Top Senior Finance Manager Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Senior Finance Manager. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Senior Finance Manager resumes they appeared on. For example, 21.5% of Senior Finance Manager resumes contained Financial Performance as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Senior Finance Manager actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Financial Performance

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Here's how Financial Performance is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Analyze financial performance against key business metrics and document pertinent financial highlights that will enable management to determine progress against budget.
  • Provide timely and insightful analysis of monthly/quarterly/annual results versus forecasts and identify and communicate key drivers of financial performance.
  • Provided and analyzed financial performance metrics; discussed potential savings and designed strategies to reduce costs.
  • Develop, track and analyze financial performance and key operating metrics to facilitate management team decision-making.
  • Sole analyst responsible for analysis of monthly and fiscal year financial performance for Technology division.
  • Worked with division to assess and prioritize strategic initiatives and understand impact on financial performance.
  • Present quarterly service discussions to clients and management reviewing overall financial performance and peer comparisons.
  • Provided analysis and offered solutions to enable effective decision making and drive financial performance.
  • Improved financial performance by using financial analysis to leverage opportunities and mitigate risks.
  • Analyzed all aspects of financial performance and provided recommendations for improvement.
  • Developed and prepared strategic ongoing financial performance metrics and variance reports.
  • Report and consolidate company financial performance at every period closing.
  • Presented monthly financial performance of operating results to Bureau senior management
  • Developed methodologies to improve financial performance.
  • Supported Sports Illustrated Consumer Marketing and Business Office regarding all aspects of Newsstand financial performance, forecasts, and revenue recognition.
  • Advise Program Director, Leadership Team, and all levels of the organization regarding impacts to financial performance and compliance.
  • Managed financial performance of all schools in the Southern Region representing $50M in annual revenue.
  • Developed Daily Profit Analysis tool (Daily P&L) which drove improved financial performance.
  • Analyze, design, and report financial performance on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Monitored financial performance of marketing and private brands, including budgets and actual expenses.

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2. Financial Statements

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Here's how Financial Statements is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Compiled monthly financial statements, general journal compilation, balance sheet reconciliations, and program management reporting models for each entity.
  • Managed communications with external auditors on financial statements and accounting issues to ensure auditor agreement with company decisions on accounting disclosures.
  • Improved budget and forecasting process accuracy by designing dynamic spreadsheets, streamlining financial statements, and categorizing items by business unit.
  • Worked with operations department heads to ensure that all operational activity has appropriately been identified and reflected in financial statements.
  • Developed automated financial statements utilizing business intelligent tools to insure accuracy and reduce the time and effort of preparation.
  • Support field operations including preparing monthly and quarterly financial statements and operational scorecards and providing analysis to the results.
  • Created Financial Statements and provided Management with understanding of expenses and margins via reports and diagrams detailed Strategic Planning.
  • Participated in the month end close process including review of preliminary financial statements & accrual analysis as necessary.
  • Reviewed financial statements for material disclosure accuracy as a member of the public Disclosure Committee.
  • Prepared and delivered presentations for executive management review of monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Maintained general ledger prepared financial statements, reconciled payroll account and various bank accounts.
  • Assist controller and international co-workers to create and report accurate monthly financial statements.
  • Ensured accuracy of financial statements and compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Produced and analyzed consolidated financial statements for Business unit for 8 locations.
  • Managed financial closing process to develop monthly and quarterly financial statements.
  • Monitored all cash operations and developed financial statements for monthly reporting.
  • Prepared and presented monthly and annual financial statements to senior executives.
  • Prepared financial statements and footnotes for external and internal reporting purposes.
  • Coordinated preparation of financial statements and financial reports for internal usage.
  • Oversee preparation of consolidated corporate annual and quarterly financial statements.

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3. Ensure Compliance

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Here's how Ensure Compliance is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Developed participatory budgeting model to ensure compliance and awareness.
  • Collaborated with tax, legal, functional accounting and internal and external audit to ensure compliance with company policy and procedures.
  • Supervised quarterly debt compliance mailings to 40 institutions in order to ensure compliance with each institution's debt covenants.
  • Work with all functional operations teams to ensure compliance with CB&I processes and procedures.
  • Review invoices to ensure compliance with business unit contracts, financial policies and various revenue streams.
  • Managed relationships with 12 fund managers to ensure compliance with service contracts and payment structures.
  • Conducted monthly effectiveness test to ensure compliance with ASC815 and make necessary notional amount adjustments.
  • Manage SOX compliance; ensure compliance to Walgreen's policy as related to business process.
  • Enforce work standards and review and resolve work discrepancies to ensure compliance with contract requirements.
  • Developed Financial Control Plan and Continuous Tracking to ensure Compliance to Laird Control Manual.
  • Partner with Financial Aid to monitor and ensure compliance of allotted financial aid award.
  • Manage the daily of the operations to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Travel frequently to each location to ensure compliance with Company goals and objectives.
  • Provided expert advice and research to ensure compliance with grant contract stipulations.
  • Risk management, monitoring controls to ensure compliance.
  • Researched new regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Managed international withholding requirements for Accounts Payable to ensure compliance with current international treaties for company-wide geo-expansion.
  • Performed desk review of field imprest reports to ensure compliance with company's policies and procedures and contracting client's regulations.

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4. A/P

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Here's how A/P is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Managed accounting processes and procedures for three entities, including Monthly Close, A/R, A/P, and Treasury Management.
  • Managed performance related to transaction level activities in A/P, A/R, G/L, Fuel, Logistics and Inventory.
  • Handled all Accounting Functions: A/P, A/R, Reconciliations, Company Payroll, and Vendor Checks.
  • Coordinated and supported cross functional effort relative to P&L with A/P and Tax teams.
  • Directed all accounting (A/P, A/R, Payroll, financial reports, etc.).
  • Approved invoices over $1M in Oracle A/P.
  • Steered flawless transition of financials, budgets, payroll, A/R, A/P from local to centralized processing.
  • Balanced reports, reconciled general ledger, resolved accounting discrepancies Maintained records and files related to A/P.
  • Coordinated SOX compliance testing and operational risk process oversight for Providian sourcing and A/P.

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5. Business Units

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Here's how Business Units is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Managed monthly and yearly financial reporting and planning for approximately 40 domestic and international business units and the Facilities area.
  • Maintained a consultative relationship with several internal business units in order to help support the deployment of major company initiatives.
  • Performed analysis and provided guidance for multiple business units within the company with limited resources by improving finance processes.
  • Implemented new, transparent Allocations process and reporting on consumed technology services to provide business units with actionable information.
  • Develop project plans and lead cross-departmental business units according to business unit/department level of effort and key milestones.
  • Developed and rolled out a monthly financial reporting package to consistently assess performance across Customer Business Units.
  • Designed forecasting processes and reporting templates used across business units, improving consistency, accuracy and efficiency.
  • Multifaceted financial management role, handling variety of responsibilities across multiple business units.
  • Collaborated extensively across multiple business units, providing integrated solution to clients.
  • Interfaced directly with senior management in planning and managing multiple business units.
  • Achieved forecast accuracy goals through effective partnerships with operational business units.
  • Coordinated and compiled forecasts and budgets updates for Mexico/MCLA Business Units.
  • Directed allocation analysis for strategic business units.
  • Reported accurate and timely budget versus spending and monetary transfers updates to the appropriate business units for $.9B capital budget.
  • Implemented SAS ABM Vendor software across OptumHealth business units for use in Cost Allocation Process including reporting development and process validation.
  • Calculate each business units reserve position, challenging accuracy based on trends, billing assessments and the units billing action plans.
  • Provide centralize accounting services for 9 Business Units within the Thomson Financial Organization with annual revenue of approximately $1.2 billion.
  • Worked with field operations and executive management to develop company objectives for multiple business units, branches, and departments.
  • Supported multiple field business units in areas of sales, contract negotiation, dispute resolution, collections, financial reporting.
  • Managed financial analysis functions for U.S. credit card business units focused on retail, mass affluent, and travel/entertainment partnerships.

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6. External Auditors

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Here's how External Auditors is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Managed Operating Groups' relationship with external auditors during IPO period, including facilitation of 3-year historical revenue audit.
  • Worked closely with internal and external auditors to establish financial controls that enhanced various reporting processes.
  • Managed the preparation of all revenue flux analysis for external auditors and internal management reporting purposes.
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external auditors to meet needs to analyze information and functional requirements.
  • Provided all necessary supporting documentation and explanations to the External Auditors for Accounting and Reporting.
  • Coordinated all interim and year-end audits by external auditors.
  • Led and facilitated weekly restatement meetings with external auditors.
  • Developed accounting position papers used as best case example by external auditors for all their audit clients in Bay Area.
  • Managed and responded to all Internal & External Auditors as well as State and Government Recalls & Regulatory Audits.
  • Served as a primary interface with external auditors for all annual and quarterly financial and control reviews.
  • Developed strategic relationships with Investment Bankers, External Auditors and Potential Buyers during due diligence process.
  • Analyzed periodic changes to expense reserve balance and worked with external auditors to confirm liability balance.
  • Coordinated and worked directly with external auditors for annual SOX 404 and financial statement reviews.
  • Revamped internal procedures, processes and controls resulting in improved scores from the external auditors.
  • Key relationship owner for internal and external auditors and onshore and offshore testing teams.
  • Key member of the team to interact with the external auditors (KPMG).
  • Finance liaison with Information Technology, Operations, Headquarters, Internal and External Auditors.
  • Work closely with external auditors and internal audit during quarterly reviews and year-end audits.
  • Interfaced with external auditors on fresh-start review, quarterly reviews and year-end audit.
  • Worked extensively with internal and external auditors on quarterly and year end audits.

