Student Accountant Resume Sample

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Luca Pacioli

Nationality: Florentian
Date of birth: 1447-11-11
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Education

2015 - 2019, MA (Hons) Accountancy and Finance, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy

Courses include: Financial and Management Accounting, Auditing, Business and Corporate Finance. Also took options in Management and Economics during my first two years of study, including Micro- and Macroeconomics and Managing Customers and Markets. 

2009 - 2015, Istituto San Francesco, High School, Perugia, Italy

Advanced Highers: Accounting (B), English (C)

Highers: Accounting (A), Business Management (B), English (B), Geography (C), French (C) 8 Standard Grades, including Chemistry and Music 

Work experience

07/2017 - 08/2017, Administrative Assistant, Sforza Ltd., Naples, Italy
  • Acted as first point of call for all enquiries and directed them to the relevant departments.
  • Dealt effectively with all day-to-day administration, including sourcing and booking travel, completing and filing orders and liaising with suppliers.
  • Assisted the Finance Manager with the preparation of paperwork for a company audit. 
06/2014 - 08/2016, Shop Assistant, Medici's Gift Shop, Perugia, Italy
  • Involved in and, in my last year, responsible for planning and carrying out stock takes and ordering in of goods. 
  • Suggested and was able to implement a summer promotion which increased sales by 20% over a two-week period. 

Skills

Communication
  • Developed excellent written communication skills through my degree for which I regularly write reports and essays. 
  • Experienced in delivering presentations, both individually and in groups, to groups of up to 50 as part of my degree. 
Business Awareness
  • Managed the finances for our successful Young Enterprise company which was nominated for the regional final.
  • Was always keen to contribute ideas to develop the business at Purdies Gift Shop, one of which resulted in a sales increase of 20%. 
  • Studied the principles of running and developing businesses as part of my degree. 
Organisation
  • Provided fast and efficient customer service while working at Medici's, dealing with many customers and requests at one time while staying calm. 
  • Organised paperwork and diaries with great attention to detail while working at Sforza Ltd., so that the full-time Administrator I covered for could take over from me without difficulty.
  • Learned to manage my time efficiently through juggling studies, part-time work and extra-curricular activities and have never missed a deadline for coursework. 

Achievements

  1. Accountancy Society – Have been a member since first year and regularly attend meetings, listen to speakers and enjoy the social events such as the annual ball.
  2. Gymnastics – Joined the University club last year and train at least once a week. Was a member of my school team and took part in competitions throughout Italy.
  3. Duke of Sforza – Gained a Silver Award in my last year at school. Particularly enjoyed our expedition to Tuscany.

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This resume sample exemplifies what an accounting student resume should look like. At this point in your career, you probably don't have much experience to show. For this reason, the education and skills sections dominate this resume. Each of the two is quite extensive and describes in detail what skills did the candidate acquire and how. Finally, when you cannot depend on previous experience, related extracurricular activities can help support your candidacy too.


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