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Cost Controllers use their financial, budget, and accounting expertise to evaluate costs of projects and ensure that those costs remain within the limits of the company budget. Tasks specific to the role of a Cost Controller, as is evident from the sample resumes of applicants, include verifying reports, statements, inventories, and invoices in accordance with the controller's instructions, and ensuring that pricing guidelines are followed by the operating departments. A Cost Controller typically holds a four-year college degree in the fields of cost accounting, finance, or tax and can reflect same on their resumes.

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Senior Cost Controller (mexico)

Controlling all production accounting activities. Develop costing activities to monitor company desired profits goals in the development of new products. Application of cost estimation to reduce component and product costing. Work with purchasing department to do cost analysis with suppliers in order to reduce component and investment costs.

  • Implemented new techniques to monitor production scrap and labor loses.
  • Coordinated all Kaizen and lean manufacturing activities for process improvements. Achieving reductions of 10% in assembly areas. In one year achieved 1.6 million US in savings for GM. programs.
  • Implemented TC/TP (Target Cost/Target Profit) techniques in the quotation process for new products. The new process achieved 6 new programs for the company.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MA
Global Management
2

Director of Purchasing/ F & B Cost Controller

465-room 4-Diamond convention hotel with 50,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, 2 restaurants, lobby bar, room service; $6.8 million in F & B revenue.

  • Consolidated the duties of purchasing and food & beverage controls
  • Re-developed and implemented a primary vendor program for food purchases
  • Reduced food cost 3.5% & beverage cost 1.5%
  • Hired my replacement as the Storeroom Manager, and then developed him to be my replacement
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
3

Retail Cost Controller

Audited financial operations for 16 retail outlets with annual sales in excess of $10 million at the La Quinta Resort, Spa and Golf Club. Provided monthly and annual financial reports to corporate.

  • Supervised and reconciled 9 inventories per month for each outlet after closing, as well as random bi-monthly inventory checks.
  • Developed and wrote a manual for inventory procedures covering operational processes for returns, organization, and storage of inventory. Implementation reduced shrinkage by half.
  • Produced and analyzed Cost of Sales spreadsheets and generated Sales Performance reports.
  • Balanced and closed monthly retail ledgers including accruals, re-classes and Cost of Sales inventory entries.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Finance
MA
Master of Arts
4

Florida - Chief Accountant/cost Controller

800 units Island Beach & Golf Resort

  • Managed staff of eight, supervised accounting department (including Night Audit), and reported directly to the Controller.
  • Responsible for all Food & Beverage, Retail, and supply audits.
  • Implemented and revised internal controls, audits, and procedures.
  • Produced monthly financial statements including departmental income statements for 15 departments and balance sheet analysis. Prepared all sales and employment tax reports.
  • Assisted in the design and implementation of the Maintenance department inventory controls and software.
  • Successfully reduced costs on all retail and food & beverage outlets by 10% and over 30% on the golf operations.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
5

Assistant Cost Controller

Supervised a staff of 10 from Cost Control, Receiving and Main Storeroom department.

  • Produced daily F&B reports for financial controller and head office.
  • Frequently inventoried main storeroom to maintain accurate records and reconcile variances.
  • Reported daily to Financial controller concerning budgets and propose measures to cut cost and save energy.
  • Recommended costs effective measures for cutting cost and prepared detailed cost reports to review with managers of all departments to ensure full understanding and adherence to their respective departmental budgets.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
AAS
Accounting And Accounting Systems Technology
BA
Business Administration: Accounting
6

Cost Controller

Utilized financial, budget and accounting knowledge to monitor and evaluate operational fixed and variable costs against set budgets and actual expenses

  • Used researched analysis to ensure company stayed within budgetary limits
  • Analyzed and provided suggestions to minimizing labor cost while maintaining an efficient staffing level to meet service standards
  • Scheduled Food & beverage itemize cost and implemented history and sales pattern
  • Created and recommended ways to maximize revenue and decrease costs (savings: 15% on food cost and increased sales revenue by 10% in 9 months timeframe)
  • Trained managers and department heads on the labor software and procedures
  • Developed and implemented a labor control software and procedures
  • Generated weekly reports for managers and forecast tools for senior management
  • Ensured that accounting procedures and systems are adequate and functional
  • Recorded business activities and prepared financial statements that inform top management about monthly, quarterly and annual, profit and loss
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business Management & Hotel
Hotel Management For American Hotels And Lodging
7

Cost Controller

  • Worked directly with the CEO on process improvements.
  • Saved almost US$ 122K per year by implementing cost control measures related to utilities: installed a solar system for water heating and system whereby electricity is only available to customers when rooms are in use.
  • Saved almost US$117K per year by implementing cost control with regards to payroll: Reduced work schedule from 3 shifts to 2 (losing 53 employees): redrawing schedules for security, waiting, and cleaning services allowed the remaining employees more much needed work hours, improving the remaining staff’s morale.
  • Raised company sales 14% and enhanced repeat business by incorporating a 24-Hour Bar/Restaurant, an innovative service no competitor hotels in the area offered at the time.
  • Designed a process flow diagram to guided front desk staff regarding the maximum number of customers we receive per week in order to offer a quicker cleaning service, faster checkout, and improved client satisfaction.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
8

Operations Coordinator, Cost Controller and Logistics Manager

Participated and completed the comprehensive Management Trainee program Maersk International Shipping Education (M.I.S.E.).

  • Served in three different positions; Operations Coordinator, Cost Controller and Logistics Manager.
  • Successful implemented the logistics framework as logistics provider of BL Harbert for the construction of the US Embassy in Ouagadougou
  • Maintained and negotiated contracts, exports and imports processing, inland haulage.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
MA
Civil Engineering
9

Global Cost Accounting Manager / Cost Controller

Responsible for the development of global cost accounting methodology, monthly reporting of actual results, yearly planning and analysis of transfer prices. Managing a team of three (two of which were offsite) we worked with the VP of Manufacturing, plant managers and cost accountants at each of our plants to provide financial results and insights.

  • Provided financial analysis of manufacturing plants and products to management - working with VP of Manufacturing to analyze his performance.
  • Coordinated manufacturing budgets for local and global operations - developed models and analysis that did not exist.
  • Created standard cost models using activity based costing - Standardized the approach to cost accounting across all manufacturing sites.
  • Provided analysis of capital projects including cash flow modeling and financial memorandum review - provided insightful, detailed review of projects.
  • Prepared monthly closing of Inventory accounting system including journal entries and reconciliations.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MS
Business
10

Interim Controller / Cost Controller

Helped implement the final stages of EZ Labor Management: FYE 08-09 Estimated Savings of $790K.

  • Created departmental "Checkbooks" to help control Operating Expenses: FYE 08-09 Estimated Savings of $190K.
  • Continually analyzed Food & Beverage operation (days/hours open) to find new opportunities for efficiency: FYE 08-09 Estimated Savings of $175K.
  • Assisted with forecasts and analysis for the department by providing the data and information requested by management related to all areas of food and beverage.
  • Prepared pro-forma profit and loss statements for all Club Member and Catering events.
  • Conducted internal control tests to ensure integrity of systems.
  • Constantly analyze systems and controls to seek efficiencies and research alternate systems that better serve the customer.
  • Reviewed purchasing procedures to ensure policies for obtaining quotes are being followed.
  • Supervised receiving area and implement receiving procedures and controls including spot checks.
  • Reviewed flow of information related to the Point of Sale (POS) to ensure data is being captured correctly in accounts receivable and general ledger.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
MA
Master of Arts

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