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Management Manager

Amarillo, Texas, 79119, United States
March 12, 2011

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Jack D. Bowers, Jr.

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Amarillo, TX 79119

806-***-**** (home)

864-***-**** (cell)


Manufacturing Controller with a broad background in cost accounting,

operational reporting, budgeting, financial administration and accounting

management. A career marked by progressive responsibility in plant,

divisional and corporate accounting assignments. Unique ability to

determine and provide accounting requirements from the plant to division

and corporate users and to provide guidance from management throughout the

accounting organization. Strengths include:

Financial reporting - internal & external ERP system implementation

Manufacturing Support Inventory Management

Product Line Management Project Management

Activity Based Costing Liaison among reporting levels


Anderson Merchandisers

Senior Accounting Manager Dec. 2006 - present

. Responsible for monthly closing process including reconciliation of sales

journal, inventory accounts, adjusting journal entries and publishing

internal financials.

. Responsible for daily cash reporting and monthly cash forecasts.

ITW Techspray

Controller May 2006 - Dec. 2006

. Responsible for profit/(loss) reporting, forecasting, product costing,

inventory control, general administration and information systems for an

electronics manufacturer.

. Responsible for monthly accounting close and analysis for divisional and

corporate management.

. Prepared long range financial plans and tracked actual performance versus


Richloom Home Fashions

Controller Oct. 2003 - April 2006

. Established cost structure and controls for home furnishings


. Established accounting analysis and management reporting for improved

profitability, forecasting and financial planning.

. Led system conversion to establish a new ERP system to improve inventory

control, order fulfillment and customer satisfaction.

Burlington Industries

Group Accounting Manager July 2002 - May 2003

. Participant in cross-functional project team converting legacy accounting

and ERP systems to JD Edwards One World.

. Developed system to meet both statutory and management requirements for

operations in the US, Mexico and Hong Kong

Senior Director of Corporate Administration - Mexico April 1999 - June


. Responsible for preparation and maintenance of accounting records and

financial reports in accordance with Corporate guidelines and Mexican and

US statutory requirements.

. Provide interpretation and analysis of monthly financials for Division

management in Mexico and Corporate management in US

. Develop budgets for Corporate financial staff in Mexico and report actual

performance versus approved budgets.

Vice President/Controller - Klopman Fabrics Division March 1996 - March


. Responsible for the development and implementation of business plans and

forecasts for Divisional and Corporate management.

. Manage Divisional capital expenditure program including preparation of

requests, submission for Corporate approval, tracking of expenditures,

asset setup and project audits.

. Assist both internal and external audit teams with their examinations of

division accounting records and adherence to Corporate policies and GAAP.

. Analyze variances from standards and budgets, advise management of major

variances and develop corrective action plans.

. Counsel, advise and interpret accounting policy implications on Division


Operational Reporting Manager - Klopman Fabrics Div. Nov. 1991 - Feb. 1996

. Responsible for all divisional financial reporting activities including

annual forecast, quarterly updates and monthly operating results


. Coordinated sales forecast for both volume and pricing levels with

operations group and merchandising executives.

. Responsible for special year-end analysis including FYE/LIFO inventory

reporting and any operating statistics required for government reporting.

Operations Analyst - Corp. Operational Reporting Aug. 1984 - Oct. 1991

. Responsible for compilation of division forecasts/operating results and

summary reporting to corporate management.

. Developed 10 year model for forecasting profitability/cash flow for

various operational debt repurchase scenarios.

. Analyzed and compiled corporate operating results for segment data

analysis for annual report and 10K

Operational Reporting Analyst - Klopman Fabrics Division Feb. 1982 - July


. Division analyst responsible for compilation/analysis of manufacturing

variance forecast and actual results for 7 plant division.

. Coordinated plant/divisional government reporting.

Plant Cost Accountant - Richmond Plant Aug. 1980 - Jan. 1982

. Responsible for manufacturing variance forecast and reporting actual

results for large integrated textile plant.

. Prepared annual plant overhead, waste, supply and (with Plant I.E.) labor


. Assisted with inventory valuation and material control.

Industrial Engineering Supervisor - Richmond Plant 1979 - 1980

. Responsible for work measurement/incentive application for 1,200 employee


. Coordinated annual direct labor/indirect labor budgets.

Administrative Coordinator - Richmond Plant 1977 - 1979

. Responsible for auditing $40MM cost-plus construction contract to build a

350,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility.

. Implemented controls to verify expenditures and authorize payment of

project funds.

JP Stevens & Co., Inc.

Administrative/I.E. Trainee 1973 - 1977

. Responsible for work measurement and incentive application for sewing


. Administrative duties included payroll, inventory reporting and standard



University of North Carolina - Greensboro - B. S. Accounting

Richmond Technical College - A.A.S. Business Administration


Various American Management Assoc. Seminars, Kepner-Tregoe Decision

Analysis, Six Sigma for Managers, Burlington Industries Leadership

Development Program, Basics of Supervision

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