Top Finance Manager Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Finance Manager. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Finance Manager resumes they appeared on. For example, 34.7% of Finance Manager resumes contained Financial Statements as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Finance Manager actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Finance Manager resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Financial Statements

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Here's how Financial Statements is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Make the necessary general ledger adjustments in readiness to preparing financial statements/analysis of complex financial statements and reconciled balance sheet.
  • Directed staff in the preparation of departmental, divisional, and consolidated operating financial statements and prepared consolidated reporting package.
  • Supervised and maintained full set of accounts, and coordinated with corporate auditors regarding drafting and finalizing statutory financial statements.
  • Prepared local and state tax returns/license renewals, monthly account analysis, analyzed financial statements monthly and reported variances.
  • Analyzed and presented financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicating monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Monitored and prepared financial statements supporting the utility rate study analysis and integrated analyses into the utility budget.
  • Perform bookkeeping and account management through financial statements and assemble documentation for monthly, quarterly and year-end audits.
  • Review detailed financial statements, surety bond requirements, and permissible investments to ensure compliance with statutory guidelines.
  • Prepared monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements as required by specific management or shareholder agreements.
  • Developed process for forward looking projections of financial statements based on potential business decisions of various scenarios.
  • Developed and enforced internal controls to ensure integrity and accuracy of business unit's financial statements.
  • Prepared financial statements, budgets and quarterly forecasts for two advertising agencies and controlling company.
  • Reconciled financial statements, processed car audits for floor planning, and oversaw wholesaling initiatives.
  • Led data consolidation and reporting process, including distribution and review of financial statements.
  • Performed monthly bank reconciliations and assisted outside auditors in the preparation of financial statements.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for senior leadership; present financial analysis to Senior Management.
  • Coordinate with outside auditor s preparation of audited financial statements and related footnote disclosures.
  • Analyzed monthly financial statements for accuracy and explained significant variances to budget or forecast.
  • Create proforma financial statements for legal to use in determining viability of proposed contracts.
  • Prepared and presented monthly, quarterly and yearly financial statements to senior management.

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2. General Ledger Accounts

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Here's how General Ledger Accounts is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Ensured assigned general ledger accounts were analyzed, reviewed and substantiated in compliance with corporate accounting policies and procedures.
  • Reviewed and reconciled site general ledger accounts and produced monthly internal financial reports for review with internal managers.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts, Review general ledger account reconciliation of staff.
  • Reconciled and audited general ledger accounts as well as individual project accounts.
  • Manage monthly bank reconciliations and annual reconciliation for all general ledger accounts.
  • Managed and reconciled general ledger accounts and performed bank reconciliation monthly.
  • Prepared and managed monthly closing entries and reconciled general ledger accounts.
  • Completed monthly variance explanations for individual projects and general ledger accounts.
  • Documented procedures and data flows for Inventory general ledger accounts.
  • Supervised month end Treasury close, General Ledger accounts reconciliations.
  • Prepared reconciliations of selected general ledger accounts at month.
  • Perform reconciliation and analysis of assigned general ledger accounts.
  • Analyzed General Ledger accounts and prepared Financial Statements.
  • Review General Ledger Accounts for accuracy and reasonableness.
  • Reconciled and analyzed various general ledger accounts.
  • Reviewed and approved General Ledger accounts reconciliation.
  • Reconciled and maintained general ledger accounts.
  • Prepared monthly general ledger accounts.
  • Reconcile monthly general ledger accounts.
  • Compiled and analyzed financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, and documented business transactions.

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3. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Established and maintained internal control systems to ensure compliance, and made recommendations and instituted appropriate fiscal policies and procedures.
  • Determined agency and/or cabinet implications of state and federal statutes, regulations or policy to ensure compliance with budget.
  • Reviewed and established departmental accounting, fiscal policy, and systems guidelines to ensure compliance with fiscal requirements.
  • Provided analysis and concise written recommendations with supporting arguments to ensure compliance and best business practices.
  • Analyzed Group Purchasing Organization contracts for value-add and to ensure compliance and profit margin achievement.
  • Managed and evaluated operational processes and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations and company policies.
  • Monitored all financial expenditures to ensure compliance with budget, forecast commitments and financial policies.
  • Monitored accuracy, efficiency and productivity of staff to ensure compliance with departmental performance standards.
  • Reviewed financial processes to ensure compliance with statutory directives, financial regulations and laws.
  • Managed campus financial aid office to ensure compliance with company objectives and federal/state regulations.
  • Tracked and evaluated student statuses to ensure compliance with attendance and academic requirements.
  • Presided over strategic review and divestiture process to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Reviewed all audits to ensure compliance and implemented audit findings and recommendations.
  • Developed and implemented processes to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley reporting requirements.
  • Reviewed balance sheet account reconciliations to ensure compliance with company procedures.
  • Reviewed consumer contracts to ensure compliance with lender and regulatory guidelines.
  • Analyzed Federal spending variances to ensure compliance with federal regulations.
  • Developed follow-up audits to ensure compliance of corporate policies.
  • Review state-specific Statutory Regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Reviewed Medicaid and Medicare contracts to ensure compliance

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4. External Auditors

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Here's how External Auditors is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Managed European partner audits; liaised with external auditors and senior Sony Music management, presented audit reports and negotiated settlements.
  • Provide detailed cost analysis from computer system reports and compile specialized reports for the department, internal auditors and external auditors.
  • Provided appropriate information for city, state and federal corporate income tax returns and assisted external auditors in their annual examination.
  • Partnered with internal and external auditors to document opening Balance Sheet and updated Hyperion Enterprise for beginning Balance Sheet by Company.
  • Coordinate preparation of annual audit and income tax return preparation, providing external auditors with information and support as needed.
  • Provide leadership regarding audit documentation and communication with internal and external auditors regarding proper accounting treatment for revenues and expenses.
  • Partnered with internal and external auditors during annual examination of financial statements, provided documentation and resolutions on review findings.
  • Prepared annual audited statutory-basis financial statements for the reinsurance subsidiaries for review and approval by external auditors.
  • Captured account purposes, enforced consistency, eliminated duplicity and facilitated review by external auditors and regulators.
  • Work closely with External Auditors to ensure timely and successful audits/reviews of the accounts receivable/payable reconciliation.
  • Coordinate audits by external auditors and third party reimbursement agencies and provide the necessary financial documentation.
  • Managed External Auditors quarterly to ensure accurate documentation for all consumer promotion balance sheet entries.
  • Responded to audit inquiries and assisted in preparing supporting schedules for internal and external auditors.
  • Prepared annual financial statements for auditing; interacted with external auditors to establish audit schedules.
  • Worked closely with external auditors to complete annual financial review and external financial reports.
  • Presented financial reports at monthly meetings, explaining variances to management and internal/external auditors.
  • Conduct mandatory audit/review by external auditors adhering to state WAC (Washington Administration Code)
  • Interacted extensively with internal and external auditors coordinating successful year-end financial and operational audits.
  • Provided monthly and quarterly financial results and commentary to corporate planning and external auditors.
  • Monitored and confirmed financial condition by conducting audits; providing information to external auditors.

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5. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Promoted at least 12 highly qualified employees while maintaining a high-level business effectiveness in strategy execution and quality customer service.
  • Managed staff to ensure departmental objectives are achieved; ensure excellent customer service is provided to internal and external customers.
  • Modernized and reorganized finance customer service department operations, dramatically increasing finance technician knowledge of all financial customer services.
  • Streamlined serialized inventory deployment, using Lean Manufacturing techniques, resulting in reduced inventory costs and increased customer service.
  • Served as a change-agent in redefining production processes leading to improved productivity, customer service and employee morale.
  • Supervised daily operations of finance department including inventory, customer service, and sales completions at multiple locations.
  • Connected non-financial product usage data to revenue trends and customer service activity to provide timely analyses to management.
  • Managed financial analysis, accounting operations, accounting close, account reporting reconciliations customer service, and credit.
  • Developed implemented and monitored programs to maximize customer satisfaction and managed 20+ on-site customer service representatives.
  • Managed a staff of Customer Service representatives that supported both external vendors and internal departments.
  • Maintain and improve customer service levels and develop customer survey programs for continuous process improvements.
  • Interacted internally with company executives, production managers, sales managers and customer service managers.
  • Developed Best in Class performance initiative resulting in improved customer service, communication and cooperation.
  • Collaborate with senior management to identify efficient method of financial aid delivery and customer service.
  • Identified and implemented significant process improvements which resulted in high level customer service satisfaction.
  • Provided excellent customer service, which improved referrals and assisted with reduced customer complaints.
  • Establish communication with Customer Service and Marketing Departments to ensure timely processing of orders.
  • Provided outstanding customer service and sales above General Motors expectations as a Sales Representative.
  • Provided strong operational leadership, customer service and sales for multiple automobile franchises.
  • Facilitated funding and booking of loan transactions while demonstrating professional customer service.

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6. Annual Budget

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Here's how Annual Budget is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Generate financial analysis and reporting pertaining to annual budget, quarterly forecasts and long-range strategic plans to Sigma-Tau and Sigma-Tau Group.
  • Maintained active involvement with the preparation of annual budgets and cost management to surpass budgeted targets and investigated significant variances.
  • Develop and coordinate the annual budget and quarterly forecast across eight distribution centers as well as domestic and international transportation.
  • Develop detailed annual budgets by analyzing run-rates, labor demand, operational risks/opportunities, cost savings and initiative proposals.
  • Directed and had immediate responsibility for annual budgets, monthly forecasts, financial reporting and related financial analysis.
  • Maintained communication with Project managers to ensure accurate monthly forecasting and annual budgeting for the Education Systems Division.
  • Provided direction throughout annual budgeting and forecasting processes; participated in steering committee to implement Sun Systems upgrade.
  • Provided payroll reporting, financial analysis, budget analyses, budget forecasting, and annual budget recommendations.
  • Prepared financial reports, developed annual budgets, and performed variance analysis for presentation to senior management.
  • Prepared annual budgets, variance analysis reports, and other management reports for manufacturing performance evaluation.
  • Developed revenue forecast model based on productivity and pipeline as basis of annual budget planning process.
  • Managed and coordinated the subsidiary's annual budget and quarterly forecast processes with corporate controlling.
  • Identified risks and opportunities by collaborating with service delivery managers to prepare the annual budget.
  • Prepared annual budgets totaling 12 million dollars for ten sales/distribution facilities across Montana and Wyoming.
  • Led annual budget process for Product Management and Marketing reporting results to executive management.
  • Prepared and developed presentation of annual budget along with monthly forecasts for senior management.
  • Prepared annual budget based on assumptions developed with VF management and various segment personnel.
  • Manage and prepare quarterly and annual budget requirements including presentations to senior management.
  • Directed and managed the annual budget process across ten organizations and international locations.
  • Prepared annual budgets, and performed comparative analysis on a regular basis.

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7. Balance Sheet

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Here's how Balance Sheet is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Calculate, analyze, and monitor capitalization of manufacturing variances and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts for all manufacturing sites globally.
  • Manage monthly financial close process; deliver accurate financial results including comprehensive analysis of key expense and balance sheet items.
  • Prepared submissions of accruals and budget transfers associated with operating budget, balance sheet reconciliation and audit support documentation.
  • Charged with monitoring and reconciling balance sheet accounts and performing income and expense analysis for accuracy and budget comparison.
  • Organized and hosted departmental monthly balance sheet review sessions for purposes of training and promoting reconciliation compliance.
  • Compiled and reviewed income statements, balance sheets and supporting documentation of different catalogs for due-diligence investigations.
  • Analyzed and reviewed business unit results, primarily focused on balance sheet and income statement fluctuations.
  • Recognized for analysis of balance sheet results and preparation of quarterly analyzes for corporate management.
  • Analyzed and reconciled balance sheet accounts; reviewed income/expense accounts for accuracy and completeness.
  • Designed/implemented/maintained highly detailed monthly balance sheet, and cash flow forecasting and budgeting method.
  • Supported achievement of all financial goals through targeted analyses and balance sheet management.
  • Designed balance sheet simulation tools to forecast and monitor inventory/depreciation and accounts receivable.
  • Reviewed and approved reconciliations and analyses for over sixty balance sheet accounts.
  • Performed Sarbanes-Oxley audits and provided balance sheet account reconciliations for SOX auditors.
  • Perform monthly account analysis to verify accuracy of related balance sheet accounts.
  • Designed extensive infrastructure and reporting framework for previously limited balance sheet reporting.
  • Supervised consolidation of balance sheet reconciliations and reviewed with management.
  • Analyzed balance sheet and income statement changes and documented explanations.
  • Reviewed balance sheet and bank reconciliations for completeness and accuracy.
  • Performed monthly reconciliation and certification of balance sheet accounts.

