Robert T. Penn
Experienced Accounting Practitioner
Proficient, detail-oriented Accountant exploring opportunity to contribute expertise toward actively supporting operations of a progressive organization seeking a driven team member. Track record of successfully managing a broad spectrum of financial reporting, general ledger, P&L and reconciliation responsibilities. Expertise in Ad Hoc project management and supporting client initiatives. Reputation for superior business savvy and ability to streamline business processes for higher productivity and efficiency. Seeking an Accounting position with a progressive organization that values leadership and a solid work history.
Key Skills Summary
Ability to Work in a Fast Xxxxxxced Environment
Build & Maintain Strong Client Relationships
Perform Critical Business Analysis/Improvement
Complete Thorough and Accurate Reconciliation
Consistent Progression and Responsibilities
Time Management and Scheduling
Effectively Manage Multiple Projects
Consistently Exceed Goals & Objectives
Excellent Presentation and Communication Skills
Exercise Experienced Backed Judgment
Strategic Leadership and Planning
Strong Analytical Skills/Detail Oriented
Sands Casino, Bethlehem, XXXXXX (2009 to Present)
General Ledger Accountant
w Thoroughly and accurately prexxxxxxred journal entries and analyzed data to ensure proper documentation for financial reports; maintained monthly balance sheet, performed effective cost analyses, and completed monthly accrual analyses and month-end closing procedures for all business units.
w As a collaborative team player committed to comxxxxxxny success, enthusiastically took on additional ad-hoc projects in support of Controller needs.
w Displaying strong and effective accounting knowledge and leadership, facilitate critical transition to consolidate Profit and Loss statements.
Smart Apxxxxxxrel (US), Inc., Quakertown, XXXXXX/New York, NY (2008 to 2009)
Staff Accountant/Senior Accountant
w Orchestrated overall accounting responsibilities with professionalism and superior attention to detail; performed journal entries, general ledger and all required substantiating documentation.
w Contributed as a key team member in facilitating standard costing and variance analysis, prexxxxxxred monthly financial statements including; Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Cash Flows, and Key Economic Indicators to provide accurate reporting for the foreign xxxxxxrent comxxxxxxny.
w Worked in cooperation with the Corporate Controller to product standard costing and accomxxxxxxnying analyses, fixed asset analysis and capital budgets.
w Adhered to sensitive deadlines and maintained timely workflow to process monthly and year-end closing reports.
Macray Comxxxxxxny, Flanders, NJ (1985 to 2007)
Office Manager/General Manager
w Led financial reporting activities and prexxxxxxred relevant forecasts and annual operations budgets; reconciled bank statements, general ledger and ensured accuracy for all journal entries.
w Oversaw the inventory management of materials and stock, negotiated vendor terms to increase profit margins by 50% and managed day to day AP/AR and collections activities to ensure cash flow.
w Through the implementation of aggressive process improvement strategies, led the organization to a 90% customer retention rate.
Education / Professional Development
DeSales University C Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Microsoft Office Suite Xxxxxxckage, Cognos, QuickBooks, JBA, AS400, Stratton Warren and Infinium
Robert T. Penn
<Hiring Contact Name>
<City, ST Zip>
Dear Mr./Ms. ____:
During my comprehensive career as an Accounting Professional, I have gained considerable General Ledger, Budget Prexxxxxxration and Cash Flow Analyses experience. 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 surxxxxxxssing expectations, and my ability to be an integral team member has been a key factor in my success.
The accomxxxxxxnying resume can give you an overview of my potential for making a worthwhile contribution to <firm or comxxxxxxny 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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