Accomplished performance-driven professional with a unique blend of functions and finance background
in the manufacturing industry. Manage and develop team of four with all activities in the accounts payable function such as, vendor relations, and functions that support timely payments of vendor invoices, and expense vouchers. Possess strong oral and written communication skills, ability to consistently meet deadlines and maintain high level of productivity under pressure; exercise sound judgment while exhibiting good business acumen; excellent team player with ability to work effectively across organizational functions with people of
Areas of Expertise
Strategic Planning 1099 Preparation
Strong Written/Verbal Skills
Vendor Negotiation SAP System
Strong Communication Skills
Supervisory Work Resolution
Technical Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word,Outlook,and ERP - SAP System
Vitaquest International, LLC.
West Caldwell, New Jersey
Accounts Payable Manager April 1999 – August 2018
Managed high volume, fast paced AP Department that encompassed a team of four AP Specialist, Customer Vendor Relations, and the AP disbursement group handling all check disbursements, 1099 and tax related matters for SAP systems. In addition, solely responsible for overseeing all payments for the corporation, develop and ensure compliance to corporate policy and government requirements,and accurately state the company’s liability while operating in a Global environment. Managed projects and new SAP system implementations,in collaboration with other departments.Ensured proper accounting and collections on debit balance reports; implemented and supported projects/programs to continually improve and simplify the Accounts Payable function/supplier payment process while maintaining a high level of accuracy. Responsible for ensuring that all payments including manual wires are made in a timely manner and in conjunction with terms of vendor agreements and/or lease terms.Review and approve all disbursement vouchers, process weekly check runs,monitor uncashed/void checks utilizing SAP reports to review and prevent duplicate payments,reconcile vendor statements of account, maintain vendors tax information,and flag payments for 1099 reporting.
Essential Job Duties
Manage all aspects of accounts payable functions to include, accuracy and timeliness of year-end audits; implemented new policies/procedures.
Resolve issues or discrepancies during the process of invoices and payment to vendors.
Develops,implements and maintains systems,procedures and policies,including accounts payable functions to ensure adherence to company guidelines.Manage monthly closing of Accounts Payable department;ensured all vendor invoices accurately posted in SAP,met month end deadlines and account analysis
Review and approve vendor status change and information into SAP; routinely verified all vendor master data for accuracy Review and approve new vendor credit applications
Account administrator for corporate card accounts, including reconciliation,
update and write new SOP's for SAP system. Initiate the implementation of customized programs,transaction codes, with the SAP programming team used by accounts payable to process invoices and disburse checks efficiently, accurately,in minimal time.
Provides accounting assistance t...
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