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7. Strategic Plan

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Here's how Strategic Plan is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Prepared analysis of period end financial results, trend analysis and measurement against key indicators to drive profitability and strategic planning.
  • Developed economic profit models used to evaluate and prioritize business initiatives, leading to increased focus and alignment with strategic plans.
  • Instituted sophisticated financial planning, analysis and modeling processes to guide executive staff in long-range corporate development and strategic planning.
  • Overhauled financial reporting, analysis, and capital/strategic planning for warehousing, transportation, inventory, and replenishment functions.
  • Collaborate with executive and operations management to ensure that a comprehensive strategic plan is compiled and updated as scheduled.
  • Develop comprehensive strategic plans and business plans using business development, marketing, sales and programmatic inputs.
  • Provided senior management with value added reporting for strategic planning and decision making.
  • Selected to represent finance division on multiple committees for divisional Strategic Plan Initiatives.
  • Prepared product and competitive strategy proposals as part of strategic planning process.
  • Participate in the strategic planning process with senior management providing financial consultation.
  • Developed and analyzed multiple long-term strategic planning scenarios for the business unit.
  • Developed long-term strategic plan in conjunction with Paper Purchasing.
  • Managed strategic planning process including performance reporting.
  • Formulated a $900M million revenue budget in support of the East/South selling zones and contributed significantly to strategic planning initiatives.
  • Managed the three-year strategic planning, forecasting/budgeting, and month-end close processes accounting for $1 billion revenue business segment.
  • Perform Strategic Planning, Contract Proposals and develop long-range cost/pricing models recognized as industry best practice by company and Dept.
  • Developed a new long-term revenue/margin forecasting process to support strategic planning, leveraging SAP, CRM and macro industry projections.
  • Controlled $140MM Florida P&L and developed five-year strategic plans by brand, channel, and markets.
  • Partnered with leadership in the development and implementation of the strategic planning process for sales, technology and operations.
  • Provide financial support to Strategic Planning Group, which included monthly profit and loss analysis to Senior Management Team.

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8. Annual Budget

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Here's how Annual Budget is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Directed the annual budget planning process including collection of relevant data from managing directors and determination of service center transfer rates.
  • Coordinated activities across four divisions and twenty departments of personnel responsible for formulation, monitoring and presentation of annual budget.
  • Managed the annual budgeting process and ensured ongoing financial and operating targets are aligned with strategic and operational plans.
  • Prepared the annual budget and developed monthly forecasts for all manufacturing and distribution locations in North America.
  • Perform annual budget and monthly forecasts to maximize profitability and meet the overall company wide objectives.
  • Reviewed and analyzed data related to annual budget submissions, reimbursable funding, obligations and expenditures.
  • Led annual budget and presented future company growth by working closely with departmental managers and executives.
  • Managed and developed the annual budget formulation process along with new quarterly forecasting procedures.
  • Prepared Forecast and annual Budget reports for review and distributed among departments for analysis.
  • Led annual budgeting process and directed consolidation of financial results for the International Division.
  • Developed the financial models used in company-wide operation forecasting and prepared annual budgets.
  • Led the annual budget and forecasting process and developed analysis to support decision-making.
  • Guided management team in compiling and monitoring annual budget and monthly forecast.
  • Provided financial leadership in preparation of periodic forecasting and annual budgeting process.
  • Provided annual budget analysis and year over year comparisons of mid-year accounting changes
  • Coordinated and monitored annual budgets and projected cash flow statements.
  • Compiled annual budget and forecast for international and domestic locations.
  • Coordinated and executed semi-annual budgeting and planning process.
  • Prepare monthly financial review and annual budget presentations.
  • Drive quarterly forecast and annual budget development.

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9. Variance Analysis

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Here's how Variance Analysis is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Performed variance analysis report to plan and forecast and prepared monthly cost review analysis for management and corporate report books.
  • Managed site cost accounting, including standard costing, variance analysis, price /volume/mix analysis and coordinated/reconciled physical inventories.
  • Calculate Forward Pricing Rates for Communication Systems and support monthly monitoring and variance analysis for government authorities.
  • Administer financial reporting processes, including monthly accruals, actual, variance analysis and budget/forecast package preparation.
  • Projected staff burn rates, performed variance analysis, and monitored monthly revenue/awards against division forecasts.
  • Teamed with Supply Chain distribution centers to develop operating budgets, forecasts and variance analysis.
  • Perform reconciliations and variance analysis to corporate operations for monthly, quarterly and yearly closings.
  • Oversee variance analysis of consolidated corporate actual results versus prior period and budgeted amounts.
  • Perform variance analysis compared to budgets, forecasts and prior periods and investigate reasons/explanations/trends.
  • Provided variance analysis for over/under utilization of required resources including senior management reporting.
  • Provide monthly reporting on financial and operational results as well as variance analysis.
  • Analyzed monthly finance performance including variance analysis, metric drivers and assumptions.
  • Conduct monthly revenue variance analysis and trending to provide to executive management.
  • Support budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis and other financial planning activities.
  • Reported variance analysis and new control strategy and governance recommendations to CFO.
  • Directed management reporting activities, including monthly performance reports and variance analysis.
  • Reviewed and presented expense trend and variance analysis to department managers.
  • Performed divisional financial performance consolidation, reporting, and variance analysis.
  • Prepared monthly management reporting, quarterly forecast schedules and variance analysis.
  • Provided monthly product profitability reports and variance analysis for technology products.

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10. General Ledger Accounts

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Here's how General Ledger Accounts is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Created physical inventory processes and maintained daily inventory reconciliation with general ledger accounts.
  • Analyzed general ledger accounts and prepared corporate accounting entries.
  • Maintained and enhanced accuracy of records by tracking and analyzing general ledger accounts and managing / reconciling 17 balance sheet accounts.
  • Processed monthly accruals; reconciled subsidiary ledgers to the general ledger accounts; and execute various queries to generate reports.
  • Established creditability in general ledger accounts by performing internal audits.
  • Implemented a general ledger system with 400,000 general ledger accounts with interfaces to related subsystems to ensure accurate financial reporting.

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11. Revenue Growth

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Here's how Revenue Growth is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Provided strategic financial direction for Supermarket Channel on revenue growth, customer development and cost management to achieve channel objectives.
  • Monitored performance against objectives and isolated drivers of variance from plan; identified opportunities for revenue growth and cost management
  • Provided opportunity pipeline reports by stage and client to achieve accelerated revenue growth.
  • Achieved consistent double-digit annual quarterly revenue growth.
  • Enhanced the model to forecast on a per client segment / product level to enable extensive analysis and revenue growth opportunities.
  • Developed revenue growth strategy for imported beverages, resulting in expansion of products and packages marketed as Imported from Mexico.
  • Partnered with Directors / Commercial CFO to financial manage various Segments to deliver year over year revenue growth number.
  • Developed a detailed 3-year global financial growth plan that delivers over $200 million of achievable revenue growth.
  • Redesigned the bottle, which resulted in YOY revenue growth and improved market share by 1%.
  • Lead Finance function to drive revenue growth and optimize margin of Direct Sales & Services organization.
  • Created incentive programs to promote advertising revenue growth with Time Inc.'s key corporate clients.
  • Achieved consistent double-digit annual revenue growth, while reducing annual spend by 12%.
  • Researched market trends and surveys using information to stimulate business and revenue growth.
  • Key Results: Lead key financial reporting and strategic analysis for revenue growth and expense control.

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12. Balance Sheet

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Here's how Balance Sheet is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Performed Balance Sheet account reconciliations, account analysis, accrual calculations, and other related accounting documents/schedules.
  • Developed methodology and calculated off balance sheet supplier liability for 10Q/K footnote disclosure.
  • Prepare quarterly balance sheet reconciliations for AP accruals and software capitalization.
  • Reviewed monthly & quarterly balance sheet account reconciliations and analysis.
  • Developed balance sheet models to assist with forecasting and analysis.
  • Created and implemented balance sheet reconciliation policies and procedures.
  • Reconciled Alcatel-Lucent balances and established beginning balance sheet accounts.
  • Prepared accurate and timely monthly balance sheet account analysis.
  • Review and approve numerous balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Applied advanced knowledge of hedge strategies and finance to decompose P&L into financial revenues and Balance Sheet changes.
  • Managed a $100M+ balance sheet and a $20M+ annual capital budget containing both significant tangible and intangible assets.
  • Developed and established new-hire training course to increase understanding of internal economics, including P&L and balance sheets.
  • Managed OBS (off Balance Sheet) and SNC projects from start to finish as part of IRIS expansion.
  • Led an IPB balance sheet clean-up initiative which led to the identification of four different adjustments totaling $14M.
  • Performed certain post-close acquisition tasks, such as calculating components of the opening balance sheets and purchase price adjustments.
  • Performed opening balance sheet audit of $575m well maintenance business acquisition used to support purchase price allocation.
  • Developed monthly Balance Sheet Analysis file containing reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts and P&L Flux files
  • Review Trial Balance, Balance Sheet, Profit and Loss (P&L) and General Ledger
  • Prepare actual and forecasts for the Global businesses for the Balance Sheet and P&L drivers.
  • Aggregate, model, and report executive level forecasts for the Balance Sheet and Income Statement.

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13. Key Performance Indicators

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Here's how Key Performance Indicators is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Developed key performance indicators, designed reporting and analysis and managed expenses and reporting to resource allocation committee.
  • Summarize and present market research and key performance indicators driving forecast to senior management.
  • Reported Key Performance Indicators Report to local senior management and corporate management monthly.
  • Perform financial and operational analysis on Customer Care expense and key performance indicators.
  • Engage operational leaders across the organization to identify and understand key performance indicators.
  • Standardized reports and scorecards for executive team to track key performance indicators.
  • Developed key performance indicators for each business area.
  • Developed Management Reporting and Key Performance Indicators (KPI's), enabling refinement of costing of shared service by area.
  • Reviewed financial data, assumptions, and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) relative to known market data and trends.
  • Developed and implemented production reporting, portfolio analyses, business case control plan metrics, and key performance indicators.
  • Created a scorecard to track financial performance and key performance indicators such as net operating cash flows by office.
  • Created and updated daily dashboard of key performance indicators, including foreign currency exchange rates for Canada and Mexico.
  • Create and maintain dashboard, including key performance Indicators (KPI's) for all key processes.
  • Provided guidance and in-depth financial analysis to measure key performance indicators against plan and prior years.
  • Established and implemented action plans to enable the company to exceed key performance indicators.
  • Monitor and oversee Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and financial ratios.
  • Provided metric management to business leaders by developing Key Performance Indicators and Dashboard reports to assess business performance and profitability.

