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Plant Sales

Location:
Holland, Ohio, 43528, United States
Posted:
May 26, 2010

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***** V. ******, CPA, CMA

**** ***** *** *****

HOLLAND, OH 43528

H (419) ***-**** C (216) ***-****

*******@***.***

SUMMARY

A CPA/CMA with significant experience in accounting and finance, as well as

operations. A "hands on", proactive business partner who quickly

generates trust and confidence within other team members. A leader who

inspires teams to perform beyond expectations.

International/Intercultural experience.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2008 to Date CONTRACT/SEASONAL

. Instructor/Seminar facilitator for client service and

relationship building skills.

. Client relationship building and preparation of

personal and small business income tax returns during

tax seasons '09 and '10.

1976-2008 CHRYSLER, LLC. Auburn Hills, Michigan

3/05 to 10/08 PLANT CONTROLLER

Trenton Engine Plant, Trenton, Michigan

St. Louis South Assembly Plant, Fenton, Missouri

Toledo Machining Plant, Perrysburg, Ohio

. Directed the plant financial reporting and control

systems in plants with up to $2.6B annual sales and a

workforce of 2,400+.

. Provided strategic direction and review of overall

waste reduction efforts resulting in year over year

cost improvements ranging from 5 to15 percent.

. Revised the plant internal reporting system in

conjunction with the Balanced Scorecard metrics to

provide better management awareness and control.

. Initiated product costing, operating improvement and

capital investment studies as well as Six Sigma

project analysis and Kaizen participation and

analysis.

. Identified and initiated a $500k capital investment

project with a documented 6-month payback in quality,

scrap, and throughput.

. Directly participated with operating staff and UAW

leadership in Lean Systems (W.O.M.) implementation.

Developed and delivered a cost training module for

Team Leaders. Delivered leadership training modules

to UAW Team Leaders.

. Directly and indirectly, led and coached one

supervisor and five management and salaried

bargaining unit associates.

4/02 to 3/05 COMPANY CONTROLLER & TREASURER

Tritec Motors Ltda, Campo Largo, PR, Brazil

. Leadership of the financial system in a Toyota

Business System/Lean Operations business unit with

$280M annual sales and a workforce of 450+.

. Managed A/R, A/P and cash management including

banking and supplier relations, business planning and

capital investments.

. Introduced Cash Planning & Forecasting resulting in

10 to 20 percent reduction of cash in country.

Reduced A/P days outstanding by 60%.

. Implemented departmental budgets, with senior

management reviews, resulting in flat year over year

costs in a volatile economy.

. Initiated innovative analysis of supplier cost

increase and internal labor proposals, limiting

overall cost increases.

. Key member of team which launched outside sales and

obtained contracts resulting in improved plant

utilization and reduced per unit overhead allocation.

. Participated in 40 hours training in Lean Operations

training as well as benchmarking visits with Toyota

Brazil and suppliers.

. Managed and coached two supervisors and twelve

analysts.

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H (419) ***-**** C (216) ***-**** *******@***.***

8/96 to 4/02 PLANT CONTROLLER

Twinsburg Stamping Plant, Twinsburg, Ohio

McGraw Glass Plant, Detroit, Michigan

. Directed the plant financial reporting and control

system in plants with up to $650M annual sales and a

workforce of 2,400+.

. Improved costs year over year by 10 to 15 percent, by

providing strategic direction and active partnering

with operating staff.

. Strategic monitoring and control of a 5-year $500M

plant modernization investment, including

negotiations with local authorities for tax

incentives resulting in $1.5M savings in local taxes

over 7 years.

. Revised the plant internal reporting system while

incorporating the Operating System basics of Safety,

Quality, Delivery, Cost, and Morale.

. Utilized Activities Based Costing for product

costing, operating improvement studies and capital

investment decisions.

. Participated in over 40 hours Toyota Business

Systems/Lean Operations training.

. Guided and coached four supervisors and thirteen

management and salaried bargaining unit associates.

7/91 to 8/96 SUPERVISOR, BUDGETS & FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

& 7/86 to 7/88 New Castle Machining & Forge Plant, New Castle,

Indiana

Kokomo Transmission/Casting Complex, Kokomo, Indiana

Indianapolis Foundry, Indianapolis, Indiana

. Implemented and administered the plant financial

control system.

. Developed all plant level budgets, and analysis

including reporting of planned versus actual

performance.

. Initiated and recommended cost reductions and

operating improvement plans.

. Prepared special studies including make versus buy

decisions and pricing studies.

. Administered and controlled the capital spending

plan.

. Implemented the use of Activity Based Costing for

product cost and budgeting.

. Directed up to five management and four salaried

bargaining unit employees.

TAX PREPARATION & ACCOUNTING (Self-Employed)

. Operated an independent tax preparation and accounting

service on a part-time basis, servicing a client base of

approximately 75 individuals and small businesses.

EDUCATION

Masters of Business Administration

Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Licensed as a CPA in the state of Indiana

Certified Management Accountant

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member of: American Institute of CPA's, Michigan Association of CPA's,

Indiana CPA Society,

Institute of Management Accountants, Chrysler Management Club.

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

USA Hockey Referee. Past: Treasurer Carmel High School Hockey Club;

Vice President/Treasurer Greater Indpls Hockey Assn; Treasurer Indpls Youth

Hockey Assn;

Project Business instructor/consultant; VITA volunteer; Secretary Carmel

Youth Soccer Assn.



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