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Accounts Payable Sales

Location:
Monroe, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
November 24, 2018

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VALERIE S. BROWN

ac7r51@r.postjobfree.com 732-***-**** 2549 Woodbrook Lane, Apt C, Monroe, NC 28110

Summary

Professional Accountant with over 15 years' experience in accounts payable. With 15+ years', experience applying financial and managerial accounting practices. Detail-oriented with excellent problem-solving skills.

Skills

Microsoft Office

Oracle

Great Plains

JD Edwards

SAP

DataPro Microsoft Dynamics

Peoplesoft

QuickBooks

ADP

Concur

OnBase

Experience

Sr. Payroll Analyst -Contract 09/2018 - Present

11/2016 - 09/2017

Carry-On Trailers Charlotte, NC

Responsible for the accurate and timely preparation and processing of payroll for over 1,000 employees located in multiple states.

Establish/maintain employee records; ensure that employee. changes are entered correctly and made on a timely basis.

Develop ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed.

Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance.

Determine payroll liabilities, reconcile and remit payments and prepare and file applicable state and federal tax.

Maintains payroll guidelines by writing and updating policies and procedures.

Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.

Process accurate and timely year end reporting when necessary (W-2’s, etc.).

Sales Consultant 11/2017 - 09/2018

Belk Monroe, NC

Working as a team player to ensure each customer receives the best service possible.

Updated customer accounts with interactions, payments and personal information.

Accounts Payable Project Manager –Contract

11/2016 - 09/2017

Meridian Brick (formerly Forterra Brick Charlotte, NC

Carved-out Accounts Payable from Forterra Building Products to Forterra Brick to merge with Boral Brick.

Recruited, interviewed and hired new employees for the accounts payable department.

Managed an Accounts Payable team of 4.

Drove the creation and review of standard operating procedures for the department.

Efficiently maintained accounts payable transaction processing and led team on training initiatives to ensure continuity.

Checked the accounting system on a regular basis to monitor transactions.

Paid vendors by monitoring discount opportunities, verifying federal id numbers, scheduling and preparing checks, resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos, issuing stop payments or purchase order amendments.

Provided accounting assistance to project managers and operations staff, responding to financial questions/concerns to meet business needs.

Updated customer accounts with interactions, payments and personal information.

Managed monthly closing of financial records and posting of month end information ensuring accuracy of financial statements.

Communicated with stakeholders, including vendors, upper management and peers.

Used advanced software skills to produce high-quality documents, reports and presentations.

Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts while under tight deadlines.

Managed accounts payable year-end close, accounts payable reporting and accounts payable reconciliations.

Accounts Payable Supervisor-Contract

03/2016 - 09/2016

Circor formerly Colfax Fluid Handling Monroe, NC

Prioritized A/P Teams workload while processing domestic and international invoices in a timely manner, managing two direct reports.

Maintained adherence to federal, state and local tax requirements (1099s, W-9s, and sales/use tax), including processing all 1099 forms and reviewing vendor invoices for appropriate sales tax.

Handled all Sales Representatives commission payments and wire transactions.

Prepared weekly and monthly check proposals for approval.

Oversaw A/P payment process (checks, ACH, credit card and positive pay).

Assisted with month-end close and cash-flow analysis.

Managed supplier prepayment, vendor advance, and monthly recurring functionality in ERP system.

Managed an accounts payable team made up of 2 employees.

Accounts Payable Accountant-Contract

10/2015 - 03/2016

Murata Machinery Charlotte, NC

Reconciled processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.

Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries.

Pay vendors by monitoring discount opportunities, verifying federal id numbers, scheduling and preparing checks, resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos, issuing stop payments or purchase order amendments.

Pay employees by receiving and verifying expense reports for advances; preparing checks.

Verified vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and entering new or update vendor names and data.

Provide accurate and effective document preparation and records management relative to the AP function in accordance with records retention policies and procedures.

Tracked existing fixed assets and accounting for the disposition of fixed assets.

Conducted physical inventory counts of fixed assets.

Account reconciliations for accrued expenses.

Accounts Payable Coordinator

09/2014 - 10/2015

Sonic Automotive Charlotte, NC

Accurately entering invoices in the ADP accounts payable module.

Maintained files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices.

Assisted with other projects as needed.

Accounts Payable Manager

02/2010 - 05/2014

JOC Group, Inc. formerly UBM Global Trade, Newark, NJ

Ensured the functionality and effectiveness of the organization's invoice/payment systems in accordance with management's directives and accounting principles.

Implemented the A/P module from Oracle to Financial Force.

Analyzed payment amounts, authorizations, check requests, expense auditing, and purchase orders to insure prompt disbursements within terms to vendors and internal employees.

Managed weekly check runs, wire transfers, and Amex P-card processes based on cash flow planning.

Prepared various reconciliations such as Invoice's on hold, A/P Aging to G/L, fixed assets, depreciation and other ad-hoc reconciliations as needed.

Reconciled Intercompany payables balanced and paid.

Managed audit activities involving accounts payable including sensitive, confidential investigations as well as, large audit requests from third party and internal auditors'; reviewed all audit packages before submission.

Resolved high level account discrepancies and evaluated approved special/sensitive investigations.

Drove the creation and review of standard operating procedures for the department.

Managed weekly, monthly, and year-end A/P close and 1099 reporting requirements.

Part- Time Retail Sales Consultant

11/2013 – 05/2014

Lord & Taylors Department Store

Greeting customers in a timely, professional and engaging manner.

Retail Sales Consultant

10/2009 - 02/2010

Nordstrom's Department Store Edison, NJ

Set and achieve personal sales goals while supporting the goals of the team.

Greeting customers in a timely, professional and engaging manner.

Opening new Nordstrom Fashion Rewards accounts as a means of building customer relationships.

Working as a team player to ensure each customer receives the best service possible.

One of the Top 10 sales weekly.

Accounts Payable Merchandise Supervisor

10/2006 - 11/2007

The Cato Corporation Charlotte, NC

Lead and managed daily accounts payable activities to ensure all payment and discounts were processed accurately and timely.

Generated payment runs weekly and monthly.

Collaborated with other departments such as reporting, treasury, and tax departments to ensure margin variances, cash flow, and product and freight cost ranges.

Prepared month-end journal entries, gross profit analysis, and month-end reports.

Accounting Consultant

04/2006 - 09/2006

Acsys, Inc. Charlotte, NC

Worked on various accounting assignments in Charlotte, NC area.

Accounts Payable Supervisor

01/2005 - 2/2006

L'occitane, Inc. New York, NY

Lead and managed daily accounts payable activities to ensure all payment and discounts.

Generated payment runs including check ACH and wire disbursements.

Reconciled vendor statements to resolve discrepancies.

Set up new vendors in the A/ P system, and as well as recurring payments for rents and other expenses.

Education and Training

MBA: Accounting

Strayer University Trevose, PA, United States

Bachelor of Science: Accounting

New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury, NY, United States



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