MICHAEL WILLIAMS, CPA
123 Fake Street, City, State, Zip Code | H: 000-000-0000 | firstname.lastname@example.org Executive Profile Accomplished, versatile, and innovative financial executive with proven track record of managing organizational resources and delivering sustainable financial results. Creates strategic alliances with organization leaders to effectively align with and support key business initiatives. Solid business acumen with unique competencies in all aspects of finance and accounting, including optimal working capital management. Passion for continuous improvement and legacy of creating and managing highly effective teams dedicated to serving the organization with vigor in a crossfunctional manner. Demonstrated ability to design metrics and key ratios that not only serve as an oasis for historical performance and measurement but also crystallize to inform management decision-making. Skill Highlights Strategic and financial planning expert Process implementation Staff leadership and development Operations management Skilled negotiator Accounting and controllership Board presentation skills Merger and acquisition integration Salary structure/compensation analysis Portfolio and risk management Organizational design Project management Capital investment planning Logistics and vendor management Excellent communicator Change management Core Accomplishments Led Pitney Bowes International Services through divestiture and carve-out, managed timely delivery of transition items and established new entity (IMEX Global Solutions) as standalone company with $200 million in revenue. Established new finance and accounting group for IMEX Global Solutions with staff of 28 professionals. Set up infrastructure for transactional finance (billing, collections, accounts payable, cash application, etc), and developed GAAP-compliant policies and procedures, including revenue recognition and purchase order process. Achieved 50% increase in borrowing base and liquidity for IMEX Global Solutions by refinancing credit line to $10 million. Utilized increase in liquidity to fund short- and long-term growth initiatives. Guided IMEX Global Solutions through several bank and financial audits with no deficiencies identified. Captured over $100 million in adjusted free cash flow annually for Global Mail Services through efficient capital planning and working capital management. Professional Experience Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 06/2010 to Current Pitney Bowes, Inc. – International Services/IMEX Global Solutions City, State Review and present financial results and business direction at board meetings. Expanded e-commerce parcels network and deployed new commission plan for target products and market segments, resulting in 13.8% increase in net revenue. Improved direct margin from 19% to 29% through vendor consolidation. Cut labor costs $1.1 million through process efficiencies and optimal scheduling. Achieved EBIT growth of 58.2% by improving product margins. Spearheaded project to decrease accounts receivable balance, leading to a 20% increase in collections and a $100K reduction in annual interest expense. Director, Finance 02/2008 to 06/2010 Pitney Bowes, Inc. – Global Mail Services City, State Accountable for financial performance of this $650 million growth business, including consolidated financial results for all Global Mail Services businesses.
Michael Williams, CPA