Melinda Walls - Executive Director Resume Simple
SUMMARY
Accomplished finance professional with over 20 years of experience in financial services, banking, and investment management. Proven track record of delivering top performance and operational relationships.
SKILLS
  • technology, management, cash management, business continuity, strategy, reporting, cash, payment processing, planning, management reporting, increase, it, budget
  • budgeting, management, project management, construction, legal, cost reduction, reporting, brokerage, outsourcing, management reporting, finance, real estate, operations, budget
WORK EXPERIENCES
  • 2017-12-252017-12-25

    Executive Director

    Radioshack

    • Developed and implemented a new financial and operational reporting system. Designed and implemented a new IT infrastructure to increase efficiency and accuracy.
    • Managed the Finance team to design and implement a new ERP system for the company. Developed and implemented a robust financial planning and reporting system.
    • Led the design of a new ERP system for cash management, treasury, and IT. Improved the monitoring of the company's revenue and expense by implementing a budget and forecast process.
    • Partnered with the executive team to develop a new global revenue recognition strategy for the US government and led the implementation of a new global sales forecasting tool.
    • Managed the integration of a new global Finance system (SAP), which included the design of a new chart of accounts, and the creation of a shared services center.
    • Implemented technology and software upgrades to improve efficiency and continuity. Trained users on system functionality and enhancements. Worked with programmers to resolve issues.
  • 2017-12-252017-12-25

    Executive Director

    Karnatak University

    • Led the development of a new business plan for a real estate company. Responsible for all aspects of the business including cost management, capital expenditure justification, and project profitability.
    • Led Finance team to develop a new business plan for the company. Created and implemented a new budgeting process for the entire company.
    • Developed financial management and cost control systems for all business units. Managed the budget process for the entire company.
    • Managed all aspects of Finance, operations, and construction accounting for a multi-million dollar business unit. Worked closely with the IT team to develop a new reporting tool to track and report on the company.
    • Developed and implemented a new pricing strategy for the company. Negotiated with the management team to develop a cost-effective model for the company's valuation.
    • Negotiated a contract with a major supplier that resulted in a reduction of cost of outsourcing by 20% and reduced costs by over 30%.