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8. Aftermarket Products

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Here's how Aftermarket Products is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Offer financing to new/used/commercial customers and provide a thorough explanation of aftermarket products, using menu selling.
  • Presented advantages of extended warranties and other aftermarket products to customers and encouraged them to purchase.
  • Completed necessary vehicle documents and offered aftermarket services; extending warranties and various aftermarket products.
  • Prepared documentation for settlement of automotive loans as well as selling aftermarket products and insurance.
  • Recommended appropriate warranty, insurance, financial protection, and aftermarket products to customers.
  • Structured and customized automotive financing and aftermarket products for varied buyer base.
  • Provided financing and sold aftermarket products to VW-Audi-Mercedes and Mazda customers.
  • Provided customers with explanation of extended warranty and aftermarket products.
  • Conferred with customers regarding financing, aftermarket products and warranties.
  • Educated and sold customer aftermarket products and extended warranties.
  • Maintained high penetration of extended warranties and aftermarket products.
  • Presented other aftermarket products as described by dealer policy.
  • Presented all aftermarket products utilizing a menu selling system.
  • Offered all applicable aftermarket products and financing alternatives.
  • Finalized automotive purchase's & up sold aftermarket products
  • Facilitated sales of extended warranties and aftermarket products.
  • Demonstrate successful closing methods on aftermarket products.
  • Present and sell automotive aftermarket products.
  • Completed automotive aftermarket products service contracts.
  • Sell aftermarket products to maximize profitability.

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9. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Support assigned business units with financial reporting and meaningful analysis to identify trends and assess whether financial targets will be achieved.
  • Received recognition for my efforts in fostering the cohesiveness between multiple business units which allowed them to work together more efficiently.
  • Developed allocation methodology and reporting structure for newly established Engineering Shared Services organization to align costs to the appropriate business units.
  • Transitioned and trained local business service center on back office process relating to accounting procedures and management of business units.
  • Led a Corporate-Wide initiative to automate cash and securities reconciliations for highly diversified business units using COTS product, Recon-Plus.
  • Created consolidated Quarterly Procurement Review and presentation from ten Business Units across the Americas which were issued for shareholder reports.
  • Advanced through a series of financial management roles within distribution, corporate administration, manufacturing and product business units.
  • Provided operation/business decision making support, handling of conflicting directions between business units, and negotiating resolution of issues.
  • Evaluated financial and operational efficiency of business units in an effort to determine whether accounting objectives were being satisfied.
  • Developed monthly, quarterly, and annual consolidated financial statements for select business units, which detailed financial metrics.
  • Developed additional revenue generating business units and lender participation programs and incentives to add 15% to profit margins.
  • Worked in collaboration with executive finance team and business units to mitigate commercial risks, while maximizing customer profitability.
  • Prepared project financial matrices, efficiently allocated costs within the business units, and developed capital expenditure plans.
  • Improved expenditure accuracy by working closely with business units to verify departmental expense targets and timing of capital.
  • Assist Corporate Tax Department with annual tax return preparation by providing financial information for the reporting business units.
  • Analyzed performance changes/aberrations in the New York metro market and proposed solutions to management in all business units.
  • Put together and led financial analysis courses, designed to develop high-performance analysts from different business units.
  • Collaborated and instructed media teams in resolving business issues, specifically focused with Special Business Units.
  • Finance manager Support storage and partner sales business units by providing various financial analysis and support.
  • Implemented and monitor pricing guidelines for various suppliers and business units including price consistency and uniformity.

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10. Finance Department

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Here's how Finance Department is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Supervised all activities of the finance department including compiling and completing all paperwork necessary to buy and finance automobiles.
  • Managed the operation of the finance department compiling and maintaining financial and budget information for all hospital departments.
  • Led the Finance Department which included establishing and managing comprehensive protocols and procedures for the start-up organization.
  • Enhanced finance department by improving vehicle profit margins through increasing reserve and increasing after-market product penetration.
  • Developed a comprehensive menu selling process to maximize the finance department's profitability and product penetration.
  • Introduced new processes and lending institutions to improve profitability and efficiency in the Finance Department.
  • Identified operational and policy problems within the finance department to help improve comprehension of procedures.
  • Structured loans and coordinated relationships between desk managers and the Finance Department to maximize profitability.
  • Collaborated with domestic corporate accounting and finance departments to ensure appropriate accounting and financial reporting.
  • Progressed quickly into supervisory roles and then into the Accounting/Finance Department soon after graduation.
  • Managed the Retail Finance Department including the functions of Deduction Management and Credit/Collections.
  • Developed follow up with customer standards and lead maximization for retail finance department.
  • Prepared and administered an annual operating forecast and budget for the Finance department.
  • Organized and maintained accurate business reports and resolved discrepancies within the finance department.
  • Developed a successful Acquisition Finance Department and developed goals for its long-term impact.
  • Supervised finance department/handled all types of deals including special finance customers.
  • Interfaced internally and externally with finance department and third party vendors.
  • Developed and maintained overhead expense budget information for finance department.
  • Managed the finance department to maximize finance and warranty penetration.
  • Established and maintained sold communications between sales and finance departments.

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11. Human Resources

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Here's how Human Resources is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Maintained complete autonomous decision-making authority within the areas of manufacturing, finance, human resources, information technology and administrative affairs.
  • Assume and maintain profit/loss responsibility for administration departments, including human resources, benefits and compensation, insurance and travel.
  • Worked directly with Contracts, Logistics, Operations, Human Resources, Procurement and Security to facilitate operational objectives.
  • Coordinated employee benefits with the Human Resources Manager to ensure all benefit actions are completed accurately and timely.
  • Contribute in Human Resources by entering payroll, completing workers compensation audits, and overseeing employee/employer benefits.
  • Manage various functions of the organization including customer service and pricing, information technology and human resources.
  • Process improvements in Accounts receivable and collection process and most effective utilization of available human resources.
  • Worked with Human Resources to validate open/future job requisitions were properly aligned to respective business plans.
  • Managed smooth consolidation of newly acquired business with respect to financial reporting and Human Resources.
  • Led implementation of improved human resources and payroll systems for management and implemented projects.
  • Provided accounting, human resources, and business administration for residential construction company.
  • Support activities associated with human resources include employee benefits coordination and management.
  • Supervised human resources and employee benefits in cohesion with cross-departmental teams.
  • Assured all Human Resources policies are implemented properly and followed consistently.
  • Reviewed and prepared financial statements and administration of Human Resources dept.
  • Manage the Human Resources and Payroll functions including benefits administration.
  • Administered Payroll and Human Resources for approximately 25 faculty members.
  • Performed various human resources duties including payroll and timekeeping.
  • Directed Human Resources Department with over-sight-direct report Human resources Manager
  • Selected by Human Resources for specialized managerial leadership training.

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12. Journal Entries

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Here's how Journal Entries is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Established and expanded complex general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Reviewed audited, reconciled, and interpreted monthly and annual financial reports; initiated and validated appropriate journal entries.
  • Prepared and reviewed journal entries to ensure reliability of the financial statements following our accounting guidelines.
  • General oversight of daily reporting matters including journal entries and review of supporting documentation.
  • Prepared and reviewed monthly journal entries and communicated closing schedule to hemisphere operation managers.
  • Prepared monthly journal entries including accruals and communicated closing schedule to worldwide operation managers.
  • Prepared reconciliations, reconciliations, journal entries, and other general accounting activities.
  • Coordinated close process and reviewed journal entries and related balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Prepared complex journal entries and account reconciliations including inventory.
  • Ensured accurate journal entries; captured and accrued period costs; investigated unusual charges; reconciled accounts and provided budgeting information.
  • Serve on the Proposal Development Committee, the Computer Systems Advisory Committee, approve journal entries and expenditure of University Funds.
  • Managed ACH & wire transfers, cash forecasting, approved bank reconciliations, balance sheet reconciliations & month end journal entries.
  • Coordinate monthly journal entries audit process among the control group to comply with internal audit policy & leverage compliance with SOX.
  • Work closely with cost clerks on preparing various cost estimates on new products or package changes and preparing cost journal entries.
  • Established budgets and financial objectives for the departments; performed month end close processes, including monthly accruals and journal entries.
  • Assist in the month-end close process including calculation of inventory reserve rates, preparation of journal entries, and account reconciliation.
  • Managed month-end, quarterly and annual close processes, including the review of journal entries and BS reconciliations for all accounts.
  • Negotiated vendor agreements; A/R, A/P, general ledger, journal entries, managed 401K Plan and Health Insurance program.
  • Work closely with the Finance Controller; assist with P&L reporting, balance sheet reconciliations and journal entries.
  • Prepare journal entries, financial reports, statements, and ledgers; ensure the accuracy and completeness of the same.

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13. Variance Analysis

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Here's how Variance Analysis is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Coordinate labor and overhead variance analysis from expectations for all work/job orders including identification and corrective action development for issues identified.
  • Prepared financial variance analysis of actual results against budget and prior forecast, providing corrective action recommendations to management where necessary.
  • Prepared timely and accurate financial statements and operating reports including variance analysis for multiple related companies and in a consolidated format.
  • Partnered with functional leaders and accounting to prepare month-end accruals and performed monthly variance analysis of budget/forecast against actual financial performance.
  • Initiated the development and implementation of a sales projection tool which significantly improved accuracy of sales forecasting and variance analysis.
  • Facilitate month-end close process including researching, communicating issues to senior management and preparing detailed reports and variance analysis commentary.
  • Reviewed and prepared quarterly commentary, variance analysis and presentations to senior management of Holding & Associate companies.
  • Developed operating budgets, as well as prepared financial forecasts and variance analysis to ensure solvency of organization.
  • Prepared monthly variance analysis of functional costs and quarterly estimates/forecast of functional costs for GE Energy senior management.
  • Spearheaded process improvement that cut down forecast inaccuracy, reduced completion time and improved month end variance analysis.
  • Provided Month to Month Variance Analysis and Commentary and Presented Financial Results to Senior Management and Business Partners.
  • Managed department of 7 associates responsible for financial reporting and variance analysis for the Individual Business Department.
  • Review of relevant financial information including P&L analysis, comprehensive variance analysis and Oracle reconciliation.
  • Partner with business owners in preparing monthly operating forecasts based on business activity drivers and variance analysis.
  • Conduct monthly, quarterly and yearly close procedures including ledger reconciliation, variance analysis and document preparation.
  • Managed budgeting and forecasting process, consolidation, executive reviews, variance analysis, and final reporting.
  • Managed financial budgeting, planning and forecasting processes, including monthly results reporting and variance analysis.
  • Established and implemented the performance management system, variance analysis system between actual result and budget.
  • Developed five-year strategic plans, prepared annual operating budgets, and produced forecasts with variance analysis.
  • Provided financial Analysis that encompassed Recovery Outlook and Deviation Bridges, Recovery and Expense Variance Analysis.

