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Manager Accounts Payable

New Castle, DE, 19720
April 17, 2020

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Zipporah Lee

* ********** **** *** ****** DE ****0


Professional Experience

Xylem Dewatering Solutions DBA Godwin Pumps of America 2007 – Present Accounts Payable Manager

• Manage Accounts Payable team of 4

• Responsible for high volume invoice processing for publicly traded company (31,000 invoices processed within the last 6 months)

• Process and reconcile foreign/intercompany Invoices and Statements

• Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; coordinate issuing stop-payments

• Provide supporting documents during annual audits

• Drive process improvements in all areas

• Coordinate month-end closing procedures for the accounts payable

• Organize and maintain updated vendor files

• Perform filing duties and mail opening/sorting/send outs

• Maintain spreadsheets & accounting reports related to AP 2016 – 2017 Accounts Payable Supervisor

• As AP Supervisor assumed expanded responsibilities (concurrent with A/P duties) as the departments interim A/P manager filling in during vacations

• Performed regular check requests and check runs

• Complete general office duties and projects as assigned to assist management team 2014 – 2016 Accounts Payable Team Lead

• Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt)

• Responsible for all accounts payable interactions including invoice entry and vendor file maintenance

• Review any discrepancies with Invoices vs Purchase Orders (PPV) with Purchasing Department

• Reduced A/P Goods Received not Invoiced (GRNI) by 27% within 3 months

• Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries

• Vendor Negotiations & Management

2007 – 2014 Accounts Payable Clerk

• Managed monthly American Express statement of $50K collecting receipts for 17 cardholders

• Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries

• Receive/verify invoices and requisitions for goods and services

• Prepare batches of invoices for data entry and payment scheduling

• Meet requirements to Sarbanes Oxley

Bank of America (Fraud Analyst) 2007

• Handled inbound phone calls

• Reviewed incoming credit application

• Verified credit application through company secured software

• Escalating fraudulent activity to appropriate Team Captains (Customer Service) 2005-2006

• Handled inbound telephone phone calls for pharmaceutical customers

• Entered customer data on company computers accurately and completely

• Answered customer product questions fully and accurately Computer Skillset

• Rental Results

• Catalyst

• Oracle

• Cognos

• Excel 2013

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