Margaret A. Nelson
PROFILE: Manager and administrator with over 20 years experience in highly competitive wholesale, distributing, and land development industries. Hands-on results oriented leader who utilizes effective interpersonal and communication skills. Have the detailed knowledge and expertise to make an immediate contribution in the following areas:
Accounts Payable/Expense Reporting Office Administration
Accounts Receivable Problem Resolution
Coordination and Scheduling Product Pricing
Customer Service Purchasing
International Expediting Training
Maintaining Executive Schedules Travel Planning
Nov 2007 Fisher Property Group, Inc. /Innkeepers USA Palm Beach, FL
Oct 2008 Executive Administrative Assistant/Project Manager Coordinator
Worked directly with Vice President of Construction in preparation of developing
budgets for the building and/or renovations of major hotels.
Obtain pricing to create bid tabulations.
Actively solicited and screened Architects & Engineers for development of site plans.
Solicited and screened General Contractors.
Coordination of vendors and material suppliers.
Worked closely with Project Managers, Architects and Engineers on all change orders.
Preparation of General Contractor and Sub Contractor contracts (AIA documents).
Organize executive schedules, plan meetings, and make travel arrangements.
Worked closely with accounts payable department to assure accuracy of all vendor invoices.
Apr 2005- Schickedanz Capital Group, L.L.C. West Palm Beach, FL
Oct 2007 Office Administrator
Responsible for the day to day operations related to the facility.
Manage the day to day administrative duties as well as answering the phone and greeting customers.
Coordinate and schedule building contractors and coordinate county inspections.
Perform all Accounts Payable functions including invoice coding, expense report processing, and check issuance.
Organize executive schedules, plan meetings and events, and make travel arrangements.
Responsible for office purchasing.
Handle all correspondence with vendors, suppliers, legal and prospective customers.
Aug 1997 – Wakefern Food Corporation Edison, NJ
Nov 2004 Jr. Accountant – Consolidated Accounts Payable
Reviewed and evaluated direct store delivery payments for $7.2 million in purchases annually.
Worked directly with vendors to evaluate and coordinate receiving and pricing issues.
Controlled and coordinated vendor logs between Accounts Receivable and Payable.
Maintained schedules and analyzed general ledger accounts.
Fielded customer complaints and effected problem resolution.
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International Expeditor – International Sales
Responsible for customer with largest export volume ($6 million) as well as additional accounts.
Controlled the process flow of ordering, selecting and shipping of international orders.
Worked with product divisions to satisfy customers’ needs and maintain 100% service level.
Coordinate activities between Wakefern, freight forwarders and customers.
Controlled inventory at freight forwarder.
Insure proper product coding, labeling, and kosher certificates when necessary.
Worked directly with vendors in the ordering and shipping of product.
Senior Secretary – Wholesale/International Sales
Provided customer service to wholesale and international customers.
Provided customers with item and promotional information from mainframe computer systems.
Prepared ad material for both wholesale and international customers.
Maintained files and records for 600 customers.
Performed general secretarial duties.
Oct 1993 – DiGiorgio/White Rose Corporation Carteret, NJ
Aug 1996 Administrative Assistant – Grocery Buying Department
Assisted buyers with implementation of all price changes, promotions, reservations, and reserves.
Maintained and edited all grocery order and confidential grocery books.
Set up all new items and holiday items in computer system.
Assisted in processing of orders for major retailers and export.
Maintained files and records for major food retailers.
Handled all consumer complaints.
Performed general secretarial duties.
Microsoft Products (Word, Excel, Power Point)
Various customized internal computer systems and software packages
Shoprite University in conjunction with Rutgers University:
Customer Service as a Learned Skill
Negotiating and Influencing Skills
The Art of Closing the Deal
Work Teams and Team Building
Customer Cultural Diversity
REFERENCES: Available Upon Request