Bookkeeper Resume Examples

Meredith Johnson
15 Hall Avenue
Springville, CA 88765
(559) 617-3272
A position as Accounting and Finance professional where my accounting and management experience will be valued and utilized.
17+ years of business experience.
Bachelors degree in Economics.
Strong background in Financial methodologies and practices.
Excellent oral and written communications skills.
Self motivated.
Creative problem solver and trouble shooter.
Excellent leader and team player.
Commitment helping colleagues and company to best of ability.
Poised,and professional able to commonicate effectively with diverse people.
Fluent in Mandarin and German.
Full-charge Bookkeeping and Accounting
Excellent account management bookkeping expertise; ability to accurately produce financial statements and proper documentation for annual audits. Expertise includes, but is not limited to:

Billing and Collections Inventory Management
Budgets Daily Bank Deposits
Accounts Payable and Receivable Fixed Assets Management
Bank Statements Payroll and Benefits
General Ledger Financial Analysis

Computer Literacy

ADP Software Windows 98
Quickbooks Accounting Quicken
Proprietary Company Software MS Word and Excel

Supervisor for Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable departments. Provide training and leadership to develop, maintain and enhance good customer service skills and accurate accounting practices.

Founded and managed a non-profit organization program for displaced workers. Oversaw the following responsibilities:
Financial and accounting operations.
Writing grants and proposals for federal funds.
Oversaw the daily management organization.

Tempo Employment, Randolph, CA
1997 – Present
Accounting Manager
Data Storage, Inc, Tulare, CA
1993 – 1997
Jr. Staff Accountant
Fashion Place Mall, Visalia, CA
1986 – 1993
Assistant Finance Manager
Christensen & King, CPA, Fresno, CA
1980 – 1986
Full Charge Bookkeeper

California State University, Bakersfield, CA

B.A., Accounting
Academic Fellowship, California State University Community Foundation.
Academic Scholarship, California State University.
Dean’s List – California State University.


MaryAnne Orton
98 Pompton Turnpike
Bushnell, AR
(635) 789-2064
Knowledgeable professional seeks position as bookkeper. Top-notch communicator, self-motivated. Recognized for ability to meet deadlines with accuracy,  resolve errors, and improve cost and efficiency measures for the financial well-being of business. Able to adapt to wide variety of clients and colleagues.
Accounts Payable Payroll  and Benefits
Accounts Receivable Bank & Statement Reconciliations
Procurement Collections and Payment Arrangements
Customer Service Office Procedures
Inventory Financial Analysis
Data Entry
Calaway Ranch
2002 – Present
Credit Officer
Nationwide manufacturer and distributor of cattle.
Reported to: Credit Manager. Achieved outstanding results in recovering outstanding debt, and controlling credit lines for over 240 accounts with terms varying from COD to 60 days.Negotiated account settlements and periodic payment schedules with several long-term outstanding accounts, and effectively retained one client who was considering switching to a competitor. Managed accounts up to $65,000.

Resolved issues surrounding the issuing of credits for the organization’s innovative “free beef” incentive. Awarded to customers for prompt payment. Program improved collections by 15%.

Worked to explain program to customers and soothe disgruntled customers.

Worked with outstanding debtors and reopened stalled communications–in just one month, 14 of 23 outstanding accounts showed improvement.

Harper Communications
1999 – 2002
Small information technology and internet service provider.Restored cash flows in ailing IT business impacted negatively by large market competitors. Balanced books to be able to meet monthly supplier payments and necessitated immediate action to connect the peaks and troughs of cash flows with accounts payable system.

Administered finances for two departments. Processed bank reconciliations, entered receipts and data into the computerized system, and managed daily banking operations.

Established a routine customer follow-up system to encourage regular on-time payments and assure continued cash flows. Successfully achieved increased payment frequency from 97% of accounts.

Revamped accounts payable function to prioritize payments to suppliers, maintain long-term loyalty, and aid cash flows.

Compliance Center
Assistant Accountant
Health care provider with staff of 205. Administered payroll, benefits, and taxes.Administered $250,000 payroll for 10 employees utilizing accounting software. Trained self to quickly use complex accounting software. Saved company 5% in accounting errors.

Psrocessed claims for injured workers and specialists, and created a successful work-return program.

Baramus Community College
Associates Degree, Business
Orange Institute of Business
Bachelor of Arts, Accounting
Proficient in all aspects of  Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), skilled PowerPoint presenter.