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❶Under each institution, list honors, extracurricular activities, sports, etc. Senior Engineer — Engineering Division to Present.

Professional Position in Corporate Accounting or Finance. One year of related work experience plus an internship in combination with strong academic training and credentials in: Bookkeeping Assistant September to Present. One of the first three employees hired into the Accounting and Finance Department that currently employs more than Earned four promotions in three years.

Wrote and produced a page accounting procedures manual. Coordinated software upgrades and enhancements with internal IS staff. Accounting Intern Summer Full-time summer position with a financial and accounting services firm. Worked in cooperation with professional staff to prepare journal entries, maintain general ledgers, reconcile bank statements and prepare financial reports for clients in the transportation, telecommunications and hospitality industries. Excellent analytical, negotiation, project management and customer relationship management skills.

Common-sense intelligence with expertise in: Recruited to Jordan Aberson by former manager to spearhead the start-up of their internal investment, financial research and portfolio accounting functions. Acquired excellent experience on both the buy and sell sides of the retail and institutional financial investment industries. Built and maintained strong working relationships with top executives of small- and mid-cap companies nationwide to evaluate their financial positions, discuss earnings forecasts and perform comprehensive research reports as per NASD regulations.

Provided the critical research, analytical and documentation support essential for the growth and expansion of each firm. Consulted with business unit directors to provide tax expertise relative to plant operations, location selection, asset acquisition and divestiture and other general operating issues. Leveraged accounting and financial experience to enter the investment market and expand professional skills to include sales, marketing and new business development. Concentrated on acquisition of new customer accounts and sale of a diverse portfolio of security and mutual fund products.

Provided clients with portfolio analysis and asset allocation strategies to limit risk exposure and maximize returns. Managed corporate tax affairs for three Northern Security Group insurance companies. Liaised with government officials as necessary. Delivered comprehensive financial and tax analyses, reports and recommendations to support corporate restructuring, merger and acquisition projects as the company expanded and diversified.

Planned, staffed and managed daily tax operations for Union Labor Life and its 19 affiliated life and health insurance companies.

Managed a complex corporate tax compliance process to ensure full regulatory compliance and personally prepared the federal income tax return. Directed a series of special tax research projects to identify areas to eliminate tax liabilities and annual obligations. Contributed to substantial annual cost savings. Planned, staffed and supervised general accounting functions and managed financial analysis projects for senior management.

Point person for annual external audits. Excellent hands-on experience in the planning and coordination of critical accounting and financial records for one of the largest life insurance companies in the U. Acquired outstanding experience in virtually all facets of corporate accounting, analysis and financial reporting.

Business Manager to Present. Independently manage all sales, customer service, general accounting, financial reporting, administrative, purchasing, inventory control and staffing functions for a privately owned automotive service facility.

Developed and implemented an entire administrative process and structure to professionalize the business, improve productivity and increase accountability.

Designed a more efficient and cost-effective parts ordering and inventory management system. Business Manager to Launched entrepreneurial venture and established a successful commercial and residential cleaning service.

Responsible for sales, new customer development and customer service. Coordinated scheduling, managed purchasing and inventory, and handled all accounting, billing, collection and banking functions. Merchandiser to Fast-paced position with a high-volume regional grocery distributor. Promoted two times in four years based on strong communications, organizational and customer management skills. Supervisor to Directed hiring, training and employee scheduling. Coordinated product ordering with more than 30 vendors, controlled and documented inventory flow, and managed in-store loss prevention.

Fully responsible for sales, customer service, and sales reporting and reconciliations. Store Manager to Held responsibilities identical to those with Fas Mart, Inc. Managed during a period of significant growth in volume, customers and revenues.

Undergraduate Research Assistant Summer Searched for and evaluated items pertinent to professor's work using microfiche, databases, Internet research, and other library resources.

Proofread and corrected galleys of book, The Indonesian Reader: Researcher and Writer Summer Compiled comprehensive guide to recycled products for consumers and small businesses. Composed questionnaires sent to over companies nationwide for product verification; designed database for storing information.

Wrote and formatted final form of guide. Edited articles for PRC newsletter. Researched legislation on environmental issues; attended and reported on EPA conferences. Formatted magazine, named one of top two college journals in country. Resident Advisor August May Supervised 96 students in residence hall.

Served as primary resource on campus policy and information. Counseled students having difficulty adjusting to college experience. Programmed social activities and information sessions for overall complex of more than students. Student Intern Summer Supervised cases for over 50 clients by explaining rules of probation, maintaining monthly contacts, collecting court fees, and attending court proceedings. Implemented more orderly and efficient system for recording client contacts.

Provided leadership to team for two seasons. Planned, coordinated, and supervised all Glee Club social activities, including events with alumni and other campus groups. Organized Club participation in campus intramural sports. Increased campus exposure of Club through informal performances and distribution of information and pamphlets. Tutored sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students in reading, writing, mathematics, and history. Your resume should look neat, traditional, and easy to read.

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