I am an Oracle Project Manager with over 10 years of experience.
I would like to use my vast experiences and knowledge to assist an enterprise in accomplishing its financial and operational goals.
Summary of Qualifications
? Project Manager/oracle 11i Financials Team Lead/Analyst
? Systems Implementations/System Support/Systems Training
? IT Management/Change Management
? oracle AR, AP, OE, OM, INV, PO, CRM, GL, FA, WIP, BOM, CE, PA, Public Sector Applications
? Business Intelligence OFA, CRM, OM
? oracle versions 9.4, 10.4, 10.7, 11 & 11i
? oracle Global implementation
? oracle upgrade experience from 10.7 to version 11
? Working knowledge of PL/SQL
? oracle Tools: Developer 6.0 and Discoverer 3.1
? Systems Audit/Review
? Disaster Recovery Planning
? Re-engineering/Process Improvement
? Best Practices
? Systems Training/Trainer
? Continuous Improvement/TQM
? Project Tracking
? Resource Planning/Allocation
? Financial and Managerial Reporting
? Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting
? Mergers, Acquisitions and Reorganizations
? Foreign Currency/Cost Accounting
? Effective communicator with all levels of staff
? Analytical and creative problem solver
? Expertise in manufacturing, telecommunications, construction, retail and distribution industries
Toshiba, Lebanon, TN
oracle Implementation Project Manager
Led the 11.5.9 implementation of the oracle ERP Suite of applications. Responsible for the hands on leading of a project team in the design, development, testing and deployment of the oracle ERP suite. The modules included General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Purchasing, i-Store, Inventory and Order Management.
United States Postal Service, Washington, DC
May 2004-August 2005
oracle Upgrade Team Lead
Led the 11.5.9 upgrade of the oracle Financials. Responsible for the hands on leading of a project team in the upgrade, testing and deployment of the oracle financials suite. The modules included General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Inventory and Order Management. Assisted in the development of the project plan and milestone deliverables.
Yahoo, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA March 2004-May 2004
An Internet Company
oracle Upgrade Project Manager
Led the 11.5.9 upgrade of the oracle Financials, CRM and HRMS. Responsible for the hands on upgrade testing of the financials, as well as, management oversight of the CRM and HRMS modules. Managed a team of 15, which included IT technical support, DBA, and developers. Interacted and directed the user testing and acceptance.
EnPro Industries, Inc., Charlotte, NC January 2004-March 2004
A manufacturer of industrial products
oracle Financials Functional Lead/Analyst
Short-term oracle assessment project. Responsible for design of the Global Organization Structure utilizing oracle 11I Multi-Org. Designed the Accounting Flexfield and an overall architecture. Developed a complete alternative to the company?s implementation plans that will save the company money and resources.
GE Aircraft Engines, Inc., Cincinnati, OH August 2003-November 2003
A manufacturer of commercial aircraft engines
Hands on manager of the oracle Project Accounting module for the IT division. Responsible for the day to day project plan, resource management, business requirements gathering, gap analysis, detail design, setup, testing, documentation, and training.
CTI Molecular Imaging, Inc., Knoxville, TN December 2002-July 2003
A manufacturer of molecular imaging products for the medical profession
oracle Financials Lead/Analyst
? Hands on manager for the financial implementation of the GL, AP, AR, FA, PA and CE oracle (version 11.5.7) modules. Worked with the implementation of oracle OM and INV, BOM & WIP. Lead the day to day project plan management of a team of 2 contractors and 5 client team members. Responsibilities included business requirement gathering, gap analysis, detail design, setup, testing, training and documentation. Oversaw the project from inception to completion. Tracked and documented resource planning and usage. Worked to develop the companies shared services strategy. Implemented the companies Construction in Process and capital projects system in oracle PA. Developed and managed an ongoing client relationship.
Panera Bread Co., St. Louis, MO August 2002-November 2002
A manufacturer of wholesale bread companies and neighborhood bakeries in 11 states
? I acted as a contracted Fixed Asset Manager (oracle version 11.0.3) to implement the tax depreciation for the company. I acted as the ?hands on? functional lead for a process improvement and oracle enhancement project. I developed the project plan and performed all of the business requirements gathering, gap analysis, system setup, user acceptance testing and user training. Customized the user training material.
