Entry Level Accountant

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Shataya Signorini

shataya.signorini@gmail.com | (858) 563-0276 | Eau Claire, WI

Summary


I am an entry level accountant with over 1 year of experience in the field. I have a strong background in accounting and finance, and I am proficient in QuickBooks, Excel, and other financial software programs. I am detail-oriented and organized, with excellent time management skills. I am able to work independently as well as part of a team.

Experience


Entry Level Accountant at Ernst & Young LLP, WIJun 2022 - Present

  • Assisted in preparing monthly financial statements for management by compiling data and performing calculations.
  • Reconciled bank accounts and resolved discrepancies.
  • Assisted with auditing processes by providing documentation and responding to inquiries.
  • Maintained fixed asset register and depreciation schedule.
  • Prepared journal entries, maintained general ledger, and performed account analysis.

Junior Accountant at KPMG LLP, WISep 2021 - May 2022

  • Reduced the monthly accounting close by two days, from 10 to 8 days.
  • Implemented a new invoicing system that increased efficiency and accuracy by 30%.
  • Trained 2 junior accountants in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Led the initiative to go paperless which saved $5,000 per year in office supplies.
  • Negotiated with vendors to get discounts of up to 20% on office supplies.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Accounting at University of Wisconsin-MadisonAug 2017 - May 2021

I have learned to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to work independently and as part of a team, to use initiative and be proactive, to be well organized and efficient, to be analytical and critical, and to use my creativity.

Skills


  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • QuickBooks
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Financial analysis
  • Tax preparation

Fatuma Mackert

fatuma.mackert@gmail.com | (786) 600-4003 | Portland, ME

Summary


As an Entry Level Accountant with over 1 year of experience, I have a strong understanding of accounting principles and procedures. I am extremely detail-oriented and have a knack for identifying errors and discrepancies. I also possess excellent time management skills and can always meet deadlines. In my previous role, I was responsible for preparing financial statements, managing accounts payable/receivable, and reconciling bank statements. Through my work experiences, I have developed strong analytical and problem solving skills that would benefit any company

Experience


Entry Level Accountant at H&R Block, MEApr 2022 - Present

  • Led the charge in developing and implementing a new invoicing system which resulted in $2,000,000 increase in annual revenue.
  • Implemented cost saving measures that reduced expenses by $1,500 per month.
  • Successfully completed training to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
  • Streamlined the accounts receivable process resulting in a 10% decrease in outstanding receivables.
  • Negotiated favorable terms with vendors which saved the company $5,000 annually.

Junior Accountant at TurboTax, MEJul 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Negotiated with vendors to lower costs by 15%.
  • Led the implementation of a new invoicing system that increased efficiency by 25%.
  • Streamlined the accounting process for 1 major client, saving 10 hours per month.
  • Trained 2 new accountants on company procedures.
  • Caught and corrected errors in 3 coworker's reports.

Education


Bachelor of Science in Accounting at University of MaineSep 2017 - May 2021

I have learned excellent analytical, research, and communication skills while studying Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

Skills


  • Bookkeeping
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • QuickBooks
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Financial analysis
  • Tax preparation