email@example.com, Farmington, Washington, 509.991.0857
1/2014 – 4/2014
Separated personal and business expenses, and set up business checking account. Set up Quickbooks with detailed
relevant expense accounts, allocated expenditures, created a user-friendly filing system, used accrual based accounting in
accordance with GAAP. Oversaw all audit compliance including creating and managing an ongoing system of reports with
appropriate backup documentation. Advised owners on strategic business and tax planning.
Acknowledged for being extensively well-educated in accounting, tax planning, strategic business planning,
and financial planning; also for being extremely hard-working, eagerness to help and educate wherever
needed, and being creative and innovative with new ideas in all areas of business including marketing/
advertising, public relations, business law, tax law, human resource management, financial forecasting, etc.
6/2012 – 12/2013Accounting Services, LLC, Colfax, Washington
Prepared quarterly payroll, federal and state tax returns while keeping up-to-date on reporting requirements; client base
included sole proprietors in various fields. Maintained ongoing record-keeping and budget analysis throughout the year;
Provided feedback and recommendations to ensure continuing profitability and tax compliance.
Acknowledged for responsiveness, providing knowledgeable advice, organizational skills, and results in a
timely manner; also staying educated in a continually changing field to follow rules and regulations
12/2009 – 6/2012JW & Associaties, PLLC, Colfax, Washington
Sr. Staff Accountant
Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, 2009
Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting and
Palouse Summer Series, Volunteer, 2011, 2012, 2013
Buy Nothing Organization, Volunteer, 2014, 2015
Ballard Senior Center, Volunteer, 2015
Acknowledged for results in a timely manner, work paper clarity, detailed backup documentation
and organizational skills; step up to assist co-workers during absences.
EDUCATION | COMMUNITY
New York Life, Tacoma, Washington
4/2014 – 10/2015
Outbound Marketing Solutions, Seattle, Washington
(Contract accounting position while getting situated in Seattle area)
Organized and efficient accounting and finance professional with office management and public accounting experience
seeks purchasing and accounting specialist at McGregor's. Trusted accountant brings ability to use problem solving skills to
organize, prioritize work load, and perform tasks at a high degree of accuracy and thoroughness, with close attention to
detail and quality content. Independent and positive team player builds and maintains relationships with clients and
co-workers across all levels and brings competence managing complex tasks in confidential environments. Results-
driven and loyal team player with strong work ethic delivers high-level performance in day-to-day operations.
Accounting Theory, Principles, & Practices, Office Management, Account Analysis, Budget Analysis, Inventory Control,
Reconciliations, Allocating Expenditures, Proficient in Microsoft Office & Quickbooks, Excellent Communication Skills
Prepared federal, state and payroll taxes for individuals, partnerships, corporations, S-corporations, fiduciaries and
exempt associations using Lacerte Tax; client base includes many farmers with complex tax situations. Compiled and
reviewed quarterly and year-end corporate financial statements; constructed work papers and input journal entries to
ensure GAAP compliance. Updated client records using QuickBooks.
Maintained accounts payable/receivable and bank reconciliations. Assisted with implementation of new systems and
policies and procedures. Established, maintained, and coordinated the implementation of accounting and internal control
procedures. Prepared and reviewed budgets, revenues, expenses, and other accounting documents. Supervised the
maintenance and alteration of office areas and equipment, as well as layout, arrangement and housekeeping.
Acknowledged for the ability to quickly identify problems and find effective solutions. Strong analytical,
organizational and process skills. Managed personnel by properly staffing, delegating, informing, supervising,
developing standards, and promoting process improvement. Excelled in the areas of supply management,
tracking budget expenses, and inventory control.