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Supply Chain Sales

Location:
Nolensville, Tennessee, 37135, United States
Posted:
October 14, 2016

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Jeremiah Bishop, MBA

*** ****** ***** **** ***********, TN 37135 • 502-***-**** • acw12x@r.postjobfree.com • www.linkedin.com/in/jeremiahbishop KEY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Business Partner Supply Chain Finance

Strategic Vision & Planning Process Improvement

Change Management Mergers & Acquisitions

Strong FP&A Skills Capital Planning, Risk Management

Budgeting & Forecasting External Reporting

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Tennessee Industrial Electronics – La Vergne, TN (2015 – Present) Chief Financial Officer / Vice President Finance

Responsible for the the overall direction and management of all finance, accounting and human resource activities of the company. As a member of the senior management team, partner with the CEO to develop and drive the overall strategic vision of the organization. Partner with the senior leadership team to create a culture of continuous improvement and enable the organization for future growth.

Sales growth: Develop and implement a sales program targeted at certain customers to drive new customer lead generation and existing customer share of wallet penetration

Change managment: Establish and lead new finance and accounting processes to deliver GAAP compliant accounting and financial reporting

Improve transparency: Develop robust financial analytics and KPI’s to enable forward looking decision making

External customers: Oversight of the company’s commercial banking and lending relationships and effective management of debt compliance

Increased accountability: Implement and lead monthly business review process with private equity partner, strategic initiative and financial performance update

Organizational leadership: Restructure employee benefit offering, develop employee communication and drive significant cost savings to the organization

Save-A-Lot Food Stores (a Supervalu Company) – St. Louis, MO (2011 – 2015) Director / Senior Director Finance

Recruited by CFO to lead finance transformation into business partners and implement best practice financial planning and analysis processes. Deliver finance support for ~1,400 retail sites, 17 distribution centers in addition to functional support to Sales, Marketing, Information Technology, Legal and Human Resource teams. Provide strategic vision, champion formal planning and analysis processes, improve alignment of operating departments and drive organizational transparency.

Strategic planning: Developed and implemented a comprehensive strategic planning process to identify targeted growth opportunities. Implementation of plan delivered 7% sales growth. Jeremiah Bishop, MBA Page 2 of 3

Drive sales growth: Increased comparable store retail sales 3% by optimizing store operating hours.

Improve transparency: Developed and implemented a peer group pricing tool to improve reporting and analytics of competitor price gaps.

Reduced inventory losses by $5M+: Worked closely with SVP of Merchandising to evaluate and improve procurement and inventory management processes.

Improved return on capital: Developed and implemented capital allocation and post-audit review process. Balanced capital investment with appropriate risk and drive accountability.

Increased accountability: Championed the development and implementation of monthly business review to evaluate monthly results against key performance indicators encompassing financial, merchandise, marketing, logistics and retail operations.

Leadership: Ongoing assessment of finance organization core competencies and define staffing needs. Acquire, develop and manage organization of 45 staff members. MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. (now SunEdison) – St. Louis, MO (2010 – 2011) Senior Manager Finance

Recruited by the CFO to lead the improvement and implementation of key finance processes to support the organization through rapid growth and change. Oversee development and implementation of integrated annual planning process, strategic planning process, capital allocation and risk management.

Strategic planning: Partnered with R&D to define market and technology trends. Developed business plan including market opportunity, economics, timing and resource needs.

Increase shareholder value: Developed and implemented multi-tiered business development process. Balance capital investment with appropriate risk/reward requirements to drive shareholder value.

Improve accounting and performance information: Led implementation of SAP business planning and consolidation tool to improve integrity and accuracy of financial data during the planning and reporting cycles.

Honeywell International, Inc. – Louisville, KY (2005 – 2010) Senior Manager Supply Chain Finance (2008 – 2010)

Global supply chain finance leader that covers over $600M of spend and 4,000+ headcount, reporting to CFO and Vice President of Supply Chain. Lead all planning, reporting and analytics for supply chain.

Continuous improvement/cost reduction: Partner with procurement and engineering to reduce product cost by $18M with continuous process improvement, vendor negotiations, and logistics optimization.

Delivered $20M in savings: Finance lead on cross functional team assigned to identify and execute organization wide cost saving through improved vendor negotiations, process rationalization and improved data transparency.

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Manager Financial Planning & Analysis (2005 – 2008) Led key planning, forecasting and analysis processes including P&L, working capital, capex, cash flow and headcount.

Profitable growth: Developed business unit profitability model to rationalize existing business footprint and make recommendations for investment or discontinuation.

Business rationalization: Finance lead for two major product in-sourcing projects to transition from contract manufacturing.

Yum! Brands, Inc. – Louisville, KY (2001 – 2004)

Treasury, International Capital Markets (2004 – 2005) Partner with cash management and international tax teams to monitor foreign subsidiary cash flows and execute global cash movement strategies.

Cash repatriation: Created and executed all cash movement documentation and foreign currency conversion transactions.

Various Accounting/Reporting Roles (2001 – 2004)

Multiple accounting and SEC reporting roles that provided support to Vice President Investor Relations and Vice President External Communications.

Corporate citizenship: Recognized by CEO for efforts to drive awareness and support for Habitat for Humanity.

Process improvement: Led development of standardized SEC reporting package to eliminate duplicative processes. Recognized by KFC CFO for contribution to the finance organization. Mountjoy, Chilton & Medley, PLC – Louisville, KY (1999 – 2000) Staff Accountant

Provided tax preparation, planning and financial statement write up services for individual, small business and charitable trusts.

Passed CPA exam on first attempt

Customer Service: Coordinate financial statement and tax preparation services with clients EDUCATION

BS, Accounting – Campbellsville University (1999)

Master of Business Administration – University of Louisville (2005) Food Executive Leadership Program – Cornell University (2014) Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Kentucky (inactive) Six Sigma Green Belt Certified



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