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Purchasing Manager or Finance

Canton, OH
November 13, 2022

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Leslie Gulley

Canton, OH ***** 330-***-****

Sourcing Purchasing Finance Compliance Government Legal

Results driven, resilient and ethical professional looking for a position that will allow use of business background and management skill set.

Proficient in:

• Microsoft Office


• iProcurement

• Oracle (R12 & OBIEE)

• E-DOCs

• OnBase

• GL (General Ledger)

• Hyperion


• SharePoint

• Blackline

• Lightning

• eSRS


• Millennium

• Longview (Khalix)

• Superion – One Solution

• GovDeals

• SAP Fieldglass

Professional Experience

Purchasing Manager

Board of Stark County Commissioners, Canton, OH

Purchasing activities including bid issuance, development of requests for proposals (RFP), vendor lists, formal and informal bid specifications, sales, internet purchases, auctions, process requisitions for presentation to the Board or County Administrator for approval and other purchasing related activities.

April 2020 through August 29, 2022

Senior Financial Analyst

Diebold Nixdorf through Volt /Robert Half /Accountemps

Financial reporting including use of V-lookups and Pivot tables, including budgets and accounting, vouchers, purchase orders, invoices, standard costs

April 2017 through March 2020

Senior Business Consultant

Lumatik Media Ltd., Uniontown, OH

January 2013 – April 2017



Contract negotiation for new vendors

Supplier development

Market research

Records management

Senior Supply Chain Project Analyst

The Timken Co., Canton, OH October 2011 – December 2013

Supported the cage conversion project

Conversion of sales orders including moving demand orders and forecasts in SAP APO from old to new versions in a timely and accurate manner

Kept promise dates

Left orders to consume inventory

Verified pricing and routes

Ascertained Master Data was accurate

Senior Sourcing Analyst

The Timken Co., Canton, OH August 2007 – October 2011

Awareness and training programs and presentations

Contract Management System Administrator

Made first contact with small businesses

Various reporting requirements for Government, Customers, Suppliers, and Company Compliance

Administration of Commercial Plan for ADH&PC

Purchasing Representative for Internal Audits covering ISO/TS

Instrumental in contract negotiations and analytical work for the Metals Group

Performed market research as contributions for the monthly Metals newsletter

Tracked and forecasted scrap and alloy surcharges

Small Business Liaison Officer (SBLO)

Supplier Diversity Program Management and Strategy

Control Self-Assessment (SOX) Specialist

Purchasing Liaison for UL and other 3rd party audits

Performed the Request for Quote (RFQ) process for the Metals Group

Legal Analysis and Liaison with Legal Department

Company Representative at External Association Events

Terms and Conditions for Contracts negotiated and standardized where possible

Supplier Handbook

Senior / Business Economics Analyst (now called Sr. Finance Analyst)

The Timken Co., Canton, OH April 1996 – August 2007

Administered and managed the Steel Transfer Policy, both in the United States and overseas

Calculated and issued the quarterly transfer prices

Administered appropriate processes for new, quarterly, and yearly standard costs and profits

Participated in governmental and internal audits on steel transfer prices

Contact person for the Corporate Centers, and the Worldwide Bearing Units

Developed Timeline and Coordinated Steel Business Yearly Business Planning Process

Developed Yearly Draft Business Cost (S&A) Budgets and worked with Cost Center Managers until Budgets were Approved; monthly reporting and monitoring

Coordinated Capital Expense Budgeting Process including Appropriation Requisitions (ARs) and worked with Plant Budget Coordinators until Budgets were Approved; monthly reporting and monitoring

Responsible for a portion of the Monthly Performance Presentation and Book, which is a Performance Summary that is Distributed to Management

Workers’ Compensation Representative

The Timken Co., Canton, OH July 1989 – April 1996

All aspects of self-funded and insured Workers’ Compensation program for Ohio and other states in which The Timken Company operated. Self-insured program covered 10,000+ employees in Ohio.

Education & Training

The University of Akron, Akron, OH

Juris Doctorate; Law

Malone University, Canton, OH

Bachelor of Arts; Management

The University of Akron, Akron, OH

Associate of Applied Sciences; Chemical Technology

Volunteer/Community Experience

Stark County Family Court (October 2013 – 2018)

CASA/GAL (Court Ordered Special Advocate/Guardian ad Litem)

Canton Palace Theatre Association

Former Board of Trustees Member, Box Office, Concessions, and Lifetime Member

Diebold Nixdorf Role:

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