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Client Services Finance manager, North Americ

Kantar Finance Services (Shared Service Center)

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An entrepreneurial, charismatic leader who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced and high energy environment. 20+ years of progressive experience in the management of multiple business units and locations that includes the responsibilities of all financial operations, human resources and IT. Exceptional interpersonal, organizational and communication skills across all levels of the organization. Highly self aware and continually looks for feedback to improve personal and organizational performance.

 

Experience

Director of Finance & Operations : San Jose Group Co. - [2008-06 to Current]
Manage the full accounting, finance and operations cycle of this agency across three business units which includes the San Jose Group, San Jose Advertising (Media buying arm) and San Jose Network (International independent advertising agency network). Manage the administration, human resources and IT departments. Prepare and file all quarterly payroll and sales/use tax returns. Create, manage and report on annual budget process for each fiscal year.

Business Unit Accounting manager : Fresenius Medical Care - [2007-10 to 2008-06]
Managed a team of 20 employees in the general ledger and accounts receivable departments which involved overseeing the monthly reporting for 320 clinics in the Midwest and Puerto Rico.

Corporate Accounting manager : Midas International - [2006-11 to 2007-10]
Accounting management of 80+ company owned locations in the U.S. & Canada and all U.S. & International franchisee accounting operations.

Asst. Controller : Ticketmaster - [1998-12 to 2006-11]
Managed accounting department staff of 18 and over twenty offices which reported into the Chicago regional office. Responsible for timely month-end close, consolidation of entities, reporting up into corporate office, monthly/quarterly/annual sales/use, property and other related tax returns, all internal and external audits and annual budget preparation and analysis.

 

Education

Business, Accounting : DePaul University - [1990 to 1994]