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Detailed, Heavy Volume & Accurate Accounting

Location:
United States
Posted:
September 16, 2008

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A/R and COLLECTIONS

* Collection Manager

* Credit Approval

* Represented Company in Court

* A/P and A/R Reconciliation

* Dunning Letters

ACCOUNTING ADMINISTRATION

* Vendor Cost Auditing

* Balanced Credit Cards Statement

* Margin Analysis

* Spreadsheet Analysis & Recommendations

* QuickBooks

EMPLOYMENT

Credit/Collections 01/08- 7/08

Ajilon —Employment Agency Assigned to Dole world headquarters

* Collect Unearned Cash Discounts

* Responsible for collections on portfolio $5.0M consisting of over 300 accounts located in the Canada and USA

* Determine the amount of Unearned Cash Discounts taken incorrectly and correctly and code them correctly in Accounting System

* Contact Customer Accounts Payable staff for payment of Unearned cash discounts

* Ensure payments of unearned cash discounts are applied correctly

* Provide weekly reports on amounts and status of collections activity

( Temporary position assignment completed)

Credit/Collection A/R Analyst 05/06-12/07

Avery Dennison

* Reduced A/R over 90 days past due from 32.1% to 1.2% of total A/R

* Responsible for collections on portfolio with an average A/R exposure of $3.0M consisting of over 200 accounts located in the Americas on behalf of Avery Dennison’s Hong Kong division

* Research and locate unidentified payments in company’s multiple bank locations and ensure payments are transferred promptly and applied correctly

* Routinely interact with Sales and Customer Service departments in order to resolve customer disputes

* Insure that customer credit lines are appropriate

* Communicate with all levels of customer management teams to negotiate payment schedules and initiate collection alternatives

* Compose final demand letters, recommend placement with outside collection agencies or inclusion in bad debt reserve as necessary

(Cooperate merger my department was eliminated)

Collection Officer I 04/05-12/05 Core Staff—Employment Agency Assigned to Ventura County H.S.A.

* Increased collections of Welfare Overpayments by 5 % through grant reductions

* Maintained accurate and detailed collection records for CalWorks, General Relief and foodstamp over-issuances

* Composed and monitored correspondence to Caseworker to collect cash overpayments and foodstamp over- issuances

* Negotiated payment arrangements with clients within guidelines of State and Federal regulations, and Agency Policies

* Provided explanations to clients on cash overpayments and foodstamp over-issuances

( Temporary position assignment completed)

Accounting Administrator 09/97-02/05

Integrated Telemanagement Services

* Credit & Collection Manager - Reduced turnaround time of collections by 3.5 days

* Allocated A/R and A/P transactions to the correct GL account for company with annual sales over $10 million

* Maintained and audited the results of an intricate spreadsheet showing margins for revenue and costs of services

* Responsible for processing all credit applications and other collection duties

* Audited spreadsheets pertaining to company’s profit and loss and general ledger accounts

* Generated all reporting documents and reconciled accounts for company financial statements

* Conducted audits of vendor bills with a high volume of individual transactions, maintaining records and resolving discrepancies

* Completed filings and represented the company in Small Claims Court related to collection matters

(Telecommunications went into an economic down turn owner laid off many employees)

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science—California State University, Chico

Associate of Science in Business Information Systems—Moorpark College

BUSINESS COURSE WORK

Principles of Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Budgeting & Finance, Business Statistics, Micro Economics, Macro Economics, and QuickBooks

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE

* Certified Novell Engineer

* Junior Programmer

* FoxPro, COBOL, Basic, Paradox

* System Analyst

* Excel

* JD Edwards

* MS Windows & MS Word

* Computer Operations –Data to Server

* Industry Programs

* Databases and Spreadsheets

* PeopleSoft Version 8.9



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