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Customer Service Accounts Payable

Livonia, Michigan, United States
January 04, 2018

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Deborah J. Harrison


Self-motivated and skilled Accounts Payable Specialist, with more than 17+ year’s on-hands experience, seeking a promotional opportunity within an organization that will challenge my background in Accounting and Finance, and allow me to utilize my experiences in accounts payable/receivables, supervisory, and customer service. I will also strive to make a valuable contribution to the organization.

Summary of Key Skills & Qualifications

17+ years’ experience working in Accounts Payable

Proficient in top business accounting software

Prepared invoices, payments, reports, credit memos, etc.

Prepared Reports and tracked weekly/monthly Expenditures

Highly experienced in Corporate Accounting/Bookkeeping

Prepared Journal Entries and finalized General Ledgers

Fluent in GAAP and Property Management standards

Resolved conflict/disputes with Employees and Vendors

Experienced in MS Microsoft (Word, Excel)

Direct working relationship with the property managers

Professional Experience

Accounts Payable and Collections Specialist/Utilities Bingham Farms, MI

Paragon Properties 3/2013 – Present

Oversaw/managed the accurate and timely process of Accounts payable for thirteen sites in the Michigan areas that consist of the following processing:

oPerformed day-to-day management of all payment cycle activities and provided efficient client service

o Kept track, processed and reconciled payments and expenditures, purchased orders, invoices, statements, checks, refunded requisitions etc., in compliance with financial policies and procedures

oEnsured correct approval, sorting, coding and matching of invoices/receipts

oLiaised with internal and external clients

oRegularly tabulated data and compiled necessary reports

oContinuously improved payment processes

Accounts Payable (Procurement) Wixom, MI

Waste Management 2012 – 2013

Oversaw/managed the accurate and timely process of Accounts payable for seven sites in the Michigan areas that consist of the following process:

oResponsible of ensuring confidential information for credit cards is kept confidential and security is taken seriously.

oReceived daily emails from sites with attached copies of invoices received from vendor for payments

oApplied purchase order information on invoices that is received, to be able to call vendors with credit card information

oChecked requested priority or emergency checks for vendors

oAddressed information as to taxes or no taxes on Purchase Orders in A/P tool

oHandled General Ledger coding process where you update account numbers and initial

oProvided customer service to vendors via telephone contact, on-site

oResponsible to update A/P in Account Distribution with GL Codes

oResponsible to meet end of the month deadlines for A/P cut off

oResponsible to meet end of month deadlines with Credit Cards in the tool

oResponsible to meet end of month deadlines with Fuel Inventory

oResponsible for Accruals at end of month deadlines

Accounts Payable Specialist Bingham Farms, MI

The Fourmidable Group 2005-2011

The Fourmidable Group is a property management company that oversees and manages 70 properties across the United States. Headquartered in Michigan, In this capacity:

oOversaw/managed the accurate and timely processing of -/+ 8,000 invoices for 70 properties ($1M) monthly

oManaged the timely and accurate processing of purchase orders, expense reports, credit memos and payments

oPrepared numerous financial reports; provided analysis on monthly financial projections

oPrepared and managed the weekly check run process; gathered appropriate signatures; mailed checks to vendors

oProvided customer service to vendors via telephone contact, on-site visits, etc

oAddressed/resolved employee and vendor issues related to accounts payables, delayed payment checks

oTracked revenues/expenditures of all transactions processed via spreadsheet

oPrepared variance reports showing month-to-month interest and principal mortgage changes

oPrepared/submitted monthly mortgage statements to vendors for new adjustable interest and principle balances

oManaged processes for new properties added to portfolio; updated all financial paperwork accordingly

oEnsured liability and workman compensation insurances were completed for the 70 properties

oEnsured accurate and compliant A/P files and records were in accordance with company policies and federal, state and local regulations.

Accounts Payable/Receivable Specialist Bingham Farms, MI

Management Systems 2000-2004

Management Systems is a property management company that oversees and manages apartment properties throughout the metro Detroit area. In this capacity;

oProvided Accounts Payable and Receivables support to Management Company properties.

oCompleted data entry for invoices, checks request, classified invoices, and payment.

oReconciled daily invoice transactions and entered into main database.

oResponsible for contacting and processing account collections (past due).

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