Accounts Payable Manager Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Self-motivated banking professional offering strong communication and quick thinking skills. Works effectively on teams, as well as independently, in fast-paced environments.
  • BankTel Systems
  • FIS Horizon
  • FIS BankPac
  • Profit Star Budget Manager
  • Exceptional customer service
  • MS Office proficient
  • Strong sense of banking ethics
  • Excellent communication skills
09/2007 to 05/2016
Accounts Payable Manager Bigbear.Ai Charlottesville, VA,
  • Conducted the research and spearheaded the implementation of the p cards used by the bank's employees for T&E expenses.
  • This implementation eliminated the need for paper based credit card reconciliations and allowed employees to have web based access to input their descriptions and managers the ability to approve their incumbent's reports online.
  • Conducted the research and directed the implementation of the consolidated supply management system which affected several areas and nearly every employee.
  • This approach allowed the bank to reduce cost by an estimated $44,000 each year by eliminating multiple vendors and harnessing the savings brought on by bulk purchasing and managing one central inventory of printed, marketing and promotional items.
  • Streamlined the vendor payment process by requiring each employee to receive their expense reimbursements via direct deposit and allowing vendors to receive payments via ACH.
  • Implementing the electronic payments reduced the hard cost of A/P materials / postage by over $8,500 each year as well as reduced the soft cost of research / reissuing checks lost in transit.
  • I joined the USAmeriBank team in September of 2007 and worked at the second branch location for 7 months in a hybrid position.
  • I served as the branch's customer service rep, opening accounts and other customer service relations, and head teller, which included all the functions of a typical teller as well as managing the branch's vault.
  • In March 2008, I was recruited to the corporate offices as an Accounts Payable Specialist role.
  • I worked as the sole Accounts Payable Specialist, processing the bank's incoming invoices and other critical A/P functions until October 2010 when I was promoted to Accounts Payable Manager.
  • I was accountable for managing a staff of three in addition to the responsibility of focusing on the critical research necessary to allow for additional growth and maintain the highest level of efficiency of the department.
  • My reoccurring functions included, but were not limited to: Detailed review of the general ledger coding of daily check runs Emphasis on the sales and use tax charged and / or to be accrued and remitted for applicable invoices.
  • Knowledge of requirements for the State of Florida and Alabama.
  • Maintenance of the vendor profiles which contained over 2,400 active profiles Composition and maintenance of the policies and procedures specific to the A/P group General ledger and DDA account reconciliation Tracking of the bank's monthly reoccurring expenses to ensure all expenses were processed or accrued as well as detailed explanations for any fluctuations to be reported to the board of directors Posting journal entries to the core system as well as review and approval of any performed by my staff Delivering a high level of customer service to both internal and external clients Annual 1099-MISC processing for applicable vendors; Research and correct for any CP2100 notices Assisted with gathering information / direct interaction with internal and external auditing firms Assisted with preparing the corporate budget for the 2016 budget Early within my tenure, I was involved in many different functions for the Accounting Department, including but not limited to: Managed the bank's CDARS for two years Played an active role in public fund accounting, documentation and QTRLY reporting for three years Worked directly with the mortgage department in order to streamline the secondary appraisal payment process.
08/2005 to 09/2007
Senior Lending Assistant Comerica Katy, TX,
  • I joined Colonial Bank in 2005 as a Customer Service Representative and spent more than a year learning all of the different aspects of being a financial service rep, including establishing and maintenance of client accounts, upselling new products, helping the Branch Manager with HELOC applications and a commitment to providing the highest level of customer service to both internal and external clients.
  • My dedication and drive led to being recruited as a Senior Lending Assistant in later 2006.
  • I left the bank in 2007 to pursue a career opportunity at USAmeriBank.
  • Spearheaded a series of special projects to identify and track loan exceptions on files for team of eight commercial lending officers.
  • Reviewed and worked all loan exceptions in order to correct to complete the loan file before the exception deadline.
  • Extensive review and preparation of completed loan files and sent to the Imaging Department for scanning.
  • I consulted with accounts payable department regarding commercial lending officer's expense reports, credit card reports and invoices generated for our department.
  • Prepared and managed personal expense reports / credit card reports for eight commercial lending officers.
08/2004 to 08/2005
Bickford Senior Living Mission, KS,
  • I joined SunTrust Banks in 2004 as a teller in order to satisfy my need to grow personally and professionally in a challenging environment.
  • I left the bank in 2005 due to relocation to the Tampa Bay area.
  • Balance currency, coin, and checks in cash drawers at ends of shifts, and calculate daily transactions.
  • Cash checks and pay out money after verifying that signatures are correct, that written and numerical amounts agree, and that accounts have sufficient funds.
  • Receive checks and cash for deposit, verify amounts, and check accuracy of deposit slips.
  • Examine checks for endorsements and to verify other information such as dates, bank names, identification of the persons receiving payments and the legality of the documents.
  • Enter customers' transactions into computers in order to record transactions and issue computer-generated receipts.
  • Count currency, coins, and checks received, by hand or using currency-counting machine, in order to prepare them for deposit or shipment to branch banks or the Federal Reserve Bank.
  • Responsible for adding funds to and balancing the branch's ATM.
Expected in
Associate: Arts
St. Petersburg College - ,
Expected in 2015
degree: Psychology
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Expected in
Bachelors of Applied Science:
St. Petersburg College - ,
Expected in
Degree is currently in process and I am on schedule to complete in December 2017 Certification Accredited Payables Manager * Institute of Finance and Management * Expires November 2017 Notary Public * State of Florida * Expires October 2017:
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account reconciliation, Accounting, accounts payable, streamline, A/P, approach, ATM, Balance, Budget, commercial lending, credit, client, clients, Customer Service, documentation, expense reports, external auditing, Finance, financial, fund accounting, funds, General ledger, Imaging, inventory, managing, marketing, materials, access, money, Microsoft Office, Notary Public, Payables, policies, Profit, coding, purchasing, receiving, reporting, Research, sales, scanning, tax, written, Composition

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  • St. Petersburg College
  • St. Petersburg College
Job Titles Held:
  • Accounts Payable Manager
  • Senior Lending Assistant
  • Associate
  • degree
  • Bachelors of Applied Science
  • Degree is currently in process and I am on schedule to complete in December 2017 Certification Accredited Payables Manager * Institute of Finance and Management * Expires November 2017 Notary Public * State of Florida * Expires October 2017