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Jessica Claire
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Summary

EXPERIENCED CONTINUOUS PROCESS IMPROVEMENT PROFESSIONAL WITH EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE IN LEAN SIX SIGMA AND FINANCE.  EXCEPTIONAL LEADERSHIP, COMMUNICATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS.  SUCCESSFUL LEADER OF PROCESS IMPROVEMENT INITIATIVES AND WELL DISCIPLINED BUSINESS PARTNER WITH BUSINESS ACUMEN AND PROVEN ABILITY TO PROVIDE VALUE ADDED FINANCIAL ANALYSIS.

Highlights
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt 
  • Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt in Training 
  • Advanced project and team management experience
  • Trainer, coach and mentor of Lean Six Sigma Green Belts
  • Extensive experience in Finance and Accounting roles 
  • Full scale Oracle implementation experience 
  • Advanced technical skills in Microsoft Office, statistical software and Oracle ERP.
Accomplishments

L&W SUPPLY - PRICING OPTIMIZATION PROJECT LEADER 

Led a remote team 

L&W SUPPLY - CUSTOMER STRATIFICATION PROJECT TEAM MEMBER

Member of a cross-function team consisting of Regional Managers, Sales Managers, Branch Managers and Operations Supervisors.The team worked in conjunction with Texas A&M University Industrial Distribution Program and Supply Chain Lab to develop a tool to enhance understanding of customer value.  Project objective is to boost company's profitability by using specific customer relationship strategies based on customer profitability, loyalty, cost to serve and buying power.

FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING REDESIGN PROJECT TEAM MEMBER
Member of L&W finance and accounting organization redesign team.  Project objective is to review current accounting and finance organization structure as well as processes and provide recommends for a shared services model for the future finance and accounting departments of L&W.  Participate in mapping of end-to-end accounting processes, determination of needed policy and procedural changes, and development of new organizational structure and staffing requirements.
Experience
04/2014 to Current
LEAN SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT and MASTER BLACK BELT IN TRAINING Austin Industries, Inc. Savannah, GA, AND
  • Lead LSS continuous process improvement initiatives at L&W Supply.  Projects include....
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in LSS methodology and responsible for training, coaching and mentoring other belts.
  • Drive for positive results in reducing non value added activities, improving operational efficiencies and increasing business unit profitability.
04/2013 to 03/2014
REGIONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ANALYSIS MANAGER Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. Des Moines, IA,
  • Serve as a trusted business advisor to Northern California and Southern California Regional Mangers and operations teams.  Provide recommendations on how the operations teams can achieve their financial and strategic goals.
  • Provide leadership in implementation of key strategic initiatives from pilot to stabilization.  
08/2007 to 04/2013
FIELD ACCOUNTING MANAGER Ghsp Hart, MI,
  • A key business partner to branch and regional management team by providing financial analysis and reporting to support operations with focus on sales forecasting, customer profitability modeling, budget analysis, gross margin analysis, and balance sheet and income statement analysis.
  • Ensure accuracy of financial statements for a region consisting of 9 building materials distribution locations in Florida, North Carolina and Tennessee.  Manage and develop accounting staff.
  • Increase personal effectiveness by maintaining strong professional relationships across all functions of the organization to achieve highest level of profitability, operation efficiency and customer service.
  • Establish and monitor internal control procedures to ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and safeguard company assets.
  • Manage and implement process improvement initiatives including system upgrades, evaluate and implement new software.
  • Continuously review contracts and expenses to identify cost savings opportunities.
  • Developed key financial reports, consolidation procedures and automated several reporting processes that were adopted by peers as best practices.
07/2004 to 07/2007
COST MANAGEMENT PROJECT LEAD - ORACLE IMPLEMENTATION Autokiniton Bellevue, OH,
  • Selected as a subject matter expert in manufacturing costs collection and reporting for USG's strategic initiative to convert homegrown manufacturing software application to Oracle ERP.
  • Contributed in future state process design sessions to improve and streamline manufacturing cost accounting processes across entire network of manufacturing facilities and warehouses.
  • Worked closely with cross-functional subject matter experts to validate new processes with testing of various Oracle modules.
  • Provided functional specifications for database administrators in the development of custom reports and interfaces with external applications.
  • Created custom automated programs to collect, validate and convert manufacturing cost information into Oracle platform.
  • Advised in development of standard operating procedures.
  • Developed training materials and provided classroom and on-the-job training to Plant Controllers, Assistant Controllers, and corporate accounting employees.
06/2003 to 07/2004
SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST UNITED STATES GYPSUM COMPANY City, STATE,
  • Provided financial analysis and consolidated reporting for 50 plants in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
  • Worked closely with Divisional Vice Presidents to set manufacturing cost goals and prepared monthly and annual manufacturing cost forecasts.
  • Developed automated reporting programs to increase efficiency, reduce reporting time and increase accuracy of reporting and analysis.
  • Performed ad-hoc analysis on costs and operational efficiencies for Divisional Vice Presidents of Manufacturing.
10/2001 to 06/2003
ASSISTANT PLANT CONTROLLER UNITED STATE GYPSUM COMPANY City, STATE,
  • Accountable for accuracy of financial statements for manufacturing operations with average operating costs of $5M.
  • Responsible for the financial operation including end of month closing, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll process, benefits administration and yearly standards and budget setting.
  • Managed and developed 3 office accounting personnel on accounts payable, payroll, purchasing and other accounting procedures.
03/2000 to 10/2001
COST ACCOUNTANT UNITED STATES GYPSUM COMPANY City, STATE,
  • Assisted Plant Controller in month end closing of a manufacturing facility producing wallboard, joint compound and paper.
  • Participated in physical inventory counts and performed inventory reconciliations.
  • Determined monthly actual products, raw materials and labor costs.  Calculated and analyzed usage and price variance and assisted in annual standards and budget setting.
  • Worked closely with engineers and department managers to account for multi-million dollars capital projects such as board line modernization and building of new dock to accommodate larger raw material supplier vessels.
Education
Expected in 2011
Master of Science: ACCOUNTING
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY - MIAMI, FL
GPA:
Expected in 1999
Bachelor of Science: FINANCE
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA - GAINESVILLE, FL
GPA:
Affiliations
CERTIFIED MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT - 2012, Institute of Management Accountants, www.imanet.org
 
CERTIFIED LEAN SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT - 2016, UT Arlington www.tmac.com
 
COMPLETED LEAN SIX SIGMA MASTER BLACK BELT TRAINING - 2016, UT Arlington www.tmac.com
Skills
  • Strong background in finance and accounting
  • Experience leading process improvement teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience managing remote teams to drive project results
  • Experience with IT functional requirements and User Acceptance Testing
  • Experience with Oracle ERP, SX.Enterprise.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel, Access, Power Point, Visio and Minitab statistical software
 

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School Attended

  • FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

Job Titles Held:

  • LEAN SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT and MASTER BLACK BELT IN TRAINING
  • REGIONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING AND ANALYSIS MANAGER
  • FIELD ACCOUNTING MANAGER
  • COST MANAGEMENT PROJECT LEAD - ORACLE IMPLEMENTATION
  • SENIOR FINANCIAL ANALYST
  • ASSISTANT PLANT CONTROLLER
  • COST ACCOUNTANT

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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