Rob Sauer has more than 15 years of financial experience specializing in the construction, manufacturing, healthcare, and food service industries. His hands-on, results-oriented approach leads clients to improve product costing and pricing, develop more accurate budgets and enhance strategic planning.
Rob has served companies as Director of Finance, Controller and Director of Pricing while working within budgets ranging in size from $60mm to over $2B. Rob has extensive experience developing pricing strategies and leading pricing teams to improve profitability by identifying opportunities for margin improvement. He has also managed the due diligence for mergers and acquisitions and integrated legacy companies. In addition, Rob has developed consolidated budgets, designed databases to combine sales and managed contract negotiations.
Robert is a project and process improvement expert as well as a Six Sigma Green Belt who has scoped and planned ERP implementations and managed smaller tactical solutions that deliver impactful results. While utilizing his Six Sigma training, he has managed multiple projects that saved over $1mm and improved efficiency by streamlining monthly credit card processing, installing controls to keep accounting and forecasting in sync, and ensuring staff are fully trained to eliminate costly rework. Rob works closely with management teams to design reporting processes that widen management’s visibility and accountability and has used his skills at a number of companies to identify profit improvement opportunities and deliver solutions that impact the bottom line.
CFO Systems, LLC
Hearthstone Homes ($60MM Residential Home Builder)
Interim Assistant Controller
Skinner Baking Company ($65MM Commercial Bakery)
Director of Finance
Graphic Packaging International ($4B+ Consumer Packaging Manufacturer)
Director of Pricing, Consumer Products Division
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America (Pharmaceuticals Manufacturer)
Senior Analyst, Marketing
ConAgra Foods, Inc. ($25B+ Food Service Manufacturer)
Operational Budgeting Project Manager
Phone 402.884.0066 ext.103