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Sales Supply Chain

La Porte, Texas, 77571, United States
June 01, 2010

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Accountant / Financial Analyst and military veteran with 11 years of professional experience in

manufacturing, cost and general accounting. Results-orientated, strong SAP, research and analytical

skills. Software skills include Excel, Word, Power Point, Visio, MS Outlook, Lotus Notes, SAP,

Business Warehouse and Hyperion.

Key Proficiencies:

Budgeting * SAP * Account & Variance Analysis


Forecasting * Excel * Financial Analysis & Reporting


Training & Guidance * Journal Entries * Auditing – Assets, SOX, Vendor & Inventory



Financial Analyst

Dow Chemical formerly Rohm & Haas Houston, TX 1/2008 – 3/31/2010

• Budgeting - developed the maintenance and supply chain annual operating


• Forecasting - provided monthly maintenance & supply chain forecast plus

weekly updates. Improved forecast accuracy over prior years enhancing plant’s creditability by

creating new enhanced models and more accurate monthly accruals based on open outstanding

purchase orders.

• Financial Closing, Variance Analysis & Account Reconciliations -

completed for maintenance & supply chain. Created new reports used for closing, variance

analysis and account recons.

• Capital Expenditures - approve maintenance asset expenditures & disposals.

Developed standardized procedures for maintenance capital expenditures.

• Auditing - directed the yearly physical audits, point of contact for maintenance

internal audits. Audited two vendors that were not in compliance with contract, recouped $84K.

• Cost Reduction Initiatives - developed & maintained Excel cost trackers &

graphs for the plant targeted cost savings initiatives. Results were presented monthly to the plant

leadership team.

• Motor Vehicle Team – Accounting rep for the team. Developed standardized

procedures for purchasing, renting, leasing, retiring, asset transfers & repairs. Cost savings achieved

was $450K.

Financial Analyst

Occidental Chemical Corporation Houston, TX 11/2005 - 1/2008

8.5 years of experience with OCC held 5 different positions (2 in G/L, 2 in Cost, 1 at plant)

• Budgeting - established annual operating budget for 3 chemical plants &

product costed for all 3.

• Forecasting - prepared monthly forecast with bi-weekly updates for

production, raw materials, energy consumption, usage factors, variable & fixed costs spending.

• Financial Closing, Variance Analysis & Account Reconciliations -

completed month end journal entries; reviewed production, inventory & consumption;

completed outlook to actual variance analysis & raw material usage factor reports; performed

general account and BW recons.

• Capital Expenditures - approved asset expenditures & disposals up to



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• Training & Guidance - developed & taught hands on SAP cost course for non-

accounting managers and supervisors. Delivered monthly presentations to departmental managers on

plant issues, trends, cost savings opportunities and general education of accounting terminology.

• Auditing - SOX internal site tester, point of contact for plant internal & external

audits, performed plant yearly asset audits & participated in inventory warehouse audits, prepared

quarterly SOX reports, managed plants records retention policy & audited as needed, reviewed

vendor contracts.

• Interviewing & Hiring Team – participated in 3 team panels to hire plant operators,

on one panel was elected to be the Human Resources Manager Team representative and personally hired 5


• Plant Start Up - budget, forecast, account set up, asset transfers, security access,

product costing.


Staff Accountant VCM Sales & Inventory and Basic Sales & Inventory

Occidental Chemical Corporation Dallas, TX 10/2003 - 11/2005

• Cost Accountant in VCM Sales & Inventory - Financial closing, account,

tolling & warehouse reconciliations, product costing, SOX auditing, provided guidance and

training to new accountants, government reporting, sales & inventory reporting, lead packaging

warehouse audits, special accounting projects. Found a 2 year old billing error resulting in $54K


• Cost Accountant in Basic Sales & Inventory - Financial closing, account &

terminal reconciliations, assisted plant controller with monthly closing & annual budget,

approved raw material mark ups, government reporting, prepared third party billings, completed

plant usage factor & netback reporting.

Staff Accountant & Associate Accountant Joint Venture and Fringe Benefits

Occidental Chemical Corporation Dallas, TX 8/1999 - 10/2003

• G/L Accountant for a Joint Venture - Financial closing, account

reconciliations, prepared audited financial statements & cash flow analysis, prepared third party &

intra company billings, intercompany reconciliations, joint venture reporting, government reporting,

prepared audit & tax schedules, payroll processing from a People Soft interface into SAP, set up

new accounts.

• G/L Accountant in Fringe Benefits - Financial closing, balance sheet

account reconciliations, prepared financial statements & royalty reports, developed the annual

fringe budget for all manufacturing plants, prepared third party & intra company billings,

performed accounting functions for a small joint venture, government reporting, due diligence

reporting, prepared audit & tax schedules, payroll processing from a People Soft interface into

SAP, Hyperion consolidation.

• Payroll Conversion Team - System Conversion - accounting representative

for the team for the payroll system conversion to SAP, set up the account structure in the SAP

interface for all plants, tested and trained others on the new system.


Airborne Communication Systems Operator E7 970 AACS

United States Air Force Reserves Oklahoma City, OK 3/1997 - 12/2004

United States Air Force Oklahoma City, OK 2/1991 - 2/1995


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• Acquired, inventoried and safeguarded classified material for aircraft

missions. Tuned, programmed and managed 24 HF, UHF, VHF radios and two satellite

communication systems. Maintained the digital and voice data links.

• Participated in numerous deployments and received multiple service


• Time Management – successfully juggled going to school full-time,

working full-time and the demands of the AF reserves.


MBA University of Dallas - Irving, TX GPA 4.0 2005

BBA Finance University of Oklahoma - Norman, OK 1999

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