accounts payable manager resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Proactive Senior Manager bringing 20 years of experience successful at overseeing Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Accounting, and Finance.

Work History
Accounts Payable Manager, 08/2019 to Current
Bar Harbor BanksharesBangor, ME,
  • Partnered with finance team to complete month end functions, including accruals and account reconciliations
  • Positively interacted with all partners, employees and customers using exemplary communication and interpersonal talents
  • Automated manual accounting and financial reporting functions by developing detailed spreadsheets
  • Managed accurate and timely processing of over 1000 invoices per month
  • Developed reports for senior management to outline expenditures, vendor spend and forecasting
  • Applied mathematical abilities on daily basis to calculate and check figures in all areas of accounting systems
  • Reconciled accounts, managed audits and updated financial records with remarkable accuracy
  • Managed complex problem-solving for upper management to ensure on-time and cost-effective project completion
  • Performed payroll auditing to ensure accuracy, compliance, overall balancing and reconciliation
  • Prepared and submitted accurate, timely management and financial reports and project budgets
P2P/Compliance Manager Shared Services, 09/2018 to 08/2019
Pandora MediaCity, STATE,
  • Managed shared services employees to high performance levels in cross-functional matrix management structure
  • Reviewed systems to ensure optimal workflow along entire Procure to Pay process
  • Managed Supplier listing ensured documentation and information were accurate, along with ensuring timely responses to supplier, internal business partner inquiries
  • Stayed abreast of industry best practices across Procure to Pay, collaborating with supply chain, finance, business systems, operations teams
  • Lead project activities related to budget functions bringing exceptional value to company through total cost reduction, streamlining workflow, automation
  • Managed business process outsourcing, ensuring that operations targets were met, identifying opportunities for growth and improvement
  • Managed monthly closing of financial records, posting of month end information
  • Designed KPI and related monitoring, reporting and analyses to drive effective process improvements to leading, maintaining compliance in all Accounts Payable related activities
  • Reviewed, approved all employee reimbursements
  • Managed shared services virtual team of 9 located in India
  • Managed complex state abandoned property projects downloads and identified unclaimed property
  • Managed due diligence process of sending out search letters in compliance with state unclaimed property laws
  • Supervised, directed and evaluated staff. Signed off on weekly timesheets; approved all employee concerns
Senior Accounts Payable & Receivable Manager, 08/2005 to 09/2018
  • Directed daily operations of Accounting department to ensure accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ensured timely daily resolution of any unidentified receipts.
  • Proved skills in team building with ability to influence and lead, teach, train, counsel and coach to accomplish organization goals.
  • Worked directly with banks to ensure timely receipt of lockbox and/or seeks resolution to any issues relating to daily deposit.
  • Ensured that team is SOX compliant and is following department SOP's.
  • Prepared daily cash log to reconcile AR/AP cash activity.
  • Submitted required month end reports to management and auditor
  • Reconciled all AR bank accounts, credit card merchant accounts and payment process.
  • Maintained close coordination with Treasury department for access to banks and merchant processors and for cash forecast reporting.
  • Assisted in system enhancement/conversion testing as needed
  • Provided process improvement to drive efficiency and high volume output.
  • Managed all departmental activities, such as approving all payment runs, initiating ACH batches, Wire payments, funding of PCARDS payments, ensuring all were executed in a timely manner.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with employees, clients and vendors.
  • Compiled, analyzed, and reported financial information to management and government agencies.
    Coordinated requests of both internal and external auditors
  • Developed productive business relationships with internal and external customers through timely and accurate payments and communications.
  • Developed, implemented, utilized appropriate measures to reflect best practices to include, documented procedures and processes with formal management approvals for deviations and compliance to policies, prompt financial analysis, standard templates for repetitive work, leverage system technologies for internal controls and deductions.
  • Managed tracking and monitoring of the accounts payable aging,
  • Acted as a liaison between company, vendors, purchasing, receiving and other internal departments to meet information needs to ensure that proper information is maintained for historical purposes.
  • Provided financial reporting for payables processing, including month end accruals, monthly sub-ledger closing activities, 1099 reporting and other regulatory filings.
  • Coordinated with QA testers for end-to-end unit testing and post-production testing.
  • Identified opportunities for process improvements that upon implementation, resulted in 95% decrease in unapplied cash.
  • Established and maintained productive working relationships with legal staff to resolve operational difficulties.
  • Partnered with cross-functional teams to conduct thorough discovery and due diligence on existing processes.
  • Analyzed current business plan, identified inefficiencies in existing processes, and tracked performance following implementation of improvements.
  • Initiated outbound administrative requests by phone and in writing.
  • Conducted training and change management processes to improve operations.
  • Investigated and resolved customer complaints to foster satisfaction.
  • Sorted incoming mail and faxes and expedited urgent correspondence for immediate attention.
  • Developed and maintained expense budget to continually decrease expenses.
  • Developed standard operating procedures and document workflows for current and future process steps.
BBA: Finance & Accounting, Expected in 05/2005 to American Intercontinental University - Dunwoody, GA,

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School Attended

  • American Intercontinental University

Job Titles Held:

  • Accounts Payable Manager
  • P2P/Compliance Manager Shared Services
  • Senior Accounts Payable & Receivable Manager


  • BBA

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