2011 to Present
Controller for biotechnology research and development focused on application of new technology for future commercial opportunities. Develop complex business plans for go-to-market strategies.
2010 to Present
Lead all financial functions to support $28M preclinical imaging business and $30M cyclotron radiopharmaceutical business. Set strategic financial policy for units related to sales, manufacturing, R&D project expenditures including capital investments, and all other operations. Develop, analyze, and interpret financial budgets, forecasts, and actual performance. Turnaround strategies resulted in positive net cash flow.
North American Cost Accounting Manager
2009 to 2010
Cost accounting manager for 28 dedicated manufacturing plants and 100+ external contract manufacturers. Responsible for 8 cost accountants and offshore back-office operations supporting the manufacturing controlling function and month-end close.
2007 to 2009
Lead financial, purchasing, and information technology teams to support $165M manufacturing operations and set strategic policy for plant related to cost structure, cost savings plans, and capital investments. Develop, analyze, and interpret financial budgets, forecasts, and actual performance.
• Developed proposal and financial payback analyses for $20M capital expansion project. Played primary role in securing investment from business unit leadership on behalf of Loudon plant.
• Principal in leading project to commercialize waste stream resulting in potential $1M savings opportunity.
Accounting Team Leader
2006 to 2007
Team leader of accounting team providing ancillary cost accounting support to shared services organization including product costing, overhead allocations, variances, transfer pricing, and SAP FICO configuration.
Cost of Sales Manager (SME)
2004 to 2006
Cost-of-sales accounting and management reporting for North American operations. Managed Cost of Sales related activities such as allocations, overhead assignment, financial derivative accounting, variance settlement, vendor rebates, royalty accounting/reporting, and transfer pricing.
2001 to 2005
Cost of Sales accounting, consolidation and reporting for North American consumer products. Assisted in SAP Go-Live in 2004 as a FICO functional subject-matter-expert (COM/COS). Developed ad-hoc reporting and analysis tools providing exceptional insight into cost accounting data and trends.
Information Systems Analyst
1997 to 2000
Analyst and programmer for various costing systems for raw materials, production reporting, and manufacturing finance and accounting applications. Developed original cost accounting website for corporation.
Information Systems Consultant
1996 to 1997
IT consultant, analyst, programmer and manager for major telecommunications provider in unique contract services arrangement.
Information Systems Analyst - Disability Operations
1989 to 1995
Responsible for finance and accounting information systems analysis and development primarily in the areas of broker's commissions, coinsurance contracts, marketing agreements, cash management, and customer billing.
• Participated in systems role on multiple acquisitions and divestitures.
• Lead analyst for all coinsurance/reinsurance agreements.
Bachelor of Science in Finance
1985 to 1989
Forecasting, Budgeting, Capital Investment Decision Analysis, Actuals Analysis/Reporting, Financial Modeling, Strategic Financial Planning, Cost Accounting, General Ledger, CRM, SAP, Oracle