Chief Accounting Officer Resume Samples

The primary job of a Chief Accounting Officer is to lead the accounting department of a business and managing the daily operations. A well-drafted Chief Accounting Officer Resume mentions the following duties and responsibilities – preparing the budget and regulatory reporting, monitoring and analyzing finances related to the budgets; reporting directly to CFO, monitoring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures; reviewing and issuing and correcting errors and inconsistencies in financial entries; evaluating current accounting practices and policies; preparing work papers and supporting schedules, developing and implementing various accounting procedures; and preparing financial statements and other reports.

The most sought-after skills for the post include – prior work experience in managing finance and accounting functions, a good understanding of tax regulations and compliance; experience in navigating through complete technical research, and strong proficiency in SAP and other accounting software. A bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting is seen on eligible resumes.

 

Chief Accounting Officer Resume example

Chief Accounting Officer Resume

Headline : Experienced Chief Accounting Officer service oriented person with experience in the farming and produce, manufacturing, retailing, restaurant, distribution and freight industries. Bank conciliations, payroll, accounts receivable and payables. Computer skilled. Able to work under pressure and comply with delivery, production and other schedules and deadlines with diligence and accuracy.

Skills : Treasury, SEC Reporting, SEC Reporting, Strategic Planning, Business Development, Financial Analysis, Financial Modeling, Metrics.

Description :

    1. Managed the Finance Function including financial planning and analysis, strategic planning, annual budgets, and forecasting, SEC reporting, revenue recognition, financial reporting, Sarbanes Oxley compliance, cost accounting, month-end, and quarter-end closes, and managing the year-end and quarterly corporate audits.
    2. Assumed Interim Principal Financial Officer (CFO) role.
    3. Implemented needed policies and procedures to ensure accurate reporting.
    4. Implemented internal controls.
    5. Diagnosed causes of an Oracle 11i implementation failure and developed a plan to realize a successful turnaround.
    6. Installed the functional system at a cost only 10% above the original budget of $6.7 million; negotiated vendor billing reductions resulting in cost savings of Developed and implemented company-wide budget process resulting in timely financial performance measurements.
    7. Established business metrics.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS


Chief Accounting Officer Resume

Summary : Chief Accounting Officer 25+ years of hands-on experience in management, team leadership, process improvements, purchase acquisition and working with external Auditors, Banks and Insurance companies. Strong in financial analysis, budgeting, and accounting with background in SEC reporting and purchase acquisitions, mergers and integration.

Skills : Executive Management, Financial Management, Financial Analysis.

Description :

    1. Traded fast-casual cafe chain first to be certified as an organic retailer.
    2. Responsible for all corporate accounting functions, including financial reporting, consolidation, policy implementation, and compliance with GAAP for 26-fast casual cafe locations.
    3. Hired, trained and developed an accounting team within 6-month period.
    4. Integrated San Diego market (8 locations) to improve consolidated reporting and complete audit.
    5. Prepared entries and valuation for purchase accounting ASC 805 (FAS141R) and stock compensation ASC 718 (FAS 123R).
    6. Included Led six-person finance and accounting staff and responsible for all corporate accounting functions, including financial reporting, policy implementation, and compliance with GAAP.
    7. Led project to get integrity of the general ledger.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BA


Chief Accounting Officer Resume

Summary : Seeking a Chief Accounting Officer profession with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, International Business, Coaching, ERP Implementation, ERP Implementation, Management, Change Management, Turnarounds, Accounting, Financial Reporting

Description :

    1. Directed all accounting, SEC, tax and regulatory reporting for a public alternative energy company and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturer with annual revenue of $211 million.
    2. Led SEC filing for additional stock offering and multiple acquisitions analyses.
    3. In charged of budgeting, cash and investment management, equity, debt financing, risk management, income and sales, and use taxes, financial analysis, cost accounting, purchasing, insurance, payroll, stock option plans, and 401K administration.
    4. Led and developed a staff of 20 in multiple locations.
    5. Completed year-end close, audit, and timely 10K SEC filing after key financial accounting personnel left the Company while reducing audit fees by approximately $2 million compared to the prior year.
    6. Managed accurate, timely financial information.
    7. Eliminated SEC comments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
B. A. In Accounting

Chief Accounting Officer Resume

Headline : An accomplished, results-driven, collaborative problem-solving leader with a solid cross-functional track record in risk management, financial accounting, strategic analysis, modeling, governance, compliance, restructuring & turnarounds, regulatory reporting, audits, examinations, legal, and IT.

Skills : Microsoft OfficeAnd Lotus1-2-3 And Lotus Note IBM AS400, Coda, Cognos, Quicken, Bloomberg, Reuters, Prime Broker Trade/reporting System Fluent In Chinese.

Description :

    1. Recruited as Chief Accounting Officer to establish the corporate accounting function on the West Coast.
    2. Establishing an international subsidiary and become its acting CFO.
    3. Prepared strategic business plans with the US executive team for discussion with UK investors.
    4. Assessed and negotiated contracts & vendor proposals.
    5. Created and maintained complex models and sensitivity analyses to test and strengthen strategies.
    6. Relocated 8 people, strong accounting team, from Chicago IL area to San Francisco CA without impacting monthly close timeline.
    7. Staffed the new department while strengthening internal controls.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA

Chief Accounting Officer Resume

Objective : Responsible for providing strong leadership, direction, and assistance in setting strategy with clearly defined expectations, Leading the development of progressive physician/facility strategies, and execute plans in order to optimize the long-term potential of the facility.

