Financial Reporting Accountant Resume Samples

The role of a Financial Reporting Accountant is to produce various financial statements and accounting reports for the organization. The job duties that are listed on the Financial Reporting Accountant Resume are – reviewing accounting records, analyzing the data for specific reports, creating required reports for the upper management; preparing financial statements that are required for external reporting; collecting and analyzing financial data, making sure all reports comply with SEC and GAAP reporting regulations and guidelines and preparing internal reports as needed.

Apart from formal qualifications, the job description should detail the following skills and abilities – an analytical mindset, negotiation skills; the ability to develop strong working relationships, commercial awareness, and business acumen; good communication skills; a keen eye for details; the desire to probe well into data; and deadline orientation. A degree in finance or accounting is commonplace among eligible applicants.

Financial Reporting Accountant Resume example

Financial Reporting Accountant Resume

Objective : 9+ years of in-depth experience in Accounting/Financial analysis, Merger/acquisition, and demand planning (Forecasting labor/materials cost) Proven track record of developing and implementing control measures for process improvement Month-end reporting/ closure expert including preparation of various monthly accounting entries and variance analyses.

Skills : MS Office, Windows XP, Hyperion Planning, SAP, Oracle, FileNet, Pivot Table, And V-look Up.

Description :

    1. Added, depreciated, adjusted journal entries, and balance fixed assets on a monthly basis.
    2. Reconciled intercompany balances on a monthly basis.
    3. Reviewed the accounts payable distribution list for proper coding.
    4. Checked ground lease journal entries and payments on a monthly basis and adjust accordingly.
    5. Prepared accruals for monthly sales tax, workers' compensation, and marketing expense.
    6. Prepared accrual for hourly payroll for mall employees.
    7. Reconciled bank accounts for the various malls for the lockbox, checking, depository, gift certificate, and escrow accounts.
    8. Prepared journal entries to record all bank charges on a monthly basis.
    9. Discovered an issue with mall employee theft.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
MBA


Financial Reporting Accountant Resume

Summary : MBA candidate with 4 years of experience in accounting worked at two fortune global 500 companies. Expertise in cost control, financial statement analysis, and consolidated financial statements.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Accounting, Auditing, Financial Analysis, Variance Analysis, Budgeting, Process Improvement, Customer Service, SAP.

Description :

    1. Managed and leads monthly closes out for assigned affiliates.
    2. Prepared Financial Statements.
    3. Prepared FTE analysis and report MTD and YTD variance to Operation teams.
    4. Prepared account/bank reconciliations that require detailed analysis of complex financial transactions to solve issues identified.
    5. Provided guidance to Operation to come up with accurate accruals.
    6. Developed accrual training materials and provides trainings to operation teams.
    7. Conducted Cost of Sales financial analysis and researches driver of favorable/unfavorable expenditures and reports to operation directors.
    8. Performed variance analysis (actuals to budget) and presents financials to directors during month end close meetings.
    9. Maintained and developed allocation methodologies across all divisions.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Accounting


Financial Reporting Accountant Resume

Summary : Certified Six Sigma Black Belt with successful project experience resulting in significant annualized savings. Over twenty years of progressive experience and responsibility with documented success in the areas of accounting and financial reporting at various organizational levels. Including experience working with international divisions, system implementations, and implementing financial shared service concepts.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, And Access, Thomas Baseline, LexisNexis Regulatory Reports: FFIEC 002, FFIEC 019, FR2420, FR2900, TIC BL-1, TIC BC, TIC BQ2.

