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Accomplished and respected Finance Professional with an emphasis on building solid teams while driving account receivables resulting in maximizing sales, improving the collections process and reducing outstanding balances. Recognized as an Expert in researching and monitoring media, debt ratings, and affiliated companies in identify potential high-risk customers, limiting bad debt exposure.

Passionate about partnering with clients, establishing trusted relationships in managing outstanding accounts, with integrity based philosophies, while fostering a high degree of calmness in an often chaotic environment in the Aerospace & Defense, wireless communications, semiconductor and contract manufacturing industries.

Exceptional communication skills have proven beneficial in collaborating with Executive Leadership in the establishment, development and implementation of effective credit & collections policies while with companies such as ElectroRent Corp and Telogy LLC.

Key Strengths

                      – Cash Application                                                            – Process Improvements

                      – Change Management                                                    – Sales/Use Tax Compliance

                      – Commercial Collections                                                 – Supervision & Training

                      – Equipment Leasing                                                        – Systems Conversion (ERP)

                      – Invoice Resolution                                                         – Vendor Relations

                      – Microsoft Word, Excel (pivot tables & vlookups), PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, QuickBooks Pro,            

                          WordPress, NetSuite, Workday

Selected Achievements

  • Received “Presidential Service Award” while serving as the primary liaison between our customer, V.P. of Sales, Controller, and outside legal counsel in successfully completing the company’s first $100k+ lease in Mexico.

  • Achieved more than 80% reduction in aging receivables balance within a six-month period by leveraging customer relationships and applying solution-based collections follow-up procedures.

  • Designed and implemented an innovative global credit screen, providing immediate exposure and potential risk details, reducing total review time more than 30%.

Professional Experience


AAA NCNU – Emeryville, CA                                                                                         April 2014 – November  2014

Senior Accounts Receivable Specialist / AR Lead (contract position)

  • Delivered first comprehensive Accounts Receivable aging / Credit exposure report on a monthly basis for a $600M+ organization.
  • Discovered $100K+ in un-recorded inter-company invoice payments within 5 months.
  • Resolved 43% of past-due invoices that had been outstanding for up to four years, over a 5 month period.

Total Defense Inc. – Redwood City, CA                                                                November 2013 – February 2014

Senior Accounts Receivable Analyst (contract position)

  • Exceeded collection goal by an average of $543k/month while managing portfolio of over $4M.
  • Researched and resolved deductions, disputed items and short/over-payments.
  • Performed weekly cash forecasting and monthly accrual royalty reporting.
  • Daily application of all cash received via wire/checks in Netsuite.

Odwalla / Coca-Cola Refreshments – Half Moon Bay, CA                                                    June 2012 – May 2013

AR Associate (contract position)

  • Performed scanning, proofing and indexing of over 2800 customer proof-of-delivery documents daily.

  • Worked proactively with Credit Services and Route Accounting groups to resolve cash posting discrepancies, unidentified customer payments and problems related to customer accounts.

East Bay Professional Experience Network – Oakland, CA                                       February 2011 – June 2012

Workshop Facilitator / Résumé Evaluator / Administrative Staff

  • Created a new workshop on “Using Social Media in a Job Search”; also functioned as the facilitator on a bi-weekly basis supporting the professional development of displaced employees that were being routed through the program.

  • Provided resume critiques at EBPEN headquarters and various Northern California job fairs; As a member of the Administrative staff updated job postings, office bulletins, and libraries while representing the EDD to prospective members.

Electro Rent Corporation – Van Nuys, CA                                                                     April 2010 – October 2010

Credit & Collection Supervisor II (contract position)

  • Oversaw daily A/R responsibilities while managing vendor & customer relations, collaborating with corporate headquarters in determining appropriate action for resolving outstanding balances.

  • Developed complex spreadsheets to identify payment trends, assessing and determining cash forecasts while achieved more than 80% reduction in aging receivables balance in six months.

  • Established improved collections procedures, eliminating past-due invoice backlog.

TELOGY, LLC – Union City, CA                                                                                    January 1998 – March 2010

Credit Supervisor / Export Manager

  • Managed assigned portfolio of middle market rental, lease and direct sale transactions and collection efforts, establishing protocol for monitoring credit limits up to $5M.

  • Managed and mentored Credit & Collections Team, enhancing individual performance and productivity while consistently surpassing department goals and objectives.

  • Achieved more than 50% savings on monthly usage charges by switching to new DNBi decision support software and trained entire credit staff in new product line.

  • Reduced fraud charges by over 90% through the implementation of state-of-the-art credit card verification process (BIN number lookup).

Additional Relevant Experience


SOH & Associates, San Francisco, CA

………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Network Manager / Full Charge Bookkeeper

General Electric Capital Decimus, San Francisco, CA

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………Accounts Receivable Specialist

United States Army Reserves…………………………………………………………..Administrative Specialist(Honorable Discharge)

Education


  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Administration

          San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

Professional Development

  • Financial Statement Analysis: From Beginning to End – California Institute of Credit

  • Secured Sales Transactions; Understanding Financial Statements – Credit Managers Association of California

  • Legal Aspects of Collection; Credit & Financial Analysis – Dun & Bradstreet

  • Compliance with U.S. Export Controls – Bureau of Industry and Security

  • Introduction to Supervision (17 week course); Supervisors’ Workshop; Collection Law in California seminar; Introduction to Preparing and Presenting Performance Appraisals – Company Sponsored Training

Additional Business Technology

  • GetPaid, DnBi(Dun & Bradstreet), Vertex(Tax software), iLien(Leasing/UCC filing), Crystal Reports and Cognos Impromptu

 

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One Response to Resume

  1. j. jar says:

    Kev!

    Nice looking CV.  But, i noticed no mention of your serving OUR COUNTRY.   What's the logic?

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