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Controller

Location:
Wayne, New Jersey, 07470, United States
Salary:
140,000
Posted:
May 30, 2017

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MARIA T. GILBERTI

C: 973.***.**** H: 973.***.**** E: ac0j41@r.postjobfree.com

Highly motivated professional with diversified experience in financial and operational accounting at consumer products, global pharmaceutical and chemical companies. Proven ability to resolve problems and motivate staff to exceed performance and achieve targeted results. Track record of developing strong relationships with internal business professionals and customers to ensure needs are met to satisfaction.

SKILLS SUMMARY

FINANCIAL AND STRATEGIC PLANNING

P&L ANALYSIS

BUDGET DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT

FORECASTING/TREND PROJECTION

SAP 4.7 ENTERPRISE

PEACHTREE ACCOUNTING, ACCPAC

SOFTWARE TRAINER – SAP, EXCEL, ACCESS, COGNOS

MICROSOFT OFFICE – EXCEL, ACCESS, POWERPOINT, WORD

COGNOS – POWER PLAY, IMPROMPTU

CO-OP ADVERTISING TRACKING

CUSTOMER VOLUME DISCOUNT ACCRUALS

PROMOTIONAL EXPENSE TRACKING SYSTEM

COST ACCOUNTING

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Polmeric Resouces, Inc. – Wayne, NJ 2007 - Present

Controller

Reporting to VP, CFO, responsible for general and subsidiary ledgers and the timely closing process for the purpose of monthly financial reporting. DailyCash flow management/analysis. Responsible for consolidated monthly financial reporting package, AOP & Budgets. Key liaison with external auditors.

Designed, developed and implemented consolidated monthly balance sheet and p/l data.

Designed, developed and implemented monthly sales reports for sales staff.

Provide guidance and leadership to staff.

Streamlined financial data by integrating statistics from ACCPAC to Excel spreadsheets.

Orchard Yarn & Thread Company - Carlstadt, NJ 2005 - 2007

Assistant Controller/Hr Manager

Reporting to CFO, have responsibility and oversight of the general and subsidiary ledgers and the timely closing process for the purpose of monthly financial reporting. Weekly Cash flow management/analysis. Prepare and analyze payroll & 401(k), implemented time reporting System Company wide.

Designed, developed and implemented monthly controllers book after two months of employment.

Provide management team with key balance sheet and P & L financial data.

Streamlined accounts payable process, responsible for all company Human Resources functions.

DeLonghi America, Inc. – Saddle Brook, NJ 2002-2004

Senior Business Analyst, 2003-2004

Financial Analyst, 2002-2003

Consult with President and Vice Presidents recommending new policies and financial implications. Work closely with DeLonghi Italy, sales, marketing, and logistics. Responsible for $140M sales and $80M purchase forecasting, and budgets. Report inventory levels and redesigned Co-Op Advertising system.

Facilitated development and successful implementation of new sales forecasting system managing over 1,500 customers/products. Provide COGNOS training to finance, sales and marketing staff resulting in more accurate, detailed monthly reporting to senior management.

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Designed purchasing forecast spreadsheet to facilitate monthly ordering process and enabling easy access to month end inventory data by model/material group/division.

Advanced user of Excel, Access, Cognos Power Play and SAP 4.7 Enterprise. Supply daily adhoc downloads from SAP Queries and reports into Excel.

Provide reports for Cost Center analysis and inventory management. Designed promotional expense tracking system in Access.

Led task force in developing a data warehouse using COGNOS Power Play to enhance efficiency and reduce data retrieval time saving 144 labor hours annually.

Corporate Training Group - Iselin, NJ 2001-2002

Software Instructor

Per Diem contractor teaching Microsoft Office - Excel and Access Software, for beginners to advanced.

Abbott Laboratories – Chicago, IL - headquarters 1980-2001

(Formerly - BASF Knoll Pharmaceutical, & Inmont Corporation – Mt. Olive, NJ)

Senior Financial Analyst, 1999-2001

Knoll Pharmaceutical Division - Managed $125M promotional budget, conducted monthly financial analysis of actual vs. forecast, analyzed accruals and budget forecasts. Participated in monthly Finance/Marketing interdisciplinary team projects. Advised Product Managers in formulating annual and quarterly budgets for brand products.

Successfully implemented SAP R/3 and new promotional expense tracking system managing over 3,000 projects. Provided ongoing training to over 75 members of the marketing groups.

Received a Knoll Employee Excellence Award for providing critical financial advice to Pain Management Business Director and successfully establishing a good rapport with marketing staff.

Received a second Knoll Employee Excellence Award for managing department and then training the new manager and new financial/marketing clerk during critical period of year-end closing.

Supervisor Operational Accounting, 1994-1999

Polymers Division - Consulted with Business Group Manager to outline the financial implications of business decisions. Formulated P&L, cost and price analyses, actual vs. forecast, controllers book, monthly key data schedules, customer rebates, and account analysis. Toller and Swap analysis. Prepared Capital spending Reports.

Designed special DataBase2 reports for Business Controller to monitor customer Volume Discount purchases.

Automated monthly key data sheets using EXCEL Visual Basic saving 400 labor hours annually.

Supervisor Cost Center Accounting, 1989-1994

Coatings and Colorants Division - Responsible for Profit and Loss analysis, monthly closing, cost center analysis, monitored customer volume discount programs. Supervised two employees. Key team member that successfully divested the Packaging, Commercial and K&E business groups.

Created new monthly operating report using Lotus, DataBase2 and Paradox saving 400 labor hours annually.

Developed special DataBase2 reports for Plant Controllers of cost comparison by customer saving 300 labor hours annually.

Customized Lotus programs to facilitate month-end analysis of Actual vs. Forecast saving 300 labor hours annually.

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Supervisor General Accounting and Accounts Payable, 1980-1989

Inmont Graphics Division - Led all aspects of monthly closing, travel accounting department, forecasting, converted former general ledger system into cost center reporting system, sales incentive programs, supervised six employees. Printing Ink Division - Responsible for monthly financial package, business plan, forecasts, operating reports, daily sales reports, and implemented new financial data base system with corporate business analyst, inventory control. Managed the transfer system, controlled monthly report of gross inventory by location, account analysis.

EDUCATION

B. S., Business Administration – Caldwell College, Caldwell, NJ, Dean’s List Graduate

Accounting Diploma – Taylor Business Institute, Paramus, NJ, Honors Graduate

OTHER Independent Tax Preparer, Treasurer of Wayne Council of PTO’s - Ryerson School, and worked part-time as a substitute teacher.



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