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Real Estate Accounting

Roswell, Georgia, 30075, United States
March 10, 2011

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Christopher A. Jones

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Roswell, GA 30075


Attain a full-time staff accountant position


Georgia State University, Robinson College of Business, Atlanta, GA

Master of Professional Accountancy, May 2011

Cumulative Graduate GPA: 3.52/4.0

Accounting Graduate GPA: 3.42/4.0

Northern Illinois University, College of Business, DeKalb, IL

Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, May 2010

Cumulative Undergraduate GPA: 3.51/4.0

Accounting Undergraduate GPA: 3.42/4.0

Candidate for CPA Exam: Spring 2011, currently studying for AUD

NIU College of Business Dean's List


Teaching Assistant, Georgia State University Department of

Accountancy, Atlanta, GA, Fall 2010 - present

. Lecture and lead four classes of approximately thirty

undergraduate students in each class

. Assist and encourage students in understanding basic accounting

concepts through office hours and email correspondence

. Responsible for grading students' homework and submitting grades

to Professor Kris Clark by deadline

. Meet with Professor Kris Clark and other teaching assistants to

ensure that classes and material are taught uniformly

Federal Taxation Intern, KPMG LLP, Chicago, IL, Winter 2010

. Completed tax work papers and returns

. Reviewed tax work papers that were completed by the office that

KPMG outsourced overseas

. Completed the M-1 adjustments for a large real estate client

. Reviewed and summarized over 30 leases, amendments, and


. Performed basic tax research at federal and state levels to

assist tax seniors and managers

. Heavily utilized Microsoft Excel, eForms, and large database

technology, such as RIA, to accomplish tasks

. Worked with Thomson Reuters and IT department to resolve

technology issues and save time for my department

. Recorded state tax liabilities for international client

. Collaborated closely with team members to meet deadlines and

serve clients effectively

Business Careers House Ambassador, Northern Illinois University,

DeKalb, IL, 2008-2009

. Organized and hosted, both in a team and individually, social

and professional events for residents

. Determined, as part of a team, to initiate a social atmosphere

on the residential floor and give constructive criticism when


. Served as mentor to residents by always being open to listen and

give advice

Camp Counselor, Gurnee Park District, Gurnee, IL, 2005-2008

. Coordinated with group of seven other counselors to plan and

organize activities for campers

. Managed ten campers ages, 7-10, and was held accountable for

their safety and well-being

. Remedied problems among campers and staff by listening and

acknowledging other's perspectives


Member, NIU Student Accountancy Society, Spring 2008-Fall 2010

. Networked with firm and company representatives during meetings

and social events

. Helped advertise for the organization by posting presentation

times and locations in classrooms

Volunteer, Christ Community Church, Winter 2010-July 2010

. Taught and supervised children in church's Sunday school

. Participated in monthly community service projects that included

serving others by weeding, cleaning, moving furniture, and other



. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; experience

using Great Plains, Microsoft Access, and other databases

. Enjoy teaching and am comfortable speaking and giving

presentations before an audience

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