Finance (New Grad) Resume

by JobBound

Taryn Swarner
2000 Myoctopus Street, Central, CA 82982
[email protected], 916.799.2449



University of California - Santa Barbara: June 2007
Bachelor of Arts, Business/Economics - Accounting emphasis
Double Minor: Sports Management, Athletic Coaching
Accounting: GPA: 3.4/4.0


Finance Intern, UCSB Finance Department, June '05 - August '06

  • Worked Closely with the management of six  departments to help project more than $2MM in annual budgets

  • Rectified more than $75,000 in accounting  mistakes by reconciling dozens of monthly bank statements

  • Presented investment reports, meeting  minutes, and several financial sections of Finance Board  book presented to university Board of Directors

  • Helped prepare year-end audit materials  and closing procedures for alumni programming

  • Work full-time in summers and 15-20  hours/week during school year while maintaining full course load

Bookkeeper/Office Manager, Flynn Embroidery, Santa Barbara, CA, February '05 - February '06

  • Reduce invoicing errors 15% by helping  execute migration to Microsoft Access invoicing system

  • Overhauled and implemented new automated  monthly sales tax payment system

  • Introduced company's first-ever  computerized system to back-up all accounting files

  • Managed $80,000 in monthly accounts  receivables and payables across hundreds of vendors and  customers

  • Processed all year-end closing procedures  to balance out 2005

  • Executed payroll, tax, reconciliation, and  account processing

  • Worked 10 hours/week while marinating full  course load and other internship

Vice-President Membership, Gamma Phi Beta Sonority, February '06 - Present

  • Exceeded previous spring's recruitment totals by successfully filling house quota

  • Revamped week-long recruitment process for more than 400 women, by reorganizing internal structure

  • Oversee a staff of 20 membership team personnel

  • Introduced new initiate workshop, helping 37 members improve recruiting skills

Teller, Goleta National Bank, Santa Barbara, CA, August '03 - February '05

  • Administered key $500,000 - $1,000,000  sensitive accounts with ITI data system

  • Balanced more than $10,000/day in cash  drawers, money orders, cashier checks and vault

  • Caught consumer "kiting" funds between two accounts


  • Accounting Association, Member, 2005 - Present

  • VIDA, IRS Volunteer, prepared taxes for low income families, 2004

  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Volunteer 2006

  • UCSB Panhellenic Council, Programming Coordinator/Risk Management, 2004 - 2006

  • Interests include, volleyball, snowboarding, and comedy shows