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Horton, MI, 49246
Posted:
October 14, 2018

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Robert S. Iocca

*** *****’s Scenic Drive

Horton, Michigan 49246

Cell: 517-***-**** Email: ac7dqy@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER SUMMARY

I am a Seasoned Automotive/Aerospace Manufacturing Financial Professional with proven track record of success at multiple Fortune 50 companies. Strong work ethic, advanced education and aggressive goal setting has translated into positions of increasing responsibility within the finance function. Focused on key metrics/goals that drive manufacturing performance. Firm believer in eliminating waste from all processes both manufacturing and support. Continuous improvement is a requirement for today's competitive global business environment. I am interested in the position and feel that my background, education and extensive experience in manufacturing finance would translate into an excellent fit for your organization.

SKILLS

Certified Microsoft Office Suite Power User (Excel, Power Point, Word and Access)

Lead Expert on two SAP implementations which included the financial FICO module (Thyssen Krupp & Pratt & Whitney)

Expert at setting up SAP structure such as Chart of Accounts, Standard Costing and utilizing tools such Ad Hoc Query design and Business Warehouse standard reporting (Thyssen Krupp, Pratt & Whitney)

Participated in a J.D. Edwards implementation which included creating reports for product line profitability, inventory analysis, and parts tracking system (Melling Tool Company)

Experience with GAAP with all positions, participating and leading audits up to GAAP standards utilizing a full understanding of GAAP reporting principles

IFRS reporting standards and requirements experience (Thyssen Krupp, Royal Adhesives)

Extensive SOX Compliance experience

Hyperion (HFM) consolidation experience – Smartview Add On Adhoc query design and creation of Standard Reports (Pratt & Whitney, Royal Adhesives)

Essbase multidimensional database experience (Ford Motor Company)

Blackline Account Reconciliation implementation (Royal Adhesives)

Oracle ERP system experience

Adobe Acrobat Reader/PDF Writer

ADP and Ultipro Payroll Software

EDUCATION

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, THE ELI BROAD GRADUATE SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

Master of Business Administration, May 1996, Finance

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, THE ELI BROAD COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

Bachelor of Arts, July 1990, Business Administration

EXPERIENCE

ROYAL ADHESIVES DIVISION OF H.B. FULLER Michigan Center, Michigan

Finance Reporting Consultant – Contract Position through Venteon July 2018 to Present

Lead Financial Reporting Consultant for Royal Adhesives transition from private equity to public ownership resulting from H. B. Fuller's acquisition of Royal in late 2017. Report to Vice-President of Finance at Royal. Led financial reporting efforts to align organization to SEC, SOX, GAAP and IFRS reporting standards and requirements. Manage staff of two (2) salaried analyst positions. Primary resource for Royal global consolidated financial results utilizing Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and implementation of Blackline reconciliation software for compliance with SOX requirements.

DJI & ASSOCIATES, INC. Jackson, Michigan

Finance Director Oct. 2014 to July 2018

Finance Director for a 2nd generation family owned engineering and consulting company servicing the North American Natural Gas Transmission Industry. Responsible for all financial reporting activities related to operations. Manage a staff of three (3) salaried analyst positions and report to CFO. Major responsibilities include Forecast, Budget and Business Plan Development. Perform Monthly, Quarterly and Year End Actuals Reporting, Engineering Project Profitability Analysis and Business Case Development for all service related projects. Utilize Ajera by Deltek ERP solution to implement more efficient, detailed and timely reporting on a project by project basis. Compile and present monthly Operations Review Meeting to senior management identifying and tracking of key metric performance versus stated targets.

MELLING TOOL COMPANY Jackson, Michigan

Controller Oct. 2010 to Oct. 2014

Responsible for all financial and product related reporting for an operation with $60 million in annual revenue. Manage a staff of three (3) salaried analyst positions and report to Corporate Controller and CFO at Corporate HQ. Major responsibilities include Forecast, Budget and Business Plan Development. Perform Monthly, Quarterly and Year End Actuals Reporting, Capital/Project Analysis and Business Case Development for all new OEM Programs. Utilizing J.D. Edwards ERP System, MS Access and MS Excel Software Tools Implemented a reporting tool that captured part level detail profitability by major Product Category. Compile and present the monthly Business Review Meeting with Senior Management. Developed an Inventory Tracking tool using J.D. Edwards ERP System and MS Excel to increase turns by 30% and identify action plans for reducing excess and obsolete inventory.

PRATT & WHITNEY AUTOAIR INC. – GLOBAL SERVICE PARTNERS Lansing, Michigan

Assistant Controller – Auto Air Dec. 2006 to Oct 2010

Responsible for all financial and product related reporting for an operation with $60 million in revenue. Manage a staff of three (3) salaried analyst positions and report to GSP Group Controller at HQ. Major responsibilities include Forecast, Budget and Business Plan Development, Monthly, Quarterly and Year End Actuals Reporting, Capital/Project Analysis, Scrap Reporting, Overtime and Headcount Analysis. Utilizing SAP, MS Access and MS Excel Software Tools Implemented a reporting tool that captured plant profitability by Business Segment, Cell and Product Line. Was presented with an Eagle Award (Cash Reward) for the improvements the reporting tool produced. AutoAir Plant was identified by Senior VP as “Best in Class” among all divisional plants for Financial Reporting.

