Brenda Houchens - Director of Finance Resume Simple
Experienced finance professional with a proven track record of success in financial planning, analysis, and operations. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • management, cash flow, internal audit, increase, reporting, reports, forecasting, office, accounting, financial reports, cash, audit
  • balance sheet, management, accounting, posting, closing, forecasts, budget, internal audit, audit, bi, budgets
  • 2017-12-252017-12-25

    Director of Finance

    Hospital for Special Surgery

    • Managed all financial reporting, forecasting, and cash flow management, including internal audit reports. Responsible for the preparation of the annual budget.
    • Increase efficiency of financial reports by implementing new office procedures. Trained staff on new system. Trained and mentored new employees.
    • Implemented new accounting policies and procedures to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Developed and implemented a new chart of accounts.
    • Manage the financial reporting of the company, including the creation of a new chart of accounts, and the development of a new accounting system.
    • Develop and implement a new process to track and report on the sales, gross margin, and cost of sales.
  • 2017-12-252017-12-25


    Catapult Learning

    • Led the annual budget process, including the preparation of the monthly financial package, balance sheet reconciliations, and supporting documentation for SEC compliance.
    • Managed the annual audit process and internal controls for the company, including accounting and posting of all transactions. Responsible for the preparation of the monthly financial package.
    • Prepare annual budgets and monthly forecasts for the Finance department and the executive management team. bi-weekly meetings with the CFO to discuss financial results and forecast future revenue.
    • Work with internal audit to ensure that all financial transactions are recorded in accordance with company policies. Maintain and update the chart of accounts.
    • Manage month-end closing process and ensure all financial transactions are recorded accurately. Reconcile bank statements and resolve any discrepancies.
    • Created a new financial reporting system to track and report on the company's financial position. I was responsible for the monthly close process, including the preparation of the general ledger, balance sheet, and income statement.