MBA/CFA with 20 years of global public/private company finance experience, including senior roles managing complex responsibilities in strategic planning, financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and team-leadership. Hands-on leader adept in assessing changing business and financial conditions, setting measurable goals, and collaborating with executive teams on corporate strategy decisions. Experience leading M&A transactions, including valuation, due diligence, and integration
MBA/CFA with 20 years of global public/private company finance experience, including senior roles managing complex responsibilities in strategic planning, financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and team-leadership. Hands-on leader adept in assessing changing business and financial conditions, setting measurable goals, and collaborating with executive teams on corporate strategy decisions. Experience leading M&A transactions, including valuation, due diligence, and integration of acquisition targets.
CFO @ From July 2014 to Present (1 year 5 months) Greater Seattle AreaVP Finance and Ops, CFO @ Member of executive team, overseeing Finance and Operations for the world’s largest digital food brand with over 30 million monthly unique visitors, with monetization through advertising and consumer subscriptions. From August 2007 to July 2014 (7 years) Greater Seattle AreaDirector, Treasury @ Recruited by the CFO into this executive finance role within this $3 billion publicly-traded digital media business, overseeing international treasury functions and managing a global real estate portfolio that included 42 properties around the world. From October 2006 to August 2007 (11 months) Greater Seattle AreaDirector, Financial Analysis @ Strategic finance business partner to senior management team, providing financial analysis/insight into new business opportunities, ventures, and acquisitions. Presented recommendations to the CEO, CFO, and other senior executives, identifying key acquisition performance metrics. From February 2006 to October 2006 (9 months) Greater Seattle AreaDirector, Financial Planning & Analysis - Americas @ Promoted, and asked to relocate to New York to serve as key business partner to the SVP of Americas Sales. From June 2003 to February 2005 (1 year 9 months) Greater New York City AreaManager, Financial Planning & Analysis @ Evaluated financial and non-financial information to provide recommendations around strategic business issues such as a foreign office business plan, distribution of third-party products, and catalog pricing.
• Successfully implemented a globally distributed ERP system, under intensive time pressure, amidst a turbulent global reorganization from a divisional to a functional structure.
• Led the annual budgeting and forecasting processes for the business-to-business division.
• Integrated the budget of a $200M acquisition into the existing operating plan. From November 1999 to June 2003 (3 years 8 months) Greater Seattle AreaVP, Portoflio Manager @ Managed investment portfolios for high net worth individuals and chartible organizations. Responsible for research, analysis and investment recommendations for consumer cyclicals. From November 1996 to November 1999 (3 years 1 month) Greater Seattle AreaSenior Financial Accountant @ Responsible for all aspects of financial accounting from accounts payable and receivable to consolidated financial statements. In addition, valued common trust funds (similar to mutual funds) on a monthly basis. From January 1995 to November 1996 (1 year 11 months) Greater Seattle Area
MBA @ University of Washington, Michael G. Foster School of Business From 1996 to 1999 BA, Business, Finance @ University of Washington From January 1988 to 1991 Monica Williams is skilled in: Forecasting, Financial Analysis, Strategy, Strategic Financial..., Budgets, Start-ups, Finance, Management, Financial Modeling, Financial Reporting, Business Planning, Business Strategy, Due Diligence, General Ledger, Recruiting, Analysis, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Planning, Executive Management, Accounting, Vendor Management, Financial Planning
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