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Sales Accounting

Location:
6037, United States
Posted:
May 27, 2010

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Berlin, CT **037

Cell: (860) ***-****

Email: *.*********@*******.***

Objective: Seeking a responsible and challenging position with a growth

oriented company, where skills, talent and knowledge will

significantly contribute to the company's future growth and

profitability.

Experience: Sperian Protection - Middletown, CT -Global manufacturer of

Personal Protective Equipment, designing and manufacturing high

value-added equipment and services that protect people at work or

in hazardous environments.

2007 to Controller/HR Manager

Present Responsibilities:

. Prepare monthly financial statements and supporting

schedules for reporting

. Prepare monthly MBR package for senior management review

. Develop forecast, budgets, trend analysis

. Perform period end and year-end accounting closings,

coordinate audits

. Manage fixed assets and cost system

. Review manufacturing variances, BOM's, routings to identify

and recommend cost reductions

. Establish accounting procedures for financial reporting and

data integrity

. Develop and analyze departmental budgets including cost

allocations, review actual vs. budget

. Monthly account reconciliations

. Supervise A/P and payroll

. HR responsibilities - recruiting, training, benefit

administration, performance reviews, etc.

Accomplishments:

. Implemented an automated cost accounting system, which

corrected standard costs allowing management to make better

pricing decisions.

. Reconciled all balance sheet accounts and made necessary

corrections to true-up accounts.

. Implemented a work order system to allow real time inventory

management

. Reduced working capital per corporate requirements

Durham Manufacturing Co. - Durham, CT - Manufacturer of metal and

plastic products for packaging, storage, organization of

maintenance products, heavy duty material handling equipment,

storage and workstations.

1997 to Controller/Assistant Treasurer

2007 Responsibilities:

. Prepare financial statements and supporting schedules for

reporting (i.e., P&L, B/S and C/F), including analysis and

commentary for senior management and board of directors

. Perform period end and year-end accounting closings,

coordinate audits

. Manage fixed assets and cost system, cash management, 401K

plan administration

. Review manufacturing variances, BOM's, routings to identify

and recommend cost reductions

. Supervise cost accounting, A/P, A/R, billing and collections,

payroll, purchasing and human resources

. Establish accounting procedures for financial reporting and

data integrity

. Monthly sales & use tax filing, various state tax filings,

asset assessments

. Inventory management, external warehouse management

. Review product sales, recommend action plans for

profitability improvements

. Develop and analyze departmental budgets including cost

allocations, review actual vs. budget

. Develop trend analyses to help establish strategic direction

Work with Sales and Marketing on pricing policies and

procedures

Accomplishments:

. Reduced closing cycle by several days through system

enhancements and employee training

. Improved collection procedures to reduce DSO

. Negotiated pricing and terms with several key vendors, saving

the company $800K

. Evaluated variance issues and developed solutions to reduce

risks

. Trained factory personnel on the correct application of raw

materials to work orders, which reduced material variances by

$200K

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. Uncovered and corrected several system issues reducing

material and labor variances by $300K

. Initiated several process improvements to streamline

workloads within the accounting and purchasing departments

Diageo (Heublein, Inc.) 1987-1997 - Global consumer goods

company with portfolio of world-famous drink brands that are

manufactured, exported and imported.

1996 to 1997 Manager, Financial Analysis - Import Department

Responsibilities:

. Prepared financial statements and supporting schedules for

reporting Quarterly Forecasts, Annual Plans and Long Range

Strategic Plans

. Performed period end accounting closings, prepared summary

financial statements

. A/P and A/R responsibility. Supervised and trained

accounting clerk

. Prepared, monitored and reported budgets including period

cost expense allocations with recommendations to Marketing

and Senior Management

. Worked with Marketing/Sales in developing and implementing

sales plans, budgets and managing departmental targets

. Developed product pricing and cost/benefit analyses.

Inventory management and control

. Worked with distributors/foreign suppliers in regards to

contracts/inventories/shipments/new product introductions

. Developed regional reporting P&L's

. Prepared forecasted purchases from foreign suppliers within

cash flow targets

. Developed and maintained models designed to forecast foreign

currency requirements and profitability.

1995 to 1996 Senior Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

. Prepared financial statements and supporting schedules

. Performed period end accounting closings

. Prepared and reported budgets with recommendations to

Marketing and Senior Mgmt

. Implemented and updated budget tracking system with regional

and state reporting abilities

. Worked with Marketing/Sales in developing and implementing

sales plans, budgets and managing departmental targets

. Assisted in supervision of accounting clerk

. Tracked and reconciled A/R, A/P and inventories

. Maintained product pricing and developed cost/benefit

analyses

. Prepared forecasted purchases from foreign suppliers within

cash flow targets

. Developed and maintained models designed to forecast foreign

currency requirements and profitability

1989 to 1995 Financial Analyst/Senior Accountant

Responsibilities:

. Prepared financial statements and supporting schedules

. Performed period end accounting closings

. Budget preparation and analysis, variance analyses and

reporting

. Developed product pricing and cost analyses

. Inventory control evaluating foreign and domestics warehouse

needs, reconciling physical inventory counts

Software: Mapics ERP, JBA/GBA Accounting POS System, M&D ERP, Microsoft

Office, Excel, Word, Lotus,

WordPerfect, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, Outlook, JD Edwards,

Turbotax

Education: Central Connecticut State University - New Britain, CT - BS

Accounting

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute - Masters of Business

Administration

Achievements: "Team Building Excellence" awards, POS Task Force -

Measures and Effectiveness team, Regional

P&L Reporting Task Force, New Budget Tracking System

Implementation Team, Corporate Financial

Planning, Budgeting & Control Seminar, Team Building Seminar,

Foundations of Payroll Practice



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