A highly motivated manager with over ten years of experience in the High Tech, Entertainment and Medical Industries in areas such as Finance, Accounting, Customer Service and Marketing. Additionally, possess a strong focus in academics that includes a CPA and MBA. Outstanding leadership and business skills in implementing and managing projects in areas such as Six Sigma, Supply Chain Management, and Financial Software initiatives.
EXPERIENCE Medical Company City, ST 08/03 - Present Assistant Controller
Complete monthly B/S and I/S acct reconciliation, monthly close, and monthly results review with staff of 7 employees through SAP software utilization
Developed audit program for $35M of field inventory and implemented audit controls to protect medical inventory investment
Manage the monthly Euro to USD FX impact of $60M in annual purchases from Parent
Revamped our warranty, standard pricing, and discount program with our manufacturing companies to increase efficiencies and maximize profitability
Managed and led numerous projects, including Internal P&L Audit Program, Enhanced Monthly Profit Reporting, Customer Product Evaluation, Lease Return Program, Intercompany Pricing Scheme, and Customer Returns
Software Company City, ST 03/99 – 05/02 Sr. Manager, Service Development and Marketing
Developed and managed the North American service and support strategy for Gateway customers through managing a department of 30+ strong individuals.
Implemented two Six Sigma initiatives, reducing annual SG&A costs by $2.8MM, annual freight costs by $2.4MM, 60% reduced cycle times, and increasing customer satisfaction.
Built a 4-phase New Service Introduction process for Service Marketing programs to be utilized by Marketing, Operations, Legal, Alliance Mgmt, Finance and Senior Management.
Defined and project led a $500K IT initiative between Gateway’s Vantive CRM system and JDE ERP system to streamline the field technician dispatching process.
Communications Company City, ST 05/92 – 03/99 Assistant Controller
Held numerous Accounting and Finance positions in areas such as Inventory Accounting, Corporate Financial Planning and Corporate Accounting.
Initiated and led the transformation of AT&T’s Delta Technology Division’s $300MM annual spending from a cash basis to an accrual basis of accounting, and developed the consolidating entries for the parent companies.
Implemented Oracle Financial Software - A/R, A/P, GL and Project Accounting – within a 3-month period, and provided training to internal managers and staff on the features and functions of the Oracle product.
Consolidated, analyzed and presented monthly financial results, trends, and risks to various levels of Senior Management.
Developed the project accounting structure for the company’s software development projects in an effort to transition the Delta Technology Division from a cost center accounting structure to a profit center.
Helped created an accounting infrastructure through the creation of staff, development of accounting policies, and developing adequate controls for the 2,000-employee Division.
Developed, deployed and presented an annual Customer Services & Support financial forecast of $1B across multiple divisions within Company.
Provided the U.S. Inventory figures to Corporate for the calculation of EVA.
Master of Business Administration: Strategic Management May 2002
Bachelor of Science: Accounting May 1992
Certified Public Accountant September 1997
Six Sigma Green Belt Certified March 2001
Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, Project, Visio, Adobe, Oracle Financials, Peoplesoft Financials, SAP Financials, Vantive CRM, Siebel CRM, Hyperion Essbase, JDE ERP