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M.B.A. graduate with a record
of progressively expanding positions and responsibilities with leading
firms. Earned Certified Management Accountant designation and
has years practical experience in diverse areas of Accounting and
Finance. Experience includes Costing, Budgeting/Planning/ Forecasting,
Variance Analysis, Operations Accounting, and Sales Analysis.
A creative problem solver that utilizes solid analytical skills, the
latest problem techniques, and teamwork. Possesses advanced computer
skills including training and testing.
Well versed in GAAP issues including Revenue Recognition, SAS
, . Demonstrated ability to reduce close times and streamline
processes. Solid experience in
A. P., Fixed Assets, A.R., Payroll, and Inventory. SarbanesOxley Process
Experience in budgeting, forecasting, and planning with large
companies. Ability to build and maintain large models to accurately
determine expected results.
Seasoned background in Cost accounting Standard, Weight Average,
and Market based. Variance analysis including manufacturing,
purchase and price variances; Mfg. overhead allocation, LIFO, LCM and
Responsible for key analytical support for large asset requisitions,
customer profitability, product profitability, and pricing scenarios.
Created Earning Variance analysis projects.
Work Adept at assembling and maintaining quality work constituents
utilizing TQM and problem solving techniques to solve complex issues.
Savvy in writing, developing, and teaching software applications
including testing and implementation of E.R.P modules including Oracle
Inventory and Discoverer, JD Edwards, MAS , and Agris. Advanced skills
in P.C. software including Excel, Access, PowerPoint, MapPoint, and
E. RITTER & COMPANY Marked
Feb. – Mar.
Corporate Services Controller;
Responsible for budgeting, planning and monthly/quarterly Cash forecasting.
Developed tools for Business Intelligence and KPI measures. Directed
Credit/Collections for the AgriServices
Group $mm + and Accounts Payable for Corporate group. Partnership.
Duties expanded upon the departure of
the AgriServices Controller. Performed analysis and modeling for acquisitions
to foster business growth. Analysis
of lease versus buy to save significant funds as well as capital costs.
Facilitated monthly financial reviews for AgriDivisions. Regularly
created presentations for Board of Directors.
Reduced Close cycle
Revised Budget Process
to create consolidated results immediately.
Drafted Credit and
Inventory Policies AgriServices Division.
Sales reporting system across multiple systems and divisions
HELENA CHEMICAL COMPANY Collierville,
Aug. – Dec.
Accounting Manager Inventory & Accounts Payable; Direct Staff of , responsible for overall.
Responsible for Inventory Accounting across U.S.A. $ million. Maintained
Costing, analyzed variances and
Determined major balance sheet accruals and Interfaced with purchasing
on key vendor programs and product
category gross margin analysis. Worked heavily with lenders on Inventory
financing. Developed database reporting
and allocation methodologies. Responsible for Yearend Inventory
Process for locations in states.
is Everything” Award from C.F.O. for work on key project success.
close Cycle by %.
Solved system issues
after IT implementation discrepancies.
for Yearend Revenue Recognition and SAS compliance.
INTERSTATE BRANDS Emporia,
Dec. – Jun.
Plant Controller; Direct Staff of , responsible for overall.
Responsible for Accounting, Budgeting, Analysis, Control, and forecasting
for $ million wholesale bakery.
Created forecasting and analytical models, directed audits, and reviews.
Major emphasis on streamlining processes.
Provided commentary and analysis for
month end close. Key support for controlling plant variances.
S.P.C. for project with National Food Company for Cobranding
Developed Cost savings
activities and increased product margins on valued added products by
Hugh Brent C., IV
M.S. CARRIERS Memphis, Tennessee
Jul. – Nov.
Revenue Manager; Staff
of Clerical and Salaried Employees.
Directed Billing, Credit and Collections for $ million Transportation
Company. Worked to improve staff
through education and training. Streamlined key processes. Developed
reporting and key measures. Key Liaison
between Marketing and Accounting.
Developed and taught
hour training class concerning Billing, Credit, and Collections.
Reduced time to
invoice by day.
Acted on DSO improvement
CLEO, INC. Memphis, Tennessee
Dec. – Jul.
Manager Reporting and Planning
Responsible for General Accounting, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Close
Process, Financial Reporting, Forecasting,
and Budgeting. Guided projects on Business Unit extension, Customer
Analysis, Pricing Scenario Modeling.
Gained substantial insight in JDEdwards including Startup. Initiated
ground work for Earnings Variance analysis.
Reduced close cycle
Cost Savings Award
Winner $k project
for Earnings Variance analysis.
KRAFT FOOD INGREDIENTS Memphis,
Feb. – Dec.
Senior Operations Analyst, Senior Business Analyst
Activity Centered on Annual Budget, long range planning, and close.
Focus on operations issues: Product Costing,
Variances, Fixed Overhead, LIFO, and LCM. Special project involvement
low cost sourcing, product cost drill
down, and analysis of input costs. Responsible for Balance Sheet/Cash
Flow Budgeting and Analysis. Enhanced
reporting and tracking of Productivity initiatives, and key asset accounts
Capital Project and Receivables. Key
role in monthly close, business unit reporting, and support of Marketing
Units. Special Projects on Industry
and Customer Analysis, Product Line Profitability, large Capital
Asset requests including financial modeling,
expense analysis and systems review. Financial liaison for Process
and Productivity Teams using T.Q..M. methods.
extensive “White Paper” for Cereal Industry for Key Marketing group.
Companies S.T.E.P.S. Crystal Winner.
of Merit” Winner.
Recipient of “Special
Recognition Award” for Cheese Powder expansion.
DIXIE PORTLAND FLOUR MILLS,
Oct. – Feb.
Assistant to the Corporate Controller
Duties ranged from Financial Statement preparation with complete Cost
of Goods Sold and inventory valuation to
computerized accounting and operational system design, development,
implementation and training. Acted
as plant accountant for remote mill site. Responsible for preparing
management reports and analyses including
financial projections. Provided audit assistance both operational
and year end projects.
of Grain elevator inventories saving substantial time in close.
Worked on Due Diligence
and F.T.C. second request packages with New York Law firms.
M.B.A. Christian Brothers University, Memphis, Tennessee
Emphasis Finance G.P.A. ./.
B.A. Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee &nbs