Description :

    1. Promoted to assume wide-ranging financial reporting duties.
    2. Acquired data, accounted for, and produced monthly closing entries in a timely and accurate manner.
    3. Entries included accounts receivable, cash, and credit cards for three entities, and three affiliates.
    4. Reduced the need for year-end adjustments by precisely resolving unbalanced account items.
    5. Conducted monthly General Ledger reconciliations, and cash/bank account reconciliations including correcting issues accurately.
    6. Assessed and evaluated IDS financials in conjunction with general ledger and senior management.
    7. Spearheaded daily reconciliations of A/R from General Ledger to Epic.
    8. Mitigated cash discrepancies by monitoring and coordinating with treasury/banking entities.
    9. Composed variance report by verifying balance fluctuations after month-end closing.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BBA in Accounting

Financial Reporting Accountant Resume

Summary : With over 14 years of experience in financial leadership positions, delivers superior performance investigating and analyzing options and scenarios; planning and implementing actions to support goals of creating efficiency, cost savings, security, and improving reporting capabilities.

Skills : Hyperion Essbase, Enterprise, And Financial Management Oracle Financials JD Edwards Showcase.

Description :

    1. Prepared supporting work papers for 10-Q &10-K SEC filings.
    2. Duties are as follows: Calculate basic and diluted earnings per share.
    3. Prepared Statement of Cash Flows.
    4. Analyzed changes in accumulated other comprehensive income/loss for the year-to-date period.
    5. Calculated revenue growth.
    6. Summarized the year-to-date activity for stock options, vesting stock, and performance-based stock awards.
    7. Summarized quarterly stock repurchases by the type of repurchase.
    8. Prepared various annual and quarterly revenue analyses for MD&A disclosures.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS in Accounting

Financial Reporting Accountant Resume

Summary : Highly skilled in both Management and GAAP Accounting. Experienced in international financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting. Excellent leadership, communication, and presentation skills. Detail-oriented, proactive, and highly motivated to produce quality work. Resourceful, creative, and able to apply these abilities to achieve superior results.

Skills : Financial Modeling, Leadership.

Description :

    1. Responsible for executing complex accounting functions including preparation and review of journal entries, account reconciliations, preparation of financial statements for the university and four other related entities for internal and external use.
    2. Researched and implemented processes for new accounting and tax regulations.
    3. Instrumental in financial audit support and responding to auditors' questions.
    4. Acted as the main liaison between the university and external auditors for its employee benefit plan audit.
    5. Served as a project manager to implement Banner (ERP system) initiatives coordinating with the Infrastructure Technology (IT) department affecting main business cycles such as collection and application of payments, payroll, payables, reconciliations, and financial statement reports.
    6. Designed and implemented internal controls at the Rosenberg School of Optometry to safeguard more than $1.5 million of assets and was instrumental in providing financial information for its accreditation process.
    7. Managed and successfully implemented the electronic approval of payment of invoices resulting in significant cuts in processing time and paperwork load among department managers, leaving them more time to focus on their critical responsibilities.
    8. Implemented accounting processes to ensure collection and proper recording of real estate rental activities composing more than $1.8 million in annual income.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MBA in International Business

Financial Reporting Accountant Resume

Headline : A knowledgeable and organized professional with over 16 years of accounting experience on a wide variety of projects. Successful using many different accounting systems to develop process-oriented solutions to achieve management goals.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, ProfitStars, Microsoft Dynamics, QuickBooks, FIS IBS GL, Monarch Software, SAP BusinessObjects.

Description :

    1. Responsible for primary accounting functions.
    2. Prepared Monthly Financial Board Reports, including investigating and explaining variances.
    3. Utilized Fixed Asset Software (FAS) to enter assets, depreciate, and create monthly reports.
    4. Saved time by developing a procedure to automatically download monthly depreciation from FAS into the general ledger.
    5. Prepared FFEIC (Call Reports) on a quarterly basis.
    6. Assisted in standardizing the FFEIC reporting process to ensure accurate and consistent reporting between all Marquette Financial Companies.
    7. Prepared weekly Federal Reserve FR2900 reports.
    8. Assisted in standardizing the FR2900 reporting process.
    9. Created Excel Macros to download General Ledger information into spreadsheets for use in Investment, Fixed Asset, Overdraft, and FR2900 reconcilements.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA in Accounting

Financial Reporting Accountant Resume

Summary : Analytical, highly-skilled, and well-educated Accountant with four years of valuable, hands-on experience. Consistently promoted to positions of greater responsibility for exceeding performance expectations. Strong knowledge of GAAP accounting and SOX controls. Proven track record of excelling independently or as part of a team.

