Accounting Manager Resume Sample

When applying for an Accounting Manager role, it’s a good idea to tailor your resume to the position for which you’re applying. A great resume includes a clear objective statement along with relevant work experience, relevant skills and educational history. Use the sample resume below to help guide your own Accounting Manager resume.

Charles Terry



New Orleans , Louisiana(555) 983-1297Charles.Terry@email.com

Professional Summary

Disciplined Accounting Manager and financial steward with more than 15 years of well-rounded, practical accounting experience. Constantly looking for financial oversights that cost companies money, which brought to light an overpayment of $1M in credit card bills due to the vendor’s error. Coach, mentor, and influential leader to promote a positive work environment and growth for overall success. Seeking a Controller position with a medium-sized oil & gas company or accounting firm in the greater New Orleans area.

Skills

  • Effective project management skills to implement project plans with on-time completion

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Advanced-level experience in Microsoft Office suite

  • Expert-level technical experience in various accounting systems

  • Expert-level expertise in SAP, Oracle and Vision

Work History

  • Manage a team of 20 accounting and finance specialists overseeing accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, collections, invoicing, tax accounting and budgeting

  • Ensure compliance with state and federal financial laws, including SOX compliance

  • Provide and prepare the necessary documentation for any internal or external audit; Identify areas for efficiencies and cost reductions

  • Analyze monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reports for review by the executive leadership team

  • Reduced company expenditures by 25 percent by regularly monitoring reports to identify cost savings

  • Managed team of five financial specialists overseeing budgeting, payroll, joint venture accounting and tax accounting

  • Handled tax reporting throughout the year and for year-end tax returns

  • Fostered cross-team training and communication, resulting in increased morale and team collaboration

  • Reconciled weekly balance sheets

  • Handled accounts payable and accounts receivable for Appalachia basin assets

  • Trained 10 new junior staff Accountants on company accounting policies and procedures

  • Participated in various accounting project teams to ensure alignment with company policies and budgetary limits

  • Reconciled weekly balance sheets

  • Handled accounts payable and accounts receivable for Appalachia basin assets

  • Trained 10 new junior staff Accountants on company accounting policies and procedures

  • Participated in various accounting project teams to ensure alignment with company policies and budgetary limits

Education

Additional Information

  • Coaching certification from the Supervisory and Management Institute

  • Active member of the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce and of the Accounting Professionals of America