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Manager Accounts Payable

Location:
New York City, New York, United States
Salary:
67,000.00
Posted:
January 17, 2019

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S. DENISE BURGESS

Bronx • New York *****

(***) *23- 8824 •

ac78aw@r.postjobfree.com

www.linkedin.com/in/denise-burgess-7a59aa22

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Results-driven business professional with over 10 years of progressive experience in all aspects of accounts payable management. Supervisory experience working with all levels of management and coaching subordinates on new concepts for greater productivity and understanding. Possess superior analytical and problem solving skills while concurrently managing day-to-day operations along with large-scale projects.

CORE COMPETENCIES

Audit & Compliance General Ledger Systems

Process Improvements Purchase Order Systems

Vendor Relationships Year End Close

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Accounts Payable Manager Consultant

HADASSAH INC 10/22/2018/Present

● Review invoices prior to posting

● Confirm current contracts relating to freelance writers

● Review coding on Expense Reports and Credit Card Statements

● Select invoices from Inacct system to be process in bi-weekly check run

Accounts Payable Manager

FOOD BANK FOR NEW YORK CITY 03/2011 -08/2018

●Manage a budget of $39M while overseeing the accounts payable department.

●Collaborate and advise leaders of business divisions and departments in an effort to improve the accounts payable process

●Manage the processing of vendor invoices while ensuring compliance with internal controls

●Provide leadership in identifying and implementing accounts payable process improvements leading to improved efficiency and effectiveness of business practices

●Manage the 1099 process at calendar year end

●Review aging report and advise Controller and Chief Financial Officer on invoices to be paid.

●Assist senior management with mid-year and year-end audit preparation

●Review coding for accuracy and communicate changes to budget holders

●Revise policies and procedures to ensure appropriate internal controls are maintained

●Manage month-end close activities that include reconciling AP module to the balance sheet account, open PO analysis and accrual analysis

Accounts Payable Manager Consultant

MOET HENNESSY LTD, USA 01/2011- 3/2011

●Liaison to corporate office in Europe

●Generated Intercompany Reconciliations

●Approved and released payment proposals generated in SAP

●Generated manual and auto pay tax payments in SAP

●Created payment process for logistic invoices

Senior Accounts Payable IT Consultant

NEW YORK LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY 11/2009 – 12/2010

●Created effective procedures to track domestic and international invoices.

●Revised invoice approval metric on all international invoices

●Established Purchase Order approval process to minimize invoice backlog.

●Revised G/L codes to accurately reflect purchased items and services

●Coded and verified documentation on all technology and telecom invoices.

●Streamlined sourcing and invoice process to ensure seamless workflow

●Chaired weekly invoice meetings that reviewed and addressed workflow issues

●Maintained 1099 and W9 documentation

Information System Accounts Payable Administrative Manager

DAVIS POLK & WARDWELL 03/2007 – 09/2009

●Supervised Purchasing and Inventory staff of four.

●Performed comparison analysis and generated ROI reports relating to a $9 million IT budget.

●Managed the Firm's wireless communication devices and delivered a 5% cost savings.

●Decision maker for policy and procedures regarding lifecycle management

●Responsible of monthly IT budget reporting.

●Managed software licenses, maintenance agreements and renewals.

●Managed and executed IT lease agreements and contracts for technology equipment purchases.

Accounts Payable Coordinator

SHEARMAN AND STERLING, LLP 11/2002 -5/2007

●Reconciled accounts for month end close

●Subject matter expert on cost coding and account verification. using

GL descriptions.

●Decision maker on implantation team to purchase and deploy new inventory system

●Supervised a staff of five

●Liaised with both international and local system administrators to coordinate best business practices by location.

●Responsible for processing vendor payments for both domestic and international offices.

●.Maintained complete vendor files

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science – Accounting Lehman College

Be A Better Leader Fordham University



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