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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Over 1 year of end to end experience in worldwide Procurement operations *Over 5 years of end to end experience with Accounts payable and reconciliation *Great team player with the ability to instill and reinforce confidence, self-esteem and optimistic attitude. *Organized, Analytic and versatile thinker, effective at developing and implementing creative ideas
Proficient in Oracle, SAP ECC 6.0 version, Helios and Sun system version 5, MS-Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
01/2014 to 01/2015 Buyer Synnex Corporation | Carson, , India
  • Global procurement operations- Taking care of end to end worldwide procurement operations irrespective of categories.
  • Implementation, execution, tracking and documenting the process to keep up with the changes.
  • Dedicated resource towards categories, that are- Meetings & events, Facilities (low dollar), office supplies.
  • Low dollar Catalogue purchasing- I work directly and closely with the end users and supplier for low dollar purchase catalogue as well as non-catalogue products.
  • Requisition reviews and approvals- Critically review the purchase requisitions for my categories and eliminate discrepancies.
  • To follow and adhere to approval procedure and audit requirements.
  • Requisition to PO- to manage globally req to PO creation activity for assigned categories.
  • Single handed support to global buyers in req to PO creation process for pre-approved categories.
  • Supplier Information- to work with suppliers and end users to set up new suppliers in the vendor maintenance system.
  • To review the set up forms and seek approvals from the global buyers for set up.
  • P-Card Payment- taking care of the low dollar as well as high dollar payments on procurement card.
  • To liaise with the end users, global buyers and supplier to facilitate instant payment on PCard.
  • Being proactive to ensure payments and authorization letters are shared with suppliers.
  • Reporting- Generating quarterly dashboards and monthly reports for PO spend and expenditure.
  • To work upon weekly reports for accounts payable and present the same for management review.
  • Emails and ad-hoc activity requests- I single handedly manage global procurement email-box to resolve and execute internal client request and queries.
  • Accounts payable- taking care of EMEA AP P2P activities.
  • In the role, I have handled invoice and payment queries from end users and suppliers.
  • Clearing APC Direct Debit and Trial Balance payments.
01/2013 to 01/2014 Senior Executive Vodafone | , , India
  • Handling and Guiding team of Accounts Payable PO & Non Po Vendors Invoice processing, reconciliation and Payments.
  • Assign daily activities and task to team members.
  • Analyse reports including process dashboards & team performance reports Motivating associates through effective management, career development & implementation of reporting mechanism.
  • Consolidating the data and have review with team.
  • Review and Monitor day to day activities of team.
  • Take monthly one on one discussion with the team members.
  • Work with the manager to develop/implement action plans to achieve desired performance levels.
  • Coming up with process improvement plans and implementing the same.
  • Handling Amex card and vendor payment process.
01/2010 to 01/2013 Senior Executive Vodafone | , , India
  • Handle end to end AP processing activities Accurate reconciliation of Supplier Statements.
  • Subject matter expert and contact point between manager and team members.
  • Handle all regions escalation mail boxes.
  • Attend weekly conference calls with clients to provide update on the Aged invoices.
  • Handle escalation calls from business units / vendors.
  • Attend weekly conference calls with business units to resolve their issues and raise AP team concerns if any.
  • Trained new joiners who are successful achievers in AP processing.
  • Process multi-currency invoices with the correct Vat Rate for the respective country.
  • Handle month end reports which include accruals for the open purchase orders and manual accruals for the non PO invoices.
  • Ensure that all the fixed assets purchased are capitalized to the correct Business Unit with the correct expense codes.
  • Trained and handled payments and vendor management activities.
  • Take appropriate action in case of vendor address and bank details updation.
  • Involved in sending email communications to the Global Procurement teams to educate them about the legal entity name importance to claim VAT.
  • Prepare journal entries and book urgent invoices in the systems.
  • Constantly update the clients with the urgent invoices in order to avoid escalations.
  • PROJECTS CARRIED IN SUNGARD Automation of Reconciliation.
  • Project on online Reconciliation payment status.
  • Successfully bringing the accounts of Dell and HP (Critical vendors) up to date by doing reconciliation.
  • Handled the project of Readdressing of Invoices to correct legal entity.
  • Offsite Transition to UK for Cross training of Reconciliation Project and Amend of Invoice process to UAT Application.
  • Transitioned Utopia, Indexing and Triaging process from the London Office.
  • Prepared process documentations for the same and trained the rest of the AP team in India Shared Service Centre.
  • Successfully handled the Invoice Aging project for UK, South Africa and UAE region.
  • Prepared Global process documentation for Accruals, end to end activities of AP processing, activities handled by the Problem Solving Team.
  • Awards in SunGard Received Consistent Performer for Q3.
  • Received Kudos for doing Reconciliation of Critical Vendor like Dell and HP and bringing their accounts up to dates Received Kudos for handling escalation mail boxes under control and replying within the TAT.
01/2008 to 01/2010 Executive Dewolff Boberg & Associates | Birmingham, , India
  • Work with Purchasing, Central Receiving, Vendors and Leads to resolve the invoicing discrepancies.
  • Communicate with Inventory/ Warehouse Receivers on correcting/reconciling Goods Receipt and Invoice Receipt discrepancies.
  • Processing of invoices and payment.
  • Interacting directly with the clients, customers, Ingram warehouse and carriers on regular basis through mail, calls and conference calls.
  • Coming up with process improvement plans and implementing the same.
  • Leading role in achieving SLA i.e., Bonus.
  • Awards in Infosys Sport award for delivering the responsibilities on time.
  • Client Appreciation letter for been a Team Player.
  • RAMP Award for exemplary performance for maintaining quality.
Expected in 2008 Master of Business Administration | Finance & Human Resource CMR Institute of Management studies, Bangalore University, Bangalore, GPA:
Finance & Human Resource
Expected in 2006 Bachelor of Commerce | Marketing Narmada college of Science and Commerce, Veer Narmada South Gujarat University, Bharuch, GPA:
Accounts payable, Accruals, ad, AP, Automation, Trial Balance, book, Client, clients, Debit, Dell, documentation, email, fixed assets, forms, HP, Indexing, Inventory, Processing of invoices, Invoice processing, invoicing, legal, letters, Meetings, Excel, mail, Office, PowerPoint, MS-Word, Oracle, Problem Solving, process improvement, Procurement, purchase requisitions, Purchasing, quality, Receiving, reconciling, reporting, SAP, Shared Service, SLA i, Sun, Team Player, vendor management

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  • CMR Institute of Management studies, Bangalore University
  • Narmada college of Science and Commerce, Veer Narmada South Gujarat University
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