Bookkeepers are required to manage a company’s financial records to ensure stability of expenditure. They record financial transactions, manage bank statements and even manage payroll.

When building a resume for this position, you need to remember that there is no right or wrong style to present your qualifications for bookkeeping position. The format you use will depend upon your career level, skills and experience. If you have less than 10 years of experience, try to use a skills based/functional format and keep your resume under one page long.

Following is a sample of a standard resume format of bookkeeper position.

Also See: Bookkeeper Cover Letter for Resume


Bookkeeper Resume Sample



George Kurtin

189 Main Road ● Westport Island, ME 66620 ● (999) 900-9999 ●  Email

CAREER OBJECTIVE (See: Bookkeeper Objectives)
Looking for a Bookkeeper position with First Financials utilizing exceptional skills in bookkeeping and extensive background in accounting to assist with the company’s financial records management effectively.

• Over 6 years of experience in accounting and bookkeeping field
• Highly skilled in performing A/P, A/R, billing, financial reconciliations and payroll tasks
• Honest and trustworthy
• Computer: QuickBooks and MS Excel

● Accounts Reconciliation and balancing● Deposit slips preparation
● Reports compilation● Cash receipts and expenditures
● Accounts payable and receivable● Profit and loss statements


Accent Finances – Westport Island, ME

 Dec 2010 – Present


• Maintain company books including A/P, A/R, bank statements and other reports
• Reconcile and balance accounts
• Manage employee payroll services
• Record cash receipts
• Issue financial statements as and when required
• Prepare all tax reports
• Monitor fixed assets and manage invoices
• Maintain budgets and chart of accounts

Major Accomplishments:
✔ Introduced a system of online bookkeeping activities to ensure centralization of financial records
✔ Attained Employee of the Year Awarded following excellence in managing financial controls of the company for the entire year

University of Alaska – Fairbanks, AK

 Jan 2007 – Dec 2010

Accounting Technician

• Maintained financial records
• Reconciled accounts
• Prepared trial balance of books
• Established and balanced a variety of accounts by means of manual and automated systems
• Posted journal entries
• Maintained general ledgers and prepared financial statements

Masters of Business Administration
Major: Accounting

• Able to maintain confidentiality of documents
• Proven ability to perform advanced accounting and mathematical calculations
• Outstanding work ethics with excellent organizational skills
• Good attention to detail
• Excellent organizational and communication skills