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cost manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Dedicated [Job Title] skilled in process improvement and budgeting. Manages multiple projects under tight deadlines.

Detail-oriented [Job Title] proactive at cutting costs and increasing municipal revenues. Brings [Number] years in urban development, as well as expertise in [Area of expertise].

Highlights
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Analytical thinker
  • Project management
  • Analytical thinker
  • Expert in [System name] system
  • Creative problem solver
  • [Policy type] policy development
Accomplishments

Promoted to City Manager after just [Number] years in city government.Reduced city costs by $[Amount] through [Action].Reduced employee turnover by [Number]% through [Program].Spearheaded the [Number]-acre [Project name] expansion project.

Experience
02/2014 to Current Cost Manager Cumming Llc | Mt, MT,
  • Mar 03, 2014 Prepared Cost and Closure reports for Turnarounds and capital projects.
  • Developed and managed vendor relationships for daily reporting and accrual purposes.
  • Utilized Global Turnaround Methodology and Global Project Methodology to build estimates, track cost, scope changes, and analyze cost estimates.
  • Knowledgeable of the Global Maintenance Work Process for strategy, scope, planning and execution.
  • Prepared and analyzed progress reports and reconciled capital project cost.
  • Saved $500,000 through optimizing resources and equipment.
  • Coordinated project control measures and attended weekly project meetings.
  • Managed multiple project budgets in excess of 12.5 million.
  • Performed cost tracking and Earned Value analysis with internal and external reporting and briefing.
  • Utilized and trained on SAP Accounting Reports.
  • Knowledgeable of Global Turnaround Methodology, and Global Project Methodology.
  • Utilized SharePoint for MyLearning trainings and document share and storage.

Decreased costs by [Number]% over a period of [Time period] by carefully monitoring revenue and expenditures.Drafted [Number] reports per [Time period] on [Topic], [Topic] and [Topic].

