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Sample resume Accounting Clerk

If you are looking for a position as an accounting clerk, read and live by this sample resume featuring some of the most basic elements that recruiters look for. Customise it accordingly to fit your specific needs and qualifications.


(852) 92xx xxxx
[email protected]



A professional Accounting Clerk looking to maximize my knowledge, skills and relevant experience in handling accounting and other related tasks.



  • Knowledgeable in accounts payable and receivable process 
  • Organizational and problem solving skills
  • Proficient with most accounting tools and software
  • Familiarity with both Windows and Mac operating systems
  • Communication, research and time management skills
  • Can work with minimal supervision



Accounting Clerk
CVG Business Reliance, June 2014 – 2016

  • Prepare checks for deposit, make an electronic deposit and verify deposits made by other employees
  • Check and payment posting
  • Petty cash and office supply management
  • Record and update general ledger entries, balance daily, weekly, and monthly expenses
  • Establish customer credit lines and set up credit accounts with vendors

Key Contributions:

  • Prepared computer input forms for processing of transaction data very efficiently. This initiative has significantly improved order and data processing by 55%
  • Compared print-outs against source documents and journal entries to verify accuracy, and prepared input forms to reconcile errors, eliminating up to 90% of data errors

Accounts Receivable Clerk 
Dalton and Partners, Inc., March 2012 – May 2014

  • Full-service processing of all accounts receivable and payable
  • Daily petty cash management, voucher disbursement and check encashment
  • Reconcile and record daily bank transactions
  • Update and maintain general ledger entries
  • Assist collection person by providing information on payment discrepancies and make occasional collection calls

Key Contributions:

  • Periodically reviewed records and subsequent computer printouts to balance accounts and to identify suspense items or delinquent accounts requiring further actions, improving account monitoring and win back efforts by up to 80%
  • Received numerous recommendation and appreciation from management



Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration
Management Development Institute of Singapore, 2012



“Sam is an invaluable team member. She has consistently showed diligence in completing any task assigned to her and has shown an extra-ordinary eye for spotting errors and other data accuracies.” – R. Summers, Chief Accountant, CVG Business Reliance

“Sam has helped turn our company around. It is unfortunate that we are unable to offer her a full-time position due to budget constraints. Our loss will definitely be another company’s gain.” – M. Thompson, Account Supervisor, Dalton and Partners, Inc.


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