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Fred Aovan

Accounts Payable Accountant

Annandale, VA


Experience with a full accounts payable cycle and computerized accounting applications for more than twenty two years with a different government and army sub-contractors companies.. Skilled at utilizing Deltek 1, GCS and Costpoint's software applications such as spreadsheets, statistical analysis and databases. Solid management experience and accounting knowledge to provide "Accounting Services" with high level of effectiveness, efficiency, and accuracy that totally delighted "Clients".

Work Experience

Accounts Payable Accountant

Alexandria, VA

2004 to 2012

Responsible for Accounts Payable activities for the company. Provide advice, assistance and follow-up on company policies, procedures, and documentation. Coordinate the resolution of specific policy related and procedural problems and inquiries regarding Accounts Payable processes and ensuring those processes are according to SOX compliances. 
-Full A/P Process with an average of three hundred vouchers weekly. 
-Review and Enter Consulting (Labor) invoices and other service-related invoices to ensure the invoice contains the Costpoint account code and authorized approval signatures. 
-Review and Enter to ensure the invoice, expense reports contains the Costpoint account code and authorized approval signatures. 
-Match Vouchers with other service-related invoices run weekly and sometimes bi-weekly before Final Supervisor QC. 
-Match Vouchers with EFT file (s) run bi-weekly before Final Supervisor QC. 
-Match invoices with P.O's and receiving documents (3 ways matching). 
-Sort Checks during Checks Runs (1 to 2 times with an average of 300 checks a week). 
-Assist various groups with A/P issues via emails, in person, and by phone. 
-Void /Print checks when necessary. 
-Invoice Reclassifications. 
-Input Wire and Manual Checks- Monthly, when needed. 
-Assist Annually: Prepare, Edit and finalize 1099's. 
-Responsible for responding to internal and external audit inquiries. 
-Acts a liaison between departments and outside vendors resolving discrepancies and payment status. 
-Perform invoice matching and query resolution: ensure all invoices are processed with appropriate authorization and in accordance with supplier terms. 
-Closing Month end/Year. 
-Provide on-the-job training to new employees or additional training for immediate employees. 
-Participate in Finance Department team meetings for the sharing of ideas, feedback and department planning when scheduled.

Accounts Payable Accountant

Washington, DC

2002 to 2004

Reviewed and coded all incoming invoices, expense reports and check requests promptly upon receipt. 
Entered invoices in the accounting system and perform self-checks and reviews of individual input. 
Processed all accounts payable checks, ACH ( Direct Deposits), wires. 
Performed all accounts payable reconciliations with general ledger and accounts analysis. 
Responded to vendor inquiries and resolve discrepancies. 
Researched and prepare sales tax. 
Prepared 1099's.

Accounts Payable Accountant

Fairfax, VA

2000 to 2002

Managed the accounts Payable and Cash Disbursements functions for the Company. 
Duties included coding/processing vendor invoices, travel expense reports and checks requests. 
Responsibilities included matching invoices to purchase orders/ receivers, data entry for check runs. 
Responded timely and accurately to all internal and external customers inquiries. 
Coordinated check printing and timely distribution to vendors and employees. 
Oversaw the review and reconciliation of past due / disputed vendor balances. 
Reviewed daily and weekly reports and corrected errors as necessary. 
Reconciled A/P with General Ledgers. 
Researched and prepared sales taxes. 
Administered the petty cash. 
Entered employees manual timesheets. 
Researched and prepared 1099's. 
Assisted with internal and external audits as needed.

Accounts Payable Accountant

Alexandria, VA

1990 to 2000

Was responsible for the supervision of: 
Coding vendor invoices and travel expense reports. 
Matching invoices, purchase orders and receiving documents. 
Data entry / processing of invoices, checks requests, expense reports and petty cash payments. 
Preparing checks runs. 
Producing / editing computer reports. 
Researching, analyzing and resolving accounts payable problems. 
Reconciling A/P with General Ledger. 
Reviewing invoices and expense reports to ensure accurate invoicing while providing assistance to contract and billing representatives to resolve Client / Vendor related issues. 
Monthly A.P Closing. 
Preparing 1099's. 

Additional Information

Operating Systems: Microsoft Office for Windows (Excel, Word) 
-English / French and Vietnamese