Technically Skilled Accounts Payable Specialist known for accuracy pays attention to detail and manages disbursement functions in a timely manner for diverse-industry employers. A/P career spans 11 years of experience in non-profit, law, property management and other industries and has included accountability for processing up to 10,000 invoices per month.
Proficiencies in Sarbarnes-Oxley accounting practices as well as JD Edwards and Nexus Systems
• Accounts Payable Processes
• Vendor Customer Service
• Budget planning & control
• Account Management • Journal Entries & General Ledger
• Spreadsheets & Accounting Reports
• Problem Solving/ Analysis
• Cash Management
• Check Cutting Process
• Research Abilities
Enrolled at UMUC (University of Maryland University College); 2015
Howard University, Washington DC (Transferred)
• Peoplesoft 8
• JD Edwards
• Peachtree Accounting
• Great Plains
• Nexus Systems
• Crystal Reports
Geico Insurance Company, Washington, DC 09/2013-10/2013
Verified that the pension information was in adherence to the physical files as Geico carried out the integration process from Lotus 1-2-3 to Peoplesoft 8
Washington Real Estate Investment Trust, Rockville, MD 05/2007-11/2012
Accounts Payable Specialist,
Handled daily A/P processes; managed vendor relations and oversaw the timely, accurate processing of invoices, expense reports, credit memos and payment transactions. Maintained adherence to corporate accounting and Sarbarnes-Oxley standards; addressed issues from employees and vendors regarding accounts payable, ensured complied with company policies and auditors regulations.
Accurately and processed invoices of up to 20,000($2M) per month for retail, industrial and office buildings owned by WRIT
Reconciled CAM(Common Area Maintenance)for one retail property on a monthly basis and had four other accounts that were reconciled on a yearly basis.
Handled the processing, distribution, accuracy verification and maintenance of invoices, interfacing extensively with in house customers.
Resolved vendor issues regarding non-payment of invoices or invoices that were never received.
FSFSC (Contract) Washington, DC 01/2007-03/2007
Assumed responsibility for the full cycle accounts payable and accounts receivables.
Accurately processed up to 300 invoices ($50K) for a small non-profit organization.
Researched all invoice inquiries regarding outstanding payments and updated vendor information as needed.
Acsys, Inc., Ajilon Finance and Randstand (Staffing Agencies) 11/2002-12/2006
Accounts Payable Specialist
Assumed responsibility for the full Accounts Payable cycle in temporary contract positions filling in for absent, vacationing or unfilled A/P roles for a variety of companies.
Worked in both short-term (two to six weeks) and long-term assignments (up to a year), for law firms, non-profit and for profit organizations.
Demonstrated the ability to fill in at a moment’s notice and quickly mastered new system processes
Resolved months of backlogged work, restored order and organization to the A/P process/records in disarray, researched and solved billing problems and corrected invoicing and journal entry errors
Handled the processing, distribution, accuracy verification and maintenance of invoices
Extensively interfaced with nationwide network of vendors
Achieved in-demand status as a sought-after A/P temporary employee with the staffing agencies
Finnegan, Henderson et al, Washington,DC 06/2000-07/2002
Foreign Accounts Payable Specialist
Handled daily A/P processes; managed vendor relations and oversaw the timely and accurate processing of invoices, credit memos and payments.
Addressed concerns from employees and vendors regarding accounts payable and ensured accurate A/P files and records were compliant to the firms’ policies.
Assisted in the distribution of petty cash to the firms employees
Arranged foreign currency conversions for traveling attorneys’
Conducted cash deposits and wire transfers for the firm’s foreign clients regarding payment
Processed checks bi-monthly
Trained summer interns
Prepared monthly account reconciliation analysis
Managed electronic funds transfer
Posted and maintained accounting documents in the database
EEI (Edison Electric Institute) Washington, DC 05/1998-05/2000
Full cycle Accounts Payable
Assisted the supervisor with cash deposits and year end accruals for closing
Assisted with general accounting and month-end closing
Worked with Accounts Payable team
Member, IOMA (The Institute of Management Administration)., 2011-Present
Member, TAPN (The Accounts Payable Network)., 2011-Present