With over 13 years of demonstrated achievement in the accounting industry, I am seeking to utilize my experience in all areas of accounting and finance. I am eager to contribute to the success and profitability of a progressive company, while creating avenues for my professional growth.
TECHNICAL SKILLS Advance knowledge in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Solomon, PeopleSoft, AS400 Software, Peachtree, Sage MAS 200, QuickBooks
Accounts receivable professional Effective time management
Knowledge of GAAP guidelines Expert in customer relations
Sarbanes-Oxley Superior research skills
Account reconciliations Strong communication skills
Analytical reasoning Expert in customer relations
General ledger accounting Deadline-Oriented
Billing Manager, 10/2007 to CurrentEBIX, INC － Atlanta, GAOversees Billing Operations and Billing team. Manages the billing process of creation and distribution of invoices. Making sure invoices are accurate and sent on time. Hire and Train staff members. Providing leadership and guidance constantly to meet department and the company's goals. Maintain portfolio of customer accounts. Review contracts received by Sales department and ensure revenue is being correctly captured. Partner with Director of Sales to implement recurring service price increases, decreases and other special requests. Process monthly, quarterly and annual recurring billings for both domestic and international customers. Distribute customer invoices and supporting documentation via Paperless Delivery. Process credit memos, debit memos, rebills, concessions and write-offs. Process credit card payments and refunds. Process Local and International purchase orders. Research and resolve billing disputes. Research cash application discrepancies. Standardize, streamline, and document billing processes. Handle multiple bank reconciliations. Prepare daily and weekly reports to be submitted to senior management. Ensure invoices are posted to the correct General Ledger accounts. Work with auditors to complete quarterly and year end audits. Ensure staff adheres to SOX controls. Assist with month, quarter and year end close. Maintain strong relationship with various departments to resolve customer issues. Process monthly, quarterly and yearly sale tax returns. Implement and Maintains an eFiling system for Sales Tax returns and payments. Reconcile multiple bank accounts. Prepare journal entries. Prepare accruals and other adjusting entries.
Accounting Specialist, 10/2005 to 10/2007LANDAMERICA CREDIT SERVICES － Atlanta, GADuties included all accounts receivable related administrative functions. Performed both bank reconciliation and customer account reconciliation. Assisted with the month, quarter and year end close. Identified and resolved issues related to account delinquency. Assisted with additional projects assigned as needed. Responsible for researching and posting daily cash receipts. Contacted delinquent customers 30 days and older via phone to secure payment. Researched and resolved billing and invoice problems.
Credit/Accounts Receivable Representative, 04/2002 to 09/2005BROWNING-FERRIS INDUSTRIES － Atlanta, GAPerformed initial and follow-up of customer's credit review based on evaluation of their financial statements, D&B reports and credit references Responsible for daily functions of processing payments. Responsible for identifying, researching and resolving discrepancies on commercial accounts. Handled inbound/outbound customers with delinquent accounts, managing a case load of 1000+ special/major commercial accounts. Build relationship with numerous companies and negotiated payment terms to maintain targeted DSO. Created and managed monthly, quarterly and annual customer invoices based on the sales contract. Responsible for interacting with customers and resolving billing discrepancies.
Accounts Payable Clerk, 02/2001 to 03/2002DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE － Atlanta, GaEnsured that invoices are properly approved for payment and purchase orders have the appropriate level approval. Matched invoices to receivers/packing slips and purchase orders; resolve discrepancies as required. Assigned account codes to invoices. Enter vouchers into A/P system and file invoices in Open" invoice files.
MBA:ACCOUNTINGKeller Graduate School of Management － Atlanta, GA, USMBA: ACCOUNTING June 2012 Keller Graduate School of Management, Atlanta, GA Accounting
BACHELOR:ACCOUNTINGDeVry University － Atlanta, GA, USBACHELOR: ACCOUNTING June 2006 DeVry University, Atlanta, GA Accounting
Billing, Credit, Invoices, Payments, Sales, Cash, Purchase Orders, Audits, Bank Reconciliations, Contracts, Credit Card, Customer Accounts, Documentation, For Sales, General Ledger, Journal, Of Sales, Operations, Reconciliations, Sales Department, Sales Tax, Sales To, Sarbanes Oxley, Sarbanes-oxley (sox), Sox, Tax Returns, Accounts Receivable, Commercial Accounts, Delinquent Accounts, Dso, Financial Statements, Sales Contract, The Sales, Invoice, Accounting, Account Reconciliation, Bank Reconciliation, Customer Account, Posting, Reconciliation, A/p, Accounts Payable, Clerk, File, Packing, Vouchers, Account Reconciliations, Accounting And Finance, As400, Budgeting, Customer Relations, Excel, Finance, Gaap, Managerial, Mas, Mas 200, Microsoft Office, Ms Office, Peachtree, Peoplesoft, Powerpoint, Quickbooks, Sarbanes-oxley, Solomon, Strong Communication Skills, The Accounting, Time Management, Word, Mba