Accounts Payable Representative Resume Sample

Updated: November 3, 2021

Adam Poole
592 Church Street
Burlington, VT 05412
(000) 999-9999
adampoole @ email . com


 ACCOUNTS PAYABLE REPRESENTATIVE

PERFORMANCE SUMMARY
A detail-oriented accounts payable representative with a solid track record of performing bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing functions. Adept at monitoring payment requests to ensure compliance with company policies. Demonstrated ability to reconcile processes accounting work by verifying entries and comparing reports.

HIGHLIGHTS
• Committed to bringing excellence in reconciliation and auditing, to ensure the integrity of accounting data
• Focused on accomplishing accounting and organization mission by carefully and competently carrying out accounts support work
• Hands-on experience in performing follow-up duties to ensure that outstanding amounts are paid and delinquent accounts are managed according to company policy

SKILLS & PROFICIENCIES

  • Reconciliation
  • Discrepancy handling
  • Auditing
  • Payroll functions
  • Tax management
  • Reporting
  • Data entry

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
• Outlined 22 accounting loopholes (and corrected the processes) by performing intense internal audits.
• Introduced Accounts Possible, an electronic accounts payable database system which decreased delinquent accounts information pulling by 50%.
• Created a paper backup of all transactions to ensure that no information is lost in case of a cyber disaster striking.
• Trained 15  staff members for different roles within the accounts department.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Accounts Payable Representative
CENTENE CORPORATION, Burlington, VT 
(Jan 2016 – Present)
• Verify invoice accuracy and account coding with company policies
• Ascertain that requests for payments are processed in a timely manner
• Monitor expense reports to ensure that they comply with policies and payment process procedures
• Prepare invoice deduction notices and audit freight bills against manifests
• Reconcile discrepancies and ensure that they are resolved as early as possible
• Handle reconciliation for supplies purchase orders, by making sure that whatever is billed matches what is received
• Approve invoices for payments and contact vendors to resolve confusions or discrepancies
• Enter supplier invoices into accounts payable systems for processing
• Process supplier credits to ensure the efficacy of application

Accounts Payable Clerk
FOLLETE CORPORATION, Burlington, VT 
(Sep 2012 – Jan 2016)
• Looked through delinquent accounts to determine what is owed to the company
• Contacted delinquent account holders to provide them with information on their account status
• Maintained liaison with vendors and suppliers to ensure that their payments are made on time
• Assisted in processing invoices, check requests, and expense reports for payments
• Reviewed accounts payable documents for accuracy and corrected any entries that may be questionable

EDUCATION
Diploma in Accounting
WESTERN COLLEGE, Burlington, VT
Coursework:
– Principles of Accounting
– Financial Mathematics
– Payroll Accounting
– Computer Accounting
– Personal Finance

COMPUTER SKILLS
QuickBooks ~ MS Word and Excel ~ Comprehensive Spreadsheets