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14. Financial Management

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Here's how Financial Management is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Implemented and administered computer-based accounting and financial management system for physician services practice, giving management clear view of business performance.
  • Directed the development of broad Office-wide budgetary plans, policies, procedures and systems to implement higher echelon financial management directives.
  • Assess and improve financial management systems, financial reporting and analysis, strategic planning and financial policy formulation and development.
  • Participated on teams and committees with regard to the effectiveness of the Financial Management System and any modifications required thereof.
  • Partnered with project management teams to develop relationships with finance in order to influence productive and accurate client financial management.
  • Provided financial management support for strategic supplier contract negotiations as well as operational support for the GTSS's outsourcing operations.
  • Directed the successful design, implementation and validation of Delaware North s Hyperion Financial Management financial and reporting consolidation software.
  • Improved PeopleSoft Financial Management upload efficiency by customizing sub-ledger chart of accounts to reduce manual account mapping and input errors.
  • Adapt, revise, and evaluate accounting reports, procedures, and operations encompassing multiple financial management/accounting systems.
  • Accomplished speaker and lecturer of financial management strategies and problem resolution techniques for business owners and professional organizations.
  • Provided financial management of foreign government Apache contract valued at over $450M including all U.S. government-required regulations.
  • Provided management team with appropriate financial management information and strategic support including budgeting, forecasting and capital requests.
  • Facilitated business practices and technology for financial and operational improvement to ensure effective financial management and customer service.
  • Strengthened controls and reporting capabilities by taking lead role in SAP implementation for financial management for capital projects.
  • Direct with full responsibility the financial management and control, purchasing/warehousing management and Office Administration of this subsidiary.
  • Supported United States Navy and International Staffs in developing long range analysis regarding financial management of the project.
  • Provided Financial Management in the areas of Budget Development, Justification, strategic financial planning and Execution.
  • Research and report on factors influencing business performance and develop financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk.
  • Facilitate and manage the implementation and integration of Network research financial management for the national research department.
  • Participated at project level by providing budgets, financial management, cost negotiations assistance and contract compliance.

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15. Gaap

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Here's how Gaap is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Developed accounting and operating procedures to comply with appropriate GAAP, regulatory requirements, and external audit requirements.
  • Supervised and participated in the preparation of various consolidated financial statements and reports in compliance with GAAP.
  • Generated financial models for domestic and international projects, incorporating U.S. GAAP and foreign accounting/tax standards.
  • Supported accurate recording of financial activity in accordance with GAAP and corporate regulations.
  • Ensured regulatory compliance by developing and instituting accounting procedures aligned with US GAAP.
  • Coordinate all financial audit process including Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements & GAAP requirements.
  • Account analysis/reconciliation per GAAP standards in conjunction with support of division Controller
  • Controlled local statutory financial reports and prepared reconciliation with US GAAP.
  • Participated in auditing consolidated financial statement in compliance with GAAP.
  • Prepare consolidated Financial Statements in accordance with GAAP.
  • Assisted in ISO Certification Skills Used * Maintain accounting records in accordance with the Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP).
  • Collaborated with the local affiliates to ensure accurate, reliable and timely transmittal of information in compliance with US GAAP Reporting.
  • Audit all Capital Projects invoices to ensure they comply with AML procedures, guidelines, SOX and external audits following GAAP.
  • Result: Sale of the division was finalized upon the production of the first two months of US GAAP financial statements.
  • Ensured implementation and compliance with company financial accounting policies and systems in accordance with Chinese New GAAP and International Accounting Standards.
  • Maintain controls to assure integrity of assets and compliance with GAAP Standards and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations.
  • Reviewed journal entries, and account reconciliations and analyses prepared by staff for accuracy and compliance with GAAP and company policies.
  • Assisted management in all phases of the audit process for corporate and subsidiary non-profit organizations in compliance with GAAP and GAAS.
  • Reviewed special financial transactions for Asia accounting team to ensure the compliance of statutory requirements, US GAAP and management reporting.
  • Evaluated complex business transactions and teamed with Technical Accounting Team to implement proper accounting treatments; familiar with GAAP accounting rules.

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16. Financial Performance

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Here's how Financial Performance is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Provided financial leadership and made recommendations to improve business operations and financial performance of the organization in order to achieve targets.
  • Delivered reliably on annual business plan in areas of financial performance, customer satisfaction, employee engagement, and corporate responsibility.
  • Monitored monthly financial performance against operating plan and managed day-to-day financial operations and expense controls for $240 million business unit.
  • Analyze and communicate financial performance; engage leadership regarding unwarranted variances and develop and monitor action plans to resolve unfavorable variances.
  • Analyze financial performance against key business metrics and document pertinent financial highlights that will enable management to determine progress against budgets.
  • Developed monthly financial reporting package showcasing overarching business/financial performance to bankers, and ensuring compliance with line of credit covenants.
  • Analyze complex financial data, identify trends and prepare recommendations for present and future financial performance and business process improvements.
  • Created reports pulled directly from Hyperion and SAP that enhanced engineering effectiveness through the development of strong financial performance metrics.
  • Prepared and delivered monthly presentations around financial performance to senior leadership and provided insight into key drivers of the business.
  • Monitor financial performance for the manufacturing organization against plan and communicate key performance metrics to the organization and senior management.
  • Devised and implemented a formalized incentive program linking annual bonuses to goals designed to focus managers on improving financial performance.
  • Focus on bottom-line profitability by monitoring and ensuring sales, service, and financial performance align with overall organizational goals.
  • Prepare financial planning and analysis to improve financial performance and provide business analysis to support for decision-making, i.e.
  • Control & Monitor projects performance against agreed operating budget, review financial performance and recommend corrective actions when necessary.
  • Assumed responsibilities for PowerPoint presentation-development of annual financial performance, for delivery by CFO to COSCO-Americas Board of Directors.
  • Inspired team to prepared and communicated key financial performance indicators and strategic analysis to both operations and manufacturing management.
  • Managed financial performance of Bell Atlantic's international investments to maximize portfolio's value and contribution to corporate earnings.
  • Prepared and administered hospital budget, wrote financial statement narrative, and worked with management regarding hospital financial performance.
  • Facilitated two significant management and department restructures to raise and retain talents to improve financial performance of the organization.
  • Consolidated and analyzed combined financial performance including actual results, annual Operating and Strategic plans, and forecasts.

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17. Credit Reports

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Here's how Credit Reports is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Generated credit reports and performed credit risk evaluation including financial statement analysis and data obtained from bank and trade references.
  • Analyzed customer creditworthiness by reviewing credit application, obtaining credit reports and comparing to organization standards and lender guidelines.
  • Determine customer creditworthiness and qualifications for automobile financial approval by analyzing customer credit applications and credit reports.
  • Reviewed and verify credit application information, credit reports and determined the customer's creditworthiness.
  • Coordinated with departments and evaluated customer credit worthiness by analyzing credit reports for all information.
  • Review credit applications to ensure completeness; process credit reports and review to determine approval/declination.
  • Rendered underwriting determinations based on review of loan applications and credit reports.
  • Analyzed credit reports and pertinent information to determine creditworthiness of prospective customers.
  • Determine customer credit worthiness by reviewing credit application and credit reports.
  • Analyzed credit reports, performed credit interview and prepared credit applications.
  • Implemented credit applications, ran credit reports and executed credit/financial loans.
  • Evaluated customer credit worthiness, analyzing credit reports for all situations.
  • Review credit reports and assist customers in securing automotive financing.
  • Determined best credit/financing options for customers by analyzing credit reports.
  • Analyzed credit reports before faxing applications to sub-prime lenders.
  • Reviewed customer credit application packages and credit reports.
  • Pulled necessary consumer Credit reports and verified information.
  • Analyzed credit reports and prepared required transaction documents.
  • Analyzed customer credit reports for credit worthiness.
  • Analyzed credit reports and credit applications.

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18. Internal Controls

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Here's how Internal Controls is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Monitored internal controls and establish segregation of duties to improve department effectiveness; assisted revenue management with preparation of cost reports.
  • Designed internal controls and enhanced processes to drive accurate and timely revenue attribution and incentive compensation for over 400 sales professionals.
  • Applied understanding of financial policy and procedures including cash management, internal controls, accounting, and prepared quarterly financial statements.
  • Work included documentation preparation and review; internal control testing and gap analysis; and recommendations for improving internal controls.
  • Assessed accounting and financial management procedures, and developed internal controls and safeguards that ensured data accuracy and SOX compliance.
  • Created and maintained standard operational procedures used to implement process improvements and define internal controls in relation to functional responsibilities.
  • Developed ongoing internal controls monitoring system and F&A training plans that reduced control risks and enhanced organizational capability.
  • Redesigned SOX process and procedures to better reflect current and needed internal controls thereby eliminating unnecessary Audit risk and support.
  • Gathered and analyzed financial information, processes, and internal controls to teach workshops to individuals and command representatives.
  • Provided oversight to accomplish internal controls requirements to complete 2009 financial statements and facilitated plan development for ongoing financial support
  • Computerized and integrated all financial application modules, as well as established processes and internal controls for accounting system.
  • Established and documented accounting and treasury procedures as well as internal controls, streamlining procedures and ensuring fiscal compliance.
  • Enhanced internal controls and the accuracy and integrity of financial data by recommending policy changes and improved operational processes.
  • Provided recommendations to management regarding root cause for needed write-offs and implemented necessary internal controls to prevent future risk.
  • Establish policies and procedures that ensure adequacy of internal controls and effectiveness in providing financial services to the Community.
  • Developed and implemented methodology to improve company internal controls over financial reporting and enable consistent passing of audits.
  • Established internal controls and security procedures to ensure safekeeping of financial data and confidentiality of personnel records.
  • Established internal controls and audit standards that successfully passed internal and an external audits without significant findings.
  • Design and implement procedures to establish an effective system of internal controls over accounting and financial reporting.
  • Reduced organizational risk and improved internal controls by performing a study of financial indicators and performance ratios.

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19. Quickbooks

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Here's how Quickbooks is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Manage financial support process, including A/R for North America business unit, customer invoicing and corporate financial reporting utilizing QuickBooks.
  • Reconciled bank statements and month-end paperwork bi-weekly, entered information into QuickBooks.
  • Transferred sales data to QuickBooks enabling higher visibility of financial data.
  • Improved financial tracking and reporting by transitioning to QuickBooks Non-Profit.
  • Managed overall accounting and financial control systems, including QuickBooks.
  • Automated all financial and accounting processes by implementing QuickBooks Pro.
  • Created customized program within QuickBooks to maintain financial records.
  • Led accounting system conversion from QuickBooks to Microsoft Dynamics/Solomon.
  • Implemented accounting infrastructure with on-line QuickBooks accounting software.
  • Completed Intuit QuickBooks certification at Wake Technical Community College
  • Complete Accounts Payable management utilizing QuickBooks software.
  • Prepared monthly Profit/Loss reports using QuickBooks.
  • Managed all accounting responsibilities in QuickBooks.
  • Balanced customer accounts using QuickBooks software.
  • Restructure all financial records utilizing QuickBooks.
  • Transitioned accounting software to QuickBooks.
  • Produced and audited financial reports, developed strategies and process improvements such as formulas in QuickBooks to automate and save time.
  • Entered and managed 3+ months of backlog data previously not entered into legacy systems (QuickBooks & AS400) or SAP.
  • Created reports in Excel from QuickBooks data to include embedded functions and macros which produced up-to-date numbers and business analysis.
  • Preformed crucial bookkeeping tasks in QuickBooks such as processing invoices, payments, expenses, bank reconciliations and general maintenance.

