17-J Georgian CT
Bergenfield, NJ 07621
An accounts payable professional with a broad range of experience and comprehensive knowledge of all accounts payable processes, and an understanding of the related business areas of, accounting, treasury and purchasing. An expert in all aspects of funds disbursement with demonstrated skills in electronic payment execution(including international and foreign currency), bank software and websites, payment instructions and the internal controls needed in each of these areas. An excellent communicator who can work independently or as part of a team on multiple tasks and projects
SUPREME OIL COMPANY, Englewood, NJ 2008-2009
Accounts Payable Manager/Supervisor
Responsible for processing all A/P disbursements for Supreme Oil Company. On a monthly basis processed 500 checks, 4 Million /15 wires monthly with a combined value of over $6 million using Great Plains accounts payable/general ledger payment systems troubleshooting two divisions.
Monitoring Comdata checks/fuel charge usage, Visa gas cards for trucks delivering product, matching up wires/ach with receipts on a daily basis. Pulling electronic invoices off the web and paying them in a timely basis for north and south division.
Responsible for bring Accounts payable update. Accounts payable dept was running four months behind in invoicing and in four months brought invoicing down to a half month behind almost current managed a team of three employees.
Worked closely with accounts receivables and purchasing to insure that credits were being taken from vendors /drivers for improper paperwork of damaged goods to customer, also to insure that A/P received purchase orders for three way matching. Worked closely with the receiving dock, to insure that backup paperwork /product was accounted for/and received so that invoices can be processed.
Responsible overseeing process for all invoices freight, raw materials, parts and misalliances invoices using three way matching.
Worked closely with Alabama plant requesting bills of ladings/ proof of delivery to make sure vendors were paid in a timely basis.
Responsible for vendor maintenance/ customer services setup on a daily basis making sure that new vendors supplied W-9 and making sure that freight companies provided truck insurance for delivery of products for the company.
Took over non- purchase order invoices utilities, Amex, legal bills, expense reports, IT business systems and other, worked on discrepancies invoices with vendors to resolve issues to make payment.
Approved A/P batches to make sure that the general ledger accounts were correct, dates, invoices numbers and that batches were being posted in the right month.
Responsible for creating labels for UPS/Federal Express packages, tracking missing shipments and late packages on daily basis.
SUN CHEMICAL CORPORATION, Parsippany, NJ 1992 – 2008
Corporate Accounts Payable Supervisor 2001 â€“ 2008
Responsible for all disbursements for multiple Sun Chemical divisions. On a monthly basis processed 7,000 checks, 3,000 ACH payments and 100 wires with a combined value of over $100 million using CODA Financials for accounts payable and general ledger, Bottomline software for check printing and bank transmissions and several internet based payment systems. Regular correspondence with external and internal parties on payment inquiries and troubleshooting twelve divisions.
Responsible for processing all invoices for the corporate headquarters and central research facilities. Approximate monthly volume of 2,000 invoices $11 million. Much of this related to specialized areas such as garnishments, insurance, benefits, legal and tax. Had regular effective contact with leaders in these and other corporate areas, and was a main point of contact with all of the corporate vendors on payment issues,
Led the conversion of employees and external vendors from check to ACH payments. Helped develop the procedures for automated recording of various wire transfers, many of which were previously handled completely off line. Assisted on numerous projects relating to improving payment processes and controls. Assisted on the outsourcing of our document imaging and retention function.
Led the corporate accounts payable department, supervising an initial staff of two. Due largely to the process improvements mentioned above and some work moved or eliminated, staff was reduced to one in 2003 and to none in 2005. Responsible for running accounts payable dept alone for three years.
Assisted in 1099 preparation and took corrective action to insure accurate reporting. Provided data and performed key research in the areas of escheat law compliance and unclaimed property audits.
Reviewed and cleansed CODA vendor data for loading into SAP. Provided on site training and knowledge transfer to new payment and data teams on technical aspects of international payments and bank account details.
Accounts Payable Lead, 1997 â€“ 2001
Responsible for the execution of all electronic payments. Issued and recorded all manual checks. Transmitted payment files to banks. Worked with accounting on reconciling all of this activity. Supervised department in supervisor absents.
Worked with accounting on the conversion to CODA financials in 1998 and 1999. Helped set up payment templates in early internet banking platforms, taking over work previously only done by Treasury.
Accounts Payable Clerk, 1992 â€“ 1997
Processed all types of invoices for large division, including all inventory purchases and employee expense reports. Balanced cash reports and distributed checks daily. Reconciled invoices and purchase orders and worked with Purchasing to resolve discrepancies.
Hohokus Business Academy, 2003-2005
Computerized Accounting, English/Business Writing, Management Principles/Introduction to Business, Professional Development, Human Resource Management, Marketing/Advertising, QuickBooks, Risk Management, Accounting fundamentals, and Microsoft office.
Hackensack Adult business School, 1990-1992
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial
Typing, Business letter writing applications, Word Processing Math, Business Itineraries, Steno.
Business training Institute, 1987-1989
Career Planning, Communication Skills, Word processing, Typing, Business writing and Basic Math.
Over fifteen years of experience in Accounts payable dedicated to professionalism, highly motivated towards goal achievement, and can adapt immediately to any accounting system.