Merging financial user requirements with technology to improve processes and streamline reporting is my passion. My specialty is to deliver enhanced systems and operating procedures that reduce close time and positively impact the bottom line. An expert in financial systems and processes, I liaise between financial user requirements and technology to enable mission objectives. Leveraging a strong public accounting background as a CPA, I build environments of inclusiveness, cross-functional collaboration, and buy in that work in alignment to drive personal, professional and company success. Noted for: Leading SAP Implementation Led SAP global implementation with multiple workstreams, achieving a successful go-live on time without any required customizations. Coordinating on Key Initiatives Collaborated with stakeholders to analyze and streamline business processes while adhering to industry best practices and utilizing standard system functionality, increasing efficiency and effectiveness while providing a more stable environment for system enhancements. Spearheading Process Improvements Improved system performance and finance efficiency and effectiveness, standardizing reporting and system activities by providing organizational consistency and maximizing available functionality. Accelerating the Financial and Reporting Close Reduced close time two to three days by increasing input capability, implementing automation activities, and modifying business processes, providing management with timely information, allowed finance staff to focus on other value-added activities, and increased employee morale with reduced or eliminated need for overtime. Aligns People, Processes, and Technology to Achieve Strong Financial System Implementations Financial Systems Management Project Management Financial Systems Implementations Acquisitions Data Conversion | Mapping Customer Focused Process Improvement Management Reporting Budgeting Planning | Business Support Reporting Team Building Mentoring