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Controller/Accounting Manager

Location:
Dayton, Ohio, 45502, United States
Salary:
Any
Posted:
May 26, 2010

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THADDEUS C. FUNK

**** **********

Springfield, Ohio 45502

(937) ***-****

Cell (937) ***-****

trguz7@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

To obtain an accounting, marketing or management position in a progressive company. My objective is to continue working in challenging positions keeping the accounting books and ledgers correct with GAAP using the most cost efficient and profit enhancing practices.

EDUCATION

Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio

Bachelor of Arts May 1997

Major: Organizational Management

Clark Technical College, Springfield, Ohio

Associate of Applied Science, June 1986

Major: Accounting

Minor: Computer Programming

EXPERIENCE

Staff Accountant, Evans Adhesive Corporation, Columbus, Ohio

9/08 – 4/30/09 - Sales declined prompting layoffs

Responsible for the cost, inventory and accounting functions for an adhesive manufacturing company. Setup and maintain new Cost accounting and financial accounting software system.

 Setup Financial statements for management review using accounting software package and coding statement to management specs

 Perform physical inventory and tie to computer system. Correct variances through analysis of data input, bill of material, finished goods produced. Set up controls and process to control future variances - receiving, shipping, and production entry mistakes.

 Analyze production jobs for correct input of quantities produced. Correct variances by adjusting entries after documenting findings.

 Responsible for month-end close activities along with preparation of Financial Statements and cost schedules. Tie out expense and revenue accounts, accrue prepaid expenses, depreciation. Review results with management and make recommendations.

 Prepare computer system training manual using screen shots and documenting step by step instructions for employee reference

Salaried Accounting Professional, Robert Half International, Columbus, Ohio

11/07-9/08 - Position offered at Evans Adhesive

Consultant on all types of accounting projects, closings, audits, taxes

• Financial Statement Preparation

• Income Statement Preparation

• General Ledger

• Cost accounting

• Fixed Asset – depreciation

• Taxes – Individual, Corporate

• Budget

• Month end closing

• Year end closing

• Account Reconciliations

• Accounts Payable

• Accounts Receivable

• Payroll

• Bills of material

Cost Accountant, Faurecia Exhaust Systems, Inc., Troy, Ohio

Responsible for the cost, inventory and accounting functions manufacturing exhaust systems for Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep 02/06 – 8/10/07 Plant closed due to being unprofitable

 Oversee all day-to-day accounting and financial functions mainly inventory, budgeting and cost analysis

 Record inventory losses after verifying the causes - scrapped final assemblies, incorrect Bill of Material revisions, scrap losses not recorded. Set up controls and process to control future variances - receiving, shipping, and product entry mistakes.

 Assist with all month-end close activities, involved in profitability and cost analysis. Tie out expense and revenue accounts, accrue prepaid expenses, depreciation. Review results with management and make recommendations

 Analyze and prepare Bills of Material cost – raw material purchased or produced, labor, overhead, routings, for finished goods, work in process, purchased items. Review product revisions with Engineering and input current bill of material in system

 Track daily – labor hours vs standards for production, Scrap analysis by work group, cells, shift

 Set up budgeted costs for future periods adding price increases and production quantities

 Compare actual costs to budgeted and provide explanations for increase, decrease to budget for management review

Cost Accountant, Reiter Dairy Springfield Dean Foods Inc., Springfield, Ohio

Responsible for the cost, inventory and accounting functions for a $100 million plant at this billion dollar manufacturer of food products. Plant downsized to Connecticut 10/04 – 11/30/05

 Oversee all day-to-day accounting and financial functions mainly inventory, budgeting and cost analysis

 Supervised 1 data entry person for daily production.

 Update item cost of butterfat based products based on government pricing of dairy components at the beginning of each month

 Reduced inventory losses, set up controls and process to track down receiving, shipping input errors in system. Record outdated product items not sold before expiration date. Review with management amount of product produced based on sales trends.

 Perform daily production and weekly inventory audits.

 Set up labor, overhead standards based on sales, hours of production. Record variances monthly and review problem areas with management. Produce solutions to eliminate variances and implement with management approval

 Produce annual budget forecast based on demand of items sold, projected butterfat pricing, cost of producing products in an extensive Excel spreadsheet for over 700 items

 Maintained assets and depreciation schedules for over 600 items

 Responsible for month-end close activities along with preparation of COGS and departmental income statements.

Consultant – Accounting Projects, Freudenberg Household Products LP, Northlake, IL

Company purchased O’Cedar Brands and moved. Involved in collection and analysis of prepaid Accounts Payables for raw materials. Directly responsible for saving the company over $100,000 in potential writes offs.

Position offered but declined to move to Chicago 3/04 -5/04

Cost Accountant, O ‘Cedar Brands, Inc., Springfield, Ohio

Responsible for the cost, inventory and accounting functions for a $100 million plant manufacturing household cleaning items Plant closed and purchased by Freudenberg Household Products 7/02 – 2/27/04

Staff Accountant, Taylor, Applegate, Hughes, CPA's, Springfield, Ohio, Temporary 1/15 to 4/15/02

Warranty Administrator, International Truck Service Center, Springfield, Ohio, 1999- 03/2001

Accounting Manager, W.B. Marvin Manufacturing Company, Urbana, Ohio, 1996-1999

SPECIAL SKILLS

I have experience in Human Resources managing over 80 employees – health insurance, pre employment testing, 401k plan, payroll, employee records. I have supervision experience. I have presented financial information to large groups and bank presidents. I have sold accounting software to businesses. I have experience setting up and using multiple software packages including Peoplesoft, JD Edwards, for Payables, Receivables and General Ledger, Auditing, Hyperion, Essbase reports in Excel . I have experience working in Public Accounting firms preparing taxes, performing compilations, reviews and audits.



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