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20. SOX

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Here's how SOX is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Participated in LatAm Country Risk Assessment Team providing semi-quarterly read out to LatAm SOX certification leaders and Cisco Senior Corporate Management.
  • Planned and executed SOX implementation which included training staff, monitoring remediation measures, and conducting assessments at five distribution centers.
  • Streamlined internal SOX required commitment letter for all sales funded promotional programs by instituting an automated standardized commitment letter form.
  • Developed financial policies from research to implementation; including company policies surrounding rebates, SOX compliance and general ledger security.
  • Perform internal management reporting, bi-quarterly forecasts, system integration, process improvement and procedure compliance with SOX.
  • Developed project ranking and scoring process to balance between competing strategic initiatives and mandated SOX priorities.
  • Audited daily/monthly financial operations transactions for SOX compliance and adherence to corporate policies & procedures.
  • Performed a critical communication and escalation role for all SOX-related efforts to aforementioned divisions.
  • Directed SOX tracking tool selection and implementation interfacing with business managers and financial stakeholders.
  • Developed and implemented SOX compliance procedures with regards to monthly balance sheet reconciliation reporting.
  • Performed verification of results by administering SOX reporting requirements and fielding audit inquiries.
  • Coordinated company-wide account reconciliation database and monthly reporting based upon SOX compliance.
  • Conducted semi-annual internal SOX audits of Treasury s cash management transactions.
  • Maintained an effective internal control environment and ensured SOX compliance.
  • Directed and maintained SOX/SOD compliance documentation including coordinating internal/external audits.
  • Created financial reporting process control procedures and maintained SOX sub-certifications.
  • Maintain necessary SOX requirements as outlined by PublicisGroupe.
  • Conducted all non-clinical operational audits utilizing SOX methodology.
  • Monitored SOX-compliant procedures to safeguard company assets.
  • Implemented and monitored all SoX requirements.

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21. Financial Institutions

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Here's how Financial Institutions is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Closed and structured sales transactions to meet requirements of financial institutions, that maximized profitability and reduced time to funding.
  • Developed and maintained relationships with 6-10 financial institutions to ensure dealership cash flow and to provide customer financing options.
  • Developed and maintained quality business relationships with 10-15 financial institutions in order to provide the best financing to customers.
  • Performed due diligence functions while partnering with banks and other financial institutions to develop mutually beneficial relationships with clients.
  • Negotiated relationships with six major financial institutions and dozens of specialty financial companies for additional resources for customer financing.
  • Performed continuing and ongoing liaison between customer, salespersons and financial institutions resulting in profitable outcomes of dealership.
  • Monitor global financial markets and interest rate forecast; maintain relationships with financial institutions and other service providers.
  • Identified lending needs and successfully negotiated contracts with multiple financial institutions to secure their partnership with dealership.
  • Established and managed business relationships with insurance providers, banks, credit unions and other financial institutions.
  • Communicated and worked closely with loan officers and financial institutions in order to obtain financing for customers.
  • Established and maintained strong relations with our lenders including local credit unions and other nationwide financial institutions.
  • Performed all finance functions to include costumer credit worthiness, preparing financial paperwork for different financial institutions.
  • Established rapport with different financial institutions to guarantee efficient business transactions and approval of car loans.
  • Manage relationships with financial institutions, securing competitive interest rates and timely approval of credit facilities.
  • Manage financial matters including preparing weekly cash flows and constant interaction with the financial institutions.
  • Coordinated with various financial institutions and banks on a daily basis regarding different financing options.
  • Collaborated and maintained solid relationships with over twenty financial institutions by building trust and rapport.
  • Work with multiple lenders and financial institutions to negotiate competitive financing programs for each customer.
  • Structured contracts and negotiated with several financial institutions to attain financing and funding for clients.
  • Transacted with various financial institutions and their respective contracting and funding protocol to obtain payment.

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22. Sales Goals

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Here's how Sales Goals is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Achieve sales goals* Provide exceptional customer service* Maintain customer information accurately and confidentially* Process all new inventory paperwork
  • Formulated individual sales goals and reworked incentive program & departmental budgets and projections.
  • Analyze overall dealership performance to determine budgeted and projected sales goals.
  • Leveraged company's assets and led store in sales by gaining trust from clients; surpassed sales goals by 3.8 percent.
  • Generate monthly, quarterly, and yearly forecast and projection numbers and the plan to meet and exceed all sales goals.
  • Exceeded all sales goals and quotas, while increasing profit per transaction and lowering operating costs by over 15%.
  • Assist with training, establish and track performance and sales goals, allocate resources, motivate and develop team.
  • Set up appointments for test drives, communicate with sales manager sales goals for department and internet specials.
  • Challenged myself to build and maintain a high volume of clientele to accomplish and exceed monthly sales goals.
  • Lead solution selling training, setting sales goals, revenue forecasting, performance reviews and closing sales.
  • Establish sales goals to support store, regional, and manufacturer goals; conduct regular sales meetings.
  • Directed all aspects of sales training and motivated financial team to achieve sales goals and objectives.
  • Set and track personal sales goals on a daily, weekly, monthly and yearly basis.
  • Track and log sales, while working with upper-management to set sales goals and projections.
  • Develop business plans and sales strategies to meet daily, monthly and yearly sales goals.
  • Managed data analysis of monthly sales goals, profits and commissions for sales team.
  • Helped assist management staff with employee management, direction of the store, sales goals
  • Achieved and exceeded all sales goals every month in both units and dollars.
  • Work along with car sales managers to ensure department sales goals are met.
  • Controlled and lead team of cashiers in meeting credit application and sales goals.

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23. Financial Models

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Here's how Financial Models is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Led development of financial models during negotiations of contracts exceeding 100M with governments of Australia and Qatar while planning international expansion.
  • Created financial models for new technology investments with double-digit revenue growth and presented the results to business unit and corporate stakeholders.
  • Validated capital investments through development of financial models assessing new product development, enhancement, and sales / acquisition proposals.
  • Developed detailed statistical and financial models for cash flow analysis, forecasting, budgeting, capital valuations and competitive analysis.
  • Developed complex financial models to capture and consolidate line of business forecasts and to analyze financial impact of strategic initiatives.
  • Devised deal structures, constructed financial models, administered intangible valuation, and conducted in-depth research to strengthen financial infrastructure.
  • Oversee the measuring of customer profitability, completing financial models and business partnering with the sales and marketing organizations.
  • Performed monthly financial analysis and maintained financial models for consolidated financial reporting and development of long-range financial plans.
  • Reviewed divisional budgets, reporting for external audits, created financial models for forecasting and internal reporting.
  • Provided detailed financial models to management for new business development for both individual products and new markets.
  • Developed financial models and forecasts to assist the company in making strategic, operational and organizational decisions.
  • Joined newly formed business development department and charged with creating financial models to help assess investment opportunities.
  • Prompt and accurate creation of financial models that served to increase financial understanding and minimize business uncertainty.
  • Develop operational financial models for quarterly forecasting and annual budget based on production schedule and historic spending.
  • Led the development of sophisticated financial models for analyzing the profitability of mobile-intensive consumer market segments.
  • Implemented financial models that allowed for real time profitability calculations, allowing for efficient customer proposals.
  • Advised executive decision-makers on feasibility of specific initiatives through creation and presentation of detailed financial models.
  • Developed financial models to analyze the channel business in Latin America and made recommendations for improvements.
  • Worked directly with CFO to create financial models used to determine profitability of potential business opportunities.
  • Negotiated and reviewed business contracts and financial models with profitability and financial success in mind.

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24. Service Contracts

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Here's how Service Contracts is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Implemented and project managed Oracle Service Contracts/Channel Revenue Management software to improve financial management of contracts and invoicing.
  • Developed profit measurement for individual service contracts and a job-cost system for elevator installation projects.
  • Administered yearly payments of $120 million to pharmaceutical wholesalers for participation in Fee-For-Service contracts.
  • Contacted customers to present information and explain available service contracts.
  • Promoted whole dealership philosophy through extended service contracts.
  • Maintained finance relationships and service contracts.
  • Obtained bank approvals, performed underwriting for related finance company, sold various financial products including service contracts and GAP insurance.
  • Promote the sale of front and back-end products such as Service Contracts, Maintenance Products and all other protective products offered.
  • Sell back end products including theft protection, GAP, extended service contracts, tire and wheel protection and roadside assistance.
  • Prepared accounting reconciliations for all Marine Corp Community Service contracts, Museum, Uniform and Air Show revenue transactions.
  • Prepare all legal documentation for Motor Vehicle Department, arrange Financing and Insurance Products and Service Contracts for Vehicles.
  • Determined eligibility for auto loans Sold service contracts and life insurance to customers Oversaw all paperwork on new car deals
  • Inform customers of Extended Service Contracts, Gap, Environmental Protection Packages or other information pertaining to purchased products.
  • Implemented various insurance products such as: service contracts, gap, credit life and AD&D products.
  • Closed customers on their purchases in relation to payments, pricing, service contracts, life and disability insurances.
  • Sell back end products such as vehicle service contracts, gap insurance, tire and wheel packages, etc.
  • Arranged all financed and leasing contracts while plus-selling extended service contracts and credit life and accident and health policies.
  • Presented after market financial products, such as GAP insurance, extended service contracts, Lo-Jack Protection, etc.
  • Identified ~$0.1M savings in purchased service contracts by working with operations staff to isolate areas of opportunity.
  • Work with managers on developing Scope of Work and Compensation sections on professional service contracts or new price agreements.

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25. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Performed a number of critical financial projects related to company operations and due diligence in support of actual and potential acquisitions.
  • Perform extensive financial modeling and provide financial due diligence and recommendations on various initiatives and formulation of the overall business strategy.
  • Developed quality control of all transaction activities, reviewed due diligence information and directed efforts of analysts in readjusting valuations accordingly.
  • Managed financial analysis and forecasting, power generation asset valuation, and financial due diligence for acquisitions and project development.
  • Interfaced with multiple third parties for tax return preparation/valuation analyses and provided all finance-related due diligence necessary for acquisition.
  • Direct and integrate financial information resulting from mergers, acquisitions and restructuring including system implementation and due diligence analysis.
  • Assisted in review and analysis of potential acquisition utilizing EVA methodology and participated in due diligence review of business.
  • Worked with investment banks managing engagement teams performing due diligence on collateral information and calculations for CMBS transactions.
  • Perform sophisticated financial modeling, portfolio and cash flow valuations and actively conduct due diligence of distressed securities.
  • Supervised business plan presentation, coordinated management presentations, led efforts on due diligence and contract negotiations.
  • Performed due diligence associated with mergers, acquisitions or divestitures including major restructuring of site manufacturing assets.
  • Managed large engagement teams tasked with performing efficient acquisition due diligence of distressed real estate loan portfolios.
  • Participated in company due diligence and developed solutions to address and reduce personnel and operational expenses.
  • Developed the business plan, conducted financial and operational due diligence to make appropriate investment decisions.
  • Performed substantial due diligence procedures on acquisition of operations in Martinique, Aruba and Curacao.
  • Managed investor relations due diligence questions, and developed a presentation for new potential investors.
  • Hosted account ownership dispute resolution discussions and led qualitative review of dispute due diligence documents.
  • Perform financial due diligence of targeted companies, making recommendations regarding acquisition to senior management.
  • Conducted analysis and planned post-merger strategy over acquisition targets and performed related due diligence.
  • Performed financial due diligence on acquisition targets and presented recommendations to Senior Management.

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26. Monthly Basis

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Here's how Monthly Basis is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Recommended forecast modifications to the Program Management Office on a monthly basis and provided justification for changes to the operating forecast.
  • Prepared reports and recommendations and provided presentations for executive leadership on a monthly basis to review financial close analysis.
  • Provided headcount expertise for business partners and co-workers allowing for successful reconciliation of headcount on a monthly basis.
  • Presented financial results and key operating opportunities to Executive Vice President of Logistics on a monthly basis.
  • Instructed other regional accountants on procedures for preparing annual budget and analyzing results on monthly basis.
  • Implement scorecards and communicate financial performance to strategic business partners on a monthly basis.
  • Reduced exam leakage to other facilities through establishing statistical analysis on a daily/monthly basis.
  • Administered medical group and hospital capitation payments and pharmaceutical billings on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare summary of financial information and management discussion comments on a monthly basis.
  • Performed budget and estimating development on a monthly basis internally and to customers.
  • Performed General Ledger Analysis on a monthly basis to implement critical management objectives.
  • Provided required financial reports and descriptive narratives on monthly basis to executive management.
  • Reviewed and discussed financial results with top-level management on a monthly basis.
  • Provided senior management and investors with financial statements on a monthly basis.
  • Produce timely and reliable management information reports on a monthly basis.
  • Received additional responsibilities on a monthly basis throughout employment at company.
  • Prepare and deliver consolidated Income Statement on monthly basis.
  • Provided forecast of manufacturing variances on a monthly basis.
  • Forecast newspaper circulation and revenue on monthly basis.
  • Supervised and evaluated employee performances on monthly basis.