Skills : Excel And Powerpoint, Excel Spreadsheets, Sharepoint.

Description :

    1. Assisted in the preparation and documentation of HCC's 10-K and 10-Q filings with the SEC.
    2. Compiled and analyzed financial information for management.
    3. Interact with subsidiaries and other corporate departments to compile information for consolidating reports.
    4. Interacted with external and internal auditors.
    5. Consolidated annual budget and interim forecasts and analyze trends.
    6. Prepared special financial and business-related analyses and research.
    7. Compiled and prepared reports, graphs, and charts of data developed.
    8. Developed forms using appropriate software for users (both corporate and subsidiaries) to upload information into Hyperion Planning.
    9. Provided training and support to users of Hyperion Planning.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MBA in Business

Financial Reporting Accountant Resume

Summary : Financial Reporting Accountant professional with years of experience in the corporate arena and proven skills in Accounting and Analysis. Self-motivated individual with the ability to adapt to change.

Skills : Access, Analyzer, AS400, Excel, FILE CLERK, Hyperion, Lawson Lotus Notes, QAD/Envoy, Real Estate Management System, SAP Vertex/ Quantum Utilities, Word, Crystal Reporting, Oracle, Federal Grant Filings, GMS, Fox Pro, MDS, Timber, Lumber Tracks, PowerPoint, EFOS Management System.

Description :

    1. Reconciled general ledger accounts.
    2. Performed bank reconciliations and related journal entries.
    3. Performed month-end close.
    4. Prepared quarterly & annual work papers.
    5. Performed accounts payable duties.
    6. Reviewed quarterly/annual financial statements and performed variance analysis between financial statements.
    7. Reviewed project tax returns and coordinated month-end close activities.
    8. Prepared and maintained tax and audit schedules for external auditors.
    9. Performed quarterly & annual maintenance for the systems.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA in Accounting

Financial Reporting Accountant Resume

Objective : Financial Reporting Accountant with strong business acumen strengthened with a CPA. Proven expertise leading teams and executing business strategies designed to increase profitability and control costs.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Auditing, Accounts Payable, Financial Reporting, Financial Statements, Account Reconciliation, Accounting, Cash Handling.

Description :

    1. Researched and drafted segment footnotes and MD&A for the SEC filings of a three billion dollar Master Limited Partnership.
    2. Worked directly with independent auditors on quarterly reviews, interim audits, "carve-out" audits, the annual audit, Pro-forma 8K's, and debt and equity prospectus'.
    3. Led Coordinator for the audit and 10K preparation for the three significant subsidiaries.
    4. Coordinated and prepared the quarterly analyst presentation.
    5. Preparation required working closely with Sr.
    6. Management and the Investor Relations Department.
    7. Compiled financial statements for multiple subsidiaries for debt compliance purposes, and worked closely with the Treasury and Finance Departments to ensure all covenants were fully meet.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Accounting

Financial Reporting Accountant Resume

Summary : Detail-oriented Accountant with over 20 years of experience in effectively maintaining accurate accounting information with over 10 years of supervisory experience, most recently with a large-scale oil and gas company.

Skills : Financial Analysis, Budgeting, Management, Forecasting, Accounting.

Description :

    1. Prepared accurate financial statements each month.
    2. Reviewed, transferred, and posted approximately 300 journal entries each month.
    3. Prepared or reviewed most balance sheet account reconciliations.
    4. Reviewed the accuracy of all financial reports before distribution to upper management.
    5. Assisted with the annual budget by developing customized reports to simplify the consolidation of the budgets from all managers and field personnel.
    6. Analyzed and researched reporting issues to improve accounting operation procedures.
    7. Customized reports to have a shorter run time.
    8. Provided support to both internal and external auditors for SOX and Financial audits on a quarterly basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS in Accounting