Felicia Whiteside - Director of Finance Resume Simple
SUMMARY
Senior financial executive with over 20 years of experience in finance, accounting, and operations. Proven track record of developing and implementing financial systems and controls to improve business processes and maximize profitability.
SKILLS
  • bi, financial planning, fp a, increase, strategic planning, consolidation, reporting, analysis, reports, forecasting, planning, implementation, financial reporting, operations, budget, budgets, leadership, financial analysis, presentations
  • due diligence, filings, proposals, management, forecasts, legal, construction, business development, cash, modeling, finance, financial modeling, tax, financial analysis, analysis
WORK EXPERIENCES
  • 2017-12-252017-12-25

    Director of Finance

    Summit Bank

    • Lead the FP&a team to develop and implement a new business model for the company. This included the development of a new forecasting tool, a model that allows for a more efficient workflow of the operations
    • Created financial reporting and analysis tools to support the business strategy and strategic planning. Responsible for the development and implementation of the budget and forecast process.
    • Developed financial reporting and analysis tools to support the consolidation of the business unit and the corporate business plan. This included the creation of a new chart of accounts, and the creation of a new financial system.
    • Created financial presentations for executive leadership team, including CEO, CFO, COO, and VP of Finance, to improve financial performance and to provide strategic direction to the business.
    • Created financial reports for bi-weekly meetings to increase efficiency and effectiveness of the financial planning process. Improved budgeting and forecasting processes by creating a new process for tracking budgets.
    • Implemented financial analysis and KPI tracking for all departments. This was a key role in the development of the company’s annual operating plan.
  • 2017-12-252017-12-25

    Director of Business Development

    Mercedes-Benz

    • Performed financial analysis, due diligence, and litigation support for the company’s acquisitions and dispositions. Provided management with forecasts and budgets for the company's real estate acquisition.
    • Lead Finance and accounting teams on the development of new business proposals, including the creation of a new legal entity, negotiating with vendors, and reviewing contracts, and due diligence.
    • Responsible for due diligence, financial modeling, and construction management for the company. Managed the development of a new business and tax system.
    • Developed and implemented a new cash management process to ensure that all legal entities were in line with the company's business plan and the corporate structure of the company.
    • Worked with executive management to develop and implement business strategy and financial plans for the company. Created and implemented a new business plan for the firm.
    • Preparation of quarterly and annual filings for the Board of Directors and the executive team. This includes the creation of a new financial model, a presentation deck that is presented to the Board of Directors.