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Accounting Manager Accounts Payable

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United States
Posted:
April 22, 2019

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SHELLY ALEXANDER

**** ****** **. **

Olympia, WA 98516

Telephone: 360-***-****

Objective: Accounting Manager,

Supervisor or Specialist position where

strong organizational, analytical, technical

and communicative skills produce positive

results, generate complete and accurate

data, promote staff development, provide

quality service, and help enhance company

profitability and success.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

National Seminars Training:

Managing Multiple Priorities and Projects

Organizing and Managing Accounts Payable

Fred Pryor and CareerTrack Seminars:

How to Understand and Manage Sales and Use Tax

Understanding Financial Statements

How to Communicate with Tact and Professionalism

Managing Emotions Under Pressure

High Impact Communication Skills for Women

Microsoft Excel: The Basics

Microsoft Excel: Beyond the Basics

Sage University:

Sage Fixed Assets - Basic Depreciation

Express Employment Professionals:

Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast

Specialized Training:

Principles of Accounting 1

Principles of Accounting 2

Understanding Business Law

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

The American Society of Administrative Professionals (ASAP)

National Association of Sales Professionals (NASP)

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Work on an Associate of Arts Degree

Centralia College in Centralia, WA

Major in Accounting - GPA: 4.0

COMPUTER SKILLS

Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 10, 8 and 7, and XP Pro.

Software Applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook; QuickBooks

for Small Business Management; and Custom Software for the Accounting Industry,

including SAP Business One for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and

Data Management, Systems, Applications and Products (SAP) is the World’s

Market Leader; Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate (formerly Timberline

Office) for Estimating, Procurement, Production Management, Property

Management, Reporting and Service Management; Sage Fixed Assets

Software (FAS) for Tracking and Managing Assets through Their Lifecycle;

Sage 50 Accounting (formerly Peachtree); Office 365, a Cloud-Based

Platform for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote; and

Microsoft SharePoint for Document Management and Data Storage.

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

—25+ Years of Successful Experience as an Accounting Manager, Credit Analyst,

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist, Accounts Receivable Coordinator,

Credit Analyst, Forestry Accountant and a Bank Teller Supervisor

—Can Relate Effectively to People of Diverse Cultural and Educational Backgrounds

US Forestry Tumwater, WA

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist 2007 to Current

Recognized for great organizational skills and follow-through while serving as a Senior Accounts Payable Specialist for Port Blakely Companies US Forestry Division, better known as Port Blakely Tree Farms, headquartered in Tumwater.

Port Blakely Companies manages working forests in Western Washington and Oregon and has a long history in the forest products industry. Founded in 1864 in Blakely Harbor, an inlet on the East Shore of Bainbridge Island in Washington State, it became the world’s largest sawmill under one roof, supplying lumber to California, Australia, Europe, South America and the Eastern United States. In 1882, it was producing 200,000 board feet daily, making it the largest of any sawmill on the Pacific Coast.

Today, Port Blakely Companies produces forest products, logs, native plants and lumber, as well as creating residential and mixed use urban communities. During 2016, the Company renamed its 3 Divisions, with Port Blakely Tree Farms becoming US Forestry, Blakely Pacific—a wholly-owned subsidiary of working forests in New Zealand—becoming NZ Forestry, and Blakely Pacific—a 2005 acquisition of the export log trading firm Pacific Lumber and Shipping—becoming PLS International. Port Blakely Companies is privately owned.

Key responsibilities as the Senior Accounts Payable Specialist include managing all new vendor additions, reviewing all invoices submitted for payment, processing sensitive Corporate payments, ensuring all sales tax has been properly paid, and preparing and distributing all 1099/1096 annual tax filings for multiple companies. Additional responsibilities include:

—Serving as the Administrator for the Corporate Credit Card Program.

—Entering wire and ACH payments, reconciling daily bank activity, reconciling monthly cash receipts, and managing daily lockbox deposits.

—Being the Credit Analyst for applications, band and trade references, and reviewing credit limits with the Controller.

—Performing numerous general accounting activities, and supporting the annual budgeting process.

