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performance-driven leader with expertise in accounting, credit analysis and regulatory compliance as well as solid team building and client relations skills eager to contribute to the employer s success.
ø 17+ years of accounting experience, with over 12 years in the accounts receivable area.
ø for current assignment with division of fortune 200 organization, serve as co-manager of credit department, providing financial support including pro-active strategies for account collection.
ø previously, for a $700mm, fortune 200 software distributor, managed $27mm collection portfolio covering 400 accounts with account balances of $100k+; reduced past due accounts from $1.5mm to $400 in six months.
ø in other assignments, managed accounting department for $60mm multi-state parts distributor, with staff management authority; possess in-depth understanding of taxation in multi-state corporate environment.
ø developed comprehensive understanding of all aspects of accounts receivable/accounts payable in an inventory/job costing environment.
ø served in human resources department management role, overseeing needs of 150 employees; processed payroll, including timecard calculations, managed worker s comp claims, interacted with insurance carrier, and assured osha compliance.
ø effectively interact with diverse groups at all levels; proficiency in resolution of multiple issues/problems simultaneously.
ø designed and implemented company policies and procedures; restructured credit department with a focus on customer accounts.
ø iso 9000 certified internal quality auditor.
ø proficiency in advanced business software, including ms office suite 2007 with advanced excel, crystal reports, platinum for windows, info-d, geac - construction industry-based accounting software, hfa, mas200 and as400
milgard manufacturing, aurora, co 2008 - present
report directly to finance manager of this multi-division window manufacturing arm of masco corporation, a fortune 200 company.
designated to co-manage department in wake of previous credit manager s departure; assure sarbanes-oxley compliance.
during times of economic fluctuation, implement diverse collection strategies to react to changes in status quo; assess credit worthiness of new accounts through processing all new account contracts and managing billing and pay applications to verify company compliance.
alternative technology, englewood, co 2008
for this $700mm fortune 200 software distributor company, managed 400+ active accounts, representing a $27mm collection portfolio with account balances in excess of $100,000.
within six months, reduced 90-day past-due accounts from $1.5mm+ to $400,000.
evaluated financial status of customers and established appropriate credit limits.
interacted with parent company in determining location and reapplication of monies due alternative technology.
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milgard manufacturing, aurora, co 2006 - 2008
in this initial assignment for milgard, was assigned to collect on $2.5mm in aged debt, reducing days beyond terms from 20 to four in six months.
following sarbanes-oxley, processed daily cash applications.
statco engineering, huntington beach, ca 2002 - 2006
accounting manager (2005-2006)
a/r manager (2002-2005)
for this $60mm annual multi-state parts distributor, managed accounting department, reporting directly to controller; supervised five staff personnel.
tasked with billing of 1750 monthly invoices, cash application of 800 customer checks, developing a/p vouchers for 2100 vendor invoices and 600 vendor payments, and processing p/o receipts and collections; developed comprehensive understanding of a/r and a/p functions.
oversaw collection of average of $5mm monthly for 550 active accounts.
developed understanding of multi-state sales taxation regulations.
played key role in providing input for improving reporting capabilities of accounting department into 2003 computer updating process.
additionally, oversaw verification of credit worthiness of new customers and establishment credit lines; processed company on-line banking.
century resources ltd., costa mesa, ca 2001 - 2002
completed short-term assignment for diagnostic products division in manager s absence.
oversaw approximately 2500 active accounts; supervised staff of two in collections activities, with responsibility for over-90-day accounts.
processed credit cards and any additional reports
quest environmental, brea, ca 2000 - 2001
human resources manager
held overarching hr department responsibilities for this 150-personnel, hazardous remediation contractor; reported to controller.
performed all hr functions relating to payroll, including timecard analysis, calculating any garnishments, preparing payrolls and printing checks.
assured that all osha claims and reports were in compliance with regulations.
facilitated proper processing of workers compensation claims, including injury report, tracking claims and interacting with appropriate insurance carrier representatives.
surface mount distribution, huntington beach, ca 1996 - 1999
credit manager / a/r manager
with staff of two credit representatives, managed $15mm electronics distributor commercial credit department with over 2500 accounts; trained representatives in collections, cash receipts/applications, invoicing and discrepancies.
designed and implemented first-ever company credit policies/procedures and managed restructuring of credit department to become more customer-focused.
provided credit approval for both existing and new accounts, establishing credit limits; utilized financial statements and d&b and riemer reports to obtain credit reports.
certified as iso 9000 internal quality auditor and performed audits of various company departments in keeping with iso standards.
kaplan university, denver, co, bachelor of science, business - accounting, 3.63 gpa
long beach city college, long beach, ca, associate of arts, liberal arts
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i am currently seeking a challenging career opportunity in an accounting management capacity and am submitting my resume for your review. in advance, i thank you for your time and consideration.
as demonstrated in the accompanying resume, my professional qualifications include a bachelor of science, business, with an accounting major, an associate of arts degree, and over 17 years in the accounting field. to complement this background, i possess demonstrated expertise in accounts receivable, accounts payable, credit analysis, regulatory compliance, operations and staff/department management, as well as strong problem-solving capabilities. as an employee, you will find me to be an enthusiastic and disciplined team player, committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through superior performance.
i am confident that i could be a valuable asset to your firm, and look forward to interviewing with you in the near future to further discuss my areas of experience and expertise that would be a contribution to your organization.
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