Shirley Harrison

Shirley Harrison


Shirley Harrison

Greater Atlanta Area – Full-Time Permanent Positions Only


Energetic Problem-Solver with extensive experience in

Finance and Management

Skillfully analyze and prepare financial reports and transactions and identify billing issues

Proficiency in ad-hoc reporting

Successful management of multi-million dollar accounts

Exceptional report writer and presenter

Expertise in establishing and nurturing client relations

Rapidly adapt to new technologies

Results-driven, proven leader in military and corporate settings

Spearheaded system upgrade and task force teams

Presented with numerous military, corporate and community awards for exceeding goals


SAP, Excel, Financial Reporting, Account Management, Accounts Receivable

Accounts Payable, Quality Management, Access, Writing, Analysis

Work History

Work History
Feb 2009 - Present

Consolidated Invoice Customer Coordinator

Coca-Cola Refreshments

Customer Business Solutions/Customer Invoice Services

An invoicing, accounts receivable/payable service acting as a single face to the customer.

Consolidated Invoice Customer Coordinator - Analyze financial reports to assist in identifying billing issues, monitoring open items, preparing statements, conducting research and reviewing price lists.

Conduct comprehensive analyses in Excel and SAP to determine percentages of clearing documents in order to prevent billing lapses and utilize the VLOOKUP function to cross-reference data and compile updated information for the administrator

Generated a revenue increase of nearly 12% due to proficient collection practices for a multi-million dollar customer

Gained knowledge of Six Sigma methodologies by presenting ideas to the Leadership Team as part of an exception management team assembled to make recommendationsfor increasing currency by 10%, achieving 50% reduction in defects in manual processing, with potential for the collection of $3.6K in revenue per year

Exceeded the company’s goals and objectives by nearly 6% for collection of revenue

Administer ongoing support to analysts on issues affecting payments

Skillfully manage existing customer relationships, improve and define processes, and review customer contracts

Reduced outstanding receivables by 20% in one month

Presented workshop on Microsoft Access to help co-workers increase productivity and reduce response time to the bottlers

Jun 2003 - Apr 2008

Accounts Payable Processor


AllianceBernstein, White Plains, NY (June 2003 – April 2008)

A global research-driven investment firm.

Accounts Payable Processor - Executed timely and accurate processing of invoices, including expense and purchase order invoices.

Managed a project to conduct system upgrades for a paperless finance approval system, which led to increased efficiency and processes

Executed high volume invoice processing resulting in prompt and accurate payment to vendors

Implemented a system using a spreadsheet template designed to ensure accuracy

Successfully worked in partnership with internal and external customers on the payables process, resulting in a 30% reduction in price and quantity errors

Jun 1992 - May 2002

Finance Assistant

Pernod Ricard USA

Pernod-Ricard USA, White Plains, NY (January 1989 – May 2002)

(Formerly Seagram Beverage Company)

The premium spirits and wine supplier in the U.S.

Finance Assistant - Processed invoices and credit memos, ensured correct price and quantities, and maintained and verified vendor records.

Promoted to Finance Assistant

Executed and streamlined finance responsibilities such as managing inventory records and assisting in month end close

Audited freight documents and credit memos, ensuring completeness and accuracy.

Reduced component costs for production by nearly 17% and completed efficient invoice processing, resulting in discounts of over $50,000 per year

Purchasing Assistant (June 1989 – December 1991) – Compiled information to create purchase orders and gathered information to prepare and analyze bid packages to determine best pricing.

Facilitated the procurement of beverage components for the Graphics Purchasing Department by preparing purchase orders 



Received commission

Academy of Military Science

B. S. Business Studies

Buffalo State College



MS Access

Perform Access Bumps

Managing High Perfomance Teams


Financial Reporting


Managing financial transactions


Analyzing data