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Account Payable Manager

Spring, Texas, United States
January 21, 2017

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Kadidia Lompo

**** *. ******* **** # **** Spring, Texas 77389

Telephone: 202-***-****


Professional Profile

A self-motivated, detail-oriented Accounting Manager and A/P Specialist with 13 years of experience and a solid background in Account Analysis, Vendor Management, Staff Training, Payrolls & Payments, Cash Management and Reconciliation. Excels at thoroughly analyzing a situation to develop and implement proactive solutions even when working on multiple tasks and within strict time frames. Diplomatic and with exemplary interpersonal skills, is able to negotiate and secure favorable agreements by liaising with vendors and other stakeholders. With Master degrees in Accounting and Business Administration, a proven track record in international corporate environments, and rich experience in delivering high-quality customer service, is an ideal candidate for any organization looking for a reliable, dedicated team player. Key Skills and Expertise

v Bank Reconciliation v Vendor Management & Negotiation v Accounting v Cash Flow Management v Staff Supervision & Training v Payroll Processes v Inventory Control v Payment Processing v Account Reconciliation v Credit / Debit Management v General Ledger / Journal v Database Management v Regulatory Compliance v Expense / Audit Reporting v A/P & A/R Management Career Summary

2007 – 2016 Secor Group, Washington DC

Account Payable Manager (2007 – 2016)

Payroll Administrator / Account Payable Specialist (2007 – 2009)

• Prepared and processed weekly claim check requests, vendor checks, garnishments and manual checks as well as requisitions and invoices for goods and services in a timely manner Ø Ensured transaction compliance with all relevant procedures and policies Ø Conducted weekly check runs and wire transfer payments as required Ø Processed division driver Comdata payments and verified accuracy of included information Ø Prepared and posted employee saving and loan deductions on a weekly basis Ø Implemented tax levy and child support orders as directed by courts

• Conducted pre- and post-processing audits on payroll to verify accuracy of data and guarantee absolute compliance with all internal and external regulations Ø Utilized ADP software to accurately calculate hours on a weekly and semi-monthly basis; Properly handled tax-related issues, filing errors and late fillings Ø Assisted HR with various payroll issues such as benefits enrollments and new hire packets

• Reviewed employee expense and month-end reports to ensure accuracy of included information

• Provided high-quality customer services by maintaining clear lines of communication at all times, accurately relaying vital information in a timely manner and reporting important developments and customer concerns to Senior Management as required Ø Monitored accounts to detect discrepancies and delayed payments, and contacted customers to properly resolve any outstanding issues

• Conducted all necessary processes to reconcile division accounts and bank transactions

• Assisted colleagues and junior staff with coding payment documents and accounts payable issues

• Communicated with internal and external stakeholders including partners, various departments and vendors to exchange important information and swiftly resolve various issues Ø Maintained up-to-date vendor database information in cooperation with internal constituents Ø Mediated between drivers and supervisors to ensure a mutual understanding on all issues

• Coordinated project activities to ensure successful completion with high-quality results

• Prepared reports for Senior Management as required through ReportSmith Page 2 of 2

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Career Summary cont.

2005 – 2007 Team Washington, Washington DC

Assistant Manager

• Analyzed data and information to develop practical strategies, optimize effectiveness and productivity, successfully reduce costs and significantly improve revenue

• Conducted all necessary processes to recruit talented staff by reviewing applicant qualifications, interviewing potential employees and choosing the most appropriate candidate Ø Facilitated employee personal and professional development by training junior staff members

• Properly handled customer complaints, ensuring customer satisfaction and quality of service

• Prepared and processed company payroll; Maintained client and employee personnel records Jan – Mar 2004 Journey Distributors, New York, NY

Sales Manager

• Established and maintained close professional relationships with national and international customers to promote services, expand client base and swiftly resolve any issues

• Processed all orders received and managed the shipping of goods and services

• Processed A/R, A/P, billing, and bank reconciliations; Maintained detailed records Aug – Dec 2003 CAEM, Ouagadougou, Burkina-Faso

Staff Accounting Intern

• Processed all invoices, accounts payable, purchase orders and travel expenses in a timely fashion Ø Detected and resolved invoice and vendor payment discrepancies; Implemented an improved system, significantly reducing errors

• Contributed in preparing the operating budget and the quarterly forecast Education and Qualifications

Master of Science Accounting, University of the District of Columbia, Washington, DC (2007) Master of Science Business Administration, University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (2002) Bachelor of Science Business Management, University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (2001) Associate of Arts Accounting & Business, University of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (1999) v English as Second Language certification, International Language Institute, Washington (2005) Further Skills and Details

IT Proficiency: Microsoft Dynamics SL; RedSky; Sage FAS Fixed Assets; AS400 Excel; General Ledger; Outlook; ADP; Citrix; Microsoft Office; ReportSmith Languages: English, French, Basic Proficiency in Spanish Other Activities: Campaign Leader, Campaign Against Women’s Sexual Mutilation, Burkina Faso Campaign Leader, Campaign Against Forced Marriage, Burkina Faso Volunteer to assist underprivileged, malnourished families, Burkina Faso University Lab Instructor, Burkina Faso (2001 – 2002) Leader of National Volleyball Team, Burkina Faso (1995 – 1997) References available on request

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