Pragmatic management professional with experience contributing to advanced financial services performance through alignment of resources.
Delivers dynamic, charismatic, and straightforward leadership to the workplace environment with a track record of excellence in client service management and business development.
Demonstrated proven ability to hear client needs and establish solutions within allotted funding and resources.
Expertise in multimillion-dollar accounts and budget management.
Perceptive, resourceful analyst delivering the highest standards of excellence in client relations, statistical data analysis and the execution of strategies to propel growth.
Extensive background in Food & Beverage, Hospitality, Retirement Homes and Facility Services in North America and around the globe. Core Competencies
Global Finance and Accouting experience
Financial Model Building
Finance & Accounting Management
Supervision & Training
Strategic Business Planning
Budgeting & Forecasting
Cost & Labor Controls
General Ledger & Purchasing
Billing & Collections
Pro Forma Building
Payroll & Inventory Management
Cash & Asset Management
Operations Management TECHNICAL SKILLS Microsoft Office Professional Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), PeopleSoft, ProfitVue, OnQ, Time Plus, Fidelio, Encore, and Epitome
Global Senior Finance ManagerJan 2014 to Current DTZ @ AMD － Austin, TX
Responsible for managing all global finane and accounting functions for this $ 18 M annual AMD Global Real Estate group (GRE) Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) Account. Work closely with all national and international finance and operations teams to effectively manage and process all finance and accounting transactions for all activities related to Facilities Maintenance. Work closely with the GRE team at AMD to effectively manage currency conversion financial impact, internation tax implications and global vendor management issues. (254) 230-3029
Syd_Bassee@Baylor.Edu Key Highlights: ● Plan/administer annual operating budgets of $ 18 million across 15 AMD sites in 9 countries across the world. ● Accountable for all P&L activities and Monthly/Quarterly client financial presentation. ● Build and implement financial tools to improve financial operations, cost controls, and revenue opportunities. ● Built long-term relationships with clients and customers to understand their needs and deliver to their expectations. ● Develop strategic alliances with department heads, managers and supervisors to initiate and achieve overall vision, goals and objectives. ● Established long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers to resolve challenging Accounts Payable issues resulting in significant cost reductions.
Director of FinanceJan 2011 to Jan 2014 ARAMARK Higher Education － Waco, TXAccountable for overseeing all aspects of finance, accounting and payroll functions for the $35M facility, custodial, grounds, energy and project management operation at Baylor University. Working closely with the team at the facility to develop, implement and manage procedures and processes ensuring the integrity of financial operations for the facility. Efficiently plan and administer annual operating and capital budgets. Recruit, train, develop, lead and supervise finance, accounting and audit teams. Cultivate client relationships through effective financial reporting, total transparency and timely delivery. Key Highlights: ● Plan/administer annual operating budgets of $ 33 million and annual revenues of $ 35 million. ● Accountable for all P&L activities and Monthly/Quarterly client financial presentation. ● Build and implement financial tools to improve financial operations, cost controls, and revenue opportunities. ● Built long-term relationships with clients and customers to understand their needs and deliver to their expectations. ● Develop strategic alliances with department heads, managers and supervisors to initiate and achieve overall vision, goals and objectives. ● Established long-term relationships with vendors and suppliers to resolve challenging Accounts Payable issues resulting in significant cost reductions.
Area Financial ControllerJan 2000 to Jan 2011 Hilton Worldwide/ARAMARK CorpInnovatively developed, implemented and managed procedures and processes ensuring the integrity of financial operations for multiple properties. Proficiently planned and administered annual operating budgets. Strategically analyzed monthly financial statements, accounts payable/receivable, and payroll. Identified areas of concern and created strategic programs and controls for overcoming critical issues in multiple properties. Prepared and presented monthly financial and operational reports for clients. Reconciled bank statements and balance sheets. Key Highlights: ● Improved bottom-line at the Hilton Flag Hotel in Temple, TX by 70% within 3 years. ● Increased SuperMedia Hotel and Conference Center of Fort Worth bottom-line by 150% within 2 years. ● Managed all financial activities for multi unit properties. ● Accountable for all P&L activities.
Financial Controller - The Remington Club by MarriottJan 1998 to Jan 2000 Marriott International － San Diego, CAManaged all facets of the financial operations for this $24 million, full-service retirement home with 246 independent living units, 100 assisted living units, and 59 beds. Prepared and managed a $1.0 million capital expenditure budget and annual operating budgets. Performed variance analysis and forecasting. Oversaw month-end and period-end closing, balanced assets/ liabilities, and ensured efficient operations. Supervised Accounts Payable/Receivable and billing.
Bachelor of Arts, Computer ProgrammingThe University of Texas － San Antonio, TX, USAccounting & Information Systems Bachelor of Arts The University of Texas San Antonio TX Computer Programming
AssociateSan Antonio College － San Antonio, TX, USAssociate Degree San Antonio College San Antonio TX
Financial Controller - The Remington Club by Marriott
Accounts Payable, Annual Operating Budgets, Budgets, Financial Operations, Operations, Accountable For, Clients, Payroll, Accounts Payable/receivable, Balance Sheets, Financial Statements, Million, Accounting, Cost Controls, Finance, Audit, Custodial, Financial Reporting, Project Management, Assisted Living, Billing, Budget, Closing, Facets, Forecasting, Senior Residential Care, Variance Analysis, And Accounting, Facilities Maintenance, Facilities Management, Maintenance, Real Estate, Vendor Management, Accounting Management, Accounts And, Asset Management, Budget Management, Budgeting, Business Development, Business Planning, Buying/procurement, Cash, Client Relations, Client Services, Collections, Contract Negotiation, Credit, Data Analysis, Excel, Financial Planning & Analysis, Financial Services, Fp&a, General Ledger, Inventory, Marketing Analysis, Microsoft Office, Ms Office, Operations Management, Peoplesoft, Powerpoint, Purchasing, San, Sarbanes Oxley, Sarbanes-oxley (sox), Solutions, Sox, Storage Area Network, Territory, Territory Management, Training, Word, Associate, Computer Programming