Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Resume Example
Accomplished and highly analytical professional with extensive experience in leading all facets of accounting and finance, P&L accountability, financial restructuring, and contract negotiations, ensuring the achievement of the most challenging financial objectives with unequaled success.
Consummate accounting and finance leader; excel at anticipating, identifying, and capitalizing on industry trends to develop sustainable/profitable businesses and gain competitive advantage. Adept at strategically using in-depth industry knowledge of the best practices to solve complex problems, allocate resources, and achieve financial goals. Possess in-depth knowledge of tax, legal, finance, and accounting frameworks in Russia, Spain, LA, and Germany. Strong background in staff development and supervision; establish, lead, and motivate high-performing teams committed to achieving collective goals and shared vision. Outstanding track record of introducing and implementing actionable financial strategies and plans to deliver exponential growth. Leveraged excellent interpersonal communication skills to establish productive working relationships with clients, stakeholders, and executive management.
Certified financial professional with a broad range of experience leading all functions of financial reporting and analysis, taxation, logistics services, and team leadership whilst ensuring attainment of set organizational financial objectives with unequalled success.
Possess up-to-day knowledge of technical accounting, taxation laws, and regulations in a vast range of industries. Demonstrated a history of excellence in managing routine accounting functions at Deloitte and Touche. Proven success in planning and executing projects from initiation to completion while overseeing budgets. Expert at strategically using best practices across diverse industries of reinsurance, pension funds, mining, airlines, IT, and telecommunications to solve complex problems, allocate resources, and achieve financial goals. Proven ability to oversee and manage financial operations within a logistics environment.\
Highly analytical and goal-focused professional with a broad range of experience in leading various facets of C-level operations, general management, P&L management, project management, and finance to ensure business continuity and optimal profitability across manufacturing sectors.
Instrumental in planning and leading transformation initiatives to deliver organizational change, growth, and sustainability. Excel at uncovering anomalies, determining root causes, and proposing solutions to facilitate corrective actions. Leverage master’s degree in industrial engineering to optimize and improve revenue, growth, and productivity across aero and automotive industry. Expert at planning, designing, and deploying abreast plans, policies, and best practices confirming compliance with set regulations. Articulate at devising and implementing cost control measures and enhancing operational efficiency. Proven expertise in streamlining processes, achieving desired results, and providing need-based solutions. Demonstrated a history of leveraging strong communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills to forge and nurture professional relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
Goal-focused professional with a broad range of experience in leading various facets of C-level operations, general management, P&L management, contract management, project management, and finance to ensure business continuity and optimal profitability.
Instrumental in planning and leading transformation initiatives to deliver organizational change, growth, and sustainability. Adept at uncovering anomalies, determining root causes, and proposing solutions to facilitate corrective actions. Expert at planning, designing, and deploying abreast plans, policies, and best practices confirming compliance with set regulations. Articulate at devising and implementing cost control measures and enhancing operational efficiency. Proven expertise in streamlining processes, achieving desired results, and providing need-based solutions. Demonstrated history of leveraging strong communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills to forge and nurture professional relationships with stakeholders at all levels. Excel at leveraging interpersonal skills to build and sustain professional relationships and business partnerships with stakeholders across Japan and abroad. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, SAP FI Module, and E-mail.
Versatile and accomplished professional with substantial experience leading all facets of finance, accounting, and account management, ensuring the achievement of all financial goals with unequalled success.
Demonstrated history of excellence in executing various accounting and finance functions, including A/R, A/P, account management, reconciliation, and analysis. Proven success in heading projects from initiation to completion within budgetary and time constraints. Adept at strategically using in-depth industry and accounting knowledge to solve complex financial problems, allocate appropriate resources, and achieve financial goals. Articulate and refined communicator proficient in forging and nurturing professional relationships with all stakeholders by leveraging interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills.
Areas of Expertise
⦁ Change Management
⦁ Corporate Accounting & Finance
⦁ Stakeholders’ Management
⦁ General Business Management
⦁ Continuous Process Improvements
⦁ Strategy Planning & Implementation
⦁ Financial Performance Optimisation
⦁ Team Leadership & Development
⦁ Financial Analysis & Reporting
⦁ Resource Management
⦁ Top & Bottom Line Growth
⦁ Financial Analysis & Modelling
⦁ Foreign Currency Reporting
⦁ Business Plans Development & Execution
⦁ Tax Structuring
⦁ Legal & Tax Advice
⦁ Fund Management
⦁ Quality Assurance
⦁ Merger & Acquisitions
⦁ Relationship Building
⦁ Raising Capital Finance
⦁ Rik Analysis & Mitigation
⦁ Finance Operations Management
⦁ Project & Programme Management
⦁ Team Leadership & Staff Development
⦁ Performance Evaluation & Optimisation
⦁ Stakeholders Engagement & Management
⦁ Profit & Loss Accountability
⦁ Cash Flow Management
⦁ People Management
⦁ Financial Analysis & Planning
⦁ Revenue Optimisation
⦁ Cost Reduction
⦁ Risk Assessment & Mitigation
⦁ Communication & Negotiation
⦁ Team Leadership & Staff Development
⦁ Cross-functional Collaboration
⦁ Continuous Process Improvement
⦁ Retention Operations Management
⦁ People & Performance Management
⦁ Sales & Marketing
⦁ Accounting & Finance Management
Job Description or Day-to-day Duties of Chief Financial Officer
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) manages all the financial activities for business involving pharmaceutical and life science operations, encompassing 400 employees and 280 million Euro of yearly revenue.