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27. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Led analysis of the feasibility of projected cost savings for productivity improvement projects submitted by plant management and Operational excellence teams.
  • Implemented process improvement actions resulting in significantly improved customer satisfaction and millions of dollars in annual revenue recovery and cost savings.
  • Transformed sales distribution strategy in Mozambique by identifying and influencing execution of a cost savings opportunity of approximately $1 Million.
  • Developed and pilot Content Valuation process for Auxiliary approval and significantly reduce billing discrepancies and produced cost savings on premium.
  • Identified inefficiencies within the dealership and implemented action plans that generated cost savings for the department utilizing Six Sigma Methodology.
  • Developed contractor cost tracking system that provided more timely information and generated cost savings through the identification of incorrect charges.
  • Produced guidelines to present cost analysis program to monitor expenditures and cost savings related to meeting established management goals.
  • Identified cost savings opportunities in pharmacies; general and administrative expenses and overall direct materials and labor reductions.
  • Presented monthly financial results to Manufacturing Operations director and staff, highlighting potential cost savings and problem areas.
  • Provided financial support and analysis to operations and marketing areas for strategic business decisions and cost savings initiatives.
  • Implemented reporting requirements for new Billing System that ensured greater accuracy and also resulted in cost savings.
  • Analyzed operating results and trends to develop and implement improvements resulting in cost savings and operational efficiency.
  • Provided metric driven reporting and collaborated within cross-functional teams to increase performance and identify cost savings opportunities.
  • Promoted client satisfaction and cost savings by providing change management for areas of improvement regarding financial integrity.
  • Participated with senior management marketing team to verify cost savings, developed business plan and objectives.
  • Coordinated Real Estate office capacity that resulted in significant cost savings in the organization.
  • Work with Production Director to analyze cost savings opportunities and track savings after implementation.
  • Developed and communicated financial reports identifying cost savings, financial review and problem solving.
  • Participated in identification and implementation of 15% editorial cost savings across division.
  • Identified several million dollars in commission cost savings by modifying leverage exposure design.

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28. Financial Analysts

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Here's how Financial Analysts is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Manage team of financial analysts which provides financial expertise to programmatic management related to child care and early childhood disability intervention.
  • Compiled and reviewed monthly forecasts with all divisional financial analysts supplying them with better financial support for their monthly forecast projections.
  • Managed two financial analysts and mentor 6 operational analysts to execute and deliver materials in an executive level format.
  • Managed a team of financial analysts to conduct economic and accounting analysis of Portfolio performance and MBS trading activity.
  • Directed and mentored a team of 3-5 Financial Analysts while simultaneously managing multiple financial and operational projects.
  • Served as primary contact and company spokesperson to financial analysts, major institutions and potential investors.
  • Secured funding from senior leadership for routine visits by financial analysts to laboratories.
  • Developed and managed financial analysts who provided technical support for the reporting process.
  • Mentored senior and junior financial analysts and managed distribution of their assignments.
  • Supervised a team of four senior financial analysts and two administrative professionals.
  • Managed Global Inter-company staff comprised of financial analysts and other support staff.
  • Managed teams of financial analysts supporting Facilities Management and Contract Manufacturing functions.
  • Managed team of high performance of financial analysts and accounting professionals.
  • Managed Senior Project Controllers and Financial Analysts on high visibility projects.
  • Developed and mentored financial analysts in Six Sigma process improvement methodology.
  • Trained and coached financial analysts on project management and financial management.
  • Supervised financial analysts, financial systems and reporting for retail operations.
  • Provide estimated depreciation expenses and personal property taxes to financial analysts.
  • Manage and develop two financial analysts and one consumer insight associate
  • Supervised 5 full-time financial analysts responsible for revenue recognition.

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29. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Analyzed operational performance and developed actionable recommendations to attain established targets; assigned special projects that addressed business needs and opportunities.
  • Reported directly to President and CEO on several special projects related to business acquisition analysis and product profitability.
  • Maintain yearly budget, assessing and approving/rejecting expenditures for both regular operations and special projects.
  • Established accounting systems and controls for newly created Special Projects Division within Distribution Department.
  • Provide financial support for cost proposals/overhead rate analysis/DCAA audit support/capital project review/special projects.
  • Supported business unit management and other departments with informational requests and special projects.
  • Served in temporary capacity supporting special projects and reporting directly to CEO.
  • Managed daily/weekly routines ensure key deadline and special projects were completed timely.
  • Support special projects and business combinations by constructing appropriate financial analysis.
  • Coordinated security officers as needed and oversee repairs and special projects.
  • Prepared payment vouchers in accordance with government regulations for special projects.
  • Performed special projects relevant to analysis of potential product introductions.
  • Managed all Publishing Group special projects and administrative matters.
  • Supported and interacted with senior management on special projects.
  • Represented plant in all internal/external audits and special projects.
  • Approved capital appropriation requests and conducted special projects.
  • Participated in internal division initiatives and special projects.
  • Provided financial analysis and expertise for special projects.
  • Participated in special projects that involved financial modeling.
  • Performed special projects as requested by senior management.

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30. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Performed perpetual inventory/general ledger reconciliation and analysis.
  • Interpreted new statutory accounting pronouncements/regulations.
  • Interpreted monthly operating results as they affected the financial aspects and prepared results reviews along with appropriate recommendations to senior management.
  • Managed the report compilation, analysis and interpretation of financial results for operating costs, major projects and capital expenditures.
  • Identified, interpreted, and analyzed potential accounting risks on department overhead expense accounts by conducting internal audits and controls.
  • Guided and supported regional and cluster financial counterparts in understanding sales targets and cost drivers in emerging Rubbermaid Consumer markets.
  • Present actual financial results and provide interpretations of accounting report statements to General Corporate Manager, CEO and President.
  • Prepare the institute business review meetings and provide analysis and interpretation with regard to business plans and variance analysis.
  • Identify and interpret new accounting and reporting guidance to determine implications on internal financial operations and external financial reporting.
  • Eliminated manual data reprocessing by spearheading an ERP interface that downloads sales figures into Excel-based management reporting tools.
  • Enabled business decision making by evolving and supporting Fiscal Planning and Close capabilities leveraging the Enterprise Data Warehouse.
  • Directed and controlled the organization's overall financial performance, analyzed and interpreted trends requiring management's attention.
  • Provide financial resources ensuring the compliance accuracy and consistency of financial data and information to the enterprise.
  • Managed all billing operations including systems analysis, contract interpretation, and interfacing with government regulatory agencies.
  • Review internal monthly reporting packages; analyze and interpret financial operating results, and provide recommendations.
  • Reorganized and localized finance personnel with a personnel development platform in order to achieve enterprise goals.
  • Managed the financial documentation and review of corporate telecommunications and enterprise wide software agreements including Microsoft.
  • Provide support to internal/external auditors and ensure integrity of information systems in collaboration with MIS counterparts.
  • Monitored and logged contracts of vendors and insurances to ensure compliance and accurate interpretation and adherence.
  • Analyze & Interpret complex financial data for purpose to determine projects financial performance & profitability.

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31. Revenue Recognition

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Here's how Revenue Recognition is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Provide technical accounting expertise to improve Revenue Recognition and Cash Management results and recommend additions and changes to policies and procedures.
  • Reviewed preliminary professional services statements of work during the customer contract negotiation process to ensure revenue recognition were addressed.
  • Collaborated with management regarding key business and accounting issues, revenue recognition, cost management and compensation plans.
  • Project responsibilities included controlling a model requiring monthly expense and revenue recognition along with forecast updates.
  • Managed client agreements/contract compensation terms for the purpose of revenue recognition and reconciliation of recorded revenue.
  • Learned company revenue recognition standards and monitored business trends to model revenue risk for contract concessions.
  • Assess the adequacy of the financial reserves and developed a methodology to ensure appropriate revenue recognition.
  • Managed all accounting functions including complex revenue recognition for consulting, outsourcing and software projects.
  • Developed targeted revenue forecasts, revenue recognition and reporting for the lab and monitoring business.
  • Reviewed and continuously improved processes to increase efficiency and ensure accuracy in monthly revenue recognition.
  • Coordinated with the Corporate Controllers in making decisions regarding revenue recognition in complex situations.
  • Interacted with Manufacturing and Revenue Recognition in order to optimize supply chain management operations.
  • Review revenue recognition processes and identify opportunities to further streamline for month end reporting.
  • Developed/Documented processes and controls associated with warranty revenue recognition for new/changed service offerings.
  • Ensured proper invoicing of clients and revenue recognition based on individual licensing contracts.
  • Developed budget baseline and schedule of program milestones for billing and revenue recognition.
  • Worked with project managers and account supervisors to monitor monthly revenue recognition.
  • Collaborated with project managers and department leaders on revenue recognition and forecasts.
  • Performed project setup within accounting system for accurate billing and revenue recognition.
  • Reviewed contract modifications to ensure proper revenue recognition methodology is applied.

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32. Close Process

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Here's how Close Process is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Provided reporting and variance analysis to Global Marketing, Facilities and Division Finance leadership to facilitate an effective monthly close process.
  • Developed and streamlined the monthly financial close process thereby allowing leadership team to receive accurate financial information 15 days sooner.
  • Performed weekly inventory resulting in improved accuracy of numbers and efficiency for month end close process.
  • Set and managed close process requirements with worldwide revenue controllers and operational business partners.
  • Improved procedures and controls over the financial close process resulting in improved controller productivity.
  • Resolved accounting coding and recognition issues and managed monthly accounting close process.
  • Managed complex monthly accounting close and operational/business close process for global organization.
  • Streamlined month-end close processes utilizing SAP platform and enhanced accounting capabilities.
  • Managed general ledger accounting, including monthly/quarterly close process.
  • Streamlined Accounting Close Processes for quick management Report Turnaround
  • Managed the month end accounting close process for expenses, ensuring that all entries were properly recorded in the general ledger.
  • Reviewed and maintained account reconciliations, reporting, and month-end close processes along with managing and developing two financial analyst resources.
  • Coordinated development of $1B annual operating plan, prepared updated current year profit forecasts, and managed monthly close process.
  • Cut over - Inventory Reconciliation, Process Order evaluation, Soft close process, communicated daily, weekly and monthly duties.
  • Manage monthly forecast and close process for $100MM + in expense across all Wells Fargo owned and leased properties.
  • Led monthly/quarterly close process; reviewed journal entries; worked with accounting department to ensure all activities are correctly reflected.
  • Close the books activities - Coordinated the monthly close process and monitored variance to estimates and reported variances upon close.
  • Worked with IT to streamline close process by automating month-end journal uploads reducing month-end close schedule by three days.
  • Created and implemented financial tracking systems including COGS and cash flows to be used in the monthly close process.
  • Performed monthly forecasting, calculated monthly inventory reserves, managed close process, and reporting of district financial results.

