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Regional Director Of Finance Resume

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Regional Director of Finance

Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic financial guidance to Campus Directors and senior management teams acting as a trusted business partner to the campuses
  • Supervise entire month end closing process including revenue, expenses, capital, accruals, full P&L review, variance analysis & monthly/quarterly reporting to Executive team & Board of Directors
  • Work with Campus Directors on managing expenses, revenue generation, financial problem solving, review of campus performance & corrective plans of action
  • Ensure integrity and accuracy of financial and other key operational data including performing analytical reviews of monthly school financials and operational data.
  • Responsible for timely preparation and completion of all campus & corporate budgets including revenue, expenses, payroll, capital, & population for an organization of $33M in revenues & $3M in EBITDA
  • Monthly preparation of financial forecast for entire organization including revenue, expenses, population & payroll
  • Assist with financial due diligence and accounting and systems integration of business acquisitions
  • Successful implementation of new Intacct accounting system & Adaptive reporting system greatly improving Finance department efficiently, reporting & accuracy as well as reducing month end close timeline by 3 days
  • Manage, coordinate & supervise all financial, bank & due diligence audits
  • Oversee all company cash management functions & activity including AP management, cash disbursements, cash forecasting & funding, bank activity & bank reconciliations
  • Supervise accounting department including accounting manager, general accountant & procurement manager providing leadership, guidance & direction on all accounting & finance related activities & responsibilities

Confidentia

Controller

Responsibilities:

  • Project lead for the successful outsourcing and transition of the company accounting, accounts payable and payroll functions to a third party directing strict adherence to project timeline, proper allocation of resources, and timely completion of key deliverables over a three - month transition period
  • Perform daily cash management and forecasting ensuring cash is reconciled, business needs are met, and future needs of cash can be accommodated
  • Coordinate all company banking and treasury relationships including the acquisition of sixteen additional Burger King restaurants involving new accounts set-up and testing, merchant processing and personnel bank entitlements
  • Manage accounts payable department determining weekly payable requirements, timely payments of invoices and proper resolution of vendor questions and inquiries
  • Oversight of entire monthly close process including management of third-party accounting personnel, journal entry review and financial statement preparation and commentary
  • Prepare sales & use tax returns for restaurants in Illinois, Ohio & Pennsylvania
  • Created and maintained detail fixed asset listing of all company assets

Confidential, Schaumburg, IL

Regional Controller

Responsibilities:

  • Supported the financial objectives, goals and strategies for multiple business units totaling $60 -$70 million in annual revenues and $20-$25 million in contribution margin
  • Responsible for oversight and management of all aspects of month-end close for several campuses helping to streamline and standardize the process to an efficient four-day close cycle
  • Coordinated monthly forecast of population, payroll, revenue, expenses and capital for multiple campuses improving accuracy rate to 95% in all areas
  • Led & managed the annual budgeting process for multiple campuses including population, revenue, expenses, payroll & capital expenditures resulting in seven straight years of over-achievement and increasing profitability
  • Worked with campus presidents & VP of Operations on school strategies and goals to reduce variable expenses, ensure proper staffing levels, drive increased A/R collections, pay bills timely, improve employee morale and production, and continuously increase campus profitability.
  • Partnered with Corporate Procurement and other business unit resources on cost saving initiatives and best practices resulting in significant savings for the Health Division
  • Worked closely with business office managers and student accounts personnel at several campuses ensuring continued highest level of customer service offered to campus students and employees

Financial Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Performed and assisted schools with all aspects of month-end close responsibilities
  • Prepared and coordinated monthly forecasts of population, revenue and expenses for individual campuses
  • Assisted with preparation, analysis and completion of yearly budgets at the school level
  • Analyzed, evaluated and reconciled school balance sheet accounts
  • Assisted VP of Finance with day to day analysis of school performance and results

Confidential

Accounting Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Supervised a staff of one AP manager, four AP clerks and one staff accountant
  • Monitor, control and forecast cash management on a daily basis for total company requirements
  • Analyze, evaluate and reconcile all corporate balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis
  • Prepare bank reconciliations of all Orval Kent and corporate company bank accounts
  • Designed, created and maintained separate general ledger for tracking of all corporate, selling, general & administrative expenses company-wide
  • Perform all month end close activities for all corporate activities and reporting requirements
  • Responsible for preparation and coordination with co-workers of all supporting schedules, reconciliations, and other tax-related items for use in preparation of Orval Kent Holding Inc. year-end tax return
  • Assisted in supervision of fixed asset accountant and all related job duties
  • Prepare sales and use tax returns for business in Illinois, Texas and California
  • Successfully completed BPCS conversion of all financial data from fiscal to a calendar year
  • Provided work support/assistance and coordinated efforts and resources to external auditors for successful and timely completion of year- end audit

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