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 & Accounting05/2005American Intercontinental University-