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Charles Bloomberg
San Francisco, USA
(621) 799-5548
Detail-oriented General Accountant with over 10 years of experience in financial reporting, budget management, and compliance. Proven track record in optimizing financial processes and reducing costs using advanced accounting tools and practices.
General Accountant | Company A
March 2020 — Present, San Francisco, USA
• Managed monthly, quarterly, and annual financial closings, ensuring 100% accuracy and compliance with GAAP standards using QuickBooks and Oracle Financials.
• Reduced operating costs by 12% through detailed financial analysis, cost reduction strategies, and improved procurement practices over a 2-year span.
• Directed a team of 5 junior accountants, improving departmental efficiency by 20% through the implementation of workflow automation and advanced Excel modeling.
• Conducted comprehensive audit preparations and worked with external auditors to ensure successful audits with no significant findings over 3 consecutive years.
• Developed and maintained a detailed internal financial reporting system, reducing reporting errors by 90% and facilitating more timely decision-making by senior management.
Senior Accountant | Company B
April 2015 — February 2020, New York, USA
• Oversaw the reconciliation of over 100 accounts monthly, using SAP to ensure balance sheet accuracy and adherence to regulatory requirements.
• Improved budgeting processes by 15% by developing detailed financial models and variance analysis reports, leading to more accurate forecasting and budgeting.
• Spearheaded the implementation of new accounting software, resulting in a 25% reduction in manual data entry and a significant decrease in potential errors.
• Formulated and reviewed financial statements, ensuring compliance with both internal policies and external regulations including SOX.
Accountant | Company C
June 2011 — March 2015, Phoenix, USA
• Conducted daily account reconciliations and journal entries for over 50 active client accounts, ensuring transactional accuracy using QuickBooks.
• Prepared and analyzed monthly management reports, contributing to a 10% improvement in financial planning and resource allocation.
• Collaborated closely with financial advisors to develop customized financial strategies for clients, enhancing client satisfaction and retention rates by 7%.
Junior Accountant | Company D
January 2008 — May 2011, Austin, USA
• Assisted in the preparation of balance sheets, income statements, and other financial statements for review by senior accountants, ensuring full compliance with GAAP.
• Processed payroll for a client base of over 200 employees bi-weekly, maintaining accuracy and timely disbursement using ADP payroll systems.
• Supported audit preparations and data entry tasks, achieving a 95% reduction in inconsistencies through diligent verification and cross-referencing.
Bachelor of Science in Accounting | University of California, Berkeley
December 2007
Expert-Level Skills
Financial Reporting, Budget Management, GAAP Compliance, QuickBooks, Oracle Financials, SAP, Audit Preparation, Cost Reduction, Financial Analysis, Team Leadership, Workflow Automation, Excel Modeling, Variance Analysis, SOX Compliance, Soft Skills: Detail-oriented, Analytical, Strong Communication, Team Leadership
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