Jim Brehony

Jim Brehony

Summary

Financial executive with extensive operational leadership experience and international finance expertise. Problem solver adept at driving profitable revenue and cash growth by partnering with operating management to define strategy and business models, establish metrics, set targets, monitor progress, and implement action plans.

Work History

Work History
Dec 2005 - May 2008

Vice President, Finance

CDC Software, Business Services Goup
Senior financial and operations executive with extensive hands-on financial and management experience including: financial planning, accounting, general management, human resources, and information technology. Successful in both small and large companies, and in both domestic and international environments. Significant experience in due diligence, acquisition integration, and organizational restructuring. Responsible for completing valuation due diligence on acquisitions and for post-sale acquisition accounting and integration. Doubled the size of the IT Services division in 2 years by acquiring underperforming companies and restoring them to profitability.
Nov 1998 - Nov 2005

Vice President, Finance

IMI
Reporting to the Worldwide CFO, responsible U.S. financial operations including local human resources and facilities organizations, and for worldwide consolidation and financial planning and analysis. Restructured the company in response to a dramatic decline in revenue resulting in an $ 8 million profit improvement and the eventual sale of the company to a private equity group.
Jan 1996 - Oct 1998

Director, Finance

Unisys Corporation
• Director of Finance for a $2 billion division that provides information systems consulting and systems integration services. • Accountable for new business proposal reviews, business analysis, project performance analysis and reporting. • Directed the activities of twenty-six (26) field project controllers in the performance of project accounting and risk mitigation for large systems integration projects. • Developed and implemented a global operational reporting capability for Unisys. • Instrumental in doubling of service margins in the Information Services business by establishing standard proposal pricing and risk evaluation process. • Led the Services business team in defining requirements for the implementation of the Oracle Project Accounting.

Education

Education
1975 - 1977

MBA

1970 - 1974

BA

Saint Joseph's University

Skills

Skills

Controllership

Financial Reporting and Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting, Profitability Analysis, Cash Management (Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable), Cash Flow Forecasting, Working Capital Financing, Internal and External Audit Coordination, State and Federal Tax Compliance, Payroll, Project Management, M&A due diligence and post-sale acquisition accounting .    

Certifications

Certifications

CPA

Commonwealth of Pennsylvaniz