Inventory Accountant

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Shawneece Seager | (547) 058-3477 | Portland, OR


Inventory Accountant with over 3 years of experience in maintaining and reconciling inventory records. Skilled in auditing physical inventories, investigating variances, and ensuring accuracy of data. Able to work independently as well as part of a team. Organized and detail-oriented with excellent communication skills.


Inventory Accountant at Nike, ORMar 2022 - Present

  • Reduced inventory levels by 10% through more efficient ordering and storage practices.
  • Cut inventory costs by 15% through negotiations with suppliers.
  • Developed a new system for tracking inventory that improved accuracy by 5%.
  • Implemented a just-in-time delivery system that reduced stock levels by 20%.
  • Trained junior staff in best practices for Inventory Accounting.

Inventory Accountant II at Adidas, ORSep 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Led the inventory team in conducting a physical count of all company assets, resulting in an 98% accuracy rate.
  • Developed and implemented new tracking system for high value items which resulted in a decrease in shrinkage by 12%.
  • Conducted analysis of current inventory levels and suggested changes to streamline operations and reduce costs - saved $15,000 annually.
  • Created monthly reports detailing inventory levels, trends, and discrepancies for management review.
  • Trained 2 junior accountants on best practices forinventory accounting.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting at University of OregonAug 2014 - May 2019

I've learned how to calculate and record financial transactions, manage accounts, and prepare financial statements.


  • Inventory Management
  • Cost Accounting
  • Financial Analysis
  • Microsoft Excel
  • SAP Business One
  • QuickBooks Enterprise
  • Oracle NetSuite

Darleen Viol | (166) 336-1905 | Boulder, CO


I am an experienced inventory accountant with over three years of experience in the field. I have a strong background in accounting and finance, and I have a deep understanding of how businesses operate. I am highly analytical and detail-oriented, and I excel at managing complex financial data. I am also an expert in Excel, which makes me well-suited for managing large quantities of data.


Inventory Accountant at Walmart, COJun 2022 - Present

  • Led inventory audits that uncovered $5 million in overages and discrepancies.
  • Reduced write-offs by 25% through process improvements.
  • Implemented new perpetual inventory system that increased accuracy by 10%.
  • Negotiated with vendors to get better pricing on raw materials, saving the company $250,000 annually.
  • Trained 3 junior staff members on accounting best practices.

Inventory Accountant II at Target, COSep 2019 - Apr 2022

  • Led inventory count for 100+ SKUs and resolved discrepancies with little to no direction.
  • Reduced cycle counting frequency by 30% through process improvements.
  • Actual number or percentage.
  • Implemented new perpetual inventory system that increased accuracy by 5% *actual number or percentage.
  • Negotiated prices with vendors that resulted in $5,000 annual savings *amount saved annually.
  • Reconciled monthly inventory reports against financial statements.


Bachelor of Science in Accounting at University of Colorado BoulderSep 2015 - May 2019

I have learned how to record, categorize, and analyze financial transactions to produce financial statements and reports.


  • Inventory Management
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Data Entry
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • QuickBooks
  • ERP Systems (SAP, Oracle, etc.)
  • Communication