Yyyyyy x. yyyyyy
Ambitious and Educated Accounting Candidate
Accounting Functions / Strong Excel and Data Entry Skills / Reconciliation and General Ledger
Recent Graduate with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting seeking to contribute solid understanding of accounting practices and principles to drive organizational controls and fiscal accountability. Strong knowledge of business communications, financial and cost accounting and general business administration. Seeking to secure an accounting position with a progressive organization that values loyalty, hard work and a desire to support organizational goals. Relocating to Houston in the near future.
Ability to Work in a Fast Paced Environment
Accurate and Detail Oriented
Quick to Learn New Technology
Build & Maintain Strong Client Relationships
Dedication to Customer Service Satisfaction
Effectively Manage Multiple Projects
Excellent Communication Skills
Financial/Cost Accounting Proficiency
Microsoft Excel/ QuickBooks / Excel
Strong Analytical Skills
GAAP / GASB Standards
Strong Scheduling Capabilities
2010 to Present: Dresser, Pineville, LA - Accountant Clerk
Perform accounting including cash posting, refunds, and general ledger entries.
Process processed month end closing, AP/AR, billing, collections and monthly production reports.
Managed high volume data entry, review invoices and expense reports for accuracy.
Analyze, research and review price variances, collaborate with management to address and resolve issues.
Operate computers programmed with accounting software to record, store, and analyze information.
Check figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes.
Comply with federal, state, and company policies, procedures, and regulations.
2001 to 2010: City Bank, Xxxxxx, LA - Senior Teller
Balanced currency, coin, and checks in cash drawers at ends of shifts.
Cashed checks and paid out money after verifying that signatures were correct, and that accounts were sufficiently funded.
Provided leadership and oversight for Tellers in banking procedures, teller policies, and customer service directives.
Addressed and resolved customer complaints and issues, counted and recorded currently in vault, and drive business development strategies to open new accounts and gain additional customer business.
Leveraged flexibility and deep understanding of banking processes to work as a roving teller, customer service representative, and receptionist to manage customer flow and work volume.
2010: Northwestern State University, Xxxxxx, LA - Bachelors Degree, Accounting
Yyyyyy x. yyyyyy
<Hiring Contact Name>
<City, ST Zip>
Dear Mr./Ms. ____:
Are you seeking a dynamic, ambitious and adaptable professional to join your team? I am a recent college graduate with a degree in Accounting, and am anxious to begin my career journey with a progressive organization offering opportunities for rewards and advancement based on results. Please accept this letter and my resume as application for the position of <position here>.
Although I have recently attained my degree, I am not a typical new graduate. I have the hands-on experience in real world settings that have prepared me to be a valuable member of your team from day one. 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 learn quickly, drive client relationships and contribute toward improving efficiencies and outcomes has been a key factor in my success. I am planning a move to the Houston area in the near future, and would welcome the opportunity to learn more about your business.
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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