An energetic Senior Financial Executive offering a broad set of core financial strengths along with entrepreneurial, customer focused orientation. Superior interpersonal skills, capable of resolving multiple and complex (sales, human resources, legal, financial, operational) issues and motivating staff to peak performance. Recognized as capable of providing a unique perspective and vision to tackle business issues efficiently, minimize operating and financial risks, as well as anticipating future threats and opportunities. Skilled at maximizing profitability and implementing tactics to expand business growth through increase customer satisfaction and employees' buy-in to strategy.
Business Valuation and Teaching:
Monarch Beverage Company:
CBIZ Valuation Group
University of Houston
Nissan Motors Guinea
Business development: Contact, negotiate and conclude clients engagements that are strategic and profitable.
Valuation Analysis: Manage client relationships; Create and manage valuation projects; Direct staff in the timely completion of valuation engagements; Set and monitor best practices for profitable and growing valuation services.
Perform the migration to a new Enterprise Resource Planning Software and the elimination of silos inside company's workflow into a centralized data base for better information sharing within the organization, which resulted in significant increase in productivity and customer satisfaction
Advise the CEO and other key members of senior management on financial planning budgeting, cash flow, investment priorities, and policy matters. Organize financial chart of accounts to reflect business strategy and objectives, permitting the delivery of financial reports in assisting CEO and COO to make informed judgment Provide a tax optimization mechanism throughout the company in order to minimize the company's tax liability worldwide Oversee, direct, and organize the work of the finance and operations teams. Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality. Elaborate a plan to ensure staff members receive timely and appropriate training and development.
Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality. Elaborate a plan to ensure staff members receive timely and appropriate training and development.
Conduct business valuation in various industries and markets on both national and international level.
Expertise in statistical analysis including multi-regression analysis, moving averages, ARIMA models, hypothesis testing, and forecasting Specialize in event studies and economic damages analysis to calculate inflation per share in securities litigation. Expertise in valuing FLPs and asset holding companies for estate and gift tax purposes.
Value intangible assets in business combinations using AC TOPIC 805 and test goodwill impairment using ASC TOPIC 350 in various industries such as Technology, Healthcare, Oil and Gas, Internet, Communications and Financial Services. Value and assign economic life to intangible assets such as software, in process R&D, customer lists, noncompete agreements, trade secrets, patents, and trademarks.
Value employee stock options using ASC TOPIC 718 Value privately held companies under IRC section 409A or financial reporting purposes.
Course addressed all financial decisions a person will make over his/her lifetime. Topics covered included choice of personal insurance, investments, retirement planning, purchase of long-term assets, etc. Prepared course material, handouts and exams Provided introductory level of knowledge on investing/ retirement planning/saving/economic concepts to students with diverse academic background. Coordinated semester-long project requiring students to build a realistic and sound personal finance plan for their households.
Lead the reorganization and modernization of the sales departments. Supervised a team of 36 employees. Coordinated market intelligence activities such as market and competition analysis. Lead the team in trade show planning, advertising, demand generation and promotional program implementation
Economics, Business Economics & Economic Development
Graduated Summa Cum Laude
Member of the American Economic Association; Member of the American Statistical Association; Received Sigma Iota Epsilon award for academic excellence; Member of the Guinean Association for literacy promotion among young workers.
academic, administrative, advertising, budgeting, business strategy, continuous improvement, contracts, cost accounting, customer relationship management, Enterprise Resource Planning, financial planning, financial reports, financial reporting, forecasting, Pricing, program implementation, sales forecasting, securities, simulation, sound, statistical analysis, strategy, tax, valuation.
Computing: RATS Software, Crystal Ball, SAGE ERP 100 (sales administration & accounting software), Bloomberg Database LP, Factiva, and S&P Insight Database. Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and FrontPage).
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