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Manager Accounts Receivable

Bloomfield, New Jersey, United States
August 25, 2018

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William Hoffman

Senior Consultant, Accounts Receivable

Glen Ridge, NJ 07028


consultant with 16 years of consecutive engagements in Accounts Receivable Asset Management with in professional service organizations, including both major accounting and law firms, looking for a similar opportunity to bring my knowledge and experience to an organization that desires to implement controls and collection activities to protect their investment in this most important asset. Work Experience

Senior Consultant, Accounts Receivable

Deloitte Tax LLP

March 2005 to July 2017

Supported a compliment of 400 partners, principals and associates within the East Tax Region of this #1 ranked international accounting firm in the management of their billed receivables portfolio, totaling $120mm to $130mm at any given point in time. This represented a client base of > 5,000 clients, serviced out of 12 major East Coast commercial business centers, as well as satellite offices. During this engagement, I was personally responsible for, or made a major contribution resulting in the collection of $460mm in receivable assets, requiring direct contact with senior level personnel at both domestic and international banks, real estate and insurance companies, investment firms, hedge funds, major manufacturers and recognized wealth individuals and trust funds. As I leave the engagement my direct assignments currently total 25% of the most seriously delinquent client invoices.

I can find no better way of summarizing my contributions to Deloitte than to quote the Deputy Managing Partner for the East Region: "Bill, it has been a pleasure working with you over the years. Your hard work and diligence clearly made a difference. You really changed the culture in managing accounts receivables.

Senior Consultant

Intelliteach/Cash Management Solutions - St. Louis, MO May 2001 to July 2017

of St. Louis, MO, as a Senior Consultant. This covers a period from May 2001 to July 2017 Senior Consultant, Accounts Receivable

Saiber LLC, Attorneys at Law

September 2004 to March 2005

Served in a similar capacity for this boutique law firm at their Newark, NJ office, assisting 60+ partners and associates in delicate collection matters, meeting each period face to face with the partners to review their receivable portfolios, provide them with the status update on assignments, and to obtain additional direct assignments.

Independent Consultant (non- Intelliteach engagement) Atwell, Curtis & Brooks, LTD

January 2003 to August 2004

In late 2002, I was approached by a former business associate to assist in the liquidation of the receivable portfolio of a bankrupted mid-West law firm (Arter & Haden), which at that time represented the largest law firm bankruptcy in US history. My initial responsibilities were to travel to Ohio on multiple occasions to review the portfolio, and to evaluate the collectability in order to place a realistic valuation on the asset. I also coordinated the transfer of files to the Long Island, NY headquarters, and set up a team of 5 collectors, giving them assignments and monitoring results. Corporate Business History/Employment:

Senior Consultant, Accounts Receivable

LeBoeuf, Lamb, Green & MacRae, LLP

May 2001 to November 2002

During this 18 month period I was engaged as a senior consultant at this major New York City based international law firm, working with many of the 800+ partners and associates. I communicated on a daily basis with CEO's, CFO's, Controllers and accounts payable departments of major corporations, investment firms, banks, insurance companies, etc., for the purpose of verification of invoice approvals, and the scheduling of payments.I also coordinated the flow of information back to the partners on disputes, fee matters and service issues. Director of Credit for the Consumer Sales Company

Sony Electronics Inc - Park Ridge, NJ

1987 to 2001

of this $11 Billion electronics product manufacturer. Directly responsible for personnel at 8 regional offices in the areas of credit, collections, accounts receivable and deduction management. Ultimately consolidated operations to two centralized locations, reducing headcount through improved systems and procedures.Resulting from reengineering initiatives, assumed the position of Manager, Financial Services Headquarters, where my major responsibility was in project and third party relationship management, and the development of new financial products for our various channels of distribution, as well as end user customers.

Corporate Credit Manager

Hattori/Seiko Corporation of America

1983 to 1987

Managed a department of 20 in the traditional areas of credit, collections and accounts receivable. Maintained support operations for four business units, representing $1.5 Billion in annual sales. Reduced DSO by 15 days and bad debt expense through improved collection procedures and implementation of new accounts receivable and credit risk scoring system. Manager, Accounting Services

Johnson & Johnson

1976 to 1983

Hired as Credit Supervisor, promoted to Credit manager in six months, and to Manager, Accounting Services one year later. Managed multiple departments, including credit, collections, accounts receivable, accounts payable, travel department and auto fleet. Staff included 4 managers, 6 professionals and 35 clerical personnel. Consistently maintained the lowest DSO of all domestic operating companies, and served as Chairman of the J&J Credit Conference 1978/80. Also served from 1981 to 1982 on the project team that lead to the establishment of the Hospital Services Group, ultimately resulting in the consolidation of 10 divisions in the areas of credit, A/R and logistics management.


Liberal Arts

St. Peters University - Jersey City, NJ

Associates Degree in Accounting and Finance

New Jersey City University - Jersey City, NJ

Certificate in Leadership & Professional Growth

Hillsdale College - Hillsdale, MI

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