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Accounts Payable Manager

Wheeling, Illinois, United States
January 17, 2018

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Accounts Payable and Finance Professional


Experienced and self-driven, goal-oriented professional, offering over 25 years of strong qualifications in accounts payable and finance with exceptional analytical skills and problem-solving ability. Proficient at managing vendor relationships and thrive in fast-paced, challenging environment. Verifiable track record of completing assigned tasks on time, always going above and beyond providing strategic and well deliberated recommendations. Dedicated leader with exceptional customer and client focus. Recognized for improving operational systems, processes, and team performance. Maintains 100% accuracy in processing. Robust knowledge and experience in financial analysis and reporting. Articulate in English and Russian, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, ProDiver, AS400, Concur


Manager, Accounts Payable, Maurice Sporting Goods Northbrook, IL April 1991-December 2017

§Managed Accounts Payable team ranging from 4-12 associates

§Managed internal Accounts Payable/Procurement relationships and addressed discrepancies in order to streamline the payment process and take advantage of cash discounts

§Developed and Implemented an inventory payment database, providing our Company ample amount of time and opportunity for reconstruction

§Responsible for Check Processing, ACH and Wire Payments, Cash Disbursement Analysis, and Monthly Accruals

§Facilitated Accounts Payable audit requests

§Managed expense payments reporting and performed GL account reconciliations

§Responsible for monthly analysis of the Daily Payables operations; provided Open Receivables, Trial Balance, and Cash Requirement reports to VP Finance [provided direct support to VP Finance]

§Prepared Annual 1099 tax documentation

§Managed vendor relationships, including critical customer issues

Note: The following highlights explain my additional experience and responsibilities with maurice sporting goods leading up to the role mentioned above.

Supervisor, Accounts Payable:

Performed Expense and Inventory Payables auditing

Responsible for training new associates

Maintained Accounts Payable procedures

Managed annual physical inventory processing

Performed Stock Transfer processing

Accounts Payable Clerk:

Performed 3-way matching

Performed Processing Inventory, Expense Payables, Drop Shipment Payments, and Price Adjustments

Responsible for daily Billing and Low Cost verification and reporting


Associates degree in Bookkeeping, Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, Illinois, 1992

Masters of Science in Mathematic, Odessa State University Odessa, Ukraine, 1982

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