with start-up, growth companies & established market leaders.
and strong communication, leadership & problem-solving skills illustrated in successful partnerships with staff, peers & management in achieving business goals.
acts as a trusted business partner to steer C-level executives in key decisions, establishing control systems that drive down costs, preserve company assets & improve bottom line performance.
Led development & implementation of corporate-wide accounting policies, procedures & related internal controls for rapidly growing technology company; provided direction to a staff of 28 tasked with supporting 16 international datacenters.
Coordinated preparation of consolidated financial statements for 13 entities, ensured compliance with GAAP, and drove timely & accurate disbursement of 23,000 customer invoices representing more than $30M in monthly revenues.
Coordinated regulatory and telecom tax filings; managed cash flow and prepared/ monitored bank compliance reporting
Prepared departmental budgets and re-forecasts & directed a staff of 32.
Recommended and successfully justified investment in new accounting system
Assessed expenses and determined that rising supplier costs were eroding profit margins. Successful negotiation with vendors resulted in $1.5M in annual savings.