September 2001 to September 2003
San Francisco Bay Area
Hero Digital, LLC
VP of FP&A
October 2018 to November 2019
VP of FP&A
September 2013 to September 2017
San Francisco Bay Area
UpWind Solutions, Inc.
Head of FP&A
September 2012 to September 2013
Greater San Diego Area
July 2010 to September 2012
Santa Barbara, California Area
Corporate FP&A Manager
August 2007 to July 2010
San Jose, CA
Global Consulting and Education Controller
2005 to 2007
San Jose, CA
San Francisco Bay Area
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Finance & Strategy
2003 to 2005
Bachelor's Degree, Architectural Studies
1996 to 2001
Brown University School of Engineering
Bachelor's Degree, Mechanical Engineering
1996 to 2001
• Designed new application and more streamlined process for suppliers to submit their catalogs to client’s Catalog Management team. This resulted in savings of over $5MM per year. • Designed new application and more streamlined process for suppliers to submit their catalogs to client’s Catalog Management team. This resulted in savings of over $5MM per year.
What company does Fernando Mejia work for?
Fernando Mejia works for Accenture
What is Fernando Mejia's role at Accenture?
Fernando Mejia is Consultant
What industry does Fernando Mejia work in?
Fernando Mejia works in the Internet industry.
Consultant @ Accenture • Designed new application and more streamlined process for suppliers to submit their catalogs to client’s Catalog Management team. This resulted in savings of over $5MM per year. From September 2001 to September 2003 (2 years 1 month) San Francisco Bay AreaVP of FP&A @ Hero Digital, LLC Reporting to the CFO and building FP&A function from scratch for a PE owned ~$50m company with projected growth of 30+% over the next 2-3 years. This includes the creation of all BOD & Investor financial content and related supporting financial models and reports. Role also involves advising accounting as they implement FinancialForce and helping business operators relate Utilization and Bill Rate metrics to their financial objectives. From October 2018 to November 2019 (1 year 2 months) San FranciscoVP of FP&A @ Genesys • Head of FP&A overseeing Premise, Cloud and M&A FP&A teams that lead the Revenue, COGS, OPEX, CAPEX, M&A and Cash forecasting. Established stronger business partnerships by creating new models, establishing frameworks, implementing new finance applications, re-structuring data and process to better support Ad-hoc and Scenario Analyses with quick turnarounds. • Led efforts in creating our CFO/COO’s Board Presentation material on a monthly basis. This included partnering with R&D, Operations, G&A, Sales, and Marketing to capture the cohesive financial and operational story supported by both financial and operational metrics.• Implemented Quarterly Financial Reviews across the entire company to improve partnership with Executive Committee members. This involved aligning and highlighting actionable items with regards to our operating plan, M&A integration plans, and our Cloud business execution.• Maintained Investors’ and Operating Committee’s short and long term Financial Models. From September 2013 to September 2017 (4 years 1 month) San Francisco Bay AreaHead of FP&A @ UpWind Solutions, Inc. • Led FP&A team through the Revenue, COGS, OPEX, CAPEX and Cash forecasting processes. • Implemented the adoption of analytical frameworks across the organization that allowed the Finance team to expand initial financial package from a standard Segment P&L report to full P&L Analytical Walks and succinct graphical representations of financial information. This included training analysts in Excel, PowerPoint, data structures, financial analysis, and communication in order to leverage the FP&A team’s Analysis in Operational Review Discussions. This financial package was the foundation for the financial material presented to the CFO, CEO, investors, and Board of Directors.• Created and implemented pricing tool for Sales organization. This involved both creating the model and training the sales organization on how their inputs drove the model and how and where the model clearly identified the levers driving profitability for each proposal.• Partnered with HR in the creation of a Bonus Program that aligned UpWind Solutions' goals with the funding of the bonus program, including identifying the best three metrics, targets, and compensation weights and ranges, as well as building presentation material for the CEO. From September 2012 to September 2013 (1 year 1 month) Greater San Diego AreaFP&A Lead @ Sonos, Inc. • First FP&A dedicated hire at Sonos. Built partnerships across the entire company that served as the foundation for Sonos’ financial and operational metrics views that facilitate the Operational Review Discussions. This included building scalable data and systems and aligning processes that served as the foundation that allowed FP&A to scale with minimal investment as Sonos grew from $50+MM to over $300+MM during my tenure.