Started with US Forestry as a Forestry Accountant before being promoted to the Accounting Manager, managing the day-to-day operations of the Tumwater Accounting Department, overseeing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets and all Accounting Functions as well as performing payroll processing.

Receiving 4 Blakely Bravo Recognitions for efficiency, effectiveness and follow through for outstanding performance by fellow professionals.

Continued Overleaf . . .

Prior Experience includes:

—Serving as the Office Manager and Supervisor for Oakville Forest Products Incorporated in Oakville, WA, supervising the Company’s Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Human Resources and Payroll before joining Port Blakely Companies US Forestry Division.

—Being an Executive Assistant for the Lewis County Economic Development Council in Chehalis, WA.

—Servicing and invoicing all Store Egg Orders and handling Accounts Payable and Receivable for the Briarwood Farms doing business as the Nest Best Egg Company in Rochester, WA.

—Serving as a Teller Supervisor for Sterling Savings Bank in Rochester, WA.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

—Volunteer Food Packager for the Thurston County (WA) Food Bank.

—Volunteer Field Worker at “For Heaven’s Sake” Animal Rescue and

Rehabilitation Center in Rochester, WA.

—Volunteer for the United Way of Lewis County’s Annual Fund-Raiser for

Chef’s Night Out, the Largest Culinary Event in Lewis County, WA.

—Volunteer Field Trip Chaperone for Olympia Community School, Thurston County’s

Oldest Independent School Offering a Pre-K through 5th Grade Curriculum.

—Volunteer Secretary-Treasurer for the 2005 Rochester High School

Senior Class Safe and Sane Night Program for Graduation.

PERSONAL DATA

U. S. Citizen. Married. Willing to Travel or Relocate. Community Volunteer.

—Graduated from Rochester High School in Rochester, WA with a 3.2 GPA.

—Competed as a Point Guard on the JV Basketball Team.

—Enjoy hiking, camping, kayaking and traveling.

Excellent personal and professional references available on request.

SHELLY ALEXANDER

4009 Legacy Dr. NE

Olympia, WA 98516

Telephone: 360-***-****

Extensive accounting and administrative experience, operations expertise, and relevant professional training have led me to formulate the following objective:

An Accounting Manager, Supervisor or Specialist position where strong organizational,

analytical, technical and communicative skills produce positive results, generate

complete and accurate data, promote staff development, provide quality service,

and help enhance company profitability and success.

My overall background includes more than 25 years of successful experience in relating effectively to people of diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, currently as a Senior Accounts Payable Specialist for Port Blakely Companies US Forestry Division (better known as Port Blakely Tree Farms) headquartered in Tumwater. Prior experience includes:

—Managing all new vendor accounts as the Senior Accounts Payable Specialist, reviewing all invoices submitted for payment, processing sensitive Corporate payments, ensuring all sales tax has been properly paid, and preparing and distributing all 1099/1096 annual tax filings for multiple companies.

—Also serving as the Administrator for the US Forestry Division Corporate Credit Card Program, entering wire and ACH payments, reconciling daily bank activity, reconciling monthly cash receipts, managing daily lockbox deposits, being the Credit Analyst for applications, and performing numerous general accounting activities, and supporting the annual budgeting process.

—Serving with US Forestry as a Forestry Accountant before being promoted to the Accounting Manager, managing the day-to-day operations of the Tumwater Accounting Department, overseeing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets and all Accounting Functions as well as performing payroll processing.

—Serving as the Office Manager and Supervisor for Oakville Forest Products Incorporated in Oakville, WA, before joining Port Blakely Companies US Forestry Division.

—Having extensive experience with accounting software, including SAP Business One, Sage 300 Construction and Real Estate (formerly Timberline Office), Sage Fixed Assets and Sage 50 Accounting.

—Being a Member of The American Society of Administrative Professionals and the National Association of Sales Professionals.

—Working on an Associate of Arts Degree in Accounting at Centralia College with a 4.0 GPA.

Taking on new challenges, being open to change and having a strong desire to help others succeed are, for me, prerequisites for continued success. I am open to opportunities and would like to interview for a challenging position. Call me.

Sincerely,

Shelly Alexander



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