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Financial Systems Manager Resume

Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY:

Driven problem solver, detailed oriented, talented with exceptionally strong analytical & soft skills and resourceful accountant; with over ten years of continuous progressive experience across different industries in the Greater Atlanta Area. Proven ability to lead new technology implementation in previous roles while automating procedures, developing complex reports, preparing subsequent analysis for management globally.

SKILLS:

Tableau, Access, Powerpoint

Process Documentation

Project Management

Data Mining/Analysis

Cost Accounting

Account Reconciliation

Finance Modeling

SOX Compliance

Leadership

Financial Analysis

New Tech Implementation

SAP / ERP / S4 HANA

System Administrator Accountant

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Financial Systems Manager

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Integrated Manufacturer of Building, Corrugated, and Consumer Products
  • Lead the second phase of implementation for Ariba Invoice Management including: UAT testing, coordinating with business leadership, corporate accounting, Confidential Consulting and IT Leadership from the standpoint of risk remediation and mitigation
  • Created dashboard using Tableau for system critical KPI s in Ariba to track system and stakeholder performance
  • Owned the process for a provisioning new user into a Ariba Invoice Management system
  • Managed process for establishing the framework for policies and procedures as they relate to the Ariba (IMS) including SOD conflicts and decision authority
  • Lead UAR for 10,000 users in Ariba IMS and 1200 users in Kiwi ERP system
  • Built a GRC tool using MS Access to proactively identify and remediate/mitigate SOD risks
  • Lead requirements gathering for security enhancements and coordinated testing with business users
  • Lead training and coordination efforts with business users, managers and role owners on procedures for requesting and approving system access
  • Oversaw reporting, remediating and mitigating risk related to segregation of duties

Finance/Accounting - Contractor

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly financial reports for internal and external users in accordance with IFRS. Including Balance Sheet, P&L, Cash Flow and Equity with supporting schedules for nine legal operating entities
  • Prepare monthly schedules and dashboards for senior management using SAP Business Warehouse, FINCON and MS PowerPoint
  • Revised & reconciled prior period financial statements for the implementation of IFRS 16 Operating Lease Capitalization
  • Prepared and presented weekly P&L Flash report showing actual vs. plan vs. prior month
  • Reconciled cash disbursements & payroll, accrued environmental, employee relocation, accrued pension liability accounts. Posted relating JEs

Manager, Consolidations & Financial Systems

Confidential, Atlanta, Georgia

Responsibilities:

  • Manage entire external financial reporting process including Balance Sheet, P&L, Statement of Cash Flows & Statement of Other Comprehensive Income.
  • This is includes extracting & consolidating 5 different GL systems across 7 different countries & 5 different currencies
  • Lead quarterly and fiscal year - end financial close including: management & review of Financial Statement footnotes & disclosures, preparation of MDNA & Critical Accounting Package
  • System Admin for Host Analytics & BlackLine provisioned new users, created financial reports, provide end user training & ad hoc reporting, managed B/S data loads, overseeing template creation, created automated
  • Manage and mentor five staff members;

Sr. Business Analyst

Confidential, Lawrenceville, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Lead financial forecasting & modeling for annual business planning process including forecasting sales demand using weighted moving averages adjusting for seasonality
  • Perform Financial Close & Consolidation of SBU Financial Statements & provide noteworthy explanations of variance analysis of P&L, Balance Sheet & Cash Flow activity (actual vs. budget & actual vs. prior year)
  • Collaborate with marketing & to design financial models & develop business strategies for eight new products launches including: Forecasting Sales volume, Impact to Operating Profit, NPV Analysis & Risk Assessment
  • Perform P&L, Gross Margin, EBITDA & inventory analysis to understand market conditions

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