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Financial Officers make sure a company’s financial processes run smoothly. Common job duties seen on a Financial Officer example resume are maintaining daily transaction records, processing invoices, entering financial data to computers, preparing balance sheets, reconciling bank statements, helping with budget preparation, and adhering to financial policies. Those interested in a Financial Officer job should be able to demonstrate the following skills in their resumes: finance officer experience, knowledge of financial software, accounting expertise, financial regulation, work ethics, and confidentiality. A Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance is required.

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Chief Financial Officer

Hold concurrent responsibilities for executing the strategic business plan and overseeing daily, monthly, quarterly financial operations. Ensure accurate Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, payroll, treasury activities, and necessary cash flow with proper documentation in accordance with company policy. Other duties include translating performance into results, and performing acquisition diligence and valuation activities. Manage Information Technology.

  • Achieved budget results of 10% higher Actual than planned in 2015 and 15.6% higher in 2016 due to the introduction of process improvements that enhanced productivity.
  • Generated increase in margins on large government contract wins from 12% in 2012 to 15.5% in 2016 because of detailed oversight and better cost capture
  • Drove savings of 1 FTE at $40K/yr. by implementing credit card expense management software.
  • Manage financial risk company-wide by putting control systems in place to avoid and reduce costs.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Hr Management
BA
Finance
2

Chief Financial Officer

Oversee fiscal operations for a professional services staffing company with annual revenues of $18 million and recently acquired Ebony Magazine (revenues of $20M) and Starline/ TDM (revenues of $16M). Managed accounting, treasury, human resources, IT, and administrative functions, including GAAP compliance, financial reporting, governance, internal controls, and contractual matters. Supervise four direct and three indirect reports.

  • Implemented accounting policy and process change to achieve GAAP standards, increase working capital, and develop staff to enhance efficiency while reducing department size 37%, capturing operating expense savings of 46%.
  • Negotiated and captured total tax savings of $1.3 million from the IRS and $400,000 from 19 state jurisdictions.
  • Reduced past due accounts of 90+ days to less than 1% in 90 days by implementing enhanced collections processes.
  • Completed the first financial audits and restated financials 2012 through 2015 to meet General Motors' requirements.
  • Led due diligence on a $225 million target company, identifying risks, which resulted in the termination of the acquisition.
  • Championed the improvement of overall business unit and client base management by defining and establishing comprehensive internal financial operations review package, including P&L and balance sheets.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
MA
International Business
MA
Corporate Finance
3

Chief Financial Officer

Publicly traded international provider of consumer software and information technology services and products on a direct to consumer basis.

  • Preparation of consolidated financial statements. Prepared and timely filed 8K's, 10Q's, and 10K.
  • Led the negotiation, due diligence and integration of five acquisitions in the United States and Europe.
  • Managed development of a new financial reporting process across six offices in three countries.
  • Led cost-cutting initiative that decreased costs 45% year-over-year. Reduced external auditing costs by 75% through thoughtful planning.
  • Key participant in several funding programs generating over $17 million in equity financing and $2.5 million in debt financing. Established domestic and international lines of credit.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
4

Chief Financial Officer

Report directly to CEO/Owner of [company name]. Full responsibility over Finance, Accounting and Human Resources team.

  • Lead financial strategist that managed a 2016 EBIT improvement of 10% greater than prior year while company saw sales decrease by 3% over prior year
  • Manages $20M asset based loan with factoring bank. Led key contract negotiations during addition of Eyewear business (projected revenues of $35M in 2017) and Watch business (projected revenues of $10M in 2017)
  • Directed working capital initiative that reduced aged inventory by 40% over 2016.
  • Implemented more effective sales/margin forecasts and department expense forecasts and controls. Key executive in focusing in on effective budget management while improving department efficiencies.
  • Inherited a complacent finance/accounting team of seven and reduced it to an efficient and motivated five person team.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
MA
Corporate Finance
5

Corporate Chief Financial Officer

[company name] managed environmental services as an employee staffing organization for hospitals and school districts in eleven states with over 4,500 employees with gross revenues of $68 MM.

