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Sample Accounting Assistant Resume

QUALIFICATIONS:
More than ten years accounting experience.
Extensive computer experience: Excel, Word, Computerized Accounting.
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
Exceptionally organized and resourceful.
Reliable and adaptable; learns new systems quickly.
Able to implement decisions and set effective priorities to achieve both immediate and long-term goals.


EDUCATION and TRAINING:


1997 – 1999     British Columbia Institute of Technology , Vancouver, BC: Accounting I & II, Financial Accounting I & II, Business Law, Microeconomics.
1984 – 1988    Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania - Bachelor Degree, Major in Commerce.



PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:


July  1999 -  January 2004

Company:      Teck Cominco Corp., Vancouver BC
Position:         Accounting Assistant
Accomplishments:
Prepared numerous journal entries for two large head office companies.
Reconciled inter-company accounts with each site on a monthly basis.
Prepared and maintained supporting schedules for journal entries back-up, investments, marketable securities, long-term debt and interest calculations .
Extensive work with the Treasury System including integrating all bank transactions into the General Ledger and improving the system by solving certain unusual transactions as they arose.
Reviewed General Ledgers at month-end for accuracy and reasonableness.
Prepared tax installment payments and GST remittances .
Reconciled major bank accounts and Balance Sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
Answered queries from within the accounting group and the tax department about General Ledger transactions and balances.
Prepared and locate information for tax audits as required by the Tax Department .
Prepared General Ledger summary information on an ad-hoc basis and involved in special projects when required.








June 1998 – June 1999

Company:    Signature Vacations, Vancouver BC
Position:    Accounting Assistant
Accomplishments:
Reconciled and analyzed all Balance Sheet Accounts and made adjusting entries as required.
Reconciled Bank Accounts (CDN & US), processed any journals required and cashed cheques.
Issued payments to destination representative as instructed for rent, transportation allowances and non-payroll salaries.
Handled all aspects of co-op advertising invoicing and collection.
Processed special cash receipts for any non-A/R payments received.
Reviewed and processed monthly expense reports – processed journals as required.
Performed any other duties as requested by the Director of Finance or Accounting Manager.



Sept. 1989 – Feb. 1997

Company:    Romtelecom S.A., Romania
Position:    Economist - Accounting Department
Accomplishments:
Responsible for customer deposits payable and uncollectible accounts.
Set up all invoices to match purchase orders for payment processing.
Reconciled discrepancies in A/P subsidiary ledger and made proper adjustments.
Responsible for maintaining records of fixed assets and depreciation schedules.
Assisted in preparation of budget and month end reports to headquarter.
Prepared analysis reports for quarterly expenditures requested by the Director of Finance.



COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE:


Operating Systems: Windows 95 , 98, 2000, XP Professional.
Word Processor: MS Word
Spreadsheets: MS Excel.
Computerized Accounting: Agresso,  Logitours, Lawson.