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Cost Accounting, Financial Analysis, Budgeting

Fort Worth, Texas, United States
October 14, 2016

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Summary of Experience

Thirty five years of experience in private accounting including financial analysis, budget preparation, monthly variance analysis, job order costing, contract performance measurement, and productivity analysis.

Contract Work Experience

Televista Communications Farmers Branch, Texas February 2016

Cost Accountant

Account code mapping project for ERP upgrade involving accounts receivable coding, variance report design, actual cost reconciliation, and margin analysis.

Prime Theraputics Irving, Texas September 2016

Cost Accountant

Obsolescence report project to create a rolling analysis to identify and isolate obsolete inventory, improve purchasing processes, and support the cycle count process.

Work Experience

Willbros T&D Services Fort Worth, Texas July 2013 – August 2015 Construction and repair of utility lines for Oncor, Atmos, and other gas and electric delivery companies..

Senior Accountant

Provided revenue, expense and margin analysis for large job cost contracts using percentage of completion revenue measurement methodology

Prepared journal entries for month end closing process for job cost construction contracts. .

Set up and maintained contract rate tables used to bill customers for services delivered.

Compiled job cost performance data used to prepare proposals for new contracts.

EF Johnson Technologies Irving, Texas June 2012 – May 2013 Manufacturer of Radio systems and equipment for government first responder and military personnel.

Senior Cost Accountant

Coordinated and provided analysis for inventory cycle count program.

Developed and maintained standard costs for radio product inventory items at all levels.

Prepared monthly analysis of all inventory accounts and cost of goods sold variances.

Prepared monthly warranty expense analysis by customer and product line

Dean Foods Company, Fort Worth, Texas April 2007 – June 2012 Manufacturer of Milk and related dairy products. Annual sales in excess of $11 billion per year.

Cost Accountant

Preparation of monthly market report to the USDA for three Dean Foods plants in Florida.

Maintenance of vendor quotes for ingredients, packaging supplies, and finished goods purchased for resale.

Prepared wire requests for payments to Milk Cooperatives, the PEP program, and the Market Administrator.

Prepared journal entries for raw milk accruals, component milk inventory, freight cost accruals, other inventory adjustments.Developed cost estimates for new products and formula or bill of material changes to existing products.

Home Interiors and Gifts, Inc. Carrollton, Texas June 2005 – April 2007

Manufacture and sale of home decorations. Annual sales in excess of $500 million per year.

Cost Accountant

Development and review of standard costs for manufacturing subsidiaries.

Prepared variance analyses of monthly financial package from manufacturing subsidiaries.

Coordination and review of quarterly physical inventories taken at manufacturing subsidiaries.

Liaison with plant controllers and corporate office in the annual budgeting process.


Work Experience

Andritz Ruthner, Inc. Arlington, Texas March 2004 - June 2005

Manufacturer of wastewater treatment equipment. Annual sales in excess of $50 million per year.

Cost Manager

Prepared job cost analyses of water treatment equipment manufacturing projects, including calculation of gross margin at project closing.

Prepared journal entries for actual costs, estimated completion costs, warranty accruals, commission accruals, and scrapped materials costs incurred on all manufacturing projects.

Maintained work in process subsidiary ledger for all manufacturing projects.

Completed monthly operating expense variance analyses for all departments.

Dana Corporation, Garland, Texas October 2002 – March 2004 Manufacturer of frames for Class 7 highway trucks and tractors for International/Navistar. Annual sales in excess of $28 million per year.

Plant Controller

Completed month end close and prepared the plant monthly financial statement package for consolidation into corporate Hyperion database.

Developed, maintained, and analyzed the plant annual budget, performing variance analysis and producing forecast revisions at least twice per month.

Prepared and transmitted all customer invoices. Responsible for developing pricing for all special service job orders.

Prepared analyses of inventory, sales mix, gross margin by product, standard cost variances and other financial reports for the plant manager and the corporate office.


1980MBA (Finance) - Baylor University, Waco Texas

1979 BBA (Accounting) - Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas


1988 CMA Certification in Management Accounting

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