Best Resumes for Accountants and Financial Professionals

Because in today?s competitive job market, you need every edge you can find? The founder of the Just Resumes? writing service and author of several popular resume books, Kim Marino now offers practicing and prospective accountants and financial professionals a practical, highly targeted guide to writing winning resumes. Whether you?re an executive making a lateral move or returning to the work force, or a college graduate just entering the accounting industry, this surefire handbook provides you with step-by-step guidance and savvy advice on how to create a professionally designed resume that puts your education, experience, and accomplishments in the best possible light and helps you reach your job objective. Best Resumes for Accountants and Financial Professionals first offers quick tips on the basics of resume writing, proper resume appearance, and the do?s and don?ts of resume preparation. You?ll learn what type of resume best suits your needs and how to create each?whether chronological, functional, or combination resumes. It then gets down to specifics, with tailor-made advice and 80 detailed sample resumes and cover letters for:

  • Accountants and financial pros who are making a lateral move or career change?such as financial planners, securities analysts, portfolio managers, brokers, account execs, and human resource directors
  • Accountants moving up?including public, private, financial, and government accountants
  • Accounting students and recent graduates?from first-year students with no paid experience, to college graduates looking to set forth in the real world
Complete with the names, addresses, and phone numbers of the corporate headquarters of the Big 6 accounting firms and Fortune 500 companies, and an alphabetical listing of key accountant associations and publications, Best Resumes for Accountants and Financial Professionals demonstrates how you can make a lasting first impression, and then reinforce it through the job selection process.