Certified Public Accountant Resume Samples

A Certified Public Accountant disburses a wide range of auditing, accounting and taxation work, these professionals see that the business or firm or the government agencies adhere to the law policies and disclose the revenue and pay tax at the right time. The most important Certified Public Accountant Resume sample depicts the CPA to analyze the company structure and advise the management with regards to tax ramifications. A CPA should possess a thorough knowledge of Taxation and have good reasoning and analyze ability; they should also be skillful in handling high-end accounting software and give an unbiased crystal clear financial suggestion to the company/individual. A CPA can work independently for private employers/individuals or work for public accounting firms or Government agencies. To work as a CPA the person should possess a Bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting or finance, passing the uniform CPA exam is however mandatory to make a career as a professional CPA.

Certified Public Accountant IV Resume

Summary : Certified Public Accountant IV with 22 plus years of experience is seeking a challenging and rewarding position as a professional employee in accounting, taxes as well as in finance. Experienced professional with the government as well as with both private and public accounting environments. Experienced faculty professor. Ability to engage complex business situations, good builder with problem solving skills. Spreadsheet designer for financial analysis.

Skills : Portfolio Management, Stock And Bond Trading, Interactive Brokers Trader Workstation, Enterprise Resource Planning, Microsoft Office, Accounting Software

Description :

  • Applying the generally accepted accounting principles to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports for each client.
  • Compiling and analyzing the financial information to prepare entries to accounts.
  • Analyzing the financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital.
  • Preparing the basic financial statements such as the balance sheet, statement of changes in net.
  • Training and monitoring the employees that work in accounting positions.
  • Establishing and coordinating the implementation of accounting and accounting control.
  • Keeping informing the clients of any new tax law that may impact their businesses.
  • Collecting and preparing the financial data and related documentation in order to build and analyze financial reports for over 18 clients.
  • Preparing the journal entries, maintaining general ledger accounts and keeping the relevant documentation.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
MBA

Certified Public Accountant IV Resume

Summary : Certified Public Accountant IV with 30 years of experience is seeking to obtain a challenging and rewarding accounting position that provides opportunities to employ my analytical, leadership and interpersonal communication skills to help the company meet its goals.

Skills : Accounts Payable, Financial Statements, Project Lead And Team Member, Corporate Audits, GAAP And Reporting, Resource Management, Complex Problem Resolution, Individual Tax Planning, Standards Compliance, Corporate Tax Planning, Logic And Critical Thinking, State And Federal Tax Returns, Estate / Gifting Strategies, Payroll Reports, Tax Research And Analysis

Description :

  • Successfully managed and won several IRS cases for both corporate and individual taxpayers.
  • Reporting of itemized deductions, i.e., charitable deductions and items subject to 2% AGI limitations.
  • Set, met and have led the firm in challenging goals related to chargeable and billable time to clients.
  • Recommended and monitored budget planning, formation, procurement and execution for clients.
  • Continual identification of firms organizational values and key drivers to sustain the business.
  • Client services include planning and managing client engagements, and collaboration for recommendations and guidance regarding options to achieve and maintain their financial goals and mitigate risk.
  • Completed compilations, reviews, SBOE audits for individual and corporate clients as required.
  • Provided the general bookkeeping, payroll services, and setting up entities in various states.
  • Maintained professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops.
  • Represented clients before taxing authorities and provided support during litigation.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BA

Certified Public Accountant Resume

Summary : Certified Public Accountant with 21 plus years of experience in the Finance domain is seeking an accounting position which offers a high level of challenge, responsibility, and an opportunity for career growth and exposure.

Skills : Strong Computer Including Microsoft Word, Excel, Quickbooks, Lacerte Tax Program And Accountants Trial Balance. Able To Type With A Speed Of 50 Wpm And With 10 Key By-touch.

Description :

  • Performing audits under the generally accepted auditing standards prescribed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, under ERISA standards of the health, welfare and pension funds and other Taft - Hartley Trusts and Local Unions throughout Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada as an active member of a mobile team.
  • Auditing of multi-employer pension, health and welfare plans, and retirement plans-401(k) and 401(a) under the Department of Labor Rules and Regulations and under ERISA.
  • Reviewing the internal control procedures of the administrative office.
  • Ascertaining that audit clients are in compliance with SAS 112 and communicating the findings to management and the board of trustees under the close supervision of the partner.
  • Preparing the audited financial statements in accordance with GAAP, supplemental schedules in accordance with the Department of Labor and internal revenue service requirements and summary of the annual report for distribution to the members and participants.
  • Preparing the government forms such as forms 5500, 990, 199 and lm 2 tax returns for filing with the department of labor and internal revenue service based on the audited financial statements.
  • Performing the audits of the corporation and other entities under standards established under the AICPA.
  • Reviewing (limited scope audits) and compilations of financial statements for various types of business entities, personal financial statements for individuals and cash flow statements.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BS

Certified Public Accountant Resume

Headline : Certified Public Accountant offering five-plus years of expertise in multiple functions of a public accounting firm. Extensive experience in auditing, general accounting, financial reporting, financial planning, income, payroll, and sales tax including preparation and research.

