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									                                     JESSE KENDALL
   123 Elm Street     •   Grand Forks, ND 58201 •           501-555-5555       •

Motivated and highly organized professional with extensive experience in all aspects of accounting, including
accounts payable (A/P), accounts receivable (A/R), auditing, data entry, and general ledger balance.
Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills with the capacity to work successfully with
people at all levels of an organization. Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently and as part of a
team to exceed organizational goals. Fast learner with proven adaptability.

                                       PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ABC Charities – Grand Forks, ND                                                             20xx–Present
Financial Services Accountant
Oversee all transactions within an intricate accounting system for a non-profit organization. Close out each
month to prepare financial statements for monthly Board meetings. Complete all general ledger
reconciliations and maintain full balance sheet control. Monitor internal controls and update procedures.
Key Contributions:
       Streamlined the month-end close process to produce financial statements more efficiently.
       Re-entered all journal entries from the original database into a new accounting
       software program with full accuracy.

BCD Services – Grand Forks, ND                                                       20xx–20xx
Financial Services Accountant
Develop budgets by account and function to provide accurate forecasts and variance reporting. Prepare
supporting schedules for audit. Maintain an investment portfolio and prepare reports for the Investment
Committee. Report directly to the CFO for a $13 million organization.
Key Contributions:
       Drove the reduction of rejected payment documents from over 30 to just one per month.
       Streamlined the payment process and improved vendor relations by linking staff with specific
       departments; cross-trained employees to handle all payment documents.
       Prevented late charges and paperwork confusion by creating an Excel spreadsheet to track
       departmental business travel accounts.
       Earned Employee of the Year nomination.

                                            TECHNICAL SKILLS
          Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), QuickBooks, Peachtree, Blackbaud

                   MBA with emphasis in Accounting, expected completion May 20xx
                                 University of XYZ, Online Education
                                  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, 20xx
                                    XYZ State College, Grand Forks, ND

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