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Accounts Payable Customer Service

$14 to 16$
November 28, 2017

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Naheed Qumruddin, PCP Candidate

**** ******** ***. ****. *******, ON M4A 2X8 l 647-***-**** l

Enterprising, hard-working and technically skilled accounts payable specialist known for 100% accuracy, strong problem resolution capabilities, attention to detail and timeliness in managing disbursement functions for diverse-industry employers. Account Payable career spans 4 years of experience in manufacturing, service, retail and has included accountability for the processing of up to 4,000 invoices ($3M) per year. Proficient at vendor management and thrives in challenging, fast-paced environments.

Key Skills

Accounts Payable Processes & Management

Invoices/Expense Reports/Payment Transactions

Corporate Accounting & Bookkeeping

Payroll Compliance Practitioners (PCP Candidate)

Vendor Negotiations & Management

QuickBooks and Sage 50

Records Organization & Management

Journal Entries & General Ledger

Teambuilding & Customer Services

Spreadsheets & Accounting Reports

Professional Experience

JK & JF Associates CPAs - Mississauga, ON - September 2016 – Present

JK & JF Associates CPAs is a leading Chartered Professional Accountants firm providing services of Audit and Assurance, Taxation, Corporate Law and Secretarial services, Accounting and Bookkeeping, Business Advisory, Financial Management, Business Consulting, Business Risk and Information System Consulting.

Accounts Payable Clerk (Part Time with studies):

Responsible for processing incoming invoices of clients on a weekly basis; verifying, sorting, coding, processing and assembling invoices in account payable system for manager approval.

Updating and preparing payment records accounting for 40+ expense accounts for the firm and clients

Coordinating with the Treasury Accountant to ensure timely invoice processing and payment.

Researching discrepancy and its resolution.

Appling manual ACH payments to open invoices.

Negotiating with vendors to change their billing to benefit the company.

Preparing accounts payable aging and invoice on hold reports.

Conducting monthly and quarterly period close along with general ledger postings, generated period end reports and accruals, and processed journal entries and account reconciliations.

Handling accounts payable inquiries from employees and vendors, and reviewing files and records for compliance with firm’s policies

Food Links International, Karachi - May 2014 – June 2016

Food Links International is the leading importer and distributor of food flavors, colors and food ingredients. They are dedicated to supplying their customers with safe, industry-leading products while creating an atmosphere of exceptional customer service including a high level of customer contact.

Accounts Payable Specialist – Responsibilities

Reporting to Manager Accounting, responsible for following activities:

Handled daily A/P processes; managed vendor/supplier relations; timely and accurate processing of invoices, purchase orders, expense reports, credit memos and payment transactions.

Maintained adherence to corporate, accounting and IFRS standards.

Addressed escalated issues from employees and vendors regarding accounts payable; and ensured accurate and compliant A/P files and records in accordance with company policies.

Monitored accounts with 300+ vendors. Responded to vendor payment inquiries. Investigated pricing discrepancies.

Printed disbursement checks/EFTs, ensuring all necessary documentation is attached and obtaining supervisors' approval according to departmental procedures

Conducted monthly closing process, accruals and journal entries.

Generated year end schedules and work papers for audit.

Processed 2-way and 3-way PO matching invoices utilizing the designated Finance accounting system, and also processed 2-way manual payment requests

Reconciled vendor statements, researched and corrected discrepancies


Managed the accurate and timely processing of up to 4,000 invoices ($3M) per year. Assessed and closed A/P sub-ledger on monthly basis, validated content and resolved various issues.

Facilitated “no-fault” internal and external audits resulting in a sound recordkeeping and thorough documentation.

Renegotiated payment terms with 25 plus of suppliers/vendors from Net 15 to Net 30 days resulting in Improved cash flow and helped facilitate company’s return to profitability.

Consistently maintained accuracy in calculating figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages

Furnished company executives with A/P liability summaries and cash flow reports that were consistently praised for their accuracy, user-friendliness and timeliness.

Asia Jewelers Mar 2013 – May 2014

Accounts Payable Clerk

Responsible for executing matching, batching, coding and entering invoices, posting and reconciling batches, researching and resolving accounts payable issues, sub ledger to general ledger and maintaining account reconciliations. Rebuilt trust with vendors/suppliers, repairing damaged relationships by ensuring timely, correct payments for all goods/services received. Maintained and updated vender files. Generated and balanced accounts payable reports to vendor statements. Created file system to easily access vendor documents.


Diploma in Accounting and Payroll – Honors with 94% from CDI College, Toronto ON – August 2017

Bachelors of Arts from University of Karachi – 2004


Canadian Payroll Association: Passed all four papers from Payroll Compliance Practitioner Certificate (92%)

Technology Summary

MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) l QuickBooks l Sage 50 l Windows

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