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Financial Accounting Manager Accountant Resume Example

With the recent accounting scandals there is an increasing demand for strong AND ethical financial accounting managers. Typically they are responsible for reconciling all of the accounts of the business and making the necessary journal entries to be able to maintain an accurate General Ledger. Typically each month, Accountants in the accounting department will prepare statements which close the period by preparing a set of balanced books which show a cash flow statement, balance sheet, and income statement for that periods activity. The accounting manager must ensure that all of the entries have the appropriate documentation and source data to be able to withstand a audit by a third party auditor. There is no better time to be a professional in the accounting manager capacity.


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Professional Summary

Financial Accounting Professional with 10 years of experience.  Areas of expertise include budgetary planning, control procedures, accounting systems, forensic accounting, Sarbanes-Oxley and ISO. Proven ability to manage cash flow effectively,  guide companies through the audit, and instill accountability in management.  Strong leadership, interpersonal skills, and critical thinking.

Accounting and Administrative Manager, Jan 2000 to present.
Bank of Montreal Ltd., Vancouver, BC

  • Managed and supervised full cycle of accounting operations, including A/R, A/P, bank reconciliation, bank statements and variant analyzing reports for company’s operations in Taiwan.
  • Directed and managed work and staff activities involved with the aspects of operations, including budgeting and forecasting.
  • Established and maintained internal control procedures. Liaised with external auditors semi-annually and legal counsel on a monthly basis.
  • Successfully implemented ERP system in 2006.
  • Responsible for IT, human resources, and purchasing administrative management.
  • Complied with Sarbanes-Oxley Act and local regulations.
  • Prepared quarterly balance sheet reviews with the Finance Director.
  • Compiled budget data and documents, based on estimated revenues and expenses and previous budgets.
  • Conducted credit checks for new customers and collection procedures for overdue account receivables.


Chartered Accountant Association of British Columbia, CA

Canadian Society of Chartered Accountants
CPA – US Certified Public Accountant, 2005

Temple University, Pennsylvania, US
MBA – Masters Degree in Business Administration, Finance, 1994

Southern Texas University at Austin, Texas, US
BA – Bachelors of Science, Finance, 1992


Treasurer, National Cancer Society, 2000 to Present