CFO, Director of Administration Resume
|Desired Industry: Executive
|Desired Job Location: Chicago, Illinois
||Date Posted: 8/12/2007
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: February 15, 2008
|Desired Wage: Open
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Executive (President, VP, CEO)
||Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
|Highest Degree Attained: MBA
||Willing to Relocate: No Preference
CFO or Director level position responsible and accountable for developing revenue growth programs, cost containment processes, staff development and enhanced internal controls to make operations run more efficiently and effectively.
September 2007 - Present
Managed financial operations, budget planning and investment analysis for various private and public sector venues.
Director of Management Services, Village of Bensenville
2006- July 2007.
Hired to assist in turnaround operation of all financial venues. Manage staff of 10.
Responsible for banking, A/R, A/P, utility billing, and all related financial operations. Restructured bank operations, financial reporting and budge planning operations. Reorganized department within 60 days and improved reporting to senior management and elected officials. Position eliminated by village board through a reorganization.
Controller, Concordia University, 2004-2006. Responsible for Controllership and
Treasury Management functions. Administer all financial management systems, evaluate and integrate new applications, policies, and procedures. Implemented new strategic initiatives in operations and maintained all banking relationships.
Reduced banking fees by 35% through implementation of internet bank functions
Created internal policy and procedures manual to improve business operations
Instrumental in turnaround of operational processes over 2 year period resulting in enhanced cash flow
Director of Center Operations, DeVry, Inc., 2002 - 2004. Responsible for daily management of various operating centers that included the financial and operational management of facilities, staff recruitment, budget planning, and client services. Initiated strategic business development programs.
Enhanced operations that resulted in a 28% increase in revenue
Created and managed business development processes for regional operations
Produced innovative e-marketing communications campaign increasing client retention
Management Consultant Operations, 1996 - 2001. Recruited by various firms to conduct financial and management consulting for public finance, operations management, treasury, and controllership functions. Served in various positions including: Interim Controller, Operations Director/Distribution Manager, and Treasurer. Consultant to various clients.
Managed systems and operations relating to financial reporting and capital construction
Performed complex analysis of expenditures and operations including operational audits
Analyzed and resolved operational problems regarding supply chain distribution
Program Manager for the implementation financial system for government financial applications
Fee structure analysis and financial process development for The County of Maui, Hawaii
Director of Finance, County of Kane, 1992 - 1996. Responsible for $150M public budget.
$500K cost reduction and 3-month budget planning cycle reduction resulting from implementation of computerized financial system that streamlined operations
Issuance of more than $50M in debt instruments for capital construction
Adoption of a risk management program resulting in $15M umbrella liability policy
Managed annual budget process and made recommendations concerning county
Unit Controller/Program Manager, Tellabs, Inc., 1989-1992. Implemented financial operating procedures and JIT operations for $50M business unit.
$2M cost savings over 24 months, resulting from project financial tracking system development
14-day product implementation lead-time reduction resulting from project
Manager of Financial Analysis, IBM Corporation, 1985-1989.
Performed financial analysis and management for business unit publications group.
Performed Asset valuation analysis exceeding $15M of capital for divestiture of business units
Conducted Cash flow and tax impact analysis of sale of three divisions Implemented Inventory tracking system identifying low margin products
Executive Institute, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern
MBA, Keller Graduate School of Management
BS, Economics/ Political Science, Northern Illinois University
Graduate Studies in Finance, University Wisconsin
IBM International Financial Planning Institute
Association for Financial Professionals
Turnaround Management Association
Project Management Institute
Association of Government Accountants
Institute of Management Accountants
Key strengths and competencies:
* Treasury and Controllership Management
* Administration / Budget Management
* Customer Service & Staff Development
* Strategic Planning & Reporting
* Business Operation Development Programs
* Capital Improvement Planning
* Fiscal Planning & Reporting
* Information Technology Planning
Proven, results driven Administrator with demonstrated success in performance improvement and overall management of staff and operations. Exceptional administration and analytical experience within various venues that support operations and strategic decision making.
Accomplishments supported by MBA and additional completion of Executive
Management Training, Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Certified Government Financial Manager by Association of Government
Available upon request.
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