ANGELA O. SHERMAN
Financial and Cost Analyst with extensive finance and accounting experience, including corporate finance, manufacturing cost accounting, budgeting/economic forecasting in the public and private sectors. An effective communicator who works well with all levels both independently and in a team environment. Strengths in planning, analyzing, detailed-oriented, researching, summarizing, and database management. Quick to learn and apply new information and skills.
Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access
SAP R/3 CO/FI, BI, Purchasing
GREENVILLE HEALTH SYSTEM (FIND GREAT PEOPLE) April 2017 – February 2018
Healthcare network provider
Fixed Assets Accountant (contract ended)
Processed capital purchase requests for approval.
Reviewed and reconciled investment projects and construction-in-progress (CIP) for capitalization ~$50M.
Gathered and maintained fixed assets information in using Lawson.
Reconciled GL vs. RNI, and other duties as necessary related to fixed assets.
CONVATEC (SEARCH SOLUTIONS GROUP) August 2016 – December 2016
Medical products and technologies manufacturer
Fixed Assets/Inventory Analyst (contract ended)
Facilitated the movement of machinery, equipment, etc. or construction-in-progress (CIP) to Dominican Republic, Mexico or UK for capitalization ~$100M in SAP.
Maintained fixed assets database for plant in SAP for HQ in UK, and other duties as necessary related to fixed assets.
Using SAP: prepared daily variance report (labor, material, overhead), oversee inventory (cycle counts, obsolescence, disposals, etc.), download and distributed monthly inventory reports (open PO’s, DSO, etc.).
TE CONNECTIVITY December 2015 – July 2016
Global Automotive Sensors and Connectors Manufacturer
Fixed Assets Accountant (workforce reduction)
Supported the fixed asset accounting process, project spending, and the administration of controls for the North American Automotive Team – Winston-Salem/Greensboro, NC and Mexico.
Prepared and analyzed monthly investments/construction-in-progress (CIP) ~$3M spending analysis for capitalization and close out for division location; maintained fixed assets information for vendor locations ~$1M spending;
Managed (oversee with finance team CIP account ) ~$20M spending for 4 plant locations (i.e. Greensboro and Mexico);
Analyzed/reconciled balance sheet accounts monthly for proper compliance, controls, and account accuracy of fixed assets for GAAP;
Co-facilitated Kaizen event to improve Fixed Assets process for capitalization.
CARDINAL INNOVATIONS/CENTERPOINT HUMAN SERVICES May 2012 – December 2015
State-mandated Managed Care Organization
Financial Analyst-Waiver Reporting (agency merged)
Prepared financial reports from SQL as required by the CFO, Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Dept. of Medical Assistance (DMA) for publicly-funded mental health, development disabilities, and substance abuse services for 4 counties.
Assisted in the analysis and review of estimates of revenue, reimbursements, and expenditures~$25M;
P&L account analysis;
Worked in a cross-functional environment as required for collaborations and other related financial/non-financial issues.
Analyzed monthly 13 Categories of Service claims (range: $50K to $100K) and healthcare statistics, trends/performance metrics for reporting at Board of Directors’ meetings (i.e. sorting, pivot table, comparing SQL reports; formulas: v-lookup, if statements, count, subtotal, etc.
BMW MANUFACTURING CO. (BELCAN) November 2010 – December 2011
Fixed Assets Analyst (contract ended)
Reviewed and reconciled investment projects and construction-in-progress (CIP) for capitalization ~$100M.
Gathered and maintained fixed assets information for plant in SAP.
Assigned asset tags, and other duties as necessary related to fixed assets; maintained property tax database.
REYNOLDS AMERICAN, INC. (RJ REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO.) October 2005 – September 2008
Second largest cigarette manufacturer
Financial Analyst IV
2007-2008 - Law-Finance/Litigation (workforce reduction)
Revenue forecasting, bill review compliance, accounts payable/billing system reconciliation (to include finding $585K error), and ad hoc analyses using Hyperion and Excel (i.e. charts, graphs, trend analysis, etc.).
Property Accounting Analyst
2005-2007 - Capital Budgeting & Property Management
Capitalized and/or disposed assets as required by the engineering group from various plant locations for the conversion from PeopleSoft to SAP.
Capitalized assets for manufacturing, IT, building renovations, etc. as spending occurred and/or as assets are in operation.
HANES BRANDS, INC. (SARA LEE BRANDED APPAREL) October 2004 – October 2005
A manufacturer of inner & outer wear for the apparel industry
Senior Cost Analyst (business spin-off)
Reported weekly labor spending, AP expenditure analyses (P-card); and monthly variances: actual cost versus standard cost. Monthly analysis of capital expenditures: spending, depreciation projections, and capital project closings. Participated in annual physical inventory; reconciled and valuation of finished goods.
Reviewed and reconciled manufacturing plant AP processes, such as purchasing, receipts, and inventory (3-way match);
Verified accuracy of manufacturing transactions processed via Lawson cost system for manufacturing variances (i.e. labor, overhead, material, and price).
Documented procedures for shipping/receiving/security for compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 for internal audit review.
OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE
AT&T (CINGULAR WIRELESS), Greenville, SC
Equipment Administration Manager, Southeast Region (regional consolidation)
THE GREENVILLE NEWS/GANNETT CO., INC., Greenville, SC
Advertising Financial Analyst (economic workforce reduction)
JOHNSON & JOHNSON, Royston, GA
Senior Cost Accountant (moved for illness in family)
SOUTHWIRE (GENERAL CABLE CORPORATION), Watkinsville, GA
Cost Analyst (left to attend graduate school)
MEMC ELECTRONIC MATERIALS, INC., Spartanburg, SC
Cost Accountant/Analyst (plant closed)
Masters Business Administration, Finance concentration, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA
Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude, Accounting concentration, Barber-Scotia College, Concord, NC
Continuing Education Courses:
AMA Cost Accounting
Zenger Miller Leadership Development Course
Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access
Revenues & Costs: Total Newspaper Management
Volunteer Computer Lab Coach, Computer Training Bridge Program, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Library – assisting displaced workers with on-line applications, resume writing, etc. and other web based tasks.
Adjunct Instructor, Financial Management, Adult and Graduate Studies Program, Southern Wesleyan University, Central, SC
Advisory Board Member, Meyer Center for Special Children, Greenville, SC
Director of Membership, Acquisition Committee, Institute of Management Accountants, Greenville, SC Chapter