Valerie Saravia

  • Purchasing Manager | Accounting Manager
  • Miami, Florida 33127
  • Oct 19, 2017
Full time Accounting Purchasing Procurement

Personal Summary

Dynamic and detail-oriented professional, offering hands-on expertise in purchasing, procurement, logistics, accounting, and general administration. Recognized for the ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks within challenging and fast-paced work environments. Experienced working with key vendors, such as Sony, Lutron, Harman, Samsung, and JL Audio. Equipped with articulate communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills in building positive work relationships with vendors, clients, and professionals of all levels; bilingual in English and Spanish. Proficient with Microsoft Windows and QuickBooks.

Work Experience

Purchasing and Logistics Manager | Office Manager
Maxicon LLC
  • Efficiently handle daily purchasing and price negotiation activities, which involved completing necessary documentation, resolving vendor issues, and providing updates for all orders

  • Provide support to customers by addressing their concerns

  • Take charge of checking and preparing stocks for local shipping or exporting

  • Render assistance to the warehouse manager in maintaining an organized workspace by overseeing shipping and receiving functions, monitoring employees going in and out of the warehouse, and processing orders for export

  • Assume responsibility in managing accounts payable and accounts receivable, responding to phone calls, overseeing payroll for technicians and contractors, procuring supplies for the company, and managing forms and documents

  • Supervise daily communications and partnerships with more than 50 vendors

  • Offer support to the Marketing Department in securing leads, such as major sports individuals

  • Seamlessly handle negotiations of terms and pricings with vendors, such as Sony, Samsung, Lutron, and other key technology manufacturers

  • Played a major role in enabling Maxicon to secure the following:

    • Sony Diamond dealership (2016–2017)

    • Control 4 pinnacle dealership (2016–2017)

    • Lutron Diamond dealership (2015–2017)

Purchasing Agent
Light Bulbs Unlimited
  • Kept track of records of goods ordered and received, as well as correspondences and other printed materials

  • Established and managed paper electronic filing systems for documents and materials

  • Took charge of placing company orders and overseeing daily pickups

  • Evaluated RGAs to identify that the shipper has been billed and the account has been credited

  • Checked orders to validate correctness of product types and quantities

  • Responded to phone calls, provided information to callers, took messages, and transferred messages to relevant parties

Title Clerk and Accounting
Central Auto Tag Agency
  • Managed daily reconciliations, prepared documents for the DMV to be delivered, and handled titula transfers and license plate renewals and transfers

Education

Degree in Medical Billing and Coding
National School of Technology