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Accounts Payable Accounting

Houston, Texas, United States
August 11, 2018

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Elizabeth Gammell


Accurately processed all IRS EIN documents with 100% accuracy and zero violations

Properly processed all property tax document efficiently with zero penalties as compared to the previous year averaged 5 penalties resulting in more than $50,000

Converted more than 1,000 vendors from physical check to ACH payment bring the final count from 50% to more than 95%


Sr. Accounts Payable July 2016 – February 2018

Cathexis Holdings Houston, TX

Sole employee for the Accounts Payable department for more than 14 companies under the Cathexis umbrella

Responsible for the accurate intake, processing, and payment of invoices by mail and e-mail including previous entities that had been acquired by other companies.

Requested weekly wire transfer, ACH, and check requests to treasury for payment

Responded to more than 1,000 vendors in regards to confirmation of all ACH transactions

Set up new vendors in various sectors including the verification of W-9 forms, ACH authentication and contracts and 1099 filing

Processed more than 1,500 property tax payments every January resulting in 100% accuracy

Audited Insurance policies for the addition, removal, verification, and of all employees on the Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Death & Dismemberment policies

Payroll Tax Reconciliation (Contact) April 2016 - May 2016

Igloo Houston, TX

Payroll tax audit for a large manufacturing plant consisting of more than 2000 employees

Handled all negotiations of late fees and penalties reducing the average fee by more than 60% from $250,000 to $80,000

Verified 940 and 941 filing status with more than 28 states and tasked with updating registration to be in compliance

Accounts Payable Analyst (Contract) September 2015 - March 2016

Willbros Construction, Inc. Houston, TX

Requested funds to treasury department for all scheduled payments to vendors including, supplies, equipment rental, production, and company expenditures for a large Oil & Gas construction company specializing in Upstream and Downstream industrial construction

Provided audit support for all external business units under the Willbros Construction name

Audited all invoices for accuracy and requested approval from all department heads for more than 15 business departments before end of month closing

Maintained approved vendor list of more than 350 vendors and provided the list to procurement for distribution

Accounting (Contract) December 2014- April 2015

Let It Fly Events Houston, TX

Full Cycle accounts payable of companies under the Let it Fly umbrella

Reconciled bank accounts

ADP biweekly payroll for staff of 35

Weekly payroll for all 1099 contract labor

Filed all 1099’s, 940 and 941 for all companies under the Let it Fly umbrella

Accounting Assistant (Contract) September 2014 – November 2014

HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. Houston, TX

Reconciled and managaged files for insured farmers

Uploaded and tracked accounts payable to the treasury department for more than $500,000 per day

Responsible for thorough investigation and reconciliation of large data sets to verify individual types of coverage, payments to be made to major insurance agencies and accuracy of bank reconciliations

Reconciled cash accounts in excess of $500,000

Accounts Payable Analyst (Contract) June 2014 – September 2014

National Oilwell Varco MONO Houston, TX

Full Cycle accounts payable with 3-way matching

Prepared check, ACH and wire requests for payment

Assisted in month end close

Reconciled statements for more than 1,000 vendors

Handled all issues with vendors pertaining to incoming invoices and payments

GRNI Specialist (Goods Received Yet Not Invoiced) February 2014 – June 2014

GE Oil and Gas Pressure Control Houston, TX

Reconciled more than 300 vendor statements ranging from small and medium businesses to Fortune 100 enterprise level companies in 90 days

Tasked with the entire life cycle of reduced goods received yet not invoiced from $5 million to $2million

Was able to ensure payments of various amounts of outstanding balances ranging from $8 to more than $300,000 payed to vendors

Fostered and maintained relationships with multiple contacts within each vendor to ensure accuracy of all vendor invoices that were not yet received

Identified, researched, and resolved all issues and discrepancies with invoices

Accounts Payable (Contract) September 2013 – February 2014

Automation Technologies Incorporated Houston, TX

Full cycle accounts payable

Prepared all check run duties including sending requests to the President of the company for authorization, payment processing, and mailing of payments

1 of 3 people on an approved wire transfer list to ensure all funds were transferred with 100% accuracy

Viewed and audited Engineering drawings and schematics and confirmed that the parts list matched the part numbers on the drawing

Collection of Accounts Receivable of funds that were more 90 days in arrears

Accountant (Contract) January 2013 – April 2013

Reynolds and Associates, CPA Houston, TX

Full cycle accounts payable and made payments by check and wire

Reconciled credit card statements, expense reports and bank statements for accuracy

Prepared tax returns for individuals and partnerships

Accountant (Contract) July 2012 – October 2012

GFL Accounting Pearland, TX

Forensic accounting of large sets of invoices within utility, natural gas and electric companies to find the value of embezzled funds

Worked onsite in a hostile environment to accurately identify where funds were being moved

Restructured the chart of accounts

Analyzed and reconciled bank statements for accuracy

Performed accounts payable audits for three individual division of the company

Analyzed payroll records for accuracy

Accountant May 2011 – August 2013

Gammell and Associates Houston, TX

Payroll for staff and contract persons

Filed 940, 941 and 1099’s

Reconciled bank accounts

Accountant June 2011- May 2012

West University Methodist Church Houston, TX

Full cycle Accounts Payable

Prepared documents for Board of Stewards meetings

Audited all expense reports

Provided support in external audits

Owner February 1997- April 2011

Blankets to You Houston, TX

Created and designed a line of blankets, sheets and nursery décor for infants

Created marketing and production plan

Supervised staff of 5

QuickBooks for all invoicing and accounting

Filed all 940 and 941’s with the state


Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting Graduated May 2010

Sam Houston State University Huntsville, TX


Girl Scouts of America- Leader June 2002- June2008

Boy Scouts of America-Leader February 2004- June 2007

Core July 2018 - Present






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