SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYST AND INVENTORY CONTROL ANALYST
SAP ERP (SD/MM/FI/CO)
Value Stream Mapping
SAP BusinessObjects BI
Report Mining / Data Analysis
Expert in Microsoft Excel & Access
S&B Industrial Minerals, IncMay 2013 to December 2015Senior Business Analyst and Inventory Control Analyst Berwyn, PA
chose not to relocate to Atlanta, GA post IMERYS merger Demonstrate how value flows through the production process showing how costs are applied to a product.
Create materials, bills of materials and activities in order to build a process.
Knowledge of cost centers and how activities will be connected with each other during production.
Perform detailed cost analysis, looking at cost drivers, overhead expense allocations and knowledge of where labor is applied to a process.
Develop and maintain various financial models used to support decision making.
Develop reports for forecasting, trending, and what-if analysis.
Report periodically to Corporate leadership cost analysis and analysis of variances of the business and processes at the plants.
Formulate and present Operational KPI metrics to Americas plants and Greece headquarters.
Includes dashboard reporting - e.g., board reports, divisional reports, scorecards and regulatory reports) Calculate & forecast for changes in costs due to reformulation or product changes.
Provide accounting support for mergers and acquisitions by reviewing financial information; converting data to general ledger system; obtaining supplementary information for preparing financial statements.
Evaluate processes and recommend changes to improve inventory accuracy at Americas plants.
Coordinate and set year end count schedule and reporting of all Americas plants and ports.
Perform, coordinate, and lead the year end physical inventory count teams and report on results.
Prepare inventory aging reports as to on hand and future demand of excess and obsolete inventory.
Investigate root causes for inventory errors and perform lessons learned for inventory errors and inaccurate SAP movements of material.
Assist and support SAP users in support of inventory transaction movements to resolve inventory related issues.
COBHAM SENSOR AND ANTENNA SYSTEMSJuly 2008 to May 2013Senior Financial Analyst Lansdale, PA
Develop annual business plan, forecasts and strategic plan.
Provide ongoing analysis of actuals versus plan and/or forecast.
Routinely communicate total company, business unit and product line financial and operational performance trends (historical and forecasted) using appropriate metrics.
Prepare consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments.
Develop, implement and maintain effective financial planning and analysis capabilities that provide senior management with appropriate tools to establish goals and measure performance of business operations.
Develop and execute processes to allow for routine analytical reviews of financial and operational performance and monitoring of performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances.
Perform and support various audits and review in order to ensure compliance with established corporate and company practices.
Provide advice to the CFO on matters focusing on maximizing revenue growth, profitability and cash flow.
Suggest trends, resulting implications, key actions and strategic implications.
Prepare annual Forward Pricing Rate Proposal for submission to the US Government.
Oversee allocation and use of the yearly ~6M Capital Budget.
Assist in reviewing costs and performing cost benefit analysis related to capital expenditure projects.
BON SECOURS HOSPITALJuly 2005 to June 2008Senior Financial and Decision Support Analyst Reimbursement Manager Grosse Pointe Baltimore, MI MD
Analyzed statistical data (Census, Discharges, Case Mix Index, ALOS, Departmental drivers, Patient Days, etc.) to report on current hospital position and in preparation of future budgets.
Provide leadership with data, analysis, and insight necessary to establish educated decision-making on strategic issues.
Use analytical tools and data modeling to identify strategic and financial opportunities for growth and improvement.
Prepared annual filings, such as Medicare Cost Report, HSCRC Annual Filing, Wage Index Review and CMS Periodic Interim Payment review.
Maintained accurate charge master and rate structure with appropriate pricing, revenue, CPT/HCPCS coding and up to date Medicare guidelines in order to improve accuracy of billing and decrease denials.
Ad hoc reporting for current and proposed service lines, decision support, financial performance and improvement on reimbursement.
Interaction with hospital directors on a regular basis.
Led Budget process for the division.
Created and analyzed the division budget in SRC budget software.
Worked with directors in preparation and analysis of their budgets.
Reconciled and managed the Activity and Asset Management Systems.
Cleaned up 4.4M+ in prior year CIP accounts as well as syncing the AC and AM systems.
Managed the closing cycle for all Finance Lawson modules (GL, RJ, CA, and AM) at my division.
Lawson Finance Training Coordinator.
Created training materials and presented training sessions.
Assisted with accounting cleanup and research for audit preparation that resulted in zero audit adjustments in fiscal year 2006.
ON SEMICONDUCTOR MotorolaJanuary 2004 to March 2005Financial Analyst Phoenix, AZ
Oversaw forecasts and management of labor and benefits accounting for approximately 1700 domestic and expatriate assignments.
Streamlined and automated payroll general ledger processing from Excel; reducing labor time, human error and increasing the ability to provide more timely information to P&L analysts.
Recommended improvements of accounting and internal control systems for Sarbanes-Oxley Audit.
Managed Employee Stock, preparation of FAS 123, 10-K filing and Proxy Statement to Shareholders.
Assisted with audit fieldwork for both operational and financial audits.
Designed and prepared budgets for review by management.
HONEYWELL, INCJanuary 2003 to January 2004Credit Analyst Tempe Bangalore, India, AZ
Provided forecasting, receivables, and variance reports with recommendations for 600 commercial accounts generating in excess of $2 million in revenues monthly.
Requested and received project assignments resulting in Six Sigma Green Belt certification.
Administered and enforced credit and collections policies and procedures.
Developed strategies and goals to ensure that company assets were safeguarded from loss.
CONOCOPHILLIPSJanuary 2001 to January 2003Accountant Tempe, AZ
chose not to relocate with accounting department to Ponca City, OK post merger Oversaw weekly credit card receivables of $70M.
Managed assets and investments in Phillips 66 and Conoco retail outlets.
In a conversion from Oracle to SAP, created synergies and trained and transitioned colleagues.
Performed accruals, allocations, general ledger postings and monthly/year end reconciliations in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Pennsylvania State UniversityDecember 2000Bachelor of Science: Accounting Finance EconomicsUniversity Park, PAAccounting Finance Economics
April 2004Six Sigma Green Belt Certification, Honeywell
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