Accountant Payable Clerk Resume


Drew Sterling

604 Harmony Way

Pleasantville, CA 94588

(925) 555-1234



Seeking position as an Accountant where nearly five years of related experience will add value.



  • Strong background in bookkeeping includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, reporting and spreadsheet management. Deadline-driven, familiar with general ledger work.
  • Highly self-motivated. Proactively took on added responsibilities in current bookkeeping position, to produce 50% more accounting work than expected (1999-present).
  • Superior work ethic. Accustomed to long hours in pursuit of company goals.
  • Organized and efficient. Skilled at managing multiple tasks with competing priorities.



Accounts Payable Clerk

XYZ Systems, Minneapolis, MN  2009 to Present

Provide wide range of bookkeeping services to this nationwide distributor of fasteners

  • Track and manage expenditures involving $150,000.00 weekly. Track payments and schedule future payments. Verify accuracy of every expense before entering payment stream.
  • Reconcile and distribute payment to multiple vendors. Distribute daily general operating reports. Maintain logs of payment schedules and freight expenditures.
  • Handle accounts receivable and billing services, as needed. Process month-end closings and monthly reports. Use Excel and HP mainframe to manage accounting data.
  • Regularly take on added responsibilities involving spreadsheet management and other duties.
  • Negotiate effectively with vendors to delay payments to 60+ days, as needed. Successfully retained 100% of 75 vendors while maximizing cash reserves.



ABC, Minneapolis, MN  2005 to 2009

Tasked with managing all retail operations, from procurement and logistics to staff supervision.

  • Set up systems to maintain ordering, inventory and processing of livestock and dry goods.
  • Devised budgets, handled all purchasing and verified accuracy of up to $5,000 in cash daily.


Computer Operator

PDQ, Inc., Minneapolis, MN  1995 to 2009

Processed and organized month-end reports for XYZ and other clients; recruited by XYZ.



Frank’s Plant Shop, Blaine, MN  1995 to 1998

Handled weekend bookkeeping while managing staff and properties for six parking facilities.

  • Completed general ledger bookkeeping involving up to $20,000.00 in total revenues.



  • Associate of Arts Degree: Big State University, Mainville, MN (1985)
  • Computer Skills: Windows 98/2000, Word, Excel, Outlook and HP mainframe IMS system.


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