MANUEL A. MONTERO
Elizabeth, NJ 07208
ENK International, New York, NY 08/2013-
Accounts Receivable/Collection Specialist (Temporary)
. Researched and Resolved Credit/Collection issues and purchase orders
with fashion retail customers, namely Louis Vuitton, Michael Kors, and
. Products were high-end fashion accessories from upscale retailers.
Approved contracts, made payment entries, and approved credit lines.
. Maintained functions of cash applications, collections, account
reconciliations and chargebacks with invoices related to trade shows.
. Updated and reconciled sub-ledger to general ledger.
Palacci Group, Linden, NJ 10/2010-
Accounts Receivable Manager
. Day to day operations included the functions of accounts receivable,
collections, chargebacks, and compliance on wire transfers for a
wholesale company grossing 40 million annually in sales.
. Products were high end electronic equipment and products.
. Processed requests, filed invoices, and posted accounting transactions
assigned to the General Ledger. Reported to the CFO regarding Aging
Report on a weekly basis on accounts aging no more than seven days.
. Oversaw departmental tasks related to accounts payable, accounts
receivable, and chargebacks.
. Managed supply chain function and control inventory turnover.
. Prepared refunds, verified accounts and conducted credit references
for third Party Collections.
. Reconciled firm's financial statements. Approved line of credits for
Palacci Group's customers. Interfaced with Palacci Group's financial
institutions conducting compliance on incoming wires from customers
. Ran background checks on potential clients, approve new lines of
credit and ensure accurate documentation of credit accounts.
. Conducted Dynamics training, and handled cash application and payment
entries of invoices.
. Interfaced with various functional areas to address all accounting
. Maintained finance SOPs and organized maintenance of all invoices,
financial statements, and purchase orders. Inserted debit and credit
memos regarding transactions on General Ledger.
. Responsible for accounting integrity and accuracy of financial records
Sherwin Williams, Flemington, NJ 09/2009
. Oversaw the operations of a commercial store, engaging in process
. Researched business development opportunities through sales forecasts
and marketing campaigns for a $2 million dollar store.
. Worked with senior management to reach sales objective of 2 million
dollars in sales annually. Goal was accomplished by opening 52 new
accounts in residential repaint by offering Sherwin Williams Line of
. Managed day to day processing of accounts receivable and payable,
producing reports as requested, while managing employee performance
. Handled Aging Report of the store. Handling collection processes of
. Managed credit relationships with new and existing clients.
. Liaise with senior management to implement and manage corporate
initiatives and operational plans.
Rutgers University - Business School, NJ
B.S. Finance 2009
Computer: Proficient in Microsoft Office, Dynamics SL, Lexis Nexus, Visual
C++, Solomon, SAP and QuickBooks.
Language: Bilingual English/Spanish