Hello! I am Cynthia Hardee
I am an accomplished Full-Cycle Accounts Payable Manager with extensive administrative, customer service, and management skills with experience in a wide variety of business sectors and operations. Managing daily and monthly processing activities to ensure timely payment of all payables and to support all plant locations, management and vendors. Evaluate processes and initiate new policies, procedures and technology to reduce cost and improve workflow.
● Accounts Payable Manager/Supervisor/Specialist/Clerk with 25(+) years experience.
● Supervision of daily operations of a Shared Services Accounts Payable Group - Managing a staff of up to eight Accounting Specialists whose responsibilities included but were not limited to processing approximately 140,000K (+) invoices monthly for payment.
● Currently managing a team of seven Accounts Payable Specialists for an international company with additional complex responsibilities.
● Worked with PASSPORT Accounting System, SAP (limited) and currently JD Edwards Accounting platform for data entry and Medius Flow OCR system.
● Processed employee reimbursements, expenditure payments, including travel.
● Developed, evaluated and presented creative solutions to team business and accounting needs and issues.
● Provide technical assistance and consulting to staff in handling unusual or complex accounting transactions.
● Responsible for auditing accounting records for accuracy and conformance to established standard and procedures (SOX Compliance).
● Prepared and conducted internal training related to accounts payable.
● Active participation in the hiring process for the SSAP Group as with my current employer.
● Prepared letters of instruction, manuals and forms. (Forms for ACH recruitment for vendors, confirmation letters for outstanding checks, notification of returned invoices etc.)
● Served as a functional expert for the SSAP group. Trained personnel in new procedures, method and business software application.
SKILLS and EXPERTISE
Microsoft Excel - Advanced
Adobe - Proficient
Microsoft Word - Advanced
English - Mother Tongue
Power Point - Proficient
Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
Strong organizational and planning skills
Information collection and management skills
Problem identification and resolution skills
Written and verbal communication skills