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Sample Professional Resume for an Accountant - Before

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Carole Chun
122 Kismis, Singapore 598063

~ Special Considerations ~

I have a normal employment or education history

~ Goal and Skill Assessment ~

Job Description

I am specifically looking for accounts/audit/finance/business analysis related job.

Why should an employer hire you?

1. 3-4 years of solid accounting background with leading accounting firms
2. Achievement oriented with high energy and positive attitude
3. Team player with leadership qualities
4. Self motivated, independent, and willing to perform multiple and cross-functional tasks

Name three personal attributes.

1. Good interpersonal skills and communication skills
2. Hardworking and willing to take on new responsibilities and responds to it with good initiative
3.Responsible and dedicated, can be relied on to deliver job required

List skills, interests, and abilities

1. Accounting software system -SCALA; application of Microsoft office, particularly Excel and Word, Chinese word processor
2. Effectively bilingual in English and Chinese language (speak, write and read)
3. Extrovert who loves to meet people, easy going and sporty (diving, a-line skating, tennis, hiking, and swimming - team or individual sports)

Are you willing to relocate?

~ Experience One ~

Position, Employer, Location
Accountant, Leverpol & Solomon

March/ 2000, July/ 2001

Company Information
Outsourced financial services


1. There is no promotion during my 1 1/2 year service with the company, however, I have two times revised of my salary from starting pay of 2,900 to 3,600, almost 22% increase in salary.

2. I am an accountant in GL department, I drafted the GL procedure manual, and put up control procedure to the reporting cycle. This includes automating the month end reporting process, (instead of manual), creating reports to improve efficiency, provide guidance to accounts execs and assistants.

3. I am meticulous have an eye for details, have identified, and solved many of the accounting issues presented in the accounts. This includes the consensus usage of inter-company accounts, align the understanding of operations and accounts department on certain product issues, quarterly accruals process cycle.

How did the company benefit from your employment?

Due to my personality, I always try the best of myself to deliver the best. With Leverpol & Solomon, I solved many hidden accounting issues, such as payroll accrual, and rectified wrong accounting entries since the beginning of the operation date.

~ Experience Two ~

Position, Employer, Location
Audit Associate, Accellor & Damien, Singapore

October/ 1997, October/ 1999

Company Information
CPA firm

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~ Education One ~

School and Location
University of London, London, UK

Jan 1995 - Jul 1997

Type of School; Degree; Major
Graduate School; Bachelor of Arts; Accounting and Financial Management

~ Education Two ~

School and Location
Teacher's College, Malaysia

Jan 1994 - Dec 1994

Type of School; Degree; Major
College; South Australian Certificate of Education; Pre-U

~ Education Three ~

School and Location
Independent High School, Malaysia

Jan 1988 - Dec 1993

Type of School; Degree; Major
High School; Unified Examination Certificate (equiv to GCE 'A' Level), Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (equiv to GCE 'O' level);

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