Motivated Finance Manager with 10 years of experience in consumer goods driving profitable sales growth and cost management by applying skills in finance planning and analysis, budgeting, forecasting, system design, compliance, financial modeling, database management, executive presentation, training, reporting, analysis.
Awarded Business Planner of the Year in Fiscal 2012
Finance Manager, Supply Chain March 2016 to CurrentWalgreen Co － Deerfield, IL
Analyze requests for new business initiatives within supply chain.
Develop three year budgets for e-commerce fulfillment supporting 4 million orders annually.
Partner in setting departmental expense budgets for distribution center network, approximately $650M in annual expenses over 19 locations, including retail distribution centers, e-commerce fulfillment sites, and retail and pharmacy return centers.
Partner with Area Director and General Managers at three retail distribution centers, two e-commerce distribution centers, and two return centers.
Assist in developing reports, templates, analyzing business proposals, operational and financial performance. 19 locations
Coordinate with operations, human resources, legal, asset protection, procurement, customer insights, supply chain, accounting, and other finance teams.
Recruit and interview candidates for summer internships and full time positions entry level positions.
Manage summer intern, schedule on boarding, oversee projects, performance review.
Senior Financial Analyst, Merchandising and Supply Chain April 2014 to February 2016Walgreen Co － Deerfield, IL
Prepare monthly operating performance reports for leadership team analyzing key sales and profit metrics for $5.2B in annual revenue.
Act as financial officer to over 18 Lean Six Sigma projects providing value of $2.5M in hard and soft savings through improving EBIT and reducing working capital.
Validate proposals for write off of excess inventory of $3.4M over six months by coordinating with Inventory Management and Merchandising Planners.
Assess an average of four requests per month valued between $5k - $10M in 52 week NPV for product resets and revisions in retail stores.
Forecast and present weekly sales and profit by product category for $5.2B revenue on an ongoing basis.
Engage in three year budget planning for the merchandising business.
Senior Financial Analyst August 2011 to March 2014Sony Electronics Inc － Itasca, IL
Present P&L analysis to senior management for top national retailers with combined revenue of $362M.
Plan annual and quarterly sales quotas for 38 retailers with over $2.6B in revenue across 25 product categories.
Partner with sales management on $24M annual advertising program.
Analysis of $6.1M investment led to decision to reallocate funding the following year.
Plan $27M annual departmental expense budgets for 12 national cost centers.
Proposed solutions to close gaps in reporting capabilities and brought clarity to $1.25M in annual expenditure while identifying areas of non-compliance and opportunities for greater investment.
Financial Analyst June 2005 to July 2011Sony Electronics Inc － Itasca, IL
Calculate sales bonus for 35 sales professionals supporting top regional retailers.
Establish sales quotas for 1100 retail locations in a pilot program with a top national retailer with $1.2B in revenue.
Prepare annual department expense budgets totaling over $10M for 10 regional cost centers.
Coordinated with SAP technical support and 3rd party vendor to develop and implement an automated process which saved 48 hours of labor each month, reduced aging on accounts receivable, affecting 1,600 transactions annually worth $21M.
Customer Support Analyst December 2002 to May 2005Sony Electronics Inc － Itasca, IL
Created reports to track past due receivables and identify problem areas in aging receivables.
Prioritized receivables to maximize impact on key metrics and improve overall standings.
MBA : Concentration Finance, December 2006Roosevelt University － Schaumburg, IL
Bachelor of Science : Business Administration, May 2002Valparaiso University － Valparaiso, IN