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									                                         PAT HANNON
                        Palo Alto, CA 94304 650-323-1362

                     SENIOR COST ACCOUNTANT •
Dedicated Senior Cost Accountant with more than 10 years of experience supporting strategic decision-
making in a manufacturing environment through the collection, and analysis, and reporting of standard
cost and inventory data. Skilled in standard costing and analysis, inventory management, and other
accounting entries, reporting and analysis. Technically proficient professional with significant ERP
experience, including multiple SAP implementations and advanced Excel skills.

                                            Areas of Expertise
AP/AR • Audits • Budgeting • Cost Accounting •Cost/Benefit Analysis • Expense Control • Financial
Analysis • Financial Statements • General Ledger • Internal Controls • Inventory Management • Cost
       Reduction • Ops Management • Process Improvement • Team Leadership/Motivation

                                  PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CV PARTNERS INC, San Francisco, CA
Regional Executive Recruiting Firm

SKYY SPIRITS LLC, San Francisco, CA 2010 - present
The eighth largest spirits company in America backed by parent Gruppo Campari an international powerhouse and
the sixth largest spirits company in the world.

Senior Cost Accountant
Supported product supply chain. Performed month end close, including journal entries, accruals,
reconciliations, costing and variance analysis. Also responsible for the creation and maintenance of
Material Master, including creation of BOM’s, purchasing information records and purchasing contracts.
    Reduced six figure variance to low four figures by determining root cause and working with local
       IT to resolve systemic issues.
     Implemented tool for detailed PPV analysis providing visibility to drivers of significant variances.
     Responsible for the 2012 cost roll for multiple plants.
     Power user on SAP project that implemented new corporate structure
    Worked closely with product innovations team in setting up new material master records,
       purchasing information records and BOMs,
     Worked closely with operations team to insure integrity of BOMs.
     SAP Power user.

One of world's largest medical device companies; the Electrophysiology (EP) group represents 1% of total annual
sales of $1.7B

Principal Cost Accountant
Supported San Jose EP manufacturing operations. Performed month end close, including journal entries,
accruals, reporting. Maintained weekly metrics for manufacturing management. Forecast inventory
requirements, and analyzed inventory count / trends and manufacturing / purchase price variance. Led
cost reduction program, evaluated and tracked projects, and developed monthly reporting.
                                          PAT HANNON
                         Palo Alto, CA 94304 650-323-1362

       Discovered disconnect between purchase price and bill of material, resulting in estimated $500K
        PPV, and partnered with team to resolve standard cost error on related Bills of Material.
       Identified error on Bill of Material resulting in incorrect signals to MRP. Worked closely with
        cross-functional team to correct error and ensure that purchasing personnel had access to true
        requirements for major component.
       Implemented tool for detailed manufacturing variance analysis, providing visibility to drivers of
        significant variances.
       Developed trend reports enabling materials group to gain better control of inventory and
        inventory adjustments.

VERISIGN, Mountain View, CA 2007-2008
Trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services including internet security programs and licensing of domain
names; revenues of $1B

Senior Financial Analyst
Led financial planning / analysis and ad-hoc reporting for Business Unit Product Managers. Maintained
weekly bookings and revenue dashboards. Updated quarterly forecast, performed, analyzed variance,
and reconciled deferred revenue accounts. Contributed to annual revenue plan through development of
revenue models. Partnered with Revenue Recognition, Order Management, and Product Management to
resolve revenue issues. Developed customized monthly reports, analysis, and forecast workbook for
business managers.
     Responded to external auditors on revenue and expense flux analysis questions.

$10.3B global provider of engineered electronic components for thousands of consumer and industrial products

Cost Accounting Manager
Directed team of 3 accounting professionals in financial close, planning, forecasting, and variance
analysis; reviewed and approved journal entries. Led and implemented annual recosts for 6
manufacturing plants, and established labor and overhead costs. Prepared and presented inventory
impact and margin analysis for review and feedback before establishment of final costs. Ensured that
material errors were promptly detected and corrected via ongoing analysis. Analyzed financial data for
new product development and capital requests. Prepared financial metrics for manufacturing. Managed
annual manufacturing budgets of $90M for 100+ departments. Directed site services budgeting processes,
determined appropriate allocation methods, and designed review processes focused on budget/actual
comparisons and actual/ recovery comparisons.
     Developed comprehensive manufacturing variance analysis, enabling manufacturing leadership
        to identify key variance drivers and implement time and cost effective solutions.
     Contributed directly to elimination of variances of $100K+ for 2 largest plants processing 1K+
     Ensured uniform quality for reviews and established accountability through creation of detailed
        checklists for monthly close and pre-close.
     Successfully represented finance area in two SOX audits with no findings.
     Identified SAP issue that had created inventory overstatement of $500K. Worked closely with
        cross-functional team to resolve issues and created monthly review of related inventory items.
     Served as Local Finance Lead on multiple SAP implementations including Hot Pack fixes, new
        SAP version, and plant consolidation.
     Enhanced thoroughness of standards analysis for specified product groups through design and
        implementation of continuous cost review processes.
                                      PAT HANNON
                      Palo Alto, CA 94304 650-323-1362

PAT HANNON continued
      Designed and prepared summary and detail reports for manufacturing managers enabling rapid
       analysis and resolution of key issues and dollar impact of trends and variances within each plant.
      Contributed directly to Six Sigma team as finance representative, and evaluated / monitoring
       cost reduction projects.

Previous professional experience with Adobe Systems as Credit Supervisor, Measurex Corporation as
Senior Credit Analyst, and with Ampex Corporation as Division Credit Manager.


                           Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA
                                 BS, Human Services Administration


                                  SAP Power User for FI/CO Modules
               Excel, including Pivot Tables, Look Ups, and Linked Worksheets / Books

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