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Accounts Payable Manager

Lombard, Illinois, United States
January 22, 2018

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Analytical accounting professional with extensive experience in accurate preparation, analysis, and reporting financial performance. Proficient in managing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial reporting and account reconciliations. Instrumental in streamlining office functions to automate systems. Enhance productivity and maximize financial control.


Computer literate in MS Office Suite, QuickBooks

ERP systems

Contract Negotiations

Type -65-70 wpm


Strong Organizational skills

Efficient Multi-tasker

Project scheduling


Business process improvement



Conflict Resolution

Time Management


2013- Present

Accounts Payable Manager-Overton Chicago Gear

Verified that all accounting policies were being followed including keeping formal records of authorized signatures.

Planned and coordinated check runs averaging 700 payments a month.

Reorganized departmental processes and increased our AP entry processing by 15%.

Managed staff of 2+ employees, reviewed work, performed reviews, and coached staff on problems.

Partnering with purchasing, ensured contract pricing was consistent including researching paid history to recover lost monies.

Reconcile sub ledger to G/L.

Highly involved with vendor relationships and took part in daily communications with plants and sales departments to further streamline the two-way and three-way purchase order match process.

Supervise AP staff in obtaining vendor statements and reconciling open invoices

Month end closing processing.

Controlled the W9 and 1099 process as well as reporting of independent contractors.

Tracked departmental budget and maintained accuracy against annual spending limits.

Assisted Controller with miscellaneous projects.


Senior Accounts Payable Specialist-Overton Chicago Gear

Oversee of full Cycle Accounts Payable

High volume payables for multiple locations in a fast paced environment.

Matching, batching, coding and posting of over 200 invoices per week/ ($4M) month.

Bi-weekly check run processing consisting of over 250 checks.

Reconciling 100% of vendor statements.

Reconcile sub ledger to G/L.

Diplomatically resolved vendor payment complaints on an as-needed basis.

Accruals processing.

Month end closing processing

Filing of unpaid and paid invoices.

Check matching to invoice back-ups.

Assisted Controller with miscellaneous projects.


Accounts Receivable specialist - Overton Chicago Gear

Reduced aged receivables by 10% by revamping A/R procedures and billing 3 times a week.

Prepare and distribute weekly/monthly A/R reports.

Cash Flow Forecast.

Facilitate external audits.

Responsible for processing credit reports for verification of references, and establishing validity of information provided.

Apply and oversee cash applications.


Purchasing Agent / Receiving Clerk- Overton Chicago Gear

Negotiate purchases to ensure lowest cost consistent with company standards for quality products.

Received and record all raw material and goods into system.

Collaborated with procurement staff to list expected deliveries.

Maintained accurate records and assisted in inventory control.

Prepare purchase order requisitions and verify specifications and price.

Follow up with suppliers, monitor and expedite orders.

Authorize payment of purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.

Assisted in yearly inventory goods audit.


2010-2013 Robert Morris University/Associate of Business Administration




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