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Sales Manager

Location:
Bronx County, New York, United States
Posted:
October 09, 2016

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OTIS ALLEN

**** ****** ******

Bronx, NY ******

(718) ***-**** Home

(718) ***-**** Cell

Email: acwzcm@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

*/**/**** – 8/15/2016

Publicitas Inc. – New York, NY

Credit & Collections Manager - International Division

Responsible for the collections of advertising agencies and clients, who place ads in foreign publications, as well as online campaigns.

Checking company’s credit with D&B reports, and setting credit limits for companies who are credit worthy.

Checking clients trade references, and giving credit references

Supervised one order entry/ billing person.

Posting cash.

Depositing checks.

Creating cash journal for the Controller’s records.

Reducing bad debt, by working with collections agencies to recover funds.

Completing monthly closings by balancing monthly cash receipts.

Billing invoice’s through “Media 2000 system.

Sending out Dunning letters.

Working with sales and other branch offices to resolve billing disputes.

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2/27/2011- 10/21/2011 Abacas Group (Temp Agency) –Associated Press

Collection Representative

Collecting on pass-due account with balances over 90 days.

Working with collections manger on special project, such as light skip tracing accounts.

Reconciling accounts with numerous unapplied payments

Researching cancelled checks and miss posted payments.

Calling accounts and working out payment arrangements to bring the accounts up to date.

Working with billing department, updating customers billing information.

Working with sales and branch managers to resolve client disputes.

7/13/2010– 9/10/2010 Accountemps-Empire State Company

Accounts Receivable Supervisor (Temp Position)

Collecting rents from tenants in the Empire State Building

Review and respond to all e-mails from attorneys, collection agency, tenants, whomever.

Issue debts/credits on tenants’ accounts as warranted.

Send backup to attorneys, collection agencies, or tenants as requested.

Meet with tenants as requested either in their office or in suite, to reconcile their account.

Review daily cash deposits, and advising attorneys, and collection agency of payments received on accounts they are handling.

Update Yardi database as new information is acquired.

Send an accounts receivable aging report to all appropriate departments, and building attorneys every Monday morning, and an updated one every Thursday.

Attend weekly finance-a/r meeting.

Update DNBI database with current receivable report each month.

5/09 – 4/30/2010 Accountemps- Municipal Credit Union

Loan / Visa Collections Representative

Calling and collecting on member’s outstanding loans and Visa credit cards.

Processing payments through direct check pay for members who make payments by phone.

Offering hardship programs to members who qualify for loan deferments or no cash refinancing.

Making payment arrangements with members who are delinquent in their loan payments.

Writing off small balances to close out loans.

9/5/07 – 1/09 Cosentini Associates – New York, NY

Assistant Collections Manager

Responsible for the collections of construction projects.

Reading contracts and determining payment percentages that client should pay based on projects.

Working with project managers to resolve client’s payment disputes.

Placing liens on projects if clients do not pay.

Turning accounts over to collection agency for lack of payment.

Receiving payments and marking them on Excel spread sheets.

Reporting and calculating daily cash received to the Controller.

Picking up checks from clients.

Sending out monthly statements to clients.

Emailing and faxing invoices and lien waver to client for payment.

8/4/97- 5/07

Publicitas North America Inc. – New York, NY

Credit & Collections Manager - International Division

Responsible for the collections of advertising agencies and clients, who place ads in foreign publications.

Supervised one order entry/ billing person.

Posting cash.

Depositing checks.

Creating cash journal for the Controller’s records.

Billing invoice’s through “Media 2000 system.

Sending out Dunning letters.

Working with sales and other branch offices to resolve billing disputes.

Checking clients trade references, and giving credit references.

9/10/96 - 8/97 Chroma Copy International-New York, NY

Credit & Collections Representative

Handled the collections for the New York, Dallas, and Houston centers.

Collected from retailers such as Lehman’s Inc, Blooming Dales, Donna Karen Company etc.

Working with sales team and controller.

Reconciled disputes and payment arrangements. Resolving Bad Debts.

Prepared accounts for write offs.

Worked with collection agencies.

Worked out settlements with client and attorneys, bankruptcies, and credit histories.

12/95 - 5/96 Computer Generated Solutions, Inc. - New York, NY

Credit & Collections Manager

Account spanned from the East to the West Coast.

Heavy telephone dunning. Reconciliation of past due accounts and creating past due statements.

Working closely with CFO, Controller, Sales and Technical staff.

Responsible for bank statements, cash applications, visitation of accounts, picking ups checks from clients and checking trade references.

7/88 - 12/95 Bernard Hodes Advertising - New York, NY

Credit & Collections Analyst

Responsible for the collections and resolution of account in 6 major states and internationally.

Responsibilities included working closely with Branch Managers and Sales Associates to research/handle the credit and collections of their accounts.

Processed original correspondence to resolve disputed claims or delinquent balances.

Knowledge of Dun and Bradstreet reports.

EDUCATION:

1985 - 1988 Technical Career Institute - New York, NY

5/85 - 7/85 NY Institute of Credit (Collection courses)

1983 - 1984 Staten Island Community College COMPUTER SKILLS:

Media 2000, MS Word, Excel, MS Offices Outlook, SAP, Also back-up systems server, for the country. (Switching back-up tapes.) Semi 4 (Accounting soft wear Program.), Oracle,

Noble Systems (Automatic Dialing System), Acurint, and Fast Data (Personal info look up program).

Ad Front (For reprinting online invoices & Looking up orders for online campaigns)



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