1. WILLIAM S. LEACH 626–222–1285 email@example.com
SENIOR FINANCE EXECUTIVE – CFO
With expertise in global finance and operations management
MBA credentialed businessprofessional expert in aligning finance with operations to achieve targeted goals in both
domestic and international environments. Leverage technical knowledge and leadership with strong analytical skillsto
position companies for continuous growth. Continually improve company performance across diverse industries,
includingmanufacturing, wholesale distribution, apparel, and technology. Relied upon heavilyfor expertise in settingup
both financial and internal operating processes in domestic U.S., Mexico, Asia, and Europe.
RELEVANT SKILL S
International Accounting | CAPEX | Forecasting | GAAP | Cost Analysis | EBITDA | Cash Flow Optimization
Cost accounting | Month–End Close | Cash & Treasury Management | Process Automation | General Ledger
Expense Reduction | Payroll | Financial Reporting & Analysis | Revenue Improvement
Global Operations | Key Performance Indicators (KPI) | Workflow Planning | Process Improvement
Mergers & Acquisitions | Human Resources | Benefits Administration | Systems Integration & Upgrades
E–Commerce | Business Model Development | Vendor Negotiations | Operations Improvement
DWSL GROUP, PA/CA 2010 – Present
Privatelyheldfinancialconsultingfirmprovidingservicestoglobal apparel,consumer products,distribution, and
Built strongcustomer base with international companiesdoingbusinessin the U.S., Europe, Mexico, and Asia
LEFTCOASTTEXTILES, Inc., Torrance, CA
Contracted toestablish accountingand internaloperationsfor this$3Mapparel manufacturerbased in the U.S. with
manufacturingfacilitiesin Mexicoin both start–up and growth situations.
Established inventorycontrols,cost accountingprocess, and financial proceduresin supportofnational
Conceived and implementedall domesticandglobal operatingand financial functionsutilizingcloud technology.
Integralin developingcash flow, manufacturing, andoperatingcost proceduresfor 2016new productlaunch.
ICON SHOES, INC., PalmDesert,CA Designerfootwearwholesalerbased in theU.S. with manufacturingfacilitiesin China.
Retained todevelop 5–year financialplan toattract investorsfor multi–million dollar organization.
Successfullyintegrated $15Macquisition intoaccounting, operations, and e–Commerce functions.
Devised comprehensive businessmodel wherenone existed.Reducedcostsand improvedin cash flow by >
Composed and implemented businessmodelwhere noneexistedenablingownerstoidentifyviableinvestors.
Managed all accountingand human resourcesactivitiesfor both domesticand international locations.
INNOWAVETECHNOLOGY, LLC, Irvine, CA
Software Development/Distributor ofOracle ERPSystemswith $25Min revenues.
Vice President, Finance
Decreased treasurymanagement, benefits, and projectcoststhrough efficientcost valuation efforts.
Positioned companytoachieve enterprisegrowth demandsthrough streamliningand workflow reorganization.
2. WILLIAM S. LEACH 626–222–1285 firstname.lastname@example.org
SAM PIEVAC, Chino, CA
Global Retail DisplayManufacturerand Distributor based in the U.S.
Instrumental in validatingfinancialstatementfrom prior yearsand created a streamlined processthatensured
MANHATTAN BEACHWEAR, INC., Cypress,CA
Swimwear manufacturer and distributor.
Performed international accountingand submitted financial reportingresultsto US–based financial packages
for Mexico, China, and Europe.
Provided month–end close in support of acquisition throughout transition as liaison to Divisional Controller.
NORTH AMERICAN CONVEYOR, INC., City of Industry, CA 2009 – 2010
Equipment manufacturer ofMaterial Integration Systemsfor US Postal Service with $25 million in revenue.
Accountable for general and cost accounting functions for multiple conveyor products. Direct report to CEO.
Accelerated EBITDA by more than $200K through effective cost analysis, identifyingand reducingcosts.
Eliminated redundanciesin accountingdepartment and increased profitabilitythrough successful
restructuringinitiative. Maintained qualityaccountingperformance levelsthroughout tenure duringa
company headcount reduction from staff of 75 to 20 employees.
Profitably renegotiated vendor termsand improved cash flow in alignment with businessmodel.
AIR CLEANING SYSTEMS, INC., Pomona, CA 2007 – 2008
Industrial air purification systemsmanufacturer providingcustomized productsfor commercial and industrial
applicationswith $6 million in revenue.
Charged with improvingAccounting Department reportingdirectlyto CEO for employee buyout.
Evaluated accountingteam and identified strengthsand weaknesses. Provided trainingand leadership
cultivatinga strengthened and productive team.
Improved cash cycle by organization cash and treasurymanagement function in concert with introducing
WellsFargo Online, maximizingbankingrelationships.
PHILIPS / LTI LIGHTING INC., Baldwin Park, CA 2004 –2007
Worldwide manufactureroflighting, industrial, medical,and consumer productswith $45Min revenues.
Responsible for general cost accountingfunctions for multiple divisionswith direct report to CFO.
Reversed inefficient accounting department operationshinderingreportingtime to management. Automated
month–end close process working collaborativelywith IT consultant enablingon–going management of data
through spreadsheet entriesadopted as procedure. Reduced month–end close from 15 daysto 3 days
Developed KeyPerformance Indicators(KPIs) enhancingoverall operationsand improved decision making.
Senior Accountant at Edison Enterprises and Accountant at Joico Labs
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX, Los Angeles, CA
Master of Business Administration (MBA), Global Management
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA, Tuscaloosa, AL
Bachelor of Science, Corporate Finance
ERP Financial Process Design & Implementation • AS 400 • Great Plains • Sage PRO • Lawson • MAS 90
QuickBooks • FAS Asset Accounting • SX Financial • ADP, E–Time • Microsoft Office Suite