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Senior Accounts Payable

Trumbull, Connecticut, 06611, United States
April 19, 2018

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Stella Tzanetis

Trumbull, CT ***** 203-***-****

Professional Summary

Significant experience in finance and accounting software. Identify and reduce processing errors, improved workflow and reduced company costs. Improve turnover time of invoices processed by reducing invoice rejections. Increase awareness and trained colleagues in SAP and Ariba, boosting productivity of invoice workflow. Maintained good customer service with vendors. Strong written / communication skills as well bookkeeping experience for small and large companies. Hands-on and go-to person in all aspects of responsibilities. Will go the extra step to help benefit the company.


Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook), extensive knowledge in SAP System, Ariba, Kofax Scanning, Comdata, Data Basics Expense Management, MRI Accounting Software, IXOS Scanning Software, QuickBooks Pro, Oracle, ADP Payroll

Work History

PURDUE PHARMA LP, Stamford, CT 2003 – 2018

Senior Accounts Payable Associate

Processed domestic and foreign wire transfers, check requests, monthly rentals and T&E expenses. Reviewed invoice calculations beforehand to ensure billing accuracy.

Coded and scanned invoices into Kofax with purchase orders, gl accounts, and cost centers for approval into Ariba for all Purdue manufacturing sites. Handled and processing all incoming faxes from Kofax mailbox which reduced time of invoice processing.

Prepared vendor related aging reports and clearing of wires for month-end closing, improving efficiency any open invoices.

Processed weekly payment cycles for all vendors and tax payments. Managed and resolved open Comdata credit card transactions for vendors. This earned the company great discounts on early payment terms.

Monitored JPMorgan Chase bank files on a daily basis for pos pay exceptions, check registers, ach payments, ach rejections and any stop payments / voids, ensuring safety with vendor banking information and potential fraud.

Researched list of open invoices, credits or duplicates for vendors. Uploaded payroll files, recurring payments and check encashment into SAP. Assisted with updating vendor profile information from W9’s and 1099, improving number of invoices holds significantly.

Reported to A/P supervisor with monthly discount reports for vendors with early payment terms. Assisted accounting with monthly accruals / audit requests of invoices, improving accuracy of gl coding and turnover time of payments made.

Handled mail, phone calls, reviewed statements and vendor email inquiries. Communicated effectively with procurement / vendors therefore resolving invoice discrepancies. Maintained great teamwork, reliable and managed fast paced workflow.

DIAGEO / GUINNESS UDV, Stamford, CT 2001 – 2003

Senior Accounts Payable / Administrative Associate

Processed all vendor payments and inquiry transactions in SAP and Oracle. Submitted daily payment runs via wires, ach bank transmittals and checks. Processed cashier’s checks and T&E reimbursements for all Diageo-based products.

Completed audits for T&E expenses and vendor invoices by reducing processing errors.

Handled voids or cancellations of payments and updated vendor payment issues in excel. Maintained good customer service with vendors.

Organized reports for various check registers and payment schedules. Sorted all incoming mail and helped with problem-solving situations.


Associate Degree in Accounting Principles, Butler Business School, Bridgeport, CT

Received a certificate as an honor graduate for a high scholarship

Certificate, Secretarial Arts and Information Processing, Gibbs College, Norwalk, CT

Dean’s List student



Stella Tzanetis

Purdue Pharma LP

Dan Colucci

Director of A/P and Credit



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Manny Plaza

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Theresa Gabriele

DCG Dept




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Jill Johnson

Human Resources

201 Tresser Boulevard

Stamford, CT 06901



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