A successful Business Unit Finance Officer and VP, Financial Planning & Analysis with strong experience in finance, performance analytics, strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, analysis, reporting, international and leading a team of high performing finance professionals. Collaboratively designs and implements customized analysis for executives to drive informed, actionable, business-driven decisions. A proven change agent with strong executive presence
A successful Business Unit Finance Officer and VP, Financial Planning & Analysis with strong experience in finance, performance analytics, strategic planning, budgeting, forecasting, analysis, reporting, international and leading a team of high performing finance professionals. Collaboratively designs and implements customized analysis for executives to drive informed, actionable, business-driven decisions. A proven change agent with strong executive presence who continuously increases value by identifying, leading and implementing process improvements. MBA with industry experience in ecommerce, retail, financial services, food and beverage, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications.
CORE COMPETENCIES: Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Performance Analytics, Budgets, Forecasts and Reporting, Business Unit Finance, Financial Management/Reporting, Expense Management, P&L, Strategic Planning, Marketing Analysis, Gross Margin Analysis, Team Leader, Process Improvement/Change Management, Project Management, Vendor Management, Controls, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), Business Case Development, Best Practices, ERP, Essbase, MS Office, International, Organizational Design, Mentorship
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Financial Consultant @ Evaluate current financial structure, make recommendations and implement changes and improvements. From December 2015 to Present (1 month) Greater New York City AreaManaging Director - Finance @ Chief Financial Officer on the JP Morgan Chase account. Leader of financial planning and analysis and accounting teams for outsourced facilities management account including Budget and Forecasts as well as month end close. From May 2015 to August 2015 (4 months) Greater New York City AreaVP Finance Consumer Floral Division @ Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) leader with a strong focus on gross margin and mutli-channel marketing analysis driving significant profitability improvements. Key member of the strategic decision making leadership team. From December 2009 to May 2015 (5 years 6 months) Greater New York City AreaDirector COO Finance @ Head of finance for Technologies and Operations Wealth Management Americas at UBS. From October 2006 to December 2009 (3 years 3 months) Greater New York City AreaVP Finance @ Responsible for providing financial planning and business analysis to US and International Card Servicing group, overseeing a $1.2 billion expense base. Led geographically disperse team of 26 Finance professionals. From June 1996 to October 2006 (10 years 5 months) Budget Manager @ Managed budget process for $250m spirits (Wild Turkey) and soft drinks (Yoohoo) divisions. Led a team of 3. From February 1995 to June 1996 (1 year 5 months) Greater New York City AreaSenior Business Analyst @ Coordinated and contributed to the development of a $600m product budget and long range plan in conjunction with product managers. From November 1992 to February 1995 (2 years 4 months) Greater New York City AreaSenior Financial Analyst @ Monitored the firms debt including credit facility, mortgages, notes, leases and vehicle loans and compliance with $850m credit facility covenants From September 1990 to June 1992 (1 year 10 months) Greater New York City AreaSenior Auditor @ Performed a wide range of audits on the bank's Private Banking Group, Securities Processing Group and domestic and offshore bank subsidiaries. From June 1987 to September 1990 (3 years 4 months) Greater New York City Area
MBA, International Finance @ Saint John's University From 1990 to 1992 BS, Accounting @ Saint John's University From 1983 to 1987 Stephen Melley is skilled in: Finance, Accounting, Budgets, Strategy, Management, Leadership, Strategic Financial Planning, Forecasting, Financial Modeling, Auditing, Business Analysis, Managerial Finance, Process Improvement, Risk Management, Financial Reporting
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