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Accounting Instructor Resume

Lombard, IL

OBJECTIVE:

Seeking a financial role with an organization offering challenging opportunities and the ability to leverage my Finance and Accounting experience to contribute to the organization’s growth.

SUMMARY:

Performance driven Finance professional with 15+ years of corporate Finance and Accounting experience who is adept at budgeting complex business relationships involving multiple stakeholders and reporting comprehensive variance analysis. Skilled at creating discounted cash flow models to derive project returns while presenting results to executive staff. A licensed educator with excellent communication skills and the ability to explain complex concepts.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Budgeting and Forecasting expert
  • IRR, NPV, ROI Financial modeling
  • Experienced at product costing
  • Inventory turns and PPV reporting
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Proficient in G/L use of SAP
  • Experienced with accounting close and GAAP
  • Managed physical inventory
  • Experience with Hyperion, Blackline and QuickBooks
  • Cross - functional team player
  • Advanced Excel user (pivots, lookups, etc.)
  • Financial Statement consolidation
  • IT Chargeback
  • Received Confidential Finance Dept. award for managing the buyout of missing/lost laptops resulting in a $230K annual reduction in PC lease expenditures.
  • Identified and researched a cost savings opportunity which resulted in a $1.2M invoice credit to Confidential .
  • Led and executed Confidential ’s first standard cost build utilizing SAP resulting in a timely and successful completion.
  • Automated the interface between QuickBooks and customer bank accounts eliminating 40 hours of monthly data entry time for Confidential .
  • SME for Confidential IT Network costs as part of the chargeback of all IT costs to Business Units and corporate functions.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Accounting Instructor

Confidential, Lombard, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and implemented full year curriculum for introductory Accounting class.
  • Taught four single semester Microeconomics and two Honors Microeconomics classes with focus on current events.
  • Created a new curriculum for Financial Investments class focusing on personal finance, financial statement analysis, and investment strategy based on investment goals.

Senior Accountant

Confidential, Des Plaines, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully interfaced customer bank accounts with company ledger (QuickBooks) to eliminate 40 hours of monthly data entry.
  • Maintained and updated fixed asset accounts and performed monthly depreciation journal entry.
  • Assisted in monthly revenue recognition and reporting.
  • Responsible for A/P, and 70+ customer bank account reconciliations.
  • Created customer profitability report to aid in valuation of purchases of uncollectible accounts.

Senior Financial Analyst

Confidential, Northfield, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Confidential contact point for Confidential ’s global inventory of IT assets as part of the team providing financial governance for Confidential ’s $1.7B IT infrastructure outsourcing agreement with Confidential and reporting status to senior management.
  • SME for the N. American Network expenses as part of the IT Chargeback Model, and updated those expense on yearly basis.
  • Collaborated with internal Finance and IT stakeholders, 3rd party vendors, and outsourcing partner ( Confidential ) to establish cost center budgets between $60-100 million and provide quarterly updates highlighting specific risks and opportunities.
  • Responsible for the month, quarter, and year-end close of IT cost centers completing all needed accrual, reclass and correcting journal entries, and providing analysis of variances between actual and budget.
  • Managed the buyout of missing/lost PCs with the assistance of IBM and Confidential which resulted in the elimination of $230K in recurring annual lease charges.
  • Responsible for validating the monthly outsourcing invoice for the Network cost center by ensuring the correct contracted rates were used, assets removed from service were no longer billed, and projects did not begin billing until approved.
  • Identified and researched a cost savings opportunity which resulted in a $1.2M invoice credit to Confidential .

Senior Financial Analyst

Confidential, Melrose Park, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Provided the business case support for all 2007 and 2010 EPA compliant V6 and V8 engine development programs using discounted cash flow modeling to calculate program IRR, NPV, and ROI.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional team members from Engineering, Warranty, Manufacturing, and Sales to collect needed data to develop the business case for each engine program.
  • Communicated to Executive staff the current program financial status at schedule milestones.
  • Worked extensively with manufacturing facilities to understand how changes to the current engine models would impact plant capital investment.
  • Supported the 5 Year Strategic Capital Plan for Indianapolis and Huntsville plants by providing the business case support on proposed capital expenditures through the calculation IRR, NPV, and ROI.
  • Teamed with Sales to quote incremental engine business.

Senior Financial Analyst

Confidential, Deerfield, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Reconciled all domestic finished goods inventory accounts for the Medication Delivery BU.
  • Responsible for all year-end inventory related tax schedules for the Medication Delivery BU.
  • Domestic inventory liaison for manufacturing plants in Puerto Rico responsible for resolving intercompany pricing disputes.
  • Departmental intern supervisor.

Financial Analyst

Confidential, Northfield, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Consolidated monthly P&L and B/S for 7 foreign manufacturing locations, including currency translations, and necessary GAAP adjustments.
  • Provided variance analysis on individual plant results working with plant accounting teams to understand all issues.
  • Analyzed the business case for capital expenditures at all foreign locations.
  • Traveled to foreign plants to understand each one’s unique challenges and product lines.
  • Prepared quarterly profit projections for each foreign location based on YTD actuals and discussions with sales to understand opportunities and risks.

Senior Cost Analyst

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for costing all new tools and accessories throughout the fiscal year.
  • Lead role in Confidential ’s first standard cost build using SAP.
  • Responsible for developing plant fixed and variable overhead rates as part of the annual standard cost build.
  • Validated Bills of Material for high visibility tools.
  • Collaborated with plant controllers to understand and report monthly labor and material variances.

Senior Cost Accountant

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Managed service center physical inventories and cycle count procedures at finished goods warehouses.
  • Created a Sales and Gross Profit report using newly implemented SAP functionality to report all major tool categories across the company’s brands.
  • Created SOP’s for Inventory and Sales and Gross Profit reporting.

Cost Analyst

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed and reported monthly Purchase Price Variance for all raw materials and accessories.
  • Responsible for reconciling inventories, calculating and reporting monthly inventory turns for finished goods.
  • Responsible for all departmental journal entries as part of month, quarter and year-end close.
  • SAP implementation UAT team member.

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