Bookkeeper sample resume

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Justine Trigger

100 Gunway Street
Sherifftown NSW 2222
0000 000 000
(02) 1010 1010


I am an enthusiastic and hardworking bookkeeper with over three years experience, looking for further experience in the accounting field.


Pumaville, NSW
Certificate IV in Financial Services (Bookkeeping)
Graduated: 2008
Sherifftown High School
Sherifftown, NSW
Higher School Certificate
Graduated: 2005
UAI: 89.95

Work Experience

January 2009 – Present: Bookkeeper
Alline Timber
Holgaville, NSW

Alline Timber is a medium-sized company that specialises in hardwood and softwood timber flooring.

  • Calculating employee payroll and superannuation
  • Managing accounts payable and receivable
  • Managing invoices and monthly reports
  • Monitoring financial transactions and reports
  • Providing customer service, in person and by telephone
  • Managing office supplies


  • Implemented new ordering process which reduced stocktaking time by 20%
  • Identified unused items in default orders, which were subsequently cut, saving the company money
  • Moved Payroll to MYOB software, which resulted in faster and more efficient processes
February 2008 – January 2009: Office Manager
Tribute Music Studios
Lobsterville, NSW

Tribute Music Studios is an independent record label that specialises in Motown music bands.

  • Managed day-to-day office operations
  • Managed accounts receivable and payable
  • Reconciled accounts on MYOB
  • Managed petty cash
  • Managed staff payroll and superannuation
  • General customer service tasks, including meeting and greeting clients and handling enquiries
  • Ordered office stock and supplies
  • Inducted new employees


  • Cut costs of office supplies by 15%
  • Identified and eliminated inefficiencies in banking and administrative procedures, resulting in 7% savings in unnecessary transactions and fees
  • Proposed and organised visits with superannuation representatives and staff members
January 2007 – January 2008: Administrative Assistant
Esmeralda Cosmetics
Chicktown, NSW


  • Customer service tasks, including meeting and greeting clients
  • Handled and processed mail
  • Managed petty cash
  • Ordered and controlled stock and supplies
  • Assisted with mailouts and press releases
  • Organised office events


  • Managed responsibilities of Office Manager for three weeks during her leave in November
  • Identified good deals on supplies which saved 15% off budget


Software Proficiency Experience
Outlook Advanced 8 years
Word Advanced 8 years
Excel Advanced 5 years
MYOB Advanced 4 years



My interests include fashion, photography and zine-making. In my spare time I run a fashion photography blog:


Fiona Fierce - Finance Manager
Alline Timber
Phone: (02) 0000 0000
Quincy Pilkington - Managing Director
Tribute Music Studios
Phone: (02) 0000 0000

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