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Director of Finance

Location:
Bonita Springs, Florida, United States
Posted:
August 29, 2017

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DAVID F. CAVALARI

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Bonita Springs, FL 34135

Tel: (865) ***.****

Email: ac12hc@r.postjobfree.com

Results-oriented financial professional with extensive experience in multiple financial and accounting disciplines across a wide range of multi-billion-dollar Fortune 500 organizations, (Media, Rental Car, Maritime, Investment Banking and Cellular). Expertise in financial planning and analysis, in providing sound financial support departmentally as well as providing senior management the information they need with a strong attention to detail. Experience:

1/14 – 11/16

THE HERTZ CORPORATION

Manager of FP&A - reported directly to the Senior Vice President, Finance Estero, FL

Responsible for the creation of the annual capital plan in excess of $100 million, as well as monthly forecasting and reporting

Standardized and managed capital spending review and approval process to ensure financial viability and operational effectiveness

Worked with regional leadership to evaluate new leases and lease renewals for off-airport retail locations for approximately 3,000 locations

Responsible for coordination and consolidation for United States rental car monthly forecasting, annual business planning and long-range strategic plans

Managed monthly and quarterly P&L variance review process

Focused on continuous improvement efforts by establishing best practices among regions to improve quality and reduce operational costs

2013 GLOBE WIRELESS

FP&A Manager – reported directly to the CFO

Palm Bay, FL

Responsible for maintaining the ongoing financial forecast for an international maritime communications provider with over $100 million in revenue and offices in 11 countries globally

Gathered and processed data from disparate systems throughout the organization to provide Senior Management with financial metrics and key performance indicators

Refined and generated customer margin reporting used to track and improve customer profitability resulting in monthly savings of over $20,000 2003 - 2013 SCRIPPS NETWORKS

Director of Finance

Knoxville, TN

Responsible for development and presentation of the long-range strategic financial plan for a company with 6 cable networks and associated websites with over $2 billion in revenue

Scripps President’s Club award recipient in recognition for performance and accomplishments that significantly contributed to company success

Worked with internal and external teams to financially evaluate potential acquisition targets and corporate partners, both nationally and internationally; including the successful acquisitions of Travel Channel ($975 million) and Recipezaar.com ($25 million)

Provided Senior Executive team with financial information to base strategic/operating decisions affecting long-range planning and risk/opportunity analysis, while focusing their attention on relevant data and highlighting issues requiring their consideration

Guided departments in preparation of their financial plans to ensure that they consider relevant cost drivers and metrics, in order to achieve more accurate results

Worked closely with senior management and departments throughout the organization to develop ad hoc analyses used to evaluate new initiatives, product offerings and large scale corporate purchases; including but not limited to: IT/Engineering projects, marketing, sales, facilities expansion evaluation and programming acquisition decisions

Led the selection process and participated in the design and implementation of a Business Objects strategic planning system

Hired, trained and managed a team to analyze results ensuring appropriate strategic and operating decisions

2003 U.S. CELLULAR

Regional Financial Planning and Analysis

Knoxville, TN

1999 – 2001 TRENWITH SECURITIES/BDO SEIDMAN

Investment Banking Group

New York, NY

1998 – 1999 SUNTRUST EQUITABLE SECURITIES

Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions Group

Nashville, TN

1997 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

Research Assistant, Salomon Center for the Study of Financial Institutions New York, NY

1992 - 1996 MORGAN STANLEY GROUP INC.

Trade Representative, Institutional Equity Division New York, NY

Education: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

Leonard N. Stern School of Business

Master of Business Administration

Emphasis in Finance/Management/International Business ERASMUS GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Rotterdam School of Management

International Management Program

PACE UNIVERSITY

Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance

New York, NY

The Netherlands

Pleasantville, NY

Skills: Advanced Microsoft Office Excel, PowerPoint, Word

Oracle Business Intelligence

Hyperion Planning, Smart View



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