Management Position

I am an accomplished leader with seventeen years experience in accounting, management consulting, financial services, and healthcare. I effectively manage matrixed teams and possess expertise in planning, forecasting, variance analysis, management reporting, prioritization, process improvement, and business partnering.

My current management position at Blue Shield of California will be transferred to Los Angeles effective in May 2009. I am not planning to relocate to Los Angeles so I am pursuing Finance Director or Finance Manager positions in Northern California where I can apply my leadership, experience, and capabilities.

I have been a solid performer and I have positive endorsements from Blue Shield’s Large Group Business Unit Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and the two Blue Shield Executives to whom I have reported.

My relevant skill set includes the following:
– Administrative expense (headcount, labor and non-labor SG&A) forecasting and planning
– Administrative expense (headcount, labor and non-labor SG&A) monthly reporting and variance analysis
– Relationship management
– Project portfolio management and reporting
– Project prioritization criteria and processes
– Resource demand and capacity planning
– Situations analysis for the CIO including data center strategy and IT cost of doing business
– Benchmarking (internal and external)
– Business case development
– Cost modeling and scenario analysis

My relevant capabilities include the following:
– Procurement and vendor evaluation & negotiation
– Process development and enhancements
– Define & manage data collection process(es) to effectively distill & communicate pertinent findings and to identify potential business impact(s)
– Deliver high quality deliverables in a collaborative environment
– Establish & manage analytical frameworks to solve complex business & financial issues
– Strong interpersonal & leadership skills
– Written and verbal communication
– Quantitative and qualitative analysis

I have attached my resume for your review. Please let me know if my background, experience and skill set fit with current or future finance management positions.

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