Work History

Work History
2010 - Present

Microsoft Office Specialist


Provide technical software assistance using Microsoft Office to improve the reporting of data needed to make informed business decisions.

2003 - 2008

Plant Cost Accountant

Augusta Sportswear

Handled day-to-day issues related to standard costs; performed analysis and interpretation of operational performance; analyzed cost variances and communicate results; assisted with monthly /yearly financial closing; proactive leader in completing annual operating plan.

•Developed creative and innovative software applications to improve the work-flow for the creation of yearly standard costs from 5 months to 3 months. Streamlined duplicate procedures.

•Conceptualized and recommended guidelines and procedures to change costing of import overhead to upper management and external auditors.

•Conducted weekly meeting with managers, directors, and executives on the progress of annual operating plan. Assigned tasks and monitored and reported progress to keep project ahead of schedule.

•Designed and maintained database to track over 500 import shipments. Used to determine cost for sourcing requirements.

•Used Microsoft Excess to create complex reports and queries. Managed the ERP cost module (Movex).

•New skills obtained was interfacing with executive department.

2001 - 2002

Plant Controller

Newmark International

Directed the creation of standard product costs; Reviewed daily AP and AR invoices from accounting clerks; Prepared monthly journals and accruals; Coordinated monthly/year-end physical inventories.

•Analyzed productivity and profitability of 5 major work centers. Able to identify areas of major in-efficiencies in certain work centers.

•Assisted with implementation and transition to Lean Manufacturing.

•Consulted with Lean consultants on behalf of business presenting all financial materials to prepare key metrics of operations.

•New skill obtained was completing a3 day Lean Manufacturing Boot Camp.

1999 - 2001

Senior Cost Accountant

Albion Industries

Maintenance of the JDE standard cost module; reporting and analysis of monthly expenses, variances, and inventories; prepared monthly journals to record labor allocations; coordination of the annual physical inventory.

•Created and presented to senior management 50 work center cost statements using MS Access custom reports. Downloaded records using Query Import feature in JD Edwards

•New skill obtained was managing a cost module using JDE. This was learned in a two week boot camp. Later used this skill at Augusta Sportswear.

•Major software technologies used were MS Access, MS Excel for creating complex reports, and    utilized the JD  Edwards ERP system



Career Highlights

Augusta Sportswear-Intergrated software applications to improve workflow productivity of major process.

Newmark International-Assisted in introducing  Lean Manufacturing to operations.

Albion Industries-Intergrated software applications to JDE for management reporting of operations.

Magna International-Intergrated software applications , and assisted in introducing ABC to costing process.


Intergrated software applications to improve workflow productivity and increase reporting.

Professional Training

  • Advanced Excel, Augusta Technical College, Augusta, GA, 2010 - Advanced Excel Techniques
  • Advanced Access, Augusta Technical College, Augusta, GA, 2010 - Advanced Access Techniques
  • PowerPoint 2007, Augusta Technical College, Augusta, GA, 2009 - Presentation Applications
  • Access 2007, Augusta Technical College, Augusta, GA, 2009 - Database Applications
  • Excel 2007, Augusta Technical College, Augusta, GA, 2009 - Spreadsheet Applications
  • Using Reportwiter module, JD Edwards, Atlanta, GA, 1999
  • Basic e-Time training Class, ADP, Atlanta, GA, 1998
  • Using ReportSmith, ADP, Atlanta, GA, 1998

Areas of Expertise

  • Cost Accounting
  • Financial Analysis and Controls
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
  • General Ledger
  • Capital Budgets Reporting
  • Financial Reporting
  • Profit and Loss Analysis
  • Financial Liaison
  • Efficiency and Productivity


Creating an environment with peers, managers, and executives that allows to be seen as a "Business Partner" rather than traditional accountant. Allowed better reporting and optimized utilization of work-flow.

By being a “Business Partner” was able to keep managers, directors, and executives in sync by creating and managing a sequential schedule of 100+ tasks to complete the annual operating plan of costs. Project was completed 2 months ahead of planned schedule.



Microsoft Office Specialist

Microsoft Corporation