Skills : Microsoft Dynamics, Navision, QuickBooks, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Deltek, CostPoint, Lacerte Tax Program ADP, Paychex QuickBooks, ProAdvisor 2014

Description :

  • Managing the processes and activities for retirement trust assets in excess of $600m. 
  • Developing and implementing the procedures for the more efficient gathering of data and reporting.
  • Reconciling all carrier trades, participant distributions/loans to ensure all funds have been traded and received.
  • Managing annual trust audit including implementation of share site for efficient exchange of information with auditors.
  • Tracking of commissionable trades and cut-off processing between FIBI commission system and daily trade reports to release retirement commissions.
  • Incoming and outgoing wires, ACH, drafting, reconciliation of all proprietary accounting systems and quickbooks.
  • Clean-up of entire retirement trust books for 2012-2013 and maintaining current activity.
  • Monitoring the retirement trust accounts at trustee’s bank and work positive pay issues.
  • Preparing reconciliations, closing general journal entries, and summarizing current financial status by preparing the balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Ensured procedures, policies, legislation, and regulations are correctly followed and complied with.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
College

Certified Public Accountant IV Resume

Summary : Certified Public Accountant IV with 28 plus years of experience in accounting, management, and finance in the insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, retail and real estate sectors. Extensive management and supervisory experience in all areas of accounting including GL, A/P, A/R, Payroll, Budgeting, Financial Reporting, Audit & Tax. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills enhanced through experience working with individuals of diverse ages, cultures, and backgrounds.

Skills : Audit And Risk Assessment, Accounting And Financial Reporting And Analysis, Tax Compliance, Budgeting And Forecasting, Financial Management, Controllership And Decision Support, Business Analysis And Management, Human Resource Management, Performance Management, Project Management, MS Word, Powerpoint And Excel, Quickbooks

Description :

  • Providing accounting, tax, business planning and analysis services for small businesses and individuals.
  • Finding the recording issues in the accounting system of an insurance brokerage firm, saving the company approximately $50,000 in taxes.
  • Providing strategic planning for the owner during the possible sale of the company.
  • Serving a multi-year engagement as a CFO for a medical group. Early in the engagement discovered close to $1,000,000 in unaccounted for funds.
  • Working with insurance companies and law enforcement, recovering most of the loss through insurance claims.
  • Restructuring the finance department of the medical group, including new staff.
  • Providing the strategic financial advice for a computer programming company as it dealt with investors and the internal revenue service.
  • Client advocate, appearing before the IRS and SC department of revenue.
  • Prepared sales tax return quarterly or annually, business license renewal and other business related renewals.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BS

Certified Public Accountant II Resume

Summary : Certified Public Accountant II with 15 plus years of experience is seeking a professional finance position in the financial services industry, utilizing my strong analytical and communication skills to reach and exceed organizational goals.

Skills : CPA, Quick Books, Tax Law, GAAP, Client Acquisition And Service, Personnel Management, Bookkeeping And Full Service Payroll, Company Turn Arounds, Well Versed Most Common Computer Programs And Use Of Office Equipment.

Description :

  • Preparing the individual, small business's corp, and corporate federal, state, and local taxes.
  • Instructing the clients on tax implications of personal/business decisions and partner with them to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Managing all aspects of accounting, finance, payroll, and bookkeeping with regard to clients small business such as A/P, A/R, billing, financial statement creation, and reporting.
  • Analyzing the results of actual business results vs. Projections, benchmarks, and industry standards.
  • Preparing the payroll transactions and creating the quarterly, bi-annually, and yearly tax statements.
  • Working with the clients to establish and implement policies and procedures around their accounting functions.
  • Helping the clients determine best possible system options and coordinate implementation.
  • Maintaining the highest ethical standards and compliant with all state, federal, and local laws.
  • Served as in-charge audit CPA for annual review of financial statements for a client with $40m in annual sales.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BS

