cfo controller resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Executive Profile

Financial Healthcare Executive with extensive managerial experience at facility and corporate levels. Demonstrated skills

in administration of operational policies and procedures, budgetary goals, exceptional working knowledge of Medicare,a "Can DO "attitude, excellent grasp of the various financial issues that hospitals are currently dealing with as well as a strong leadership experience. Executive with company oversight, committed to cost-effective management of resources and quality performance.

Skill Highlights
  • Leadership/communication skills
  • Project management
  • Budgeting expert
  • Cost- benefit analyst
  • Labor Cost Controls Manager
  • Forecasting and Planning Expert
  • P & L Management Leader
  • Financial reporting Expert
Core Accomplishments

Financial Healthcare Management:

  • Instrumental in increase for Net Revenue per patient day by $82(6.5%) which resulted in annual increase of $1.1 million in net revenue.
  • Reduced annual variable cost by 4.2% which resulted in $168K savings to bottom line.
  • Managed financial "turn around" in less than 12 months through cost controls and revenue enhancements resulting in 26% increase in EBITDA.
  • Initiated monthly budget meetings with department managers resulting in reaching company's budget goals each year.

Project Management:

  • Oversaw the development and implementation of $1.5 million renovation project at facility.
  • Managed project for 26 bed addition to Hospital which include completing cost accounting reports, coordinating activities with construction foreman, and being the mediator between the hospital and the construction company.

Start-Up Operations:

  • Achieved prompt and within budget openings of six healthcare facilities and units.
  • Facilitated the setting up of Business Office for two start-up facilities.
Professional Experience
CFO/Controller, 2009 to 05/2013
Paper Transport, Inc.Marinette, WI,
  • Successfully "turned around" profitability of hospital in first year.
  • Implemented and conducted weekly review with CBO to ensure correctness and timeliness of billed claims this resulted in a decrease in AR days from 64 to 32 over two period.
  • Maintained staffing levels at below budget levels for overtime and nursing hours per patient day resulting in $100k savings in cost each year.
  • Oversaw successful timely completion of Annual Budget and Medicare Cost Report.
  • Produce timely and accurate monthly financial statements and
  • weekly forecast.
Owner, 01/2004 to 01/2009
Indianapolis, IN,
  • Started business which produced $150,000 in gross revenue first year of operations.
  • Full Profit and Loss responsibility for a successful home remodeling business with revenues topping $220K annually.
  • Successfully hired and managed sub-contractors which resulted in numerous projects being completed timely and profitably.
  • Handled all strategic planning, marketing, financial management, and accounting duties associated with business.
  • Proficient in prioritizing projects and schedules with positive decision making skills.
Chief Financial Officer, 01/1999 to 01/2004
City Of Indianapolis And Marion CountySolon, OH,
  • Ancillary Services Implemented a new billing and auditing system that improved the overall process.
  • Coordinated the due diligence process related to the selling of pharmacy division of Lifecare.
  • Developed financial models to determine financial viability of providing therapy services for Skilled Nursing homes and inpatient units.
  • Achieved higher profit margins at each of our field locations through strategic planning with regional managers.
Quality Manager, 01/1996 to 01/1999
KennametalIndianapolis, IN,
  • Conducted quality management audits to ensure facilities in compliance with corporate policies and other regulatory standards.
  • Reviewed financial delivery of services for continuous quality improvements.
  • Effectively collaborated with diverse group of professionals including senior management at corporate and facility levels, corporate counsel, physicians, and other key individuals and agencies.
  • Implemented policies and procedures for conducting Quality Management Audits performed for 35 Home Health Agencies, 25 Skilled Nursing Units, 30 rehab units and 70 Psychiatric Hospitals.
Chief Financial Officer, 1995 to 1996
City Of Indianapolis And Marion CountyIndianapolis, IN,
  • Provided excellent Medicare advise that resulted in higher reimbursement for programs.
  • Strong leadership helped reduce turnover in many departments.
  • Managed negotiations for new contractual program that increased census by 20%.
Chief Financial Officer, 1993 to 1995
City Of Indianapolis And Marion CountyCity, STATE,
  • Increased Net Income by $83K in first two months by reducing expenses and increasing revenue opportunities.
  • Instrumental in increasing the Hospital's Medicare reimbursement rate by 20%.
  • Contributed to an increase of $42K per month for Net Income over prior years by managing cost levels and maximizing Medicare reimbursement
Bachelor of Science: Accounting, Expected in to Northwestern State University - Natchitoches, Louisiana
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office( Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Experience in Financial Reporting
  • Expert in Medicare Cost Reports
  • Knowledge of GAAP and Financial Healthcare Markets
  • Able to compose basic written business communications

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School Attended

  • Northwestern State University

Job Titles Held:

  • CFO/Controller
  • Owner
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Quality Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer


  • Bachelor of Science

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