Plant Controller Cost Accountant ERP in Dallas Ft Worth TX Resume Norman Holt by NormanHolt1


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									                                        Norman E. Holt, MBA
                                             Bedford, Texas 76021
                                           Toll Free: (800) 336-3997

MBA in Accounting, University of Phoenix, GPA 3.8, July 2007
BSBA in Marketing, West Virginia University, GPA 2.7, May 1980
Additional Course Work: Computer Science, Chemistry and Engineering
Plant Controller
General Aluminum Mfg. Co., a 1st & 2nd Tier Automotive Parts Manufacturer, Ravenna, OH              Mar 2012 – Nov 2012
•     Responsible for month end close in Ross ERP system generating necessary Journal Entries and Accruals
•     Analyze Labor, Material and Overhead costs against Standards, Researched and explained variances
•     Prepared reports summarizing KPI’s and forecasting company business activity, financial position in areas of income,
      expense, and earnings based on past, present and expected operations
•     Reconciled physical inventory variances
•     Provided support for year end, bank and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) audits
•     Developed Capital Expense ROI Analyses
•     Maintained and reconciled fixed asset depreciation schedule
•     Reconciled all Tooling and Construction Work in Process accounts
•     Developed Excel based system to verify temporary labor invoices, and generate JE’s for distribution of those labor costs
      by newly developed cost centers

Cost Controller
Saint Jean Industries, Inc., a 1st & 2nd Tier Automotive Parts Manufacturer, Heber Springs, AR       Apr 2011 – Feb 2012
•     Developed and implemented cost accounting policies
•     Financial analysis of interim and finished goods costs by part number, comparing actual to standard
•     Generated Balanced Scored Card on a weekly basis comparing standard against actual for direct and indirect labor,
      overtime, repairs and maintenance and general expenses
•     Developed actual overhead costs, direct, and indirect labor costs
•     Generated feasibility studies on the anticipated costs of prospective business and recommended pricing for new
•     Developed capacity study for current and future business and helped create capital expenditure investment plan
•     Worked on budget development for plant
•     Created BOM’s in AccPac/MISys ERP system
•     Developed documentation and power point used to negotiate temporary price increase of $2.15 for a part that sold for
      around $10 netting $7 Million to the bottom line.
dba Norman E. Holt, MBA, Accounting and IT consultancy, Bedford, TX                                  Apr 2009 – Apr 2011
Clients include:
• Potomac Realty Group, LLC.                                                                                  Chicago, IL.
• Higgins Facilities Funding, LLC.                                                                            Chicago, IL.
• Solarin Technologies, LLC. OTC Pharmaceuticals                                                             Bedford, TX.
Cost Accountant
Amweld Building Products, a $60 Million International Metal Door & Frame Mfg., OH                    Jun 2005 – Apr 2009

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•   Responsible for all aspects of Cost Accounting and Inventory Control in a standard cost environment, including
    Purchase Price Variance for adjustment to GAAP, bi-annual cost re-evaluation, and BOM analysis & correction
•   Revised or developed, and implemented standard cost methodologies and controls, cost accounting policies and
    procedures in a lean manufacturing environment increasing the integrity of the perpetual inventory
•   Resolved accounting discrepancies related to receipts of raw material, PO’s and vendor invoices
•   Coordinated audits for asset-based loans (quarterly and annually) and assisted with the annual financial audits
•   Supervised two indirect reports in the US and three indirect reports in Mexico
•   Partnered with manufacturing operations to ensure accurate and meaningful internal reports and analysis
•   Recommended metrics for measuring operating performance and aligning corporate goals with bonus program
•   Assisted in the development and Implementation of numerous cost saving measures and procedures
•   Integrated legacy inventory procedures into ERP to leverage investment in TCM ERP system
•   Assisted in the design/development of an inventory evaluation system reducing close time by 3 – 5 days
Acting Controller
TechSol Chemical Company, Inc., A specialty chemical blending company, Huntington, WV             Mar 2002 – Dec 2004
•   Supervised or produced all accounting work using MYOB, compiled and analyzed financial information, prepared
    financial statements, generated all payroll tax returns and assisted with the development of corporate income taxes
•   Verified accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
•   Negotiated service contracts with MeadWestvaco, Arizona Chemical, and Marathon Ashland among others
•   Analyzed financial data to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and operational procedures and insure
    compliance with bank loan covenants
•   Provided strategic recommendations and implemented solutions to operational and financial problems
•   Developed system and wrote procedures for tracking railroad cars and contents to maximize side track utilization,
    control inventory, and provide documentation for accounts receivable and COGS using Excel
•   Succeeded in financial turnaround
Consultant/Depreciation Accountant
FirstEnergy Corporation for Robert Half, A $12 Billion publicly held utility, Akron, OH          Nov 2000 – Mar 2002
•   Developed and produced monthly depreciation variance to budget reports, for 18 generation and transmission entities
    totaling more than $17 billion in depreciable base and $34 million in monthly depreciation expense, improving the
    closing process in accuracy and time
•   Consolidated GPU & FirstEnergy information during merger; Used Oracle, PowerPlant & Brio to assist conversion to SAP
•   Assisted in the development of budgets and forecasts as well as the implementation of budget software in Power Plant
•   Reconciled plant balances in general ledger accounts to fixed asset management software (called Power Plant),
    accomplished through Brio and PowerPlant queries and analyzing the results.
•   Redesigned and produced audit lead schedules for depreciation, construction work in progress (CWIP), nuclear
    decommissioning, nuclear fuel depletion and amortization
KAVADAN Corporation, a Domino’s Pizza Franchisee, Tallmadge, OH                                   Feb 1994 – Oct 2000
•   Produced all daily, monthly, quarterly and annual accounting work, ensuring accurate and appropriate recording and
    analysis of revenues and expenses including payroll, royalty reports and federal, state and local tax returns
•   Analyzed monthly operating results against budget
•   Supported, maintained, and diagnosed problems for computer hardware and software
•   Designed, and implemented marketing strategy to increase sales and promote the Brand
•   Set up Corporation including overseeing the development and submission of articles of incorporation
•   Set up entire accounting system, including selection & implementation of accounting software & POS system
•   Designed controls, procedures and policies for cash management, A/R, A/P, N/P, Payroll and Personnel
•   Relocated outlet overseeing site selection, construction and including maintaining compliance with city building
    inspectors in order to comply with Domino's Image 2000 standard

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