Resume Example: Accounting Manager

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Sample Resume for an Accounting Manager

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Example Resume Accounting Manager

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Pauline Yee
123 14th Street
Boston, MA 12345

JOB OBJECTIVE: Accounting Manager


- Seven years in finance management for organizations ranging from $30M-100M.

- Experienced supervisor with a management style that motivates staff productivity.

- Practical background in accounting.


2004-present, Accounting Manager and Human Resource Manager, TNT, INC., Boston, MA
A hardware/software manufacturing concern that grew 38% each year during tenure.

- Created accounting control systems from manual system, enabling existing staff to support growth at no increase in costs.

- Drafted and enforced accounting policies and procedures in compliance with GAAP that provided the basis for all departmental budgeting.

- Prepared and guided company through its first external audit, allowing TNT to address other forms of working capitalization.

2001-2003, Accounting Manager, CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF BOSTON, Boston, MA
A non-profit corporation comprised of 36 agencies with an overall budget of $56M.

- Established separate accounting system to manage a $2M fund and oversaw its consolidation with agency financials.

- Streamlined AP/AR systems in compliance with federal and state fund restrictions.

- Helped division directors with budget drafts at RFP level.

- Ensured success of program funding by analyzing feasibility of program proposals.

- Identified agency's insurance needs and standardized coverage for all 11 divisions.

1999-2001, A/R and Credit Manager, PARADIGM TECHNOLOGIES, INC., Boston, MA
A hard drive manufacturer with $100M in annual sales.

- Cleaned up AR system and brought it within 90% of agreement, enabling company to borrow against that amount.

- Established credit and risk assessment policies.

- Assisted in accounting system conversion from manual to automated.

1994-1998, Systems Analyst, HERMAN, RIGHTLAND, FORM & MC MALLEY, Boston, MA
The 65th largest law firm in the U. S. with multiple locations worldwide.

- Served as troubleshooter for accounting department's computer conversion.

- Provided system training and support to three departments.


B.A., Boston University, 1994

Dun & Bradstreet: Credit Risk Assessment, Credit Management, Finance Management

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