Sample Accounting Clerk Resume

The accounting clerk resume presents the skills and strengths of the job candidate in a clear and convincing format.

You can successfully adapt this sample job-winning resume for your own use, simply insert your own information into this well-structured example.

Accounting clerk sitting at desk with accounting documents and calculator

Make good use of the sample accounting clerk resume objective statements to highlight your own accounting job competencies, skills, accomplishments and abilities as they relate to the job opportunity.

This will get your resume noticed and quickly persuade the reader of your suitability for the accounting clerk job opportunity.



Your mailing address
Your phone numbers
Your email address


Seeking a responsible accounting clerk position with a reputable company

Objective Statement

Example 1:

Technically proficient accounts clerk responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and general bookkeeping support functions in a high volume working environment.

Close attention to detail together with solid organizational and problem-solving skills ensure efficient completion of multiple accounting tasks. Proven ability to maintain accurate accounting records. In-depth working knowledge of a range of accounting applications. An independent, hard worker with good communication skills.

Example 2:

Over X years experience providing accounting and clerical support to busy accounting department.

  • Competent in basic bookkeeping procedures, preparing invoices, processing payments and account reconciliations.
  • Solid knowledge of computer applications for the accounting environment.
  • Good organizational and planning skills ensure successful achievement of key responsibilities within strict deadlines.
  • Detail-orientated and willing team player.

Work Experience

Accounting Clerk

Zane Corporation, Irving, TX

September 2020 - Date

  • review, verify and process accounts payable transactions
  • generate invoices and verify billing input
  • receive and process payments
  • prepare bank deposits
  • follow up on collections
  • perform bank reconciliations
  • audit and enter employee expense reports
  • reconcile assigned accounts
  • prepare and input journal entries into general ledger
  • prepare and distribute monthly financial reports
  • verify and process timecards
  • calculate withholdings and prepare payroll checks
  • ensure compliance with internal controls

Accounting Clerk

Light Living, Irving, TX

August 2018 - August 2020

  • processed accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • prepared end-of month-accounting reports
  • investigated and resolved account discrepancies by auditing documentation
  • managed inventory


Hill College, Hillsboro, TX

Associate Degree in Accounting, 2018

Technical Skills

  • MS Office
  • Quickbooks
  • Oracle
  • data entry, analysis and management
  • knowledge of key accounting principles and procedures
  • knowledge of regulatory reporting rules
  • numeracy skills

Core Competencies

  • task planning and organizing
  • communication skills
  • problem-solving
  • decision-making
  • attention to detail
  • team player


Available on request

Accounting Clerk Job Description for Resume

Insert your own career information into the accounting clerk resume sample. Use the detailed accounting clerk job description to help you with accounting clerk duties and responsibilities for your resume. 

Blackboard with accounting clerk duties written on it

Accounting Clerk Resume Objective

When writing your resume objective statement consider the following:

  • your resume objective should concisely highlight your skills and expertise as they relate directly to the job opportunity.
  • take note of the keywords used in the job posting and job description to determine the most important skills and requirements for the accounting clerk job.

You can adapt the accounting clerk resume objective examples above or refer to the advice and examples provided at how to write a resume objective

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