Sheedy - Controller - Epping, NH, USA

Kevin Sheedy

Epping, NH, USA




• Project management & team leadership • Analytical capabilities
• Execution and follow through • Creation and maintenance of internal controls
• Effective communication skills
• Supervision and employee development • Cross functional collaboration
• Forecasting/budgeting

Work History

Business Unit Controller


• Controller of Lamp business unit of General Lighting Division for NAFTA region
• Full P&L and balance sheet accountability
• Specific focus on management of product portfolio during industry transformation from traditional lamp technologies to LED lighting

Sales, Service and Logistics Controller


Sales Controller as described below with expanded scope of financial responsibility as follows:
• Logistics Organization - Distribution network and transportation
• Sylvania Lighting Services - lighting maintenance/service business

Sales Controller


Controller for Sylvania's Sales Function
• Effectively managed controlling responsibilities of multiple sales channels and support departments
• Provided support/analysis for new business propositions, contract renewals and pricing proposals leading to improved profitability and revenue growth
• Led Asset Management Initiative resulting in significant improvement in accounts receivable and cash flow (earned Siemens' Top+ Award for project success)
• Led implementation of $2M quote processing and price management system
• Responsible for SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) compliance including improved controls, policies and procedures within the sales organization
• Managed large group of financial analysts and billing specialists



Financial Reporting & Analysis
Directed financial reporting, forecasting and budgeting processes to provide timely and accurate information to senior management
• Served as key financial liaison between Sylvania and parent company (Osram/Siemens)
• Supported implementation of EVA concept in OSI including development of reporting methodology and identification of opportunities to improve EVA
• Accelerated financial reporting cycle time and quality of product line reporting
• Controlling responsibilities for HQ functions (IT, HR and Communications)

Manager, Financial Analysis

Sylvania's Precision Materials and Components Division

Responsible for financial reporting and analysis for Sylvania's Precision Materials and Components Division
• Developed revised internal transfer pricing methodology of lighting components
• Coordinated internal/external profitability reporting structure

Manager - Operations Analysis & Cost Systems


Responsible for reviewing and evaluating business and financial considerations of major investment proposals.
• Led conversion to Osram product cost system throughout Sylvania including creation of documentation, field rollout and coordination of changes in closing procedures and system modifications (semi-finalist for Osram Star Award)
• Supported implementation of Osram factory reporting measuring KPI's

SBU Operations Controller


Controller of business unit consisting of wire drawing, metal plating, plastic molding and connector assembly including operations in Puerto Rico

Previous Plant Controller - Lighting Fixtures
GTE Financial Associate Development Program

Qualifications & Certifications

BS Economics - Finance and Management concentrations

Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Babson College

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