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Accounting Clerk Resume

A full-time accounting student wanted to become a part-time junior accountant. A strong summary of skills and good academic credentials appear before beginning work experience.

Sample Accounting Clerk Resume


222 Corner Lane Road • Bay Shore, New York 22222 • (555) 777-0000 •

Full-time accounting student with related experience seeking a part-time position in the capacity of
  • Currently enrolled in a four-year accounting program; excel academically while working part time.
  • Well-rounded experience working in retail sales environments across foodservice and clothing industries.
  • Analytical problem solver with a strong figure aptitude and ability to quickly grasp complex concepts.
  • Disciplined with a strong character developed from extensive athletics and community involvement.
  • Personable with innate relationship-building qualities; communicate effectively in English and Spanish.

Bachelor of Science, Accounting, expected May 2005
Honors: Phi Eta Sigma, Freshman Honor Society Current GPA: 3.9

Coursework: External Reporting, Tax and Business Strategies, Managerial Accounting, Corporate Finance, Principles of Accounting, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Calculus, Business Law, Marketing, and Statistics


> Supermarket City, Riverhead, New York 11/01 - present

Accounting Clerk, Internal Audit Department, Corporate Headquarters

  • Perform general accounting functions focused on high-risk audits of daily inventory for 47 stores, weekly disbursements of short-term payable accounts, and mandatory reporting activities for management review.
  • Research, identify, and investigate over/under charges through review and analysis of vendors’ aging reports for all store sites; and verify, reconcile, and approve payment for entry into network accounting system.
  • Interface between major snack food and beverage vendors and Supermarket City’s Accounts Payable/ Receivable departments concerning invoice discrepancy issues and account billing cycles that include vendor discounts.
  • Assisted Personnel during tax season to trace high-risk fraudulent employee activities for all store locations.
  • Interviewed all levels of personnel to investigate incidents of false Social Security identifications and W-2 forms to cases of embezzlement, with a focus on bookkeepers, cashiers, and field auditors.
Produce Clerk, Produce Department
  • Assisted in broad areas of customer service, sales, marketing, staff training, quality assurance, inventory control, delivery verification, stocking, vendor relations, catering services, and product merchandising.
  • Selected to train four part-time clerks at another store location on daily produce department procedures.
  • Sales Representative, Garment Department, Discount Suits Corp., Riverhead, New York 12/00–11/01
  • Assisted in storewide functions, including sales counter and cashiering activities, part-time employee training, inventory control, stocking, merchandise display, purchasing, loss prevention, and problem resolution.

Active Member, Accounting Society, Long Island University, C.W. Post
Co-founder and Chairman, Bay Shore Alumni Student Association

Windows 2000/OSX; Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access; electronic tax research; Internet research; install, configure, and troubleshoot various hardware and software components

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