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2016-032016-09

Lead Accounts Payable Representative (Contractor)

Vernay Laboratories

▪ Managed workflow of daily a/p invoices to be processed
▪ Processed ach, wire, and check payments for vendor invoices
▪ Reconciled AP GL accounts, re-classified and coded to department expense accounts
▪ Reviewed weekly AP aging and cash position, prepared summaries for final approval of payments

2008-09Present

Accounting Coordinator

Arby's Restaurant Group

Atlanta, GA Accounting Coordinator ▪ Analyzed billing reports for over 350 Franchisees totaling $5MM, to identify and resolve discrepancies ▪ Analyzed Franchisees estimated sales report-utilized data to prepare forecasting sales trends ▪ Analyze monthly unbilled Franchise fees report, continually reduced unbilled fees to zero  ▪ Assisted with internal audit requests and findings, made adjustments as needed ▪ Performed sales updating, billing, and cash application for Franchisee royalties, fees, and rents ▪ Performed account reconciliation, research and analysis on various AR sub-ledger accounts totaling over $3MM ▪ Performed month-end closing procedures to ensure accurate invoicing, cash application and generation of monthly accruals ▪ Reconciled AR subsystem to General Ledger, and prepared adjusting journal entries ▪ Assisted with the testing and implementation of R12 Oracle system

2005-092008-08

A/r Credit Analyst

Optimus Solutions
Norcross, GA A/R Credit Analyst ▪ Analyzed and reviewed credit data and financial statements to determine credit risks ▪ Analyzed customer aging report, made recommendations for uncollectable accounts ▪ Contacted over 100 customers per week for payment of past due invoices ▪ Maintained the highest percentage of collected past due invoices in department ▪ Applied payments from lockbox to customers' accounts ▪ Prepared bank deposits for manual checks received
2004-102005-09

Staff Accountant

Domtar Industries
Atlanta, GA Staff Accountant(Contractor) ▪ Analyzed and researched short payments from remittance, gathered data to substantiate findings ▪ Processed credit memos for approved deductions ▪ Prepared month-end financial statements for more than 50 paper & pulp suppliers ▪ Identified and resolved an out-of-balance account for more than $80k ▪ Assisted with year-end audit preparation and document collection
2003-092004-09

Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant

Amerimax Diversified Products
Norcross, GA Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant ▪ Collected over $1MM in past due balances and freight claims ▪ Performed over 20 monthly bank and accounts receivable reconciliations ▪ Performed daily invoicing and cash applications for more than 100 current customers ▪ Analyzed over 15 Dun and Bradstreet reports on a monthly basis to determine credit qualifications for potential vendors
2002-072003-08

Management Trainee

Enterprise Rent-A Car
Atlanta, GA Management Trainee ▪ Managed as well as trained new team members at local branch office ▪ Maintained/Managed fleet of vehicles at local satellite dealership without supervision ▪ Effectively communicated and interacted with vendors, customers, and insurance companies ▪ Successfully persuaded customers to purchase optional damage waiver insurance, which increased local office profits
2001-112002-07

Team Leader Account Specialist

MCI WorldCom Wireless
Atlanta, GA Team Leader Account Specialist ▪ Directly supervised a team of 11 employees(Credit Analyst & Activation Specialist) ▪ Analyzed reports to assist Director in increasing department's efficiency rating ▪ Reviewed and resolved all escalated customer service account issues

Education

19982002

B.A

Clark Atlanta University

Finance

Skills

Software Expertise

Oracle 11i, Oracle R12, Microsoft Office, with emphasis in Excel (v-look ups, pivot tables, if functions) PowerPoint, Word and Access, Working Knowledge of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), JD Edwards, SAP, Navision, Lawson