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Accountant Project

Location:
Houston, TX
Posted:
March 12, 2020

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DERRICK DAWSON

***** ****** ******* ****, *******, Texas 77044 C: 832-***-**** adb9x5@r.postjobfree.com

Summary

Accomplished and results-oriented Accountant/ Analyst who consistently meets deadlines and increases company

efficiency. Highly skilled at increasing productivity through detailed analysis.

Accomplishments

While working at KBR lead the effort in reducing and maintaining DSO line items below 60 days outstanding.

Experience

Contract Lead Cost Analyst 11/2012 to Present

CONTRACT ASSIGNMENTS WITH SPECTRA ENERGY, CB&I & ENI PETROLEUM Houston, Texas

Reviewed and compared customer contract agreements to current & prior years invoicing to determine billing

discrepancies/ as a result I developed summary reports identifying billing overages that saved the company

thousands of dollars in duplicate & incorrect billings items.

Advised Project managers of all unforeseen committed charges and allocations assigned to their projects, and if

necessary prepare journal requests transferring any labor, outside service, or material costs to appropriate

charge code.

Devised various cost tracking reports for Project managers which summarized all charges & allocations for over

forty plus reimbursable work orders.

Worked with and redesigned original corporate structure templates in Hyperion HFM Smart-View excel add-in

reports to include a newly acquired company with 45 different departments.

Lead Accountant 05/2010 to 04/2012

KBR Inc. Houston, Texas

Heavily involved in the month-end closeout process which included but was not limited to: monthly project tracking

of actual costs, in addition reviewed and approved monthly generated revenue invoices before sent to clients

Other month-end responsibilities included creating & refreshing Hyperion HFM Smart-View excel add-in

reports, provided management variance explanations comparing, monthly actual v/s both LTF and Annual Budget

at both a Profit Center and individual Project level

Developed, generated & distributed from SAP DSO reports to Project Accounting team, Project

managers, and Operations in order to keep DSO under 60 days

Developed, generated & distributed from SAP weekly and monthly labor chargeability reports, in addition

provided analysis to corporate and management of any variances why actual was different compared to what was

forecast

Reviewed & approved all balance sheet reconciliations that had activity from the prior month

Lead Accountant 07/2006 to 12/2009

HALLIBURTON Houston, Texas

Provided all F&A support for the Sperry Drilling Technology groups located in: (United States, United Kingdom,

Canada, China & Singapore) all having a combined annual spending budget of $68M

F&A support for this role consisted of the following: monthly, quarterly & annual closes & posted reversing accruals, Inter-co entries. In addition Preparing & loading monthly LTF and Annual Budget Plan from Ess-Base excel add in

Month-end closes consisted of but was not limited to: monitoring WIP network activity and accruing to the balance

sheet all charges relating to pre-pilot builds & spare parts to be returned to stock

Reviewed 3rd party contract agreements specifically relating to Drilling Technologies for compliance reasons

relating to revenue recognition and milestone billing

Performed monthly analysis on over/under absorption reviewing burden rates as well as direct & indirect labor

time recorded in Primavera than loaded into SAP

Worked with and Created variant reports for Project & Program managers; which give them more visibility on

what costs was posted against their WBS element

Contract Senior Cost Accountant 07/2005 to 03/2006

YZ SYSTEMS INC Conroe, Texas

Revised gross margin & absorption analysis schedules for two manufacturing facilities

This schedule provided a summary and detailed data supporting Revenue down to the EBIT line

Monthly performed over/ under absorption analysis which meant reviewing direct labor & materials as well as

fixed and variable manufacturing overhead

Converted transactions from Avante Legacy system to JD Edwards One World operating system, while verifying

that the correct STD cost was loaded into JD Edwards

Reviewed inventory purchases and purchase price variances (PPV) resulting in work order variances

Senior Cost Accountant 08/2002 to 04/2005

HANOVER COMPRESSOR COMPANY Houston, Texas

Job Estimate tracking of Estimated Time & Material verses Actual Time and Material

Calculate monthly Percentage of Complete on Revenue and Cost, than allocated to the GBU location

Performed Monthly, Quarterly and Year-end closes for three Hanover Manufacturing Companies these closes

consisted of Interfacing five different modules as well as posting them to the G/L

Analyzed and Reconciled Balance Sheet accounts with reconciling items dating back as far as three years

Consultant 09/1998 to 05/2002

HORN WALLACE AND COLE Houston, Texas

Conoco Project

Worked on a book to physical inventory project, assisted in clearing 100 million barrels variance between Book

(Accounting) verses Physical (Trading) Departments

Investigated and documented root causes of Book to Physical variance, to prevent variances from reoccurring

Performed Exchange reconciliation's on several major pipeline systems in Mid Con and the Rockies regions

Staff Accountant 04/1997 to 09/1998

VERMONT GAS/ SPECIALTY FILAMENTS Burlington, Vermont

Accrued reconciling items to balance sheet so the General Ledger would balance to Bank Statement

Performed Monthly, Quarterly and Year-end closes

Corporate Retail Staff Accountant 06/1995 to 04/1997

TOPS MARKET INCORPORATED Buffalo, New York

Performed financial closes for corporate and franchise owned Tops Markets locations

Financial closes consisted of expense analysis, budget preparation, gross profit calculations and bottom line

results

Regional Staff Accountant 05/1994 to 06/1995

TPI INCORPORATED Buffalo, New York

Examined and Adjusted cost reconciliation's for the food and supplies chain

Performed Bank reconciliation's for 21 Captains D's restaurants

Education

Bachelor of Science: Commerce Economics and Mathematics

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY Niagara Falls, New York

Commerce Economics and minor in Mathematics

Master's Degree

SAINT LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY Canton, New York

Obtain 24 credit hours towards a Master's

Computer Skills

SAP Proficient with FI/CO, MM, SD, & PS modules JD Edwards Versions Enterprise 1, One World &

Oracle 11i AS/400

Hyperion Planning & ESSBASE COGNOS Financial Planning



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