Director of Finance
Trane, a business of Ingersoll Rand
Spearhead financial planning, analysis, and reporting functions for Trane Residential Systems, a $2B division of Ingersoll Rand with sales offices and manufacturing locations in the U.S., Mexico, and Canada. Develop and analyze all corporate reporting packages, financial sections of Annual Operating Plan, financial modeling for Long Range Plans, RS financial and related sections in Board of Director presentations, 10Q/K, earnings release scripts, and other public disclosures. Develop and report key business metrics to facilitate understanding of business performance, including continued efforts to improve the FP&A capability and processes within the organization of 50+ finance associates.
¨Identified $20M in 2008 expense reductions that were implemented by Business Unit Leaders.
¨Drove Lean Six Sigma effort as the Six Sigma Lean Process Champion for Finance to implement process improvements and to manage SOX compliance initiative enterprise-wide.
¨Implemented SOX throughout the financial structure without additional resources.
¨Leveraged SOX efforts and systems to standardize and consolidate core processes during implementation resulting in improved productivity.
¨Overhauled the Make versus Buy decision process for assembly components.
¨Created detailed financial model for Long Range Plans and Annual Operating Plan that allowed “what if” changes that automatically updated the P&L and Balance Sheets providing clear bridge between the Long Range Plans and Annual Operating Plan.
¨Directed standardization of sales and use tax process that avoided penalties.
¨Improved forecasting accuracy enabling better management of investments and cost reductions.