JOHN INZILLA, JR. 908-***-****
** ******** *****, ***** *****, NJ 08514 email@example.com
Senior Financial Leader and Business Owner
Highly accomplished, hands-on and results-driven executive with 25-years of progressive experience in financial and operational management within industries ranging from multi-billion dollar organizations to a complex nonprofit. Demonstrated ability to streamline business operations that drive growth, increase efficiency and maximize bottom-line profit. Strong qualifications in budgeting, cost control, decision making, strategic planning and reporting. Possesses solid leadership with a unique blend of entrepreneurial vision combined with an effective communication style that transcends all levels of staff and management. Proven track record in creating cohesive, dedicated and highly qualified teams.
Strong Accounting Principles
Strategic Planning and Execution
Capital & Operational Budgeting
Real Estate Oversight
Audit & Risk Management
JKD Enterprises, LLC, Toms River, New Jersey October 2017 – Present
Owner of the Yo Factor brand specializing in Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream, Acai Bowls and Fruit Arrangements. Retail location poised for growth and expansion.
President (October 2017 – Present)
Owner, responsible for all aspects of the business including staffing, payroll, tax filings, marketing, promotions and accounting. Increased same-store sales 30% in the first year of operation. Targeted to grow an additional 20% in second year and also open second location.
Developed and implemented standardized procedures to increase efficiency and allow for application across multiple locations
Diversified product offerings to include Coffee, Acai Bowls, Smoothies and Fruit Arrangements to increase revenue during non-peak months
Partnered with 1-800Flowers brand in providing Fruit Bouquets to directly compete with Edible Arrangements
Developed strong relationships within the community to provide a platform for fundraising while increasing sales.
Executed a marketing plan to target print and online/social media audience to increase sales
Implemented new systems including a loyalty program to increase same store sales
Eden Autism Services, Princeton, New Jersey March 2009 – October 2017
Regional leader providing services for children and adults with autism. Funding provided through State, Medicaid, local government, insurance and private sources including fundraising, grants and capital campaigns.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) (November 2012 – October 2017)
Controller (August 2009 – November 2012)
Accounting Manager (March 2009 – August 2009)
Senior Executive Team Leadership role responsible for all financial functions and real estate operations. Initially retained to restructure and upgrade the accounting function to a more specialized and equipped department. Oversight of Financial Reporting, Treasury, Budget/Forecast, Payroll and all other aspects of accounting. Responsibility for a $30M Real Estate portfolio and lead strategic partner with President and Chief Executive Officer as well as the Board, Finance, Audit and Executive Committees.
Designed new accounting department including hiring a new team, consolidated accounting system, policies, procedures, controls and chart of accounts
Manage and maximize over $20 million in state and other government contracts including NJ DDD, DOE, School Districts and Medicaid
Led transition to new funding model which will generate an 80% increase in revenue
Negotiated employee benefit savings of $5M through plan design and limited self-insurance
Oversight of budget and analysis to assist senior management in enhancing performance
Created financial dashboards to provide accurate information to the CEO, Executive Team and Board
Fostered strategic partnerships between finance and operations leading to improved results
Key role as a strategic planner at the company’s short and long term planning sessions
Oversee acquisition, disposition, leases and renovations of a $30M real estate portfolio
Automation of key processes including payroll, accounts payable and reporting
Acquisition and related due diligence of company
Merger of four operating companies into two
Provided guidance and leadership to ensure all external audits by outside auditors and regulatory agencies were without comment or issue
Establish banking relationships: issuance and compliance of $12M bond, $2M line of credit, operating accounts, corporate card programs and direct investment management of $10M in assets
Enterprise Rent-a-Car, Tampa, Florida and Wayne/Neptune, New Jersey October 1998 –November 2008
Leadership role managing a staff of 15 with oversight of seven additional departments. Fiduciary responsibility of the region with dual reporting to the Regional Vice President and Group Vice President of Finance. Proven ability to establish and sustain rapport with senior management through partnering to maximize results.
$1M increase in revenue by entrepreneurial vision
Budgeting/forecasting monthly and annual results
Reduced fuel costs by $400K annually through pricing strategy and management reporting
Strategic real estate decisions netting over $75K savings annually
Credit review and approval resulting in immaterial bad debt and $100K reduction in AR write offs
Risk and loss management resulting in cost reductions exceeding $125K
Staff development resulting in 12 promotions
Chairperson of Regional Business Ethics Program
Consultant and resource for sales staff and other department heads
Direct oversight of month-end, year-end close and Financial statement preparation
Audit and share best practices of 50+ locations annually
Preparation and review of sales/use tax and abandoned property returns for all states
Nabisco, Inc., East Hanover, New Jersey July 1997 – September 1998
Senior Financial Auditor
Responsible for engagement planning and executing all elements of the corporate Risk Assessment/Asset Protection strategy. Focus included evaluating and making recommendations to strengthen internal controls within significant business processes and operational audits.
Cendant, Inc., Parsippany, New Jersey March 1996 – July 1997
Financial control and reporting of national compensation plans and commissions for a 200+ member salesforce. Provided Regional Vice Presidents with financial information and analysis to support sales efforts. Aided in the development of annual revenue and expense budget and ongoing variance analysis to assist management in meeting sales goals and forecasts. Upgraded an obsolete reporting system and added efficiency to the position. Worked with senior management and external auditors on ad hoc projects.
United Parcel Service, Parsippany, New Jersey February 1993 – March 1996
Worked closely with Corporate, Regional and District Managers in maintaining general ledger accounts, maintenance of monthly journals, bank reconciliations, internal audits at several facilities, completing month-end close and preparation of various tax returns.
Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison NJ
Bachelor of Science, Accounting
Masters of Science, Accounting
Extremely proficient in most server-based and virtual network environments. Systems include: Microsoft Office (advanced ability with Excel), PeopleSoft, Sage, AccPac, Quicken, QuickBooks, and the advanced skills and experience to quickly assimilate any other software package not mentioned.