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14. SOX

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Here's how SOX is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Conceived and executed automated cloud-based solution (QuickBase) for communicating SOX controls.
  • Developed effective relationships with control owners and educated them about SOX requirements.
  • Developed innovative approach for conducting SOX-type review of other financial processes.
  • Facilitated SOX implementation by acting as Division Lead.
  • Created SOX process documentation & provided quarterly confirmations.
  • Manage various projects relating to technical accounting, SEC reporting and financial reporting, as well as SOX related engagements.
  • Managed retirement and executive compensation plans and directed SOX compliance efforts as well as audits of MCI s benefit plans.
  • Focus on key operational, accounting, and financial reporting controls within the assigned areas and scope for SOX reviews.
  • Provide strong control stewardship by ensuring compliance with company accounting and general policies along with related SOX compliance.
  • Ensured financial policy compliance and internal business control issue resolution from internal and external / SOX audits.
  • Developed governance infrastructure including financial controls, policies, and contingency review processes for SOX 404 compliance.
  • Assisted significantly in the implementation and maintenance of the SOX disclosure legislation for the Frozen Bakery division.
  • Oversee accounting controls and maintenance of SOX documentation that supports processes and testing of specified controls.
  • Monitored SOX audit and improvement processes; provided quarterly compliance reports to the Board of Directors.
  • Set the foundation for continuous improvement business process controls and SOX compliance in 13 Medical Centers.
  • Led the adoption, performance and maintenance of SOX requirements resulting in no reported deficiencies.
  • Managed the Procurement Compliance SOX requirements and Vendor relations for Tax G&A spend.
  • Worked closely with Tax, Treasury, Investor Relations, Validations and SOX Compliance.
  • Participated in intense SOX compliance readiness initiative and PMO, for Corporate Tax Department.
  • Played an active key role in the implementation of SOX Act 2002 legislation.

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15. Process Improvement

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Here's how Process Improvement is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Identify and lead various continuous process improvement initiatives within the Sales & Customer Marketing organizations based on voice of customer feedback.
  • Update and implement necessary business practices and accounting policies, including multiple process improvement solutions for a global account reconciliation process.
  • Led business process improvements with respect to financial management and resource prioritization and allocation reducing required supporting manpower $3M.
  • Maintain the health of core department processes, including identifying and implementing necessary process improvements using lean six sigma methodology.
  • Presented at global workshops on reverse logistics operations, accounting pain points and opportunities for system and process improvements
  • Established metric based financial measurement tools to monitor benefits realization driven from systems and business process improvements.
  • Implemented process improvements and positive change initiatives resulting in efficiency gains and improvement of Company cash flow.
  • Managed numerous process improvement projects for financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis.
  • Provided financial guidance and support for capacity analysis, global restructuring, and process improvements.
  • Provided strategic guidance in respect of process improvements, change management and business transformation initiatives.
  • Mentored administrative services staff on fiscal responsibility, team building, and process improvement.
  • Participated in business and process improvement teams to identify and execute cost improvement projects.
  • Implemented Process improvements including: automated cash application, trade marketing fund tracking system.
  • Lead process improvement efforts and financial validation to Workforce Solutions global LEAN initiatives.
  • Implemented process improvements which resulted in additional inter-company transfers of $5M/month.
  • Identified and implemented process improvements related to revenue recognition and invoicing.
  • Led process improvements initiatives leading to significant cost reduction.
  • Established monthly data measurement criteria to evaluate process improvements.
  • Provided suggestions for process improvements and issues resolution.
  • Identify department inefficiencies and implement process improvements.

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16. Gaap

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Here's how Gaap is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Monitored authoritative guidance and conducted technical accounting research to ensure all financial statements and disclosures were presented in accordance with GAAP.
  • Reviewed contracts/orders for adequate documentation per transfer-pricing compliance and ensured appropriate timing of revenue recognition per GAAP.
  • Prepared and reviewed monthly consolidated financial report based on GAAP.
  • Improved consolidation process and monthly cycle time for reporting the financial results for 35 international entities to IFRS and US GAAP.
  • Performed technical accounting research and provided guidance to the Global Accounting Team, ensuring compliance with GAAP and corporate accounting policy.
  • Monitored compliance with contract terms for financial reporting and billing, company policies and FAR, CAS, GAAP and SOX.
  • Maximized overall effectiveness by ensuring group's financial information seamlessly integrated with FAR, GAAP, and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Managed order-to-cash process accurately recognizing $600 million in annual revenue in accordance with generally accepted accounting principals (GAAP).
  • Reviewed all contracts to maximize revenue recognition and ensure all PS and service revenue recognition are approved by US GAAP.
  • Prepared SEC reports on Forms 10-Q, 10-K and 8-K, and monitored their compliance with GAAP and SEC requirements.
  • Consolidated many complex legal entities and translated STAT/Blue book based G/L into Management based/GAAP like product earnings statements & reports.
  • Program manager of decentralizing stock-based compensation from Corporate P&L to business groups to be in compliance with GAAP.
  • Finance lead for accounting software implementation in Japan, China and India ensuring compliance with corporate requirements and US GAAP.
  • Oversee Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and GAAP compliance by validating documentation; ensuring key controls are in place and functioning.
  • Provided US GAAP guidance and prepared journal entries for all subsidiary investments, affiliates, and minority interest holdings.
  • Head of monthly sales meeting with Business Development team to monitor revenue movement for forecast models and GAAP variances.
  • Manage monthly accounting process for capital accrual to ensure capital spending is accounted for in accordance with GAAP.
  • Supervised SOX and Local Statutory & US-GAAP Monthly reporting requirements and Internal Control compliance for Latin American Subsidiaries.
  • Worked with corporate accounting policy to identify the gap between GAAP and IFRS accounting to implement IFRS reporting.
  • Identified errors in complex inventory accounting methodology and implemented an ongoing process to ensure compliance with US GAAP.

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17. Financial Management

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Here's how Financial Management is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Implemented automated dashboard solutions for operational cost accounting reporting for Legacy Financial Management Service projects and Legacy Bureau of Public debt.
  • Partnered with operational managers to improve financial management skills, review spending trends and identify and implement savings opportunities.
  • Provide overall financial management, budgeting, and cost/pricing analysis in relation to overall Center finances and operations.
  • Maximized accounting accuracy and organizational compliance by leading and delivering ongoing support to 13-person financial management team.
  • Accomplished, Senior Manager professional with five years of solid success in operational and financial management.
  • Developed and directed financial management programs including management of the bureau administrative appropriations within divisional boundaries.
  • Served in senior-level financial management capacity charged with ensuring sales organization achievement of targeted revenue objectives.
  • Worked with contractors and analyzed cube data for conversion to Hyperion Financial Management data mining.
  • Supervised financial management team, assessed individual performance and administered targeted training and coaching sessions.
  • Provided managers with strategic advice in developing forecast scenarios and ongoing financial management support.
  • Directed the analysis and financial management of toll expressway project for major construction company.
  • Worked with the Operations Department to ensure procurement procedures adhere to financial management requirements.
  • Collaborated with senior accounting and financial management to ensure all existing requirements were accomplished.
  • Streamline monthly financial management and work to comprehensively improve the company's financial toolkit.
  • Advised coordination among senior management on financial management related matters and budget reporting.
  • Delivered training globally improving the controls and integrity of the financial management function.
  • Recruited, hired and managed 3-person finance team performing day-to-day financial management activities.
  • Transitioned regional sales profitability data and financial management to JP Morgan Chase.
  • Recognized by Corporate Vice President for outstanding financial management year over year.
  • Participated in management meetings and provided guidance on financial management and reporting.

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18. Cost Savings

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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Worked collaboratively with cross-functional and cross-site teams in identifying and executing cost savings, as well as efficiency and standardization projects.
  • Led efforts to standardize operational process improvements that produced substantial cost savings and increased efficiency.
  • Team leader on projects successfully implementing cost savings initiatives for manufacturing and distribution.
  • Integrated StorageTek cost savings reporting for process and methodology consistency after acquisition.
  • Provided performance measurements for new savings initiatives and projected cost savings.
  • Recommended operational changes to achieve maximum productivity and cost savings.
  • Identified/implemented process improvements and cost savings using Lean methodology.
  • Represented the Corporate Division in FP&A process overhaul to identify cost savings and restructuring of the Finance Organization worldwide.
  • Led a major project of a large plant divestiture that resulted in $2 million of cost savings for the company.
  • Developed use of tool for prioritizing, tracking and reporting on value improvement projects generating significant cost savings for the organization.
  • Managed oversight on $160M of Corporate Spend, identifying areas of cost savings, balancing investments with financial goals.
  • Lead team of RD&E, sales and marketing in improvement projects to drive global SOP and cost savings.
  • Managed $100M factory expansion as well as $60M in growth, MOB, and cost savings capital spend.
  • Received Department Manager Award from President for achieving significant cost savings in state income tax, property tax, etc.
  • Created expense controls for Company's website, resulting in cost savings of $300,000 in the fiscal year.
  • Led loss analysis workshops between finance and operations to help drive $15MM in cost savings over 5 years.
  • Championed IT financial reporting move from Excel into Hyperion resulting in a cost savings of $64,000, annually.
  • Identified financial reduction opportunities resulting in $27 million in cost savings over an 6 year period.
  • Implemented cost savings initiatives resulting in 20% staffing reductions and improved turnaround of monthly finance processing.
  • Identified accounting adjustments and cost savings which improved annual operating income by more than $5 million.

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19. Financial Models

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Here's how Financial Models is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Developed and continually improve Financial Models for large amounts of data to convey relevant material for Executive level presentations.
  • Developed financial models for business valuation purposes that resulted in a business divestiture and business retention decisions.
  • Developed financial models for proposed new deals and corporate acquisitions with strategic operations and senior management.
  • Developed and improved numerous financial models for better insight into the macro and micro retail environment.
  • Developed forecasting and financial models from data mining methodologies utilizing ETL and query for Excel.
  • Developed in-depth financial models and decision tools to assess partnerships' feasibility and profitability.
  • Created complex financial models to support credit card portfolio acquisitions and vendor contract negotiations.
  • Assisted in development, analysis and validation of financial models to evaluate business opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain financial models to analyze operational areas that impact business performance.
  • Developed financial models to determine ROI and establish benchmarks for program performance management.
  • Maintained driver based financial models to assist business forecasting, budgeting and analysis.
  • Developed financial models for domestic and international proposals totaling more than $1Bannually.
  • Developed complex financial models used as basis for recommendations to senior leadership.
  • Established financial models to analyze financial impact of alternative business strategies.
  • Discovered operational improvement opportunities by establishing metrics and financial models.
  • Review and analyze contracts and negotiations to prepare financial models for producers, venues, consultants, and artists.
  • Developed financial models to evaluate the P&L and cash flow impact of various real estate strategies.
  • Created and maintained several IRR and DCF financial models for business segment development and new product development projects.
  • Develop standard costing & other financial models to assist Regional Sr Management in decision support.
  • Developed financial models and analyses to evaluate and influence funding decisions for major CAPEX projects.

