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Fred D., CPA



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Fred is a Certified Public Accountant with over a decade of progressive experience in Oracle Financial Applications.  An experienced developer and auditor, Fred has extensive project management experience and has that rare combination of functional and technical knowledge required for a successful financial auditor.  Fred also has an extensive background in business process re-engineering and extending the functionality of the Oracle11i Financial Suite and serving as a project manager for multi-million dollar projects, Fred has served as the Functional Lead in Governmental, Manufacturing and Financial Industries.


As a Certified Public Accountant and Oracle Applications expert, Fred has experience in the analysis, design and development of business applications on a client/server environment.  Because of Fred’s highly-technical background, Fred possesses both functional and technical knowledge of complex financial systems, especially Oracle Financials. Fred has participated in Oracle implementations, including 6 full cycle 11i implementations, for Oracle Financials.  Fred is also expert in analyzing business processes, process re-engineering, and recommending solutions and implementing necessary solutions to insure automated functionality.


Professional Certifications


·      Certified Public Accountant (CPA)


Expert IT Skills


  • Platforms: Windows NT, Unix (Linux), Sun (Solaris), Hewlett Packard (HP/UX)
  • Oracle Applications Versions 11.i/11.x/10.x, Oracle Discoverer, Oracle Financial Analyzer, Multi-Org, Multiple Reporting Currency, Oracle Discoverer, EDI, Workflow
  • Oracle Applications Modules:  General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Project Accounting, Inventory, Fixed Assets, Purchasing, Cash Management
  • Data access tools: SQL, SQL*Plus




·      BA in Finance, University of Houston, Houston, TX



Employment History



Independent Contractor

July 02 - Present


Nabors Industries

            Houston, Texas  Quito, Ecuador  Bogotá, Columbia  Mexico City, Mexico

Oracle Contractor



·         Provided analysis, design, installation, and rollout of Oracle 11i General Ledger, Accounts Payable, and Purchasing for offshore and onshore projects worldwide.

·         Setups included Multi Language, Multi Reporting Currency, Multi Organization

·         Coordinated and lead the entire phase of the project which included initial operations analysis, business process re-evaluation, testing, training, conversions, customizations and documentation and implementation of modules

·         Developed interfaces and data conversion programs for applications

·         Addressed operational problems, concerns, and questions posed by users



Hassi Messaoud, Algeria,  Dhahran, Saudi Arabia  Dubai, U.A.E


·         Provided analysis, design, installation, and rollout of Oracle 11i Accounts Payable and Purchasing for onshore projects.

·         Delivered operational analysis, business process re-evaluation, user training, and testing of modules.

·         Designed customized reports, fit gap analysis,  and all documentation and deliverables.

·         Handled connection issues, bank related problems, and printer installations.


Cap Gemini Ernst & Young

Oct 95 – July 02


Delphi Mechatronics

            Barcelona, Spain   Strasbourg, France   Frankfurt, Germany

Project Manager


·         Implemented Oracle Financials 11i Project Accounting, Accounts Payable, and Accounts Receivable for three European locations in a Multi-Org, Multi-Reporting, Global Accounting environment.

·         Setup and implementation of Oracle Financial Analyzer

·         Designed interface/conversion mapping, pre production testing, and related documentation and deliverables

·        Maintained proactive interaction with the client to understand business practices to aid in system configuration


Trane Inc.

            La Crosse, Wisconsin

Project Manager


·         Developed analysis of upgrade of existing Oracle 10.7 system to 11i footprint including portions of the 11i Receivables module as well as 2 customized Trane modules

·         Assessed the current use of Oracle Applications 10.7 and the mapping of new features and functionality of 11i to the functionality required in the new Trane Company billing environment

·         Assessed the current use of the Vertex Tax application and the new features in the most recent version of Vertex versus the functionality required it the new Trane Company billing environment

·         Evaluated Trane’s customized commission management system to determine if any or all of the custom module could be replaced with functionality found in the Oracle Sales Compensation module of Oracle Release 11i



Aramark Inc.

            Minneapolis, Minnesota

Senior Oracle Consultant



·         Implemented Oracle Financials 11i iPayment, Sales Contracts, Accounts Payable, and Project Accounting for a large distribution network of a major apparel company

·         Designed customizations, fit gap analysis, interface/conversion mapping, pre production testing, and related documentation and deliverables

·         Handled the implementation stages for EDI, Financials, Purchasing and setting up the interface for Order Management system.


Donaldson Inc.

Project Manager


·         Designing and delivering Oracle Financials 11i new functionality training for end users of large computer hardware manufacturing company

·         Training included General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Cash Management, and Purchasing

·         Developed customized solution for Oracle Fixed Assets 11i to resolve depreciation issues



Cypress Semiconductor

            San Jose, California

Senior Oracle Consultant



·         Implemented Oracle Financials 11i Inventory, Project Accounting, Accounts Receivable and General Ledger for a major semi-conductor manufacturer

·         Designed and implemented customizations for sales commissions, billing procedures, and costs of goods sold

·         Designed customizations, fit gap analysis, interface/conversion mapping, pre production testing, and related documentation and deliverables

·         Maintained proactive interaction with the client to understand business practices to aid in system configuration


Essilor Laboratories

            Dallas, Texas

Senior Oracle Consultant


·         Implemented a fully integrated solution utilizing Oracle Financials 11.03 for Financial Reporting, General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Project Accounting across 132 laboratory networks for international manufacture of eyewear and contact lenses

·         Actively participated in resolving complex project issues concerning multi-modular interfaces and integration in a non-networked environment

·         Performed process analysis, solution design, build, test, delivery, and post production support for enterprise-wide General Ledger and related documentation/deliverables

·         Designed various data loading programs and documentation pertaining to different project phases



ConAgra Trade Group

            Omaha, Nebraska

Senior Oracle Consultant


·         Carried out module configuration, solution design, process analysis, and implementation of Oracle Financials General Ledger and Accounts Receivable release 11.03 for trading division of a multi-national trading group

·         Proactively interacted with client to understand their business practices and configure the system accordingly

·         Analyzed various business functions to derive benefits that would be obtained in terms of cost rationalization and management control as a result of the implementation

·         Performed fit/gap analysis, pre-production business testing, conference room pilot support, interface/conversion mapping, and related documentation/deliverables

·         Developed presentation outline, collecting materials, and delivering presentation regarding accountant overview to company management




Raymond International Inc.,

Houston, TX


June 90 – September 95


·         Directed all accounting, budgeting, financial reporting, and tax operations for engineering subsidiary of construction company

·         Joined company at start-up, designing the chart of accounts and writing customized General Ledger and Financial Reporting systems

·         Developed and monitored all planning and budgeting parameters and internal financial reports, including allocation factors for distribution of common costs and analysis of profits by projects

·         Worked as Senior Accountant

·         Performed Finance and Accounting functions for several departments

·         Prepared budgets, reports and financial statements

·         Maintained account reports, and tracking spending and cost variances for reporting to senior management

·         Successfully reorganized accounting function following termination of predecessor

·         Implemented formal budget program with accompanying performance measurement