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Director Of Finance Resume

Redwood City, CA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Responsible for global manufacturing, sales, technology and service operations throughout North and Latin America, Asia, and Europe, with operations ranging in size from startups to large multinational organizations
  • Led Merger, Acquisition, and Integration in the US and globally
  • Instrumental in multiple reorganizations which improved profitability and operational efficiency
  • Expert in international controllership and multi - plant manufacturing cost accounting
  • Negotiated the contracts with suppliers and vendors on payment terms to extend the payable days to 40 days from 30 days on average, positive impact of $32 m projected annually on cash flow
  • Developed and implemented controls, policies, and procedures where none had existed in the past, to improve cash flow, reduce costs, and increase profitability
  • Key player in the successful implementation of Oracle, SAP and Hyperion Essbase. Through the implementation of Oracle and other changes in the support function eliminated two SLAs (Service Level Agreement) with other Confidential entities for various functional supports, resulting in savings of ~$ 0k per year
  • Created and customized financial models using wide range of the interrelationships data, historical trends, marketplace factors and product assumptions to develop return on investment ROI analysis for new and special bids business cases
  • Developed monthly internal financial reporting packages including unit/revenue/average sales price, income statements, cash flow, balance sheet, inventory levels to calculate “KPIs” (Key Performance Indicators)

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

MS AX Dynamics 365, SAP, Oracle, QBO (QuickBooks Online), Infor BAAN IV, LN6, JD Edwards, JobBoss, HFM, Hyperion Enterprise, Essbase & Smartview, Cognos, MAS90, Cyberquerry, Adaptive Insights, Qlikview, MS Great Plains, Infor Fourth Shift, Sage BusinessWorks, Concur, Bassware, Blackline, Expensify, Bill.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Director of Finance

Confidential, Redwood City, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Working with business leadership on the development of the strategic plan including the corresponding 1 and 5-year business plans, and preparing reports for global reporting
  • Responsible for the annual planning process and updating these quarterly including tracking the budgets and accruals for Clinical Trials and R&D
  • Responsible for monthly financial close processes including reporting to global and regional groups. Insure the accuracy of the financial records
  • Directing the finance staff on the procedures and computer application systems necessary to maintain accurate financial records and to afford adequate accounting controls
  • Appraising the organization's financial position and issue periodic reports on organization's financial stability, liquidity, and growth to regional and global organization. Manage and forecast cash requirements and insure spend is in line with these projections
  • Implemented cost accounting processes and procedures for Next Gen commercial product launch
  • Supporting department heads by providing information on spend vs. budget
  • Insuring compliance with accounting policies and by implementing appropriate internal control processes. Supporting outside audit reviews and supply information and schedules as may be requested
  • Working with Sales and CEO in developing effective sales incentive and commission plans
  • Hiring and train finance department staff
  • Preparing comprehensive and detailed reports for global parent organization

Controller

Confidential, Livermore, CA

Responsibilities:

  • OEM for medical devices
  • Overseeing financial consolidation and reporting
  • Developed monthly financial presentations/dashboards (included month end close analysis) for the management
  • Providing business critical analysis to the CFO and CEO. E.g. Impact of top customers on overall Americas revenue
  • Implemented new ERP system
  • Key participant on Companywide and cross-discipline projects including those related to the design, deployment and on-going enhancements to technology solutions to meet accounting and reporting requirements
  • Developed various manufacturing related KPI’s
  • Implemented standard costing
  • Leading financial modeling of Company’s business plan and new business opportunities
  • Redesign costing structure, improving profitability, improving cash flow, reducing debt, managing / improving banking relationships, leading treasury function, bank compliance, align resources/restructure, foreign currencies hedging
  • Managing all day-to-day, monthly and quarterly activities with respect to all cost and inventory control accounting for plants in Mexico and Livermore, CA
  • Responsible for all consolidating activities, materials preparation and coordination with external auditors for quarterly reviews, annual audits for the books, the annual 401(k) audit, payroll, workers comp
  • Responsible for materials preparation and coordination with the Tax Accountants for preparation of annual and quarterly returns
  • Supervised the finance team; develop and mentor finance staff, support individual career development objectives
  • Internal control design, documentation and implementation to maintain compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements

Confidential, Ottawa, KS

Plant Controller

Responsibilities:

