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Manager Financial Analyst

Roseville, MI
September 24, 2020

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David A. Thill

Clinton Twp., MI 248-***-****

Information Technology and Finance Professional

Experienced global team leader with a proven track record of driving stakeholder value in services and manufacturing businesses within Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial organizations. Hands-on, team- oriented leadership style with experience in a wide range of financial capacities, product development

& management, customer support, and client interface. Diverse range of industry experience including Data & Analytics, Automotive, and Consumer Products. Extremely adept in identifying root cause and translating complex issues into a clear and actionable deployment. Program Management Product Development IT Strategy IT Operations Data Analytics Root Cause Analysis Project Management Financial Analysis and Strategy Business Acumen Process Improvement Professional Experience

J.D. Power and Associates, Troy, Michigan 2007 to 2020 Director - Data and Analytics Product Management & Financial Management Directed product development for the Power Information Network (Data Analytic Division), delivered leading data analytic services and solutions for the sales and marketing functions of Automotive OEM, supplier and retailer clients. Deliverables included:

• Lead the Power Information Network ((Data Analytic Division) global web-based product development activities thru entire life cycle including managing roadmap and upgrades for the PIN’s top revenue/income product thus increasing profitability (50% growth)

• Lead complex IT Operations, Infrastructure, and support activities inclusive of IT Strategy, Analytics, Data Management, and Program Management

• Accelerated data availability (3-day upgrade) to clients allowing for most expedient analytics

• Architected and deployed data visualization solutions delivering key client KPI’s daily via tablets or phone (Android and iOS)

• Delivered data and self-service capabilities to client power users dramatically enhancing analytical output

• Improved operating efficiency by over 10% by eliminating, modifying, or streamlining wasteful processes while maintaining superior technical and client service focus

• Governed PIN client revenue pipeline (for formulation and execution of strategic business planning to penetrate client white space) resulting in profitability growth (growing 50% over five years). Lead various task forces resulting in improved financial management

• Executed all financial capacities for PIN ultimately overachieving financial growth hurdles (10

%) while reducing annual operating expenses and maintaining client deliverables

• Executed acquisition, integration, and divestiture related activities OpenText (formally Covisint-Compuware), Detroit, Michigan 2001 – 2007 Global Program Executive

Spearheaded team accomplishing strong & Sustainable Performance Gains for multiple engagements implementing e-commerce and web portal transformation for auto industry supply chain. Surfaced massive efficiencies included Manufacturing, Finance, Product development, Marketing, and Sales in global eco-system.

• Developed work products and templates around diverse activities including requirements gathering, statement of work, budgeting, resource planning, project planning, risk modeling, contract oversight, SLA management, vendor interface, P&L reporting, and executive reporting DAVID A. THILL Page Two

Meritor, Troy, Michigan 1999 – 2001

Corporate – Cash Management, Credit and Collections

• Accomplished significant gains in Days Sales Outstanding (10-day improvement) while overseeing a Receivable portfolio of ~$300 million including 1,500 customer accounts

• Devised new collection strategies to attain collection goals and eliminate financial risk. New credit guidelines/procedures established to guarantee new customer credit viability (10% reduction in write-offs)

• Masterminded team efficiencies (8% reduction in resources) and implemented new accounting methods created for bad debt reserves and receivable write-off’s further bolstering profitability Additional Professional Experience

CHEP USA (Automotive Sector), Auburn Hills, Michigan Sector Finance Manager:

• Prepare, review and present annual budget for business sector. Enacted cost control measures for the Automotive sector

• Assess cost structures, capital requirements, resource utilization, pricing policies, etc. for business sector. Ensure compliance with legal regulations, ethical standards, and company policies

PepsiCo, Inc. (Pepsi-Cola North America), Troy, Michigan Market Unit CFO

Division Corporate – Cash Management, Credit and Collections Manager of Cost Accounting

Capital Planning Manager

Retail Mobile Solution - Project Lead

Business Process Control Manager

Division Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Accountant


M.B.A. Degree Major: Finance, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan B.A. Degree: Major: Accounting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

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