Financial accountability for $1 billion of global Technology spending – expense and capital.Responsible for all aspects of operational accounting, strategic planning, financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, capital reporting, GAAP, SOX compliance, business case development, and project portfolio management across 35 countries.Lead a team of 20 Finance professionals, including six direct reports in the US, Europe and Asia.Provided financial counsel and steering for senior leadership leading global realignment of services.
·Strengthened inherited Finance organization while reducing costs by $1 million
·Implemented harmonized financial processes and systems across legacy companies
·Introduced new management reporting, metrics and financial dashboard for executive team
·Developed a $250 million “transformation” business case leading to 20% labor cost reduction