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Summary:

Professional background in all facets of Accounting with strengths in Credit & Collection Management. Ability to manage high volume Receivables in timely manner. Dynamic high-energy individual with focus on bottom line.

Professional Experience:

1-800-Flowers.com 10-06 – Present
Credit and Collections, A/R, and Loss Prevention Manager
  • Head staff of 5
  • Credit & Collections Management, charge backs, billing, Reviewed all Dunn & Bradstreet reports to establish credit worthiness, Experian reports reviewed financial statements
  • Collections of past due accounts, negotiation of payment terms, as well as credit analyses.
  • Managed A/R posting, g/l posting, Lock box, Create, approve co-op credits.
  • Credit card loss prevention
  • Month, Quarter, Year end close.

  • Wrap-N-Pack, Farmingdale, New York 7/00 – 9/06
    Credit and Collections Manager
  • Head staff of 6
  • Collections of past due accounts, negotiation of payment terms, as well as credit analyses.
  • Assisted in accounting aspects during acquisition of Wolf Paper NY, and continued the credit and collections aspect.
  • Reviewed all credit applications
  • Reviewed all Dunn & Bradstreet reports to establish credit worthiness, reviewed financial statements
  • Create co-op credits and apply.
  • Compiled Bank and Trade references to determine payment history
  • Research and problem solving to obtain payments
  • Interaction with customer service and sales regarding accounts delinquent and/or exceeding their credit lines.
  • Placed accounts on hold/released accounts from hold
  • A/R posting, G/L posting, Lock Box, Driver’s Checks, Credit Cards, Create co-op credits.
  • Resolved short payments
  • Worked with owners to maintain aged trial balance
  • Settlement of Credit cards
  • Liaison between Wrap n Pack, customer, and court system during legal proceedings of collections.
  • Month, Quarter, Year end close.

  • LaMar Lighting, Farmingdale, New York 5/96 - 7/00
    Credit & Collections Manager
  • Managed staff of 8
  • A/R/, A/P, payroll, heavy collections, billing, charge backs
  • Reviewed all credit applications, Placed accounts on hold/released accounts.
  • Provided travel arrangements for President/ Vice President, CFO
  • Prepared documents and presentations in Microsoft office programs, Excel, word
  • Reviewed all Dunn & Bradstreet reports to establish credit worthiness
  • Compiled Bank and Trade references to determine payment history
  • Bank deposits cash and credit cards
  • Posting to the G/L, Bank reconciliation’s
  • Worked with owners to maintain aged trial balance
  • Research and problem solving to obtain payments
  • Execution and resolution of merchandise returns
  • Interaction with customer service and sales regarding accounts delinquent and/or exceeding their credit lines.

  • Electro Dynamics, Syosset, New York 2/93 - 5/96

    Accounting Manager/Bookkeeper
  • Head a staff of 6
  • A/R, charge backs
  • Collections
  • Bank deposit cash and credit cards
  • Credit application approval (terms and limits)
  • RTV's returning merchandise
  • Worked with sales and customer service to resolve customer accounts
  • Worked with owners to maintain aged trial balance

  • Reliance Utilities, Hicksville, New York 4/89 – 1-93

    Assistant Credit Manager
  • A/R, Collections
  • Opened new accounts
  • Billing, Invoicing, charge backs
  • Credit Analysis
  • TRW, reports for credit checks and limits
  • Handled and executed service inquiries and dispatched servicemen.
  • Worked with owners to maintain aged trial balance

  • The Bank of New York Hicksville, New York 8/87 - 3/89

    Head Teller Manager
  • Head a teller line of 10
  • Vault opening/Closing procedures
  • Prove tellers
  • Responsible for contents of cash and coin vault
  • Currency ordering, check cashing approval
  • Balancing G/L monthly

  • Education:


    Bachelors in Finance & Accounting –Rochville University, Sarasota, Fl

    SKILLS:

    MS Word, MS EXCEL, Great Plains, Solomon, Trade Show experience, Outlook, Lotus Notes, Power Point, AS400, SAP, Mas200