Chris McDowell

Controller / Accounting Consultant

Fort Worth, Las Colinas & Irving, North Dallas

21+ years of experience

Consulting

  • 20+ Years of Progressive Accounting & Finance Experience

    including budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and P&L responsibility.

  • Extensive Manufacturing & Cost Accounting Experience

    including margin analysis, pricing strategy, inventory management, & more.

  • ERP Implementation Leader

    with system experience in Oracle, SAP, Tableau, QuickBooks, JD Edwards, and more.

Industries

Roles

  • Maintained and updated fixed asset additions, disposals and changes.

  • Utilized Oracle ERP system for fixed assets and month end journal processing.
  • Prepared monthly gross margin analysis for building projects.

  • Defined and implemented SAP Business One system clean up and utilization efforts.

  • Improved profitability of the company 3% in year 2018 and 5% 2019.

  • Strategic evaluation and implementation of new ERP systems.

  • Evaluated cost accounting pricing strategies.

  • Implemented inventory management strategies.
  • Prepared detail SKU budget for 3,000 finished goods and 13,000 raw and packaging components.

  • Controlled all pricing for customer proposals.

Achievements

  • Went from an annualized reporting period to a monthly reporting cycle in three months.
  • Results after acquisition: capital equipment repairs and acquisition, new product lines to complement existing customer base, purchasing department restructured, labor efficiencies.
  • Organized processes and procedures to support 72% reduction in month-end close from 14 to 4 days
  • Organized raw material warehouse into locations to make cycle count process easier.
  • Achieved 20% improvement in working capital through inventory management practices and cash collections procedures.

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