CFO-level executive, highly accomplished strategist with outstanding 25 plus year history providing solid financial leadership. Demonstrated ability to adeptly direct financial reporting and implementation, expertise in forecasting, analysis, risk assessment, business succession strategies, with strong qualifications in all areas of accounting that produce bottom line results and financial strength. Resourceful problem solver with demonstrated ability to re-engineer process and streamline operations. Talented communicator with persuasive negotiation skills. Consistently employ energized, participative management style encouraging motivation, teamwork, empathy, empowerment, accountability.
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Financial leader of regional executive team ($400 million revenue) for ENR top 10 construction firm. Full responsibility for strategic planning and direction of all financial functions for 5 geographically diverse business units including financial statement production/analysis/presentation, monthly financial forecasting, project reporting and WIP reviews, regional strategic plan, capital and operating budgets, contract negotiation, risk mitigation/evaluation, fee proposal preparation, subcontractor prequalification, joint venture financial reporting, sales/proposal of insurance products. Member of regional Quality Council, continually monitored policy compliance. FAR/CAS leader for regional governmental projects, supported preparation of annual federal audited rates and schedules. Maintained strong working relationships with 5 business unit leaders and 5 department managers. Provided internal and external support for all audits.
Financial executive of large commercial mechanical contractor with full responsibility for all financial reporting, strategic short and long term planning, cash management, A/R, A/P, payroll, HR, IT. Administrator/Trustee of ESOP and 401(k) plans with all associated reporting. Member of Board of Directors, instrumental in determining direction, vision and mission of firm. Managed external banking and bonding relationships, negotiated all Commercial Package, Umbrella, Workers Compensation, Auto and Employee Benefit Insurances. Mitigated risk via contract negotiations with owners, general contractors, subcontractors. Worked with external auditors on annual audit and tax returns, coordinated annual review by business valuation specialist for ESOP. Managed office building complex, negotiated tenant leases, resolved building issues. Recruited, supervised, trained staff of 4.
Revenue measurement, reporting, analysis for long distance telecommunications firm. Implemented format for monthly revenue package, presented all lead and support revenue schedules to senior management on monthly basis. Performed analysis on actual versus budgeted revenue. Developed internal control procedure for vendor commission program, managed costs of billing and collection.
Accounting Supervisor - Special project assignment to work with client Chrysler Corporation online with computerized accounting system. Advised client in system setup to develop job cost tracking and reporting system as well as financial reporting system for entity tracking 3,000 jobs per year. General Ledger Accountant - assisted in monthly financial statement preparation for holding company and all subsidiaries, directly responsible for financial statements of 2 business units. Collaborated with operating group leaders in yearly budget development process. Project Accountant - conducted all project financial reporting for Health Facilities related construction projects totaling $135 million.
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