  • Increased revenue through business development activities.
  • Reduced overhead costs by implementing new IT networks and accounting systems.
  • Developed marketing plan to capitalize on increased reimbursement methodology from outsourcing ancillary hospital services to impact MSA average wage rate.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely submission of financial reports to Board of Directors and worked with banking institutions to increase line of credit from $350,000 to $1,250,000.
  • Implemented self- insured workers compensation and safety program, which reduced annual cost experience of workers compensation from $2.3 million to $700,000.
  • Substantially reduced sales tax liability of $2,500,000 by use of Florida Department of Revenue Amnesty Program.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Living Facility Core Training For Florida Alf Administrator
C
Financial Planning
BS
Accounting
6

Chief Financial Officer

Zyme provides SaaS channel data solutions for global high tech firms selling through distributors and resellers.

  • Setup financial, accounting, contractual, legal, tax, IT, and facilities operations for this private company while growing from $4M to over $11M in annual revenue.
  • Achieved positive cash flow and profitable operations during first year. Reduced royalty costs by 40%.
  • Established financial planning and reporting, managed 2nd VC equity investment, structured AR line and term loan.
  • Drove continual improvement of business operations through the education of key managers on financial issues impacting departmental performance.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Brain Science & Finance
MA
Finance & Marketing
Certified Management Accountant
7

Chief Financial Officer

Direct accounting, treasury, information technology, and risk management functions for a $115 million, 750-employee multidiscipline division of global engineering firm. NV5 Global acquired Sebesta in February 2016.

  • As a “trusted advisor” support the Board of Directors, Operations, and Sales through providing strategic planning, vision, and goal setting in alignment with the company direction.
  • Initiated new forecasting and budgeting process to drive increased fiscal responsibility.
  • Introduced new incentive compensation programs based on three simple performance metrics to increase company value, maximize profits, and accelerate growth.
  • Established weekly and monthly financial metrics to help operations manage individual business units.
  • Revamped financial systems and centralized finance functions to support reducing administrative staff.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
MBA
Mba
8

Chief Financial Officer

Provided financial, strategic, and operational leadership.

  • Increased revenue from $28 million in 2014 to $128 million in 2015.
  • Reduced reference lab costs by 9% and freight and courier costs by 26%.
  • Implemented new general ledger and converted accounting from cash to accrual basis.
  • Implemented SQL database used to create operational and financial dashboards.
  • Secured $5 million line of credit, and 2 long term loans totaling $30 million.
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business
MBA
Finance
9

Chief Financial Officer

Built, hired and managed accounting, finance, cashier and front desk department as a team of 14.

  • Reversed losses to profits; reduced yearly cost 120% and increased revenue 80% by end of the second year.
  • Managed work flow of personnel, operations, budgeting, and reporting for all departments with 150 employees.
  • Verified and approved sales, payroll for administrative staff and field workers, purchases, expenses, reconciliations of three operating accounts, and GJ entries such as payroll distributions, accruals, allocations, and auditor
  • Partnered with Owner to act as COO. Led new project investments to deliver growth, from strategy development to implementation and monitoring.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
MA
Business Administration
10

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Board Member

Senior Financial Executive and Executive Board Member of this publicly traded technology and mobile game publishing company.

  • Completed successful sale of company at a premium of 50% above the quoted market price. Handled all legal, financial and due diligence responsibilities associated with this transaction.
  • Restructured and refocused operations resulting in increased revenues (+145%), improved margins (+15%) and reduced operating costs (-20%).
  • Drafted and negotiated key handset manufacturer, cellular telecommunication and content licensing agreements.
  • Implemented the adoption of accounting under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Responsible for the reporting of all public financial information, regulatory organization, investor and analyst relations, treasury and taxes.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
MBA
Finance And Accounting

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