Experience

  • Financial Controller

    at The Hive Global / eThirteen

    September 2017 - at Present

    Taiwan

    • Management: - Implemented weekly / monthly managerial meeting among all managers (sales, R&D, sales operations, supply chain, etc) to improve the efficacy of the operations. • Budgeting/Forecasting and Working Capital Management: - Worked one-on-one with the global sales director on sales results analysis, sales trends, and forecast. - Led the hundreds of million NTD budgetary effort and reviews annually across all subsidiaries. - Led bi-annual inventory audits and reviews. - Implemented a sophisticated cash-model to accurately forecast million NTD payments and receipts in order to take actions early for risk-mitigation. - Worked with customers, suppliers, & sales to improve working capital. • Accounting & Reporting: - Created models of the financial statements (forecasts & actuals) to improve forecasting preparation. - Created pay-back period / NPV capital spend analysis (such as a CNC or a fatigue machine).

  • Principle Financial Analysist

    at Connexity

    April 2015 - June 2017

    California

    • Monthly Financial Reporting: Managed the reporting of financial statements (forecasting and actuals) from the Peoplesoft and Hyperion OLAP system. Work with the private equity investor in reporting results. • Working Capital Mangement: Managed US based cash as assigned personally by the CFO and reintroduced a more accurate daily cash model on US liquidity taking into consideration of the credit revolver facility. • Budgetary and Merit/Promotion: Reintroduced improved Excel VBA models and processed hundred annual budget files. Reduced turnaround time of inputs into outputs to two-hours from two weeks. • Head Analysis: Worked with the Vice President of Accounting to plan reduction in headcounts by 10%. • OpEx Review: Worked with engineering and sales departments to discuss budgeted cost control.

  • Senior Financial Project Analyst

    at DirecTV (AT&T)

    April 2013 - April 2015

    California

    • Financial Management: Personally assigned to analyze management of $150 M portfolio of US entertainment technology projects with the help of two business analysts I hired, and $30 M for the Latin American region. • Project Management Review: Lead bi-weekly meetings with managers & directors to review costs and labor hours with engineering and project management. Report to the senior director and the vice president of PMO. • Capitalization Forecasting: Collaborated with operational finance team and project managers to forecast the overall USA portfolio of $250 M annually, analyzing burn-rate based on dollars and labor hours. • Labor Rates: Periodically took initiative to re-evaluate hourly rates used in CAPEX projects within seven engineering departments and implemented the new rates for forecasting and budgeting. In comparison to rates prior to joining, improved accuracy for calculating 800 engineering heads and 1200 contractors.

  • Principle Financial Analyst

    at Raytheon

    June 2010 - April 2013

    California

    • Inventory / Supply Management: Collaborate with engineering, supply chain, and accounting to uncover about $30M USD of obsolete and discontinued-but-usable inventory and successfully created an accurate list of all inventory parts. Offered a senior parts-management manager position for managing parts accurately. • Financial Procurement Management: Worked with the Program Manager on sales-proposals using ROI/NPV models to sell large equipment items to customers. • Project Analysis: Assist project and program managers in Estimation-to-Completion (ETC) of project.

  • Supply Officer

    at US Navy

    September 2002 - September 2010

    California

    • Graduated first in my class at the Supply Corps School • Awarded a bronze medal (MSM) for being the 1st of five officers to complete an initiative by the US General, initiating defensive protection for Afghan police, and distributing provisions, equipment, and weapons.

  • Industrial Engineering Supervisor

    at UPS

    September 2005 - July 2009

    California

    • Early promotion to supervisor within 11 months of work. • Implemented new operations across Northern, Central California to reduce $300k USD due to fuel price (2006). • Due to the recession (2008-2009), reduced union headcounts by $460,000 for my area of responsibility. • Improved forecasting error for my area from previously 10% to 5% average which affects 400 union workers.

Education

  • MBA

    at University of Southern California

    2009 - 2011 (2 years) California

  • Master of Engineering

    at Cornell University

    2000 - 2001 (1 year) New York

  • Bachelor in Engineering Physics

    at Cornell University

    1996 - 2000 (4 years) New York

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