Multiple award-winning analyst for problem solving, innovative solutions, and continuous process improvement with Master of Accounting degree.

Core Competencies

Leadership

  • Led monthly controls and indicators review meeting with executive leaders
  • Supported seven contract managers and executed seven negotiation plans totaling $25.5M
  • Built key partnerships with stakeholders to identify development areas and action plans for accounts payable terms, discounts, receiving, and indicator compliance.
  • Managed supply chain cost percentage of revenue metric and developed a simplified and standardized approach, becoming the single point of contact company-wide for inventory-driven cost inquiries.

Process Improvement

  • Rebuilt organization’s accounting process to ensure accuracy and compliance while creating efficiencies by cutting close process time by 50%.
  • Streamlined roles and responsibilities across organization and developed a process to manage excursions reducing open items by 50%.
  • Reduced organization’s project roadmap from 147 to 56 projects while reducing data mistakes by 36% overall.
  • Influenced multiple efficiency projects: decreasing annual time spent on inventory cycle counts by 27,000 hours; reducing weekly raw material inventory discrepancies of $20-40M to <$.4M; and created robust training and process manuals resulting in faster ramp times and fewer control violations.

Problem Solver

  • Identified four new revenue streams for an organization valued at >$3.5M
  • Influenced operations and executive leaders to update an existing system to standardize lot storage warehouse countering on an ongoing push to outsource system to a single supplier, saving $1.1M in IT and start-up costs.
  • Partnered with Internal Audit, World Wide Revenue, and Ernst & Young testing and adopting an innovative solution for post goods inventory at customs clearance in China with no impact to revenue recognition resulting in accurate reporting of $11M in revenue.

Project Management

  • Developed pilot for a control to ensure $0 net book value assets were removed from books for retirement policy compliance.
  • Evaluated area for additional discount opportunities and application strategies for purchasing organizations.
  • Supported new business venture and partnered with multiple finance groups to provide analysis and support on new supply chain cost models for new customers developing a standard model to measure the supply chain impacts on new deals. Supported new deal with NPV>$100M.
  • Managed controls for revenue recognition, SAP Re-platform, cycle counts, and metrics to ensure compliance.
  • Created robust process and controls for incentive and bonus payout program.

Data Analysis and Reporting

  • Managed 300 headcount and $85M budget for forecasting, planning, close, and variance analysis.
  • Performed monthly and year-end Fixed Assets Accounting schedules and reconciliations.
  • Key partner for mergers and acquisitions, ensuring fixed assets were reported accurately.

Personality

  • High Achiever
  • Self-Starter/Action-Oriented
  • Strong Verbal, Written, and Listening Skills
  • Planner and Well-Organized
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Goal-Oriented

Skills

  • SAP
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • WordPress, SEO

Citizenship

  • Managed summer finance intern
  • Participated in finance recruiting and new hire program
  • Editor for the Intel Finance New Recruit Newsletter
  • Editor for the Intel Arizona Finance Newsletter
  • Coordinated brown bags with top management to speak to the finance organization
  • Planned team-building events
  • Volunteered for local community non-profits
  • Team manager and coach for Little League
  • Art Masterpiece teacher for local elementary school
  • Volunteered for local elementary school

Values

  • Integrity
  • Compassion
  • Dependability
  • Customer-Focused
  • Work-life Balance