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33. ADP

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Here's how ADP is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Supervised internal Payroll functions, interfacing with ADP for accurate and timely processing of all compensation, withholding and regulatory filings.
  • Processed semi-monthly payroll in ADP, calculated complex bonus and commission payments semi-annually.
  • Utilized the ADP dealership operating system
  • Maintain AP/AR, bank reconciliation, ADP payroll, billing, project management, material forecast, procurement and cost accounting.
  • Assisted Payroll Manager with Payroll for 130 employees (ADP) and served as Back up to the Accounts Receivable Manager.
  • Coordinated with the outsourcing vendor (ADP) to manage tax filings and remittances for several states and the federal government.
  • Gained extensive knowledge of Reynolds & Reynolds and ADP computer systems, utilizing systems on daily basis to conduct business.
  • Utilize ADP, Route One and Volkswagen's finance software to analyze and obtain credit approvals for all dealership financing.
  • Assisted the Fixed OpsDirector while learning ADP for service and the integration and importance it has to finance and sales.
  • Assisted with bi-weekly payroll, and designed ADP Interface for seamless integration with general ledger, increasing accuracy and efficiency.
  • Implemented ADP (US & PR) on-line Time and Attendance System and negotiated reduced fees with payroll provider.
  • Monitor and report corporate and payroll tax recording to ADP and external accounting firm for auditing and filing purposes.
  • Completed payroll for the agency o Process payroll via ADP Run system bi-weekly and any special payrolls required.
  • Processed weekly payroll for the restaurant using ADP payroll system and maintained records for hiring and terminating employees.
  • Time Resource Management, Inc. was then bought out by Automated Data Processing, Inc. (ADP).
  • Supervised and trained an accounting staff on ADP payroll, purchasing and fixed assets within four months.
  • Interfaced with CPA, insurance companies, unemployment agency, workers comp, ADP, and employees.
  • Conducted bi-weekly payroll for 260+ staff members applying knowledge of ADP Pay Expert and EZ Labor Manager.
  • Managed all ADP Payroll and HRIS systems, improvements as well as the implementation of any upgrades.
  • Supervised all accounting functions including A/P, ADP Payroll, Financial Statement review and cash flow analysis.

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34. CSI

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Here's how CSI is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Profit Maximization Exceeding Sale Quotas Team Leadership Good CSI Customer Satisfaction Closing Sales Client Relationship Management
  • Ensured customer satisfaction with excellent CSI
  • Set and drive achievement of attainable sales and CSI goals using a team-focused but accountable approach resulting in top staff performance.
  • Negotiate with banks for best rate and max LTV Maintain excellent CSI Package and send deals to banks for quick funding.
  • Formulated business and financial strategies; ensured to maintain highest CSI(Customer Satisfaction)scores at all levels of business.
  • Billed, packaged and delivered more than 85 cars a month, while sustaining high levels of CSI and sales penetration.
  • Maintained records and reports for department, high CSI, worked closely with director and assistant to achieve department goals.
  • Designed branding strategy for Roadside Service policy achieving highest CSI marks and increasing sales by 33% in first quarter.
  • Help keep the CSI in the department at high levels and assisted the Sales Manager in working their deals.
  • Maintained a high Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) with the dealership's customers, as required by automobile manufacturers
  • Secure and protect dealership assets, highly productive and profit oriented manager with excellent Customer service and CSI index.
  • Top 2% in company in PVR, product penetration as well as perfect CSI in cash dominate market.
  • Sustained top Customer Service Index (CSI) scores in the Southeast region by overseeing CSI follow up.
  • Provided employees with guidance in handling difficult and complex problems while maintaining an excellent CSI for the store.
  • Maintained a 98%+ CSI average, while averaging a $1275 profit average per contract.
  • Help to improve CSI scores by providing a premium customer experience, fast service and impeccable paperwork.
  • Increased Warranty Penetration to 45% and Increased GAP Penetration to 50% while maintaining exceptional CSI.
  • Maximized profit, protected dealership assets and keep outstanding CSI scores which led to dealership success.
  • Maintain positive CSI ratings at all times and do everything in a very limited time frame.
  • Maintained highest profitability and product penetration as well as maintained a high CSI during the tenure.

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35. Direct Reports

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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Manage day-to-day clinic operations including 11 direct reports for registration staff in front office/reimbursement, including 3 satellite locations.
  • Managed a team of five direct reports responsible for developing and implementing marketing programs in Southern California.
  • Developed direct reports to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Initiated and organized the Financial Reporting department with 3 direct reports
  • Managed staff including two direct reports and various international contractors.
  • Manage direct reports and motivate their performance and professional development.
  • Managed and developed direct reports.
  • Direct reports included a supervisor.
  • Managed staff responsible for identifying, analyzing and reporting financial and operational trends to Senior Management (3 direct reports).
  • Managed the development and performance of direct reports including role development, performance feedback and guidance as well as career progression.
  • Engaged direct reports to develop new processes and procedures in an effort to reduce effort required to complete monthly accounting cycle.
  • Manage department of six direct reports that has maintained a top Tier 1 employee engagement status on a nationally recognized scale.
  • Managed a Finance restructuring in roles and responsibilities based on business needs, direct reports down from seven to four.
  • Relieved two direct reports of their responsibilities and assisted in their successful transfer to suitable developmental positions in the company.
  • Developed team of analysts and interns; identified training needs, tracked performance, and coached and motivated direct reports.
  • Supervised teams comprised of up to six direct reports, including a manager and supervisor, and four indirect reports.
  • Managed a team of four direct reports, each responsible for their own portfolio of brands plus extensive project work.
  • Direct reports: Real estate agents, mortgage officers, insurance agents, tax professionals, administrative and support staff.
  • Direct reports included the division cost accountant, budget accountant, payroll, fixed assets, and accounts payable.
  • Promoted to plan, manage and implement global audits and special investigations with team of 5 international direct reports.

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36. ROI

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Here's how ROI is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Developed Bank Governance Engagement Model to provide consumer support and prioritize/implement new projects for Android and iPhone mobile banking applications.
  • Established ROI criteria for sales promotions taking into consideration account lift, cannibalization, erosion and strategic implications.
  • Define Product portfolio strategy trade-offs and decisions through conceptualizing and implementing portfolio management tools to optimize portfolio ROI.
  • Created and implemented corporate-wide standardized Excel-based NPV/ROI financial models to consistently evaluate capital investment and new business/product opportunities.
  • Assisted and improved the capital expenditure ROI template to include discounted payback period and direct/indirect cost-benefit components.
  • Performed capital investment analysis, ROI calculations and either recommended approval or rejection of expenditure requests.
  • Provided oversight and guidance for financial evaluations involving ROI, NPV, Cost/Benefit and sensitivity analysis.
  • Develop ROI analysis of remodeling or construction project dealership facilities and projects sale of dealerships.
  • Maximize resources by consolidating data within client tracking system and establishing accurate ROI calculation.
  • Standardized Corporate-level project tracking documentation, Capital Committee funding packages, ROI creation file.
  • Performed detailed analysis and recommendation on ROI of capital expenditures and facilities expansion.
  • Developed a customized ROI computer application used to evaluate new capital investment opportunities.
  • Collaborated with Corp. Business Development team to analyze acquisitions using ROI analysis.
  • Collaborate with Marketing on strategic initiatives with an emphasis on maximizing ROI.
  • Developed Lean Manufacturing analysis process to drive strategic products ROI focus.
  • Performed financial modeling and ROI analysis for opening/remodeling of new/existing stores.
  • Coordinated production volumes directly with Detroit resulting in improved forecasts.
  • Developed acquisition analysis and calculated ROI for purchase accounting transaction.
  • Assessed performance and profitability through valuation models and ROI calculations.
  • Generated capital expenditure budgets & ROI analysis to control spending.

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37. Executive Management

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Here's how Executive Management is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Assisted Division Controller in remediation of issues/deficiencies with action plans prior to discussions with senior/executive management including Compliance Committee and Corporate.
  • Managed all financial functions, including analysis and reporting, necessary to support daily business operations and strategic executive management decisions.
  • Prepared quarterly executive management business presentations (creation and consolidation) and other recurring executive presentations, to drive organizational accountability.
  • Consolidated and reported regional performance for $2 billion Americas Logistics budget to Supply Chain executive management and Japan cost control.
  • Generate weekly and monthly Key Performance Indicator metrics and other reporting packages for executive management that did not exist previously.
  • Developed presentations to communicate results, budgets, forecasts, comparisons and analyses to executive management, Board of Directors.
  • Developed business presentations for executive management that analyzed key performance indicators as well as identified & quantified risks and opportunities.
  • Identified by executive management team as subject expert with regard to capital management/reporting and implementing material controls for the division.
  • Provided executive management with financial reports and analysis identifying key trends while communicating potential risks and opportunities in monthly meetings.
  • Created weekly operating update for executive management to review weekly capacity utilization, expense controls and the financial impact.
  • Worked directly with executive management to create and implement annual budgets, including consolidation of four wholly owned subsidiaries.
  • Performed analysis and business modeling to identify issues and provide guidance and recommendations to Business Partners and Executive Management.
  • Consolidated management reports (close/press release/board book/target) and identified variance explanations for executive management for press release.
  • Performed monthly variance analysis to advise executive management of trends and made necessary changes to forecasting models and assumptions
  • Partnered with auction location business managers, developing a more accurate business forecasting model used by executive management.
  • Monitor resource ETC (estimate-to-completion) and notify executive management of potential impacts to department's yearly budget.
  • Designed and presented monthly and quarterly reporting analyses to executive management team to inform strategic financial planning policies.
  • Performed ongoing evaluations and valuations of investment performance, and reported findings to executive management with recommendations.
  • Prepared scenario planning models for executive management to rationalize proper level of spending by sport and category.
  • Analyzed and presented Finance Report results to executive management team and presented recommendations based on financial performance.

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38. Business Development

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Here's how Business Development is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Provided Business Management/Business Development leadership for numerous research/development and satellite programs including NASA and Department of Defense (DoD) missions.
  • Provide financial perspective to key operational and business development leadership on successful acquisition and assimilation of small boutique investment firm.
  • Collaborate with Business Development Directors and Product Development team to communicate and negotiate pricing and recommend pricing alternatives as needed.
  • Prepare analyses and advise leadership regarding financial issues and implications of existing programs, new opportunities and business development initiatives.
  • Directed activities related to pricing, cost-benefit analysis, client profitability, forecasting, financial reporting, and business development.
  • Assisted with business development in analyzing new business opportunities such as brand extensions and one shots to ensure profitability.
  • Contributed financial expertise to new business development projects for equipment operating leases, and a joint product development alliance.
  • Worked closely with Business Development group in pricing project proposals and with project managers on project-level profitability analyses.
  • Worked closely with Business Development to ensure contracts included appropriate terms for billing and revenue recognition.
  • Developed seminars for the small business development department and conducted training sessions for the business community.
  • Prepared analysis of and reviewed costs of new business development and marketing/sales programs with appropriate managers.
  • Support business development and contract bid and proposal with financial analysis of existing contract financial data.
  • Develop and launch strategic business development plans to drive revenue while providing tactical management and leadership.
  • Researched costs and performed cost benefit analysis for real estate and retail business development opportunities.
  • Worked closely with business development/marketing team to develop strategies in support of business growth opportunities.
  • Enhanced business development by providing price proposals for new opportunities and performance analyses existing contracts.
  • Headed business development team, working with distribution partners on contract development and negotiation.
  • Participate actively in business development strategies supporting new and existing sales within the region.
  • Forged and fostered relationships with vendors and agency partners to strengthen business development proposition.
  • Tracked business development, collected research and analyzed historical data and industry future trends.

