Oliver Maher

Oliver Maher


Operations Manager

Leveraging hands-on professional experience and educational training during the completion of a Master of Business Administration to identify operational deficiencies and devise high-impact solutions that result in profitability, productivity, and efficiency.


Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Cost Containment InitiativesProcess ReengineeringProject ManagementClient ManagementTeam LeadershipProblem SolvingStaff Training

Work experience

Work experience
2001 - Present


Long-Term Securities Accountant

Performed corporate accounting for a portfolio of life insurance investment products. Tracked, verified, reconciled, and adjusted rates based on LIBOR to complete month-end processing.

Financial Analysis & Reporting

  • Evaluated long-term securities account activity and prepared quarterly and monthly income and asset journal entries. Updated sections of 10K and 10Q reports.
2002 - 2009


Project Coordinator (2007-2009)

Managed all printing projects for the $24 million MetLife client, one of the largest accounts. Built rapport and cultivated a consultative relationship with client to determine business needs and exceed expectations through accurate and timely delivery of financial documents. Oversaw 15 projects monthly in addition to large semi-annual mass-volume initiatives.

Operational Efficiency

  • Streamlined production process; improved turnaround time by 30%; supported cohesion among interdisciplinary team members; reduced print preparation time by 75%.

Project Management

  • Oversaw full lifecycle project execution; obtained content from client, reviewed information for accuracy and regulatory compliance, partnered with print and composition counterparts to monitor production, anddistributed documents. Achieved complete accuracy, and no required reprints; established client confidence and lasting relationship.

Process Automation

  • Recommended, obtained client approval, and implemented the use of PDF files to electronically transmit documents to clients. This paperless communication reduced delivery from 72 to 4 hours.

Lead Project Manager (2002-2007)

Led a team that expedited production of financial printing transactions for mutual fund clients, including documents for mergers and acquisitions (M&A), IPOs, debt issuances, and annual reports. Trained 6 colleagues on industry best practices and regulations.

Process Reengineering

  • Relocated to redesign processes and served in a leadership role to improve production of the Philadelphia operation. Evaluated processes, conducted root cause analysis, and developed solutions; reduced errors from 12 to 2 monthly.


  • Trained, mentored, and supervised 14 employees in 3 shifts. Maintained compliance with union regulations.

Project Management

  • Directed a high-profile debt issuance for an American Indian reservation-owned casino; gathered a 6-person interdisciplinary team,procured equipment, and completed an offsite project in Los Angeles.
2000 - 2001


Staff Accountant

Participated in audits for clients in various industries, including a hotel, Pepsi bottler, and import/export company.

Project Management

  • Completed a review of an import/export subsidiary and prepared tax return for the $2 million company.
1995 - 2000


Account Service Representative

Served as intermediary between clients and internal counterparts to expedite the completion of composition projects. Provided superior printing services to 12 clients in the mutual fund industry, ensuring client satisfaction and enduring relationships. Supervised a 4-person production team on the second shift. Managed up to 15 projects concurrently.

Operational Efficiency

  • Created a flowchart to define production process, enabling staff to obtain necessary information, schedule jobs, and deliver timely and accurate results. Formalized process eliminated errors and enhanced efficiency of printing press, resulting in a reduction in operating expenses.

Project Management

  • Coordinated production of annual reports, semi-annual reports, and ad hoc printing engagements from inception through completion.

Team Collaboration

  • Participated in a cross-functional team of editors, printers, graphic designers, and clients to produce reports in compliance with SEC regulations.



Master of Business Administration


Bachelor of Science