Hollis, NY 11423
Dear Hiring Manager,
I am permanently relocating to Florida. I read your online job posting for Accountant with keen interest, as I believe my skills and strengths are an excellent match for this position. You need someone who is highly organized and effective and who can remain positive and pleasant under strict deadlines. I believe my experience and education serves me well for this role.
In my capacity as a Senior Accountant at Gemstone Supermarkets Inc., I accurately maintained multiple ledgers with FMS Solutions while self managing multiple projects and learning new concepts regularly under deadlines. I was responsible for managing multiple regions of accounts involving managing employees’ payroll, managing accounts payable and receivable. I was solely responsible for the purchasing and managing of stationery and office equipment for these locations.
I have also worked in several customer service roles prior to receiving my college education, allowing me to develop excellent communication and conflict resolution skills. I’m proficient in accounting software including but not limited to Microsoft Excel, Word and Sage Accounting Software.
Having worked on many projects as a detailed oriented person, I am very enthusiastic about the possibility to work with a diverse team while managing sole responsibility as an accountant. I welcome the opportunity to discuss how my qualifications would be an asset to the company’s continued success. My resume is enclosed for your reference.
89-35 187th Street, Hollis, NY 11423 917-***-**** email@example.com
Motivated and detail oriented senior accountant with more than ten years general accounting experience. Responsible for multiple regions of accounts generating annual revenues of ninety million dollars. Seeking to apply diverse accounting and administrative knowledge at your company. My skills are:
Administration of accounts receivable and payable
Efficient maintainenance of the integrity of general ledger accounts
Preparation of accurate financial accounts and reports to comply with accounting principles and practices
Able to accurately gather, interpret and analyze financial data
Excellent organizational skills with demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize to meet strict deadlines
Proven ability to quickly learn and use new technologies and tools
Audit and test inventory controls
Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Gemstone Supermarkets, Inc. Jamaica, NY (Aug 2013 – Present)
Senior Payroll Manager - Manage accounts effectively by ensuring three hundred employees are allocated their designated hours worked, vacation, personal and sick pay hours. Analyze any discrepancies between timesheets and employees’ hours worked. Ensure the employees are abiding to the rules and regulations of the Department of Labor and are adhering to the policies of the company. Maintaining employees’ W4 and I9 Forms.
Gemstone Supermarkets, Inc. Jamaica, NY (Aug 2005 – Present)
Senior Accounts Payable Manager - Manage vendors’ accounts in a timely manner. Communicate and resolve pricing indifferences between identical vendors in the same account. Process payments and negotiate payment deadlines between vendors so as to receive deliveries in a timely manner at different locations. Conduct inventory movement to monitor any excessive purchasing of merchandise. Follow up on bank reconciliations to ensure all payments to vendors are received.
Senior Accounts Receivable Manager - Oversee multiple locations, managing customers’ accounts in each of these locations. Ensure all customers’ accounts are paid in full in a timely manner. Communicate and resolve any discrepancies any customer might have with billing.
Senior Purchasing Manager – Stationery and Office Equipment - Perform weekly inventory movement of office supplies for six locations and replenish as needed. Negotiate pricing of supplies among office suppliers. Follow up and solve problems with delivery of product and the quality of the product. Design custom printed documents and send to suppliers for mass printing.
Cashier Clerk, Deli Clerk and Store Clerk (2002 – 2005) – Providing assistance to customers, operating the cash register, helping customer locate products, stocking the shelves and keeping the store clean. Also providing the choicest cold cuts for the customers upon request. Making heroes and sandwiches and daily salads for the customers.
Banks DIH Limited, Guyana, South America (1997 – 2002)
Internal Auditor - Objective evaluations of the company’s financial and operational business activity including its corporate governance. Provide independent assurance that an organization’s risk management, governance and internal control processes are operating effectively.
Certified Public Accountant Candidate
Bachelor of Business Administration, Economics and Finance May 2015
CUNY Queens College
Bachelor of Arts, Accounting Information System May 2009
CUNY Queens College
Sage Accounting 2017