Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Accountant Resume Sample

Lenore A. Example

23 ABC Avenue, #1

City ABC, State ABC, 1234




To obtain a tax position in a local accounting firm


Accountant 1998–present

University ABC City ABC, State ABC

§ Prepare financial statements and reports for the University system

§ Initiate and maintain the capital lease accounting

§ Assist with the audit of the University system

Staff Accountant 1998

Company ABC City ABC, State ABC

§ Prepared tax returns for corporations, partnerships, trusts, not-for-profits and individuals

§ Participated in multiple reviews, compilations, and audits

§ Prepared financial statements and reports based on results of field work

Tax Preparer 1995–1999

Company XYZ City ABC, State ABC

§ Prepared individual returns after interviewing clients and reviewing their documents

§ Prepared multiple state returns and verified corporate, partnership and foreign country returns for the owner and manager


Certified Public Accountant 1998

§ Successfully completed the examination in May 1998

§ Applied for licensure in WV in March 2000

State ABC University 1997

City ABC, State ABC

§ Master of Professional Accountancy, Summa Cum Laude. 4.0 GPA

§ Beta Gamma Sigma National Business Honorary


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