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Accounting Accounts Payable

Location:
Buford, GA, 30518
Posted:
January 02, 2020

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Brenda Albert

Sugar Hill, GA

678-***-**** * ada6xx@r.postjobfree.com

www.linkedin.com/in/brenda-albert-303a99b7

Office Management Team Leadership Payroll Administration

Methodical, meticulous, and diligent Payroll Administrator highly regarded for nearly 20 years of experience in payroll and finance operations for industry leaders. Proven track record of integrating technology to optimize efficiency and workflow. Respected as a motivational leader and influential collaborator who guides team members to successfully realize demanding performance targets. Builds and maintains lasting relationships, driving company objectives through a people-focused approach. Out-of-the-box thinker committed to continuously improving payroll and overall accounting operations to enable maximum revenue generation.

Selected Highlights

Processed wage garnishments, levies, support orders, bonuses, commissions, and benefit adjustments for 1,100+ employees at Andritz, Inc. and analyzed and audited payroll transaction requests.

Applied ADP Workforce Now to process weekly union payroll and $3M in bi-weekly payroll liabilities for staff at 18 locations across multiple states.

Expertly handled a high volume of invoice entries using three-way PO matching and audited and processed payments for employee expense reports in Concur Travel.

Maintained accuracy across all sales transaction invoices for Alfred Karcher, Inc. and effectively resolved invoicing discrepancies and reconciled vendor and customer pricing conflicts.

Led staff orientation and training sessions while supervising day-to-day operations within the Accounting Department at Seaborne Airlines.

Core Competencies

Payroll Administration

Journal Entries

Technical Skills

Office Management

Account Reconciliations

Reporting/Documentation

Accounts Payable/Receivable

Workflow Management

Administrative Support

Garnishment/Tax Levies

Invoice/Data Entry

Team Leadership

Professional Experience

ANDRITZ, INC. ALPHARETTA/ROSWELL, GA 2008 – 2019

Payroll Administrator: 2012 – 2019

Processed weekly union payroll and $3M in bi-weekly payroll liabilities for staff at 18 locations across multiple states via ADP Workforce Now.

Entered and audited payroll hours, inputted new employees, and approved employees for self-service tasks using a wide range of software programs.

Edited deduction amounts and reconciled appropriate accounts while processing and responding to state and federal tax notices, achieving 98% rate of accuracy.

Analyzed and audited payroll transaction requests and processed wage garnishments, levies, support orders, bonuses, commissions, and benefit adjustments for 1,100+ employees.

Provided employees and management with comprehensive payroll support, ensuring all issues were resolved promptly and accurately.

Created and distributed post-processing reports and standard ad hoc custom reports for finance and management departments, including 401K, FSA, HSA, and PTO.

Developed analysis spreadsheets and payroll reports for auditing purposes and management operations.

Full Cycle Accounts Payable Specialist: 2008 – 2012

Efficiently processed international and domestic wires and vendor check runs each week.

Audited and processed payments for employee expense reports in Concur Travel and expertly handled a high volume of invoice entries using three-way PO matching.

Processed intercompany book entries, prepared and execute ACH vendor payments, and accurately maintained payables aging.

ALFRED KARCHER, INC. DULUTH, GA 2002 – 2008

Full Cycle Accounts Payable Specialist

Handled approximately 150 invoice entries per day, as well as posting journal and general ledger entries and reconciling daily and monthly bank statements.

Effectively resolved invoicing discrepancies and reconciled vendor and customer pricing conflicts while maintaining accuracy across all sales transaction invoices.

Performed numerous accounting duties assigned by the Controller, including auditing employee expense reports and processing the weekly vendor check run.

SEABORNE AIRLINES ST. CROIX, VIRGIN ISLANDS 2000 – 2002

Accountant

Supervised day-to-day operations within the Accounting Department and led staff orientation and training sessions.

Processed employee expense reports, handled monthly accounting reconciliations, and accurately directed full cycle accounts payable/receivable.

Skillfully reconciled vendor and customer discrepancies and efficiently processed all credit card charge backs and rebuttals, maintaining strong professional relationships to continuously grow the client base.

Audited daily closeout reports from customer service, supporting their operations and enhancing overall workflow.

Education

Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, GA: 2016 – 2018

Bachelor of Business Administration (Candidate) – Accounting

University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Bachelor of Science (Candidate) – Accounting

Additional Credentials

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office (Word, Works, Excel) / ADP Workforce Now / ADP PC Payroll / Citrix / SAP / Time Control / HighJump / Concur Travel / QuickBooks Pro / Quicken / PeopleSoft / Lotus 123 / Windows OS / Quattro Pro / Comet

Honors & Awards

Employee of the Quarter (2001, 2002) – Seaborne Airlines

Employee of the Year (2001) – Seaborne Airlines

Professional Development

Certified Payroll Professional Coursework

Organizations

American Payroll Association – Member (2014 – 2016)

Publications

The Farm Animals’ Strike

Good Morning Sunshine

Good Night Moonlight



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