Madlyn Powell is a Finance and Accounting Professional highly successful at delivering critical financial and accounting leadership, performing budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning, financial analysis, and improving financial integrity and stability.
MADLYN V. POWELL Abington, PA 19001 email@example.com Mobile: 215-514-1800 Finance and Accounting Professional highly successful at delivering critical financial and accounting leadership, performing budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning, financial analysis, and improving financial integrity and stability. Qualifications include: Financial Analysis and Reporting Marketing Analysis Forecasting and Budgeting Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures Strategic and Financial Planning System Analysis and Implementation Implementation of Start-Up Companies New Product Development / Product Line Expansions PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE MVP Consulting, Philadelphia, PA CFO, Director of Finance, Controller 2005-Present Provide strategic planning, financial analysis, and fiscal management support to internet start-up companies, communication firms, high technology, business service and manufacturing companies. Financial Reporting/Accounting Developed income statements, balance sheets and cash flows for financial models. Developed business plans, prepared financial statements, and performed competitive intelligence. Prepared monthly forecasts, annual budgets and 5 year strategic plans. Implemented Accounting and Financial infrastructure for a start-up healthcare company. Prepared monthly financial forecasts to provide better visibility, cash flow management and liquidity. Performed forecast variance analysis to improve forecasting and business oversight. Developed and implemented operating and financial policies, procedures and controls. Management of accounts receivable and accounts payable. Completed monthly accounting closes. Worked with auditors, accounting firms and bankers. Worked with insurance agents to provide adequate coverage and risk management. Financing/Presentations Prepared presentations for investment bankers and potential investors to secure funding. Designed and prepared monthly financial reporting packages for management and the Board of Directors. Systems Conversion/Implementation Researched and selected payroll/time management systems to enable comprehensive management of payroll, related taxes and benefits. Selected and implemented @task project management system to improve cash flow and track project timelines. Researched and implemented financial system conversion from DOS system to QuickBooks to enable timely and accurate financial statements. Established infrastructure to transition a family owned business to a business owned and operated by financial investors. L-3 COMMUNICATIONS, Philadelphia, PA 2002-2005 Director of Finance Developed operating budgets, strategic plans, and forecasts for nine manufacturing divisions ($250 million in revenue) under the parent company (L-3 Communications). Facilitated the integration of newly acquired companies. Aided in the turn around of struggling divisions by analyzing their cost structure and operating issues. Consolidated budgets, forecasts and actuals for nine operating divisions. Prepared presentations for corporate review process. PAGE 2 MADLYN V. POWELL 215-884-9697 Healthy Exchange, Newark, DE 2000-2002 CFO Developed and implemented a three year financial plan for a healthcare start-up – including corporate income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow analyses – and devised a blueprint for scaling down an under performing Internet segment. Directed all facets of financial planning, analysis, accounting, corporate treasury, and cash flow management. Developed financial plan for company that was to grow to $85 million in revenue and $42 million in profit. Prepared presentations and held meetings with potential investors. GE CAPITAL, Devon, PA 2000 Director of Business Development Aggressively cultivated new business opportunities and directed internal processes in closing deals. Structured contract terms, worked with financial models to measure economic parameters, and communicated with prospective acquisition candidates to explore financial synergies and acquisition possibilities. GE closed this office as part of major restructuring. Single-handedly delivered more than $106 million in new business through relationship management with acquisition candidates who had previously refused to negotiate deals with GE Capital. MVP Consulting 1998-2000 Developed business and financial plans for Internet start-up companies. CHILTON COMPANY (division of Capital Cities/ABC), Radnor, PA 1990-1998 Director of Finance Developed strategic plans, directed accounting, performed marketing analyses, and devised operating budgets and forecasts for 24 operating divisions under the parent company (Capital Cities/ABC). Identified merger/acquisition candidates and structured all negotiation/contract terms. Responsible for annual budget process for 24 companies. Laid the groundwork for future Latin America expansions by directing acquisition of a $25 million Mexican publishing company. Coordinated seamless assimilation of accounting and financial systems. Added more than $10 million in annual revenues by launching a division’s international presence. Positioned segment for future growth by identifying a competitive strategic opportunity and orchestrating all aspects of an Israel joint venture. Devised business plans and secured capital funding. OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE Kraft Foods, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1987-1989 Manager of Marketing Analysis Directed market analysis of new product introductions, product line extensions, and product eliminations for a $75 million division of a Fortune 100 company. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Princeton, NJ 1983-1986 Senior Financial Analyst Developed, reviewed, and implemented financial and marketing plans for a $2 billion international pharmaceutical company. Performed sensitivity analysis for sales forecasting and pricing initiatives. EDUCATION CPA Candidate 2011 expected completion Wharton School of Business, Philadelphia, PA, Accounting/Finance Certificate, 2004 Temple University Business School, Philadelphia, PA, MBA, Finance (Minor: Marketing), 1980 Villanova University, Villanova, PA B.S., Biology 1978 Professional Associations The Wharton Alumni Club of Philadelphia, VP of Programming The Wharton Alumni Club of Philadelphia, member of the Finance Committee
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