I am a highly motivated, results-driven, and financial professional with over 10 years of experience in the banking industry. I have a proven track record of success in the areas of finance, accounting, and operations.
payroll, automated payroll, great plains, accounting, budget, accounting software
Implemented a new accounting software package, which included payroll, budget and forecast. Trained staff on the use of the ADP system.
Lead the conversion of the accounting software from QuickBooks to Great Plains. Manage the deployment of new software and processes.
Created and maintained a financial model for the project managers to track and report on the financial performance of the program.
Reduced time to complete the monthly close by 50% and increased accuracy. Created a new chart of accounts and mapped the chart of accounts.
Assistant Executive Director
The Cheesecake Factory
Directed the design of a new Finance department, including the development of a strategic plan, and the creation of a formal budget and forecast process.
Serve as a liaison between the operations and the general public, the Board of Directors, and the executive management team to ensure compliance with the strategic plan and the Finance department's strategy.
Managed the financial aspects of the strategic planning process, including the development of a new internal controls framework, and the creation of a new corporate policy and procedure manual.
Served as a member of the firm's advisory Committee to develop and implement a new Finance and marketing plan. Developed and implemented a new process to track and report on the performance of the business.
Develop and implement a new business model for the Finance department to improve the overall profitability of the company. Act as a liaison between the marketing and operations teams to ensure that all cash flow requirements are met.
Provided leadership and direction to the Finance department in the development of new and existing programs, including the administration of the company’s policies and procedures.