MONIKA SACHDEVA MEACHAM, MBA, MS
Greater Atlanta Area - 8925 Club River Drive Roswell GA 30076
Phone: 404-***-**** Email: email@example.com
HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
Business-savvy and innovative FP&A expert with over 15 years of success spearheading financial departments and delivering insight, complex models, reporting and strategies that improve the bottom line. Instrumental in developing and implementing financial controls, processes and systems in addition to providing productivity improvements. Strengths include budgeting and forecasting, management reporting, financial modeling, capital markets, and activity-based costing. History of streamlining processes and overhauling existing data structure to deliver more robust and efficient operational strategies and reporting including project and product costing. Progressive experience with both medium-sized and Fortune 500 companies with extensive experience in the Construction, Hospitality, Manufacturing and Telecommunications industries.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Strategic Financial Planning
Budgeting and Forecasting
Cash Flow Management
Data Mining Processes
Financial Analysis & Reporting
GAAP & SEC Reporting
Executive Master of Science in Corporate Finance (MS), (GPA 3.8/4.0) - Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 2010
Master of Business Administration in Finance (MBA), (GPA 3.9/4.0) - DeVry University, Atlanta, GA, 2007
Bachelor of Business Administration in Management (BBA), Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, 2003
RINGER CONSULTING GROUP, Roswell, GA 2014 – 2018
Maintained all financial and accounting operations for small venture start-up specializing in Web Design/Development, Marketing and Custom Web-Based Financial Systems. Managed all internal back-office functions including accounting, financial reporting, and human resources.
Provided financial consultation, part-time CFO services, reporting and system data structure for clients of Ringer Consulting Group. Positioned clients in the Construction, Manufacturing and Hospitality industries to meet short and long-term goals by providing comprehensive financial consultation services, delivering innovative strategies, creating reporting models and creating forecasting methodologies based on project and/or product costing.
Improved operational efficiencies by working with clients to create cost and coding structures. Streamlined business processes for clients by tasking in-house developers to create applications and custom accounting systems to acquire, analyze and report on client financial data.
Key Client Projects:
Annual Revenue: $90M Project: Strategy Consultation and Cashflow Model Role: Consultant/Model Developer
Created an automated weekly cash flow forecast model based off of detailed project costing and project milestone revenue. Model provided forecast for up to 16 weeks with a 95% forecast accuracy rate for the first 4 weeks.
Client project capacity increased by 15% after senior management had visibility of cash flow and actual project spend.
Analyzed and provided recommendations on operations and overhead costs that increased gross profit margin by 6% and a reduction in overhead costs by 12%.
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (CONTINUED)
Annual Revenue: $50M Project: Custom Software Solution Role: Data Architect/Consultant
Designed the data architecture and reporting structure for a custom software solution developed in-house which increased revenue and cost visibility and improved inventory purchasing cycle.
Reduced operational costs by 10% after system implementation and reduced overhead costs by 22% due to processes and functions being streamlined and automated.
Created inventory efficiencies by providing accurate forecasting of inventory consumption. Forecast accuracy resulted in freeing up more than $2M per year in liquid capital and a 15% reduction in inventory.
MYCOM USA, Roswell, GA 2013 – 2014
Director of Financial Planning and Analysis
Reporting directly to the CFO, developed and managed Finance department which oversaw 5 lines of business with revenues and costs totaling over $120M. Finance department in charge of analyzing and approving all project costs as well as developing budgeting, forecasting, reporting, and regulatory compliance for each line of business.
Enhanced financial visibility for senior management through the development of cash flow models, unit cost analysis, and ad-hoc analysis.
Reviewed and approved month-end close, created quarterly and annual financial statements, managed and supported internal and external audits.
Introduced and implemented new financial policies and procedures to ensure operational efficiencies and accuracy of financial reporting across $120M revenue portfolio. Changes included general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory management, payroll, cash management and human capital management.
Reviewed and led restructure of financial systems including General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Inventory, Accounting, and Financial Reporting for over 5 lines of business within the corporation.
Enhanced general accounting operations with new controls, elimination of duplicate processes and streamlined
audit support for outside auditors. Identified on average a savings of $200K in monthly spend that could be eliminated due to erroneous spending and improper coding in the general ledger.
Led Human Resources in project to identify all employees and costs associated to each one in order to ensure accurate project accounting. Identified an additional $100K in erroneous monthly spend on employees no longer employed.
AT&T MOBILITY, Atlanta, GA 2007 – 2013
Associate Director – Budgets (2011 – 2013)
Promoted to Director role to build and manage the Southeast’s network capital budgets reporting team.
Analyzed, reviewed and reported on over 60K annual projects with budgets totaling over $1.5B.
Developed segment analyses, trend analyses, and forecasting models.
Ensured that all projects followed all corporate and government compliance.
Created the forecasting methodology and automated model for the nation, forecasting roughly $4B, based on detailed project costing and milestone-based payouts.
Increased quarterly forecast accuracy rating to 95% up from 70% for all projects companywide by developing the methodology and model that would automate the forecast based off several factors including multiple project types, milestone payouts, and variable costs based on location and other factors.
Designed and implemented a wide variety of specialized reports and presentations for executive management which in turn was summarized and provided to shareholders.
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (CONTINUED)
Lead Financial Analyst – Capital (2009 – 2011)
Managed capital spend for network infrastructure projects within Southeast Region totaling over $1B.
Oversaw team of senior financial analysts as they managed projects and generated reports for senior management.
Managed and created valuation models for individual cell towers throughout the Southeast region
Improved the visibility of projects in the Southeast by creating NPV models for all new sites to determine potential revenue, expense, and capital.
Trained the five other regional department heads within AT&T after senior management recognized new efficiencies and streamlined procedures within my team.
Held 98% forecast accuracy after reviewing project capital and reviewing fixed assets.
Senior Financial Analyst at AT&T Mobility in Atlanta, GA from 2008 – 2009.
Managed and analyzed Capital in Process on $900M in annual capital spend. Completed quarterly forecasting and determined whether capital should remain in process or move to fixed assets in order to start depreciation.
Financial Analyst at AT&T Mobility in Atlanta, GA from 2007 – 2008
Managed and analyzed all utility bills for the Southeast Region.
3rd Party Vendor Coordinator/Accounting Assistant at ASAP Staffing in Norcross, GA from 2004 – 2007
Managed all relationships with third party vendors including contracts, payments and requisitions for large technology staffing firm.
Marketing/Sales Manager at Sorbent Technologies in Atlanta, GA from 2002 – 2004
Completed all marketing and sales activities for small venture start-up specialized in selling IT equipment.
Property/Accounting Manager at H&P Properties in Golden, CO from 1999 – 2002
Managed large portfolio of real estate properties. Completed all tasks from finding tenants to getting properties fixed and maintained as well as completing all bookkeeping for each property.
Night Audit/Front Desk at Days Inn, Super 8 and Holiday Inn in Denver, CO from 1996 – 1999
Worked for large franchisee which owned 10 different hotel properties. Completed tasks of Night Audit, Front Desk, Front Desk Supervisor, Accounting, and General Manager. Assisted franchisee in the build process of two brand new hotel properties. Completed full site acquisition, worked with architects, engineers and construction company for build-out, set-up new locations with furniture and décor, and hired staff.
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