Chief Accountant Resume

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Jesse Smith

33763 Lost River Rd

Elkhorn, NE 68022



Job Objective To obtain a Chief Accountant position that fully utilizes my experience and abilities.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Certified Public Accountant with experience in financial control, accounting and taxation
  • Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with persons contacted in the work
  • Strong Knowledge of the theory, principles, and practices of general accounting and auditing
  • Profound Knowledge of state and local codes, rules, and regulations
  • Knowledge of the development of systems forms for various types of accounting records and reports
  • In depth Knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques of public administration and personnel management
  • Strong Analytical, problem solving and organization skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, Word, Microsoft Access, and data manipulation
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

Professional Experience:

Chief Accountant, August 2005 – Present

MedCath Corporation, Elkhorn, NE

  • Liaised with members of the council, external service providers, including external auditors and Government departments, as well as suppliers and contractors.
  • Managed the function to provide efficient and effective support to front line and other support services in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Encouraged to work as part of the wider team to contribute to the achievements of the Council’s corporate objectives and priorities.
  • Advised the council on professional financial and accounting matters.
  • Assisted the Financial Services Manager where necessary.
  • Succeeded in leading a team of accountants, providing management, training and development.

Chief Accountant, May 2000 – July 2005

Lapolla Industries, Inc., Elkhorn, NE

  • Managed and supervised directly and through subordinates, professional, and clerical personnel in administering the Property Tax Division.
  • Implemented business processes adhering to laws, codes, and regulations based on analysis.
  • Assisted in the development and implementation of departmental operations and administrative policies.
  • Prepared or supervised the preparation of a variety of complex and special reports.
  • Consulted with and advised staff regarding modifications to existing accounting practices.
  • Reviewed and studied changes in legal and procedural requirements for county and district fiscal records.
  • Revised and maintained forms and systems for financial transactions, record keeping, and budgeting controls.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN

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