Professional Accounting Resume

Professional Summary:

Highly-skilled professional accountant with more than 6 years of experience in drafting department budget, internal reports as well as analyzing and interpreting past and present financial data. Strong business and accounting knowledge and excellent decision-making, technical, presentation, and analytical skills. Outstanding knowledge accounting procedure from booking to balance sheet reconciliation, and filing of tax and returns.

Summary of Skills:

  • Thorough understanding of accounting policies and procedures, accounting concepts and terms, business and financial strategies and methods, and management accounting principles
  • Excellent reporting and presentation skills to produce and present complex financial information in a way that enables better decision-making process
  • Holds commercial awareness, including general business skills, knowledge of advanced technologies and industry, ability to remain updated with the business and financial trends
  • Proficiency in using Advanced Microsoft Excel, ERP systems, reporting tools such as Cognos and TMI
  • Good team-working and leadership skills to work in collaboration with senior management in making high-level decisions as well as supervise juniors to achieve team goals
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to maintain good relationships and rapport with stakeholders, accounting and management staff
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills to gather and analyze data, and provide accurate financial information
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously within strict deadlines
  • Ability to pay attention to every detail with effective problem-solving skills to avoid mistakes in the financial data

Work Experience:

Management Accountant

SteriCycle Corporation, New York, NY

May 2016 – Present

  • Developing and improving management accounting procedures, analyzing and monitoring variety of financial records to ensure accurate and relevant financial information are available to decision makers of the company
  • Working closely with the management accounting team for compiling, analyzing, and reviewing annual budgets and periodic forecasts to drive the budget setting process
  • Managing month-end and year-end closing process, monthly journals posting, balance sheet reconciliation, accruals and prepayment processing
  • Assisting in the development of financial systems and critically analyzing financial reports, identifying weaknesses and areas for improvement
  • Mentoring, supervising, and training junior staff in the team
  • Playing a significant role in implementing effective financial model, streamlining documentation process, consolidating accounting reports, and securing financial information
  • Working with non-finance personnel and teams to ensure financial processes are transacted correctly by maintaining the integrity of the financial information
  • Preparing statuary accounts, VAT and tax returns, and liaising with auditors and tax advisers as required

Entry-level Management Accountant

Smith and Williamson Inc., New York, NY

March 2014 – April 2016

  • Maintained accurate financial records to enable preparation of management accounts, including journals, balanced sheet reconciliations and commentary on a timely basis
  • Prepared budget and forecasts by identifying and analyzing trends and variances
  • Assisted in the development of year-end financial statements in accordance with appropriate financial reporting standards
  • Assisted in preparing monthly P&L statements and balance sheets appropriately, and ensured that they represent up-to-date financial condition and revenue of the organization
  • Served as a key contact for auditors, and managed annual reporting and audit processes

Trainee Management Accountant

Hudson Executives and Co., New York, NY

January 2013 – February 2014

  • Assisted senior accountant in providing financial support and preparing monthly management accounts
  • Assisted in monitoring of budgeting and forecasting as well as in regular review of accounting transactions
  • Assisted in the preparation of annual accounting summary, and audit schedules
  • Gathered and compiled supporting documents for audits, and liaised with the auditors as required
  • Analyzed market trends, factors influencing business performance, and assisted in the development of financial management mechanisms that minimize risks
  • Performed balance sheet reconciliations, variance analysis as well as produced monthly management reports on key financial information

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

    Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

    2011

Certification:

  • Certified Management Accountant

    Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

    2012

Reference:

On request.