206583 | Contract

This collaborative CFO/COO with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and an MBA has extensive experience leading global and local business units. Expertise includes resolving complex financial issues while developing and supporting finance personnel across the enterprise and managing recurring revenue models, process outsourcing, shared services, real estate, cash flow optimization and acquisitions.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Developed and implemented strategic plans that transform organizations, drove organic growth and expansion through acquisitions and supported business strategy through collaborative development of aggressive but achievable budgets and forecasts
  • Led operational consolidation of two organizations, resulting in the elimination of duplicate functions, a 15% reduction in headcount and annual savings of over $3 million
  • Led consolidation of accounting functions from multiple locations to one resulting in over $500,000 annual savings
  • Managed monthly close process for an operating division with multiple business units and product offerings with over $1.3 billion in annual revenue
  • Managed all aspects of the corporate income statement including analysis of gross margin, selling and administrative expenses, cash flow and balance sheet projections
  • Led cross-functional teams to improve collections and improve accounts receivable metrics by 15%
  • Worked with CEO to develop strategic plans and launch new programs to respond to market needs
  • Worked closely with senior management and the board of directors on integration activities for the two organizations, creating annual savings of over $3 million
  • Led an organization through successful financial budgeting process by implementing rigorous analytics
  • Streamlined benefits and other HR programs creating cost savings and improving employee satisfaction
  • Managed the annual plan and quarterly forecast process, including extensive direct coordination with senior management
  • Integrated numerous finance offices into the Chicago office creating annual savings of over $200,000