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CHRIS CHACONAS, MBA CMA CFM 703-405-5757 Washington, DC 20007 firstname.lastname@example.org CAREER PROFILE Accomplished finance and accounting executive with years of experience living and leading in four European countries. Expertise in financial operations, government contracting, working capital management, supply chain, general management and information technology. Energetic, results-oriented and responsive leader with global view. Highly experienced team builder and mentor. BUSINESS EXPERIENCE SUNTIVA Falls Church, VA Controller 7/12 - 4/13 Lead the Accounting function for management consulting government contractor. Report to the CEO Manage outsourced accounting resources. Review cost ledgers, implement revenue recognition method for fixed-price contracts in accordance with GAAP Lead the 2012 Budgeting process and manage all updates. Construct cash forecasting model BCP INTERNATIONAL LTD. Alexandria, VA Vice President, Finance & Accounting 9/06 - 7/12 Lead the Accounting function and manage business planning for government contractor with domestic and international operations. Report to the CEO. Implemented and oversaw operational processes for the monthly close, hire and lead staff, develop cash monitoring and collection practices and document internal controls. Sales grew from $24M to $60M, efficiencies achieved in department. The result is compliance with internal and external audit requirements. Managed and documented accounting procedures and indirect cost allocations. Drafted CAS disclosure statement. The result was a full set of documented policies and procedures. Led the implementation of DELTEK GCS for two protégé companies and QuickBooks for two subsidiaries and joint ventures. Managed five sets of books. All companies DCAA compliant. Constructed, updated and managed a cash-flow model for business planning and decision support. SPRINT NEXTEL Reston, VA Senior Consultant 5/05 – 8/06 Provided financial analysis in support of supply chain initiatives during pre- and post-merger phases. Identified and quantified merger synergies; analyzed contractual and financial data from joint agreements for customer care, directory assistance, billing, professional services and software. Analyzed software ordering document and identified savings of $160K. LLOYD LAMONT DESIGN Falls Church, VA Corporate Controller 6/04 – 2/05 Oversaw accounting, contracts and HR for an 8(a) government contractor. Reported to the CEO. Implemented a focused and aggressive plan reducing DSO by 30 days in the first 3 months. Analyzed competing bids from 3 banks and negotiated a new $2MM credit facility with more competitive terms. Developed a cost proposal for a $300MM bid to NAVSEA involving 7 subcontractor companies and 50 full-time employees. Resulted in Lloyd Lamont being awarded one of 5 task orders. VITALSPRING TECHNOLOGIES McLean, VA Investment Coordinator 7/03 – 12/05 Updated and maintained investor database, completed SEC filings, interfaced with investors. Reported to the CEO. Reconciled investor accounts, updated and maintained cap table for investments, warrants and options. Ensured all documentation was in place to support financial and legal audits. LITIGATION SYSTEMS Washington, DC Chief Operating Officer 9/00 – 12/01 Directed project management, production, accounting and HR for industry leader. Reported to the President. BUSINESS EXPERIENCE (continued) Chris Chaconas – Résumé (Page 2 of 2) Analyzed existing cost structure and identified areas for improvement. Implemented a rigorous cost reduction program achieving decreases of 30% in telecom costs, 40% in audit and tax preparation fees, 50% in printing and consulting fees for a total of $165K annual savings. Negotiated a new insurance contract achieving a 20% reduction in annual premiums; lowered the stop-loss from $50,000 to $25,000 per participant; strengthened the dental and LTD coverage at no cost. Reduced healthcare liability by 50% for a total of $1,500,000. ALCATEL ITS Reston, VA General Manager 8/91 – 9/00 Led a team of professionals providing Supply Chain and Engineering services to Alcatel units worldwide. Managed international purchasing activities of $65 million of electronic components. Supervised 10 professionals in purchasing, logistics, HR and accounting. Traveled regularly for work to France, Spain, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark and the UK. Reported to Vice President of ITS Corporate (Paris, France). Financial Controller Managed the accounting and logistics departments. Oversaw staff of 6 and reported to the general manager. APPLIED BIOSCIENCES Arlington, VA Consultant 10/90 – 8/91 Contract support to accounting department for this environmental services firm. Converted two different G/L systems to a single consolidated system for newly-acquired subsidiaries. ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS Paris, France and Herndon, VA Account Manager 5/85 – 1/90 Global IT services firm acquired by General Motors in 1984. Wrote business and marketing plans for EDS’ entry into the Legal Market. Met new revenue goal of $3million. Interfaced with legacy customers of database and subscription services representing $5million in revenue. Led staff of 5 professionals. Reported to Division Vice President. Manager of Finance & Administration Built finance and administrative infrastructure for Southern Europe division headquartered in Paris, France. Led finance & administration teams in 4 countries. Oversaw 14 accountants and 6 HR professionals. Traveled regularly for work to Spain, Italy, Portugal and the UK. ALCATEL CIT Reston, VA Senior Financial Analyst 5/84 – 4/85 ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS Bethesda, MD Financial Coordinator - Government Services Division 4/82 – 5/84 EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Washington, DC Master of Business Administration, Finance 12/81 GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, McDonough School of Business Washington, DC Bachelor of Science, Business Administration and International Management 5/77 DISTINCTIONS Achievement: Certified Management Accountant (CMA); Certified Financial Manager (CFM) Leadership: President - IMA Nation’s Capital Chapter; board member of several non-profits and start-ups Involvement: Travel to Europe, gourmet cooking and fitness training Global Mindset: French (fluent); dual citizen – US/EU; lived and worked in US and France Community: Ethics lecturer for IMA; alumni mentor for Georgetown University McDonough School of Business students
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