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Accounts Payable Manager

Glendale, CA
October 26, 2018

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*** *. ********** ***. ********, Ca 91203 818-***-****

Summary Statement

Accounts Payable Supervisor with over 15 years extensive experience in managing accounts payable and receivable from small to large corporate companies. Accustomed to accurately processing large volume invoices weekly and generating monthly-closing reports. Knowledge of federal and state tax regulations. Ability to quickly learn and comprehend new systems and methods. Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.. In-depth knowledge of accounting programs including Oracle, PeopleSoft, Ariba, Peachtree, QuickBooks, Sun System. A team player who is driven to exceed performance targets and contribute to company profitability.

Key Skills

Invoices/Expense Reports/Payment Transactions

Journal Entries & Account Reconciliations

Accounting Reports & Cash Management

General Ledger Account Aptitude

Accounts Payable Processes & Management

Foreign Exchange Transactions

Vendor Negotiations & Management

Processing 1099 Forms


Successfully audited and rebuilt the Accounts Receivable (Burbank Recycling Company) subsidiary ledger, thus allowing the recovery of $17 Million of 4 years overdue CRV reimbursement.

Successfully assisted the company’s Credit Department in collecting overdue revenues throughout auditing billing records and persevering in telephone collection follow-ups

Renegotiated new payment schedules with multiple vendors during a difficult financial period; which resulted in improving the company’s cash flow by 30%

2012 – May 2018

Accounts Payable Supervisor – MUFG Union Bank/Canon Business Processing Services

Canon consulting team providing Accounts Payable services to MUFG Union Bank

Recorded the client’s financial transactions through journal entries (Re-classes, Reversals, Accruals)

Coordinate invoice processing through control groups

Perform regular check register audit to ensure accurate payments to vendors

Review all invoices and BPOs to ensure correct coding to GL and cost center

Prepare and process large volume invoices (8000+/ week) through upload

Review and approve all special invoice payment requisitions through Ariba system and reject non-compliant transactions

Support and train current and newly hired employees in learning the company’s Accounts payable system as well as policies and procedures

Improved record keeping and filing system currently used by introducing folders labeling

Answer technical inquiries, provide resolution guidance and furnish information to the client and/or internal personnel

Involved in the monthly/quarterly 'close' process. Prepares documentation in support of external and internal audits

Reconcile vendor’s statements through research of Accounts Payable ledgers

Improved PeopleSoft Excel Template used to upload large files into PeopleSoft with complementary macro subroutines. Result - reduction of entry time and automatic cross-reference for errors

Assist in designing and implementing process improvements and controls

Provide the first line of supervision to a team of 5 Accounts Payable Specialist, support staff, and management of services to the client

Streamlined AP process that lessened the number of Batches being created. Results - less overtime and burn out of staffs, faster payment and on time saved money on late fees and overtime pays, and established good working relationship with the vendors.

Actively involved in developing and implementing new interface systems to process FedEx charges and Residential Appraisal invoices

Developed queries and generated reports for staff and upper management which retrieve and display multiple pertinent information

Assisted Finance Team with month end processing, including accruals and account reconciliations


2006 - 2012 Accounts Payable Manager - Burbank Recycling, Inc. Burbank, CA

Responsible for compiling, reviewing and processing invoices, purchase orders, packing list and expense reports

Responsible for monitoring and supervising the budget and overall spending of the organization

Communicated with vendors to build and maintain good relationships and responded to their inquiries

Reconciled vendor ledgers, general ledger posting and assisted in month end closing process

Prepared expense reports and petty cash reimbursements entries. Researched and corrected invoice discrepancies

Responsible for processing and submitting claims to the California Department of Conservation for CRV reimbursement

Efficiently managed the accurate and timely processing of over 1200 invoices per month. Reviewed all invoices validating all content and resolving various issues

2004 - 2005

US Army Veteran - Fort Knox, KY

Maintained all mechanical functions for the M1 (Abrams tank) turbine engine.

Diagnosed and troubleshot malfunctions

Repaired and maintained Abrams weapon systems and infantry weapons

Cleaned and lubricated gyroscopes, sights and other electro-optical fire control components

Repaired and maintained missile mounts, platforms and launch mechanisms

Tested and adjusted weapons firing, guidance and launch systems

Volunteered as a medical filing clerk; created and organized medical clinic records, registered patients in CHCS

Completed training in Health Insurance Portability & Accountability (HIPAA)

2002 – 2003

Accounts Payable/General Cashier - Mondrian Hotel - Los Angeles

Prepared audit utility, analysis of accounts, invoices and statements for actual payments due

Maintained weekly and monthly filing, as well as preparing accounts payable checks

Responsible for compiling and maintaining accounts payable records accurately and in a timely manner

Responsible for solving expenses and invoice report discrepancies

Reconciled account statements by comparing accounts payable source with vendor account details

Prepared monthly petty cash report for reimbursement

Compiled, reconciled cash deposited in drop box by cashiers. Processed bank deposits and cash orders

Conducted cash count and blind drop cashier audits

Monitored and updated foreign exchange rates weekly to ensure that the hotel’s rates were appropriate


-B.A. Accounting, Economics University of Yaoundé, Cameroon

-Bookkeeping Certification Glendale Community College training center

-Glendale Community College – Additional studies in accounting

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