Chief Financial Officer Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Results orientated financial professional who specializes in profit optimization, team leadership and accounting. Leverages communication skills to build quality relationships with all internal and external stakeholders. Highly effective at encouraging outstanding performance from team members and colleagues.

  • Budgeting and financial management
  • Account management specialist
  • Financial reporting and analysis
  • Lean implementation
  • Costing and integration planning
  • Advanced financial analysis
  • Financial modeling
  • Complex problem solving
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Superior time management
  • Exceptionally organized
  • Infrastructure development
Work History
Chief Financial Officer, 04/2021 to Current
Bsd Business ConsultingPalo Alto, CA,
  • Completed in-depth analyses of risks to control company profile, enhance systems and track legal concerns
  • Developed exit strategy to deal with single customer dependency and enhance long term profitability
  • Part of project team that profitably disposed of manufacturing facility that has been vacant for two years
  • Developed strategy to reduce obsolete inventory by 15% in 4 months and avoid creation of obsolete inventory
  • Developed contingency plan to deal with unprecedented increases in raw materials and inbound logistics expenses
  • Fully assembling and stabilizing Finance team in Tennessee and Ontario, together with key stakeholder mission and vision ethos
Finance and Operations Director, 09/2017 to 04/2021
University Of ArkansasAshdown, AR,
  • Part of team that doubled FNC's overall revenue from 2018 to 2021. During same time, FNC's EBIT% grew to 10% of Net Sales, from -18%
  • FNC's revenue was single customer dependent. Part of developing strategy to grow revenue from $13 million in 2017 to $28 million in 2019, excluding single customer
  • Fully responsible for Finance and Accounting function. Cleanup conducted in 2017. Clean financial audits since 2017
  • Processes were put in place to ensure full financial transparency to all key stakeholders
  • Full Operations and Finance team assembly
  • Responsible for incorporating coffee parts distribution within FNC ($10 million revenue)
  • Part of project team that built Coffee Systems Operations hub in Smyrna (warehouse, engineering and material handling)
  • Fully responsible stabilization of Customer Service functions that supports sales resources, effective Sept 2018 to Dec 2020
  • Implemented a full product maintenance business model through engaging key stakeholders that is competitive
  • Led project team that created an E-commerce platform for trading products. This platform was fully accepted by all stakeholders
  • Part of project team that changed legal structure in Franke USA. FCG (Foodservice Solutions) was moved out of legal structure and FNC was the only business unit that remained in FCG
  • Part of project team to pioneer way in which Franke Digital Services is accepted by the market through a superior customer experience
Finance Manager, 06/2012 to 09/2017
Live Nation Entertainment IncAnaheim, CA,
  • In 2012, FWS reported a R23 million loss (EBIT). For year ended in 2013, the existing management team (CFO, logistics manager and operations manager) reported a R1.8 million profit (EBIT)
  • Site responsible at FWS (90 employees) as CEO was based in Durban
  • Registered Public Officer for FWS at South African Revenue Services
  • Registered Company Secretary for legal / corporate purposes
  • Significant Net Working Capital improvements realized
  • Obsolete inventory were reduced from R10.3 million to R3.8 million
  • Reorganization of South African organization, merging two entities to create rationalized structure and balance sheet synergies
  • SAGE X3 ERP implementation in 2014
  • Led a due diligence during a potential company sale in 2012, 2015 and 2016 locally
  • Additionally took role of being a Cluster Financial Controller for UK operations in 2016
  • Part of project team that geographically merged two business units in South Africa, which included profitable disposing of assets
  • Developed forecasting tools to analyze revenue variance, business pipeline and industry trends
Management Accountant, 03/2010 to 05/2012
Johnson MattheySan Jose, CA,
Professional Qualification: Finance, Expected in 11/2012
CIMA - London, United Kingdom

Graduated in the top place in South Africa and was placed 7th globally out of 11,500 students. CIMA is affiliated with AICPA.

  • Coursework in Strategic Management, Risk Control and Finance
Bachelor of Commerce, Honours Degree: Finance, Expected in 2007
University of Johannesburg - Johannesburg, South Africa
  • SAP, SAGE Line 50, 2008, 500 and X3
  • Microsoft Office

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • CIMA
  • University of Johannesburg
Job Titles Held:
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Finance and Operations Director
  • Finance Manager
  • Management Accountant
  • Professional Qualification
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Honours Degree