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A Finance Officer is in charge of managing the financial goals and budgets of the company for which he or she works, including administration of the financial system and the supervision of the spending and investment of funds, cash management activities, and risks. Skills displayed on a Finance Officer's resume include establishing, controlling, and auditing finance and accounting systems, and directing the disbursement, receipt, and deposit of public funds as an agent of the U.S. Treasury Department. A Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration, or another related field is the minimum educational requirement on a sample Finance Officer's resume.

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1

Executive Assistant to Chief Finance Officer

Managed Executive calendar, scheduled and arranged board meetings, prepared detailed materials relating to meetings and drafted itineraries

  • Acted as true gatekeeper, interfaced with high-level officials from the SEC, Treasury Department and other government agencies.
  • Arranged travel accommodations, hotels, car services, and processed all travel and expense reports.
  • Organized and handled confidential information and acted as the central point of contact when CFO was not available.
  • Planned and executed department event logistics relating to monthly employee recognition programs and annual conferences, which lead to improved morale and team building.
  • Event planning and coordination, handled vendor communication and negotiating food, drink and venue contracts, which has resulted in 30% savings in budget.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
International Business
2

Finance Officer

Directed and coordinated finance and accounting functions and served as the advisor to the Commander on all financial matters and matters pertaining to Finance Corps person nel and units.

  • Established, controlled, and audited all finance and accounting systems.
  • Prepared and distributed reports and financial statements to provide the commander and staff with adequate information for management, status of funds, and budget purposes.
  • Planned, developed, and implemented changes to finance and accounting systems, which supported the overall, mission and take advantage of advances in productivity and efficiency.
  • Trained military and civilian personnel in all areas of financial management.
  • Examined, controlled and certified military and civilian payrolls, travel, commercial accounts, non- appropriated fund, and other vouchers and claims.
  • Directed disbursement, receipt, and deposit of public funds as an agent of the U.S. Treasury Department.
  • Prepared, consolidated, and analyzed financial data and management information systems reports at all command levels in support of the Planning, Programing, Budgeting and Execution System (PPBES) process.
  • Advised on non-appropriated fund matters.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BA
Political Science
3

Assistant Finance Officer

Assisted in overall management and direction of the financial operations of the city.

  • Completed accurate calculation and processing of payroll for 250 plus employees.
  • Directed and completed all Year End Payroll Operations including issuing W-2's.
  • Reviewed and approved all invoices.
  • Administered child support orders, levies and wage assignments in compliance with the Child Support Agencies, State Agencies and Internal Revenue Service.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
C
Certificate
4

Finance Officer

Recorded and managed daily financial accounting, reporting and financial operations for two different projects and the organization.

  • Prepared monthly, quarterly and annual financial management report for the various projects within the organization.
  • Generated daily bank deposits, verified balance receipts and reconciled banking transactions for weekly treasury reporting.
  • Participated in generating quarterly financial reporting for external audit purposes by consolidating financial reporting from all divisions for management review.
  • Coordinated and streamlined quarterly review meetings with executive committee, including improving quality and usefulness of financial and operational reports for decision making.
  • Worked closely with process engineers to streamline the accounting process to significantly reduce time-to-close from 7 days to 5.
  • Saved the organization a considerable amount of money per quarter by reconciling suppliers' purchase orders and invoice received to ensure prompt payments and receive prompt payment discounts.
  • Worked closely with division managers to analyse business performance and trends monthly (actual to budget).
  • Performed risk assessment analysis including discussions with executives and developed plans to mitigate identified risks.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
Accountancy
HS
Finance And Business Management
5

Senior Financial Analyst - Business Finance Officer

Collaborated with technology product owners and vendor managers to build the annual budget, and quarterly
inter-year forecast for the bank's Midrange Computing products $300 Million expense pool

  • Reviewed business case proposal to ensure financial reasonableness and accuracy in preparation for senior
  • Provided monthly detailed actual to forecast expense variance analysis including commentary for any
  • Partnered with fellow associates to simplify, improve, and automate the Excel based template used to create
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration
MA
Audit And Controls
MA
Finance And Strategy
6

Finance Officer

Accounting professional responsible for general ledger activity through financial statements,
including all support schedules and reconciliations. Responsible for grant management, audit
workpapers, and cash flow. Supervised accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and human resources administration.

  • Developed and implemented an interactive budget/forecast tool in MS Excel for 50 cost
  • Provided management and budget managers a sharable budget/forecast Excel
  • Developed RFP, recommended, and directed the installation of new multifunction printer
  • Developed and implemented dynamic monthly closing accounting procedures document to track status of accounting deliverables
  • Allowed for rollover of month-end schedules to year-end audit work papers
  • Developed and implemented eVendor system
  • Enrolled 20% of standing monthly vendors previously receiving printed checks
  • Purchased and implemented a Point of Sale (POS) product thus increasing efficiency of merchandise sales at the National Conference, Leadership Summit, and NAISEF
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
MS
Accounting
7

Full Time Volunteer Finance Officer and Director of Patient Services

Responsible for all agency financial operations. Initiated formal budgeting procedures.

  • Developed system in patient intake that assures compliance with financial guidelines.
  • Increased attendance in support group meetings by 50%. Initiated funded nutrition education program.
  • Restructured financial statements to reflect IRS and United Way requirements.
  • Human Resources - Formalized job descriptions, guided Personnel Committee in selection of Executive
  • Event management for two signature events. Increased donations by 20%.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Accounting
8

Controller/chief Finance Officer

The [company name] is a federally recognized tribal government and the owner of businesses earning over $125 million in revenues annually. Businesses include operations in gaming and hospitality, agriculture, retail, public utilities, and construction.

  • Directed staff of 22 in Accounting, Information Technology, Purchasing, Grant Writing and Facilities
  • Administered self-insured health plan, retirement plans and workers' compensation program
  • Responsible for financial audits, risk management, and treasury function
  • Outsourced the network management function improving IT services and saving $100K+ annually
  • Successfully resolved prior years' tax issues totaling nearly a million dollars
  • Initiated new annual planning processes to control costs and increase accountability
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Biological Sciences
MBA
Finance
9

Finance Officer

Established procedures for control of assets, records and securities to ensure safekeeping.

  • Prepared financial reports required by the Executive Committee.
  • Oversaw the flow of cash.
  • Established and maintain relationships with members to provide assistance with problems members may encounter.
  • Networked with in the communities to find referral programs.
  • Verified and inspected cash reserves to check internal control procedures.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AA
Middle Management
BA
Human Services
MBA
Concentration
10

Vice President - Finance Officer & Cashier

Planned, evaluated, and managed financial operating results to bank management and Board of Directors.

  • Analyzed and prepared financial reports.
  • Managed regulations, policies, and procedures for accounting and financing control.
  • Made strategic recommendations for policies, procedures, and processes for organizational and operational improvements.
  • Developed fiscal policies and procedures and maintained all official accounting records in compliance with US GAAP requirements.
  • Supervised payroll operations and employee benefits.
  • Purchased and sold CMO's, mortgage backed securities, and bonds.
  • Assisted in forecasting, annual budget, mergers and acquisitions. Coordinate annual audit and financial reports.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Spanish
BS
Business Administration
MA
Finance

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