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Finance and Accounting

Location:
Coral Springs, Florida, 33065, United States
Posted:
June 19, 2019

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PINA BUTTINO

***** ***** **** ****. • Coral Springs, FL 33065 • 954-***-**** (Cell) • ac9ncc@r.postjobfree.com

Financial, Operations and Sales Manager with a demonstrated record of exceeding profitability goals, turning around underperforming units and driving increased revenues and market share.

Core Competencies include:

Strategy, Vision and Mission Planning • Finance, Budgeting & Cost Management

Sales (Business Development) & Marketing Leadership • Policy & Procedure Development

Profitability & Cost Analysis • Government Regulations & Relations

Billing, Collections & Cash Management • Human Resources Management

Contract Negotiations & Strategic Alliances • Team Building & Performance Improvement

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

HEAD OF FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING 12/2018- Present

H & C RETAIL MANAGEMENT AVENTURA, USA

Local privately owned consortium of 12 corporations in the Retail (Fashion & Beauty), Investments, Hospitality and Real Estate industries providing products and services to national and international customers.

•Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions of the organization

•Evaluate and advise on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs/ strategies and regulatory action

•Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions

•Provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities

•Manage processes for financial forecasting and budgets and reporting to the Companies

•Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities

•Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO) 06/2018- 10/2018

WORLD WIDE NUTRITION/BUZZ TEAM MARKETING/LUSSO MOTORSPORTS PALM BEACH GARDENS, USA

Local privately owned conglomerate of 10 companies in the Distribution, Automotive and e-Commerce industries providing products and services to national and international customers.

•Oversee accurate financial accounting, reporting, taxes and compliance

•Maintain a thorough understanding of the general ledger structure; oversee A/P, A/R and Payroll processes

•Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information

•Support budget and forecasting activities

•Develop long term capital strategy for the business, leveraging existing and new financial partners to make smart and strategic capital decisions

•Support investor and stakeholder communications including investor reporting

•Maintain banking relationships and assist with funding and other treasury functions

•Respond to inquiries from the CEO regarding financial results and special reporting requests

•Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the companies

•Oversee Marketing strategies and implementations for the different businesses

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO) 06/2014- 06/2018

FITZGIBBON PERFORMANCE/EAST COAST PERFECTION MARINE/HYDRILLA GEAR/FITZGIBBON FUTURE INVESTMENTS POMPANO BEACH, USA

Local privately owned companies in the Marine, Automotive, e-Commerce and Investment/Property Management industries providing products and services to national and international customers.

•Establish the strategic planning, accounting, tax, legal and administrative functions.

•Proper set-up of companies’ legal/fiscal structures.

•Undertake strategic forecasting, modeling, sales and pricing scenarios.

•Financial management of businesses; compile and review the annual operating budget, quarterly forecasts and monthly projections.

•Maintain financial performance by developing operating and financial metrics, analyzing results and trends, and providing recommendations to improve overall efficiency.

•Responsible for the monthly close process. Prepare monthly financial reports (P&L and Balance Sheet), ensuring their completeness, accuracy and timeliness.

•Projects Management (all phases after Building Improvements): ShoreTel, IT infrastructure (hardware, software, network, etc.), online Marketing and Web Development and Design.

•Manage all aspects of Human Resources.

•Oversee the operations of Customer Service, Shipping, Invoicing and Costing Departments.

•Oversee the operations of e-commerce, marketing, web development and design.

•Responsible for the business development of major dealer accounts.

OWNER 06/2012- 11/2015

INTEGRA RECRUITING CORAL SPRINGS, USA

Local company providing Human Resources solutions such as Business Assessment, Recruiting/Head Hunting services, Employee Development, Networking opportunities, etc.

•Prospected for new client business by meeting hiring managers in order to understand their staffing needs.

•Made recommendations to clients regarding the candidates available to best meet their requirements.

•Provided customer service for existing clients to ensure their expectations were met.

•Sourced candidates through existing database, advertising, Internet, business contacts and direct recruiting.

•Met with candidates to evaluate their skills and understand their job preferences.

•Provided online/live seminars for employee development.

•Provided networking opportunities within the community for existing businesses and/or candidates.

BUSINESS PARTNER 01/2011-06/2012

G4 AMERICAS MIAMI, USA

International company providing Human Resources solutions such as Business Assessment, Executive Coaching, Business Intelligence, Recruiting services, etc., with operations in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Miami and Santiago.

