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<ul><li><p> DAVID RICHARD </p><p>540 Orchard Street, Perrysburg, OH 43551 Home: 419-874-2427 Cell: 419-308-4557 </p><p>dr952561@gmail.com or www.linkedin.com/in/davidarichard1/ </p><p> OBJECTIVE </p><p> Team-oriented Accountant who prepares clear, comprehensive financial reports for executive-level management. A detail-oriented professional with 30+ years of experience applying financial and managerial accounting practices and procedures within a constantly changing manufacturing environment. I am searching for a role in Controlling or cost </p><p>accounting for a manufacturing entity. </p><p> HIGHLIGHTS </p><p> Project Controlling/Cost accounting Financial/Cost Reporting Cash-flow report generation Managing 3-4 direct and multiple indirect reports Account reconciliations/Analysis Audit preparation Multiple ERP Software/SAP 3+ yrs. Budget analysis and reporting </p><p>ACCOMPLISHMENTS </p><p>Created a Project Controller team with five units and trained them on the company products and the companies SAP </p><p>system software. Their responsibility was for the commercial piece of the project and to ensure on time and accurate </p><p>project reporting for monthly financial statements. </p><p>Successfully implemented a proactive process of project reviews analyzing budgets vs actual cost. Reporting timely </p><p>results back to sales and management to improve pricing modules used for future sales quotations which improved future margins and results. </p><p>Participated on a software team to implement SAP within a 12 month goal and delivered on time. Responsibility </p><p>included implementation, testing, and training of the SAP controlling module. The system automatically reported </p><p>revenue, cost of sales, and WIP postings and their postings into the financial statements. Monthly financial results </p><p>accurately reported to management on day two providing timely information for improved decisions. </p><p>Served on multiple software teams and implemented a variety of ERP systems (M2M, Manfact, JDE, and SAP) to </p><p>improve financial data and operational efficiencies. Creating real time reporting and taking less t ime to manipulate </p><p>data, department costs gained clarity making it easier to analyze and develop cost cutting measures. MRP and production scheduling improved the net working capital results and floor space and capacity control. </p><p>Created written processes and procedures used for revenue recognition, warranty, and order entry. These processes </p><p>ensured compliance within the organization for internal and external audit requirements helping provide signed audited financial statements. </p><p> EXPERIENCE </p><p>FIRST SOLAR INC. </p><p> Perrysburg, OH </p><p>Cost Department - Contractor 10/2014 to current </p><p>Reconciling inventory and In-transit accounts </p><p>Analyzing standard vs actual cost on Solar panels and creating adjusting journal entries </p><p>Month end close reporting and journal entry preparation </p><p>Reviewing set up of new part numbers prior to entry into the system </p></li><li><p>Employed over 31 years within the same company and experienced two buyouts within those years. Successfully transitioned </p><p>within the different organizations and integrated new corporate policies and procedures into Henry Filters. </p><p> BARNES INTERNATIONAL, INC. (dba Henry Filters) </p><p>Bowling Green, OH </p><p>Controller 12/2013 to 8/29/2014 </p><p> (Department eliminated) Created financial reports for corporate management including forecasts for sales, cash flow, order intake, and backlog Prepared invoicing and cash collection while providing daily reporting to management Reviewed and approved facility costs for accounts payable department </p><p>Transitioned operations and financials from SAP to Infor XA software during Barnes buyout of Henry Filters from Durr Worked with customers and vendors to set up Barnes International on their systems and maintained account maintenance </p><p> DURR ECOCLEAN INC (dba Henry Filters) </p><p>Bowling Green, OH </p><p>Director of Operational Forecast and Analysis /Manager Project Controlling 06/2000 to 12/2013 </p><p>Managed up to 5 direct reports Project Controller for million dollar projects produced within (3) manufacturing facilities Controlled hundreds of active projects worth in excess of $150M Responsible for monthly and yearly sales and cost of sales accurate financial reporting, including warranty reconciliation, analysis, and the monthly accrual </p><p>Worked with Project Managers and resource managers on projects ensuring budget accuracy and percent completion </p><p>Reviewed quotation and budget, resolved issues, and input the product structures into the sales order for engineering to </p><p>attach the BOMs Invoiced customers and assisted in cash collections Worked directly with internal and external auditors to ensure corporate and governmental compliance Developed revenue recognition and warranty process and procedures Responsible for the Bowling Green, Ohio facility department cost budget </p><p>Used various revenue recognition methods (Completed Contract, Percentage of Completion, Zero Profit) </p><p> HENRY FILTERS INC </p><p>Bowling Green, OH </p><p>Assistant Controller 04/1983 to 06/2000 Started as an Accountant and promoted to Assistant Controller Managed 2 to 3 direct reports at different times during this period Managed financial reports and reconciliations for accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, warranty, revenue and cost of goods Managed commercial side of projects teaming with Project Managers for cost vs budget and invoiced customers Actively participated in monthly and yearly reporting to upper management Created budgets for departments and reconciled budgets to actual on a monthly and yearly basis Produced financial documentation for external auditors Reconciled physical inventory and ensured compliance to inventory cycle counting processes </p><p>EDUCATION </p><p>BACHELOR OF SCIENCE: ACCOUNTING 1982 Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, USA </p><p>ERP and managerial software Microsoft Excel &amp; Word, M2M, Manfact, VAST, JDE, Infor XA, Hyperion, and SAP Excel and Managerial seminars throughout the years </p><p> COMMUNITY SERVICE </p><p>Volunteer with church serving in many roles Coached youth soccer for over 18 years Volunteer at Way Public Library since 2002 </p><p>REFERENCES </p><p>References available upon request </p></li></ul>