Resume Sample -- Accountant

Blake Jones

123 Main Street                                                                                              314-555-5555

St. Charles, Missouri 63301                                                                     


Objective:    Accounts payable position in the public accounting field


  • Over two years of accounts payable and bookkeeping experience
  • Proficient with Excel, QuickBooks, Peachtree, Access and Word
  • Dependable in completing projects accurately and on time
  • Quick to learn and comprehend new systems and methods



St. Charles Community College, Cottleville, Missouri                                   Graduated 2012

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting           -  GPA 3.60     

Relevant courses:       

            Computerized Accounting                              Financial Accounting I & II

            Cost Accounting                                              Business Tax Accounting

            Microeconomics                                             Macroeconomics



XYZ Accounting Service, St. Peters, Missouri                                                   2008-Present

Accounts Payable/Bookkeeping Clerk       

  • Balanced seven months of critical reports for a loan servicing company
  • Prepared monthly payroll and pay bills for over 25 companies
  • Reconciled cash records to computer records for over 50 accounts on a monthly basis
  • Selected by management to train new bookkeeping clerks 


ABC Incorporated, St. Louis, Missouri                                                            Spring 2012

Accounting Internship

  • Participated in annual corporate tax preparation including development of the final tax documents
  • Developed Excel spreadsheet currently in use for reducing entry time and automatically cross-referencing for errors
  • Awarded Employee of the Month award – first intern ever to win award



  • Vice President, Phi Beta Lamda (Business Fraternity)                       2011-2012
  • Treasurer, Phi Theta Kappa (Honor Society)                                        2010-2011