144657 | Contract

This bilingual (English & Spanish) Controller has extensive experience as a leader in the finance and accounting functions. Expertise includes developing KPIs and financial models for tracking business performance and executing financial strategy by providing the information needed to make sound business decisions.  Industry experience includes manufacturing and distribution. Systems experience includes Fund EZ Accounting, SAP, AS400 platform for JD Edwards/Infinium, EPICOR, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, PLEX, Hyperion Forecasting, Salesforce (Rootstock/Financial Force) and Excel.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Supported the sales, marketing, engineering, production and R&D functions by identifying and interpreting variances and trends
  • Managed accounting team and activities including AP, AR, GL, collections, payroll, sales and use tax filings, payroll and HR
  • Managed the end-of-month closing and reporting for three business segments
  • Managed daily treasury activities and budget cash needs and surplus for short- and long-term expenses and investments
  • Performed audits, internal controls and SOPs
  • Managed the costing, valuation and reconciliation of two distribution and manufacturing plants
  • Prepared and reconciled the balance sheet, P&L and SCF
  • Implemented BNA software to manage fixed assets, book depreciation and tagging program
  • Managed and implemented a RF Bar-coding inventory system to work with a fully integrated ERP system yielding savings of $700,000 per year and more than $70,000 savings per year in staff hours
  • Implemented Hyperion Planning (HFM) for gross margin forecasting saving $400,000 – $500,000 per year because of the ability to react to raw material costs increases before they happened
  • Implemented and enforced SOX internal control and compliance and follow up on deficiencies
  • Managed the audit in record time three years in a row and filed timely returns and saved 15% on the fee
  • Performed XBRL mapping for the 10Q and 10K notes on annual report for financial statements