director of accounts payable resume example with 14 years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Proactive and detailed-oriented with broad experience in the field of Accounting. Well disciplined with proven ability to manage multiple assignments efficiently under extreme pressure while meeting tight deadline schedules. Effectively communicates direction and convey complex information in easily understood formats.

Precise, detail-oriented [Job Title] with sound judgment and decision-making skills. Experienced in A/P processes and managing vendor relations.

Quality-focused accounting professional with over [number] years processing invoices, managing vendors and auditing expense reports.

Accomplished Accounts Payable Clerk with a high degree of professionalism and strong problem resolution capabilities. Maintains 100% accuracy in processing invoices.

Motivated Accounting Clerk with a verifiable record of accurate bookkeeping and skill in working with customers, vendors and management.

Self-motivated [Job Title] offering a strong work ethic and determination to complete tasks in a timely manner. Accurate and detail-oriented with extensive bookkeeping and clerical knowledge.

[Job Title] versed in A/P management, payroll and general accounting. Budgeting and tax requirements expert.

Seasoned [Job Title] with [Number] years experience managing accounting needs across multiple platforms. Advanced technical knowledge, including [Software program].

Detail-oriented [Job Title] who keeps entries up-to-date daily. Dedicated to providing current state-of-accounts reports to inform cash flow management decisions.


Great Plains, Lawson, knowledge of Quickbooks, MS Office.

Accounts receivable professional

Fiscal budgeting knowledge

Accounting operations professional

Adobe software

Peachtree proficiency

Knowledge of Sage

SEC and call reporting

General ledger accounting aptitude

General ledger accounting aptitude

Complex problem solving

Strong communication skills

Expert in customer relations

Proficient in SAP

Effective time management

Excellent managerial techniques

ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software

Great Plains knowledge


Reduced invoice over payments by [number]%.

Produced [number]% more account reporting data than required by taking on additional duties.

Reduced the open invoice cycle time from [number] days to [number] days by developing new dispute reporting procedures.

Researched and resolved billing problems that had been previously missed.

Director of Accounts Payable, 04/2008 - 05/2015
Sally Beauty Supply Charleston, SC,
  • Performed the accounts payable daily and monthly accounting activities.
  • Coded expenses to appropriate general ledger expense accounts by analyzing lease payments, invoices, expense reports and sales taxes Responsible for vendor management, online account set-up, and 1099 vendors Responsible for posting journal entries, including accruals Maintains and posting account transactions to General Ledger.
  • Assisted in the month end close process by reconciling all expense general ledger accounts and making closing entries for current period.
  • Trained and supervise staff Completed special projects Scheduled weekly check runs Resolved discrepancies Maintained confidential documents Provided excellent customer service support.
  • Processed an average of [number] invoices per month for a large-scale organization.
  • Reduced time and costs and increased efficiency by introducing new accounting procedures.
  • Renegotiated payment terms with dozens of suppliers.
  • Calculated figures such as discounts, percentage allocations and credits.
  • Calculated figures such as discounts, percentage allocations and credits.
  • Verified details of transactions, including funds received and total account balances.
  • Suggested process improvements to secure prompt and regular receipts for the organization.
  • Coded the general ledger and processed vendor invoice payments.
  • Deposited third party checks, as well as monthly reserve transfers.
  • Conducted month-end balance sheet reviews and reconciled any variances.
  • Revamped accounting quality system to prepare for important audits.
  • Opened and assigned new client accounts.
  • Researched and resolved billing and invoice problems.
  • Rectified escalated accounts payable issues from employees and vendors.
  • Conducted month-end balance sheet reviews and reconciled any variances.
  • Balanced batch summary reports for verification and approval.
Staff Accountant, 04/2001 - 03/2008
Marmon Holdings, Inc Warren, NJ,
  • Reconciled GL cash balance to bank daily and monthly bank reconciliations Processed accounts payable transactions Assisted in month end close by making journal entries, accruals and account reconciliations Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines Provided information to aid in external auditing.
Bachelor of Science: Accounting, Expected in 05/1984
Status -

[Name] Academic Achievement Award

Revenue Recognition training

Specialized Industry GAAP course

[number] GPA

American Accounting Association (AAA) conference


account reconciliations, accounting, accounts payable, accruals, administrative, balance, monthly bank reconciliations, Benefits, closing, excellent customer service, decision-making, direction, expense reports, external auditing, General Ledger, general ledger accounts, GL, Great Plains, Lawson, market, MS Office, Monitors, month end close process, month end close, Organizational, policies, Quality, Quickbooks, reconciling, sales, sound, strategic, taxes, vendor management

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