MS Office Suite (Excel advanced), QuickBooks, JD Edwards, SAP, Oracle People Soft,
eProcurement, Ariba, ESIS (HOM)
Ability to interact with all levels of management, work independently or in a team
Strong management and business developing skills
Results oriented, problem-solving, analytical and reconciliation skills
General Manager08/2013 to CurrentCypress Carbide & ToolingHouston, TX
Privately held distributor specializing in products for oil & gas, automotive and aerospace sectors Set up the business system for startup distributor now grossing $3M+ in sales Established methods for purchasing, deliveries, billing and consignment inventory from scratch Set up new pricing catalog and provides recommendations based on vendor price negotiations Controller of general accounting and finance functions including AR/AP, payroll, taxes (sales and franchise), bank and credit cards monthly reconciliation Process journal entries and prepares monthly financial reports Analyze financial transactions and cost analysis to provide guidance and facilitate executive decision support CPA firm liaison for the execution of tax preparation and assessment of new or changing requirements Perform all the necessary wire transfers Hired and trained new employees to take over bookkeeping duties.
Financial & Pricing Analyst01/2011 to 01/2013Manpower GroupMilwaukee, WI
A publically traded staffing company with annual revenue of over $22 billion Provided profitability analyses and guidance for national and global sales teams, managing nearly $60M monthly, working with multiple bids simultaneously Successfully met client driven deadlines for $5M+ bids and auctions in a fast pace environment Assisted in the annual internal auditing project to recover over $10M revenue from federal and state tax increases, reviewing and analyzing evidence and providing recommendations Provided RFP pricing expertise and business model recommendation in deadline-driven environment Conducted quarterly profitability and variance analysis for high-volume National Accounts Assessed account performance and pricing concession impact Created client-facing reports and price negotiation resources Performed ad-hoc analysis as needed to evaluate financial trends.
Procurement Manager10/2009 to 07/2010RPM ServicesHouston, TX
Privately held mechanical equipment repair and restoration services for oil & gas Developed and implemented policy systems and procedures for buying, receiving and planning to support manufacturing and oil field service operations Implemented the application methods of bid documents for international pricing auctions Created new vendor agreements that saves the company up to 20% per year on welding supplies Partnered with A/P Department to provide guidance on account reconciliation, improving business relations with suppliers and maintain payment agreements Saved $35,000+ in annual expenses through identification of inaccurate and unnecessary vendor payments Vendor management: identified potential cost savings and/or new quality vendors, negotiated pricing, followed up on purchase orders and vendors discrepancies.
General Manager11/2002 to 12/2008Leasing Rom - Oradea, Romania
Privately held financial services firm Created and implemented the customer financial analysis process that increased the through put by 300%, thereby increasing the ability to service clientele Customer financial consulting and pricing expertise to provide business model recommendation Credit and collections administration Managed all areas of general accounting functions including AR/AP, payroll, taxes, account reconciliation, cash management, journal entries and month-end closing Bank accounts, loans and credit cards reconciliation on a monthly basis Prepared and filed monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and capital acquirement reports for all business partners and financial institutions Processed wire transfers to internal and international suppliers Expense control applications, profit and loss responsibility, continually worked on the company budget and cash-flow growing the profitability Vendor Management: played a pivotal role in negotiations and execution of capital acquirement for leasing operations, serving as a liaison between partner banks and company management Carried out internal audits to ensure regulatory compliance and operational efficiency/accuracy Trained new employees.
MBA: Internal and International Business Administration2006University of OradeaRomaniaInternal and International Business Administration
Bachelor of Science: Economics2004University of OradeaRomaniaEconomics
Fast learner, multitasking and ability to prioritize and work well under pressure
*Continuous improvement mindset, always focused to meet deadlines