Accounts Payable Accountant Resume Example

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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Highly efficient Accounting professional with exceptional technological skills and process improvement expertise. Skill working with accounting software programs, including Abila MIP, Changepoint, and Salesforce. Driven and enterprising people-person with attentive nature and a strong desire for efficiency.

Work History
Catholic Charities Of The Archidiocese Of Washington - Accounts Payable Accountant
Silver Spring, MD, 07/2019 - 02/2020
  • Prepared month-end closing entries for detailed reporting and recordkeeping.
  • Reached out to vendors and customers to verify information and follow up on client issues.
  • Processed invoices and journal entries with efficiency and accuracy, resulting in decreased discrepancies.
  • Applied proper codes to invoices, files and receipts to keep records organized and easily searchable.
  • Assessed data and information to verify entry, calculation and billing code accuracy.
  • Streamlined productivity by decreasing time-wasting tasks and helping supervisors.
  • Developed client rapport by efficiently addressing incoming correspondence and resolving [Number] A/P inquires per day.
  • Produced month-end closing reports and provided actionable suggestions on remittance for quick resolution.
  • Reported financial data and updated financial records in ledgers and journals.
  • Entered figures using 10-key calculator to compute data quickly.
  • Investigated daily variances uncovered with [Type] and [Type] reports and corrected errors to resolve discrepancies.
  • Input financial data and produced reports using [Software].
  • Used advanced software skills to produce high-quality documents, reports and presentations.
  • Successfully managed [Result] by implementing [Type] program to streamline [Task].
  • Reorganized accounts payable processes, decreasing supplier payment delays from [Number] to [Number] days.
  • Prepared and mailed invoices to customers, processed payments and documented account updates.
  • Used [Software] to accurately manage over [Number] accounts worth $[Amount].
Suburban Propane - Staff Accountant
Huntsville, AL, 03/2019 - 07/2019
  • Updated financial management systems to reduce financial discrepancies and increased cost savings through implementation of internal controls.
  • Generated [Type] reports detailing various metrics and account information.
  • Assisted [Job title] with year-end financial audits.
  • Maintained full [Area of expertise] compliance for [Type] business turning over $[Amount] in revenue per year.
  • Created journal entry schedules to improve efficiency, support and documentation of accounting processes.
  • Set up and improved accounting systems and processes to meet business needs and maximize effectiveness of operations.
  • Increased efficiency, support and documentation of accounting processes by creating detailed schedules for journal entries.
  • Promoted continuous workflow and issue resolution through communication and identification of conflicts.
  • Created training protocol and mentored new accounting and senior staff on best practices and procedures.
  • Managed entire accounting cycle including gathering information, preparing documents, finalizing reports and closing books.
  • Prepared and filed [Type] and [Type] tax forms for commercial and individual clients.
  • Partnered with auditors on annual audits and realized compliance with governmental tax guidelines.
  • Tracked financial progress by creating quarterly and yearly balance sheets.
  • Prepared documents, reports and presentations for executives and board members using advanced software proficiencies.
  • Evaluated and improved accuracy and completeness of [Type] financial records to boost regulatory compliance.
  • Identified and investigated variances to financial plans and forecasts.
  • Improved efficiency of operations, including data collection, analysis and modeling, to enhance practices and increase customer retention.
  • Reviewed accounting structures and procedures on regular basis to identify areas in need of improvement.
  • Accurately documented all cash, credit, fixed assets, accrued expenses and line of credit transactions.
Atlas Copco Drilling Solutions - Accounting Specialist
Nogales, AZ, 07/2018 - 03/2019
  • Utilized talents and expertise to complete on-time and accurate monthly closing processes, journal entries and accruals.
  • Promoted consistent accuracy of billing information by reconciling [Number] accounts monthly.
  • Entered invoices requiring payment and disbursed amounts via check, electronic transfer or bank draft.
  • Verified vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Disbursed petty cash by recording entries and verifying documentation.
  • Evaluated current processes to develop improvement plans.
  • Compiled research data and gave professional presentations highlighting finds and recommended optimizations.
  • Restructured procedures through coordination with [Job title] to create and execute projects.
  • Created and optimized records management strategies to coordinate and protect information.
  • Helped leaders understand how to effectively manage [Function], [Function] and [Function].
  • Strengthened [Type] storage systems to enhance efficiency and minimize labor requirements.
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time.
  • Saved $[Amount] by implementing cost-saving initiatives that addressed long-standing problems.
  • Worked with [Type] customers to understand needs and provide [Type] service.
  • Resolved [Type] problems, improved operations and provided exceptional client support.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving [Product or Service] issues.
  • Developed process improvement initiatives and analyzed problems to create corrective action strategy.
  • Cut waste and organizational costs via [Action].
  • Applied agile methodology to shorten cycle time and achieve target margins.
  • Identified appropriate methodology to shorten cycle time and achieve target margins.
  • Met with manager weekly to provide detailed project report and milestone updates.
  • Planned, executed and controlled assigned projects, ensuring work performed complied with contractual requirements.
  • Closely collaborated with project members to identify and quickly address problems.
  • Produced [Type] and [Type] reports each [Timeframe], updating customers and senior leaders on progress and roadblocks.
  • Liaised with staff managers to collaboratively design process change implementation plans.
  • Controlled and managed server room, wireless network, server infrastructure, audiovisual equipment, laptops and video conferencing equipment.
  • Created support documentation that empowered and enabled user community to extend skills, leverage system features and find resolutions to questions without intervention from support team.
  • Used database to research, gather, analyze and present data.
  • Attended regular client meetings to report project progress and address questions.
  • Authored protocols for appropriate, cost-effective and safe handling of equipment and materials.
  • Drafted and distributed training manuals for devices used by various employees.
  • Facilitated best user experience through continuous support, training classes, webinars, improvements and communication of system changes.
  • Authored over [Number] articles and entries for [Type] and [Type] problem resolutions for addition to support knowledge base.
  • Assisted customers with product selection based on stated needs, proposed use and budget.
  • Liaised effectively with others to promote on-going network design, reevaluation and optimization that scaled with company growth.
  • Partnered across organization to design solutions with [Type] platform to deliver optimal path for key business initiatives.
  • Innovated implementation of [Software] for customized invoices and designed [Type] interface order management.
  • Directed IT services, counseled executives and collaborated with senior management on strategic planning.
  • Led team of [Number] in administering IT infrastructure.
  • Managed infrastructure upgrades, analysis and resolution of end user hardware and software issues.
  • Coordinated storage locations and product movements.
  • Collaborated with other departments on supply and quality issues.
  • Reviewed reports and recommended changes to improve copy flow.
  • Coordinated with writers to maintain consistent voice while removing [Type] problems.
Biola University La Mirada, CA Expected in 12/2017 BBA : Accounting - GPA :
Technical Skills
  • Invoice and payment processing
  • Closing processes
  • MS Office Suite: Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Access
  • GAAP Reporting
  • Quickbooks

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Biola University
Job Titles Held:
  • Accounts Payable Accountant
  • Staff Accountant
  • Accounting Specialist
  • BBA