Accounts Receivable/Payables and Client Service Manager Resume
|Desired Industry: Accounting/Bookkeeping
|Desired Job Location: Westbury, New York
||Date Posted: 2/22/2012
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: Immediately
|Desired Wage: 55000
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Management (Manager, Director)
||Willing to Travel:
|Highest Degree Attained: Bachelors
||Willing to Relocate: No
Highly analytical, seasoned and results-
driven professional, enthusiastic in
securing a position that offers
professional growth and advancement
within diverse areas of finance and
accounting. Equipped with strong
organizational and communication
abilities, combined with proven
leadership qualities. Committed to
leveraging skills and knowledge in
strengthening client relations as well
as establishing new businesses, while
optimizing the following qualifications:
- Progressive experience in
accounting, with in-depth expertise in
all phases of accounts receivable and
payables, bank reconciliation, auditing,
bookkeeping, billing, collections and
- Dedication to further employ
analytical competencies and
proficiencies in accounting, client
services, and finance, through various
- Expert ability in determining
needs, understanding risk tolerances,
offering alternatives to current
situations and cultivating long-standing
and profitable client relationships.
- Communication skills; self-
starter who exhibits consistent
accountability and due diligence.
- Keen attention to detail and
ability to coordinate and provide broad-
based financial support.
FREELANCE PRODUCTION ACCOUNTING
2nd Assistant Accountant — NBC
Studios-“30 Rock” – Season 5, Location
1st Assistant Accountant — NBC/Universal
Studios – “The Marriage Ref” – Season 2
Freelance Accountant — Station Film –
Commercial Production Company 2010
2nd Assistant Accountant — New Line
Productions – “Going the Distance”
2nd Assistant Accountant — NBC/Universal
Studios – “Kings” – Season 1 2008–
Payroll Account — Playlist, LLC–“Nick
and Norah’s Infinite Playlist”– re-shoot
Accounting Clerk — Bartlett Films, LLC –
AXIUM INTERNATIONAL, INC., NEW YORK, NY
Accounts Receivable / Client Service
Assistant to the Controller 1996–
MDO DEVELOPMENT CORP., NEW YORK, NY
Payroll Manager 1994–1996
Bachelor of Arts in English Literature
SUNY-BINGHAMTON, BINGHAMTON, NY
Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts
NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE, UNIONDALE, NY
Phi Beta Kappa Honors – Highest
Cumulative Average in Full Honors
New York Women in Film and Television
- Took charge of all facets of
accounts payable, such as auditing and
entering purchase orders as well as
preparing and paying bills while
uploading positive pay files to studios
- Secured working relationship and
communication with vendors, discussing
the status of accounts and their
- Rendered assistance to the key
accountant in executing all financial
aspects of production, including
budgeting, accounts payable, purchase
cards, petty cash, payroll and extensive
and complicated travel bills.
- Worked in collaboration with
controller concerning all financial
aspects of commercial production,
including accounts payable, accounts
receivable, bank reconciliations and
- Managed all travel expenses for
cast members, staff, producers and New
- Handled up to $6M in accounts
payable in a ten-day period on "Kings".
- Administered all rush check
requests for the Locations Department.
- Organized, documented and coded
purchase orders and bills in accordance
with appropriate episodic budget and
- Adhered to applicable union
rules and budget accounting codes in
settling and coding all timecards.
- Examined and analyzed various
accounting records and financial
statements, along with changes in net
assets to assess accuracy and
completeness in conformance with
- Classified, documented and
summarized numerical and financial data
to compile and keep financial records by
utilizing journals and ledgers as well
- Updated various accounts,
including accounts payable and accounts
receivable; generated invoices and
weekly statements for clients.
- Accomplished numerous duties
focusing on variance analyses, payroll,
accounts payable and budget formulation.
- Directed and coordinated daily
operational activities to ensure
adherence to quality standards,
deadlines and procedures.
- Regularly communicated with
appropriate teams to foster a positive
working environment, contributing to the
achievement of corporate goals and
- Oversaw the complex Accounts
Receivables and Billing Department for
the New York office.
- Collected millions of dollars in
cash receipts on a daily basis, from
high-profile clients including, major
film/TV studios, commercial production
companies, Broadway productions and
independent film companies.
- Cooperated with all departments
to minimize company’s financial exposure
to millions of dollars in receivables on
a daily basis.
- Collaborated with
PeopleSoft/Oracle Implementation Team in
modifying the software’s accounts
receivable and billing arm to fit the
company’s unique needs.
- Processed all Automated Clearing
House (ACH) transactions through direct
deposits, direct debits and credit card
- Compiled all cash receipts
through checks, wires, ACH, credit card
and bank transfers.
- Set up and updated all new
banking software and credit card
- Handled the issuance of deposits
and payments, including checks, credit
cards, wire transfers, chase bill
payments and other payment transfers.
- Prepared and presented letters
to unions, ensuring receipt of required
- Established and maintained
productive client relationships to
discuss company performance as well as
provide recommendations on future
- Supported clients in formulating
innovative strategies related to budget
management, product delivery to achieve
profit growth and cost containment.
- Worked closely with diverse
clients in providing professional
assistance on strong accounting systems,
producing significant and accurate data.
- Spearheaded consistent efforts
in rendering services, including
financial services, budget forecasting
and financial reporting.
- Effectively instructed new
clients on various union requirements in
accordance with bonds, deposits and
- Played a focal point of contact
for client or union prioritizing and
resolving encountered problems.
- Communicated with multiple
unions, such as Screen Actors Guild, the
Director’s Guild and IATSE unions,
ensuring required bonds were in place,
prior to the commencement of filming.
- Negotiated with the unions, on
behalf of the clients, for the reduction
of bonds at the end of principal
Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word)
| PeopleSoft/Oracle Accounting Software
Client Relationship Management | ADP
Software | Vista (Entertainment Partners
PSL (Cast & Crew Accounting Software) |
LAjit (CAPS Universal Accounting
Software) | Banking Software
Available upon request.
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