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Human Resources Accounting

Troy, Ohio, 45373, United States
March 03, 2011

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**** ****** **** *** 937-***-**** (Cell)


Troy, OH 45373

Career Summary

A leader and accounting professional with strong analytical and strategic

skills who has continuously improved financial and operational reporting

and planning, and led key business improvement initiatives. With a solid

background in manufacturing accounting and business planning the next step

in my career will provide an opportunity to contribute to an organization's

financial control and business profitability.

Employment History

American Woodmark Corporation

2009 to Present

American Woodmark Corporation is a manufacturer of kitchen and bath

cabinets for the remodeling and new home construction markets.

Plant Controller

Responsible for both the Accounting and Management Information Systems

departments including financial and operational reporting, budgeting and

forecasting; internal controls; and production systems.

. Leading successful Scrap Reduction Team to reduce cost and operational

impact of quality issues.

. Developed financial and operational reporting package to enable focus

on strategic issues.

. Implemented significant improvements to daily reporting of operational

measures to management.

. Led significant improvements to Sarbanes Oxley and Policies and

Procedures compliance.

Armor Metal Group

2007 to 2009

Armor Metal Group is a manufacturer of industrial can washers, finishing

systems, and medical vehicles.

Plant Controller

Responsible for the facility Accounting function including financial

reporting; product costing; inventory valuation; accounting systems; and

budgeting and planning at the company's largest manufacturing facility.

. Implemented production planning process to improve both job

profitability and on-time delivery.

. Developed manufacturing and accounting performance measurement


. Developed management information to identify actual and expected

margins for key products.

. Participated in cross-functional efforts to control expenses and

improve profitability.

Burke Products, Inc.

2006 to 2007

Burke Products is a manufacturer of refrigeration units for transport of

blood, tissues, and vaccines; specialized machined components; and

electrical subassemblies for the aerospace industry.

Accounting / Human Resources Manager

Responsible for both Accounting and Human Resource functions, including

financial reporting; manufacturing systems development; billing and

collections; benefits administration; banking; payroll; and recruiting.

. Developed shop floor reporting system improving job profitability and

quoting information.

. Implemented product line profitability reporting to support strategic


. Implemented capacity requirements planning to identify production

bottlenecks and opportunities.



2655 County Road 25A 937-***-**** (Cell)


Troy, OH 45373

Willis Case Harwood, Inc.

1996 to 2006

Willis Case Harwood is a marketing communications firm specializing in

production of advertising materials; strategic marketing; creative

development; and public relations.


Responsible for financial reporting; budgeting and planning; coordination

and development of the production and financial systems; human resources;

and payroll.

. Significantly strengthened cash flow and eliminated debt by reducing

the billing cycle over 50%; establishing careful forecasting; and

developing informative reporting of financial results.

. Developed job quoting and in-process tracking information to improve

job control and profitability.

AM International, Sheridan Systems Division

1980 to 1996

Sheridan Systems is a capital goods manufacturer of newspaper inserting and

book binding systems.

Manager of Pricing and Cost Analysis

Directed Cost Accounting staff in all aspects of financial reporting;

planning of manufacturing expenses and product costs; and product

profitability, using both standard and actual costing systems.

. Led initiatives to improve product margins by 30%, through cross-

functional cost reduction efforts.

. Implemented integrated manufacturing and cost accounting systems,

successfully and on time.

. Directed successful reduction of post-shipment warranty and gratis


. Delivered monthly financial and operational analysis presentation to

division senior management.

. Developed information and process to quote custom equipment and

compete for key orders.

O. Darrell Back, CPA, LTD 1978

to 1980

Public Accountant

O. Darrell Back, CPA is a public accounting firm with clients located in

Phoenix, AZ and Las Vegas, NV.

Responsible for planning and execution of certified audits; preparation of

monthly accounting; income and sales tax for multiple clients including

manufacturing, construction, and retail companies.

Clinton County Chapter NYS Association for Retarded Children, Inc.

1976 to 1978

Assistant to the Executive Director for Financial Affairs

The Association for Retarded Children is a large private non-profit

organization in Plattsburgh, New York with four major programs working with

retarded and developmentally disabled infants, children, and adults.

Responsible for financial reporting, planning, and development for all



Bachelor of Science in Accounting, State University of New York at

Plattsburgh. Graduated with honors.

Personal activities and hobbies include bicycling and weight lifting.

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