Staff Accountant Resume


Sam Sterling

604 Harmony Lane

Pleasantville, CA 94588




  • Outstanding ability to establish and maintain clientele.
  • Quickly creates good rapport with co-workers, staff, management, and clients.
  • Proficient in QuickBooks Pro, Excel, Word, WordPerfect, Quattro Pro, Access and Windows.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Unilink accounting software, Tax Works, depreciation and amortization software.
  • Analytical, yet creative; willing to assume responsibility.
  • Dedicated-can be counted on to get the job done accurately.
  • Bi-lingual-fluent in reading, writing and speaking English and Spanish.
  • Hands-on experience with:


     financial statements and analysis       tax accounting

     income taxes       revenue and expenses

     cost and managerial accounting       database management

     assets, liabilities and stockholders‘ equity       accounting information systems


Idaho State University.  Master of Business AdministrationDegree-Accounting.  December 2003.

Idaho State University.  Bachelor of Business AdministratiDegree-Accounting.  December 2002.

BYU-Idaho.  Associates Degree in Accounting.  April 1998.

BYU-Idaho.  Associates Degree in Business Management. April 1998.


CC Computer Services & Training.  Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Photoshop, WordPerfect, Quattro Pro, FrontPage and QuickBooks Pro.  1996 to 2002.


Rigby High School.  Diploma.  May 1993.



Engleson & Capell, Pocatello, Idaho  2009 to Present

Staff Accountant

  • Prepared tax returns, financial statements, established and maintained clientele, consulted and advised clients, prepared tax planning, maintained client databases, depreciation and amortization schedules, filed quarterly payroll reports and quarterly sales tax reports. Increased revenue $20,000 within two months of being assigned non-producing accounts.


Engleson & Capell, Pocatello, Idaho  2001 to 2009


  • Prepared tax returns and financial statements.
  • Maintained client database using Access.
  • Quickly learned new software and instructed other staff members how to use it efficiently.


Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho  2001

Accounting Tutor

Tutored and assisted bi-lingual students in accounting fundamentals through intermediate accounting.


CottonTree Inn, Rexburg, Idaho  1997 to 2001

Night Auditor/Guest Services Attendant

Audited daily ledger, cash and credit card sales, made guest reservations, and provided excellent guest services.


Los Angeles, California   1994 to 1996

Service Representative

Arcadia Mission.  Utilized leadership, organizational and bi-lingual communication skills.


CC Computer Services & Training, Idaho Falls, Idaho   2000 to Present


  • Teach QuickBooks Pro and Excel to individuals and groups.
  • Set up QuickBooks Pro for private and commercial businesses.


K-Upholstery, Rigby, Idaho  1988 to Present


Cost estimates, customer service, collections, and general upholstery work for the office, home, restaurant, automotive and marine industries.



  • Member, Beta Alpha Psi, The National Honors Fraternity for Financial Information Professionals
  • Member, Eta Lambda Chapter
  • Placed Nationally in Capstone Business Modeling Simulation
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
  • On My Honor Award and Duty to God Award


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