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Summary My desire is to find a stable yet challenging position in a professional environment in which to learn new skills while utilizing my previous experiences to improve beyond my current abilities. Accomplished Account Payable Specialist with a high degree of professionalism and strong problem resolution capabilities. Maintains 100% accuracy in processing invoices. Proficient at vendor management and thrives in challenging, fast-paced environment. Highlights Bank Reconciliation Familiar with MS Excel
GAAP familiarity Proactive
QuickBooks Proficient Self-motivated
Commerce Interface Accounting administration
SAP Software Vendor management
Compustat research insight software Invoicing and Payments Experience Academy for Urban School Leadership-AUSL Chicago, Illinois Accountant February 2017-Present
As a member of the Finance Team, I have learnHG, master and improve financial processes and reporting, prepare financial reports, process transactions, and strategically work with program managers and grant writers to maximize resources and impact to our students. x Manage month-end close activities including preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial statements
x Record and reconcile complex revenue transactions x Actively manage multi-tiered budget, projections and variance details x Develop departmental reporting and work with managers to optimize use of resources x Develop and manage personnel budget and actual database x Prepare financial reports on a cash and accrual basis x Identify and investigate financial discrepancies and resolve open items x Manage the organization’s complex public and private grant reporting x Prepare the year-end audit including but not limited to preparing audit schedules and assisting auditors with inquiries to ensure compliance x Manage bank reconciliations
x Oversee accounting system data management
x Develop, implement, and maintain internal financial controls and procedures x Research and advise the Director of Finance and senior management on existing and new legislation, policies, regulations, and best practices related to accounting x Support accounts payable and payroll processing
x Support the development of Board Committee and Board of Directors presentation materials
x Assist and lead special finance projects
Account Payable Specialist Chicago, Illinois
Groupon INC. June 2016-February 2017
Managing vendor/supplier relations and oversaw the timely, accurate processing of invoices, purchase orders, credit memos and payment transitions. Maintained adherence to corporate, accounting and GAAP standards; vendors regarding accounts payable and records in accordance with company policies and government regulation.
x Provide accounts payable support through supplier inquiries, supplier payment reconciliation, and input of supplier invoices.
x Efficiently process vendor invoices and maintain DQ up-to-date system. x Research and resolve all payment problem.
x Validating high volume data in Excel to ensure 3-Way Match reconciliation. x Correspond daily with suppliers, logistics, operations, and our sales team in part to respond to supplier payment inquiries.
x Manage an email inbox by responding in a professional manner to supplier inquiries. x Verify global VAT tax is correctly reflected on invoices. x Assisted management in developing DQ effective account payable system to bring all delinquent account current.
x Develop tracking report to keep management informed of due and past due vendor invoice.
Office Administrator Forest Park, Illinois
Shree Radhaswami Lake INC. Nov 2010- June 2016
Supported the Franchisee and Senior Leader of the business by providing DGPLQLVWUDWLYH support for their roles. This included completing staffing, as well as working with the management team as required.
x Organized the set-up all Office meetings.
x Processed correspondence in responses to customer complaints. x Filed and maintained accounting and payroll records. x Distributed pay slips on D weekly basis.
x Managed payroll and other tasks relating to staff wages. x Updated databases with confidential and relevant information. x Sourced candidates CV form various job boards or other media source. x Ensured that all information and documentation is compliant with guidelines of the Data Protection Act.
x Arranged interviews and confirmed interviews by email. x Coordinated and communicated activities for the office, including all employee events. Accounting Assistant Hanover Park, Illinois
Jalaram Accounting and Tax Return 2010-2012
Correct, process and reconcile account documents such as, invoice, departmental billings, employee reimbursement, cash/credit card receipts and client statements. x Coordinated month-end close, performed account analysis and supported the controller in preparation of financial statements.
x Completed account reconciliations and assisted the controller in internal and external audits.
x Cultivated and fostered relationships with internal client groups including: Purchasing, Logistics and Quality to generate vendor debit memos. x Executed all daily accounts payable functions.
x Handled full-cycle accounts payable; payroll processing, accounts receivable and other transaction processing.
x Participated in month-end close functions.
Education Northeastern Illinois University Chicago, Illinois Master of Science in Accounting May 2018
Northeastern Illinois University Chicago, Illinois Bachelor of Science Accounting May 2016