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Consultant - Finance Manager Resume

New York New, YorK

SUMMARY:

18+ years’ success managing financial analysis for high - growth IT departments and organizationsRepeated success guiding sizeable, cross-functional IT departments in financial management, data analysis, streamlining and process improvements, project and asset management, and strategic planning. Expert communicator able to forge solid relationships with partners and build consensus across multiple organizational levels. Proven leader ensuring high-quality and optimal profitability.

HIGHLIGHTS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Strategic Business Planning
  • Cost Reduction and Avoidance
  • Cash Flow Optimization
  • Recruiting and Staffing Initiatives
  • Contract Development / Negotiations
  • Budget Administration/Management
  • Data and Asset Management
  • Process Redesign / Change Management
  • Staff Development Programs
  • Team Building and Leadership

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows NT/00/7/10/XP/Vista

Software/Applications: Microsoft Products Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Access, MS Project, Excel (Vlookups/Macros/Pivots), InfoPath Designer 2010; Oracle Products Hyperion Essbase, PeopleSoft, P2P; Bloomberg, Clarity, Redwood Analytics, PTS, GDW, Jade, SharePoint

Accounting/Reporting Programs: Elite, CMS, MAS 500, ACCPAC, Vinci, Business Objects

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York, New York

CONSULTANT - FINANCE MANAGER

Responsibilities:

  • Finance/Budgets, including vendor management, procurement and Confidential - provide strategy
  • Methodologies, Policies & KPIs - manage scorecard; document processes and procedures
  • Audit & Regulatory Response Coordination - ensure internal and external compliance
  • Central PMO Support - coordinate efforts to maintain client Portfolio of Programs & Projects

Confidential, New York, New York

VICE-PRESIDENT/BUSINESS UNIT MANAGER

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitated month-end closing, including preparation and posting of accrual entries; analyzed variances between actuals, forecast, and plan; produced in-depth financial package for clients.
  • Collaborated with IT managers on headcount resources and capital spending strategy; established and evaluated various departmental metrics for performance benchmarking.
  • Liaised with PMO team to manage client BOW. Tracked and updated programs & projects.
  • Automated and documented month-end closing processes and procedures; Utilized Oracle applications to update G/L chart of accounts; formulated ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting to senior management, IT clients, and other stakeholders.
  • Trained and supervised staff of two employees while in PFF.

Confidential, New York, New York

CONSULTANT - BUSINESS MANAGER

Responsibilities:

  • Guided and facilitated analysis for line managers regarding on-boarding, extensions, bill rate negotiations, and rate card application for external workforce; tracked compliance with company policies involving tenure guidelines and key performance indicators (KPI).
  • Streamlined and automated on-boarding, conversion, and roll-off processes to achieve transparency in external workforce management; oversaw monthly and quarterly financial reporting at Americas Region.
  • Formulated financial reports about forecasting, budgeting, trending, and performance for various projects, departments, and organizations as a whole; presented project status, financial data analysis, and recommendations to management.
  • Developed and implemented Excel-based financial models; Automated processes to enhance rigor and speed in critical information processing.

Confidential, New York, New York

CONSULTANT - FINANCIAL ANALYST

Responsibilities:

  • Analyzed actuals, forecast, and plan variance; produced financial package to clients.
  • Supported IT managers with strategic planning of headcount resources and capital spending; converted financial accounting reporting system to Pearl Business Objects.

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