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Finance Directors are responsible for making financial business decisions. The strongest resume samples for Financial Directors emphasize duties such as monitoring business performance, handling budgets, supervising accounts, analyzing competitors, developing financial models and monitoring cash flow. Required qualifications include business awareness, excellent communication, and interpersonal skills, a problem-solving orientation, leadership, management abilities, and computer proficiency. The most successful candidates make a display of a degree in business, finance or mathematics and various certifications in their resumes.

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Finance Director

Responsible for consolidating reporting from all operating divisions for weekly P&L flash estimates, month-end financials, quarterly forecasts, and identified budget to actual variances.

  • Developed annual budgets and maintained ongoing analytics for the $600 Million Financial Services Group.
  • Prepared division budgets, expense analysis and allocations for SG&A cost centers, including Accounting/Finance, IT, Sales and Marketing.
  • Managed a team of two Sr. Financial Analysts and a Financial Analyst and oversaw monthly reporting functions.
  • Effectively coordinated with operating divisions to shorten the reporting process for monthly closings and improve forecast accuracy.
  • Maintained department reporting productivity and met all deadlines during a 40% reduction in staff by implementing thorough staff cross-training and preparing comprehensive desk-top procedures.
  • During transition, acted as corporate liaison / Assistant Controller for the new Student Financial Aid BPO Division, which improved P&L analysis and forecasting.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
International Business
2

Finance Director

P&L Leader for ultrasound services firm that supports 40+ physicians in Central Texas and Oklahoma to include private clinics, hospitals, and government health services; $1.2M yearly revenue and 17 employees

  • Designed and implemented new systems to drive efficiencies in scheduling, invoicing, and reporting; increased operating margin from 15% to 28%
  • Led firm though financial restructuring, new sales model, and securing major contracts; value of the firm increased by 7.5x in 3 years
  • Developed government proposal to offer ultrasound services to Indian Health Clinic; secured $210k contract
  • Developed proposal to stand up ultrasound department for a major Austin hospital; secured $264k contract
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Economics
MA
Master of Arts
3

Finance Director

Report directly to President/Owner. Responsible for all financial and HR matters including banking relations, cash management, insurance, facilities, accounting, client services, order processing/production, billing, comp and benefits and selection of company's group health insurance plan.

  • Directed selection and implementation of ERP system that consolidated 5 separate applications resulting in annual savings in consulting fees, license agreements and support costs in excess of $100,000.
  • Lowered monthly volume needed for break-even by 28%.
  • Improved client service satisfaction rating to 92%+ while reducing customer credits by 50%.
  • Developed client profitability model to better understand overall client contribution. Analysis included the selection and implementation of time tracking system to better account for project time.
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
17
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MBA
Master of Business Administration
4

Finance Director

Offered vehicle financing and insurance to customers and provided them with a thorough explanation of aftermarket products and extended warranties and a complete explanation of manufacturer and dealership service procedures and policies, generating over $1.5M in revenue annually.

  • Maintained good working relationships to secure competitive interest rates and financing programs.
  • Processed financing and leasing deals accurately and secured approval through financial sources to secure approval and through the proper federal, state and corporate channels.
  • Understood and complied with federal, state and local regulations that affect the new and used-vehicle and finance departments.
  • Created and maintained a program with the sales department that ensured all new sales are referred to the F&I department.
  • Trained and provided the sales team with information on finance and lease programs and the benefits of the dealership's financing and extended service programs.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Finance
5

Finance Director

Established, monitored, and enforced accounting policies and procedures to ensure efficiency, integrity and GAAP Compliance.

