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Bukola Adetifa

Bukola Adetifa

Account Receivable Consultant

Services provided: Accounting

Edmonton, Alberta
$50 / hour
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About Bukola Adetifa:

Accounts Receivable Specialist with 10+ years of experience dedicated to general function of Accounts Payable; entering, posting and reconciling batches, researching and resolving customer A/R issues, preparing aging reports, placing billing and collecting calls, maintaining cash receipts journal, and updating and reconciling sub-ledger to G/L.

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CAREER SUMMARY: Accounts Receivable Specialist with 10+ years of experience dedicated to general function of Accounts Payable; entering, posting and reconciling batches, researching and resolving customer A/R issues, preparing aging reports, placing billing and collecting calls, maintaining cash receipts journal, and updating and reconciling sub-ledger to G/L.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles.
  • Quick learner with the ability to accurately meet deadlines.
  •  Hands-on experience in operating spreadsheets.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Organization and planning.
  • Problem analysis and problem-solving.
  • Strong team player, works well in a collaborative environment.
  • General ledger entry and maintenance   
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with customers and employees in a professional manner.
  • Wide ranging experience with Epicor
  • Proven knowledge of commercial collections
  • Efficient in ERP systems
  • Observant, accurate and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated analytical skills in basic accounts receivable and accounting policy
  • Data entry skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

                                                       

WORKING EXPERIENCE

 

Accounts Receivable Clerk, Hope Mission                                                                                                           February 2023- Till Date

 

  • Processing incoming payments
  • Ensuring accurate coding of invoices and ledgers.
  • Entering and balancing financial data in a number of ledgers while reconciling bank accounts.
  • Monitoring and entering new credit applications; grant credit.
  • Handling monthly closings and annual reports, including processing payments and compiling segments in compliance with GAAP
  • Filing and maintenance of A/P files.
  • Assisting in the preparation of year-end review files for outside auditors.
  • Reviewing vendor keep payment terms current through regular maintenance.

 

Accounts Receivable Coordinator, Joas Integrated Services Limited                                                            May 2013 - December 2022 

  • Credit Administration
  • Ensured customer billing requirements are met. 
  • Managed billing portal administration.
  • Supervised AR staff by recruiting, training, and coaching employees, communicating job expectations, and appraising their performance.
  • Matched invoices with purchase orders; prepared approval slips and attach with invoices.
  • Replied to information requests from stake holders, including shippers, customers, and the sales/marketing department.
  • Contacted clients to help resolve payment issues; assisted in setting up payment plans.
  • Processed employee expense claims, ensured they are coded to the proper department and expense account(s).

 

Accounts Receivable Officer, Joas Integrated Services Limited                                                                      August 2006 – April 2013

  • Resolved billing inquiries and disputes by analyzing accounts for discrepancies.
  • Matched cheques with invoices; followed up on getting signatures; mail or courier as requested.
  • Communicated with vendors regarding payments and billing issues and follow up on inquiries.
  • Maintained a good relationship with suppliers.
  • Ensured a timely turnaround of accounts payable and expense claims.

Education

BSc Accounting, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba, Ondo State, Nigeria       April 2013

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