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Ledger Accountant Example CV

Personal information    
Surname(s) / First name(s)  Peter, John
Address(es)  32, Louvre Street, SO15 Y23, Southampton, England
Telephone(s)  +44 123 45 67 89 00 Mobile: +44 123 45 67 89 00
Fax(es)  +44 123 45 67 89 00
E-mail(s)  jpeter@example.com
Nationality(-ies)  British
Date of birth  1.25.1980
Gender  Female
Desired employment / Occupational field  General Ledger Accountant
Work experience   
Dates  June 2002 - present
Occupation or position held  General Ledger Accountant
Main activities and responsibilities  I provided assistance to 3 attorneys by making sure the office was ran smoothly and all of their needs were met. I helped the attorneys prepare for court, trial, or any other important work-related engageResponsible for reconciling monthly bank statements.
Input general ledger transactions into our computerized accounting system as they happen, monitor and analysed changes as they occurred.
Prepare monthly financial reports for management team accurately and on time- Responsible for payroll management, including dispersement and accounting.
Monitored client accounts, preformed collections as necessary, reporting overdue client accounts to the appropriate collection teams.
Generate monthly statements for clients, reviewed these statements with clients as necessary.
Name and address of employer  Lurie Besikof Lapidus & Company, LLP 2501 Wayzata Boulevard. Minneapolis, MN 55405
Type of business or sector  Accounting and Consulting Firm
Dates  May 1999 - June 2002
Occupation or position held  General Ledger Accountant
Main activities and responsibilities  Worked with other General Ledger Accountants in maintaining select accounts.
Properly recorded deposits and withdrawals in computerized accounting system.
Responsible for generating and maintaining financial reports for clients when asked.
Monitor daily activity of company bank accounts, report activity in company journals.
Assist of General Ledger Accountants in generating their own reports.
Assisted with quarterly audit and year end audits.
Name and address of employer   Chertoff Group, 1110 Vermont Avenue, NW Washington D.C. 20005
Type of business or sector  Business Risk Management
Dates  December 1997 - June 2002
Occupation or position held  Accounting Associate
Main activities and responsibilities  Customer service and interaction.
Responsible for ringing up customer purchases on registers, taking payment, providing change when necessary, and receipts.
Shared promotional information with customers when applicable.
Discusses customer requests and inquiries with management.
Total up daily sales and balanced drawer against end of day sales receipts.
Bag customer purchases in an orgWorked with other Associates in maintaining a few accounts at a time, reporting all results to management.
Responsible for corporate journal entries into companies computerized journal entry system.
Prepare financial statements for clients as needed.
Reconciled general ledger accounts with company financial statement accounts.
Worked with customers and vendors in setting up accounts and monitoring those accounts.
Name and address of employer  United Way Worldwide HQ 701 North Fairfax St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Type of business or sector  Non-profit Non-governmental organization
Education and training   
Dates  June 1993 - June 1997
Title of qualification awarded  Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Principal subjects / occupational skills covered  Principles of Cooperate Finance.
Human Resource Management

Name and type of organisation providing education and training  Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio 43221
Level in national or international classification  Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Personal skills and competences  
Mother tongue(s)  English
Other language(s)  
Self-assessment  UnderstandingSpeakingWriting 
European level  ListeningReadingSpoken interactionSpoken production  
Spanish  A1Limited UserA1Limited UserA1Limited UserA1Limited UserA1Limited User 
French  B2Independent UserC2Independent UserA2Independent UserA2Independent UserA2Independent User 
Social skills and competences  Team Work: I have been both a member and a leader on a variety of teams throughout my career. My most recent position, I was a team leader with several associates reporting to me. I can work both well on a team and independently.
Self-motivated, self-starter: Driven to get things done, I have always arrived to work early and often left work late when necessary to finish all tasks.
Detail oriented individual, I take great pride in any work I do and have a strong positive work ethic.
Strong problem and conflict resolution skills.
Organisational skills  Strong organisation skills: maintain my own system of organization that managers have commended as easy to understand and follow.
Trained other Accounting Associates to use the same structure of organization of records at Chertoff Group.
Technical skills and competences   Microsoft Office Certified.
Self-trained understanding of Windows applications and Windows Operating systems (Windows95 - Windows Vista).
Computer skills and competences  Proficient with Microsoft Office Suites including Excel and Access.
Proficient with multiple types of accounting software.
Able to adapt to new software applications easily with minimal training.

Other skills and competences  CP Certified A in Ohio
Driving licence(s)  Ohio Driver''s License, passenger vehicle
Additional information  References available upon request.