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Junior Accountant Resume Sample

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Junior Accountant resume example

Accounting Major resume example

College Graduate resume example



A junior accountant is usually an entry level candidate assisting in a variety of accounting day-to-day activities. Junior accountants work closely with senior accountants, developing and honing the skills acquired at university.


This includes, but is not limited to, keeping the balance sheet up-to-date and assisting with monthly account closings. For a list of things not to include on your resume check out this simple checklist - don't make these common mistakes! 


Whilst this example resume is useful, you should always try to tailor the resume to you own requirements. Use this example of a junior accountant resume to showcase your talents - we have provided below, a copy & paste version, ready for you to edit in your own information!



Junior Accountant Resume Sample



3174 Clear Diversion

Zipp, Nebraska, 69606-1918,

(308) 233-6231


Junior Accountant with 3+ years of experience of working with accounting teams, ensuring accurate reporting of financial data and maintain accounting principles. Possessing a B.S. in Accounting seeking a position within the medical industry.



Aloha Amigo HOSPITAL Piedmont, NJ

Junior Accountant September 2008 – Present

  • Print and obtain signatures on all accounts payable checks.
  • Assist in maintaining all accounts payable reports, spreadsheets and accounts payable files
  • Research and solve payment discrepancies and perform filing and copying
  • Review the expenditure of the hospital, analyze its position and comprise reports of running costs.
  • Produce an average of 40 reports per month requested by management
  • Assist in monthly and year end closings and prepares analysis of accounts as requested


Account Clerk September 1999 – August 2008

  • Reconcile accounts (checking for errors, balancing, and going back to original source document for verification); and the preparation of standard financial statements
  • Provide support to the Departments of Music and Theatre and Film in personnel
  • Process personnel paperwork and implement financial and human resources policies and procedures
  • Make departmental purchases as directed



B.S. Accounting September 1992 – August 1995

  • Master Sensei of the Origami Society
  • Pyrotechnics Display Expert



  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable (A/P) and expense report processing
  • Adobe Illustrator (Advanced)



Accounting Major Resume Example


This is a sample resume for an Accounting Major student seeking an Accounting position.


This particular candidate is currently pursuing a Masters degree in accounting and has some internship experience. Because of the limited work experience, the author has highlighted relevant coursework and also his commitment to charity work, to help fill out the resume.


This example of a resume can be used by Accounting Majors who need an idea on how to start their resume. Notice that unlike professional resumes, this entry level resume is written with the education section at the top of the page. This is good practice, since it highlights to the reader the most relevant information.


Accounting Major Resume Example


Accounting Major Resume Template 

374 Elm Drive, Princeton, NJ 08540

(609) 589-5820


Seeking a position in Accounting to utilize my knowledge gained from experience and education in the field. Possesses a Bachelor’s degree and currently pursuing a Masters degree in Accounting.




Master’s degree in Accounting Candidate, June 2012 Princeton, NJ

  • Current GPA 3.8
  • Member of New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Elective courses in economics and business administration


Bachelor's degree in Commerce in Accounting, November 2010

  • Graduated Cum Laude
  • GPA 3.7
  • Academic Scholarship
  • Student Government Treasurer



TXY Inc. Princeton, NJ

Accounting Intern July 2011 – Present

  • Perform basic accounting tasks, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
  • Prepare payroll tax and sales tax returns, recorded checks in accounting software

Tax Intern October 2009 – June 2011

  • Prepared corporate income and franchise tax returns and estimated payments
  • Researched federal and state tax issues

New Jersey Elderly Home Princeton, NJ

Volunteer Treasurer June 2007 – Present

  • Coordinate planning of budget
  • Maintain records for income and expenses
  • Complete quarterly financial reports



  • Knowledge of IBM-PC, Lotus 1-2-3, EXCEL, Quatro Pro, WordPerfect 6.1, Paradox 5.0
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, Peachtree
  • Fluent in Spanish



College Graduate Accountant Resume Example!


As a college graduate accountant you will enter the work force in an 'entry level' accounting role, learning the ropes and applying your accounting knowledge to a firm which will more than likely be training you.


You can edit this resume sample to highlight your education and experience that show your potential in the accounting world.


College Graduate Accountant Resume Samples




4878 Round Hickory Road

Scant City, New Hampshire, 03772-2724

(603) 388-6550

College Graduate Accountant working towards a CPA license and holding a B.A. in Accounting seeking a position with a firm who has an intensive highly regarded training program.




Accounting Assistant September 1999 – Present

  • Perform data entry tasks and support tasks in a Program Planning and Controls department.
  • Verify accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records
  • Enter data into computer system using defined computer programs, compiles data, and prepares a variety of reports
  • Recommend actions to resolve discrepancies. Investigates questionable data
  • Supervise and monitor all night audit tasks and financial transactions including but not limited to credit card reconciliations, occupancy tax reconciliations, check postings, accounts receivable, and bank deposits


Bartender September 1999 – Present

  • Take drink orders from guests and serve drinks for a company with total revenues of $1.2billion
  • Mix ingredients, such as liquor, soda, water, sugar, and bitters to prepare cocktails and other drinks
  • Reconcile records with internal company employees and management, or external vendors or customers



CPA September 1995 – August 1998

B.S. Accounting September 1992 – August 1995

  • Treasurer of the karaoke society
  • Awarded best speaker in Debate Society 1994


  • Microsoft Suite proficient (PowerPoint advanced)
  • QuickBooks Pro
  • Certificate in Mixology
  • Voluntarily assisted maintaining accounts of two local NPO’s


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