Senior Project Management Finance Controls resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary

Adaptable Senior Project Manager with 10+ years of managing complex projects and programs to deliver exceptional service and quality to clients. Well-versed in financial management to meet strategic goals and objectives. Proactive leader experienced in mentoring and challenging team members to complete projects and develop processes that advance market position for sustainable growth.

  • Project Team Leadership
  • Relationship Development
  • Business Operations
  • Process Improvement
  • Contract Review And Recommendations
  • Policies And Procedures Implementation
  • Budgeting And Forecasting
  • Cost Reduction Strategies
  • Problem Resolution
  • SAP Expertise
Work History
09/2018 to Current
Senior Project Management & Finance Controls Kion Group Perrysburg, OH,
  • Successful execution of $10M portfolio, including international and government (Department of Energy) projects.
  • Tracked project progress, monitored deliverables, and met milestones for accurate operating cash-flow and monthly reporting.
  • Worked in cross-functional environment with Sales, Proposals, Engineering, Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain, and Technical Support to coordinate and organize inputs and logistics.
  • Chaired monthly meetings with executive leadership to confirm opportunities for improvement, earned value, and mitigate risk.
  • Liaised with Engineering, Sales, and Proposals to resolve issues that impacted project delivery and financial objectives.
  • Prepared variance order proposals and budgets for additional project equipment & services.
03/2016 to 09/2018
Finance Project Controller First Republic Livermore, CA,
  • Managed profit center (Business Line) financials: prepared balance sheets, updated quarterly and annual forecasts; monitored operating cash flow, analyzed trends within Company KPI's, presented P&L's.
  • Supervised portfolio of 10 project managers to target monthly and quarterly business objectives, ensured out-of-scope work not performed until successful pursuit of variance order.
  • Worked with internal stakeholders to understand needs and provided peer-to-peer training for financial acumen growth.
  • Chaired monthly project review meetings: presented financial status, cash flow and billing milestone analysis, actual-cost overruns, variance order summary, percent-complete, and backlog revenue.
  • Enforced alignment of project strategy with business objectives and made modifications to project plans to promote efficient completion.
  • Resolved month-end financial reporting punctuality problems, completed month-end financial closing.
01/2012 to 03/2016
Project Manager Bae Systems Fort Belvoir, VA,
  • Successful execution of over 75 projects in software engineering and legacy console upgrades within Power Generation industry.
  • Executed 20+ concurrent projects, including managing costs, schedule and performance from kickoff to commissioning.
  • Developed implementation methodologies to rein in project costs while meeting key milestones.
  • Identified plans and resources required to meet project goals and objectives by setting realistic timelines and checkpoints.
  • Developed executive presentations and reports to facilitate project evaluation and process improvement.
07/2011 to 12/2011
Quality Control Engineer Brennan Industries City, STATE,
  • Managed and completed reverse-engineering of over 250 hydraulic, pneumatic and instrumentation fittings.
  • Presented technical and diagnostic results to Operations, detailing problematic factors and possible remediation efforts.
  • Designed training curricula for quality control personnel.
Expected in 12/2017
MBA: Business Administration And Management
Lake Erie College - Painesville, OH
  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Dean's List 2016
Expected in
No Degree: Organizational Leadership
Case Western Reserve University - Cleveland, OH,
  • Business Leadership
  • Effective Communication
  • Project Planning & Cost Control
Expected in 05/2012
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering Technology
Cleveland State University - Cleveland, OH
  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Dean's List 2011
Expected in
High School Diploma:
Gilmour Academy - Gates Mills, OH,
  • Collaborated with global ABB team to implement Integrated Project Management ($20M initiative).
  • Developed and analyzed $50M global customer program financials, led to $500K cost reduction.
  • Redesigned and implemented SAP project execution template, $25K annual administrative cost reduction.
  • Successful execution of over 100 Industrial Automation projects.
  • ABB Quality Salute Award, US Navy Norfolk Project.
  • Lean Six Sigma (2019)
  • ABB Training: Risk Management & Contract Analysis (2018)
  • CWRU Project Planning & Leadership (2017)
  • ABB Project Manager (2015)
  • ABB Leadership Training: Power Presentations (2014)
  • ABB Life Program (2013)
  • ABB Associate Project Manager (2013)

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School Attended

  • Lake Erie College
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Cleveland State University
  • Gilmour Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Project Management & Finance Controls
  • Finance Project Controller
  • Project Manager
  • Quality Control Engineer


  • MBA
  • No Degree
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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