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CHERYL A. SIMMONS
2631 Young Road Stone Mountain GA, 30088
(404) 277-7632 │ cheryl.simmons@yahoo.com
BILLING FINANCIAL ANALYST
Reporting | Invoicing-Billing | Analysis
Billing professional with extensive experience managing the billing and invoicing process. A detailed individual at ease
collaborating with key internal/external stakeholders in support of billing objectives. Skilled in providing analysis and
reporting to assist in department decision-making. Well-versed in account management from proper documentation to
handling delinquencies.
 Billing/Invoicing Best Practices
 Process Improvement
 Staff Management
 Invoicing
 Client Engagement
 Strategic Planning
 Financial Analysis
 Documentation
 Account Management
PR O F E S S I O N A L EX P E R I E N C E
FISERV (CHECKFREE CO.), NORCROSS, GA 2008 – Present
Sr. Accounting Specialist
 Ensures customers are invoiced in a timely and accurate manner by executing the billing process of the
Electronic Payments Division.
 Creates monthly invoices in SAP, pulling and combining information from multiple sources.
 Properly records customer revenue and invoicing based on contractual terms and technical guidance.
 Responsible for complex contract review and entry into SAP.
 Works in collaboration with the billing manager, financial analyst, customer and sales representatives to ensure
accurate invoicing.
 Performs trend analysis on revenue, researching variances as necessary.
 Plays a vital role in internal and external audit preparation and related projects.
ALLCONNECT INC., ATLANTA, GA 2006 – 2008
Account Receivable Specialist
 Managed 120+ accounts, decreasing delinquent rates by contacting customers to make arrangements for
payment.
 Maintained detailed documentation of events, conversations and discrepancies in the customer database for
future use in collection efforts.
 Identified quality issues contributing to delinquent balances, implementing strategy to improve resolution.
 Processed daily cash from lockbox and ACH payments and handled discrepancies as needed.
 Wrote-off charge-backs and bad debts in accordance with company policies.
 Handled a variety of accounting related tasks including forecasting monthly cash, setting up vendor accounts,
posting to general ledger accounts, preparing month-end reports and reconciling lockbox deposit accounts.
 Played a role in annual audit related projects.
GEORGIA PACIFIC INC., ATLANTA, GA 1997 – 2006
Account Receivable Specialist
 Collected outstanding invoices, resolving all deductions from remittances.
 Handled customer inquiries regarding price, quote number and billing information with a high level of
professionalism.
 Prepared monthly account status reports for forecasting purposes.
 Applied cash application to invoices following organizational processes and procedures.
CHERYL SIMMONS Resume, Page 2
BANK OF AMERICA, ATLANTA, GA 1995 – 1997
Customer Service Manager
 Managed daily branch operations ensuring staff compliance with bank and industry policies and procedures.
 Steered efforts to ensure branch compliance with regulatory and audit requirements.
 Conducted internal bank audits, resolving outstanding issues as needed.
 Led staff management efforts including training and development and performance management.
 Developed and implements strategies designed to increase sales, referrals and deposit growth.
 Oversaw training, retention, scheduling, monitoring and coaching of associates.
ED U C A T I O N
Bachelor Degree, Business Administration – Strayer University, Lithonia, GA

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Cheryl Simmons Resume 10-19-15

  • 1. CHERYL A. SIMMONS 2631 Young Road Stone Mountain GA, 30088 (404) 277-7632 │ cheryl.simmons@yahoo.com BILLING FINANCIAL ANALYST Reporting | Invoicing-Billing | Analysis Billing professional with extensive experience managing the billing and invoicing process. A detailed individual at ease collaborating with key internal/external stakeholders in support of billing objectives. Skilled in providing analysis and reporting to assist in department decision-making. Well-versed in account management from proper documentation to handling delinquencies.  Billing/Invoicing Best Practices  Process Improvement  Staff Management  Invoicing  Client Engagement  Strategic Planning  Financial Analysis  Documentation  Account Management PR O F E S S I O N A L EX P E R I E N C E FISERV (CHECKFREE CO.), NORCROSS, GA 2008 – Present Sr. Accounting Specialist  Ensures customers are invoiced in a timely and accurate manner by executing the billing process of the Electronic Payments Division.  Creates monthly invoices in SAP, pulling and combining information from multiple sources.  Properly records customer revenue and invoicing based on contractual terms and technical guidance.  Responsible for complex contract review and entry into SAP.  Works in collaboration with the billing manager, financial analyst, customer and sales representatives to ensure accurate invoicing.  Performs trend analysis on revenue, researching variances as necessary.  Plays a vital role in internal and external audit preparation and related projects. ALLCONNECT INC., ATLANTA, GA 2006 – 2008 Account Receivable Specialist  Managed 120+ accounts, decreasing delinquent rates by contacting customers to make arrangements for payment.  Maintained detailed documentation of events, conversations and discrepancies in the customer database for future use in collection efforts.  Identified quality issues contributing to delinquent balances, implementing strategy to improve resolution.  Processed daily cash from lockbox and ACH payments and handled discrepancies as needed.  Wrote-off charge-backs and bad debts in accordance with company policies.  Handled a variety of accounting related tasks including forecasting monthly cash, setting up vendor accounts, posting to general ledger accounts, preparing month-end reports and reconciling lockbox deposit accounts.  Played a role in annual audit related projects. GEORGIA PACIFIC INC., ATLANTA, GA 1997 – 2006 Account Receivable Specialist  Collected outstanding invoices, resolving all deductions from remittances.  Handled customer inquiries regarding price, quote number and billing information with a high level of professionalism.  Prepared monthly account status reports for forecasting purposes.  Applied cash application to invoices following organizational processes and procedures.
  • 2. CHERYL SIMMONS Resume, Page 2 BANK OF AMERICA, ATLANTA, GA 1995 – 1997 Customer Service Manager  Managed daily branch operations ensuring staff compliance with bank and industry policies and procedures.  Steered efforts to ensure branch compliance with regulatory and audit requirements.  Conducted internal bank audits, resolving outstanding issues as needed.  Led staff management efforts including training and development and performance management.  Developed and implements strategies designed to increase sales, referrals and deposit growth.  Oversaw training, retention, scheduling, monitoring and coaching of associates. ED U C A T I O N Bachelor Degree, Business Administration – Strayer University, Lithonia, GA