CFO/Controller

Name : Patrick J Brennan
Industry Type : Specialty Contractors
City & State : Anaheim,CA
Job Title CFO/Controller
Relocation Preferences :
Objective : Senior Financial Manager with 25 years of diverse experience in the manufacturing, construction, food service and staffing industries. Demonstrated hands-on leadership and success as CFO working with and on executive teams and projects. Proven track record of accomplishment in identifying and responding to operational opportunities leading to cost savings and increased revenue and profit. Known as a team leader with ability to build and mentor high performance cross functional teams. BS, Finance & Management.

Resume :  
PATRICK J. BRENNAN
129 S. Avenida Lysanne, Anaheim, California 92807
Messages: (949) 260-9704 Residence: (714) 998-8131 Cell: (714) 225-9355 patrickjonbrennan[at]yahoo.com


SENIOR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
Leadership ~ Operations Management ~ Strategic Planning ~ M&A
Forecasting ~ Financial Analysis & Reporting ~ Profit & Revenue Growth


Senior Financial Manager with 25 years of diverse experience in the manufacturing, construction, food service and staffing industries. Demonstrated hands-on leadership and success as CFO working with and on executive teams and projects. Proven track record of accomplishment in identifying and responding to operational opportunities leading to cost savings and increased revenue and profit. Known as a team leader with ability to build and mentor high performance cross functional teams. BS, Finance & Management.



KEY TRANSFERABLE SKILLS


Cost SavingsMulti-Geographic & Multi-Company EnvironmentsBilling & A/R
Team LeadershipInventory Control SystemsHuman Resources
Contracts & NegotiationsAcquisition EvaluationBudget & Cash Management



EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS


STAFFCHEX, INC. - Orange, California2006 - 2009
$65M Regional Staffing Services Organization.

Chief Financial Officer
Responsible for financial analysis/reporting and operations/administration for $65M regional staffing services organization with 16 branches in four states. Produced financial statements and provided strategic planning, forecasting, budgets and financial projections. Supervised approximately 10 employees in Accounting, Administration, IT and Risk Management.

Led and negotiated acquisition of six Staffing offices located in Northern California region including management of Due Diligence process. This resulted in increase in organizational sales from $35M to $65M, net profit before taxes at 3% and 85% growth in business.
Developed strategic long and short term business plans for organization and obtained Prime Rate Line of credit and relationship with Wells Fargo Bank. This led to 6% reduction in interest charges and $3.9M improvement in net operating profit.
Negotiated favorable Workers Compensation premium policy from national carrier, resulting in a reduction of cost from 12% to 4%, improving net profit by $1M annually.

CELL-CRETE CORPORATION - Monrovia, California1997 - 2006
$30M Regional Concrete Subcontractor.

Chief Financial Officer
Responsible for leading and managing Finance and Administration functions for $30M specialty concrete sub-contractor in multi-geographic and multi-company environment. Directly supervised 20+ employees including finance, operations and administrative personnel. Devised cash management, forecasting and projection systems that became company standard.

Researched and implemented construction software job cost tracking system to meet the needs of multi-geographical Western Regional operations to identify contribution causes by project and customer account. This resulted in elimination of non-profitable products, reducing overall product cost by 3% or $450K annually.
Negotiated and obtained favorable business insurance policies with reputable national carriers that brought notoriety to organization and increased organization net operation profit by $500K.

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EMPLOYMENT BACKGROUND AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS (Continued)


ORANGE COUNTY FOOD SERVICE - Anaheim, California1994 - 1996
$20M Food Distribution and Vending Services Organization.

Controller
Responsible for overall financial and operational management including financial analysis, inventory control and operations/administration for a $20M food service company. Directly supervised 15 employees including operations and accounting/administrative personnel.

KALTY SALIOS SALES - Signal Hill, California1993 - 1994
$6M Sales Representation Agency for the Home Improvement sector.

Operations Manager
Responsible for financial analysis and operations/administration for $6M Sales Representation Agency. Supervised staff of 10. Provided direct finance, administration, customer service and provides sales support.

Developed and implemented key financial indicators and sales forecasting system, allowing timely executive response to operational results, leading to 12% reduction in overhead expenses and 5% increase in net profit.

UFE CALTEC, INC. - Brea, California1990 - 1993
$5M Injection Molding Manufacturer of Plastic Parts.

CFO/Controller
Responsible for financial analysis, operations and administration for $5M injection molding manufacturer of plastic parts in multi-operational environment. Supervised staff of 15. Provided direct finance, production control and Administration management.

Spearheaded financial and functional planning to support recommendation for company relocation, resulting in successful relocation providing organization with expanded facilities and greater production capability, allowing for increase in revenue from $3M to $8M annually.

ARAMARK - Los Angeles, California1982 - 1990
$90M publicly held national Food Services Company (Vending and Cafeterias) and Garment services organization.

Western Regional Controller
Responsible for leading and managing accounting and administration functions for multi-plant West Coast operation. Supervised 100+ employees and all general accounting functions as well as financial analysis, money room operation, warehouse, personnel and IT personnel.

Coordinated and implemented controls, policies and procedures at 10 operating plants, leading to timely and accurate operational reporting system in Western Region.



EDUCATION


BS, Finance & Management, University of Redlands, Redlands, California

CONTINUING EDUCATION AND TRAINING
CTECH License - Income Tax Preparation - State of California

COMPUTER PROFICIENCY
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
NATP - National Association of Taxpayer Professionals

KEY WORDS FOR OPTICAL SCANNING
Production, Materials Management, Purchasing, Inventory Control, Production Planning, Production Management, Manufacturing, Labor Control, Methods & Standards, Manpower Planning, Regulatory Compliance, Purchasing, Warehousing, Equipment Planning, Financial Analysis, Financial Planning, Banking Relations, Stockholder Relations, Cash Management, Insurance, Credit & Collections, Taxes, Treasury, Investment, Equity-Debt Mgmt., Pension & Fundament, Cost Control, Accounting, Budgets, Reports, Analysis, Forecasting, Planning, Audits, EDP Systems, Systems Analysis, Design, & Development, Mgt. Information Systems, Project Management, Info. Systems Upgrade, Computer Operations, Data Security, Accounting Systems, ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), Coaching, EEO Compliance, Litigation, Leases, Compliance, Labor, Taxes, Documentation, Incorporation, Records, Board of Directors, Activities & Resolutions, Preparation of, Legal Instruments, Shareholder Relations, EEO Compliance


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