Results-driven executive with extensive international business experience. Capital markets experience with in-depth knowledge of various financial instruments and capital structure options. Experience with Board level presentations, mergers & acquisitions, and business restructurings. Areas of Expertise: • Accounting • Budgets & Projections • Capital Investment • Cost Accounting • Financial Analysis • IFRS • International FP&A • Investor...
Results-driven executive with extensive international business experience. Capital markets experience with in-depth knowledge of various financial instruments and capital structure options. Experience with Board level presentations, mergers & acquisitions, and business restructurings. Areas of Expertise: • Accounting • Budgets & Projections • Capital Investment • Cost Accounting • Financial Analysis • IFRS • International FP&A • Investor Relations • Mergers & Acquisitions • Operations Management • Reengineering • Reporting & Analysis • Restructurings • Strategic Planning • Treasury SELECT CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS • M&A activity—worked closely with outside auditors / bankers in preparing due diligence information and valuation models on two divestitures in South Africa, one divestiture in the US, and two acquisitions in Australia. • Financial leadership—partnered with operational leaders to profitably navigate a highly cyclical business over the last 5 years. Growth rate high +64%, low – 59%. EBITDA% high 24%, low 11%. • Reengineering—participated on the executive committee in charge of implementing Oracle ERP on a global basis. Both strategic and tactical experience in configuring people, process, and system.Senior Vice President Finance and Business Intelligence @ From February 2015 to Present (11 months) Corporate Finance Consultant @ Consulting practice focused on 1) creating strategic plans for both executive committee and Board of Directors discussions, 2) improving management financial reporting (balanced scorecards / tactical dashboards), and 3) optimizing processes between financial and operational systems. From August 2014 to January 2015 (6 months) Greater Salt Lake City AreaGeneral Manager, Drilling Services, South America @ Transitioned to operations in January 2013 to restructure the Drilling Services business in Latin America. • Ex-pat assignment. Resided in Santiago, Chile, and covered operations in Chile, Peru, Argentina, and Brazil. • Reduced headcount from over 1,600 to below 900 through process redesign and leadership changes. • Commercial leader—provided guidance and support to business development teams in engaging proactively with key customers in a down market environment to help manage customer expectations. Awarded $200 million exploration drilling contract from BHP Billiton over 5 years. From January 2013 to August 2014 (1 year 8 months) ChileVice President Finance @ Business line CFO for $600 million revenue Products and Manufacturing business. Reported directly to group’s CFO. Accountable for budgeting, financial analysis, pricing, cost accounting & analysis for six plants globally, capital expenditures, internal financial reporting, transfer pricing and customer profitability analysis. • Partnered closely with Vice Presidents of both Global Products and Global Supply Chain to drive team’s performance in meeting required financial targets. Developed mutually agreed key performance indicators. • Partnered closely with the Corporate Controller on creating accounting policy and compliance processes according to Australia based IFRS. Ensured compliance by working with operations team to mitigate and closed out all significant internal audit issues. • Refinancing activity—worked closely with outside auditors / bankers in preparing due diligence information for the company’s global products business. The consolidated company raised $700 million in 2009 through a secondary equity offering on the ASX. • Worked closely with Investors Relations to prepare earnings slides pertinent to the Products business. Created and maintained an earnings model to meet requirements of continuous disclosure on ASX. • Cash flow forecast—created a monthly cash model that was used by the Treasury team to communicate information to the company’s banking syndicate. From March 2010 to December 2012 (2 years 10 months) Director Finance @ Director Finance – Regional Controller for EMEA region • Ex-pat assignment. Lived in Dusseldorf, Germany, but worked in the Netherlands at the regional office. • Supervised the accounting function for 25 legal entities across the EMEA region (including CIS countries). • Engaged directly with auditors on both management and statutory requirements. • Managed a team of forty accountants and analysts across the region. Director Finance – Global Products • Overhauled the annual budget process that linked sales, capacity, inventory, and capital expenditure to forecasted financial statements. • Streamlined the transfer pricing process across legal entities. • Developed a consistent standard cost process for all plant locations with manufacturing teams. Formulated balance scorecards for lean manufacturing initiatives. • Created a global pricing model for products portfolio for use across multiple currencies and customer channels—direct sales, distributors, and agents. • Hired and integrated a strong team of FP&A managers and senior analysts. Fostered a drive for results environment by encouraging cross-functional teams to use project management techniques. From February 2007 to February 2010 (3 years 1 month) Director, Finance @ From June 2005 to February 2007 (1 year 9 months) Senior Financial Analyst @ From July 2001 to May 2005 (3 years 11 months) Device Engineer @ From July 1996 to June 1999 (3 years) MBA, Finance @ Brigham Young UniversityMS, Industrial Engineering @ Arizona State UniversityBS, Chemical Engineering @ Stanford University
Senior Vice President Finance and Business Intelligence
February 2015 to Present
Corporate Finance Consultant
August 2014 to January 2015
Greater Salt Lake City Area
General Manager, Drilling Services, South America
January 2013 to August 2014
Vice President Finance
March 2010 to December 2012
February 2007 to February 2010
June 2005 to February 2007
Senior Financial Analyst
July 2001 to May 2005
July 1996 to June 1999
What company does Scott CFA work for?
Scott CFA works for ReachLocal
What is Scott CFA's role at ReachLocal?
Scott CFA is Senior Vice President Finance and Business Intelligence
What industry does Scott CFA work in?
Scott CFA works in the Financial Services industry.
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