Dedicated, diligent and detail-oriented Accountant with over 15 years of supervisory level Accounts Receivable, Accounting, Credit, Collections and Financial Services experience seeking a position to utilize adept business acumen, exceptional knowledge of Accounts Receivables, GAAP accounting and drive to improve organizational efficiency and profitability. Highly skilled and knowledgeable of all GAAP accounting, accounts receivable, and collection procedures due to over 15 years direct experience and educational background including a Master of Accounting and Financial Management; Bachelor in Business Administration with a minor in Economics; and as a CPA candidate in the State of Illinois, Passed BEC, AUD, FAR, REG.
Strong Organizational Skills
Effective Time Management
Financial Statement Analysis
Microsoft Office including Excel V-lookup and pivot tables
Strong Communication Skills
Accounting operations professional
Comprehensive Financial Reports
Monthly Balance Sheet
Year-End Audit Processes
Monthly Financial Reports
M.A.F.M-Masters in Accounting and Financial Management
Member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA). Certification as a Certified Revenue Cycle Representative (CRCR).
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SUPERVISOR, 06/2016 to Current C.H. ROBINSON – Chicago, Illinois The leader in Third Party Logistics.
Manage a team of 20-25 collectors/AR specialist in a professional, courteous manner utilizing adept interpersonal skills to provide motivation and conduct team development resulting in increased employee satisfaction and retention.
Manage accounts receivable workload by arranging, assigning and overseeing the completion of all work within the Collections team.
Accomplish human resource objectives by selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising job contributions; recommending compensation actions, while adhering to policies and procedures Monitor the progress of staff\'s efforts by inputting data , creating advanced MS excel spreadsheets, generating production reports to ensure optimal production efforts.
Regularly provide suggestions, reviews and implementation feedback in an effort to improve processes to increase effectiveness of operations.
Responsible for meeting accounts receivable and expense management operational standards by contributing information to strategic plans and reviews; implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; resolve accounting problems; identifying system limitations and improvements.
SR. ACCOUNTANT- BILLING & AR SUPERVISOR, 03/2014 to 06/2016 AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, NFP – Chicago, Illinois Leading Surgeon Not-for-profit organization.
Oversee application of daily cash receipts from all sources for dues, ACS Foundation and ACS programs to ensure high levels of accuracy.
Perform monthly reconciliations and/or review of reconciliations of Balance Sheet accounts.
Actively examine general ledger balances to ensure balances are supported by subledger transactions and data integrity is sound within the financial records.
Ensure revenue, cash receipts, and orders are properly recorded in general ledger.
Follow up on any issues.
Assist in preparing accounts receivable module and general ledger for month-end close of revenue accounts.
Oversee process of billing for all ACS programs from various systems, including Microsoft Dynamic Navigator, Aptify and Oracle.
Continual development of process and implementation documentation for all functions in the Accounts Receivable area.
Supervise three Accounts Receivable staff members.
Oversee monthly distribution of Accounts Receivable and Financial reports.
Review and advise on collectability.
Managed Ad-Hoc Reporting.
Work with departments on Accounts Receivable aging and escalate past due items appropriately.
Oversee issuance of follow-up invoices and collection efforts.
Work closely with IT department to initiate, oversee, and evaluate Accounts Receivable system changes.
Lead the Accounts Receivable department in a financial system conversion from Oracle to Microsoft Dynamic software.
ACCOUNTING MANAGER, 05/2010 to 02/2014 CHICAGOLAND FORECLOSURE CLEANUP CO. LLC – Matteson, Illinois A leader in Property Preservation Services.
Responsible for payroll, overseeing accounts payable and accounts receivable functions.
Integral in establishing and monitoring company budgets and forecasts.
Monitored compliance with GAAP, state and federal tax laws and regulations.
Reconciled accounts and statistical data and fully analyzed financial statements including quantitative analysis.
Analyzed financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, also prepared balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position.
Assisted in training and developing Accounting associates and ensured accuracy of work.
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST, 11/2001 to 05/2010 AT&T – Chicago, Illinois A leader in telecommunications services.
Meticulously monitored debt collection, account reconciliations, net bad debt reduction, invoice resolution, and accounts receivables to ensure accurate and timely records.
Analyzed and reviewed accounts for accuracy, supported collections and accounts receivable activities including credits, rebills, and accounts receivable past due forecasting.
Managed high account balance portfolio.
Demonstrated adept business acumen as well as analytical and pragmatic thinking skills in the management of accounts receivable to promote organizational efficiency and maintain solvency.
Maintained a professional, courteous and approachable demeanor as a team lead in all direct customer service, customer escalation resolution and peer training to encourage inquiry and ensure all questions were addressed to promote satisfaction and a positive organizational reputation.