05/2012 to 03/2014 Business Planning Consultant Dell | Orchard Hill, GA,
  • Coached Trade Adjustment Assistance client participants in the development of long term business plans supporting expansion , transition, and new business development.
  • Performed statistical analysis.
  • Coached staff on preparation and processing of invoices, payables and general accounting processes.
  • Developed internal financial controls.
  • Managed vendor relations ensuring adequate and consistent service.
  • Performed data analysis providing reports to management.
  • Negotiated and administered contracts for corporate and program services reconciled General Ledger, Profit and Loss, and Balance Sheet Accounts.
  • Led operational transition/integration teams in merger acquisition activities to bring about smooth transition.
07/2011 to 04/2012 Manager/Admin & Project Accountant Avison Young | Fairfax, VA,
  • Negotiated contractual agreements for the city, including [Agreement description].Led the effort to expand and renovate the [System name] system.Wrote and revised memos, budgetary documents and press releases.Drafted [Number] reports per [Time period] on [Topic], [Topic] and [Topic].Executed budget amendments for projects such as the [Project name] project.
11/2005 to 05/2010 Senior Director Valley Metro/Rpta | Az 85034, AZ,
  • Spearheaded the [Number]-acre [Project name] expansion project.Led the effort to expand and renovate the [System name] system.Led the effort to expand and renovate the [System name] system.Prepared and submitted an annual report on the finances and administrative activities of the city.Wrote and revised memos, budgetary documents and press releases.Drafted [Number] reports per [Time period] on [Topic], [Topic] and [Topic].Negotiated contractual agreements for the city, including [Agreement description].ly familiar with assessing hardware, software, data storage, operating systems, servers, database structure and related systems and components.
  • Effectively led all operational transition/integration teams across HR, Accounting, Facilities, Telecom, Network, Applications & Desktop areas in merger acquisition activities as well as due diligence for Information Technology.
  • Developed and designed SharePoint helpdesk support system for 2 locations to streamline ongoing customer technical support, as well as an electronic loaner equipment system to track equipment.
  • Instituted an electronic onboarding system for HR, along with an electronic notification platform used by hiring managers in all departments.
  • Interim Accountant for Millennium 2K Plus, HUD and Homeland Security Contractors.
  • Prepared and managed RFP process for corporate network administration and desktop support, as well as acquisition of managed telecom services and resources.
  • Coordinated and procured IT resources in compliance with USAID, NIH, NIDA, and NIDA EPI contracts.
02/2002 to 06/2005 Chief Executive Officer Generation | Atlanta, GA,
  • Negotiated contractual agreements for the city, including [Agreement description].Decreased costs by [Number]% over a period of [Time period] by carefully monitoring revenue and expenditures.Devised short and long-range action plans to address a wide variety of municipal needs.Served on the [Number]-member [City name] executive management team.Spearheaded the construction of a $[Amount] million new city hall.Prepared and submitted an annual report on the finances and administrative activities of the city.Wrote and revised memos, budgetary documents and press releases.Drafted [Number] reports per [Time period] on [Topic], [Topic] and [Topic].d and executed the first "Fund Raising Gal Event" in 50 years of existence, persuading a major donor to underwrite this event that netted over $100,000.
  • Expanded membership diversity from 8,000 to 8,900 in a declining market; selected as one of the top US councils for total membership growth.
  • Directed 6-county "Program" that earned over $2.5 million in new sales.
11/2000 to 02/2002 Chief Operating Officer Sunpro | Elk Grove Village, IL,
  • Spearheaded the [Number]-acre [Project name] expansion project.Prepared and submitted an annual report on the finances and administrative activities of the city.Wrote and revised memos, budgetary documents and press releases.Drafted [Number] reports per [Time period] on [Topic], [Topic] and [Topic].Spearheaded the construction of a $[Amount] million new city hall.ystem.
  • Managed and maintained employee benefits.
  • Developed and maintained Internal Financial controls.
  • Prepared Annual report for presentation to the Board of Directors.
  • Initiated annual audit process with external auditors.
  • Ensured compliance with all federal, state, local and legal requirements for federal and commercial contracts Complied with the FAR for federal contracts.
  • Experienced in diversity process, including wage hour laws, and EEO/AA, FMLA, ADA, and OSHA requirements.
12/1997 to 12/2000 Director of Business Sunpro | Fort Myers, FL,
  • Managed operations of Cash Management, Accounting Dept., Accounts Payable Dept.
  • and daily Cash Receipts & wires for Accounts Receivable.
  • Prepared and reviewed all monthly reconciliations of Funds, Balance Sheet Analysis, Bank Reconciliations, Fixed Assets ledger, Income Statement Trend analysis, monthly balance sheet and Month to Date and Year to Date Profit and Loss statement.
  • Reviewed and approved all monthly accounts payable entries and prepared all journal entries for MIP Modular Enterprise Accounting System.
  • Managed corporate Investment portfolio.
  • Developed and administered long range plan, operating objectives, and budgets Developed, maintained, and executed internal controls, accounting procedures and policies.
  • Initiated and managed annual audit process including work paper preparation.
  • Prepared Annual report for presentation to the Board of Directors.
  • Initiated annual audit process with external auditors.
  • Ensured compliance with all federal, state, local and legal requirements for federal and commercial contracts Complied with the FAR for federal contracts.
  • Managed and supervised daily operations of five employees.
  • Ensured compliance with federal, state and local governments as they pertained to required monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting Complete special projects as assigned.
02/1997 to 01/1998 Director of Business Brazos Place Alcohol And Drug | City, STATE,
  • Managed operations of Cash Management, Accounts Payable, and daily Cash Receipts & wires for Accounts Receivable.
  • Prepared monthly reconciliations of Funds, Balance Sheet Analysis, Bank Reconciliations, Fixed Assets ledger, Income Statement Trend analysis, monthly balance sheet and Month to Date and Year to Date Profit and Loss statement.
  • Performed all Federal and State Regulatory Compliance and Reporting, Grant, and United Way reporting.
  • Developed and maintained Internal Financial controls.
  • Prepared Annual report for presentation to the Board of Directors.
  • Initiated annual audit process with external auditors.
  • Ensured compliance with all federal, state, local and legal requirements for federal and commercial contracts Complied with the FAR for federal contracts.
  • Performed all payroll-related activity including regulatory reporting and administration of benefits.
  • Supervised 3 administrative and accounting staff.
  • Responsible for General ledger, Profit and Loss, and Balance Sheet reconciliations, prepared work papers for audit, cash control, internal financial controls.
  • Managed the fixed asset inventory recording acquisition, disposal, depreciation, maintenance, and movement using FAS 2000.
  • Initiated and managed annual audit process including work paper preparation.
06/1995 to 12/1996 Staff Accountant Gulf States | City, STATE,
  • Accounting functions included all Federal and State Regulatory Compliance and Reporting, Grant, and United Way reporting.
  • Performed all payroll-related activity including regulatory reporting and administration of benefits.
  • Supervised 3 administrative and accounting staff.
  • Responsible for and managed all accounting functions according to General Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • General ledger, Profit and Loss, and Balance Sheet reconciliations, prepared work papers for audit, cash control, internal financial controls, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and monthly closing.
  • Financial statement preparation and distribution.
01/1994 to 06/1995 Staff Accountant The Shelton Agency | City, STATE,
  • Performed all accounting functions according to General Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • General ledger, Profit and Loss, and Balance Sheet reconciliations, work papers, cash control, internal controls, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and closing.
  • Assisted with annual audit.
  • Performed all banking.
Education
Expected in 2004 to to Certification | NonProfit Management Rice University, Hattiesburg, TX GPA:

[Name] Management Training Program

Expected in 1991 to to Master of Arts | Organizational Managenent University of Phoenix, , GPA:
Expected in 1991 to to Bachelor of Science | Accounting WIlliam Carey University, Hattiesburg, MS GPA:
Skills

Typing Speed 45 Words Per Minute Accounting Software (SAP, Peachtree, Quickbooks, etc) Database Software (Oracle, Access, etc) Data Entry Terminal (PDT, Mainframe Terminal, etc) Desktop Publishing Software (InDesign, etc) EMail Software (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc) Graphics or Drawing Software (Photoshop, etc) Internet Browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc) Networking or Lan Software (Cisco, etc) Peripheral Devices (Scanners, Printers, etc) Personal Computers Presentation Software (PowerPoint, Flash, etc) Spreadsheet Software (Calc, Excel, etc) Utility Software (Virus, File Compression, etc) Word Processing Software (Word, WordPerfect, etc)

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School Attended

  • Rice University
  • University of Phoenix
  • WIlliam Carey University

Job Titles Held:

  • Cost Manager
  • Business Planning Consultant
  • Manager/Admin & Project Accountant
  • Senior Director
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Director of Business
  • Director of Business
  • Staff Accountant
  • Staff Accountant

Degrees

  • Certification
  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science

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