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Chief Financial Officers are responsbile for delivering complex accounting services, creating growth plans, making financial projections and directing the staff for attaining financial goals. Typical Chief Financial Officer duties are assisting the CEO and COO in developing new business, maintaining operating budgets, ensuring adequate cash flow, and monitoring financial activities, among many others. Key qualifications listed on the strongest resume samples are financial expertise, supervisory skills, communication abilities, leadership, and computer competencies. Based on our resume examples, most candidates hold a degree in accounting, finance or a similar field.

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Chief Financial Officer

Responsible for managing all financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting, and directing the implementation of a new ERP system in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Managed four controllers, IT, and supply chain across three countries consisting of eight 24/7 manufacturing facilities generating $400 million in annual gross revenues.

  • Financed a $35 million capital expansion project with Canadian Ex-Im Bank that provided unconventional financing that went beyond machinery financing to include soft costs, facility costs, and tooling. This financing package improved initial operating cash flow by $9 million and delivered ongoing savings of 11/2% for the cost of capital.
  • Obtained stretch financing for closing one Canadian plant and consolidating it into the remaining two plants.
  • Created common operating metrics for all plants that led to improved accountability for operations.
  • Initiated mid-month and last day of month flash reporting to the parent company.
  • Successfully directed all of the Y2K activities.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
Accounting
2

Chief Financial Officer

Leading Financial Research firm that provides research, publishing and service quality measurement services to the financial community: Often referred to as the "J.D. Power" of the mutual fund industry. Revenues $8-10M Charged with creating and maintaining a 21st century reporting and costing system, locating new income generation products and processes, while remaining consistent with the company mission statement. Work closely with each business unit helping them establish goals and achieving them in the most cost effective manner. Results as follows:

  • Led successful effort to re-engineer the publishing business unit. All facets of publishing including revenues, costs, product mix, philosophy, and frequency of publication were addressed. The publishing business unit became more focused, achieving bottom line improvements of $500k annually.
  • Key member of the management team that successfully completed the sale of the publishing business unit to new ownership
  • Implemented internal audit procedures which identified $100k in annual cost savings and revenue opportunities
  • Designed and implemented a new billing review process to ensure efficiency and accuracy
  • Negotiated cost savings and new vendor terms reducing operating costs by $50k, and improving cash flow by $150k
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Economics
MBA
Finance
3

Chief Financial Officer

Responsible for day to day operations of the accounting department including treasury, safety, audit reviews, health insurance, and risk management. Manage a staff of three.

  • Consolidated departmental responsibilities and streamlined accounting system, reducing staff from five people to three, saving $75,000 annually.
  • Reduced time necessary to file quarterly and annual payroll tax returns, monthly, quarterly and annual financial statement from 20 to 15 days.
  • Spearheaded changes in safety program, resulting in a reduction of Worker's Compensation cost by $25,000 annually, a 10% savings.
  • Improved information flow to external auditors, reducing audit costs by $10,000 annually, a 25% savings.
  • Reduced Worker's Compensation experience rate by nine percentage points within 12 months.
  • Negotiated with insurance company and generated competitive bids to reduce insurance cost $20,000 annually, a 15% savings.
  • By establishing and maintaining a strong working relationship with the bank, converted $1.5 million line of credit to $1 million 4-year note and $500,000 line of credit.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
4

Chief Financial Officer

Serving as the Chief Financial Officer on a turnaround team for a private-equity backed acquisition of a multi-media advertising company with revenues of $25 million. Responsible for the Finance, IT and Human Resource functions.

  • Analyzed and established product line gross profit margins, reduced SG&A expenses and head count.
  • Generated $0.5 million in cash from working capital in the first 6 months post acquisition by accelerating billing, improved collections and extending vendor payment terms.
  • Established a new bank line of credit and insurance relationships resulting in reduced interest and insurance cost.
  • Rebuilt the finance function, implemented formal budgeting, forecasting and reporting systems to measure and communicate performance results internally, to the board of directors and investors.
  • Managed all day-to-day banking, treasury, and operating cash flow activities for effective financial planning.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
BS
Business Administration
5

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer for $35 million rapidly growing professional services company providing remote PC support services to fortune 100 companies.

