Steagall - Controller - Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

Mel Steagall

Rancho Cucamonga, CA, USA

Services

Controller

Summary:

MicroSoft Office (Excel, Word etc). Advanced user of Excel pivot tables v look ups etc.

Work History

Controller

Digitran a Unit of Electro Switch Corp

From November 2010

Responsibilities and Accomplishments:
•Responsible for all financial and HR activities of two divisions of the company. Managed monthly, quarterly year end close, budgets, cost accounting and banking relations. Provided financial reporting and analysis to Operations, Banking facility and Board of Directors.
•Responsible for establishing budgeting process for all departments.
•Established a standard cost system with ability to analyze variance from standard and to capitalize variances.
•Implemented weekly DASHBOARDS to keep management informed on company
performance MTD and QTD which identified gaps and provided opportunity to fill gaps.
•Actively involved in medical and dental benefit selection process.
•Responsible for all HR activities at both locations.

Controller

Semicoa Corporation

December 2007 - November 2010

Responsibilities and Accomplishments:
•Responsible for all financial aspects of the company. Managed monthly, quarterly
year end close, budgets, cost accounting and banking relations. Provided financial reporting and analysis to Operations, Banking facility and Board of Directors.
•Responsible for establishing budgeting process for all departments.
•Completed conversion from Manfact to Great Plains and FSM.
•Established a standard cost system with ability to analyze variance from standard and to capitalize variances.
•Implemented bi-weekly DASHBOARDS to keep management informed on company
performance MTD and QTD which identified gaps and provided opportunity to fill gaps.

Controller

Ball Corporation

June 2006 - December 2007

Responsibilities and Accomplishments:
• Responsible for all financial aspects of the company. Managed monthly financial close,
forecasting, budgets and cost accounting. Provided financial reporting and analysis to
Operations and Corporate on a monthly basis.


• Responsible for the budgeting process for sales, cos, administrative expenses,
inventory, receivables, payables and capitol appropriations.
• Implemented tight inventory and costs goals to insure accurate monthly reporting
including implementing daily cycle counting for stores and weekly for WIP backflush.
• In Charge of Standard cost roll up process; coordinates & interfaces with Purchasing,
R&D and Production departments in determining standard costs.
• Reviews and audits inventory movements, and reconciles inventory with G/L Account
balances.
• Prepares various production reports and analyzes production variances on a monthly
basis.
• Executes calculation of Overhead, WIP, and Mfg Variance at month-end.
• SOX Compliance audit to insure compliance with GAAP.
• Converted to JD Edwards G/L MfgPro all manufacturing modules

Controller

Alcan Packaging Cebal

October 2004 - June 2006

Responsibilities and Accomplishments:
• Responsible for all financial aspects of the company. Managed monthly financial close,
forecasting, budgets and cost accounting. Provided financial reporting and analysis to
Operations and Corporate on a monthly basis.
• Responsible for the budgeting process for sales, cos, administrative expenses,
inventory, receivables, payables and capital appropriations.
• Implemented tight inventory and costs goals to insure accurate monthly reporting
including implementing daily cycle counting for stores and weekly for WIP backflush.
• In Charge of Standard cost roll up process; coordinates & interfaces with Purchasing,
R&D and Production departments in determining standard costs.
• Reviews and audits inventory movements, and reconciles inventory with G/L Account
balances.
• Prepares various production reports and analyzes production variances on a monthly
basis.
• Executes calculation of Overhead, WIP, and Mfg Variance at month-end.
• Converted to SAP MM, G/L, A/P and A/R

Controller

Perkin Elmer LAS

April 2002 - October 2004

Responsibilities and Accomplishments:
• Responsible for all financial aspects of the company. Managed monthly financial close,
forecasting, budgets, and cost accounting. Comprehensive monthly analysis on plant
operations.
• Coordinates with production department and engineering to ensure the BOM's and
Routings accurately reflect the most current information.
• Completed implementation of manufacturing and accounting systems on AS400.
• Reduced closing time from 5 to 2 days.

Hardware AS400, IBM

HP 3000 Software Great Plains, PRISM, FSM, JD EDWARDS, MFGPRO, SAP, PRMS, KBM, HYPERION,
ASKMAN/MAN, PANSOFIC, MAPICS, AMAPS, WINDOWS, EXCEL, WORD, MS OFFICE, COMPUTER ASSOCIATES.

Cost Accounting Manager

Day Runner, Inc

May 1993 - April 2002

Fullerton, California May 1993 - Apr 2002
A 200mm dollar a year Manufacturer and Distributor of Personal Organizers.
Cost Accounting Manager

Responsibilities and Accomplishments:
• Implemented ABC at Mexico and Little Rock manufacturing facilities.
• Consolidations of two Domestic and six International divisions including eliminations.
•Managed the Cost Accounting activities at all locations.
• Worked with Mexico facility to insure compliance with Mexico customs and NAFTA.
• Implemented GMIT to increase margins. Margins rose from 48% to 54%.

Cost Accounting Manager

Thermco Systems

Up to May 1993

- Orange, California 1987 - May 1993
A 80MM dollar a year World Class Manufacturer of Capital Equipment for the Semiconductor Industry.
Cost Accounting Manager

Responsibilities and Accomplishments:
• Responsible for complete conversion of all operating and accounting systems from
Amaps to ASK Man/Man.
• Designed computerized cost accounting system on ASK system with multilevel
BOM's
• Consolidation of two Domestic and three International divisions including eliminations.
• Established JIT as a priority, which reduced inventories by 20%.
• Directed staff of 10 using TQM training to improve overall efficiency.
• Heavily involved in budgets, forecasts including margins, cash and inventories.

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelors in Business major accounting

Cal State Fullerton

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