Resume Templates: Finance Manager


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Accomplished business management professional with over 15 years of progressive experience in financial operations, facilities management, and strategic planning. Proven success in implementing process improvements to streamline operations, boost profits, and ensure compliance to annual budget projections. Talented leader with hands-on experience recruiting, building, and managing high-performing teams. Knowledgeable of the financial management of a veterinary hospital within the services sector.

Business Management Outstanding Organisation Change Management Process Improvement Policy Development Financial Operations Budget Administration Facilities Management Procurement Negotiations Relationship Building

Budgeting/Cost Control Achieved the University of Queensland school’s approved annual budget during 2013, a first for the organization, by leveraging an in-depth knowledge of the school’s operations across all areas and strategically managing projections. Oversaw multi-million-dollar budgets including $6M financial operations for Alpine Organics and $4M operations for Pagrico foods. Business Management Spearheaded and managed the transition of the school’s finance team from St Lucia to the Gatton campus and the consequent transition from the NRAVS faculty to the Science faculty; led recruiting, development, and training of new staff. Launched and grew market leading company Alpine Organics as a co-owner, managing full profit and loss accountability and expanding revenues to $6M per annum in 5 years. Managed the commercial activities of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital including debtor control, stock control, procurement negotiations, price benchmarking, cash handling procedures, equipment replacement, and the establishing of consultancy contacts. Strategic Planning Developed a veterinary school business plan conforming to the American Veterinary Medical Association standards. Created and implemented strategic frameworks, policies, and procedures including developing more than 40 standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the UQ School, implementing KPI against timelines, and utilizing savvy business analysis strategies.

University of Queensland, Australia Finance & Commercial Manager, April 2013 to Current School Finance & HR Manager, February 2011 to March 2013 Senior Finance Officer, January 2010 to January 2011 Direct financial operations in a dual role overseeing the school’s and hospital’s financial processes, in addition to all commercial activities of the Veterinary Teaching Hospitals (VTH). Monitor financial performance by leading annual budgeting, quarterly forecasting, process development, and cash flow analysis. Supervise a team of 7 direct reports comprising primarily of senior finance officers, advising them on trends, potential problems, and remedial action on all finance related matters. Enhance financial success of the VTH’s business operations by establishing effective financial guidelines and formulating practices to improve overall accountability. Prepare statistical returns for annual data collections such as HERDC, VSAAC, and the AVMA.