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THYSSENKRUPP MATERIALS NORTH AMERICA – HQ Southfield, Michigan

Financial Reporting Manager – Copper & Brass Sales Division Nov. 2005 to Nov. 2006

Responsible for all financial and product related reporting for a division with $1 billion in revenue operating 44 metal service centers throughout the United States and Canada. Report to divisional CFO and manage a staff of three (3) senior financial analysts. Responsibilities include monthly/year end actual reporting, forecast, budget and business plan development/performance tracking. Provide customer focused financial reporting support to regional/branch operations including detailed analysis on Profit and Loss Statements including in depth revenue and operating cost analysis. Supported business case development of all capital requests initiated at the branch/region level. Developed Balanced Scorecard for tracking operational performance on key metrics identified by senior divisional management.

GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION – CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS Detroit, Michigan

Structural Cost Finance Manager – Fleet & Commercial Operations Dec. 2003 to Oct. 2005

Responsible for the structural cost budget management of GM’s Fleet & Commercial Operations (FCO). Reported to division director and managed 13 departmental budget coordinators. Major responsibilities included consolidated monthly and year end actual reporting, forecast, budget and business plan development/performance tracking.

GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION – LANSING METAL CENTER Lansing, Michigan

General Supervisor – Comptrollers Staff Jan. 2001 to Nov. 2003

Responsible for the management of five (5) salaried analyst positions supporting Plant Comptroller, Plant Staff, Plant Manager and MFD Headquarters. Major responsibilities include Forecast, Budget and Business Plan Development, Monthly and Year End Actuals Reporting, Capital/Project Analysis, Scrap Reporting, Overtime and Headcount Analysis. Implemented a month end reporting system that reduced cycle time by 2 days by utilizing web based GMGL, MS Access and MS Excel Software Tools. System reduced structural cost by virtually eliminating the need for 1.5 analysts.

GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION – LANSING METAL CENTER Lansing, Michigan

Special Assignment: Production Planner – South Blankers May. 2001 to Dec. 2001

Responsible for the day to day performance management of ten (10) coil fed press stations in a three (3) shift operation. Major responsibilities included daily production scheduling and monitoring, coil steel supply management, tracking of throughput and line transition performance versus established goals and manpower resource and overtime management.

GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION – PONTIAC EAST ASSY. Pontiac, Michigan

General Supervisor – Comptrollers Staff April 2000 to Dec. 2000

Responsible for the management of six (6) salaried analyst positions supporting Plant Comptroller, Plant Staff, Plant Manager and Truck Group Central Office. Major responsibilities include Forecast, Budget and Business Plan Development, Monthly and Year End Actuals Reporting, Capital/Project Analysis, Scrap Reporting, Hourly Payroll and Plant Internal Controls Management.

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GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION – TRUCK GROUP HQ Pontiac, Michigan

Product Program Financial Analyst – Mid-Size Truck May 1999 to April 2000

Responsible for financial evaluation and business case development of future and current product programs. Participated as a member of the GMT 305 SUT Program Execution Team (PET), a cross-functional team designed to guide the Vehicle Development Process (VDP) from concept to production. Interfaced with senior operating personnel to analyze and evaluate program viability and to provide advice and guidance on meeting cost and profitability targets. Identified target profitability risk in the program resulting from revenue and allowable cost assumptions that were not consistent with vehicle definition and content. Prepared business case to support the successful approval of the program by the North American Strategy Board (NASB).

FORD MOTOR COMPANY Dearborn, Michigan

Product Profit Analyst/Internal Control Coordinator Feb. 1999 to April 1999

Responsible for the development of Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) profit forecasts, budgets and business plans that are presented to Ford Motor Company’s Corporate Controller. Analyze functional data submissions, interface with functions to ensure data accuracy and consolidate data into management reports. Develop and implement internal control policy and procedures for the North American Fleet, Lease & Remarketing Organization (NAFLRO). Interface with department managers in developing a process that supports internal financial reporting requirements and business decision making within the organization.

FORD MOTOR COMPANY Dearborn, Michigan

Product/Market Profit Analyst Jan. 1998 to Jan. 1999

Developed and prepared corporate vehicle line and market profit forecasts, budgets and business plans that were presented to Ford Motor Company’s Board of Directors and Corporate Controller. Analyzed consolidated functional and regional data submissions, interfaced with functions/regions to ensure data accuracy and consolidated data into management reports. Participated as a member of the forecast process improvement team that reduced forecast cycle time by two weeks through the utilization of the Ford Intranet. Developed an on-line process that identified inter-company transaction imbalances in the forecast, budget and business plan databases. Responsible for training functional and regional data providers in the use of Essbase database software.

FORD MOTOR COMPANY Dearborn, Michigan

Regional Profit Analyst Aug. 1997 to Dec. 1997

Prepared corporate profit forecasts, budgets and business plans for presentation to Ford Motor Company’s Board of Directors, Automotive Operating Group and Corporate Controller. Analyzed regional data submissions for accuracy and consolidated data into regional income statements. Interfaced with Treasury in developing monthly interest forecast and developed a process for calculating break-even volumes under different economic scenarios. Developed and structured a new on-line standardized reporting process available on the Ford Intranet that reported Ford Automotive Operation results.

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE East Lansing, Michigan

Graduate Teaching Assistant Aug. 1994 to May 1996

Instructor for Finance 311, introductory course covering the principles of finance, core course required by undergraduate students in the College of Business. Lectured to two sections of 45 students on important course topics that were covered on course quizzes and exams. Developed projects and assignments for undergraduate finance students and participated in the gathering and analysis of data for research projects conducted by department faculty.



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