Tom Berdan, MBA, CPIM

Contact Tom for further details and availability at 630.404.1352
tberdan@kramerdesigns.com

 

 

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 Tom Berdan, MBA, CPIM

ERP Project Manager and Senior Business Consultant.

  • ERP Project Manager with on-site project experience at over 30 different companies located throughout the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Strong Accounting and supply chain management knowledge.

  • Extensive experience in the application areas of Finance, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management systems, design, implementation and usage.

  • Comprehensive experience in the areas of Activity Based Costing (ABC) and Activity Based Management (ABM), standard cost determination, budgeting and forecasting, pricing and variance analysis. Familiar with discrete and process manufacturing environments.

  • Designed and implemented standard cost accounting, budgetary control and financial reporting systems.

  • Strong distribution cost accounting background. Broad working knowledge of GAAP, SOX and familiar with IFRS. Familiar with COGNOS BI products: Decision Stream, Finance, Impromptu, Power Play and Report Net

  • Expert knowledge of BPCS and ERP LX Configurable Enterprise Financials, Multi Mode Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management products.

  • Attained Boston University Certificate in Project Management in 2013. PMI trained (180 PDUs)

     

Clients

  • On-site project experience at over 30 different companies located throughout the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Puerto Rico

Other Positions AND Expertise

  • ERP Project Manager

  • Senior Business Consultant

  • Controller

  • Cost Accounting Manager

  • Cost and Inventory Manager

  • Financial Analyst

Previous Employers

  • TEKsystems

  •  Infor

  • SSA Global Technologies

  • SSA

  • United Technologies (Hamilton Standard Division)

  • General Tire (Gen Corp)

  • Ponderosa Systems, Inc.

Education

  • Western Michigan University - Haworth College of Business
    MBA, Finance and Business Management
    1984 – 1987

  • Central Michigan University
    MA, Political Science and Government

  • Central Michigan University
    BA, Business Administration and Accounting

  • Boston University - Certificate in Project Management
    2011 – 2013
    Certificate in Project Management includes these three individual certifications:
    1. Foundations of Project Management
    2. Principles of Project Management
    3. Comprehensive Project Management

    PMI trained (180 PDUs)

    Completed my PMI Certificate in Project Management at Boston University - PMBOK 4th Edition

CERTIFICATIONS

  • CPIM APICS certification 1994

  • Passed IQMS Enterprise IQ training and testing 2013

  • Boston University Certificate in Project Management 2013 PMI Certified

  • Infor ERP SyteLine Certified Functional Consultant Finance 2012

  • SSA "Boot Camp" certified in the BPCS Financial and Supply Chain Management products at the instructor level

  • Certified in SSA Global’s ERP implementation and project management methodology "BASIS" at the instructor level