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39. Financial Support

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Here's how Financial Support is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Managed cost development and coordinated financial support for billion-dollar seat quote which resulted in division winning the majority of this business.
  • Support Global Leaders and provide financial support reporting, budgeting, forecasting, staffing analysis, client/project profitability and break-even analysis.
  • Provided product management financial support including and compilation, review and publication of monthly results and closure of business plans.
  • Utilized finance relationships to garner financial support of established business clients and new business enterprises seeking entry and future growth.
  • Provided all financial support and reporting requirements for a small privately owned travel agency and travel membership club.
  • Provided all financial support for C13-Hyperpolarizer sales including revenue forecasting, recognition, cost analysis and booking.
  • Provided financial support to Retirement Services Technologies - including budgeting and forecasting, analysis and decision support.
  • Provided financial support including budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting, financial analysis, and stewardship activities.
  • Provided financial support and expertise in merchant energy acquisitions and examine optimization opportunities for existing fleet assets.
  • Provided financial support, negotiated contracts and implemented system improvements for more efficient management of marketing resources.
  • Provided financial support, business modeling and analysis on deals to consolidate the Miller distribution network.
  • Provided financial support and business advice to operations in targeting growth opportunities and cost reduction.
  • Managed reporting of operational performance metrics and provided financial support to ensure business exceeds targets.
  • Provide financial support services to the finance organization for analysis by the financial community.
  • Provided total financial support for $120 Million Training, Documentation and Certification Organization.
  • Lead financial support for planning, forecasting and monthly analysis of MicroElectronics business segment.
  • Delivered financial support to Ultrasound General Manager and entire cross-functional operational leadership team.
  • Provided financial support to program managers in preparing/presenting growth projects to senior management.
  • Provided financial support to Operations including manufacturing, costing, and inventory management.
  • Managed financial support for Procurement division, which consolidated all U.S. purchasing.

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40. Revenue Growth

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Here's how Revenue Growth is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Directed the development and implementation of business strategies for the Portfolio Management division focused on revenue growth and cost reduction.
  • Conducted research and analysis to allow me to provide actionable financial reporting relative to revenue growth and improving profitability.
  • Developed cross-functional relationships to gather intelligence, evaluate risks and capitalize on revenue growth opportunities.
  • Recommend correction/change strategy to reduce customer impact and maximize revenue growth to leadership.
  • Identified cost saving opportunities and implemented effectively while supporting remarkable revenue growth.
  • Partnered with other functional management to deliver revenue growth and increased profitability.
  • Developed a revenue forecast model by identifying key indicators of revenue growth.
  • Introduced new marketing and financial services to generate incremental revenue growth.
  • Provided managerial reporting to drive sequential quarterly revenue growth.
  • Performed Capital / Market expansion analysis during business revenue growth from $0 to sales in excess of $750K annually.
  • Assisted Senior Vice President in devising the strategic plan and budget for incubator businesses with 10% revenue growth in 2013.
  • Partnered with Regional Leadership to determine and implement revenue growth strategies in VA / MD / DC / DE area.
  • Identified and implemented opportunities that resulted in client retention, market share growth, new revenue growth and conversion growth.
  • Achieved 249% or 622 bps improvement in operating profit from 2011 to 2014 with only 5% revenue growth.
  • Sparked significant revenue growth by analyzing P&L statements and developing strategic financial plans in collaboration with senior leadership.
  • Modeled net profit by SKU, customer and vendor, which helped improve return on assets and revenue growth.
  • Develop annual forecast with a focus on product mix, labor utilization, and expected revenue growth.
  • Devised and executed comprehensive financial plan for the company, which drove revenue growth by 35%.
  • Executed an aggressive and comprehensive marketing plan that exceeded all targets for revenue growth at the dealership.
  • Presented such targets as forecast accuracy, margin management, inventory backlog, and revenue growth.

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41. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Work hand in hand with corporate finance/accounting to develop procedures and process improvement to expedite monthly close and financial statement certification.
  • Facilitated Fraud Brainstorming sessions with key members of management than led to the identification of gaps and recommendations for process improvements.
  • Performed analysis of operations processes and identified process improvement initiatives that reduced variability, increased quality, and reduced processing time.
  • Partnered with financial and operational teams to design and implement process improvement initiatives, business analysis, modeling and support.
  • Planned and executed process improvement project to streamline financial close: Selected and implemented new hardware and financial software applications.
  • Provide reporting and analysis from multiple ERP systems/processes and implement process improvement changes to increase efficiency of Finance operations groups.
  • Managed IT projects utilizing strong business analysis skills identifying business needs/requirements and translating into actionable process improvements and/or strategic goals.
  • Team lead for implementing technology and process improvements in financial reporting and conversion of Excel financial model to client/server application.
  • Advised seasoned managers on process improvements, best practices/results, and the modification and implementation of policy and procedure.
  • Team lead on several Six Sigma projects for process improvement and coordinate program management personnel for greenbelt training certification.
  • Provide actionable recommendations for cost reductions and process improvements by leading division's finance and accounting Lean project initiative.
  • Transformed project costing and associated pricing by improving speed and accuracy through process improvement, standardization and financial modeling.
  • Developed banking and sub-contractor relationships, employee benefit packages, treasury management and other analytic tools for process improvements.
  • Identified product gaps, process improvements and solutions for aligned products and received stakeholder alignment/buy-in for HSBC merger.
  • Traveled daily to perform system analysis, account reconciliation, staff recruitment/training while deploying cost cutting process improvements.
  • Develop and implement standardized policies and procedures, evaluate existing operations and identify and execute process improvement ideas.
  • Selected for committee to evaluate editorial costs and identify potential process improvements across all Time Inc magazines.
  • Created and implemented process improvements post conversion including billing, month end close and project/media campaign reconciliations.
  • Recommend and implement strong revenue recognition process improvements within corporation by creating finance dashboards and project workbooks.
  • Managed business development projects and implemented process improvements to maintain competitive advantage during period of economic downturn.

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42. Sales Department

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Here's how Sales Department is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Verify automobile purchase information by reviewing sales contract data and conferring with sales managers and sales department.
  • Coordinated finance forecasting with sales department forecasting to achieve desired levels of penetration and income.
  • Worked alongside the Sales Department to effectively increase both traffic level and overall penetration.
  • Provided sales department with contractual and financial information needed for initiatives.
  • Managed relationship between finance and sales departments.
  • Maintained a program with the sales department that would ensure all new sales are referred to the F&I department.
  • Interfaced with the marketing and sales department to prepare cost analysis and determine profit margins, organize pricing and promotions strategies.
  • Reconciled, adjusted and reported to sales department the actual manufacturing costs SMV (standard minute rate) for all orders.
  • Worked with the sales department to ensure all contracts were written to have proper billing rules and meet revenue recognition guidelines.
  • Defined, implemented, and inspected certain aspects of dealership training procedures, as they related to the sales department.
  • Developed systems to raise overall gross profits for the finance, new car sales, and used car sales departments.
  • Assisted in managing the Special Finance Department, along with overseeing the telemarketing and sales departments within the used car department
  • Train and Motivate the Sales Department: Many salespeople don't understand the process of the F&I.
  • Administered Customer Relationship (CRM) database, trained employees on its use and produced reports supporting sales department.
  • Verified automobile purchase information by reviewing sales contract data; conferring with sales department; making adjustments as needed.
  • Finalized all dealership sales transactions and established and enhanced relationships with lenders, aftermarket vendors, and sales department.
  • Work with sales department and customer to structure loans to maximize profit and maintain customer satisfaction for the client.
  • Maintained day-to-day activities that included the review of all figures agreed upon between the customer and the Sales Department.
  • Implemented the financial planning and reporting process first in the company to ensure supporting Energy Trading and Sales Departments.
  • Worked with the sales staff to establish stronger controls and communication between the sales department and finance department.

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43. Annual Audit

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Here's how Annual Audit is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Prepared quarterly and annual audited consolidated financial statements of various portfolios for investors of retail centers and office buildings.
  • Coordinated and managed the annual audit process along with developing and forecasting annual budgets.
  • Certified veterans for their educational benefits and ensured compliance during their annual audits.
  • Assisted audit firm with annual audit by preparing supporting documentation and analysis.
  • Provide all financial documentation and information to Auditor for regular Annual Audit.
  • Coordinated preparation for and execution of annual audit and financial statements.
  • Worked closely with independent auditors on quarterly reviews and annual audits.
  • Prepared trial balances for semi-annual audits by independent accounting firm.
  • Calculated inventory reserve for annual audit based upon obsolete inventory.
  • Coordinated annual audit and provided schedules for auditors as requested.
  • Provided auditors with information needed for annual audit.
  • Consolidated financial statements for annual audit.
  • Performed annual audits with external auditors.
  • Coordinated annual audit and federal review.
  • Coordinated and oversaw annual audit.
  • Coordinated and supported annual audit.
  • Maintain financial and personnel time records, work with CPA for annual audit and take quarterly Board Meeting minutes as directed.
  • Managed monthly financial statement reporting process for 501(c) organization, and led financial data preparation for annual audit.
  • Coordinate annual audit & preparation of CAFR, AFR, Tax Levy, and Treasurer Report including management discussion and analysis.
  • Work closely with auditors on the required annual audit to ensure accuracy of financial statements and reporting for a non-profit agency.

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44. Financial Transactions

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Here's how Financial Transactions is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Assured financial transactions and fiduciary responsibilities of the company had been carried out in accordance with established corporate policies.
  • Managed financial transactions, including accepting payments and administering information, directing services to rooms, and conducting check-ins/check-outs.
  • Liaised with bank representatives and account managers, resulting in increased efficiency of financial transactions and improved relations.
  • Liaised with bankers, insurers, solicitors and government officials regarding financial transactions and industry licensing requirements.
  • Recorded financial transactions and maintained general ledger; prepared bank deposits and generated financial reports and spreadsheets.
  • Managed the daily financial operations of the Nursing Department assuring all financial transactions were properly recorded.
  • Worked closely with the firm's Managing Directors reconciling financial transactions to contractual obligations.
  • Provided explanations of internal control procedures and backups of all aspects of financial transactions.
  • Developed and implemented policies and procedures over financial transactions, resulting in standardized reports.
  • Perform analysis of financial transactions, develop and monitor internal controls and recommend improvements.
  • Maintained responsibility for audit readiness planning and execution of day-to-day processing of financial transactions.
  • Projected cash on hand requirements and schedule movements to conduct necessary financial transactions.
  • Performed month-end financial transactions, as well as providing month-end financial report reconciliation.
  • Exercised independent judgment on daily decisions regarding the accounting treatment of financial transactions.
  • Developed and ensured maintenance of database and tracking systems to manage financial transactions.
  • Reviewed monthly financial transactions and coordinated with departments to identify expense accruals.
  • Evaluate internal controls for all financial transactions and recommend alternative procedures.
  • Maintained all daily/monthly financial transactions and account reconciliations using QuickBooks accounting software
  • Negotiated and executed numerous financial transactions totaling over $400 million.
  • Coordinated all financial transactions relating to corporate relocation to new facility.

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45. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Developed a comprehensive point-of-care assessment tool, reducing assessment visits and time for beginning member services and eliminating redundant data entry.
  • Audited over 700 pay transactions resulting from remission decisions; maintained ninety-five percent transaction data entry accuracy rate.
  • Help customers arrange financing and finalize all customer sales*Data analysis*Data Entry
  • General data entry and administrative work
  • Directed activities, which ranged from A/P, data entry, contracts negotiating for software licensing and maintenance and invoice processing.
  • Managed accounting and documentation processes, including accounts payable and receivable, payroll, bank reconciliations, and data entry.
  • Skip trace, cash management, vehicle recovery, inventory control, data entry and account / client management.
  • Coached other employees on application of the system, transaction/data entry in proper format to ensure accurate information flow.
  • Saved $25,000 annually by implementing change that identified, defined, and implemented more efficient data entry system.
  • Performed data entry including creating journal entries effecting balance sheet and cash flow, payable batches, and deposits
  • Train and monitor data entry staff to ensure accuracy and timely processing of revenue and expense transactions.
  • Supervised the staff responsible for data entry of payroll data, processing and reporting of Payroll data.
  • Supervised a staff of three in the areas of shipping, billing, collections and data entry.
  • Identified needs, and developed an automated system to replace a previously manual system of data entry.
  • Handled data entry and general ledger work as well as bookkeeping and general clerical s tasks.
  • Performed administrative functions such as handling phones, filing, faxing, copying and data entry.
  • Contract Prep, Data Entry, Filing, Sell After-Market products & Finalize Contracts with Customers.
  • Process daily mail; checking freight bills for accuracy and performing data entry when necessary.
  • Performed extensive administrative duties, data entry, and high volume calls (75-90/day).
  • Reviewed weekly accounts payable data entry against the accounts payable edit reports for accuracy.

