CFO / Controller

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Position
CFO / Controller
Location Confidential
No
Location
No preference
Willing to Relocate
Yes
Industry
Industrial-Products-Equipment-Components-Supplies
Function
FINANCE--CFO/Control/Acctg./Treas./Tax,etc.
Compensation
$100,000 to $200,000

Resume Summary
Senior financial professional with several years experience in the manufacturing and service industries. I've built and led financial organizations at the site, division, and group levels, specializing in process improvements, ERP systems, internal controls, and financial analysis.

Resume Body      CFO / CONTROLLER

Financial professional with several years of business experience in leadership positions for companies in private industry.
" Strategic business partner and provider of financial analysis to support business initiatives with a proven ability to provide creative solutions to complex problems
" Experienced in high change environments--restructuring, repositioning, downsizingwith expertise in process re-engineering, shared services, and lean
" Skilled in Sarbanes-Oxley requirements and enterprise risk management
" Strong background in manufacturing process improvement


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

" JD Edwards
" SAP
" Lean Six Sigma
" IFRS
" SOX
" NetSuite
" Pricing
" Shared Services
" Team management
" Restructuring
" QuickBooks
" Strategic planning
" Budgets and Forecasts
" Strategic cost management
" Treasury management



EDUCATION
Eastern Michigan University
Master of Science in Accounting and Finance, 1982

University of Michigan
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, 1977


CERTIFICATIONS
CMA, Institute of Management Accountants, 1991
CPA, State of Arkansas, 1991
CPIM, APICS, 1990


CRITICAL LEADERSHIP INITIATIVES
" Provided financial analysis and support for global site rationalization strategies including relocation of production capacity for a major customer to lower cost geos providing significant cost reductions and a platform for future new business opportunities. "
" Designed, implemented, and managed the SOX process to transform SOX from checking for compliance to the way we do our business achieving no major deficiencies since section 404 testing began.
" Directed SAP Go Forward plan, providing leadership and project management skills to address training, system documentation, and business process re-engineering.
" Team facilitated the Management by Fact problem solving process, resulting in greater productivity and scrap improvements exceeding 35%.










EXPERIENCE



Home Services Company, Houston Texas 2012 - 2013
Market leader in residential plumbing, A/C, electrical and other home services
Interim Accounting Manager
" Directed ERP conversion of five companies from QuickBooks to NetSuite
" Improved business processes including account reconciliation, work order resolution, and payroll


CONSULTANT, The Woodlands, Texas 2008 - 2012
After downturn in economy, focusing efforts on assisting junior golf and various consulting projects.
" Volunteer for junior golf program at local high school and various junior golf associations to support my daughters desire to play golf at the college level. Assisted in summer tournaments for the American Junior Golf Association, Texas Junior Golf Tour, Legends Junior Golf Tour, Houston Golf Association and the South Texas PGA.
" Tax return preparation
" Stock market investor


Aviation Services Company, Houston, Texas 2007  2008
A $1.0 billion leader in aviation services.

Controller
Reporting to the President and leading a staff of eighteen, providing effective control of accounting and financial systems and processes.
" Hired financial staff of eighteen for successful start-up of new facility in Houston after move from New York.


Supply-chain Solutions Company, Houston, Texas 2002  2007
A $1.5 billion technology and market leader in printing and supply-chain management solutions. Banta Global Turnkey is a $500 million unit providing a wide range of outsourcing capabilities to some of the worlds largest companiesin technology, medical devices, communications, retail, and other areas.

In January, 2007 the company was acquired by an $8.4 billion provider of print and related services.

Director of Finance-North America
Providing decision support, planning, and control for North America including manufacturing sites in Texas, California, Wisconsin, and Mexico. Organized, staffed, and developed strong finance team to support group finance initiatives in North America, EMEA, and Asia. Reporting to the VP Finance and leading a staff of 13.
" Provided financial analysis and support for global site rationalization strategies including relocation of production capacity for a major customer to lower cost geos in Latin America, Eastern Europe and Asia providing significant cost reductions and a platform for future new business opportunities.
" Established research and analysis teams to support customer pricing and profitability assessments and to evaluate global business development initiatives resulting in new business opportunities in North America exceeding 25% of prior year sales.
" Designed, implemented, and managed the SOX process to transform SOX from checking for compliance to the way we do our business achieving no major deficiencies since section 404 testing began.
" Implemented shared services for North America accounting processes while reducing headcount by 25%.










Roofing Products Manufacturer, Dallas, Texas 1998  2002
A $1 billion manufacturer of commercial and residential roofing products.

Regional Controller
Tasked with the financial management of six manufacturing facilities in the newly-formed $200M Western region. Reported to the CFO and managed 15 direct reports.
" Doubled profitability of the felt paper business through consolidation of production facilities, reduction of SG&A expenses, and improved yield on raw materials.
" Restructured and downsized financial organization by 30%, saving $350,000 annually, while increasing effectiveness at all levels.
" Established regional accounts payable processing center resulting in headcount reduction and improved supplier relationships.
" Resolved $250K internal control issue and established controls and procedures to dramatically reduce exposure to unexpected accounting adjustments.

Energy Absorbing Polymers Manufacturer, Indianapolis, Indiana 1996 - 1998
A privately held $250 million manufacturer of energy absorbing polymers and personal protection products.

Division Controller
Hired to lead ERP system re-implementation, and provide financial leadership for the division and two manufacturing sites. Reported to the VP/General Manager; led 10 direct reports at this $50M unit.
" Directed SAP Go Forward plan, providing leadership and project management skills to address training, system documentation, and business process re-engineering.
" Secured over $1 million annual cost reduction opportunity and future new product development initiatives by driving the completion of a $5 million capital project.

Sunglass Manufacturer, San Antonio, Texas 1991  1996
A $1.5 billion manufacturer of contact lenses, sunglasses, and other medical devices.

Plant ControllerEyewear Division
Joined the $180 million manufacturer of RayBan sunglasses with the challenge to improve systems, controls, and financial reporting, while driving cost reduction opportunities at the newly opened manufacturing and distribution facility. Reported to the General Manager, leading a staff of 15.
" Implemented real time reporting systems contributing to a standard cost reduction of 13.6%, and performance improvements in schedule, inventory, and quality exceeding 40%.
" Team facilitated the Management by Fact problem solving process, enabler to improved business processes, resulting in greater productivity and scrap improvements exceeding 35%.

Automotive Service Equipment Manufacturer, Conway, Arkansas 1979 - 1991
A $60 million global manufacturer of automotive service equipment.

Division Accounting Manager
Directing all accounting functions for the division with locations in Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, and the US. Reported to the VP Finance. Staff of 11.
" Led Operation Genesis lean initiative to improve business reporting metrics including throughput rate, inventory, operating expense, value add / non-value add, lead times, on-time deliveries, and continuous flow.
" Led analysis of slow moving inventory contributing to a 30% reduction in division-wide inventories.
" Conducted a make versus buy analysis of in-house sub-assembly operations leading to the establishment of a maquiladora in Juarez, Mexico.

Dairy, Bakery, and Snack Food Manufacturer, Livonia, Michigan 1977  1979
Manufacturer of dairy, bakery, and snack foods.

Accounting Supervisor
Provided financial reporting and forecasts for dairy, bakery, and snack food plants. Supervised Accounts Payable operations. Supervised staff of 5, and reported to the Controller.
" Developed automated forecasting system to determine profitability of dairy and bakery operations.

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