Bookkeeper Resume

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123 Elm Street, Minot, ND 58703, H: 701.577.8478, C:  701.954.8478, [email protected]



Dedicated Bookkeeper with extensive experience in payroll,  accounts payable, accounts receivable, data entry, and office  administration. Accurate and organized with strong  problem-solving skills, extraordinary attention to detail, and  willingness to go above and beyond the job description.  Experienced in the development and training of personnel. Fast  learner with proven adaptability to new technologies and  applications. Areas of excellence include:

  • Bank Statements
  • Expense Reports
  • General Ledger
  • Financial Reconciliation
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Tax Laws
  • International Currency
  • Financial Reporting
  • Deposit Processing


BOOKKEEPER - 20xx to Present | ABC NORTHEAST,  Minot, ND
Manage accounts payable (A/P) and accounts receivable (A/R) as  the only bookkeeper for a $20 million mattress manufacturer.  Match invoices to receipts and check all pricing. Complete  deposits and post cash to accounts. Process month-end financial  reporting. Prepare reports for the tax accountant and assist the  Controller. Calculate the sales tax and ensure compliance with  the tax laws of six different states. Continually improve and  discreetly maintain 200 confidential employee files. Administer  401(k) and insurance forms.


  • Earned a career reputation for exceptional  efficiency; seamlessly managed the workload of two office  staff members during a difficult downsizing.

  • Entrusted to be the only person trained on the OHM  system for the management of payroll and accounts payable.

  • Carefully managed a sensitive issue; identified  employee theft by carefully monitoring petty cash and  confidentially reported the issue to management.

  • Promoted from an initial Office Clerk position in  20xx.

BOOKKEEPER - 20xx to 20xx | BCD INC., Minot, ND
Maintained contracts for all office equipment and service  vendors. Performed utility invoicing for office lease tenants  and storage / leasing invoicing while applying strong customer  service skills. Handled real estate property taxes and all  related company insurance issues. Managed bookkeeping and  updated journal entries. Produced all reports for CEO  evaluation. Created 1099s and reports for accountants to review.  Conducted bank reconciliation and made deposits. Carried out  accounts payable / receivable duties, and executive  administrative functions.


  • Produced 2% annual savings by negotiating discounts  with vendors. Saved costs by pro-actively searching for and  purchasing new office equipment and re-negotiating lease  contracts.

  • Improved inventory control tracking, invoicing, and  accounting by implementing new warehouse computer software  (ABECAS Insight).

  • Reduced paper and postage fees by changing invoice  billing system to one using e-statements. Increased customer  on-time payments by creating and implementing finance  charges for late payments.

  • Cut costs by learning and performing year-end 1099  process instead of using accountant.

  • Realized 50% annual savings by securing new phone /  Internet / cable provider. Increased efficiency and cost  savings by using desktop TeleCheck machine for deposits.


MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), KISS, Navision  Accounting Software, TeleCheck, 10 Key by Touch