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Manager Accounting

Rhododendron, Oregon, United States
August 21, 2018

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Cell Phone 971-***-****

Home Phone 503-***-****


Strong Analytical & Reconciliations Budgeting Costing

Intermediate to Advanced Excel Communicator Cost Controls


Solomon (now part of Great Plains) Visual Mfg

Quickbooks Pro SAP


Controller, Gutterman’s Supply Corporation, Portland OR Sept. 2017- June 2018

Manufacturer/distributor of wide range of gutters/downspouts and supporting products nationwide.

Implemented HRA system for health insurance saving over $100K in costs annually.

Reduced truck expenses by $80K annually converting rents to leases, reduced downtime, implemented ELD login program per USDOT mandate, and upgraded fleet.

Reduced other operating expenses by $8-10K annually.

BOM/COGS project to track master coils to finished products.

Controller, LWO Corporation, Portland OR Oct. 2006 – Sept. 2017

Manufacturer/distributor of wide range of wood products such as lattice, deckparts, arbors, trellises, post caps, and deck furniture.

Develop budgets, variance analysis, reconciliations, and maintaining controls.

International wires and payment processing.

Communicate with all levels of management regarding results and analysis.

Use a standard cost system for manufacturing and Visual software.

Operations Manager, Lacey Harmer Company, Portland OR Apr. 2005 – Oct. 2006

Distributor and manufacturer of wide range of products for the forest products industry.

Oversaw production, engineering, accounting, administration, warehousing, and purchasing.

Responsible for annual budgeting and monitoring costs.

Exceeded management goals for production and profitability

Implemented ordering system for chain products that reduced out-of-stock conditions.

Controller, Maco Furniture (USA), Clackamas, OR Jan. 1993 – Mar. 2005

Industry leading manufacturer of unfinished furniture, international sales, 220+ employees.

Job responsibilities include all daily accounting issues at a corporate level. Developed an extensive system of internal management reporting.

Supervision of Human Resources and payroll department responsible for weekly payroll for 200 employees.

Absorbed purchasing function in department. Annual purchases $15MM. Monthly savings of approximately $5,000 per month. Purchased furniture parts from overseas for domestic production.

u Work with CPA at year-end annual review. Due to thorough in-house analysis, firm was able to save $3 -$5 K annually in services.

u Company tripled in size in twelve years due to new product lines, customers, etc.

Analysis on new product pricing, material costs, and procurement.

u Renegotiation of corporate Line-of-credit, financing and monthly reporting. Annual savings of $5K.

u Developed purchasing tools to convert orders of materials to metric dimensions for international suppliers. Improved communications with lumber brokers.


Masters in Business Administration (MBA), University of Phoenix, Clackamas OR

Bachelors of Science in Business Administration (BSBA), Walla Walla University, College Place WA


Memberships in Portland Chapter of FENG and Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)


Jerry Robinson, VP @ Key Bank, Known 13 years, 503-***-****.

Casey Heitzman, Owner @ Micron Metal Finishing, Known 2 years, 503-***-****

Brandht MacDuffee, Project Manager, Known 25 years, 971-***-****

Rick Cecchini, Partner, Montgomery & Graham, 503-***-****

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