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Finance Controller

Location:
Novi, Michigan, United States
Posted:
November 30, 2018

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Sreeja Bhaskaran, B.E (Dist), MBA (Finance), MS (Accounting), CIMA Adv Diploma

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Email:ac7t8j@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Recent Master of Science in Accounting graduate from Wayne State University with ten years of experience in Finance Management and Control. I am able to provide the company with strong leadership and communication skills. I Excel in both independent and collaborative work environments. Seeking a position in the field of Finance control and management.

Proven skills are in the area of Financial planning and control, Financial reporting & analysis, Business planning and process improvement, Management accounting, Inter company consolidation, Budgeting, Forecasting, Treasury management, and Supervisory skills.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

MS in Accounting, Wayne State University, Mike Ilitch School of Business Aug 2016- Aug 2018

Advance Diploma in Management Accounting, CIMA, London Mar 2009- Jul 2013

MBA in Business Finance & Management, United Kingdom Sep 2004- Dec 2005

Bachelor of Engineering, Bangalore University, India Aug 1997- Sep 2001

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Dorel Industries Inc- London United Kingdom July 2015 to June 2016

Analyst/ Assistant Finance Controller

Provide support to sales team and national account manager in operating and strategic planning process and help the teams achieve their budgets.

Managed timely financial reporting and budgeting process

Discount/returns analysis, sales targets, pricing analysis, weekly& daily sales reporting and various other profitability models/ Analysis.

Costing & monthly inventory revaluation

Worked on various group/corporate projects.

Capita PLC- London United Kingdom Jan 2014 to March 2015

Finance Business Partner

Managed a team of two and lead financial reporting on a timely basis which included reconciliations of G/L, Balance sheet, Working papers etc.

Provide strategic and commercial support to Profit Centre heads and Operational directors in decision making process of the business

Managed Annual Budget and worked with various profit centers to ensure they were able to achieve their budgeted targets.

Developed Annual business plans for various profit centers.

Perform earned value analysis on various projects and identified loss making /underperforming projects

Revenue recovery of legacy projects by identifying contract terms and conditions. ($1 Million)

HealthTrust Europe LLP, London United Kingdom Jan 2013 to Dec 2013

Finance Manager/Controller

Manage a team of three and lead financial reporting on a timely basis, which included reconciliations of G/L, Balance sheet, supporting documents. Managed A/R, A/P and payroll functions.

Developed Cash Flow forecast model for the business.

Improved Business process resulting in producing month end reports within day 1 from earlier cycle of 6 days

Enhanced finance process by automating resulting in reduction of head count by one

Implemented new finance policies resulting in travel and expense policy that had cost savings..

Forecasting revenue (on approximately 500 different contracts)

European Care group, Birmingham, United Kingdom July 2012 to Dec 2012

Group Finance Manager/Controller

Lead financial reporting for Shared service center and managed a team of two

Managed annual budget preparation for Shared services center

Lead successful implementation of single financial platform across the group

Lead the migration of finance function from Liverpool office to Birmingham Shared Services center.

Managed change within the finance team during the restructuring process

Set up finance process and controls of the group in shared service

Treasury Management that included Cash flow forecasting (32 legal entities) and liaise with banks on various covenant reporting.

Group VAT, PAYE payment and reconciliation to HMRC (Tax authorities in UK).

Managed various capital and IT project budgets

Divisional Finance Manager /Controller July 2011 to June 2012

Manage finance department with a team of twenty five for Lifestyles Division (16 legal entities),

Lead the production of month end financial reporting pack to Group Board

Review and Analysis of Financial Management reports with divisional directors

C Managed A/R, A/P, payroll and cash management (cash flow forecasting) functions

Inter Group reconciliation, Group Balance sheet reconciliation, Group Accounts Consolidation

Liaising with Auditors and preparing for year-end audits

Lead annual budgeting process along with the operations team

Identified bottlenecks in finance process and was able to reduce the lead time in production of monthly management accounts by 2 days

Senior Financial Analyst April 2009 to June 2011

Production of Monthly Financial Reporting and various adhoc financial reports

Inter company reconciliation, Balance Sheet Reconciliation,

Working with divisional directors on Forecasting, and Budgeting.

Implemented tighter finance controls and was able to reduce petty cash write offs considerably

EntrIPneur Limited, Liverpool, United Kingdom Dec 2006 to Mar 2009

Finance Manager

Developed Risk Model for equity based Investment

Produced monthly management accounts and managed A/R, A/P and payroll functions

Worked with seed stage investment companies for fund raising for clients through venture capital investments

Set up financial policies, process and control for the company and its clients

Develop business plan and commercialization plan for various clients

Barclays Bank PLC, Liverpool, United Kingdom, April 2006 to Nov 2006

Sales Service Advisor

Updating/Managing ISA accounts

C.M.Equipments India Limited, Bangalore, India Oct 2001 to Aug 2004

Quality Engineer

Testing scientific equipment

Computer Based Skills

SAP Finance/Sage Line 50/Navision Finance System– Microsoft Dynamics

Meditech Finance System

Adaptive Planning Package, Sales force CRM, Axiom Financial package

MS Excel, Word, PPT, Access



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