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Controller, Assistant Controller, Accounting Manager

Aventura, Florida, United States
May 24, 2010

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Marlene Valdes

** **** ** ****** *******, FL ***13

(T) 786-***-**** (E)


Areas of expertise includes several accounting programs as Quick Books, Mass 90, ADP, computer literate, Excell & Word, payroll processing, purchasing, accounts payables and receivables, employees benefits and health insurance.

20 solid years of experience in Bookkeeping and Accounting.

20 years in progressively responsible positions.

By nature, a self-motivate, fast learner, creative thinker, and able to multi task.

Professional Experience

2006 - Present ArrowMail Presort Company Inc., Miami, FL

Assistant Controller

Handle Purchasing, Human Resources and Accounts Payables as well as assisting the Controller in record keeping of different accounting logs, bank reconciliation, and end of the month closing procedures.

Duties includes weekly payroll processing for 100 employees, maintain records of benefits as vacation, manage deductions as health insurance, child support, garnishments, etc. Oversee and assist with the renewal of maintenance agreements for the Postal Equipment with the different vendors.

Coordinate purchasing for the company, assign Purchase Order numbers for Vendors and placing

orders for supplies, parts, and material involve in the course of business, maintain an inventory for all the supplies for the company.

Process Accounts Payable, received invoices classified expenses and issue payments to vendors. Assist with the completion of Bids for vendors.

1997 - 2006 Cellular Connection of Miami, Miami, FL

Accounts Receivable/ Credit manager/Assistant Controller

Manage Accounts Receivables for a manufacturer of cellular accessories, processing of credit applications, requested credit reports as Dunn & Bradstreet and Experian, maintained proper documentation as credit applications, personal guarantees and tax exempt certificates, responsible

for analyzing credit ratios and assigned credit limits and terms to customer accounts, coordinate daily deposits, allocate posting payments to customer accounts, contacted customers domestic and international regarding payments of unpaid invoice , handle collections and referral of accounts to lawyers when it was necessary.

Coordinate daily processing of sales, credit cards, responsible for updating daily transactions information.

From 2001 to 2006 promoted to Assistant Controller, in charge of full bookkeeping, supervise and manage accounts payables and receivables, responsible for financial and accounting functions of the company as cash management and gathering information for end of the month processing, coordinate the flow of information with outside Accountants, Attorneys and Financial Institutions.

1989 - 1997 EL Dorado Trading Corporation, Miami, FL

Accounts Receivables Manager

Handled of Accounts Receivables for a Flower Importers Company, responsible for Daily deposits, collections and all customer related issues, maintaining credit files for customers, obtaining credit information as Dunn & Bradstreet credit reports, reconcile customers account and discrepancies, issued credit memos for customers.

Assisted auditors with company records and verifications of balances during yearly audits. Worked with the Custom Brokers program to clear flowers that were imported daily to the US, prepare checks weekly to US Customs Services.

Processed wire transfers for the company and assisted controller with different accounting duties


1982 Miami Dade Community College, Miami, FL


1979 Instituto de Economia de la Habana, Habana, Cuba


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