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Management Supply Chain

Location:
Waltham, Massachusetts, 02453, United States
Posted:
October 06, 2016

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Ms. MRUNAL DESAI

** **** ***,

Waltham MA *****

Telephone : 781-***-**** E-mail – acwxpb@r.postjobfree.com

I have full authorization to work in US and I do NOT need any sponsorship now or in future

SUMMARY OF SKILLS

Professionally qualified as Management and Cost Accountant with over 15 years of experience

Experienced in management reporting, KPI analysis and presentation with commentary, Financial modelling, budget and forecast, month end processing, performance accounting, supply chain accounting, variance analysis, project accounting, product profitability analysis, inventory control, standard and activity based costing, new product costing, dealing with shopfloor for data gathering and results, Investment justification and CAPEX, continuous improvement and method developments, master data review and maintenance, what if scenario planning etc.

Experience of working with US corporates with US accounting standards.

Also skills in software like SAP, JDE, Hyperion, MS Access and Excel macro, COGNOS, ProClarity

Confident and professionally matured with ability to communicate with internal and external people

Quick learner, dedicated and hard working with can-do approach

EDUCATION

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA UK)

Member of Institute of Cost and Work accountant of India

Master of Commerce (M. Com.) and Bachelor of Commerce (B. COM) University of Mumbai

Training and assessment certificate IV

EMPLOMENT HISTORY

Employer : Fonterra Australia

Position : Cost Analyst (contract) Nov 2015 – Aug 2016

Product costs analysis, improving performance and providing information to the decision making process

Ensuring that the costing models are continuously evaluated to reflect business needs

Developing effective working relationships with operations and technical teams, advise and guide them in costing related subject matters.

New product costing, cost modelling, what-if scenario analysis, cost reduction initiation and implementation

Producing weekly and monthly reports e.g. PPV

Month end analysis and closure

Budgeting and quarterly forecasting

Achievement : While analysing Purchase price variances managed to recover $75k overpayments

due to wrong prices by suppliers, unit of measure etc. Developed and improved PPV

report.

Employer : Teach for Australia (not for profit organisation – govt. supported)

Position : Senior Reporting & Business Analyst (Managerial role)

Oct 2014 – Oct 2015 - Contract

Analyse financial reports, prepare project reports

Prepare and monitor budget and forecast processes, including management of budgeting tools and data consolidation.

Financial modelling, analysis & project accounting.

Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models, funding proposals and negotiations

Conduct historical cost analysis, develop and maintain models for historical cost allocation and unit cost determination using activity based costing.

Cost reduction, trend analysis for improving financial performance.

Conduct feasibility studies and project scoping, coordinate delivery for finance based projects.

Achievement : Developed financial model and reporting package for senior management

Successfully managed to identify 6% cost saving with partnership of Boston consulting group.

Employer : Moog Australia

Position : Senior Accountant Sep 2013 – Mar 2014

Nature of duty : Using MFG Pro, COGNOS, Cubes, Hyperion, Horizon

Management reporting and KPI analysis, SOX compliance

Profit & Loss and Balance sheet finalisation

Month end and year end processing, variance analysis, revenue recognition, sales analysis, Balance sheet reconciliations

Hyperion reporting to Corporate and Pacific

Quarterly BAS, cash flow management and forecast

Quarterly rolling forecast, budgeting,

New product costing, project accounting and supply chain accounting

Management of AR/AP, Fixed asset accounting, SOX compliance

Reporting to Fin Controller and supervising two direct reporting staff.

Employer : Robert Bosch Australia

Position : Plant Controller April 2008 – Dec 2012

Nature of duty : Using SAP

Maintain the standard and activity based costing, Determining activities and their cost drivers for allocation of overheads

Prepare, analyse KPI and presentation of monthly reporting package

Provide costing advice to manufacturing and product development teams

P & L and Balance sheet preparation, Variance analysis, Inventory control

Initiate / support continuous improvement projects such as to improve forecast accuracy, fixed asset disposal process, developing new KPIs, etc.

Budgeting, forecasting, sales and profitability analysis

Support Strategic objectives and business planning – make/buy, what-if,

Cost benefits analysis, cost reduction strategies, 7 year scenario planning

Investment justifications and new product costing

Deal with shopfloor on a daily basis.

Training junior resources and Engineers.

Achievement : Simplified overhead allocations and absorptions cycles by developing a

process and a custom program to change distribution allocation cycle.

After implementation of new system there were problems with foreign exc. rate

Translation table for JPY, which caused wrong calculation of invoiced value in AUD, PPV and GST for local vendors with invoices in foreign currencies. This could have breached taxation law and company could have been fined by ATO. My self-led investigation saved it.

Employer : Sugar Australia (CSR Sugar)

Position : Cost Accountant Jan 2007 – April 2008

Nature of duty : Using JD Edwards

Maintenance and review of standard costing system.

Analysis of operational results, reporting - Labour efficiency, production variance, Purchase Price variances

Stock takes with auditors, Inventory reconciliations and control.

New product costing, tender costing, what if analysis, preparing business cases including cash flow and NPV calculations, cost reduction etc.

Budgets and forecasting

Supervising junior accountant and reporting to Finance Planning and analysis Manager

Achievements : Implemented standard costing system and also developed level by level costing

structure for multi-level BOM.

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT HISTORY.

Employer

Role

From - To

National Foods Limited

Management Accountant Supply Chain (Contract)

Jan 2006 – June 2006

A – Gas Pty Ltd

Management Accountant (Part-time contract)

July 2004 – Dec 2005

Mitsui and Co.

Senior Accountant

Nov 2000 - Jul 2002

Australian Vinyl Corp.

Finance Accountant – Contract

Aug 2000 – Nov 2000

Dairy Farmers Co-op

Assistant Cost Accountant

Nov 1999 – Jul 2000

Rhone Poulenc (India) Ltd

Accounts Officer (costing)

Mar 1997 – May 1998

University of Bombay

at R A Podar College

Lecturer

June 1996 - Feb 1997

REFEREES : Will be supplied on request



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