4/12 Milan Ave
Victor Harbour SA 5211 M: 0400 222 333 E: email@example.com
Recent accounting graduate looking for a position in accounting and finance where I can utilise my skills, put my learning into practice and make a contribution. I am eager to learn, and excited about beginning my career in this dynamic industry.
Bachelor of Commerce
University of South Australia
Major: Accounting; Minor: Management Graduated: 2011
Bachelor of Business Administration
Università Italia Graduated: 2007
Communication and teamwork
Able to communicate effectively in a professional business manner and as a member of a team. Strong written and verbal communication skills acquired through study and work.
Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
Working while studying a full-time bachelor degree has given me the time management skills to multitask and work under pressure. I am driven to meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy, and have never been late with an assignment.
Enthusiastic, hard-working and eager to learn
Reliable and trustworthy, with a strong work ethic and values. A high achiever; received university study grants every year from 2008 to 2010.
Strong technical proficiency in MYOB (advanced level) and Microsoft Office 2010 (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint), with some experience with QuickBooks.
Fluent in spoken and written English and Italian.
November 2001 – August 2011
Machine Operator, Post-It Engineering
Achieving daily production targets
Checking product quality and adhering to design specifications and international quality standards
Training new employees
Liaising with management to ensure achievement of daily targets
Maintaining occupational health and safety standards
Consistently exceeded monthly production targets and maintained an excellent work record
July 2004– September 2007
Bookkeeper/Office Administrator (part-time), Diego’s Soccer Camps
Red Harbour, SA
Performed bookkeeping/accounting duties, including accounts payable and receivable, reconciliations, payroll tax and GST
Prepared financial reports, including BAS
Managed the database accurately and kept it up-to-date
Maintained confidential records and filesCreated documents, Excel spreadsheets and brochures
Managed internal and external correspondence and emails
Provided customer service and handled customer queries
Kept detailed and accurate accounting records and ensured compliance to current legislation
Helped to design and create camp brochures, resulting in cost savings
Worked closely and harmoniously with other camp staff
October 2003 – May 2004
Accounting Assistant, Giuseppi’s Produce Market
Reported directly to the chief accountant and owner
Assisted accounting staff in managing accounts receivable/payable and end-of-month reconciliation
Remitted cheques and cash to the bank
Made purchases, preparing invoices and keeping track of overdue accounts