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Accounting Accounts Payable

Benicia, California, United States
January 18, 2018

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Sarah Kamiti

Phone 408-***-****

I am an experienced professional and accounting graduate seeking a dynamic role in the accounting field.

Ability to interpret and apply accounting principles/methods in the workplace.

Hands-on, self-starter, a team player, highly organized, detail-oriented and reliable.

Experiences Include: High-volume monthly reconciliations, high-volume invoice processing (AP), journal entries submissions and postings, AR and AP experience.

Enthusiastic, research-oriented, energetic and adaptable.


California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB) - B.S. degree in accounting-April 2015


Microsoft Applications:

MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access.

Other Software and Experience: NetSuite, Oracle, QuickBooks, SharePoint, PeopleSoft, Great Plains.


5/2017-12/2017 Temp Part-Time

Randstad Professionals-Premiere Nutrition

AR Deductions/Accounting Analyst (Had to take lengthy, Urgent Vacation Leave- Assignment Ended)

Reconciled and created deductions analysis reports

Researched and obtained supporting documentation for deductions taken on payments via web portals.

Assisted with month-end close.

Performed other accounting functions and projects as assigned.

7/2016-11/2016 Temp Assignment

Cal Maritime- Vallejo, CA

Accountant I

Managed various balance sheet activity worksheets including, but not limited to: cash, receivables, prepaid assets, fixed assets, deposits, accounts payable, manual accruals, and debt-related liabilities.

Completed various monthly account balance reconciliations.

Prepared company journal entries; edited, posted, and verified entries were completed; reconciled all balances at the end of each period via PeopleSoft.

Responsible for documentation and monitoring of internal controls (i.e. receiving expense report, receipts for expenditures in other departments)

Completed Student Financials Recon for weekly bank drawdown- (Compares cash balance from student financial offices to financial aid and student loan disbursements, any discrepancies were resolved or noted).

Prepaid expense, matching receipts to monthly statements and other audit recon- related projects.

8/2015 – 3/2016

Nutiva– Point Richmond, CA

A/R Analyst

Efforts resulted in the re-imbursement of $15,000 plus disputed, unfounded chargebacks and discounts taken by distributors and wholesalers.

Ensured timely and accurate processing of all customer payments, collections, and reconciliation of all chargebacks.

Maintained the Receivable Aging Report to ensure payments received on time.

Applied check deposits through the Remote Deposit System.

Posted and reconciled shortages and skipped invoices and assisted inventory control in documentation.

Posted weekly wires payments to GL accounts.

Collected and processed payments from customers and applied it to the appropriate invoice(s).

Completed month-end tasks: reconciliation of prepaid trade shows, rent accrual and prepaid marketing.

4/2014 – 11/2014

Bowman Asphalt- Bakersfield, CA

Accounts Payable Specialist

Charged expenses to accounts and cost centers through invoice/expense reports analysis and recorded entries.

Negotiated successfully with vendors to waive hundreds of dollars in late and finance fees for past due, unpaid invoices at risk of collections.

Processed a high-volume of accounts payables invoices, exceeding a million (bi-monthly basis).

Reconciled monthly statements and related transactions to verify vendor accounts and accuracy.

Paid vendors and monitored discount opportunities; scheduled, prepared and mailed checks; resolved purchase order, contract, invoice, or other payment discrepancies.

Ensured the application of credit memos to invoices.

Applied payment discounts on invoices, which resulted in over $2,000 dollars per month in company savings.

04/2013- 09/2013

Equinix - Redwood City, CA

Accounts Receivable and Billing Specialist

Applied half a million to one million in cash payments (wire, checks, ACH) on a daily basis.

Performed daily cash reconciliation of incoming cash using Oracle and Excel.

Implemented price increases on product subscriptions- resulted in increased monthly/yearly revenue.

Assisted in month-end duties.

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