Accounting Directors are highly accounting professionals who can direct, supervise, regulate, manage, control and oversee the whole activities of a team in the accounting department of a company or corporation. Accounting directors possess deep knowledge of business, managerial and sharp accounting skills. Their main role is to review the work of staff accountants, owns certain powers and duties related to administration and management.  They make sure that all activities in the department are well done and efficiently implemented.

Accounting Director Resume Template

John Michael Peterson

34 Center Ville St.

Houston, Texas 3456

Phone: (912) 345-0087


To work as an Accounting Director and play a key role in handling accounting activities in a reputed organization.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of General Accepted accounting principles and accounting procedures and processes
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Accounting and finance  principles
  • Effective time  management, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Prioritized multiple projects with effective management skills
  • Strong  presentation and sound logical, analytical, communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external management, departmental staff and business firms
  • Ability to lead, train and guide the accounting staff
  • Advance knowledge of business related updated software systems

Career Experience:

2006-to present; Accounting Director; Texas Insurance Inc., Houston, Texas

  • Implements the accounting procedures, policies and practices
  • Administers the task of ensuring timely and accurate reporting and recording of financial data
  • Interprets and provides financial analysis to the management of variances from budgets and standards
  • Ensures proper maintenance of cost and general accounting and other financial processes
  • Develop strategic budget planning with the management staff
  • Approves and  reviews the work in progress of the accounting team
  • Sees to it that all complex transactions are handled and managed properly

2003-2006: Accounting Manager; Axis Ltd., El Paso, Texas

  • Handled payrolls processing of company’s employees
  • Developed and introduced a payroll software to speed up payroll work
  • Prepared monthly  company’s invoices, sales and revenue statements
  • Handled Updated tasks to ledgers and journal entries

Education: 1999-2003; Masters in Accounting; Houston University, Texas

Professional references would be furnished upon request