Skills : Planning Skills, Accounting Skills, Researching Skills.

Description :

    1. Reported directly to CFO and interfaced directly with other senior management team members, the board of directors, advisors, and shareholders or investors.
    2. Monitored compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.
    3. Managed over 5 million dollars in properties throughout the North Lawndale Community.
    4. Reviewed, investigated, and corrected errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
    5. Installed a performance culture resulting in meaningful process changes or improvements to ensure proper internal controls over financial reporting and disclosure.
    6. Assured compliance with federal, state, local, and corporate policies, regulations, and laws, Researched and analyzed accounting matters.
    7. Evaluated current accounting practices and policies and drives continuous improvement Prepared work papers and supporting schedules for the annual financial review.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Chief Accounting Officer Resume

Headline : Task focused and goal-oriented accounting executive that has a proven history of understanding and maintaining the needs and safeguards of a company at all levels within the financial industry. From building a company's internal control infrastructure from the ground up or generating timely and meaningful financial information to shareholders, I have managed to thrive in any given environment.

Skills : Financial Management, Management Skills, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Prepared the GAAP financial statements and federal income tax returns for a group of 19 related closely held companies.
    2. Included S corporations, corporations, partnerships, trusts, and individual tax returns for a privately held company with annual gross revenue of $185 million.
    3. Prepared Property Tax Renditions for approximately 200 locations.
    4. Payroll- prepared bimonthly payroll checks.
    5. Made EFTPS deposit.
    6. Prepared related payroll reports.
    7. Indirectly supervised Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable positions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate In Accounting

Chief Accounting Officer Resume

Objective : To obtain a Chief Accounting Officer position within the company's financial reporting or accounting department where I can utilize my current skills to assist the team immediately and be challenged to learn and improve my knowledge throughout my career.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Oracle, Hyperion, QuickBooks, US GAAP, SEC Reporting.

Description :

    1. Balanced General Ledger, which includes all funds for Gratiot County.
    2. Prepared journal entries requested by the Gratiot County Treasurer, Human Resources Manager, County Administrator, and other recurring entries.
    3. Reconciled bank statements on a monthly basis.
    4. Communicated with County Administrator with budget adjustments.
    5. Assisted department heads with financial questions.
    6. Cleared checks, and any questions about financials.
    7. Prepared new accounts for department heads.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Chief Accounting Officer Resume

Headline : Responsible administrative professional seeking opportunity to utilize accounting and office skills and to enhance and further your company's mission. Noted strengths include payroll accounting, book reconciliation, and business organization and management.

Skills : Administrative Skills, Planning Skills, Accounting Skills.

Description :

    1. Ensured the soundness of the company's financial structure by planning and directing all financial accounting activities, as well as ensuring proper control procedures are in place to adequately steward the finances of the organization.
    2. Advised the Chief Executive Officer, and the Executive Team on financial performance, key financial metrics, and the effect of issues/regulations on strategies, objectives, and financial statements presentation.
    3. Provided leadership, as an individual contributor and manager, for all financial and managerial accounting, compliance, and risk management activities.
    4. Oversaw accounting operations including the adequacy of internal controls for all operations; design and implement financial information systems to set up entities and processes relating to funding accounting.
    5. Designed and implemented the fund accounting process and seek ways to improve financial reporting and controls.
    6. Oversaw internal financial and tax reporting processes.
    7. Maintained and updated internal accounting calendar, including reporting deadlines and other pertinent time-sensitive deadlines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Chief Accounting Officer Resume

Headline : To secure a position in Chief Accounting Officer which utilizes my education, experience, self -motivation, and strategic thinking as part of a team environment. A position that presents me with challenging goals and an ability to learn and grow.

Skills : Accounting Skills, Communication Skills, Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

    1. Directly controlled prospectus drafting, offering cost spend and coordination with all external service providers for the offering.
    2. Responsible for complex accounting analysis for significant risk areas related to allowance for loan losses, tax provisions, and special acquisition accounting considerations.
    3. Provided outsourced CFO and finance services for public and private companies for over 9 years.
    4. Communicated with the Human Resources manager to organize payroll information.
    5. Extensived use of Microsoft Excel in order to effectively analyze, and prepare data.
    6. Collaborated with internal audit, information technology, and other functions to ensure proper internal controls over financial reporting and disclosure.
    7. Led the department's talent-related practices, including performance management, training, and development.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor of Science

Chief Accounting Officer Resume

Objective : Highly motivated Chief Accounting Officer professional with extensive experience in accounting and finance, ranging from the general ledger and cost accounting to budgeting, forecasting, and accounting information systems. Possess excellent communication skills and effectively interact with team members at all levels to achieve shared goals.

Skills : MS Office, Forecasting, Management Skills.

Description :

    1. Managed compilation of annual operating budget for agency and oversee grant budgeting.
    2. Reviewed all contracts and purchase orders for the agency for federal and state awards, and confer with department liaisons from government agencies (DMHSAS, DOC, DHS).
    3. Oversaw monthly close process, including accounts payable and receivable and grant reimbursement.
    4. Ensured maximum generation of revenue by reviewing census and direct care provided for treatment programs.
    5. Created monthly financial statements; presented operating results to the Board of Directors and program directors.
    6. Coordinated and oversaw annual financial audits with independent auditors, ensuring timely and accurate completion.
    7. Directed reconciliations of warehouse lines and secondary market loan sales and repurchases, which identified bad loans in securitized loan pools.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Master Of Science In Accounting