  • Restructured finance department and streamlined processes resulting in a $70K savings for the company.
  • Implemented SAP project, and consolidated chart of accounts to enable accurate and efficient reporting.
  • Managed the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of A/P, cash disbursements, inventory, fixed assets, general accounting, and operations.
  • Contracted and managed Sapphire consultants to develop cost of goods sold report in SAP by SKU and material cost components.
  • Developed cost of goods sold forecast model for new business model.
  • Closed out $8 million dollars in funding and saved the company $40K in finance fees.
  • Shareholder liaison, reconciled company's capitalization table and resolved 1.1 million discrepancies, and issued employee options.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Economics
MA
Finance
6

Finance Director

Provided leadership to all aspects of financial stewardship, budgeting, financial analysis, resource procurement, operational analysis, and project management for a dot com trucking company with $550MM in annual revenue. Led efforts to augment the reporting processes and general ledger integration for new system and quality control audits. Played a key role in evaluating and strengthening internal controls, which mitigated risk exposure. Consolidated multiple processes and systems, which created efficiencies while reducing staffing needs. Directed the restructuring of the revenue recognition model and COGS booking methodology. Served as the SME on information flow and security. Established monthly metrics deck reviews with Finance VP and Directors, which aided in identifying trends and enhancing profitability. Created the annual budget and incorporated forecasted volume, mode split, revenue, headcount, new initiatives, and tax obligations.

  • Supervised and trained the team in performing at optimal levels.
  • Streamlined daily activities and introduced process improvements to boost efficiency.
  • Oversaw payroll functions for 1,250 FT, PT, and Commissioned employees across 4 companies in 15 states and Canada.
  • Championed efforts to convert the payroll system from ADP (outsourced call-center) to Workday (Cloud product) on-schedule, on-budget, and error free.
  • Developed ROI analysis for passing additional transactional data when a credit card was used, which saved approximately $100K annually and strengthening transactional security.
  • Managed overall security and internal control strengthening project as well as served on a team tasked with gaining PCI compliance.
  • Handled credit risk management and collections while lowering the company's bad debt write offs below the company's records for both 2011 and 2012.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
MA
Finance
7

Finance Director

Non-Profit organization focused on developing leadership among women and girls throughout Chicago

  • Partner with Executive Director to develop growth strategy for securing a 25% increase in revenues
  • Responsible for creating detailed budgets and financial forecasts that would achieve 15% growth in revenues consecutively over 5 years, while keeping expenses at historical levels
  • Overall responsibility for budgeting, forecasting, ad-hoc analysis, and business plans that ensured conformance with GAAP and company accounting policies
  • Analyzed monthly, quarterly, and annual financial performance which was translated into financial reports for senior management and the Board of Directors along with growth strategy
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Economics And Management
MA
Economics And Business Administration
8

Finance Director

Designed and develop a finance plan for the 2014 re-election campaign, Raising over $450,000 to date.

  • Planned and executed finance plan for the 2012 re-election campaign. Raise $150,000 in a 3 month period.
  • Prospected and developed over 300 new contributors to the Senator's fundraising database.
  • Oversaw all aspects of fundraising including call-time, mail production, meetings and event planning.
  • Conducted donor research, targeting, prospecting, write all solicitations & correspondence.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BA
Political Science
MBA
Executive
9

Finance Director

Executed daily operations of finance office which included obtaining approval from lenders to the sale of after-market items (alarms, warranties, etc.)

  • Negotiated with loan officers and representatives
  • Managed and trained finance managers in order to achieve significant improvements in productivity
  • Trained sales staff to achieve maximum productivity in all aspects of sales transactions
  • Increased Finance Department from $40,000/mo. to $160,000/mo. based on 200 cars
  • Maintained a CSI rating of 96%
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Business Management
10

Deputy Finance Director

Executed a finance plan responsible for raising $1.4 million for an open seat congressional campaign.

  • Developed and managed an email fundraising program which raised $65,000 from 2,351 unique donors.
  • Organized 30 fundraising events, including four events with members of Congress, generating over $70,000.
  • Researched prospective donors and managed candidate fundraising call time.
  • Managed an online donor database and ensured effective Federal Election Commission law compliance.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BA
Political Communication

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