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1. New graduate (functional format):







123 W Lake View Avenue

Chicago, IL 65432

660-111-2345 * [email protected]

Professional position in the financial field of a dynamic firm.

Accounting; Financial Analysis; Business Analysis;

Ratio  Analysis; Asset Valuation.

Computer skills: Microsoft Office, WordPerfect, PageMaker

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration                                      

University of Illinois, Chicago, May 2003

Major: Finance

Intern, Bay Financial Co., Chicago, IL.

  • Balanced ledger accounts
  • Performed bank reconciliations
  • Handled employee accounting
  • Processed loan forms
  • Coordinated between customers and personnel

Vice President Finance Club

Secretary Student Council

Member National Leadership Society

2. Experienced (chronological format):

                                                                                                                                                                           Samuel Johnson

2131 Summer Drive                                                                                                                                            Oakville, IN 43211                                                                                                                                             (813) 465-0123                                                                                                                                                   [email protected]

Objective                    To contribute my health management skills in a dynamic firm.

Experience                 Director, Oakville Research Foundation, Oakville, IN, Jan 2000 to Present.

        • Managed the Research Foundation’s administration
        • Overlooked overall research work
        • Designed and developed new forms of storing information
        • Procured latest state-of-the-art research equipment
        • Organized and coordinated international conferences and seminars

        Assistant Manager, Public Health Services, Springville, IN, July 1994 to Dec 1999

        • Managed the administration side of the Health Services
        • Coordinated between clients and the Services
        • Devised new ways of researching and organizing public health related information
        • Organized seminars and public health awareness programs

                             Public Health Representative, Indianapolis Public Health Administration,                                           Indianapolis, IN, Feb 1990 to June 1994.

        • Coordinated between public and the Administration 
        • Handled and organized information gathered by the Administration
        • Organized Public Health Awareness Programs
        • Assisted Area Manager administer plans and programs                     

Education                     Bachelor of Science, Indiana State University, June 1889                                                                          Major – Health Sciences

                         Computer skills: MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Access

Honors                           Dean’s List                                                                                                                                                        Academic Scholarship                                                                                                                                      Awarded Gold Medal at Graduation 


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