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Accounts Payable Accounting

Location:
Jackson, MS
Salary:
$40,000
Posted:
March 21, 2019

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ESTELLA FINCH

Phone · 770-***-****

Email · ac8u0t@r.postjobfree.com

Highly organized and detail-focused staff accountant with an exceptional track record of accurately handling financial reporting in deadline-oriented environments.

SKILLS

• Skilled in recording transactions, posting debits and credits, reconciling accounts, and ensuring accuracy and completeness of data.

• Assisting with developing and delivering monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements for management within tight deadlines.

• Proficiency in managing accounts payable and accounts receivable, generating invoices and monthly statements for clients.

• Team player, who gives extra time and effort to reach the desired outcome, interacts cohesively with people on all organizational levels.

• Office Package: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook Express, Financial Edge

EXPERIENCE

2017– PRESENT

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE & RECEIVABLE, SANHUA INTERNATIONAL, INC.

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Manage the entry of all vendor payables in our MIS

• Accurate and timely processing of vendor invoices for proper payment, within terms

• Prepare vendor payments for mailing

• Pay vendors by monitoring discount opportunities and utilizing available credit memos

• Analyze vendor invoices to ensure accurate account classification of expenses

• Add new vendors, maintain/update vendor information as needed

• Respond to telephone or email inquiries timely as primary department resource for A/P email inbox

• Reconcile vendor statements, resolve discrepancies as needed

• Partner with Production and Products departments to resolve issues related to vendor as needed

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Oversee application of credit policy, periodic reviews of existing customers, assigning credit limits to new customers, assisting with credit card processing, and resolving credit issues with customers

• Create invoices, verify applicable charges and tax, and prepare for mailing to customers

• Assist with reviewing and maintaining sales tax exemption records

• Manage all aspects of the collections process while maintaining a high level of customer service

• Identify delinquent accounts requiring external collection efforts

• Identify bad debt or financial exposure

• Maintain/update customer information as needed in our management information system (MIS)

• Perform collections follow-up calls and emails daily and maintain collections notes in our MIS

• Research, escalate and resolve any billing discrepancies

• Prepare customer statements on a monthly basis

• Book incoming pre-payments via bank wire, ACH, credit card, and PayPal, keeping track of key details

• Work with customers, sales team, and shipping clerk to resolve outstanding issues

• Prepare aging analysis, collections, assist with bookkeeping and reconciliation of Accounts Receivable on a monthly basis, providing documentation to external accountant as needed

• Help establish and achieve A/R aging goals

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assist with month-end accounting close as needed

• Assist with ad hoc projects as needed

• Ensure our finance operations run smoothly and drive process improvements

• Ability to partner with customers to create effective working relationships

• Other duties as assigned

2014–2017

ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST, WORLD CHANGERS CHURCH INTERNATIOANL

• Enter invoices and check requests into the accounting system for payment.

• Review and verify expense coding on invoices

• Match invoices to Purchase Orders and other approvals.

• Close out Purchase Orders on open balances that are not needed.

• Calculate and verify amounts due on invoices.

• Cut checks, send wires and ACHs based on assigned dates, payment cycles and cash accounts.

• Review and reconcile vendor statements to vendor ledgers in Accounts Payable

• Reconcile Accounts Payable totals to the General Ledger

• Interact with vendors, purchasing and outside departments for problem resolution related to disbursements

• Provide an outstanding payables weekly report to Accounting Manager

• File all Vendor payments and backup

• Perform month end closing functions to include providing an accrual list to the Accountants

• Perform any unassigned duties that are assigned to you that are in relation to Accounts Payable

• Obtain quotes and locate vendors for potential purchases.

• Negotiate vendor pricing to assist company in meeting budgetary goals.

• Purchase all supplies, tools, and articles, as approved, for 28 locations.

• Create Purchase Orders for items to be purchased.

• Research and resolve pricing matters, product issues, and other issues with purchases made or items received.

• Maintain Debit Purchase cards.

• Make and confirm travel arrangements for various departments.

• Perform all purchasing duties within the established policies and procedures.

• Develop and provide reports on purchasing activities as needed.

• Other duties as assigned.

• Responsible for managing the information flow between accounting, Satellite locations and the Department Director.

• Responsible for overseeing the preparation of periodic account reconciliations.

• Responsible for overseeing the preparation of periodic account analyses.

• Responsible for overseeing the monitoring of the monthly budgets and preparing weekly reports.

• Responsible for aiding other departments in the timely resolution of all financial and budgetary issues.

2010–2014

STAFF / A/P ACCOUNTANT, SHELTERING ARMS

• Reimburse approved petty cash and travel mileage.

• Perform administrative functions as needed for Vice President of Finance.

• Act as backup to the Accountant (Payroll) in his/her absence.

• Assist with departmental financial statement analysis.

• Maintain general ledger and accounts payable posting reports.

• Process Accounts Payable invoices for 17 locations.

• Match invoices with packing slips.

• Obtain signatures for invoice processing.

• Post to Accounts Receivables.

• Review checks and vouchers for accuracy and obtain signatures.

• Assist during annual financial audit.

• Communicate with vendors, Automatic Data Processing and Banking Institutions.

• Complete and submit GA Department of Labor Occupational Employment Surveys.

• Complete and submit Unemployment Compensation report.

• Complete employment verifications for past and present employees.

• Distribute checks and other information and documents to Management, Center Directors and other staff.

• Perform Accounts Receivable monitoring using ProCare for Tuition fees.

• Perform Accounts Receivable monitoring using ProCare for DFACS reimbursements.

• Prepare journal entries.

• Perform Cash Management/Banking Functions

EDUCATION

DECEMBER 2007

BACHELOR IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION IN ACCOUNTING, MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE, CLINTON, MS

PENDING

MASTERS IN ACCOUNTING & FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, KELLER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, NORCROSS, GA

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