Plan and oversee implementation of SAP functions for LS.
CFO supervise day-to-day financial functions associated with pharmaceutical and chemical business.
Lead organization of 350 employees with revenue of 200 Million Euros.
Manage day-to-day facets such as controlling, tax, purchasing and accounting across 10 business units.
Provide strategic leadership to team, encourage attainment of set goals, and ensure effective flow of communication/coordination while serving as CFO.
Head pharmaceutical and chemical company consisting of 1000 employees with revenue of 400 Million Euros.
Spearhead routine facets involved in controlling, tax, IT, and accounting of three manufacturing plants with 10 Business Units.
Ensure efficient execution of strategic plans.
CFO oversees all activities related to financial modelling, review, and variance analysis.
Head end-to-end functions of business plans, risk management, legal review, and capital raising whilst consolidating reporting review across a multinational group with turnover and disbursements of $1B.
Act as in-house legal adviser to communicate with external attorneys and stakeholders on all material contracts.
Direct reporting and audit functions for group, including entities in South Africa, Netherlands, Namibia, and United Kingdom.
Execute finance management of new business and acquisitions, including raising of funding (secured and unsecured), business planning, and financial modelling for new ventures whilst integrating new operations into existing financial structures.
Plan and perform end-to-end functions involved in financial reporting, modelling, and review as well as variance analysis, business plan development, and ad hoc financial activities.
Chief Finanical Officer spearheads routine investment fund activities across bathroom sector with €230M turnover.
Deliver exceptional support to board for efficient management of reporting, budgeting, and forecasting.
Assist and train all departments by acting as SAP manager.
CFO is responsible for cash flow improvement across DSO, DOH, and DPO.
Devise and deploy commercial business models through collaboration with sales and marketing teams.
Deliver superior strategic financial intelligence, while steering business development and execution process.
Confirm profitability and strong P&L by overseeing budget and expenses across business units.
Provide exceptional team leadership to human resources for enhancement of talent retention through culture-shifting project initiatives.
Improve margin and profitability by developing and implementing robust initiatives.
Chief Financial Officer may also manages all routine facets associated with peripheral intervention and endoscopy business with over $600M in combined revenue.
Head overall operations involved in robust marketing and business development initiatives.
Collaborate with sales, marketing, and senior operations management to ensure excellent budget execution, forecast commitments, and scenario analysis.
Liaise with key managers for attainment of plans and progress, while suggesting corrective measures.
Provide exceptional support to business divisions in strategic performance examination, identifying emerging market opportunities, and business threats identifications, while devising strategic solutions and establishing robust action plans.
Deliver overall assistance to CFO and CEO in preparation of periodic management and board review materials.
Direct all activities related to review and evaluation of financial data, including monthly and quarterly reporting to partners, annual tax preparation of 12 entities, and financial forecasting.
Execute routine finance and accounting functions involving accounts receivable/payable, account management, reconciliation, and analysis.
Oversee end-to-end facets associated with efficient management of 25+ residential and commercial properties, including collections, new property purchase/sale setups, lease renewals, asset/expense allocation, and monthly financial statements review.
Perform overall functions involved in planning and management of asset funding and allocation for timeshares, international properties, schools, and private entities.
Calculate accurate estimates for repair, replacement, and maintenance by collaborating with vendors.
Carry-out robust trainings across construction materials and mechanical equipment, methods of application, cost estimations, useful lives, and determine remaining useful lives.
Assess and study building plans, blueprints, and DRE’s to obtain proper knowledge of property, building construction, and specifications.
Achievements or Accomplishments of Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
⦁ Achieved 5 Million Euro savings per annum through deals with CMOS.
⦁ Headed processes involved in revision of contracts with local CMOs and key customers, while confirming adaption to new local laws and requirements.
⦁ Implemented FFLE in 2014 with focus to acquire finance and assuring seamless business operation locally, as well as agreed with stakeholders of HQ involving treasury, tax, compliance, group accounting, legal, and TPs.
