Adam R

Dynamic Financial & Accounting Professional International and Domestic Experience / VP Finance, CFO


Financial Manager, Branch or Department

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Dynamic Executive Leader who has leveraged his financial and accounting background skills in tandem with his professional experience using information technology, operational knowledge of manufacturing processes and extensive experience in personnel management to achieve superior business results in the domestic and international business arenas. He has created enterprise value by developing and executing strategies to deliver top and bottom line growth for companies ranging Fortune 500 to new emerging businesses. Experience with general accounting controls for domestic and international companies, GAAP, IFRS, SOX compliance procedures, ISO9000 implementation, manufacturing operations, standard and job cost accounting, inventory control, working capital, asset management and various ERP system implementations that will enable him to deliver value quickly to any company. He has over 12 years of overseas international work experience in Central and South American and Europe and has developed excellent communication abilities in English, Spanish and general Portuguese. He is known as a “Hands On Team Builder” that is adept at restructuring business to reduce costs, enhanced operations, optimized performance and has worked with financial institutions to secure operational funding. Industry experience ranges from food production, plastics, electronics, chemical manufacturing, aerospace, aviation, packaging, banking, education, automotive and telecommunication which allows him to bring multiple solutions and resources to any organization environment. Currently seeking a senior / executive level role with professional organization.




Financial Achievement: 1. Worked with VP of Operations to achieve year over year 2012 and 2013 cost saving of PGI totaling $3.2M or $0.12 per Lb. from all the key raw material suppliers 2. Worked with the SVP and CFO in the UK to justify the US manufacturing of a vital component for Type IV fluid that will save the company a minimum of $500K per year as compared to importing product from UK 3. Renegotiated TKS and Bio-Type ! Agreements with Toll Manufacturing Facilities saving the company a total of $300K in production cost compared to prior year costs 4. Implemented corporate credit card for Kilfrost Inc. that didn’t require a secure line of credit saving the company $50K per year and provided the company with travel savings options 5. Working with the “Americas Team” to better control corporate expenses has resulted in $300K+ favorable results than budget YTD at Kilfrost Inc. for 2011-2012 year 6. Additional OPEX saving in 2012-2013 of $175K YTD May 2013 Information Technology Achievement: 1. Searched, selected and implemented E-Commerce system to allow for customers to place fluid order online 24/7 and receive confirmation of delivery, saved the company hundreds in labor hour and avoided data errors 2. Implemented New Phone System that contained numerous benefits for the Operations and Sales Teams and reduced operational cost by $60K per year 3. Upgraded US server and server infrastructure with minimal disruption to users 4. Located and hire outside service computer company to manage I.T. software and hardware and provide Kilfrost user with better support than was previously available 5. Implement better data and phone communication lines that had fail-over system to insure 24/7/365 operations and in 2013-2014 will save the company about $500 per month in lower costs Human Resources and Benefits Achievements: 1. Reduce health insurance costs over the last two years by competitively shopping the insurance market for employee plans without reducing coverage or elimination of benefit to employees 2. Elimination of company officer liability and company risk on 401K plan by moving the plan from under Kilfrost management to independent 401K provider and saving the company $10K in fees and charges per year 3. Reduction of payroll costs by moving from Pay-Checks to ADP / $5K cost savings 4. Provided employee with online access to insurance plans, 401K and payroll services at no additional cost to the company

Companies I like:

Aerospace, Manufacturing, Food Processing and Food Manufacturing, Education, High Tech, Chemical & Plastics, Energy Companies





• Strong financial and accounting background in various industries managing and working with G/L, AP, AR and Cash Flow Management as well as managed the month end closing process to insure timely period end reporting to the executive team • Created various types Strategic Budgets, extensive experience managing the monthly forecasting to the business plan, analyzed various aspects of the business and other business trends to allowing the CEO to make sound business decisions • Comprehensive understanding of various industry and operational process and how they relate to financial reporting needs for each specific company and across various types industries • Excellent Working Capital experience that has allowed better asset and cash management • Identify and targeted significant cost savings within all levels of the companies • Extensive work with external and internal auditors and managed internal audits of stocks, financial controls and control environments as well as banks and other financial institutions • Development of targeted Key Performance Indicators that improved managerial reporting within the senior leadership team • Extensive I.T. background managing, implementation and customizing various ERP systems to generate required information, responsible for staffs of 2 to 10, and managed all aspects of H.R. • Well-developed Cost Accounting skills using standard cost and moving average methods of accounting, and experience working with various revenue recognition processes for P&L reporting • Strong computer skills: Windows Office Suites, SAP Business One, Navision, Solomon, Oracle, and Hyperion • Multilingual - Excellent Spanish and basic conversation using Portuguese