Sample Finance Director Resume

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Jennifer Collins
1234 Main Court,
Montgomery, NY, 12549
222-222-2222
[email]

Summary
A C-Level executive with strong analytical skills combined with excellent communications abilities translating in business profitability and strong financial standing; has the level of experience and expertise sufficient to bring the businesses to greater heights; well versed in managing a large team of accountants but at the same time, is a very hands-on figures person; guides businesses which are going through a period of rapid growth or retraction so that their assets are maximized and risks are managed in an intelligent manner; balanced decision-making process.

Professional Experience:
Finance Director, CFOJanuary 2007 – Present
American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc., Detroit, Michigan
Responsibilities:

  • Developed and implemented measures to improve financial control mechanisms, reporting and accounting systems.
  • Handled overall disbursement of payroll, cash, transfers and payments to field locations and other payment centers as well as satellite offices.
  • Produced, analyzed and distributed internal and external financial reports on all projects accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Prepared and facilitated annual audit, individual program audits and annual financial reports.
  • Facilitated training and development of finance staff and personnel in the field of financial management, IT and risk management, as required.
  • Ensured that the foundation is in compliance with all internal and state policies; ensured that relevant regulations and filings are accurately completed.
  • Mapped out Finance and Accounting team goals that are fully aligned with the foundation’s goals, mission, vision and values.

Assistant Director of Finance
June 2004– January 2007 Brunswick Corporation, Lake Forest, Illinois
Responsibilities:

  • Assisted the Director of Finance in the planning and development of policies.
  • Developed, organized and directed the operation of finance functions including HIM, accounts payables, payroll, business office, purchasing, budgeting, financial analysis, and internal financial reporting.
  • Supervised the accounts payable process to ensure timely and accurate submission of invoices for payment.
  • Developed the annual operating budget with input from all collection of all appropriate charges and the input of these charges into the financial system.
  • Prepared detailed monthly rolling forecast allocating departmental expenses.
  • Managed and communicated cash flow, overseen revenue and expenses and ensured accurate reporting.

Investment Analyst
February 1999 – May 2001 Dominion Resources Inc., Richmond, Virginia
Responsibilities:

  • Developed and implemented measures to improve financial control mechanisms, reporting and accounting systems.
  • Handled overall disbursement of payroll, cash, transfers and payments to field locations and other payment centers as well as satellite offices.
  • Produced, analyzed and distributed internal and external financial reports on all projects accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Prepared and facilitated annual audit, individual program audits and annual financial reports.
  • Facilitated training and development of finance staff and personnel in the field of financial management, IT and risk management, as required.
  • Ensured that the foundation is in compliance with all internal and state policies; ensured that relevant regulations and filings are accurately completed.
  • Mapped out Finance and Accounting team goals that are fully aligned with the foundation’s goals, mission, vision and values.

Assistant Director of Finance
June 2004– January 2007 Brunswick Corporation, Lake Forest, Illinois

Education
1997- 1999Master of Science in Finance
Northwestern University, IL
1993 – 1997Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Finance)
Northwestern University, IL

Skills:

  • Proficiency and expertise in MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Spreadsheet and database software
  • Excellent budgeting/ bookkeeping skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Effective time management skills

Awards and Honors
Dean’s Lister, University of Chicago, Batch 1994
MBA Association, Senior member
David Rockefeller Fellow, New York City Partnership, 2000-2001
Strategic and Finance Committees, Board of Directors
Joint Center for Political And Economic Studies, Past Member, 2001-2004

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