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Senior Finance Managers are experienced professionals enabling companies to make informed business decisions. Responsibilities listed on a Senior Finance Manager resume sample are interpreting financial data, performing financial forecast, analyzing competition, observing market trends, mitigating financial risks, and managing the company’s financial systems. A successful example resume for this position highlights finance expertise, business acumen, problem-solving orientation, communication and presentation abilities, and time management. Those seeking to secure a Senior Finance Manager position should have at least a Bachelor’s Degree in finance or business and hold a professional accountancy qualification.

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Senior Finance Manager

Directed financial and control activities for five plant facilities representing $200 million in annual gross sales. Direct and indirect management responsibility for 12 positions - three Plant Controllers, nine Staff Accountants. Partnered with executive leadership to consolidate financial/management reporting initiatives to help drive strategy review. Stabilized business unit financial results and positioned business unit for successful divestiture.

  • Revamped consolidated KPI management reporting to balance operations performance to financial results.
  • Consistently achieved greater than 90% monthly budget and forecast accuracy by developing and implementing a functional Sales & Operations Planning process.
  • Division lead charged to coordinate all internal and external accounting audit reviews - no audit findings or adjustments recorded.
  • Presented to senior leadership monthly results with focused emphasis on key performance variance drivers.
  • Provided financial analytics with narratives to support divestiture due diligence.
  • Benchmarked facility cost structures and sales metrics to identify profitability improvement opportunities. Cost savings identified and executed in excess of $1.0 million.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Political Science
MA
Master of Arts
2

Senior Finance Manager

  • Oversaw finance, accounting, customer service, marketing, human resources, IT and administrative operations.
  • Developed and implemented a contingency plan during tough economic conditions to save $540,000 per year.
  • Grew the finance portfolio from $8m to $28m and opened up a new finance office in Connecticut.
  • Hired a marketing manager and staffed department to target new customers and increased sales by 12%.
  • Maintained business operations while going through a construction expansion of the offices.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Accountancy
3

Senior Finance Manager

Directed strategic finance department for $20 billion PC business unit.

  • Administered financial strategy for 10 divisions in 6 geographical locations.
  • Controlled all financial aspects of $1.5 billion European acquisition analysis.
  • Developed and implemented forecasting system improving forecasting efficiency by 40%.
  • Earned Outstanding Achievement Award for outstanding achievement.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
MBA
Master of Business Administration
4

Senior Finance Manager

Finance lead for all analysis and financial reporting of In Store Customer Experience and Store Labor. This includes deep dive-analysis on KPI's, forecasting/planning, trend comparisons, ad-hoc analysis, strategy sessions with senior management and weekly Executive Committee presentations.

  • Created daily and weekly Key Performance Indicator reporting for the Field Sales leadership and Retail Operations teams.
  • Worked cross functionally to ensure Customer Experience initiative was on time and all leaders were aligned on financial metrics and reporting.
  • Developed Incremental 1000+ Store-level Sales and Margin growth model for 2012 Plan for department level planning based off of YOY traffic camera data and new customers service model, which helped identify $1.5M Margin benefit from original plan.
  • Constructed activity-based Labor Model used for $500M Retail Stores forecasting down to store level and weekly/monthly reporting for Senior Management and Field Sales.
  • Mentored Finance intern into a full-time financial analyst role.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Accounting
MA
Master of Arts
5

Senior Finance Manager - Sales & Marketing

Direct financial planning and analysis team of six supporting Sales & Marketing functions for business in excess of $600M in annual sales.

  • Prepare annual operating budgets, monthly forecasts, annual forecasts and financial analysis for Sales and Marketing.
  • Developed detailed margin and ebit analysis by customer, by sku to understand customer profitability and develop strategic P&L improvement strategies.
  • Implemented contractual procedure change to improve trade accrual accuracy saving $2M in annual cash flow.
  • Developed forecasting model obtaining 95% accuracy from Gross Revenue to Net Revenue using daily and weekly monitoring techniques.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BBA
International Studies
MBA
International Business
Project Management
6

Senior Finance Manager

Performed finance, planning, and analysis for a $150M internet consulting professional services organization and a $1.2B national sales channel. Managed accounting closes and produced financial reports. Developed metrics-driven budgets and forecasts. Analyzed product and customer sales trends to optimize sales efforts.

  • Increased revenue from $50M to $150M over 3 years by developing financial plans that expanded internet consulting to 4 regions, doubled staff to 400 employees and created a national organization.
  • Designed monthly KPI reports identifying trends in key financial and operating metrics providing direction for improving performance and achieving goals.
  • Produced analyses in support of acquisitions and divestitures.
  • Prepared business models for new product development and launchings.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Economics
7

Senior Finance Manager

Provided financial planning, reporting and analysis support to the Marketing organization.

  • Created individual financial statements for each of the 6 divisions within the Marketing organization. Presented monthly variance analysis to division VPs and Chief Marketing Officer for the ultimate achievement of the $40M annual Marketing expense operating plan.
  • Performed in-depth gap analysis to address variances from budget. Identified key drivers and underlying root causes. Provided recommended remediation plans, ultimately reducing overages by 10%.
  • Identified risks & opportunities to the marketing budget, indicating the likelihood of occurrence with concurrent financial impacts.
  • Prepared annual budgets, monthly forecasts and 5 year strategic views.
  • Oversaw team of 7 analysts in the preparation of monthly accruals. Mitigated the over/under accrual of invoices by $200k on multiple occasions.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Computer Science
MBA
Marketing
8

Senior Finance Manager

Led all facets of sales controlling for the Chassis Systems Division in North America ($1.3 billion). This
includes the creation of the business plan, reporting of actuals, explanation of variances to plan, monthly
forecasting, calculation of pricing productivity and special revenues, tracking and reporting of customer
acquisitions, management of aged A/R and various other ad-hoc reporting.

  • Managed and developed 10 onsite and 2 offsite associates responsible for planning, pricing and samples.
  • Prepared and presented monthly financial results to the divisional executive management team.
  • Oversaw the successful acquisition of customer awarded projects worth $1.0 billion (20% above target).
  • Supervised team that completed over 500 business case simulations in response to customer RFQs.
  • Established multi-divisional and regional team to create an interactive system/tool for cost disclosures.
Candidate Info
43
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MBA
Accounting
9

Senior Finance Manager

Oversaw the finances of Dex Media's Printing and Distribution department through the supervision of eight Finance and Accounting managers and analysts.

  • Developed and managed the $351M annual operating and capital plans, quarterly financial forecasts and five-year strategic plans.
  • Analyzed and presented monthly operations review presentations highlighting financial performance and operational statistics.
  • Tracked and reported printing plant revenue and spending through job cost accounting system.
  • Provided financial analysis, such as Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return and Discounted Payback Period, for operation projects.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Beverage Business Management
BS
Information Systems
MA
Master of Arts
10

Senior Finance Manager

Responsible for budgeting, forecasting, cost accounting, and monthly reporting of four manufacturing
locations.

  • Managed a team of accountants and finance colleagues at the four locations.
  • Assisted management in rolling out a Lean Manufacturing program and created common metrics and tools to track performance.
  • Worked aggressively with Engineering and the Boston Consulting Group on a program to replace labor with automation to stay competitive in Europe in a global environment.
  • Presented operating results to senior management regularly.
  • Performed strategic financial analysis that led to decisions to exit certain manufacturing sites.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration

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