Purchase resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Project Controls, Accounting, and Supply Chain professional with successful track record of providing excellent support and superior customer service to internal business partners. Brings strong supervisory experience providing team leadership to deliver quality performance and meet KPIs. Experienced in a variety of industries: retail sales and inventory, Real Estate, and Oil / Gas Pipeline. *Professional skills: Budget / Forecast, Cost / Spending analysis, Accounting job functions / close process, Purchase to Pay contracts and requisitions, Contract Labor timekeeping, Inventory Management, Auditing, Effective communicator at all levels
  • Excel (formulas, pivot tables, charts) and Access (building databases using queries); experienced in Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, and SharePoint
  • Systems Knowledge: Work closely with front and back end of Maximo, Oracle, Data Marts, Master File Maintenance
PURCHASE, 04/2009 to Present
Integrated Electrical Services, Inc.Albany, OH,
  • Coaches team and constantly upgrades skill sets; coordinating efforts with other key Koch capabilities to help drive superior KPI results.
  • Responsible for staying connected to business vision and working closely with leadership to understand and anticipate needs and communicate effectively.
  • Identifies and reports opportunities for reducing potential financial risk.
  • Successfully implemented and led Purchase to Pay capability and processes for Southern Operating Group and expanded vision of driving process improvement and best practices across the enterprise.
  • Holds key responsibility for transitioning best practices and knowledge of systems and processes to Northern Operating Purchase to Pay Lead and team.
  • Maximo power user, subject matter expert, and system test specialist assisting with implementation of all system upgrades or changes.
  • Lead Site Trainer across 3 regions for Maximo system and Purchase to Pay process changes to site customers and new hire onboarding.
  • ICS (Incident Command System) Emergency Response - Finance Section Core Team Lead: responsible for cost tracking and training for lead Logistic Section Chief for resource purchasing.
  • Designated presenter, effectively communicates process improvement plans to leadership to secure buy-in and commitment to accept new processes and procedures.
  • Consistently achieves bonus status for above and beyond delivery of projects and exceptional performance.
  • Coordinated with Accounting and Operations groups to improve decision-making through a more robust spending management process, including budgeting, forecasting and cost analysis.
  • Compiled project yearly spending plans, made appropriate forecast adjustments and reported variance analysis and year-end projected spending to Accounting.
  • Responsible for setting up project cost tracking tool, creating project workorder cost estimates, ensuring purchase orders were created and aligned with WBS for budgeted spending.
  • Analyzed cost application and contractor labor system invoices.
  • Managed contingency trend adjustments from approved change orders for anticipated project completion cost and timely project closeout.
  • Created project spending overview reports for management and team meetings to ensure transparency on project cost performance and communicate timely to management concerning possible spending risk.
  • Oversaw ICS (Incident Command System) Emergency Response - Finance Section Core Team responsible for cost tracking.
  • Trained team and held on-call status.
  • Maximo power user and subject matter expert for training end users.
  • Assisted in implementation and training of new Maximo Purchase to Pay system and maintained training of end users.
  • Managed project setup, cost breakdown category structure for tracking and analyzing cost, budget and cost adjustments, scope changes and contingency trends within the project cost reporting to management.
  • Recommended improvements to manual inhouse contract labor input system and manual Excel project reporting tool.
  • Responsible for ensuring contractors' contractrual terms / rates were approved and updated; setup of all purchase requistions, reviewed and entered all contractors' timesheets, audit invoices for processing.
  • Supervised two contract timekeepers responsible for all KPL field locations for entries of daily timesheet data, resolving timesheet descrepancies and generating reports for time/cost approvals.
Project Cost Analyst, 09/2001 to 04/2009
  • Ownership of Oracle fixed asset module and all fixed asset transactions including: capitalization, retirements, transfers, impairments and capitalized interest and processed all month-end transations.
  • Responsible for calculation of yearly depreciation, amortization and capital interest annual budgets and monthly forecast adjustments as needed.
  • Maintained Capital Spending Construction in Progress spreadsheet and reconciliations.
  • Worked close with project managers and other plant managers to ensure timely capitalizations of capital projects.
  • Prepared various fixed asset reports for all levels of management.
  • Compiled yearly capital and expense project budgets by working closely with project managers and department leads; provided timely and accurate forecast adjustments based on changes to projected spending.
  • Assisted with development and review of project estimates with project managers.
  • Set up, tracked and analyzed cost information for alignment with approved project funding to ensure that all cost information was complete, accurate, and appropriately classified.
  • Processed all month-end close activities: cost adjustments, accruals, indirect allocations, write-offs, reclass, cost clearings.
  • Supervised daily timekeeping tasks of temporary timekeepers and FHR timekeepers and provided all necessary training to ensure an effective transfer of knowledge.
  • Maintained close working relationship with Purchasing Department to ensure updated contracts and rates where in place.
  • Maintained approved contractual terms and craft rates in system to ensure calculated payment due accuracy and processed weekly.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Business Administration: Finance, Expected in 1996
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi - Corpus Christi, TX
Accounting, accruals, budgeting, budgets, budget, charts, contracts, cost analysis, databases, decision-making, delivery, driving, Finance, financial, forecasting, leadership, TEAM LEADER, Team Lead, meetings, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Word, enterprise, Oracle, pivot tables, presenter, processes, process improvement, Procurement, Progress, Purchasing, File Maintenance, reporting, spreadsheet, Trainer, trend, upgrades, variance analysis, vision, year-end

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