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20. Sarbanes-Oxley

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Here's how Sarbanes-Oxley is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Established capital, fixed asset, and inventory operational procedures and financial controls in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley provisions.
  • Implemented previously non-existent Sarbanes-Oxley compliance audits across US production sites with no material audit report findings since inception.
  • Maintained overall accountability for ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements such as Sarbanes-Oxley and SAS-70.
  • Established operating procedures for daily transactions, monthly cost accruals and provided oversight for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Completed Sarbanes-Oxley process documentation for managing financial processes for functional areas within my responsibility.
  • Redesigned internal processes and controls after thorough documentation to conform to Sarbanes-Oxley legislation.
  • Executed internal audits maintaining Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements prior to SOX legislation.
  • Assisted in Sarbanes-Oxley controls coordination, testing and management certification processes.
  • Implemented additional Sarbanes-Oxley controls to address gaps before they became weaknesses.
  • Established and tested procedures, and ensured compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Acknowledged as Sarbanes-Oxley Champion for the Communications Solution Group.
  • Ensured timely compliance of internal control and Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Outlined and implemented Sarbanes-Oxley compliance controls.
  • Designed and implemented the company's first-ever controls to meet Sarbanes-Oxley requirements related to the filing of 10Q and 10K documents.
  • Assisted in the preparation of SEC financial reporting and compliance function including preparation of Form 10-Ks and 10-Qs and Sarbanes-Oxley certifications.
  • Established processes and procedures, ensuring Finance team was audit ready and passing inventory and Sarbanes-Oxley testing with external audit team.
  • Invigorated the finance function and maintained internal control system to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) sections 302 and 404.
  • Managed XO s Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance program from 2005 through 2009 with 25% annual cost reductions.
  • Developed new BI department, created job descriptions, policies and procedures, defined Sarbanes-Oxley risks and controls.
  • Ensured all internal Finance related processes are documented by required deadlines focusing on compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

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21. Internal Controls

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Here's how Internal Controls is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Implemented and communicated defined procedures supported by formalized policy, which improved trade safeguards driving compliance with SOX and internal controls.
  • Created process flowcharts and wrote process narratives showing high-level operation activities and identifying key internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Oversee the resident graduate medical education reporting function and perform audits to ensure internal controls are operational and effective.
  • Worked closely with chief operating officer to ensure adequate processes and internal controls were operating effectively.
  • Strengthen internal controls and financial reporting procedures eliminating deficiencies in SOX and financial audits.
  • Developed policies and procedures for the newly formed center and implemented appropriate internal controls.
  • Performed detailed risk analysis and analyzed process risk control over key internal controls.
  • Maintained tight internal controls and ensured SOX requirements are effectively administered and followed.
  • Provide recommendations to process owners to improve testing procedures of internal controls.
  • Led budgeting, analysis and internal controls for centralized marketing budgets.
  • Maintained effective systems of internal controls to safeguard corporate assets.
  • Installed internal controls to procedures and coordinated internal auditing.
  • Improved department internal controls and implemented new departmental processes.
  • Implemented effective internal controls in line with audit recommendations.
  • Performed cross-departmental internal accounting audits for internal controls.
  • Analyzed internal controls and prepared detailed procedures.
  • Developed financial policies and internal controls.
  • Write up accounting policy and procedures for revenue and expense cycles to document internal controls prior to the year end audit.
  • Lead financial compliance by ensuring internal controls are followed and perform balance sheet reviews for Americas including Mexico and Brazil.
  • Performed audits, analyses and internal control reviews; developed and ensured the integrity of and compliance with internal controls.

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22. Revenue Recognition

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Here's how Revenue Recognition is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Recruited and developed team of experts that advised on financial and revenue recognition implications and highlighted business opportunities/risks on non-standard deals/contracts.
  • Participated in new sales proposal evaluations, including risk management and revenue recognition and cash management implications.
  • Developed company standard Percentage-of-Completion calculator used by client teams to assist with revenue recognition on consulting contracts.
  • Created revenue recognition waterfall and forecasting model for the customer support and professional services organizations.
  • Provided content and subject matter expertise for Consulting and Outsourcing Revenue Recognition training sessions.
  • Support internal auditors regarding repatriation of profits, payment of invoices and revenue recognition.
  • Developed and implemented customized database for monthly revenue recognition, and reporting.
  • Close interaction with senior management on revenue recognition related matters.
  • Developed new revenue recognition models to accelerate revenue recognition.
  • Certify quarterly Estimate at Completion models for revenue recognition.
  • Introduced effective revenue recognition and derivative/hedge accounting policies.
  • Ensured proper revenue recognition of Managed and Professional Service revenue, and managed operating expenses and headcount to ensure budget compliance.
  • Managed the North American Contract Management team of 20+ in the review of contracts and the proper revenue recognition allocations.
  • Analyzed GE contracts and prepared new revenue recognition accounting methodology in accordance to ASC 606 effective 2016 for publicly-traded companies.
  • Analyzed and documented differences in revenue recognition policy between IMS and SDI, and trained Finance team on rule changes.
  • Provided contract support for revenue recognition of license, services, and maintenance sales within North and Latin America region.
  • Researched, analyzed and resolved revenue recognition issues, resulting in $1.3 million of additional revenue being booked.
  • Trained and provided ongoing guidance to the NA Contract Management team and Sales on revenue recognition rules and policies.
  • Identified and drove the creation of projects to create future capabilities for VL Revenue Recognition and VL Tax.
  • Determined revenue recognition, method of determines fair value of VSOE and volume price agreement (VPA).

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23. Executive Management

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Here's how Executive Management is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Reviewed and approved general ledger account reconciliations, quarterly, and annual closing process for reporting to Executive Management team.
  • Reported and analyzed Business Banking as a separate business, and helped executive management evaluate how to structure this organization.
  • Recommended projects and expenditures to executive management, and then formalized the analysis, justification and documentation for approval.
  • Designed and implemented Division's Key Operating Statistics reporting and analysis, enhancing timely Operations review for Executive management.
  • Partner with the executive management team on methods and recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance through lean operations.
  • Developed cash forecasts and financial projections and presented reports to executive management to inform strategic decision making.
  • Work with internal marketing, operations, and executive management to improve overall business customer satisfaction.
  • Provided Executive Management Provision, Reserve and Charge Off guidance during an unprecedented credit environment.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to review monthly results versus forecast and budget data to executive management.
  • Provide detailed analysis and projections to department managers; and strategic analysis to executive management.
  • Provide recommendations to executive management that maximize total value in a volatile commodity environment.
  • Designed the corporate-wide financial system allowing executive management to evaluate facility portfolio cost drivers.
  • Reviewed financial reports and statements with Executive Management and defined measures for financial improvement.
  • Resulted in successful forecasting accuracy and receipt of top honors from executive management.
  • Reported results at quarterly executive management meetings, identifying opportunities to achieve targets.
  • Facilitated monthly E&O executive management review with Senior Vice-Presidents of Operations.
  • Presented financial performance results monthly to upstream executive management and employee forums.
  • Determined technology costs, developed budgets and presented information to executive management.
  • Supported a continuous reporting structure to Executive Management on current trends/planning expectations.
  • Presented financial status at quarterly corporate LM program reviews to Executive Management.

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24. Financial Analysts

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Here's how Financial Analysts is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Recruited to manage a staff of two Financial Analysts responsible for providing financial support to Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs.
  • Managed 60 financial analysts responsible for all internal company and external customer project reporting.
  • Managed Financial Analyst while mentoring other Senior Financial Analysts regarding budgeting and forecasting modeling.
  • Mentored and coached high performing Senior Financial Analysts supporting Global Operations.
  • Supervised staff of financial analysts & administrative support.
  • Managed and develop financial analysts.
  • Supervised two senior financial analysts.
  • Managed four senior financial analysts.
  • Manage a group of 2 financial analysts with a portfolio of clients totaling over $200M in overall annual drug spend.
  • Direct activities of 8 staff members (1 Finance Manager, 2 Finance Supervisors, and 5 Financial Analysts).
  • Provided leadership and financial guidance to 18 financial analysts and 2 first level managers in support of Florida Aerospace Operations.
  • Lead a team of financial analysts who perform analysis to determine present and future financial performance of the business segment.
  • Manage team of six financial analysts in the development of department budgets, financial reports and human resource plans.
  • Managed a team of four financial analysts and two managers; focused on training, mentoring and developing team.
  • Managed team of five financial analysts, with full accountability for hiring, training, and performance assessment.
  • Provide oversight and guidance to financial analysts, ensure reporting deadlines are met on time and accurate.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to site controllers, financial analysts, general managers and site leadership team.
  • Supervised an international staff of 6 Financial Analysts located in Malaysia, Israel, and the US.
  • Directed two financial analysts in budgeting and forecasting of capital projects, and SAP reporting.
  • Manage ten financial analysts, performance appraisal preparation and development of department and staff goals.

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25. Close Process

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Here's how Close Process is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Coordinated year-end close processes within multiple systems while collaborating with five independent controller's organizations.
  • Managed day-to-day financial accounting including monthly reporting and close process for Airport rental segment.
  • Manage monthly close process to ensure internal and governmental regulatory requirements are met.
  • Developed and managed strong working relationships with other shared service groups and operating units to maintain two day close process.
  • Managed the monthly close process related to Revenue, Deferred Revenue and Receivables including reviewing account reconciliations and audit schedules.
  • Supervised the month-end & year-end close process as well as the timely completion of accurate business and region reporting.
  • Major responsibilities include monthly and year end close process, capital forecast and reporting and accounting for strategic projects.
  • Identified continuous improvement opportunities and successfully reduced the month end close process by 50% while maintaining accuracy levels.
  • Worked closely with various teams to execute efficient and effective monthly, quarterly, and year-end close processes.
  • Manage forecast and close process for site, including Site P&L, Inventory and Capital activities.
  • Supervised monthly close process, supplier credit memo process, billings for various buy profit areas, etc.
  • Supervised the monthly accounting close process for all Americas revenues and costs including the allocation of expenses.
  • Developed excel model to automate monthly close process; achieved >55% process time reduction
  • Streamlined monthly financial close process resulting in a 20% reduction in monthly close cycle.
  • Leveraged Six Sigma knowledge to shorten the monthly accounting close process by 2 business days.
  • Manage the monthly, quarterly and year end close process and the annual external audit.
  • Manage monthly accounting close process in Hyperion (HFM) for all North America entities.
  • Reduced monthly close process by 2 days and created management reporting for newly formed group.
  • Utilized SharePoint to direct the monthly financial close process and publish enhanced management reports.
  • Manage monthly close process to ensure an accurate and timely close each month.