  • Worked closely with executive management team to grow top line revenues by over 900% in a three year period through new customer acquisition and increased account penetration.
  • Instrumental in driving a 400% increase in gross margin through process automation and strict headcount adherence.
  • Negotiated and structured bank financing arrangement resulting in additional capital for company expansion.
  • Implemented new financial system integrating with crm system resulting in greater automation and a streamlined close process.
  • Implemented a monthly financial and management reporting process resulting in a more timely, accurate and detailed reporting package for use by executive management and board of directors in the strategic management of the organization.
  • Interviewed and selected outside audit firm, overseeing successful initial audit of the Company's financial results.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
MBA
Master of Business Administration
6

Chief Financial Officer

Maximized revenue by providing direct supervision and training to managers in problem areas of the casino.

  • Analyzed slot production changes for increased revenue.
  • Advised the Board of Directors on financial aspects of proposed expansion.
  • Investigated and resolved audit findings that produced over $100,000 in positive error reductions.
  • Implemented self-insured health plan including wellness benefits which saved the business in excess of $78K or 19% and influenced several staff members to become healthier.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Accounting
7

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Dayton's largest physician group with 150 hospital employed primary care and specialty physicians

  • Strengthened financial, HR and IT functions during period of 40% growth in physicians and practices. Planned implementation of Epic EMR.
  • Negotiated significant managed care contract increases (up to 30%) and maximized payment for quality incentives
  • Took actions to financially protect employed physicians and maintain loyalty when out of contract with largest commercial payer
  • Created and led start-up of retail clinics, (similar to Minute Clinic) staffed by nurse practitioners in local Kroger stores to increase physician network visibility and referrals
  • Advised individual physicians, physician governance group and network board of directors
  • Replaced 3rd party retirement plan administrator, improved service to participants and eliminated 100% / or $150k of administration expense
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MBA
Finance
8

Chief Financial Officer

Int'l long distance voice/sms carrier with over 150 interconnections. Revenues exceeded $130 million.

  • Reorganized accounting processes to produce accurate financial statements on a timely basis.
  • Annual audit reports issued by Deloitte/Grant Thornton on time without adjustments.
  • Established office in Bangkok to handle accounting and billing functions.
  • Developed and implemented cost-cutting program.
  • Prepared $8 million bitcoin mining business plan; launched operations 2014
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MA
Master of Arts
French
9

Chief Financial Officer

Chief financial officer for $1 billion network of four brokers/dealers and registered investment advisors. Led finance, commissions, licensing and registrations, due diligence and strategic partner relationship management functions. Held responsibility for financial reporting, accounting, financial analysis, strategic spending, audits, budgeting and forecasting, cash management, tax planning, deferred compensation plan administration, product approval, commissions processing and services, and registered representative licensing and registration, as well as managing strategic relationships with mutual fund and insurance companies.

  • Experienced with acquisitions, divestitures and mergers, and direct contact with federal and state regulators.
  • Developed key financial tools which were instrumental in analyzing acquisition opportunities
  • Implemented operational risk management program for Advisors Network in 2005.
  • Managed oversight of 80 associates in four locations.
  • Contributed to worldwide ING finance project to make finance organization better business partner, with particular emphasis on improving HR aspects of finance organization. Project spanned a two year period with travel to both Europe and Asia and helped to solidify relationships with ING's CFOs in offices throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
History
MS
Accounting
10

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Management: Financial management responsibility for seventeen operating companies. Managed the budgeting process and evaluated operating performance.

  • Banking Relationships: Coordinated a consortium of ten banks. Negotiated a $50mm credit facility led by NationsBank and a $44mm term loan by CIT. Participated in public offering of $25mm 7% convertible subordinated debenture.
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: Spearheaded the analysis, structuring, documentation and audit of ten companies. Designed the methodology used in evaluating the candidates. Participated in the sale or closing of 5 companies.
  • Investor Relations.
  • SEC and financial reporting.
  • Income Tax: Federal and 11 state tax returns.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
C
Financial Management
Accounting

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