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Sales Management

Solon, OH
February 29, 2016

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John F. Senderak, MBA, CMA, CPIM, MA, CFM

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Solon, Ohio 44139

Home 440-***-****; Cell 216-***-****



Financial professional with diversified experience in the areas of financial reporting and analysis, cost accounting, budgeting, forecasting, materials management, sales, and marketing. Inventory reduction, labor efficiency improvement, and increased profitability for previous employers are my main accomplishments.


THE METROHEALTH SYSTEM - Cleveland, Ohio 2010-Present

Hospital system in northeast Ohio with annual revenue of $1.2 billion employing sixty-four hundred people.

Manager of Cost Accounting

Responsible for maintaining standard costs of fifty-three thousand service items (SKU’s) in a multi-site hospital network with twelve hundred cost centers.

Accountable for proper allocation of overhead cost to patient care cost centers using a decision support system (McKesson HPM and Business Intelligence software).



Multi-site manufacturer of sterile injectable pharmaceuticals with annual sales of $558 million employing thirteen hundred people.

Senior Cost Accountant (2006-2010)

Led five department cross-functional team which reduced inventory by $10 million over seven month time period.

Collaborated with Project Management Office on selection and design of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing projects. Documented resulting cost savings associated with these projects.

Responsible for development, implementation, and maintenance of web-based dashboard reports used to communicate production and sales metrics to all international locations on a daily basis.

Prepared monthly financial analysis commentary for Contract Services business unit Income Statement sent to board of directors at corporate headquarters in Germany.

Responsible for the explanation of general ledger, cost accounting, and inventory financial information given to outside auditing firm engaged to prepare annual audit.

Prepared the final sales and cost of goods sold sections of the annual operating budget.

Supported the generic products business unit with cost estimates for in-house and out-sourced products.

Responsible for supporting the Vice President of Finance and Controller with ad hoc sales, gross margin and inventory reports used in PowerPoint presentations for upper management.

Cost Accountant (1997-2006)

Responsible for all cost accounting activities as company grew in net sales from $100 million to $558 million.

Instituted continuous improvement program which delayed the need to add two additional accounting professionals for a period of four years.

Completed the implementation of the cost accounting module in the company’s ERP system (MFG-PRO).

Created and implemented software and processes needed to meet four day month-end financial closing deadline for all cost accounting activities.

Responsible for accurate calculation of material, conversion and outsource cost standards for all purchased and manufactured SKUs in the company’s ERP system.

Prepared monthly manufacturing and sales variance reports.

Coordinated the monthly product loss review meeting and follow-up reporting of financial product losses.

LAMSON & SESSIONS, INC. – Beachwood, Ohio 1993-1997

Multi-site manufacturer of injected and extruded plastic electrical products with annual sales of $210 million employing three thousand people.

Senior Inventory Analyst/Master Scheduler

Led interdepartmental team which eliminated $2 million of excess and obsolete inventory at eight distribution locations over a ten month period.

Responsible for master scheduling of extrusion and fabrication production at two remote manufacturing facilities supporting annual sales of $120 million consisting of thirty-three thousand SKUs.

Responsible for scheduling interlocation shipments (DRP) of finished goods and component inventory between network of six distribution and five manufacturing locations.

Headed committee responsible for reviewing and modifying stocking plan factors and sales forecast in ERP system which improved customer service performance from 89% to 97%.

Led interdepartmental team which successfully implemented Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) program.

Served on interdepartmental team responsible for development of new products.

Responsible for reporting the level of excess and obsolete inventory to senior management at the monthly sales and operations meetings.

Developed mainframe logistics reports and company procedures used for setting up new distribution locations.

TAMERAN, INC – Solon, Ohio 1991-1993

Manufacturer of micrographic equipment with annual sales of $5 million employing two hundred people.

Cost Accountant

Prepared income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statement and ratio analysis for manufacturing division.

Served on steering committee responsible for selection and implementation of new ERP software. Trained shop floor, purchasing, materials management, and accounting employees on how to use new software.

Developed and implemented activity-based cost accounting system used to report manufacturing material, labor and overhead cost standards and variances.

Designed and implemented computerized job-cost system for reporting engineering project costs.

Responsible for reconciling perpetual inventory values to general ledger and booking month-end entries.

Supervised timekeeping clerk and accounts payable clerk.


Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Baldwin-Wallace College, Berea, Ohio (3.80 GPA)

Master of Arts (M.A.), John Carroll University, University Hts., Ohio (3.85 GPA)

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), John Carroll University, University Hts., Ohio (3.33 GPA)


QAD MFG-PRO eB2.1 Demand Solutions Forecasting Software

SAP R/3.0 Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point


APICS - Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM; Since 1994)

APICS - Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM; Since 1995)

IMA - Certified in Management Accounting (CMA; Since 1998)

IMA - Certified in Financial Management (CFM; Since 1999)


The Association for Operations Management (APICS-Member since 1993; Past Board Member)

Institute of Management Accountants (IMA-Member since 1995; Board Member since 1997)

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