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26. ROI

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Here's how ROI is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Reviewed and approved all purchases, and identified business decision-criteria to meet/increase/exceed ROI levels.
  • Performed complex financial analyses including feasibility and ROI for new business initiatives.
  • Automated manufacturing invoicing, implemented ROI and analyzed partner performance.
  • Improved ROI by implementing volume generating opportunities.
  • Collaborated with branch directors to develop forecasting, budgeting, ROI reports, and direct sales plans and targets.
  • Model and review manufacturing lab equipment and labor capacity plan with site leaders; including equipment ROI analysis.
  • Trade ROI Project- Lead - Responsible for defining, educating and embedding Trade ROI analysis across the Americas.
  • Worked special projects that included managing CapEx, Asset Management, Daily Sales Outstanding & ROI Capital models.
  • Revised the credit review and analysis policy in support of the firms focus on WC management and ROIC.
  • Advised Sales division on contract pricing of web services based on projected ROI and product profit margins.
  • Analyzed bids to achieve optimal competitive positioning and ROI while remaining within the scope of RFA/RFP requirements.
  • Conduct ROI analysis to help senior management determine which retail stores to invest in to maximize profitability.
  • Implemented ROI metrics for new product launch to ensure future profit margins for the business.
  • Report and audit Payback Analysis(ROI, IRR) on all Capital Investments managed.
  • Challenged long standing assumptions in the voucher ROI model and identified $10MM+ valuation risk.
  • Coordinated Treasury and Tax activities with Chrysler (Detroit) and Daimler (Stuttgart).
  • Conduct analyses and prepare reports and presentations on trends, ROI and general financial goals.
  • Measure channel program effectiveness, ROI, KPI's and created channel control book.
  • Review capital projects and provide ROI and/or IRR calculation for the Specialty Insurance Division.
  • Implemented CONCUR travel and expense for Detroit location consisting of over 400 employees.

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27. Direct Reports

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Here's how Direct Reports is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Managed direct reports that included high level financial and business analysts.
  • Managed two direct reports in US and France as part of a global team with matrix responsibilities for two additional professionals.
  • Managed a cross-functional team, including two direct reports, in delivering a 5-year plan for the Spreads & Dressing Categories.
  • Streamlined Offer to Cash process to improve efficiency of my 9 direct reports in Shared Services team by 6%.
  • Supervised nine direct reports & responsible for seven territories (states) & regional reporting to headquarters.
  • Manage a team of five direct reports supporting business unit and consolidated internal and external reporting cycles.
  • Manage 12 direct reports that include functions within GL, AP, and credit and collections.
  • Coached, mentored and set priorities for direct reports and their teams, including MBM training.
  • Managed two direct reports, team of consultants, and collaborated with cross functional resources.
  • Performed all duties inherent in a managerial role, including coaching and developing direct reports.
  • Managed a staff of five, consisting of two direct reports and three indirect reports.
  • Reported to Chief Financial Officer, managed 2 direct reports and total staff of 5.
  • Oversee two Singapore manufacturing sites as Singapore Country Finance Controller with two direct reports.
  • Work with direct reports and senior management to control and oversee the overall budget.
  • Manage a team of five direct reports and identify roles to match strengths.
  • Managed core team of approximately 50 personnel, including direct and indirect reports.
  • Managed 3 direct reports with a total of 7 individuals in 3 locations.
  • Support eighteen (18) Plant Directors and their direct reports.
  • Lead team of 2 direct reports and 2 offshore support associates.
  • Managed team of 25 across diverse geographies, 4 direct reports.

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28. Due Diligence

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Here's how Due Diligence is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Provided due diligence, financial modeling, acquisition analysis and presentation packages to support the risk/reward scenarios.
  • Support all aspects of international operations including accounting, financial analysis and acquisitions due diligence.
  • Performed rigorous analysis and due diligence on the financial impact on allocation methodology models.
  • Conducted due diligence reviews for potential new business acquisitions and subsequent process consolidations.
  • Partnered with technology senior management to ensure integration savings exceeded due diligence estimate.
  • Developed and communicated financial presentations to potential buyers and supported due diligence requirements.
  • Prepared and represented corporate finance with due diligence analysis for business alliance.
  • Partnered/traveled with CFO/President/DVP to support/lead acquisitions and Due Diligence evaluations.
  • Detail account analysis and other requirements necessary for due diligence.
  • Analyzed due diligence reports for potential corporate acquisition opportunities.
  • Modeled combined organizations and participated in due diligence.
  • Participated and supported due diligence for potential acquisitions/divestitures.
  • Key member of the due diligence team for recapitalization of the firm and the resulting asset sale/purchase in 2007.
  • Performed due diligence in 4 countries for third party outsource engagement including setup and dissemination in Bangalore, India.
  • Created Excel models to support all budgets & forecast with valuation analysis and due diligence of acquisition targets.
  • Performed financial analysis and due diligence in support of M&A opportunities and software OEM licensing agreements.
  • Served as a finance leader during contract negotiations and due diligence exercises on potential managed service providers.
  • Handled all management presentations and due diligence process that led to a successful sale to TreeHouse Foods.
  • Finance lead on team to divest site - developed overview presentation/data book; hosted due diligence.
  • Selected by CEO and CFO to serve on cross-functional due diligence team on potential acquisition.

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29. Business Development

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Here's how Business Development is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Forged successful international relations in the Americas to expand business development and enhance revenue potential in a competitive market.
  • Prepared business development requirements documents for development teams during the development of internal tools that support regulatory compliance.
  • Deliver customized advisement across risk management, disaster recovery, system administration, scheduling and business development.
  • Identify opportunities for automation within the VA and driving consultative selling efforts for new business development.
  • Practice responsibilities include recruiting, business development, and solution development.
  • Provided CRM pipeline reporting and analysis for business development reviews.
  • Lead key operational, financial, business development initiatives.
  • Supported business development team with merger and acquisition activity.
  • Facilitated origination of $400MM of annual leasing volume, ensured SOX compliance and reporting, and supported business development efforts.
  • Supported 95 employees including Product Managers, Business Development Managers, Marketing, R&D, and North America sales.
  • Direct report to the SVP of Business Development, at times also reporting to VP Finance, Treasurer, and CFO.
  • Finance lead on Business Development team that responded to customer requests for proposal on new Supply Chain business.
  • Finance lead for business development and licensing projects related to the CNS, Metabolic & Established product franchises.
  • Assisted Global Business Development in reducing 210 cost centers into 25 in support of their corporate sales initiative.
  • Provided financial analysis, planning, and pricing in support of business development activities.
  • Lead analysis and strategy projects for the Business Development VP and Entertainment Products VP.
  • Partner with division Vice President to reach Licensing and Business Development goals.
  • Developed a new forecast model that uses information gathered from our business development databases to accurately predict future business trends.
  • Enabled Strategy, Business Development, Credit and line managers to improve business performance through actionable initiatives.
  • Provided financial support for ad-hoc Global Business Development projects and for Corporate initiatives.

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30. ERP

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Here's how ERP is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Designed and implemented automated SKU/Customer level Standard Margin Dashboard leveraging Oracle ERP which provided daily pulse on business profitability to management.
  • Collaborated with the North America Enterprise Technical Sales Leadership Team to develop standardized reporting, forecasting and quota setting capabilities.
  • Oversee financial analysis activities, including developing, interpreting, and implementing finance trending, forecasting, and financial modeling.
  • Team member representing Procurement organization for company s initiative to deploy a new, corporate-wide, Oracle-based ERP system.
  • Managed Oracle/Hyperion application upgrade used to support the close, consolidate and report process within Oracle/PeopleSoft ERP environment.
  • Direct and manage new venture investments; interpret vision and examine operational elements to evaluate potential success.
  • Ensured accounting and reporting compliance across enterprise in accordance with local tax regulations and requirements.
  • Manage major cross-enterprise functions that involve high visibility with both business unit and corporate functions.
  • Interpreted and summarize complex financial data to aid management in achieving strategic and operational goals.
  • Interpreted the company's financial results to senior management and recommended discrete improvement actions.
  • Identified and investigated variances to financial plans and forecasts supply interpretation of financial results.
  • Interpreted and enforced all theatrical distribution sales agreements with over 2,000 different theatrical customers.
  • Designed and created enterprise customer hierarchy and universal ID to provide complete customer visibility
  • Implemented solutions to address data quality arising from Subscription Services vs. Perpetual License.
  • Provided interpretation of data to generate a comprehensive and meaningful narrative of drivers.
  • Develop efficient and effective global enterprise solutions for diverse and complex business problems.
  • Leverage technical/application development knowledge to ensure business requirements are addressed in enterprise planning.
  • Managed multiple legacy systems/processes, including process improvements and key enterprise transitions.
  • Created PowerPoint training presentations to elevate fiscal & business acumen across organization.
  • Prepared enterprise business plans and quarterly enterprise review presentations for senior management.

