Accounting Analyst Resume Sample

Updated March 26, 2017

Overview

A resume for accounting analyst position is an integral part of your job application process. You need to put in your professional achievements, experience, skills and educational information in your resume.

There are many things that you must never put in a resume such as salary requirements or date of birth information.

Look at the following resume sample for guidance:

 

 

Accounting Analyst Resume Sample

 

 

Henry Jones

58 Waltway Drive | Houston, TX 53965 | (000) 056-2141 | henryjones @email . com


ACCOUNTING ANALYST

Performance Profile
Top performing Accounting Analyst with over 11 years of experience in interpreting and implementing new accounting systems and procedures. Highly skilled in analyzing and offering recommendations on the feasibility of accounting information proposals. Familiar with generally accepted accounting principles as well as general accounting procedures and standards. An independent thinker and relationship builder who has great attention to detail and strong leadership acumen.

Professional Skills
• Highly skilled in developing EDP support specifications and user manuals to describe financial data flow and input and output requirements
• Exceptionally well-versed in analyzing financial feasibility and impact of proposed budget items and investment alternatives
• Known for preparing highly confidential and technical financial reports and forecasts on cash receipts and disbursements

Areas of Expertise

✓ Variance Analysis ✓ Cost Control ✓ Investment Alternatives
✓ Financial Data Gathering ✓ Process Review ✓ Financial Reports
✓ Findings Interpretation ✓ Action Plans Creation ✓ Forecasting
✓ Vendor Set-up ✓ Expense Processing ✓ Reconciliation

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Accounting Analyst
Meritor, Houston, TX | 5/2011 – Present

• Prepare account reconciliations for assigned balance sheets and incoming statement accounts
• Process transactional accounting data such as payroll, cash management and payables
• Assist in the monthly closing of accounts, paying special attention to minimizing discrepancies
• Analyze transactions and standards related to manufacturing processes
• Assist in the analysis of inventory and reconcile general ledgers to sub-ledgers
• Ascertain procedural consistency in all accounting processes and procedures in inter-company recording
• Assist in the preparation of annual budgets, forecast and long-range planning
• Handle travel and entertainment expense processing and provide oversight to the creation and maintenance of purchase orders

Selected Achievements and Contributions
• Reorganized accounting systems by bringing all departmental accounts at par with each other
• Successfully gathered financial data over a period of 3 days, which would have taken 12 days had another way been used

Assistant Accounting Analyst
Timken, Houston, TX | 2/2005 – 5/2011

• Created, monitored and posted accruals and journal entries
• Handled accounting functions for fixed assets, general ledger and inventory reserves
• Performed accounts closing duties and coordinated reconciliation of sub-ledger accounts
• Documented workflow, procedures and checklists and confirmed that all accounting processes were in sync with policies and procedures
• Supported appropriate levels of reviews and oversight for accounting activities performed by different departments

Selected Achievements and Contributions
• Reduced overhead costs by 58% by suggesting use of alternative energy sources during rush hours
• Successfully reconciled an entry that had been in limbo for 6 months, placing a positive impact on the overall accounts of the company

EDUCATION
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance
Texas State University, Houston, TX | 2004

TECHNOLOGICAL SKILLS
• MS Excel (Modeling, Pivot Tables)
• Microsoft Office
• Accounting software, PeopleSoft, SAP

AFFILIATION
Member: American Association of Finance and Accounting: AAFA