Too stuck in local orders for any strategic panning
Unable to manage production for profits margins
Controller April 1991 to December 1999
Pittsburgh regional corrugated containers for Heinz and other local Allegheny producers.
.Provide directional leadership for the business planning including strategic focus on cost efficiencies
Conduct long-range financial plans and performance targets. Maintain integrity of standard cost accounting and financial reports. Set IT system controls and manage JD Edwards’s special financial reports, user-defined, ad-hoc analysis. Identify cost of ABC/ACM drivers underlying significant activities which lead efforts for engineering VA-VE, saving $350k with interdisciplinary meetings, cross-sectional reports.
.Communicate effectively with CEO and entire senior team, e.g., metrics for internal use and the Board.
Supervise accounting, month-end closing procedures and track financial performance. Prepare variance analysis to focus of effective management, e.g., actively involved in decision-making that impacts manufacturing. Direct in-plant compliance audits and trace material cost savings. Reviewed cost accounting standards. Analyze MIS data input of roll stock basis weight for inventory control. Provide quantitative cost analysis, as needed, value-chain links to supplier and customers.