Technology Rentals & Service, Dallas, TX September 2001-March 2002
A High Tech Equipment Rental and Leasing firm with around 14M in annual revenue
? I acted as a contracted Engagement Manager for the oracle Financials implementation. I lead a team of 1 developer and 1 DBA. I was the functional lead. Total team size was 7. I implemented the oracle GL, AR and CE modules. I performed all of the business requirements gathering, gap analysis, system setup, user acceptance testing and user training. I was the class instructor/trainer for the 30 end users. This was a multi-org, multiple reporting currency setup version 11.5.5 setup.
Clearwire Technologies, Arlington TX July 2001-September2001
A startup wireless technology firm
? I was the contracted Engagement Manager and functional lead for this implementation of oracle Financials. The team was made up of 3 external consultants and three internal employees. Oversaw the project from inception to completion and post production support. I was responsible for the setup and delivery using oracle?s Fast Forward methodology of the oracle 11i GL, AP, AR, CE, FA and PO within a 60 day window (oracle version 11.5.4) and integrated with the oracle Manufacturing modules including INV, and MRP. Setup the new Fixed Asset tracking system using oracle?s FA module, which included setting up of multiple tax ?books?. Trained end users, including providing a ?Clearwire? user guide. Responsible for the Systems Architecture and Design. Implemented the disaster recovery and nightly backup plans using the Veritos Software.
VarTec Telecom, Inc., Dallas TX March 2001-July 2001
International telecommunications company with revenues of $1.2 billion
? I was the contracted Project Manager for a team of three oracle Functional Consultants. We acted as the liaison between a third party consulting firm and the user community. I was responsible for day to day project management and oversight for the project, business requirements gathering, gap analysis and system design and setup. Performed a Systems Review of the architecture, disaster recovery and on-going backup plans. The implementation involved the oracle GL, AP, FA, AR, INV, PA, PO, HR, and Payroll (version 11.0.3). I was the functional lead for the GL, PA, FA, PA, HR and Payroll.
ACCOR Economy Lodging, Dallas TX November 2000-February 2001
International owner operator of Motel 6 and Red Roof Inns with over $3B in revenue
oracle Financials Analyst
? I was the contracted Assistant Project Manager and Systems Auditor for this reconciliation project. I managed a team of 4 reconciliation consultants. We were chartered to reconcile the purchase of Red Roof Inns by ACCOR. We also setup the permanent Reconciliation Department. I performed system audit of the oracle modules to ensure proper training/support/use.
e business, Inc., Dallas TX September 1996-June 2000
A startup venture to be the outsourcing center for small and mid-size firms.
? I started this company as a small business ?back ?office? service firm. I was initially the Project Manager and later the Controller. I helped build the firm from zero sales to just over 5 million in two years. The firm began as B & Company where I was a business advisor and Controller ?for a day? to small and mid-sized firms. I regularly performed system audits/reviews and interacted with clients management for strategic planning. B & Company later merged into e business, Inc.
KPMG October 1995 ? September 1996
One of the ?Big 5? accounting and consulting firms.
? I was a Manager and helped build the oracle Practice for the Dallas office. I managed multiple projects, while developing the oracle practice. Worked as the GL Manager for TCI cables oracle implementation. Acted as the Project Manager for UniSite Inc?s. Global oracle implementation. Where we performed an oracle upgrade from 10.7 to 11i. We also reviewed the system architecture and reevaluated the systems on going maintenance.
Nokia August 1991- September 1995
$5B Manufacturer and distributor of cellular telephones.
? I developed the entire accounting department for Nokia?s US distribution center. I managed the day to day Accounting, HR and IT departments, as well as, setup the company?s cost accounting system. I was an instrumental figure in building the corporate ?shared services? division. I was an instrumental figure in developing the Distribution Centers disaster recovery plans. I was also the Project Manager for Nokia?s oracle implementation and upgrades (9.3, reinstalled 9.4, upgraded to 10.4 then to 10.7 and finally to 11) over a three-year period. We implemented the oracle GL, AP, AR, OE, FA, PO, INV and BOM.
Keiser College 1992-1993
A small three campus private college headquartered in Jacksonville, FL.
? I taught evening classes in computer and accounting.
US Army March 1981-February 1991
? I was a squad leader with responsibilities for over $110 million in field communications equipment.
Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA
? Bachelor of Science in Accounting