Chief Accountant Resume

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Career Objective:


A highly competent and CPA certified chief accountant looking for an opportunity with an organization to use my expertise in analyzing financial reports, preparing balance sheets, and solving accounting operations issues.

Summary of Skills:

  • Sound knowledge of the general accounting principles (GAAP), reconciliations, financial summary statements, and revenue forecasting

  • Working knowledge of various accounting software like QuickBooks, GnuCash, SAP ERP and G Suite

  • In-depth understanding of month-end account closing, including preparation of financial statements, verifying journal entries, and identifying discrepancies in entries

  • Capable of utilizing critical thinking and performing adequate research for analyzing business account

  • Team player with strong organizational, time management and communication skills

Work Experience:


Chief Accountant

Four Seasons Incorporation, Los Angeles, CA

March 2016 – Present

  • Assisting the Director of Finance and other senior executives in overseeing financial documents, and making strategic implementations

  • Preparing financial statements, managing accounting transactions, reviewing general ledger functions, and administering strict timeline for tasks

  • Performing reconciliations of accounting ledgers, and assisting in preparation of statutory filing

  • Guiding accounting staff by coordinating activities, answering questions, and resolving discrepancies for critical customer issues

  • Holding monthly departmental meetings with the accounting staff to ensure open communication, and addressing issues faced by the team

  • Supervising daily accounting operations, including account payable, account receivable, deposits, and wire transfers, and checking bank statements

Accountant

BlackLine Financial Services, Los Angeles, CA

December 2014 – February 2016

  • Analyzed and audited financial data, including transactions, coding, records of more than 10 clients per week for identifying variations in profit-loss statements

  • Prepared monthly internal balance sheet and income statements to provide accurate and timely information to the senior management, and external auditors

  • Coordinated with the accounting team to prepare quarterly financial statements and reports to help auditors for analysis

  • Ensured compliance of internal financial accounting procedures and policies in compliance with GAAP

  • Prepared all necessary journal entries to calculate monthly and final closeouts of accounting periods

  • Reviewed, read and summarized key terms in loan related agreements, operating records, and other documents before sending it for approval to senior management

Entry-Level Accountant

Accel Industries, Los Angeles, CA

August 2013 – November 2014

  • Participated in client meetings along with supervisors to address issues related to the monthly financial operations

  • Assisted in performing monthly closing procedures and reviewed various transactions like account payable, and account receivable

  • Performed reconciliations of general ledgers to ensure timely resolution of issues

  • Compiled and analyzed available financial information for the entries in the database, including general ledger accounts

  • Documented large business transactions to review and identify discrepancies in quarterly financial summary statements

  • Performed reconciliations for accounting transactions by following accounting principles (GAAP), federal regulations, and company policies

  • Answered clients’ queries over mail or phone calls, and assisted to maintain long-term business relations with 200+ clients

Education:


  • Master’s Degree in Accounting

    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

    2011


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting

    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

    2009

Certifications:


  • Certified Public Accountant, 2015

    2012

Reference:


On request.