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Accounts Payable Accounting

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
November 14, 2017

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G I L M A V. C E R E N

Las Vegas, NV *****


Cell: 650-***-****

OBJECTIVE: Accounts Payable


Possess exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to take initiative, prioritize, coordinate projects, strong figures aptitude, and perform multi-tasks efficiently. Accounting Software includes: Great Plains, People Soft, Oracle, QuickBooks AS400, EAS and PLUS, Compeate and WARP. Computer skills: Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Access, Querying Microsoft SQL Server. Bilingual English/Spanish.


04/2017-10/2017 Tesla/SolarCity Las Vegas, NV

Accounting-Accounts Payable Specialist

Process high volume of invoices via PO and Non-PO related to vendors

Reconcile vendor statements and work with buyers to resolve PO and invoice discrepancies

Respond to vendors inquires. Daily interact with suppliers regarding invoices issues and resolve discrepancies

Prepare appropriates manual accruals for month end close and ensure all cost have been recorded in the correct period

Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances

Search and resolution to open items on RNI in a monthly basis

03/2011-08/2016 SolarCity Las Vegas, NV

Corporate Accounting-Accounts Payable Specialist

Review and process Subcontracts and Inventory invoices 2-Way PO, 3-Way PO and Non-PO into the Accounting System; ensure invoices are properly signed, approved and accurate coded

Match Purchase Orders with correct invoices and packing slip to be processed

Prepare signed checks and match with invoices for mailing

Support month-end closing; process relating to manual accruals and reconciliation of vendor statement and accounts

Process International invoices into a PO matching system

Prepare ACH and International Wires in a timely manner

Assist and support external auditors in annual audit

Resolve purchase order discrepancies with Supply Chain & Subcontracts Department; resolve all Accounts Payable vendor issues

Set up new vendors and update vendor files

Corporate Accounting- Expense Report Accounts Payable Specialist

Process a high volume of Expense Report on a weekly basis and ensure all are properly routed for approvals; accurately assign proper General Ledger Codes

Prepare excel report and export into the payroll system to make the reimbursements in timely manner

Maintain file and set up new employees

Print Editable Payables Report and scan into Accounts Payable file/link

Problem solving and analytical ability manage the Accounts Payable functions

05/2010-02/2011 San Mateo County Transit Distric-SAMTRANS San Carlos, CA

Finance - Accounts Payable Specialist

Responsible for performing complete Accounts Payable process: invoices inquiries/discrepancies and respond to all vendors and department inquiries regarding invoices and payment; process expense reports for payments and organization of all purchase orders and receivers

Prepares vouchers and interface with appropriates departments to secure proper payment approvals

Produce monthly depreciation expense report for posting to the General Ledger

Prepare allocations for payments and Journal Entries for month end close; assist year-end processes

Proactive approach to ensure deadlines are met and outside vendor accounts are maintained

Responsible for month end closing reporting and reconciliation to General Ledger

Update daily Data Base Queries for Accounts Payable Department

01/2002-02/2010 CAMICO Mutual Insurance Redwood City, CA

Finance - Accounts Payable Accountant

Processing transactions associated with all payments and maintain G/L integrity coding of expenses

Review and prepare annual 1099’s forms and reports; assist with the monthly close process and year-end audit requests

Preparation and entry of journal vouchers into the GL system and account analysis

Maintain database, including W-9 forms; updated and maintain Fixed Assets accounting system and produce monthly depreciation expense report for posting to the General Ledger

Assist in implementation of new accounts payable system and of internal control processes and ad-hoc projects

Research, verify and follow up on problem invoice and respond all inquiries from vendors and departments

02/2000-12/2001 Redwood City, CA

Finance - Accounts Receivable/Payable Supervisor

Develop, enhance and maintain effective Accounts Payable and Receivable systems and procedures

Responsible for processing accurate cash application, including credit cards, wires and post into the General Ledger

Prepare Monthly Journal Entries for accounts receivables month end closing

Process Cash Management task and follow up and track all charges back

Review, check and accurately process invoice data for payment, along with 1099’s for all vendors and contractors

Perform accounting assignments, including: accounts analysis; bank reconciliations; journal entries; billing, A/R management and collections, and general ledger entries and posting

06/1984-12/1999 Franklin Templeton Group of Funds San Mateo, CA

Finance - Accounts Payable Assistant Supervisor

Coordinate, analyze and review the work of A/P associates

Allocate and reconcile receivable accounts and prepare billing schedule for Mutual Series Funds

Reconcile fixed assets in general ledger and subsidiary ledger

Prepare Aging Schedules for all Mutual Funds

Responsible for Training and scheduling A/P staff

Finance - Accounts Payable Analyst

Analyze accounting documents for accuracy and prepare aging schedules for mutual funds

Code and review all invoices for corporate entities

Reconcile cash advances, wires and bank drafts

Assist budget department with reports, cost study and fund profitability


A.A. Business Administration/Accounting, Canada College, Redwood City, CA

Certificate – Computer and Accounting, San Mateo, CA

B.S. Accounting/Finance, University of El Salvador, Centro America

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