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Experienced Accountant and Master of Accounting Candidate, eager to integrate strong accounting practices and thorough knowledge of GAAP accounting principles toward supporting the bottom line performance of a progressive employer. Strong knowledge of business communications, financial and cost accounting, and general business administration. Seeking to secure an Accounting position with a Big 4 Accounting Firm that values loyalty, dedication and a desire to support organizational goals.
Core competencies include:
Ability to Work in a Fast Paced Environment
Accurate and Detail Oriented
Quick to Learn New Technology
Prepare Corporate Tax Returns
Build & Maintain Strong Client Relationships
Dedication to Customer Service Satisfaction
Effectively Manage Multiple Projects
Excellent Communication Skills
Thorough and Accurate Reconciliation
Financial/Cost Accounting Proficiency
Microsoft Excel/ Quicken/ProSystem
Strong Analytical Skills
GAAP / GASB Standards
Cash Flow Management and Modeling
St. John s University, Peter J. Tobin College of Business, Xxxxxx, NY - Master of Science in Accounting (In Progress)
Loyola University Maryland, Joseph A. Sellinger School of Business and Management, Baltimore, MD - BBA in Finance
2009 to Present: Frendel, Brown, & Weissman, Xxxxxx, NY - Staff Accountant
Apply strong client relations, analytical, and accounting skills to effectively and accurately prepared income tax returns for corporate and high net worth clients.
Utilize Quicken Deluxe and ProSystem applications to calculate tax consequences for the current year; initiative tracking and electronic filing processes for corporate client tax returns.
2007 to 2008: Morgan Stanley, Baltimore, MD - Operations Analyst (Trade Support)
Provided exceptional business support for commodity futures and options traded by institutional clients; applied dynamic analytical skills in reconciling client and in house accounts valued at $100MM to $5B.
Gained significant insight into business transactions conducted on the NYMEX, COMEX, NYBOT, Montreal Exchange, & CBOE systems
Utilized strong communication skills to collaborate with high profile clients, resolve issues and maintain strong levels of customer service.
Selected to assist in the training and development of new staff members; provided instruction on governing policies, internal procedures and businesses transactions.
Summer 2006: Business Edge Solutions, Xxxxxx, NY - Financial Services Intern
Contributed strong organizational and analytical skills to assist Contract Manager in financial services department
Effectively and efficiently updated statement of work forms in company database for consulting projects, and aided in assigning company assets to consulting projects.
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Dear Mr. _________________
It was a pleasure (speaking with you/meeting with you) on the (date for example, 19th of February or 3rd of July). I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the time you spent with me, as well as to express my appreciation for the information you offered.
I am very interested in the (name of position) position, and I am convinced now, more than ever, that it is the right job for me. I feel my background and qualifications prepare me well for just the sort of challenges and responsibilities we discussed.
Again, thank you for considering my qualifications. I enjoyed our talk, and am available at any time to provide you with any more information you may need. I look forward to hearing your decision.
Yyyyyy x. yyyyyy
<Hiring Contact Name>
<City, ST Zip>
Dear Mr./Ms. ____:
During my comprehensive career as an Accounting Professional, I have gained considerable General Ledger, Tax Return Preparation, Financial Accounting and Cash Flow Analyses experience. I am considered to be a knowledgeable and accommodating accounting practitioner with solid leadership and process improvement skills.
Please accept this letter and the attached resume as application for the position of <position here>. I am anxious to learn more about <organization here> and look forward to your response.
After reading the description of the position you have available, I am certain that I am the qualified applicant you are seeking. I see that you are looking for a professional with the ability to <choose something from the ad here>. I have experience in <draw a correlation here> I have a solid record of surpassing expectations, and my ability to interact with high profile clients has been a key factor in my success.
I am consistently contributing to my leadership skills in a corporate setting, also motivating and empowering team members, managing the client relations processes, juggling multiple administrative tasks and, fine-tuning and auditing plans. I am certain that my experience in high volume accounts management and international business operations would be a key factor in my success with your organization.
The accompanying resume can give you an overview of my potential for making a worthwhile contribution to <firm or company name>. May I meet with you to talk about this position and the role I'd play at your firm? Please call me at (xxx-xxx-xxxx to set up an appointment that works for you.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
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