• Responsible for Sonos’ Revenue, COGS, OPEX, CAPEX and Cash forecasting. This involved mentoring the Supply and Demand teams on how to implement a better set of analytical frameworks to improve forecasting of Inventory, providing leadership to IT by leveraging my strong data architecture, systems, and process background to streamline the reporting and forecasting process, and educating budget managers on the accounting treatment of expenses.• Led the build-out of an inventory of metrics and analytical frameworks to support quick and meaningful Ad-hoc reporting and defined standard reporting that drives complex and simplified models that are used in short- and long-term planning. These reports and analytical packages have been presented to the CFO, investors, and Board of Directors. From July 2010 to September 2012 (2 years 3 months) Santa Barbara, California AreaCorporate FP&A Manager @ EBAY • Worked across eBay’s three core businesses, Treasury, Tax, IT, and Accounting organizations in order to accurately consolidate and analyze the entire company’s financial and operational metrics. These metrics are used to build forecasts, budgets, and long-term outlooks. The process included synthesizing financial and operational information to build PowerPoint presentations for several groups, including the CFO, Board of Directors, and external reporting groups.• Created top down and bottom up detailed Excel/Visual Basic base models for guidance, forecasting, budgeting, and long-term planning. These models captured the different business and Financial Statement dependencies in order to provide a wide range of accurate and in-depth Scenario Analyses for different internal business levers as well as external levers such as interest rates and FX implications. These models improved data quality, streamlined existing reporting needs, and bridged reporting needs across internal and external reporting as well as GAAP and Non-GAAP reporting. • Managed the creation of a bi-quarterly set of reports that provided a deep dive on business metrics, revenue streams, expenses, FX impact, as well as Corporate Items and below the line.• Managed development of Corporate Bonus Financial Metrics. This included presentations given to the Board for approval, forecasting Bonus impact, and the administration of Bonus accruals which included meeting with external and internal auditors to ensure proper accounting treatment of the $100+ MM a year accrual. From August 2007 to July 2010 (3 years) San Jose, CAGlobal Consulting and Education Controller @ BEA Systems • Developed worldwide pricing and discounting policies and strategies together with Senior Management team. This included developing standardized financial models and thresholds for all offerings, centralizing price books, standardizing offerings, and placing worldwide controls and processes around new centralized price books in order to ensure execution of the new global strategies and alignment with VSOE Policies. • Developed and implemented new executive dashboards that included actionable metrics that better reflected the nature of the current business and accommodated the current system capabilities while improving data quality and increasing depth on metrics. This included working with both Worldwide Consulting and Worldwide Education on gathering requirements, gaining approval for standardized metrics and reports across each organization, and building a Visual Basic base Excel reporting application for each worldwide organization.• Implemented new processes across Worldwide Services Finance organization and built several Visual Basic base Excel applications to improve data quality and streamline existing accounting and financial reporting needs. • Served as the Global Controller for the Consulting ($150+MM Revenue a year) and the Education ($30+MM Revenue a year) divisions. This included managing quarter-end close across both divisions and three geographies, ensuring reconciliation of revenue databases and general ledger, cost/margin analysis, ensuring contracts followed VSOE requirements, meeting with auditors to ensure GAAP compliance, and signing off on Divisional books. From 2005 to 2007 (2 years) San Jose, CAIndependent Consultant @ Various Provided advisory services primarily around financial system implementations, planning and forecasting processes. Deliverables included financial models as well as board of directors’ presentation material. San Francisco Bay Area
Extraversion (E), Sensing (S), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
2 year(s), 2 month(s)
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