Certified Public Accountant Resume

Objective : Certified Public Accountant with 2 plus years of experience in the Finance domain is seeking to obtain a position in a progressive organization where my excellent skills can be utilized for the enhancement and growth of the organization.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Managment, Teaching, Public Speaking, Strategic Planning, Budgeting, Team Building, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting

Description :

  • Tax preparation services which includes 1040s, 1065s, 1120, 1120s, & 990s using ultra tax & lacerte software.
  • Assuming the power of attorney in order to represent our clients before the IRS.
  • Working directly with clients answering tax inquiries & gather important tax documents.
  • Performing the accounting services to our clients which includes maintaining and preparing financial reports, reconciliations, and assisting with payroll functions.
  • Providing the detailed accounting recommendations along with adjusting journal entries for clients internal bookkeeping.
  • Collecting, analyzing, and summarizing the detailed account activity for easier consumption.
  • Designing customized financial statements & managerial reporting, to assist clients in effectively managing their business.
  • Training the client's employees on various financial software packages and accounting functions & processes.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Certified Public Accountant III Resume

Summary : Self-motivated and ambitious Certified Public Accountant III with more than 18 years of experience in general accounting, focusing on analyzing and creating clear and comprehensive financial statements, reports and spreadsheets. Reliable and dedicated employee with the ability to work well under pressure. Detail-oriented and a great team player. Looking for an accounting position that will allow me to use and further develop my skills.

Skills : Accounting Operations, Professional Cash Flow Analysis, QuickBooks, Account Reconciliation, Specialist, Advanced Bookkeeping, Strong Organizational, Microsoft Office 2013, SAINT (Saint Accounting System).

Description :

  • Analyzing and preparing the comprehensive financial report packages for current and prospective clients.
  • Maintaining the integrity of general ledger, including the chart of accounts.
  • Filing the tax returns and preparing the governmental reports in compliance with strict standards.
  • Generating the financial statements and facilitating the account closing procedures each month.
  • Analyzing and researching reporting issues to improve accounting operations procedures.
  • Computing the taxes owed by applying prescribed rates, laws and regulations.
  • Gathering the financial information and organizing the client packages for credit approval.
  • Reconciling the banks for every client depending on each client's requirements (monthly, quarterly or annually).
  • Assisting the clients with financial systems software purchase decisions, implementation and technical support.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
BS

Certified Public Accountant Resume

Headline : Well-organized and efficient Certified Public Accountant with 5 plus years of experience. Works well in a high-pressure environment. Skilled at organizing complex projects, defining project priorities, and delegating tasks. Skilled at encouraging others and developing rapport.

Skills : ATX Tax Preparation Software, Drake Tax Preparation Software, Pro Series Tax Preparation Software, Quickbooks

Description :

  • Assisting in training and managing three staff accountants in various accounting and tax areas and encouraged the staff to further their careers by becoming a Certified Public Accountant.
  • Preparing, examining, and analyzing the accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance.
  • Computed taxes owed and prepared tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment guidelines.
  • Structuring and maintaining the firm's quality control monitoring procedures.
  • Advising the clients in areas such as compensation, employee health care benefits, the design of accounting and data processing systems.
  • Surveying the operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  • Prepared personal, business, and trust income tax returns for clients.
  • Analyzed underlying ledgers to verify accuracy and reconcile discrepancies or errors.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Administration

Certified Public Accountant III Resume

Summary : Experienced Certified Public Accountant III with a proven track record of leading a finance team. Skilled in negotiating with banks, vendors, and customers. Demonstrated expertise in improving efficiency and productivity by evaluating financial management systems and implementing process improvements. Talented in evaluating controls and streamlining processes improving organizational overall efficiency. Considered an expert in the area of financial modeling and the integration of data

Skills : Accounting, Tax Preparation, Business Management, Payroll, Auditing, Budgeting., Quickbooks, Drake, TaxslayerPro

Description :

  • Serving the clients on a consistent and continuing basis in all areas of tax compliance and planning.
  • Representing the clients before the IRS. Successfully reducing or eliminating the client's IRS-assessed penalties through clear and concise correspondence with the IRS.
  • Providing the individual income tax and personal financial consulting services.
  • Communicating with clients and taxing authorities through written and oral means, performing tax research as necessary.
  • Providing services to small and medium-sized businesses including working with owners to better understand their needs and challenges to enable being able to better serve them and contribute to their profitability.
  • Performing the public accounting services including but not limited to individual, corporate, not for profit tax returns.
  • Performing full accounting services for clients including but not limited to monthly financial statements, special reports, and other related accounting matters.
  • Managing, motivating and supervising the accounting team to achieve company objectives.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
College