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Financial Sales

United States
October 12, 2016

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Mike Hampton


Global Finance Executive Who Serves as Strategic Business Partner, Aligning Finance to Operations

Executive Profile

15+ years leading successful financial strategies and accounting compliance for Fortune 500 companies with operations geographically dispersed throughout the world. Accredited 4 year Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.

Experience in supporting rapid growth by creating financial systems and processes that ensure appropriate internal controls without applying constraints to expansion efforts.

Deep analytical skill set that allows for resolution of complex financial issues while positioning the organization for future success.

Financial strategist who builds robust financial structures and offers ability to identify and lead top industry talent to innovative financial strategies.

Indelible reputation for delivering inventive financial and business strategies that improve revenue and margins.

Solutions-seeking collaborative team member who develops highly accurate forecasts and produces precise reporting.

Fosters environments of robust, effective governance, internal controls and audits that fulfill Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), internal controls (SOX), internal and external reporting requirements.

Core Competencies

P&L Management Financial Controls Manufacturing Effective Communication Pricing

Financial Management Strategic Planning Budgets and Forecasts Collaboration Technology Savvy

Financial Reporting Financial Strategy ERP Integration Cross Functional Team Process Reengineering

GAAP, SOX Oracle, JDE, SAP Software and VSOE Word, Excel, PowerPoint Interpersonal Relationships

Professional Experience

A River’s Bend, Chester, ID 2013 to Present

President and CFO

Manufacturing and sales of high-end custom kitchens and baths.

Unique opportunity to lead own company.

Double-digit growth driven with breakthrough, value propositions that has driven four-fold revenue growth in 2 years.

Covidien, New Haven, CT 2011 – 2013

Promoted to the position of:

Global Senior Director of Financial Planning and Analysis / Controller ($4 billion Medical Devices technology divisions)

Business partner and advisor to the Division President with direct reporting to the Group CFO. Global Functional Finance leader for 8,000 employees in 150 countries.

Led finance teams for all controllership and business planning matters and an environment of respect and adherence to standards of integrity, ethics, policies, and procedures.

Aligned financial systems, processes and capital investments that supported record revenue growth (+10%), record profits and maximized share through organic and inorganic growth strategies in mature and emerging markets.

Led the division budgeting process (+$1b budget); balancing competitive intelligence, industry standards and market dynamics to collaborate consensus on medium-range and long-term strategies and objectives designed to maximize growth, share, profitability, and prioritize capital and expense investments; including immediate cost-out projects savings ($40m).

Led monthly, quarterly and annual financial and business analysis and reviews focused on real-time performance, trends and effectiveness of initiatives, cost-out projects and expense controls and variances to key performance indicators, business metrics and scorecards.

Trained and mentored finance and accounting teams comprising of 20 associates with 4 direct (2 directors, 2 managers) reports. Innovator of an offshore, virtual FP&A team which proved its value through proficient levels of support, analysis and partnership with expense reduction in wages and benefits of 50 – 70%.

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Covidien, Boulder, CO

Recruited to join Covidien: 2010 – 2011

US Senior Director Financial Planning and Analysis / Controller ($500 million Medical Devices technology division)

Business partner and advisor to the division Vice President and General Manager with direct reporting to the VP of Finance. Managed profit and loss objectives and all financial and controllership functions for the entire division.

Recognized by peers, partners and senior leadership for creating financial systems, structures, processes and management reporting that supported and facilitated record revenue growth (+$60m), profits and market share gain and positioned the division for future growth.

Led a comprehensive budgeting process ($300m budget) with focus on revenue and share growth strategies, investments and disinvestments, capital and expense prioritization, manufacturing efficiencies and cost-out projects; immediate SG&A savings of 5%.

Led the successful implementation project of new ERP software (SAP to JD Edwards) which resulted in immediate +$5m in division back office expense reductions.

Recognized for leading the development and delivery of timely, relevant, monthly, quarterly & annual management reporting leveraging Cognos reporting and introducing Hyperion Essbase to provide comprehensive and meaningful analysis.

Fostered an environment of robust, effective governance, internal controls and internal audits that successfully fulfilled Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), internal controls (SOX), internal and external reporting requirements.

Managed, engaged, motivated and empowered a high performance, diverse, finance and accounting team of 10 associates.

Sun Microsystems, Inc., / Oracle Corporation Broomfield, CO 2006 – 2010

Promoted to the position of:

Global Director Financial Planning and Analysis ($12b Global Sales and Enterprise Services organization)

Mid-level director supporting the Global Sales and Services Organization (18,000 employees in 170 countries) in financial planning, variance analysis, financial budgeting and management and external reporting.

Recognized for robust financial reporting processes and structures that translated business and financial analysis into meaningful and actionable communications and recommendations for actual performance vs. growth objectives.

Drove accuracy, timeliness and consistency in budgeting processes and global reporting by leveraging data warehousing, Hyperion Essbase, Excel and PowerPoint.

Innovated a global forum to enhance and encourage communication, idea sharing, collaboration and process improvement to 125 country, regional and BU finance associates in a matrixed finance organization.

Responsible for rollup and communication of C-level analytics for interim and year-end financial statements, including earnings releases, and the preparation of supporting data for SEC forms 10Q and 10K.

Developed top and diverse talent to build organization capability in an FP&A team of 10 associates.

Sun Microsystems, Inc., Broomfield, CO 2003 – 2006

Promoted to the position of:

Finance Director – North American Shared Services Order to Cash & Credit Operations ($5 billion in annual receivables)

Led efficiency achievements and savings using six sigma methodologies and carefully cultivated partnerships and service agreements with Sales, Operations and Customers that drove record improvements in key performance metrics and indicators.

“Exceeded the challenge” by driving record improvement and an increase in free cash flow by $250m, a DSO reduction from 58 to 50 days, +30% reduction in non-current receivables, +30% reduction in weighted average days to pay and less than a 1% bad-debt reserve.

Drove $4m annual headcount cost reductions (25%) by eliminating waste, driving simplification and holistic process improvements in four United States and two Canadian hub locations.

Instrumental in original implementation of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and internal controls.

Led a finance team of 120 associates (with 5 direct (managers) reports) through periods of change and transformation and record achievement.

Sun Microsystems, Inc., Broomfield, CO 2000 – 2003

Manager of Finance / Controller for $5 billion global Enterprise, Professional and Educational services group.

Education & Affiliations

Bachelor of Business Administration with Majors in Accounting, Management and Organization: Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID


Software: Microsoft Office, Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Data Warehouse, Hyperion, Essbase, SAP, JDE, Cognos, Oracle, SAS, Salesforce

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