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31. SR

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Here's how SR is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Monitored remodel stores to proactively minimize sales disruptions, efficiently manage wages and control expenses.
  • Managed transition between analysts while minimizing disruption to Procurement organization s ongoing efforts.
  • Coordinated daily accumulation of MSR hedging results across several groups.
  • Developed foreign currency hedging strategy to reduce the risk of US dollar fluctuation impacting $100M of construction contracts in Israel.
  • Shared Services - Manage the Shared Services teams - Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable as well as a Sr. Treasury Analyst.
  • Modeled and reversed engineered Mortgage Servicing Rights (MSR) using prepayment, probability of default and loss severity assumptions.
  • Blue Ridge Summit, PA - Publisher and Distributor of Books Sr. Financial Accounting Manager Responsible for entire Accounting Department.
  • Involved in Contract Reconciliation and Contract Closeout on the Israeli programs to bring current and old programs to a close.
  • Developed Supply Chain division's monthly reporting package to Sr division management including rate, mix and volume analysis.
  • Report financial data directly to the ASRC Federal Holding Company, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
  • Prepared reports, budgets and forecasts for Sr. VP of Sales and various G&A accounts.
  • Collaborate with Sr. management in ongoing development, implementation and maintenance of systems, procedures and policies.
  • Reduced the institute's federal liability by over $4 million dollars through the SROES process.
  • Manage Sr. Staff Accountant and work closely with other Sr. Staff Accountants to assure accurate reporting.
  • Manage Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programs for Israel and for the Morocco F-16 program.
  • Manage a team of 1 Sr. Financial Analyst and 2 Store Audit Managers.
  • Contributed significantly to implementation of FAS 133 fair value hedging of capitalized MSR.
  • Provided insight to Regional Sr Directors of M&W and directs.
  • Provided financial support and analysis to Sr Vice President of Corporate Accounts.
  • Transferred all MSR hedge activity from Treasury to the mortgage bank.

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32. Financial Support

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Here's how Financial Support is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Provided financial support and focus for retail activities to Field Sales organization that included providing financial analyses and business counsel.
  • Interfaced and coordinated with other financial organizations to provide financial support for Program Executive Office and Quarterly Program Reviews.
  • Provided total financial support for ECAT manufacturing Drove manufacturing overhead spending analysis resulting in 30% annual reduction
  • Defined company-wide annual/strategic/forecast planning processes, financial support to SVP of Compensation for Kraft incentive plans.
  • Managed team that provided internal financial support to rapidly and profitably grow the government business.
  • Manage financial consultants responsible for providing financial support to portfolio of operators.
  • Provided direct financial support to the new Fabrication Consolidation plant start-up.
  • Provided financial support to business leaders and company functions.
  • Provide direct financial support for operations.
  • Provided overall financial support for a 120-person Global Sourcing team; drive strategic partnership with Executive Sourcing Leader.
  • Work jointly with and provide financial support to internal contracting teams during the RFP and client renewal process.
  • Selected to provide financial support to Vice President, US Operations and Vice President, Intercontinental Manufacturing.
  • Provided financial support to the marketing and sales functions for the Americas Refractive (LASIK) business.
  • Provide financial support and analysis around the capitalization of internal labor of about $25 million.
  • Provided financial support to over 100 strategic customers with $1.5 billion in annual revenue.
  • Provided strategic and tactical financial support to IT leaders, including capital project reviews.
  • Partner with cost center managers and provide overall financial support for the Manufacturing division.
  • Provided financial support to corporate clients, including creation of bank accounts and reporting structures
  • Provide financial support for quarterly earnings releases, 10Q, and 10K filings.
  • Directed financial support for $100 million Account Marketing Services Business Unit.

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33. Journal Entries

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Here's how Journal Entries is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Designed Revenue management process included booking journal entries and consolidating volumes of data from Center of Medicare/Medicaid.
  • Prepared reorganization and fresh-start journal entries.
  • Implemented a process to add a Customer dimension to trade journal entries, resulting in a reduced allocation of trade spend.
  • Managed monthly close process, including review of general journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and P&L analyses.
  • Calculated adjustments to returns reserve, approved all journal entries and reconciliations, controlled SAP Order-to-Cash financial closings.
  • Improved internal and external audit reviews by establishing models, procedures and documentation for manual journal entries.
  • Contributed to month-end closing process by providing necessary direction and guidance on required journal entries and accruals.
  • Prepare journal entries for investments and hedge funds transactions, asset purchases/sales and other complex transactions.
  • Review and approve accounts reconciliations, journal entries and perform SG&A shared service allocations.
  • Review reconciliations and journal entries for various balance sheet accounts for both US and foreign entities.
  • Assist with Month end closing preparation of balance sheet schedules, journal entries and documentation.
  • Assist in month-end close process including general ledger analysis, journal entries, and reporting.
  • Prepare monthly estimates, variance explanations, analyze financial results, and submit journal entries.
  • Prepared revenue and expense analysis, land transactions, and adjusted journal entries.
  • Developed reports and posted journal entries in SAP to assist in financial audits.
  • Reduced need for journal entries from $5 million to zero.
  • Prepared and posted accurate and timely month end closing Journal Entries.
  • Booked necessary journal entries on a monthly basis.
  • Prepared journal entries and performed month-end close.
  • Prepared and booked various journal entries.

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34. R

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Here's how R is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Worked productively with vice presidents and directors on the subject of financial analysis and closely conferred with customer contact centers worldwide.
  • Managed post-acquisition integration of consolidating accounting and finance business processes and operations into parent entity for domestic and international locations.
  • Implemented and coordinated initiatives and administered assigned programs and providing direction of functions of a diverse and complex nature.
  • Oversee engagement execution, metrics, staffing/scheduling, deficiency tracking and follow-up, cost containment and special investigations.
  • Functioned effectively in creating weekly productivity report intended for relevant metrics to assess customer service effectiveness.
  • Hired staff with diverse backgrounds and operational roles; encouraged and inspirited interdepartmental understanding and collaboration.
  • Worked with Corporate Accounting and other business teams to determine accurate classification and workplace allocations.
  • Participated in planning and implementation of Corporate and Business Unit goals for growth and profitability.
  • Coordinate budget development, assist department heads in preparing, implementing and controlling expenditures.
  • Conducted financial analysis, data reconciliation, capital model review, and management reporting.
  • Created revenue and margin forecasts based on anticipated percentage of completion for subsequent periods.
  • Developed profitability and capacity model reporting system and reports senior management and Practice Leads.
  • Key responsibilities include financial planning, forecasting, investment analysis, and resource evaluation.
  • Provide strategic finance leadership teaming up with VP Engineering for critical operations decisions.
  • Established and maintained effective working relationships with people from different backgrounds and interests.
  • Evaluated key strategic questions and their business implications to proactively address them.
  • Empowered staff and reduced escalations with increased problem resolution training and authority.
  • Provided understanding of functional concepts, organizational dependencies and internal information repositories.
  • Encouraged others to consider innovative alternatives and contributed to the business strategy.
  • Provided 100% accountability for Afghanistan operational funds of several million dollars.

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35. HR

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Here's how HR is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Maintained a 90% client retention rate throughout a difficult economic environment by building relationships of confidence and exceptional customer service.
  • Trained financial analysts in proper validation of assumptions, development of user-friendly financial models and automation of repetitive tasks through macros.
  • Strengthened Governance oversight of international subsidiaries through participation as chairperson on Board of Directors and Audit Committees for Eurasian subsidiaries.
  • Provided high-level guidance related to project/program initiatives and ensured that it synchronized with the Executive Team's overall budget guidance.
  • Optimized organization's operations during transition through three Directors of Finance by providing stability and focus to financial staff.
  • Develop and increase Finance profitability through training on deal structuring, presentation improvement, and customer rapport building.
  • Provided decision support through comprehensive management reporting, scorecard, client segment reporting and issue specific business reports.
  • Communicate results of analysis and insights to a wide variety of stakeholders throughout United, including senior management.
  • Developed customer profile and initiated sales activities through cross selling by working closely with International Customers.
  • Provided WW field better cost control visibility through centralized reporting, resulting in better budget achievement.
  • Integrated three vendor financial monitoring processes across the bank including fundamental analysis and enhanced regular monitoring.
  • Delivered business value to clients by developing competitive pricing proposals through financial analysis and modeling.
  • Developed Labor Efficiency metrics utilized throughout the distribution network to effectively optimize warehouse staffing resources.
  • Developed new and experienced employees into high-performing teams through demonstrated leadership and effective coaching.
  • Analyzed data obtained through market research and prepared reports regarding marketing and promotional activities.
  • Moved through organization with increasing financial responsibility as follows: Procurement Finance Manager 2006.
  • Ensured maximization of rebate potential/profitability, through monitoring of vendor purchases and tier attainment.
  • Improved balance sheet position and reporting by implementing strong inventory management disciplines throughout organization.
  • Improved divisional profitability through operational analysis, cost analysis, and variance corrections.
  • Supported business operations through analysis of key performance indicators, benchmarks and trends.

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36. Real Estate

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Here's how Real Estate is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Received company-wide recognition for analysis and recommendation of the best leasing option on critical real estate project.
  • Identified and recommended effective real estate strategies including acquisitions, divestitures, and lease/purchase opportunities.
  • Prepared office space utilization and valuation metrics for the corporate real estate and procurement group on $80M of owned properties.
  • Led finance team (12 professional personnel) controlling a global real estate portfolio with $600 million operating plan.
  • Acted as vital manager of $260B annual plan for merchandising, operations, real estate, and logistics divisions.
  • Provide quarterly/yearly financial projections and deal modeling support to Strategic Capital Group and Global Valuations teams within GE Real Estate.
  • Worked with Colliers International, for all leasing and subleasing of all real estate transactions for the entire company.
  • Managed a combined spending of $160M for IT and Global Real Estate Consistently within budget every quarter.
  • Negotiated real estate lease and managed all aspects of the branch office on Michigan Avenue in Chicago.
  • Led financial analysis and accounting for North, Central and South America real estate acquisitions and dispositions.
  • Assist CFO and VP with procedure improvements and efforts to improve real estate and accounting process.
  • Directed site wide building management and real estate projects along with managing relationships with the landlord.
  • Handled leasing and access agreement renewals for a real estate portfolio of over 200 sites.
  • Focus areas include Real Estate, Tourism, Hospitality, Wine Industry and Banking.
  • Reviewed requests for large expenditures, including real estate, and evaluated business impacts.
  • Participated in real estate projects for the region to help identify rent savings.
  • Improved real estate utilization by decommissioning assets and terminating leases, saving $56M
  • Develop compliance procedures and savings reporting for various Real Estate Savings Programs.
  • Develop real estate strategy and action plans for over 800 US locations.
  • Analyze new and existing store portfolio to support Real Estate Department.

