Highly motivated, self-directed individual with 23+ years experience in maintaining a fast-pace and pivotal role in dynamic environments. Proficient in managing and directing multiple priorities and generating innovative strategies to meet and exceed corporate objectives. Seasoned in business management, general accounting procedures, supervising personnel and contract negotiations. Ability to react flexibly to changes in priority and direction, assume increased responsibilities as needed, and motivate others to achieve business objectives.
Provided accounting expertise and business management for electronic test measurement equipment rental company with $248M annual revenues. Reported directly to Manager, Financial Services regarding strategic planning and departmental development. Oversaw all facets account receivable, credit and cash applications.
Achieved the highest percentage of monies collected and maintained lowest DSO. Improved cash flow by 35%. Projected bad debt reserve report for annual write off. Ascertained customer credit worthiness through evaluation, continuous review to grant credit limits up to $100K.
Created daily goals computation for managements.
Heavily recruited to return for collection large newly acquired delinquent accounts from GE Rentals. Ranked within the top 5% collectors assigned 90-day collection activity. Successfully reduced 90-day past due accounts by 75% within a three month period. Generated over 200 daily calls and indirect contact (email/mail) to clients. Researched debit disputes, tax liabilities, balanced bank reconciliation.
Responsible for receivable monthly portfolio of $35M. Maintained the highest monies collected (85%) and lowest percentage of monies in the over 90 (2%). Resolved customer disputes. Coordinated five regional offices collections; effectively interfaced with regional sales representatives and customer service department. Awarded Regional Staff "Excellence Award" March 1997.
Government contract collection, post collection, third party collection agencies. Filed bankruptcy claims. New customer account set-up credit worthiness through D& B reports, bank references and trades references, granted credit terms up to 250k.
Dean's List Spring 2003
Proficient MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Lotus 1-2-3, Lotus Notes, AS400, Platinum.
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