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Cost Manager Assistant Director

Elizabethtown, PA
$55,000 to $75,000
July 30, 2022

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I desire the opportunity to bring my extensive experience and skills to a CFO, CEO or other high-level management position.


MXL Industries, Inc. 1982 - present Lancaster, PA

CFO, VP of Finance

Responsible for overseeing all financial and administrative functions:

Finance, Accounting, Banking, Budget and Forecasting, Purchasing, Credit and Collection, Investing, Legal,

Insurance, Personnel, Computer Systems and Operations

Responsible for all of MXL’s operations in the president’s absence.

Supervise the daily functions of an out of state sister facility.

Help negotiate pricing, quality levels and methods of payment with foreign accounts.

Negotiate contracts for the purchase of key raw materials.

Establish leasing contracts for new equipment purchases.

Investigate, implement and maintain fringe benefit programs.

Certainteed Corporation 1972 - 1982 Valley Forge, PA

Assistant Director of Accounting

Administrated and reviewed accounting reporting requirements for 10 facilities.

Redesigned standard cost system for product line reporting.

Conducted plant operational audits.

Trained new plant office managers.

Implemented a check and balance system for production waste reporting.

Saved $85 thousand in foreign exchange transactions.

Manager of Business Analysis

Created competitive analysis, focused on company operations.

Analyzed channels of distribution.

Researched and developed an economic early warning system.

Developed budgets and long-ranged forecasts.

Manager of General Accounting

Directed daily operations of the general ledger, accounts payable and property departments.

Coordinated monthly closings.

Supervised issuance of financial statements, including consolidations.

Maintained the territory managers commission system.

Controlled the charter of accounts.

Implemented data processing systems for general ledger, freight and property reporting.

Assistant Cost Manager

Maintained cost accounting system for two plants.

Trained new cost accountants.

Implemented data processing systems for general ledger, freight and property reporting.

BF Nelson, Division of Certainteed Corporation Minneapolis, MN

Chief Accountant

Supervised complete office operations, including general ledger, cost accounting, payroll and billing departments.

Converted BF Nelson’s accounting system to Certainteed’s.

Designed a record-keeping system for new plant construction.


St. Joseph’s University Philadelphia, PA

Masters of Business Administration in Accounting, 3.75 GPA.

Focus Studies included a detailed report on foreign exchange transactions.

Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown, PA

Bachelor of Science in Accounting


Certified Management Accountant


Institute of Management Accountants

Institute of Certified Management Accountants

Lancaster Chamber of Commerce Export Committee

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