  • Establish annual operating plan, key performance indicators and operational metrics
  • Serve as lead financial position in all M&A, divestiture and integration projects
  • Principal responsibility for relocating manufacturing from Ohio to Kansas
  • Lead contact for internal and external auditors, tax advisors, treasury, legal, risk/insurance
  • Capital project justification and authorization
  • Financial analysis of new business development initiatives
  • Measuring performance against strategic plan through monthly reporting to executive management
  • Month end closing, managed the shared services accounting team a staff of 20 people
  • Inventory Planning and Management
  • Partnering with the R&D teams, lead the continued development of an enhanced data warehouse and analytics capability for rollout to all key company decision making bodies, and leaders
  • Managing accounting practices and the maintenance of financial records assuring compliance with GAAP, IFRS, statutory requirements and Corporate policies
  • Developing, preparing, analyzing and presenting for senior management review, current and forecasted results of business unit's financial information
  • Managing organic growth calculation/analysis - understand currency drivers; participating in acquisition opportunities in order to assess value and integration plans
  • Managing sales commission plans and appropriate payouts on a monthly basis in accordance with documented agreements
  • Producing weekly Sales Dashboard report and providing monthly reporting of Sales and Discounts
  • Worked closely with sourcing management to drive down costs and analysing the financial health of the supplier
  • Worked closely with Engineering, Systems Operations and Procurement teams to identify and lead cost savings initiatives

Controller

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted the Country Managers, and other key members of the Company’s management team, as necessary, in matters of strategic planning, forecasting, cost reviews, inventory valuations, decisions requiring financial acumen
  • Responsible for month-end, quarter-end and year-end book close, ensuring the accurate, timely and proper accounting of financial data, international consolidations
  • Responsible for establishing new sales offices by acquisitions and/or by incorporating new entities and the accounting
  • Established budgeting systems and procedures and monitors actual performance against budget
  • Responsible for hiring, coaching, training, and developing subordinate staff for Latin America offices
  • Advising and helping management on acquiring and expanding into Latin American countries

Confidential, Plantation, FL

Senior Finance Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Created and review of annual logistics operating plans, forecasting, reporting metrics, and is responsible for providing analytical and financial support to all related teams in Finance, Internal Audit, Logistics Operations, Procurement
  • Evaluated and proposed potential opportunities to modify/optimize the network design, Implemented SAP
  • Responsible for month-end, quarter-end and year-end book close, ensuring the accurate, timely and proper accounting of financial data, managed a staff of 10
  • Responsible for consolidating the results of Latin American and Caribbean entities
  • Directed the development and maintenance of the company's executive management reporting environment as it relates to CEO-level performance and financial reporting and group-level ( Confidential International and/or DPWN) reporting requirements
  • Managed monthly billing to the customers and resolving any billing disputes with the customers
  • Managed and reconciled the third party inventory at various sites and performed annual PI (Physical Inventory)
  • Managed the logistics financial processes and results, including forecasting, analysis, development of tools & models, and development of logistics key initiatives that deliver results for reduced costs and improved logistics financial performance

Senior Financial Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared, reviewed and analyzed quarterly capital forecasts and annual budgets including the calculation of depreciation and operating leases
  • Prepared, reviewed, analyzed and reconciled monthly management reports for project financial analysis via monthly project report cards. Responsible for Project tracking
  • Evaluated business expansion opportunities and analyzed feasibility to provide relevant data to Management to support financial decisions by preparing and routing the BCAs (Business Case Authorization). Created NPV, IRR, discount cash flow, and payback period models for evaluating financial implications of new investments, and provide recommendations to senior mgmt.
  • Implemented Hyperion for Capital Planning and Forecasting

Financial Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for reporting, and variance analysis on monthly expenditures
  • Produced monthly management reporting package, flash reports, and other ad hoc reports and projects

Confidential, San Francisco, CA

AVP; Senior Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for financial control/budgeting and consolidation, and coordination of certain projects
  • Responsibilities also included planning, profitability analysis, and forecasting for new and existing initiatives/ Planned, consolidated, reported, and conducted variance analysis on budgets, forecasts and actual
  • Produced monthly management reporting package, flash reports, and other ad hoc reporting and projects
  • Prepared monthly reports on major vendor and capital expenditures

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