Public Accounting CV Template

While drafting a CV for a person with Public Accounting background, it is important to highlight the varied experience in fields of audit and tax related to public accounting. This template can be used by a Certified Public Accountant or one undergoing his training for CPA. It is important to state experience in related fields of business like HR, Purchase, Sales etc.

Sample Public Accounting Resume Template

Uma Thornton, FCCA, CPA

56, Black Street,



Mobile Number: 44 7654 8954

Telephone Number: 01876 985432

Career Objective

As a good chartered public accountant, I can utilize my experience of 8 years to lead the Finance and accounts department. Excellent understanding of the underlying principles of Corporate accounts. Augment my knowledge of Public Accounting with respect to Corporations and Public Companies and also understand the tax structure for such companies

Educational Background

Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (UK)-ACCA

Certified Public Accountant, 2007

B.S in Accounting, 2004

Bachelor of Commerce 2002

Work Experience

2008-Present: Corporate Accounts, Manager, Barnsby & Taylor Inc.


  • Handled joint ventures, mergers,
  • Analysis of financial data
  • Conducted Audits
  • Corporate tax Return
  • Was responsible for a team of 4

2007-2008: Finance Controller, Durnhill Inc.


  • Prepared financial statements as per local laws and international accounting standards
  • Maintained accounts as per international standards
  • Budget control, cost control
  • Preparing feasibility reports
  • Asset management
  • Inventory management and cost accounting of various projects

2004-2007: Senior Auditor, Dirk & Dirk Accountants


  • Prepared and interpreted management accounts
  • Tax planning
  • Prepared consolidated financial statements

2002-2004: Accountant, Charleston Associates


  • Bookkeeping
  • Bank reconciliation statement, journal entries and balance sheet


Proficient in MS Word and MS Excel,

Proficient in the latest accounting software


  • Handled corporate mergers and joint ventures
  • Cost control and Budget control expert