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Results-Driven Accounting Associate

Location:
New York, New York, United States
Posted:
December 30, 2015

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LEONARDO BATISTA

PROFILE

Meticulous, bilingual professional with experience in Accounting. Proficient in developing standards, analyzing information, dealing with complexity, reporting research results, data entry skills, attention to detail, confidentiality and follow through.

EXPERIENCE

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE / PAYABLE CLERK, PRATESI LINENS, INC.; NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 2015 – DECEMBER 2015

Maintained records of financial transactions by establishing accounts; posting transactions. Paid invoices by verifying transaction information, scheduling and preparing disbursements; obtaining authorization of payment. Collected revenue by preparing and mailing invoices and or reminding delinquent accounts; notifying customers of insufficient payments. Responsible for reconciling payables with General Ledger, ensuring money leaving matches the amount spent.

ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE ASSOCIATE I, NOVITEX ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS C/O TIAA-CREF; NEW YORK, NY – FEBRUARY 2012 – MAY 2015

Liaised with Accounts Payable at contractor’s headquarters on a daily basis to consolidate/code/enter invoices, payment reversals, chargebacks, etc. Performed daily chargebacks, month-end reconciliations and accruals of expenses to departmental General Ledger Accounts and Budget Codes (Cost Centers), as well as weekly macro chargeback reports; reconciling billing with departmental budgets.

CHARGEBACK ANALYST (TEMP), BURBERRY LTD.; NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 2011 – NOVEMBER 2011

Disputed invalid chargebacks with high-profile customers (BLOOMINGDALE’S, SAKS FIFTH AVENUE & HOLT RENFREW). Reached out to Customer Operations department for information on price differences, late shipments, etc. as necessary. Assigned Reason Codes to deductions upon receipt, prior to entry into system research (SAP); prove or disprove all chargebacks.

ACCOUNTS RECEIVBALE SPECIALIST, GOURMET BOUTIQUE, L.L.C.; JAMAICA, NY – FEBRUARY 2010 – JULY 2011

Monitored Accounts Receivable Aging Report and kept up to date with aged balances before they became a problem via telephone/writing. Prepared Accounts Receivable forecast reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information and trends. Posted customer payments by recording cash, checks and wire transfers. Verified validity of customer discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, food shows, Customer Service department and customers.

EDUCATION

MURRY BERGTRAUM HIGH SCHOOL, NEW YORK, NY – COMPUTER SCIENCE, 2005

SKILLS

Computer literate; PDF and internet, advanced in MS Office Suite; MS Excel (formulas, Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP), MS Word (85 WPM), and MS Outlook. Proficient with QuickBooks, Rackspace, MS Navision, SAP, SPS Commerce (EDI), PeopleSoft and Task Space.

REFERENCES

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