Contract Accountant Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

To obtain a Contract Accountant position with a reputable organization.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • In-depth Knowledge of accounting processes and GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Exceptional ability to prepare financial and auditor statements, schedules and reports
  • Excellent skills in analyzing and evaluating complex data and information
  • Remarkable ability to review and verify accuracy of data
  • Strong experience with PeopleSoft, General Ledger System applications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organization skills
  • Trustworthy individual with strong ethics and integrity

Professional Experience:

Contract Accountant, August 2005 – Present

The Winter, Wyman Companies, Dallas, GA

  • Prepared and followed collection complex billing documentation in accordance with contractual terms with invoice creation via SAP.
  • Reconciled billing plans to appropriate ledgers and cumulative contractual information adhering to applicable contractual escalation formulas.
  • Utilized SAP to prepare and process accounting reconciliations.
  • Provided information to explain period to period actual variance analysis.
  • Prepared and posted non-standard project journal entries.
  • Assisted in scheduling to maintain annual audit and special audit requirements and financial information.
  • Applied policies and procedures, cash flow forecasting and facilitated research of basic technical accounting financial questions.
  • Assisted in general ledger closings and processing.

Contract Accountant, May 2000 – July 2005

CHS Corporate, Dallas, GA

  • Created new accounts and monitored and analyzed spending rate distributions and other changes in net assets.
  • Maintained accounts according to donor wishes regarding temporary and permanent restrictions and provided accurate and timely reports.
  • Ensured monthly and quarterly annuity payments accurately, and managed to make actuarial adjustments at year-end.
  • Recorded all stock gifts journal entries, gain and loss on sale of stock gifts, and maintained records accordingly.
  • Administered accurate, complete, and timely financial budgeting, reporting, account reconciliation and analysis.


Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL