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Controller
LOOKING FOR:
Permanent
YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:
12
EXPERTISE:
Accounting and manufacturing

LesterAn experienced Controller with over a decade of experience, including 5 years in cannabis

Relevant Skills

Utilizing POS systems to identify irregularities and theft in high-volume stores, building in-house CRM for tracking and presenting customer info, leading teams in 2 ERP selection and implementation

Expertise Summary
  • Lester had 12 years of accounting experience and 5 years of manufacturing experience. 
    • He spent 6 years in a controller role, 8 years in a managerial position, and 5 years in a cannabis-specific role. 
  • Lester created a manufacturing tool that was able to track input resources, including specific employees, and provide insights on labor hours, raw material failure rates, and provide traceability in the event of a recall. 
    • He had to accomplish the task using existing pre-ERP tech–Excel (data collection), power query (data aggregation), and power BI (exporting). 
  • Lester utilized POS systems to identify irregularities and theft in a high-volume store (65-90k/day). 
    • He Utilized RFID, increased and oversaw PIC, and changed retail floor layout for better optimization of existing cameras to minimize theft and store throughput. 
  • Lester built an in-house CRM for tracking and presenting customer information at a click. 
    • This was a real-time user interface built on Power BI that became an integral part of the sales team’s weekly meeting as well as a powerful tool for upselling. 
  • Lester has relevant software experience and certifications 
    • He was the internal and external team lead on 2 ERP selection and implementation teams. 
    • The software he is familiar with includes, but is not limited to, the following: ADP, Paychex, Gusto, Greenleaf, Excel, Power BI, Power Query, Acumatica, Dynamics 365, Odoo, Sage X3/Nextec, Metrc, Flourish, Dutchie, Leaflink, Weedmaps, Floenvy, QMS, Google Suite, Growlink, CData, Fusion POS, Docusign 

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