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37. Financial Systems

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Here's how Financial Systems is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Identify performance gaps and recommend needed database modifications in order to accurately reconcile data between various financial systems.
  • Led harmonization of legacy Nabisco financial systems with Kraft, adding new consolidation capabilities and enhanced reporting.
  • Facilitated business process development and standardization relating to financial systems and procedures.
  • Streamlined the financial systems and reserve reconciliation and audit reporting process.
  • Created financial systems and reporting mechanism where previously none existed.
  • Managed the recruiting, training and development initiatives for ten professional associates in financial systems group.
  • Partner with the financial systems reporting team to ensure the proper development of financial reports.
  • Leveraged financial systems and problem solving skills to analyze and research issues and improve procedures.
  • Served as system owner for SAP financial systems, ledgers and related master files.
  • Manage implementation of financial systems from design through final completion of each project.
  • Worked with multiple Financial Systems including in-house FOODS System and SAP.
  • Converted multiple financial systems from in house software to Oracle.
  • Manage Security in all Financial Systems.
  • Managed a financial systems evaluation/selection project for sporting goods retailer with 65+ locations.
  • Subject matter expert for Company's internal financial systems development and implementation.
  • Developed and maintained the processes and procedures for thebilling system and its interfaces with related internal order entry and financial systems.
  • Partnered with financial systems team to implement new Hyperion Allocation models for Plan and actuals.
  • Led the Financial Systems & Reporting and Corporate / SOX/ State and Federal audits.

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38. Business Cases

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Here's how Business Cases is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Reviewed and analyzed marketing proposals, third-party contracts, business cases and agreements for financial feasibility, completeness, and credibility.
  • Structured financial analysis to support business cases for new product investment decisions for all service offerings.
  • Modeled business cases for other acquisition targets, including analyses of potential synergies.
  • Reported to senior management to develop business cases for key strategic capital investments.
  • Prepare business cases and what-if scenarios for management decisions.
  • Developed business cases for new product initiatives and enhancements.
  • Prepared Business Cases evaluating new and existing ventures.
  • Developed business cases for key strategic capital investments.
  • Coordinate key Finance processes (Forecast, Annual Plan, 3-Year Strategic Plan and Business Cases) across Lines of Business.
  • Perform After Action Reviews of old business cases to determine key learning's to apply to future business case management functions.
  • Support Marketing and R&D teams in defining Product Portfolio plans and prepare business cases for financial investments.
  • Developed internal income statements, budgets and client business cases and reviewed with senior finance and sales executives.
  • Interacted directly with clients to resolve business issues and develop business cases, achieving client financial objectives.
  • Cash flow and P&L evaluations of business cases for generating revenue/savings $2-$20million.
  • Worked closely with business development to build business cases for Rx to OTC switch opportunities.
  • Completed budget plans, financial planning, business cases, and monthly results reporting.
  • Develop and deploy strategic plans and business cases for tactical and strategic direction.
  • Created the investment proposals and Business cases for new business and growth opportunities.
  • Develop business cases to quantify the value of proposed initiatives.
  • Review Business Cases / Contracts to ensure financial validity.

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39. Business Partners

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Here's how Business Partners is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Utilize cross-cultural communication skills to clearly push institutional agenda at all international offices, providing consistency among business partners and customers.
  • Collaborate with field Market Operating Committee members to present compelling state/regional insights to business partners leading to business improvement actions.
  • Educated business partners on accounting concepts and financial system logistics that enhanced understanding of how their actions impact financial outcomes.
  • Developed business proposals, monitored partner performance and delivered insightful monthly reviews to executive management and business partners.
  • Developed budgets, fostered business partnership and provided authoritative finance advice to senior management.
  • Partnered with corporate development and group senior management on potential business partners for site.
  • Provided analyses which enabled business partners to make informed financial and operational decisions.
  • Develop and foster positive working relationship with clients and internal business partners.
  • Managed financial analysis for key business partners.
  • Communicate key conclusions to business partners.
  • Partnered with the Clinical business partners to modify the existing model to ensure an accurate accrual process for all clinical studies.
  • Created new analysis and/or reporting packages that met the needs of management and business partners (E&O Reporting).
  • Identified and drove strategic initiatives and took a struggling team and regained confidence & business partnership with Intel Executive HR team.
  • Conducted special studies including new business partnerships and projects for the expansion of operations through the acquisition of companies.
  • Collaborate with critical financial and business partners to ensure treasury, revenue, product and compliance needs are met.
  • Performed insightful cost analysis, quantified impact from contributing factors, and enabled business partners to drive actions.
  • Collaborated with business partners and cross functional teams to analyze risk and develop corrective action plans.
  • Supported business partners and project managers in R&D, Marketing, and Product Supply.
  • Align with business partners to present latest estimates in order to plan resources for future production.
  • Worked with business partners to improve profitability on Ding and Dent products by 50%.

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40. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Reported directly to the controller while leading a company-wide finance system implementation, and also leading special projects initiatives.
  • Supported leadership by assisting with financial analysis and managing special projects.
  • Performed internal corporate finance special projects.
  • Led special projects and supported the Core Accounting System Branch as well as Coast Guard Headquarters (CGHQ).
  • Lead on special projects and initiatives involving new business development in expanding the condom, lubricant and device categories.
  • Conducted all special projects relating to market segment performance, regional facilities' sales and cost reduction.
  • Organize, manage and lead all levels of special projects; including those that are highly complex.
  • Managed monthly accounting closings, J/E, account reconciliations, inventory, special projects and accounting controls.
  • Lead multiple special projects involving problem solving of processes, data integrity, reporting accuracy.
  • Provide primary financial support for strategic planning and analyze and report on assigned special projects.
  • Reported to CEO managing the Finance and Special Projects (Think Tank) department.
  • Report directly to Business Unit Finance Director and perform special projects as needed.
  • Performed special projects as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer.
  • Managed special projects and related duties as requested.
  • Support the President with special projects as needed.
  • Performed special projects assigned by the Worldwide Controller.
  • Assisted Account Vice Presidents with special projects.
  • Prepared various reports on ad-hoc financial analysis and special projects.
  • Selected for several special projects including the Foodservice Strategy Team, Mill Profitability Team, and the Manufacturing Cost Reduction Team.
  • Partner with the VBSS staff in support of various special projects that support cost save objectives and improved efficiencies.

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41. Business Planning

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Here's how Business Planning is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Managed consolidation of five corporate business plans, critical business planning assumptions, strategic and operational financial plans.
  • Established framework for managing business investments, resource allocations, business planning, operations, and performance measurements.
  • Oversee Field Service Division financial activity at the Cleveland Hub inclusive of annual capital, business planning processes and accounts payable.
  • Manage and develop Business Planning staff of 7 in a manner that encourages professional growth while obtaining company goals and objectives.
  • Instituted formal financial and business planning function in the US, through development of advanced financial modeling and reporting tools.
  • Selected as finance lead for due diligence, joint business planning and execution of Nortel-LG joint venture.
  • Prepared Strategic Review 3 year planning template for Business Units resulting in accurate business planning cycles.
  • Developed and implemented the annual business planning and budgeting process for 600 Marriott hotels.
  • Major accomplishments: Led the strategic business planning team including all Directors and Vice Presidents.

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42. Financial Leadership

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Here's how Financial Leadership is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Provided financial leadership to cross-functional leadership team, leveraging hands-on expertise to develop national business solutions and selling aids.
  • Provided financial leadership to the BMS Domestic initiative for the consumer and pharmaceutical businesses.
  • Provided financial leadership domestically and internationally to launch revised F.C.C.
  • Provided financial leadership implementing F.C.C.
  • Provided program financial leadership to program control team of 11 staff members supporting sectors within our lines of business.
  • Provide total financial leadership and analysis in support of forecasting, planning, reporting and cost out initiatives.
  • Provide proactive and comprehensive financial leadership support to the Energy Services Sourcing team of 50 plus personnel.
  • Provided financial leadership in managing a P&L with yearly revenues of 200MM.
  • Provided financial leadership and business support to the sales and supply chain organization.
  • Key financial leadership in Site consolidations(from Sacramento site to Folsom).
  • Provide financial leadership and guidance for the Engineering Service Line of Business group.
  • Provided financial leadership to $10B annual revenue switching access business.
  • Provided financial leadership and support for the Wealth Management division.
  • Provided Accounting and Financial Leadership and Direction within Central Environment Developed and Provided Financial Reporting Analysis to Senior and Operational Management.
  • Provided financial leadership overseeing initial post-close onboarding of acquired companies.
  • Provided financial leadership and analytical support for the Group's total P&L.
  • Earned promotion within 1 year to a senior financial leadership role.
  • Head organizer of 25+ global customer CFO course in Crotonville called "Financial Leadership for Customers".

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43. Annual Sales

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Here's how Annual Sales is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Provided financial analysis on the bi-annual sales compensation plan, including sales territory planning, quota setting and commission plan modeling.
  • Achieved annual sales increase of $28MM as a key team member charged with implementing a workforce management/labor scheduling solution.
  • Created annual sales quotas to complete 890+ compensation plans for sales, sales consulting and co-prime sales teams.
  • Developed and implemented risk mitigation strategies for Channel Distribution business with over $8B in annual sales.
  • Major Mortgage, Western Regional Mortgage Banker with $250 million annual sales.
  • Managed acquisitions with annual sales over $150M and $110M.
  • Created annual sales targets used for incentives and corporate guidance.
  • Developed the annual sales and profit percent increases.
  • Managed and approved annual sales compensation plans.
  • Developed the annual Sales Budget.
  • Handled client base of U.S. companies with $200K to $5M in annual sales.
  • Analyzed the sales and standard margins for the Daltile SBU with annual sales of $1.6 billion.

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44. Business Requirements

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Here's how Business Requirements is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Translated client business requirements into specific system, application or process designs for leading edge solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze business requirements and translate them into system-supported solutions.
  • Prepared and wrote technical and system documentation in accordance with business requirements.
  • Gathered business requirements, collaborated with the design team, tested the design and trained the business users.
  • Defined business requirements and led design of trade promotion reporting using SAP Business Intelligence (BI).
  • Create SOW, program budgets, business requirements and project plan for multiple projects.
  • Led team for business requirements regarding Peoplesoft upgrades.

