Advice 1: How to write a resume for a job as an accountant
Career of the chief accountant is quite traditional: the receipt of special higher education, work as a private accountant, senior, specialized training courses, professional certification, then the position of chief accountant at the enterprise. In fact, this post is the second largest after the position of the head, but sometimes, due to life circumstances, you need to find a new job and it is important to correctly write a resume.
Making a resume, you need to decide two, at first sight, mutually exclusive tasks – to give as much information of interest to the potential employer and to keep a small amount of text. In addition, your resume must be easy to grasp and to attract attention. So it must be split into logical blocks to structure.
In the introduction, write your name, first name and patronymic, give contact numbers, e-mail address and residence, date of birth and citizenship. Please note that your email address should be fairly conservative - indicating egoza[email protected], you run the risk of appearing not to be a very serious candidate, especially to such a position as the chief accountant.
In the next logical block tell us about you received special education. List the educational institutions you graduated from and the courses on which you have subsequently improved their skills. Specify the year and name of the course. Language courses should also specify — which is a big plus.
Tell us about your professional experience in reverse order, starting with the enterprise in which you work with now or the last who quit. List what is included in your job duties, indicate the number of people who work under your command. Tell us about software products that were used for the organization of accounting in the enterprise. In the same vein, tell us about those companies where you worked earlier, with the indication of their positions.
As additional information, list the office packages and software products that you confidently use, list the foreign languages that you own and the level of your knowledge. Specify salary expectations.
Check the text summary that it was not spelling errors, format the document so it can be conveniently read and looked beautiful. Name listed in it companies highlight in bold. If you will send it by email, don't forget to specify in the subject what is a resume for the position of chief accountant, enter there your name and initials.