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46. Accounts Receivables

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Here's how Accounts Receivables is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Monitored out-of-control balances in accounts receivables and inventory to reduce interest charges on excess working capital.
  • Managed day-to-day operations including close monitoring of inventory, accounts receivables, and revenue.
  • Supervised billing procedures and monthly review of accounts receivables for collection actions.
  • Contributed substantially to reducing outstanding accounts receivables through improves collections processes.
  • Implement general accounting practices including accounts payable and accounts receivables.
  • Resolve customer complaints regarding active and inactive accounts receivables.
  • Monitor the accounts receivables and initiated collections.
  • Investigated Accounts Receivables for non-payment.
  • Managed 10 employees, campus and divisional level accounts receivables, financial aid daily operations to ensure compliance, departmental activities.
  • Recorded and tracked company revenue (~$140k/year), supply costs, labor costs, and accounts receivables.
  • Achieved the lowest accounts receivables ratio in the Midwest by conducting effective follow up meetings with field managers and customers.
  • Handle all insurance allocations and adjustments, daily insurance follow up, insurance accounts receivables and patient accounts receivables.
  • Evaluated and wrote Performance Appraisals for the Event Billing Coordinators * Coordinated proper input of accounts receivables from multiple departments
  • Posted all labor, payroll, accounts payable vouchers, cash disbursements, accounts receivables after verifying the accuracy.
  • Assist accounts receivables (HCIT, business development, e.t.c) on driving cash collections for commercial disputes.
  • Manage all Title IV accounts receivables reports and monitor student payment plans to meet campus bad debt goals.
  • Oversee the development of staff and monitoring accounting systems, general ledger, accounts payable and accounts receivables.
  • Nominated for Chairman's Award for team work with AR Team to recover $1.2M in accounts receivables.
  • Handled all the activities in accounts receivables and ensured timely collections of sales invoices of the invoices.
  • Maintain general ledger, all journal entries, accounts payable, accounts receivables, and bank reconciliations.

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47. Insurance Products

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Here's how Insurance Products is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Recommended a wide array of investment and insurance products and performed periodic financial evaluations, as necessary.
  • Recommended investment and insurance products according to their financial objectives and adjusted portfolios as needed.
  • Detailed presentation of insurance products using software offering creative finance options.
  • Ensured wealth management and protection through the use of diversification, insurance products, various other financial products and reporting tools.
  • Negotiated and closed sales, up sold finance and insurance products as well as completed finance contracts with new business clients.
  • Presented and processed vehicle purchase documentation and financing such as interest rates, loan options, insurance products and vehicle services.
  • Secured the car deal, protected the dealers assets and created additional income through the sale of finance and insurance products.
  • Assisted customers in providing the best finance and insurance products to suit individual needs and ensured maximum profit for dealer.
  • Obtained financing options for consumers, as well as insurance products as suited to each person's individual needs.
  • Offer insurance products and help guide and inform the customers into making the best choices to fit their needs.
  • Generated revenue from the sale of life, accident, and health insurance products as well as extended warranties.
  • Provide Finance and Insurance products to retail and commercial customers; ensure proper documentation is completed concerning vehicle purchases.
  • Trained my team to sell insurance products on top of the other bank products to protect client and company.
  • Performed financial and credit analysis to fund automotive loans while selling financial and insurance products to drive sales goals.
  • Process retail transactions which produce additional revenue for the dealership through the sales of approved financial and insurance products.
  • Directed team of sales professionals in order to deliver finance, warranty, and insurance products for clients.
  • Have strong rapport with customer while explaining documentation, advising all options and selling finance and insurance products.
  • Finance and get contracts funded- Sell warranty and insurance products- Obtain lenders- Set up first time buyer programs
  • Process credit applications, sell warranties and insurance products, work with local banks, enter sales data
  • Secured dealership front end gross and maximized back end through sales of finance and insurance products.

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48. R

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Here's how R is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Assisted for procurement plans development, including analysis and research not limited to history data, market condition and technical requirements.
  • Partnered with Project Managers and finance team to calculate project estimates and prepared acquisition / procurement requisitions for projects.
  • Recommend and developed new or improved methodologies or approaches for analyzing the effectiveness of processes and operations.
  • Implemented common reporting packages for North American management across all sites improving reporting consistency and quality.
  • Harmonize solicitation documents according with proper Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clauses and regulations.
  • Prepared or reviewed responses to reviews or audits which involved financial management policy and procedure.
  • Tracked key income statement accounts; identified controllable items and opportunities to improve profitability.
  • Created and reviewed all required financing documents to determine approval/rejection of auto loan.
  • Facilitated and lead in strategic planning and developing company and departmental objectives.
  • Performed and supported budgeting, disbursing and accounting management for government funds.
  • Reviewed and evaluated proposals from government approved vendors for services or projects.
  • Rolled out implementations by conducting training sessions and developing training materials.
  • Managed projects to increase department efficiency with process and tool improvement.
  • Created consolidated worldwide financial view for Call Center and Engineering departments.
  • Ensured that assigned fiscal activity adhered to Federal and budgetary regulations.
  • Prepared & presented recommendations and financial reports to senior management.
  • Prepared responses and presented required back-up documentation for DCAA audits.
  • Involved in an MSNA simplification projects and outsourcing feasibility study.
  • Created standardized processes and templates to increase efficiency and accuracy.
  • Created and reported monthly and quarterly corporate performance measures.

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49. Financial Systems

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Here's how Financial Systems is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Developed and maintained local reports utilizing global financial systems, and implemented system improvements for the benefit of local reporting.
  • Streamlined reporting processes by collaborating with IT to develop customized reports in financial systems based on actual information needs.
  • Revamped manufacturing, operating, and financial systems providing Business Unit with financial and process procedures and controls.
  • Gained expertise in and utilized Harvard University's financial systems to effectively track and analyze annual operating budget.
  • Coordinate budgetary activities of assigned departments including budget/financial systems training, fiscal monitoring; other financial/management related processes.
  • Designated liaison between IT and Accounting departments to ensure proper implementation of financial systems updates and enhancements.
  • Implemented, oversaw, and maintained technical financial systems - inclusive of electronic development of financial reports.
  • Possess specialized experience in performing complex analysis and management of financial data and supporting financial systems.
  • Performed audit of data processing operations and financial systems to ensure controls for accuracy of information.
  • Developed, implemented, and administered financial systems including a long term debt administration system.
  • Established controls and improved existing financial systems for reporting to senior Management and physicians.
  • Worked with management information systems personnel to implement and enhance operating and financial systems.
  • Implemented next-generation of clients' financial systems for an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Managed consolidation of multiple Pepsi franchise areas into the corporate financial systems.
  • Managed financial systems and partnerships to arrange approval/disapproval for 750+ applicants.
  • Monitor financial systems updates and document disbursed amounts accurately.
  • Integrated new acquisitions into existing financial systems and processes.
  • Key contributor to oversight for instituting all-inclusive financial systems.
  • Administered staff training for financial procedures and financial systems.
  • Clear out-of-balance conditions between contracting and financial systems.

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50. Annual Sales

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Here's how Annual Sales is used in Finance Manager jobs:
  • Major regional telecommunications company with annual sales of $9 billion
  • Managed all aspects associated with the financial reporting for the Gasoline Systems Division with over $700 million in annual sales.
  • Reported to General Manager of commercial cleaning and personal care products business unit with $160 million in annual sales.
  • Prepared annual sales, purchase, financing, payroll and financial budgetary reports and compared variances between actual to budgetary monthly
  • Lead a team responsible for paying sales commissions, creating the annual Sales OPEX budget and quarterly Sales OPEX forecasts.
  • Finance leader for Cable, Video and Access Control Systems with $290M in annual sales in US and Canada.
  • Established PC based estimating system to handle all commercial and government estimates with annual sales of $4 million.
  • Created profit center with Operating Income of $100,000 by opening school Bookstore and growing annual sales to $300,000
  • Manage accounts receivable portfolio that covers Baltimore-Washington and Greater Virginia Region totaling annual sales of roughly $580 million.
  • Developed Accounts Receivable process for Service Division and Extended Service Plan Administrator GE Warranty Management $19M Annual Sales.
  • Oversee / Q&A / entire financial accounting activities / represents $20 million in annual sales.
  • Assist in the preparation and presentation of Region's annual sales and income plan for 715 quick-service restaurants.
  • Developed & maintained accounting system that eventually tracked cost for up to $2.2 billion in annual sales.
  • Managed the credit and collection activities for the Columbus and Lima branches with combined annual sales of $45-55M
  • Led the development of the annual sales and promotional plan of $2.5B and $500MM, respectively.
  • Prepare quarterly and year end payroll reports, sales tax return and bi-annual sales tax refund report.
  • Conducted monthly financial reporting and sales analysis for $250M (annual sales) educational publishing company.
  • Performed forecasting, budgeting, and pricing analyses for a region with $17B in annual sales.
  • Established and authorized credit limits for local indirect sales channel that represented 30% of annual sales.
  • Led the day-to-day financial activities of ten engineering sites with an annual sales budget of $70M.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Finance Manager

Financial Statements42.9%
General Ledger Accounts8.4%
Ensure Compliance7%
External Auditors5.1%
Customer Service4.3%
Annual Budget3.4%
Balance Sheet3.1%
Aftermarket Products2.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Finance Manager

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
34.7%
34.7%
2
2
General Ledger Accounts
General Ledger Accounts
6.8%
6.8%
3
3
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
5.7%
5.7%
4
4
External Auditors
External Auditors
4.1%
4.1%
5
5
Customer Service
Customer Service
3.5%
3.5%
6
6
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
2.7%
2.7%
7
7
Balance Sheet
Balance Sheet
2.5%
2.5%
8
8
Aftermarket Products
Aftermarket Products
2.2%
2.2%
9
9
Business Units
Business Units
2.1%
2.1%
10
10
Finance Department
Finance Department
1.9%
1.9%
11
11
Human Resources
Human Resources
1.9%
1.9%
12
12
Journal Entries
Journal Entries
1.8%
1.8%
13
13
Variance Analysis
Variance Analysis
1.8%
1.8%
14
14
Financial Management
Financial Management
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Gaap
Gaap
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Financial Performance
Financial Performance
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Credit Reports
Credit Reports
1.2%
1.2%
18
18
Internal Controls
Internal Controls
1.2%
1.2%
19
19
Quickbooks
Quickbooks
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
SOX
SOX
0.9%
0.9%
21
21
Financial Institutions
Financial Institutions
0.9%
0.9%
22
22
Sales Goals
Sales Goals
0.9%
0.9%
23
23
Financial Models
Financial Models
0.8%
0.8%
24
24
Service Contracts
Service Contracts
0.8%
0.8%
25
25
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Monthly Basis
Monthly Basis
0.8%
0.8%
27
27
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
Financial Analysts
Financial Analysts
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Special Projects
Special Projects
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
ERP
ERP
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Revenue Recognition
Revenue Recognition
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Close Process
Close Process
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
ADP
ADP
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
CSI
CSI
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
ROI
ROI
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Executive Management
Executive Management
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Business Development
Business Development
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Financial Support
Financial Support
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Revenue Growth
Revenue Growth
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Sales Department
Sales Department
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Annual Audit
Annual Audit
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Financial Transactions
Financial Transactions
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Accounts Receivables
Accounts Receivables
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Insurance Products
Insurance Products
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
R
R
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Financial Systems
Financial Systems
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
Annual Sales
Annual Sales
0.5%
0.5%

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