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45. Business Performance

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Here's how Business Performance is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Provision of strategic guidance, opportunity identification, and financial support to turn-around business performance in a rapidly deteriorating housing market.
  • Project Lead to identify format and banners across international enabling comparison of business performance of formats and banners from different countries.
  • Support annual, monthly, quarterly financial planning activities and provide transparency into business performance and resource requirements.
  • Led development and delivery of training module on business performance process and application of reporting tool.
  • Sustained track record of enhancing business performance, delivering sustainable profitable growth and return on investment.
  • Develop monthly financial forecasts that accurately predict business performance and identify risks and opportunities.
  • Delivered Consumer & Online business performance tracking, partner engagement and planning processes
  • Implemented numerous reports and updated processes to improve business performance and results.
  • Prepared data and developed presentations for senior management on business performance.
  • Shaped and influenced business performance and continuous improvement.
  • Evaluate business performance and identify gaps in critical areas that offer opportunities for cost reduction or top-line growth.
  • Provided financial modeling, decision support analyses, and KPI metrics to measure business performance.
  • Created KPI measurements and indexes, identifying key financial and business performance drivers.
  • Instituted monthly business performance reviews with the senior management and X-Box CFO Achievements.
  • Partnered with plants to analyze business performance and identify budget solves.
  • Analyzed business performance on a weekly basis through the Flash process.
  • Conduct business performance analytics including trend analysis and business assessment of program expenses and metrics.
  • Provided Investor Relations with business performance commentary and competitive benchmarking analyses
  • Identified efficiencies between the two businesses to grow revenue, decrease expenses and improve business performance.
  • Updated KPIs to measure business performance.

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46. Business Decisions

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Here's how Business Decisions is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Consolidated and presented worldwide financial results, analysis and recommendations to senior management for strategic business decisions and cost savings initiatives.
  • Created financial model for subscription support analysis to drive business decisions around price, create targeted support offerings to maximize profitability.
  • Support key finance projects and initiatives to drive process improvement and deliver deeper insights on critical business decisions.
  • Key responsibilities include the influencing and leading of business teams to better business decisions through sound financial analyses and financial modeling.
  • Enabled unprecedented Finance involvement in all aspects of business decisions, from sales contract reviews to sales commissions planning.
  • Reviewed and provided counsel to management on all business decisions and financial transactions made within SPG's Consulting division.
  • Finance Business Partner to Government Solution's President assisting in making strategic business decisions to grow revenue and income.
  • Lead Business internal processes to Leadership Team in areas of tax law updates and impact on business decisions.
  • Influence business decisions, new initiatives and resource allocations, particularly with large, complex, global initiatives.
  • Provide accurate and timely analysis to the CFO to anticipate financial impacts of market trends and business decisions.
  • Experienced FP&A business partner, looking for opportunities to help companies make informed business decisions.
  • Develop quarter end advanced metrics package that could be used to guide business decisions.
  • Quantify current results and project future financial impact of trends and business decisions.
  • Support the CMO to ensure business decisions align with corporate financial objectives.
  • Provide financial information to help them make business decisions.
  • Developed cost models over transportation and ecommerce to help drive effective business decisions.
  • Assessed and accurately presented explanations of variances exceeding $1M in working capital to CEO for evaluation to support business decisions.
  • Educated non-financial executives on financial analytics and metrics to drive profitable business decisions by implementing monthly financial operations dashboard meetings.
  • Developed several ad hoc Excel reports used by sales and senior management as analytical tools to drive business decisions.

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47. Essbase

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Here's how Essbase is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Developed EssBase financial reporting system which utilizes cube technology to allow drill-down capabilities to otherwise basic reports.
  • Conducted Hyperion Essbase-based budgeting, forecasting, and long-term planning.
  • Administrated Hyperion Essbase consolidating finance systems, reporting and procedures.
  • Served as the Hyperion Planning/Hyperion Essbase System Administrator for division, group roll-ups, and SG&A departmental expense reports.
  • Developed Essbase reporting platforms for $1B Financial Services business and $22B Private Label business.
  • Directed two month conversion of accounting systems, data to PeopleSoft and Essbase platforms.
  • Key project team member for Hyperion Planning/Essbase, Business Objects and Legal e-Billing implementations.
  • Created Inflation Essbase application to take current process out of Access/Excel.
  • Served as expert-level daily user of Hyperion Essbase.
  • Used Oracle Hyperion Essbase to retrieve financial data
  • Improved efficiencies utilizing Essbase and Excel that led to the elimination of all non-value added processes.
  • Supervised and coached a team responsible for month-end close activities, internal financial reporting preparations in Essbase and Sarbanes Oxley compliance.

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48. Audit Procedures

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Here's how Audit Procedures is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Developed enhanced internal audit procedures; led internal audits that improved organization efficiency.
  • Developed and implemented audit procedures and internal control standards (ICS) to ensure Sarbanes Oxley compliance.
  • Recommended and implemented improvements in audit procedures which produced more useful and comprehensive audit without increasing audit time.
  • Defined performance standards across all functional areas and periodically reviewed performance with application of concurrent management audit procedures.
  • Developed audit procedures for new systems in Benefit Operations.
  • Implement internal audit procedures to assure financial integrity.

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49. Capital Expenditures

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Here's how Capital Expenditures is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Provided all Executive reporting including variance analysis, product mix analysis, employee attrition, capital expenditures and cash flow analysis.
  • Coordinate with business units the procurement of capital expenditures, including development and presentation of business cases for Senior Management approval.
  • Prepared cash flow and return analysis for capital expenditures and evaluated the credit policy process.
  • Evaluate unplanned capital expenditures to determine financial impact; present findings to senior executives.
  • Reviewed and approved logistics-related capital expenditures and tracked effectiveness of cost-savings projects.
  • Provide financial leadership for capital expenditures and marketing into new ventures.
  • Review and approve capital expenditures.
  • Managed the accounting for the line of business, including loans receivable, income, expenses, and capital expenditures.
  • Worked closely with engineering and project management groups to highlight capital expenditures and impact to fiscal year budget.
  • Recommended high-quality leasing products to global banks to meet their financial needs for capital expenditures.
  • Managed authorization process for $6 Billion in capital expenditures for upstream and downstream projects.
  • Analyzed the monthly capital expenditures and evaluated the performance against the company's strategic plans.
  • Assisted in ROI and Payback analysis for capital expenditures on new and existing stores.
  • Prepare and review capital expenditures budget with senior leaders of two entities.
  • Budget and quarterly forecasting management of ~$1B in capital expenditures.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional department leaders; provided guidance for capital expenditures and improvements to gain efficiencies.

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50. KPI

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Here's how KPI is used in Senior Finance Manager jobs:
  • Analyzed strategic initiatives, developed budget expectations and KPI's insuring results were tracked, analyzed and communicated.
  • Led Scorecard/ KPI Dashboard development and Operations/ Competitor bench marking; Pipeline management reporting.
  • Revamped consolidated KPI management reporting to balance operations performance to financial results.
  • Created monthly reporting of KPI s for upper/international management and to instill transparency of financial results at a plant level.
  • Provide consultation and recommendations to senior management to ensure the compensation plan and KPI metrics aligned to the strategic goals.
  • Prepared and delivered status of KPI s, financial and operational performance to the Director and VP level monthly.
  • Reported results and KPI's directly to the CFO while completing the integration on time and on budget.
  • Report KPI to advise management on corrective actions needed to further the profitability of the company.
  • Designed financial analysis and management reports in SAP/BPC including KPI's and P&L's.
  • Report on all KPI s for managed divisions with detail explanations on any variances or changes.
  • Created a new standard monthly reporting package and KPI template for consistency, transparency and alignment.
  • Managed and reviewed preparation of monthly Board Report including Income Statements and KPI.
  • Developed KPI metrics to track project and determine optimal call center headcount.
  • Prepared KPI Dashboard reports presented at the weekly Operations Committee meeting.
  • Perform ongoing KPI and budget analysis and identify any variances.
  • Created new value-added reporting and KPI metrics for Senior Management.
  • Automated and streamlined executive KPI metric reports for all regions.
  • Present supply budgets with KPI s for Supply Chain support.
  • Monitor financial KPI's for the executive leadership team.
  • Manage Sales Force Effectiveness reporting and KPI Dashboard.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Senior Finance Manager

Financial Performance28.3%
Financial Statements12.8%
Ensure Compliance7.1%
A/P5.6%
Business Units5%
External Auditors4.9%
Strategic Plan4.4%
Annual Budget3.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Senior Finance Manager

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Financial Performance
Financial Performance
21.5%
21.5%
2
2
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
9.8%
9.8%
3
3
Ensure Compliance
Ensure Compliance
5.4%
5.4%
4
4
A/P
A/P
4.2%
4.2%
5
5
Business Units
Business Units
3.8%
3.8%
6
6
External Auditors
External Auditors
3.7%
3.7%
7
7
Strategic Plan
Strategic Plan
3.3%
3.3%
8
8
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
2.4%
2.4%
9
9
Variance Analysis
Variance Analysis
2.3%
2.3%
10
10
General Ledger Accounts
General Ledger Accounts
2.1%
2.1%
11
11
Revenue Growth
Revenue Growth
2%
2%
12
12
Balance Sheet
Balance Sheet
1.9%
1.9%
13
13
Key Performance Indicators
Key Performance Indicators
1.9%
1.9%
14
14
SOX
SOX
1.9%
1.9%
15
15
Process Improvement
Process Improvement
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
Gaap
Gaap
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Financial Management
Financial Management
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Cost Savings
Cost Savings
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Financial Models
Financial Models
1.5%
1.5%
20
20
Sarbanes-Oxley
Sarbanes-Oxley
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Internal Controls
Internal Controls
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Revenue Recognition
Revenue Recognition
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Executive Management
Executive Management
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Financial Analysts
Financial Analysts
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Close Process
Close Process
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
ROI
ROI
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Direct Reports
Direct Reports
1%
1%
28
28
Due Diligence
Due Diligence
1%
1%
29
29
Business Development
Business Development
1%
1%
30
30
ERP
ERP
1%
1%
31
31
SR
SR
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Financial Support
Financial Support
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Journal Entries
Journal Entries
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
R
R
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
HR
HR
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Real Estate
Real Estate
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Financial Systems
Financial Systems
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Business Cases
Business Cases
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Business Partners
Business Partners
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Special Projects
Special Projects
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Business Planning
Business Planning
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Financial Leadership
Financial Leadership
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Annual Sales
Annual Sales
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Business Requirements
Business Requirements
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Business Performance
Business Performance
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Business Decisions
Business Decisions
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Essbase
Essbase
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Audit Procedures
Audit Procedures
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Capital Expenditures
Capital Expenditures
0.5%
0.5%
50
50
KPI
KPI
0.5%
0.5%

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