•Recruited to build the infrastructure of the branch (start-up).

•Prospected for new client business by meeting hiring managers in order to understand their staffing needs.

•Made recommendations to clients regarding the candidates available to best meet their requirements.

•Provided customer service for existing clients to ensure their expectations were met.

•Sourced candidates through existing database, advertising, Internet, business contacts and direct recruiting.

•Met with candidates to evaluate their skills and understand their job preferences.

BRANCH MANAGER 09/2007-06/2010

ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL BOCA RATON, USA

BRANCH MANAGER

ROBERT HALF INTERNATIONAL MONTREAL, CANADA

The world’s first and largest specialized staffing firm. RHI is member of the NYSE, S&P 500 and a FORTUNE 500 company. For 2007, it has reported revenues of $4.65 billion and now has staffing and consulting operations in more than 400 locations worldwide.

•Augmented the branch revenue consistent with RHI targets while providing quality service to both clients and job seekers.

•Built the infrastructure of the branch by hiring and retaining the best talent available in the market.

•Provided training and development for the branch.

•Clearly communicated the strategic direction and vision of the company.

•Modeled, by example, the kind of client-focused, needs-based selling that the division needed to practice.

•Motivated and developed a team of sales professionals.

•Handled candidate recruitment, account and client development, and client management.

•Worked with upper management to set long- and short-term growth objectives for the division for which I was held accountable for achievement of these goals.

•Communicated the needs of my team to upper management, so that proper tools and training were made available to achieve growth targets.

•Prospected for new client business by meeting hiring managers in order to understand their staffing needs.

•Made recommendations to clients regarding the candidates available to best meet their requirements.

•Provided customer service for existing clients to ensure their expectations were met.

•Sourced candidates through existing database, advertising, Internet, business contacts and direct recruiting.

•Met with candidates to evaluate their skills and understand their job preferences.

•Strategized with teammates to accomplish weekly business growth goals.

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER (CFO) 05/2004-02/2006

RIP CURL CANADA MONTREAL, CANADA

Manufacturer, distributor and retailer of watches, men, women and kid’s apparel, shoes, accessories and surfing wetsuits for which they have had the most advanced technology for the last 30 years. This privately owned company counts about 50 offices worldwide.

FINANCIAL ANALYST 02/2003-05/2004

TD MELOCHE MONNEX GROUP MONTREAL, CANADA

The Group TD Meloche Monnex is a corporation of the TD Bank Financial Group, 7th largest North American bank by market capitalization of $46.1 billion. TD Meloche Monnex is the leader of the Canadian market of affinity and the principal contractor of service of dwellings insurances and automobile offered to the members of grouping of professionals and of universities. The company employs beyond 3863 employees throughout Canada.

ASSISTANT CONTROLLER 08/2002-02/2003

NEWAD MEDIA MONTREAL, CANADA

NEWAD is recognized today as one of the most coveted marketing agencies in Canada. This privately owned company has employees thriving in Canada’s major cities.

ACCOUNTING ANALYST 03/2001-08/2002

TRANSCONTINENTAL INTERACTIVE MARKETING MONTREAL, CANADA

TIM is part of the Group Transcontinental GTC, which is the largest printer in Canada and the sixth in North America. Transcontinental (TSX: TCL.A, TCL.B) has approximately 15,000 employees in Canada, the United States and Mexico, and reported revenues of C$2.4 billion in 2008.

ACADEMICS

Concordia University

Bachelor Accounting

Vanier College

DEC Commerce

COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Office package, AS400, EDI, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, SAP, AccPac, GreatPlains Dynamics, GreatPlains e-Enterprise, Khalix, nVision, Lawson, GABS (manufacturing and distribution system), Simply Accounting, Quickbooks Enterprise, MicroJ, MicroJ Plus, SkuVault, Feedvisor Pricing, ADP, Shop-Ware, ALLDATA Management.

LANGUAGES

Italian, French, English, Spanish.

ACCREDITATIONS & AWARDS

P.E.L.O., P.I.C.A.I. (Italian language accreditations recognized by Italian Consulate).

Self-Development and Management/CareerTrack.

Spanish (Level I-III) completed through Berlitz International.

VIP Member of the NAPW – 2013/2014 recipient of the VIP Woman of the Year Award

REFERENCES

To be presented upon request.



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