Financial Controller, Finance Director, Operations Controller, CPA
Last Updated: 31st May 2018 (over 4 years ago)
• Expertise in the above key areas (for prestigious ‘blue chip’ companies operating worldwide).
• Strategic / long-range planning, organising and coordinating flair.
• Man-management and team leadership capabilities.
• Strong communication and negotiation skills.
• Admin and IT systems design talents (Information Systems, Budgeting, Financial Reporting, Records, etc.).
— Jun 1988
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
— May 2018
— May 1978
Director of Financial Analysis
— Feb 2016
• Involved in a collaborative evaluation to determine the value creation impact of capital / marketing / R&D investments.
• Oversaw the planning of acquisitions / joint ventures / information systems and the management of working capital.
► Generated $13 million in annualized incremental cash flow by initiating improved progress-billing procedures.
► Introduced a variety of cost-improvement initiatives, thus reducing overheads and saving $6 million on an annualized basis.
► Implemented a formal value-based Investment Analysis Program, increasing free cash flow.
Interim Chief Financial Officer
— Apr 2014
• Provided progress reports for senior management and ensured compliance with statutory standards / regulations.
► Spearheaded design of Microsoft Dynamics Navision General Ledger account structure, including the
detailed mapping of transactions to specific cost codes in compliance with Medicare Cost Report Regulations.
► Directed implementation of Allscripts Sunrise Revenue Cycle for the hospital-wide Electronics Medical Records System.
Director of Accounting - Joint Ventures
— May 2013
• Administered / monitored long-range planning, competitive information, marketing initiatives and new JV decisions.
► Supported merger of existing groups to create a Centralised Department (25% staff reduction & circa $300K cost saving).
► Provided financial oversight of a $400,000 major facility and hospital build-out / expansion and facility relocation.
► Spearheaded development of a JV performance optimization model, providing management with strategic
profitability improvement options – ultimately leading to changes in Joint Venture transaction structuring.
Director of Finance - Middle East
— May 2008