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Accounts Payable Accounting

Atlanta, Georgia, United States
October 03, 2016

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Frank P. Guenzel

Greater Atlanta Area



Multilingual Senior Accountant/Assistant Controller with strong skills in SAP accounting modules. Comfortable supervising accounting teams and working with senior leaders in support of decision making. MS Accounting

Participated with Executive Management team to implement four million dollar factory expansion.

Ensured smooth operations by supporting executive team in weekly and monthly closings.

Trained and supervised permanent and temporary accounting personnel in Buford office.

Reconciliation and preparation of month-end projects.

Completed course work in Forensic Accounting/Fraud Investigation


8+ years’ experience with SAP FI and CO modules.

Fluent in German, English and Spanish.

Developed and implemented Asset Management Tool in SAP for both in Germany and USA locations.

Worked with CFO to establish accounting team and provide training for all accounting staff in Buford office.

Responsible for monthly and weekly schedules to run payments, for month-end closing, accruals, annual inventory


Heraeus Noblelight America 2011 – present

Senior Accountant– Buford, USA

Assumed responsibilities of controller position after controller left and position was not refilled.

Prepared and presented monthly operational results to Senior Management and corporate parent.

Provide executive leadership actionable financial information and continuous reporting.

Train and monitor staff for the transition to the Shared Service Center.

Manage Intercompany clearing and payments.

Streamline documentation and internal processes in order to save time and staff costs.

Reconcile bank accounts and match daily records to SAP.

Processed accounts receivable and accounts payable with SAP.

Send quarterly reports on all financial transactions to company headquarter in Germany.

Initiate check runs, wires and ACH.

Carefully monitor General Ledger reports on a monthly/weekly basis.

Implemented Asset Management Tool into SAP and responsible for ongoing Asset Management reporting.

Worked directly with CFO and Controller to set up acquisitions.

Prepare month-end and year-end closings.

Calculate and post accruals.

Gigaset Communication GmbH, formerly Siemens AG 2009 – 2011

Accounts Payable Clerk– Bocholt, Germany

Processed accounts receivable and accounts payable with SAP.

Excelled within deadline-intensive environment, ensuring accurate and on-time completion of all projects.

Managed hundreds of accounts payable accounts working directly with the Financial Management Office.

Performed accounts payable duties including researching discrepancies, issuing debit memos, reconciliations and responding to customer requests for documentation.

Siemens AG 2008 – 2009

Financial Accountant– Bocholt, Germany

Provided support to CEO and sales team in managing operation workflow.

Managed accounts within Shared Service Center including reconciliations and responding to customer requests for documentation.

Generated month-end and year-end closings for Legal Entities including Forecast, Line of business controlling, Reporting (ESPRIT, COGNOS) and Intercompany clearing

Set-up of asset management in SAP for Legal Entities within Shared Service Center responsible for ongoing Asset Management reporting.

Siemens AG 1998 – 2008

Electronic skilled worker– Bocholt, Germany

Malfunction diagnosis and repairing of cordless phones

Maintenance servicing of assembling devices


Korrekt M. Schwane Nachhilfeinstitut (Institute for tutoring) 2009 – 2011

Tutor– Gladbeck, Germany – Part Time

Private lessons for students in English, Spanish, German, French, Economics, Mathematics and Accounting.


Western New England University, Springfield, MA, USA

MSA – Master of Science in Accounting – Forensic Accounting/Fraud Investigation Concentration,

Graduation February 2016

FOM Fachhochschule fuer Oeconomie und Management, Essen, Germany

Diploma of Business Administration, July 2007

Equivalent to Bachelor degree

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