JOB SEEKER, CPA
123 Main Street City, ST 92345 (555) 555-0000 firstname.lastname@example.org
CORPORATE CONTROLLER SENIOR FINANCIAL MANAGER
Experienced financial management professional with over seven years of experience as a corporate
controller and four years of experience in public accounting. Certified Public Accountant with extensive
knowledge and practical application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Strong
business leader and trusted advisor to owners, shareholders and executives on accounting and tax matters.
Strong Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) experience. Successfully completed three acquisitions,
including systems and personnel integration, and one sale to a foreign company.
Proven experience delivering clean audits. Created strong internal controls, processes and
policies leading to the completion of five clean annual financial audits.
Hands-on start-up experience. Developed the accounting and financial infrastructure for two
start-up companies, including accounting systems, staff, compliance and risk management.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INC. City, ST
2004 to present
Recruited by the CFO of this $45 million professional services firm to manage all corporate accounting
functions and staff. Manage a 12 person accounting team, oversee financial statement preparation,
prepare consolidations and issue monthly financial statements with commentary for management.
Worked with investment bankers to complete three successful acquisitions of competing firms.
Integrated accounting systems and employees, and converted benefits.
Improved cash flow by decreasing DSO from 47 to 39 days, securing a $2 million line of credit and
negotiating net terms with key vendors.
Completed two clean financial audits and oversaw preparation of tax returns.
RESIDENTIAL LENDING, INC. City, ST
2003 to 2004
Reporting to the CEO, managed the accounting and finance functions