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Supply Chain Customer Service

San Francisco, California, United States
December 23, 2015

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Joseph T. Click CPA


Summary of Qualifications

Financial Analysis Cost Accounting Financial Reporting Inventory Control

Budgeting Variance Analysis Large ERP Experience Production Scheduling

Forecasting Supply Chain Management Multi-Site Accounting Human Resources

Strategic Planning Cash Management SOX Compliance Government Contracting

Process Improvement Pricing Structure IT Management Market Strategies (ROI) R&D Initiatives (ROI) Vendor Negotiations Revenue Growth Capital Projects (ROI)

Professional Accomplishments

Developed, implemented and managed entire standard and lean cost accounting system.

Developed and Implemented plan to reduce prior legacy debt $2M within 9 months without disrupting operational cash flow.

Developed cash flow models to accurately project scenarios, creating less exposure to cash fluctuations.

Created financial modeling system to determine profitability and break even points.

Developed, implemented and managed manufacturing benchmarks, and monitored, analyzed and implemented recommendations leading to cost savings ranging from 5% to 40%.

Developed and managed multiple balanced budgets, including 6 year rolling budgets.

Lead year over year growth of 18%

Lead the development of company’s 5 year rolling strategic plan.

Lead the development of new products.

Lead the development of new market strategies which lead to increased revenues of over $9M.

Lead Implementation of new IT systems.

Passed CPA exam in 1992

Professional History

Diamondback Tactical LLLP, Spindale, NC 2013 - Present

$48M+ Manufacturing facility with market product lines in Ballistics, Hard Armor, Carriers, and Pouches

Executive Vice President Finance & Operations/CFO

Responsible for all financial and production activities, including inventory, costing, scheduling, human resources, customer service, payroll, R&D, purchasing budgeting, forecasting, supply chain and financial reporting.

Responsible for entire financial reporting package, including costing, manufacturing spend & SGA.

Responsible for entire production operations, including scheduling, implemented procedures that reduced direct labor variance from 40% down to 4%. Also reduced OT 30%.

Developed the company’s first costing system, which lead to increasing gross margin 21% by correcting companies pricing structure.

Developed a plan for purchasing which reduced material costs 4.5%

Developed and implemented a plan that reduced SGA 18% with 6 months.

Reduced on hand inventory 12% thru better scheduling, purchasing, and supply chain management creating a positive cash flow effect

Worked closely with sales team to develop strategies to improve our market share and increase our distributor base

Lead the R&D team on the development of 5 new products, which were designed to open an entire new market.

Negotiated contracts with the prime vendors on the State Department contracts, which increased yearly revenues by $9M.

Emerald Performance Materials, Charlotte, NC 2011-2013

$40M+ Manufacturing facility with market product lines in Textiles, Waxes, Silicones and Defoamers.

Plant Controller

Responsible for all financial activities, including inventory and costing for the 2 plants and a facility in Latin America.

Responsible for entire financial reporting package, including costing, manufacturing spend & SGA.

Responsible for yearly Budget and rolling yearly Forecast

Review and analyze Material Usage Variance. Recommendations lead to 40% reduction

Responsible for Supply Chain Management.

Responsible budgeting and monitoring all Capital Spending on a per project basis.

Review and analyze Inventory, thru cycle counts month and physicals yearly.

Review, analyze and adjustment standards monthly to reflect current material pricing.

Joseph T. Click CPA


Coats North America, Charlotte, NC 2011 - 2011

$88M Global Manufacturing Company producing thread and yarn products

Senior Financial Analyst/AP Supervisor

Responsible for all financial reporting and cost reporting activities for North America, Canada, Mexico,

and the Dominican Republic.

Responsible for entire financial reporting package, including costing, fixed SG&A, and variable selling

Responsible for the American’s Budgeting and Forecasting.

Responsible for the cost accounting team, analyzing variance and developing solutions.

Responsible for inventory valuations and monitoring inventory levels.

Team Leader for America’s best practices committee and heavily involved in strategic planning

CONTRACT CONTROLLER, Fort Mill, SC 2007- 2011

CAROLINA CARGO INC., Rock Hill, SC 2009 - 2010


ALZHEIMER ASSOCIATION, Charlotte, NC 2006 - 2007


MSD NORTH CAROLINA, Laurinburg, NC (Plant Closed in 2006, declined relocation to Japan) 2002 - 2006

$100M+ Japanese-owned JIT manufacturing company producing frames for the Suzuki ATV Division.

This Plant was a start-up in 2002 and was the first one opened in US for this Japanese company.

Plant Controller

Responsible for all financial activities and the day-to-day activities of 5 departments.

Developed monthly, annual and 5 year budgets and cash/sales forecasts.

Solely responsible for developing job costing and negotiating price with customers.

Worked closely with Plant Manager to create more efficient and effective procedures

to increase productivity and reduce down-time expenses.

Responsible for Payroll and Employee Benefits Administration.

Responsible for raw material inventory, finished product inventory and supply chain management.

Oversaw and handled SOX Compliance reports and issues for US facility.

BANANA JOE’S, Dayton, OH and HAMMERJAX, Wilmington, NC 1999 – 2002

$1.2M Restaurant and Nightclub establishments


URBANA UNIVERSITY, Urbana, OH 1994 – 1999

$12.9M Private Liberal Arts University

VP of Finance & Administration

CENTRAL STATE UNIVERSITY, Wilberforce, Ohio 1988 – 1994

$25.2M State University

Controller, 1993 – 1994

Senior Accountant/Financial Reporting, 1989 – 1993

Senior Cash Management Accountant, 1988 – 1989

TAYLOR, APPLEGATE & KRUSE CPA, Springfield, Ohio 1987 – 1988

Small CPA firm based in Ohio

Staff Accountant


B.S., Accounting, Urbana University, Urbana, Ohio 1987

Certified Public Accountant, State of Ohio 1992 (Inactive)


MS Office, Advanced Excel, MAS software, SAP, JD Edwards, Timberline, Peachtree, QuickBooks, Traverse, Razor’s Edge, Blackbaud Products, Sage Products

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