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Justin Biever, CPA

Justin_biever@icloud.com |300-666-9999 152 Disaster Ln | Disneyland, FL 98175 <DATE> <Contact Name> <Title> <Company Name> <Company Address> <City, State, Zip> Dear <Name>: I am writing to share with you my interest in obtaining an entry-level position with [FIRM NAME] in the Audit & Assurance department. The professional development opportunities and the commitment to the community are the main reasons I want to join [FIRM NAME]. I am an individual who has demonstrated sound business judgment, decisiveness, well-developed planning, analytical, and communication skills, and a high level of performance. What I like the most about the audit service line is working with clients and teammates, studying new accounting pronouncements, learning unique business processes, and navigating a maze of numbers like its a logic puzzle. People have different goals as CPAs, but my goal is to learn as much as possible about the industry and companies I serve and to develop my professional client service skills. In the past I had the opportunity to work as Customer Service Manager. This job gave me opportunity to learn about the importance of going above and beyond to show customers they are important at any time. In my current position, I quickly learned to evaluate and measure data, organize material and information methodically, delegate responsibilities to get the best result, work within a set budget, and meet and exceed expectations. What I offer is a combination of passion for the accounting profession, team leadership, and strategic planning skills that I have leveraged to constantly deliver positive results. I am aware of the time commitment and challenging environment that a career in public accounting entails, but this is what I have always wanted to do with my career, and Im totally ready for new challenges. My resume contains additional details regarding my career accomplishments. I would welcome an opportunity for a personal interview to discuss your organizations needs and the results you can expect from me in addressing those needs. Thank you in advance for your time and review of my qualifications. Yours faithfully, SIGN HERE Justin Biever

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Justin Biever, CPA


justin_biever@icloud.com | 299-940-7772 | Disneyland, FL 12235 WORK EXPERIENCE Financial Planning Analyst, Believers University; Disneyland, FL 2011-Present Assist upper management with the formulation of a $60 million annual budget, establish financial benchmarks of acceptable performance, and initiate corrective action based on actual results Plan and evaluate accounting procedures and policies to ensure transactions are accurate, complete, recorded properly and in the correct accounting period, and according to GAAP Manage a variance analysis reporting process across the university and prepare monthly analysis of operating results, ensuring due dates are achieved and key deliverables are submitted Reconcile accounts, research discrepancies, and make necessary adjusting entries to fairly represent the financial position of the institution Analyze restricted funds, process transfers, maintain records of all fund movements, and verify all funds are managed in accordance with restrictions imposed by donors Provide support to management in the preparation of exhibits, charts, reports, and other narrative and statistical material in support of formal presentations Prepare audit schedules and assist with information needed for the annual financial audit Conduct regular internal audits of corporate credit card statements and reimbursement requests Monitor internal controls and compliance with laws and regulations, especially those related to key financial metrics required to meet bond covenants Apply advanced Excel skills including Pivot Tables, V-Lookup, IF Function, Data Visualizations, Sorting, Nested Functions, Charting, Subtotals, Consolidations, and Macros to complete daily tasks Review financial statements to identify potential accounting and audit issues Perform ad-hoc business analysis to further inform business decisions and present findings and recommendations to senior leaders EDUCATION & LICENSING Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Florida Autonomous University; Wonderland, FL Cumulative GPA: 3.73; Major GPA: 3.70 CPA Certification Certified Public Accountant, State of Florida 2011

2013

SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS Bilingual: written and oral fluency in Spanish Knowledge of GAAP, IFRS, Government & Not-for-Profit Accounting, and GAAS Highly motivated, self-starter, and a team player willing to take on responsibilities Excellent written and verbal communications skills acquired via study and customer service work High attention to detail with excellent organizational and analytical skills and the capability to handle multiple projects and stakeholders Demonstrated leadership and problem solving skills Ability to travel/flexible schedule PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES Accounting tutor at Florida Autonomous University Volunteer at Habitat for Believers and Believers National Reserve

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