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Sr. Financial Process Analyst Resume

EXPERIENCE:

Assistant Controller

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the financial and operational accounting functions for the Americas, as well as the consolidation of all companies globally.
  • Monthly closing process for 4 domestic entities.
  • Consolidation of 9 legal entities with $175 million in annual sales from 92 countries.
  • Payroll for 500 employees (USA, Canada and Australia).
  • Accounts Payable processes 1,800 vendor invoices monthly in multiple currencies.
  • Accounts Receivable processes 400 customer payments monthly.
  • Process Improvement
  • Replaced manual credit card processing with a PayPal payment process that saved 1% on fees and ensured compliance with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).
  • Redesigned employee cost budgeting templates to be completely option - driven and to provide cost center managers with fully automated analytical and comparative data.
  • Implemented Winshuttle solution to upload journal entries and sales planning data into SAP.
  • Acquisitions
  • Transitioned accounting for existing acquisition in-house, eliminating need for third-party accounting firm.
  • Led the integration process for two additional acquisitions, including financial systems and reporting, as well as payroll and employee benefits.

Sr. Financial Process Analyst

Accounting Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Confidentail & Specialty Process Analyst
  • Established new position to lead and manage process improvement projects throughout the finance department. Built and delivered process improvement methodology course for entire finance team (70 employees).
  • Completed formalized training (40+ hours) in process improvement project management.
  • Accounting Manager
  • Managed implementation of new employee expense report system as well as other projects for global compliance, process automation and the enhancement of key internal controls.
  • Coordinated interim and year-end external audit for Financial Operations.
  • Managed interim and year-end internal control documentation and testing for Financial Operations.
  • Managed Cash Disbursements team of six that was responsible for Accounts Payable, Travel & Entertainment expense reimbursements and Payroll:
  • Accounts Payable team processed 750 vendor payments monthly. T&E team processed 350 expense reports monthly. Payroll team processed payroll for 900 employees and shadow payroll for 20 expats.
  • Managed cash disbursements month-end process including review and approval of journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Developed monthly T&E expense reporting package distributed to senior management as a tool to help identify expense saving opportunities.
  • Administrated web-based T&E expense reporting systems (Concur & IBM GERS).

Financial Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Key contributor to the team responsible for the audit of 1,700 vendor rebate agreements.
  • Audit team identified $4 million in uncollected rebates.
  • Proposed and implemented recommendations for automation and process improvement.

Accounting Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed Accounts Payable staff of seven that processed $35 million in monthly domestic and international disbursements. Monthly disbursements included approximately 2,500 domestic and 125 international employee expense reimbursements.
  • Developed an international accounts payable process to pay expenses of international business units in their local currencies.
  • Managed foreign and domestic month-end close process and consolidation.
  • Managed federal, state and local tax reporting for Canadian, UK and US operations.
  • Automated AP processes that allowed for 51% volume increase with only 22% headcount increase.
  • Redesigned imaging system to reduce time required for invoice approval by 20%.
  • Implemented Confidentail Confidentail program that generated first year rebate of $65,000.
  • Established business travel and corporate card programs by partnering with American Express and Orbitz. Project increased company buying power while standardizing policy across the organization.

Corporate Finance Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed financial reporting staff of four responsible for all month-end processes.
  • Reduced month-end close time from over one week to three days.
  • Developed and implemented a profitability initiative for company-owned stations. Met with station managers and created interactive dashboard tools to help them understand the financial impact of their operations and to assist them in making better business decisions.

Accounting Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed staff of nine responsible for:
  • Financial and tax reporting.
  • Payroll for 1,400 employees.
  • Accounts Payable for 500 weekly vendor disbursements.
  • Accounts Receivable for $5.5 million in monthly cash receipts.
  • Billing for $1.4 million in weekly invoices.
  • Automated billing processes to eliminate 15 hours of data entry per week.
  • Planned and designed process for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance program implementation.
  • Completed purchase and restructure accounting for the acquisition and eventual dissolution of the MLI business.

TECHNICAL:

  • SAP / SAP BPC
  • Accounting: Great Plains, Lawson, Sage MAS200, Solomon
  • MS Office: Advanced Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Visio & Word
  • Other - ADP, Concur, IBM GERS, American Express
  • Cognos Reporting - Query Studio

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