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RssAmbitious Accounts Payable Supervisor/Manager

Accounts Payable Supervisorlooking to secure a position within a corporate environment, responsible for A/P Department and financial aspects of stable, growing, high dollar volume company.


Sicklerville, NJ

About Me


Accounting & Finance



Ideal Companies:

I would love to get back into the retail or fashion industry. Any industry that has a "fun" factor asscoiated with it.

Education level:

High School/GED

Will Relocate:



Sicklerville, NJ

Work Experiences

4/2005 - 10/2008

American Water Enterprise


  • Effectively supervised and coordinated Accounts Payable functions which included: payment of invoices, proper matching of purchasing/receiving documents, correct distribution to General Ledger expense accounts, proper filing/storage of A/P records, vendor and customer relations, manage A/P aging, prepare A/P work schedules, as well as train all employees on computer systems. • Successfully managed 6 specialists/analysts in Accounts Payable department in a shared services environment (SSC), ensuring seamless workflow, smooth assignment transition, and stabilization of departmental turnover. • Achieved highest performance standards as a team by effectively evaluating staff performance, determining and developing training requirements for non–regulated division resulting in meeting or exceeding all company objectives and goals. • Involved heavily with internal/external contacts including cash management, supply chain, accounting, and IT, departments. • Partnered with IT on development/integration of PO enhancement, tax, and freight programs, training programs, and Image Now, leading to creation and implementation of improved efficiencies as well as Sarbanes Oxley compliance. • Increased efficiency and profitability by creating and streamlining improvements to A/P policies, practices and procedures. • Established cost saving programs, procedures and policies which helped increase revenues and profitability. • Supervised the financial month-end, quarterly and fiscal year-end closings for Accounts Payable systems. • Oversaw 1099 tax reporting process for Accounts Payable systems, ensuring compliance with all state/federal regulations. • Provided quality customer service to both internal and external customers by assisting with vendor maintenance, data entry, gl coding, and imaging when needed.

3/2004 - 1/2005

Martec International


  • • Coordinated invoicing, customer service and troubleshooting for 5 offices nationwide leading to increased sales and profits. • Successfully managed daily A/P activities of 4 associates, along with hiring, motivation and continual training of staff. • Ongoing monitoring and upkeep of Daily A/P Disbursement report, preparation of 1099’s and month end close. • Reviewed and updated unbilled Purchase Order Reports, and monitored for adherence to budgets. • Interfaced and heavily interacted with vendors both domestic and abroad reducing reporting errors by 20%. • Ensured proper communications with Operations and Sales teams by conducting weekly planning and review sessions.

7/2003 - 4/2009

Great American BBQ

Individual Contributor

  • Accts Payable,Accts Recievable, Payroll, employee schedules, taxes, data entry, cash management. Training of staff on internal systems, and working outside events when needed. This is a P/T position.

3/2001 - 1/2004

Wear Me Apparel, Inc


  • • Successfully managed department of 7 Associates, increasing production and reducing turnover by 30%. • Increased productivity and profitability through implementation of web based operations and training sites. • Effectively coordinated invoicing for 8 warehouses nationwide, resulting in more efficiency companywide. • Administered bi-weekly check runs for retail and wholesale companies/divisions. • Facilitated month end reports (check register, trial balance/general ledger, purchase journal, payables, etc.) • Developed and implemented EDI programs for use in both retail and wholesale companies. • Reviewed for approvals all company expense reimbursements. • Assessed annual budgets, chart of accounts and corporate policies to ensure targets were being met. • Developed/implemented departmental operating policies and procedures. • Responsible for hiring along with continual training, motivation, coaching and development of A/P staff. • Performed annual and semi-annual staff performance reviews, to determine skill levels. • Continual review/updating of systems, controls and financial procedures for VP of Finance.

4/1996 - 1/2001

Tommy Hilfiger USA


  • invoices for corporate divisions/liaison between retail stores and corporate offices. • Performed weekly check runs and wire transfers for prompt payment to vendors. • Continual telephone communications with vendors and essential corporate personnel. • Proficiently managed department in absence of A/P manager and supervised staff of 5 employees. • Generated month end reports and analyzed pertinent data including revenues, expenses and profitability. • Formulated procedures for assessment of sales and use tax. Process all sales and use taxes for Retail Company. • Performed monthly bank reconciliation for 10 retail stores. • Coordinated all areas of retail development from conception through daily activities of all stores. • Oversaw coding, batching, data entry for Retail and Wholesale companies. • Coordinated Positive Pay with banks resulting in decreased risks to cash security for the company. • Efficiently processed invoices for over 100 Retail/Specialty/Flagship stores, both domestic and overseas. • Effectively trained all associates in retail/wholesale divisions on JD Edwards and STS computer systems. • Customized new procedures for processing of invoices, resulting in labor savings of 12%. • Responsible for payment and processing of rents/leases/monthly sales and use taxes for all stores.