accounts receivable clerk resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Professional with 20 years of experience: G/L, accounts receivable, payable and payroll.Excellent communication and computer skills, ability

to work independently or as part of a team to meet project deadlines; multicultural awareness with a high level of adaptability.

  • Accounts receivable professional
  • Accounts payable
  • General ledger accounting aptitude

  • Strong communication skills
  • Expert in customer relations
  • Complex problem solving
  • Converted Systems Service of America pre hold release process from paper to paperless.
  • Converted City Wide Contracting from QuickBooks to American Contractor software.
  • Trained employees for positions and for software.

Proficient on many accounting software such as:





American Contractor

04/2014 to Current Accounts Receivable Clerk Gc Services Limited Partnership | Napa, CA,

•Process and post daily lockbox and wire remittance deposits to the appropriate customer account and invoices, ensuring reconciliation of the batch.

•Interface with customer service, sales organizations and senior level

•Analyze customer accounts at the time of application for any skipped or partial payments, or customer errors. Contact customers immediately to resolve any remittance discrepancies.

• Accounts Receivable analysis and reporting.

• Generate AR aging reports and identify critical issues.

• Enter and maintain description codes for customer deductions and

discrepancies to facilitate AR analysis and follow-up.

• Contact customers to collect past due amounts. Identify any reasons for non-payment and develop plans with supervisor on how to resolve.

• Document results of contacts. Track and follow-up on customer in communicating and resolving issues.

• Handle customer receivable inquiries.

• Flag and communicate any invoicing or credit memo errors identified when applying remittances.

• Interface with bank and resolve any batch or returned check issues.

• Log any live checks received in the office and transmit to lockbox.

• Review customer balances as directed by supervisor to identify past due accounts

• Analyze deductions and credits in customer accounts, identifying items to net, items to follow-up with customer, and items requiring potential write-off.

• Escalate unresolved issues, tracking to final resolution.

• Interface with customer to obtain documentation. Analyze and ensure

appropriately authorized.

02/2014 to 03/2014 Payroll and Accounts Payable Assistant Raytheon Technologies Corp | Riverside, CA,
  • Coded the general ledger and processed vendor invoice payments.
  • Balanced batch sumJessica reports for verification and approval.
  • Maintained detailed administrative and procedural processes to improve accuracy and efficiency.
  • Processed invoices for payment.
  • Processed weekly payroll.
11/2012 to 11/2013 Customer Service Administrator Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. | Louisville, KY,
  • Monitored payments due from clients and promptly contacted clients with past due payments.
  • Supervised invoice processing, purchase orders, expense reports, credit memos and payment transactions.
  • Created daily and weekly cash reports for accounting management.
  • Managed hundreds of accounts receivable accounts working directly with the Financial Management Office.
  • Prepared and distributed payroll for staff of 50.
01/2004 to 06/2012 Contract Administrator American Fire Equipment | City, STATE,
  • Managed 65 active contract jobs in progress.
  • Maintained as many as 300 accounts receivables until final payment, week to week.
  • Reviewed and processed pre liens, lien waivers, W-9's, warranties, sub contracts and contracts.
  • Tracked progress of subcontractors payables due, verified amounts and backup.
  • Processed sub invoices for payment.
  • Processed payroll for job cost purposes.
05/2001 to 02/2002 Controller/Bookkeeper City Wide Contracting | City, STATE,
  • Supervised the accounting department.
  • Produced periodic financial reports, tax reports.
  • Coded the general ledger and processed vendor invoice payments.
  • Rectified escalated accounts payable issues from employees and vendors.
03/1996 to 05/2001 Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper Foothills Fire Protection | City, STATE,
  • Maintained an adequate system of accounting records.
  • Converted City Wide from QuickBooks to American Contractor.
  • Facilitated successful internal and external audits through sound and thorough documentation.
  • Composed effective accounting reports summarizing accounts payable data.
  • Successfully implemented new technologies and process automations to encourage continuous improvement.
  • Suggested budgetary changes to increase company profits.
  • Trained 3 employees on company procedures and new American Contractor software.
  • Filed and addressed employee complaints in accordance with company policies and government regulations.
  • Supervised invoice processing, purchase orders, expense reports, credit memos and payment transactions.
  • Performed complex general accounting functions.
  • Account analysis and balance sheet reconciliation.
  • Reconciled discrepancies between accounts receivable general ledger account and accounts receivable trial balance account.
  • Researched and resolved accounts payable discrepancies.
  • Balanced monthly general ledger accounts to accurately record cost and month end accruals.
  • Coded and entered at 100 invoices each day into the inhouse accounting software.
  • Reconciled vendor statements and handled payment complaints or discrepancies.
  • Processed pre liens, lien waivers, W-9's, 1099, tax reports, warranties and financial reports.
Expected in Bachelor of Science | , , GPA:

Expected in | Glendale Community College, Glendale, AZ GPA:
Expected in Bachelor of Science | Psychology University of Phoenix, Tempe, AZ GPA:


Expected in | Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ GPA:

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School Attended

  • Glendale Community College
  • University of Phoenix
  • Arizona State University

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  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Payroll and Accounts Payable Assistant
  • Customer Service Administrator
  • Contract Administrator
  • Controller/Bookkeeper
  • Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper


  • Bachelor of Science
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