Accounting resume

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Mary Smith

117 River Street
Homesville SA 6222
Mobile: 0444 404 044
Home: 06 8777 0000


To apply my accounting experience to a role in project accounting, and further develop my skills across different accounting areas to maximise my expertise and efficiency in the position.


University of Homesville
Homesville, SA AU
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Major)
Graduated: November 2006


Homesville High School
Homesville, SA AU
Higher School Certificate
Graduated: November 2002

Work Experience

Jan 06 – Present: Graduate Accountant (Settlements)
Doyles Bank
Homesville, SA AU


  • Complete accounting functions for classified transactions involving stock shares and government bond trading
  • Finalise the day's balance, and prepare and print management reports
  • Investigate and reconcile discrepancies when they occur
Nov 05 – Jan 06: Customer Service Officer
Big Insurance Ltd
Homesville, SA AU


  • Provided information on various insurance products to customers
  • Made follow-up calls to help with any further queries and generate sales
  • Maintained time sheets
  • Analysed and recorded data from customer satisfaction questionnaires
Dec 04 – Jan 05: Summer Clerk
Second Tier Firm
Homesville, SA AU


  • Participated in internship activities
  • Developed client liaison skills
Jan 03 – Dec 03: Gap Year


Cheryl WhiteManager, Settlements
Doyles Bank
Tel: 06 9987 7899
Professor Adam Davidson –  Head of School of Commerce
University of Homesville
0412 2345 5432
Tel: 06 4443 3334

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