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Accounts Payable Customer Service

Woodbury, New Jersey, United States
August 11, 2018

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Laura Palmer

Mount Royal, NJ ***** 856-***-****

Accounts Payable Accountant

Analytical, organized, and focused Accounts Payable professional with a strong record of managing multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, processing invoices and payments, evaluating accounting information, and tracking high-volumes of data. Skilled in using optical character recognition programs in AP processing, working with established procedures, developing process enhancements, and adhering to generally accepted accounting practices. Dependable, team-oriented, and relationship-focused cross-functional staff member with an ability to remain flexible during changing environments.


Data Gathering and Reporting Highly-Organized and Detailed Analytical Problem-Solving Time Management

Multiple Priority Management Full-Cycle Accounts Payable Basic Tax Returns Critical Decision-Making

Effective Communication Relationship-Building Vendor Management Quick-Learning Abilities


ITC FOR PBF REFINERY, Accounts Payable Coordinator, Paulsboro, NJ November 2015 – September 2017

Scanned, verified, and processed invoices daily, created SES’s and posted invoices for a weekly check run, maintained an AP mailbox, and communicated with all levels of management personnel. Regularly provided customer service to vendors.

Joined an accounting team carrying a $20M accrual, researched invoices and reports to remove open invoice receipts that were paid-off and wrote-off goods, reducing the accrual amount to $4M within one month.

CHECKPOINT SYSTEMS, Accounts Payable Coordinator, Thorofare, NJ January 2011 – October 2015

Entered a high-volume of PO and non-PO invoices using SAP within a fast-paced shared services environment, resolved invoice issues and discrepancies, and utilized AP knowledge to identify any challenges. Reviewed statements and correspondence with vendors to maintain excellent relationships, and regularly communicated with managerial staff.

Matched invoices to an open goods receipt report to remove the threat of a company putting a hold on rental equipment. Reduced the outstanding invoice balance to $50M within two weeks.

CATHOLIC HEALTH EAST, Accounts Payable Coordinator, Newtown Square, PA April 2009 – December 2010

Utilized Lawson to enter a daily invoice base of 165 items per coordinator, performed statement reviews for outstanding invoices, and assisted with opening over 1,000 pieces of mail per week.

DEVRY UNIVERSITY, Accounts Payable Coordinator, Fort Washington, PA March 2008 – April 2009

Partnered with team members to batch and review entered invoices, matched checks to invoices and mail, and completed month-end accrual processing. Coordinated three-way matches in Lawson, ensuring precision and accuracy.

CARNEYS POINT GENERATING PLANT, Accounting Assistant, Carneys Point, NJ April 2001 – March 2008

Completed accounting tasks for fast-paced organization, reviewing and evaluating data entry, verifying information accuracy, and ensuring all projects were completed on-time and within established guidelines. Became fully responsible for the full cycle of AP for two separate locations, demonstrating organization and efficient time management.

Entered PO based invoices in EM-Pac and non-PO invoices in Lawson for two plant locations. Prepared check run reports for required approval, and resolved any inaccurate expense reports for the two locations.

Completed month-end accruals, coded non-PO invoices, and filed 1099 forms.


Certificate – Budget and Financial Management, Rutgers University

Associate of Applied Science – Accounting, Gloucester County College

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