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Financial Analyst Manager

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
August 05, 2019

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Newmarket, ON 905-***-**** EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Strategic Financial Leadership Capability Building Operations Information Systems & Technology An agile and reliable senior finance and operations manager with 15 years of progressively responsible roles encompassing finance, accounting, business, systems and human resources. A strategic player who can deal with large volumes of detailed information and complex issues while remaining focused on the overall objectives. Comfortable with ambiguity and difficult situations, can easily take on new challenges while consistently delivering on day-to-day operations and priorities. Strong relationship-builder and effectively embrace new opportunities.

Portfolio of Expertise:

Planning & Budgeting

Data Modelling & Management

Creating Efficiencies

System Implementation

Project Management

Stakeholder Relationships

Talent Coaching & Development

Change Management




Manage the day-to-day operations of the business support team of 7 with accountability for a $40+M operating budget and a capital budget of $6M. Partner with senior stakeholders across the organization.

Achieved major improvements in the planning and budgeting process allowing a more streamlined and collaborative approach for better decision making. Key initiatives included:

- engaging the Leadership team to bring them onboard with the change;

- creating templates and reports to ensure consistency and consolidation;

- developing a communication plan to aid in transparency;

- and conducting education sessions to enhance system knowledge

Prepare quarterly package for board and committee members, incorporating financial and administrative information which support the governance role and aid in business decisions.

Coordinate and lead the annual audit process, liaise with external auditors and senior management.

Executed process improvements in KPI and business performance by becoming better strategic cross functional partners; this enabled performance improvement and led to a better understanding of business impact.

Directed a system integration which included developing simplified chart of accounts and improving reporting relevant to the business; provided actionable insights into business performance and easy data access/review.

Coordinated the restructuring of cross functional business units by analyzing business requirements and conducting a role review, resulting in newly created processes and better service delivery.

Coach and mentor the team through knowledge sessions, encouraging continued growth and learning while empowering and fostering creativity.



Led a diverse team responsible for accounting, systems, business support and analytics, payroll processing, change management and operations. Partnered with the Vice President of Finance & Operations, the Vice President of Fundraising and the CEO, to raise funds to meet the capital requirements of Southlake Hospital. Served as back-up to the VP, Finance & Operations as needed. Responsible for budget preparation and performance reporting with a budget

$30M; 7 direct reports.

N a d i n e M a m o d e h o u s s e n P a g e 2

Established and maintained controls and implemented multiple process improvements ranging from policies and procedures, to bringing accounting functions in house, achieving an unqualified audit for four consecutive years.

Partnered with leadership in developing a strategy to support data analytics and ensure value-added information, driving continuous improvement of data integrity and procedures /processes while increasing revenue.

Oversaw policies, procedures and reporting mechanism to ensure customer satisfaction and quality assurance as well as compliance with CRA and hospital requirements.

Managed prospect researchers and set up procedures for donor pipelines, achieving efficiency, quality control, sustainability, increased giving, streamlined donor experience and a robust prospect management system.

Transitioned accounting processes in house (from external vendors) and directed an accounting system conversion from QuickBooks to Financial Edge, resulting in a paperless operation.

Built a team which grew from a staff of 15 to over 30 through HR methodologies that encouraged productivity and engagement; shifted from a silo based working style to an inclusive culture. NUCLEAR WASTE MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION 2010 - 2012


Built and maintained computerized financial models for nuclear waste management and decommissioning liabilities. Ensured models produced accurate and appropriate results in compliance with government regulations, legal agreements, and financial reporting requirements.

Identified cost savings opportunities by providing strategic analysis on the business model to both corporate and the partners, improving future decision making.

Played a key role in planning and budgeting including tracking actual against budget to monitor performance, providing value added insights for future operating plan.

Developed and maintained a collaborative relationship with all stakeholders, ensuring process efficiency, project buy-ins and alignment with operating and strategic plan.

Ensured business interests were met and regulations and policies were adhered by reviewing documents to be submitted to internal and external stakeholders.



Coordinated access to and reporting required for senior government financing programs and administered the debt management system. Prepared and compiled financial reporting, capital funding and period-end variance analyses for roads capital budget of over $190 million annually and Rapid Transit's multi-billion-dollar budget. Designed and developed models to analyze, monitor and project long-term financing requirements.

Developed a multifaceted model to analyze, monitor and project long-term financing requirements using MS Office tools (Advanced Excel, VBA, Pivots and lookups), thereby automating planning and reporting.

Implemented consistent procedures and processes through documentation, enabling improved controls.

Initiated and coordinated the annual audit process, ensuring timely audits and prompt remediation of any issues; presented results to senior management and committees. AVERY DENNISON 2006 - 2008

Senior Financial Analyst

Prepared the annual operating plan for six Business Units with annual sales over $100 million. Chosen to be part of a Kaizen group to implement a complex online forecasting tool. Upon implementation, trained the Canadian division on the use of the tool and documented all processes in compliance with SOX requirements. Improved the trade spend function by implementing automation using advanced excel skills and VBA. N a d i n e M a m o d e h o u s s e n P a g e 3


Enrolled in CPA Preparation Program

(Expected completion 2021)

Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration and Management Information Systems Wartburg College - Waverly, IA

Graduated Summa Cum Laude

International Business Degree

Institut Superieur de la Communication des Affaires et du Management. (ISCAM). Antananarivo Madagascar

Graduated Valedictorian


Financial Modelling: VBA and Business Intelligence, Power Query, Power BI MS Excel


Southlake Hospital – United Way – Election Canada

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