Accounting Manager resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • JDE, SAP, Oracle, Great Plains, PeopleSoft, Macola, American Contractor, Timberline, PRO21, Peachtree/Sage, QB, Initiative, Excel, PowerPoint, Word - ADP, Run, Work Force Now, Vantage - Paychex
  • Accounting, Word
  • Accounts payable, Migration
  • Accounts Receivable, Oracle
  • Accruals, Payables
  • Accrual, Payroll processing
  • Streamline, Peachtree
  • ADP, PeopleSoft
  • AP, Policies
  • AR, Processes
  • Balance Sheet, Process improvement
  • Bank reconciliations, Reconciling
  • Monthly bank reconciliations, Reporting
  • Banking, Sage
  • Credit, Sales
  • Data entry, SAP
  • Database, SOX compliance
  • Documentation, Swedish
  • Electronics, Tax
  • ERP, Timberline
  • Expense reports, Training materials
  • Filing, Vendor relations
  • Financials, Year-end
  • Financial
  • Financial management
  • Financial statements
  • General Ledger
  • General ledger accounts
  • GL
  • Great Plains
  • Hiring
  • Human Resources
  • Inventory management
  • Inventory
  • JD Edwards
  • JDE
  • Macola
  • Managing
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
Work History
Accounting Manager, 06/2017 to 12/2019
James River InsuranceChapel Hill, NC,
  • Oversaw the financial management and day-to-day operations of electronics manufacturer including general ledger, accounting operations, sales tax, inventory management and more Coordinated and managed the month- and year-end close procedures for the organization Prepared monthly/quarterly financials for Management team and performed analysis of financials Prepared and reviewed month-end inventory and accrual entries Prepared and reviewed Balance Sheet reconciliations and journal entries for Accounts Receivable/Payable Calculated journal entries for corporate cash and credit card accounts Managed the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions and processes Processed vendor invoices, prepared check runs and managed payables aging Managed corporate T&E, processed expense reimbursements and ensured compliance to company policies Maintained AR aging, posted to the General Ledger and prepared bank deposits Responsible for collections and posting cash Led inventory management which included management of the cycle count programs and conduction of physical inventory counts Responsible for monthly and quarterly sales tax reporting and filing, including review/analysis Assisted with Payroll processing and various Human Resources functions.
Accounts Payable Manager, 03/2013 to 06/2017
Alterra Mountain CoDenver, CO,
  • Manufactures titanium products for the aerospace industry ($20M).
  • Company is being sold.
  • Managed and supervised a staff of two (2) to ensure the timely and accurate processing of full-cycle Accounts Payable averaging a total of 500 invoices/day Responsible for implementing and managing three-way match processes.
  • Managed the weekly check cycles and responsible for all International Wire Transfers to vendors Led the month-end close procedures for accounts payable including AP cutoff reconciliation and accruals.
  • Reviewed accounts payable aging for accuracy to prepare month-end accruals for posting to the GL Prepared and posted AP related journal entries Oversaw expense management and reimbursement for corporate and employee expenses by processing expense reports and expense related AP invoices Created and implemented policies and procedures to for the Accounts Payable functions to standardize and streamline the department Performed various bank reconciliations and monthly account analysis Partnered with the sales Executive team on all reporting and reconciling any account issues Played an integral part in vendor relations and developed Staff on building strong business relationships with external business partners/vendors Trained staff on all functions within AP processing as well as company policies and procedures Responsible for the review and approval of all new vendors and all vendor maintenance including year-end 1099 processing and IRS filings Managed the Vendor database handling clean-up, inactivating old vendors and updating all records Assisted team and management with various special projects and year-end audits.
Accounts Payable Manager, 11/2007 to 03/2013
Alterra Mountain CoStratton Mountain, VT,
  • Company was purchased by Atlas Copco Corporation (a public Swedish company) on March 3, 2011 after which operations were moved to Germany.
  • Responsible for managing department and overseeing the timely and accurate processing of full-cycle Accounts Payable including purchase orders, invoices and payment Managed all banking deposits, banking relations and monthly bank reconciliations Developed policies and procedures for the Accounts Payable department including vendor maintenance, vendor setup guidelines and invoice numbering for data entry Led all communication for internal and external AP questions involving vendors and accounts Heavy processing of electronic payments; minimal check issuance Assisted with the new ERP system implementation after the acquisition Ensured a clean vendor database and accurate records in order for a successful migration from Intuitive (used at JC) to SAP Managed on-going process improvements and ERP enhancements Assisted the all month-end related activities including accruals, journal entries and bank reconciliations Hands-on management of the General Ledger and analysis of Balance Sheet accounts Resolved discrepancies with vendors and reconciled accounts as necessary Participated in special projects.
Accounts Payable Manager, 08/2000 to 08/2007
Alterra Mountain CoMammoth Lakes, CA,
  • Company was purchased by Avail Medical in 2002 and then was sold to Flextronics Medical (NASDAQ: FLEX) in 2005.
  • Operations moved to Mexico.
  • Managed the Accounts Payable department for a multi-billion-dollar corporation ($5.5B) including, but not limited to: Vendor relations and management Invoice entry and processing (3-way match), disbursements, ACH, check runs Expense report reimbursements and credit card management Departmental reporting and tax related matters, Responsible for ensuring accurate and timely processing of all transactions and related General ledger accounts Ensured adequate process documentation and training materials Maintained and supported SOX compliance through integrated controls Managed the monthly close of the Accounts Payable module in Oracle which included posting of month-end information, journal entries, financial statements related to AP and accruals Led communication on financial inquiries to meet business needs Responsible for hiring and training the AP staff which included on-going evaluations of staff members and continuous training on departmental and company-wide policies and procedures Developed and managed the escheatment processes in accordance with laws and regulations Managed all internal and external audit requests Identified, implemented and monitored projects for on-going process improvement initiatives Assisted with new ERP system implementation: Macola to JD Edwards/PeopleSoft/Oracle.
High School Diploma: , Expected in
Artesia High School - Lakewood, CA
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Cerritos College - Norwalk, CA

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  • Artesia High School
  • Cerritos College

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