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Accounts Receivable Manager

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
February 21, 2018

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Atlanta, Georgia 30319



Seeking Accounts Receivable Manager position that utilizes my twenty plus years in accounting, formal education, and management experience. Work with, and develop accounts receivable team, department procedures, and goal.


06/16 - 01/18 Trane Commercial HVAC

Team Lead - Collections

Improvement of processes that negatively impact collections

Meet with sales office staff to gather data, document findings for deficiencies in processes

Meet with collectors, account managers, project managers to discuss best practices and dispute resolutions

Build relationships with customers to resolve issues with AR billing and identify the root cause for past due and slow pay

Facilitated monthly dispute and past due calls with sales managers, district finance leaders and corporate collectors with reduced 60+ by over 400K

08/05 - 06/16 Keyston Brother, Roswell, GA

Accounts Receivable Manager

Develop, direct and lead collections team to achieve company/department goals

Ensure that team members are aware of performance level goals

Established alternative payment plan or other process for payment of delinquent accounts. Refers accounts to outside collection agency when ordinary procedures are not appropriate

Set terms for payment plans that were equally beneficial to both client and company on a per customer basis

Maintains oral and written communication with customers to encourage payment of delinquent accounts.

Investigates and analyzes cash exceptions and deductions and initiates action (credit or write-off memo) to resolve such items in a timely fashion

Reduced 61+ days balance from over one million to 400k

Reviewed new account applications, credit references, and account set up

04/04 - 08/05 Miller Zell, Atlanta, GA

Collections Accountant

•Managed delinquent account by telephone or in writing to request payment to bring the account within terms.

•Reduced the DSO from 56 days to 36 days

•Verify and post accounts receivable transactions to journals, ledgers and other records.

•Maintains oral and written communication with customers to encourage payment of delinquent accounts.

•Document collections activities.

•Prepare weekly DSO analysis report, and present to CFO

08/03 – 04/04 Rollins Corporation, Atlanta, GA

National Account Representative

•Responsible for collection calls 30+ days delinquent/Negotiation of settlements

•Prepare and reconcile specialized excel invoices

•Resolve disputes with customer’s Accounts Payable personnel to insure payment of corporate accounts

•Discuss terms of contract legalities and enforce terms of contracts

•Reduces days sales outstanding to 36 days from over 45

•Establishes and maintains a good working relationship with all assigned customer payables personnel.

04/00 - 01/03 BEARINGPOINT (formerly KPMG Consulting), Atlanta, GA

Engagement Management Coordinator/ Financial Analyst

•Responsible for processing billings to insure that contracts are billed in a timely manner

•Prepare various financial analyses to insure contracts are running within the projected budget

•Reduced the outstanding unpaid bills from 45 days to 30 days

•Reclass time/expense entries to insure that the contract reflects proper expenses & time worked

11/97 - 04/00 KPMG Peat Marwick LLP, Atlanta, GA

Accounts Receivable Specialist

•Responsible for processing, researching, and resolving various internal financial and accounting issues for management consulting engagements

•Prepare various financial analyses and management reports

•Reduced the outstanding negative A/R balances from over 1million to under

30K in less than three months

•Reallocated unidentified receivables to proper client accounts amounting to approximately 500k

•Detailed experience working on all seventeen-business groups within the firm


Cincinnati State College, Cincinnati, OH

A.A.B, degree in Accounting; 1993 / GPA: 3.2

Computer Skills

Oracle, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, MS-DOS, MS- Windows, MS-Excel, Windows 2013, various accounting packages

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