Accounts Payable Resume Sample

Getting a job as an Accounts Payable Specialist requires you to have strong financial and accounting skills. Learn how to highlight these points in your job history by checking out the following Accounts Payable resume sample.

Samuel Clayton



Miami, Ohio(555) 983-1264Samuel.Clayton@email.com

Professional Summary

Experienced accounting professional seeks a position in Accounts Payable with ACME Corp. to excel at tracking payments across all company departments by using expertise in financial management and accounting.

Skills

  • Computer Programs: Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft programs; advanced knowledge of accounting-related programs, including Sage Accounting System, UNIX Based Accounting System, Quickbooks, ERP, EDI and Financial System Technologies, Lotus, VRC

  • Basic knowledge of Java and HTML languages

  • Leadership skills: Years of experience with staff supervision and team building to create a functional and thriving workplace

  • Analytical skills: Can quickly analyze the health of an organization by browsing journal entries and general ledgers and make recommendations s for improvements

  • Fully versed in GAAP standards and government regulations involving accounting and finances

Work History

  • Verify all submitted payments and ensure they match all system-generated reports

  • Collaborate with accounting to ensure all funds and payments are released on schedule

  • Monitor all expense and invoice reports to ensure costs are added correctly and stay within the company budget

  • Implement new technologies and automation processes that streamline the invoicing process and result in more accurate cost savings

  • Provided company executives with updated summaries on accounts payable processes and liabilities

  • Contributed to the resolution of backlogged orders and payments by researching billing issues and contacting vendors

  • Corrected billing errors and updated invoices to reflect changes accordingly

  • Organized a billing follow-up system that increased the amount of on-time payments

  • Deposited checks and recorded cash receipts for all billable transactions

  • Followed up with customers to improve on-time payments and increase cash flow

  • Updated all data entries pertaining to customer payment and created specialized reports using Excel

  • Tracked the percentage of on-time payments and used this data to illustrate the department’s weak spots in customer collection

  • Deposited checks and recorded cash receipts for all billable transactions

  • Followed up with customers to improve on-time payments and increase cash flow

  • Updated all data entries pertaining to customer payment and created specialized reports using Excel

  • Tracked the percentage of on-time payments and used this data to illustrate the department’s weak spots in customer collection

Education

Additional Information

  • Vendor negotiations and management to improve workflow and boost the bottom line

  • Accounts Payable Specialist certification, American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers, 2016