Accounts Receivable Resume

Work Experience

Nutricia, Houston, TX (February 2009 – February 2012)
Accounts Receivable Manager

  • Oversaw the creation of shared receivable services for the baby infant nutrition and the Medical nutrition divisions of Nutricia.
  • I created and implemented a comprehensive billing, credit and collection policies and related procedures for the department.
  • Set up vendor’s accounts on system as the company had taken back in-house the handling of accounts receivable from an outside third party.
  • Prepared credit reports and verified credit information.
  • Reviewed Credit applications with trade references, bank, Experian and D&B.
  • Prepared daily, weekly and monthly reports.
  • Performed internal audits to improve dept results.
  • Talked with Sales reps on a daily basis concerning issues with customers.
  • Supervised all billing, data input and cash application through End of Month, End of Quarter and End of Year General Ledger closes, with related reporting and analysis.
  • Mailed invoices and statements (customers who were not set up via EDI) and followed up with customer plus Created debit / Credit Memo when needed.
  • Processed intercompany invoicing on a monthly basis.
  • Reviewed accounts put on hold daily with Sales and senior management.
  • Created an efficient AR team overseeing all activity through month end close and reporting
  • Initiated new account set up accepted EDI invoicing.
  • Alerted Sales Reps to problems relating to their respective accounts.
  • Point person for quarterly and annual audits as regards billing, cash, revenue, and collections.

H.J Heinz, Houston, TX (February 2003 to February 2009)
Credit Controller / Accounts Receivable Manager

  • Created and implemented a comprehensive billing, credit and collection policy and related procedures for the receivables dept. (SOX and credit terms manual).
  • Created an efficient AR team overseeing all activity through month end close and reporting.
  • Supervised a staff of three (FTE) and 3 (PT) collectors and 10 salesmen on the road.
  • Managed Customer credit files and kept all records.
  • Prepared credit reports for finance meetings with Sales and finance directors.
  • Helped in the hiring and training of new staff.
  • Affectively dealt with problem accounts by personally calling into meet Payable managers and get to the root of the problem holding/ preventing payment of outstanding invoices.
  • Helped implement SAP as we changed over from BPCCS, I was an integral member of the Sap implementation team focusing on the receivables and Sales.
  • Posted Cash and Cheques to customer accounts
  • Initiated Archiving all Pod’s onto discs for easy retrieval and storage.
  • Point person for quarterly and annual audits as regards billing, cash, revenue, and collections.

American Power Conversion, Dallas, TX (March 1999 to February 2003)
Accounts Payable

  • Organized PO’s for vendors with the Purchasing dept.
  • Filled and documented all payments on Oracle database. Responsible for all invoice coding, including reconciliation of invoices to the General Ledger account to ensure proper billing of all invoices by cost center and department code.
  • Ensured timely processing of all invoices and credits according to vendor/distribution terms to increase positive reputation in market and with vendors.
  • Managed the process of departmental sign-off for invoices/purchase orders
  • Ensured proper cut-off of invoices for accrual purposes for month end close, to ensure proper accrual rates for that month’s financials
  • Responsible for generating check proposals and preparing wire payments on a timely or as-needed basis
  • Responsible for scanning all invoices and archiving all vendor voucher packages, including filing all checks with the packages for auditing purposes according to established policies.
  • Responsible for voiding checks that are improperly generated and ensuring properly filing of voided checks/invoices.
  • Responsible to do yearly audits on vendor master data, determining if a vendor is still active or inactive, for the purpose of cleaning up the systems in Oracle.
  • Performed back up duties for other Accounts Payable staff.
  • Audited accuracy of expenses submitted, including checking amounts to receipts


Rhode Island Junior College, Lincoln, RI – Associates Degree in Business Administration/Accounting

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