Results-driven finance leader

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Position
Results-driven finance leader
Location Confidential
No
Location
No preference
Willing to Relocate
Yes
Industry
Automotive-(Vehicles&Parts)-AlsoHeavyEquipment
Function
FINANCE--CFO/Control/Acctg./Treas./Tax,etc.
Compensation
$100,000 to $200,000

Resume Summary
Program management + Forecasting + Business planning + Process improvement + Creating strategic partnerships + Pricing for profitable results + Cross-functional team leadership + Lean processes + Strategic and tactical planning + Financial modeling + Making the complex understandable

Resume Body      RESULTS-DRIVEN FINANCE LEADER

Senior Finance Professional
Results-driven leader in corporate finance management, delivering strong, sustainable value.

Results
+ Forecasted peer power rates within 2% of actual results at Tennessee Valley Authority
+ Reduced division forecasting and reporting time by 20% at Alcoa
+ Reduced unpriced parts at Visteon by 80%
+ Received the highest performance rating at Ford, Visteon, and Tennessee Valley Authority

Expertise
+ Program management
+ Forecasting
+ Business planning
+ Process improvement
+ Creating strategic partnerships
+ Pricing for profitable results
+ Cross-functional team leadership
+ Lean processes
+ Strategic and tactical planning
+ Financial modeling
+ Making the complex understandable

Recognized For
Leadership Results Integrity Critical thinking Discipline Teamwork


TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY, Knoxville and Chattanooga, Tennessee 2009-2016
Largest public utility in the United States, revenue over $10B.

Senior Program Manager, Finance
Responsible for cross-functional Financial Services projects and programs.
+ Led 11 analysts in forecasting improvement project, improving responsiveness to market changes.
+ Analyzed customer billings to ensure contractual soundness. Given Above and Beyond award for improving audit processes and customer interactions.
+ Developed training to provide comprehensive view of TVA financial principles to first line supervisors.
" Facilitated over two dozen Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) classes as a selected member of TVAs D&I Council.
" Provided leadership as member of Combined Federal Campaign core team and Local Federal Coordinating Committee, raising more than $500k annually for local and international charities.

Senior Manager, Competitive Intelligence and Strategy
Responsible for analyzing and communicating complex peer information from multiple sources.
+ Defined, benchmarked, and forecasted power rates for peer utilities within 2% of actual rates.
+ Reduced monthly competitive rate reporting from four days to two hours using standardized metrics.
+ Led seven cross-functional teams to recommend key performance indicators and a strategy direction. Both were adopted by TVA.
+ Researched, analyzed, and summarized complex issues for the Board. Issues included coal plant retirements, greenness assessment of TVA, the future of nuclear power in light of Japans 2011 tsunami, and the merger of Duke Energy and Progress Energy.

Senior Manager, Risk Control and Commodity Forecasting
Responsible for fuels price forecasting and hedge risk.
+ Managed forecasting, evaluation, and ongoing monitoring of coal, natural gas, oil, and electricity, with direct impact on capacity expansion, budgets, and strategic decisions for TVA.
+ Served as subject matter expert (SME) on fuels price and supply; provided industry updates and emerging trends with associated risks.
+ Provided leadership and supervision for the measurement, evaluation, monitoring, and reporting of TVAs fuel price hedging activities.

BRUNSWICK BOAT GROUP, Knoxville, Tennessee 2007-2009
Consolidated manufacturer of over 15 boat brands with $1B in revenue.

Director, Supply Chain Finance
Responsible for financial analysis and reporting of all material cost.
+ Consolidated purchasing across brands, resulting in $40M annual material cost savings.
+ Developed a materials inflation forecasting and tracking model that allowed the Boat Group to hedge against cost increases in underlying commodities.
+ Implemented the use of bank instruments to pay suppliers, saving the Boat Group over $250k in the first year and increasing funds float by 30 days.

ALCOA RIGID PACKAGING, Alcoa, Tennessee 2006-2007
$2B division of Alcoa making rolled sheet aluminum primarily for beverage can market.

Vice President, Finance and Information Services
Responsible for financial analysis and reporting, and information services.
+ Standardized financial forecast between plants and produced forecasts 20% faster with no loss of accuracy.
+ Passed all Sarbanes-Oxley audits.
+ Implemented SAP on time and under budget.
+ Consolidated information services into a regionally-managed team shared by multiple divisions, increasing corporate consistency and decreasing redundancy.
+ Improved effectiveness of aluminum hedging in the negotiation of long-term contracts.

AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS HOLDINGS, LLC, Dearborn, Michigan 2005-2006
A Ford Motor Company business established to sell or dispose of 17 manufacturing facilities.

Product Controller, Plastics and Exteriors
Responsible product line profit and loss, strategy for long-term customer contracts and cost competitiveness of manufacturing facilities.
+ Coordinated with engineers from both Ford and ACH to negotiate the most cost-effective design for both customer requirements and ease of manufacture.
+ Developed strategic action plans to sell or close all six UAW plastics and exteriors manufacturing facilities, including reducing costs to make these facilities more attractive to potential buyers.

VISTEON CORPORATION, Van Buren Township, Michigan 2000-2005
Global automotive components supplier spun off from Ford Motor Company in 2000, with net sales of $17B.

Controller, Interior Products and Systems
Responsible for consolidated P&L of multinational product line. Locations in Germany, France, England, and US.
+ Created standardized metrics and reporting to streamline global financial consolidation process.
+ Secured long-term contracts with several automobile manufacturers, including Ford, GM, Nissan, and DaimlerChrysler, providing cash flow security for struggling company.
+ Developed financial projections for US manufacturing plants directly contributing to their sale back to Ford.

Manager, Corporate Finance
Responsible for CFOs presentations, MD&A portion of SEC filings, and incentive compensation accounting.
+ Developed easy-access documentation to ensure the CFOs responses were quick and accurate during quarterly Wall Street investor calls.
+ Reduced time to file quarterly 10-Q by 50%.
+ Simplified calculations, improved accuracy, and ensured compliance with GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley on accounting of employee incentive compensation.

Manager, Product Pricing
Responsible for current model pricing for Visteon North America and worldwide pricing practices.
+ Increased revenue and reduced working capital by $120M by focusing on collections and cash flow
+ Reduced the number of worldwide parts shipped without purchase agreements by more than 80% in 15 months and brought revenue recognition practices in line with Sarbanes-Oxley.
+ Consolidated part pricing process from several groups into one central group for Ford North America.
+ Reduced the number of pricing analysts by 25% while improving department performance.
+ Conducted research into past annual systems clean-up processes allowing Visteon to recover 50% more revenue from purged records than in prior years.

Manager, Mergers & Acquisitions
Responsible for developing acquisition and divestiture strategies.
+ Led due diligence team in valuation of components businesses, resulting in successful negotiation of terms.
+ Developed business plan to provide parts and on-site light assembly to a major foreign automaker.

Supervisor, Chassis Product Pricing
Responsible for pricing new business and engineering change requests for select chassis components.
+ Developed a process that reduced turnaround time for quotes by over 70%.
+ Improved division profits over $30M by reconciling timing on pricing sheet updates for precious metals.

FORD MOTOR COMPANY, Dearborn, Michigan 1990-2000

Senior Analyst, Chassis Product Pricing
Responsible for pricing proposals for new business opportunities in chassis suspensions and exhaust.
+ Provided team training in effective analysis methods reducing quote pricing process resources by 15%.
+ Simplified quote forms for sales staff to make them easier to understand and for customer negotiations.

Finance Unit Supervisor, Indianapolis Steering System Plant
Responsible for the employee suggestion reward system, asset management, payroll processes, and internal controls.
+ Ran employee cost reduction suggestion program, saving the plant an average of $25k per year.
+ Developed tracking system and statistical analyses cutting capital forecasting time in half.
+ Streamlined employee suggestion analyses cutting review time by 50%, eliminating one FT position.

Process Improvement Facilitator, Indianapolis Steering Systems Plant
Responsible for production performance metrics to improve delivery and reduce costs.
+ Implemented lean manufacturing principles to reduce inventory and expedited shipments.
+ Selected to run the plants process improvement facilitation program. Conducted six workshops each year, earning corporate recognition for the plant two years in a row.

Financial Analyst
Began business career in the Ford College Graduate Program designed to provide recent graduates a variety of rotational job assignments to strengthen business acumen and technical skills.
+ Restructured dealer-installed air conditioning business, which boosted profits by $7M.
+ Created a repair alert system that reduced warranty claim inaccuracies by 80%.
+ Reduced rejection rate of quality parts by 75% saving the plant $25k per year.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
Taught high school English and math 1986-1988


EDUCATION

MBA in Finance, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1990
BA in Asian Studies, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, 1986

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