⦁ Led functions involved in cost reduction of contracts with local producer through exceptional negotiations skills despite inflation clauses.
⦁ Supervised back office operations, including facility management, procurement, IT functions, accounting, and taxation matters.
⦁ Devised and deployed four year strategic plan of company.
⦁ Ensured excellent performance of subsidiary in tough political environment.
⦁ Restructured financial division in accordance with HQ concepts through TP policy, SAP, and devaluation of risk hedging.
⦁ Offered operations related to selling of one main product and two subsidiary companies.
⦁ Acquired local company, while ensuring seamless integration in group.
⦁ Offered adaptation and restructuring functions to continuous evolving environment and challenges.
⦁ Carried-out integration of group acquisition for tax and legal, as well as oversaw three organizational sites integrated with systems (SAP).
⦁ Increased s12i development tax allowance by R26m on expansions and new projects.
⦁ Saved R26m in tax incentives for GoGlobal Group over period of three years optimising tax structure.
⦁ Improved ERP systems by executing seamless implementation of automated intercompany invoicing system.
⦁ Completed master’s degree in taxation with distinction (2nd in class) and post-graduate diploma in shipping law (sponsored by company).
⦁ Oversaw several facets associated with planning, assessment, and development of cold storage facility worth R135m.
⦁ Acquired R35m for office space and budgetary control and R15m for improvements through contractual lease-and-option transaction.
⦁ Offered and delivered working capital finance to clients with initial liquidity pool of $5.1m by securing financing partnership with third party.
⦁ Prepared robust business plans for external investors, including Old Mutual, Futuregrowth, and South African government.
⦁ Devised, developed, and executed business plans for acquisition of multiple farm properties through commercial funding with old mutual/tripartite partnership between Department of Rural Development and Land Reform and local communities.
⦁ Decreased reporting time by over 50% by creating consolidation tool.
⦁ Secured potential saving of €0.7M by developing line of business reports.
⦁ Saved €0.8M in three months through development and implementation of procurement cost tracking tool.
⦁ Enhanced EBITDA margin by 4% through robust collaboration with steering committee, resulting in achievement of exceptional profit.
⦁ Strategically managed and optimised Profit and Loss (P&L), cashflow, and investment plans with effective solutions.
⦁ Conducted stock control and deviation analysis.
⦁ Reduced SG&A% of net sales by 50%.
⦁ Achieved $25M in sales through Go/No-Go investment analysis for new product launches.
⦁ Secured exceptional division margins from 2014 to 2019 and positioned Japan’s finance team as the leading more efficient team in APAC.
⦁ Decreased $3M NHI reimbursement cut impact in 2018 by collaborating with wholesales management team, while confirming lower future cuts.
⦁ Established efficient automated reporting system leveraging host analytics for S&OP process to eliminate manual financial system.
⦁ Secured $10M in five years by crafting division-wide business reengineering initiative targeted at standardizing and streamlining processes.
⦁ Enhanced sales and forecast accuracy by heading development of sales account monitoring/planning processes leveraging budget up-down and bottom-up approaches.
⦁ Improved profitability and process efficiency by designing and executing operational cost analysis.
⦁ Devised, developed, and oversaw implementation of marketing and sales initiatives to enhance sales productivity, while maintaining share and generating revenue growth through price/program management.
⦁ Attained monthly financial analysis results, including interpretation of present month performance information as predictive tool for attainment of entire year performance predictions.
⦁ Administered financial and operational metric systems to deliver accurate information for management regarding organizations’ performance.
⦁ Formulated and implemented rebate approval process to eliminate direct discounting and to guarantee incremental margin, while improving yearly net sales by 5%.
⦁ Secured funding for various projects by partnering with financial lenders.
⦁ Performed reconciliation of 11 capital and personal accounts.
⦁ Delivered exceptional support in research and analysis by working directly with CFO.
⦁ Calculated and generated monthly/weekly reports and analysis for properties and entities, including sales/production reports and cash flows.
⦁ Engaged efficiently with clients to educate them on basics of reserve funding.
⦁ Determined ownership of various assets by assessing and reviewing CC&R’s and bylaws.
⦁ Oversaw and managed 50 jobs duties while confirming absolute accuracy and on time completion.
⦁ Supervised and trained employees on acquiring new skills, providing up-to-date knowledge to succeed.
⦁ Evaluated assets condition and value as well as identified remaining useful life by conducting on-side inspections.
⦁ Devised and delivered robust action plans for proper funding by interviewing clients while assessing/determining current financial status and identifying immediate needs.
⦁ CFO has vast knowledge of Microsoft Navision, Jet Reporting, ERP, Accpac, Qlikview, Sharepoint, AS2 (Deloitte Audit Program), Microsoft Office Suite (Advanced Word & Excel), and SAP.