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Chief Financial Officer Resume

Atlanta, GeorgiA

SUMMARY:

Senior level executive with over twenty - five years of financial and operational experience. Diverse global expertise in payments, healthcare, technology, and consumer products - in start-up to Confidential companies. Adept at building infrastructure to drive revenue growth and improve profitability. Broad scope of responsibility for human resources, legal, information technology, and international operations. Former Big 4 audit manager known for leadership, strategic thinking and ‘hands on’ approach to delivering results.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Atlanta, Georgia

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Responsibilities:

  • Support strategic growth plans by developing financial model, producing revenue forecasts through SalesForce, evaluating contract terms for new business, and analyzing current business performance against Plan, while working closely with Development and Client Delivery to monitor timing of new product releases and client implementations.
  • Negotiated terms with bank for expansion of credit facilities from $5 million to $13 million.
  • Developed HR function, recruited key positions, grew employees from 90 to 165 in ten months and expanded facilities to support this rapid growth.

Confidential, Chattanooga, Tennessee

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Responsibilities:

  • Developed financial reporting process providing analysis of results, variance explanations, key performance indicators and operational metrics to assess business performance helping to drive a nearly 20% increase in gross margins and doubling of Confidential during tenure.
  • Instituted efficient billing and collections procedures, set up new corporate credit card program, streamlined purchasing policies, and expanded bank credit lines resulting in significant improvements in cash flow management.
  • Implemented new ERP system for multiple operating companies that provided multi-currency, project-based accounting platform, resulting in improved financial reporting and controls.
  • Collaborated with outside legal and tax advisors to establish transfer pricing policies, meet regulatory requirements and start up an office in Moscow.
  • Devised a comprehensive international tax strategy to save $400,000 in federal income taxes in 2011.
  • Managed implementation of CRM system and created reports to track pipeline and progress against budget resulting in improved sales effectiveness and more reliable revenue forecasts.

Confidential, Atlanta, Georgia

PARTNER, EXECUTIVE SERVICES

Responsibilities:

  • Assigned as the full-time CFO to direct all financial planning, reporting, and compliance matters.
  • Built financial infrastructure and developed dashboard for key operational and financial metrics.
  • Raised multiple rounds of financing from venture capital and private equity investors.
  • Initial part-time CFO role grew to full time with responsibilities for operations and finance. Built infrastructure for import and distribution of products to big box retailers, accounting, EDI billing, payroll, human resources, and IT.
  • Facilitated $5 million of trade financing for import of products from China.
  • Engaged as CFO to close Series A round of venture capital funding, build financial infrastructure and implement software revenue recognition policies.
  • Structured terms for complex, multi-year client contracts. Organized financial and tax structures for start-up of London, U.K. office.

Confidential, Atlanta, Georgia

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Responsibilities:

  • Led financial process for $1 billion IPO, upon Company’s spin off from Confidential .
  • Established and managed public SEC reporting and communicated results to Wall Street.
  • Effectively managed financial reporting, strategic planning, annual budgeting and monthly forecasting activities through an organization of 60 people.
  • Performed all aspects of acquisition activities, including due diligence, financial modeling, integration, and purchase accounting for over 20 acquisitions.

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