Resolved and corrected major accounting issues. Third party logistics company Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable departments produced numerous daily errors. Worked with staff to identify cause of errors and assess their capabilities. Streamlined staff, reducing and adding where needed. Reduced errors from 5% to <1% weekly, improving cash flow and overall efficiency.
Revamped accrual process, ensuring accuracy. Serving as Consultant/Sr. Financial Analyst for medical device manufacturer, realized that Clinical Trial accrual on balance sheet could not be substantiated. Researched/analyzed current process and deployed new approach. Reduced accrual amount by $30M, saving costly penalties and/or audit inquiries.
Improved efficiency via ERP implementation. Hired by construction contractor as Consultant/ERP Implementation Project Manager to address the firm’s need for improved system. Corrected inaccurate external reporting, as well as job costing, completing project on time. Integrated ERP companywide, creating savings.
Uncovered $1.2M in transportation and distribution cost savings. Asked by retail client to identify savings potential for its shipping and inventory methods. Gathered/analyzed data and built a transportation and distribution model, showing costs could be reduced by 8%.
Increased gross profits by 10%, automating key area. Signed with gourmet soup company as Interim Corporate Controller and tasked to automate pricing system to avoid excessive time needed for customer product pricing requests. Identified and fixed key problem areas. Reduced pricing time from up to 3 days to just 1 hour.
Delivered turnkey solutions for startup client. Telecommunications contractor lacked processes and procedures to sustain growth without facing obstacles. Created forms, checklist and manuals to ensure all required responsibilities were completed in a timely and accurate manner. Manuals double as training materials.