Streamlined the month-end close process by implementing new software that improved efficiency by 30%.
  • Reduced Accounts Receivable days outstanding by 20% through effective collections management.
  • Negotiated favorable terms with vendors that saved the company $12,000 annually.
  • Trained and mentored two junior accountants, helping them to develop their skills and knowledge.
  • Received recognition from senior leadership for exemplary performance during peak season.

Staff Accountant at EisnerAmper, NJAug 2018 - May 2022

  • Reduced the Accounts Payable aging report from an average of 45 days to 30 days.
  • Implemented a new invoicing process which resulted in reducing DSO by 5 days.
  • Automated the monthly accrual process, leading to more accurate financial statements.
  • Created and maintained Excel spreadsheets for various ad-hoc analysis requested by management.
  • Assisted with month end close processes including journal entries and account reconciliations.


Certified Public Accountant at Rutgers University, NJSep 2013 - May 2018

I've learned how to manage money, how to do taxes, and how to be financially responsible.


  • Taxation
  • Auditing
  • Financial accounting
  • Management accounting
  • Corporate finance
  • Forensic accounting
  • Information technology

Eloisa Switaj | (900) 117-5120 | Bismarck, ND


I am a certified public accountant with over four years of experience. I have worked in various industries, including the financial sector, and have gained a strong understanding of accounting principles and practices. I am highly analytical and detail-oriented, with excellent problem solving skills. I am able to work independently as well as part of a team, and have superb time management skills.


Senior Accountant at LarsonAllen LLP, NDMay 2022 - Present

  • Led the accounting team in preparing for and completing the annual audit with no major findings.
  • Reduced accounts receivable days by 10% through process improvements.
  • Negotiated a $10,000 discount on office lease renewal.
  • Implemented new expense reporting system that saved $5,000 per month in processing costs.
  • Hired and trained two junior accountants.

Staff Accountant at Eide Bailly LLP, NDJul 2018 - Apr 2022

  • Led the charge in developing and implementing new accounting software, which resulted in a $30,000 increase in efficiency.
  • Successfully completed CPA exam.
  • Trained and mentored two junior staff members.
  • Reviewed and analyzed financial statements for accuracy and identified areas of improvement.
  • Negotiated with vendors to secure discounts that saved the company over $5,000 per year.


Certified Public Accountant at University of North DakotaAug 2014 - May 2018

I have learned how to communicate effectively with clients, manage client expectations, and deliver quality work.


  • Taxation
  • Auditing
  • Financial accounting
  • Management accounting
  • Corporate finance
  • Cost accounting

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