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Cost Accounting Manager

Location:
Munroe Falls, OH
Salary:
90+
Posted:
October 30, 2019

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SCOTT SIMMONS

** ******** *****, ****** *****, Ohio 44262

***- ***-****

adapsi@r.postjobfree.com

Operational Cost / Inventory Control Manager / Plant Controller possessing comprehensive knowledge in development of product costs, overhead rates and analysis.

Cost Development and Tracking

Variance Analysis

Inventory Analysis

Obsolete and Excess Inventory Analysis

Budget Development

ERP Proficient (SAP, QAD MFG-PRO, AX Dynamics, JDE)

Continuous Improvement

Proactive problem Solving

Data Analysis

Experience

TRANSTAR INDUSTRIES, LLC 2018 – August 2019

Corporate Cost Accounting Manager

Walton Hills, Ohio

Implement consistent reserve methodology across 8 companies for excess and obsolete Inventory.

Develop standardized methods of costing for remanufactured torque converter segment of business

Inventory month end close, reconciliations and analysis

Contact for inventory bank yearend and monthly audits

Analyze manufacturing and PPV variances

PERFORMANCE HEALTH 2017 - 2018

Operations Manager / Accounting

Akron, Ohio

Work cross functionally with employees and management to fully utilize ERP (AX Dynamics system to control and manage inventory accuracy, levels and utilization optimally

Develop accuracy in standards, BOM’s and route costing

Oversee staff of 5 operational accounting professionals (2 Controllers, 2 Senior Accountants and a Cost Accountant)

Point person for year end audits in all terms of Inventory and Operational costs

Monitor / Analyze / all inventory cycle counts, destructions as well as oversee Physical Inventories

Develop Obsolescence, reserve methodology – established LCM reserve as well

SPECTRUM BRANDS – AUTOMOTIVE DIVISION 2014 - 2017

Manufacturing Controller

Painesville, Ohio

Cost all products produced for Armorall and STP branded products in automotive division of SPECTRUM BRANDS - Both items manufactured in house as well as those produced at co-packers

Provide month-end inventory close and variance analysis, plant spend analysis, measure plant efficiencies

Monitor / Analyze / all inventory cycle counts, destructions as well as oversee and conduct Physical Inventories

Develop annual budgets

Develop Obsolescence, reserve methodology

Instrumental in two SAP implementations for cost / Inventory control

PREFERRED COMPOUNDING 2011 - 2014

Manufacturing Controller

Barberton, Ohio

Instrumental in due diligence collection and maintenance of information for acquisition of Mexican facility as well as was controller until replacement hired in January of 2013

Instrumental in developing 5 year plan for acquisition of Mexican facility

Worked with consulting firm in 2013 to maximize profitability potentials of sales through various modeling

CARLISLE BRAKE AND FRICTION 1999 - 2011

Divisional Cost / Inventory Manager 2005 - 2011

Medina, Ohio

Provide cost/inventory leadership and direction for Hawk Corporation by standardizing costing, cycle counting and inventory controls throughout all facilities

Gather, analyze, and model data for all functional levels requiring it, (operations, finance, sales, R & D, corporate)

Personally oversaw and directed each annual physical inventories at all Hawk properties

Successfully implemented and maintained all regulatory requirements associated with Sarbanes- Oxley (SOX)

Provided analysis and recommendations instrumental in decision to enter new markets such as fuel cell, carbon fiber and other friction applications

Made significant improvements to overhead rate development process and analysis of manufacturing variances

Provided standardized costing globally

Assistant Plant Controller

2003 - 2005

Developed reserves by analyzing North America as one group as opposed to independent entities

In 2005, became actively involved in getting Tulsa, OK facility operational, starting in 2003 traveled to foreign entities (China, Italy and Canada) as least once yearly to maintain consistency in policies in regards to inventory control, costing and inventory reserve developments

Hawk Performance Controller

2001 - 2003

Assisted in breakout and set up of Hawk Performance from existing entity in ERP system (QAD)

Developed entire AOP for Hawk Performance including separate overhead system in 2002 also sent to Italy facility to educate and perform physical inventory utilizing QAD process

Senior Cost Accountant

1999 - 2001

Oversaw cost accounting function within facility

Improved router integrity by auditing and correcting router comprising 70% of Medina’s sales improving integrity of perpetual inventory system by identifying, correcting and monitoring of inappropriate user transactions in QAD which contributed to inaccurate inventory balances

Developed COGS modeling, direct labor requirements and overhead rates for annual operating plan (AOP)

Process developed means of measuring slow moving and obsolete inventory to support reserve balances

Set standardized physical inventory procedures

Education

University of Akron: Bachelor of Science: Industrial Management and Accounting;

Associates: Data Processing



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